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Central America / Caribbean

Managua, May 23 (Prensa Latina) The representatives of the Organization of American States (OAS) visiting Nicaragua will attend today the plenary session of the national dialogue for peace at the request of Foreign Minister Denis Moncada, El Nuevo Diario reported.

Mexico, May 23 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican economy grew 1.1 percent in the first quarter of the year compared to the previous one, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) reported today.

Managua, May 23 (Prensa Latina) The national dialogue for peace in Nicaragua will resume its sessions today amidst an increase in traffic jams in practically the entire country, which impede the free movement and circulation of citizenship.

Port of Spain,May 22 (Prensa Latina) Trinidad and Tobago is no longer an attractive place for petrochemical companies to launch new processing plants.

México,May 22 (Prensa Latina) A high-ranking state official and 13 other people were wounded in an attack staged by gunmen in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, state prosecutors said.

Panama, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Former U.S. Ambassador John Feeley acknowledged publicly is government''s direct interference in Panama''s internal affairs, he told a local press here.

Port-Au-Prince, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Senior officials of the Mexican army remain in Haiti today to discuss the attention to natural emergency situations, as part of bilateral defense cooperation.

Mexico, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican government took a wrong position when it ignored the elections in Venezuela and ordered several measures of reprisal against that government, La Jornada newspaper reported.

Havana, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Experts from the United States and Mexico support the investigations led by Cuba to clarify the causes of the plane crash that took place last Friday in this capital, the press reports today.

Abuja, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Zimbabwe became the 19th member of the African Financial Corporation (AFC), the website of the continent's financial infrastructure development institution indicated today.

Georgetown, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The CARICOM Secretariat and the Caribbean Development Bank are collaborating today to organize the first regional workshop to strengthen national capacity to support the 2030 Human Resources Development Strategy.