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Central America / Caribbean

16 de agosto de 2019, 11:48Port of Spain, August 16 (Prensa Latina) The Executive Director of the Haitian Platform to Advocate Alternative Development (PAPDA), Camille Chalmers, said on Friday in this capital that the Cuban and Venezuelan Revolutions have much to teach the people of the Caribbean.

Panama, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The celebrations of the 500th anniversary of Panama City on Thursday overshadowed the festivities to mark the inauguration of the Panama Canal 105 years ago, when the Ancon steamship sailed through the interoceanic waterway.

16 de agosto de 2019, 09:22Mexico, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Federal Judge Felipe de Jesus Delgadillo ordered Rosario Robles be held in preventive detention for the improper exercise of public service.

San Jose, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The Department of African and Caribbean Studies at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) will host the First Meeting of Afro-descendant Women Writers from August 20-23, the organizing committee revealed in San Jose on Friday.

Managua, August 14 (Prensa Latina) The Nicaraguan Foreign Ministry on Thursday issued a ''strong'' condemnation for the actions of the Costa Rican police who killed a Nicaraguan citizen and imprisoned five others on the border between the two countries.

Managua, August 15 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua aspires to increase agricultural production in the next semester, based on a series of strategies and initiatives contemplated in the National Plan for the Promotion of Planting and Production.

Mexico, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) A fire in a men''s prison killed three people and left seven with burns and smoke inhalation, confirmed Thursday the Undersecretary of the Penitentiary System of Mexico City.

15 de agosto de 2019, 11:13Tegucipalga, August 15 (Prensa Latina) Honduran educational centers, including the facilities of the National Autonomous University (UNAH) in Tegucigalpa, and its campus in the city of San Pedro Sula, continue to be occupied in protest against President Juan Orlando Hernandez.

Managua, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) The Nicaraguan Foreign Ministry issued a ''strong'' condemnation of the actions carried out by the Costa Rican Police that killed one Nicaraguan citizen and saw the arrest of five others on the border between these two countries.

Guatemala, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) Guatemala's President-elect Alejandro Giammattei described his meeting with outgoing President Jimmy Morales as very productive, marking the beginning of the power transition period.

Bogota, August 14 (Prensa Latina) The National Indigenous Organization of Colombia (ONIC) denounced this Wednesday a grenade attack on the house of the native town council Kwes Kiwe Nasa in the municipality of Jamundi (west).