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On Monday, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said it would terminate the status for some 2,500...

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

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Cuba’s Foreign Minister Says Havana Willing to Continue Dialogue With US

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U.S. Ends Program for Central American Child Refugees

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Cuban Opposition Group Calls for Boycott of Sham Election

The dissident group Cuba Decide has asked residents of the island to boycott upcoming elections for municipal assemblies,...

Good Prospects for Retail in Nicaragua

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Autoparts in Central America: A $1 Billion Market

Figures from the information system 'Market for Spare Parts for Vehicles in Central America', prepared by the Business...

Cuba Accuses US of Lying about Sonic Attack Scandal to Damage Relations

Cuba’s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez accused the United States of lying about the “sonic attacks”against American diplomats staying...

Cuba Announces New Migration Laws, Slams US Obstacles

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said that migration has been used as a form of aggression by the...

Nicaragua Looking for Alternatives in Face of US’ ‘Interventionist’ NICA Act

In the wake of the looming threat of the Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA Act) — a U.S....

Cuban Immigration in the Eye of the Storm

(IPS) - Cuban migration to the United States is the great loser under Donald Trump’s hostile policy toward...

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The impact that drug-related violence has on citizens in Mexico is similar to what people living through war...

Gay Couple Flees Cuba to Marry in Argentina, Migrate to US

In Cuba, marriage between same-sex couples is banned by the government. A Cuban couple that has been together for...

US Senate Votes to Keep Terrorists from Exploiting Security Flaws in Flights from Cuba

A bill to regulate commercial flights traveling between Cuba and the United States passed through the House of...

2017 On Course to Be Most Violent Year in Mexican History Due to Drug War

2017 might be the most violent year in Mexican history, one NGO claims. Semáforo Delictivo said that, due...

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Trump asked to renew program for Salvadoran and Honduran migrants

Democrats and activists are calling on the Trump administration to renew immigration permits for hundreds of thousands of citizens...

Nicaragua Unveils Central America’s Largest Baseball Stadium

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Why Didn’t The US Keep The Panama Canal?

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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...

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

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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...

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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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