Middle America is shaken by aftershocks following an earthquake

Hours after the 7.3-magnitude earthquake that last Monday struck from Mexico to Panama and killed one in El Salvador, left many homes damaged and cracked walls; a wave of earthquakes has shook Middle America this past Tuesday. In Nicaragua, the authorities suspended classes in...

Central American countries present plan to curb migration to USA

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemela presented yesterday to American authorities a plan that includes proposals to promote the economic growth in poor countries and stem the flow of migration to the United States. “The plan of the Alliance...

Number of child migrants that cross the US border decreases

The numbers of immigrant children who arrive alone each month to the United States fell in August to 3,129, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Since last October, 66,127 children have been arrested for illegally crossing the border from Mexico to the United States....

Chancellors of Ecuador and El Salvador strengthen bilateral relations

The Chancellors of El Salvador and Ecuador, Hugo Martínez and Ricardo Patiño, respectively, agreed yesterday to strengthen relations, bilateral trade and cooperation in various fields, in the framework of an official one-day visit of Patiño to the Central American country. Both...

Sales of fine coffee have a low in Latin America

Nine countries of Latin America registered a drop of 6.13% in the first six months of the 2013-2014 harvest compared with the last production in the same period. The National Coffee Association of Guatemala (Anacafe for its Spanish acronym) said that exportations from Colombia,...

Another minor killed in Honduras

This Thursday authorities reported a ninth murder of a minor that follows a series of killings that has included children from age two to 17 and has caused commotion in Honduras, a country attributed with the highest homicide rate in the world (79 per 100 thousand inhabitants),...

UN: “Latin America is the region with the most murders in the world”

According to a report by the United Nations (UN), Latin America displaced Africa as the region with the highest number of murders in the world, especially by violence out of control in countries like Honduras, Venezuela and El Salvador. With an alarming rate of 90.4 intentional...

Salvador Sanchez confirms his victory in El Salvador elections

As announced today by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE for its Spanish acronym), the former guerrilla member and government candidate, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, won presidential elections last Sunday in El Salvador. With all the 10,445 ballots counted, Sanchez Ceren, of the...
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