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Sunday 22 October 2017

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...

Honduras Tycoon Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering in US

Q24N (Insightcrime.org) One of Honduras' most powerful and politically-connected business tycoons, Yani Rosenthal, has pleaded guilty to a...

Nicaragua’s Business Sector Warns of Economic Downturn Should US Relations Crumble

Businessmen in Nicaragua have asked President Daniel Ortega to ease growing tension with the United States, which is...

Central America Fights Climate Change with Minimal Foreign Aid

(IPS) - Despite the fact that Central America is one of the regions most vulnerable to climate change,...

Central America Emerges As Leading Source For Value-added Products

  Central America is working hard to present itself as a good alternative to Asian manufacturing, Sourcing Journal reported...

Cuban Teenagers and their Foolishness

Cuban teenagers. photo: Caridad HAVANA TIMES — What we are witnessing in our youth today isn’t a lack of...

Resorts in Mexico Accused of Drugging Guests

Several high-end tourist resorts in Mexico have been accused of serving their guests contaminated alcohol, leading to unconsciousness,...

Nicaragua Says ‘Nica Act’ Reflects Continuity of US Imperialism

The government of Nicaragua has rejected the decision of the United States to sanction the Central American nation...

Castro’s conundrum: finding a post-communist model Cuba can follow

TODAY CUBA - When US President Donald Trump imposed new restrictions on Cuba in June 2017, he professed...

Nicaragua Concerned About Import Restriction on Dairy Products

Nueva Guinea Nicaragua, June 9 2017 . Foto Jader Flores /LA PRENSA The dairy sector in Nicaragua anticipates a...

US Retirees in Mexico Face Being Thrown Out

US President Donald Trump's calls for a wall along the US-Mexico border risks destroying a relationship that isn’t...

Autoparts in Central America A US$1 Billion Market

In 2016, the Central America region imported close to US$1.043 billion worth of spare and replacement vehicle parts,...

Low Cost Carrriers (LCCs) Flying High in Central America

  Low cost carriers (LCCs) airlines are finally starting to penetrate the intra-Central America market, driven primarily by the...

Honduras Bans Child Marriages and Removes Parental Permission Exception

Lawmakers in Honduras voted unanimously to ban child marriage, making it illegal in the country for children under...

Nicargua Loses 3-0 To USA In Gold Cup

Photo credit Richard Kruszynski/ISNSoccer.com (Dropbox) Matt Miazga scored on a closer-range header from Graham Zusi’s corner kick in the...

Acapulco Hotel Owners Unite Against Airbnb with New Tax Bill Countering “Unfair” Competition

Airbnb, the online housing rental service, may be charged a new tax in Mexico’s tourist destination of Acapulco. The...

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...

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A 35-year-old Venezuelan athlete participating this Sunday morning in the San Jose Half Marathon was killed by a drunk driver who disrespected the traffic...

“Truce In The Rains” Not To Be Repeated This Week, Says Weather Service

After a week of no rain throughout most of the country, the rains did return on Saturday as forecast by the national weather service,...

From Anguish to Ecstasy in 90 Minutes

The moment Kendall Waston scored the goal in the last few minutes of the game, officially qualifying the Costa Rica national team for the ...
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JetBlue Flight To Costa Rica Turned Around After Dog Escapes In Brooklyn

Friday morning, on the tarmac at New York's La Guardia airport on a flight to Costa Rica, Gwen Wunderlich, 41, got a frantic call...

Nate Death Toll Rises To 14

The most up-to-date information from the Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) - National Emergency Commission and the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) - Judicial...

A Varied Art Exhibition on Cuban Culture Day in Costa Rica

A varied sample of Cuban art touched the nearly two hundred people attending the celebration of Cuban Culture Day in Costa Rica, held at...

3 Ways to Get a Second Passport and 2 Countries to Get It From Quickly

A Second Passport is not just for the "James Bond" or "Jason Bourne" or the super wealthy of this world. The truth? Millions of...

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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...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

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...

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...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

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Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

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