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Central America / Caribbean

Port-au-Prince, May 13 (Prensa Latina) The agents involved in a case of police brutality that cost the life of a citizen were arrested and are in isolation, the leadership of the Haitian National Police confirmed.

Santo Domingo, May 13 (Prensa Latina) The National Drug Control Directorate (DNCD) seized 456 cocaine packages at a farm in Las Galeras municipality, in Samaná province, located in the northeast of the country.

Havana, May 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Wednesday congratulated Belizean Carla Barnett as the new Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

Managua, May 12 (Prensa Latina) The ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) will register on Wednesday the Nicaragua Triunfa United Alliance, led by that political force, to participate in the November 7 general elections.

Havana, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Dominican salsa singer Jose Alberto Andujar, artistically alias El Canario, released on Tuesday on digital platforms the first single of an album made with the collaboration of Cuban musicians and producers.

San Salvador, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Cubans Orestes Torres, Osmel Oliva and Lisvan Valdes stand out today in the Salvadoran basketball league, by taking their respective teams back to the playoffs.

Mexico, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Juan Pablo Gomez Fierro, the same judge who suspended the electricity act, did the same with the Hydrocarbons Law with general effects, which prevents its enforcement, Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) denounced on Tuesday.

Tegucigalpa, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Scherly Arriaga, from the 'Libertad y Refundación' (a.k.a. 'Libre') Party continues an initiative by which she urges the government of Honduras to take the necessary steps to acquire Cuban Covid-19 vaccines.

San Salvador, May 11 (Prensa Latina) US Special Envoy for El Salvador Ricardo Zúñiga will return to this country to meet with authorities that refused to receive him in April.

Santo Domingo, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Remittances sent to Dominican Republic grew 64.9% during January-April period compared to 2020, reaching up to over US$3,4 billion, the Central Bank (BCRD) reported.

Santo Domingo, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The Collegiate Court of the Dominican National District on Monday announced the coercive measures against those involved in the anti-corruption operation Coral.