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Wednesday 23 August 2017

Cuban Housing Crisis Shows Deficit of 800,000 Homes

Cuba currently faces a drastic housing crisis. A report presented to the island’s Parliament revealed “critical” problems stretching...

Is Mexico actually the world’s second most murderous nation?

This year Mexico celebrates the centennial of Juan Rulfo, one of the 20th century’s greatest Mexican writers. His first...

Nicaraguans Can Now Travel Visa-Free To Taiwan

TODAY NICARAGUA - Nicaraguans no longer need a visa to travel to Taiwan, the government of Daniel Ortega...

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...

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...

Trump Reiterates to Peña Nieto: Mexico Has To Pay For The Wall

One of the most anticipated meetings at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany — United States President Donald Trump with Mexico President Enrique...

More families fleeing Central America resettling in Mexico

The armed, masked gang members showed up on a motorcycle at the home in northern Honduras last fall...

Nicaragua Economic Activity Up 4.9% up to April 2017

TODAY NICARAGUA – From a report by the Central Bank of Nicaragua, in April, the monthly index of...

China Seeks to Displace Taiwan in Central America

Q24N - Could Nicaragua be the next Central American country to switch diplomatic relations from Republic of China...

Nicaragua Leads Latin America in Gender Equality

Supporters of Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega flock to the streets of the capital to celebrate his victory. |...

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...

Central America Gangs Selling Drug Trafficking Services on Dark Web: UN Official

(Insightcrime.org) A UN official stated that Central American gangs are strengthening their ties with transnational drug trafficking groups,...

Illegal Immigrants in Mexico Are Now Using Uber to Cross Border Points Undetected

(Q24N) Uber may be assisting in illegal immigration, some Mexican officials claim. Arnulfo Leon Campos of Mexico’s National Institute...

US Ambassador to Guatemala Calls Congressmen “Idiots” for Hiring Firm to Improve US Relations

(Q24N) United States Ambassador to Guatemala Todd Robinson openly criticized Congressmen in Guatemala who hired a lobbying firm...

El Salvador Cracks Down on Death Squads From Police, Military

(Q24N) El Salvador's authorities dismantled criminal “death squads” led by military and police members in the eastern part...

Is Mexico ready for gay marriage?

In September, some 100 cities in all 32 Mexican states hosted a so-called “March for the Family” –...

Cuba slams Trump’s reversal of newfound friendship

Pictures of Cuba’s late President Fidel Castro hang on a wall as tourists ride in a vintage car...

Barrio 18 Extortion Scheme Casts Doubt on El Salvador Govt Security Narrative

(Q24N) Insightcrime.org - The Barrio 18 gang in El Salvador allegedly engaged in large-scale extortion of a community...

Russia Sides with Cuban Dictatorship, Calls Trump’s Policy Reversal “Cold War Rhetoric”

Vladimir Putin (left) with Cuba’s President Raul Castro TODAY CUBA – Russia has expressed its “unyielding solidarity” with Cuba...

Guatemalan Newspaper Calls Out US For Contradictory Stance on War against Drugs

Guatemala’s most influential newspaper, Prensa Libre, published a strong criticism of the United States’ recent comments about fighting drugs. The...

In booming Old Havana tourist quarter, Trump speech puts Cubans in a bad mood

© Yamil Lage/AFP/Getty Images A man wearing a T-shirt with a U.S. flag design walks along a street...

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...

Judge Denies Former President of Panama Bail; Continues In US Federal Holding

TODAY PANAMA - Arrested at his home in Miami on Monday, June 12, former President of Panama Ricardo...

Why it’s not fair to lump Nicaragua with the U.S. when it comes to the Paris climate accord

The Eiffel tower is illuminated in green with the words ‘Paris Agreement is Done’ on Nov. 4, 2016....

U.S. Asks Guatemala To Extradite Former Vice President Over Drug Trafficking Charges

The United States has asked Guatemala to extradite former Vice President of Guatemala Roxana Baldetti for drug trafficking...

Guatemalans Score Win Versus Canada Mining Firm

Q24N - A group of Guatemalan men who faced the brutal suppression of their peaceful protest won a...

Nicaragua Ex-Diplomat Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann Dies at 84

Former Nicaraguan diplomat, priest and intellectual Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann | Photo: Gobierno de Nicaragua TODAY NICARAGUA; Former Nicaraguan diplomat,...

Airbnb Rentals Offer Cuban Residents Much-Needed Extra Income

In its annual report on Cuba, Airbnb highlighted the economic contribution that its platform provides to Cubans. (Flickr) TODAY...

UN Sounds Alarm on Rising HIV Infections in Cuba

The island has seen a nine percent increase in HIV infections, just under Eastern Europe and Central Asia....

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...

Why Nicaragua and Trump Are Not Allies Despite Both Opposing the Paris Agreement

So US President Donald Trump has gone ahead and decided to quit the Paris agreement on climate change....

Survivors of the El Mozote Massacre Have New Hopes for Justice in El Salvador

EL MOZOTE, El Salvador (IPS) - Except for a house with its walls riddled with holes made by...

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One at a time please. This occurred on Monday in Cartago. Photo by Ruta Alterna

Removing Statues of Violent Bigots? Start with Che

Rosario is Argentina's second oldest city. Located by the Paraná river, it is the home of hard-working people, a busy port, the national flag...

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 their belongings. In Las Acacias, cars...

Costa Rica’s Agroexports Keep Slight Advantage Over Medical Devices

QCR BUSINESS - The value of exports from the agricultural sector remains slightly as the main generator of foreign exchange in the country, despite...

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. He tells your parents he’s a...

Why Savvy Fliers Fly To The Canadian North To Go To Europe or Asia

Q TRAVEL - One of the best ways and at times more economical to go east to Europe or west to Asia now is...

The Solar Eclipse 2017 From Costa Rica

Some 300 people gathered at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) planetarium to spectacular coast-to-coast partial eclipse (20%) in Costa Rica occurring shortly after 1...

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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...

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...

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...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

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...

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 Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

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