- Nicaraguan students reunite with families after attacks
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) - More than 200 Nicaraguan university students were reunited with their parents Saturday after a tense night of armed attacks ...
Daily Mail. Sun, 15 Jul 2018 04:24:18 +0100.
- Nicaraguan students reunited with families after church siege
More than 200 Nicaraguan university students have been reunited with their parents after a tense night of armed attacks that left two people dead and dozens injured.
Irish Independent. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 19:43:03 +0100.
- Nicaragua crisis: One student killed as bloody church siege ends
At least one young man is killed in an attack on a church where dozens of students sought shelter.
BBC News. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 15:32:37 GMT.
- England fan has 'no regrets' over World Cup winners tattoo
Proud football fan got himself inked after a 'premonition' during England's 6-1 win over Panama
Tom Wilkinson. The Independent. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 14:50:51 +0000.
- More deadly protests in Nicaragua calling on Ortega to resign
The worst political crisis in Nicaragua since the 1980s has entered its third month, as protesters continue to demand the resignation of President Daniel Ortega and constitutional reform.
Al Jazeera. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 13:06:56 GMT.
- Trump Officials Struggle To Meet Deadlines Even As More Migrant Families Reunited
Two Central American fathers in El Paso were just released from ICE custody and reunited with their toddlers. Attorneys say the reunification process is ongoing, but haphazard and poorly coordinated.
Monica Ortiz Uribe. NPR. Thu, 12 Jul 2018 17:09:00 -0400.
- U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' new rules could stop asylum surge
The government's citizenship agency issued new guidelines this week that will make it much tougher for many of the Central Americans streaming into the U.S. to claim asylum. Asylum officers at U.S. ...
Stephen Dinan. Washington Times. Wed, 11 Jul 2018 22:31:13 -0400.
- Trump picks a steady hand to serve as US ambassador to increasingly volatile Nicaragua
President Donald Trump on Wednesday tapped career diplomat Kevin Sullivan as his choice to be the next U.S. ambassador to Nicaragua, a move that would ensure an experienced hand in … Click to Continue »
By Franco Ordoñez Fordonez@mcclatchydc.com. McClatchy. Wed, 11 Jul 2018 18:57:33 EDT.
- Tech issues plague U.S. web portal tracking separated children
In late June, attorney Sebastian Harley tried to log into a U.S. government web portal to check on a Guatemalan child who had been separated from his parent at the border. He got an error message saying there were too many users.
Reuters. Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:36:04 -0400.
- Hugs and sobs: Families separated in US return to Guatemala
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - Donelda Pulex stepped off the airplane into the sun, clutching her 5-year-old daughter's hand and burst into heaving sobs. Fourteen-year-old Hermelindo Juarez hid his face as his father comforted him. ...
Colleen Long. Washington Times. Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:10:17 -0400.
- Honeymooning couple collide in fatal zip line accident
An Israeli man on his honeymoon was killed and his wife seriously injured in a freak accident involving a zip line in Honduras, according to reports.
Fox News. Wed, 11 Jul 2018 03:00:00 GMT.
- Tourists on honeymoon collide while zip-lining, leaving husband dead and wife injured
A newlywed Israeli couple on their honeymoon collided while zip-lining in Honduras, leaving the husband dead and the wife seriously injured, Honduran authorities said.The wife was zip-lining amid the treetops in Roatan, the ...
New Zealand Herald. Wed, 11 Jul 2018 12:06:38 +1200.
- Zipline Accident on Honeymoon Kills Groom, Injures Bride
A freak zipline accident on a couple's honeymoon in Honduras left the groom dead and his new wife in serious condition.
Newsmax. Tue, 10 Jul 2018 18:55:24 EDT.
- Nicaragua crisis: '38 killed in bloodiest day' - NGO
Sunday was the deadliest day of anti-government protests so far, a human rights group says.
BBC News. Tue, 10 Jul 2018 12:02:24 GMT.
- Clergy: 3 Dead in Fresh Nicaragua Clashes
Three people were killed in fresh clashes Thursday between opposition protesters and police and pro-government paramilitaries in northwestern Nicaragua, local Catholic clergy said. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 05 Jul 2018 14:58:53 -0400.
The Central American nations include Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador,
and Guatemala, as well as Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. For
official news and information about selected nations in Central America,
visit the government websites highlighted below.
Belize's capital city
is Belmopan, and its national currency is the Belize Dollar.
English is the official language of Belize, and in 2007, the country's
estimated population was 294,000.
The Republic of Costa Rica's capital city is San Jose,
and its national currency is the Costa Rican Colon.
Spanish is the official language of Costa Rica, and in 2007,
the nation's estimated population was 4,134,000.
The Republic of El Salvador's capital city is San Salvador,
and its currency is the US Dollar. El Salvador's official language
is Spanish, and the country's estimated population in 2007 was 6.948,000.
The Republic of Guatemala's capital city is Guatemala City,
and its national currency is the Quetzal. Spanish is the most
widely used language in Guatemala, and in 2007, the country's population
was estimated at 12,728,000.
The Republic of Honduras' capital city is Tegucigalpa,
and its national currency is the Lempira. Spanish is the official
language of Honduras, and in 2007, the nation's estimated population
The Republic of Nicaragua's capital city is Managua,
and its national currency is the Cordoba. Nicaragua's official
language is Spanish, and in 2007, the country's estimated population
The Republic of Panama's capital city is Panama City,
and its national currency is the Balboa. Panama's most commonly
used language is Spanish, and the nation's population in 2007 was
estimated at 3,242,000.