An overview of the week where Central America might… just might… have turned a corner in its handling of the COVID-19 crisis. There’s no doubt… Read More »A Great Week for Central America Tourism but…
As Costa Rica announces that it’s opening its borders to all 50 US states at last, we thank and pay tribute to tourism minister Gustavo… Read More »Costa Rica Announces ALL US States Can Enter from November 1
As Belize reopens to tourists again, here’s a short piece simply to say welcome back and best of luck! It’s great to see Belize reopening… Read More »Belize Reopens its Airport and Country to Tourists
A defense of tourism in Costa Rica on perhaps the strangest World Tourism Day since its inception. Over the past few months, since COVID came,… Read More »Why Tourism is Important (A Defense of Tourism in Costa Rica)
Only Peru has a higher percentage of job losses in 2020, according to a recent Chilean study. I might be dumb and it might be… Read More »Costa Rica has the Second-Highest Percentage of Job Losses in the World
As the Guatemala airport reopens to international tourists after over six months, Nestor Quixtan looks at the situation and explains why the news is decidedly… Read More »Guatemala Airport Reopens Amid More Political Intrigue (Life is Never Dull in Guatemala)
A look at Costa Rica’s proposal to the IMF to secure its latest loan from the point of view of a non-expert observer. The first… Read More »Ignoring Elephants and Pushing Cans: Costa Rica’s IMF Loan Proposal
As Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala celebrate their 199th birthdays today, we find reasons to be cheerful in a difficult year. There’s… Read More »Happy Independence Day Central America!
After one of the strictest lockdowns in the world, Panama seems to be turning a corner at last, with the COVID-19 R-rate dropping below 1.0.… Read More »Could Panama be Turning a Corner with COVID-19 at Last?