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  • Nicaragua emerging as prime tourist destination

    Nicaragua emerging as prime tourist destination
    GRANADA, Nicaragua — I came to Nicaragua to climb a volcano, to listen to howler monkeys scream in the trees of a rain forest and to walk along a deserted beach, watching the sun flame out at the end of day, turning the sea and sky ablaze.
  • El Salvador presidential election polls show tight race

     El Salvador presidential election polls show tight race
    MEXICO CITY — Salvadorans vote Sunday in a presidential election that may give former leftist rebels a second chance at government — or return national leadership to the right-wing party that ruled the country for two decades. Opinion...

    Honduras presidential campaign shakes up the status quo

    Honduras presidential campaign shakes up the status quo
    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — A new party is challenging the business and political establishment that has ruled Honduras since civilian government took charge a generation ago. And its candidate is the wife of a former president deposed by those...

    Costa Rica's peace dividend: How abolishing the military paid off

    Costa Rica's peace dividend: How abolishing the military paid off
    On Dec. 1, 1948 — 65 years ago this month — Jose Figueres, then president of Costa Rica, made a fiery and eloquent speech, after which he took a sledgehammer and bashed a hole in a huge stone wall at the nation's military headquarters, Cuartel...

    Catholic Church in El Salvador shuts down rights and legal office

    Catholic Church in El Salvador shuts down rights and legal office
    MEXICO CITY — The Roman Catholic Church in El Salvador has abruptly closed its important human rights and legal aid office, which for years, and sometimes at great risk, denounced and investigated the most egregious atrocities surrounding that...