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Central America / Caribbean

Buenos Aires, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) The Puebla Group, an alliance headed by progressive personalities from 17 countries, on Friday called for universal, immediate and free access to vaccines against Covid-19 for all nations.

San Jose, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado ruled out to restart the inclusion of Costa Rica in the Pacific Alliance for the rest of his term, which will conclude in May 2022.

Mexico,  (Prensa Latina) Health goals in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2021 will need US$27 billion, WHO and CELAC warned.

Port-au-Prince, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) The average price of the staple food basket in Haiti dropped 8% in 2020 compared to the previous year, according to the National Coordination of Food Security (CNSA).

Castries, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) St. Lucia will receive 74,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines allocated by the Pan American Health Organization, according to the Caricom Today website.

Grenada's NDC Party condemns US blockade against CubaSaint George, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) The National Democratic Congress (NDC) party of Grenada on Thursday ratifies the strong position of condemnation to the US blockade against Cuba, expressed its leader, Adrian Thomas.

4 de febrero de 2021, 13:52San Jose, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) Luis Chinchilla, senior official of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) of Costa Rica, said on Thursday that some 675 same-sex unions have become legal in the country.

4 de febrero de 2021, 8:27Port-au-Prince, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) Haitian President Jovenel Moïse condemned the attacks on former President Jocelerme Privet, describing them as an attack on democracy.

4 de febrero de 2021, 8:22Mexico, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) Mexican businessman Alonso Ancira, former owner of Altos Hornos de México (AHM), on Wednesday arrived in Mexico to face criminal proceedings for corruption and fraud charges.

Haiti heads for a constitutional change amid domestic crisisPort-au-Prince, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) With no Senate or Prime Minister and a greater liability in the presidency, there are major proposals of the preliminary constitutional draft in Haiti, released by the Independent Consultative Committee (ICC).

4 de febrero de 2021, 1:0 

Bridgetown, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) The restoration of the terrestrial, marine and coastal ecosystems in this decade is currently a priority in the strategies drawn up by the Latin American and Caribbean nations in defense of the environment.