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Central America / Caribbean

Tegucigalpa, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The Alliance of Opposition against the Dictatorship strongly condemned today the declaration of the United States on the general elections in Honduras, in which it recognizes its results and ''validates the crime of electoral fraud.''

Mexico, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Synthetic drugs made by hand with mixtures of chemicals and even poisons that make them more addictive are breaking into the market in Mexico, a specialist warned today.

Havana, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) A total of 117 press media from 21 countries took part in the 54th edition of the Prensa Latina Sports Poll that awards the best Latin American and Caribbean athletes of the season since 1964 when it started.

Mexico, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Mexico City still bears, three months later, the scars of the devastating earthquake that caused the collapse of 43 buildings and left almost 400 deaths in this capital and other states of the country.

Tegucigalpa, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) In Honduras the protests are multiplying today, after the controversial Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) officially gave President Juan Orlando Hernández as winner of the elections held on November 26.

Port-au-Prince, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) A number of 141 people died in Haiti in 2017 as a result of the cholera epidemic, according to a report by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), released today by the Haiti Press Network agency.

Tegucigalpa, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The candidate for Opposition Alliance against the Dictatorship, Salvador Nasralla, called the president of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, impostor who was declared last night winner of the November 26 controversial elections.

Mexico, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) With the start of the pre-electoral campaign, Mexican people will be subject to the hype of almost 60 million political ads towards the federal elections of July 1st, 2018, when a new president will be elected.

Tegucigalpa, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Three weeks after the vote, the Supreme Electoral Court (TSE, in Spanish) of Honduras declared Sunday night incumbent president Juan Orlando Hernandez winner in the 2017 elections, while the opposition insists in denouncing fraud.