Central America

Eerie Tales on the Mexican Border

Max Lewis Barnard | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Max Lewis Barnard

Through the crowd of noise I pointed at my backpack and then at the border crossing. They seemed to understand and signalled for me to hurry. As the truck started to move forward, the forlorn eyes combed the desolate street, impaired by the relentless rain and the bumpy road.

Planet Appetite: Paradise in Panama - Cruising the Islands of San Blas and Bocas del Toro

Rupert Parker | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

If you think that the only thing to see in Panama is its canal, then you'd be wrong. Off the Caribbean coast are hundreds of delightful coral islands, nestling in an idyllic turquoise sea.

British Tourist Shot Dead By Honduras Gang

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK

A British man has been shot dead in Central America by a gang who stole his camera, it was reported. The man, named locally as tourist Kaya Omer, 3...

Planet Appetite: El Salvador, Central America - Small But Perfectly Formed

Rupert Parker | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

In El Salvador they say the country is so tiny that nothing is more than 40 minutes away. Whether it's volcano, beach or capital city, all are close - it's just the traffic around San Salvador that might hold you up

Planet Appetite: Mayan Ruins and Tropical Beaches in Honduras, Central America

Rupert Parker | Posted 23.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Honduras is very much off the beaten tourist track yet it boasts fantastic Mayan sculptures at Copan and the lush tropical island of Roatan.

El Salvador Celebrates First Murder-Free Day For Three Years

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK

El Salvador had its first murder-free day for three years on Saturday marking an important milestone in the country's battle against gang violence rag...

What Has Happened to Argentine Dignity?

Peter Martindale | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK Politics
Peter Martindale

The Argentine people should have the intelligence and dignity to drop all claims to the Falklands and so to benefit from improved relations and trade, or for ever be complaining about the state of their own country and what might have been.

Pensioner Jailed For Trying To Fake HIs Own Death

PA | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Pensioner Anthony McErlean was jailed for six years at Canterbury Crown Court today for faking his own death in Central America t...