- Guatemala removes investigators from anti-corruption panel
The United Nations' anti-corruption commission in Guatemala says the government has removed 11 police investigators working with the panel to uncover graft.
Fox News. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:33:08 GMT.
- Tunisia star Msakni out for 10 days with injury and will miss friendlies
Tunisia international forward Youssef Msakni will miss this month's friendlies against Iran and Costa Rica after being ruled out for 10 days with a knee injury.
BBC News. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 12:38:01 GMT.
- El Salvador Debates Best Way to Counter MS-13 Gang Violence
El Salvador wrestles with one of Central America's biggest challenges: the rise of criminal gangs such as MS-13. Gangs test the government's policies on policing, detention and crime prevention. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 01:28:00 -0400.
- Salvadoran Leader Swaps Key Ministers After Election Defeat
El Salvador's President Salvador Sanchez Ceren on Monday replaced the ministers of finance and the economy after the ruling Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) suffered a historic defeat in elections at the start of the month. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 17:45:28 -0400.
- First evidence of live-traded dogs for Maya ceremonies
Earliest evidence that Mayas raised and traded dogs and other animals -- probably for ceremonies -- from Ceibal, Guatemala.
Science Daily. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:57:42 EDT.
- Russell Martin won't be intimidated by yobs after supermarket abuse
A video was posted on social media of the defender - who on Sunday withdrew from Scotland squad for the friendlies against Costa Rica and Hungary - being subjected to sectarian insults.
Daily Mail. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 23:39:03 +0000.
- Kieran Tierney and Russell Martin to miss Scotland friendlies
Kieran Tierney and Russell Martin will miss Scotland's friendlies against Costa Rica and Hungary, with Jack Hendry called up.
BBC News. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:38:27 GMT.
- Law firm made famous by Panama Papers document leak announces it's closing
The Panamanian law firm Mossack-Fonseca says it is closing at the end of March after more than 11 million leaked documents from its firm shed light on how the world's wealthy exploit financial secrecy to hide assets.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:37:19 EDT.
- Complaint claims Trump lawyers threatened Panama magistrate
Lawyers for President Donald Trump's family hotel business threatened a Panamanian judicial official handling a dispute related to Trump Hotels' management of a 70-story luxury hotel, according to a complaint ...
Yahoo. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 16:26:07 -0400.
- Panama Papers law firm Mossack Fonseca to close
The firm at the centre of the Panama Papers scandal says it is closing its doors due to the economic and reputational damage caused by its role in the global tax evasion debacle.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:05:49 +1100.
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.