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SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — President Obama capped a three-day visit to Latin America on Saturday by urging the region's leaders to fight the drug war not with more guns or military aid but with greater investment in infrastructure, education and energy....
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Central American presidents will likely have a long list of gripes for their U.S. counterpart as they head into meetings with Barack Obama on Friday night. President Obama arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Friday...
MEXICO CITY -- Central American migrants crossing Mexico’s Veracruz state were attacked by a violent drug-and-extortion gang, an activist organization said, the latest bloody harassment of people attempting to reach the United States. At least...
MEXICO CITY -- Activists are attempting to spotlight human rights issues during President Obama's visit this week to Mexico, urging him to publicly condemn what they describe as Mexico’s abysmal record of torture, killings and forced...
WASHINGTON -- President Obama is scheduled to travel to Mexico and Costa Rica in early May to push for stronger economic ties, the White House announced Wednesday. In trip scheduled for May 2-4, Obama will meet with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto,...
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Two skulls found in the Panama Canal Zone shed new light on the migration history of caimans, southern relatives of the alligator – and also hint that North and South America were much closer together earlier than previously thought. The new study...
World NowAt least three people were reportedly killed in Guatemala after a powerful earthquake shook the Central American country....
The last undiscovered ethnic culinary enclave in L.A. might be a dozen-plus Belizean restaurants in the South Los Angeles area, a "Little Belize" offering the multi-culti flavors of the tiny country formerly known as British Honduras. Drive south from...
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MEXICO CITY — Adolfo Calero, a former Coca-Cola executive who led the largest anti-Sandinista Contra rebel force in 1980s Nicaragua and served as one of its most articulate lobbyists in Washington, has died. He was 80. Calero died Saturday night in...
L.A. NOWCentral Americans who have pushed for years to call the Pico-Union area “Historic Central America Town” have yet to earn the title, but they will soon gain recognition along one intersection of the neighborhood....
World NowRemittances, Central America, Dominican Republic, World Bank: Immigrants from Central America and the Dominican Republic can go online to compare the cost of sending money from the United States to relatives back home....
World NowGuatemalan President Otto Perez said he'd consider drug legalization as an answer to his country's violence....
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