Four Central American cities among the most violent

San Salvador and San Pedro Sula have improved, although they remain among the most...

World Bank’s IFC to finance $115 million for firms in Nicaragua

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is structuring a transaction to provide...

Nicaragua Introduces ‘Map of Violence’ Against Women

According to Nicaragua’s Vice President, the map will aid in the prevention of gender-based...

Guatemala becomes world’s largest melon exporter

Guatemala has taken over Spain's position at the top of the world ranking of...

Juan Valdez Stirs Competition With Nicaragua Arrival

Colombia’s Juan Valdez coffee brand is arriving in Nicaragua. While Nicaraguan businessmen dismiss the...

Protest Over Infrastructure Turns Violent in Panama

COLON, PANAMA —  A protest over infrastructure and insecurity turned into violent clashes with...

El Salvador Releases Second Woman Jailed Over Abortion

A Salvadoran woman serving a 30-year sentence for aggravated homicide over an alleged abortion...

After High Election Turnout, Council of State Vote Awaits

With voter turnout for Cuba’s legislative election Sunday at almost 80%, the island completed...

Is Cuba a good place to live in?

That depends. For most people, it´s not. More and more tourists are going to discover...

Top U.S. Diplomat in Panama Leaves In Protest

In a farewell video, the U.S. ambassador to Panama, John Feeley, filmed a scene...

Exceptional Election in Mexico Right? Left? Old? New? Who Knows?

Mexico's July 1 presidential elections appear to be the hottest of this century. Outgoing...

The Wonders of Cuba’s Horse-powered Ambulances

Anyone with a single shred of dignity would find it very difficult to live...

US Embassy in Cuba Will Operate With Minimum Personnel Beginning March 5

Staff at the US embassy in Cuba will be permanently reduced beginning next week...

Nicaragua tourism board rolls out new ad campaign

The Nicaragua tourism board (INTUR) will use the bright lights of New York City...

Panama seeks to attract investment from UAE sovereign wealth funds

President Juan Carlos Varela of Panama wants to boost UAE sovereign wealth investment in...

Real Estate Boom in San Juan del Sur

US$200 million is the figure by which investment in real estate development is estimated...

Guatemala to Claim US$122 Million From Odebrecht

Following the Brazilian construction company's abandonment of the road work contract that had been...

Shrimp Conflict Between Mexico and Honduras Continues

It has been four months since Mexican authorities blocked shrimp imports from Honduras, with...

Migrants Up Against Nicaragua’s “Containment Wall”

(IPS) - Nicaragua’s “containment wall”, aimed at bolstering internal security, has been successful...

Chinese Railroad in Panama?

A rail line connecting Panama City and David is the first of several joint...

Nicaragua Shelves Canal, Promises Port

Of late there has been little or nothing about the Interoceanic Canada project or...

More than 30 Million Mexicans Working in the Informal Economy

(Prensa Latina) More than 30 million Mexicans are working in the informal economy, representing...

Dissident life in Cuba has gotten worse, not better, after Obama and Pope’s visit

After a week of uncertainty, we finally heard from one of the founders of...

Guatemalan Authorities Detain Oxfam International Chairman Over Corruption

Guatemalan authorities have detained Juan Alberto Fuentes Knight, the chairman of the Oxfam International...

Lost Mayan ‘Mega Cities’ Discovered Under Jungle in Guatemala

Researchers have uncovered more than 60,000 structures, including pyramids, palaces and causeways through the...

The Never Ending Tariff Conflict between Panama and Colombia

The Panamanian government has decided to increase, in some cases by up to 30%,...

Fuente Will Once Again Make Cigars in Nicaragua

Arturo Fuente, known for its Dominican cigars, has announced plans for a new cigar...

Panama Car Sales Down 14%

At the end of November 2017, the downward trend continued, adding up to almost...

The Never Ending Problem of Tax Refunds

Guatemalan businessmen claim that their operations are being affected by delays up to three...

Swearing-in Day ‘Last Chance’ to Avoid Dictatorship in Honduras

Salvador Nasralla, the former Honduran presidential candidate for the Opposition Alliance against the Dictatorship,...

Moody’s gives Canal expansion thumbs up

Eighteen months after the expansion of the Panama Canal began to operate, its performance...

Central America fears for US remittances as deportations loom

(AFP) San Isidro, El Salvador: Uncertainty and fear are rising in Central American countries...

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