- BrandVoice: Celebrating The Passage Of H.R. 2615
UNICEF USA applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for showing bipartisan unity and passing H.R. 2615 to support the people of Central America and strengthen U.S. ...
By Mark Engman, Author. Forbes. Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:57:03 +0000.
- Nicaragua mothers mourn on eve of Sandinista revolution's anniversary
On the 40th anniversary of the Sandinista revolution, some Nicaraguans say there is no reason to celebrate.
BBC News. Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:11:03 GMT.
- El Salvador judge expands 1981 El Mozote massacre case
Judge adds three additional charges to case against military officers accused of carrying out massacre of nearly 1,000.
Al Jazeera. Thu, 18 Jul 2019 20:14:29 GMT.
- Pompeo Latin American Trip to Focus on Immigration, Terrorism, Venezuela
Amid tense negotiations over stemming flow of migrants from Central America to the US, secretary of state is heading to region and to Argentina for a regional security conference.
Voice of America. Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:22:13 -0400.
- Asylum seekers waiting in Nuevo Laredo fear lurking dangers
NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) - The round-faced woman from La Ceiba, Honduras, and her 5- and 12-year-old sons arrived in this city across the border from Laredo, Texas, where she had been promised a job and hoped to build a new life. ...
MarÍa Verza. Washington Times. Thu, 18 Jul 2019 00:01:26 -0400.
- WashPost Poll: Central American Migrants Face Backlash in Mexico
Central American migrants who are traveling through Mexico face a backlash, according to the latest poll run by The Washington Post and Mexico's Reforma newspaper.
Newsmax. Wed, 17 Jul 2019 19:39:56 EDT.
- Three-year-old Honduran girl is told to choose between her mom and her dad by Border Patrol
Three-year-old Sofi from Honduras was allegedly forced to choose between her two parents at a Border Patrol holding facility in El Paso, Texas.
Daily Mail. Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:32:45 GMT.
- US migrant crisis: Trump seeks to curb Central America asylum claims
The White House is seeking to limit Central American migrants' ability to claim asylum in the US.
BBC News. Mon, 15 Jul 2019 23:01:33 GMT.
- Trump administration issues new rule on asylum seekers from Central America
The Trump administration announced it would limit who could apply for asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border, a move that would almost certainly be challenged in court.
ABC News. Mon, 15 Jul 2019 17:19:27 -0400.
- Jimmy Morales meeting with Trump at White House postponed
WASHINGTON — The White House says a meeting planned Monday between President Donald Trump and Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales to talk about immigration and security issues is being rescheduled. ...
Washington Times. Sun, 14 Jul 2019 21:52:21 -0400.
- 'Our Lost Son': Migrant Boy Still Separated From Parents
Taken into custody at the border, David Xol was sent back to gang-ridden rural Guatemala while his son was held in detention.
Voice of America. Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:58:34 -0400.
- The world's 10 worst countries for workers
An annual survey of violations of human and trade union rights ranks key apparel-producing nations including Bangladesh, Cambodia, Colombia, Guatemala, the Philippines and Turkey among the ten worst countries in the world for worker rights.
Just Style. Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:45:00 GMT.
- New York police capture man who fled to Guatemala 30 years ago after skipping out on a rape trial
New York police announced the capture of a Guatemalan national who went on the lam 30 years ago while he was on trial in a rape case.
Robert Gearty. Fox News. Tue, 09 Jul 2019 15:15:05 GMT.
- At least 27 dead after Honduran fishing boat sinks
A fishing vessel sank during bad weather Wednesday in the Caribbean off Honduras's northern coast, and at least 27 fishermen were known dead, the Central American country's military said. ...
CBC News. Wed, 3 Jul 2019 22:46:50 EDT.
- B2Gold Sells Mines & Assets in Nicaragua to Calibre Mining
B2Gold (BTG) will sell its mines and assets in Nicaragua for $100 million and acquire 31% stake in Calibre Mining.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Wed, 03 Jul 2019 12:50:00 GMT.
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.