Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Daniel Ortega Urges Nicaraguans to Vote in Elections 18 de octubre de 2017, 12:14Managua, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) President Daniel Ortega has urged the Nicaraguans to participate in the municipal elections, when there is only a little more than two weeks today for the November 5 election. Lawmakers of Mexico City Rejects U.S. Blockade against Cuba Mexico, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The House of Representatives of the Federal District passed a statement rejecting the US blockade against Cuba and urged the Senate and the Mexican government to act accordingly. Vietnam Guarantees Security During APEC Summit 18 de octubre de 2017, 12:05Hanoi, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam''s President Tran Dai Quang urged today the Ministries of National Defense and Public Security to do impeccable work during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit. Venezuelan Journalists Repudiate Interference 18 de octubre de 2017, 12:00Caracas, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan Platform for Journalists and Communicators has condemned the foreign intervention maneuvers against this country for ignoring the results of the October 15 regional elections. Some 2,000 Officials Under Investigation Due to Corruption in Mexico 18 de octubre de 2017, 11:58Mexico, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Attorney General''s Office (PGR) is currently investigating about 2,000 involved in corruption, according to a report in the hands of the Senate. Indigenous People, the Most Affected by Inequality in Panama Panama, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Despite the 80 million dollars destined by the government for the development of the indigenous districts, this group continues today as the most affected by poverty and inequality in Panama. Doctors Resume Strike in the Dominican Republic 17 de octubre de 2017, 17:11Santo Domingo, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Doctors in the Dominican Republic resumed today the strikes ongoing in the country to claim full compliance with the agreement signed with the Government, which includes increased wages for those workers. Panamanian Football Scales in FIFA Rankings Panama, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Following its historic qualification to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Panamanian soccer has climbed 11 places in the ranking of the International Federation of Associated Football (FIFA), informed today the website of the national body of the discipline. Costa Rica: Inequality Increasingly Impacts Girls and Women San Jose, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Gender inequality is one of the aspects that affect the most in Costa Rica, due to the disparity in enjoying sexual and reproductive health and rights, as said by Paula Antezana, UNFPA auxiliary representative. Experts Propose Good Practices for Agri-Ecological Management Havana, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) A new approach to manage sustainable, environmentally-friendly and totally-innocuous agriculture is one of the proposals presented at Fruit Culture 2017 today. Mexico Investigates Diversion of Aid From Quake's Victims Mexico, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The Specialized Attorney''s Office for Electoral Crimes (FEPADE) is investigating today the alleged diversion of aid to the people affected by the September 7 and 19 earthquakes. Peña Nieto to Attend Mexico-CARICOM Summit in Belize Mexico, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has today accepted the official invitation of Belize''s Prime Minister Dean Barrow to co-chair the 4th Mexico-CARICOM Summit to be held on October 25 in this Central American nation. Cuba Retains Grand Prize in Bahamas Cultural Festival Nassau, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban delegation retained for the second consecutive year the Grand Prize of the Bahamas Cultural Festival, reported a Cuban diplomatic source. Naval, Maritime Port Engineering Congress Begins in Panama Panama, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 150 renowned scientists from US, Europe and Asia meet today in the Convention center of Megapolis as part of the 25th Congress of Naval, Maritime and Port Engineering (Copinaval). Human Trafficking Rate Increases in Mexico Mexico, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Human trafficking in Mexico has reached indigenous communities, in which women are taken from the south to other regions and used as sex slaves by the organized crime to transport drugs. Chile Pays Posthumous Tribute to Mexican Politician and Diplomat 16 de octubre de 2017, 18:38Santiago de Chile, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Part of Chile''s history is closely linked to Gonzalo Martinez Corbala, a prominent Mexican politician and diplomat, who died on Sunday and who is now posthumously honored. Archers to Dispute World Title in Mexican Capital Mexico, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The 49th World Archery Championship gathers the best archers of the world in the Mexican capital, now disputing their classicatory stage since Monday. Over 60,000 Turtle Eggs Rescued in Honduras 16 de octubre de 2017, 17:09Tegucigalpa, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Honduras reached a record when it rescued 63,423 eggs from sea turtles during the closure period in the Gulf of Fonseca, from 1 to 25 September, environmental groups reported today. Jamaica Celebrates National Heroes Day 16 de octubre de 2017, 15:40Kingston, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness urged today to promote heritage and history as the country''s pride, especially among young people during National Heroes Day celebrations. More than 36,000 Hondurans Deported Until October 16 de octubre de 2017, 15:22Tegucigalpa, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) At least 36,546 Hondurans were deported so far this year, mainly from Mexico and United States, official sources confirmed today.