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Software Pioneer John McAfee Arrested in Guatemala

December 6, 2012, 5:29 pm

John McAfee, the founder of the anti-virus software bearing his name, was arrested late Wednesday in Guatemala after evading law enforcement in Belize. McAfee was wanted for [...]

Mayans Used Clay Balls for Cooking

December 4, 2012, 4:30 pm

Excavation of a Mayan kitchen in Mexico has yielded numerous fired clay balls that contain microscopic food residue, such as maize, beans, and root vegetables.

Honduras Raids Gang, Seizes $100 Million in Assets

November 25, 2012, 5:11 pm

Honduran authorities took down a gang that allegedly produced synthetic drugs and seized some $100 million in assets.

McAfee Founder Wanted for Questioning in Belize Murder

November 13, 2012, 3:48 pm

Authorities in Belize are looking for John McAfee over a murder that was discovered Sunday.

Cuisine, Culture and Carnival

November 6, 2012, 12:37 am

Unlike some of its more developed neighbours such as Costa Rica, Panama is still relatively unspoilt by mass tourism, and the country is ripe for exploration.

Honduras Land Rights Lawyer Shot Dead

September 24, 2012, 3:12 pm

A human rights lawyer in Honduras who defended several landless famers in legal battles with wealthy landowners was shot and killed by gunmen, prompting a land rights [...]

Guatemalans Return Home After Volcano Eruption

September 16, 2012, 4:18 pm

Thousands of Guatemalans who were forced to leave their homes due to a volcanic eruption returned home Saturday as volcanic activity lessened.

Powerful Quake Rattles Costa Rica

September 5, 2012, 2:34 pm

A 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck northwestern Costa Rica near the coast on Thursday, prompting the government to issue a tsunami warning, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Marines Deployed to Guatemala for Drug Fight

August 30, 2012, 4:42 pm

More U.S. Marines were deployed to Guatemala to fight against cartels operating out of Central America, the military said.

Water Buffalo Home on the Range in Guatemala

August 30, 2012, 1:55 am

The Guapinol River brings fresh water from the mountains for a herd of 104 Asian water buffaloes.


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