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Central America / Caribbean


Havana, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Surinam and St. Christopher-Nevis ambassadors in Cuba advocated for peace in Latin America and the Caribbean as well as respect for self-determination in this region when speaking at the 18th Political Council meeting of the Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of Our America-Trade Treaty of our Peoples, held here.


Panama, May 21 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) launched today the #SomosLoMismo campaign, which encourages respect, solidarity and empathy among Panamanians and foreigners living in the country.


Santo Domingo, May 21 (Prensa Latina) A plane crash on Tuesday in Muñoz, Dominican province of Puerto Plata, killed two people and injured one.


Mexico, May 21 (Prensa Latina) More than 18,7000 migrants are waiting in Mexican bordering cities to ask for asylum in the United States, experts from the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) said on Tuesday.


Mexico, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Ricardo Monreal, President of the Political Coordination Board (JUCOPO), expects on Tuesday to conclude the complicated legislative process for the approval of the secondary laws of the National Guard.


Mexico, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Mexico''s Supreme Court of Justice has recognized women''s right to access to sexual and reproductive health, including abortion for medical reasons, a UN office reported on Tuesday.


Mexico, May 21 (Prensa Latina) With the activation of Title III of Helms-Burton Act, which seriously hardens the economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba, the United States has once again broken the elementary rules of international law, more than 400 personalities worldwide denounced on Tuesday.

Mexico City, May 20 (Prensa Latina) President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has eliminated Monday tax breaks for large taxpayers who evaded more than 20 billion dollars in taxes under the last two governments.

Panama, May 19 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) warned this week of the notable increase of migrant children and adolescents in the Darién jungle, a natural border with Colombia, in transit to the United States.

Havana, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has highlighted on Saturday that this region is working towards attaining sustainable development.

Port-au-Prince, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The recently created Progressive Opposition Force (FOP) invited the population to take to the streets, Saturday, to demand accountability from the Haitian government for the country''s situation.