Central America News
News on Central America continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
2 hrs ago | Huskers.com
Former Huskers Nicholas Gordon and Chad Wright will each represent their home country of Jamaica at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, from July 23 to August 3. Gordon and Wright earned spots on the Jamaican team after competing at the Jamaican National Senior Championships earlier this summer in Kingston.
Trending on the Topix Network
7 hrs ago | Inside Costa Rica
Unknown assailants intercepted Heigis as he traveled in his vehicle on a gravel road about 4 kilometers from La Fortuna.
10 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer
THIS summer, 30 students from several of Kingston's, St Andrew's and St Catherine's most at-risk communities are getting an exciting introduction to electricity generation.
The new ministry buildings are sleek and modern but retain some of the neo-classical architecture of the former structures lost to natural disaster.
In the back seat was Oswaldo Paya, one of Cuba's best-known dissidents, who had championed the idea of a democratic referendum on the nation's future.
Reading the business pages is depressing these days. Every time you look, there's another big company doing an "inversion" - merging with an overseas company in order to renounce its American citizenship to avoid taxes.
Luciana Crottogina: "My plan in five years is to go to Russia to watch the World Cup.
July 21st, 2014 Unidentified gunmen staged separate attacks on two buses carrying supporters of Nicaragua's governing party that were returning from a national celebration in western Nicaragua early Sunday, killing five people and wounding 24, local authorities said Sunday.
DOUBLE amputee 77-year-old Lloyd Noicley said Jamaica Observer readers have made his life the happiest it has ever been, as they continue to brighten his days both with their financial support and their visits.
Many Jamaican small farms lack irrigation systems and depend entirely on rainwater.
Shots fired at a convoy of vehicles returning from a national celebration in western Nicaragua early on Sunday left five dead and 24 wounded, a government website reported.
RESIDENTS of Riverton Meadows in western St Andrew say they have been paying up to $9,000 bimonthly to clear their sewer systems.
THE Chinese Benevolent Association , in association with the Institute of Jamaica , will host a two-day film festival marking the 160th anniversary of the Chinese arrival in Jamaica.
The 17th staging of Tribute To The Greats takes place July 26 at the Chinese Benevolent Association in St Andrew.
Much smaller, poorer countries are opening their gates for refugees from violence-torn parts of the world.
At the conclusion of the International Conference on Migration, Childhood and Family, civil society organisations called for migrants to be seen as human beings rather than just statistics in official files.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:46 pm
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC