- Man finds couple's engagement ring nearly a month after they lost it
Michele Arias and Doug Cotty were relieved when a man found the engagement ring that they lost a month earlier on a Costa Rican beach. Cotty proposed with the ring just days before it vanished.
Daily Mail. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:03:24 GMT.
- Crown Point woman to join Pope Francis at World Youth Day in Panama
A Crown Point, Indiana, woman was invited to join Pope Francis on stage this week for the Catholic Church's World Youth Day.
ABC News. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 02:16:49 UTC.
- Leading Journalist Flees Nicaragua, Citing 'Extreme Threats' From The Government
Carlos Fernando Chamorro's newsroom was raided by police in December. International observers say President Daniel Ortega's government has grown increasingly repressive.
NPR. Mon, 21 Jan 2019 17:15:22 -0500.
- Carlos Fernando Chamorro: Nicaraguan journalist flees citing threats
Government critic Carlos Fernando Chamorro says he has gone into exile in Costa Rica.
BBC News. Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:40:54 GMT.
- Thousands of caravan migrants request temporary asylum in Mexico; some try returning to US
Thousands of Central American migrants, many of them from Honduras, are taking Mexico up on its offer of temporary asylum and work visas.
Griff Jenkins Samuel Chamberlain. Fox News. Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:44:54 GMT.
- Massive power outage in Panama ahead of papal visit
PANAMA CITY (AFP) - A massive power outage hit Panama on Sunday (Jan 20), three days before the arrival of Pope Francis for a World Youth Day festival, authorities said.
Straits Times. Mon, 21 Jan 2019 06:16:50 +0800.
- Migrant caravan from Honduras crosses into Mexico after gates were left open
Migrant caravan moving closer to U.S. border; National Border Patrol Council vice president Hector Garza weighs in.
Yahoo. Fri, 18 Jan 2019 23:03:47 -0500.
- 'I was forced to leave': Central American caravan enters Mexico
Central Americans, some who are fleeing for second time, wait to receive humanitarian visas in Mexico.
Al Jazeera. Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:49:29 GMT.
- Diaz-Balart says Trump could be convinced to expand TPS to Venezuela
The Trump administration has spent the past two years rolling back Temporary Protected Status for Haitians, Nicaraguans and Salvadorans amid a larger push to curtail immigration, but Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart … Click to Continue »
By Alex Daugherty Adaugherty@mcclatchydc.com. McClatchy. Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:27:54 EST.
- The Latin America Amateur is a young man's event. Just don't tell that to Guatemala's Alejandro Villavicencio
Guatemala's Alejandro Villavicencio runs a steak house and plays roughly once a week. But the reinstated amateur hasn't lost his competitive spirit.
Ryan Herrington. Golf Digest. Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:31:37 +0000.
- Migrant caravan: New Honduran group crosses Guatemala
Hundreds of migrants who left Honduras on Tuesday on their way to US have reached Guatemala City.
BBC News. Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:02:37 GMT.
- Migrants depart from El Salvador as new U.S.-bound caravan forms
At least 150 Salvadoran migrants departed in a group for the United States on Wednesday, the latest in a string of such 'caravans' that U.S. President Donald Trump has used to build his case for a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border.
Reuters. Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:31:50 -0500.
- New US-bound migrant caravan crosses Guatemala border
Hundreds of Honduran migrants have crossed over the border into Guatemala in the hope of reaching the US.
Sky News. Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:28:00 +0000.
- New caravan of Honduran migrants makes first border crossing
The latest caravan of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the US has crossed peacefully into Guatemala, under the watchful eyes of about 200 Guatemalan police and soldiers.
Irish Independent. Wed, 16 Jan 2019 05:52:21 +0000.
- New migrant caravan travelling to US from Honduras adding to tensions over border
America is enduring a partial government shutdown caused in part by Donald Trump's request for funds to build a wall on US-Mexico border
Clark Mindock. The Independent. Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:11:00 +0000.
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.