Central AmericaBelizeHondurasSouth AmericaEl SalvadorGuatemalaPanamaNorth AmericaIndians, Central American: Individual members of Central American ethnic groups with ancient historic ancestral origins in Asia. Mexican Indians are not included.Latin America: The geographic area of Latin America in general and when the specific country or countries are not indicated. It usually includes Central America, South America, Mexico, and the islands of the Caribbean.Caribbean Region: The area that lies between continental North and South America and comprises the Caribbean Sea, the West Indies, and the adjacent mainland regions of southern Mexico, Central America, Colombia, and Venezuela.Costa RicaMexicoAmericas: The general name for NORTH AMERICA; CENTRAL AMERICA; and SOUTH AMERICA unspecified or combined.NicaraguaTriatominae: A subfamily of assassin bugs (REDUVIIDAE) that are obligate blood-suckers of vertebrates. Included are the genera TRIATOMA; RHODNIUS; and PANSTRONGYLUS, which are vectors of TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI, the agent of CHAGAS DISEASE in humans.Phylogeny: The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.Tropical Climate: A climate which is typical of equatorial and tropical regions, i.e., one with continually high temperatures with considerable precipitation, at least during part of the year. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Chagas Disease: Infection with the protozoan parasite TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI, a form of TRYPANOSOMIASIS endemic in Central and South America. It is named after the Brazilian physician Carlos Chagas, who discovered the parasite. Infection by the parasite (positive serologic result only) is distinguished from the clinical manifestations that develop years later, such as destruction of PARASYMPATHETIC GANGLIA; CHAGAS CARDIOMYOPATHY; and dysfunction of the ESOPHAGUS or COLON.Insect Control: The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous insects through chemical, biological, or other means.Triatoma: A genus of the subfamily TRIATOMINAE. Several species are vectors of TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI.Geography: The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)Travel: Aspects of health and disease related to travel.Insect Vectors: Insects that transmit infective organisms from one host to another or from an inanimate reservoir to an animate host.Genetic Variation: Genotypic differences observed among individuals in a population.Trees: Woody, usually tall, perennial higher plants (Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, and some Pterophyta) having usually a main stem and numerous branches.Gastric Acid: Hydrochloric acid present in GASTRIC JUICE.Sequence Analysis, DNA: A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.Phylogeography: A field of study concerned with the principles and processes governing the geographic distributions of genealogical lineages, especially those within and among closely related species. (Avise, J.C., Phylogeography: The History and Formation of Species. Harvard University Press, 2000)DNA, Ribosomal Spacer: The intergenic DNA segments that are between the ribosomal RNA genes (internal transcribed spacers) and between the tandemly repeated units of rDNA (external transcribed spacers and nontranscribed spacers).Coffee: A beverage made from ground COFFEA beans (SEEDS) infused in hot water. It generally contains CAFFEINE and THEOPHYLLINE unless it is decaffeinated.Coffea: A plant genus of the family RUBIACEAE. It is best known for the COFFEE beverage prepared from the beans (SEEDS).Chlorogenic Acid: A naturally occurring phenolic acid which is a carcinogenic inhibitor. It has also been shown to prevent paraquat-induced oxidative stress in rats. (From J Chromatogr A 1996;741(2):223-31; Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 1996;60(5):765-68).Quinic Acid: An acid which is found in cinchona bark and elsewhere in plants. (From Stedman, 26th ed)War: Hostile conflict between organized groups of people.King's Evil: The historic designation for scrofula (TUBERCULOSIS, LYMPH NODE). The disease is so called from the belief that it could be healed by the touch of a king. This term is used only for historical articles using the name "king's evil", and is to be differentiated from scrofula as lymph node tuberculosis in modern clinical medicine. (From Webster, 3d ed)New YorkEndangered Species: An animal or plant species in danger of extinction. Causes can include human activity, changing climate, or change in predator/prey ratios.Click Chemistry: Organic chemistry methodology that mimics the modular nature of various biosynthetic processes. It uses highly reliable and selective reactions designed to "click" i.e., rapidly join small modular units together in high yield, without offensive byproducts. In combination with COMBINATORIAL CHEMISTRY TECHNIQUES, it is used for the synthesis of new compounds and combinatorial libraries.Coitus Interruptus: A contraceptive method whereby coitus is purposely interrupted in order to prevent EJACULATION of SEMEN into the VAGINA.Fagopyrum: A plant genus of the family POLYGONACEAE that is used as an EDIBLE GRAIN. Although the seeds are used as cereal, the plant is not one of the cereal grasses (POACEAE).Human Rights: The rights of the individual to cultural, social, economic, and educational opportunities as provided by society, e.g., right to work, right to education, and right to social security.Christianity: The religion stemming from the life, teachings, and death of Jesus Christ: the religion that believes in God as the Father Almighty who works redemptively through the Holy Spirit for men's salvation and that affirms Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior who proclaimed to man the gospel of salvation. (From Webster, 3d ed)Economic Development: Mobilization of human, financial, capital, physical and or natural resources to generate goods and services.Human Rights Abuses: Deliberate maltreatment of groups of humans beings including violations of generally-accepted fundamental rights as stated by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted and proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 217 A (III) of 10 December 1948.Tenuivirus: A genus of RNA plant viruses as yet unassigned to any family. Plant hosts are all in the family Poaceae. Each species is transmitted by a particular species of planthopper. The type species is Rice stripe virus.Weather: The state of the ATMOSPHERE over minutes to months.Radar: A system using beamed and reflected radio signals to and from an object in such a way that range, bearing, and other characteristics of the object may be determined.Ships: Large vessels propelled by power or sail used for transportation on rivers, seas, oceans, or other navigable waters. Boats are smaller vessels propelled by oars, paddles, sail, or power; they may or may not have a deck.Seasons: Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)IrelandNaval Medicine: The practice of medicine concerned with conditions affecting the health of individuals associated with the marine environment.Climate: The longterm manifestations of WEATHER. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)

Mental health care in the primary health care setting: a collaborative study in six countries of Central America. (1/268)

The results of a naturalistic epidemiological study conducted in 6 Central American countries in collaboration with the WHO/PAHO Regional Office are reported, aimed at describing the patients with mental distress presenting to the primary health care setting, the interventions enacted and the evolution of the patients over the 6 months following recruitment. A total of 812 patients were recruited by the personnel of 11 primary health care centres. A high degree of heterogeneity was observed with respect to the patients' characteristics and the patterns of care provided. The factors potentially contributing to the heterogeneity, identified through multivariate analyses, are discussed in detail against the specific background differences between countries and between areas within each country. Interestingly albeit expectedly, besides the differences in health care provision and availability, social needs appear to influence both interventions and outcomes.  (+info)

Impact of maternal nativity on the prevalence of diabetes during pregnancy among U.S. ethnic groups. (2/268)

OBJECTIVE: This study examines the impact of maternal nativity (birthplace) on the overall prevalence of diabetes during pregnancy and among 15 racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: Birth certificate data for all resident single live births in the U.S. from 1994 to 1996 were used to calculate reported diabetes prevalence during pregnancy and to assess the impact of maternal birthplace outside of the 50 states and Washington, DC, on the risk of diabetes before and after adjustment for differences in maternal age, other sociodemographic characteristics, and late or no initiation of prenatal care overall and for each racial and ethnic group. RESULTS: Mothers born outside of the U.S. are significantly more likely to have diabetes during pregnancy. The impact of maternal nativity on diabetes prevalence is largely explained by the older childbearing age of immigrant mothers. However, adjusted diabetes risk remains elevated for Asian-Indian, non-Hispanic black, Filipino, Puerto Rican, and Central and South American mothers who were born outside the U.S. Conversely, birthplace outside the U.S. significantly reduces diabetes risk for Japanese, Mexican, and Native American women. CONCLUSIONS: Identification, treatment, and follow-up of immigrant mothers with diabetes during pregnancy may require special attention to language and sociocultural barriers to effective care. Systematic surveillance of the prevalence and impact of diabetes during pregnancy for immigrant and nonimmigrant women, particularly in racial and ethnic minority groups, and more detailed studies on the impact of acculturation on diabetes may increase understanding of the epidemiology of diabetes during pregnancy in our increasingly diverse society.  (+info)

Geographic distribution of Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus subtype IE genotypes in Central America and Mexico. (3/268)

Phylogenetic analysis of 20 strains of Venezuelan equine encephalitis (VEE) virus subtype IE isolated from 1961 to 1996 in Mexico and throughout Central America showed that VEE virus subtype IE was monophyletic with respect to other VEE virus subtypes. Nonetheless, there were at least three distinct geographically separated VEE virus IE genotypes: northwestern Panama, Pacific coast (Mexico/Guatemala), and Gulf/Caribbean coast (Mexico/Belize). Strains from the Caribbean coast of Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua may cluster with the Gulf/Caribbean genotype, but additional isolates from the region between Guatemala and Panama will be required to firmly establish their phylogenetic position. Viruses associated with two separate equine epizootics in Mexico in the 1990s were phylogenetically related to nonepizootic viruses from neighboring Guatemala and may represent the emergence or re-emergence of equine-virulent VEE virus subtype IE in Middle America.  (+info)

Helicobacter pylori infection in indigenous families of Central America: serostatus and oral and fingernail carriage. (4/268)

Helicobacter pylori infection remains one of the most common in humans, but the route of transmission of the bacterium is still uncertain. This study was designed to elucidate possible sources of infection in an isolated, rural population in Guatemala. A total of 242 subjects in family units participated in the study. A medical history, including a history of dyspepsia, was taken by a physician and immunoglobulin G antibodies to H. pylori were detected with the QuickVue (Quidel, San Diego, Calif.) onsite serology test. Overall, 58% of subjects were seropositive, with a positive relationship between mother and child (P = 0.02) and a positive correlation between the serostatuses of siblings (intraclass correlation coefficient = 0.63). There was no association between serostatus and gastric symptoms. Oral H. pylori was detected from periodontal pockets of various depths and the dorsum of the tongue by nested PCR. Eighty-seven percent of subjects had at least one oral site positive for H. pylori, with the majority of subjects having multiple positive sites. There was no association between periodontal pocket depth and the detection of H. pylori. Nested PCR was also used to detect H. pylori from beneath the nail of the index finger of each subject's dominant hand. Overall, 58% of subjects had a positive fingernail result, with a significant positive relationship between fingernail and tongue positivity (P = 0.002). In conclusion, the results of this study suggest that oral carriage of H. pylori may play a role in the transmission of infection and that the hand may be instrumental in transmission.  (+info)

Genetic evidence for the origins of Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus subtype IAB outbreaks. (5/268)

Epizootics of Venezuelan equine encephalitis (VEE) involving subtype IAB viruses occurred sporadically in South, Central and North America from 1938 to 1973. Incompletely inactivated vaccines have long been suspected as a source of the later epizootics. We tested this hypothesis by sequencing the PE2 glycoprotein precursor (1,677 nucleotides) or 26S/nonstructural protein 4 (nsP4) genome regions (4,490 nucleotides) for isolates representing most major outbreaks. Two distinct IAB genotypes were identified: 1) 1940s Peruvian strains and 2) 1938-1973 isolates from South, Central, and North America. Nucleotide sequences of these two genotypes differed by 1.1%, while the latter group showed only 0.6% sequence diversity. Early VEE virus IAB strains that were used for inactivated vaccine preparation had sequences identical to those predicted by phylogenetic analyses to be ancestors of the 1960s-1970s outbreaks. These data support the hypothesis of a vaccine origin for many VEE outbreaks. However, continuous, cryptic circulation of IAB viruses cannot be ruled out as a source of epizootic emergence.  (+info)

In vitro antiplasmodial activity of Central American medicinal plants. (6/268)

The in vitro antiplasmodial activities of 14 plant species traditionally used in Central America for the treatment of malaria or fever were evaluated. Lipophilic extracts of Piper hispidum, Siparuna andina, S. pauciflora, S. tonduziana, and Xylopia cf. frutescens, proved to be active against both a chloroquine-sensitive and a resistant strain of Plasmodium falciparum. IC50 values ranged between 3.0 microg/ml and 21.9 microg/ml; however, moderate cytotoxicity of active extracts was observed. Bioactivity-guided fractionation of Piper hispidum yielded 2',4, 6'-trihydroxy-4'-methoxydihydrochalcone (asebogenin) as an active compound.  (+info)

Genetic and antigenic diversity among eastern equine encephalitis viruses from North, Central, and South America. (7/268)

Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV), the sole species in the EEE antigenic complex, is divided into North and South American antigenic varieties based on hemagglutination inhibition tests. Here we describe serologic and phylogenetic analyses of representatives of these varieties, spanning the entire temporal and geographic range available. Nucleotide sequencing and phylogenetic analyses revealed additional genetic diversity within the South American variety; 3 major South/Central American lineages were identified including one represented by a single isolate from eastern Brazil, and 2 lineages with more widespread distributions in Central and South America. All North American isolates comprised a single, highly conserved lineage with strains grouped by the time of isolation and to some extent by location. An EEEV strain isolated during a 1996 equine outbreak in Tamaulipas State, Mexico was closely related to recent Texas isolates, suggesting southward EEEV transportation beyond the presumed enzootic range. Plaque reduction neutralization tests with representatives from the 4 major lineages indicated that each represents a distinct antigenic subtype. A taxonomic revision of the EEE complex is proposed.  (+info)

Elevated blood lead levels among internationally adopted children--United States, 1998. (8/268)

Lead poisoning has been reported recently among Chinese children adopted by U.S. citizens. However, little is known about the prevalence of elevated blood lead levels (BLLs) among adoptees from China and other countries. Persistent sources of lead exposure outside the United States include leaded gasoline exhaust; industrial emissions; cottage industries (e.g., battery breaking and recycling plants); traditional medicines; and some cosmetics, ceramic ware, and foods. In 1998, approximately 15,000 orphans from countries outside the United States who were adopted abroad or were to be adopted in the United States by U.S. citizens were issued U.S. immigrant visas-a nearly two-fold increase over 1988 (L. Lewis, Immigrant and Visa Control and Reporting Division, VISA Office, Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. State Department, personal communication, August 1999). Some orphans have been abandoned for extended periods and have no obtainable medical history. Immigrants aged <15 years are not required to have serologic or blood tests either in their country of origin or on entry into the United States unless exposure to syphilis or human immunodeficiency virus is suspected. To obtain reports on the prevalence of elevated BLLs (> or =10 microg/dL) among international adoptees, CDC contacted 12 international adoption medical specialists identified through the Joint Council on International Children's Services and two collaborating medical specialists. This report summarizes the results of that investigation, which suggest that international adoptees may arrive in the United States with elevated BLLs.  (+info)

*Central America bioregion

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*Central America (game)

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*SS Central America

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*Central America (disambiguation)

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*Buddhism in Central America

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*1934 Central America hurricane

The 1934 Central America Hurricane is among the deadliest hurricanes on record. Although a weak hurricane, it killed 1,000- ... The worst-hit area from the storm was Honduras, though other parts of Central America were affected as well. The town of ... The storm's slow movement over and near Belize, Honduras, and other Central American countries likely contributed to deadly ... mainly from landslides in Central America, and spawned eight tornadoes when it made landfall in Louisiana. The storm formed in ...

*History of Central America

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*Los Altos, Central America

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*Deforestation in Central America

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*Central America Resource Center

... originally named the Central American Refugee Center, was founded to protect the rights of refugees from Central America's wars ... the Central American Refugee Center officially changed its name to Central American Resource Center. This shift marked the ... Hispanics in Washington, D.C. Office of Latino Affairs of the District of Columbia Latin American Youth Center Central American ... The Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) is a community-based organization that seeks to foster the comprehensive ...

*Economy of Central America

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*Central America Volcanic Arc

"Constraints from finite element modelling on the active tectonics of northern Central America and the Middle America Trench" ( ... The Central American Volcanic Arc (often abbreviated to CAVA) is a chain of volcanoes which extends parallel to the Pacific ... Several volcanoes in Central America are currently active, including Arenal, Turrialba, Irazú, Poás, and Rincon de la Vieja in ... Central America's highest volcanoes are found in Guatemala and include the Tajumulco and Volcán Tacaná, both above 4,000 meters ...

*Beer in Central America

Belikin is the leading domestically produced beer brand in Belize. The biggest brewery in Costa Rica is the macrobrewery division of Florida Ice & Farm Co., known as Cervecería de Costa Rica, brewers of the Imperial, Pilsen, Bavaria, Rock Ice, Bohemia and Kaiser (non alcoholic) among other varieties and styles of the aforementioned beers. With the exception of Bavaria Dark, all are light-colored, light-bodied lagers. Since 2010 a healthy craft beer industry has been growing year after year, as of 2015 more than 40 breweries exists in the country, and more than 100 different locally brewed beers are available. The Salvadorean beers are Pilsener Lager Bier (most prominent brand in the country), Golden Light, Regia "Extra" Lager and Suprema Premium Lager; all manufactured by Cervecevia La Constancia, a subsidiary of SABMiller. The only current competitor is Cadejo Brewing Company that its being the second major productor of craft beer, La Roja, La Negra, Guapa, La Mera Belga are manufactured by ...

*Central Highlands (Central America)

The Central Highlands is the name given for the string of mountains and volcanoes which run through the middle of Central ... The central highlands in Colombia are mostly volcanoes. ... America. The highlands are part of a circle of volcanoes known ...

*Río Negro (Central America)

Río Negro (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈri.o ˈneɣɾo]) is a river that divides the countries of Honduras and Nicaragua along the Pacific coast. Its path was substantially altered by Hurricane Mitch in October 1998. It mostly runs through a very undeveloped jungle region of the 2 countries ...

*Central American agouti

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*Central American music

The countries of Central America have produced their own distinct forms of these genres such as Panamanian salsa, among others ... Central America portal The mejoranera, an instrument similar to a guitar, is a popular instrument unique to Panama. The country ... Central America is dominated by the popular Latin music, or Black Caribbean trends, including salsa, cumbia, mariachi, reggae, ... One of the well-known forms of Central American music is punta, a style innovated by the syncretic Garifunas who live across ...

*Central American Spanish

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*Central American Parliament

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*Central American Airways

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*Central American Seaway

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*Central American Games

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*Central American University

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*Central American crisis

Violence still reigns over Central America. A common legacy of the Central American crisis was the displacement and destruction ... The Central American Crisis was, in part, a reaction by the lower classes of Latin American society to unjust land tenure, ... The Central American crisis began in the late 1970s, when major civil wars and pro-communist revolutions erupted in various ... Going into the Central American Crisis, Honduras's economy was framed by stagnating agricultural production, de- ...

*Rail transport in Central America

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*EMD GP9

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Teaching in South and Central America on your gap year, career break or volunteering abroad experience is a great opportunity to gain relevant and invaluable teaching experience, while making a contribution to the disadvantaged communities with whom you will be living during your gap year in South and Central America. Theres no need for prior experience to teach as you travel in South and Central America with Frontier, as our teaching projects are designed for people who are teaching for the first time. Our volunteer in South and Central America opportunities give you the chance to earn your TEFL certificate for free or you can gain our new and exclusive, internationally recognised BTEC Advanced Certificate in Teaching English as Foreign Language. Travel South and Central America and experience something completely new. ...
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For over 20 years, Frontier has been at the forefront of biodiversity research and tropical habitat and species conservation. Frontier projects are internationally acclaimed. The work of our volunteers has served to protect thousands of species and precious ecosystems and is currently contributing to ground-breaking work on climate change. As a volunteer in South and Central America, whether youre on a gap year, taking a career break or volunteering abroad, you have the opportunity to make a real contribution to one of our award-winning wildlife conservation programs as you travel in South and Central America. Work within the local community saving endangered species and provide vital help with conservation on your gap year in South and Central America.. ...
This week in Miami, the United States and Mexico are co-hosting a high-level Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America to address some of the issues driving mass migration from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, also known as the Northern Triangle of Central America.
This paper analyzes Central Americas track record on inequality, poverty, and quality of fiscal adjustment in relation to economic growth; health and education outcomes; adequacy of social safety nets; and governance. It then assesses the degree to which the track record can be traced to reforms in public expenditure and governance. Despite the considerable heterogeneity among the countries in the region, there are some policies that all countries need to pursue. Sustained growth and a better quality of fiscal adjustment are needed, as well as policies aimed at increasing individuals productivity and improving governance.
Human rights in Central America by Pax Christi.; 1 edition; First published in 1988; Subjects: Christianity, Church and social problems, Economic development, Human rights, Missions, Moral and ethical aspects, Moral and ethical aspects of Economic development; Places: Central America
Central America Media Industry News Monitoring Service from EIN News; Media Monitoring & Online News Monitoring of Central America Media Industry
BACKGROUND: Informal employment is assumed to be an important but seldom studied social determinant of health, affecting a large number of workers around the world. Although informal employment arrangements constitute a permanent, structural pillar of many labor markets in low- and middle-income countries, studies about its relationship with health status are still scarce. In Central America more than 60% of non-agricultural workers have informal employment. Therefore, we aimed to assess differences in self-perceived and mental health status of Central Americans with different patterns of informal and formal employment. METHODS:/nEmployment profiles were created by combining employment relations (employees, self-employed, employers), social security coverage (yes/no) and type of contract--only for employees--(written, oral, none), in a cross-sectional study of 8,823 non-agricultural workers based on the I Central American Survey of Working Conditions and Health of 2011. Using logistic regression ...
Downloadable! Banks liquidity holdings are comfortably above legal or prudential requirements in most Central American countries. While good for financial stability, high systemic liquidity may nonetheless hinder monetary policy transmission and financial markets development. Using a panel of about 100 commercial banks from the region, we find that the demand for precautionary liquidity buffers is associated with measures of bank size, profitability, capitalization, and financial development. Deposit dollarization is also associated with higher liquidity, reinforcing the monetary policy and market development challenges in highly dollarized economies. Improvements in supervision and measures to promote dedollarization, including developing local currency capital markets, would help enhance financial systems efficiency and promote intermediation in the region.
Effects of Improved Nutrition in Early Childhood : The institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP) Follow-up Study; Proceedings of an IDECG workshop, July 1990, Bellagio, Italy, Supplement of The Journal of Nutrition (International Dietary Energy Consultative Group - IDECG, 1994, 198 pages ...
Effects of Improved Nutrition in Early Childhood : The institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP) Follow-up Study; Proceedings of an IDECG workshop, July 1990, Bellagio, Italy, Supplement of The Journal of Nutrition (International Dietary Energy Consultative Group - IDECG, 1994, 198 pages ...
The Association of Communitarian Health Services (ASECSA) is a transnational, religiously influenced health program in Central America created during the Cold War. ASECSA was founded in 1978 by a small group of international health professionals with ties to programs started by Catholic and Protestant clergy and laity in Guatemalas western highlands in the 1960s. It introduced a model of healthcare in which Maya health promoters and midwives became partners in healing rather than objects to be cured. Support for the health programs and ASECSA came from secular and religious international agencies, including the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), German Misereor, Catholic Relief Services, and the World Council of Churches. ASECSA was founded to disseminate knowledge of popular health education strategies used by health promoters and midwives to provide preventive and curative medical services to their communities. The education methods grew from Paulo Freires Pedagogy of the
Mexico & Central America Forum: The VGs didnt go to Costa Rica this trip! After reading through a number of posts on the board and doing a little ...
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- OAG Reports Declining Seat Capacity within Central America. Recent Merger Proposals to Change North America Travel.
Ive not been on the MOA forums much, but Ive been on ADVrider.com a lot. I wrote this back in 2006 when I got back from riding to the Darien Gap in Panama, but I think it is still appropriate for today. In spite of the news, I dont think Mexico or Central America is any more dangerous now than it was then, which is really not that bad. Dont let the media scare you away. Plan ahead, use common sense, be courteous, and go see these fantastic countries. If you dont want to go solo, go
This is the only field guide to provide comprehensive coverage of the mammals of Central America and Southeast Mexico. This edition features 21 new species accounts, including nine for bats. Four new full-color maps show parks and protected areas, biomes, elevations, and habitat loss. From Funnel-eared Bats and Spider Monkeys to Climbing Rats and Pocket Mice, Anteaters and Sloths to Sperm Whales and Ocean Dolphins, the guide fully describes every known regional species.
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This is the only field guide to provide comprehensive coverage of the mammals of Central America and southeast Mexico. The fully revised second edition includes 21 new species, as well as updated illustrations and distribution maps. Each species account provides measurements, descriptions, and comparisons with similar species, and is accompanied by a range map showing where the species can be found in the region.
Overview URC is working to strengthen HIV/TB surveillance and control throughout Central America in the areas of clinical, laboratory and strategic information management. The project is building the capacity of health care workers to prevent and control TB infection and to detect and deliver clinical services to HIV patients with TB. The program is also improving HIV/TB/fungal surveillance programs and enhancing laboratory diagnostic capacity.
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Despite recent global declines in the rate of early childbearing, adolescent childbearing is a persistent challenge in many countries. Early motherhood is widely recognized as having negative consequences for the health of the young woman and her infant, as well as for their future economic, educational and social prospects.1-4 These risks are particularly important in regions such as Central America, where poverty levels are high and access to resources is low.5-7
Among our type collections from South and Central America, there are specimens collected by more than 600 different collectors. The collector with the largest number of type specimens is Erik Leonard Ekman (3020 types), followed by Olof Swartz, (920 types) who collected mainly in Jamaica and Caribbean islands, Charles Wright with 880 types from Cuba, Anders Fredrik Regnell with 720 types collected in Brazil, specially in Minas Gerais State; Per Karl Dusén with 659 types collected mainly in Brasil, but also in Argentina, Chile and Paraguay; Émile Hassler with 640 type collected mainly in Paraguay, Adolpho Ducke, with 630 types collected in Amazon region; Gustaf Malme, with 580 types collected mainly in Brasil; and Auguste Glaziou, 520 types collected in Brazil, especially in Rio de Janeiro and Goiás States. ...
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D″ (Dee double prime), the lowermost layer of the Earths mantle, is the thermal boundary layer (TBL) of mantle convection immediately above the Earths liquid outer core. As the origin of upwelling of hot material and the destination of paleoslabs (downwelling cold slab remnants), D″ plays a major role in the Earths evolution. D″ beneath Central America and the Caribbean is of particular geodynamical interest, because the paleo- and present Pacific plates have been subducting beneath the western margin of Pangaea since ~250 million years ago, which implies that paleoslabs could have reached the lowermost mantle ...
Some countries in Central America have struggled with high levels of poverty and unemployment, fragile political and judicial systems, widespread drug trafficking and violence, and high homicide rates.
Chart and table showing annual growth rate of ethanol fuel imports for Central America & the Caribbean. Data obtained from the US Energy Information Administration.
A US-sponsored war on drugs in Central America is expanding with Counter Terror Squads, targeting indigenous people, citizen activists, and even independent journalists. It must be stopped.
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|span style=-webkit-border-horizontal-spacing: 2px; -webkit-border-vertical-spacing: 2px; >The opening ceremony of the Central American Games kicked off a week of competition for athletes with intellectual disabilities from 13 countries across Central America and the Caribbean.|/span>
Birdman barnstormed Belize. As part of an impromptu goodwill trip before training camp, Nuggets forward Chris Andersen spent about 30 hours visiting schools and hospitals Thursday and Friday in the impoverished Central American country.
Although ethanol is already produced in small quantities in this Central American country, it is not possible to use it because of the lack of a law allowing it to be mixed with gasoline in the local market.. According to Armando Boesche, of the Azasgua sugar-industry association, the sugar refineries are already working with ethanol with the intention of selling to markets in the United States and Europe, which have opened to the product as a partial substitute for petroleum.. The Guatemalan sugar industry currently has four factories that produce ethanol that is exported to Mexico. One of the largest refineries, the Magdalena facility located on the countrys southern coast, produces some 420,000 liters of ethanol daily for conversion into fuel.. But the project being promoted by the U.S. government in Latin America to use agricultural products, mainly corn, for making biofuels has been rejected by local campesinos, indigenous and grassroots groups.. Orlando Blanco, of the Collective of Social ...
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican immigration officials have found 147 Central American migrants abandoned by a roadside, apparently left by people smugglers.The...
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As the deadly BD fungus spreads in the Central American country, researchers scramble to create a safe haven before whole amphibian species are wiped out.
And this thesis seems ever more valid with reports that the federal government has coerced schools into accepting possibly sick illegal-alien children. Writes the Daily Callers Eric Owens, "The Obama administration has not subjected a large number of these children to proper medical screening processes. Instead, the federal government has sent the unaccompanied minors to various U.S. locations to live with relatives or, in some cases, to live as foster wards. The children then enroll in local, taxpayer-funded public schools with no questions asked - by law." Professor of medicine at New York Universitys Langone Medical Center Dr. Marc Siegel warned about this as far back as July, writing in Slate, "As many as 50,000 children, mostly from Central American countries … are not being detained for the purpose of identifying illness, with Immigration and Customs Enforcement relying on self-report of symptoms, and many have already been sent to other states, where disease can spread.". So has ...
Invasion" has racked up a record 50,000 admissions and B.O. earnings of $217,745, not a paltry sum for a doc in a tiny Central American country of 3.9 million.. "None of my other films has made such an impact; people step out of the cinema and continue the discussion, relating their own personal recollections of the event," he says.. "Invasion" is his third documentary. His first and only fiction feature to date, "Chance," was a box office phenomenon in itself, clocking a record 140,000 admissions and B.O. earnings of nearly $500,000 in 2010.. Benaim is developing his next fiction pic, "Bien Cuidado," which refers to the people who watch over parked vehicles for a fee, quite common in neighborhoods where car theft is rampant. While "Chance" touched, albeit humorously, on the tension between the haves and have-nots, "Bien Cuidado" dwells on the unlikely friendship between them, specifically between one watcher and a wealthy man.. "When I went to film school, I thought I would be making fiction ...
During the past two days, I have been tied-up with a series of conferences and thus I have not had time to study in detail the data that you sent to me. Nevertheless, from the extensive report in your letter I recognize that we are in agreement in constructing the relationships of maize in the area that you are examining. I state this because I have spent several months on organizing the knob data that was available to me. These include the raw data of Longley and Kato received from Kato in April, on my data, on that of Kato for Mexico (Raleigh data and the more recent Tuxpeno data), and the data you gave us in Mexico City. I have made separate maps of knob distributions, one for each type of knob, with relative frequencies of appearance at each location. The data are placed within states for Mexico, Guatemala, and for Brazil. For the other central American countries, the data is placed directly at the location of collection, as shown in the maps that I gave to you. Also, I have redone the ...
The Zika virus is a mosquito-transmitted infection that is "spreading explosively" across Caribbean, South and Central American countries since an initial outbreak occurred last May in Brazil. As of February 24, 2016, there have been 107 travel-associated cases of Zika virus reported within the United States, plus 39 locally-acquired and one travel-associated case in U.S. territories. Most people infected with the Zika virus are asymptomatic or only have mild symptoms such as fever, chills and joint pain. There is major concern for pregnant women and their babies because Zika virus has been linked to microcephaly, a birth defect where a babys head is smaller than expected when compared to babies of the same sex and age.. Scientists do not fully understand the connection, but early evidence suggests that Zika virus has contributed to an increase in the number of cases of microcephaly in Brazil since the outbreak began. Babies with microcephaly often have smaller brains that might not have ...
Pope Francis urged Central American governments on Sunday to find an urgent solution to help thousands of U.S.-bound Cuban migrants stranded on the border between Costa Rica and Nicaragua.
Some designers in North, South, and Central American countries produced an exaggerated hourglass figure," the Fractl team said. "Others in European and Asian nations chose to render her so thin that her estimated BMI, according to a survey we conducted, would fall under or dangerously close to [underweight ...
The Trump administration announced on Sunday that it wants Central American children - even those fleeing for their lives - to be turned away at the US-Mexico border or quickly sent back to their home countries. This was one of several conditions the administration cast as prerequisites for any legislative deal to protect the Dreamers, undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children.
A guided-missile frigate left San Diego on Tuesday morning for a six-month deployment to Central American waters. Its mission is to disrupt illegal drug trafficking in the eastern Pacific and Caribbean.
In Central America, the HIV/AIDS epidemic is concentrated with low prevalence among the general population, but high prevalence among certain sub-groups such as men who have sex with men (MSM), transgender women (male to female), and male and female sex workers (SW); named key populations. Other priority populations include people living with HIV (PLHIV), clients of sex workers, the Garifuna ethnic group, and the military population. Since 2006, Central American Ministries of Health alongside the U.S. Governments agencies such as CDC Central American Regional Office (CDC-CAR) have implemented the Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) surveillance, prevention and control strategy, known as VICITS by its Spanish acronym. VICITS is an intervention for key populations that includes the provision of a combination-prevention package, integrated STI diagnosis and treatment, condom promotion and distribution, HIV counseling and testing, antiretroviral treatment referral, collection and analysis of key ...
MEXICO CITY - President Barack Obama, faced with skyrocketing violence and evidence of growing drug cartel power in Central America, for the first time has named three of the regions countries to the U.S. governments list of major drug-trafficking nations.
BACKGROUND:. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death among Latina women (LW) in the United States. Nursing knowledge in the area of CVD and Latina women is currently underdeveloped. Most studies have included Mexican women with limited information on how predictors such as resources, situational, personal, and demographic factors have an effect on the CVD-related dietary practices, physical activity, and exercise practices among Latina women subgroups such as Central American women.. DESIGN NARRATIVE:. To conduct a cross-sectional and follow-up preliminary intervention study in order to describe and analyze the CVD-related diet, physical activity, and exercise practices predictors in 221 Mexican and Central American women recruited from six counties in Northern California. Face-to-face interviews were conducted with Mexican American and Central American women (ages 40-75) who had at least one risk factor for CVD to answer the following questions: What were the CVD-related risk ...
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Regular seasonal migration between wintering and breeding grounds is a common strategy used by birds that breed in seasonal environments [1]. For terrestrial birds breeding in North America, species individual migration routes can be aggregated geographically into three migration flyways: eastern, central and western [2]. Species in the eastern and central flyways winter primarily in the Caribbean, South America and Central America, and migrate to breeding grounds in the eastern and northern portions of North America. Species in the western flyway, in contrast, winter primarily in Mexico and Central America, and breed in the western portion of North America. The seasonal locations of the eastern and central flyways overlap geographically, whereas the western flyway is more distinct. An interesting feature shared by the eastern and western flyways is that birds tend to migrate northward in the spring west of their southward trajectory in the autumn, generating a looped migration trajectory [3]. ...
Whats the News: A fungus that his been wiping out frog species all over the world is creeping into the last area patch of tropical mountains in the Americas escape its scourge, the Darien National Park in Panama, and scientists are scrambling to save what species they can. Frogs have been taking a beating. over the last three decades, due in large part to a ruthless killer called chytrid fungus. . Identified in the late 90s. , the fungus is startlingly lethal, driving 50% of species into extinction and killing 80% of individuals within five months of appearing at one location in Panama. It spreads through water via spores, affecting even areas where humans have not penetrated. It is the worst infectious disease ever recorded among vertebrates in terms of the number of species impacted, and its propensity to drive them to extinction, wrote a team of scientists in a 2005 World Conservation Union report. [pdf]. How the Heck:. ...
One assumes that the gender 70,000 years ago in Mexico and Central America arose. During the Pleistocene, North America was covered with four alternating ice ages and warm periods. During each warm period North America was again covered with plants from Central America, where the northward advancing plants mingled with remnants of the ice age. This created a large genetic variation ...
During the past 30 years, most of the growth in bean production in Central America and the Caribbean has occurred in the lowlands (, 1000 m), especially in the more humid regions. This project addresses several biotic and abiotic constraints often encountered in the tropical lowlands. The presence of BGYMV (Bean common mosaic necrosis virus) and BCMNV (Bean common mosaic necrosis virus) in the Caribbean, Central America, and southeastern Mexico make the selection for resistance to these viruses priority breeding objectives. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Legume Systems Research plant breeders have developed and released black bean lines that combine resistance to BCMNV and BGYMV. Small red bean breeding lines with the same combination of traits for disease resistance are currently being developed at Zamorano. Greater levels of common bacterial blight (CBB) and web blight (WB) resistance are needed for beans produced in warm and humid lowland regions, such as the Petén in Guatemala. ...
The phrase also exists in Hungarian, where the literal translation to English is "(You may cure) the dogs bite with its fur", but has evolved into a short phrase ("kutyaharapást szőrével") that is used frequently in other contexts when one is trying to express that the solution to a problem is more of the problem. Among the Irish and Mexicans, the phrase The Cure ("curarse la cruda", in Spanish) is often used instead of hair of the dog.[6] It is used, often sarcastically, in the question "Going for a Cure?" In Costa Rica (Central America), the same expression is used but it refers to a pig as in: hair of the same pig ("pelos de la misma chancha" in Central America) referring to the same method to cure the hangover.[citation needed]. In some Slavic languages (Polish, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian, Slovenian and Russian), hair of the dog is called "a wedge" (klin), mirroring the concept of dislodging a stuck wedge with another one; hence the popular Polish phrase "[to dislodge] a ...
Shorebirds mostly move back and forth across Central America via a couple of flyways," said Torchin. "We think that the snails were able to cross the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in Mexico because its a major bird flyway and is a relatively flat and narrow stretch of land with ideal tidal flat habitat on either side." "There is a chance that the hitchhiking snails benefited native populations by bringing in new genes that helped them resist common parasites that castrate the snails and keep them from reproducing," said Ryan Hechinger, associate research biologist at the University of California, Santa Barbara. "Now we are looking at the parasite genes to see if they jumped Central America too." Understanding that such hitchhiking occurs can help reveal where new species might have become established or where they might establish in the future," said Eldredge Bermingham, STRI director and staff scientist."I am here in Panama watching as snails fly over my head. Tongue in cheek, I fail to understand ...
En México, América Central y el Caribe, la UICN ha impulsado la conservación de áreas naturales, el empoderamiento de la sociedad civil, la generaci...
The methanol extracts were examined for their antioxidant activity by using the agar diffusion method. Moreover, the minimal inhibitory concentration was gathered by broth dilution method. Then, the antitopoisomerase activity was analyzed through mutant strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, and the mutagenic activity was observed using the Ames test ...
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The Jamaican economy is heavily dependent on services, which accounts for more than 70% of GDP. The country derives most of its foreign exchange from tourism, remittances, and bauxite/alumina. Earnings from remittances and tourism each account for 14% and 20% of GDP, while bauxite/alumina exports have declined to less than 5% of GDP.. Jamaicas economy has grown on average less than 1% a year for the last three decades and many impediments remain to growth: a bloated public sector which crowds out spending on important projects; high crime and corruption; red-tape; and a high debt-to-GDP ratio. Jamaica, however, has made steady progress in reducing its debt-to-GDP ratio from a high of almost 150% in 2012 to less than 110% in 2017, in close collaboration with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The current IMF Stand-By Agreement requires Jamaica to produce an annual primary surplus of 7%, in an attempt to reduce its debt burden below 60% by 2025.. Economic growth reached 1.6% in 2016, but ...
The Jamaican economy is heavily dependent on services, which accounts for more than 70% of GDP. The country derives most of its foreign exchange from tourism, remittances, and bauxite/alumina. Earnings from remittances and tourism each account for 14% and 20% of GDP, while bauxite/alumina exports have declined to less than 5% of GDP.. Jamaicas economy has grown on average less than 1% a year for the last three decades and many impediments remain to growth: a bloated public sector which crowds out spending on important projects; high crime and corruption; red-tape; and a high debt-to-GDP ratio. Jamaica, however, has made steady progress in reducing its debt-to-GDP ratio from a high of almost 150% in 2012 to less than 110% in 2017, in close collaboration with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The current IMF Stand-By Agreement requires Jamaica to produce an annual primary surplus of 7%, in an attempt to reduce its debt burden below 60% by 2025.. Economic growth reached 1.6% in 2016, but ...
The Tribune lives in a chronic state of alarm lest there should be a war. Justly regarding war as among the most dreadful scourges that can among the world, it forgets that there can be any other evils, and spends its days in exhorting our Government never, under any circumstances, to do anything which can possibly give other nations provocation or excuse for resorting to its fearful chances ...
The download of the town in Central America also were the negative markers. Mexico and Central America. Eastern and Western functions was complicated.
We were somewhat tired that night, but wed made an agreement to double up and do a full day of fishing with Gavino. This time, wed head way up north to the top of the reef and then out to the blue water for some deep sea fishing for trophy fish.. "Im so glad youre getting to learn about fishing." My brother said. "Gavino is a great teacher." I began to understand what my brother and other fishermen loved about this sport. It was thrilling when the fish grabbed the hook. There was the excitement of a gambling table when you tried to pull the fish on board. It could be anything. It could get away. The skill of landing the fish and the satisfaction of a big catch helped punctuate each hook up. It was all very simply explained, but best done so from the confines of a boat at sea where it made sense. Otherwise, it was like describing SCUBA to someone whos never swam.. "I think Im getting it." I said. But I wondered if it would every completely grab me like it had my brother. He was obsessed by ...
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Chili Beach is a gorgeous boutique hotel in the idyllic sun-kissed fishing village of Jericoacoara, with its beautiful dunes and world-class kite surfing
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Not a single source interviewed could cite a Constitutional or legal precedent for such a staggering mass roundup of civilians by American authorities in "peacetime" if the president ordered a direct strike into central America, which was to be code named "OPERATION NIGHT TRAIN" (we have the document on it), that they would set up a concomitant domestic exercise or war games scenario calledREX-84, the main rationale of which was to round up 400,000 undocumented Central American aliens during a two week period of time. Incarcerate them in ten military detention camps. (Some of these camps are shown and documented in the movie COVER-UP which has been playing at theaters on the West Coast. Its available for rent from CBA Bookstore, 3434 N. Pacific Highway, Medford, OR 97501) (24). OPERATION DRAGNET - THE UNITED NATIONS PITFALL. According to The Washington Report something called operation dragnet., is authorized under Title II of the Mc Carran Act. According to this act, the alleged president of ...
Perhaps no other food has been more closely identified with the Americas than corn. Both the Mayan and the Olmec civilizations that date back to 2000 1500 BC in what is now Mexico and Central America (commonly called Mesoamerica) had not only adopted maize as a staple food in the diet but had also developed a reverence for maize that was expressed in everyday rituals, religious ceremonies, and in the arts. The first domestication of maize in Mesoamerica actually dates back even further, to 9000 8000 BC. Corn was equally valued by Native American tribes living in North America, although tribal wisdom about corn was largely ignored by European colonists in the 15th and 16th centuries AD.. ...
Navarro, C., Cavers, S. & Lowe, A. (2011). Seed sourcing recommendations for forest restoration: impacts of tree isolation on progeny performance of cedar and mahogany in the neotropics. In: Restoring Degraded Landscapes with Native Species in Latin America (eds Montagnini, F & Finney, C). Nova Science Publishers, New York, pp. 51-61 ...
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Leandro. Consider detoxification. Not hippie juice/fast/purge detox, but something more sophisticated. Ive been using Christopher Shades stuff for about 2 years. Its a slow process. No one seems to understand the problem like he does, not even close. Before I found him, it all seemed like bullshit, probably because most of it is. Re-feeding was really helpful for me, but it left me with a lot of problems to still solve and created some new ones that slowly faded away with other strategies. Like everything else, its going to work well for some people and not be enough for others. If you think about the things that have changed in our environment to cause an increase in chronic health stuff and food allergies (which is what everyone should be thinking), cumulative exposure to ever greater numbers of toxic, system deregulating substances has to be near the top of the list, and its at the top of mine. We know that a lot of toxins we are now exposed to are endocrine disrupters and gum up the ...
This week on Afropop Worldwide, we bring you Afropops trip to Central America: The Panama Beat. In order to research the show, our producer and resident Latin American traveler Marlon Bishop took a trip to Panama to find out what the tiny country linking North and South America is all about. He brought us back some fantastic records and interviews with artists ranging from reggae star Kafu Banton to cumbia tipica siren Nina Campina. Here you can read some of Marlons personal reflections from the trip. A Trip to Panama I cant remember exactly when I first became restless to go to Panama. In the summer of 2009, Afropop sent me to Puerto Rico to research the roots of reggaeton. I was fascinated to learn that the origin of Latin Americas most popular club music was actually not on that island at all, but in Panama, a country rarely mentioned for its music (unfortunately). The deal was sealed after I heard some tracks from Soundway Records excellent three-disc Panama! compilation of golden-age ...
Photo Credit: Jamie Awe". In comparison to many of its neighbors in Central America and the Caribbean, Belize has pursued a very effective and comprehensive policy of conservation in order to capitalize on the growing segment of eco-tourism. However, given the stresses of economic development, Belize is facing a difficult balancing act when it comes to determining the limits of environmental and cultural conservation.. Like most Caribbean countries, Belize is burdened with extremely high-energy costs-yet it was expected that this would change when Belize discovered deposits of oil in 2005. This recent discovery of oil has sparked a debate about the future of Belizes economic development. Earlier this year, the Belizean court stopped government plans to begin contract offshore oil deposits to inexperienced companies in the Meso American Reef-the worlds second largest barrier reef and a World Heritage Site. Due to the devastation brought by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, the ...
Ahhh, relaxation. The whole concept is a bit subjective, isnt it? For some (like yours truly), theres one path to inner peace and it involves-no, requires-an impossibly blue ocean, white sands and an ice-cold piña colada. The best part about Belize? Its roads to relaxation are diverse. Nestled between Mexico and Guatemala, this Central American country-the only one whose official language is English, thanks to its status as a British colony until 1973-is fast becoming a haven for beach-lovers, thrill-seekers and eco-conscious travelers alike.
Healthcare is something that is readily available in many places in the U.S. and can be taken for granted, but it may not be as readily available in another country. Many countries do offer health care that matches up to American standards, and many facilities even have medical professionals from the U.S. Medicare does not cover healthcare outside of the States, so finding an alternative option for insurance is needed. Contacting the U.S. embassy (https://www.usembassy.gov/) can get you pointed in the right direction.. One of the biggest perks of living abroad is the lower cost of living. Have you always wanted beach front property? Maybe a cabin in the mountains? Many places like Central America are popular because of the low cost of living. There are resources that allow you to calculate how much you can expect to pay in other countries. Its great to have your options and compare them. Xpatulator (http://www.xpatulator.com/) and Numbeo (https://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/) can help you ...
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More maps: Africa , Asia , Central America & the Caribbean , Europe , Middle East , North America , Oceania , South America , World , Development Relevance: The World Bank Group is committed to reducing extreme poverty to 3 percent or less, globally, by 2030. Monitoring poverty is important on the global development agenda as well as on the national development agenda of many countries. The World Bank produced its first global poverty estimates for developing countries for World Development Report 1990: Poverty (World Bank 1990) using household survey data for 22 countries (Ravallion, Datt, and van de Walle 1991). Since then there has been considerable expansion in the number of countries that field household income and expenditure surveys. The World Banks Development Research Group maintains a database that is updated annually as new survey data become available (and thus may contain more recent data or revisions) and conducts a major reassessment of progress against poverty every year. ...
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His approach must have worked, as the business of schnapps went from strength to strength. Supposedly over 90,000 cases of a dozen quart bottles (or two dozen pint bottles) were being moved per year by the 1870s; thats at least 1 million schnapps bottles sold around the world.. Aside from this prodigious quantity, the international aspect of the trade is quite remarkable. After being produced in Schiedam, the schnapps destined for consumption in the United States, Central America and the Caribbean was shipped to New York City for bottling and distribution. Meanwhile, schnapps to be sold in Europe, South America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand was sent from Schiedam to Hamburg, where it was bottled and then shipped away. This, then, was an American company, producing liquor in Holland, bottling it in America and Germany, and exporting it to the four corners of the globe. Because of this massive trade one can now find bottles bearing the label Udolpho Wolfes Aromatic Schnapps in ...
Imported (except Asia, British Columbia, Canada, Central America, Certified Farms & Fisheries, Ecuador, Farmed in RAS, South America, Mexico and Thailand) ...
Madroño publishes work on the natural history of Western American botanical organisms and vegetation, including Mexico, Central America, and South America.
The U.S. recovery continues to support activity in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, but Chinas slowdown has reduced the demand for exports from South America. ...
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With new Growth Coach master franchise owners successfully launching in Canada, Central America and South America, the business and sales coaching company is actively seeking new master franchise owners worldwide.
Background The massive pandemic of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection is spreading through South America, Central America, the Caribbean, and possibly the USA. It is the most recent of four surprising...
San Francisco, Live Webcast and www.pli.edu,* December 16, 2016 Live Webcast, December 16, 2016 Why You Should Attend Unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America have continued to come to California in large numbers over the past few years. Some of these children have experienced trafficking on their journey to the United States or upon their arrival in California, and others have been abused, neglected, or abandoned by their parents.
Canary in the Coal Mine. Joe Charlebois. Recent troubling events have taken place on all levels of government that have been anything but transparent. Government agencies are keeping the general public in the dark, or denying access to information regarding the potential impact of infectious diseases on the U.S. populace caused by refusing vaccinations and illegal immigration.. Now the perfect storm is forming which will set up the United States for disease outbreaks on a level not seen since the introduction of national vaccination programs. This storm is comprised of slow action by treatment facilities in adopting protocols for foreign travelers who report illness; by unfettered immigration from Central America and Mexico; and opposition to vaccinations - and even political correctness.. Diseases re-emerging in the United States include measles, mumps, rubella, and whooping cough. These diseases were all but eradicated over the last half century through aggressive vaccination programs. Then ...
His story started when he was briefly jailed for behavioural problems in a home for people with mental illness. Officials referred his case to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) despite being aware that he was a US citizen. ICE detained him, investigated, denied him legal counsel, and deported him to Mexico.. As he drifted homeless and penniless through Central America, he was unable to access the medications he was taking to treat his mental illness. Unstable environments contributed to a deterioration of his mental state. He considered suicide. He was imprisoned by multiple sets of officials and deported a second time when he managed to re-enter the United States. Finally, after reaching an embassy, his family was contacted and he was brought safely back into the United States.. There are layers of problems with this case. Theres the documented issue that ICE fails to serve people with disabilities in immigration detention, making it impossible for undocumented immigrants, documented ...
Rosa Lopez, 45, was one of them. She knew she wasnt cut out for hard labor on her familys Oaxacan ranch when she followed her cousin to San Diego 25 years ago. "Once I arrived here, I never thought about going back," said Lopez, who eventually got a green card through her husband and became an American citizen.. As defense jobs dwindled in the aftermath of the Cold War, however, and the 1990s recession hit harder than other states, new arrivals from Mexico and Central America increasingly shunned California for states where job prospects were better and housing was cheaper.. The number of people living in the country illegally tripled in Iowa from 2000 to 2010, nearly doubled in Ohio and surged 55 percent in North Carolina, according to the Pew Hispanic Center.. "Once theres an immigrant beachhead, other people move in … In the South, first people broke the ice and others followed," said Manuel Pastor, director of USCs Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration.. In California, the ...
ATS Medical (Nasdaq: ATSI): The manufacturer of cardiac surgery products said it received Food and Drug Administration clearance and performed the first implant of the ATS Simulus semi-rigid annuloplasty band. The product, developed in collaboration with Genesee BioMedical, is used to repair a heart valve. Bemis (NYSE: BMS): Is paying $1.2 billion for the global packaging business of Rio Tinto PLC, collectively called Alcan Packaging Food Americas.. Deluxe (NYSE: DLX): The check printer and small-business services provider said its Hostopia unit has agreed to buy search-engine marketing firm MerchEngines and certain assets of Aplus.net, a Web hosting and Internet service provider, for about $30 million.. Medtronic (NYSE: MDT): A federal advisory committee will meet later this month to consider whether Medtronic should be allowed to sell a heart valve that can be implanted in patients without open-heart surgery.. PepsiAmericas (NYSE: PAS): And the Central America Beverage Corp. said Monday they ...
Contemporary Fiction from Central America At times unsettling, absurd, suspenseful, tragic, exhilarating, and revelatory, the stories in this collection bring together the widely divergent styles and subject matter of writers from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. An arresting, luminous collection - Publishers Weekly
Extensive native Jatropha curcas L. (Jatropha) crop areas have been planted in Central America marginal lands since 2008 as a non-edible prospective feedstock alternative to high-value, edible palm oil. Jatropha biodiesel is currently exclusively produced in the region at commercial scale utilizing alkaline catalysts. Recently, a free, soluble Thermomyces lanuginosus (TL) 1,3 specific lipase has shown promise as biocatalyst, reportedly yielding up to 96 % ASTM D6751 compliant biodiesel after 24 h transesterification of soybean, canola oils and other feedstocks. Biodiesel conversion rate and quality of enzymatically catalyzed transesterification of Jatropha oil was evaluated. Two lipases: free, soluble TL and immobilized Candida antarctica (CA) catalyzed methanolic transesterification of crude Jatropha and refined palm oil. Jatropha yields were similar to palm biodiesel with NaOH as catalyst. After 24 h transesterification, Jatropha (81 %) and palm oil (86 %) biodiesel yields with TL as catalyst were
Triatoma dimidiata is currently the main vector of Chagas disease in Mexico, most Central American countries and several zones of Ecuador and Colombia. Although this species has been the subject of several recent phylogeographic studies, the relationship among different populations within the species remains unclear. To elucidate the population genetic structure of T. dimidiata in Colombia, we analyzed individuals from distinct geographical locations using the cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 gene and 7 microsatellite loci. A clear genetic differentiation was observed among specimens from three Colombian eco-geographical regions: Inter Andean Valleys, Caribbean Plains and Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountain (SNSM). Additionally, evidence of genetic subdivision was found within the Caribbean Plains region as well as moderate gene flow between the populations from the Caribbean Plains and SNSM regions. The genetic differentiation found among Colombian populations correlates, albeit weakly, with an ...
1]A fungus is devastating coffee growers in Guatemala.. The Central American nations president declared a state of emergency over the Coffee Rust infection, reports the Associated Press[2]. President Otto Molina Perez says that more than 70% of Guatemalas coffee is harmed by the fungus.. Guatemala is the third Central American country to enact emergency measures to deal with the blight. It also has been seen in El Salvador, Costa Rica, Panama, Mexico and Honduras. The fungus damages the coffee plant, first with the leaves, then the plant itself is affected. It then ceases producing coffee beans and dies.. More than 100,000 workers in Guatemala already have lost their jobs. With more than 1.2 million jobs in the coffee industry, Guatemala is freeing up $14 million to help coffee growers to purchase pesticides and to provide education to planters about how to avoid and treat the fungus when it appears on their crops.. Officials from El Salvador, Panama, Guatemala, Honduras and Costa Rica are ...
Category: Geography of Canada Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... Global view centred on North America North America is the third largest continent (1990 est. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... This article describes the geography of Antigua and Barbuda. ... Political map of Costa Rica. ... a beach in the Barahona province This article details the geography of the Dominican Republic. ... Map of El Salvador Shaded relief map of El Salvador Satellite image of El Salvador in April 2002 Economic activity of El Salvador, 1980 Vegetation and land use, 1980 The geography of El Salvador is unique among the nations of Central America. ... Location: Caribbean, islands in the Caribbean Sea, about one-third of the way from Puerto Rico to Trinidad and Tobago Geographic coordinates: 17 20 N, 62 45 W Map references: Central America and the Caribbean Area: total: 261 km² (Saint Kitts 168 km²; Nevis 93 ...
Parachromis dovii, the guapote or wolf cichlid, is a species of cichlid native to Central America where it occurs on both slopes of Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. This species grows to a length of 72 cm (2.4 ft) TL. This carnivorous species is important to local commercial fisheries and is sought after as a gamefish. Breeding can be achieved with very little effort and no specific requirements are needed for breeding purposes. As long as water conditions are maintained at a desirable high quality, a breeding pair of such fish will readily spawn. To enhance the likelihood of acquiring a breeding pair, purchase several healthy and active juveniles at a young age (between 6 -10) and grow these specimens until sexual maturity. Generally, you should be left with a breeding pair or two. These fish will noticeably become more aggressive and territorial, Remove all other fish at this point and keep the newly formed breeding pair separate. When a breeding pair had been successfully established, the ...
Dengvaxia has been approved by Mexico, the Philippines and Brazil in Dec. 2015.. The vaccine is approved for the prevention of disease caused by four dengue serotypes in individuals aged 9-45 years old living in endemic areas.. "The adoption of much-needed dengue vaccine is welcome news for our country, "said Dr. Maria Lourdes Duenas, infectious disease specialist at Childrens Hospital Benjamin Bloom in El Salvador.. "The burden of dengue in El Salvador has grown every year in the last decade. Access to this vaccine is essential to boost our prevention efforts dengue in the country and reduce the burden of disease ". El Salvador reported more than 50,000 dengue fever cases in 2015, according to the Pan American Health Organization. Dengue serotype 1,2 and 3 were reported circulating in El Salvador last year.. "This latest approval of the vaccine against dengue in El Salvador shows the speed that we are moving to a preventable disease dengue vaccine in countries where the disease burden is the ...
You may have heard about the kissing bug that is making its way across southern regions of the U.S. Major news outlets such as TIME, CNN, and Forbes recently featured stories about this trending topic. Kissing bugs can carry the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, which can cause Chagas disease. Its important to know that not all kissing bugs are infected with the parasite, and the likelihood of contracting Chagas disease is low.. The Kissing bug received its name because it typically bites the face of humans around the lips and eyes. They are similar to bed bugs; they are primarily nocturnal, and feed on the blood of mammals, including dogs and people. Feedings typically occur while hosts are asleep, and a meal can last 20-30 minutes. Hosts are unaware they are being bitten, because kissing bugs inject an anesthetizing agent during feeding.. About Chagas disease. Chagas disease is not new, but until recently, it was more commonly found in Mexico, Central America and South America. The disease is ...
This thesis analyses several factors affecting the control of triatomines in Guatemala. There are three synantropic triatomines in Guatemala, i.e., Rhodnius prolixus, Triatoma dimidiata and T. nitida. Their distibution is mainly at an altitude between 800 and 1500 m a.s.l. R. prolixus and T. nitida have localized but scaterred distibution while T. dimidiata is present in 21 of the 22 departments in the country. Several investigations have shown that R. prolixus could be relatively easily eradicated while T. dimidiata may be more difficult to control, since it is present in domestic, peridomestic and sylvatic environments showing high diversity and a variety of epidemiological characteristics. Based on the incidence of Trypanosma cruzi infection in humans in the distributional areas of the triatomines, R. prolixus appear to be a more competent vector than T. dimidiata. This is despite the fact that these vectors have similar infection rates. Inside houses, R. prolixus and T. dimidiata and in ...

An Open Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry regarding the Murder of Honduran Indigenous and Environmental Activist Berta...An Open Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry regarding the Murder of Honduran Indigenous and Environmental Activist Berta...

Central American Resource Center (CRECEN). Central American Resource Center (CARECEN), Washington DC, Los Angeles, and San ... AMERICA PARA TODOS. American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO). American Friends Service ... Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, AFL-CIO (LCLAA). Latin America Solidarity Committee-Milwaukee. Latin America Task ... Pesticide Action Network North America. Plataforma Interamericana de Derechos Humanos, Democracia y Desarrollo (PIDHDD Regional ...
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Honduras / GraphicMaps.comHonduras / GraphicMaps.com

Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Nicaragua and bordering the Gulf of Fonseca (North Pacific ... Located in Central America, Honduras has a 1,575.00 km border with Guatemala (244 km), El Salvador (391 km) and Nicaragua (940 ... The five stars are a symbol of hope that the five countries that were once the Central provinces of America would one day form ... Honduras is a North American country covering 112,090.00 km2 of which 0.18% is water and 111,890.00 km2 is land. This makes it ...
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Americans in Guatemala City - American expats in Guatemala City | InterNationsAmericans in Guatemala City - American expats in Guatemala City | InterNations

Get to know our community of Americans in Guatemala City✔ Attend events for Americans✔ Join for free✔ ... Trying to meet other Americans in Guatemala City? ... The most populous city in Central America, expat life in ... American Expats in Guatemala City Help You With Their Advice. With InterNations, American expats in Guatemala City are able to ... Forum Posts by Americans in Guatemala City. Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Americans in our Guatemala ...
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Canada - Honduras RelationsCanada - Honduras Relations

... for international development assistance and benefits from Canadas largest bilateral development program in Central America, ... Also, Canada is pleased to have hosted the XVII Pan American Games and V Parapan American Games in Toronto in July and August ... The year 2015 marks Canadas 25th year as a full member of the Organization of American States (OAS). The OAS is the regions ... Being a member of the OAS has allowed Canada to deepen its relations with Latin America and the Caribbean at various levels. ...
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Salvadoran and US Governments Make Anti-gang Agreement | CISPES: Committee in Solidarity with the People of El SalvadorSalvadoran and US Governments Make Anti-gang Agreement | CISPES: Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador

In 1989, six Jesuit priests, five of them Spaniards and one Salvadoran, were brutally murdered at the Central American ... "increased its anti-gang training in Central America, including efforts through the International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA ...
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Central America bioregion - WikipediaCentral America bioregion - Wikipedia

Central America connects North America to South America. The land bridge was completed 2.8 million years ago, when the Isthmus ... The Central America bioregion is a biogeographic region comprising southern Mexico and Central America. The bioregion covers ... Plants of South American origin came to dominate the tropical lowlands of Central America, as did South American freshwater ... Central American Atlantic moist forests (Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama) Central American montane forests (El Salvador, ...
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SS Central America - WikipediaSS Central America - Wikipedia

The Wreck of the SS Central America The Central America Engulphed (sic) in the Ocean Wreck of the Central America "The Central ... SS Central America, known as the Ship of Gold, was a 280-foot (85 m) sidewheel steamer that operated between Central America ... Final Voyage of the Central America by Normand E. Klare 1982 Second Edition Americas Lost Treasure: ... among American navigation disasters. At the time of her sinking, Central America carried gold then valued at approximately US$ ...
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Central Americans arriveCentral Americans arrive

... Madrid. Thousands of families fleeing Honduras, Guatemala, and Nicaragua are turning to Europe for ... Nearly 7,800 Central Americans applied for asylum in Europe last year, up from 4,835 in 2017. Migrants say its safer to take a ... Sources told The Wall Street Journal that Kim Jong Nam, who lived most of his life outside North Korea, also met with ... In May, three Americans died within five days of one another at the Bahía Príncipe resort; they all suffered pulmonary edema ...
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Central AmericaCentral America

Filed Under: News, Features, Community News Tagged With: AIT, American Institute, Asian Pacific, Assunta Ng, Central America, ... Central America, Chile, Costa Rica, Eastern Europe, El Salvadorian, FIUTS, Latin American, Seattle, Though Violeta Parra, UW, ... Central America, Ellis Island, Immigration Services, Independence Day, Native Americans, Obama, Seattle, United States, Vol 33 ... You are here: Home / Archives for Central America. China-savvy tea partyer takes helm of US House panel on Asia. January 24, ...
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Central AmericaCentral America

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Articles about Disaster Central America - latimesArticles about Disaster Central America - latimes

Find breaking news, commentary, and archival information about Disaster Central America From The latimes ... Central American Free Trade Agreement. But CAFTA is neither free trade nor fair trade and is a recipe for disaster in Central ... Yet most students of Central America know that the real problems of the area have little to do with communism and much more to ... And when more than a million small farmers are pushed off the land (as occurred in Mexico following the North American Free ...
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Central America Green CoffeeCentral America Green Coffee

Central America, Green Coffee If there has been a criticism of Costa Rica coffee in the past, its the fact that it lacked ...
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France in Central America. - The New York TimesFrance in Central America. - The New York Times

The Tribune lives in a chronic state of alarm lest there should be a war. Justly regarding war as among the most dreadful scourges that can among the world, it forgets that there can be any other evils, and spends its days in exhorting our Government never, under any circumstances, to do anything which can possibly give other nations provocation or excuse for resorting to its fearful chances ...
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South & Central America Trend Briefing - CRISIS SOLUTIONSSouth & Central America Trend Briefing - CRISIS SOLUTIONS

Central America Trend Briefing: With citizens across the region facing one crisis after another, its time for brands to roll ... South & Central America Trend Briefing - CRISIS SOLUTIONS * 1. SCA TREND BRIEFING · JUNE 2016 , CRISIS SOLUTIONS J U N E 2 0 1 ... June 2016 South & Central America Trend Briefing: With citizens across the region facing one crisis after another, its time ... 2. SCA TREND BRIEFING · JUNE 2016 , CRISIS SOLUTIONS Theres no denying it... times are tough across Central and South America ...
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Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean | IUCNMexico, Central America and the Caribbean | IUCN

América Central y el Caribe, la UICN ha impulsado la conservación de áreas naturales, el empoderamiento de la sociedad civil, ... Central America and the Caribbean, have renewed a five-year collaboration supporting Caribbean... ... En México, América Central y el Caribe, la UICN ha impulsado la conservación de áreas naturales, el empoderamiento de la ...
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Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean | IUCNMexico, Central America and the Caribbean | IUCN

América Central y el Caribe, la UICN ha impulsado la conservación de áreas naturales, el empoderamiento de la sociedad civil, ... En México, América Central y el Caribe, la UICN ha impulsado la conservación de áreas naturales, el empoderamiento de la ...
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flights within central america - Guatemala Forum - TripAdvisorflights within central america - Guatemala Forum - TripAdvisor

Answer 1 of 4: Any suggestions on how to find a reasonably-priced ticket to fly one-way from Cancun to Guatemala City (or thereabouts)? Wed like to fly to GUA and make our way back from there, since we dont want to travel the whole...
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Chapter 33. North and Central America: ecological zonesChapter 33. North and Central America: ecological zones

North and Central America: ecological zones. Figure 33-1. North and Central America: ecological zones. Figure 33-1 shows the ... Table 33-1. North and Central America: extent of ecological zones. Subregion. Total area of ecological zone (million ha). ... Table 33-2. North and Central America: proportion of forest by ecological zone. Subregion. Total area of ecological zone ( ... This zone consists of the lower Pacific part of the central mountain ranges in Central America, the plains and hills of the ...
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Antigua, Guatemala: Central Americas most charming city? | CNN TravelAntigua, Guatemala: Central America's most charming city? | CNN Travel

Could it be Central Americas most charming city? ... Antigua: Central Americas most charming city. Lucy Sherriff, ... a jewel in Central Americas crown. The city, granted UNESCO World Heritage status in 1979, is a culturally rich travel haven ... Cafe Condesa, La Casa del Conde, Parque Central, 5a Avenida Norte, #4 La Antigua; +502 7832 0038 ...
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Difference between revisions of Central America - WikitravelDifference between revisions of "Central America" - Wikitravel

Mexico is occasionally considered part of Central America due to the language and indigenous/Hispanic cultural heritage it ... Geographically part of North America, it is made up of seven small, mostly tropical countries that have much more in common ... with South America and Mexico than the more affluent north. ... America is the thin section of land that links the North American ... North America,North American]] continent with the [[South America,South American]] continent. Geographically part of North ...
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Difference between revisions of Central America - WikitravelDifference between revisions of "Central America" - Wikitravel

Mexico is occasionally considered part of Central America due to the language and indigenous/Hispanic cultural heritage it ... Geographically part of North America, it is made up of seven small, mostly tropical countries that have much more in common ... with South America and Mexico than the more affluent north. ... America is the thin section of land that links the North American ... Central America is the thin section of land that links the North American continent with the South American continent. ...
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Plants Profile for Ixophorus (Central America grass)Plants Profile for Ixophorus (Central America grass)

The Plants Database includes the following 1 species of Ixophorus . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles ...
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Central America |  | Blogs | CDCCentral America | | Blogs | CDC

Central America - Raising our voices to improve health around the world. ... An Important Partnership in Central America. On the streets of Tegucigalpa or San Salvador or Santo Domingo or in the capitals ... Tags Belize, Caribbean, Central America, Costa Rica, disease surveillance, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, HIV/AIDS ... Nelson Arboleda, CDC Central American Regional Office DirectorLeave a comment. Categories health systems strengthening ...
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Dermatemys mawii (Central American River Turtle)Dermatemys mawii (Central American River Turtle)

1979), although none of 567 turtles examined by Polisar (1996) in North-Central Belize during 1989-1990 exceeded 49 cm. No ... Inhabits the regions within the large rivers from the Papaloapan basin in central Veracruz and along the lowlands of the ...
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Remnants of Tropical Depression Soaking Central AmericaRemnants of Tropical Depression Soaking Central America

... 29.10.2014. NASAs Terra satellite passed over Tropical Storm Hanna on ... Central »Depression »EDT »Flight Center »Goddard Space Flight Center »Honduras »Hurricane Center »MODIS »MODIS instrument » ... Further reports about: , Central , Depression , EDT , Flight Center , Goddard Space Flight Center , Honduras , Hurricane Center ... heavy rainfall and isolated thunderstorms over Honduras and northern Nicaragua as well as the Yucatan basin south of 20 north ...
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  • Kingston, Jamaica -- The University of the West Indies (UWI) and IUCN (International Union of Conservation of Nature) Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, have renewed a five-year collaboration supporting Caribbean. (iucn.org)
  • According to the State of the Region Programme , the 2017 environmental statistics published this month, since 2000 Central America has lost forest cover and wetlands, vital to the preservation of aquifers, which coincided with a widespread regional increase in greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming. (ippmedia.com)
  • The original Arawak Indian settlers who arrived on the island from South America in about 1000, were largely enslaved by the Spanish early in the 16th century and forcibly relocated to other colonies where labor was needed. (cia.gov)
  • In 1998, Hurricane Mitch left more than 10,000 Central Americans dead and some 500,000 homeless, due to catastrophic flooding. (cdc.gov)
  • A devastating outbreak in Latin America in the 1990s caused 10,000 deaths, and despite improvements in infrastructure and surveillance since that time, the memory of this outbreak has left the region concerned at the prospect of a repeat attack. (healthmap.org)
  • Mexico]] is occasionally considered part of Central America due to the language and indigenous/Hispanic cultural heritage it shares with several of the countries in the region. (wikitravel.org)
  • On the streets of Tegucigalpa or San Salvador or Santo Domingo or in the capitals of five other Central American countries, few people would be able to provide an answer to this question: What is the Council of Ministers of Health of Central America's (COMISCA)? (cdc.gov)
  • Jazziel Baca lives in the municipality of Esquías, in western Honduras, one of the areas hardest hit by the southern pine beetle (Dendroctonus frontalis), which damaged almost 500,000 hectares of forest in that Central American country between 2013 and 2015. (ippmedia.com)
  • Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen praised Honduras for its loyalty on Monday at the start of a trip to four Central American nations aimed at strengthening ties, days after she met U.S. lawmakers in Texas on a visit that angered China . (cnbc.com)
  • The international travel route leads mostly on the Pacific (west) side of central america. (wikitravel.org)
  • Night travel is dangerous anywhere in Central America, especially in national capitals. (wikitravel.org)
  • The montane vegetation of the region is distinct from the lowland vegetation, and includes species with origins in temperate North America, including oaks (Quercus), Pines (Pinus) and alders (Alnus), as well as a some species with origins in temperate South America, including Weinmannia and Drimys. (wikipedia.org)
  • At least six Americans have died mysterious deaths at Dominican resorts in recent months, sparking an investigation by the FBI. (theweek.com)
  • US intervention during the Spanish-American War in 1898 assisted the Cubans in overthrowing Spanish rule. (cia.gov)
  • Banks' liquidity holdings are comfortably above legal or prudential requirements in most Central American countries. (repec.org)
  • The Eternal Frontier: An Ecological History of North America and its Peoples. (wikipedia.org)
  • For proof, simply look to CDC's work - and history - in Central America. (cdc.gov)
  • The commander of U.S. military forces in Latin America said U.S. support for the contras is the "cheapest and most effective way" to keep Nicaragua's Sandinista government from subverting its neighbors. (latimes.com)
  • Large mammals include the white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari), Baird's tapir (Tapirus bairdii), white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), Central American red brocket (Mazama temama), Yucatan brown brocket (Mazama pandora), giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla), brown-throated sloth (Bradypus variegatus), jaguar (Panthera onca), cougar (Puma concolor), and ocelot (Leopardus pardalis). (wikipedia.org)
  • Yet most students of Central America know that the real problems of the area have little to do with communism and much more to do with these basic issues: inadequate housing, poor levels of education, too little medical care, overly concentrated land ownership, and overpopulation. (latimes.com)