Central America

Central geographic region of the Americas

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Central America is a region found in the southern tip of North America and is sometimes defined as a subcontinent of the Americas. This region is bordered by Mexico to the north, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west and south. Central America consists of seven countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. The combined population of Central America is estimated to be between 41,739,000 and 42,688,190.

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Authorities in Texas reported seven migrant deaths on Monday, including those of a woman, two babies and a toddler, showing the danger of extreme summer heat as..
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U.S. Democrats in the House of Representatives on Friday proposed reinstating hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras that..
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Officials in San Antonio are facing a new surge of migrants coming from Central Africa. Many arrive at the southern border with stories of government-sanctioned..
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Mexico will launch a job creation program for El Salvador on Thursday as part of its Central America development plan geared at slowing illegal migration,..
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El Salvador President Nayib Bukele ruled out negotiations with criminal gangs on Tuesday and vowed to go after their finances in a bid to reduce violence in the..
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Guatemala has not yet committed to becoming a "safe third country" for U.S.-bound migrants seeking asylum, but is analyzing with the United States how to contain..
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Guatemala has not committed to becoming a "safe third country," or a buffer zone for asylum seekers, but is analyzing with the United States how to contain..
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Mexico's efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite as people turned around to head south.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing..
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Aid workers in the region believe the move will only exacerbate the widespread poverty in the region — and fuel more migration
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 week ago

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration announced on Monday plans to permanently divert hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration announced on Monday plans to permanently divert hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he will meet with the leader of El Salvador in the southern Mexican City of Tapachula, as pressure..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

The Associated Press GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A former first lady led early results from Guatemala’s presidential election, although a second round of voting is..
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