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Central America / Caribbean

3 de agosto de 2020, 11:54

Mexico, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) Mexico begins tomorrow, August 4, the 2020-2021 school year at a distance because it lacks the conditions to do so in person due to the Covid-19 pandemic, announced Monday the Secretary of Education, Esteban Moctezuma.

'The truth always comes out,' says Cuban nurse in JamaicaHavana, Aug 2 (Prensa Latina) For Cuban nurse Damaris Acevedo, the truth always comes out and in the face of the US threats, she ratifies on Saturday the commitment of Cuban healthcare professionals to provide healthcare in Jamaica and in other needed regions of the world.

Nassau, Aug 1 (Prensa Latina) Hurricane Isaias, a category 1 cyclone in the Saffir-Simpson scale, lashed the Bahamas on Saturday, with heavy rains and wind gusts over 80 kilometers per hour on its way to the east coast of Florida, in the United States.

Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Aug 1 (Prensa Latina) Under strict health security and protection measures, the Jardines del Rey International Airport on Cayo Coco, in central Cuba, welcomed the first foreign tourists during the post-Covid-19 recovery stage.

Santo Domingo, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Over 5.000 people were evacuated in Dominican Republic due to the effects of tropical storm Isaias, the Emergency Operations Center (COE) reported today.

31 de julio de 2020, 17:13Santo Domingo, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) The Dominican government authorized the reopening of gymnasiums, sports and welfare centers, starting this Friday, despite the increase in the number of Covid-19 infections registered in the country.

31 de julio de 2020, 16:45Port-au-Prince, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Haiti's health authorities reported on Friday a total of 7,412 Covid-19 cases and 161 deaths at the most recent press briefing on the pandemic's behavior.

31 de julio de 2020, 16:5Santo Domingo, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) The number of deaths in the Dominican Republic from the novel coronavirus rose Friday to 1,160, while positive cases reached 69,649, the Public Health Ministry reported.

31 de julio de 2020, 15:34Mexico, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Mexico's National Hydrocarbons Commission confirmed on Friday the discoveries of three deposits and strong evidence of hydrocarbon accumulation in four other wells in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Southeast basin.

Panama City, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) The Friday call to 'the great popular protest' against labor reforms in front of Parliament radicalized the actions by Panama's labor sectors, which escalate the confrontation to the government, after a week of protests.

Mexico, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Emilio Lozoya Austin, former director of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), is still hospitalized today with anemia, but wearing a monitor on his ankle to keep him under surveillance, as he will be submitted to house arrest.