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Central America / Caribbean

Port-au-Prince, 13 (Prensa Latina) Some 53 alleged gang members of fugitive gang ringleader Anel Joseph were arrested in Petite-Riviere and Marchand Dessalines of the Artibonite department, local media reported on Monday.

Tegucigalpa, May 13 (Prensa Latina) Roberto Herrera Caceres, Head of the National Human Rights Commissioner (Conadeh), said that in Honduras more than 700,000 single mothers currently support 33 percent of the country''s homes.

Mexico, May 12 ( Prensa Latina) Mexico''s Government will continue its battle against corruption at the National Migration Institute, where there are still ''black rice'', Interior Secretary Olga Sanchez Cordero said Sunday.

Panama, May 11 (Prensa Latina) The Panama Canal's revenues increased by 56.7 million dollars in the first trimester of this year, compared to the same period in 2018, according to preliminary statistics.

Mexico, May 11 (Prensa Latina) The Business Plan of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) will be presented this month, and investments in deep waters in the Gulf of Mexico will be cancelled to focus on shallow water and land projects, an executive announced recently.

Managua, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Reconciliation and National Unity of Nicaragua (GRUN) assured this Friday that despite the counterproductive attitudes of the opposition before the Negotiation Table, the process is moving forward.

Mexico, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican Senate approved today with 97 votes in favor, 20 against and three abstentions the new educational reform, which repeals the former, approved by President Enrique Peña Nieto.

By Luis Manuel Arce Isaac

Mexico City, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The Movement for National Dignity is marching again this Friday in 23 cities in Mexico, led by mothers of 40,000 missing to demand the identification of their sons and ends violence.

Belmopan, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Belizeans voted yes for the International Court of Justice (CIJ) to settle an old territorial, maritime and insular dispute with Guatemala, in a referendum held on Wednesday, according to reports issued today.

Managua,  (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan health authorities are reportedly working to have a national day of orthopedic surgeries, which will be mainly focused on children suffering from spinal disorders.

Managua, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The Attorney General of the Republic's resignation, Hernan Estrada, and its acceptance by Nicaraguan Government draws attention on Thursday the local media.