// // //

Central America / Caribbean

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.

Port-au-Prince, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) With spirits running high following the massive protest led by artists yesterday, Haitian opposition sectors called for a new week of demonstrations to begin on Monday.

Mexico, Oct. 14 (Prensa Latina) Mexican Deputy Interior Minister for Human Rights, Alejandro Encinas, on Monday revealed the discovery of 352 burial sites in Mexico, 594 clandestine graves and 706 exhumed bodies.

Mexico, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The recognition by the United States Census Bureau that Mexico did not import crude oil from its northern neighbor, confirms today the government's intention this country to possess energy sovereignty.

Santo Domingo, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The Permanent Conference of Political Parties of Latin America and the Caribbean (COPPPAL) expressed on Monday its concern and alarm at the repression of the people of Ecuador.

Kingston, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Jamaica continues boosting investment in renewable energy, with a view to moving towards the economic future of the country.

San Salvador, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, urged today to investigate the head of Parliament, Norman Quijano, for his alleged negotiation of votes with gangs.

Port-au-Prince, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian government today described the country's economic situation as 'catastrophic' and suggested that this was linked to the strong protest movements of recent months.

Rome, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio highlighted today the close links and good prospects for collaboration between his country and the Latin American and Caribbean nations.

San Jose, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Costa Rican Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on Wednesday signed a cooperation agreement to promote gender equality in biodiversity.

Santo Domingo, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Superior Electoral Court of the Dominican Republic (TSE) responds today a request from former president Leonel Fernández to prevent the winner from being proclaimed in the primary passes until a technical-forensic audit is carried out.