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  1. UPDATE 4- Central America plan foresees infrastructure, energy projects-draft

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    Wed, 24 Sep 2014

    Honduran president, Guatemalan foreign minister quotes) By Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA, Sept 24 (Reuters) - A plan by Central American governments to boost economic growth in the region and cut illegal immigration to the United States foresees major spending

  2. UPDATE 3- Central America plan foresees infrastructure, energy projects-draft

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    Wed, 24 Sep 2014

    (Adds detail from Honduran official) By Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA, Sept 24 (Reuters) - A plan by Central American governments to boost economic growth in the region and cut illegal immigration to the United States foresees major spending

  3. Central America plan foresees infrastructure, energy projects-draft

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    Wed, 24 Sep 2014

    TEGUCIGALPA, Sept 24 (Reuters) - A plan by Central American governments to boost economic growth in the region and cut illegal immigration to the United States foresees major spending on infrastructure and energy projects, a draft of the proposal showed on Wednesday.

  4. UPDATE 1-New U.S. migrant detention center to be run by firm criticized by advocates

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    Tue, 23 Sep 2014

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. officials on Tuesday announced plans to open a detention facility to house migrant Central American women and children which will be run by Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), a company that has been criticized

  5. Fitch Affirms CABEI's Long-Term IDR at 'A'; Outlook Stable

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    Mon, 22 Sep 2014

    statement was released by the rating agency) NEW YORK/SAN SALVADOR, September 22 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Central American Bank for Economic Integration's (CABEI) long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'A' and short-term IDR at

  6. REFILE-Mexico to invest $454 mln in migrant-shuttling "La Bestia" train

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    Fri, 19 Sep 2014

    MEXICO CITY, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Mexico said on Friday that it will invest over 6 billion pesos ($454.25 million) to triple the speed of a train, known as "La Bestia", to make it harder for Central American migrants to jump on board as they trek to the United States.

  7. Odyssey Marine Ends Successful Summer Salvage Season

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    Fri, 19 Sep 2014

    million to the company, with $5 million paid immediately. The Odyssey Explorer has completed salvage operations on the SS Central America , which sank in 1857, for this season. Winter weather makes salvaging difficult. It should be understood that this salvage

  8. Drought leaves up to 2.81 million hungry in Central America : U.N

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    Thu, 4 Sep 2014

    OROCUINA Honduras (Reuters) - A severe drought has ravaged crops in Central America and as many as 2.81 million people are struggling to feed themselves, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday, though the region's coffee crop has been largely unscathed.

  9. PriceSmart: Bullish Or Bearish?

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    Thu, 28 Aug 2014

    By Nicholas Pardini : Pricesmart (NASDAQ: PSMT ) is the Costco of Central America and the Caribbean. It operates warehouse clubs in Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic

  10. Central America braces for drought-linked food crisis

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    Thu, 14 Aug 2014

    BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Low rainfall linked to the El Nino weather phenomenon has led to drought in parts of Central America , causing widespread damage to crops, shortages and rising prices of food, and worsening hunger among the region’s poor.

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