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Central America / Caribbean

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.

Mexico, Jul 31 Prensa Latina) The former director of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) Emilio Lozoya seeks more personal benefits than those provided by the role as protected witness, and is aspiring to achieve an opportunity criterion, as was confirmed by his lawyer Miguel Ontiveros.

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Saint John, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Antigua and Barbuda currently maintains its commitment to hosting the 15th edition of the Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA), despite the impact of Covid-19 on the culture sector in the region and globally.

Nicaragua's Ministry of Health inaugurates modern oncology hospitalManagua, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua's Ministry of Health (MINSA) inaugurated on Thursday in this capital a state-of-the-art Oncology Center for Chemotherapy and Palliative Care, capable of treating 100 cancer patients for each working day.

Port-au-Prince, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) Haiti's government closed on Thursday all intercity coastal ports due to the arrival of Isaias tropical storm, which is moving across the island of Hispaniola with heavy rains.

Mexico: Migrants in danger due to Rio Grande overflow alertMexico, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) The heavy rains remaining from the Hanna storm, causing floods in northern Mexico, have increased the Rio Grande flow, which overflows through Tamaulipas and threatens migrant camps.

Santo Domingo, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) Dominican Republic's President-elect Luis Abinader said today that his government will manage a crisis starting August 16, but with clear priorities.

Nassau, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) Bahamas recorded 32 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours and is showing today an increase in novel coronavirus infections after reopening its borders in June.

Mexico, 30 Jul Prensa Latina) The former director of Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) Emilio Lozoya seeks more personal benefits than those provided by the figure of a protected witness, and aspires to the criterion of opportunity, confirmed today his lawyer Miguel Ontiveros.

Santo Domingo, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) Dominican Republic's new President will take office on August 16, and the inauguration will be limited to comply with Covid-19 preventing measures, local press reported.

Mexico, Jul 29 (Prensa Latina) Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador resumed corruption issue during his morning conference, particularly within Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), where as many as 84,000 oil barrels were being stolen per day.