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Tuesday 26 September 2017

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...

Unstoppable Smuggling in the Northern Triangle

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

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...

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...

Exiled Daughter of Slain Honduran Activist Exposes Coup Legacy

(Q24N) By the time she saw her mother lying dead on the ground, Margarita Montserrat Salinas Murillo knew...

Are Colombians Spreading the Coca Curse to Honduras?

(Q24N) Insightcrime.org - Officials believe a coca plantation recently discovered in Honduras was set up by Colombians, suggesting...

Coca Plantation ‘Experiment’ in Honduras Raises Eyebrows

(Q24N) Insightcrime.org - Authorities have located coca plantations in Honduras, a sign that the Central American nation could...

DEA Lied to Cover Up Four Deaths in Honduras Narcotics Operation: US Department of Justice

(Q24N) The United States Drug Enforcement Agency is facing a scandal following an investigation that revealed officials misrepresented their role...

Northern Triangle: A Never-Ending Crisis?

(Q24N) For years, the set of countries known as the Northern Triangle –Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras– has...

Indigenous Hondurans Fight ‘Right-Wing Invaders’ Burning Crops

(Q24N) The Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras, COPINH, issued a statement on Thursday slamming...

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...

Honduras makes 37.2% more from banana exports

Q24N - The revenue generated from Honduran banana exports in January 2017 was 37.2% higher than that of...

American Apparel To Be Made In Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA – For the first time in it’s 28 year history, American Apparel, The company, which prided...

Fracking, mining, murder: the killer agenda driving migration in Mexico and Central America

(Q24N) On January 19, Mexican indigenous activist Isidro Baldenegro López, who in 2005 won the Goldman Environmental Prize...

Closing of Private School in Honduras Linked to Extortion

(Q24N) Insightcrime.org - The temporary closing of a private school in Honduras may have been due to the...

Honduran Smugglers Taking Advantage of Trump Victory: US Embassy

Q24N (Insightcrime.org) The United States' Embassy in Honduras has warned of an increase in the demand for Honduran...

US Sentences Former Honduran President’s Son for Drug Trafficking

(Q24N via Prensa Latina) A U.S. Court will today sentence Fabio Lobo, the son of Honduran former president,...

More Than 200.000 Displaced Due to Violence in Honduras

(Prensa Latina) Over 200.000 Hondurans were forced to flee in this Central American country last year due to...

Over 10,000 Honduras Police Officers to be Assessed by Commission

(Prensa Latina) At least 10,000 officers will be assessed in the coming days as part of a police...

“Ready Your AK-47s”, Former Honduran President Zelaya to Supporters

Former president of Honduras and current congressman for the leftist Liberty and Refoundation Party (Libre), José Manuel Zelaya...

Toncontin: Its Closed, Its Not Closed …

Q24N HONDURAS - The contract signed with the concessionaire of the next international airport of Honduras establishes that...

Number of Hondurans Displaced By Violence Close to 175,000

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Around 175,000 Hondurans have been displaced by violence recently in this country, said today the...

Honduran Mayor Arrested for Killings

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Members of the Elements of the Honduran Technical Elements of Criminal Investigation Agency (ATIC) arrested...

Gunmen kill prominent environmental activist in Honduras

(Q24N) An award-winning indigenous and environmental rights activist was shot and killed in Honduras, just days after she...

Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, US to Review Joint Plan

(Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Hugo Martinez, confirmed that representatives of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador will hold a...

Over 4,000 Hondurans Deported in 2016, Says Report

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Official statistics confirm today that Honduras received more than 4,000 nationals deported from the United...

November the Most Violent Month in Honduras This Year

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Over 50 people lost their lives in massacres perpetrated in November, an increase in violence...

Why is Honduras So Violent?

Q24N (Insightcrime.org) - Times are tough in Honduras. Worse, many of the country’s challenges are transnational in origin...

Honduras Forced Liquidation of Banco Continental

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - It has been announced that deposits up to $ 92,000 (L200,000) per person will...

Why Elites Do Business with Criminals in Honduras

In early June, four months before the US released an indictment against Jaime Rosenthal and three others, InSight...

Ambulance Collision Kills 10 In Honduras (Photos)

TEGUCIGALPA - At least 10 people were killed, including two minors, when a fire department ambulance collided with...

Honduras Progresses in Fight Against Women Trafficking

(Prensa Latina) Honduras made significant advances to fight women trafficking although there is still much to do, said...

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La Casa del Cacao de Costa Rica (Costa Rica House of Chocolate)

TODAY COSTA RICA - Most people know that Costa Rica grows some of the best coffee in the world. But it comes as a...

Latam And Avianca In A Battle For The Skies

Over the past couple of decades, consolidation and bankruptcies have reshaped the airline industry in North America. Historic brands such as TWA, Continental, Northwest,...

Spirit Airlines Opens San Jose Office

The low-cost airline, Spirit Airlines, has opened an office in San Jose, Costa Rica to serve its customers in the country.Opens Office in San...

You Can’t Take Pictures of Public Buildings In Costa Rica?

Rico's TICO BULL - Journalist Freddy Serrano writes on social media he was verbally and physically assaulted by a private security guard, by the last...

Interest Payments Stifling Costa Rica’s Public Finances

In Costa Rica, interest payments rose from 1.5% to 1.7% of GDP, and this increase accounts for 32% of the increase in total spending...

Costa Rica Lifts Price Controls In Mobile Telecom Market

The Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel) - Costa Rica's Superintendency of Telecommunications - has declared that the country’s mobile market is now considered competitive following...

Costa Rica Looking To UAE Investments For The Logistics Sector

(Abu Dhabi) Costa Rica is aiming to become a major logistics hub in Central America and Caribbean region with a US$1 billion mega-port project. Jhon...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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