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Centroamérica / Caribe

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).

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.

Panama, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Sectors of the economy such as commerce, logistics, tourism, health, information, communication and technology are driving jobs in Panama today, where the fairs generated the insertion of nearly 40,000 people in the labor market.

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.

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.

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, 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, 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.

Por Roberto Salomon

Havana, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) It is impossible to fight inequality today in Latin America without dealing with the challenge of land distribution and its relation with the rights of the poorest and most excluded people in the region.

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, 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.