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Central America / Caribbean

Santo Domingo, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The Dominican Republic's Supreme Court of Justice will today continue the trial in this capital against those involved in the Odebrecht case.

16 de octubre de 2019, 13:22Port-au-Prince, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations has ended its 15-year peacekeeping mission in Haiti, amid controversial results, and a deep socio-political crisis in the Caribbean nation.

Monaco,  (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Yulimar Rojas and Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce are the only two Latin American and Caribbean female athletes nominated for the 2019 IAAF Female Athlete of the Year Award.

15 de octubre de 2019, 12:52Mexico, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican government maintains the commitment to protect the human rights of Assembly members of Ecuador, regardless of political positions, at its embassy, official sources reported on Tuesday.

Panama, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) A new corruption scandal revealed on Monday by the daily La Estrella de Panama, involves a construction company owned by Mexican Carlos Slim, which allegedly bribed officials of the Ricardo Martinelli administration (2009-2014).

Washington, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Latin America and the Caribbean will grow 0.2 percent this year, eight tenths less than in 2018 and more than one percentage point below the previous forecast, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reported here today.

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Havana, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Delegates from 16 countries will come together this week in Mexico City to participate in the 4th Regional Meeting of Cubans Residing in Latin America and the Caribbean, sources from the Foreign Ministry reported.

United Nations, Oct 14 ( Prensa Latina ) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today appointed US diplomat Helen Meagher La Lime as special representative for Haiti and head of the United Nations Integrated Office there.

Managua, Prensa Latina) Next year will be a year in which the country must lay the foundations for economic recovery, Ovidio Reyes, president of the Central Bank of Nicaragua (BCN), ratified today.

Port-au-Prince, Oct 14 ( Prensa Latina) A magnitude 3.5 earthquake shook Haiti's second largest city Cape Haitian, on the north coast, today.

San Salvador, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador's Catholic Church today joined calls for a more rigorous investigation into the alleged links between politicians and gangs in this Central American nation.