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Central America / Caribbean

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.

10 de agosto de 2020, 9:0Santo Domingo, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina) After the hustle and bustle involved in Dominican general elections amid Covid-19, today winners are concentrating on putting together a new government to lead the country.

10 de agosto de 2020, 0:13Port of Spain, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina) Amid the conditions imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic, Trinidad and Tobago will go to the polls today to elect a new 41-member parliament.

Santo Domingo, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) The director of the Dominican National Health Service (CNS), Chanel Rosa Chupany, said today the country's health system is vital, but it may collapse if the growth of the contagion curve continues.

Managua, Aug. 9 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua ends the week with the good news that the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has recognized it as the leading exporter in times of the Covid-19 among the countries of the region.

Caricom received funds to deal with Covid-19Georgetown, Aug. 9 (Prensa Latina) More than $700,000 have been donated to the Caribbean Community (Caricom) to access medical supplies and deal with the threat of Covid-19.

Port-au-Prince, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Just days before the resumption of school activities in Haiti, professors on Friday threatened to boycott the reopening of classes and also denounced teachers´ situation.

7 de agosto de 2020, 15:11Santo Domingo, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Dominican Ministry of Public Health accumulated on Friday 77,709 Covid-19 cases and 1,025 deaths, including another 13 deaths today.

7 de agosto de 2020, 12:6Mexico City, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) The Secretariat of the Navy and Mexico City's police confirmed on Friday the capture in a joint operation of Carlos Jesus Delgadillo, alias El Nariz, alleged member of the leadership of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG), from Mexico.

7 de agosto de 2020, 11:26Managua, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) British unionist Tony Burke denounced through Morning Star, a left-wing newspaper in Great Britain, the plan by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to destabilize the Nicaraguan government, a digital media reports in Managua.

Santo Domingo, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) The director of the National Meteorological Office, Gloria Ceballos forecasted that the cyclonic season will be very active expecting about 24 meteorological phenomena.