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Central America / Caribbean

Multidimensional poverty impacts early childhood in PanamaPanama, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Some 264,000 children aged birth through five years currently live in Panama in multidimensional poverty and with a lack of basic services such as health, education and housing, among others, President Laurentino Cortizo said.

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Havana, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Copa Airlines will fly from this capital to Panama on October 21 and 29, reported the airline.

15 de octubre de 2020, 16:29Santo Domingo, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The Dominican National Drug Control Directorate (DNCD) updated on Thursday that 444 packages of marijuana were seized in a raid carried out on the coast of the San Pedro de Macoris province.

15 de octubre de 2020, 16:23Port-au-Prince, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The Departmental Initiative against Child Trafficking denounced today the rape of at least 44 girls in Grand'Anse, nearly 184 km from the Haitian capital.

15 de octubre de 2020, 14:53Santo Domingo, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Progressive forces in the Dominican Republic today rejected the government's stance on Venezuela.

San Jose, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rica will base its chairmanship of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) on the principles of international cooperation, solidarity and promotion of human rights, Deputy Foreign Minister Christian Guilermet said today.

Santo Domingo, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The arrival of foreign tourists to Dominican Republic dropped by 81.3% in September compared to the same month last year, the Central Bank reported today.

Paris, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The Mayor of Lamentin David Zobda thanked here on Wednesday the support provided to Martinique in the fight against Covid-19 by a Cuban medical brigade of the Henry Reeve Contingent, which concluded its work in October.

Mexico, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican Electrical Workers Union (SME) expressed on Wednesday its satisfaction with the commitment of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to meet their demands.

Bridgetown, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Barbados' Minister of the Environment and National Beautification Adrian Forde congratulated Cuba on Wednesday for its prompt readiness and success in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

14 de octubre de 2020, 14:46Mexico, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) It is inadvisable to consume yogurt and cheeses in Mexico, as they are anything but dairy and, consequently, Mexico's Economy Ministry and Federal Consumer Prosecutor's Office (PROFECO) on Wednesday ordered to ban their sale. This was announced by Economy Minister Graciela Marquez and Ricardo Sheffield, from POFECO, who claim to have verified that a great number of dairy products called as 'cheese' and 'natural yogurt' do not meet the Official Mexican Standards.