Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Dominican Republic Hosts 5th Summit of CELAC http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8376&SEO=dominican-republic-hosts-5th-summit-of-celac Bavaro, Dominican Republic, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The Fifth Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) has begun today in this eastern Dominican town, in the presence of more than 10 presidents and two prime ministers. Social Movements Declare Their Support to CELAC Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8375&SEO=social-movements-declare-their-support-to-celac-summit Santo Domingo, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Participants in the Encounter of Social Movements and Political Forces that support the Fifth Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) made enriching proposals to the Political Declaration that they will issue today. Evo Morales travels to Dominican Republic for CLACS Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8373&SEO=evo-morales-travels-to-dominican-republic-for-clacs-summit La Paz, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales will travel today to the Dominican Republic, host of the 5th Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC in Spanish). Odebrecht Sued for Bribery http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8360&SEO=odebrecht-sued-for-bribery 23 de enero de 2017, 16:06Panama, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Panama will formally charge Transnational Odebrecht for bribing Panamanian public officials between 2009 and 2014, President Juan Carlos Varela announced today. Dialogue without Confrontation or Submission with USA, Says President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8358&SEO=dialogue-without-confrontation-or-submission-with-usa-says-president 23 de enero de 2017, 15:35Mexico, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Mexico will diversify its ties with the world while redefining ties with the United States, said today President Enrique Peña Nieto. Combative Demonstration of Support for the CELAC Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8355&SEO=combative-demonstration-of-support-for-the-celac-summit 23 de enero de 2017, 15:24Santo Domingo, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) With a combative demonstration of support for the Fifth Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), the meeting of social movements and political forces began today in this capital. Cuba Hosts International Sympossium on Cardiovascular Lung Disease http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8351&SEO=cuba-hosts-international-sympossium-on-cardiovascular-lung-disease 23 de enero de 2017, 14:05Havana, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The International Sympossium of the Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute (PVRI) opened its sessions in this capital Monday, with the participation of prestigious specialists from Cuba, US and Europe. At CELAC'S Meeting, Dominican Rep History Seen From Photography http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8343&SEO=at-celacs-meeting-dominican-rep-history-seen-from-photography Bávaro, Dominican Republic, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The convention center where the coordinators of the CELAC are debating today on their third day of activities, also hosts a photographic interpretation of Dominican history seen through the lens of Wifredo García. Dominica Seeks to Resume Banana Exports http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8341&SEO=dominica-seeks-to-resume-banana-exports Roseau, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Dominica is seeking to resume banana exports to the United Kingdom, two years after its suspension due to the impact on local production of the black sigatoka pest, Agriculture minister Johnson Drigo said today. WHO Alerts on H5N6 Bird Flu Expansion http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8337&SEO=who-alerts-on-h5n6-bird-flu-expansion 23 de enero de 2017, 11:59Geneva, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) has called today the international community to pay attention to the outbreak of avian flu, with new strains, spread since late 2016 by almost 40 countries in Europe and Asia. US-Mexico Summit Could Ease Pressure on Peso http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8322&SEO=us-mexico-summit-could-ease-pressure-on-peso Mexico, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The summit between the presidents of Mexico and the United States announced by Donald Trump for January 31st and a meeting with senior executives of both governments, could give a respite to the Mexican peso, which starts today another week of uncertainty. Mexico: University Graduates The Most Affected by Unemployment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8307&SEO=mexico-university-graduates-the-most-affected-by-unemployment Mexico, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Unemployment in Mexico today affects more people with college education or completed high school, according to the National Institute of Geography and Statistics (INEGI). Mexican Authorities Incinerate Five Tons of Drugs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8284&SEO=mexican-authorities-incinerate-five-tons-of-drugs Mexico, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Mexican authorities incinerated five tons of drugs in the northern department of Baja California, it was reported on Saturday. Exacerbated Nationalism and Paranoia, Says Mexican PT about Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8278&SEO=exacerbated-nationalism-and-paranoia-says-mexican-pt-about-trump 20 de enero de 2017, 17:50Mexico, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican Labor Party (PT) appeared concerned today about what it called exacerbated nationalism and paranoia from US President Donald Trump, judging by the speech he read during his inauguration. Mexico Sends Back to Cuba Group of 91 Irregular Migrants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8260&SEO=mexico-sends-back-to-cuba-group-of-91-irregular-migrants 20 de enero de 2017, 13:02México, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Mexican authorities informed today of the repatriation of 91 Cuban citezens who were in an irregular situation in Mexico. Scholars in Cuba for Seminar on Language, Grammar, Writing http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8255&SEO=scholars-in-cuba-for-seminar-on-language-grammar-writing 20 de enero de 2017, 12:02Matanzas, Cuba, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Several experts from Mexico, Panama, Spain and Cuba had the possibility to attend the Seminar on Language, Grammar, Writing and Orality Teaching and the Use of Dictionaries, which will be organized by the University of Matanzas. Flow of Russian Tourists to Cuba Grows 50 Percent http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8249&SEO=flow-of-russian-tourists-to-cuba-grows-50-percent 20 de enero de 2017, 11:23Moscow, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The flow of Russian tourists to Cuba in 2016 has grown 50 percent compared to the previous year, after surpassing 65,000 visitors, Tourism counselor of the island''s embassy in this country, Edilberto Riveron Leon, said. Lat Am Politicians and Entrepreneurs Envisage Actions before Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8241&SEO=lat-am-politicians-and-entrepreneurs-envisage-actions-before-trump 20 de enero de 2017, 10:46Guatemala, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Business leaders and politicians from Latin America and the Caribbean are trying to draw up an action plan to face up the challenge posed by Donald Trump''s inauguration as a president of the United States. Peña Nieto Promises Defending Mexico After Trump's Taking Office http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8240&SEO=pena-nieto-promises-defending-mexico-after-trumps-taking-office Mexico, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) President Enrique Peña Nieto reaffirmed he will defend the interests of Mexico and a constructive agenda with the United States, in statements that transcended today, when Donald Trump will assume the presidency of the United States. Haitian Culture Week for The First Time in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8231&SEO=haitian-culture-week-for-the-first-time-in-cuba Havana, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) A week devoted to the Haitian culture and the anniversary 213 of the victory of the revolution in Haiti will be held in Cuba for the first time, Ambassador to this country Geri Benoit announced. Cepal Recommends Mexico a Strategy for Foreign Investment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8225&SEO=cepal-recommends-mexico-a-strategy-for-foreign-investment 19 de enero de 2017, 16:27Davos, Switzerland, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (Eclac), Alicia Barcenas, recommended here today that Mexico uses a strong strategy to keep foreign investment. Mexican President Orders to Reinforce Security in Schools http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8223&SEO=mexican-president-orders-to-reinforce-security-in-schools 19 de enero de 2017, 16:01Mexico, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto instructed today the strengthening of the safety conditions in educational centers of the country, after the attack of a student that caused a dead and four injured in Monterrey, north of Mexico. Recent Data Highlight Cuban Tourism Industry Booming http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8213&SEO=recent-data-highlight-cuban-tourism-industry-booming 19 de enero de 2017, 13:35Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The most recent official data on tourism in Cuba today predicts that the travel industry has a growing spiral that can put this country at the forefront of the sector in the Caribbean. Social Movements Support CELAC Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8212&SEO=social-movements-support-celac-summit 19 de enero de 2017, 13:16Santo Domingo, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Dominican social movements announced today a meeting to support the 5th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, CELAC,which will take place from January 21 to 25 in Punta Cana. ECLAC Recommends Mexico a Strategy for Foreign Investment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8211&SEO=eclac-recommends-mexico-a-strategy-for-foreign-investment 19 de enero de 2017, 13:03Davos, Switzerland, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Barcenas, recommended here today that Mexico uses a strong strategy to keep foreign investment. Cuba and U.S. Sign Memorandum For Sea Water Protection http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8210&SEO=cuba-and-u.s.-sign-memorandum-for-sea-water-protection 19 de enero de 2017, 12:56Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) A memorandum of understanding on the protection of marine waters, coral reefs and environmental education was signed here by specialists from Cuba''s National Aquarium and Research Institute for Studies of the Gulf of Mexico (Harte). Rivera's Amnesty, Evidence of the Need for Puerto Rican Unity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8205&SEO=riveras-amnesty-evidence-of-the-need-for-puerto-rican-unity 19 de enero de 2017, 12:35San Juan, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Ex-minister of Interior Ingrid Vila Biaggi said today that the amnesty of Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar López Rivera by Barack Obama shows the need for unity in the fight for just causes. Salvadorean Government Thanks Deputies Vote for the 2017 Budget http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8204&SEO=salvadorean-government-thanks-deputies-vote-for-the-2017-budget 19 de enero de 2017, 12:33San Salvador, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The Salvadorian government thanked the 49 deputies of the Legislative Assembly who voted Wednesday in favor of the General Budget of the Nation 2017, stressed the Secretary of Communications of the presidency, Eugenio Chicas. Cuba Hosts Calixto 2017 Pre-Convention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8196&SEO=cuba-hosts-calixto-2017-pre-convention Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The issues of the events prior to the International Convention, Calixto 2017, include different branches of medicine in order to raise the quality of life of patients, the organizing committee said here today. High Rate of Crimes of Mexican Teenagers with Firearms http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8193&SEO=high-rate-of-crimes-of-mexican-teenagers-with-firearms Mexico, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Seventy percent of adolescents who committed a crime in Mexico used a firearm, according to a report released today. Federal Forces Strengthen Security in Cancun, Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8186&SEO=federal-forces-strengthen-security-in-cancun-mexico Mexico, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Some 400 Federal Police and Gendarmerie personnel reinforce security at the Mexican resort of Cancún, Quintana Roo state, after the armed attack on the state prosecutor''s office and police facilities. Trump Phenomenon Expresses Twilight of Neoliberal Globalization http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8185&SEO=trump-phenomenon-expresses-twilight-of-neoliberal-globalization México, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The Trump case is not exclusive of the U.S., but an expression of the twilight of neoliberal globalization, affirmed here the Group New Course of Development of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). School Year Opened by Salvadoran President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8177&SEO=school-year-opened-by-salvadoran-president 18 de enero de 2017, 17:29San Salvador, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The President of El Salvador, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, opened today the new 2017 School Year, appealling for building a new country based on the generation of a new peace agreement, being education the heart of the transformations. Honduras: Anticorruption Magistrates Organization Made Official http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8175&SEO=honduras-anticorruption-magistrates-organization-made-official 18 de enero de 2017, 16:47Tegucigalpa, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Supreme Court of Justice of Honduras swore in the members of a group of 13 magistrates to judge the corruption cases with the biggest impoact in the country, approved by a mission from the Organization of American States (OAS). Trinitarian Amendment Adopted Against Child Marriage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8161&SEO=trinitarian-amendment-adopted-against-child-marriage 18 de enero de 2017, 15:02Port-of-Spain, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Trinitarian Senate adopted an amendment,raising the legal age for marriage up to 18 years, without the support of the opposition lawmakers, the Jamaica Observer Journal informed today. 5.8 Earthquake Causes Considerable Aftershocks Near Santiago de Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8156&SEO=5.8-earthquake-causes-considerable-aftershocks-near-santiago-de-cuba 18 de enero de 2017, 13:31Santiago de Cuba, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) About 183 aftershocks in the Pilón-Chivirico area, on the south-eastern coast of Cuba, caused an earthquake of 5.8 magnitude that shook the eastern part of Cuba, official sources noted today. Activists Celebrate in USA López Rivera Sentence Commutation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8153&SEO=activists-celebrate-in-usa-lopez-rivera-sentence-commutation 18 de enero de 2017, 12:57Washington, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Paz, Justicia y Dignidad a los Pueblos International Committee celebrated today the sentence commutation, announced yesterday, of the Puerto Rican independence fighter Oscar López Rivera, who was considered an example of dignity. ''We received with great happiness and joy the news of the commutation by President Barack Obama of Oscar''s sentence. We know that in here and around the world many people fought for his freedom,'' said to Prensa the coordinator of the Committee in the United States, Alicia Jrapko. Cuban Swine Fever Vaccine Will Shortly Be Marketed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8146&SEO=cuban-swine-fever-vaccine-will-shortly-be-marketed 18 de enero de 2017, 11:45Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban scientists are completing the clinical trials to launch into market a new vaccine for the control of classical swine fever (CSF), a disease that has been severely affecting pig breeding in the island. Costa Rican President Concludes Working Visit to United Arab Emirates http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8142&SEO=costa-rican-president-concludes-working-visit-to-united-arab-emirates 18 de enero de 2017, 11:04San Jose, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican president, Luis Guillermo Solis will meet today with the Emir of Sharhaj, Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, on the final day of his three-day working visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Human Rights Respect at US -Mexico Border to Be Monitored http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8141&SEO=human-rights-respect-at-us-mexico-border-to-be-monitored 18 de enero de 2017, 11:01Mexico, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) has announced it will strengthen its regional offices located at Mexico''s border with the United States, it was reported today. Homage to Salvadoran Leader Schafik Handal Announced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8123&SEO=homage-to-salvadoran-leader-schafik-handal-announced San Salvador, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The creation of the Historical Memory Network of El Salvador is amid the main activities to commemorate the 11th year of the death of historic leader of FMLN Schafik Handal. Obama Gives Indult to Puerto Rican Independentist Oscar Lopez http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8120&SEO=obama-gives-indult-to-puerto-rican-independentist-oscar-lopez 17 de enero de 2017, 17:48Washington, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) US President Barack Obama gave the indult to Puerto Rican independentist leader Oscar Lopez Rivera, a man who is taking more than 35 years in prison in the United States, because of his ideas. Casa de las Americas Decolonized Us with Literature, Says Jury Membe http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8115&SEO=casa-de-las-americas-decolonized-us-with-literature-says-jury-membe 17 de enero de 2017, 17:25Cienfuegos, Cuba, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Dominican academician Silvio Torres-Saillant said today that through Casa de las Americas, the Cuban revolution proved how the same decolonization achieved through arms could be achieved through literary writing. Sanitary Authoriries of Nicaragua in Alert by Yellow Fever http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8103&SEO=sanitary-authoriries-of-nicaragua-in-alert-by-yellow-fever 17 de enero de 2017, 15:03Managua, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Health authorities of Nicaragua today reinforce epidemiological surveillance, after the alert circulated by the Pan American Health Organization because of the appearance of cases of yellow fever in Brazil, official sources said. US Groups Ask Trump to Continue Normalization With Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8101&SEO=us-groups-ask-trump-to-continue-normalization-with-cuba 17 de enero de 2017, 13:43Washington, 17 Jan (Prensa Latina) Several US organizations sent today a memorandum to President-elect Donald Trump to urge him to continue normalizeng relations with Cuba. Continuation of US Investments in Mexico is Predicted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8092&SEO=continuation-of-us-investments-in-mexico-is-predicted 17 de enero de 2017, 11:54Mexico, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Investments of high-tech manufacturing companies in Mexico are ''long-term and quite robust'', so they should be maintained, according to statements by a business manager published today. Cuauhtemoc Cardenas Demands a Mexican Patriotic Stance against Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8075&SEO=cuauhtemoc-cardenas-demands-a-mexican-patriotic-stance-against-trump 17 de enero de 2017, 09:00Mexico, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Former Presidential Candidate Cuauhtemoc Cardenas has demanded a firm and patriotic attitude facing the threats launched against Mexico by the next President of the United States, Donald Trump. Panama: Protests against Rice Import Operations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8067&SEO=panama-protests-against-rice-import-operations 16 de enero de 2017, 17:11Panama, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Panamanian rice producers blocked the Inter American Highway Monday, in rejection to the import operations of rice, as reported by local newspaper La Prensa. Nicaraguan President Assigns New Foreign Minister http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8064&SEO=nicaraguan-president-assigns-new-foreign-minister 16 de enero de 2017, 16:17Managua, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) The reelected president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, made today official the appointment of Denis Moncada as new Foreign Minister of the Republic, on having announced the members of the official presidential cabinet for its new mandate. Piedad Cordoba Praises Peace Process Experience in El Salvador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8049&SEO=piedad-cordoba-praises-peace-process-experience-in-el-salvador 16 de enero de 2017, 14:24San Salvador, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Colombian activists Piedad Cordoba has stated today that the signing of a peace process in El Salvador, marking 25 years today, can be used as an experience for her country aimed at searching solutions for a peace with social justice. New Political Party Organized in Guatemala http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8028&SEO=new-political-party-organized-in-guatemala Guatemala, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) Movimiento Pueblo (MP) decided to organize a party structure for the large majority of Guatemalans, said representative of that civil organization Victor Gudiel. Mexican Teachers Return to Protest the Educational Reform http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8006&SEO=mexican-teachers-return-to-protest-the-educational-reform México, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) The National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE in Spanish) summoned new mobilizations against the educational reform as of the month of February. Barbados to Examine Tendency to the Use of Drugs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8001&SEO=barbados-to-examine-tendency-to-the-use-of-drugs 14 de enero de 2017, 00:20Bridgetown, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) Contemporary trends in the abuse of drugs will be tested between January 22 and 28 in Barbados, today announced the official of the National Council for substance abuse, NCSA, Wendy Greenidge. Bahamas Praises Immigration Agreement between Cuba and USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7992&SEO=bahamas-praises-immigration-agreement-between-cuba-and-usa 13 de enero de 2017, 15:42Nassau, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Bahamas praised today the end of the US policy known as ''dry feet-wet feet'' and the parole program for health specialists, which encouraged illegal immigration of Cubans to the United States. Mexico Bets for Renegotiating NAFTA in Equality with U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7983&SEO=mexico-bets-for-renegotiating-nafta-in-equality-with-u.s. 13 de enero de 2017, 13:07México, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary of Economy, Ildefonso Guajardo, admitted today there is uncertainty in its links with the United States, but advanced they would have to dialogue with the Donald Trump administration. Calle 13's Singer Rene Perez Premieres First Solo Video Clip http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7979&SEO=calle-13s-singer-rene-perez-premieres-first-solo-video-clip 13 de enero de 2017, 12:44Los Angeles, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rican singer Rene Perez (Resident), of the rap and rock band Calle 13, has premiered today the video clip ‘Somos anormales'', his first solo single. Mexican Newspaper Stressed the Decision of Repealing Cuban Policy Law http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7974&SEO=mexican-newspaper-stressed-the-decision-of-repealing-cuban-policy-law 13 de enero de 2017, 12:23Mexico, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The decision of the president of the United States, Barack Obama, of putting an end to the special Immigration policy for Cubans, known as ''wet foot, dry foot'', was stressed today by the Mexican newspaper La Jornada. El Salvador: Investigation Asked for Recipients of Taiwanese Funds http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7973&SEO=el-salvador-investigation-asked-for-recipients-of-taiwanese-funds San Salvador, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Salvadoran social organizations today demanded that the Attorney General''s Office to investigate beneficiaries of funds donated by Taiwan for the victims of the 2001 earthquakes that never reached their recipients. Fuel Hike Could Cause Social Crisis in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7962&SEO=fuel-hike-could-cause-social-crisis-in-mexico Mexico, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Mexico could suffer a social crisis if the government insists on its economic policy and in fuel hike, the National Union of Workers (UNT), which today agglutinates several trade unions in the country, warned. Trinidad and Tobago Seeks Criminalizing Child Marriage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7944&SEO=trinidad-and-tobago-seeks-criminalizing-child-marriage 12 de enero de 2017, 16:04Port Spain, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Trinidad and Tobago authorities boost a bill to criminalize marriages involving under age people, press media informed. Respiratory Viruses Cause 112 Deaths in Costa Rica in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7934&SEO=respiratory-viruses-cause-112-deaths-in-costa-rica-in-2016 12 de enero de 2017, 14:30San José, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) A total of 112 people died in Costa Rica in 2016 as a result of respiratory viruses, mainly AH1N1, according to the latest epidemiological bulletin of the Ministry of Health, released here today. Mexican Peso Loses Ground While Trump Struggle Grows http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7927&SEO=mexican-peso-loses-ground-while-trump-struggle-grows México, Jan12 (Prensa Latina) The rift Donald Trump-México is framed in the wall that the next President of the United States wants to lift and charge on this country, whose national currency is until now the main victim of the wrong. Honduran Berta Caceres Is Still a Symbol http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7924&SEO=honduran-berta-caceres-is-still-a-symbol By Nicholas Valdés Mexican Unions Organize Protests against Rise of Fuel Prices http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7919&SEO=mexican-unions-organize-protests-against-rise-of-fuel-prices 12 de enero de 2017, 09:25By Raúl García Alvarez Almost 800 Panamenian Arrested for Drug Trafficking http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7897&SEO=almost-800-panamenian-arrested-for-drug-trafficking 11 de enero de 2017, 14:39Panama, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Panamanian authorities have seized more than 63 tons of drugs and arrested 797 people suspected of having links to drug trafficking during 2016, according to an official report published on Wednesday. Almost 800 Persons Were Detained Due to Illegal Narcotics in Panama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7894&SEO=almost-800-persons-were-detained-due-to-illegal-narcotics-in-panama 11 de enero de 2017, 13:32Panama, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Panamenian authorities seized more than 63 tons of drugs and detained 797 persons related to illegal narcotics during 2016, official sources informed today. Mexico Ready to Receive Thousands of Deportees from US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7892&SEO=mexico-ready-to-receive-thousands-of-deportees-from-us 11 de enero de 2017, 11:46Mexico, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican government has capacity today to take back up to 600,000 illegal migrants who can be deported from the United States, according to the Secretariat of the Interior (SEGOB). Managua Hosts Latin American Left-Wing Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7880&SEO=managua-hosts-latin-american-left-wing-agreement Managua, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua is hosting today a meeting of the working group of the Sao Paulo Forum, called to articulate a programmatic platform that contributes to the development of progressive and revolutionary processes in Latin America and the Caribbean. Increased Gap between Rich and Poor in Panama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7873&SEO=increased-gap-between-rich-and-poor-in-panama Panama, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) The unequal distribution of wealth increased in Panama, indicates a recent report issued by the ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) in December 2016, quoted today by the local media. Homage in Santiago de Cuba to Founder of House of the Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7870&SEO=homage-in-santiago-de-cuba-to-founder-of-house-of-the-caribbean 10 de enero de 2017, 18:01Santiago de Cuba, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The 10th International Colloquium Joel James in Memoriam began today in this city, with different approaches to the legacy of the founder of the House of the Caribbean, paradigm in the studies and promotion of the people''s traditional culture in this region. Brazilian Literature with Record in Casa de las Americas Award 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7855&SEO=brazilian-literature-with-record-in-casa-de-las-americas-award-2017 Havana, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The Casa de las Americas Literature Award received a record number of works this year in the section of Brazilian fiction literature, with 135 works, and even today new proposals are coming to Cuba. Protests Over Gasoline Tax Continue in Several Mexican States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7853&SEO=protests-over-gasoline-tax-continue-in-several-mexican-states 10 de enero de 2017, 12:22Mexico, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of members of social organizations, agricultural producers and citizens in general have taken to the streets in the cities of at least 13 Mexican states, to show their disapproval of the so-called ''gasoline tax'', according to today''s reports. Mexican Mayan Peasants to Exchange Experiences in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7852&SEO=mexican-mayan-peasants-to-exchange-experiences-in-cuba 10 de enero de 2017, 12:13Mexico, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) A group of Mexican Mayan peasants have come to Cuba today to exchange agro-ecological practices, according to a statement by Aleira Lara, head of the Greenpeace Agriculture Campaign. Nicaragua Can Always Count on Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7849&SEO=nicaragua-can-always-count-on-cuba-miguel-diaz-canel-says Managua, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s First Vice-President, Miguel Diaz-Canel, has ratified here today that Nicaragua can always count on the unconditional support, friendship, solidarity and cooperation of the Cuban people, government and revolution. Mexican Employers Disapprove Agreement Announced by Peña Nieto http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7843&SEO=mexican-employers-disapprove-agreement-announced-by-pena-nieto Mexico, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The Confederation of Employers of the Mexican Republic (Coparmex) today refused to join the Agreement for the Economic Strengthening and Protection of the Family Economy announced by President Enrique Peña Nieto. Latin American Representatives at Ortega's Swearing-in Ceremony http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7840&SEO=latin-american-representatives-at-ortegas-swearing-in-ceremony Managua, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Governments from several Latin American countries will attend the swearing-in ceremony of reelected Nicaraguan President, Daniel Ortega, and Vice President, Rosario Murillo, which will take place in Revolution Square in the capital. Senator Highlights Colonialism's Bankruptcy in Puerto Rico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7837&SEO=senator-highlights-colonialisms-bankruptcy-in-puerto-rico San Juan, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The sustained economic contraction and fiscal crisis in Puerto Rico reveal the bankruptcy of the colonial regime imposed by the United States, declared the Senator Juan Dalmau Ramírez of the Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP). Gasolinazo will Decrease Purchasing Power, Says Mexican Expert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7832&SEO=gasolinazo-will-decrease-purchasing-power-says-mexican-expert 09 de enero de 2017, 18:02Mexico, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The purchasing power of Mexican families will decrease in 2017, after predictions of a 17.7-percent in crease of the basic products, due to the so-called gasolinazo, an expert asserted today, in reference to the hike in fuel prices in this country. UN Expert Warns on Social Impact of Austerity in Puerto Rico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7820&SEO=un-expert-warns-on-social-impact-of-austerity-in-puerto-rico United Nations, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The UN independent expert on external debt and human rights, Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, has warned that an increase in austerity measures in Puerto Rico will trigger poverty and a desperate situation for many people. Trump Considered a Threat to the Mexican Automotive Industry http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7816&SEO=trump-considered-a-threat-to-the-mexican-automotive-industry Mexico, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The presidency of Donald Trump in the United States will be a threat to the Mexican auto industry, local sources say here today. LatAm Left Wing Seeks to Strengthen Consensus in Managua http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7801&SEO=latam-left-wing-seeks-to-strengthen-consensus-in-managua 08 de enero de 2017, 12:33Managua, Jan 8 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of several left-wing parties and groups from Latin America will debate from today on in Nicaragua an official proposal to strengthen the unity of all progressive movements in the region. Number of Stores Looted in Mexico After Fuel Price Rise Protests http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7794&SEO=number-of-stores-looted-in-mexico-after-fuel-price-rise-protests Mexico, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) More than 400 self-service stores have been sacked in Mexico after protests over rising fuel prices, it said today. López Obrador Calls for Political Pact for Unity in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7791&SEO=lopez-obrador-calls-for-political-pact-for-unity-in-mexico 07 de enero de 2017, 11:32Mexico, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) The president of the National Regeneration Movement (Morena), Andrés Manuel López Obrador, called today to sign a ''political agreement of unity for the prosperity of the people and the rebirth of Mexico''. More Than 1,500 Detainee in Mexico for Looting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7785&SEO=more-than-1500-detainee-in-mexico-for-looting Mexico, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) More than 1,500 people are being arrested in Mexico so far for participating in the looting that come along with the protests against rising fuel prices, according to the Interior Ministry (Segob). Caribbean Countries Congratulate Cuba for Revolution Anniversary http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7783&SEO=caribbean-countries-congratulate-cuba-for-revolution-anniversary Havana, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) Leaders of various Caribbean countries sent congratulation messages to their Cuban counterpart, Raul Castro in occasion of the 58 Anniversary of the Revolution, reported diplomatic sources today. Trump Reiterates Project to Build a Wall along US-Mexico Border http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7770&SEO=trump-reiterates-project-to-build-a-wall-along-us-mexico-border 06 de enero de 2017, 16:49Washington, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) President-elect Donald Trump stated today that Mexico will reimburse the United States for the costs of the border wall to obstruct the passage of undocumented people, although initially local funds will be used to expedite the completion of the work. Activated First Environmental Contingency of 2017 in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7766&SEO=activated-first-environmental-contingency-of-2017-in-mexico 06 de enero de 2017, 16:10Mexico, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Pollution by suspended particle reached 154 points in the municipality of Ecatepec, state of Mexico, which activated Phase I of environmental contingency, the first to be enacted in 2017. Mexico: Stores and Gas Stations Closed after Looting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7765&SEO=mexico-stores-and-gas-stations-closed-after-looting 06 de enero de 2017, 15:50Mexico, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Supermarket stores and services from the main chains in Mexico woke up Friday with their shelves empty, after being looted in the city of Tapachula, south of the state of Chiapas, south of Mexico. Cuba Decorates Barbadian Activist http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7764&SEO=cuba-decorates-barbadian-activist 06 de enero de 2017, 15:49Havana, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Council of State, at the request of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with Peoples (ICAP), has imposed today the Medal of Friendship on the Barbadian activist, lawyer, politician and writer David Comissiong. Honduran Naval Force Seizes More than 700 Kilograms of Drug http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7761&SEO=honduran-naval-force-seizes-more-than-700-kilograms-of-drug 06 de enero de 2017, 14:57Tegucigalpa, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The Honduran Naval Force gave a harsh blow to the international drug trafficking in recent hours, seizing 713 kilograms of cocaine in the southern port of Ampala, authorities reported today. New York Times-- The Most Attractive Caribbean Destinations in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7758&SEO=new-york-times-the-most-attractive-caribbean-destinations-in-2017 06 de enero de 2017, 12:44Washington, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The New York Times includes three Caribbean tourist destinations in Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Belize among the 52 best places to visit in 2017. Casa Dranguet House in Santiago de Cuba Launches Website http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7755&SEO=casa-dranguet-house-in-santiago-de-cuba-launches-website 06 de enero de 2017, 12:12Santiago de Cuba, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Casa Dranguet, the Center for Interpretation and Dissemination of the Cultural Heritage of Coffee, will today publish an official blog as a way of promoting the knowledge of coffee, which recognized by UNESCO. Peña Nieto Invokes National Unity to Face 2017 Challenges http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7750&SEO=pena-nieto-invokes-national-unity-to-face-2017-challenges Mexico, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) President Enrique Peña Nieto asked for national unity in order to face what he described as a year of important challenges for Mexico, the government and society. Ash From Costa Rican Volcano Turrialba Continue to Fall http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7749&SEO=ash-from-costa-rican-volcano-turrialba-continue-to-fall San Jose, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The Turrialba volcano today continues its active phase, with constant emissions of ashes, gases and water vapor, which are creating havoc in the Central Valley, where 60 percent of Costa Ricans live. Mexico: Political Parties Call to Protest against New Gasoline Price http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7737&SEO=mexico-political-parties-call-to-protest-against-new-gasoline-price Mexico, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the Mexican Democratic Revolution Party (PRD) in Mexico, Alejandra Barrales, announced that a national mobilization will be held on January 15th against the increase in the price of gasoline currently causing dissatisfaction in the country. Mexico: Political Parties Call to Protest against New Gasoline Price http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7738&SEO=mexico-political-parties-call-to-protest-against-new-gasoline-price 06 de enero de 2017, 08:16Mexico, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the Mexican Democratic Revolution Party (PRD) in Mexico, Alejandra Barrales, announced that a national mobilization will be held on January 15th against the increase in the price of gasoline currently causing dissatisfaction in the country. Turrialba Ashes Cause Green Alert in Costa Rican Valle Central http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7732&SEO=turrialba-ashes-cause-green-alert-in-costa-rican-valle-central 05 de enero de 2017, 17:58San Jose, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) The National Energy Commission (CNE) decreed green alert today for Valle Central, in Costa Rica, where 60 percent of the 4.8 million inhabitants in the country live, faced with the ashes thrown by the volcano Turrialba. Analyst Warns about Destabilizing Groups in El Salvador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7727&SEO=analyst-warns-about-destabilizing-groups-in-el-salvador 05 de enero de 2017, 17:14San Salvador, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Analyst and writer Cesar Ramirez warned today about the existence of destabilizing groups, allied to the political right, is generating events that break the law in El Salvador and jeopardize national stability. Honduran President Higfhlights Struggle against Maras http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7723&SEO=honduran-president-higfhlights-struggle-against-maras 05 de enero de 2017, 16:28Tegucigalpa, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez highlighted Thursday the program for struggle against local gangs (maras) by his government, when he referred to the security operations in Honduras against bands dedicated to extorsion. Costa Rican Volcano Turrialba Expels Thick Ash Cloud http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7717&SEO=costa-rican-volcano-turrialba-expels-thick-ash-cloud 05 de enero de 2017, 12:15San Jose, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Active volcano, Turrialba, continues to emit a dense column of ash, gases and water vapor from the constant eruptions that are affecting the Central Valley, where 60 percent of the 4.8 million Costa Ricans live. Morena Announces Protests in Mexican Capital against Gasoline Rise http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7699&SEO=morena-announces-protests-in-mexican-capital-against-gasoline-rise Mexico, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) The National Regeneration Movement (Morena) in Mexico City announced protests against the increase in gasoline prices. Doctors Take Care of Sextuplets Born in El Salvador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7697&SEO=doctors-take-care-of-sextuplets-born-in-el-salvador San Salvador, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Doctors of the Salvadoran Institute of Social Security (ISSS) today maintain specialized attention to the sextuplets born this Wednesday. Nicaragua Makes Million Dollar Investment in Energy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7693&SEO=nicaragua-makes-million-dollar-investment-in-energy Managua, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua plans to invest between 600 and 700 million dollars in the energy sector this year, to improve the service to the population and promote sustainable development, official sources reported on Wednesday. Jamaica Intensifies Fight against Crime http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7692&SEO=jamaica-intensifies-fight-against-crime 04 de enero de 2017, 18:21Kingston, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican National Security Minister Robert Montague said today that his country''s government would devote resources to improving the effectiveness of the police and intensify the struggle against crime. Access to Mexican Capital Blocked by Protests Against Gas Price Rise http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7686&SEO=access-to-mexican-capital-blocked-by-protests-against-gas-price-rise 04 de enero de 2017, 17:23Mexico, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Several access roads to the Mexican capital city were blocked today by transportation workers who are protesting the Government''s decision to increase the prices of motor fuel. Luis Videgaray Returns to Mexican Cabinet as Foreign Minister http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7685&SEO=luis-videgaray-returns-to-mexican-cabinet-as-foreign-minister 04 de enero de 2017, 16:55Mexico, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Luis Videgaray will today take on the post of Mexican Foreign Minister (SER) according to an announcement by President Enrique Peña Nieto. Minimum Wage to Reduce Poverty in El Salvador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7678&SEO=minimum-wage-to-reduce-poverty-in-el-salvador 04 de enero de 2017, 15:09San Salvador, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) An increase of the minimum salary in El Salvador will have positive effects such as: poverty reduction, an increase in consumption and economic growth, according to an analysis by the Central Bank released on Wednesday. New General Victims Act Enters into Force in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7671&SEO=new-general-victims-act-enters-into-force-in-mexico 04 de enero de 2017, 12:17Mexico, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) The new General Victims Act will enter into force in Mexico today, after the text has been published in the Official Gazette. Haitian Personalities Congratulate Newly Elected Presidente http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7669&SEO=haitian-personalities-congratulate-newly-elected-presidente 04 de enero de 2017, 11:48Port-au-Prince, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Several Haitian personalities expressed publicly today their congratulations and recognition to President-elect Jovenel Moise of the Haitian Tet Kale Party (PHTK). Businesspeople Lose Confidence to Invest in Mexico, says Survey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7659&SEO=businesspeople-lose-confidence-to-invest-in-mexico-says-survey 04 de enero de 2017, 10:06Mexico, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Confidence of businesspeople to invest continued collapsing in December for the seventh consecutive month, due to greater pesimism regarding the present and future economic situation in Mexico, revealed today the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi). Panamanian Banks will Face Glim Outlook in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7653&SEO=panamanian-banks-will-face-glim-outlook-in-2017 04 de enero de 2017, 01:35 Panama City, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) The Panamanian bank system will face a glim 2017, according to the most recent report by the risk assessment company Fitch Ratings (FR), entitled Perspectiva-2017 (Prospects-2017) and published in this capital. Turrialba Volcano Ash Affects Costa Rica Central Valley http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7648&SEO=turrialba-volcano-ash-affects-costa-rica-central-valley San Jose, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) Turrialba volcano ash is affecting the residents of the Central Valley of Costa Rica, seat of the Greater Metropolitan Area, where 60 percent of the country''s 4.8 million inhabitants live. Dominican Republic 78 Femicides in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7645&SEO=dominican-republic-78-femicides-in-2016 Santo Domingo, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) The Dominican Republic concluded the year 2016 with a total of 78 femicides, the president to the foundation Vida Sin Violencia (Life without Violence), Yanira Fondeur reported today. Domestic Gas Price Hike Increases Discontent in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7644&SEO=domestic-gas-price-hike-increases-discontent-in-mexico 03 de enero de 2017, 12:25Mexico, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) Mexican families are protesting today about the rising price of domestic gas, which has skyrocketed 24 percent. Central Peasant to Boost Campaign Against Fuel Prices in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7629&SEO=central-peasant-to-boost-campaign-against-fuel-prices-in-mexico Mexico, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) The Central of Peasant and Popular Organizations (Cocyp) of Mexico will promote a campaign for the annulment of free trade agreements and against the increase of fuel prices, met here today. Prices of Gasoline Increase in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7611&SEO=prices-of-gasoline-increase-in-mexico 01 de enero de 2017, 15:03Mexico, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) The average prices by liter of gasoline will rise from today in Mexico, as part of a process of a gradual liberalization of the market, according to the Mexican Ministry of Finance and Public Credit. Increase Public Transport Prices in Mexico City http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7579&SEO=increase-public-transport-prices-in-mexico-city Mexico, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) The public transportation service rates in this capital will increase as of January in response to the federal executive''s decision to raise the automotive fuels, it was announced today. US Embassy Closes in Guatemala http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7576&SEO=us-embassy-closes-in-guatemala 30 de diciembre de 2016, 17:24Guatemala, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) A supposed threat motivated the closing of the offices of the Embassy of the United States in Guatemala today, one day before the year 2016 ended. Puerto Rico Implements Medical Cannabis Dispensaries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7573&SEO=puerto-rico-implements-medical-cannabis-dispensaries 30 de diciembre de 2016, 16:43San Juan, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rican President Alejandro García Padilla implemented today a regulation he passed a year and a half ago with the opening of two private medical cannabis clinics in Puerto Rico. Costa Rican Volcano Turrialba Erupts Twice in Less than Five Hours http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7567&SEO=costa-rican-volcano-turrialba-erupts-twice-in-less-than-five-hours 30 de diciembre de 2016, 14:43San Jose, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) The Volcano Turrialba, in this country, erupted twice today in less than five hours, according to reports by the Costa Rican Volcanology and Seismology Research Institute (Ovsicori), which announced constant monitoring of the behavior of that hill. Luna Manzanares to Perform in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7548&SEO=luna-manzanares-to-perform-in-cuba Havana, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuban singer, Luna Manzanares, will perform in a concert tonight, celebrating 10 years of her career, which has included the challenge of performing a musical in Paris. Haitian Election Results Postponed Until January 3rd http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7528&SEO=haitian-election-results-postponed-until-january-3rd 29 de diciembre de 2016, 12:16Port-au-Prince, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) has postponed the publication of the final results of the general election, which were held on November 20th. Mexican Industrialists Worried about Rising of Fuel Prices http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7502&SEO=mexican-industrialists-worried-about-rising-of-fuel-prices 28 de diciembre de 2016, 16:17Mexico, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Confederation of Industrial Chambers (Concamin), Manuel Herrera, expressed today the concern of the Mexican industrial sector due to the announcement of the increases in the prices of fuels from January 1st. Mexico, Canada and US Propose Joint Candidature for World Cup http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7501&SEO=mexico-canada-and-us-propose-joint-candidature-for-world-cup 28 de diciembre de 2016, 16:10Bern, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Soccer executives from Mexico, the United States and Canada, are analyzing the possibility of launching a joint candidature to host the 2026 World Cup, according to today''s media reports. Oil Prices Rise for Fourth Consecutive Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7484&SEO=oil-prices-rise-for-fourth-consecutive-day 28 de diciembre de 2016, 11:19London, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Oil prices rose today, for the fourth consecutive session, as the market expects an agreement between producers to reduce offer. Mexican Navy Rescues Fishermen in Yucatan Coast http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7482&SEO=mexican-navy-rescues-fishermen-in-yucatan-coast 28 de diciembre de 2016, 11:18Mexico, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Officials from the Marine Secretariat-Mexican Navy (Semar) rescued four people whose boat was reported missing since December 25, was announced today. Bolivian Woman Driver Optimistic with Performance in Dakar Rally 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7481&SEO=bolivian-woman-driver-optimistic-with-performance-in-dakar-rally-2017 28 de diciembre de 2016, 11:10La Paz, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian driver Suany Martínez is optimistic about her performance in the Dakar Rally 2017, the most important extreme danger race in the world. Literacy Campaign Makes Progress in El Salvador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7478&SEO=literacy-campaign-makes-progress-in-el-salvador 28 de diciembre de 2016, 10:39San Salvador, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Education authorities in El Salvador declared 18 municipalities Free of Illiteracy in 2016, with which already amounted to 67 in that condition and more than 30,000 people benefited. Last Four Years Mark Development of Mexican Cinema http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7462&SEO=last-four-years-mark-development-of-mexican-cinema Mexico, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) There has been an important transformation and development in Mexican cinema in the last four years, with historic numbers in film production and people going to movie theaters, the Culture Secretary''s Office said today. Poverty in Panama Reaches 50 Percent of the Rural Population http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7461&SEO=poverty-in-panama-reaches-50-percent-of-the-rural-population Panama, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Of the Panamanian rural population, 50 percent lives under the line of poverty and in urban areas, the scourge reaches 14 percent of the inhabitants, according to research published in this capital. Police Purges more than 2,000 Officers in Honduras http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7455&SEO=police-purges-more-than-2000-officers-in-honduras 27 de diciembre de 2016, 17:58Tegucigalpa, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) More than 2,000 officers were expelled from the National Police in Honduras this year after purging that force, said today the commission responsible for the process. Odebrecht Informer Linked to Guatemalan Ex-President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7449&SEO=odebrecht-informer-linked-to-guatemalan-ex-president Guatemala, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) One of the most notorious informers of the Brazilian transnational construction company Odebrecht, Andres Rabello, has been related to Guatemalan ex-President Otto Perez Molina. FMLN Highlights Minimum Salary, One of the Main Goals of Its Struggl http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7446&SEO=fmln-highlights-minimum-salary-one-of-the-main-goals-of-its-struggl San Salvador, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) The secretary general to the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN), Medardo Gonzalez, said today that the increase of the minimum salary had been one of the main objectives of this left-wing party. Mexico: Social Network Users Under More Official Scrutiny http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7436&SEO=mexico-social-network-users-under-more-official-scrutiny 27 de diciembre de 2016, 11:44Mexico, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Mexican social network and digital services users are increasingly being targeted by the government, according to a newspaper investigation released today. Guyana Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7433&SEO=guyana-pays-tribute-to-fidel-castro Georgetown, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) A tribute to the recently deceased historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, marked the 5th Meeting of Cuban Residents in Guyana, a diplomatic reported source today. Confirmed Electoral Dates in Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7417&SEO=confirmed-electoral-dates-in-haiti 26 de diciembre de 2016, 17:51Port-au-Prince, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) The Executive Director of the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP), Uder Antoine, stated that December 29 is confirmed as the date for the publication of the final results of the presidential election in Haiti. Zapatista International Forum Sessions in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7416&SEO=zapatista-international-forum-sessions-in-mexico 26 de diciembre de 2016, 17:33Mexico, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) The meeting ''The Zapatistas and ConSciences for Humanity'' is held today in San Cristobal de las Casas, in the southern state of Chiapas, with the presence of the general command of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN). More than 2,178,000 Immigrants from Guatemala in USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7410&SEO=more-than-2178000-immigrants-from-guatemala-in-usa 26 de diciembre de 2016, 16:50Guatemala, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) The Guatemalan Ministry of Foreign Affairs estimates that at least 2,178,219 people from this country are settled in the United States. Organized Crime in Mexico is Heavily Armed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7408&SEO=organized-crime-in-mexico-is-heavily-armed 26 de diciembre de 2016, 16:22Mexico, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) Organized crime in Mexico has powerful weapons that are way heavier than those used by the armed and police forces that fight their actions, said official and media reports. Salvadorian Police Reinforces Security for New Year Celebrations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7392&SEO=salvadorian-police-reinforces-security-for-new-year-celebrations San Salvador, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) The holiday season continues in El Salvador and the National Civil Police (PNC) are maintaining operations today to guarantee the tranquility of the city. Mexico: Rise to 36 the People Killed by Explosion in a Market http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7370&SEO=mexico-rise-to-36-the-people-killed-by-explosion-in-a-market Mexico, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican Institute of Social Security regretted the death of a woman who was treated in a hospital after the explosion at a pyrotechnic market, which rises to 36 the number of deaths. CNDH, UNAM Sign Accord to Erradicate Violence against Women in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7347&SEO=cndh-unam-sign-accord-to-erradicate-violence-against-women-in-mexico Mexico, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) The National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) and the Gender Studies Program at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) have signed an agreement to contribute to the erradication of all violence against women. Panamanian Prosecutors to Travel to US for Odebrecht Case http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7337&SEO=panamanian-prosecutors-to-travel-to-us-for-odebrecht-case Panama, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) A team of Panamanian prosecutors will travel to the United States to request information on the bribes in the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht in Panama to obtain work agreements, an official source informed today. Tension Grows During Electoral Review in Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7310&SEO=tension-grows-during-electoral-review-in-haiti 23 de diciembre de 2016, 11:53Port of Prince, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Tension has risen during the third day of verifying a 12 percent sample of voting records made during the Haitian elections on November 20th. First French Tourists Arrive at Cuban Cayo Coco Resort http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7305&SEO=first-french-tourists-arrive-at-cuban-cayo-coco-resort 23 de diciembre de 2016, 10:16Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The arrival of the first flight of French tourists at the international airport in Cayo Coco, opens a new Cuban tourist destination - Jardines del Rey. Nicaragua Keeps Inflation Low for Second Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7292&SEO=nicaragua-keeps-inflation-low-for-second-year 23 de diciembre de 2016, 00:16Managua, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua will end 2016 with inflation lower than 3.5 percent, which would keep that economic indicator low for the second consecutive year, said today official sources. Panamanian Government Says Migrant Crisis is Over http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7286&SEO=panamanian-government-says-migrant-crisis-is-over 22 de diciembre de 2016, 16:18Panama, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) Panamanian Public Security Minister Alexis Bethancourt announced today that this country had overcome the crisis caused in 2016 by the large waves of Haitian migrants and also from other countries in transit to the north. Guerrero Confirmed as Most Violent State in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7282&SEO=guerrero-confirmed-as-most-violent-state-in-mexico 22 de diciembre de 2016, 15:14Mexico, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) Violence in the Mexican state of Guerrero caused 2,044 deaths in the first 11 months of this year, according to official figures published today by the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System (SESNSP). Mexican Athletics Federation President Formally in Prison http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7275&SEO=mexican-athletics-federation-president-formally-in-prison 22 de diciembre de 2016, 13:38México, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) A federal judge dictated today an order of formal imprisonment to the president of the Mexican Athletics Federation Associations (FMAA), Antonio Lozado, for his alleged responsibility in a crime of embezzlement. Mexico Blast Deathtoll Rises to 33 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7273&SEO=mexico-blast-deathtoll-rises-to-33 Mexico, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) The death toll from explosions in a firework market in the state of Mexico is now at 33, although the severity of injuries of those hospitalized means this number could rise. Mexico City Main Square among the Top 20 Sites to Visit in the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7253&SEO=mexico-city-main-square-among-the-top-20-sites-to-visit-in-the-world 21 de diciembre de 2016, 17:02Mexico, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The ice rink at the Zocalo, the main square in central Mexico City, is considered by the magazine National Geographic Traveler among the best 20 places in the world to visit this winter, the Ministry of Labor and Employment Promotion reported today. Uruguayan Senate Passes Extension of Troops in Haiti until April http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7251&SEO=uruguayan-senate-passes-extension-of-troops-in-haiti-until-april 21 de diciembre de 2016, 16:51Montevideo, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The Uruguayan Senate passed today a bill to extend the stay of the military units in Haiti as part of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in that country (MINUSTAH). Homage Paid to Fidel Castro in Grenada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7242&SEO=homage-paid-to-fidel-castro-in-grenada Saint George, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) A tribute to the late leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, in Grenada has marked the 44th anniversary of relations between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba, a diplomatic source said today. Greater Integration, Central America's Challenge http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7238&SEO=greater-integration-central-americas-challenge Managua, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Consolidating unity and meeting the demands of the people are today two of the greatest challenges for the Central American Integration System (SICA, in Spanish), whose member States have agreed to push forward a sustainable development. Japan Cuts Budget for 2020 Olympic Games http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7237&SEO=japan-cuts-budget-for-2020-olympic-games Tokyo, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The organizing committee of the Tokyo-2020 Olympic Games has announced today that the total cost of the event will be between 13 and 15 billion dollars. Lizt Alfonso Company to Perform in Central Cuban Province http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7236&SEO=lizt-alfonso-company-to-perform-in-central-cuban-province Ciego de Avila, Cuba Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The dancing company of Lizt Alfonso, Dance Cuba, will present its show Cuba Vibra! from today until Friday Dec 23rd at the Teatro Principal in Ciego de Avila During her stay in Ciego de Avila, about 430 kilometers east of Havana, Alfonso will give a didactic class to students on artistic education, to recall the summer workshops offered at the beginning of the last decade to children and young people. Cuban Puppets Company Performs Poem by Nicolás Guillén http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7235&SEO=cuban-puppets-company-performs-poem-by-nicolas-guillen Matanzas, Cuba, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban puppet company, Teatro de las Estaciones, is offering a special performance - Christmas Tale - on December 25th, with a performance of the poem Naranjas y Limas, by Nicolás Guillén, the Cuban National Poet. 32 Dead and 69 Wounded in Explosion in Mexican Market http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7228&SEO=32-dead-and-69-wounded-in-explosion-in-mexican-market Mexico, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) At least 32 people were killed and 69 wounded by burns, the result of a series of explosions that occurred yesterday in the traditional pyrotechnic market of San Pablito, the largest of its kind in Mexico. Argentinian Singer Charly García Admitted in Hospital http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7225&SEO=argentinian-singer-charly-garcia-admitted-in-hospital Buenos Aires, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Argentine rocker Charly Garcia, one of the living legends of the genre in Latin America, was admitted urgently today due to dehydration and high fever. Seismic and Geological Issues on the Agenda for Cuba-USA Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7219&SEO=seismic-and-geological-issues-on-the-agenda-for-cuba-usa-cooperation Washington, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the United States signed in this capital a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the exchange of information on seismic records and related geological information. Costa Rican Possible Maceo Descendant Dies at 110 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7206&SEO=costa-rican-possible-maceo-descendant-dies-at-110-years 20 de diciembre de 2016, 13:51San Jose, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican Maria Francisca Isolina ''Panchita'' Castillo Carrillo, a possible descendant of the Cuban family Maceo, died today at 110, said Jorge Vindas, a field researcher focused on centenarians and nonagenarians. Drug Dealers Trafficking Online in Dominican Republic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7204&SEO=drug-dealers-trafficking-online-in-dominican-republic 20 de diciembre de 2016, 13:46Santo Domingo, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Drug trafficking currently has a new method in the Dominican Republic, they are young people trafficking online, said Daniel German Miranda, head of the Attorney office for Money Laundering and Terrorism. Cuba Rewards its Best Athletes in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7194&SEO=cuba-rewards-its-best-athletes-in-2016 Havana, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The three-time Olympian Greco-Roman wrestler Mijaín López and world judo and sub-judo champion Idalis Ortiz will receive their prize today for the best Cuban athletes in 2016. Cuban Circus CirkaCuba Conquers Paris http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7192&SEO=cuban-circus-cirkacuba-conquers-paris Paris, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The impressive technique of the circus mixed with the flavor of Cuban music and dances in the CirkaCuba show, has been a real success in Paris. Guatemalan President to Attend SICA Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7183&SEO=guatemalan-president-to-attend-sica-summit Guatemala, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Guatemalan president, Jimmy Morales will today attend the 48th Summit of the Head of States of the Central American Integration System (SICA) that will be held in Nicaragua. UN General Assembly Honors Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7182&SEO=un-general-assembly-honors-fidel-castro United Nations, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations General Assembly has paid tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, who died on November 25th. Global Rejection to Murder of Russian Ambassador in Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7168&SEO=global-rejection-to-murder-of-russian-ambassador-in-turkey 19 de diciembre de 2016, 16:17Moscow, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Several nations around the world condemned today the murder of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, during a cultural event in Ankara, Turkey. Panama Requests Help from USA for Local Newspapers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7166&SEO=panama-requests-help-from-usa-for-local-newspapers Panama, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Panamanian Vice President Isabel de Saint Malo reiterated today to US Secretary of State John Kerry a license request for two newspapers, in an attempt to solve the crisis caused by extraterritorial sanctions imposed by that country. President of Mexican Athletics Federation Arrested http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7157&SEO=president-of-mexican-athletics-federation-arrested Mexico, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Mexican Athletics Federation, Antonio Lozano, was arrested in the early hours of today at the Terminal two of the International Airport of Mexico City, complying with an arrest warrant. Jamaica promotes well-being of women and girls http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7138&SEO=jamaica-promotes-well-being-of-women-and-girls 18 de diciembre de 2016, 13:09Kingston, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Jamaica is working to improve the health and well-being of women and girls by implementing specific social programs to tackle their most common issues, praised the U.N. Secretary on HIV/AIDS, Dr. Eward Greene. Over 200 charged with corruption in Panama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7136&SEO=over-200-charged-with-corruption-in-panama 18 de diciembre de 2016, 11:54Panama, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Some 250 people, most of them officials linked to the former Government of President Ricardo Martinelli were charged by Panama''s Public Ministry with crimes against the public administration. Mexican major murdered in Oaxaca http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7132&SEO=mexican-major-murdered-in-oaxaca Mexico, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Unkonwn armed men shot to death today Jose Villanueva, major of the Mexican municipality of Ocotlan de Morelos, State of Oaxaca, in one more political assassination in this country. Former Police Officer amid Attackers to Mexican Senator Ana Guevara http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7130&SEO=former-police-officer-amid-attackers-to-mexican-senator-ana-guevara Mexico, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Senator and great sports star Ana Gabriela Guevara identified a former police officer from Mexico State as one of the four attackers that violently beat her some days ago, said sources today. Havana Film Festival closes with a different ending http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7128&SEO=havana-film-festival-closes-with-a-different-ending 18 de diciembre de 2016, 10:32Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The 37th International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema closes today in Havana with an exhibit of the most outstanding movies, a different ending for this year''s event. Back in Cuba Medical Team that Helped Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7126&SEO=back-in-cuba-medical-team-that-helped-haiti Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) After two months of tireless humanitarian work in Haiti, a country ravaged by hurricane Matthew, a team of doctors of the Henry Reeve Medical Brigade, has returned to Cuba. USA deports over 145,000 Mexican migrants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7125&SEO=usa-deports-over-145000-mexican-migrants Mexico City, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The US Government deported over 145,000 Mexican migrants between January and August this year, according to an official report here of the Ministry of Government. IOM: Central America and the Challenge of Irregular Migration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7118&SEO=iom-central-america-and-the-challenge-of-irregular-migration By Isabel Soto MayedoGuatemala Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) The northern triangular area in Central America is more than ever in the public eye, because there are every time more adolescent girls and boys participating in migration flows and it answers to causes associated to an increase of that phenomenon. Mexican PT alerts on Imminent Privatization of Social Security http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7114&SEO=mexican-pt-alerts-on-imminent-privatization-of-social-security 17 de diciembre de 2016, 11:07Mexico, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) The national leadership of the Work Party (PT) warned about the imminent privatization of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) and the risk it implies today for the health of Mexicans. Scientists from 11 Countries to Attend EZLN Meeting in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7109&SEO=scientists-from-11-countries-to-attend-ezln-meeting-in-mexico 17 de diciembre de 2016, 00:18Mexico, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) The Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) reported that 11 countries have confirmed SO FAR their presence at the meeting of the Zapatistas and ConCiencias por la Humanidad, to be held in the Mexican state of Chiapas. Concern about Decline of Tourism Sector in Trinidad and Tobago http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7106&SEO=concern-about-decline-of-tourism-sector-in-trinidad-and-tobago 16 de diciembre de 2016, 17:50Port Spain, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) the President of the Association of hotels and tourism in Tobago, Christopher James, expressed fear today that the tourist industry disappears in the island, if actions are not implemented to boost the sector. Nicaraguans Urged to Remain Alert Given Seismic Activity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7103&SEO=nicaraguans-urged-to-remain-alert-given-seismic-activity 16 de diciembre de 2016, 17:25Managua, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The Nicaraguan government urged today the population in this country to remain alert due to the seismic activity with at least four earth tremors reported in the recent hours. President Delivers New Houses to Salvadoran Families http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7098&SEO=president-delivers-new-houses-to-salvadoran-families 16 de diciembre de 2016, 16:48San Salvador, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Salvadoran President Salvador Sanchez Ceren delivered today houses for 345 families that improved well-being with their tittle deeds. Oil Prices At 17-Month High http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7085&SEO=oil-prices-at-17-month-high London, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Oil prices rose today to near 17-month high on expectations of a reduction in global supply if producing nations abide by the OPEC agreement. Havana Film Festival Delivers Awards Today http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7082&SEO=havana-film-festival-delivers-awards-today Havana, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The organizing committee of the 38th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema will today announce the winners of the Coral Awards chosen from among the more than 100 films in the competition. FAO Discusses Rural Women's Role http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7081&SEO=fao-discusses-rural-womens-role Rome, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The potential of rural women to tackle world hunger and poverty is the theme in Rome, today, of a high-level event sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Greenepeace: Coasts of the Gulf of Mexico Contaminated http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7064&SEO=greenepeace-coasts-of-the-gulf-of-mexico-contaminated Mexico, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The coasts of the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea and the Yucatan Peninsula are contaminated with plaguicides, because of the agriculture model in Mexico, alerted environmental organization Greenpeace Thursday here. Governor Surprised by Silence of US Government on Oscar Lopez http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7060&SEO=governor-surprised-by-silence-of-us-government-on-oscar-lopez San Juan, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Governor of Puerto Rico Alejandro Garcia Padilla questioned today the silence of the United States Government regarding the pardon requested for political prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera, after gathering more than 100,000 signatures. Panamanian Nationalists Reject US Sanctions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7052&SEO=panamanian-nationalists-reject-us-sanctions 15 de diciembre de 2016, 14:37Panama, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The Panamanian movement ''Pensamiento Nacionalista'' (Nationalist Thinking) has called today a march For National Dignity to protest US extraterritorial sanctions that would lead to the sale or closure of two local media outlets. Minimum Wage Increases in El Salvador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7048&SEO=minimum-wage-increases-in-el-salvador 15 de diciembre de 2016, 12:30San Salvador, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador has increased the minimum wage in an initiative which was proposed by the government headed by Salvador Sánchez Cerén and approved yesterday. ECLAC Predicts Complex Panorama for LatAm Economies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7043&SEO=eclac-predicts-complex-panorama-for-latam-economies 15 de diciembre de 2016, 12:17Por Fausto TrianaSantiago, Chile, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Barcena, predicted a complex panorama for the region''s economy in 2017, although she noted a slight growth. ECLAC Sees Complex Panorama for LATAM Economies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7040&SEO=eclac-sees-complex-panorama-for-latam-economies Santiago de Chile, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has seen a complex view for the economies of the region in 2017, but was pleased to resume a slight growth. Ambassadors Highlight ALBA Anniversary before the Dominican Press http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7030&SEO=ambassadors-highlight-alba-anniversary-before-the-dominican-press Santo Domingo, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The ambassadors of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America - Peoples Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) highlighted the achievements of the integration group in the Dominican press. Cultural Project Promotes Cuba-Mexico Exchange http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7007&SEO=cultural-project-promotes-cuba-mexico-exchange 14 de diciembre de 2016, 11:49Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) A project started in this Cuban city is committed to cultural exchange among local artists and the city of Aguascalientes, in Mexico, promoters of this initiative said. Nicolas Maduro in Cuba to Celebrate 12 Years of ALBA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7000&SEO=nicolas-maduro-in-cuba-to-celebrate-12-years-of-alba Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro arrived today in Cuba on the occasion of the celebration of the twelfth anniversary of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA), reported the national television. Cuban Emigrants in Miami to Pay Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6999&SEO=cuban-emigrants-in-miami-to-pay-tribute-to-fidel-castro Washington, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The Alianza Martiana (Mart's Alliance) coalition, consisting of Cuban emigrants living in the United States, convened a patriotic activity in Miami, to pay tribute to the historical leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, on December 18th. Electricity for Mexican Subway to be Produced with Solid Waste http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6996&SEO=electricity-for-mexican-subway-to-be-produced-with-solid-waste Mexico City, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The solid urban waste generated in Mexico City will be used to generate electricity and meet the demands of the subway, it was known today. New South American Directors Present Their Films in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6990&SEO=new-south-american-directors-present-their-films-in-havana Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) ''You will never be alone'', by Chilean Alex Anwandter, and ''Francisco Sanctis''s Long night'', by Argentineans Andrea Testa and Francisco Márquez, will face each other today in the contest to win the First Work Award at the Havana''s 36th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema. Investigation Ongoing on Aggression Against Mexican Senator http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6988&SEO=investigation-ongoing-on-aggression-against-mexican-senator Mexico, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The Attorney General''s Office (PGR) is investigating the acts of violence against the Olympic senator and Olympic medalist Ana Gabriela Guevara, who was beaten on the Mexico-Toluca highway. Cuba Makes First Incursion to Expoartesanías in Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6986&SEO=cuba-makes-first-incursion-to-expoartesanias-in-colombia 14 de diciembre de 2016, 08:38Bogotá, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) With its own stand ARTEX and its export agency Soy Cubanito, now Cuba is present for the first time at the 26th International Fair Expoartesanías of Colombia, to conclude next Sunday. Deplored the Deterioration of HHRR in Dominican Republic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6973&SEO=deplored-the-deterioration-of-hhrr-in-dominican-republic 13 de diciembre de 2016, 17:25Santo Domingo, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The manipulation of elections, corruption, the inefficiency of justice and deaths caused by the National Police today show a deterioration of human rights in the Dominican Republic. Panamanians Demand National Mourning for Victims of US Aggression http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6960&SEO=panamanians-demand-national-mourning-for-victims-of-us-aggression 13 de diciembre de 2016, 12:13Panama, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The Polo Ciudadano organization today demanded that Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela declare December 20th a day of National Mourning in memory of the victims of the US invasion in 1989. Havana Film Festival Screens Golden Globes Nominated Films http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6958&SEO=havana-film-festival-screens-golden-globes-nominated-films Havana, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Several films screened at the 38th Festival of New Latin American Cinema today have been nominated for a Golden Globe in the United States. Further Fall in Exports from Latin American and Caribbean Forecast http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6939&SEO=further-fall-in-exports-from-latin-american-and-caribbean-forecast 13 de diciembre de 2016, 00:18Washington, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) indicated today that exports from Latin America and the Caribbean will fall six percent in 2016, representing a fourth consecutive year of fall. Mexican President Asks for Unity to Face Human Rights http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6926&SEO=mexican-president-asks-for-unity-to-face-human-rights Mexico, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Mexican Presidenrt Enrique Peña Nieto reaaserted Monday that the commitment of the Mexican federal government is up with the respect and protection of the human rights, but he recognized, that there are pendent aspects to be solved in that matter. Accord on Sustainability Boosted at COP13 in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6923&SEO=accord-on-sustainability-boosted-at-cop13-in-mexico Mexico, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican states of Yucatan, Campeche and Quintana Roo signed the Agreement for the Sustainability of the Yucatan Peninsula, during the 13th United Nations Conference on Biodiversity (COP13), which is being currently held in Cancun. Strict Alert in Costa Rica to Prevent Deaths From Influenza http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6916&SEO=strict-alert-in-costa-rica-to-prevent-deaths-from-influenza 12 de diciembre de 2016, 12:24San Jose, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican health authorities are today maintaining strict monitoring and alert protocols to prevent further deaths from the seasonal influenza virus, which has already killed 10 this year. Cuban Doctors Are An Example to Imitate, Affirms David Nabarro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6908&SEO=cuban-doctors-are-an-example-to-imitate-affirms-david-nabarro United Nations, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations expert in development and health, David Nabarro, today said that Cuban doctors, who serve in several parts of the world, are an example to follow as they make an important contribution to humanity. Mexico Gets Ready to Deal with Future Government of Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6896&SEO=mexico-gets-ready-to-deal-with-future-government-of-donald-trump Mexico, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Mexico is preparing in several fields to deal with Donald Trump''s future government in the United States, as he announced policies that may affect this country. Mexicans Remember the King of Mambo in His 100th Birthday http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6892&SEO=mexicans-remember-the-king-of-mambo-in-his-100th-birthday Mexico, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The 100th birthday of Cuban musician Damaso Perez Prado was celebrated here today, where he made his career, acquired the nationality and died in September 1989. Mexican Daily Dedicates Supplement to Fidel and Cuban Revolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6890&SEO=mexican-daily-dedicates-supplement-to-fidel-and-cuban-revolution Mexico, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The cultural supplement of the Mexican daily La Jornada is dedicated today to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro (1926-2016), as well as Cuba''s achievements in arts and education. Nicaraguan Children Pay Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6887&SEO=nicaraguan-children-pay-tribute-to-fidel-castro 11 de diciembre de 2016, 11:00Managua, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) A group of Nicaraguan children paid a posthumous tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, on Sunday, when an exhibiton of teir paintings was inaugurated in this capital. UN Hopes to Control Cholera in Haiti by 2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6877&SEO=un-hopes-to-control-cholera-in-haiti-by-2018 United Nations, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations hopes to have cholera under control in Haiti by 2018 with a newly launched strategy against the epidemic, said health expert David Nabarro. Mexico to be Evaluated by UN Subcommittee on Torture Prevention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6876&SEO=mexico-to-be-evaluated-by-un-subcommittee-on-torture-prevention Mexico, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Mexico will be under scrutiny by the United Nations Subcommittee for the Prevention of Torture, which will analyze compliance with recommendations made since 2008, was announced here today. Mexico Closes 2016 with 35 Million Foreign Tourists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6865&SEO=mexico-closes-2016-with-35-million-foreign-tourists 10 de diciembre de 2016, 01:25México, 10 dic (PL) México will close 2016 with 35 million foreign visitors and revenues for 19 billion dollars, advanced the figures given by Secretary of Tourism, Enrique de la Madrid. Coordinated Work of Authorities and Liquor Producers Goes to Cancun http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6856&SEO=coordinated-work-of-authorities-and-liquor-producers-goes-to-cancun 09 de diciembre de 2016, 13:31 Mexico, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The paper ''Bats, Agaves and Tequila'' was chosen as part of the investigative works to be presented at the 13rd United Nations Conference on Biodiversity (COP13) in Cancun, Mexican state of Quintana Roo. Suriname: Cuba Is a Bastion of Inspiration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6854&SEO=suriname-cuba-is-a-bastion-of-inspiration Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is a bastion of inspiration, according to the Surinamese Ambassador to Cuba, Ike Desmond Antonius. Fidel Castro's Role in Cuba-CARICOM Ties Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6850&SEO=fidel-castros-role-in-cuba-caricom-ties-highlighted Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The role of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, in strengthening the relationship between his nation and the Caribbean has been highlighted here in the context of the celebration for the Cuba-CARICOM (Caribbean Community) Day. Cuban Special Development Zone to Contract Foreign Workers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6849&SEO=cuban-special-development-zone-to-contract-foreign-workers 09 de diciembre de 2016, 11:56Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) A resolution by the Cuban Labor and Social Security Ministry (MTSS) will allow foreign persons who are not resident in Cuba to work in the Special Development Zone of Mariel. Panama Media in Danger of Sanctions from the United States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6846&SEO=panama-media-in-danger-of-sanctions-from-the-united-states Panamá, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Uncertainty in Panama dailies La Estrella y El Siglo (GESA) which fear United States extraterritorial sanctions, find solidarity today from local sectors who make the government of both countries responsible of the situation. Trump May Affect Bilateral Relationship, Warns Bank of México http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6839&SEO=trump-may-affect-bilateral-relationship-warns-bank-of-mexico Nexico, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The Bank of Mexico considered ''important to recognize'' that the election of the businessman Donald Trump as president of the United States may affect the relationship with that country, was known today. Cuba and Caribbean States Strengthen Bilateral Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6834&SEO=cuba-and-caribbean-states-strengthen-bilateral-ties Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), June Soomer, has verified during his visit to Cuba the strengthening of relations between the Caribbean nation and the rest of the Caribbean countries. CARICOM Countries Advocate for Elimination of US Blockade to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6822&SEO=caricom-countries-advocate-for-elimination-of-us-blockade-to-cuba Havana, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The secretary office of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), June Soomer, reiterated today here the need to finish the economic, financial and commercial blockade imnposed to Cuba for more than half a century, by governments of the United States. Russia Exhibits Cuban Pharmaceutical Products http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6817&SEO=russia-exhibits-cuban-pharmaceutical-products Moscow, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban medicine displayed its best progress and competitive qualities during a special exhibition in the framework of Health Week in Russia, an event held at the Expocenter exhibition center. IATA Predicts Lower Earnings for Region's Airlines in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6815&SEO=iata-predicts-lower-earnings-for-regions-airlines-in-2017 08 de diciembre de 2016, 12:11Bogota, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Latin American airline revenues will fall by 100 million dollars in 2017, according to the predictions of the regional division of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Human Rights Commission: Journalists are in Danger in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6814&SEO=human-rights-commission-journalists-are-in-danger-in-mexico Mexico, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Journalists, communicators and civil rights defenders are currently under threat in Mexico, Luis Raul Gonzalez, president of the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH), has said. Nicaragua President Talks to Russian Deputy Prime Minister http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6808&SEO=nicaragua-president-talks-to-russian-deputy-prime-minister Managua, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan President, Daniel Ortega has met with the Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Dmitri Rogozin, to discuss issues of common interest and strengthen bilateral cooperation. Tribute to Fidel Castro in Veracruz, Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6749&SEO=tribute-to-fidel-castro-in-veracruz-mexico Mexico, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Political and social figures, artists and friends of the Cuban revolution paid tribute to Fidel Castro in Acapulco, at the Mexican state of Guerrero. More Than 200,000 Mexicans Deported from USA This Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6735&SEO=more-than-200000-mexicans-deported-from-usa-this-year Mexico, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) Mexican immigration authorities have repatriated more than 200,000 from the United States this year, it was reported today. Thousands of Mexicans Pay Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6733&SEO=thousands-of-mexicans-pay-tribute-to-fidel-castro By Orlando Oramas Leon Mexico, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of Mexicans filled the emblematic colossus of the Paseo de la Reforma today to pay tribute to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. COP 13 Warn of Loss of Forests and other Ecosystems http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6725&SEO=cop-13-warn-of-loss-of-forests-and-other-ecosystems Cancun, Mexico, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) The secretary for the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Braulio Ferreira, has warned of the rapid loss of forests on the planet. United States Presses Sale of Panamanian Newspapers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6724&SEO=united-states-presses-sale-of-panamanian-newspapers Panama, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) The pressures by the U.S. government on two Panamanian newspapers to sell their shares to third parties as the only way to remove extraterritorial sanctions have been revealed here today by the press. Poverty in Mexico Threatens Environment, Says Expert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6712&SEO=poverty-in-mexico-threatens-environment-says-expert Mexico, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) Poverty is currently threatening natural respources and the environment in the country, biologist and former rector of the Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Jose Sarukhan, asserted. International Transparency and the Eyes of the Beholder http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6706&SEO=international-transparency-and-the-eyes-of-the-beholder Por Osvaldo Rodriguez MartinezPanama, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The banners against corruption are being waved today in comments from the recently-held conference on International Transparency (IT), which brought together 1,600 representatives from 130 countries in Panama. Fidel, Chavez and the Intergration of ALBA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6699&SEO=fidel-chavez-and-the-intergration-of-alba By Odalys Troya San Salvador, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The combination of two great leaders, Commander-in-Chief Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez has allowed the creation of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA), an integrated mechanism with enormous value for the poor and needy, according to Jose Luis Merino, who is a member of the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN)'s Political Commission. COP 13 in Cancun to Measure Participant Carbon Footprints http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6687&SEO=cop-13-in-cancun-to-measure-participant-carbon-footprints Cancun, Mexico, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) Participants in the Conference of the Parties (COP13) on biological diversity will be able to measure their carbon footprint, an initiative of the meeting to be in harmony with nature and its preservation, announced the Organizers. Brazilian Prosecutors of Lava Lato Seek Support in Panama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6678&SEO=brazilian-prosecutors-of-lava-lato-seek-support-in-panama 04 de diciembre de 2016, 12:36Panama, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian prosecutors of the Lava Lato Case are seeking support against the Legislative Power of Brazil, which is trying to stop investigations on corruption. Cuba: A Mourning for Fidel, Also a Hope http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6677&SEO=cuba-a-mourning-for-fidel-also-a-hope Mexico, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) The demonstration made by millions of Cubans in a tribute to Fidel Castro was amourning, but also, it was a sample of hope, said an article written for Mexican newspaper La Jornada Sunday. COP 13 and Biological Diversity Conference Opens in Cancun http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6676&SEO=cop-13-and-biological-diversity-conference-opens-in-cancun 04 de diciembre de 2016, 12:34Cancun, Mexico, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) About Some 10,000 delegates from the 196 countries signatories to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) are participating here in the Conference of the Parties (COP13) of this agreement, which officially opens today at Moon Palace hotel. FMLN Leader: Dignity is Fidel´s Greatest Legacy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6675&SEO=fmln-leader-dignity-is-fidels-greatest-legacy 04 de diciembre de 2016, 12:26San Salvador, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) Commander José Luis Merino, a Salvadorian revolutionary and one of the founders of the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN), stated that dignity is one of the most important legacy of the leader of the Cuban Revolution , Fidel Castro. St. Lucia Praises Humanistic Vocation of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6648&SEO=st.-lucia-praises-humanistic-vocation-of-fidel-castro Castries, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Authorities, professionals graduated in Cuba and people in general of St. Lucia stressed today the humanistic vocation of Fidel Castro and thanked his solidarity while expressing sorrow for the demise of the revolutionary leader, repòrted today diplomatic sources. Fidel was a present to the world, says Michael Manley's widow http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6644&SEO=fidel-was-a-present-to-the-world-says-michael-manleys-widow 03 de diciembre de 2016, 19:01Kingston, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Glynne Manley, widow of former Jamaican Prime Minister, affirmed today that Fidel Castro was a present for the world by expressing heartfelt condolences for the physical disappearance of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution. Bolt to Concentrate Training in 100 Flat Meters for 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6634&SEO=bolt-to-concentrate-training-in-100-flat-meters-for-2017 Montecarlo, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican male sprinter and Olympic and World Champion Usain Bolt has expressed his desire to get concentrated in tarining for the 100 flat meters during his 2017 competing season, the last in his successful sports career. Cancun: COP 13 Urges for Working Together in Benefit of Biodiversity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6624&SEO=cancun-cop-13-urges-for-working-together-in-benefit-of-biodiversity 02 de diciembre de 2016, 17:17Cancun, Mexico, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Environment Programme Executive Director, Erick Solheim, mentioned today the consequences of biodiversity loss on the planet and called on the international community to work together to reverse this situation. Mothers of Missing Migrants End March Through Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6604&SEO=mothers-of-missing-migrants-end-march-through-mexico 02 de diciembre de 2016, 11:40Mexico, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) Members of the 12th procession of Central American migrant mothers, who are searching for their children, who went missing in transit through Mexico to the United States,the marchers visited two prisons in the country today, according to activists of the movement. Olympic Leader Highlights Fidel Castro's Contribution to Sports http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6598&SEO=olympic-leader-highlights-fidel-castros-contribution-to-sports Port of Spain, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) Fidel Castro knew as few did the potential of sport, and turned it into the center of life in Cuba and a source of popular narrative, said the president of the Olympic Committee of Trinidad and Tobago, Brian Lewis. Panamanian Women: Fidel Infused Society with Equality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6596&SEO=panamanian-women-fidel-infused-society-with-equality 02 de diciembre de 2016, 10:20Panama, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) The example of Fidel Castro will continue to nurture the effort of Panamanian women fighting for a society of social equality, the National Union of Women of Panama (Unamup) said today. Panama Hosts Parlatino General Assembly http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6587&SEO=panama-hosts-parlatino-general-assembly Panama, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) About 200 parliamentarians have gathered in Panama today for the 32nd General Assembly of the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (Parlatino), which aims to discuss initiatives to take 34 million people out of poverty. Cancun: a Look at the Biodiversity of the Planet at the COP 13 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6585&SEO=cancun-a-look-at-the-biodiversity-of-the-planet-at-the-cop-13 By Ana Laura Arbesú Cancún, Mexico, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) From Cancún, one of the richest areas in plant and animal life on the planet, Environment Ministers will agree today on several actions for its preservation, in a meeting prior to the Conference of the Parties (COP13) on biodiversity , which begins next Sunday. Cuba to Host International Puppet Union Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6580&SEO=cuba-to-host-international-puppet-union-meeting Matanzas, Cuba, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina), The Intercontinental Meeting of the International Union of the Marionette ''Unima 3 Americas'' will be held in Matanzas, the capital of puppet theater in Cuba from December 8th to 11th, Ruben Dario Salazar of the event''s managing group, told Prensa Latina. Caricom Calls to Major Efforts to Fight AIDS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6574&SEO=caricom-calls-to-major-efforts-to-fight-aids 01 de diciembre de 2016, 15:46Georgetown, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Community (Caricom) urged the member countries to increase the efforts in preventing the AIDS, at the time that it called countries, institutions and individual donors to increase assistance and support. New Chief of Defense Staff of Jamaica Sworn In http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6563&SEO=new-chief-of-defense-staff-of-jamaica-sworn-in 01 de diciembre de 2016, 13:26Kingston, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) Brigadier Rocky Meade swears in today as the new Chief of Defense Staff of the Jamaica Defense Force (JDF). He succeeds Major General Antony Anderson. Mexican Farmers Express Their Sorrow at Fidel's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6553&SEO=mexican-farmers-express-their-sorrow-at-fidels-death Mexico, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) The Cardenista Farmers Union, which brings together thousands of Mexican growers, have expressed their sorrow at the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro, as well as their support for his ideas and social projects. Guatemala's Vice President Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6534&SEO=guatemalas-vice-president-pays-tribute-to-fidel-castro Guatemala, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) Vice President, Jafeth Cabrera, visited the Cuban embassy and expressed his deep sorrow over the death of the leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro. Haitian Losing Candidates Reject Results of Presidential Elections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6524&SEO=haitian-losing-candidates-reject-results-of-presidential-elections 30 de noviembre de 2016, 15:58Port-au-Prince, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The three main losers in the November 20 elections in Haiti challenged the victory granted by the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) to Jovenel Moise. Usain Bolt to Dedicate 2017 to His Fans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6521&SEO=usain-bolt-to-dedicate-2017-to-his-fans London, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican sprinter and World and Olympic Champion, Usain Bolt, will dedicate the last season of his glorious athletic career - 2017, to his fans, according to the Jamaican media. A Minute of Silence for Fidel Castro in Mexican Senate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6514&SEO=a-minute-of-silence-for-fidel-castro-in-mexican-senate 30 de noviembre de 2016, 14:05México, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The Plenary of the Mexican Senate kept silent for one minute for the demise of Fidel Castro, while homages continue today to the memory of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution. OPEC Accepts Reduction of Oil Production http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6511&SEO=opec-accepts-reduction-of-oil-production Vienna, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has agreed to cut daily crude production by 1.2 million barrels, as President Mohammed Al-Sada reported. 2016 Hurricane Season Closes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6505&SEO=2016-hurricane-season-closes Havana, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) After six very active months the 2016 hurricane season in the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean is closing, being declared the most destructive since 2012, and the deadliest since 2005. Cubans in Mexico Swear Allegiance to Fidel's Concept of Revolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6498&SEO=cubans-in-mexico-swear-allegiance-to-fidels-concept-of-revolution 30 de noviembre de 2016, 12:09Mexico, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) Diplomatic officials and collaborators of Cuban institutions in Mexico today swore allegiance to the ideas contained in the concept of Revolution of the historical leader, Fidel Castro (1926-2016). Mexico: EZLN Convened 5th National Indigenous Congress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6480&SEO=mexico-ezln-convened-5th-national-indigenous-congress 30 de noviembre de 2016, 00:16Mexico, November 30 (Prensa Latina) The National Indigenous Congress (CNI) and the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) convened today their 5th meeting, to be held from December 29th to January 1st in the Mexican state of Chiapas. Fidel, One of the Emblematic Figures of the 20th Century, Peña Nieto http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6478&SEO=fidel-one-of-the-emblematic-figures-of-the-20th-century-pena-nieto Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Fidel is one of the emblematic figures of the 20th century, said Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto today, at a posthumous tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution at Havana''s Jose Marti Revolution Square. Dominica PM Proud of Having Fidel Castro as Friend and Mentor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6479&SEO=dominica-pm-proud-of-having-fidel-castro-as-friend-and-mentor Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Fidel Castro was the undisputed leader of the Cuban Revolution, I feel privileged to call him my friend and mentor, stated Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. Fidel Built a Revolution only 90 Miles from the U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6473&SEO=fidel-built-a-revolution-only-90-miles-from-the-u.s. Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Fidel Castro produced the miracle of the first socialist Revolution of Our America and at barely 90 miles from the United States, recalled today President of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega. Daniel Ortega: Fidel Inspired the Sandinista Revolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6467&SEO=daniel-ortega-fidel-inspired-the-sandinista-revolution 29 de noviembre de 2016, 21:26Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan President, Daniel Ortega, has said on today that Fidel Castro inspired and supported the Sandinista Revolution, upon his arrival to participate in the posthumous tribute to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution. IMF Recognizes Nicaragua's Economic Progress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6463&SEO=imf-recognizes-nicaraguas-economic-progress 29 de noviembre de 2016, 17:16Managua, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recognized today the economic progress of Nicaragua in the recent ten years, starting here various meetings to assess the prospects of the country in the short and medium terms. President-Elect of Haiti Calls for Unity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6460&SEO=president-elect-of-haiti-calls-for-unity 29 de noviembre de 2016, 16:28Port-au-Prince, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) The Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) confirms today the results of the Sunday elections in Haiti. According to preliminary announcement made last night, Jovenel Moise, of the Haitian Tet Kale Party (PHTK) won the elections and already made his first statements. Mothers of Missing Migrants Travel to Oaxaca, Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6456&SEO=mothers-of-missing-migrants-travel-to-oaxaca-mexico 29 de noviembre de 2016, 15:51Mexico, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) The 12th Caravan of Mothers of Missing Central American Migrants in their journey to the United States will visit today a common grave located behind the Domingo de Ramos pantheon of Juchitan, in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. Panama: Debtors Thank Fidel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6435&SEO=panama-debtors-thank-fidel By Osvaldo Rodriguez Martinez Panama, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Young Vietnamese Ma Luu Van Khang made a long queue at the Cuban Embassy in Panama, so that together with his mother write in the book of condolences, his message to leader Fidel Castro. Local Elections in Trinidad and Tobago Develop in Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6423&SEO=local-elections-in-trinidad-and-tobago-develop-in-peace 28 de noviembre de 2016, 17:17Port of Spain, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The electoral colleges opened today in Trinidad and Tobago to elect 137 city councilors that will assume their posts in 14 municipal governments, in local elections that are currently developing without major setbacks, according to media outlets in this Caribbean country. Warning in Honduras on Potential Risk of Seismic Activity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6419&SEO=warning-in-honduras-on-potential-risk-of-seismic-activity 28 de noviembre de 2016, 16:52Tegucigalpa, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The Center for Atmospheric, Oceanographic and Seismic Studies (CENAOS) warned today about the potential risk of new earthquakes in Honduras, after the earthquake that shook the bordering area to Guatemala in recent hours. El Salvador Thanks Fidel Castro for Supporting Literacy Campaign http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6417&SEO=el-salvador-thanks-fidel-castro-for-supporting-literacy-campaign San Salvador, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Officials in charge of the National Program for Basic Literacy Teaching in El Salvador and representatives of the Movement of Solidarity with Cuba were the first to pay tribute today to Commander in Chief Fidel Castro. Jamaican Usain Bolt Against Doping http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6409&SEO=jamaican-usain-bolt-against-doping London, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Multi Olympic champion Usain Bolt requested today here 'cero tolerance with those that practice doping'. Fidel, Greatest Leader of 20th Century, Morena's Secretary Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6392&SEO=fidel-greatest-leader-of-20th-century-morenas-secretary-says By Mayra Pardillo Mexico, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Yeidckol Polevnsky, general secretary of the National Regeneration Movement has said that Fidel Castro was the greatest leader of the 20th century and up until now, the 21st century also. Mexican City of Guadalajara Hosts International Book Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6383&SEO=mexican-city-of-guadalajara-hosts-international-book-fair Mexico, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) The city of Guadalajara, capital of the Mexican state of Jalisco, hosts today the 30th edition of the International Book Fair (FIL), which will run until December 4. Mexico Communist Party's March and Vigil in Homage to Fidel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6376&SEO=mexico-communist-partys-march-and-vigil-in-homage-to-fidel Mexico, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) The Communist Party of Mexico held a march and vigil in honor of the late Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro, whose legacy, he affirmed, is still more valid than ever. Caribbean Leaders Highlight Fidel Castro's Political Stature http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6373&SEO=caribbean-leaders-highlight-fidel-castros-political-stature Bridgetown, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) Caribbean leaders agreed to highlight the political stature of the Cuban Revolution''s historic leader, Fidel Castro, in messages of condolence and tribute in which they emphasize their friendship, support and solidarity with the peoples of the area. Fidel, a Man Whose Enemy Wanted to Kill Several Times, Excelsior Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6365&SEO=fidel-a-man-whose-enemy-wanted-to-kill-several-times-excelsior-says 26 de noviembre de 2016, 17:41Mexico, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The Excelsior newspaper reported today that Fidel Castro was ''the man who the enemy wanted to kill several times'' in the desire to overthrow the Cuban Revolution. Latin American Presidents Express Sorrow over Fidel Castro's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6359&SEO=latin-american-presidents-express-sorrow-over-fidel-castros-death Havana, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Latin American presidents sent messages of condolence to Cuba today, after the death on Friday night of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Fidel Castro Was Omar Torrijos' Friend and Teacher http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6350&SEO=fidel-castro-was-omar-torrijos-friend-and-teacher Panama, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Fidel was his teacher, he was very close to him, Celia Grasnell, secretary of General Omar Torrijos, recalled during an interview with Prensa Latina, in which she highlighted the particular relationship between both statesmen. Parents of Ayotzinapa Students To Demonstrate in Mexico City http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6337&SEO=parents-of-ayotzinapa-students-to-demonstrate-in-mexico-city Mexico, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The parents of the 43 students from Ayotzinapa will demonstrate today in Mexico City, for the 26th month of the forced disappearance of the young people, said one of the spokespeople for the relatives. Hurricane Otto Leaves Dead People in Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6326&SEO=hurricane-otto-leaves-dead-people-in-costa-rica San Jose, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) The course of Hurricane Otto on Costa Rica left an undetermined number of dead and disappeared people, particularly, in the province of Guanacaste, northwest of the country, as confirmed by Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis himself. Mexican Company to Promote Health Tourism in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6324&SEO=mexican-company-to-promote-health-tourism-in-cuba Mexico, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) A contract to promote and market the treatments offered by the Cuban medical services was signed today between Multisalud, from Cuba, and the Mexican company Viajes Bojorquez. CARICOM Congratulates Suriname on 41st Anniversary of Independence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6321&SEO=caricom-congratulates-suriname-on-41st-anniversary-of-independence Georgetown, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) congratulated today the government and people of Suriname on the occasion of the 41st anniversary of the independence of that Caribbean country. 7.2 Earthquake in El Salvador Causes Dozens of Aftershocks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6320&SEO=7.2-earthquake-in-el-salvador-causes-dozens-of-aftershocks 25 de noviembre de 2016, 15:08San Salvador, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) At least 10 perceptible aftershocks were generated by the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that shook El Salvador yesterday. The earthquake was felt as well in Guatemala and Nicaragua. Mexican Unions Say Poverty Growing Among Farmers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6313&SEO=mexican-unions-say-poverty-growing-among-farmers 25 de noviembre de 2016, 11:48Mexico, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Living conditions for Mexican farmers are worsening due to the ''politics of privilege'', the prevailing economic model and free trade agreements, according to the General Secretary of the General Workers Union, Farmers and Popular, Luis Gomez. Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez Concludes Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6296&SEO=honduran-president-juan-orlando-hernandez-concludes-visit-to-cuba Havana, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Honduran President, Juan Orlando Hernandez, is today concluding an official visit to Cuba, where he shared with his peer, Raul Castro, the need to deepen bilateral ties between the two nations. Number of Latin American Girls Getting Married at Early Ages Raises http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6292&SEO=number-of-latin-american-girls-getting-married-at-early-ages-raises 25 de noviembre de 2016, 00:16Panama, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) International Plan for Latin America and the Caribbean expressed today its concern about the high rates of marriages at early ages reported on a daily basis from the different regional countries. Strong 7.2-Degree Earthquake Shakes El Salvador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6289&SEO=strong-7.2-degree-earthquake-shakes-el-salvador 24 de noviembre de 2016, 17:26San Salvador, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) A strong earthquake of 7.2 degrees on the Richter scale shook today El Salvador, with no fatalities or damages reported so far. More than 200 Kilograms of Cocaine Seized in Mexican Colima http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6282&SEO=more-than-200-kilograms-of-cocaine-seized-in-mexican-colima 24 de noviembre de 2016, 16:41Mexico, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Mexican Navy confiscated, in the state of Colima, five suitcases containing 190 packages of cocaine, with a total weight of 214 kilograms, the Secretariat of the Navy confirmed today. Mexican Government Prepares Law on Legitimate Use of Force http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6278&SEO=mexican-government-prepares-law-on-legitimate-use-of-force Mexico, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican government is preparing a law on legitimate use of force, according to sources from the security cabinet. Jamaica: Cruiser Tourism Growing http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6274&SEO=jamaica-cruiser-tourism-growing 24 de noviembre de 2016, 14:58Kingston, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) More than 1.223 million cruiser tourists visited Jamaica from January to September this year, which means an increase of 9.6 percent compared to the similar period of 2015, reported today industry sources. Hurricane Otto Leaves Affectations in Panamamian Agriculture http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6273&SEO=hurricane-otto-leaves-affectations-in-panamamian-agriculture 24 de noviembre de 2016, 14:55Panama, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Potato and onions, two of the mostly eaten products by Panamanians, might be in danger, because of the effects of Hurricane Otto in the Panamanian western province of Chiriqui, one of the main agricultural provinces in Panama. Grenadians Vote Today in Constitutional Reform Referendum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6270&SEO=grenadians-vote-today-in-constitutional-reform-referendum 24 de noviembre de 2016, 13:23St. George, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Grenadians vote today in a national referendum on constitutional reform. Seven Bills have been put before the electorate: Melia Cayo Coco Hotel, Awarded for its Quality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6259&SEO=melia-cayo-coco-hotel-awarded-for-its-quality 24 de noviembre de 2016, 12:09Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Melia Cayo Coco Hotel, located in the Cuban Jardines del Rey tourist destination, has received this years'' high-quality status. Hurricane Otto Approaches Nicaragua http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6253&SEO=hurricane-otto-approaches-nicaragua Managua, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Otto, a category-one hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, is approaching the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua with sustained winds of 140 kilometers per hour. Placido Domingo to Perform in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6252&SEO=placido-domingo-to-perform-in-cuba Havana, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Famous Spanish tenor, Placido Domingo, is in Cuba today to prepare for the unique concert to be held on November 26th at the Alicia Alonso Gran Teatro in Havana. President of the Republic of Honduras Visits Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6244&SEO=president-of-the-republic-of-honduras-visits-cuba Havana, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Juan Orlando Hernandez, President of the Republic of Honduras, will begin an official visit to Cuba today, to assess with his peer, Raul Castro, the current state of bilateral ties. Noise, Second Environmental Crime in Mexico City http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6235&SEO=noise-second-environmental-crime-in-mexico-city 23 de noviembre de 2016, 17:54Mexico City, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Noise is the second environmental crime with highest amount of reports to the Environmental and Territorial Planning Department of Mexico City for 13 years, said today the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana (UAM). Nicaragua Describes as Unfounded the Territorial Claim of Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6226&SEO=nicaragua-describes-as-unfounded-the-territorial-claim-of-costa-rica 23 de noviembre de 2016, 16:47Managua, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) The Nicaraguan government described the territorial claims of Costa Rica as unfounded due to the sandbar that separates the Harbor Head Lagoon in the Caribbean Sea, the presidency announced today. CARICOM Observers Satisfied with Elections in Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6213&SEO=caricom-observers-satisfied-with-elections-in-haiti Georgetown, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Observers sent by the Caribbean Community (Caricom) to monitor Sunday''s general elections in Haiti today expressed their satisfaction for the smooth development of that political process. Hurricane Otto Hits Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6192&SEO=hurricane-otto-hits-costa-rica 23 de noviembre de 2016, 09:21San José, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rica today began to feel the increase in the influence of Hurricane Otto, which according to forecasts will hit the nation in the afternoon in a point near the border with Nicaragua. Free Trade Agreement with U.S. does not Favor Mexico, Lawmaker Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6191&SEO=free-trade-agreement-with-u.s.-does-not-favor-mexico-lawmaker-says Mexico, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) The North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), signed by the United States, Canada and Mexico, does not favor the latter at all, a Mexican lawmaker said. Three Cuban Beach Volley Duettos to NORCECA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6189&SEO=three-cuban-beach-volley-duettos-to-norceca Havana, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Three Cuban duettos will travel to Trinidad & Tobago for the Grand Final of the Norceca Circuit of Beach Volleyball from November 25 to 27, to close the beach volley competitions this year. US Deportations to Increase Unemployment Rate in Trinidad and Tobago http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6187&SEO=us-deportations-to-increase-unemployment-rate-in-trinidad-and-tobago 23 de noviembre de 2016, 00:16Port of Spain, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Unemployment in Trinidad and Tobago will rise to 6.4 percent if US President-elect Donald Trump complies with his promise to deport millions of undocumented workers, according to the Central Statistical Office. Panama Returned More than 3,000 Foreigners in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6182&SEO=panama-returned-more-than-3000-foreigners-in-2016 Panama, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The Panamanian National Migration Service (SNM) has returned more than 3,800 foreigners with criminal records to their original countries so far this year, a source from the service asserted today. Mexico to Seek Bilateral Agreements if Transpacific Treaty Breaks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6180&SEO=mexico-to-seek-bilateral-agreements-if-transpacific-treaty-breaks Mexico, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Mexico will seek bilateral agreements to strengthen ties with the Asia-Pacific region if the Trans-Pacific Economic Cooperation Treaty (TTP) fails, the government warned today. Puerto Rico: Fight for Releasing Oscar Lopez to be Strengthened http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6179&SEO=puerto-rico-fight-for-releasing-oscar-lopez-to-be-strengthened Havana, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The law team in charge of the case of pro-independence Puerto Rican fighter Oscar Lopez, imprisoned unfairly in the United States, will strengthen the fight for his release, said today here lawyer Jose Juan Nazario. Cuba-Honduras First Round of Talks on Immigration Concludes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6172&SEO=cuba-honduras-first-round-of-talks-on-immigration-concludes 22 de noviembre de 2016, 15:53Havana, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Honduras concluded today here the first Round of Talks on Immigration, in which they assessed the population flow between the two countries. Largest Cruiser in the World Arrives in Falmouth, Jamaica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6169&SEO=largest-cruiser-in-the-world-arrives-in-falmouth-jamaica 22 de noviembre de 2016, 15:35Kingston, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The largest cruiser in the world, Harmony of the Seas, arrived today in Falmouth, Jamaica, a port where another of these floating hotels is and the number of tourists on both ships reaches 11,000, said authorities in that small locality. Low Participation of Voters in Haitian Elections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6165&SEO=low-participation-of-voters-in-haitian-elections Port-au-Prince, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The Citizen Observatory for Instututionalization of Democracy in Haiti (OCIDE) assured Tuesday that only 23 percent of the voters in this Caribbean island, went to the ballot boxes to exercise their right to vote last Sunday. Costa Rica on Alert for Tropical Storm http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6157&SEO=costa-rica-on-alert-for-tropical-storm 22 de noviembre de 2016, 12:22San Jose, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rica has been in tension today in front of teh advance of tropical storm Otto and the possibility that it will reach Costa Rica or neighboring Nicaragua with hurricane force in the next 48 hours. Mexico Responds to Trumps' Threat to Leave TTP http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6155&SEO=mexico-responds-to-trumps-threat-to-leave-ttp Mexico, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Mexico has responded to US President-elect Donald Trump''s announcement that he will be leaving the Trans-Pacific Association Agreement (TTP). Negotiations at ECLAC on Environmental Agreement in the Region http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6152&SEO=negotiations-at-eclac-on-environmental-agreement-in-the-region Santiago, Chile, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Delegates from 22 Latin American and Caribbean countries under the umbrella of ECLAC are negotiating a regional agreement this week to ensure access to information, participation and environmental justice. Panama Canal and Ports Decline in Economic Results http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6130&SEO=panama-canal-and-ports-decline-in-economic-results 22 de noviembre de 2016, 00:05Panama, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) From January to September 2016, the income from ships that crossed thed Panama Canal and the movement of cargos in ports of the country dropped, according to the report of the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC) published here. Caricom Evaluates Actions to Fight Delinquency http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6129&SEO=caricom-evaluates-actions-to-fight-delinquency 21 de noviembre de 2016, 17:41Goergetown, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Irwin LaRocque, secretary general of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) called the countries of the region to work urgently and united to fight delinquency and guarantee security. Costa Rica: More than 400 People Arrested over Drug Trafficking http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6128&SEO=costa-rica-more-than-400-people-arrested-over-drug-trafficking 21 de noviembre de 2016, 17:31San Jose, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) More than 400 people, including 104 foreign people, have been arrested by Costa Rican authorities so far this year for alleged links to local and international drug trafficking, the Ministry of Public Security said. Violence Increases in Honduran Northern Area http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6122&SEO=violence-increases-in-honduran-northern-area 21 de noviembre de 2016, 16:48Tegucigalpa, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Far from decreasing, violence in Hunduras is escalating every day, as it was proven today by the burning of public-transportation buses in the northern area in this country. A Hundred of Central Americans Rescued in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6116&SEO=a-hundred-of-central-americans-rescued-in-mexico 21 de noviembre de 2016, 16:17Mexico, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Federal Police rescued 111 Central Americans in the State of Mexico and detained two individuals for their probable responsibility in the traffic of people, media reports today. Nicaraguan Government Issues Green Alert over Tropical Storm http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6112&SEO=nicaraguan-government-issues-green-alert-over-tropical-storm 21 de noviembre de 2016, 15:21Managua, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The Nicaraguan government issued today a green alert over the possible effects that the tropical storm number 16 could cause to the populations in the lowlands of the Caribbean coast, southeast of the country. Items Worn by Maria Felix and El Indio Fernandez Exhibited in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6108&SEO=items-worn-by-maria-felix-and-el-indio-fernandez-exhibited-in-mexico Mexico, Nov. 21 (Prensa Latina) Four original items used in movies 100 years ago by Mexican actors such as Maria Felix and Emilio ''El Indio'' Fernandez, are now part of the exhibition ''El rebozo de Tenancingo'' (Tenacingo''s Shawl''), in the state of Chiapas. Haiti: Await for Preliminary Electoral Results and Opening Schools http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6104&SEO=haiti-await-for-preliminary-electoral-results-and-opening-schools Port-au-Prince, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian electoral authorities are still counting the votes for the final results of the preliminary elections Sunday, while the Haitian population is awaiting. Rainfall Continues in Southern Costa Rica due to Tropical Depression http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6100&SEO=rainfall-continues-in-southern-costa-rica-due-to-tropical-depression 21 de noviembre de 2016, 11:23San Jose, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican authorities today increased preventive measures to face the abundant rainfall that has affected the south of the country for several days, due to a low pressure system which now turned into a tropical depression, the sixteenth of the current hurricane season. Haiti Goes to Polls to Elect President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6065&SEO=haiti-goes-to-polls-to-elect-president 20 de noviembre de 2016, 12:29Port-Au-Prince, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Haitian voters began voting today after the opening of the main polling stations at 06:00 hrs. local time, although it was reported that in some centers the vote was delayed. Haiti Goes to Polls to Elect President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6066&SEO=haiti-goes-to-polls-to-elect-president 20 de noviembre de 2016, 12:29Port-Au-Prince, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Haitian voters began voting today after the opening of the main polling stations at 06:00 hrs. local time, although it was reported that in some centers the vote was delayed. Haiti Gets Ready for Elections Sunday http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6050&SEO=haiti-gets-ready-for-elections-sunday Port-au-Prince, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Haiti began this Sunday its first election round, to elect a president, 16 senators and 25 deputies, to complete the Parliament. CARICOM Council Representatives Want to Expand Caribbean Trade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6028&SEO=caricom-council-representatives-want-to-expand-caribbean-trade 18 de noviembre de 2016, 15:28Georgetown, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Council for Economic and Commercial Developent advocated Friday for the strengthening of the links between the member countries, to achieve a greater regional trade, in a forum in Guyana. Humanism in Work of Cuban Hisotrian Eusebio Leal Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6027&SEO=humanism-in-work-of-cuban-hisotrian-eusebio-leal-highlighted Havana, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The huge work of Eusebio Leal in order to investigate and restore all possible things about the Cuban capital, Havana, is centered on human beings, assured here Adolfo Rubio, president of the Mexican Congress for World Patrimony Friday. FIFA Gianni Infantino Suggests 32 Team Club World Cup in 2019 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6020&SEO=fifa-gianni-infantino-suggests-32-team-club-world-cup-in-2019 Barn, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) FIFA President Gianni Infantino says the Club World Cup could expand to a 32-team tournament played in June. Cuban Duo Gente de Zona Wins Latin Grammy Again http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6013&SEO=cuban-duo-gente-de-zona-wins-latin-grammy-again Havana, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Fans of the Cuban duo Gente de Zona today celebrated the win of a Latin Grammy award for the album Visualizate, the fourth award they have received in recent years. Bolt Increases Lead in Vote for Best Latin American Athlete http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6012&SEO=bolt-increases-lead-in-vote-for-best-latin-american-athlete Havana, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Usain Bolt has increased his lead in Prensa Latina''s competition to elect the best athlete of the year. Poor Air Quality Registered in the Valley of Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6007&SEO=poor-air-quality-registered-in-the-valley-of-mexico 18 de noviembre de 2016, 12:20Mexico, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Despite the rain over the last few days, the air quality in the valley of Mexico was described today as poor by the Atmospheric Monitoring System (SIMAT). Jamaica to Adopt WHO's Guidelines on HIV http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6006&SEO=jamaica-to-adopt-whos-guidelines-on-hiv 18 de noviembre de 2016, 12:18Kingston, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The Jamaican Ministry of Health will adopt two key guidelines from the WHO in relation to its national program of care for people with HIV/AIDS, starting in January 2017, according to the Daily Observer. Haitians Test their Electoral Machinery http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6001&SEO=haitians-test-their-electoral-machinery Port of Prince, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Haitians are carrying out an exercise that will test the electoral machinery they will put into action in Sunday''s elections. Union Urges for Unity to Prevent Economic Collapse in Puerto Rico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5984&SEO=union-urges-for-unity-to-prevent-economic-collapse-in-puerto-rico 17 de noviembre de 2016, 16:38San Juan, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Due to the possibility that the government runs out of money, the United Public Servants (SPU) urged today for political and social unity in order to prevent Puerto Rico''s economic collapse. Dominican Patriot Máximo Gómez Example Highlighted in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5981&SEO=dominican-patriot-maximo-gomez-example-highlighted-in-cuba 17 de noviembre de 2016, 15:52Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) As a writer, essayist, poet, playwright, but above all as a fierce independence warrior and radical revolutionary for his time Máximo Gómez was remembered here today, a prominent figure in the history of Dominican Republic and Cuba. Saudi Arabia Urges OPEC to Reduce Oil Production http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5977&SEO=saudi-arabia-urges-opec-to-reduce-oil-production 17 de noviembre de 2016, 15:11Riad, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia''s Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih stated today that that OPEC should cut oil output to 32.5 million barrels per day (bpd), the lower end of a range agreed in Algeria to balance the market Venezuelan Sends Petrohouses for Victims of Hurricane in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5961&SEO=venezuelan-sends-petrohouses-for-victims-of-hurricane-in-cuba Maisi, Cuba, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The construction of a Petrohouse neighborhood, donated by Venezuela, for the victims of Hurricane Matthew has started today in Punta de Maisi, Cuba''s easternmost tip. Cuba-Danzon Festival Begins http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5960&SEO=cuba-danzon-festival-begins Matanzas, Cuba, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) With a show by the Danza Espiral company, the Cuba-Danzon Festival Matanzas 2016 has begun today, dedicated to the genre that emerged 137 years ago and is considered as the Cuban national dance. Mexico must Prepare for Deportations from the United States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5959&SEO=mexico-must-prepare-for-deportations-from-the-united-states Mexico, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Mexico must be prepared today for the worst case scenario of a possible mass return of Mexicans from the United States, said Luis González, president of the National Commission on Human Rights (CNDH, in Spanish). Mexican Appointed by US Episcopal Conference http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5957&SEO=mexican-appointed-by-us-episcopal-conference 17 de noviembre de 2016, 12:35Mexico, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) A week after the election of Donald Trump as President-elect of the United States, the Mexican press today celebrates the appointment of a Mexican by birth as Vice-president of the Episcopal Conference in the USA. UNICEF: Six out of every 10 Mexican Children Experience Violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5954&SEO=unicef-six-out-of-every-10-mexican-children-experience-violence 17 de noviembre de 2016, 11:37Mexico, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Six out of 10 children between the ages of one and 14 years of age experience some form of violent discipline in their homes, the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) in Mexico has warned. UN Expressed Sadness for Poor Response in Aid to Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5924&SEO=un-expressed-sadness-for-poor-response-in-aid-to-haiti 16 de noviembre de 2016, 17:15United Nations, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The head of Operations of the United Nations Humanitarian Affairs Office, John Ging, has expressed his sadness for the fact that only 40 percent of the 120 million dollars requested to help Haiti after the country was devastated by Hurricane Mathew, is available. IEA: COP21 Emissions Targets Insufficient to Curb Global Warming http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5923&SEO=iea-cop21-emissions-targets-insufficient-to-curb-global-warming 16 de noviembre de 2016, 17:04London, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The International Energy Agency (IEA) reported today that the Greenhouse gas emission targets set by last year''s Paris Agreement on climate change are insufficient to meet the declared goal of keeping global temperature rises to below 2 degrees Celsius. World AIDS Day in Cuba Focuses on Prevention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5920&SEO=world-aids-day-in-cuba-focuses-on-prevention Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will be running an extensive activity program as part of World AIDS Day on December 1st, which is focused on prevention, the organizers announced today. Venezuela Contributes to the Restoration of Cuban Heritage in Baracoa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5919&SEO=venezuela-contributes-to-the-restoration-of-cuban-heritage-in-baracoa 16 de noviembre de 2016, 16:50Baracoa, Cuba, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The eastern Cuban city of Baracoa, one of the most affected after Hurricane Matthew, is restoring its distinct architecture, thanks to the contribution of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Costa Rican Solidarity Groups Welcome Cuba Bastion 2016 Exercise http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5916&SEO=costa-rican-solidarity-groups-welcome-cuba-bastion-2016-exercise 16 de noviembre de 2016, 16:06San Jose, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Two Costa Rican solidarity groups today saluted Cuba for carrying out the Strategic Exercise Bastion 2016, which they deem as necessary practice for the defense of the country. Caribbean Trade Ministers to Discuss Regional Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5912&SEO=caribbean-trade-ministers-to-discuss-regional-development 16 de noviembre de 2016, 15:36Georgetown, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Community Ministers of Trade (CARICOM) will meet on Thursday and Friday in Georgetown to discuss issues related to regional development. Debate on Devaluation Continues in Trinidad & Tobago http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5907&SEO=debate-on-devaluation-continues-in-trinidad-tobago Port Spain, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Trinidad & Tobago, is debating whether or not to accept the findings of a new study by the Inter American Development Bank (IADB), which says that devaluing the national currency would stimulate the weak economy, which has suffered a lot of ups and downs. Panama Calls for an Integrated Regional Response to Migration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5906&SEO=panama-calls-for-an-integrated-regional-response-to-migration 16 de noviembre de 2016, 14:41Tegucigalpa, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The government of Panama has proposed that the region join forces to take care of the immigration problem on the continent. Mexico Takes Steps to Defend its Citizens in the U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5898&SEO=mexico-takes-steps-to-defend-its-citizens-in-the-u.s. 16 de noviembre de 2016, 12:16Mexico, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican government, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE, in Spanish), announced today a series of measures to defend the rights of its fellow citizens in the United States to avoid abuse against them. U.S. Nobel Prizewinner Stiglitz Publishes Report on Panama Papers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5890&SEO=u.s.-nobel-prizewinner-stiglitz-publishes-report-on-panama-papers 16 de noviembre de 2016, 11:18Panama, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) U.S. Nobel Prizewinner Joseph Stiglitz and Swiss anticorruption expert Mark Pieth went ahead of their Panamanian colleagues and published their report on the Panama Papers, whose content is being analyzed here today. Caravan of Migrants' Mothers Look for Missing People in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5882&SEO=caravan-of-migrants-mothers-look-for-missing-people-in-mexico Mexico, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Members of the 12th Caravan of Mothers of Disappeared Migrants today investigate in Mexico the whereabouts of their children, with whom they lost contact on their way to the United States. Central America, South Korea Conclude FTA Negotiations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5880&SEO=central-america-south-korea-conclude-fta-negotiations Managua, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Central America and South Korea will end negotiations in Managua today for the signing of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which is expected to enter into effect next year. Mexico to Launch Tender for Exploitation of Hydrocarbons http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5865&SEO=mexico-to-launch-tender-for-exploitation-of-hydrocarbons 16 de noviembre de 2016, 00:04Mexico, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary of Energy of Mexico, Pedro Joaquin Coldwell, called on national and foreign businessmen to participate in the 3rd tender of the so-called Round Two soon, which covers 14 areas for exploration and extraction of hydrocarbons, was announced today. Marijuana Hidden in False Avocados Found in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5863&SEO=marijuana-hidden-in-false-avocados-found-in-mexico 15 de noviembre de 2016, 17:12Mexico, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) During a search carried out at a grocery store in the Mexican state of Jalisco, personnel of the Attorney General''s Office seized more than 100 kilograms of marijuana, hidden inside synthetic objects that were fake avocados. Climate Change Summit, a Questioned Reality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5835&SEO=climate-change-summit-a-questioned-reality Marrakech, Morocco, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Summit on Climate Change (COP22) is a reality with participation of more than 60 heads of State and Government and the general will to boost the Paris Agreement, but with many questions. West Decline Has Begun Says Ignacio Ramonet http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5830&SEO=west-decline-has-begun-says-ignacio-ramonet Panama, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The decline of the West has began and is shown in the campaign slogan of President-elect Donald Trump, ''Making the United States Great Again'', the French political scientist Ignacio Ramonet, who is visiting Panama, said today. Mexico Fears Massive Deportation of its Migrants from the US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5829&SEO=mexico-fears-massive-deportation-of-its-migrants-from-the-us Mexico, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Mexico has begun seriously contemplating the possibility that millions of its migrants may be deported back from the United States. Alicia Alonso Honored in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5828&SEO=alicia-alonso-honored-in-mexico 15 de noviembre de 2016, 12:01Havana, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuban prima ballerina assoluta, Alicia Alonso, who received a long, standing ovation during a homage gala held in southeastern Mexico has returned to Havana today. Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador to Face Crime Together http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5823&SEO=honduras-guatemala-and-el-salvador-to-face-crime-together 15 de noviembre de 2016, 11:25San Salvador, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Salvadoran President Salvador Sánchez Cerén; Honduran, Juan Orlando Hernández, and Guatemalan, Jimmy Morales, will today present the Trinational Anti-Crime Task Force, a newly created regional entity. Cuban Doctors Working in Guatemala Continue their Training http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5816&SEO=cuban-doctors-working-in-guatemala-continue-their-training By Isabel Soto Mayedo Guatemala, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The members of the Cuban Medical Brigade (BMC) in Guatemala have been working for the health of this people, without neglecting their scientific training, to provide a more effective collaboration to those who require their services. Guatemalan President Urges Migrants in US to Keep Calm http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5815&SEO=guatemalan-president-urges-migrants-in-us-to-keep-calm Guatemala, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales has urged Guatemalan migrants in the United States to keep calm, in light of the possible resumption of raids and deportations. Millions of Tons of Food are Wasted in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5806&SEO=millions-of-tons-of-food-are-wasted-in-mexico 15 de noviembre de 2016, 00:02Mexico, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) In Mexico 37 percent of food production, the equivalant of 10,341,000 tonnes, is lost every year. 53rd Edition of the Prensa Latina Sports Poll Starts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5792&SEO=53rd-edition-of-the-prensa-latina-sports-poll-starts Havana, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The 53rd edition of the sports poll of Cuban news agency Prensa Latina Starts Monday, to at the end, award the perfor5mances by the best athletes of Latin America and the Caribbean in 2016. Jamaica to Improve Port Facilities for Receiving Cruise Ships http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5788&SEO=jamaica-to-improve-port-facilities-for-receiving-cruise-ships 14 de noviembre de 2016, 14:01Kingston, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Jamaica is promoting a plan to improve the port facilities and the main cities that receive cruise ships with the objective of attracting more tourist activity of this type, the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) reported today. President; Stability in Haiti May Curb Migration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5781&SEO=president-stability-in-haiti-may-curb-migration Santo Domingo, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Haiti''s political stability may curb excessive migration from the country, according to the interim president of this nation, Jocelerme Privert. Cigar Lovers Attend Event in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5780&SEO=cigar-lovers-attend-event-in-cuba 14 de noviembre de 2016, 12:28Havana, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) An international meeting of Partagas cigar lovers begins in Havana today, confirming the strengthened position of Cuba''s Premium cigars in the world market. Japan Admits Difficult Future for Transpacific Treaty http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5778&SEO=japan-admits-difficult-future-for-transpacific-treaty 14 de noviembre de 2016, 12:25Tokyo, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe admitted today that the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) faces a difficult future after the recent presidential elections in the United States. Puerto Rico: Request for Freedom of Political Prisoner Intensifies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5773&SEO=puerto-rico-request-for-freedom-of-political-prisoner-intensifies San Juan, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Requests for the release of Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar López Rivera have intensified today after the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States. Russia and Celac Address Bilateral Cooperation in Sochi http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5769&SEO=russia-and-celac-address-bilateral-cooperation-in-sochi Moscow, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov is holding talks today in Sochi with the enlarged quartet of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). Mexico Prepared for Economic Challenges, assures the Government http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5768&SEO=mexico-prepared-for-economic-challenges-assures-the-government 14 de noviembre de 2016, 10:26Mexico, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican government announced the country is prepared to face the high financial volatility affecting the peso and also the sequels of the victory of Donald Trump in U.S. presidential elections. Mexico: 43 Ayotzinapa Students Searched in Clandestine Graves http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5756&SEO=mexico-43-ayotzinapa-students-searched-in-clandestine-graves 13 de noviembre de 2016, 17:23Mexico, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) The search for the 43 Ayotzinapa Normal School students focuses today on the location and analysis of illegal graves, using high technologies to detect irregularities on the ground in Iguala, Guerreo and its surroundings. Cuban Residents in Costa Rican Condemn U.S. Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5755&SEO=cuban-residents-in-costa-rican-condemn-u.s.-blockade San Jose, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban residents in Costa Rica on Sunday repeated their demand for the elimination of the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade on Cuba and the return of the naval base in Guantanamo, which is illegally occupied by the United States. Riots in Mexican City due to Kidnapping of Priest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5744&SEO=riots-in-mexican-city-due-to-kidnapping-of-priest Mexico, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) Tension persists in the city of Catemaco, in the Mexican state of Veracruz, where protests and riots have been staged due to the kidnapping of the priest of the local church, Jose Luis Sanchez. Havana Contemporary Music Festival Starts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5726&SEO=havana-contemporary-music-festival-starts 12 de noviembre de 2016, 10:42Havana, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) The Havana Festival of Contemporary Music starts today in its 29th edition consolidated as a window of other world productions and showcase to show what has been done in Cuba, according to its president, Guido López-Gavilán. Cuba Gets Ready for World Day of Diabetes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5711&SEO=cuba-gets-ready-for-world-day-of-diabetes Havana, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) With the completion of walks and educational festivals nationwide, Cuba held this Monday the World Diabetes Day, today reported Ileidis Iglesias, Director of the National Institute of Endocrinology. Helicopter Crashed on Managua Neighborhood, No Casualties Reported http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5702&SEO=helicopter-crashed-on-managua-neighborhood-no-casualties-reported 11 de noviembre de 2016, 16:35Managua, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) A helicopter crashed today in the neighborhood call Naciones Unidas, on the outskirts of Managua, but no casualties were reported. Cuban Alicia Alonso Honored in Veracruz, Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5699&SEO=cuban-alicia-alonso-honored-in-veracruz-mexico Mexico, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The Director of the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), and icon of the world ballet, Alicia Alonso, today received the key of the city from the Town Hall of Boca Rio, in the Eastern Mexican State of Veracruz. Cuban City of Cienfuegos Promotes Cruise Tourism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5697&SEO=cuban-city-of-cienfuegos-promotes-cruise-tourism 11 de noviembre de 2016, 15:57Cienfuegos, Cuba Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The cruise season for this port on the southern coast of Cuba, which traditionally ends in April, will last until the end of December. Mexico City, Venue of Exhibit Francisco Goya, Unique and Everlasting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5695&SEO=mexico-city-venue-of-exhibit-francisco-goya-unique-and-everlasting Mexico, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The exhibition Francisco Goya, Unique and Everlasting'' is currently open from today until March 20, 2017 in Mexico City, the Mexican Culture Department reported. Can-Am Baseball Teams More Interested in Cuban Players http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5693&SEO=can-am-baseball-teams-more-interested-in-cuban-players 11 de noviembre de 2016, 15:26Havana, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Representatives from Canadian baseball teams participating in the Can-Am Independent Baseball League are now requesting a bigger presence of Cuban players for the next season, as it was reported in this capital today. The South Centre and FAO Step Up Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5692&SEO=the-south-centre-and-fao-step-up-cooperation 11 de noviembre de 2016, 15:01Marrakech, Marruecos, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) FAO is joining forces with the South Centre, an intergovernmental organization of developing countries, to help the countries of the Global South eliminate hunger and malnutrition, reduce poverty, address climate change and achieve sustainable rural development under the umbrella of South-South cooperation. Bolivia to Denounce Almagro's Interventionist Stance Before OAS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5691&SEO=bolivia-to-denounce-almagros-interventionist-stance-before-oas La Paz, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), Diego Pary, said today that his government will denounce the organization''s secretary general, Diego Almagro, due to his intervention in internal affairs. Costa Rican President Stresses Progress in Relations with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5680&SEO=costa-rican-president-stresses-progress-in-relations-with-cuba San Jose, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican President, Luis Guillermo Solis, has welcomed Cuban ambassador, Danilo Sanchez, to Costa Rica to discuss the progress of the agreements signed one year ago between the two countries during a visit by the Costa Rican president to Havana. CELAC Reaffirms Commitment to Family Agriculture Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5677&SEO=celac-reaffirms-commitment-to-family-agriculture-development San Salvador, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The Third Ministerial Meeting on Family Agriculture and Rural Development of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) concludes today after discussions on the eradication of poverty. Costa Rica Launches Anti-Trafficking Campaign http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5662&SEO=costa-rica-launches-anti-trafficking-campaign 11 de noviembre de 2016, 09:12San José, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican authorities have confirmed today 147 cases of domestic and foreign trafficking victims in the last five years, including minors. Russia and CELAC to Analyze Cooperation and Trump's Victory http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5654&SEO=russia-and-celac-to-analyze-cooperation-and-trumps-victory Moscow, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and Russia will analyze on November 14-15, in Sochi, bilateral cooperation and the electoral victory achieved by multimillionaire businessman Donald Trump, the Foreign Ministry said today. Jamaican Gov't Reiterates Willingness to Fight Human Trafficking http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5651&SEO=jamaican-govt-reiterates-willingness-to-fight-human-trafficking Kingston, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Despite advances in combating trafficking in persons in Jamaica, minister of Justice in this country Delroy Chuck reiterated the government''s willingness to strengthen the fight against this social scourge. US Virgin Islands Enthusiastic About Chinese Tourism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5647&SEO=us-virgin-islands-enthusiastic-about-chinese-tourism 10 de noviembre de 2016, 16:11Kingston, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The recent visit by US Virgin Islands'' Tourism Commissioner Nicholson Doty to Chengdu and Beijing to attract Chinese visitors has generated enthusiasm in this Caribbean destination, the news website Caribbean360 published today. Caribbean Urged to Promote Creative Tourism in the Region http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5640&SEO=caribbean-urged-to-promote-creative-tourism-in-the-region 10 de noviembre de 2016, 14:56Bridgetown, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) urged today for boosting an industry that benefits education, employment, health and other important sectors in order to improve the quality of life. Independence Movement Detracts from Force Puerto Rico Annexation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5628&SEO=independence-movement-detracts-from-force-puerto-rico-annexation 10 de noviembre de 2016, 12:48San Juan, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The leadership of the Hostosiano National Independence Movement (MINH) has now reduced force to annexation, despite the victory won on Tuesday in the general elections of Puerto Rico, where it controls the government and the National Assembly. Destabilization Moves Against El Salvadoran Government Rejected http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5626&SEO=destabilization-moves-against-el-salvadoran-government-rejected 10 de noviembre de 2016, 12:44San Salvador, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) El Salvadoran social and trade union organizations have today demand the cessation of the destabilization measures promoted by the right-wing party, Alianza Republicana Nacionalista (Arena), the Constitutional Hall and economic power groups against the government. Mexico Losses Millions Due to Weather Changes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5615&SEO=mexico-losses-millions-due-to-weather-changes 10 de noviembre de 2016, 11:08Mexico, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Mexico has spent more than 24 billion pesos (about $1.3 billion USD) per year to combat weather changes due to climate change and the figure is increasing. Climate Change Follows Negative Trend http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5594&SEO=climate-change-follows-negative-trend 09 de noviembre de 2016, 16:55Por Fausto TrianaSantiago, Chile, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) While political earthquakes keep many countries of the world on tenterhooks, climate change follows its negative trend, sounding alarms again. Usain Bolt,Elaine Thompson Among IAAF Athlete of the Year Finalists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5592&SEO=usain-boltelaine-thompson-among-iaaf-athlete-of-the-year-finalists 09 de noviembre de 2016, 16:45Kingston,Nov 9 (Prensa Latina)Jamaican Usain Bolt and Elaine Thompson both made the shortlists for the IAAF''s World Athlete of the Year awards today after cleaning up the sprint golds at the Rio Olympics according to Caribbean 360 web site. Dismantled Important Drug-Trafficker Network in Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5585&SEO=dismantled-important-drug-trafficker-network-in-costa-rica 09 de noviembre de 2016, 15:54San José, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican authorities announced today the dismantling of an important drug trafficking structure with the seizure of 1.7 million USD and more than three tons of cocaine as well as the arrest of 24 people. Caribbean to Discuss Sustainable Energy Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5581&SEO=caribbean-to-discuss-sustainable-energy-development 09 de noviembre de 2016, 15:31Bridgetown, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Politicians, Caribbean Ministers of Energy and experts will meet in Bridgetown, Barbados, from tomorrow in order to discuss possible ways to promote sustainable energy development in the region. El Salvador: CELAC Countries Analyze Progress Made in Family Farming http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5578&SEO=el-salvador-celac-countries-analyze-progress-made-in-family-farming San Salvador, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) The 3rd CELAC Ministerial Meeting on Family Farming began today in the capital of El Salvador in order to analyze the progress made in the fight against hunger. Diverse Latin American Gov´ts Response to USA Elections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5572&SEO=diverse-latin-american-govats-response-to-usa-elections 09 de noviembre de 2016, 13:22Havana, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Diverse has been the response of Latin American governments to the U.S. President elect, Donald Trump, from succinct to effusive messages. Bolt Again Among Finalists to IAAF Athlete of the Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5568&SEO=bolt-again-among-finalists-to-iaaf-athlete-of-the-year Monte-Carlo, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt appears today again among the three finalists in the men''s category Athlete of the Year of the International Athletics Federation (IAAF). With this nomination, Bolt could arrive at his sixth recognition of this type, after the received in the years 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013, and surpass the American Ashton Eaton, deserving last year of that distinction. Trump-Mexico: War on Several Fronts, Says Analyst http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5554&SEO=trump-mexico-war-on-several-fronts-says-analyst 09 de noviembre de 2016, 09:12Mexico, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Mexico is expecting a non-military war on several fronts, warned Mexican intellectual Enrique Krauze today in commenting on Donald Trump''s victory in the United States presidential election. Trinidad and Tobago Records Worst Unemployment Rate in Four Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5548&SEO=trinidad-and-tobago-records-worst-unemployment-rate-in-four-years 09 de noviembre de 2016, 00:06Port-of-Spain, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Trinidad and Tobago has recorded the worst unemployment rate in four years, with women being the most affected because they often lose their jobs, the Cental Statistical Office reported. Mexico: Ship Detained in Area of Endangered Species http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5543&SEO=mexico-ship-detained-in-area-of-endangered-species 08 de noviembre de 2016, 16:53Mexico, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) A ship was detained for illegal fishing in an area destined for the conservation of the vaquita (porpoise) and the totoaba fish, which are endangered species, the Naval Secretariat of Mexico (Semar) reported today. World's Largest Cruise Ship Sails Into The Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5538&SEO=worlds-largest-cruise-ship-sails-into-the-caribbean 08 de noviembre de 2016, 16:22Kingston,Nov 8 (Prensa Latina)The Caribbean is all primed to roll out a grand welcome for the world''s largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean''s 226,963-ton Harmony of the Seas who will sail out of Florida an into the Caribbean according to Caribbean360 news. St Vincent and the Grenadines Bans Capture of Sea Turtles http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5535&SEO=st-vincent-and-the-grenadines-bans-capture-of-sea-turtles 08 de noviembre de 2016, 16:02Kingstown, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) St Vincent and the Grenadines has ban the capture of sea turtles ot their eggs. Guyana: Government Cannot Afford Oil Refinery http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5529&SEO=guyana-government-cannot-afford-oil-refinery 08 de noviembre de 2016, 15:31Georgetown, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) With a required 20 to 30 square kilometer of land somewhere along Guyana''s coastal belt to build a refinery, and a deep-water channel with a one kilometer width to access it from the Atlantic Ocean, leading minds in the oil exploration industry has told the Guyana Guardian that it will cost somewhere around G$900 billion dollars about US$4.4 billion to build an efficient oil refinery here. Thailand Allocates Funds for Victims of Earthquake in Ecuador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5528&SEO=thailand-allocates-funds-for-victims-of-earthquake-in-ecuador 08 de noviembre de 2016, 15:25Quito, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Thailand increased the world aid to Ecuador to ease the serious damage caused to the coastal region by the earthquake in last April, the death toll of which was 671 people. London Fair Promotes Tourism as an Economic Engine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5516&SEO=london-fair-promotes-tourism-as-an-economic-engine 08 de noviembre de 2016, 12:20London, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Executives and delegates attending the 37th International Tourism Fair in London today confirmed that the tourism industry is a driving force in the world economy. Protests Against Transpacific Agreement Continue in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5508&SEO=protests-against-transpacific-agreement-continue-in-mexico 08 de noviembre de 2016, 10:44Mexico, Nov (Prensa Latina) Farmers'' organizations integrated in the El Campo Somos Todos Movement will today continue their protests against the Transpacific Economic Cooperation Agreement (TTP) and for a fair wage. Mexican Authorities Visit Biopharmaceutical Companies in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5498&SEO=mexican-authorities-visit-biopharmaceutical-companies-in-cuba 08 de noviembre de 2016, 08:30Havana, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) A delegation comprised of Mexican authorities and businessmen, headed by the Federal Commissioner for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS), Julio Sanchez, has visited the Cuban bio-pharmaceutical companies to identify and assess areas of cooperation and business. Elections in the USA Could Have an Impact on Mexican Budget http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5496&SEO=elections-in-the-usa-could-have-an-impact-on-mexican-budget 08 de noviembre de 2016, 08:23Mexico, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The results of the presidential elections held today in the United States could force the modification of Mexico''s budget for 2017, warned here the legislator Francisco Martínez. Cuba and Mexico Explore Business Potentialities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5484&SEO=cuba-and-mexico-explore-business-potentialities 07 de noviembre de 2016, 15:58Havana, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) Authorities of Cuba and Mexico started today in this capital a series of meetings directed to impel the exchange in regulative matters and the pharmaceutical market, as well as to explore the business potentialities. Copppal Congratulates Nicaragua for Electoral Process http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5481&SEO=copppal-congratulates-nicaragua-for-electoral-process 07 de noviembre de 2016, 15:31Managua, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) The Permanent Conference for Latin American and Caribbean Political Parties (COPPPAL) congratulated the Nicaraguan people Monday, because of the civic attitude showed during the presidential elections Sunday in this Central American country, in which no accident or incident was reported. Supreme Electoral Council Confirms Victory of Daniel Ortega http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5480&SEO=supreme-electoral-council-confirms-victory-of-daniel-ortega Managua, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) The Supreme Electoral Council (CSE) of Nicaragua confirmed today the victory of President Daniel Ortega in the general elections of last Sunday, after posting the results of 99.8 percent of the polling stations. Number of Extraditions From United States to Guatemala Increases http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5472&SEO=number-of-extraditions-from-united-states-to-guatemala-increases 07 de noviembre de 2016, 14:53Guatemala, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) The United States have extradited 28,464 Guatemalans from January to October, 2,367 more Guatemalans, compared to the 26,097 who were repatriated in the same period of 2015, the Directorate General of Immigration reported. Mexico Increases Use of Solar Energy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5465&SEO=mexico-increases-use-of-solar-energy 07 de noviembre de 2016, 12:41Mexico, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) Mexico is increasing its use of solar energy and expects that by the end the year small and medium scale contracts will increase by 71 percent. Nicaragua Shows Civic Maturity to the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5452&SEO=nicaragua-shows-civic-maturity-to-the-world 07 de noviembre de 2016, 10:00Por Alberto CoronaManagua, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) Regardless of whether the results were expected or not, Nicaragua has shown the world the civic maturity of its people, who went to the polls on Sunday to elect their authorities in general elections characterized by calm, order and transparency. Ortega Swepts of Victory in Nicaragua's Elections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5448&SEO=ortega-swepts-of-victory-in-nicaraguas-elections Managua, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) Counted 66.3 percent of polling stations, the Supreme Electoral Council (CSE) in Nicaragua has been ratified today in a second preliminary victory of President, Daniel Ortega, in the November 6 general elections. Mexicans Should Get Used to Higher Fuel and Electricity Tariffs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5445&SEO=mexicans-should-get-used-to-higher-fuel-and-electricity-tariffs 07 de noviembre de 2016, 01:56Mexico, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) Mexican citizens should get used to higher prices for fuel and electricity, according to statements by Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo. Order and Calm in Presidential Elections in Nicaragua http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5440&SEO=order-and-calm-in-presidential-elections-in-nicaragua Managua, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) Vicepresident of Nicaragua, Moises Omar Hallesleven, highlighted today the order and calm in the general elections process being held here today. El Salvador to Host Meeting of CELAC Agriculture Ministers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5414&SEO=el-salvador-to-host-meeting-of-celac-agriculture-ministers San Salvador, Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador will host the 3rd Ministerial Meeting on Family Agriculture of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) from Wednesday to Friday next week, confirmed today Foreign Minister Hugo Martinez. Mexico: Kidnappings by Organized Crime Increase http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5411&SEO=mexico-kidnappings-by-organized-crime-increase 04 de noviembre de 2016, 18:02Mexico, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) Kidnappings committed by organized crime in Mexico are increasing, said the Interior Ministry today. Cuba: Benchmark Again of Latin American Social Struggle http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5382&SEO=cuba-benchmark-again-of-latin-american-social-struggle 04 de noviembre de 2016, 10:32Havana, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) With the motto ‘Because Cuba is Ours'', representatives of Cuban civil society will today turn the country into a benchmark for Latin American peoples in their struggle for social demands. Mexico Will Host Internet Governance Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5377&SEO=mexico-will-host-internet-governance-forum 04 de noviembre de 2016, 01:19Mexico, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) The municipality of Zapopan, in the Mexican state of Jalisco, will be venue to the International Forum for the Governance of Internet, on December 6 thru 9, announced its organizers. Social Sectors Calls to Respect Electoral Results in Nicaragua http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5376&SEO=social-sectors-calls-to-respect-electoral-results-in-nicaragua Managua, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua is currently going through electoral silence, before which several social sectors called to respect the results of the general elections that will be held on November 6. Jamaica Envisages Economic Growth of Two Percent this Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5375&SEO=jamaica-envisages-economic-growth-of-two-percent-this-year 04 de noviembre de 2016, 00:20Kingston, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) The Planning Institute of Jamaica forecasts economic growth of about two percent for this year, based on a rebound in various fields. Mexican Researcher Warns on Use of Transgenic Organisms http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5373&SEO=mexican-researcher-warns-on-use-of-transgenic-organisms 04 de noviembre de 2016, 00:16Mexico, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) The use of genetic engineering techniques to increase food production is unnecessary in Mexico, according to the researcher and professor at the Chapingo Autonomous University, Gerardo Noriega. Swiss President to Pay Official Visit to Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5371&SEO=swiss-president-to-pay-official-visit-to-mexico 03 de noviembre de 2016, 17:32Mexico, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) Swiss Confederation President Johann Schneider-Ammann begins today a State visit to Mexico, fulfilling an invitation by the Mexican head of State, Enrique Peña Nieto. Mexico: 186 Central American Immigrants Rescued http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5368&SEO=mexico-186-central-american-immigrants-rescued 03 de noviembre de 2016, 17:23Mexico, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) The National Immigration Institute (INM) rescued in two different actions 186 Central American immigrants that were transported by alleged traffickers in the Mexican states of Tabasco and Zacatecas, said sources today. Costa Rica Reports nearly 1,400 Cases of Zika this Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5367&SEO=costa-rica-reports-nearly-1400-cases-of-zika-this-year 03 de noviembre de 2016, 17:22San Jose, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rica reported 18 new cases of Zika last week, which increased the toll to 1,375 cases so far this year, said a report issued by the Ministry of Health. Mexico: Teachers and Mayors Protest in Veracruz http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5357&SEO=mexico-teachers-and-mayors-protest-in-veracruz 03 de noviembre de 2016, 14:55Mexico, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of teachers blocked the roads and occupied public schools today in the main cities of the Mexican state of Veracruz in order to demand the payment of debts. Nicaragua Enters Reflection Period Before Elections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5337&SEO=nicaragua-enters-reflection-period-before-elections Managua, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua today initiates a reflection period before the general elections to be held on Sunday to elect a president, vice-president, 90 national deputies and 20 members of the Central American Parliament. Cuba: Computer Engineers Union, a Platform for Scientific Exchange http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5307&SEO=cuba-computer-engineers-union-a-platform-for-scientific-exchange Havana, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The recently created Computer Engineers Union of Cuba (UIC, in Spanish) intends to establish itself as a platform for exchange at the First International Convention on Science, Technology and Information, said today the national president of that institution, Eilyn Febles. Panamanian Government Defends Local Banks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5304&SEO=panamanian-government-defends-local-banks Panama, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) In a counterattack against what many consider a slandering campaign against the Panamanian financial system, government authorities informed that 20 investigations into money laundering were carried out in two years, and many inquiries are still underway today. Mexico Returns to Wine International Organization http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5294&SEO=mexico-returns-to-wine-international-organization 02 de noviembre de 2016, 09:58México, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) Mexico returned to the International Vineyard and Wine Organization (IVO) after seven years of absence and with the will to compete in this market, it was known here today. Nicaragua Implements Measures to Ensure Security during Elections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5283&SEO=nicaragua-implements-measures-to-ensure-security-during-elections 02 de noviembre de 2016, 00:22Managua, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua''s National Police reported today that will implement several measures to ensure security during the general elections to be held next Sunday. Mexico: Experts Urge for Measures to Protect Endangered Species http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5264&SEO=mexico-experts-urge-for-measures-to-protect-endangered-species 01 de noviembre de 2016, 14:20Mexico, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) In order to save the Vaquita (porpoise), a Mexican sea mammal that lives in the Upper Gulf of California and that is considered an endangered species, it is required to ensure the ecological balance and the fishermen''s welfare in the region, experts said. Cuba to Offer More Opportunities for Foreign Investment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5260&SEO=cuba-to-offer-more-opportunities-for-foreign-investment Havana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has been presenting today more opportunities for potential foreign investment at the Havana International Fair, FIHAV 2016, attended by more than 3,500 exhibitors from 73 countries. Cuban Actor Reynaldo Miravalles, Farewell to a Giant of Cuban Culture http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5259&SEO=cuban-actor-reynaldo-miravalles-farewell-to-a-giant-of-cuban-culture Por Charly Morales ValidoHavana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) ''There are no longer stories for old people'', Reynaldo Miravalles confessed to me without bitterness on the rainy afternoon when he welcomed Prensa Latina in his home in Havana''s El Vedado, the same house where he passed away on Monday at the age of 93. FMLN Expects Agreement on Fiscal Crisis of Salvadorian Government http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5258&SEO=fmln-expects-agreement-on-fiscal-crisis-of-salvadorian-government San Salvador, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The secretary general of the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN), Medardo González, assured today that the government is optimistic about a possible agreement on the tax issue which threatened the country. Cuban Cinema Mourns Death of Actor Reynaldo Miravalles http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5256&SEO=cuban-cinema-mourns-death-of-actor-reynaldo-miravalles Havana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuban cinema has regretted today the death of actor, Reynaldo Miravalles, who worked almost until the end of his days because he felt he could not stay away from the big screen, one of his passions in life. Cuba Starts International Convention on Science and Technology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5253&SEO=cuba-starts-international-convention-on-science-and-technology Havana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) With the opening ceremony of the 1st International Congress, CIDERS 2016, begins today the working sessions of the First International Convention on Science, Technology and Innovation, at the Conference Center in Havana. Former Government Minister Calls to Not Voting in Puerto Rico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5237&SEO=former-government-minister-calls-to-not-voting-in-puerto-rico 31 de octubre de 2016, 18:47San Juan, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Former Government Minister Ingrid Vila Biaggi urged Puerto Ricans to not voting on November 8, faced with the meaning to the country of the US Fiscal Control Board. Unemployed Non-Studying Women are Three times More than Men in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5235&SEO=unemployed-non-studying-women-are-three-times-more-than-men-in-mexico 31 de octubre de 2016, 17:54Mexico, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The percentage of women that do not work or study in Mexico is three times more than the men in the same situation, according to statistics by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). Breast Cancer as Main Public Health Problem in Guyana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5233&SEO=breast-cancer-as-main-public-health-problem-in-guyana 31 de octubre de 2016, 17:29Georgetown, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The breast cancer cases in women in Guayana, considerably increased, turning into one of the main health problems in the nation. Salvadorian Colmenitas Multiply Joy in Theater Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5219&SEO=salvadorian-colmenitas-multiply-joy-in-theater-festival San Salvador, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) A festival of joy, solidarity, art and games was the first Festival of Children''s Theater in El Salvador through which 14 Colmenitas delighted thousands of children and adults throughout the country with their performance. Mexico Arrests Sinaloa Cartel Boss http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5212&SEO=mexico-arrests-sinaloa-cartel-boss Mexico, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Mexican Army members captured Rey David Santiago, alleged leader of the Sinaloa cartel; in La Paz, in the Mexican state of Low California South, released the media today. Book on History of Cinema to Be Publish in Jamaica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5210&SEO=book-on-history-of-cinema-to-be-publish-in-jamaica 31 de octubre de 2016, 11:49Kingston, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The film tradition distinguishing Jamaica today will be included in a book written by Peter Polack dedicated to the history of cinema in this island. Cuba Holds First International Convention on Science and Technology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5206&SEO=cuba-holds-first-international-convention-on-science-and-technology Havana, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The First International Convention on Science and Technology has begun today here with more than 1,000 delegates from several countries and a comprehensive scientific program that includes 10 events, with 750 papers and an exhibition fair. Salvadoran Former President of Arena Arrested for Corruption Case http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5202&SEO=salvadoran-former-president-of-arena-arrested-for-corruption-case San Salvador, Oct 30 (Prensa Latina) The last Salvadoran president of the right-wing party Nationalist Republican Alliance (Arena, in Spanish), Elias Antonio Saca, was captured today and taken to the Narcotics Division of the National Civil Police (PNC, in Spanish). Costa Ricans Welcome UN Rejection of U.S. Blockade of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5191&SEO=costa-ricans-welcome-un-rejection-of-u.s.-blockade-of-cuba San Jose, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican outstanding artists, academics and groups of solidarity with Cuba on Saturday welcomed the new condemnation at the United Nations General Assembly of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba. Cuba Joins Continental Event for Democracy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5188&SEO=cuba-joins-continental-event-for-democracy Havana, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) With a demonstration for the defense of sovereignty, Cuba will join the continental event for Democracy and against Neoliberalism on November 4, local press reported on Saturday. PR Salsa Singer Victor Manuelle Interested in Young Cuban Musicians http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5179&SEO=pr-salsa-singer-victor-manuelle-interested-in-young-cuban-musicians Havana, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rican singer Victor Manuelle is very interested in Cuban young musical talents and has come to Havana to participate as a judge in a contest for new young singers. El Paisnal Eradicates Illiteracy with Help of Cuba and Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5176&SEO=el-paisnal-eradicates-illiteracy-with-help-of-cuba-and-venezuela San Salvador, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) Salvadoran Education Minister Carlos Canjura declared the municipality of El Paisnal, in the department of San Salvador, free of illiteracy, during a celebration held on Friday. Petroleos Mexicanos Enterprise Sacked some 12 Thousand Workers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5172&SEO=petroleos-mexicanos-enterprise-sacked-some-12-thousand-workers 28 de octubre de 2016, 17:13Mexico, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) From seven to 12 thousand workers were dismissed by public sector company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) due to the crisis in the sector, confirmed today an official. Call for General Elections in Turks and Caicos http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5164&SEO=call-for-general-elections-in-turks-and-caicos Cockburn Town, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister of Turks and Caicos Islands, Rufus Ewing, confirmed today the dissolution of the chamber of the National Assembly and called for general elections for December 5. CARICOM Highlights Importance of Investment for Caribbean Agriculture http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5158&SEO=caricom-highlights-importance-of-investment-for-caribbean-agriculture Georgetown, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (Caricom), Irwin LaRocque, highlighted today the importance of investment for boosting the development of agriculture in the region. Mexico City Police Ready to Protect the 2016 Formula 1 Grand Prix http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5157&SEO=mexico-city-police-ready-to-protect-the-2016-formula-1-grand-prix 28 de octubre de 2016, 12:50México, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina)Mexico City Police Deparment will deploy 4,960 police officers on Sunday to garanted security at Fomula 1 Grand Prix that will be run at the Hermanos Rodriguez circuit here. The police press release stated that they will be protecting those who will attend the tournament before,during and aftwer the show. Haitian President Calls for Ensuring Aid Distribution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5151&SEO=haitian-president-calls-for-ensuring-aid-distribution Port au Prince, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Haitian President Jocelerme Privert stressed today the need to ensure strict compliance with the distribution of humanitarian aid to the families affected by Hurricane Matthew. Panamanian Entrepreneurs to Seek Business at Cuba's Trade Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5141&SEO=panamanian-entrepreneurs-to-seek-business-at-cubas-trade-fair Panama, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) A Panamanian business delegation from many sectors will attend, in late October, the Havana International Fair, FIHAV 2016, with the aim of expanding trade and attracting foreign investment, it was reported here today. Police Ensures Security during Electoral Process in Nicaragua http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5134&SEO=police-ensures-security-during-electoral-process-in-nicaragua 27 de octubre de 2016, 16:03Managua, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) The head of the National Police verified the compliance with the security program ahead of the general elections to be held on next November 6th. Mexico: New Attorney General, Old Problems http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5125&SEO=mexico-new-attorney-general-old-problems México, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Mexican lawyer, professor, senator and politician Raúl Cervantes makes his debut today as Attorney General of the Republic (PGR in Spanish),with an agenda loaded with old problems as insecurity and disappearances. About 17 Thousand Infants Raped and Mistreated in Guatemala http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5122&SEO=about-17-thousand-infants-raped-and-mistreated-in-guatemala Guatemala, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Over five thousand infants were sexually raped and another 11 thousand 600 were in some way mistreated from November 2014 to May 2015 in Guatemala, refer today reports of the Public Ministry (MP). Protests Against Militarization of Humanitarian Aid in Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5117&SEO=protests-against-militarization-of-humanitarian-aid-in-haiti Port au Prince, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) A group of organizations spoke out on Thursday against the militarization of the delivery of humanitarian aid to the people affected by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Mexico Hopes US Blockade Against Cuba Ends Soon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5113&SEO=mexico-hopes-us-blockade-against-cuba-ends-soon 27 de octubre de 2016, 10:30Mexico, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Mexico expects today that the economic, financial and commercial blockade on Cuba will soon be lifted, according to a statement from the Secretary of Foreign Affairs (SRE). Panama Advances in Clinical Trials of Dengue Vaccine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5105&SEO=panama-advances-in-clinical-trials-of-dengue-vaccine Panama, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Five countries, including Panama, are leading now the third and final phase of clinical trials of a tetravalent dengue vaccine, announced Takeda Pharmaceutical Company. Thieves Steal Patrol Vehicle in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5099&SEO=thieves-steal-patrol-vehicle-in-mexico 26 de octubre de 2016, 17:40Mexico, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Not even police officers have escaped from crime and delinquency in Mexico, one of them being deprived today of the patrol car he was driving in the city of Naucalpan, state of Mexico. Celebration of Cuban Culture Concludes in Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5085&SEO=celebration-of-cuban-culture-concludes-in-costa-rica 26 de octubre de 2016, 15:58San Jose, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) After 11 days, a celebration of Cuban Culture concludes today in Costa Costa with an exhibit of photographs, sculptures and paintings by renowned artists. Caribbean Development Bank joins Green Climate Fund http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5084&SEO=caribbean-development-bank-joins-green-climate-fund Bridgetown, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) was accredited by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in order to develop as of today joint projects to resist environmental change. USA to Abstain in UN Resolution Of Blockade on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5079&SEO=usa-to-abstain-in-un-resolution-of-blockade-on-cuba United Nations, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The United States will abstain today in its vote of the draft resolution presented by Cuba on the necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade on the island, American ambassador at UN, Samantha Power, announced today. Mexico and Cuba Agree to Multi-Destination Tourism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5070&SEO=mexico-and-cuba-agree-to-multi-destination-tourism Havana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The capitals of Mexico and Cuba agreed a letter of intent for touristic promotion with an eye on mufti-destination travels, authorities reported today. Mexico Refinances Debts Programmed for 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5069&SEO=mexico-refinances-debts-programmed-for-2017 26 de octubre de 2016, 11:15Mexico, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Mexico concluded refnancing the total obligations of foreign debt programmed for 2017, says a communique of the Presidency today. Pablo Milanes Closes Festival in Coahuila, Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5047&SEO=pablo-milanes-closes-festival-in-coahuila-mexico Mexico, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuban singer and composer Pablo Milanes closed with brooch of gold the Julio Torre International Festival of Arts, in Saltillo, capital of the Mexican northern state of Coahuila, reported press media Tuesday. Collaboration is Essential to Caribbean Agriculture, Says CTA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5042&SEO=collaboration-is-essential-to-caribbean-agriculture-says-cta George Town, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Michael Hailu, director of the Technical Center for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA), recognized that collaboration was essential to the Caribbean agriculture these days to reach the international market. CELAC-European Union Ministers of Foreign Affairs Meeting Begins http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5028&SEO=celac-european-union-ministers-of-foreign-affairs-meeting-begins Santo Domingo, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Dominican President Danilo Medina and Foreign Minister Miguel Vargas today inaugurated the Meeting of Foreign Affairs Ministers of the Community of the Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac, in Spanish) and the European Union. Haiti: UN Agencies Call for Urgent Food Aid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5029&SEO=haiti-un-agencies-call-for-urgent-food-aid Rome, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Around 800,000 people in Haiti need urgent food aid after the devastation of Hurricane Mathew, according to an emergency assessment by UN agencies. Costa Rica Receives Donation of 2 Aircrafts from China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5018&SEO=costa-rica-receives-donation-of-2-aircrafts-from-china 24 de octubre de 2016, 16:49San Jose, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis, received today two aircraft donated by China to be used in the fight against organized crime, drug trafficking, humanitarian and emergency actions. Two Dominican Drug Traffickers Arrested in Puerto Rico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5011&SEO=two-dominican-drug-traffickers-arrested-in-puerto-rico 24 de octubre de 2016, 16:09San Juan, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The Puerto Rican federal authorities announced Monday the arrest of two Dominican citizens who tried to illegally enter in Puerto Rican national territory with a shipment of cocaine valued in 3.9 million dollars. More Than 307,000 People Affected by Rains in Guatemala http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4997&SEO=more-than-307000-people-affected-by-rains-in-guatemala 24 de octubre de 2016, 12:59Guatemala, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Rain in Guatemala has caused floods and collapse of houses from April to October this year and the number of people affected reached 307,882, the National Coordinating Office for Disaster Reduction reported today. CO2 Levels in Atmosphere Increase Again in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4993&SEO=co2-levels-in-atmosphere-increase-again-in-2016 Washington, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere rose again this year and are expected to remain above the limit of 440 parts per million (ppm) throughout 2016. Hotel Industry Congress in Cuba Highlights Charms of Old Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4992&SEO=hotel-industry-congress-in-cuba-highlights-charms-of-old-havana Havana, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The 26th Pan-American Congress of Schools of Hospitality, Catering and Tourism (CONPEHT) attended by 500 people from 20 countries started today with an early morning tour of Havana''s old district. ARENA's Attitude Towards Fiscal Issues in El Salvador Under Scrutiny http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4991&SEO=arenas-attitude-towards-fiscal-issues-in-el-salvador-under-scrutiny San Salvador, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador, Lorena Peña, today described as ''having deep electoral intentions the solution proposed by the Nationalist Republican Alliance Party (ARENA) to the government fiscal problem generated by the same party. Rare Type of Hemoglobin Detected in Nicaragua http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4990&SEO=rare-type-of-hemoglobin-detected-in-nicaragua Managua, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Experts from the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua (UNAN-Managua) have detected a rare type of hemoglobin in a seven year old girl, the first patient to receive this diagnosis since 1985. Dominican Republic Hosts CELAC-EU Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4985&SEO=dominican-republic-hosts-celac-eu-meeting Santo Domingo, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The 48th Senior Officials'' Meeting of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the European Union (EU) began today at the conference hall of the Dominican Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Australia Willing to Host Refugees from Guatemala http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4983&SEO=australia-willing-to-host-refugees-from-guatemala Guatemala, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Australia could host thousands of refugees from Guatemala, as well as from El Salvador and Honduras, according to statements by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, published today in this country. Guatemala Businessmen Will Attend FIHAV 2016 in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4981&SEO=guatemala-businessmen-will-attend-fihav-2016-in-cuba 24 de octubre de 2016, 06:00Guatemala, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Guatemalan Association of Exporters (Agexport) confirmed today that about 10 companies will participate in Guatemala''s thirty-fourth edition of the International Fair of Havana (FIHAV 2016) in Cuba. New Damages and Deaths Caused by Rains in Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4970&SEO=new-damages-and-deaths-caused-by-rains-in-haiti Port au Prince, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) The rains that have been affecting Haiti in the last few hours have caused at least five deaths in Baie-de-Henne and also caused floods in places that were hit by Hurricane Matthew. Panama: 350 Gang Members Arrested in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4951&SEO=panama-350-gang-members-arrested-in-2016 22 de octubre de 2016, 11:49 Panama, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) A report of the Panamanian Prosecution Ministry revealed that more than 350 persons were arrested linked to different gangs, as a result of 15 police operations this year. Costa Rica Celebrates Day of Cuban Culture http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4932&SEO=costa-rica-celebrates-day-of-cuban-culture 21 de octubre de 2016, 15:04San Jose, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Costa Ricans and Cubans who reside in this Central American country celebrated the Day of Cuban Culture with a cultural event that was attended by the Minister of Culture and Youth, Sylvie Duran. Dominican Republic and Cuba Negotiate Trade Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4925&SEO=dominican-republic-and-cuba-negotiate-trade-agreement Santo Domingo, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Carlos de la Nuez, reported today that the two countries have begun negotiations for the signing of a partial scope trade agreement. Drug Tunnel Found Near Tijuana Airport, Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4924&SEO=drug-tunnel-found-near-tijuana-airport-mexico Mexico, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) A tunnel used for transferring drugs from Mexico to the United States has been found near the International Airport of Tijuana, Baja California, the Ministry of State Security confirmed today. Mexico: Lopez Obrador Proposes Free Zone instead of Wall http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4919&SEO=mexico-lopez-obrador-proposes-free-zone-instead-of-wall Mexico, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the National Regeneration Movement (Morena, in Spanish) and former Mexican presidential candidate, Manuel Lopez Obrador, has proposed creating a free zone on the border with the United States, it emerged today. Panamanian Film among the Finalist of Huelva Film Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4910&SEO=panamanian-film-among-the-finalist-of-huelva-film-festival Panama, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The Panamanian film Salsipuedes (2016) is today among the 16 finalists in the Latin American Film Festival of Huelva, to be held from November 11 in the Spanish city. Panama Reports More than 400 Cases of Zika http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4905&SEO=panama-reports-more-than-400-cases-of-zika 20 de octubre de 2016, 17:30Panama, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Since the zika virus appeared in November 2015, the public health authorities confirmed a total of 461 cases in Panama, of which 422 correspond to the present year. Caribbeans Call for Fighting Racism in the UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4894&SEO=caribbeans-call-for-fighting-racism-in-the-un 20 de octubre de 2016, 15:29United Nations, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) convoked countries of the world to face racism, with all the possible energy, and eliminate racial discrimination. Humanitarian Situation in Haiti Critical http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4884&SEO=humanitarian-situation-in-haiti-critical Port au Prince, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The humanitarian situation remains critical in southern Haiti, sixteen days after it was severely hit by hurricane Matthew. Thousands in Panama Affected by Floods http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4883&SEO=thousands-in-panama-affected-by-floods Panamá, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) About three thousand 500 persons were affected in the last 48 hours in Panama, as a result of floods from the heavy rains, informed today the director of the Civil Protection System, Jose Donderis. ECLAC and ILO Highlight Effects of Labor Market's Slowdown http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4877&SEO=eclac-and-ilo-highlight-effects-of-labor-markets-slowdown Santiago, Chile, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The economic slowdown in Latin America and the Caribbean caused a considerable increase in the unemployment rate and the general deterioration of its indicators, according to a joint study by ECLAC and ILO. WWF Warns of Impact of Oil Exploration to Belize Ecosystem http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4871&SEO=wwf-warns-of-impact-of-oil-exploration-to-belize-ecosystem 20 de octubre de 2016, 00:22Belmopan, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The World Wildlife Fund has warned about the possible impact on the barrier reef in Belize due to offshore oil exploration. El Salvador: Presidential Support for La Colmenita Praised http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4868&SEO=el-salvador-presidential-support-for-la-colmenita-praised San Salvador, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The director and founder of the Cuban theater group La Colmenita, Carlos Alberto Cremata, has praised President Salvador Sanchez Ceren for the support he has offered the theater group in El Salvador. Cuban Expert Highlights Ecological Damage Left by Matthew in Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4867&SEO=cuban-expert-highlights-ecological-damage-left-by-matthew-in-haiti 19 de octubre de 2016, 17:42By Martha Cabrales Arias 8,000-Year-Old Ritual Uncovered in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4856&SEO=8000-year-old-ritual-uncovered-in-mexico Mexico, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) After two decades of research at 10 archaeological sites in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, an 8,000-year-old winter ritual has been uncovered, the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) announced today. Barbadian Health Minister Visits Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4850&SEO=barbadian-health-minister-visits-cuba Havana, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Barbados'' Health Minister John Boyce is on a visit to Cuba to analyze the relations between both countries, the Cuban Foreign Ministry reported today. Bad News for Trump, Good for the Mexican Peso http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4847&SEO=bad-news-for-trump-good-for-the-mexican-peso 19 de octubre de 2016, 12:44México, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The Peso and the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) keep being sensitive to foreign factors, above all the presidential campaign of the United States, where bad news for Donald Trump can instead be good for the southern currency. Ortega and Murillo Head Vote Intention in Nicaragua http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4820&SEO=ortega-and-murillo-head-vote-intention-in-nicaragua 18 de octubre de 2016, 15:30Managua, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and the coordinator of the Nicaraguan Council for Communication and Citizenship, Rosario Murillo, now candidates for president and vicepresident, respectively, are now leading the preferences of voters, according to a poll published here Tuesday. Costa Rican President Reiterates Rejection to Blockade against Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4819&SEO=costa-rican-president-reiterates-rejection-to-blockade-against-cuba By Victor M. Carriba San Jose, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis, stated today that the blockade the United States has imposed against Cuba for more than half a century does not contributes at all to the current reality in Latin America. Debt Recovery Would Solve Financial Crisis in El Salvador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4813&SEO=debt-recovery-would-solve-financial-crisis-in-el-salvador San Salvador, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) President Salvador Sánchez Cerén called on State financial institutions to recover debt from over 11 thousand tax contributors who owe more than 560 million dollars to public coffers. Salvadoran Solidarity Movement Demands End of Blockade to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4801&SEO=salvadoran-solidarity-movement-demands-end-of-blockade-to-cuba San Salvador, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Salvadoran Movement of Solidarity with Cuba today demanded the unilateral and unconditional lifting of the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba, which has lasted almost 60 years. Nicaragua will Have 14,000 Vote-Receiving Boards in Elections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4789&SEO=nicaragua-will-have-14000-vote-receiving-boards-in-elections 17 de octubre de 2016, 17:40Managua, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua will have 14,581 poll stations in the general elections on November 6, President of the Supreme Electoral Council (CSE), Roberto Rivas, reported today. Mexican States Affected by Oil Crisis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4786&SEO=mexican-states-affected-by-oil-crisis 17 de octubre de 2016, 17:15México, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The collapse of oil prices and the cuts in the budget of Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) affect today the states of Campeche, Tabasco, Veracruz and Tamaulipas. Haitian Civil Protection Issues New Report on Damage Left by Matthew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4781&SEO=haitian-civil-protection-issues-new-report-on-damage-left-by-matthew 17 de octubre de 2016, 16:34Port au Prince, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian Civil Protection issued today a new report on the damage left by hurricane Matthew and the work undertaken to help the victims. Haitian Ministers Informs about Environmental Disaster http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4779&SEO=haitian-ministers-informs-about-environmental-disaster 17 de octubre de 2016, 16:28Port-Au-Prince, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Hurricane Mathew destroyed approximately 75 percent of the Haitian ecosystem, stated today the Minister of the Environment in Haiti, Dieuseul Simon Desras. International Immunotherapy Meeting Begins in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4760&SEO=international-immunotherapy-meeting-begins-in-cuba Havana, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The Hotel Nacional de Cuba will host, from today until next Friday, the 12th International Immunotherapy Meeting 2016, organized by, among other instirutions, the Center for Molecular Immunology and the Latin American Association of Immunology. Popularity of Drug-Related Folk Songs on the Rise http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4757&SEO=popularity-of-drug-related-folk-songs-on-the-rise 17 de octubre de 2016, 12:37México, 17 oct (PL) The ''narcocorridos'' (drug-related folk songs) are ever more popular in Mexico, despite being ''satanized''in the official speech and prohibited to be aired by radio and TV in some states of the country. Mexican Authorities to Investigate Missing Honduran Immigrants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4735&SEO=mexican-authorities-to-investigate-missing-honduran-immigrants 17 de octubre de 2016, 00:20Mexico, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Mexican authorities committed to investigating 19 cases of Honduran citizens who were reported missing in Mexico en route to the United States, local media reported. Ivette Cepeda to Celebrate Cuba's Cultural Week in Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4780&SEO=ivette-cepeda-to-celebrate-cubas-cultural-week-in-costa-rica 17 de octubre de 2016, 00:16San Jose, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban singer Ivette Cepeda will perform in San Jose and in Puntarenas as part of the celebrations for the Cuban Culture, which starts today in Costa Rica. Informal Employment Increase Nearly 6 Percent in Panama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4734&SEO=informal-employment-increase-nearly-6-percent-in-panama 17 de octubre de 2016, 00:10Panama, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Informal employment increased nearly 6 percent in Panama from March 2015 to the same month in 2016, and men and the construction sector are the most predisposed to this activity, according to the Comptroller General of the Republic. Second Venezuelan Ship with Aid Arrives in Santiago de Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4733&SEO=second-venezuelan-ship-with-aid-arrives-in-santiago-de-cuba 16 de octubre de 2016, 13:49Santiago de Cuba, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The second Venezuelan ship laden with humanitarian aid to contribute to repair de damage caused by Hurricane Matthew in eastern Cuba arrived on Sunday in the Guillermon Moncada Port, from where the cargo will be distributed immediately. Pope Francis Proclaims Seven New Catholic Saints http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4725&SEO=pope-francis-proclaims-seven-new-catholic-saints 16 de octubre de 2016, 10:50Rome, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis proclaimed seven new Catholic saints, including Jose Gabriel del Rosario Brochero, from Argentina; Jose Sanchez del Rio, from Mexico, and Manuel Gonzalez, from Spain. Mexico Reports 14,000 Homicides This Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4723&SEO=mexico-reports-14000-homicides-this-year 16 de octubre de 2016, 09:30Mexico, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) So far this year, Mexico has reported 14,000 homicides, according to Julio Hernandez, chairman of the Executive Commission of Attention to Victims (CEAV). Former Mexican Governor Wanted by Interpol http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4720&SEO=former-mexican-governor-wanted-by-interpol 16 de octubre de 2016, 09:00Mexico, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The international police (Interpol) issued a red alert to more than 190 countries to locate former Sonora Governor Guillermo Padres, who is under investigation for tax fraud and operations with illegal resources. Taino Tours: Excellence in Cuba Offer from Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4718&SEO=taino-tours-excellence-in-cuba-offer-from-mexico 16 de octubre de 2016, 08:23Mexico, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) About 20 percent of Mexican tourists who visit Cuba every year have used the services of the travel agency Taino Tours, according to Lazaro O''Reilly, general director of the firm. Chimalhuacan, Free of Illiteracy in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4717&SEO=chimalhuacan-free-of-illiteracy-in-mexico 16 de octubre de 2016, 08:17Mexico, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Thanks to the collaboration of Cuban specialists, the municipality of Chimalhuacan, in the state of Mexico, has now one of the lowest rate of illiteracy in the country, according to Miriam Cabrera, general coordinator of the mission Electoral Process in Nicaragua Advances Faultless http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4708&SEO=electoral-process-in-nicaragua-advances-faultless Managua, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The electoral process in Nicaragua is advancing smoothly after completing the registration of the parties´ representatives to ensure the openness of the general elections on November 6th. October, Month for Cuban Culture in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4683&SEO=october-month-for-cuban-culture-in-mexico 14 de octubre de 2016, 12:15Mexico, October 14 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban culture has earned a place in history and the bilateral ties with Mexico, but this month will be the greatest impact, cultural counselor of the Caribbean nation''s embassy here, Fidel Antonio Orta, said today. Farmers Ask for their Rights outside Mexican Senate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4643&SEO=farmers-ask-for-their-rights-outside-mexican-senate 13 de octubre de 2016, 16:49Mexico, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Members of the National Indigenous Farmers´ Caravan, made up of various organizations in the country, arrived today at the headquarters of the Senate in Mexico City to ask for their rights to the land and the natural resources. Indigenous Protest in Front of Guatemala National Congres http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4636&SEO=indigenous-protest-in-front-of-guatemala-national-congres 13 de octubre de 2016, 15:44Guatemala, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) More than 500,000 of Guatemalan indigenous is still today here in the outskirts of the National Congress, to claim the authorities a law of integral rural development and another one on water regulation. Eastern Caribbean Focuses on Economic Growth and Youth Empowerment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4635&SEO=eastern-caribbean-focuses-on-economic-growth-and-youth-empowerment 13 de octubre de 2016, 15:40Por Yolaidy Martínez*Havana (Prensa Latina) The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is preparing a Growth and Development Strategy at the core of which is a Youth Development Strategy to help the region to deal with world and regional challenges. El Salvador Pays Homage to FMLN's Historical Leader http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4634&SEO=el-salvador-pays-homage-to-fmlns-historical-leader 13 de octubre de 2016, 15:36San Salvador, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Flowers, music, honor guard, friends, colleagues and family sharing memories, were part of the homage paid to the historical leader of the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN ), Schafik Handal, in occasion of his 86th birthday anniversary. Guatemalan Police Arrest 106 Asian and African Migrants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4633&SEO=guatemalan-police-arrest-106-asian-and-african-migrants 13 de octubre de 2016, 15:00Guatemala, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The Guatemalan Police put today 106 undocumented migrants, apparently Asians and Africans, at the disposal of the General Directorate of Migration. Guantanamo Recovering from Hurricane Mathew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4623&SEO=guantanamo-recovering-from-hurricane-mathew Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban province of Guantanamo, especially the municipality of Baracoa, is recovering gradually from the damage caused in recent days by hurricane Mathew, according to reports today in the capital. Costa Rica Releases Videogame on Indigenous Mythology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4622&SEO=costa-rica-releases-videogame-on-indigenous-mythology San Jose, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Children, youth and adults in Costa Rica have today a new videogame ''El camino del Usekol'' (The Road of the Usekol) produced in this country and aimed at enriching the knowledge on the indigenous mythology of this Central American nation. Advances in Cuban Medicine Available for Tourists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4615&SEO=advances-in-cuban-medicine-available-for-tourists 13 de octubre de 2016, 10:26By Raul Garcia Alvarez Contraction and Rise in Latin America and Caribbean Forecast by ECLAC http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4594&SEO=contraction-and-rise-in-latin-america-and-caribbean-forecast-by-eclac 13 de octubre de 2016, 00:16Santiago de Chile, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Latin America and the Caribbean will have a 0.9 percent contraction this year, but will have better prospects for 2017 with a rise of 1.5 percent of their economies, said ECLAC today. Delay in Aid Distribution Causes Discontent in Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4590&SEO=delay-in-aid-distribution-causes-discontent-in-haiti 12 de octubre de 2016, 17:22Port au Prince, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The delay in the distribution of aid in the areas most affected by Hurricane Matthew is generating discontent among victims. Presidents of South Korea, Costa Rica Talked about Future FTA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4572&SEO=presidents-of-south-korea-costa-rica-talked-about-future-fta 12 de octubre de 2016, 12:21Seoul, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The presidents of the Republic of Korea, Park Geun-hye, and Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solís, talked today about the future signature of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Seoul and San Jose and other five Central American countries. According to the presidential communique of the South Korean Blue, the parts insiste don the need of accelerating multinational dialogues maintained by South Korea, Costa Rica, Guatemnala, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama and Nicaragua in order to seal however early possible this link. Panama Hosts First Financial Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4563&SEO=panama-hosts-first-financial-summit 12 de octubre de 2016, 10:50Panama, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB), among others, are listed among the experts attending the first Financial, Business and Investment Summit that started here today. Mexicans Seeking Asylum in the United States Are Rejected http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4561&SEO=mexicans-seeking-asylum-in-the-united-states-are-rejected 12 de octubre de 2016, 10:28Mexico, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of Mexican families are stranded on the border with the United States, whose government denies them asylum from the violence in their hometowns, it was learned today. Mexican Writer David Ojeda Dies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4555&SEO=mexican-writer-david-ojeda-dies 12 de octubre de 2016, 09:51Mexico, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Mexican and Latin American literature woke up today in mourning for the death of the writer of San Luis Potosi, David Ojeda (1950), winner of the Casa de las Americas and Punto de Partida awards. War for Office against Women Denounced in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4512&SEO=war-for-office-against-women-denounced-in-mexico Mexico, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) In Mexico today there is a dirty war against women to give up spaces and public positions, holding the head of the Specialized Care for Electoral Crimes (Fepade), Santiago Nieto Office. Five Supposed Murderers of Two Ayotzinapa Students Arrested http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4492&SEO=five-supposed-murderers-of-two-ayotzinapa-students-arrested 10 de octubre de 2016, 12:46Mexico, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Attorney General''s Office in the Mexican state of Guerrero confirmed today the arrest of five people supposedly responsible for the murder of four people, including two students of the Rural Teacher''s School Raul Isidro Burgos, in Ayotzinapa. Verona Palace Exhibits Mexican Mayan Art http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4465&SEO=verona-palace-exhibits-mexican-mayan-art 10 de octubre de 2016, 07:47Mexico, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Palazzo della Gran Guardia, in Verona, Italy, exhibits today ''Maya: language of beauty'', which shows 297 pieces from museums located in the states included in the Maya zone in Mexico. Russia Strengthens Trade Ties with Latin America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4459&SEO=russia-strengthens-trade-ties-with-latin-america 10 de octubre de 2016, 07:42Moscow, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Despite the economic crisis due to the fall of the raw materials prices, including oil, Russia conducts a gradual strengthening of trade links with Latin America. Punishment to Authors of Cuban Plane Explosion Demanded http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4454&SEO=punishment-to-authors-of-cuban-plane-explosion-demanded 07 de octubre de 2016, 17:41San Jose, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Two Costa Rican groups of solidarity with Cuba demanded today punishment to the authors of an attack against a plane of the airline Cubana de Aviacion, perpetrated 40 years ago by terrorist elements based in the United States. More Lethal Victims in Haiti after Matthew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4452&SEO=more-lethal-victims-in-haiti-after-matthew 07 de octubre de 2016, 16:23Port-au- Prince, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian authorities still lack definitive figures on the lethal victims left by the hurricane Matthew on their territory, but according to preliminary data, they do pass over 400. Mexican Musical Project to Perform in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4440&SEO=mexican-musical-project-to-perform-in-cuba 07 de octubre de 2016, 12:56Havana, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Excited for offering the pleasant Mexican music to the Cuban public, the Harmony & Melody music project will perform today at Casa de las Americas in Havana. Concern at UN for Slow probe into Berta Caceres Assassination http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4414&SEO=concern-at-un-for-slow-probe-into-berta-caceres-assassination United Nations, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Rapporteur for the situation of human-rights activists, Michel Forst, expressed concern today about the little progress in the investigations into the assassination of Honduran leader berta Caceres. Matthew Hits Central Bahamas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4400&SEO=matthew-hits-central-bahamas 06 de octubre de 2016, 14:56Havana, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) Hurricane Matthew, with Category 3 in the Saffir-Simpson scale, hit the central part of the Bahamas Thursday, said the last report from the Forecast Center of the Institute of Meteorology of Cuba (INSMET). First Venezuelan Plane with Aid Arrives in Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4391&SEO=first-venezuelan-plane-with-aid-arrives-in-haiti 06 de octubre de 2016, 12:40Caracas, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) The first aircraft with aid from Venezuela has arrived in Haiti to help the victims of Matthew Hurricane, the Venezuelan foreign minister, Delcy Rodríguez has reported. Broad Front Alliance Supports Cuba, Haiti and Dom Rep After Hurricane http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4385&SEO=broad-front-alliance-supports-cuba-haiti-and-dom-rep-after-hurricane 06 de octubre de 2016, 11:24San Jose, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) The Broad Front Party (FA) of Costa Rica today expressed its solidarity with Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, after the devastating effects of Hurricane Matthew and expressed willingness to cooperate in assisting the victims. Cuba Remembers Barbados Attack with Pain and Indignation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4379&SEO=cuba-remembers-barbados-attack-with-pain-and-indignation Havana, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) Today Cubans remember the victims of the terrorist attack on a Cubana de Aviacion plane - flight CU-456, a crime that 40 years ago, on October 6th 1976, cut short the lives of the 73 people on board. Forecast of Economic Growth Drops in Panama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4377&SEO=forecast-of-economic-growth-drops-in-panama Panama, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) The World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reduced previous forecast of growth for the Panamanian economy this year after reviewing world and regional performance, it was reported today. Nicaragua Welcomes Regional Youth Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4371&SEO=nicaragua-welcomes-regional-youth-forum 06 de octubre de 2016, 08:31Managua, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua hosts a youth forum of the member countries of the Central American Integration System (SICA), focused on achieving a greater participation and prominence of this segment in public policy. Barbados: Caribbean Countries Remember Crime against Cuban Plane http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4364&SEO=barbados-caribbean-countries-remember-crime-against-cuban-plane 05 de octubre de 2016, 17:29Havana, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) On the 40th anniversary of the terrorist attack against a Cuban plane in Barbados, Caribbean countries have unveiled a monument today at the embassy of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana in Cuba, in remembrance of the victims of the crime. Armed Squad Murders More Students of Ayotzinapa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4342&SEO=armed-squad-murders-more-students-of-ayotzinapa Mexico, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) Three people were killed by an armed group, including two students of normal rural school Ayotzinapa in Guerrero, it was learned today. Venezuela Sends Humanitarian Aid to Haiti after Hurricane Matthew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4341&SEO=venezuela-sends-humanitarian-aid-to-haiti-after-hurricane-matthew 05 de octubre de 2016, 09:24Caracas, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela sent shipments of humanitarian aid to Haiti to alleviate today the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew, Category 4, passing through the Caribbean nation. Hurricane Matthew Kills Four People in Dominican Republic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4324&SEO=hurricane-matthew-kills-four-people-in-dominican-republic Santo Domingo, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) At least four people were killed and more than 17,000 were displaced in the Dominican Republic due to Hurricane Matthew, which hit Haiti today, the authorities said. Haiti: Over Four Million Children Jeopardized by Hurricane Matthew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4321&SEO=haiti-over-four-million-children-jeopardized-by-hurricane-matthew 04 de octubre de 2016, 16:32United Nations, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) More than four million Haitian children might be jeopardized by the serious danger of the Hurricane Matthew, now affecting this country with winds of 230 kilometers per hour, said United Nations. Cuban Collaborators in Haiti are Safe Despite Matthew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4317&SEO=cuban-collaborators-in-haiti-are-safe-despite-matthew 04 de octubre de 2016, 16:05Havana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuban collaborators serving in Haiti are safe despite Hurricane Matthew, said the head of the medical mission in that Caribbean country, Lorenzo Mojena. Mexican Indigenous Alert on Risks of Transgenic soybean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4310&SEO=mexican-indigenous-alert-on-risks-of-transgenic-soybean 04 de octubre de 2016, 14:00Mexico, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) The Maya Indigenous Regional Council of Bacalar, Mexican state of Quintana Roo, and the collective of seeds Much''Kanan I''inaj warned that the planting of transgenic soybean puts apiculture at risk. Several Football Associations Sanctioned By FIFA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4303&SEO=several-football-associations-sanctioned-by-fifa Berna,Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) FIFA today confirmed sanctions imposed on several football associations for the discriminatory and unsporting conduct of fans during recent 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches. Matthew Will Make Landfall in Guantanamo, Eastern Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4301&SEO=matthew-will-make-landfall-in-guantanamo-eastern-cuba Havana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) The director of the National Forecasting Center of the Cuban Meteorology Institute (INSMET), Jose Rubiera, announced today that Hurricane Matthew in its slow progress is moving closer to Guantanamo, the easternmost province of Cuba. Cruisers Would Leave 75 Million Dollars Income to Panama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4281&SEO=cruisers-would-leave-75-million-dollars-income-to-panama 04 de octubre de 2016, 01:55By Osvaldo Rodriguez Martinez More than 11 Million Passengers Arrive at Mexican Airports http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4271&SEO=more-than-11-million-passengers-arrive-at-mexican-airports 03 de octubre de 2016, 16:12Mexico, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) The number of passengers that arrived at Mexican airports between May and July, 2016, reached 11,066,315, the Tourism Department (SECTUR) asserted today. Devastating News that of No in Colombia, says La Jornada http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4258&SEO=devastating-news-that-of-no-in-colombia-says-la-jornada México, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) The victory of NO in the referéndum on the agreement of peace signed between the Bogota government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People''s Army (guerruilla) is devastating news, declares today''s daily La Jornada. Mexico City Announces Teachers Lay Off http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4244&SEO=mexico-city-announces-teachers-lay-off Mexico, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) Members of the teachers leadership opposed to education reforms announced protests for the next three days , after the Public Education Secretariat (SEP) notified teachers about their dismiss in schools of the Mexican capital. Saudi Arabia Announces Diplomatic Ties with Saint Kitts and Nevis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4224&SEO=saudi-arabia-announces-diplomatic-ties-with-saint-kitts-and-nevis Riyadh, Oct 1 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia on Saturday announced the establishment of diplomatic relations with Saint Kitts and Nevis, a Caribbean country with which it committed to consolidating ties and mutual support in such matters as international peace and security. Russia, Nicaragua against Nuclear Weapon Deployment in Space http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4203&SEO=russia-nicaragua-against-nuclear-weapon-deployment-in-space Moscow, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) The Nicaraguan Deputy Foreign Minister Luis Alberto Molina and his Russian counterpart Serguei Riabkov today signed a joint statement rejecting the deployment of nuclear weapons into space. Mexico Returns to US Remains of Invading Soldiers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4185&SEO=mexico-returns-to-us-remains-of-invading-soldiers 30 de septiembre de 2016, 09:38Mexico, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) The remains of 10 US soldiers who died during the battle for Monterrey, during the invasion of the northern country to Mexico, which began in 1946, were repatriated to their country of origin, it was known here today. Mexico: One of the Perpetrators of Iguala Crime Identified http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4170&SEO=mexico-one-of-the-perpetrators-of-iguala-crime-identified 29 de septiembre de 2016, 15:41Mexico, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) Mexican authorities identified Hugo Palacios, alias El Tilo or El Caminante, wanted for being one of the main responsible for the disappearance of the 43 students of Ayoztinapa, said sources today. Mexican Supreme Court Rules for Sexual Diversity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4158&SEO=mexican-supreme-court-rules-for-sexual-diversity Mexico, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican Supreme Court of Justice (SCJ) has passed a law in favor of the union between people of the same sex in a controversial move, which is consider by some to be unconstitutional. Panama and Cuba Hold Migratory Talks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4139&SEO=panama-and-cuba-hold-migratory-talks 28 de septiembre de 2016, 16:56Panama, Sep 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Panama today concluded their analysis of the people flow between the two countries and have implemented bilateral agreements, after the third round of migratory talks. Mexican Congress Legislators Demand End of Blockade of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4138&SEO=mexican-congress-legislators-demand-end-of-blockade-of-cuba 28 de septiembre de 2016, 16:41Mexico, Sep 28 (Prensa Latina) Senators and Deputies of the 63rd Legislature of the Mexican Congress expressed today, in a public statement, their rejection of the trade, economic and financial blockade of Cuba, imposed by the United States. Heritage from Chinese Province of Guizhou Exhibited in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4135&SEO=heritage-from-chinese-province-of-guizhou-exhibited-in-mexico Mexico, Sep 28 (Prensa Latina) Embroidered dresses, silver jewelry, wooden masks and designs on paper cut will be enjoyed in the exhibition ''Memorias de las Manos. Esplendor y colorido del patrimonio from Guizhou'', opened today in Mexico City. Forty Accused of Ayotzinapa Students Disappearance at Large http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4128&SEO=forty-accused-of-ayotzinapa-students-disappearance-at-large 28 de septiembre de 2016, 11:56Mexico, Sep 28 (Prensa Latina) Commands of the Attorney General''s Office (PGR) reported today that 40 alleged participants in the disappearance of the 43 students-teachers of Ayotzinapa are still at large. Colon Duty-Free Zone Faces Blind Market Forces http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4125&SEO=colon-duty-free-zone-faces-blind-market-forces Panama, Sep 28 (Prensa Latina) The world''s second largest duty-free zone, located in the Caribbean city of Colon, in northern Panama, is saling in the troubled waters of demand and supply, and a shipwreck seems to be the only destination. Panama Requests Former President Martinelli´s Extradition from USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4105&SEO=panama-requests-former-president-martinellias-extradition-from-usa Panama, Sep 27 (Prensa Latina) Panama''s Foreign Ministry confirmed today the extradition request made by the Supreme Court (SC) of former President Ricardo Martinelli (2009-2014) from the United States, for his alleged responsibility for wiretapping crimes. Guillen´s Work Resumes Cuban Identity Reaffirmed in Acapulco http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4098&SEO=guillenas-work-resumes-cuban-identity-reaffirmed-in-acapulco Acapulco, Sep 27 (Prensa Latina) Total work of Cuba´s National Poet, Nicolas Guillen, resumes the Caribbean Island´s identity, highlighted a workshop dedicated to Cuban poetry and literature being held here. Witness to the alluded conviction was the ambassador of the greater Antille in Mexico, Dagoberto Rodriguez, who attends as of last Sunday a traditional yearly cultural event in response to an invitation of local authorities and the Autonomous University of Guerrero. Central America Advocates Strengthening Links with Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4090&SEO=central-america-advocates-strengthening-links-with-russia Moscow, Sep 27 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras today advocated to strengthen friendship and trade ties with Russia, amid celebrations for the independence day of these five nations. Ayotzinapa's 43 Teaching Students' Disappearance Commemorated http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4065&SEO=ayotzinapas-43-teaching-students-disappearance-commemorated Mexico, Sep 26 (Prensa Latina) Two years after the forced disappearance of 43 teaching students from Ayotzinapa, several activities will be held in Mexico City to commemorate the unfortunate event. El Salvador: Right Wing Plan against FMLN Government Denounced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4060&SEO=el-salvador-right-wing-plan-against-fmln-government-denounced San Salvador, Sep 26 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary General of the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN, in Spanish), Medardo González, denounced the right-wing strategy of trying to erode the power of his party. Pemex Dismisses Thousands of Workers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4059&SEO=pemex-dismisses-thousands-of-workers Mexico, Sep 26 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of unionized workers were dismissed by Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), according to today''s reports. Cuban Presence at Acapulco Book Fair Recognized http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4044&SEO=cuban-presence-at-acapulco-book-fair-recognized By Joaquin Benito El Salvador: Warning of Imperial Offensive in Latin America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4033&SEO=el-salvador-warning-of-imperial-offensive-in-latin-america San Miguel, El Salvador, Sep 25 (Prensa Latina) The ambassador of Nicaragua, Gilda Bolt, the Venezuelan diplomat Antonio Núñez and Cuban analyst Roberto Regalado, today delivered a presentation on ''the imperial offensive'' at the Sixth Congress of the Salvadoran Movement of Solidarity with Cuba,. Mexico Expects Job Losses http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4025&SEO=mexico-expects-job-losses 25 de septiembre de 2016, 02:14Mexico, Sep 25 (Prensa Latina) The dark perspectives for the Mexican economy next year will cause losses of jobs in various sectors, warned the head of the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare (STPS), Alfonso Navarrete. Salvadoran Solidarity Movement Dedicates Congress to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4016&SEO=salvadoran-solidarity-movement-dedicates-congress-to-fidel-castro San Salvador, Sep 24 (Prensa Latina) Salvadoran Solidarity Movement with Cuba will celebrate today its VI Congress, which will be dedicated to the 90 years of leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Cuban and Costa Rican Comptrollers Sign Memorandum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3990&SEO=cuban-and-costa-rican-comptrollers-sign-memorandum Havana, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) The General Comptrollers of Cuba and Costa Rica signed a memorandum of understanding for reviewing each others'' work, Granma newspaper reported today. China-Eurasia Expo Includes Caribbean and Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3981&SEO=china-eurasia-expo-includes-caribbean-and-africa Beijing, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) Caribbean and African countries are participating for the first time at the 5th China-Eurasia Expo, which takes place, as every year, in Urumqi, capital of the Xinjiang Autonomous Region, northwest China. Peso Depreciation Increases Drug Prices in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3980&SEO=peso-depreciation-increases-drug-prices-in-mexico Mexico, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) The prices of generic and patent drugs have increased in Mexico, mainly due to the depreciation of the peso against the dollar. Social Organizations in Mexico Support Ecuador's Ethics Pact http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3939&SEO=social-organizations-in-mexico-support-ecuadors-ethics-pact 22 de septiembre de 2016, 09:36Quito, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) A total of 13 Mexican organizations today joined the international support shown for the proposed Ethics Pact presented by President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, which seeks to consolidate the national fight against tax havens. Mexico to Host First Global Meeting on Traditional Cuisine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3934&SEO=mexico-to-host-first-global-meeting-on-traditional-cuisine Mexico, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary of Foreign Relations will host the First Global Meeting of Traditional Cuisine to be held from September 23 to 25 in its facilities in Mexico city. Mexico, Second World Importer of Gasoline http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3913&SEO=mexico-second-world-importer-of-gasoline 21 de septiembre de 2016, 11:35Mexico, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Mexico is now second world importer of gasoline, only preceded by the United States, it was informed here. Telephone Lines Are Investigated for Iguala Case in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3895&SEO=telephone-lines-are-investigated-for-iguala-case-in-mexico 21 de septiembre de 2016, 10:02Mexico, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) More than 1,000 telephone lines from several govenment''s authorities are being investigated in Mexico for the missing of the 43 students from Ayotzinapa in the so-called Iguala case, it was reported today. Puerto Rico: 35 Immigrants Rescued on the Coast http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3871&SEO=puerto-rico-35-immigrants-rescued-on-the-coast 20 de septiembre de 2016, 12:04San Juan, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rican police have rescued around 35 people trying to enter Puerto Rico illegally through the western town of Aguadilla. Icaro Panama Festival to Screen Domestic, Lat. Am. and European Films http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3856&SEO=icaro-panama-festival-to-screen-domestic-lat.-am.-and-european-films 20 de septiembre de 2016, 00:16Panama, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Some 29 Panamanian, Latin American and European films will be screened during the Icaro Panama Festival from September 21st to 30th in the capital city and the main provincial cities of Colon and Chiriqui, the latter for the first time. Mexico Reports Clandestine Graves in 16 States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3797&SEO=mexico-reports-clandestine-graves-in-16-states Mexico, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Sixteen states in Mexico have registered clandestine graves with thousands of unidentified bodies, El Sol de Mexico journal reports today. Puerto Rican Government Interested in Opening Business Office in Cub http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3783&SEO=puerto-rican-government-interested-in-opening-business-office-in-cub 16 de septiembre de 2016, 16:32San Juan, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) The Puerto Rican Government is interested in opening an office in Cuba, with the purpose of boosting business relations between both Caribbean islands, for which it is currently trying to get approval by the United States. Guatemalan Government Avoids Involving President in Relatives Trial http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3772&SEO=guatemalan-government-avoids-involving-president-in-relatives-trial 16 de septiembre de 2016, 14:44Guatemala, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) The government of Guatemala should not make any statement about the alleged involvement of President Jimmy Morales'' son, and one of his brothers, in a corruption case, a government spokesman stressed today. Military Parade in Mexico Celebrates Independence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3757&SEO=military-parade-in-mexico-celebrates-independence 16 de septiembre de 2016, 10:21 Mexico, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Mexico today celebrates national holidays for the 206 anniversary of Independence, with the traditional military parade where thousands of troops and military means involved. Parents of Ayotzinapa 43 Students Break Dialogue with Mexican Gov´t http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3747&SEO=parents-of-ayotzinapa-43-students-break-dialogue-with-mexican-govat 15 de septiembre de 2016, 17:07Mexico, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Parents and relatives of the 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa, Mexico, broke the dialogue with the Government, as announced today at a press conference. US Sentences Former Honduran President's Son for Drug Trafficking http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3725&SEO=us-sentences-former-honduran-presidents-son-for-drug-trafficking 15 de septiembre de 2016, 11:34Tegucigalpa, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) A U.S. Court will today sentence Fabio Lobo, the son of Honduran former president, Porfirio Lobo (2010-14), who pleaded guilty to drug trafficking in the country, according to local media reports. Temporal Closure of the Mexican Capital's International Airport http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3715&SEO=temporal-closure-of-the-mexican-capitals-international-airport México, Sep 15 sep (PL) The International Airport Benito Juárez of the city of Mexico will shut down operations on September 16 from 10:00 AM to 14:00 local time, as was announced here. Mexico City International Airport Closes Temporarily http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3714&SEO=mexico-city-international-airport-closes-temporarily Mexico, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) The Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City will close operations on September 16th between 10:00 and 14:00 hours local time, it was announced today. The main air terminal of this country will suspend the landing and takeoff of aircrafts during this period. Huge Reduction in Public Funding for Culture in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3709&SEO=huge-reduction-in-public-funding-for-culture-in-mexico 14 de septiembre de 2016, 15:46Mexico, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) The cuts to public funding for culture in Mexico is brutal, according to the legislator Santiago Taboada. Guatemalan President Defends Successes of his Term in Office http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3702&SEO=guatemalan-president-defends-successes-of-his-term-in-office Guatemala, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) President of Guatemala, Jimmy Morales, defended today the achievements of his administration, after nine months in office amid the commemorative celebrations of the country''s independence. Salvadorian Official Questions Allocations of Radio Spectrum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3698&SEO=salvadorian-official-questions-allocations-of-radio-spectrum San Salvador, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador''s Secretary of Transparency Marcos Rodríguez said today that the radio spectrum if the State''s property and 95 percent of it is being used by private institutions. Cuba: Claro Puerto Rico Offers Telephone Service along with ETECSA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3669&SEO=cuba-claro-puerto-rico-offers-telephone-service-along-with-etecsa 13 de septiembre de 2016, 17:00San Juan, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) The company Claro Puerto Rico announced today that its customers can use their mobile phones in Cuba, under an agreement with the company ETECSA. UN Calls Mexico to Pass Legislation on Missing People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3657&SEO=un-calls-mexico-to-pass-legislation-on-missing-people 13 de septiembre de 2016, 15:12Mexico, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) Mexico needs a legislation that addresses the scourge of missing people in accordance with the recommendations of the United Nations, said UN representative Jesús Peña, during the launch of the book ''La presencia de la ausencia: historia de personas desaparecidas''at the Senate headquarters. Thousands of Mexican Students Returning from USA Are in Difficulties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3652&SEO=thousands-of-mexican-students-returning-from-usa-are-in-difficulties 13 de septiembre de 2016, 15:00Mexico, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) More than 500,000 young Mexicans students returning from the United States lack opportunities, a testimony released here stated today. Cuba and Telcel Mexico Expand Roaming Service Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3650&SEO=cuba-and-telcel-mexico-expand-roaming-service-agreement 13 de septiembre de 2016, 14:56Havana, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) The signing of an annex of the contract between the Cuban Telecommunications Enterprise (ETECSA) and the Telecommunications Operator, Telcel Mexico, will expand service and network coverage. Nicaragua's President Calls for Unity of Central America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3630&SEO=nicaraguas-president-calls-for-unity-of-central-america Managua, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua''s President, Daniel Ortega, called for the unity of Central America, after receiving the torch of freedom during an emotional cultural event attended by a 600-voice student choir. Increased Internet Access in Latin America and Caribbean, Says CEPAL http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3624&SEO=increased-internet-access-in-latin-america-and-caribbean-says-cepal San Jose, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL) confirmed here today that Internet users compared to the total population of the region grew 10.6 percent annually between 2000 and 2015. Treatment by UK to Deported Jamaicans Denounced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3622&SEO=treatment-by-uk-to-deported-jamaicans-denounced 12 de septiembre de 2016, 17:50Kingston, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Jamaica Association for the Resettlement of Returned Residents, Percival LaTouche, denounced today the deportation of the Jamaican citizens that lived in the United Kingdom. Mexican Scientific Community Concerned with Cuts for 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3620&SEO=mexican-scientific-community-concerned-with-cuts-for-2017 12 de septiembre de 2016, 17:15Mexico, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) The implementation of science and education cuts in the state budget for next year is considered a mistake by researchers from the scientific community of Mexico. Trinitarian Gov't Assigns Budget to Fight Crime http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3617&SEO=trinitarian-govt-assigns-budget-to-fight-crime 12 de septiembre de 2016, 15:58Port Spain, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Trinitarian Prime Minister Keith Rowley announced that his administration will invest 17.5 million dollars in police material to fight crime in the country, it was said here Monday. Meeting of Science, Innovation and ICT Eclac Starts in Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3582&SEO=meeting-of-science-innovation-and-ict-eclac-starts-in-costa-rica San Jose, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) The Conference of Science, Innovation and Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), from the Mexican Volcano Popocatepetl Throws Gases http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3580&SEO=mexican-volcano-popocatepetl-throws-gases 11 de septiembre de 2016, 15:43Mexico, Sep 11 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican volcano Popocatepetl keeps the area on the alert today, recording new low-intensity emanations, as well as emissions of water vapor and other gases. Panama Reduces Number of Illiteracy People with Cuban Method http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3572&SEO=panama-reduces-number-of-illiteracy-people-with-cuban-method Panama, Sep 11 (Prensa Latina) In nine years, Panama managed to reduce the number of uncultured on having alphabetized 70, 794 persons, thanks to the Cuban program ''Yo Si Puedo '' (Yes, I Can), recounts today a report by the Department of Social Development. Expansion of the Panama Canal Generates 80 Million Dollars Profits http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3533&SEO=expansion-of-the-panama-canal-generates-80-million-dollars-profits Panama, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) The Panama Canal has so far gained 80 million dollars due to the its expansion allowing the transit of 165 large vessels, according to Jorge Luis Quijano, administrator of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP, in Spanish). Latin Recording Academy Announces 2016 Lifetime Achievement Recipient http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3522&SEO=latin-recording-academy-announces-2016-lifetime-achievement-recipient 09 de septiembre de 2016, 12:49 New York,Sep 9 (Prensa Latina) Music superstars Ednita Nazario, Ricardo Montaner, El Consorcio (Mocedades), Eugenia León and Piero will be receiving the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award, which honors performers who have made creative contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording during their careers. FIFA Bans ex-CONCACAF Chief Jeffrey Webb For Life For Taking Bribes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3519&SEO=fifa-bans-ex-concacaf-chief-jeffrey-webb-for-life-for-taking-bribes Berna, Sep 9 (Prensa Latina) The FIFA ethics committee has banned former vice president Jeffrey Webb for life and fined him $1 million for taking bribes. Exhibition China in my Imagination with Paintings by Mexican Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3513&SEO=exhibition-china-in-my-imagination-with-paintings-by-mexican-children 09 de septiembre de 2016, 12:07Mexico, Sep 9 (Prensa Latina) The 3rd Children''s Painting Exhibition-Drawing Competition ''China in my imagination'' based on the ancient history, traditions and cultural heritage of the Asian country is being exhibited today in Mexico City. First Latin America Open Science Forum Ends in Uruguay http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3512&SEO=first-latin-america-open-science-forum-ends-in-uruguay Montevideo, Sep 9 (Prensa Latina) The First Latin America and the Caribbean Open Science Forum: Transforming our Region, is expected to end today after three days of debates and reflections on five issues presented by around 300 speakers from America and the world. Ortega Criticizes USA Double Standards against Drug Trafficking http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3500&SEO=ortega-criticizes-usa-double-standards-against-drug-trafficking Managua, Sep 9 (Prensa Latina) The President of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega has criticized the double standard of the US government against the drug trafficking, a scourge that together with organized crime, he said, it is a common challenge faced by all countries in the region. Hurricane Newton Causes Two Deaths and Damage in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3481&SEO=hurricane-newton-causes-two-deaths-and-damage-in-mexico 08 de septiembre de 2016, 15:40 Mexico, Sep 8 (Prensa Latina) The path of Newton through Mexican states in the Pacific caused two dead people and three missing others, damage to infrastructure and and more than 100,000 people without electricity, the authorities revealed today. Mysterious Maya Codex Verified As Oldest Text in Ancient America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3473&SEO=mysterious-maya-codex-verified-as-oldest-text-in-ancient-america 08 de septiembre de 2016, 13:22 Washington,Sep 8 (Prensa Latina)Researchers of Brown University have verified the authenticity of an ancient Maya text from the 13th century, solving the long-standing riddle of whether the mysterious fragment was actually genuine. Vietnam and Mexico Intend to Expand Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3445&SEO=vietnam-and-mexico-intend-to-expand-cooperation 08 de septiembre de 2016, 09:38Hanoi, Sep 8 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam and Mexico have agreed to work to expand cooperation, including the exchange of delegations and high-level contacts and between ministries, localities and companies, official sources reported today. Ashes of Juan Gabriel Return to Ciudad Juarez http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3431&SEO=ashes-of-juan-gabriel-return-to-ciudad-juarez 07 de septiembre de 2016, 15:01Mexico, Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) After two days of exposure at the Mexico City Fine Arts Palace, the box with the ashes of recently deceased singer and composer Juan Gabriel returned to Ciudad Juarez, his native city. ALBA Petróleos of El Salvador Updates Stations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3426&SEO=alba-petroleos-of-el-salvador-updates-stations 07 de septiembre de 2016, 12:55San Salvador, Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) The enterprise ALBA Petroleos of El Salvador advances with its maintenance and technological updating of its gas stations in order to give a service of higher quality to its clients. 73 Year Old Man Completes Swim in the Tsugaru Strait in Japan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3422&SEO=73-year-old-man-completes-swim-in-the-tsugaru-strait-in-japan 07 de septiembre de 2016, 12:14Tokyo,Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) A 73-year-old man successfully completed a 30-km swim today in the Tsugaru Strait in ten hours, making him the oldest swimmer to achieve the feat in those dangerous waters. Notimex News Agency Calls to Expand Cooperation with Iran http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3419&SEO=notimex-news-agency-calls-to-expand-cooperation-with-iran 07 de septiembre de 2016, 11:23Tehrán, Sep7 (Prensa Latina) The managing director of the Mexican news agency Notimex, Alejandro Ramos Esquivel, spoke today about the need to expand journalistic cooperation with Iran, including its homologue IRNA, with which he signed an agreement. Mexico in Maximum Emergency by Hurricane Newton http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3401&SEO=mexico-in-maximum-emergency-by-hurricane-newton 06 de septiembre de 2016, 16:28Mexico, Sep 6 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican National Civil Protection System is keeping 10 mexican states in maximum alert because of the Hurricane Newton that has entered in Mexican national territory. Panama and Costa Rica's Presidents Will Analyze Migratory Crisis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3393&SEO=panama-and-costa-ricas-presidents-will-analyze-migratory-crisis 06 de septiembre de 2016, 12:16Panama, Sep 6 (Prensa Latina) Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela and Costa Rican Luis Guillermo Solís, will meet soon in Panama to discuss the migratory crisis, Panama''s government announced today. Cuba, ACS Talk on Regional Confrontation to Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3389&SEO=cuba-acs-talk-on-regional-confrontation-to-climate-change 06 de septiembre de 2016, 09:42Havana, Sep 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) talked here about the implementation of the Regional Program for the confrontation to Climate Change in the 2016-2018 period, an issue of vital importance today for the development of the area. Dead and Wounded People by Road Accidents in Nicaragua Increase http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3378&SEO=dead-and-wounded-people-by-road-accidents-in-nicaragua-increase 05 de septiembre de 2016, 16:16Managua, Sep 5 (Prensa Latina) The number of dead and wounded people by traffic accidents in Nicaragua increased during the first half of the current year, compared to a similar period in 2015, according to a report by the National Police published today. Cuba's Presence in Acapulco Book Fair Makes Headlines in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3319&SEO=cubas-presence-in-acapulco-book-fair-makes-headlines-in-mexico Acapulco, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) The presence of a Cuban delegation in the upcoming global relaunch of the International Book Fair in Acapulco (FIL-A) made headlines on Saturday in Mexican media. More than 13,000 Hondurans Deported from the US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3301&SEO=more-than-13000-hondurans-deported-from-the-us 02 de septiembre de 2016, 14:45Tegucigalpa, Sep 2 (PL) More than 13,600 Honduran citizens were deported from the United States towards this Central American country from January until August this year, governmental organizations reported today governmental organisms. Bolivian Agents Seized Haul of Cocaine Worth One Million Dollars http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3298&SEO=bolivian-agents-seized-haul-of-cocaine-worth-one-million-dollars 02 de septiembre de 2016, 13:44La Paz, Sep 2 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian specialized agents seized a load of cocaine valued at USD one million, the director general of the Special Force against Drug Trafficking, Santiago Delgadillo, informed today. Panama Rescues 100 Human Traffic Victims http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3296&SEO=panama-rescues-100-human-traffic-victims 02 de septiembre de 2016, 13:31 Panama, Sep 2 (Prensa Latina) The number of persons rescued in Panama from the hands of human trafficking bands, as a result of 40 operations, reaches 120, as reported by the Security Minister, Alexis Bethancourt. Mexico Highlights Cuba's Contribution to Latin American Culture http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3292&SEO=mexico-highlights-cubas-contribution-to-latin-american-culture 02 de septiembre de 2016, 13:05Acapulco, Sep 2 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican poet Julio Moguel said that Cuba is the nation''s greatest contributions to Latin American culture in 1959 after the triumph of the Revolution led by Fidel Castro. Cuba to Increase Fruit and Vegetable Production http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3291&SEO=cuba-to-increase-fruit-and-vegetable-production 02 de septiembre de 2016, 13:03 Pinar del Rio, Sep 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has to increase the production of fruits and vegetables in respond to growing demand from the increase of tourism in the country, the Vice President, Jose Ramon Machado Ventura has said. Juan Gabriel Ashes to Arrive Saturday To Juarez, Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3266&SEO=juan-gabriel-ashes-to-arrive-saturday-to-juarez-mexico 02 de septiembre de 2016, 00:20 Mexico, Sep 2 (Prensa Latina) The ashes of Mexican singer Juan Gabriel will be conserved in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, stated today Governor Cesar Duarte. Dominican Government Resumes Dialogue with Physicians to Solve Strike http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3251&SEO=dominican-government-resumes-dialogue-with-physicians-to-solve-strike 01 de septiembre de 2016, 14:16Santo Domingo, Sep 1 (Prensa Latina) The government of President Danilo Medina resumes today the dialogue with the representatives of the Dominican Medical College (CMD) to find a solution to the strike that for weeks has been affecting the health sector. Venezuelan President Hails 55th Anniversary of NAM http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3250&SEO=venezuelan-president-hails-55th-anniversary-of-nam 01 de septiembre de 2016, 13:20 Caracas, Sep 1 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hailed today the 55th anniversary of the creation of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) when Venezuela prepares itself to assume the presidency of the group this month. Panama Small Banks to Disappear Absorbed by Big Ones http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3238&SEO=panama-small-banks-to-disappear-absorbed-by-big-ones 01 de septiembre de 2016, 11:46Panama, Sep 1 (Prensa Latina) Small banks to disappear because they will have to merge to face the present need of correspondents which guarantee international transactions, fact admitted partiallty by the Banking Association of Panama (ABP, in Spanish). Mexican Newspaper: Donald Trump's Visit is Difficult to Understand http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3236&SEO=mexican-newspaper-donald-trumps-visit-is-difficult-to-understand 01 de septiembre de 2016, 11:36Mexico, Sep 1 (Prensa Latina) The surprise visit of the US Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, to Mexico to meet President Enrique Peña Nieto has caused an undeniable uneasiness in Mexican society, according to the Mexican daily La Jornada. Panama Dismantles Criminal Organization Involving Officials http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3231&SEO=panama-dismantles-criminal-organization-involving-officials 01 de septiembre de 2016, 10:49Panama, Sep 1 (Prensa Latina) An alliance between politicians, agents of the National Air Service (Senan, in Spanish) and Panamanian and Colombian drug traffickers was dismantled as part of a police operation, according to reports published in the newspaper La Estrella de Panamá. Brazilian Govt. Uncomfortable over LatAm's Condemnation of Coup http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3230&SEO=brazilian-govt.-uncomfortable-over-latams-condemnation-of-coup 01 de septiembre de 2016, 10:40Brasilia, Sep 1 (Prensa Latina) The condemnation by governments, leaders and parties in Latin America and the Caribbean of the parliamentary judicial coup perpetrated against Dilma Rousseff has evidently angered the Brazilian Government, which issued communiqués in that regard on Wednesday night. Cuba Holds International Event on Energy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3227&SEO=cuba-holds-international-event-on-energy 01 de septiembre de 2016, 10:31Havana, Sep 1 (Prensa Latina) Businessmen from 14 Latin American and European countries begin today two days of an international meeting on energy at the Melia Cohiba Hotel in Havana. The FMLN Asks Respect for the Internal Affairs of El Salvador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3220&SEO=the-fmln-asks-respect-for-the-internal-affairs-of-el-salvador 01 de septiembre de 2016, 09:54 San Salvador, Sep 1 (Prensa Latina) The head of the parliamentary group of the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN, in Spanish), Norma Guevara, expressed her hope that the United States respects the internal affairs of El Salvador. Mexico City will Host International Festival of Short Films http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3217&SEO=mexico-city-will-host-international-festival-of-short-films 01 de septiembre de 2016, 01:16 México, Sep 1 (Prensa Latina) The capital prepares to host the 11th edition of the International Festival of Shorts Mexico, which will screen over 350 short films of 35 countries, from September 1 thru 8. The challenge was to resort to short formats to project an idea in the big screen without trespassing the frontier of 30 minutes, expressed Jorge Magaña, director of the festival. Violence against Children Increases in Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3214&SEO=violence-against-children-increases-in-costa-rica 01 de septiembre de 2016, 00:10 San Jose, Sep 1 (Prensa Latina) In 2015, the Costa Rican emergency line registered one call every 15 minutes with regards to violence against children, according to official data, reported by Teletica Noticias. Venezuela Expands Economic Presence in the Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3213&SEO=venezuela-expands-economic-presence-in-the-caribbean 01 de septiembre de 2016, 00:04Caracas, Sep 1 (Prensa Latina) As part of the actions promoted by the Venezuelan government to diversify its economy, different ministries are focused today on presenting its exportable offer to other countries. Mexican President and Donald Trump to Meet Privately http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3211&SEO=mexican-president-and-donald-trump-to-meet-privately 31 de agosto de 2016, 17:30Mexico, Aug 31 (Prensa Latina) The President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, confirmed that the US Republican candidate for the presidency of the United States, Donald Trump, accepted its invitation to visit Mexico and that he will meet him privately, today. Refuge in Agenda of Ministers of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3170&SEO=refuge-in-agenda-of-ministers-of-el-salvador-honduras-and-guatemala 31 de agosto de 2016, 10:14Guatemala, Aug 31 (Prensa Latina) The foreign ministers of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala discuss today in Antigua, a colonial city near this capital, the problems of shelter and/or protection needs in the Northern Triangle of Central America. UNEP: Water Pollution Will Affect Millions of People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3158&SEO=unep-water-pollution-will-affect-millions-of-people 31 de agosto de 2016, 00:20Panama, Aug 31 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 323 million people in Africa, Asia and Latin America are at risk of contracting diseases, such as cholera and typhoid fever, due to water pollution, according to a report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) released today. Uncertainty in Panamanian Companies Due to US Sanctions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3153&SEO=uncertainty-in-panamanian-companies-due-to-us-sanctions 31 de agosto de 2016, 00:04Panama, Aug 31 (Prensa Latina) The uncertain future of the enterprises affected by US extraterritorial sanctions is a major concern by the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP), due to the insecurity in the continuity of their functions. Juan Gabriel, Much More Than a Mexican Liberace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3148&SEO=juan-gabriel-much-more-than-a-mexican-liberace 30 de agosto de 2016, 17:30Washington, Aug 30 (Prensa Latina) Although is quite difficult to imagine Barack Obama singing ''Querida'', the US president also lamented the death of the Mexican singer Juan Gabriel. More than 400 Extortionists Arrested this Year in Honduras http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3145&SEO=more-than-400-extortionists-arrested-this-year-in-honduras 30 de agosto de 2016, 14:41 Tegucigalpa, Oct 30 (Prensa Latina)Honduran authorities said today that at least 422 extortionists were arrested so far this year during different police operations carried out in this Central American country. Cuba Advocates for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3141&SEO=cuba-advocates-for-the-elimination-of-nuclear-weapons 30 de agosto de 2016, 12:43Geneva, Aug 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuba advocated today at the United Nations in this country for the total elimination and prohibition of nuclear weapons, for the survival of mankind, and ratified its support to every effort for peace. Mexican Government-Teachers Meetings will be Made Public http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3107&SEO=mexican-government-teachers-meetings-will-be-made-public 29 de agosto de 2016, 18:08Mexico, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) Government Secretary Miguel Angel Osorio announced today that all future meetings with the members of the National Education Workers'' Coordinating Office (CNTE) will be made public and open. Mexican Navy Deals Harsh Blow to Drug Trafficking in the Pacific http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3104&SEO=mexican-navy-deals-harsh-blow-to-drug-trafficking-in-the-pacific 29 de agosto de 2016, 17:36Mexico, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) More than five tons of cocaine were seized from drug-trafficking groups near the coasts of the Mexican states of Chiapas and Guerrero, the national Navy reported today. Mexican Army Reports Casualties in Actions against Organized Crime http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3087&SEO=mexican-army-reports-casualties-in-actions-against-organized-crime 29 de agosto de 2016, 13:18Mexico, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican army has reported about 718 casualties in actions against criminal groups and the organized crime from 2000 to date, an information from the Secretariat of National Defense reported today. Mexico Shocked: Singer Juan Gabriel Died http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3072&SEO=mexico-shocked-singer-juan-gabriel-died Mexico, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) The death of prominent singer Juan Gabriel in Santa Monica, California, the United States, today leaves a void in the world of art and entertainment, especially in his native Mexico. President of Costa Rica Highlights Cooperation with United States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3068&SEO=president-of-costa-rica-highlights-cooperation-with-united-states San Jose, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) The President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis, said he has achieved, with his US counterpart, Barack Obama, and the Vice President Joseph Biden, the greatest level of cooperation in 30 years between San Jose and Washington. President of Costa Rica Highlights Cooperation with United States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3069&SEO=president-of-costa-rica-highlights-cooperation-with-united-states 29 de agosto de 2016, 09:33San Jose, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) The President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis, said he has achieved, with his US counterpart, Barack Obama, and the Vice President Joseph Biden, the greatest level of cooperation in 30 years between San Jose and Washington. Costa Rica Holds Meeting of Afro Descendant Leaders http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3067&SEO=costa-rica-holds-meeting-of-afro-descendant-leaders 29 de agosto de 2016, 08:56San Jose, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) The 5th Meeting of Parliamentarians, and Afro Descendant Political Leaders of the Americas and the Caribbean began here today three days of sessions to set the Political Agenda for 2025, called Recognition, justice and development. Demonstration in Honduras against Possible Presidential Reelection http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3063&SEO=demonstration-in-honduras-against-possible-presidential-reelection 29 de agosto de 2016, 01:11Tegucigalpa, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of members and supporters of the opposition party Libertad y Refundacion (Libre) reiterated in the Honduran capital city their opposition to the re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez, reported national media this weekend. Morena Party President Considers a Disaster Justice in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3060&SEO=morena-party-president-considers-a-disaster-justice-in-mexico Mexico, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) President of the National Executive Committee of National Regeneration (Morena), Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Movement defined today as a disaster the administration of justice in Mexico. Campaign Against Racism in Football Begins in Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3058&SEO=campaign-against-racism-in-football-begins-in-costa-rica 28 de agosto de 2016, 13:32San Jose, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) The Association for the Development of the Costa Rican Black Women and the Union of Football Clubs of First Division today began for the second consecutive year, the Respect campaign for Diversity, No to racism in football. Campaign Against Racism in Football Begins in Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3059&SEO=campaign-against-racism-in-football-begins-in-costa-rica 28 de agosto de 2016, 13:32San Jose, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) The Association for the Development of the Costa Rican Black Women and the Union of Football Clubs of First Division today began for the second consecutive year, the Respect campaign for Diversity, No to racism in football. ALBA Condemns Murder of Bolivian Deputy Minister http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3040&SEO=alba-condemns-murder-of-bolivian-deputy-minister 27 de agosto de 2016, 11:24 Caracas, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) joined the Venezuelan authorities and movements that condemn the murder of Bolivian Deputy Minister Rodolfo Illanes. More Than 200.000 Displaced Due to Violence in Honduras http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3035&SEO=more-than-200.000-displaced-due-to-violence-in-honduras 27 de agosto de 2016, 10:51 Tegucigalpa, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Over 200.000 Hondurans were forced to flee in this Central American country last year due to violence, humanitarian agencies reported today. Mexico: Sanctions to be Imposed on Teachers against Education Reform http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3022&SEO=mexico-sanctions-to-be-imposed-on-teachers-against-education-reform 27 de agosto de 2016, 00:12Mexico, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 5.500 education workers in Mexico will be sanctioned for supporting actions against the education reform which were promoted by the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE), the media reported today. Cuba to Host World Congress on Orthopedics and Traumatology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3019&SEO=cuba-to-host-world-congress-on-orthopedics-and-traumatology 27 de agosto de 2016, 00:06 Varadero, Cuba, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will host the 27th World Congress on Orthopedics and Traumatology and the First World Congress on External Fixation from September 26 to October 1. Mexico: Earthquake Hits Veracruz State http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3013&SEO=mexico-earthquake-hits-veracruz-state 26 de agosto de 2016, 16:54Mexico, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) A 4.8 degree earthquake on the Richter scale hit today the whole northwestern area of the Veracruz state, with no damages reported. Colombia, Chile and Ecuador Reign in the Latin America Green Awards http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2989&SEO=colombia-chile-and-ecuador-reign-in-the-latin-america-green-awards 26 de agosto de 2016, 11:36 Quito, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of socio-environmental projects in Colombia, Chile and Ecuador today celebrate the awards won in most of the 10 categories in the Latin America Green Awards, held in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil. Thousands of Illegal Migrants Were Helped on Their Way Through Panama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2983&SEO=thousands-of-illegal-migrants-were-helped-on-their-way-through-panama 26 de agosto de 2016, 10:47 Panama, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) A Security Ministry report revealed that 9,000 illegal migrants have received humanitarian care in Panama in recent months, out of which 2,400 remain in the country today. Parliamentarians Meeting Against Hunger Concludes in Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2967&SEO=parliamentarians-meeting-against-hunger-concludes-in-costa-rica 26 de agosto de 2016, 00:02 San Jose, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) The first meeting of the Parliamentary Front against Hunger (FPH), whose members are Mexico, Colombia, Central America and the Dominican Republic concluded here today with the definition of a common agenda to ensure the right to adequate food. Costa Rica: Another Haitian Deported, Rejection to Revenue of 239 Cub http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2963&SEO=costa-rica-another-haitian-deported-rejection-to-revenue-of-239-cub 25 de agosto de 2016, 16:18San Jose, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) The Professional Police of Migration of Costa Rica deported today the second Haitian cirtizen,for irregular migratory condition and informed that in August, it rejected the revenue of 239 Cuban migrants, coming from Panama. 108 Migrants Found in Overcrowded Vehicle in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2958&SEO=108-migrants-found-in-overcrowded-vehicle-in-mexico 25 de agosto de 2016, 14:35Mexico, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) A total of 108 migrants, who were traveling in a vehicle in overcrowded conditions, were found in the Mexican state of Puebla, a statement from the National Commission of Security (CNS) revealed today. Venezuela Prioritizes Social Issue at MERCOSUR Agenda http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2950&SEO=venezuela-prioritizes-social-issue-at-mercosur-agenda 25 de agosto de 2016, 12:34 Caracas, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela has confirmed that the social agenda will be a priority during his pro tempore presidency of the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR), despite the obstacles imposed by Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil, the Ministry of Communication published today. Panama Gov't, and Natives Pact in Danger by Hydroelectric Plant http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2948&SEO=panama-govt-and-natives-pact-in-danger-by-hydroelectric-plant 25 de agosto de 2016, 12:18Panama, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) In an unexpected change of a recent agreement between the Panamanian government and native citizens to operate an hydroelectric plant, the dealing company changed its consent and endangered today the execution of the pact. El Salvador Hosts Central American Afro-descendants Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2944&SEO=el-salvador-hosts-central-american-afro-descendants-meeting 25 de agosto de 2016, 11:36 San Salvador, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Culture of the Presidency, the Central American Black Organization (CABO) and African Descendants of El Salvador (Afroes) have inaugurated today the XII Regional Meeting of Young Afro-central Americans. Frida and Diego, Accomplices of the First World Bolero Fest in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2943&SEO=frida-and-diego-accomplices-of-the-first-world-bolero-fest-in-mexico 25 de agosto de 2016, 11:33 Mexico, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) In Coyoacán, an exceptional witness to the deep and passionate love storm between Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, last night''s venue of the official preamble to the Festival and First World Bolero Festival (FCMB, in Spanish), to be launched today in this city. Peruvian Communist Leaders Stress Fidel Castro's Importance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2924&SEO=peruvian-communist-leaders-stress-fidel-castros-importance 25 de agosto de 2016, 00:02 Lima, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) The two main Peruvian communist leaders today stressed the importance of the tribute a regional event of leftist parties will pay here to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, for his 90th birthday. Tax Administration Experts Audit Five Mexican Governors http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2923&SEO=tax-administration-experts-audit-five-mexican-governors 24 de agosto de 2016, 18:34Mexico, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) Experts of the Tax Administration Service are carrying out today fiscal audits of five governors, including Javier Duarte, in the state of Veracruz, involved in the worst political scandal in the last two years. New Bridge in El Salvador to Facilitate National and Regional Trade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2920&SEO=new-bridge-in-el-salvador-to-facilitate-national-and-regional-trade 24 de agosto de 2016, 17:34San Salvador, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) The President of El Salvador, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, and the Minister of Public Works, Gerson Martinez, inaugurated today the La Palma-Citala bridge, which will facilitate trade in the area, as well as trade of El Salvador with Honduras and Guatemala. Freedom of Puerto Rico is a Deceit, Says Rafael Cancel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2914&SEO=freedom-of-puerto-rico-is-a-deceit-says-rafael-cancel 24 de agosto de 2016, 16:56Washington, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) The status of Puerto Rico as Free Associated State is a lie and we have never had control of our country, pro-independence Puerto Rican patriot Rafael Cancel Miranda told the New York Times newspaper. Mexico: Program Manages to Ease Carbon Dioxide Emission http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2912&SEO=mexico-program-manages-to-ease-carbon-dioxide-emission 24 de agosto de 2016, 16:48Mexico, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) The Program Clean Transport has managed to mitigate five tons of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere throughout six years, said today ministry for Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico. Half a Million Young People Unemployed in the DR http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2903&SEO=half-a-million-young-people-unemployed-in-the-dr 24 de agosto de 2016, 15:31Santo Domingo, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) At least 500,000 young people who do not study or have jobs - called by the term ''Nini'' - are now living in the Dominican Republic, as a study from the World Bank points out. Olympic Flag Arrives in Tokyo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2895&SEO=olympic-flag-arrives-in-tokyo 24 de agosto de 2016, 13:00Tokyo, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina)It will be the second time the Summer Olympics are held in the Japanese capital, which previously hosted the 1964 Summer Olympics. Costa Rica: Deputies Define Common Agenda for Sustainable Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2885&SEO=costa-rica-deputies-define-common-agenda-for-sustainable-development 24 de agosto de 2016, 10:13San Jose, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) Mesoamerica MPs will define today and tomorrow a joint agenda to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and the Plan for Food Security, Nutrition and Hunger Eradication 2025 (SAN, in Spanish), from the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac, in Spanish). Panamanian Gov't Denies to U.S. Risk of Money Laundering http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2879&SEO=panamanian-govt-denies-to-u.s.-risk-of-money-laundering 24 de agosto de 2016, 09:28 Panama, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Panama rejected today the remarks of the Department of Financial Services of New York (NYDES), of the United States, as a high-risk jurisdiction for money laundering. Mexico Square Declared Site of Memory of Slavery http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2876&SEO=mexico-square-declared-site-of-memory-of-slavery 24 de agosto de 2016, 08:25 Mexico, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) The Santo Domingo Square, in the historic center of Mexico City, was declared a Site of Memory of Slavery, which reminds here today the legacy of Africans and Afro-descendants. Cuba Hosts for First Time World Congress of Psychophysiology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2872&SEO=cuba-hosts-for-first-time-world-congress-of-psychophysiology 24 de agosto de 2016, 00:07 Havana, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) More than 350 specialists from Europe, the United States and Canada will participate in the 18th International Congress of Psychophysiology, taking place for the first time in Latin America, the organizing committee said. Mexican Researcher Warns about Risk of Building Reservoir http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2866&SEO=mexican-researcher-warns-about-risk-of-building-reservoir 23 de agosto de 2016, 17:03Mexico, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) La Tranquilidad dam will be built in an area where five abandoned mines have drained water with arsenic for 200 years, warned today Yann Rene Ramos, a researcher at the University of the Mexican state of Guanajuato. Alliance for Prosperity plan to be Executed in Guatemala http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2851&SEO=alliance-for-prosperity-plan-to-be-executed-in-guatemala 23 de agosto de 2016, 11:51Guatemala, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) The government of Guatemala announced today a pilot test to be executed in three municipalities according to plans approved in the Alliance for the Prosperity of the Northern Triangle of Central America (APP) with the United States. El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala: United Front against Violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2836&SEO=el-salvador-honduras-and-guatemala-united-front-against-violence 23 de agosto de 2016, 09:24 San Salvador, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) The presidents of El Salvador, Salvador Sanchez Ceren; Guatemala, Jimmy Morales; and Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández meet today in this capital to organize a common front against crime. Turkey Shows Interest in Latin America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2833&SEO=turkey-shows-interest-in-latin-america 23 de agosto de 2016, 08:51By Osvaldo Rodriguez Martinez Solis-Obama Meeting Strengthens Ties between Costa Rica and the US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2831&SEO=solis-obama-meeting-strengthens-ties-between-costa-rica-and-the-us 23 de agosto de 2016, 08:42 San Jose, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) The presidents of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis, and US'' Barack Obama met in the White House and strengthened Washington''s help to this nation to combat drug and human trafficking. Honduran Prison System Failure Revealed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2827&SEO=honduran-prison-system-failure-revealed 23 de agosto de 2016, 00:15Tegucigalpa, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) Of more than 16,000 people in Honduran prisons, 53 percent has not been sentenced by the courts, a figure that reveals failures in that system, institutional authorities said. Nicaraguan Episcopal Conference Calls to Vote in Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2821&SEO=nicaraguan-episcopal-conference-calls-to-vote-in-peace 22 de agosto de 2016, 16:52Managua, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) The Nicaraguan Episcopal Conference called the citizens of this Central American country to vote in peace in the general elections in November and avoid everything bringing a threat for physical and moral integrity of people. Two Costa Rican Officials Arrested for Drug Trafficking http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2809&SEO=two-costa-rican-officials-arrested-for-drug-trafficking 22 de agosto de 2016, 15:24San Jose, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) Agents of the Judicial Investigation Organization (OIJ) arrested today 14 people members of a family band, including two officials from the Ministry of Environment and Energy, who were dedicated to the cultivation and sale of marihuana in Costa Rica. La Colmenita in El Salvador Keeps Performing for Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2800&SEO=la-colmenita-in-el-salvador-keeps-performing-for-children San Salvador, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) La Colmenita of El Mozote and Sonzacate communities, El Salvador, presented the show ''La cucarachita Martina'' in the island of Meanguera, in the Gulf of Fonseca. About 500,000 Children Suffer From Obesity in Mexico City http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2799&SEO=about-500000-children-suffer-from-obesity-in-mexico-city 22 de agosto de 2016, 12:38Mexico City, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) About 500,000 children suffer from obesity in Mexico City, a figure which represents 35 percent of school-age children, according to Local Health Ministry. 35 Percent of Mexican Teenagers Work http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2791&SEO=35-percent-of-mexican-teenagers-work 22 de agosto de 2016, 10:35Mexico, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) Thirty-five percent of teenagers in Mexico work in formal or informal, paid or unpaid jobs, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi, in Spanish) revealed in figures published today. Argentine President Is More Involved in Offshore Companies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2782&SEO=argentine-president-is-more-involved-in-offshore-companies Buenos Aires, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) More revelations about the offshore societies of Argentine President Mauricio Macri in Panama and the Bahamas can further complicate the statesman''s legal situation. US: Costa Rican President to Discuss Migration, Security and Climate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2774&SEO=us-costa-rican-president-to-discuss-migration-security-and-climate San Jose, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis, meets today in Washington with US Vice-president Joseph Biden to discuss migration, security and climate change. Mexico Exceeds Record Number of Homicides http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2767&SEO=mexico-exceeds-record-number-of-homicides 21 de agosto de 2016, 12:27Mexico, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) In July, Mexico reported the highest number of homicides over the past six years, according to statistics from the state prosecutor''s offices compiled by the Secretariat of Government. Cartel Releases Son of Mexican Drug Trafficker http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2760&SEO=cartel-releases-son-of-mexican-drug-trafficker Mexico, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The Jalisco Nueva Generacion cartel released Alfredo Guzman Salazar, the son of jailed drug trafficker Joaquin ''El Chapo'' Guzman, and five other people kidnapped in Puerto Vallarta, the media in Culiacan, in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, reported on Sunday. Celebrations for Fidel's 90th Birthday Continue in El Salvador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2758&SEO=celebrations-for-fidels-90th-birthday-continue-in-el-salvador San Salvador, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The celebrations for the 90th birthday of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, continued in El Salvador, where an event was organized by the Committee of Solidarity with Cuba in the municipality of San Marcos. Greater Clarity in Iguala's case Demanded in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2748&SEO=greater-clarity-in-igualas-case-demanded-in-mexico 20 de agosto de 2016, 11:31Mexico, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Almost two years after the disappearance of 43 students-teachers in the Mexican state of Guerrero, the parents of the victims broke dialogue with the Attorney General''s Office, highlighted today La Jornada Daily. Parlatino Forum Concludes in El Salvador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2746&SEO=parlatino-forum-concludes-in-el-salvador San Salvador, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Forum of the commissions of Security, Health and Human Rights of the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (Parlatino) concludes today after a day of discussions in El Salvador. Honduras, Dangerous Country for Human Right Activists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2742&SEO=honduras-dangerous-country-for-human-right-activists United Nations, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Honduras is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for human rights activists, said today the UN special rapporteur, Michel Forst and Inter-American rapporteur Jose de Jesus Orozco. United Nations Drafts Program to Fight Cholera in Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2740&SEO=united-nations-drafts-program-to-fight-cholera-in-haiti United Nations, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations (UN) is working now to develop a new package of measures to handle the beginning of the cholera outbreak in Haiti, said a spokesperson for the international organization. Puerto Rico Confirms First Death due to Guillain-Barre Syndrome http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2735&SEO=puerto-rico-confirms-first-death-due-to-guillain-barre-syndrome 19 de agosto de 2016, 18:02San Juan, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The State Epidemiologist, Brenda Rivera Garcia, confirmed today the first death recorded in Puerto Rico due to the Guillain-Barre syndrome caused by the Zika virus. The deceased was a male between 35 and 45 years old. Guatemalan Volcano Ashes Affect Mexican State http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2733&SEO=guatemalan-volcano-ashes-affect-mexican-state 19 de agosto de 2016, 17:21Mexico, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The Civil Protection Authorities in the Mexican state of Chiapas adopted measures today to guarantee the integrity of the population affected by the fall of ashes from the volcano Santiaguito, in Guatemala. Honduras: 28 Babies with Microcephaly Reported http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2730&SEO=honduras-28-babies-with-microcephaly-reported 19 de agosto de 2016, 17:03Tegucigalpa, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Babies with microcephaly totaled 28 in Honduras, following four other cases diagnosed in the recent hours with this neurological disorder, said today health authorities. Parlatino Debates on Regional Aspects http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2726&SEO=parlatino-debates-on-regional-aspects 19 de agosto de 2016, 16:27San Salvador, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Lorena Peña,speaker of the Salvadoran National Assembly inaugurated a session of the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (Parlatino) Friday to debate on aspects of regional interest, such as people''s trading, to fight arbovirosis, regional security and human rights. Around 10,000 Missing Central American Migrants in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2724&SEO=around-10000-missing-central-american-migrants-in-mexico 19 de agosto de 2016, 15:59Mexico, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Around 10,000 Central American migrants are considered missing after trying to cross Mexico, searching for the American dream, the local media revealed today. Panama: Access of Migrants to Bus Terminal Restricted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2723&SEO=panama-access-of-migrants-to-bus-terminal-restricted 19 de agosto de 2016, 15:58Panama, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The management of the Albrook national transport terminal, located in the capital, announced today that the had closed its doors to migrants due to security and logistical issues. Assembly of Indigenous Parliament of America Continues in Guatemala http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2714&SEO=assembly-of-indigenous-parliament-of-america-continues-in-guatemala 19 de agosto de 2016, 12:32 Guatemala, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The Indigenous Parliament of America (PIA) continues in session today, in Guatemala, with the aim of assessing the risks that indigenous peoples are experiencing due to discrimination and lack of respect for the environment, among other factors. Panama Book Fair PaysTtribute to Dr. Theo Seuss http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2712&SEO=panama-book-fair-paysttribute-to-dr.-theo-seuss 19 de agosto de 2016, 11:47Panama, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) This year the children''s pavilion of the International Book Fair in Panama, which takes place today in this capital, is dedicated to the writer, poet and most influential cartoonist in the past 75 years, American Theodore Seuss. Parents of Ayotzinapa Case Victims Stop Dialogue with Procuratorate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2702&SEO=parents-of-ayotzinapa-case-victims-stop-dialogue-with-procuratorate 19 de agosto de 2016, 09:47 Mexico, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Parents of 43 teachers missing in Mexico, who today are continuing their struggle to know the whereabouts of their children, have broken their dialogue with the Mexican Attorney General''s Office (PGR, in Spanish). USA Corrects Press Release Related to Fire in Nicaragua http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2700&SEO=usa-corrects-press-release-related-to-fire-in-nicaragua 19 de agosto de 2016, 09:38Managua, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The Embassy of the United States in Nicaragua has issued a clarification of a previous statement which reported that there was a lack of fuel in Nicaragua, as a result of a fire in the storage tanks of Puma Energy, in Puerto Sandino. Inter-Oceanic Canal in Nicaragua Will Be a Reality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2699&SEO=inter-oceanic-canal-in-nicaragua-will-be-a-reality 19 de agosto de 2016, 09:33 Managua, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The project Nicaragua is undertaking to build an interoceanic canal to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans will be a reality, said the spokesman of the commission in charge of the work, Telemaco Talavera. Attempts to Control Fierce Fire in Nicaragua Persist http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2698&SEO=attempts-to-control-fierce-fire-in-nicaragua-persist 19 de agosto de 2016, 09:21Managua, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan authorities today continue working to control a fierce fire in two fuel tanks of the Puma Energy Co., with capacity for 144,000 barrels each. El Salvador: Parlatino Discusses Safety, Health and Human Rights http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2695&SEO=el-salvador-parlatino-discusses-safety-health-and-human-rights 19 de agosto de 2016, 08:43San Salvador, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The Commissions on Human Rights, Public Safety and Health of the Latin American Parliament (Parlatino, in Spanish) today discuss here proposals of legislations against human trafficking and fight against diseases such as dengue, chikungunya, zika and yellow fever. Iranian Foreign Minister Enlists Latin American Tour http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2692&SEO=iranian-foreign-minister-enlists-latin-american-tour 19 de agosto de 2016, 05:00Tehran, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, will begin next week a tour of six countries in Latin America to expand and strengthen relations and also counter the ''Iran phobia'' that promotes Israel. Film El Acompañante to Represent Cuba at the Oscars and Goyas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2684&SEO=film-el-acompanante-to-represent-cuba-at-the-oscars-and-goyas 18 de agosto de 2016, 13:18 Havana, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) After successful performances in Latin America, Europe and Asia, the film ''El acompañante'' will represent Cuba at the Oscars and Goya awards, the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC) announced today. A Second Fuel Depot Explodes in Nicaragua http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2681&SEO=a-second-fuel-depot-explodes-in-nicaragua 18 de agosto de 2016, 12:29Managua, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) A second oil depot of the refinery owned by Puma Energy exploded today in Nicaragua, as authorities try to control a raging fire after the explosion of the first oil depot. Nicaragua Hosts Regional Congress on Occupational Health and Safety http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2676&SEO=nicaragua-hosts-regional-congress-on-occupational-health-and-safety 18 de agosto de 2016, 11:52 Managua, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua today will host the first international Congress on Occupational Health and Safety, with the participation of experts from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Panama and the Dominican Republic, in addition to the host country. Mexico Confirmed 1.619 Cases of Zika Virus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2658&SEO=mexico-confirmed-1.619-cases-of-zika-virus 18 de agosto de 2016, 00:05 Mexico, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) Mexico confirmed that until today, 1.619 cases of Zika virus have been recorded in the country, of which 88 percent are located in the states of Chiapas, Guerrero, Oaxaca and Veracruz. 1,147 Centenarians Live in Mexico City http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2648&SEO=1147-centenarians-live-in-mexico-city Mexico, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) According to statistics released today, 1,147 people 100 years old or more live in Mexico City. Jalisco Cartel Nueva Generación Carries out Kidnappings in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2641&SEO=jalisco-cartel-nueva-generacion-carries-out-kidnappings-in-mexico Mexico, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The Secretariats of National Defense, Navy and Federal Police of Mexico confirmed today that the multiple kidnapping that took place in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco state, was the work of the cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación. Reelected Dominican President Highlights Economic Achievements http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2625&SEO=reelected-dominican-president-highlights-economic-achievements 16 de agosto de 2016, 15:42 Santo Domingo, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The reelected Dominican President, Danilo Medina, highlighted today that the economy of this country grew more than expected in the last four years, which allowed to extract more than 900 thousand nationals out of poverty. Democratic Congressman Demands Release of Oscar Lopez in US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2618&SEO=democratic-congressman-demands-release-of-oscar-lopez-in-us 16 de agosto de 2016, 13:37San Juan, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Democratic Congressman Luis Gutierrez raised here the need to intensify at the international level the claim for the release of Puerto Rican revolutionary fighter, Oscar López Rivera. Evo Morales Participates in Investiture of Danilo Medina http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2617&SEO=evo-morales-participates-in-investiture-of-danilo-medina 16 de agosto de 2016, 13:34La Paz, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, is present today in the Dominican Republic at the acts for the taking office of the Head of State, Danilo Medina, reelected for a new mandate, in the elections of last May. Teachers and Parents of the 43 Teaching Students March in Mexico City http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2589&SEO=teachers-and-parents-of-the-43-teaching-students-march-in-mexico-city 16 de agosto de 2016, 10:17 Mexico, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Members of the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE, in Spanish) and parents of the 43 missing teaching students of Ayotzinapa, will march today to the Ministry of the Interior in Mexico City. Domestic Violence Increases in Honduras http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2581&SEO=domestic-violence-increases-in-honduras 16 de agosto de 2016, 00:15Tegucigalpa, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) More than 121,000 cases of domestic violence were reported in Honduras in the last six years, announced today the Electronic Center for Documentation and Judicial Information (CEDIJ in Spanish). Mexico: Educational Model Respects Teachers' Rights http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2576&SEO=mexico-educational-model-respects-teachers-rights 15 de agosto de 2016, 18:01Mexico, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) The implementation of the new educational model will not affect the rights and working conditions of teachers in Mexico, said today the Secretary of Public Education, Aurelio Nuno. Nicaragua Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro and Tomas Borge http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2513&SEO=nicaragua-pays-tribute-to-fidel-castro-and-tomas-borge Managua, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, and the founder of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN), Tomas Borge, have been honored here during an emotional cultural event that highlighted the historical significance of both personalities. Costa Rica Returns 66 Cubans to Panama for Illegal Entry http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2512&SEO=costa-rica-returns-66-cubans-to-panama-for-illegal-entry 15 de agosto de 2016, 10:12San Jose, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) The General Directorate of Migration and Immigration of Costa Rica have returned 66 Cubans to Panama for entering the country illegally and have reiterated the official position of denying the entry of illegal migrants. Mexico: 28 Clandestine Burial Sites Found in Veracruz http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2551&SEO=mexico-28-clandestine-burial-sites-found-in-veracruz 15 de agosto de 2016, 00:05Mexico, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Solecito Veracruzano Collective found 28 clandestine burial sites in an area at north of the port of the Mexican state of Veracruz, between August 5 and August 13, was published today. Dialogue is The Only Way Out to Teachers Conflict in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2549&SEO=dialogue-is-the-only-way-out-to-teachers-conflict-in-mexico 14 de agosto de 2016, 12:10Mexico, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) The president of the MORENA party , Andrés Manuel López Obrador, insists today that the only way out to the teachers conflict in Mexico must be by means of the dialogue and not the intimidation and repression. Usain Bolt Says Athletics Needs Him to Win at Rio 2016 Olympics http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2541&SEO=usain-bolt-says-athletics-needs-him-to-win-at-rio-2016-olympics 14 de agosto de 2016, 10:45Rio de Janeiro,Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt stressed in an interview with French newspaper Le Parisien that the sport of athletics needs him to win in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. More than 300,000 Mexicans Joined Informal Work http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2468&SEO=more-than-300000-mexicans-joined-informal-work 13 de agosto de 2016, 10:50Mexico, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The National Institute of Statistics and Geography today revealed that more than 300,000 workers joined the informal sector between the second quarter of 2015 and the same period this year in Mexico. Honduras: Over 10,000 Police Officers to be Assessed by Commission http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2461&SEO=honduras-over-10000-police-officers-to-be-assessed-by-commission 13 de agosto de 2016, 00:15Tegucigalpa, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) At least 10,000 officers will be assessed in the coming days as part of a police clearance in Honduras, said the special commission in charge of the process. Policemen Linked to Corruption in Panamanian Prisons Arrested http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=2444&SEO=policemen-linked-to-corruption-in-panamanian-prisons-arrested 12 de agosto de 2016, 14:57Panama, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Panama''s Security Minister Alexis Bethancourt, confirmed today the arrest of two officers of the National Police for being alleged members of the dismantled criminal network linked to acts of corruption in Panamanian prisons. Morelos, First State to Enact Same-Sex Marriage in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=1031&SEO=morelos-first-state-to-enact-same-sex-marriage-in-mexico 05 de julio de 2016, 10:35Mexico, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) Morelos, in southern Mexico, became the first state of the Republic to enact same-sex marriage, in line with the government''s position, but amid a national controversy. Mexican Teachers Maintain Action Against Education Reform http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=1030&SEO=mexican-teachers-maintain-action-against-education-reform 05 de julio de 2016, 10:29Mexico, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) Members of the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE, in Spanish) have continued their protest in different parts of the country and will today march in Mexico City to demonstrate against the government''s education reform.