Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Panama Receives Guinness Record for Largest Vessel Registration Panama, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) With a total of 8,094 vessels, Panama is emerging today as the country with the largest registry of ships in the world, a figure that made it worthy of a Guinness Record. Lakes of the Panama Canal Reach Maximum Operational Levels Panama, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Panama Canal authorities announced that after two years of rainfall below the usual average, Gatun and Alajuela lakes reach today maximum operational levels. 2017, Year of Results and Record for Mexican Cinema Mexico, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Mexican cinema achieved an historic record in 2017 by producing 175 feature films and winning numerous awards. Alert in Cuba on Complexities in Confronting Drug Trafficking Havana, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The head of the National Anti-drug Directorate of the Ministry of Interior of Cuba (MININT), Colonel Juan Carlos Poey, warned today about the complexities in the region for the confrontation with drug trafficking. Honduras and Rafael Correa in the Periphery of the SICA Summit Panama, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The Summit of the Central American Integration System (SICA) will be remembered here for hiding the crisis in Honduras behind a vague reference in the final declaration, and by the presence of former Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa. Mexico's Senate Passes Divisive Internal Security Law México, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Mexico''s Senate early today after a 16 hours marathonioc debate, approved the internal security legislation that has sparked sharp protests from human rights advocates concerned that it could encourage abuses by the armed forces in their deployment against drug cartels. Venezuelans Wait Expectantly Agreement in Dominican Rep. Caracas, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelans are looking expectantly towards the Dominican Republic, where a government delegation and opposition sectors are trying to sign some agreements to reach stability in the Bolivar''s homeland. Haiti in Serious Food Insecurity, Says FAO Port au Prince, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) According to a report issued by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Haiti is currently the only country in Latin America and the Caribbean in a situation of severe food insecurity. Thousands of Women Were Murdered in Mexico over 32 Years Mexico, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Over the past 32 years, 52,210 women have been murdered in Mexico, according to a study published here. Central American Presidents Analyze Hondura's Political Crisis Panama, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The political crisis in Hondjras, unleashed by the alleged election fraud, will be analyzed by the 50th Summit of Heads of State and Governmnent of the System of Integration of Central America (SICA) beinh held here today. 2018 Election Pre-Campaign Begins in Mexico Mexico, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The electoral pre-campaigns are beginning today in Mexico, to make possible that the parties and coalitions will elect their candidates for 3,406 positions of popular election that will be at stake in the July 1, 2018 elections. Annexationist Party Accuses the US of Discriminating Against P. Rico San Juan, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The leadership of the annexationist New Progressive Party (PNP), of the government, accused the United States Congress today of discriminating against Puerto Rico with the federal tax reform, which will lead to an economic abyss. Post-election Protests and Tension Continue in Honduras Tegucigalpa, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The process of review of the contestations filed against the general elections held on November 26 in Honduras continues today, while the opposition prepares a national mobilization throughout the country in rejection of an alleged fraud. Glauber Rocha Award Jury Meets in Havana Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Some few hours after the conclusion of the 39th Festival of New Latin American Cinema, the foreign press accredited in Cuba will select today the film to receive the Glauber Rocha Award, sponsored by Prensa Latina News Agency. Thousands of Caribbean Children Need Humanitarian Aid United Nations, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Two months after Hurricanes Irma and Maria hit the Caribbean, about 350,000 children still need humanitarian assistance in the region, Unicef reported. Global Economic Growth Contrasts with Rise of Hunger By Teyuné DíazHavana (Prensa Latina) International organizations ensure that the world economy and, in particular, the Latin American economy has risen in 2017 with respect to 2016, while the data show an overall increase in people suffering from hunger. Mexican Crime Drama Film 'La 4ta Compañía' Screened in Havana Havana, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican-Spanish co-produced film ''La 4ta Compañia'' (The 4th Company) is screened today at the 39th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema held in Havana, tackling a criminal story linked to issues such as influence peddling and high crime rate in Mexico. Jamaica Police to Increase Fight Against Crime Kingston, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina)The Jmaican police are to increase their presence in public spaces and intensify public order activities in Montego Bay as part of a strategy to help cut crime in the western parish. La Jornada Newspaper Chooses Jonathan Paredes in Prensa Latina Survey Havana, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Mexican newspaper La Jornada voted today for Jonathan Paredes and Venezuela''s Yulimar Rojas as athletes of the year in Latin America and the Caribbean, in the Annual Sports Survey of Prensa Latina news agency. Mexicans Transfer More Resources to Accounts Abroad Mexico, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The transfer of resources from Mexican companies and individuals to bank accounts abroad quadrupled, according to data from the Bank of Mexico released today.