Tag: Central America

Honduran president hobbled after being implicated in brother’s bribery conviction

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez emerged battered from the trial and conviction of his brother on Friday after the U.S. Justice Department...

Panama’s Cortizo wins close presidential race, calls for national unity

U.S.-educated political veteran Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo won Panama's presidential election in an unprecedented close race on Sunday, with the electoral tribunal declaring a winner...

Surge at U.S. border pushes some evangelicals to help asylum seekers

Members of an Arizona evangelical church are for the first time taking Central American asylum seekers into their homes, responding to record arrivals of...

Cuba begins public debate on modernising Cold War-era constitution

Cuba on Monday began a rare public discussion to overhaul its Cold War-era constitution, a process the government is calling participatory democracy at its...