- Former El Salvador leader in custody
Former El Salvador president Francisco Flores is transferred to police custody after having his house arrest revoked by a court in the capital, San Salvador.
- Meteorite makes big crater
A meteorite crashed down in Managua, Nicaragua, late Saturday night, causing a loud explosion and leaving a crater 39 feet (12 meters) across, government officials said, according to The Associated Press. No damage or injuries were reported.
- Meteorite lands in Nicaragua capital
Nicaraguan officials say an explosion near Managua's international airport was caused by a small meteorite which may have broken off an asteroid.
- Guatemala prisons director arrested
Guatemala's Prison Service Director Edgar Camargo is arrested and charged with involvement in a lucrative extortion scheme in the country's jails.
- Nicaragua suspends search for miners
Rescue teams in Nicaragua suspend efforts to locate seven men trapped by a cave-in at a gold mine in a remote region in the north of the country.
- El Salvador gangs re-launch truce
Leaders of five of El Salvador's powerful gangs say they will stop attacking police and military in a bid to re-launch a gang truce agreed two years ago.
- Jews 'forced' from Guatemala village
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.
- World Briefing: Guatemala: General Dies in Crash
A top Guatemalan general and four other officers were killed on Wednesday when the helicopter they were in crashed near the country’s northern border with Mexico, Guatemala’s government said.
- Guatemalan top general dies in crash
The chief of the armed forces in Guatemala, General Rudy Ortiz, has died in a military helicopter crash near the border with Mexico, the Guatemalan government says.
- VIDEO: Panama Canal at 100: What next?
The Panama Canal opened 100 years ago today, but what does the next century hold for the waterway and the small Central American country that now runs it?
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