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- Dogs 'pick up scent of human remains' near lake house of Carole Baskin's missing husband Don Lewis
Lewis - who started a Tampa animal sanctuary which later became Big Cat Rescue Corp - vanished a day before a scheduled trip to Costa Rica back in 1997.
Daily Mail. Sat, 26 Sep 2020 10:49:26 +0100.
- Plane Stolen in Mexico Crashes and Burns in Guatemala with Drugs on Board
Illicit cargo may have been picked up in Venezuela.
Voice of America. Fri, 25 Sep 2020 04:14:41 -0400.
- Honduras to move its Israel embassy to Jerusalem by end of year
President Juan Hernandez also announces that Israel will open a diplomatic office in Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 21 Sep 2020 11:43:15 GMT.
- Guatemalan President Latest World Leader To Contract Coronavirus. Here Are The Other 7.
At least eight heads of state have reportedly caught the virus.
By Joe Walsh, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Fri, 18 Sep 2020 18:16:48 -0400.
- Henrietta Boggs, Southerner Who Spread Her Wings, Dies at 102
Fleeing segregated Alabama, she found revolution in Costa Rica and married its future president. She then pushed him to grant women and minorities the right to vote.
Katharine Q. Seelye. New York Times. Fri, 18 Sep 2020 22:16:14 +0000.
- Nevro Bolsters Growth Prospects With New Manufacturing Plan
Nevro (NVRO) commences plan for manufacturing operations in Costa Rica, thereby expanding its geographic footprint and boosting growth prospects.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 17 Sep 2020 13:30:00 GMT.
- ICE deports illegal immigrant wanted for homicide in El Salvador
An illegal immigrant wanted in El Salvador for aggravated homicide was deported from the United States on Friday and handed over to Salvadoran authorities, immigration officials said.
Bradford Betz. Fox News. Wed, 16 Sep 2020 00:10:05 GMT.
- Panama governor stopped in car with 79 drug parcels
Erick Martelo, one of two people held by police after a tip-off, has since been removed from office.
Yahoo. Tue, 15 Sep 2020 19:15:23 -0400.
- Remains Found in a Second Mass Grave in Panama
In January, authorities found a mass grave with at least seven victims, including a pregnant woman.
Voice of America. Tue, 15 Sep 2020 05:40:57 -0400.
- Panama: Mass grave uncovered in area linked to religious sect
The remote site is near where seven bodies were discovered in January, sparking an investigation.
BBC News. Tue, 15 Sep 2020 00:16:02 GMT.
- Long Island non-profit provides El Salvador youth soccer league with donations to keep them scoring
A non-profit on Long Island is supporting and empowering youth in El Salvador by providing cleats, uniforms, transportation, and other soccer equipment so they can keep scoring!
Ccg. ABC News. Mon, 14 Sep 2020 15:34:23 +0000.
- Central American refugees stopped by Trump, then by pandemic
MIAMI (AP) - After years of waiting in countries marred by violence, Central Americans who were finally cleared to reunite with their families in the U.S. are facing a major obstacle: the coronavirus pandemic. ...
Gisela Salomon and Claudia Torrens. Washington Times. Sun, 13 Sep 2020 12:59:26 -0400.
- Spain sentences El Salvador ex-colonel to 133 years in jail for priests' murder
Inocente Orlando Montano is sentenced to 133 years in prison for the 1989 murders in El Salvador.
BBC News. Fri, 11 Sep 2020 21:22:49 GMT.
- Costa Rica requests $1.75 bln worth of aid from IMF
According to the report, the loan will span over three years
Tass. Sun, 30 Aug 2020 03:29:35 +0300.
- Businesswoman becomes new member of Arizona Board of Regents
PHOENIX (AP) - Cecilia Mata, a native of Panama who came to the United States in 2000 and started a global security business five years later, is joining the Arizona Board of Regents. Gov. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 21 Aug 2020 00:01:01 -0400.
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.