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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterCalifornian Steve Venghaus was a frequent visitor to Costa Rica during his career with a freight forwarding company. He fell in love with its wild beaches and rain forests. But when he decided to retire to this Central American country, he purchased a...
Tags: Travel, Politics, Forests, Property, Business Trips
The two fastest-growing and most powerful gangs in the world are homegrown products of Los Angeles. The Mara Salvatrucha gang, or MS-13, and the 18th Street gang, known in Central America as Mara 18, sprang up in Pico-Union and the densely populated...
Our fine-feathered friends are the subject of the "First Annual Mesoamerican Birdwatching Festival," to be held in Honduras' Lake Yojoa region. The Feb. 23-26 event features daily field trips, presentations and bird-watching with neotropical...
Times Staff WritersOn a sweltering afternoon, an unmarked white jetliner taxies to a remote terminal at the international airport here and disgorges dozens of criminal deportees from the United States. Marshals release the handcuffed prisoners, who shuffle into a processing...
Times Staff WriterNEITHER snow nor sleet nor hurricanes nor dismal dollar-euro exchange rates are discouraging Americans from making their appointed foreign rounds. Based on statistics from U.S. airlines, 2005 looks as though it will end up as a record year for globe-...
Sonia Nazario and Don Bartletti received more than 200 letters about their work on "Enrique's Journey." Here are their responses to readers' most common questions. How did you come to write this story? Sonia Nazario: Iíve spent my newspaper career...
BY SONIA NAZARIO, TIMES STAFF WRITER She arrives at the Rio Grande exhausted, worried and crying. It has taken Lourdes Izaguirre, 26, of Honduras three months to get here. She cannot call home; her family has no phone. She has walked away from Byron,...
Tags: Politics, Los Angeles, Migration, Children, Honduras
Times Staff WritersThe gruesome murders were each more than 1,000 miles apart, an arc of bloodshed that spanned much of the North American continent. On a rutty street near a crowded slum in Honduras, gunmen sprayed automatic weapons fire at a bus filled with Christmastime...
Latin American presidents discuss free trade issues. Q. The DR-CAFTA trade treaty is one of the hot-button issues on President Bush's agenda. Why is the agreement so important for your countries and the United States? Bolanos: We think there is a mutual...
The Chicago TribuneKnee-deep in a black ditch rank with sewage, the men wield their pickaxes and shovels with a muffled thump against the stubborn clay, while women in flowered dresses wearily bend to heft out chunks of mud barehanded. It is brutal work, especially in...
The Chicago TribuneThe scars from Hurricane Mitch, which ripped apart much of Nicaragua, have started to heal. Vegetation is creeping over the huge gash left on the side of the Casitas volcano, when its rain-filled crater collapsed, unleashing an avalanche that buried more...
Business WriterAntonio "Tony" Saca, the president of El Salvador, discusses talks up the Central American Free Trade Agreement Q. Why do you support the U.S.-Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement known as CAFTA? And why is CAFTA important now? A....
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