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Central America / Caribbean

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.

6 de agosto de 2020, 15:35Port-au-Prince, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) At least 50 people were killed in July in Cite Soleil, a capital's neighborhood controlled by armed gangs, the Haitian National Network in Defense of Human Rights (RNDDH) denounced today.

Mexico, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) A drop of 21.3 percent registered the total commercial exchange between Mexico and the United States in the first semester of 2020, Millennium revealed on Wednesday.

5 de agosto de 2020, 14:27Managua, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The divisions that have characterized the political opposition in Nicaragua for months are growing today, due to what one left-wing media calls a generation war.

El Salvador eradicates millions of flying locustsSan Salvador, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The Salvadoran Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock today confirmed the elimination of six and a half million flying locusts in the municipality of San Luis Talpa (south).

Eusebio Leal leaves a great legacy in Cuba, reporter says in PanamaPanama, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban intellectual Eusebio Leal, who passed away last Friday, leaves a great legacy: an Old Havana restored with the help of neighbors who joined the master plan that changed the destiny of their community.

Cuban doctors increase attention in Jamaica against the Covid-19Havana, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The contingent of Cuban doctors in Jamaica reported a total of 49,838 consultations at the end of July, considered a notable increase in the midst of the joint confrontation with the Covid-19 pandemic.

Devastating effect of Covid-19 in the Americas alerted onWashington, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned that Covid-19 is having a devastating effect on health care in the region, in reference to the appearance of measles outbreaks in Brazil and diphtheria in Haiti and Venezuela.

Caracas, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's Vice President of Planning Ricardo Menendez proposed on Tuesday to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) to manage the creation by the United Nations of a fund to economically aid blocked countries.

Havana, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuba urged on Tuesday in its condition as outgoing ECLAC President Pro Tempore for a world with zero poverty and hunger, with access to universal and quality education systems and healthcare services for all.

Managua, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) Carlos Fonseca Teran, leader of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN), appealed on Tuesday to dismantle the media campaign blaming the FSLN for a fire inside Managua's Metropolitan Cathedral.