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Central America / Caribbean

Havana, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Minister of Foreign Relations, Bruno Rodriguez, and the director general of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Didacus Jules, discussed here ways to strengthen friendship and regional cooperation, informed today the Foreign Ministry.

Havana, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Climate change, human impacts and maritime-recreational development are among the issues of the 11th Congress on Marine Sciences, to be held on October 15-19, the organizing committee posted on its website today.

Georgetown, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Trinidad & Tobago and Guyana have a strong bond of cooperation in the energy sector after the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding in that area, regional media highlighted.

Mexico, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Of the more than 120 detainees arrested by the disappearance of the 43 primary school teachers of Ayotzinapa, the Attorney General''s Office of the Republic (PGR) of Mexico today recognizes only 69 who are imprisoned waiting for the solution of their legal status

Guatemala, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) A massive demonstration gathering several universities is now seen as a strong backing for the UN decision to ratify Ivan Velasquez as Head of the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG).

San Jose, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The National Union of Employees of the Social Security Fund (Undeca) of Costa Rica has condemned today the illegitimate and repressive behavior of the executive presidency of the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) against the strikers.

Mexico, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Three municipalities of the southern state of Tabasco are now under emergency declaration due to the death of manatees.

Port-au-Prince, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The political moods in Haiti have not calmed down and a cloud is shading today the country with the reinstatement of three ministers of the previous administration, now minister-delegates.

San Salvador, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador readies today several celebrations to accompany at a distance the canonization of Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero, scheduled for next October 14 in the Vatican.

Kingston, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Jamaica continues interested in Japanese tourism, and this is confirmed by the visit of the sector''s head, Edmund Bartlett, to the Asian country, according to local media.

San Salvador, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) today condemned the call to militarily invade Venezuela launched by Luis Almagro, secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS).