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Central America / Caribbean

Managua, May 29 (Prensa Latina) Violent groups looted and torched today public and private assets in Masaya (west), after a day of aggressions and confrontations in the Nicaraguan capital.

Paris, May 29 (Prensa Latina) The 2018 edition of the Latin American and Caribbean Week was inaugurated today at Unesco, a date that on this occasion is dedicated to highlighting the role of women in the development of the region.

Kingston, May 29 (Prensa Latina) Different sport personalities in Jamaica and the Caribbean are taking part today in a program for technical exchange by the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) in this capital.

Washington, May 29 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 5,000 people died in Puerto Rico from the effects of Hurricane Maria, 70 times more than the number officially reported by the government, an important U.S. medical magazine reported today.

Santo Domingo, May 29 (Prensa Latina) A thin layer of dust particles from the Sahara desert is expected to reach the Dominican Republic in the coming days, official sources reported today.

Managua, May 29 (Prensa Latina) The will to resume national dialogue to overcome the sociopolitical crisis affecting Nicaragua prevails today, despite opposition by some violent groups that want to sow chaos and terror in the country.

Managua, May 28 (Prensa Latina) Vandalism groups today attacked and burned the facilities of Tu Nueva Radio Ya, while the situation of the workers and journalists inside the radio station is unknown.

Managua, May 28 (Prensa Latina) The joint commission of the national dialogue to overcome the crisis in Nicaragua will hold its first working session today, after being convened by the Episcopal Conference, a witness and mediator of the talks between the government and the opposition.

San Salvador, May 27 (Prensa Latina) Today, the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) is electing the candidate who will run against the right-wing ARENA party in the presidential elections to be held in 2019 in El Salvador.

Santo Domingo, May 27 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban singer songwriter Liuba María Hevia captivated her audience with her music at the concert she dedicated to her compatriots in Plaza Simón Bolívar, in the Dominican capital.

Santo Domingo, May 25 ( Prensa Latina) The increase in fuel prices in the Dominican Republic remains unstoppable after today they announced increases of between two and three pesos (0.04 and 0.06 dollars) per gallon.