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Central America / Caribbean

PARLATINO calls to avoid cutting budgets to childrenPanama, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) The Board of Directors of the Latin American Parliament (PARLATINO) on Thursday called on the regional governments to avoid cutting the 2021 budgets to early childhood amid Covid-19.

Havana, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will conclude its term at the helm of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) amid the Covid-19 pandemic, which requires greater regional cooperation, official sources indicated on Wednesday.

San Salvador, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Salvadoran authorities are currently investigating recent murder of public transportation drivers, as gangs' alleged measure to reactivate extortion in the country.

Mexico, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The Secretariat of Health of Mexico confirmed today in its morning update that Covid-19 positive cases rose to 860,714, after the 5,788 new cases reported today.

Port of Spain, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) will implement an alert network to detect and monitor suspected cases of Covid-19 for the reopening of tourism in the region, the Newsday site highlighted.

Havana, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The Ambassador of Guyana to Cuba, Halim Majeed, spoke on Wednesday with Luis Enrique Gonzalez, president of Prensa Latina, about professional cooperation and the exchange of journalistic information.

Brussels, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The head of diplomacy of the European Union (EU), Josep Borrell, said recently that the bloc should support the economic recovery of Latin America, which has been hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mexico, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican Ministry of Health confirmed in its morning update an increase in Covid-19 positives of up to 860,714, following the report of 5,788 new ones.

Port-au-Prince, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH) denounced on Tuesday the rise in violence and the multiplication of armed gangs, which make victims of the population.

Mexico, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Mexico will receive millions of Chinese investments between 2020 and 2025 when thousands of companies will move from the United States as a result of commercial tension between both nations, Jiangsu Chamber of Commerce assured today.

Port-au-Prince, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Cholera victims in Haiti will denounce on Tuesday the United Nations for introducing the disease, which killed about 10,000 people after the 2010 earthquake.