Central America

Brazilian genetic material to improve Honduran livestock

A protocol for the importation of genetic material from Brazil, which has already been defined by the authorities of...

Ecuador and Costa Rica start negotiations on free trade agreement

Representatives of the governments of Ecuador and Costa Rica have begun rounds of negotiations...

Costa Rica ends mandatory Covid vaccination and will investigate purchase

The new center-right president of Costa Rica, Rodrigo Chaves, announced last week the end of mandatory vaccination against Covid-19 and announced an investigation into...

New migrants drive remittance growth for Central America

The arrival of a little more than half a million Central American migrants to the United States in 2022...

The splendor of the Maya: Four ancient metropolises in...

A trip to Central America always means a journey to an ancient and important culture. In the countries of the...

Panama, a country in limbo

Panamanian President Laurentino Cortizo is first and foremost a cattle rancher who entered politics,...

Haiti: 99 people died in gang conflict, says UN

The United Nations (UN) reported last Saturday, July 16, that 99 people died and 135 were injured because of increased fighting between rival gangs in Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital. The crimes were recorded between July 8...

In Panama too, people are taking to the streets because of skyrocketing prices

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Dissatisfaction with the soaring prices of energy and food is spreading to more and more countries. For days now, people in Panama have also been protesting because they can no...

Dominican Republic achieves its best June ever in terms of tourist arrivals

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Dominican Republic noted Monday that 644,861 tourists visited the country last June, the highest number of visitors recorded...

El Salvador’s five-year credit default swap (CDS) exploded

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - El Salvador's sovereign credit is multiple times worse than it was, according to Bloomberg data. Credit default swaps measure the cost of insuring against a country defaulting on borrowing repayments...

Costa Rica, Colombia, and Ecuador consider their “green commitment” irreversible

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, the presidents of Costa Rica, Rodrigo Chaves-Robles; Colombia, Iván Duque; and Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, stressed that their countries' commitment to the ecological transition and environmental protection is an...