Central America News

Photo: World Bank, Bananas (Some rights reserved) BelizeAmandalaBelize TimesThe Reporter7 News Belize Costa RicaTico Times – @TheTicoTimes El SalvadorEl Salvador.comLa Prensa Grafica GuatemalaPrensa Libre – @prensa_libreLa Hora HondurasEl Heraldo – @diarioelheraldoLa Prensa – @DiarioLaPrensaTiempo DigitalContra Corriente – Facebook – @Contrac_HN – @jenalear NicaraguaLa PrensaEl Nuevo Diario PanamaEl Panamá América WikipediaCentral America Planeta

Panama

Photo Panama is a natural bridge connecting North and South America and known as one of the most biologically diverse areas of Central America. The country is bordered by Costa Rica to the northwest, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south. The capital is Panama …

Costa Rica

Photo: F Delventhal, Cartwheel Costa Rica has 4% of global biodiversity and the country has attracted tropical biologists, ecologists and nature-loving visitors seeking a peaceful vacation. The country is bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Caribbean Sea to the east. The country is home …

El Salvador Links

El Salvador flag Links related to El Salvador presented in a somewhat fashion: HeadlinesSalvadoran president: ‘It is our fault’ migrant father and daughter drowned in Rio GrandeSalvadoran front-runner seeks to end corruption, violence Museumsmarte.org.sv News https://www.elfaro.net [email protected]@EcoTurismo http://wtf-elsalvador.com SlangMeque = designar a una persona entrometidahttp://www.asihablamos.com/word/palabra/Meque.php WikipediaEl_Salvador Planeta.com

Exploring the Maya World

Indigenous peoples There are an estimated 7 million Indigenous Maya living in southern Mexico and northern Central America at the start of the 21st century. The breakthrough we would like is one in which we learn more from the Maya themselves. We’d like to see tourism that benefits the Indigenous communities and in which locals …

Central America

Photo: IUCN Web, Seed Farm Central America countries are Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/rc8qjEcYUCZBkoTy7 Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Central America? Recommended listeningAmerican foreign policy in Central America and the migrant crisis – The large number of migrants arriving on the Mexico/United States border …

Central America Links

Photo: Tatters, Soursop Links related to Central America presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesWhat We Should Talk About When We Talk About Root Causes of Migration – Mother JonesMigrants are heading north because Central America never recovered from last year’s hurricanesU.S., Mexico pledge billions to reduce migration from Central America – Washington Post https://thehill.com/latino/466215-us-to-restore-targeted-assistance-to-central-american-countries-after-migration-deal https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/03/30/united-states-cuts-aid-guatemala-honduras-el-salvador-migrant-crisis/3320401002 …

Comal

Buzzwords Comal = a smooth griddle (metal or earthenware) typically used in Mexico, Central, and parts of South America to cook tortillas, toast spices and nuts, and generally prepare food Flickr Comal Foods cooked with a comal Memela Tlayuda Conversation Starters What sort of corn are you using? Where did the corn come from? What …