Topic: Central America
2011 will be another above-average year for Atlantic hurricanes, says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Plan your evacuation strategy now, warns FEMA.
05/19/2011 04:50 pm
The migrants, en route to the US, were recently found crammed into two trailer trucks in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas.
05/18/2011 01:13 pm
Guatemala has declared a state of emergency after the murder of 27 people in the northern part of the country. The Zetas of Mexico are accused of the worst massacre since the end of the country's civil war.
05/18/2011 11:41 am
Seven top immigration officials in Mexico have been fired in states where migrants have been victimized. Recently, a group of rescued kidnap victims accused officials of delivering them to drug gangs.
05/17/2011 05:34 pm
Bob Hentzen is walking nearly 8,000 miles across Latin America to find sponsors for needy kids and the elderly.
05/02/2011 12:56 pm
Thousands die each year in a struggle between the US 'War on Drugs' and the drug cartels, who are financed and armed by American narcotics consumers, Pentagon officials testified last week.
04/11/2011 10:01 pm
Colombian President Santos looks likely to announce the extradition of alleged drug kingpin Walid Makled to Venezuela during a meeting Saturday with Chávez.
04/08/2011 06:04 pm
Nicaragua's Central Bank released a long-awaited report Wednesday that reveals the government's growing dependency on the oil largesse of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez.
04/07/2011 05:42 pm
During his two-day visit to El Salvador, President Obama hailed center-left President Mauricio Funes as a leader who has strengthened democracy in a region beset by instability.
03/23/2011 09:20 am
In Pictures Obama in Latin America