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SANTA ANA, Calif. -- It's been called the greatest lost treasure in U.S. history. More than $50 million worth of gold sank to the bottom of the ocean when the SS Central America sank in a storm in 1857. What unfolded afterward is a tale of tragedy, deception and ultimately discovery. Now the treasure will go ...
Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong (third from left) poses for the photograph after a signing ceremony for free trade deals with Central America together with El Salvador's economy Minister Tharsis Salomon Lopez Guzman (from left), Honduras' Minister of Economic Development Arnaldo Castillo, Costa Rica's ...
Stanford has nearly 10 billion dollars invested in Central America and the Caribbean, analysis of the University's tax returns shows. Held offshore in places like Bermuda and the Cayman Islands, much of this money is not subject to taxes, including the 1.4 percent tax on University endowment earnings ...
The conquistadors settled the narrow bottleneck of territory between Mexico and Colombia earlier and more completely than they did the great landmasses of the north and south. Yet, Central America has yet to be fully discovered by British travellers. While Costa Rica's national parks and beaches and the ...
As U.S. President Donald Trump's administration moves to take a harder line against crime in Central America, it will likely run into the same problems that have vexed many previous presidents. On the campaign trail, Trump emphasized domestic security and indicated that illegal immigrants and criminal ...

US imports from Central America in 2017 jumped 12 percent year over year to a record 1 million TEU, outpacing inbound container growth from any other ... with the port-to-port rate for one TEU ranging from $1,700 to $2,000 from New York-New Jersey depending on the destination in Central America.
A group of writers from Costa Rica, Panama and Honduras held a discussion on Sunday to discourse and promote literary techniques of cultural integration in Central America, which took place in the "Casa de Los Tres Mundos", in the colonial city of Granada, southeast of Managua, capital of Nicaragua.
India is keen to join forces with the Emirates and work together to identify export opportunities in Africa, Latin America and Central Asia. India's commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu elaborated on plans discussed with UAE officials in which areas of future cooperation were discussed from ...
There isn't a winter that passes by where I'm not amazed that more Canadian friends and clients don't ask me about visiting one or more of the seven countries of Central America for a winter getaway. Just think of the tropical and cultural opportunities that await in such diverse countries as Belize, Costa ...
... funerals instead of one' AFP/Getty. "In Latin America a writer can't live in an ivory tower," Claribel Alegria said. "Reality marks you. You can't shut yourself away." Alegria, who has died aged 93, published poems, novels, essays and journalism, and was one of Central America's most celebrated writers.
It's been long overlooked as a tourism destination, but Panama City is one of Central America's most exquisite gems. With its mixture of ancient history, Indigenous culture and tropical jungle, the city's attractions are diverse and fascinating. Give yourself at least two days to absorb the thrum of Latin ...
But migrants and advocates said they were driven to cross the border more by conditions in Central America -- gang violence and economic downturns -- than by U.S. policies. Ruben Garcia is director of Annunciation House, an El Paso shelter for recent migrants that saw arrivals spike at the end of last ...
For clients who don't want to keep hopping on and off flights, Central America comes into its own, with much smaller distances to cover than in South America. It is becoming more popular with UK visitors and the Central America Tourism Agency is predicting a 27% increase in British visitor numbers by ...
For clients who don't want to keep hopping on and off flights, Central America comes into its own, with much smaller distances to cover than in South America. It is becoming more popular with UK visitors and the Central America Tourism Agency is predicting a 27% increase in British visitor numbers by ...
The University of Chicago holds $2.8 billion in investments in Central America and the Caribbean, according to its most recent tax returns. Many universities hold similar offshore investments, hoping to avoid taxes on certain high-yield, high-risk investments. The University has had significant assets in the ...
Guatemala City (IDN) - Between 50 and 60 percent of the inhabitants of the three countries of the so-called Northern Triangle of Central America (El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras) live below the poverty line, and this structural and chronic poverty is compounded by alarming rates of delinquent ...

This report summarizes the supply and market outlook for white maize grain, black and red dry beans, and milled1rice in Central America during the 2017/18 marketing year (MY). For the purposes of this report, Central America refers to the countries of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua.
Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Bob Evans has been there from the start, serving as chief scientist and historian for the salvage and recovery effort of the famous SS Central America, the famous "ship of ...
Costa Rica's state-owned operator Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) wants to expand into more countries in the region and rival market leaders Claro and Movistar. ICE's director of telecommunications, Jaime Palermo, said the operator was already working with Nicaragua's Enatrel, launching a ...
More than $50 million worth of gold is about to make its debut after sitting at the bottom of the ocean for more than 150 years. The 3,100 gold coins, 45 bars, and more than 80 pounds of dust recovered from the wreckage of the S.S. Central America steamship. The gold will be on display Feb. 22-24 at the ...
A North Bergen preacher and self-proclaimed exorcist was predictably convicted Friday of bail jumping after he failed to show up for his sentencing for molesting a boy. A handful of Gregorio Martinez's stalwart supporters were present when the guilty verdict was returned around 4:25 p.m. following the short ...
Local communities wrestling with the impacts of climate change on food security have also struggled to get funds to deal with those impacts. The United Nations created the Green Climate Fund in 2010 - but it can be very difficult for countries and communities to be accredited and access money, according ...
Health Ministry issues advisory on Measles situation in Central America and Caribbean. Published by BBN Staff at January 29, 2018. Categories. government. Tags. Posted: Monday, January 29, 2018. 7:25 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Ministry of Health informed today that it was recently alerted to a positive case of ...
JERSEY CITY -- A North Bergen preacher and self-proclaimed exorcist was predictably convicted of bail jumping Friday after he failed to show up for his sentencing for molesting a boy. A handful of Gregorio Martinez's stalwart supporters were present when the guilty verdict was returned around 4:25 p.m. ...
FILE-- In this November 1989 file photo, Tommy Thompson holds a $ 50 pioneer gold piece retrieved earlier in 1989 from the wreck of the gold ship Central America. More than $50 million worth of gold bars, coins and dust that has sat at the bottom of the ocean since the ship it was on sunk in 1857 is about ...
Davos, Switzerland - The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Carlos Slim Foundation today announced an initiative to support seven Central American countries and the Dominican Republic in taking the final steps necessary to eliminate malaria in their ...
The foundation Insight crime, which is dedicated to the study of organized crime in Latin America and the Caribbean published its yearly "InSight Crime's 2017 Homicide Round-Up", with the purpose of giving a snapshot of murder rates in the Latin America region. Murder rates are calculated by InSight ...
The Buttons & Parts Central America Report gives market Consumption / Products / Services for 31 countries by each Product by 3 Time series: From 1997- 2016 and Forecasts 2017- 2024 & 2024-2028. Countries covered include: Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cayman Islands, ...
coral reefs In Central America Are Finally Getting Healthier. By Aimee Lutkin. 9 hours ago. Coral reefs have been struggling in recent years, with reports that huge swathes of it had succumbed to coral bleaching; the Great Barrier Reef had its most devastating die-off ever recorded in 2016, as CNN ...
(Today Nicaragua) New Yorkers rarely stop to rest. Last year, I diagnosed myself with chronic over-scheduling: 12-hour work days and social events that led to burnout. The cure: Nicaragua, essentially the wilder little sister of its popular neighbor to the south of Costa Rica. Granada's colonial architecture is ...
For international artists and world-class shows in promotional tours, it makes sense to add a stop in Central America as they head South from performing in North America or vice versa; in the last years the usual stop is the region is Costa Rica, but why? Costa Rica is smaller in area than the majority of ...
Central America Tops South America at 1st UANA Swim Cup. Central America Tops South America at 1st UANA Swim Cup. 2018 UANA Swimming Cup January 19th-21st, ... "Central America" format. Mexico came away with the overall team title with 870 points, and they led the Central American CCCAN ...
(AFP) San Isidro, El Salvador: Uncertainty and fear are rising in Central American countries over how many families will manage to get by when remittances from the US are cut off under plans by the Trump Administration to make tens of thousands of Salvadorans and Nicaraguans leave. File photo: ...
Donald Trump continues to make clear what many of us knew to be true in throughout the 2016 presidential election cycle: he is a racist whose bigotry and ignorance guide his decision-making. For far too long, his allies and validators have excused his shameful behavior and discriminatory policies, ...
Jan. 12, 2018 (EIRNS)--Details are emerging on the ambitious proposed high-speed train from Panama City to the Costa Rican border, and the enormous potential it represents for the extension of the New Silk Road and World Land-Bridge. There is intensifying diplomatic activity, with delegations going to, and coming from ...
It's hard to keep track of it all. Well, we want you to be informed, so we did some follow-up on a story from last week about ISIS leader Abu Omer, checked in on the U.S. Supreme Court, rounded up great news in terms of Central America gay marriage and did some digging on the Star Trek Discovery death ...
This time, we've left the bicycles at home and we're on foot, backpacking around Nicaragua in Central America. We chose Nicaragua because of our past history with this beautiful country. Fifteen years ago, we worked off the east coast on a tiny island called Little Corn Island. We discovered the opportunity ...
Crowley Maritime has made several personnel changes "to shore up logistics operational efficiency and service" in its Caribbean and Central America markets. Sal Menoyo has been promoted to vice president of vessel operations of its international services. Responsible for vessel service strategies, ...
Central America and U.S. Travel Alerts: Costa Rica At Lowest Risk Level. The Travel Advisories for each country replace previous Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts. Gone are all those confusing travel warnings, alerts, and security messages. By. Rico. -. 12 January 2018. 0. Share on facebook · Tweet on twitter ...
Honduras' state power company Enee announced completion of a project that began in 2014 to repair leaks at the country's largest ... Subscriber-Only Content. BNamericas develops thousands of news articles, analyses and features every month, always concentrating on how to make or save money in ...
Honduras' state power company Enee announced completion of a project that began in 2014 to repair leaks at the country's largest ... Subscriber-Only Content. BNamericas develops thousands of news articles, analyses and features every month, always concentrating on how to make or save money in ...
(CNN) There is no longer a tsunami threat for the Caribbean and Central America after a magnitude-7.6 earthquake struck 27 miles (43 kilometers) off the coast of Honduras, the US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said Wednesday. Waves reaching 0.3 to 1 meter above the tide level had been possible, but ...
An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 struck near remote Caribbean islands belonging to Honduras on Tuesday, sparking a tsunami warning for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The quake rattled windows in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa roughly 323 miles (519 km) to the east, but no damage was ...
Mexico City (AP) A magnitude 7.6 earthquake has struck in the Caribbean sea north of Honduras. There are no early reports of damage on land, but the U.S. National tsunami Warning Center warns of tsunami dangers in Puerto Rico, Jamaica, other islands and the coast of Central America. The U.S. ...
tsunami warning centers said no huge waves had been confirmed but issued advisories, stressing that people in Puerto Rico, the Cayman Islands, Cuba, Jamaica and other Caribbean islands as well as on the coasts of Mexico and Central America should be aware of the tsunami danger. The Pacific ...
(CNN) There is no longer a tsunami threat for the Caribbean and Central America after a magnitude-7.6 earthquake struck 27 miles (43 kilometers) off the coast of Honduras, the US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said Wednesday. Waves reaching 0.3 to 1 meter above the tide level had been possible, but ...
Magnitude 7.6 earthquake strikes off Central America, USGS says. Map showing an earthquake near Honduras on Tue., Jan. 9, 2017. USGS. Share; Tweet; Reddit; Flipboard; email. Last Updated Jan 9, 2018 11:31 PM EST. The United States Geological Service (USGS) said that a 7.6 magnitude ...
San Pedro Sula: Central America was united as one nation for a brief and volatile period in the mid-19th century following independence from Spain, and the Honduran hero who served as president of the Federal Republic of Central America is the center of a historical bio-pic filmed in his homeland of ...
A leading operator in Central America, Luxembourg-based Millicom is investing in expanding its regional infrastructure to add more subscribers, as demand rises for e-commerce and .


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