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Central America / Caribbean

Science Center Honors Fidel Castro in NicaraguaManagua, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) This Thursday, 94 years after the birth of Fidel Castro, historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, a scientific center in the fields of western Nicaragua honors his legacy in this country to which he was linked by so many historical ties.

13 de agosto de 2020, 9:42Santo Domingo, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The 'Maximo Gomez' Association of Cuban Residents in the Dominican Republic remembered on Thursday the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, on his 94th birthday.

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Panama, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Panama will reopen on Monday, August 16, several commercial activities, construction sites and NGO offices, the government announced and assured a decrease in the rate of Covid-19 cases and infected people.

Havana, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) A report from the Covid-19 Observatory of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) warns on Wednesday about the Covid-19 impact on the region and its most relevant issues.

Batuta Awards ceremony to be postponed for 2021 in CubaHavana, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) The prize-giving ceremony for the Batuta Award scheduled for November in Havana was postponed to April 2021 due to the world's Covid-19 crisis, according to organizers.

Dominican health authorities report a peak of deaths from Covid-19Santo Domingo, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) The death toll from Covid-19 increased to 1,346 on Tuesday in the Dominican Republic, where infections also grew by 81,994 cases.

Mexico participates in three Covid-19 vaccine projectsMexico, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Marcelo Ebrard, confirmed that Mexico is participating in the final phase of the development of three candidates for the Covid-19 vaccine, which are at a very advanced level.

 Nicaragua will decide in democracy, Sandinistas predictManagua, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) The Nicaraguan people will decide in democracy in the next general elections in November 2021, said Edwin Castro, deputy of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN), in statements quoted today by a digital medium.

10 de agosto de 2020, 15:57Mexico, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina) An earthquake of intensity 5.7 on the Richter scale with an epicenter off the coast of Honduras, strongly replicated in Quintana Roo, Mexico's State Civil Protection Coordination reported on Monday.

10 de agosto de 2020, 14:19Mexico, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations (UN) support to Mexico to buy medicines will guarantee access to drugs at real prices, Fabrizio Feliciani, regional director of the UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS).

Trinidad and Tobago holds general electionsPort of Spain, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina) With calm and a good influx of voters, the elections to elect a new parliament began on Monday in Trinidad and Tobago, amid the conditions imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic.