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- Bladex leads successful syndication of a US$91 million 3-Year Senior Unsecured Term Loan Facility for Grupo Monge
PANAMA CITY, Jan. 17, 2020 -- Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. ...
PR Newswire. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:00:00 +0000.
- Panama: Seven people found dead after suspected exorcism
The victims include a 32-year-old pregnant woman and five of her children, aged one to 11.
BBC News. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:19:42 GMT.
- Guatemala breaks off diplomatic relations with Venezuela
President Giammattei issues order two days after taking office as Caracas calls his administration as a 'bad joke'.
Al Jazeera. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 03:05:54 GMT.
- Mexico says it will stop hundreds of migrants trying to reach US
Hundreds of migrants have left Honduras and are now in Guatemala, where security has been stepped up.
BBC News. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 11:41:49 GMT.
- Guatemala to Swear in Conservative Giammattei as President
Giammattei inherits a country with grinding poverty: Fifty-nine percent of Guatemalans live below the poverty line, according to official figures.
Voice of America. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 05:09:03 -0500.
- AP Explains: US sending asylum seekers to Central America
MEXICO CITY (AP) - The United States began sending Honduran and Salvadoran asylum seekers to Guatemala in November and last week said it would expand the practice to Mexicans. The U.S. ...
Christopher Sherman. Washington Times. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 00:00:32 -0500.
- Belize murder of ABC7 producer Anne Swaney remains unsolved after 4 years
Tuesday marks four years since ABC7 digital producer Anne Swaney, 39, was found dead in Belize, floating in the Mopan River not far from an equestrian resort where she was vacationing.
Wls. ABC News. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 03:59:44 +0000.
- Guatemala pol wants probe of UN anti-corruption commission
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - The head of a congressional commission in Guatemala says prosecutors should open a criminal investigation into the now-disappeared U.N. anti-corruption commission known as the CICG. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 10 Jan 2020 17:04:54 -0500.
- Protecting two key regions in Belize could save threatened jaguar, say scientists
Scientists studying one of the largest populations of jaguars in Central Belize have identified several wildlife corridors that should be protected to help the species survival. ...
Science Daily. Mon, 06 Jan 2020 12:20:15 EST.
- Franco-Nevada Hits New 52-Week High: What's Driving the Rally?
Stellar Q3 results, the commencement of the Cobre Panama project and encouraging 2019 outlook are benefiting Franco-Nevada Corporation's (FNV) stock.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 26 Dec 2019 14:56:00 GMT.
- Prison massacres leave 36 dead in Honduras
At least 36 people were killed in weekend clashes in Honduran prisons as the military and police try to regain control of criminal gangs plaguing the country.
Daily Mail. Mon, 23 Dec 2019 18:07:24 +0000.
- 16 inmates killed during latest prison riot in Honduras
At least 16 prisoners have died during fighting inside a juvenile detention centre in Honduras, just two days after rioting at another jail killed 18 inmates.
Irish Independent. Mon, 23 Dec 2019 07:43:27 +0000.
- Tegra ramps up Central America supply chain strategy
Tegra, the Atlanta, US-based leading apparel manufacturing and supply chain provider, is expanding its workforce in Latin America with new job posts in El Salvador as well as its soon to be opened facility in Honduras.
Just Style. Fri, 20 Dec 2019 17:43:00 GMT.
- TV Viewers Prefer Thinner Women
People who watch lots of TV prefer thinner women, which suggests that TV can influence opinions about preferred body shapes, researchers say. Their study included 299 men and women in a remote area of Nicaragua, in Central America. ...
Newsmax. Fri, 20 Dec 2019 11:17:25 EDT.
- Trump Hosts Outgoing Guatemalan President
The future of "safe third country" immigration deal with Guatemala in question as incoming president balked at accepting the agreement reached by his predecessor.
Voice of America. Wed, 18 Dec 2019 04:01:49 -0500.
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.