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Centroamérica / Caribe

Managua, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Over 230 kilograms of cocaine were seized by the Nicaraguan Army Naval Force during an operation off the coast of Mechapa, in Chinandega (northwest), the military source reported.

Tegucigalpa, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The former presidential candidate of the Alliance of Opposition, Salvador Nasralla, demanded today the publication of a report on the corruption of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) sent before the general elections on November 26.

Mexico, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The irritable social mood that prevails today in the country is due to the generalized crisis caused by the bad decisions of the federal government, Mexico''s Labor Party (PT) said in a statement.

San Jose, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) of Costa Rica officially called the runoff today on April 1, after completing the manual count of the votes cast last February 4.

Kingston, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness will assume the presidency of the Caribbean Community,CARICOM,from July 1 to December 31, authorities reported today.

By Osvaldo Rodríguez Martínez

Panama, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The ecological catamaran Race for Water traveled today the Panama Canal, after touring 8,757 miles powered by solar energy, hydrogen and sailing.

Saint John, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Academicians, investigators and professionals of the world gathered in Antigua and Barbuda, analyzed proposals Thursday to try to improve access to education and its quality.

Tegucigalpa, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Honduran government''s campaign against the opposition for alleged links with criminal groups is a strategy planned by OAS, said Coordinator of Alianza de Oposicion Manuel Zelaya.

Tegucigalpa, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Former presidential candidate from the party Alianza de Oposicion Salvador Nasralla denounced today the accusations made by President Juan Orlando Hernandez about alleged links of that party with criminal groups seeking to win the elections.

Mexico, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) A group of relatives of disappeared people in Mexico reported the discovery of a new clandestine grave, the seventh, in Nayarit, northwest of the capital.

Mexico, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) The ninth round of negotiations for the modernization of the Mexico-European Union Free Trade Agreement (Tlcuem) takes place today in this capital city, said the Ministry of Economy.