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Obama seeks ways to tackle growing child migrant crisis

Faced with a growing wave of child migrants crossing from Central America to the US, President Barack Obama has urged the parents of the thousands of

Faced with a growing wave of child migrants crossing from Central America to the US, President Barack Obama has urged the parents of the thousands of

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Panama: European SMEs' gateway to international markets

Panama City, like the country, seems to be in a perpetual state of forward motion. For five years running it has had 10 percent annual growth and

Panama City, like the country, seems to be in a perpetual state of forward motion. For five years running it has had 10 percent annual growth and

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EU spreads its wings in Central America

More Central American countries are getting EU ambassadors, after a new association agreement officially came into force earlier this month. Up

More Central American countries are getting EU ambassadors, after a new association agreement officially came into force earlier this month. Up

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Trial of ex-Guatemalan dictator delayed again

The trial of former Guatemalan dictator, Efrain Rios Montt has been delayed until Thursday over the appointment of a new lawyer. Eighty-six year-old

The trial of former Guatemalan dictator, Efrain Rios Montt has been delayed until Thursday over the appointment of a new lawyer. Eighty-six year-old

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Annual pillow fighting day held across the world

Clashes are expected to erupt across the globe next week, with thousands set to take to the streets as police look on passively. But with the

Clashes are expected to erupt across the globe next week, with thousands set to take to the streets as police look on passively. But with the

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Ortega wins back-to-back terms in Nicaragua

Nicaragua’s outgoing leader Daniel Ortega appears to be heading for a landslide victory in the country’s presidential election. Early results

Nicaragua’s outgoing leader Daniel Ortega appears to be heading for a landslide victory in the country’s presidential election. Early results

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Ortega set for re-election in Nicaragua

Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega looks set to be re-elected. Despite some allegations of election fraud, the former Marxist guerilla leader is

Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega looks set to be re-elected. Despite some allegations of election fraud, the former Marxist guerilla leader is

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Guatemala moves to the right with a new leader

The central American nation of Guatemala has elected a new president. He is a retired right-wing general called Otto Perez and he will be the first

The central American nation of Guatemala has elected a new president. He is a retired right-wing general called Otto Perez and he will be the first

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Heavy rains flood Central America

Scores of people have been killed in floods and landslides throughout Central America triggered by days of persistent heavy rain. El Salvador has

Scores of people have been killed in floods and landslides throughout Central America triggered by days of persistent heavy rain. El Salvador has

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Crime is the big issue in Guatamala poll

Voting has started in Guatamala’s presidential election with 10 candidates in the race. Former military general Otto Perez Molina has topped recent

Voting has started in Guatamala’s presidential election with 10 candidates in the race. Former military general Otto Perez Molina has topped recent