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Friday 18 August 2017

This is why American tourists don’t want to travel to Cuba

TODAY CUBA – A flash of excitement about travel to Cuba after the country opened its borders to...

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...

Adios Aid. Trump Proposes Drastic Cuts To Aid To Central America

Drug-related violence and poverty drive illegal immigration, but spending on these areas to fall by 45% US President Donald...

U.S. Eyes Private Sector in Central America to Play Larger Role in Crime Reduction, Growth

(Q24N) The United States government will hold a meeting in June in Miami with the presidents of Honduras,...

Central American drought leaves millions in need of humanitarian aid

(Q24N) A prolonged drought across Central America has devastated the region's lakes and rivers. In Guatemala, Lake Atescatempa has...

Former Panama President Wanted by Interpol

TODAY PANAMA –  AN INTERPOL Red Alert was formally issued on Monday, May 22 at the request of...

Northern Triangle: A Never-Ending Crisis?

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

Cuban Dictatorship Invites Over Puerto Rican Terrorist Released by Obama

Cuba President Raul Castro congratulated Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera on his release this week, and invited...

Fire Destroys Managua’s Central Market

TODAY NICARAGUA - A fire over the weekend destroyed Nicaragua's Mercado Oriental, one of the biggest markets in...

Drug Traffickers Destroying Large Sections of Central America Forests: Report

Q24N (Insightcrime.org) A new study estimates that up to 30% of all deforestation in three Central American countries...

Electricity Price Rises in Nicaragua

A 2% increase in electric energy rates has been announced, and an assurance that it will be the...

‘La Patrona’ Escape from Guatemala Prison Spotlights Institutional Corruption

(Q24N) Insightcrime.org - A former mayoral candidate turned criminal leader in Guatemala has escaped from one of the...

Central American Trauma Ignored as 9 in 10 Refugees Report Kidnapping, Murder, Rape

(Q24N) A new study reports that 92 percent of refugees from the Northern Triangle countries of Central America...

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...

White House Promises Major Break with Obama’s Cuba Policy

TODAY CUBA – On Wednesday, a senior State Department official said president Donald Trump will be considering “significant differences”...

Central America Second To Syria In World’s Worst Conflict Zone

(Q24N) Death tolls have declined in world conflict zones but civilians remain pawns of armed groups, increasingly in...

Judge Orders Medical House Arrest for Noriega Be Maintained for 1 Year

DAVID, Panama – Former Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega remains in “critical” condition and a Panamanian judge on Tuesday...

Nicaragua, A Place of Unforced Coexistence

Before I dive into my love for Nicaragua, I have to confess that my journey there was and...

Cuba Launches Landmark Libertarian Party “Jose Marti”

We, the members of the Cuban Libertarian Party, do not fear any attacks against our bodies, because our...

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...

Panama to Ban Use of Plastic Bags

Plastic bags in Panama supermarkets and warehouses could be part of history by next year TODAY PANAMA – The...

Panama Canal expansion fuels Miami growth

Brickell Avenue, home to self-exiled Ricardo Martinelli TODAY PANAMA, By Mark Scheinbaum – MIAMI The folks who buy a...

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...

What Are Some of Nicaragua’s Popular Food?

TODAY NICARAGUA – Nicaragua is an interesting place, with a tumultuous history and a relatively peaceful present. and...

End of an era in Cuba?

TODAY CUBA – The Cuban government’s traditional May Day parade Monday is the last to be overseen by...

Australian Backpackers Kidnapped in Guatemala Live To Tell Their Story

(Q24N) Two young Australian backpackers have told their horror account of being kidnapped, assaulted and robbed at gunpoint...

1.3 Million Minors In Mexico Tasked With Hazardous Jobs

(Q24N) An estimated 2.48 million Mexican children and teenagers work, of which 2.22 million perform work that is...

Tensions Rise over Dissident MS13 Faction in El Salvador

Q24N via Insightcrime.org - A breakaway faction of El Salvador's MS13 gang has reportedly been the source of...

Nicaragua’s New Luxurious Resort With A Social Mission

A living room space in Nekupe’s clubhouse, one of many common areas for just eight rooms. Source: Nekupe Sporting...

Claro Central America revenues up 3% on fixed line boost

Q24N - America Movil’s Central American units, operating under the Claro brand, reported first-quarter revenues of US$568 million,...

Google Becomes First Foreign Internet Company in Cuba

TODAY CUBA – Google’s servers started running in Cuba this Wednesday, April 26, making the technology giant the...

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Bolivia Inaugurates Construction of its First Electric Railroad

The beginning of construction for Bolivia's first electric train was inaugurated by President Evo Morales on Thursday in a public ceremony that brought together...

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...

Panama’s Convention Centers

Two new projects in Panama and opening in 2018 – seek to attract convention visitors. With 58,000 square meters (624,000 square feet), Panama’s planned Amador...

Morales: Trump, KKK Promoter, Can’t Lecture Latin America

Bolivia's President Evo Morales says the U.S. President Donald Trump “cannot teach democracy and freedom to Latin America because he promotes the racism and...

“El Carretero De Chepe”

Don Romualdo, who is 78 years old, every day he takes to the streets, wheeling his cart (carretica) from the Mercado Bourbon, in the...

Government Threatens Local Businesses With Fines For Links Uber

Q COSTA RICA - Restaurants and hotels expose themselves to sanctions and administrative procedures per campaign of royalties and discounts of Mother's Day Entrepreneurs express...

Two Costa Ricans Suffered “Minor Injuries” In the Barcelona ‘Terrorist’ Attack

Q COSTA RICA - Two young Costa Rican women (Ticas), studying in Barcelona, Spain, were "injured" in the terrorist attack that shook Barcelona Thursday...

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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...

OIJ Arrest Suspect Who Made Threats Against Ariana Grande Concert In Costa Rica Tonight

A 22-year-old man was arrested Sunday morning in Tibás, as a suspect in a "threat of attack" at the concert that Ariana Grande will...

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