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Centroamérica / Caribe

San Salvador, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The Salvadoran Government announced new measures to defend the rights of the LGBTI community (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex people) at each institution.

Panama, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Eight workers unions and popular organizations of Panama signed a declaration Monday in which they all express their total support to a general strike called for Thursday, April 19, in the Panamanian Caribbean city of Colon.

Mexico, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Mexico is begining today the printing of almost 280 million ballots for the 1st of July elections, announced today the Executive Director of Prerogatives and Political Parties of the National Electoral Institute (NEI), Patricio Ballados. The first ballots will be those of the strong candidates without possibility of replacement. The Mexican Graphic Workshop is in charge of the task.

Guatemala, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) The green light dominated widely in the popular referendum held on Sunday in Guatemala to decide whether a territorial, maritime and insular dispute with Belize will be brought before the International Court of Justice, according to the official results announced today here.

14 de abril de 2018, 22:28Lima, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) In answering back US Vice President Michael Pence at the Lima Summit of the Americas, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez held Washington responsible for brutal events that have shocked the hemisphere.

Lima, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia''s President Evo Morales has rebuffed pretexts used to topple legitimate and democratic governments and criminalized authorities just the same way they were used in campaigns against communism, drug-trafficking and terrorism.

Lima, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez, warned on Saturday at the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, there exists the danger of a return to the use of force in Latin America due to the aggressive policies the US is currently pursuing and the rise of the right in some countries in the region.

Lima, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales today condemned ''categorically the unilateral sanctions and threats of invasion made by the government of the United States against Venezuela'', and demanded the unconditional lifting of the blockade of Cuba.

Havana, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Local media today highlighted the solidarity with Cuba and Venezuela at the Peoples'' Summit in Peru, as well as the demands for Latin American and Caribbean unity.

San Salvador, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan lawmaker Adan Chavez noted here that any attack on the Bolivarian Revolution affects the entire progressive cause in Latin America, including El Salvador.

Por Ulises Canales López, special envoy

Lima, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra called on the countries of the Americas to build a regional alliance against corruption with a preventive and dissuasive approach based on zero tolerance against that scourge.