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Central America / Caribbean

Mexico, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The parties that made up the Coalición Juntos Haremos Historia to support the presidential candidacy of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in the July 1 elections will continue backing his administration, it was released today.

San Juan, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) Attorney Lersy Boria Vizcarrondo fined 54 agencies of the Puerto Rican central government and 40 municipalities for violating the law on equal opportunities in employment by gender.

Port-au-Prince, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Neighbors from the town of Kencosff, in this capital, organize a sit-in against the eviction to which 34 families were subjected, according to local media.

Managua, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The campaign to reactivate tourism in Nicaragua continues today after the presentation of the main axes to more than 200 entrepreneurs in the sector, affected by the wave of violence and the sociopolitical crisis in the country.

United Nations, 16 Aug (Prensa Latina) A new report by the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) warns today about the aftermath and traumas facing migrant detained and separated children, as happened in the United States.

Mexico, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The number of indigents in Mexico City is growing for days, so the capital''s Human Rights Commission urged today government institutions and delegations to work in a coordinated way.

Mexico, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) In 25 of the 32 states of the Mexican Republic violence and insecurity inhibit today the arrival of investments, execution of projects and cause the closure of companies, a business leader said.

Mexico, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) U.S. pork imports grew in spite of the tariffs imposed by the Mexican government on Washington''s decided levies on steel and aluminum produced in the United States.

Kingston, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced the creation of a national commission to examine and find solutions to the violence in the country.

Mexico, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) A military convoy was attacked today by a group of armed civilians on the San Miguel Alto-San Julian highway in Altos de Jalisco, press reports said.

Kingston, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Prime Minister,Andrew Holness, says the Government will be launching a commission shortly to examine and find solutions to violence in Jamaica.