2016 Copa America to feature six CONCACAF teams
2016 Copa America to feature six CONCACAF teams

The tournament will be played in the US from June 2-26 with the host cities yet to be confirmed.

Chikungunya kills 25 in Colombia

The virus chikungunya has killed 25 people in Colombia in less than a year, the National Health Institute said Monday.

Barack Obama eyes $1 billion for Central America

President Barack Obama`s administration hopes to increase funding to Central America to $1 billion next year as part of a drive to boost relations with southern neighbors, bolster security and stem illegal immigration.

Obama to meet Central American leaders on child migrants

President Barack Obama will meet three Central American leaders Friday to discuss the surge of children crossing the southern US border without parents or papers, in flight from violence and poverty.

Central America to ask for US aid to stem immigration

The leaders of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala plan to ask US President Barack Obama for help funding projects to stem immigration during White House talks next week.

US Republicans sceptical of Obama border request

US Republicans expressed scepticism on Sunday about President Barack Obama`s emergency funding request to stem the surge of children from Central America.

Don`t send kids over border: Obama to Central American parents

President Barack Obama on Wednesday warned parents in Central America not to send their children alone on a perilous journey through Mexico to illegally cross the US border.

Obama seeks $3.7 bn to stem illegal border entries

President Barack Obama on Tuesday requested $3.7 billion in emergency funding from Congress to help cope with a surge of unaccompanied child immigrants from Central America.

Quake rocks Guatemala, Mexico, newborn baby among five dead

A strong earthquake shook the border between Guatemala and Mexico on Monday, killing at least five people, including a newborn boy, damaging dozens of buildings and triggering landslides.

Taiwan president to head for Central America

Taiwan`s president was due to leave for Central America later Sunday to shore up diplomatic ties despite a truce with China after decades of "dollar diplomacy".

Life slowly returning to normal in quake-hit Chile

Life was gradually returning to normal in quake-hit Chile officials said today, with power restored to a majority of homes that lost electricity during this week`s massive 8.2 magnitude temblor.

Magnitude 8.2 earthquake hits northern Chile, 5 dead

A major earthquake of magnitude 8.0 struck off the coast of Chile on Tuesday, sparking a tsunami warning for all of South and Central America`s Pacific coast, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

Number of days without rain to increase by end of 21st century

Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego suggest that by the end of the 21st century, some parts of the world can expect as many as 30 more days a year without precipitation.

9 killed in massacre in northern Guatemala

A military spokesperson says that nine members of a family, including a baby and a young girl, were shot to death in a remote part of northern Guatemala.

Mexico frees 165 kidnapped migrants: Official

Mexican army has freed 165 migrants, mostly from Central America, who said they were kidnapped and held for several weeks by a criminal gang in northeastern Mexico, authorities have said.

Heavy rains kill at least 84 in Central America

Heavy rains pounded Central America, where more than 80 people have died in mudslides and flooding over the past week.

Heavy rains kill at least 66 in Central America

Six days of heavy rains caused landslides, floods and bridge failures throughout Central America.

Central America death toll at 45 from heavy rains

Torrential rain in Central America this week forced thousands to abandon their homes and trapped many more.

Heavy rains hammer Central America; 36 dead

Heavy rains generated by a low-pressure system hammered Central America for a third day on Friday.

Central America launches its Google of weather

Oficials launched a database dubbed the `Google of Central American weather`, designed to predict natural disasters.