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Thursday 19 October 2017

8.4 Magnitude Earthquake off Mexico Coast Kills At Least 26

At least 26 people have died, including two children, as a result of a massive 8.4 magnitude earthquake...

Hurricane Katia Kills 3 as it Moves Towards Mexico

(TELESURTV) Three people have been killed in Mexico as rains caused by the approaching Hurricane Katia caused landslides...

Emigrants from Africa and Asia increase, Catholic Church Denounces Government’s Indifference

The tragic incident of the sinking of the boat carrying migrants from Africa and Mongolia last Friday (Sept....

Central American refugees hope to call Mexico City home

MEXICO CITY – Offering a menu based around local dishes, the busy diner is like many others in...

Gangs: the real ‘humanitarian crisis’ driving Central American children to the US

The spectacular arrival of thousands of unaccompanied Central American children at the southern frontier of the US over...

Central America Consumes More Candy and Chocolate

Eating chocolate has been tied to a reduced risk of heart disease. Using data from a large Danish...

Amid escalating violence, El Salvador’s young people are struggling to build a future

In a quiet side street of one of San Salvador’s infamous northern districts, lies a small community centre....

In Nicaragua, The Canal Becomes The Government’s Achilles Heel

In one sense, it does not matter if the environmentally catastrophic 173-mile, 50-billion dollars Nicaragua Grand Canal mega-project...

Lawmakers Pressure Trump To Let Central Americans Stay In The US

Lawmakers from across the country are trying to build support in Congress to pressure President Donald Trump to...

Another Setback for Mining in Guatemala

The Constitutional Court has confirmed the decision of the Supreme Court of Justice, which last June suspended the...

Expo-Taiwan 2017 Held In Managua, Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA (Taiwan News)--- At least 30 Taiwanese exhibitors and 28 Nicaraguan companies took part in Expo-Taiwan held...

Nicaragua Raises Mininum Wage

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

More Motorcycles from China and India in Central America

QBUSINESS - In 2016 Central American countries imported US$420 million worth of motorcycles, and compared to 2015, purchases...

60 Central America Migrants Found in Freezing Truck in Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials discovered 60 migrants from Central America packed into a frozen food truck...

Panamanian Governma Announces Visa Requirement for Venezuelans

(TODAY PANAMA) Panama announced this week that refugees fleeing Venezuela must have a stamped visa to enter the...

Floods and disappearances after rains in Panama

In sectors such as La Gallinaza and Pedregal, some ravines have overflowed. People do their best to save...

Nicaragua’s Teen Pregnancy Epidemic

Imagine you’re a 15-year-old girl. One day, you’re hanging out at home when an older man comes by....

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...

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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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