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Central America / Caribbean

San Jose, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The Judicial Investigation Agency (OIJ) revealed today that in the last eight years it has recorded more than 200 cases of human trafficking in Costa Rica, more than half of them for the purpose of sexual exploitation.


15 de febrero de 2019, 14:45Tegucigalpa, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Health authorities in Honduras today warned of an increase of more than 1,160 cases of dengue.


15 de febrero de 2019, 14:33San Jose, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Half of Costa Rica''s mayors are currently facing criminal charges linked to alleged corruption crimes, according to data from the Public Prosecutor''s Office, disclosed in San Jose.


15 de febrero de 2019, 14:22Mexico, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador plans to allocate 1.3 billion dollars for a recapitalization of Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), the president announced today.


Panama, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Panama's Government decided to build a 400-person migrant shelter in Meteti, Darien province, local media reported Friday.


Mexico, Feb 15 (PL) Mexico will get to the bottom of the corruption investigation in the Odebrecht and Pemex case and its banking networks will soon be known, the Attorney General's Office reiterated Friday.


San Jose, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The Judicial Investigation Agency (OIJ) revealed today that in the last eight years it has recorded more than 200 cases of human trafficking in Costa Rica, more than half of them for the purpose of sexual exploitation.


Port-au-Prince, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The main hospital in this capital, one of the largest in Haiti, remains closed on Thursday, unable to access supplies and inputs during these days of anti-government protests, its directors denounced.


Santo Domingo, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Dominican Republic denied on Thursday that its Embassy in Haiti was closed, as circulated in various media.


San Salvador, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The Supreme Electoral Court of El Salvador today highlighted the transparency of the recent presidential elections, although it recognized the need to simplify the process.


Mexico, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday made a strong defense to reinforce Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and the recovery of the oil extraction lost due to corruption at his daily morning press conference.