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Central America / Caribbean


Mexico, May 14 (Prensa Latina) Sargassum is destroying Mexican beaches and putting the Caribbean Sea at risk as we know it, researchers from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) warned on Tuesday.


Por Cosset Lazo Perez

Havana (Prensa Latina) Several voices have been raised throughout the world to condemn the tightening of the hostility by the Government of the United States against Cuba in order to stop the country''s development and to suffocate it economically.

Mexico, May 13 (Prensa Latina) Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced on Monday a momentous agreement to broaden funds and refinance public debt of Petroleo Mexicanos (PEMEX) with three international financial institutions.

Port-au-Prince, 13 (Prensa Latina) Some 53 alleged gang members of fugitive gang ringleader Anel Joseph were arrested in Petite-Riviere and Marchand Dessalines of the Artibonite department, local media reported on Monday.

Tegucigalpa, May 13 (Prensa Latina) Roberto Herrera Caceres, Head of the National Human Rights Commissioner (Conadeh), said that in Honduras more than 700,000 single mothers currently support 33 percent of the country''s homes.

Mexico, May 12 ( Prensa Latina) Mexico''s Government will continue its battle against corruption at the National Migration Institute, where there are still ''black rice'', Interior Secretary Olga Sanchez Cordero said Sunday.

Panama, May 11 (Prensa Latina) The Panama Canal's revenues increased by 56.7 million dollars in the first trimester of this year, compared to the same period in 2018, according to preliminary statistics.

Mexico, May 11 (Prensa Latina) The Business Plan of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) will be presented this month, and investments in deep waters in the Gulf of Mexico will be cancelled to focus on shallow water and land projects, an executive announced recently.

Managua, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Reconciliation and National Unity of Nicaragua (GRUN) assured this Friday that despite the counterproductive attitudes of the opposition before the Negotiation Table, the process is moving forward.

Mexico, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican Senate approved today with 97 votes in favor, 20 against and three abstentions the new educational reform, which repeals the former, approved by President Enrique Peña Nieto.

By Luis Manuel Arce Isaac

Mexico City, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The Movement for National Dignity is marching again this Friday in 23 cities in Mexico, led by mothers of 40,000 missing to demand the identification of their sons and ends violence.