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President Alvarado announces cabinet shakeup

President Carlos Alvaradothis Thursday announced changes in the ministers of Finance, Communication, and Science and Technology: Rodrigo Chaves, Luis Adrián Salazar and Nancy Marín. Elián Villegas, current president of the National Insurance Institute (INS) since 2015, and who has more than 25 years of experience in the financial...

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El Salvador revives the issue of the ferry with Costa Rica in the face of land border blockade

The control established by Costa Rica at land borders, as part of a measure to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and the response by the government of Nicaragua, causing more than 1,600 trucks to be stranded, has led businessmen in the sector to think that the alternative, the most viable way to solve the problem, …...

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Trump administration extends border closures to Canada, Mexico until June 22

Travelers looking to make a trip to Canada or Mexico will have to wait another 30 days as the Department of Homeland Security extended border closures to curb COVID-19 infections. Chad Wolf, the acting Secretary of Homeland Security, announced Tuesday that the U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico land border closure has...

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Cuban Minister of Public Health participates in 73rd World Health Assembly

Remarks by Cuban Minister of Public Health Dr. José Angel Portal Miranda, during the 73rd World Health Assembly, held online: Dear General Director, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus; Distinguished Ministers of Health, COVID-19 is a global challenge, which does not distinguish borders, ideologies or levels of development, testing health...

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Dominican Republic is nearing the end of its state of emergency, which will bring de-escalation and economic reopening

This Monday will mark the last 15 days of the state of emergency that has now run for more than two months in the country and will end June 1st. These last 15 days will also include the gradual dismantling of confinement, which in turn, would allow the official reopening of the economy, with new …...

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Live: Bruno Rodríguez speaks with the press regarding attack on Cuban embassy in the United States

Cuba. Today, May 12, Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, is holding a virtual press conference to discuss the terrorist attack on the Cuban Embassy in the United States, which occurred last April 30. This press conference is being broadcast live, beginning at 1:30 pm (Cuban time), as part of Cuban...

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COVID-19 compounds a long list of problems in Guatemala

Aid groups worry that Guatemala, long one of Latin America’s most unequal countries, will be hit hard by the effects of COVID-19, piling further hardship on a population already suffering extreme poverty, violence, and years of climate change-driven drought. As the number of confirmed cases passed 700, scores of people took to the...

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Latin America Will Have Its Deepest Crisis Since the Great Depression

The ECLAC estimates that during this year the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean will have their strongest contraction since 1930 and 1914. The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) published its second Special Report on the impacts of COVID-19 and its conclusions are very disturbing, for being...

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FAO Warns CELAC Of A Growth in Hunger Due to The Covid-19 Pandemic

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned here the eve that the Covid-19 pandemic will bring about a growth in hunger and poverty in countries of the Community of Latin American States and Caribeños (CELAC). The agency delivered its new report to Mexico as CELAC’s pro tempore president, because the latter had...

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Biden Says He Would Restore Relations with Cuba If Elected

Biden said he would engage with Cuba but still sanction its government for backing the President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro. United States presidential candidate for the Democratic Party and former Vice President Joe Biden said Monday he would go back to former President Barack Obama’s policies toward Cuba if he wins the presidential...

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