BELIZE, CENTRAL AMERICA, EL SALVADOR, GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, MEXICO, PANAMA, POLITICS, TRANSLATION

CONTRABAND HITS GUATEMALA (TRANSLATION)

It is well known that drugs, particularly cocaine, transit through Central American nations before reaching Mexican cartels and the lucrative US market.  This report, in todays edition of Mexican newspaper El Universal , shows that Central American nations are also the source and destination of smuggled goods, products which are otherwise legal.  The article investigates how […]

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ARGENTINA, BOLIVIA, BRAZIL, CENTRAL AMERICA, CHILE, COSTA RICA, CUBA, ECUADOR, EL SALVADOR, FOOD, GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, MEXICO, NICARAGUA, PANAMA, PERU, SOUTH AMERICA, TRAVEL, Uncategorized, VENEZUELA

LATIN AMERICAN FOOD: L-Z

Here’s the second instalment of my brief Latin American food guide – this time L-Z.  It has been a bit more challenging to come up with a food for every letter here and I allowed myself some liberty.  I’ve enjoyed compiling the guide, I hope you enjoy reading.  Lechón: It’s hard to beat roast pork, […]

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CENTRAL AMERICA, HONDURAS, PHOTOGRAPHY

LAGARTIJA

I was lucky to see this creature basking in the sun at Copan Ruins in Honduras.  Incidentally lagartija (lizard) is one of my favourite words in Spanish – has a great sound to it.  Actually there are other creatures from the natural world with great sounding names in Spanish.  Murciélago (bat) and luciérnaga (firefly) are […]

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