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PAHO: Panama, the second country in Central America with the lowest fatality due to Covid-19
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PAHO: Panama, the second country in Central America with the lowest fatality due to Covid-19

Panama- Panama reports for this Thursday, June 17, 1 single death because of Covid-19, with which the deaths accumulated because of the disease they total 6,458, keeping the lethality in the 1.7 %.According to him epidemiological report newspaper, published by the Ministry of Health (Minsa), in the last day they applied 12,298 tests, of which 969 gave positive, locating the percentage from positivity in the 7.8%. To the date active cases add up 10,029 and of them 9,493 they keep fulfilling their quarantine total obligatory (9,070 in their houses Y 423 on hospital hotels).Regarding the number of patients that are maintained hospitalized, the Minsa reported what is this raises 536 infected and what of those 457 they are confined in regular rooms and the 79 remaining are in different Intens...
El Salvador recognizes bitcoin
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El Salvador recognizes bitcoin

El Salvador's Congress on Wednesday June 9 approved a law converting bitcoin into legal tender, an unprecedented initiative in the world championed by President Nayib Bukele to boost the growth of the Central American country. “The bitcoin law was passed by a qualified majority in El Salvador's Congress. 62 out of 84 votes! History! ", welcomed the Head of State on Twitter. The #BitcoinLaw has been approved by a supermajority in the Salvadoran Congress.62 out of 84 votes!History! #Btc🇸🇻- Nayib Bukele 🇸🇻 (@nayibbukele) June 9, 2021 "The object of this law is the regularization of bitcoin as legal tender, unrestricted with discharge, unlimited in any transaction", provides the first article of this law, which must be submitted for ratification to the president.→ EXPLANATI...
Hurricane season officially begins in the Atlantic;  up to 3 major cyclones are expected
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Hurricane season officially begins in the Atlantic; up to 3 major cyclones are expected

The hurricane season in the Atlantic basin officially begins this Tuesday with no sign of a cyclone on the horizon and the count has already started with Ana, an early storm that formed near the Bermuda Islands in May.The National Hurricane Center (NHC) of USA, based in Miami, recalled the start of the season in a newsletter highlighting that "No development of tropical cyclones is expected during the next 5 days."SIGHT: Regarding the UFO report to be presented by the US: How likely is it that life exists on other planets?That is the best news for the start of a season that is expected to be above normal but without reaching the end of 2020, which in the midst of the covid-19 pandemic had the Caribbean islands in check, the coasts of Central America, Mexico and the United States with a rec...
Panama seeks to be "Leader" in bird watching in Central America
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Panama seeks to be "Leader" in bird watching in Central America

Dressed ups con cameras Y binoculars, hundreds of experts Y lovers from ornithology they concentrated this Saturday in the nearby jungle what surrounds the Panamanian capital in order to turn into a Panama in the country with biggest sighting from birds from Central America, within the framework of World day "Global Big Day".ALSO READ: Forecast: Rain and more rain until Monday"On Central America we seeks be the leaders with more birds registered in a day (during the day) well we can not to compete with South Americaa, since there is countries What Peru or Venezuela what they surpass us on number of species"explained to EFE the Panamanian ecologist and guide, Carlos Bethancourt.Surrounded by the lush jungle in the Soberanía National Park, on the ribera of Panama Canal, aficionados of all a...
Thousands cross Mexico's southern border despite new efforts
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Thousands cross Mexico's southern border despite new efforts

FRONTERA COROZAL, Mexico (AP) — On the day this week that Mexico imposed new measures to shut down migrant crossings at its southern border, some 1,200 made the trip at a single remote jungle outpost without showing a document to anyone.A man who helped board the migrants for the five-minute boat ride Sunday from Guatemala across the Usumacinta River knew the count because each one received a ticket.Mexico wants to again appear cooperative, as in 2019 when, faced with tariffs from then-President Donald Trump, it deployed its newly created National Guard to slow the flow of migrants from Central America. But the reality is it’s business as usual, with entire communities making a living off the passing migrants. Their reasons for heading north are familiar: violence, an inability to support ...
AP PHOTOS: Honduran boy, mom fly after border detention
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AP PHOTOS: Honduran boy, mom fly after border detention

AP PHOTOS: Honduran boy, mom fly after border detentionBy JULIO CORTEZMarch 25, 2021 GMThttps://apnews.com/article/mexico-immigration-central-america-harlingen-texas-3a7c5d6c3aab344f3bb3e829736b189cHARLINGEN, Texas (AP) — Wearing a Superman zip-up hoodie, the 5-year-old Honduran boy looked out the airplane window, pointing at the sky in seeming disbelief that such a large craft was reaching the clouds.A few days ago Yancarlos Amaya was walking along the muddy river bank after crossing the Rio Grande and landing on the U.S. side of the border with Mexico. His mother, Celestina Ramirez, 28, said they turned themselves in to U.S. Border Patrol officers and later spent hours in custody, a night under a bridge and three more days in a detention facility.Now they were on a flight from Harlingen,...