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Central America / Caribbean

Georgetown, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is making progress in strengthening regional mechanisms against crime and illegal possession of weapons, the organization said on its website today.

23 de julio de 2018, 00:20Mexico, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) In Mexico, 68.3 million citizens lack social security today, according to Independent Senator Fernando Mayans.

Caracas, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) The media siege against Nicaragua is much bigger compared to the one organized in Venezuela, the journalist and political analyst Eleazar Diaz Rangel said today.

Port-au-Prince, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) Amid the socioeconomic and political crisis, pregnant women have now a new inconvenience, because Doctors without Borders (MSF) closed its mother-child hospital, so the project will be gradually dismantled in Haiti.

Kingston, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Prime Minister and President of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Andrew Holness, will represent the regional group at the 10th BRICS Summit set for July 25 to 28 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

20 de julio de 2018, 15:09Barranquilla, Colombia, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Women set the first three regional records for the Central American and Caribbean Games of Barranquilla-2018 on the opening day of swimming.

20 de julio de 2018, 14:35San Jose, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) A total of 161 minors threatened their lives in the first semester of 2018, reveal data from the National Children''s Hospital (HNN), in a fact that worries the health authorities of Costa Rica.

20 de julio de 2018, 12:28Mexico, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Authorities in Jalisco, west of the capital, continue today the investigations in a mass grave with at least six bodies in the municipality of Tlajomulco de Zuñiga, the state prosecutor, Raul Sanchez, stated.

Managua, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega called on the people to defend peace strongly and without hatred, in light of the pro-coup strategy used by those whom he described as vassals of the empire.

Singapore, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam is working to complete the documents and negotiations needed to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), a step three of 11 signatories have already taken.

Managua, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of Nicaraguans participated today in caravans for peace and an aquatic carnival to commemorate the 39th anniversary of the triumph of the Sandinista Popular Revolution.