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Central America / Caribbean

Georgetown, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The fight against Covid-19 has shown the importance of unity among the Caribbean countries in the future, the secretary general of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Irwin LaRocque, noted on Thursday.

Mexico keeps legal file of former general for five yearsMexico, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican government will keep the legal file of former Secretary of Defense and former General Salvador Cienfuegos for five years, the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs confirmed today.

Homicides drop in Mexico but remain at an intolerable levelMexico, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Intentional homicides in Mexico between October and November of this year fell 9.3 percent, the lowest in the current administration, but they remain at an intolerable level, the government admitted.

The worst day of the Covid-19 pandemic in PanamaPanama, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Covid-19 has gone up in a dizzying upward spiral in Panama, which experienced on Thursday the worst day of the pandemic so far.

Havana, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) The second group of a Cuban medical brigade to contribute to the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic traveled to Mexico City on Thursday.

Panama, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Panamanian organizations and personalities on Thursday described the actions against young university students who protested in front of parliament as police violence against government's withdrawal of solidarity aid for children under 25 years of age.

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Santo Domingo, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MIREX) and the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) agreed on Wednesday to formally set up an office in Dominican Republic.

Tegucigalpa, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Honduran solidarity movements with Cuba cheerly welcomed on Wednesday the medical brigade that will assist the population affected by Hurricanes Eta and Iota in the called Zone Zero.

San Salvador, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Several environmentalistic groups on Wednesday denounced the depredation of at least three river basins in El Salvador during 2020.

Guatemala, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Guatemalan organizations supported Cuba on Wednesday by rejecting the latest efforts for US subversion in its everlasting will to overthrow its social project.

Havana, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) A Cuban medical brigade from the Henry Reeve Contingent traveled to Honduras today to contribute to the recovery and care of the population from the disasters caused by hurricanes Eta and Iota.