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Cubana Celebrates 100th, “Hoping To Live 100 More”

Amanda Torres Ferrer celebrating her 100th. Radio Santa Cruz/ Raúl Reyes Rodríguez Surrounded by family, neighbors and friends, Amanda...

Trump Blames Cuba for Sonic Attack on US Diplomats

“Yes, I believe that Cuba is responsible. Yes, I believe it,” the president said during a press conference...

Dental Tourism Industry Exploits Workers in Mexico

The town of Los Algodones in Mexico is nicknamed “Molar City”. It has a population of just 6,000...

Guatemala Mayor ‘Tres Kiebres’: The Art of Being ‘3 Times Broken’

(InsightCrime) The atmosphere was light, almost jovial, as Ipala's Mayor Esduin Javier turned to the next item on...

Panama: Car Sales Slump After 14 Year Joy Ride

Over 13% fewer new cars appeared on Panama’s highways in the first eight months of the year as...

Former Guatemalan vice-president tells judge she’s innocent

(AP) — Guatemala’s former vice president has told a judge that she is innocent of corruption charges and...

Panama In Its First World Cup; USA Eliminated

  Despite the controversial refereeing, Panama came up with the needed win against Costa Rica to qualify for their...

Next Cuban Leader Rejects US ‘Imperialism’

© AP Photo/ Ramon Espinosa Havana’s anticipated next leader, Miguel Diaz-Canel, has refuted calls by Washington to change the...

How Fear of Crime in Central America Impacts Daily Life, Contributes to Migration

A new report by Vanderbilt University's Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) and the Inter-American Dialogue titled "Beneath...

Cuban Writer Jacobo Machover Talks Che Guevara, Twisted History of the Left’s Beloved Murderer

“(Che) has been magnified all over the world,” Machover said. “He’s considered a revolutionary hero, a romantic, a...

Venezuelan Subsidiary in Nicaragua May Face Sanctions from US

Albanisa is allegedly involved in PDVSA-related corruption and the financing of the regime of President Nicolás Maduro. A prominent...

Nate Wreaks Havoc From Coast to Coast In Nicaragua

Moving up from Costa Rica, Tropical Storm Nate’s arrival in Nicaragua followed two weeks of near-constant rain that...

Nicaragua’s Private Sector Lobby Gets Into Gear to Stop US Economic Sanctions

In order to prevent or at least soften similar economic sanctions, AmCham hired the US consulting firm Carmen...

U.S. Suspends All Visas for Cubans, Withdraws Most Staff From Embassy in Havana

Local workers at the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba, leave the building Friday afternoon, Sept. 29, 2017. Emily...

Central America Consumes More Pork Meat

In the last five years annual per capita consumption of pork in the countries of the region increased...

More Nicaraguan Coffee in Japan

Nicaraguan coffee Exports in the first eleven months of the 2016/17 harvest totaled US$17.6 million, 53% more than anything...

Panama’s Good Name On The Line: Business Leaders

Panama's Chamber of Commerce has blasted the government of Juan Carlos Varela over last week’s six-hour blackout of...

Deadly Earthquake Could Cost Mexico US $10 Billion, One Percent of Its GDP

The September 19 earthquake that hit Mexico could cost the country up to one percent of its Gross...

Cuban Regime Profits from Hurricane Irma Relief Donations

“The state should limit its donation efforts to other governments and multilateral organizations,” the FHRC said in a...

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...

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Cubana Celebrates 100th, “Hoping To Live 100 More”

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Trump Blames Cuba for Sonic Attack on US Diplomats

“Yes, I believe that Cuba is responsible. Yes, I believe it,” the president said during a press conference in the White House this week....

Fired Venezuela Prosecutor Leaks Video Implicating Maduro in Taking $35M Bribe

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Deadline Expires for Striking Avianca Pilots in Colombia

This Monday was the deadline for striking Avianca pilots, who are still in the process of being reinstated, to return to their jobs. Avianca, Colombia’s...

Blade Runner 2049: No Hope In This Dystopia

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How the coffee industry is about to get roasted by climate change

Fall is always a good time to create new habits, and coffee chains know it. These days, they are desperately trying to find any...

Dental Tourism Industry Exploits Workers in Mexico

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How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

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...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

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