La Aurora Airport in Guatemala closed due to Pacaya Volcano eruption, causing cancellations and delays for travelers. Debido al cambio de dirección del viento de… Read More »Guatemala International Airport Closed Today Because of Ongoing Volcan Pacaya Eruption
After Mexico discovers a batch of fake Sputnik V vaccine bound for Honduras, Honduran authorities ask people to stay alert for anyone offering vaccine for… Read More »Honduras Warns About the Possibility of Fake Covid Vaccines in Circulation
A response to a Facebook user talking about how Costa Rica lacks “social responsibility” or protocols during the current COVID pandemic. It’s rarely something on… Read More »A Defense of Costa Rica’s COVID Protocols
Hurricane Eta may have downgraded to a tropical depression after hitting Central America on Tuesday, but that doesn’t diminish the damage caused across all seven… Read More »As Eta Leaves Central America, the Region Licks its Wounds and Assesses the Impact
In the past year, El Salvador has experienced a steep drop in homicides, unseen since the end of the 1980s civil war. What’s happened? Since… Read More »El Salvador’s Murder Rate is Down 59% from 2019. Good for Tourism and Salvadorans.
The Costa Rican government announced today that masks will now be mandatory in public starting this Saturday, June 27. The new rule will coincide with… Read More »Face Masks to be Mandatory in Public in Costa Rica
Last week, the US State Department downgraded Costa Rica from Level 1 to Level 2 on its Travel Advisory. A country with a Level 1… Read More »Is Costa Rica Safe Enough To Travel To In 2020?
Belize is a tropical paradise but like everywhere, it has a dark side. But you needn’t be a victim in this country. Gary Peterson talks… Read More »Nine Tips For Staying Safe In Belize (Or How Not To Be A Victim Of Crime)
Pretty much every visitor to Guatemala asks the question “is Guatemala City safe or not?” Local resident Nestor Quixtan says it’s not as bad as… Read More »Is Guatemala City Safe? (And Which Parts Should I Visit And/Or Avoid?)
Whether you’re researching a potential move or planning a vacation, you may have questions about safety in Belize. San Ignacio expat Cathi Bray discusses some… Read More »Should I Be Concerned About Health And Safety In Belize?