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Central America has been in the news in 3 countries in the past week:

Country Articles Coverage Population Distance Rating
United Kingdom 3 0.29% 63705000 0km 1.84
Belize 1 5% 312971 0km 0.16
United States 1 0.18% 316570000 0km 5.83
World Coverage Rating 7.83

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Nov 13, 2014
United Kingdom - Over 50,000 unaccompanied children were caught trying to cross the border from Central America since October 2013. full story »
United States - The banana industry waned in Jamaica in the face of crop disease and larger, more competitive plantations established in Central America. full story »
Nov 11, 2014
Belize - Belize, a beautiful country in Central America, with a population of 350,000 people, one would assume that the murder rate would not be high. full story »
United Kingdom - BBC News, New York City Immigration from Mexico and Central America has long been driven by economic difficulties and violence Continue reading the main story Related Stories The New York Immigration Court is an extraordinarily busy place. full story »
Nov 09, 2014
United Kingdom - The Garifuna The black communities living on the Caribbean coast of Central America are commonly called Garifuna or Black Carib, or as they refer to themselves, Garinagu. full story »
Nov 06, 2014
Armenia - He has reported from or worked in 20 states and 14 countries (from Central America to Africa and the Armenian Plateau). full story »
Nov 05, 2014
United States - In a CNN town hall that same month, she said the government should deport children from Central America who illegally crossed the border seeking refugee status, a position that put her at odds with Hispanics lobbying for a more humane immigration policy. full story »
Canada - The fee applies to those flying within Canada and to the United States, but not to Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and Europe. full story »
Nov 01, 2014
United Kingdom - While in parts of Africa, Asia and Central America, a diet including insects is not unusual, in Europe it is still rare. full story »
Oct 24, 2014
Belize - But when the drugs are being produced in South America, Central America, and Mexico, and when the drugs are being transported north, American dollars are flowing south. full story »
Oct 23, 2014
United Kingdom - Crops are failing in the drought which is affecting parts of Central America Continue reading the main story Related Stories More than half a million people in Honduras have been affected by a severe drought, the Red Cross has said. full story »
Oct 17, 2014
United States - Southern Command said, "If Ebola breaks out, in Haiti or in Central America. full story »
Belize - Guatemala is the United States’ most important ally in Central America, and the Americans have Guatemala’s back, as we would say. full story »
Oct 16, 2014
United States - Children seemed to be the driving force behind Berry's journey to Central America. full story »
Oct 14, 2014
United Kingdom - Earthquake kills 'at least one' in El Salvador People living in coastal areas in Nicaragua were evacuated as a prevention Continue reading the main story Related Stories A quake struck off the coast of El Salvador late on Monday rattling much of Central America. full story »
United States - (CNN) -- A powerful 74-magnitude quake shook the Pacific coast of Central America on Tuesday, causing some damage and killing at least one person in El Salvadoro full story »
Oct 12, 2014
United States - Cerro Negro is a baby in geological terms, the youngest volcano, in fact, in all of Central America -- some boast in an area with such a fund of them. full story »
Oct 09, 2014
United States - READ: US hostage's mom tweets to ISIS Substantiated or not -- and no cases of Ebola have yet been identified in Central America -- linking Ebola and ISIS to border security is a way for Republicans to raise an issue that President Barack Obama and Democrats had sought to keep off the table until after November's midterm electionsW full story »
Antigua And Barbuda - WASHINGTON, Oct 9, CMC – Head of the United States Southern Military Command, (SOUTHCOM), warned that an Ebola outbreak in Central America or the Caribbean could trigger a mass migration to the United States Marine Gene full story »
Oct 08, 2014
United States - The first time I visited Central America and heard a local call me that name, I immediately went into my Angry Black Woman mode. full story »
Oct 03, 2014
Belize - There was obviously a period when there was a steep learning curve, when the game was just being developed in Belize; followed by a period when we had reached a standard comparable to some of our neighbors in the Caribbean and Central America. full story »
Oct 02, 2014
Russia - According to another German trader, Russian wheat was sold to new markets in South America and Central America early in the 2014/15 season "But it now does not look likely that these will be repeated in coming months as current prices are too high," he addeda full story »
Sep 30, 2014
Belize - Belizean fans might be misled to thinking that our youths can cope, like our National “A” Team managed in the UNCAF Central American Cup recently. full story »
United States - Because information from the region is so patchy, the figures don't include the likely several hundred people who die in Central America each year as they make their way north to the border. full story »
Sep 20, 2014
Antigua And Barbuda - “Our goal is to prevent illegal drugs from reaching American shores and to reduce the destabilization effects they have on our neighboring countries in Central America. full story »
Sep 17, 2014
Canada - And Republican Sen Marco Rubio was wrong last weekend when he wrote that America is the “guarantor of global security” In recent decades, from Vietnam to Grenada to Lebanon to Soviet-occupied Afghanistan to Somalia and Central America and Iraq, US military interventions have at best done no gooda full story »
Sep 16, 2014
Belize - According to Obama’s memo, “United States law enforcement agencies estimate that about 84 percent of the cocaine entering the United States passes through Central America and Mexico to reach destinations in the United States” “While recent assessments indicate an increase in cocaine flow in the maritime transit zone, there are conflicting indicators on total cocaine flow, and continued success in combating drug trafficking organizations will requ... full story »
Sep 15, 2014
Canada - Also, c ustomers flying to Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and Europe can still get one free checked bag to those destinations. full story »
Sep 11, 2014
United States - As the most active volcano in Central America and one of the 10 most active volcanoes in the world, Arenal is known for its continuous flows of lava and hot gas, and for containing some of the youngest rocks on the face of the Earth. full story »
Sep 08, 2014
United States - Democrats saw "some very scary polling out of some of these red states, particularly among independent voters, where the idea of executive action in particular was not looking good for some of these Democrats who were hanging on for dear life as it is," Molly Ball of The Atlantic told CNN on Sunday 3) Democrats don't have to defend a move made less popular by the child immigrant crisis Always a volatile political issue, immigration reform becam... full story »
Sep 06, 2014
Canada - Child migrants Partisan fighting erupted recently over how to address the increased flow of unaccompanied minors from Central America at the US border with Mexicoo full story »
Sep 05, 2014
Belize - In this part of Central America, African slaves were running from Belize to the Yucatán in the north and to Petén in the west. full story »
Sep 04, 2014
United States - Amid an unprecedented refugee crisis at our southern border, our students want to discuss immigration policies to address the needs of 51 million refugees across the globe, especially unaccompanied children from Central America trying to escape violence. full story »
Sep 02, 2014
Belize - He said that in Central America, NCDs kill 61% of men but 73% of women, because violence and injuries take the lives of more men than women “We have been seeing a lot of amputations, managing a lot of strokes and heart attacks:” KHMH CEO, Drh full story »
Aug 30, 2014
United Kingdom - Members of Central American gangs, known as "Maras" wear large tattoos. full story »
Aug 29, 2014
Belize - St Michael, Barbados Sir: I write you, sir, primarily as a Garifuna person, but also at the request of the Garifuna community of Belize as well as the entire Garifuna Diaspora throughout Central America and the United States of America concerning the harassment and move to dismiss at least one senior officer of the CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, Dangriga Branch, Belize, Miss Uwahnie Martineze full story »
Aug 28, 2014
United States - Aaron Millar is a travel writer who has traveled extensively in North and Central America. full story »
Aug 27, 2014
United States - When Americans first learned that as many as 60,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America had made their way into the United States since October 2013, and we heard the horrific stories they told about being assaulted and targeted for murder in their home countries, we had to know this story wasn't going to have a happy ending. full story »
United Kingdom - Its strategic location in Central America means the majority of illicit narcotics moving from South America to the United States make landfall here. full story »
Aug 20, 2014
United States - He was there to call attention to the plight of tens of thousands of migrant youth from Central America, many of them unaccompanied, who have streamed across the southern border this year. full story »
Aug 15, 2014
Belize - The unbelievable news came on Tuesday of this week when CONCACAF, the North, Central American and Caribbean football body, wrote to the FFB declaring that the FFB stadium, located near the entrance of Belmopan, had been deemed “unplayable” since the football field failed to meet the standards by not one, but three of the deadlines set by FIFA inspectors. full story »
Aug 14, 2014
United Kingdom - Most of the illicit drugs are smuggled into the United States via Central America and Mexico. full story »
Canada - Prepare for more sticker shock "The rallies that we've seen in the futures market in the last several months are finally starting to filter down to the retailers," said Jack Scoville, an analyst at Price Futures  Both the Brazil drought, as well as a coffee rust fungus that plagued production throughout Central America in May, has lifted the benchmark contract to about $183 US per pound full story »
United States - The Canal is 48 miles long, was 17 years in the making and had enough rock and rubble dug from the isthmus of Central America to circle the earth four times. full story »
Aug 11, 2014
United Kingdom - His father travelled through the zone during World War Two, and compared it to "a small southern town transplanted into the middle of Central America." full story »
Canada - When gang members come knocking, Central American households are offered a sinister choice: give us your children or let them stay and be killed  Not surprisingly, many of the region's most desperate families are fleeing their homes in record numbers  This past year alone, more than 62,000 children and adolescents made the perilous trek from the northern triangle — El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras — to what they hoped would be safe ref... full story »
Aug 08, 2014
Belize - Belize is the effective crossroads between Central America and the Caribbean. full story »
United States - There are no easy answers to the problem of thousands of desperate children, many unaccompanied minors, fleeing chaos, violence and governmental collapse in Central America. full story »
Aug 05, 2014
United Kingdom - Immigrants jump on a train towards the US- Mexico border Continue reading the main story Three emergency shelters housing an influx of children from Central America entering the US illegally will be closed in the upcoming weeks. full story »
Aug 04, 2014
United States - Washington (CNN) -- The federal government will no longer be housing unaccompanied minors from Central America at three military facilities. full story »
Aug 03, 2014
United Kingdom - The gangs were originally formed by Central American immigrants in Los Angeles Continue reading the main story Related Stories Hundreds of people in the Spanish town of Daimiel have marched to demand the release of a Roman Catholic priest detained in El Salvador. full story »
Aug 01, 2014
United States - The bill that Boehner was pushing wasn't even expected to be taken up by the Senate because Democrats oppose a proposed fix to a 2008 law that makes it more difficult to deport children from Central America. full story »
Jul 31, 2014
United States - Less than 24 hours before GOP leaders pulled a vote on Thursday on the $659 million emergency measure to address the crisis provoked by a surge of migrant youth from Central America, the arch-conservative Republican senator had lobbied House allies to scrap it unless it included a provision to toughen deportation policy. full story »
United Kingdom - Mr Biden travelled to Central America last month to try to stem a growing flow of unaccompanied minors from the region to the US. full story »
Jul 29, 2014
United States - Central American leaders to Obama: We're working on it 'Border is not open to Central Americans' Father and son reunite after 12 years How is Obama handling the border crisis "There are so many ways they could cut this pie and define and protect a class" of undocumented immigrants, one source said "I think only now are they really trying to get into the details of what's possible from a legal perspective, a policy perspective and als... full story »
Jul 28, 2014
United States - Central American leaders to Obama: We're working on it Most Republicans argue for the change in policy because it can take months or years to determine legal status under current law. full story »
Jul 25, 2014
United States - Washington (CNN) -- President Barack Obama met with Central American leaders on Friday over the surge of migrant youth at the southern border with solutions to the crisis so far proving elusive. full story »
United Kingdom - President of Guatemala Otto Perez Molina (right) and President of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernandez will discuss an immigration pilot programme with US President Barack Obama Continue reading the main story Related Stories President Barack Obama is to meet Central American leaders to discuss the plight of the undocumented migrant children flooding across the US border. full story »
Belize - But Chimilio, a veterinarian trained in Guatemala City’s University of San Carlos, soon proved himself a formidable football politician – in Belize, in Central America and the Caribbean, and even at the level of FIFA, football’s international governing body. full story »
Jul 24, 2014
United States - Central American leaders in the US: Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina and Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez are slated to speak at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a nonprofit, foreign policy think tank, on Thursday about ways to stem the from of immigrant kidso full story »
Jul 23, 2014
United States - House Speaker John Boehner criticized the Obama administration for sending what he believes were mixed signals about its position on altering a 2008 immigration law that allows children from Central America to remain in the United States until they have a hearing. full story »
Canada - "Equally important, those who prey upon migrants for financial gain will be targeted, arrested, and prosecuted," he added in a statement "We are focusing on the pocketbooks of these human smugglers, including their money laundering activities in the United States - working with our Mexican and Central American partners to track, interdict, and seize the money flowing through Mexico and Central American" full story »
Jul 22, 2014
United States - It's not the kids It's just how much unabated street crime is occurring every day in the border region, now that so much of the Border Patrol is tied up babysitting the lost children of Central Americai full story »
Belize - The Belize National U-20 squad is yet to score a goal, having lost its first two games at the Central American U-20 qualifiers in El Salvador on Thursday of last week and this afternoon, respectively. full story »
United Kingdom - For their next international fix, fans must wait for next year's Concacaf Gold Cup, which will feature teams from the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football. full story »
Jul 21, 2014
Canada - The governor's announcement came just days before Obama plans to meet with the leaders of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador on Friday to discuss cooperation dealing with the flow of child migrants from Central America. full story »
United States - (CNN) -- Texas Gov Rick Perry will immediately send up to 1,000 National Guard troops to help secure the southern border, where tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America have crossed into the United States this year in a surge that is deemed a humanitarian crisisi full story »
Jul 18, 2014
United States - I am not talking about the migrant children fleeing from crime and violence in their home countries in Central America and looking for the opportunity to live a better life. full story »
Belize - Such a portrayal is eminently laughable, a preposterous proposition in the opinion of Belizeans, but it has gained traction inside Guatemala itself and no doubt within the rest of Central America. full story »
Jul 17, 2014
United States - The major sticking point is whether Congress should change a 2008 law requiring that child migrants from Central America receive a hearing before any decision is made to deport them. full story »
United Kingdom - Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Mr Hernandez said the migration of young Central Americans to the US has gone up by 1,600% since 2013 Continue reading the main story Related Stories Honduras President Juan Hernandez has called on the United States to create an anti-drugs plan for Central America. full story »
Jul 16, 2014
Canada - For some of the many migrant children from Central America streaming across the US border in recent months, Sheba Velasco is a comforting voice at the other end of a phone linei full story »
Jul 15, 2014
Canada - Protesters carrying "Return to Sender" and "Go home non-Yankees" signs faced off with immigrant rights activists Tuesday in a small Arizona town after a sheriff said a bus filled with Central American children was on its way. full story »
United States - (CNN) -- Senate Republicans expressed growing confidence Tuesday that Congress will approve bipartisan legislation aimed at resolving a what's being called a "humanitarian crisis" resulting from the surge of child immigrants from Central America at the southern border "It is actually possible to come behind a bipartisan agreement to deal with a big problem," an upbeat Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said about the proposal this week by ... full story »
Jul 14, 2014
United Kingdom - Pope Francis has added his voice to calls to help thousands of unaccompanied Central American children migrating to the US every month. full story »
United States - Failure to find agreement means no immediate help for a US immigration system overwhelmed by tens of thousands of children from Central America illegally entering the country in recent monthsg full story »
Jul 13, 2014
United States - Seventy-five years later, we are faced with a new group of desperate people hovering in our midst -- this time children from Central America escaping escalating levels of violence few of us can fathom. full story »
United Kingdom - Those that travelled from South and Central America brought unrivalled noise, colour and passion to this tournament. full story »
Jul 12, 2014
United States - He added, "Then in the next 2 or 3 weeks I'm going to drive it across America, through Central America, down to Brazil for the World Cup, and eventually south to Ushuaia, which as far as I can tell from a map is about as far south as one can get on the continent." full story »
Jul 11, 2014
United States - They're from troubled Central American countries and a lot are unaccompanied and many of those are young children. full story »
Belize - HE Alfredo “Fred” Martinez, 60, Belize’s Senior Ambassador to Guatemala and most other countries in Central America, known more prominently for his role as Belize’s chief negotiator in the Belize-Guatemala talks held under the auspices of the Organization of American States (OAS), unexpectedly succumbed to illness on Tuesday night in Guatemala Cityi full story »
Jul 10, 2014
United Kingdom - The migrants - mostly from Central America - are believed to be driven north by a spike in violence in their home countries and incorrect rumours children will be allowed to stay if they make it across the border. full story »
United States - Henry Cuellar has lost patience with President Barack Obama over his response to the surge of minors from Central America crossing the southern border. full story »
Canada - The problem of what to do about the flood of unaccompanied children and other migrants from Central America who are coming across the border in record numbers is dominating the agenda in Washington so far this summer and deepening the division that was already paralyzing Capitol Hill. full story »
Jul 09, 2014
United States - Embassies in Honduras and Guatemala are also waiting for new ambassadors at a time when unaccompanied minors from Central America are surging across the southern border, creating what the White House calls a humanitarian crisis. full story »
Canada - Rick Perry and other officials about the Central American children entering the country by the thousands. full story »
Jul 08, 2014
United Kingdom - More than 50,000 unaccompanied children - most from Central America - have been caught trying to cross illegally between October and 15 June. full story »
United States - The money would bolster border security, go after smugglers bringing immigrant children illegally to the United States, speed up the processing of the immigrant influx, improve care for youngsters while in federal custody, and help Central American countries stem the tide heading north, the officials told reporters in a conference call. full story »
Jul 07, 2014
Canada - A magnitude-71 earthquake on the Pacific Coast has jolted a wide area of southern Mexico and Central Americac full story »
Jul 06, 2014
United States - Opinion: The 'i-word' is un-American Up to 80,000 children are expected this year, most coming from Central America "They knew this was happening a year ago, last yearc full story »
Jul 02, 2014
United Kingdom - There have also been cases in Central America, with El Salvador the hardest hit with 1,300 suspected incidences. full story »
Jul 01, 2014
United States - The children have arrived in droves after fleeing violence and poverty in Central America and are seeking "permisos" or a pass to stay in America. full story »
Jun 30, 2014
United States - What is humane about taking children who have already been through so much pain and suffering -- some of whom were, according to reports, sexually assaulted and threatened by street gangs in Central America -- and express shipping them back to those hellholes? full story »
Jun 28, 2014
United States - Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have arrived to the United States this year, mainly from Central America. full story »
Jun 27, 2014
United States - Today, as tens of thousands of children stream across the US-Mexico border into the Southwest from Central America -- children who, if the Department of Health and Human Services gets its way, could be coming soon to a relocation center near you -- many Americans wonder how it is that parents could send their children off alone on a dangerous journey toward an uncertain future full story »
Jun 24, 2014
United States - US authorities estimate 60,000 to 80,000 children from Central America will arrive this year in the United States without a parent or guardiane full story »
United Kingdom - "With perhaps the exception of travel to a small number of countries in North and Central America, a prohibition on flying turns routine international travel into an odyssey that imposes significant logistical, economic, and physical demands on travellers," she wrote in the ruling. full story »
Belize - Gang-related violence has soared in recent years, and Belize now has the sixth highest per capita murder rate in the world, and the third highest murder rate in Central America,” he said. full story »
Jun 23, 2014
Canada - His critics said his approach to global affairs was inconsistent and failed to tackle several important issues, in particular, the military dictatorships in South and Central America. full story »
Jun 20, 2014
United Kingdom - Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print The number of migrants from Central America to the United States has doubled from last year Continue reading the main storyRelated Stories The United States is boosting aid and speeding up deportations to cope with the growing number of migrants from Central America. full story »
United States - The plan includes almost $100 million in aid to the Central American governments of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador to help reintegrate the illegal migrants whom the US will send back, and to help keep them in their home countries, according to a White House statement full story »
Jun 19, 2014
United States - According to a White House statement, Obama told President Enrique Peña Nieto that he "welcomed the opportunity to work in close cooperation with Mexico to develop concrete proposals to address the root causes of unlawful migration from Central America." full story »
Jun 18, 2014
United States - While these men apparently were from Cuba, covered by the decades-old "wet-foot-dry-foot" Cuban immigration policy, a trickle of immigrants from Central America has suddenly become a flood of women and children, swamping our border security offices. full story »
Jun 15, 2014
Nigeria - Ask Mexico, Colombia and practically all of Central America. full story »
Jun 13, 2014
United States - But now the problem has reached epic proportions, with children like Daniel fleeing the Central American countries of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. full story »
Jun 12, 2014
United States - North America, Central America, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and Chile have programs that have effectively eliminated the virus. full story »
Jun 11, 2014
United States - At least 20,000 people have died prematurely from this mysterious disease in Central America in the last two decades, according to one estimate, but the real scope of the problem is unknown. full story »
Jun 10, 2014
United States - (CNN) -- A tide of border crossings by children mostly from Central America is not expected to end soon, and some in Congress blame President Barack Obama for policies they claim opened the floodgate. full story »
Jun 09, 2014
United States - Most are from Central America. full story »
Jun 08, 2014
United States - Last week, nearly 1,000 "unaccompanied alien children" had already arrived in Tucson and Phoenix from places like McAllen and El Paso, Texas, as part of a resettlement process of the minors, most of whom come from Central America, to their native countries. full story »
Jun 03, 2014
United Kingdom - Latest estimates say as many as 60,000 children, mostly from Central America and Mexico, will enter the US illegally this year. full story »
May 19, 2014
United Kingdom - The US is stepping up support for coffee farmers in Central America. full story »
United States - They primarily traveled from Central America, including Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, according to Marsha Catron, a spokeswoman for Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson. full story »
May 18, 2014
Canada - Most of the richer, more expensive coffees are from small, high altitude farms in Central America. full story »
May 17, 2014
United States - At least 350 people from El Progreso have gone missing on the trek from the Central American nation to the United States, according to Cofamicro, a Honduran organization of volunteers trying to help families find their relatives. full story »
May 15, 2014
Antigua And Barbuda - However, Central America scored 426, slightly surpassing the Andean region at 413 full story »
May 14, 2014
United States - The favorite Brazilian banana, known as the silver banana, is typically firmer and sweeter than the kind Americans know from Central America or Ecuador. full story »
May 08, 2014
Cyprus - Mexico, Chile and Central America have been rattled by a series of quakes along the Pacific in recent months. full story »
Myanmar - A Puma oil storage facility in Central America. full story »
Canada - He has reported from the Middle East, Central America and the then-Soviet Union for CBC News and, during his career, was both a TV and radio host for shows such as The MacIntyre File, The Journal and Sunday Morning. full story »
May 07, 2014
United Kingdom - "In season two, Jack is stuck on a plane coming back from Central America to the US," Sutherland explains. full story »
May 05, 2014
Cayman Islands - As the race narrowed in recent weeks, Martinelli crisscrossed the isthmus inaugurating hospitals, stadiums and Central America's first subway while warning the 4 million Panamanians that record-low unemployment and economic growth that averaged more than 8 percent since he took office in 2009 could be jeopardized if his opponents won. full story »
May 04, 2014
Cayman Islands - As the race narrowed in recent weeks, Martinelli crisscrossed the tiny isthmus inaugurating hospitals, stadiums and Central America's first subway while warning the 32 million Panamanians that record-low unemployment and economic growth averaging over 8 percent since he took office in 2009 could be jeopardized if his enemies are electedf full story »
May 03, 2014
Qatar - In recent weeks Martinelli formally launched Central America’s first subway in Panama City. full story »
Apr 28, 2014
Cayman Islands - At this weekend’s North, Central America and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation 2014 Beach Volleyball Circuit opener, Cayman’s women placed eighth. full story »
Apr 25, 2014
Cayman Islands - It is the opening tournament of the 2014 North, Central America and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation tour and to show how highly regarded Cayman is, the season which normally begins at the end of March, was delayed to accommodate local hotel dates  Cayman’s prominence on the volleyball radar has come under the leadership of local volleyball president Noel Williams, who was reinstated last week to the top post, after Kennedy McGowan briefl... full story »
Nigeria - Migrants from Central America often pay smugglers to enter the US illegally, but are frequently abused by their traffickers. full story »
Apr 24, 2014
United Kingdom - Migrants from Central America often pay smugglers to enter the US illegally, but are frequently abused by their traffickers. full story »
Canada - It’s wasn’t quite the holiday video Dan Landsborough and Heidi Burton expected to shoot of their motorcycle trip across Central America  Dan Landsborough and his girlfriend were riding in rural Guatemala when they were robbed by a pair of masked bandits armed with a gun and a machete — an ordeal that that a helmet-mounted video camera recorded (Dan Landsborough) The pair set out from Calgary about six months agoa full story »
Apr 19, 2014
Australia - This quake follows several big quakes in recent days on the other side of the Ring of Fire, in Central America and Mexico. full story »
Apr 18, 2014
Cayman Islands - The duo placed fifth out of 12 teams at the final North, Central America and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation beach volleyball qualifier for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. full story »
Apr 14, 2014
Israel - Chabad Cozumel is the first Chabad for travelers to be founded in Central America, leading to the establishment of another eight, located along the route that most Israeli travelers opt to take. full story »
Apr 11, 2014
United Kingdom - For many migrants from across Mexico and Central America, a desert lies between them and a new life. full story »
Apr 09, 2014
China - In February, the World Health Organization issued a World Cancer Report that said developing countries in Asia, Africa, and South and Central America are among the hardest hit by cancer. full story »
Apr 08, 2014
United Kingdom - They have arrived from across Mexico and Central America, often enduring tremendous hardship to get this far. full story »
Apr 07, 2014
Myanmar - The campaign has garnered support from around the world and since then UNAIDS has signed cooperation agreements with the Confederation of African Football (CAF), the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF), the South American Football Association (CONMEBOL) and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). full story »
Cayman Islands - Williams’ CIVF recovery plan worked well enough that, after six years as president, he pulled out all stops, summoned help from home and abroad to lobby and convince the executive management of the 35-country regional volleyball body, North, Central America and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation (NORCECA), to take a chance on Cayman to host this prestigious event. full story »
Apr 06, 2014
United Kingdom - Mr Solis played a key role in drawing a peace plan to put an end to decades of conflict in Central America Costa Ricans go to the polls today for an unusual run-off presidential vote, with Luis Guillermo Solis the only candidate left in the race. full story »
Apr 03, 2014
Hong Kong - Tuesday's tremor and many subsequent aftershocks were felt as far inland as landlocked Bolivia and sparked evacuation warnings up the Pacific coast of South America and into Central America. full story »
Apr 02, 2014
Hong Kong - Tsunami warnings were issued and lifted in a ripple effect up the Pacific coast of South America and into Central America. full story »
Australia - Similar warnings were issued in a ripple effect up the Pacific coast of South America and into Central America. full story »
Singapore - The Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre issued an alert for residents living along more than 4,800km of coastline in South and Central America. full story »
Malaysia - Authorities evacuated part of the coast and a tsunami warning was issued for all of South and Central America's Pacific coast. full story »
Apr 01, 2014
Cayman Islands - La Ceiba Carnival 2013, is the biggest celebration of its kind in Central America. full story »
Mar 31, 2014
United States - His father came from Central America, his mother from Europe. full story »
Antigua And Barbuda - COSTA DO SAUÍPE, Brazil, Mar 30 – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says it has signed an amendment with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to a 2011 Memorandum of Understanding and a 2012 Framework Agreement to support renewable energy and energy efficiency for the mitigation of climate change in Central America and the Caribbeanl full story »
Taiwan - Nearly all of the Caribbean, Central America and some Gulf ports in the US depend on Venezuelan low-sulfur crude oil for their power plants, refineries and balance-of-payments positions. full story »
Japan - Most migrants heading through Mexico to the United States come from Central America. full story »
Mar 29, 2014
Malaysia - MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - In one week, 370 immigrant children, most of them from Central America, were found abandoned in Mexico, after traffickers promised to take them to the United States but left them to their own devices after being paid thousands of dollars, authorities said. full story »
Mar 27, 2014
Guam - The junior champions hadn't heard much about Guam until Villatora extended an invitation in early February -- Weston-Webb said she thought Guam was in Central America last week -- but they were excited for the chance to help instruct. full story »
Mar 24, 2014
Saint Kitts And Nevis - This supplier also agreed to provide financing from the German Export-Import Bank  -The Contractors include a Central American mechanical/civil one with geothermal and island job experience as well as a US large company to act as the General Contractor  -The Engineer is a renowned firm, arguably the best geothermal engineer in our space being involved in about 1,800 MW of projects world... full story »
Fiji - Papaya is native to South of Mexico and Central America but can be found in many of the world's tropical regions, including Fiji. full story »
Mar 21, 2014
Armenia - He lived and worked in many countries in Europe, South and Central America, the Caribbean and the Middle East. full story »
Mar 18, 2014
Belize - Of these 10, Serrano-Berthet indicated that Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala make up the countries with the highest murder rates in Central America, while Venezuela, Colombia, and Brazil rank highest in South America. full story »
Nov 05, 2013
Bahamas - Anthony, who has worked in real estate and tourism, and his wife, an engineer, have experience running a tour operation in Central America and a Montreal hotel. full story »
Nov 04, 2013
United Kingdom - Speedboats are used by gangs trying to avoid surveillance as they transport illegal drugs produced in South America to Central America, Mexico and the United States. full story »
Oct 31, 2013
Cuba - "They believed that all of this was due to the weak image projected by the United States after the defeat in Vietnam and the policy they described as pacifist which President Carter had implemented: a canal agreement with Panama, tolerance of the Soviet-Cuban-Nicaraguan support for ... full story »
Oct 29, 2013
Cayman Islands - Luis Aguirre, head of Mexico's national maquiladora council, said companies won't likely leave immediately if the new taxes are approved, but increased costs could encourage them to start projects in Central America, where taxes are lower. full story »
Oct 28, 2013
Cayman Islands - There are many locations in the southern USA, and in Central America where lodges specialize in tarpon fishing. full story »
Oct 24, 2013
Cayman Islands - Many young boys are facing a choice “between the game and the gun,” Jamaica’s Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller told soccer chiefs at a packed sports summit in the Cayman Islands this week  The popular politician received two standing ovations during a speech highlighting the power of sport, particularly football, to bring positive change to communities  She also spoke of her dream that Jamaica could qualify for the World Cup again... full story »
Oct 22, 2013
United Kingdom - Webb, a Fifa vice-president, is leader of the confederation for North, Central America and the Caribbean (Concacaf). full story »
Oct 21, 2013
Hong Kong - She identifies Latin America as starting at the Rio Grande and spreading east to "the three islands of the Hispanic Caribbean: Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic" then continuing "from Mexico south through Central America - except for the English-speaking Belize" before hopping "across the Panama Canal to South America". full story »
Oct 20, 2013
Russia - The JetBlue partnership is the latest of several similar arrangements between Transaero and other Western airlines servicing destinations in North and Central America. full story »
Oct 17, 2013
Malaysia - Similar concerns have surfaced in Central America. full story »
Thailand - Select markets in Asia-Pacific and South & Central America will also drive growth over the next five years. full story »
Oct 16, 2013
Taiwan - On a wild final night of qualifying in North and Central America and the Caribbean, Honduras punched their ticket to Brazil on cue with a 2-2 draw against last-placed Jamaica. full story »
Oct 15, 2013
Cayman Islands - Three more spots were at stake in late games in South and Central America, finalizing 21 of the 32 slots for the field in Brazil next June. full story »
United Kingdom - Talea is slowly becoming an example for other remote indigenous villages in Mexico and Central America. full story »
Oct 14, 2013
Taiwan - Raul Alonso Jimenez was the unlikely star for Mexico, with his spectacular bicycle-kick five minutes from full-time giving the El Tri their first home win in the six-nation final qualifying group in North and Central America and the Caribbean. full story »
Russia - Russia has made cooperation with international anti-drug agencies a priority in recent months, including those in Central America. full story »
Oct 12, 2013
Taiwan - Honduras hold the third spot with 14 points, three ahead of Mexico, and need only to draw at Jamaica on Tuesday to clinch the final direct entry from North and Central America and the Caribbean. full story »
Japan - In North and Central America and the Caribbean, Honduras (4-3-2) won 1-0 at home against Costa Rica (4-2-3) on Jerry Bengtson’s 65th-minute goal and ensured itself of no worse than fourth place and a playoff against Oceania champion New Zealand. full story »
Saudi Arabia - Honduras defeated Cost Rica 1-0 earlier to hold on to the third spot with 14 points, three ahead of Mexico, and need only to draw at last-placed Jamaica on Tuesday to clinch the final direct entry from North and Central America and the Caribbean. full story »
Cayman Islands - In North and Central America and the Caribbean, third-place Honduras (4-3-2) won 1-0 at home against Costa Rica (4-2-3) on Jerry Bengtson's 65th-minute goal and ensured itself of no worse than fourth and a playoff against Oceania champion New Zealand. full story »
Oct 11, 2013
United States - Since 2009, the kits have been helping health-care workers save lives not only in Nigeria but in facilities throughout Africa, Asia and Central America. full story »
Oct 10, 2013
Cayman Islands - The Cayman Islands women’s beach volleyball team took a small step back Cayman are now ranked ninth out of 21 countries on the 2013 North Central America and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation Beach Volleyball Circuitl full story »
Oct 09, 2013
Japan - The raccoon’s natural range runs from southern Canada through Central America. full story »
Bahamas - The tour continues through Central America and the Caribbean through November 7, and from there will travel to Africa, the Middle East, Asia, South America, North America and Europe. full story »
United Kingdom - Investigators said the arms were probably linked to Los Zetas, a Mexican drug cartel which has been expanding its operations to Central America. full story »
Oct 06, 2013
United States - "There is no indication the plane was shot down," the US military said The mission was to detect and monitor of drug trafficking routes in Central America (CNN) -- Three Americans and a Panamanian died when their plane crashed during a mission to monitor drug trafficking in northern Colombia Sunday, US officials said full story »
Oct 04, 2013
United States - That turmoil has found even more fertile soil in the smaller, weaker countries of Central America. full story »
Oct 03, 2013
United Kingdom - Mostly Spanish speakers from South and Central America, many will have begun their journey more than an hour earlier. full story »
Sep 22, 2013
United Kingdom - Mr Whinney first became interested in high quality chocolate when as a young adult in the late 1980s he and a friend sailed from the US to Honduras and Belize in Central America. full story »
Sep 16, 2013
United States - Now, America dedicates a month, from September 15 to October 15, to celebrating the culture and traditions of those who trace their roots to Spain, Mexico and the Spanish-speaking nations of Central America, South America and the Caribbean. full story »
Sep 14, 2013
United States - -In 1998 one of the deadliest storms on record, Hurricane Mitch, raked the Caribbean and Central America after forming in late October. full story »