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Centroamérica / Caribe

Port of Prince, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Haitian authorities readied preparations for the 29th session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community (Caricom), scheduled for February 26 and 27.

Por Orlando Oramas León

México, (Prensa Latina) The electoral pre-campaign wound up in Mexico, and from February 12 began a kind of closure period in which, according to most of the polls, the candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) leads the presidential hopefuls under an atmosphere in which violence has prevailed.

San Salvador, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) There is great evidence of the participation of a candidate of Salvadoran rightwing political party ARENA with local gangs in money laundering, after it was confirmed Wednesday that the candidate was laundring money for local band Mara Salvatrucha.

Panama, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The head of the office of the State Council for Chinese Diaspora Affairs, Qiu Yuanping, assured here that the establishment of rtelations with Panama was the most important diplomatic achievement in 2017.

Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban male former high jumper and still world recordman Javier Sotomayor highlighted the potential of Cuban track and field to face new international competitions, among them the Central American Games in Barranquilla, Colombia this year.

San José, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Several species of fish and microorganisms have colonized the artificial reef placed a year ago by divers from the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) in Playa Hermosa, in the province of Guanacaste.

Mexico, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Agricultural exports from Mexico to China has reached a commercial value of $321 million USD in 2017, according to the Customs of the Asian country consigned by the Secretariat of Agriculture.

Mexico, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The area of Salina de Cruz, Oaxaca, woke up early this morning having a strong seismic activity, with two telluric movements, one of them magnitude 5.1.

Panama, feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 100,00 newborns died in Latin America and the Caribbean during 2016 before their first month of life, revealed a report from the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) today.

Mexico, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The reconstruction of the damages received because of the path of the earthquake that lashed Mexico City on September 19, might take 6 entire years, said the head of the local government of the Mexican capital Miguel Angel Mancera here Monday.

San Jose, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) About 83 murders in Costa Rica, six more compared to similar period in last year, occurred from January to February 15, according to official figures that predict today a new negative record by late 2018.