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Nicaragua To Join Paris Accord, Leaving Trump Alone With Syria

A fisherman throws a fishing net at Lake Cocibolca in La Virgen, Nicaragua. Photographer: Inti Ocon/AFP via Getty...

Report from Mexico earthquakes: spotlight falls on politicians in aftermath of latest tragedy

(Q24N) I was in Mexico City on September 7 when the biggest earthquake in a century to hit...

Violence in Mexico Boosts Demand for Women-Only Taxi Service

Laudrive, a private taxi service created and operated by women in Mexico, has seen its demand increased by...

Nicaragua Claims No ‘Cartel’ Presence, But Past Cases Tell a Different Story

Authorities in Nicaragua are trumpeting their counternarcotics efforts, which they say have kept "cartels" out of the country....

7.1 Quake Kills And Crumbles Buildings in Mexico

(AP) — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 104 people as buildings...

Panama leads Latin America in attracting foreign direct investment

While foreign direct investment is down in Latin America generally, Panama  and Colombia were the strongest performers, as...

Hilton Expands in Central America

Hilton Hotels is expanding in Central America, with nine hotels in five countries expected to open between this...

Amid Elite Crime Scandals, Central America Continues Anti-Gang Focus

QCostarica via InsightCrime - Authorities in Central America have arrested hundreds of suspected gang members in recent days...

Over 70% of Cuba’s Power Restored After Hurricane Irma

(TODAY CUBA) Over 70 percent of Cuba’s electrical power has been restored in the wake of Hurricane Irma,...

Journalists Once Again Arrested in Cuba, Now for Reporting on Hurricane Irma Preparations

(TODAY CUBA) Raúl Castro’s dictatorship in Cuba arrested independent journalists who were trying to report on Hurricane Irma this...

Hurricane Irma Slams Cuba’s Coast

UPDATED (10:00 am) - The storm has left behind significant damage to the region, but a precise assessment...

El Salvador Death Squad Cases Go International

(Insightcrime) A new report from two local Salvadoran rights groups has provided further evidence of extrajudicial killings carried...

Deadly quake, Hurricane Katia a one-two punch for Mexico

JUCHITAN, Mexico (AP) — One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico and a raging hurricane...

8.4 Magnitude Earthquake off Mexico Coast Kills At Least 26

At least 26 people have died, including two children, as a result of a massive 8.4 magnitude earthquake...

Hurricane Katia Kills 3 as it Moves Towards Mexico

(TELESURTV) Three people have been killed in Mexico as rains caused by the approaching Hurricane Katia caused landslides...

Emigrants from Africa and Asia increase, Catholic Church Denounces Government’s Indifference

The tragic incident of the sinking of the boat carrying migrants from Africa and Mongolia last Friday (Sept....

Central American refugees hope to call Mexico City home

MEXICO CITY – Offering a menu based around local dishes, the busy diner is like many others in...

Gangs: the real ‘humanitarian crisis’ driving Central American children to the US

The spectacular arrival of thousands of unaccompanied Central American children at the southern frontier of the US over...

Central America Consumes More Candy and Chocolate

Eating chocolate has been tied to a reduced risk of heart disease. Using data from a large Danish...

Amid escalating violence, El Salvador’s young people are struggling to build a future

In a quiet side street of one of San Salvador’s infamous northern districts, lies a small community centre....

In Nicaragua, The Canal Becomes The Government’s Achilles Heel

In one sense, it does not matter if the environmentally catastrophic 173-mile, 50-billion dollars Nicaragua Grand Canal mega-project...

Lawmakers Pressure Trump To Let Central Americans Stay In The US

Lawmakers from across the country are trying to build support in Congress to pressure President Donald Trump to...

Another Setback for Mining in Guatemala

The Constitutional Court has confirmed the decision of the Supreme Court of Justice, which last June suspended the...

Expo-Taiwan 2017 Held In Managua, Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA (Taiwan News)--- At least 30 Taiwanese exhibitors and 28 Nicaraguan companies took part in Expo-Taiwan held...

Nicaragua Raises Mininum Wage

(TODAY NICARAGUA) On September 1, the 4.1% rise in the minimum wage for workers in nine of the...

More Motorcycles from China and India in Central America

QBUSINESS - In 2016 Central American countries imported US$420 million worth of motorcycles, and compared to 2015, purchases...

60 Central America Migrants Found in Freezing Truck in Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials discovered 60 migrants from Central America packed into a frozen food truck...

Panamanian Governma Announces Visa Requirement for Venezuelans

(TODAY PANAMA) Panama announced this week that refugees fleeing Venezuela must have a stamped visa to enter the...

Floods and disappearances after rains in Panama

In sectors such as La Gallinaza and Pedregal, some ravines have overflowed. People do their best to save...

Nicaragua’s Teen Pregnancy Epidemic

Imagine you’re a 15-year-old girl. One day, you’re hanging out at home when an older man comes by....

Canadian Couple Building Schools in Nicaragua

Sarah Kerr and Tom Affleck have a special affinity for Nicaragua. For the last 11 years, they’ve regularly...

Panama’s Convention Centers

Two new projects in Panama and opening in 2018 – seek to attract convention visitors. With 58,000 square meters...

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The new generation of supermodels (which now includes Cindy Crawford’s daughter Kaia) may be having a moment, but the original supermodels are having an...

Nicaragua To Join Paris Accord, Leaving Trump Alone With Syria

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Colombia Struggles To Deliver Justice In Army ‘Cash-For-Kills’ Scandal

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The new to Costa Rica are often bewildered by all those zeros following the numbers 1 to 9 to in the local currency. Even...

Report from Mexico earthquakes: spotlight falls on politicians in aftermath of latest tragedy

(Q24N) I was in Mexico City on September 7 when the biggest earthquake in a century to hit my home state, Chiapas, was felt....

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As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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