Nicaragua Official Arrested In FIFA Scandal

(TODAY NICARAGUA) Among the FIFA executives arrested on Wednesday in Switzerland for alleged corruption is Nicaragua's Julio Rocha. Rocha,...

Nicaragua Waiting on Cuban Experts To Assist Against Ebola

TODAY NICARAGUA NEWS -- (ACN) A group of Cuban specialists will arrive in Nicaragua on Friday to advise...

Motorcycle Boom in Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA - In 2015 55,000 motorbikes were sold and importing companies plan to increase sales by 11%...

Panama In Retaliation Against Colombia

If the request by the Panamanian Ministry of Commerce and Industries prospers, a new tax of up to...

Report : US Policies Facilitate Cuban Crime Rings

TODAY CUBA (InsightCrime.org) An investigation conducted by a Florida newspaper revealed that numerous Cuban criminal networks operate in...

Uber Launches in Guatemala, with Taxi Drivers Prepared to Fight Back

Q24N - The controversial transportation company made the announcement on its website this week, listing Guatemala City, Antigua...

Panama Flies Over 200 Cuban Migrants to Mexico

  The Cubans are on their way north, hoping to enter the United States under an old agreement that...

Central America to lead regional economic recovery

New economic projections for Latin America and the Caribbean show moderate recovery in 2018 and growth the following...

Nicaragua To See New Investments In Commercial Construction

Paseo Real en León. LAPRENSA/C.VALLE(Today Nicaragua) The Mántica Group says plans to invest US$25 million in the construction...

Cuban Tourism Boom as January Sees 15% Increase in Foreign Arrivals

Cuban tourism has been booming of late (Enviajes). TODAY CUBA – María del Carmen Orellana, head of marketing at...

Coca-Cola Going Flat in Mexico

It may be the case that more deaths occur in Mexico due to sugary drinks than violent crime....

Zika and Agreement on Climate, Key Points for CARICOM in Belize

Q24N (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) reported that the regional answer to the spreading of Zika and...

Mexico’s President Fact Checks Donald ‘Mexicans Are Rapists’ Trump To His Face, In Spanish

(Q24N) Following a controversial and hastily thrown together bilateral meeting behind closed doors on Wednesday, Donald Trump and...

Guatemala’s Underworld ‘Patriarch,’ Lorenzana, Extradited to US

Guatemala's government has extradited longtime drug trafficking suspect Waldemar Lorenzana to the United States, a move that will...

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...

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...

Drug traffickers in Honduras displace indigenous people and destroy forests

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS (Dialogo-americas) - Transnational drug trafficking organizations in Honduras - such as the Sinaloa Cartel and...

British Tourist in Nicaragua Rescues Endangered Turtles Tied Up and Left To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA NEWS - A British man on holiday in Nicaragua has rescued two large loggerhead turtles from...

Ortega Re-elected, Gets His Third Consecutive Term!

The power couple: President Daniel Ortega (r) and vice president-elect, Rosario Murillo(Today Nicaragua) The president of Nicaragua, Daniel...

Nicaragua canal will wreak havoc on forests and displace people, NGO warns

TODAY NICARAGUA NEWS (The Guardian) -- Shipping firms should pressure the Nicaraguan government and the Chinese backer of...

41 Cubans Fleeing Castro Dictatorship Land in Boat in Florida

A massive group of CUbans arrived to the Floridai Keys this week. (PanAmpost) TODAY CUBA NEWS – On Tuesday...

Earl Upgraded To Hurricane As It Nears Belize

(Q24N) Earl has been upgraded to a hurricane as the system bears down on Belize, threatening flash floods...

Despite a Week of Ceremony in Cuba, Dislike for Fidel Castro Still Shines Through

Many have stayed quiet over the death of the Cuban dictator. TODAY CUBA – Despite that Cuba has said...

Presidente Obama Is About To Have His Moment In Latin America

TODAY PANAMA —The stage is finally set for Barack Obama to have his Latin America moment: that triumphant,...

It’s A Wonderful Life… Without Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro, Cuba’s communist revolutionary, died on November 25, 2016, at age 90. TODAY CUBA – As Fidel Castro...

Two Parties Stand Out in El Salvador Elections

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS  (Prensa Latina) - Only 20 days from the municipal and legislative elections in El Salvador,...

Central America Authorities Break Up Massive Migrant Smuggling Ring

Authorities across Central America have dismantled a migrant smuggling network that spanned from Brazil to Mexico, a remarkable...

El Salvador Ex-President To Trial On Corruption Charges

Q24N - Former El Salvador President Francisco Flores has been ordered to stand trial on corruption charges, adding...

Cuba Prepares Military for Hostile Trump Administration

Military training maneuvers are a signal that the government is preparing for a hostile administration (hotel-r)TODAY CUBA NEWS...

Cuba’s Flying Pizzas

TODAY CUBA – When Cuba expanded private enterprise in 2010, Marta Castaeda and her husband were granted a...

Guatemala Telcos Return Phone Lines to State

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - In response to approval of a new tax of us$0.65 per telephone line, operating...

Migration in Central America: Crisis Needing Urgent Solution

Q24N - (Prensa Latina) Central America, for its geographic condition, its economic development and the own history of...

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Mafias Control Import and Counterfeiting Of ‘La Sele’ T-shirts

When a world-class team like Spain's Real Madrid or Costa Rica's national team, La Sele and many others present a new line of clothing...

A Brazilian Politician Is Trying to Ban Bitcoin

You’ve probably heard and read about all the massive gains Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies had this year, and where there are money and freedom...

Should We Be Governed by Persuasion or by Force?

Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, noted that “Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.” And indeed, we...

Multinational Companies Generated 13,754 New Jobs in 2017 in Costa Rica

The Coalición Costarricense de Iniciativas de Desarrollo (CINDE) - Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency -  and the Ministerio de Comercio Exterior (COMEX) - Ministry of...

OAS Members Avoiding the “Honduras Issue”

The Organization of American States (OAS) said it will wait till after Hernandez is sworn in to sign off on the organization's report on...

Drones confirm importance of Costa Rican waters for sea turtles

(Duke University) Hundreds of thousands of sea turtles come ashore to lay their eggs during mass-nesting events at Ostional National Wildlife Refuge on Costa...

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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...

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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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Colombia Teachers targeted by criminal gangs

TODAY COLOMBIA - Common criminals and illegal armed groups have targeted the country’s teachers. So far this year, about 130 teachers have reported receiving...

Water Rationing Of San José Confirmed

The Acueductos y Alcantarillados (AyA) - water and sewer utility - expects more than 325.000 to be affected by the water rationing that will...

[BLOG] IT DOESN’T SEEM TO WORK!

As an unabashed liberal in the Costa Rica sense of the word, far too many articles and news items that I hear or read...

U.S. Companies May Be Forced To Shut Down Costa Rica Call Centers

Q COSTA RICA - A bill in the U.S. Congress aims to force call centers from nations like Costa Rica to return to the...

Trump Is Basically The American Berlusconi!

(Q24N) Orlando D'Adamo, Universidad de Belgrano  - How is Donald Trump like the leader of Spain’s Podemos movement, a long-haired, left-wing university professor named...