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World Bank’s IFC criticized over Honduras project

The project, in Honduras' northern Aguan Valley, has long been criticized by non-governmental organizations due to the land conflicts tied over corporate plantations.

Court decision imperils Haitians in Dominican Republic

Human rights groups say as many as 200,000 people could become "stateless."

Venezuela outraged by murder of a former beauty queen

Former Miss Venezuela Monica Spear and her ex-husband, Thomas Henry Berry, were shot in an apparent robbery attempt Monday night as their 5-year-old daughter looked on.

The Law of Parsimony

Or how to deal with overachievers.

Fighting poverty with 90 million California red worms

Can earthworms really make a difference in reducing poverty in Central America? One company thinks so.

Our favorite quotes about Costa Rica from the past year

The run-up to the presidential election, the dispute with Nicaragua, the Boston bombing and the World Cup all led to some choice quotes relating to Costa Rica and Ticos.

Caldera Highway to have one-way traffic Sunday to assist vacationers returning from the beach

With the end-of-year vacation season coming to a close, the measure should reduce traffic coming from the pacific coast.

Zapatistas mark uprising’s 20th anniversary

Taking its name from 1910 revolution hero Emiliano Zapata, the Zapatista National Liberation Army appeared the same day that the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) came into force.

This year’s wars

Honduras makes Foreign Policy's list of 10 conflicts to monitor in 2014.

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