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Central America / Caribbean

Managua, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) For the third consecutive day the Nicaraguan government reaffirmed its unwavering commitment to discuss all the points raised at the national talks with the opposition, which began on February 27.

San Salvador, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) The parliamentary left in El Salvador insisted Wednesday on taking a draft bill for comprehensive reparation for the victims of the armed conflict as the basis for a future Amnesty Law.

Mexico, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador insisted Wednesday he will continue his fight against corruption and whoever commits a crime and is proven guilty will be punished, whoever he might be.

Georgetown, Mar 13 ( Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Community ( CARICOM ) voiced Wednesday its condolences to all those who lost their lives in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane last Sunday.

Santo Domingo, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Out of the maternal deaths occurred in the Dominican Republic during the past five years, 1,153 were due to preventable causes, the Dominican Political Observatory of the Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (Funglode) announced Wednesday in Santo Domingo.

Mexico, March 13 (Prensa Latina) Mexican authorities continue on Wednesday without clues about 44 alleged Central American migrants who disappeared between March 8 and 11 in Tamaulipas and Monterrey, the government said.

Managua, March 12 (Prensa Latina) For the second consecutive day, the opposition Civic Alliance was absent from the negotiating round with the Nicaraguan government delegation, despite the latter''s call to respect what was agreed in the Road Map.

San Jose, March 12 (Prensa Latina) The Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) on Tuesday asked the population to increase preventive measures to prevent diseases from bites of mosquitoes such as dengue, zika and chikungunya, frequent at this time of year.

Georgetown, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Irwin LaRocque, and the Romania´s Foreign Minister, Teodor Melescanu, signed a memorandum of understanding to foster bilateral cooperation, CARICOM said Tuesday in a note.

Port-au-Prince, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban ambassador in this capital, Luis Castillo, met with the speaker of the Haiti Chamber of Deputies, Gary Bodeau, regarding the collaboration between the two countries, the diplomat confirmed Tuesday to Prensa Latina.

Mexico, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador promised Tuesday to investigate fully the corruption denounced in Mexican consulates abroad and announced they presented to the Senate proposals for new U.S. consuls.