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 would like to see travel and tourism that benefit Indigenous communities and in …

Costa Rica

Photo: F Delventhal, Cartwheel (Some rights reserved) 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 …

El Salvador Links

El Salvador flag Links related to El Salvador presented in a somewhat fashion: HeadlinesBitcoin Crash Taking El Salvador Big Bet With It…El Salvador’s bitcoin experiment makes tech tourists happy but the locals are not convincedSalvadoran president: ‘It is our fault’ migrant father and daughter drowned in Rio GrandeSalvadoran front-runner seeks to end corruption, violence Museumsmarte.org.sv …

Central America Links

Photo: Tatters, Soursop (Some rights reserved) What would locals like others know about Central America? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesCrypto millionaires are pouring money into Central America to build their own cities – MITCan US investment really ease Central America’s migrant crisis?What We Should Talk About When We Talk About Root …

Comal

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) 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 FlickrComal Foods cooked with a comalMemelaTlayuda Conversation Starters What sort of corn are you using? Where did the corn come from? …

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 Digital – https://twitter.com/DiarioTiempoLa TribunaContra Corriente – Facebook – @Contrac_HN – @jenalear NicaraguaLa PrensaEl Nuevo Diario PanamaEl Panamá América WikipediaCentral America Planeta

Panama

Photo: GSFC, Aerial View (Some rights reserved) 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 …

Central America

Photo: IUCN Web, Seed Farm (Some rights reserved) Central America countries are Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/rc8qjEcYUCZBkoTy7 Questions What would locals like others 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 …