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El Salvador Eyes Deal to End Political Crisis

Nine days after El Salvador President Nayib Bukele sent troops into congress, his finance...

Graft-busting goes into reverse in Central America

(Bloomberg) Latin America's war on corruption is something to celebrate. In the last few...

Virus halts Panama beef exports to China

Panama’s beef exports which were helping to re-energize the agricultural industry and reached US$10...

Mexico sets a date for the inauguration of its ‘new capital city airport’

Only a short time ago, a headline like that above would have referred to...

Troops storm El Salvador’s parliament

Armed soldiers and police officers accompanied El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele as he stormed...

Central American countries limit entry from China to fight coronavirus

The Central American governments of El Salvador and Guatemala have imposed travel restrictions to...

El Salvador gets new port from Guatemala

Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei offered his Salvadoran counterpart, Nayib Bukele, the opportunity to build...

New Panama Canal Bridge Ready To Begin

Work on the Fourth Bridge over the Panama Canal is set to begin at...

Italy Deported Laureano Ortega; In Spain He Is Called “Asesino” by Protesters

The Government of Italy declared Laureano Ortega, son of President Daniel Ortega, a persona...

In the face of crimes against women, there is only community support, feminists say

In the first 30 days of 2020, at least 6 women have been killed....

7.7 Earthquake Shakes the Coast of Jamaica – USGS

The US Geological Survey (USGS) reported a powerful, 7.7-magnitude earthquake in the strait between...

New Panama terminal is ready. Almost.

After seven years of construction, six addenda and a delay of four years, the...

Crime has an economic cost of 16% of GDP in Central American Northern Triangle

The economic costs of crime in the Central American Northern Triangle of Guatemala, Honduras,...

Being gay in Guatemala is ‘a political issue’

Guatemala's Aldo Davila has been interested in politics since he was a teenager. He...

7 killed in Panama bizarre religious ritual

Seven people, including a pregnant woman and her five children, were killed in a...

Nicaragua’s opposition unites against Ortega administration

(AP) – Nicaragua’s two main opposition groups announced the formation of a coalition Friday...

Valentina and My Generation: Suicide and Nicaragua’s Youth

I woke up, drank some coffee and was getting ready to write my thesis....

Central America and BREXIT

During the eleven months that will pass between the beginning of the exit process...

Nicaraguan Migrants Travel South After Northern Neighbors Tighten Borders

The ongoing socio-political crisis in Nicaragua has caused large numbers of Nicaraguans to migrate...

Guatemala Out, Panama Continues On France’s Grey List

The government of France reported that it removed Guatemala from the list of countries...

Panama’s New President Said He Found A Country In Economic Disaster and Mired in Graft

When Panama President Laurentino Nito Cortizo took over the reins of the country he...

Central American Countries Rally To Protect Threatened Forests

Central American countries are teaming up to conserve the region’s five great forests as...

Nicaragua Restaurants Suffering the Crisis

As of November 30th, the restaurant and bar association registered a drop of between...

Wage increase will increease layoffs – business group

A wage increase in the current economic slowdown would impact businesses, create layoffs and...

At least 18 killed, 16 injured in Honduras prison after gang fight

At least 18 people were killed and 16 injured after a brawl between rival...

Is El Salvador the next Surf City?

How can El Salvador, a country rich with epic waves but trapped in the...

Panama Papers money laundering hearing stalled

Moves by the defense team of the lawyers at the heart of the Panama...

Pompeo: U.S. will maintain pressure on Ortega “until liberties are restored” in Nicaragua

U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, highlighted on Monday the pressure exerted by the...

Trade turbulence weighs on Central America apparel

Central America's textile and apparel exports are on course to miss growth targets this...

BAC Panama and Multibank to Compete

Early last month it was reported that Grupo Aval de Colombia S.A., owner of...

Mexican President says Bolivia’s leader Morales was a ‘victim of a coup’

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Sunday that former Bolivian leader Evo Morales was the "victim...

Panama Tourism Income Doesn’t Improve

The most recent report of the Comptroller General of Panama details that between the...

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