RIVAS, Nicaragua – It might be the last time that Kenley Vado casts his lines into the waters at his favorite fishing spot at the mouth of the Brito River on Nicaragua’s southern Pacific Coast.
A Costa Rican Nativity scene: one Wise Man falls through La Platina, another into a pothole. The last one calls Joseph. Mae, I’ll be there later, ya casi llego. Traffic, mae. Es que vieras que en La Uruca hay UUUUna presa…
The United Nations Arms Trade Treaty goes into effect this Thursday, on Christmas Eve. The treaty, which will stop the unrestricted flow of legal weapon sales to active conflict zones around the world, has its roots in the civil wars that scarred Central America in the 1980s.
A sixth-grade class at St. Jude’s School in Lindora, Santa Ana, west of San José, capped off their school year with a project that allowed them to learn about alternative energy as a fuel by making their own little hybrid cars powered by solar energy and batteries.
MEXICO CITY — With shouts of “Viva Fidel!” Cuban President Raúl Castro said on Saturday that the easing of tensions with the United States did not mean he was going to jettison the communist ideals that his brother brought to the island a half-century ago.
Tico boxers Bryan “El Tiquito” Vásquez and Hanna Gabriels — husband and wife — on Saturday night both won their respective fights in Mexico and Puerto Rico.
The political thaw would eliminate the dangerous back channels of defection. The impact on the sport could be immense and, in the words of one team official, “drastic.”
Karin Haud, founder and director of Animales de Asís, a rescue and adoption center, laments that “too many dogs and cats, especially pregnant females, are abandoned. All the refuge centers are full, and still we find abandoned mothers with pups and kittens.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two brothers believed to be leaders of one of the most prolific cocaine-trafficking organizations in Central America were charged in a massive drug conspiracy case unsealed Friday in U.S. federal district court in Alexandria, Virginia.
Poinsettias are native to Central America, but are now found around the world as a leading ornamental, particularly at Christmas. They are primarily grown as potted plants; however, tropical gardeners can plant poinsettias outside in the garden.