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Central America / Caribbean

By Yolaidy Martinez Ruiz

Beijing, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Latin American countries participated today with their art, culture and traditions in an international bazaar held every year with the purpose of supporting China''s fight against poverty, the Government''s top priority.

Mexico, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The situation of several thousand Honduran migrants trying to enter Mexico on their way to the United States is complicated on Saturday by a tropical storm which has already unleashed heavy rain in Tapachula, its entrance gate from Guatemala.

San Salvador, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The condemnation of the U.S. blockade against Cuba resonated in San Salvador on Saturday in a tribute by the Salvadoran government to the island and its culture, which included a theatrical presentation.

Mexico, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Dozens of migrants broke through on Friday the fence at Guatemala-Mexico border and entered the territory of this country, which had previously warned that it will enforce its laws, ''although with a human approach.''

Port-au-Prince, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian Institute of Technology and Animation warned on Friday about the humanitarian crisis that can extend to the municipality of Gros-Morne, Artibonite department, after the October 6 earthquake.

Mexico, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) From January to August, Mexico repatriated 36 percent more of illegal migrants, especially Central Americans, than in the same period of 2017, it was reported on Friday in this capital.

By Reina Magdariaga

Havana, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban health system has achieved its purpose to reach all inhabitants, Mexican dentist Francisco Cazares said in Havana, in the context of the 8th National Vision Oral Health Symposium.

Kingston, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister Andrew Holness confirmed that Spain is one of Jamaica''s major trading partners in the tourism industry, with more than one billion dollars invested in that sector, local media reported on Friday.

Mexico, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Eight schools in Acapulco, including high schools and faculties of the Autonomous University of Guerrero (UAGro), have suspended classes on Friday due to attempts at kidnapping five students in the past few days.

Mexico, Oct 19(Prensa Latina) Between 2008 and 2016, 3.9 million Mexicans fell into poverty, according to the National Council for the Evaluation of Social Development Policy (Coneval).

Mexico, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) A large selection of Cuban books, music and plastic arts is currently present at the Zocalo Book Fair, which will run until October 21.