Bernardo Arévalo, who won the Guatemalan presidency by a landslide, says what is happening in his country is a "coup in slow motion."
Guatemala's already troubled presidential election has been thrown into more chaos and confusion only weeks ahead of a contentious second round of voting.
Human rights groups have called the trial of journalist José Rubén Zamora a politically motivated sham after his newspaper uncovered corruption in the Central American country.
Catholic Bishop Rolando Alvarez refused to leave Nicaragua with other political prisoners released on Thursday.
On state television a judge said the government had decided to "deport" the prisoners, saying they had been declared traitors and can never again serve public office.
After making the cryptocurrency legal tender, President Nayib Bukele plans to launch bitcoin-backed bonds to raise $1 billion for the country.
El Salvador's national soccer team plays its World Cup qualifying match against Canada Wednesday night — with several players and coaches from the United States.
More than 100,000 people have crossed the Darién Gap jungle from Colombia to Panama so far this year. The environmental impact and threats from cartels are many.
Vice President Harris met Tuesday with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador in her trip to assess the root causes pushing migrants to seek asylum at the U.S. border.
The Association for a More Just Society, is one of many organizations working in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala to address societal ills that are driving migrants north to the U.S. border.
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's government insists the country has low numbers of cases and deaths from the pandemic. A grassroots group is working to reveal the true impact is far worse.
Hunger, violence and catastrophic flooding are leading more families to flee the Honduras for the southern U.S. border than any other country. At least 200 families a day are asking for asylum.
"Migration is essentially a social release valve for migrants," says Juan Gonzalez, the National Security Council's senior director for the Western Hemisphere.
U.S. prosecutors say President Juan Orlando Hernández enabled drug trafficking into the U.S., and Democratic lawmakers want punishment. It comes as President Biden seeks Central American aid.
Iota diminished to a Category 1 hurricane within hours of its landfall in Nicaragua. Still, as the second strong storm to hit the region in as many weeks, Iota bears grave dangers for residents.