WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to help Central American farmers fight a devastating coffee disease — and hold down the price of your morning cup. At issue is a fungus […]
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The Costa Rican government says it’s waiting for the Obama administration to explain why it improperly devised a secret “Cuban Twitter” network from inside the Central American nation’s borders […]
LONDON (AP) — Nine countries have already joined host nation Brazil in next year’s World Cup and more will secure their places when qualifying resumes across the globe from Friday. Italy and the Netherlands were […]
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Central America is on track to have one of its worst years ever for the painful, sometimes fatal disease of dengue, prompting governments across the region to mobilize against the mosquito-borne […]
NEW YORK (AP) — At 14, Tyler Cohen had never been out of the country or traveled without his Long Island family when he found himself in Costa Rica on a monthlong service trip for […]
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — President Barack Obama is opening a two-day trip to Costa Rica, his first stop in the Central American nation as president. Air Force One touched town in the capital […]
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Calling for an end to “old stereotypes,” President Barack Obama on Friday portrayed Mexico as an emerging nation that is remaking itself and said the U.S.-Mexico relationship should be defined by […]
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Acknowledging the uncertainty that lies ahead, President Barack Obama said Thursday that the U.S. will cooperate with Mexico in fighting drug-trafficking and organized crime in any way Mexico’s government deems appropriate. […]
ATLANTA (AP) — A part-time parking deck worker at Atlanta’s airport says she never thought about keeping the envelope with $7,000 in cash she found on the curb outside the international terminal.
While everyone else has been reviewing the sports highlights of 2012, Mark Whicker of the Orange County Register gives us a look ahead to the big events of 2013. They include:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Latin Americans are the most positive people in the world, with their region being home to eight of the top 10 countries for positive emotions worldwide.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Labor talks are resuming in an effort to end a strike that shut down most of the terminals at the nation’s busiest port complex, the Los Angeles and Long Beach harbors, officials say.