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Centroamérica / Caribe

Santo Domingo, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The prosecutor''s office in the Dominican province of Hato Mayor and the National Drug Control Directorate (DNCD) have reportedly seized 229 packages of presumably cocaine.

Mexico, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) More than 32 million Mexicans who perform some productive activity lack access to health services, according to the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI).

Mexico, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Vice Minister of Public Health Alfredo Gonzalez considered here today the Summit of Leaders against Cancer of great importance to exchange experiences with experts from the region, on its main results in the control and prevention policies of the disease in the region.

San Jose, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (Ovsicori) registered today more than 1,000 aftershocks, less than 72 hours after the earthquake of 6.5 on the Richter scale that shook this nation, without serious human or material damage.

Havana, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rican patriot Oscar Lopez Rivera, visiting Cuba until November 26, is today holding a meeting with the youth community.

Mexico, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Mexico will create a Center for the Capture, Use and Storing of Carbon Dioxide (CEMCCUS), the Secretary of Energy (SENER) reported today.

Mexico, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) is reporting its lowest gasoline refining and production levels in 25 years, so the company has been forced to spend in imports.

Mexico, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The municipal president of Ixtepec, Oaxaca, Felix Serrano, has delivered a recognition to the members of the Cuban medical team that assisted the population of the region, particularly those affected by the September 7 earthquake.

Havana, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Latin American constructors have condemned the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba for more than 50 years and it is intensified today.

San Salvador, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The concertation of mechanisms of South-South cooperation marked the technical meeting of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CLACS in English) that concludes today in this capital.

La Paz, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The V Biennial of the Bolivian Cartel (BICeBé) reserves from November 20 to 25 almost twenty exhibitions of Latin American and European artists in cultural spaces of this city, organizers told today.