Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Bank of Mexico Reduces Prospects of Economic Growth Mexico, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) The Bank of Mexico (Banxico) reduced prospects of annual economic growth due to a lower production related to the effects of September earthquakes and the fall in oil production. Costa Rica Holds Meeting of Ministers from Four Neighboring Countries San Jose, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Ministers of Environment, Defense and Security from Colombia, Ecuador, Panama and Costa Rica hold their first meeting today to discuss transnational crime jeopardizing these four countries sharing borders. El Salvador Adds Another Success in Crusade against Illiteracy San Salvador, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador has declared two new municipalities free of illiteracy, totaling 72 the demarcations of this Central American nation where the population knows how to read and write thanks to solidarity. ECLAC Analyzes Inequalities in Latin American Cities Santiago, Chile, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Focusing on the role and leadership of women, experts are meeting at the ECLAC headquarters here to analyze the inequalities in Latin American and Caribbean cities. Diversification of the Economy is a Pending Issue in Latin America Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The diversification of the economies of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean continues today as a pending issue, according to an expert from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Few Advances and Many Mysteries in NAFTA Negotiation in Mexico Mexico, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The fifth round of negotiations for the modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ends here today, with few advances and many mysteries about the future of the agreement between Mexico, the United States, and Canada. Suspicions about Concealed Deaths during Hurricane in Puerto Rico San Juan, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The repetition by the Puerto Rican Government that only 55 deaths were reported due to Hurricane Maria has revived suspicions about concealment, after the U.S. TV station CNN increased the number of fatal victims to 499. Project Latin America-European Union Pursues Fighting Inequity San José, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The over 250 delegates gathered here at the international meeting European EUROsociAL+ program, continue today the study of public policies to fight inequity in Latin America. Most People in USA Considers Insufficient the Aid to Puerto Rico Washington, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Seventy percent of U.S. citizens consider that Puerto Rico lacks the necessary help after Hurricane Maria passed through the island on September 20, according to a survey released today. Mexico City: 1,590 Buildings to be Demolished after Earthquake Mexico, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Two months after the earthquake on September 19 there are at least 1,590 buildings in Mexico City, mostly used for housing, which must be demolished, local authorities said. Mexico Commemorates Anniversary of its Revolution Mexico, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Mexico is celebrating today a holiday for the commemoration of the 107th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution, recognized as the major political and social event of the 20th century in the country. Panama Reaffirms Recognition to One-China Principle Beijing, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Panamanian President, Juan Carlos Varela, has reiterated here today his country''s recognition and attachment to the one-China principle, considered a definitive step to develop cordial ties with the government of this country. Mexico: Coalition of Parties to Run in 2018 Elections Mexico, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) The National Council of the Partido Accion Nacional (PAN) party agreed to create an electoral coalition with the parties Movimiento Ciudadano (MC) and Partido de la Revolucion Democratica (PRD) for 2018 elections, in which the next president will be elected in Mexico. Despite Differences, NAFTA Negotiating Round in Mexico Moves Forward Mexico, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) The third day of the fifth round of negotiations on the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) takes place here with better auguries, although differences persist. Murders of Journalists Increase in Mexico Due to Impunity Mexico, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) The majority of cases of journalists killed in Mexico remain unpunished, which lead to more killings and a higher death toll every year, denounced today president of the National Commission of Human Rights (CNDH) Luis Raul Gonzalez. UN Highlights Salvadoran Efforts in Defense of Human Rights San Salvador, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Government efforts to guarantee and defend human rights in El Salvador were highlighted here today by the highest authority in the United Nations, Zeid Ra''ad Al Hussein. Police Arrested 100 Salvadorean Gangs Members in Raid San Salvador, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) A hundred suspects were arrested today by an anti-gang raid of the National Civil Police and the Attorney General of the Republic, in the Salvadoran department of La Libertad. Salvadorians Seek Reopening Case of 1989 Jesuits' Massacre San Salvador, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The murder of six Jesuit religious in 1989 still remains unpunished and several sectors of Salvadoran society today request a trial against the military that ordered and perpetrated the massacre. Xi Jinping Willing to Strengthen China-Panama Ties (+Photos) Beijing, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed his willingness to develop and strengthen bilateral relations with Panama, today welcoming his counterpart form that Central American country, Juan Carlos Varela. Varela and FM Wang Yi Open Panama's Embassy in China Beijing, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Panamanian President, Juan Carlos Varela, and Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, have opened today the embassy of that Central American nation in this capital, a step that seals the establishment of bilateral relations five months ago.