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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...

Why Didn’t The US Keep The Panama Canal?

TLDR: President Jimmy Carter really wanted to correct an injustice. His National Security Adviser, Zbigniew Brzezinski, stated that...

Panama Trump Ocean Club Hotel Sold for US$23 Million

TODAY PANAMA - Trump Ocean Club, located in the Punta Pacifica area of ​​Panama City, the tallest building...

Hurricane Irma Slams Cuba’s Coast

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

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,...

Guatemala Reported To Be Holding Referendum on Belize

The Guatemalan Congress has reportedly voted that the referendum will be held on Sunday, March 18, 2018. The question...

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...

Honduras, The Country That Hates Women

(Q24N) "Here in Honduras, women aren’t worth anything," said Teresa Muñoz, mother of murdered Miss Honduras beauty pageant...

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 Raises Mininum Wage

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

Why isn’t Nicaragua in the Paris agreement?

    TODAY NICARAGUA - Ever since US President Donald Trump declared that he would withdraw the US from the...

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...

Mafia of the Poor: Gang Violence and Extortion in Central America

Q24N (via Crisigroup.org) Born in the aftermath of civil war and boosted by mass deportations from the U.S.,...

Nicaragua Certifies Prostitutes as Paralegals

TODAY NICARAGUA - Nicaragua has become the first country in the world to have sex workers within its...

Honduras Government Declares Curfew

Authorities in Honduras have suspended constitutional guarantees and imposed a lengthy curfew after delays in the counting of...

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...

Gap between Rich and Poor in Panama Increases

Panama City from the Ancon Hill, a 654-foot hill that overlooks the capital city TODAY PANAMA (Prensa Latina) The...

The Investment Climate in Nicaragua According to the US

Nicaragua has emerged as a fast-paced growing economy in the Central American isthmus. The US government has highlighted tax...

In El Salvador Gangs, Not Government ‘Rule’ the Country, Citizens Say

(Insightcrime.org) Respondents to a recent survey in El Salvador were far more likely to believe that gangs --...

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...

Panama Canal expansion fuels Miami growth

Brickell Avenue, home to self-exiled Ricardo Martinelli TODAY PANAMA, By Mark Scheinbaum – MIAMI The folks who buy a...

Panama’s Convention Centers

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

Staying Safe In Central America

Q TRAVEL - As the cold begins to grip the northern hemisphere, many start thinking about southern climates,...

Panama Toughens Immigration Policies To Prevent Permanent Tourists

TODAY PANAMA – There appears to be a lot of confusion , that affects expats living in Panama...

Uber Disconnects 90% of Its Drivers In Panama

Uber in Panama announced that from 4:00 pm Friday, November 24, it began a test of what would...

Ivanka and The Fugitive From Panama

(REUTERS) PANAMA CITY/TORONTO - In the spring of 2007, a succession of foreigners, many from Russia, arrived at...

Panama Moves Closer To Rail Link With Costa Rica

Panama moved a step closer to building a rail link to the Costa Rican border on Thursday, December...

This is why American tourists don’t want to travel to Cuba

TODAY CUBA – A flash of excitement about travel to Cuba after the country opened its borders to...

Marimba to be Declared Cultural Heritage of America

CENTRAL AMERICA  - The Organization of American States (OAS) will declare Guatemalan marimba (variety of xylophone) Americas Cultural...

Fire Destroys Managua’s Central Market

TODAY NICARAGUA - A fire over the weekend destroyed Nicaragua's Mercado Oriental, one of the biggest markets in...

Panama Indigenous Shine Light on Deforestation Caused by Illegal Activity

(TODAY PANAMA) A documentary by indigenous communities in Panama has cast light on the catastrophic effect of illegal...

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...

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El Dorado Expansion Adds to Colombia’s Biggest Airport

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday opened the new international wing of El Dorado the country’s most important airport. The new wing cost approximately...

Flight Deal: U.S. to Costa Rica from $216 Round-Trip

The premier travel site Condé Nast Traveler reports round-trip flights to San Jose, Costa Rica from eight U.S. cities including Houston, Miami, and Pittsburgh,...

Costa Rica’s San Ramon Road Project Turns Into Marathon

Costa Rica’s long-running San Ramon road project is costing more than originally expected while taking longer to build than planned. The work on the 29.7...

Surge in US immigration comes from Northern Triangle

The number of immigrants in the United States from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras rose by 25% from 2007 to 2015, in contrast to...

Generation Z Opts for Personalization Over Privacy

Security is of great concern for anyone who uses the Internet. Whether you’re creating sites or just visiting them, security is always top of...

Latin American countries say support Honduran recount

(Reuters) - Seven Latin American governments said on Wednesday that they supported the decision by Honduras’ electoral tribunal to proceed with a total recount...

Costa Rica Retail Sector to Grow 2.8% in 2018

The Cámara de Comercio de Costa Rica (CCCR) - Costa Rica Chamber of Commerce - expects retail activities for this year (2017) to close...

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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...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

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...

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...

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