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Guatemalan security forces break up US-bound migrant caravan
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Guatemalan security forces break up US-bound migrant caravan

Edgar Calderon with Henry Morales Arana / AFP - January 18, 2021

Guatemalan security forces on Monday broke up a caravan of some 4,000 Honduran migrants trying to reach the United States on a journey of thousands of kilometers…

New migrant caravan leaves Honduras in pursuit of U.S. dream
Central America
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Central America
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New migrant caravan leaves Honduras in pursuit of U.S. dream

Noe LEIVA / AFP - January 17, 2021

Some 3,000 people left Honduras on foot Friday in the latest migrant caravan hoping to find a welcome, and a better life, in the US under President-elect…

Eta and Iota damages in Honduras exceed $1.8 billion
Honduras
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Honduras
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Eta and Iota damages in Honduras exceed $1.8 billion

AFP - December 30, 2020

Hurricanes Eta and Iota caused damage of at least $1.8 billion in Honduras and affected almost half of its population, estimated a report by the ECLAC released…

Central America hopes to resume climate agenda with Biden, Costa Rica’s Foreign Minister says
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Central America hopes to resume climate agenda with Biden, Costa Rica’s Foreign Minister says

Marco SIBAJA / AFP - December 15, 2020

Central American countries hope to resume environmental talks in their relations with the United States when Joe Biden takes office, says Costa Rican Foreign Minister Rodolfo Solano.…

Back-to-back hurricanes exacerbate poverty in Nicaragua
Central America
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Central America
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Back-to-back hurricanes exacerbate poverty in Nicaragua

Julia RIOS / AFP - November 23, 2020

The North Caribbean, one of the poorest regions of Nicaragua, is mired in uncertainty and despair after the double blow of hurricanes Eta and Iota, which sowed…

Central American states count cost of Iota amid search for bodies
Central America
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Central America
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Central American states count cost of Iota amid search for bodies

Julia RIOS / AFP - November 20, 2020

Rescue workers dug through mounds of thick mud Thursday in the grim search for bodies as Central American countries began to count the cost of Hurricane Iota,…

San Pedro Sula, Honduras airport submerged by Hurricane Iota flood
Honduras
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Honduras
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San Pedro Sula, Honduras airport submerged by Hurricane Iota flood

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 20, 2020

Hurricane Iota caused significant damage this week in Honduras, including to the country's largest airport. Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport near San Pedro Sula was submerged by…

Iota leaves 38 dead after tearing through Central America
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Central America
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Iota leaves 38 dead after tearing through Central America

AFP bureaus - November 19, 2020

Iota's death toll rose to 38 on Wednesday after the year's biggest Atlantic storm unleashed mudslides, tore apart buildings and left thousands homeless across Central America, revisiting…

Iota dissipates over El Salvador after leaving wave of deaths in Central America
Central America
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Central America
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Iota dissipates over El Salvador after leaving wave of deaths in Central America

Carlos Mario MARQUEZ / AFP - November 18, 2020

Central American countries began to see an improvement in the weather on Wednesday after suffering the violent impact of cyclone Iota, which dissipated over El Salvador after…

Tropical Storm Iota reaches Honduras; cyclone has killed at least eight
Central America
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Central America
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Tropical Storm Iota reaches Honduras; cyclone has killed at least eight

Noe LEIVA and Julia RIOS / AFP - November 18, 2020

Iota arrived in Honduras on Tuesday as a tropical storm after leaving eight dead and causing extensive damage in Nicaragua, where thousands of people were cut off…