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Drought in Central America straining food supply of more than 2 million people
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Agriculture
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Drought in Central America straining food supply of more than 2 million people

AFP - August 25, 2018

A drought affecting several countries in Central America has caused significant losses in crops, affecting more than two million people, warned the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)…

Shopping In Managua can save you money but may cost you time if you don’t read this
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Central America
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Shopping In Managua can save you money but may cost you time if you don’t read this

Damon Mitchell - January 20, 2017

In an effort to stretch our shopping dollars, and also to escape Tamarindo for the weekend, my wife and I made plans to shop in Managua, Nicaragua.…

Scuba diving in Belize, we were outnumbered by the sharks
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Scuba diving in Belize, we were outnumbered by the sharks

The Tico Times - September 29, 2016

AMBERGRIS CAYE, Belize — The swarm of sharks seemed to be as curious about us as we were about them. Twenty meters deep at the Tackle Box,…

Relaxing in style in Granada, Nicaragua’s best hotels and spas
Central America
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Central America
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Relaxing in style in Granada, Nicaragua’s best hotels and spas

The Tico Times - September 8, 2016

There are plenty of vacations in Central America that can treat the adrenaline-seeker or those travelers who like to go off the beaten path. There are other types of…

As Nicaragua elections approach, banned opposition decries Ortega’s budding dictatorship
Central America
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Central America
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As Nicaragua elections approach, banned opposition decries Ortega’s budding dictatorship

The Tico Times - September 5, 2016

MASAYA, Nicaragua — Protesters circled around the iconic statue of San Jerónimo that leads into the city of Masaya, a half-hour south of the Nicaraguan capital Managua,…

Roatán: Yesterday’s pirate haunt is today’s tourist treasure
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Roatán: Yesterday’s pirate haunt is today’s tourist treasure

The Tico Times - June 27, 2016

ROATÁN, Honduras — Long before Johnny Depp donned the dreadlocks and eyeliner, the real pirates of the Caribbean made camp on this cutlass-shaped island. This little piece of paradise…

Central American countries promote multi-destination tourism
Central America
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Central America
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Central American countries promote multi-destination tourism

L. Arias - June 14, 2016

Government agencies, tourism boards and private companies from all seven countries in Central America have launched a joint partnership to promote multi-destination travel in the region. The…

Barceló hotel chain expands into Panama with 10-year lease of the Occidental
Central America
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Central America
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Barceló hotel chain expands into Panama with 10-year lease of the Occidental

The Tico Times - April 1, 2016

The Barceló hotel chain, owner of the Hotel Barceló San José Palacio, expanded into Panama on Friday with the acquisition by lease of the 4-star, 143-room Occidental…

Guatemala to eliminate customs duties with Honduras
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Guatemala to eliminate customs duties with Honduras

George Rodriguez - February 20, 2015

By the end of 2015, foreign goods could flow freely between Guatemala and Honduras, without costly customs barriers between the Central American nations. Guatemalan President Otto Pérez…

$1 billion for Central America, but not Costa Rica?
Central America
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Central America
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$1 billion for Central America, but not Costa Rica?

The Tico Times - February 6, 2015

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden caught the attention of Central America watchers after publishing an op-ed in The New York Times on Jan. 29, announcing that President…