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Central America / Caribbean

Panama, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) on Friday ratified in a message that the interoceanic waterway works normally and will guarantee its support for the international supply chains, despite the health crisis affecting the world.

Saint John, April 3 (Prensa Latina) The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, said that the Caribbean region is experiencing an unexpected economic decline following the declaration of the Covid-19 coronavirus as a pandemic.

Santo Domingo, April 3 (Prensa Latina) The Dominican Campaign for Solidarity with Cuba has condemned on Friday the economic, commercial and financial US blockade against Cuba, according to a letter sent to the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

3 de abril de 2020, 11:30Managua, April 2 (Prensa Latina) The Nicaraguan government today decided that the traditional Easter holidays will take place between April 4 and 15 for all state workers, reported the vice president, Rosario Murillo.

3 de abril de 2020, 11:18Santo Domingo, April 2 (Prensa Latina) The Dominican government announced today that during the Easter Week celebration, religious activities in churches are prohibited in order to avoid the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes Covid-19.

3 de abril de 2020, 11:14Havana, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Uncertainty about the behavior of the Covid-19 pandemic is growing in the Americas, as the number of positive cases and deaths increase in the region.

2 de abril de 2020, 15:57Puerto Principe, April 2 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian government officially launched a national sanitation campaign on Thursday, as part of preventive measures to stop the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

2 de abril de 2020, 15:56

Santo Domingo, April 2 (Prensa Latina) Dominican Republic is on Thursday registering 60 dead and 1,380 infections of new SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus, the disease that caused Covid-19, the Ministry of Public Health reported today.

2 de abril de 2020, 15:54

Santiago de Chile, April 2 (Prensa Latina) Serious effects for Latin America and the Caribbean due to the presence Covid-19 pandemic and also the need for a new development model were pointed out here by Alicia Barcena, ECLAC executive director.

San Salvador, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) San Salvador Mayor Ernesto Muyshondt confirmed that the graves opened in La Bermeja cemetery in this capital for the novel coronavirus victims are still unused, despite that two people have died of the disease.

Port-au-Prince, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) After the supposed benefits of chloroquine to treat the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus were announced, the Haitian Ministry of Health stated that the medicine requires a prescription.