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Central America / Caribbean

Havana, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) The first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, Raul Castro, met on Saturday with Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard, who is on an official visit to Havana.

Port of Spain, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) today highlighted the UNESCO designation of this capital as a Creative City of Music.

Brussels, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) of the European Union (EU) on Friday removed Belize from its tax haven blacklist.

Mexico, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Interior Secretary Olga Sánchez acknowledged that violence against journalists is one of the biggest problems facing Mexico, and said the government's commitment is to consolidate the country as a nation of freedoms.

Port-au-Prince, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Opposition sectors in Haiti are meeting on Thursday to discuss the transition subsequent to President Jovenel's resignation, two months after the worsening of the socio-political crisis in teh country.

Panama, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Former Panamanian president Juan Carlos Varela (2014-2019) denounced that he is a victim of phone tapping, for which he blamed his predecessor Ricardo Martinelli (2009-2014), following the outbreak of the scandal known as VarelaLeaks.

Mexico, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, today rejected the economic, commercial and financial blockade that the US government has applied to Cuba for more than half a century.

Havana, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican Embassy in Cuba will present the Cultural Merit award to Cuban dancer Viengsay Valdes, choreographer Alberto Mendez and cultural official Reinaldo Mendez, it was announced at a press conference.

7 de noviembre de 2019, 15:8United Nations, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) With the support of 187 of its member states, the UN General Assembly adopted on Thursday a new resolution calling for an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba.

7 de noviembre de 2019, 14:6Bridgetown, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley called on leaders of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to act with greater will and awareness in favor of sustainable development in the region.

7 de noviembre de 2019, 13:52Guatemala, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) Four lawmakers accused of passive bribery in a corruption case will retain their immunity, after the Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ) rejected by a majority a request to investigate them.