- Costa Rican gymnast kneels and raises her fist in floor routine honoring Black Lives Matter
In a nod to Black Lives Matter, Costa Rican gymnast Luciana Alvarado ended her floor routine in Olympic qualifying on one knee with her right fist thrust straight into the air.
Daily Mail. Mon, 26 Jul 2021 17:38:33 GMT.
- Asian champions Qatar beat El Salvador to reach Gold Cup semis
Ali scores brace for Qatar while holders Mexico thrash Honduras to book their place in the last-four.
Al Jazeera. Sun, 25 Jul 2021 09:41:05 +0000.
- Nicaragua arrests 7th presidential contender in Nov. 7 vote
Nicaraguan police have placed under house arrest yet another presidential contender, the seventh so far
Via Ap News Wire. The Independent. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 20:48:29 GMT.
- Mobar & Co. is serving coffee and the community
Mobar & Co. Community Artisanal Market serves single origin coffee from El Salvador and features items from small businesses in the El Sereno area.
Ccg. ABC News. Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:08:39 +0000.
- Global Health Official Warns of Vaccine Desperation in Central America and Caribbean
Only 15 percent of people across Central America and the Caribbean have been fully vaccinated; in Honduras and Haiti, the figure is less than 1 percent.
Daniel Politi. New York Times. Wed, 21 Jul 2021 22:08:02 +0000.
- Hammerhead shark charges toward swimmer while beachgoers scream in terror in viral video
The TikTok video shows the shark briefly appeared near the coast of Florida at Panama City Beach before swimming back out to sea.
Michael Hollan. Fox News. Mon, 19 Jul 2021 15:21:51 GMT.
- Russia, Nicaragua ink information security deal
The purpose of the agreemnt is to ensure international information security in the IT sector
Tass. Mon, 19 Jul 2021 16:46:55 +0300.
- BBAM Orders 12 Additional 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters
BBAM will be first customer for 737-800BCF conversions with Costa Rica-based MRO provider COOPESA
Travel Industry Wire. 2021-07-12 15:11:32 EST.
- Brooklyn Museum Returns 1,305 Pre-Hispanic Artifacts to Costa Rica
The NYC cultural institution sent the objects to the Museo Nacional de Costa Rica as an "as an unrestricted gift"
Smithsonian. Thu, 08 Jul 2021 10:30:00 +0000.
- Nicaraguan opposition activists held as crackdown intensifies
Among those detained in the latest wave of arrests is presidential hopeful Medardo Mairena.
BBC News. Wed, 07 Jul 2021 07:11:04 GMT.
- US Announces Vaccine Donations to Vietnam, Guatemala
Biden administration falls short of its target of sending 80 million doses to countries in need by the end of June.
Voice of America. Tue, 06 Jul 2021 23:21:06 -0400.
- Wrexham councillor defends Panama 'working holiday'
Andrew Atkinson defends working from 5,000 miles away as his department is under intense scrutiny.
BBC News. Mon, 05 Jul 2021 17:32:22 GMT.
- 1.5 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Delivered To Honduras Via COVAX
The COVID-19 vaccine delivery represents long-awaited relief for Honduras, which has one of the lowest vaccination rates in Latin America.
By Sarah Ferguson, Unicef Usa. Forbes. Tue, 29 Jun 2021 13:07:45 -0400.
- Biden Administration Announces Plan to Admit More Central American Minors
White House official says expansion of Central American Minors program could make up to 100,000 eligible to come to US
Voice of America. Tue, 15 Jun 2021 18:30:47 -0400.
- Canadian socialite granted bail after policeman shot dead in Belize
A Canadian socialite accused of shooting dead a policeman in Belize has been released from jail on a $15,000 bail.Jasmine Hartin has been charged with manslaughter by negligence after allegedly attempting to hand Henry Jemmott ...
New Zealand Herald. Fri, 11 Jun 2021 06:33:09 +1200.
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 2020, the country's
estimated population was 397,628.
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 2020,
the nation's estimated population was 5,094,118.
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 2020 was 6,486,205.
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 2020, the country's population
was estimated at 17,915,568.
The Republic of Honduras' capital city is Tegucigalpa,
and its national currency is the Lempira. Spanish is the official
language of Honduras, and in 2020, 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 2020, 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 2020 was
estimated at 4,314,767.