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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...

By Any Means Necessary: Refugees Fleeing Violence in Central America

Women and children from Central America began arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers during the summer...

Unstoppable Smuggling in the Northern Triangle

Guatemalan businessmen are demanding stricter laws to combat the illegal entry of goods from Mexico, which are now...

Nicaragua’s Support of Venezuelan Regime Makes US Sanctions More Likely: Ambassador

Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro (left) and Nicaragua’s Daniel Ortega (right) are close allies. No, they are not taking a...

Mexican Companies Shows Their Nerves As NAFTA Renegotiations Near

Renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement begin today (August 16) between Mexico, the United States and...

Governors gone wild: Mexico faces a “lost generation” of corrupt leaders

During the colonial period, the Spanish Americas were governed under the 14th-century formula, “Obedézcase, pero no se cumpla”:...

Jails Help Turn Kids into Criminals. In Belize, There’s a Better Way.

(Insightcrime.org) In recent years, heavy-handed strategies and mass incarceration have been the preferred tactics used by many politicians...

Bianca Jagger and Amnesty International Begin Global Campaign to Repeal the Nicaragua Canal Law

TODAY NICARAGUA - This past Thursday in Managua, Nicaragua, Bianca Jagger, human rights defender and founder of...

Cuban Dictatorship Outdoes Itself, Breaks Record for Arbitrary Monthly Arrests

TODAY CUBA - The number of arbitrary arrests in Cuba has reached a record high over the last...

Nicaragua Abortion Ban Threatens Health and Lives

Nicaragua’s total ban on abortion is putting women and girls’ health and lives at risk. The country’s 2006...

Children Having Children

QFEATURED (By Linda Forsel) Last year I was told the story of a man who sexually abused five...

Cuba’s Economy May Not Survive the Fall of Maduro’s Venezuela

TODAY CUBA - Economists are warning that a fall of Nicolás Maduro’s regime in Venezuela could be devastating...

Nicaragua To Promote SMS Messaging To Encourage Breastfeeding

TODAY NICARAGUA - Nicaragua will present during a international conference a pilot project that promotes the healthy practice...

Lawrence Pezzullo, Who Brokered End Nicaragua’s Somoza Regime, Dies at 91

Lawrence Pezzullo, an American diplomat who brokered the 1979 resignation of Nicaraguan strongman Anastasio Somoza Debayle, whose family...

Honduras Tycoon Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering in US

Q24N (Insightcrime.org) One of Honduras' most powerful and politically-connected business tycoons, Yani Rosenthal, has pleaded guilty to a...

Nicaragua’s Business Sector Warns of Economic Downturn Should US Relations Crumble

Businessmen in Nicaragua have asked President Daniel Ortega to ease growing tension with the United States, which is...

Central America Fights Climate Change with Minimal Foreign Aid

(IPS) - Despite the fact that Central America is one of the regions most vulnerable to climate change,...

Central America Emerges As Leading Source For Value-added Products

  Central America is working hard to present itself as a good alternative to Asian manufacturing, Sourcing Journal reported...

Cuban Teenagers and their Foolishness

Cuban teenagers. photo: Caridad HAVANA TIMES — What we are witnessing in our youth today isn’t a lack of...

Resorts in Mexico Accused of Drugging Guests

Several high-end tourist resorts in Mexico have been accused of serving their guests contaminated alcohol, leading to unconsciousness,...

Nicaragua Says ‘Nica Act’ Reflects Continuity of US Imperialism

The government of Nicaragua has rejected the decision of the United States to sanction the Central American nation...

Castro’s conundrum: finding a post-communist model Cuba can follow

TODAY CUBA - When US President Donald Trump imposed new restrictions on Cuba in June 2017, he professed...

Nicaragua Concerned About Import Restriction on Dairy Products

Nueva Guinea Nicaragua, June 9 2017 . Foto Jader Flores /LA PRENSA The dairy sector in Nicaragua anticipates a...

US Retirees in Mexico Face Being Thrown Out

US President Donald Trump's calls for a wall along the US-Mexico border risks destroying a relationship that isn’t...

Autoparts in Central America A US$1 Billion Market

In 2016, the Central America region imported close to US$1.043 billion worth of spare and replacement vehicle parts,...

Low Cost Carrriers (LCCs) Flying High in Central America

  Low cost carriers (LCCs) airlines are finally starting to penetrate the intra-Central America market, driven primarily by the...

Honduras Bans Child Marriages and Removes Parental Permission Exception

Lawmakers in Honduras voted unanimously to ban child marriage, making it illegal in the country for children under...

Nicargua Loses 3-0 To USA In Gold Cup

Photo credit Richard Kruszynski/ISNSoccer.com (Dropbox) Matt Miazga scored on a closer-range header from Graham Zusi’s corner kick in the...

Acapulco Hotel Owners Unite Against Airbnb with New Tax Bill Countering “Unfair” Competition

Airbnb, the online housing rental service, may be charged a new tax in Mexico’s tourist destination of Acapulco. The...

Cuban Housing Crisis Shows Deficit of 800,000 Homes

Cuba currently faces a drastic housing crisis. A report presented to the island’s Parliament revealed “critical” problems stretching...

Is Mexico actually the world’s second most murderous nation?

This year Mexico celebrates the centennial of Juan Rulfo, one of the 20th century’s greatest Mexican writers. His first...

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Why Savvy Fliers Fly To The Canadian North To Go To Europe or Asia

Q TRAVEL - One of the best ways and at times more economical to go east to Europe or west to Asia now is...

The Solar Eclipse 2017 From Costa Rica

Some 300 people gathered at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) planetarium to spectacular coast-to-coast partial eclipse (20%) in Costa Rica occurring shortly after 1...

OIJ Presumes Body Found In River Is Brother of Murdered Model

The body of a young male found this Sunday in Esparza is believed to be related to the murder of model Isamar Villata, 24...
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Travelling to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

History of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Wilkes-Barre is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is apart of Luzerne County and it is one of the...

Landslide Causes Problems On The Ruta 2, Inter American Highway South

The Interamerican Sur (Ruta 2) - Inter American highway south - between Palmar and Rio Claro is down to only one lane, at kilometer...

Higher Dollar and Interest Rates Slowed Consumer Spending

The constant instability of the dollar exchange rate and the increase in interest rates, especially in colones, have slowed the growth of consumer spending...

Cloudy Skies and Rain May Cloud Costa Rica View Of Eclipse

While million across the U.S. and the world are in the path of totality for today's solar eclipse, in Costa Rica the eclipse is...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

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