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Centroamérica / Caribe

20 de septiembre de 2017, 16:21Washington, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) After hitting Puerto Rico, the strength of hurricane Maria decreased but it is still a category-4 storm on the Saffir Simpson scale, said today the National Hurricane Center (NHC) of the United States.

20 de septiembre de 2017, 16:18United Nations, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Guyana''s President David Granger demanded today the cessation of the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba during the high-level segment of the UN General Assembly.

20 de septiembre de 2017, 15:03San Juan, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosello requested US President Donald Trump today to declare this Caribbean island under U.S. colonial rule as disaster area, as a consequence of the devastation caused by hurricane Maria.

20 de septiembre de 2017, 13:13Bridgetown, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) activated today a Caribbean Relief Fund in Barbados to support members affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Brussels, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) has today offered its support to Mexican authorities and mourned the deaths of more than 200 people, as well as the serious damage caused by an earthquake measuring of 7.1 degrees on the Richter scale.

20 de septiembre de 2017, 12:18La Paz, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Representations from Latin America, Europe, and Asia will participate in the international fair Expocruz 2017, in which they foresee today an economic movement superior to the 100 million dollars.

Saint John, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Antigua and Barbuda has reported slight damage today after Hurricane Maria brushed this Caribbean islands.

Guatemala, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of Guatemalans are ralling in the capital since early today in response to the call for political and social organizations to a national march against corruption.

Panama, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 150 victims of human trafficking were rescued in Panama so far this year, thanks to the joint efforts of the Public Prosecutor''s Office and security forces, was released here today.

San Juan, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The fall of the only weather radar in Puerto Rico, located in the Sierra of Cayey, is one of the most serious affections occurred so far in this state due to the passage of Hurricane Maria.