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Caribbean & Central America - July 2017 (ISSN 1741-4458)

Leader
- Panama follows Costa Rica; makes the switch to China
Central America
- NICARAGUA: Gov’t approves creation of state mining company
- ECONOMIC OVERVIEW: NICARAGUA
- ECONOMIC OVERVIEW: GUATEMALA
- EL SALVADOR: Mayoral links to maras exposed
- ECONOMIC OVERVIEW: EL SALVADOR
- COSTA RICA: China landmark reached
- HONDURAS: Hernández boasts of improved security
Caribbean
- CUBA: Havana remains defiant
- HAITI: UN faces renewed criticism over cholera
- DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Medina tries to distance himself from Odebrecht scandal
- BARBADOS: Disillusion with austerity hits DLP re-election prospects
- EASTERN CARIBBEAN: IMF makes case for fiscal rules
- REGION: Caricom leaders fail to recapture unity of May
- CARIBBEAN POINTERS
Postscript
- US pledges support for ‘Northern Triangle’; doubts persist

Caribbean & Central America - June 2017 (ISSN 1741-4458)

Leader
- Odebrecht case comes to a head in the Dominican Republic
Caribbean
- HAITI: Temporary reprieve from US over TPS benefit
- BARBADOS: Finance minister issues a ‘national call to arms’
- JAMAICA: Fourth year of growth amid rising tourism
- CARIBBEAN POINTERS
- CUBA: Cool response to mooted US policy changes
Central America
- HONDURAS: When corruption IS the system
- EL SALVADOR: Judiciary moves on seminal case
- COSTA RICA: Keeping out undesirables
- PANAMA: Varela trumpets progress in efforts to address money laundering
- GUATEMALA: Gov’t faces renewed prison crisis
- NICARAGUA: Boosting ties with Spain
Postscript
- Guatemala and Honduras prepare to launch customs union

Caribbean & Central America - May 2017 (ISSN 1741-4458)

Leader
- Massive rejection of ruling PLP in Bahamas election
Caribbean
- ST KITTS & NEVIS: Citizenship-by-Investment in the spotlight
- CARIBBEAN POINTERS
- DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: US requests update on Odebrecht case
- HAITI: UNSC votes on Minustah’s future
- CUBA: Russia refuels Havana
Central America
- HONDURAS: JOH coasting to victory, latest poll suggests
- EL SALVADOR: Storm brewing over security proposal
- COSTA RICA: Solís pleads progress despite fiscal stasis
- PANAMA: Mixed response to efforts to strengthen electoral legislation
- NICARAGUA: New parties registered ahead of November municipal elections
- GUATEMALA: Morales’s appointments excite controversy
Postscript
- RSF press freedom report has mixed findings for Central America

Caribbean & Central America - April 2017 (ISSN 1741-4458)

Leader
- Green light for Haiti’s Lafontant
Caribbean
- DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: International pressure to address corruption mounts as Mesicic visits
- THE BAHAMAS: Bahamas election on 10 May
- REGION: Mixed reports from the IMF
- CARIBBEAN POINTERS
- CUBA: Hundreds of Cuban migrants still in limbo
Central America
- HONDURAS: Who best to challenge JOH?
- EL SALVADOR: Bukele rules out presidential bid
- COSTA RICA: Arias wins battle of grandees
- GUATEMALA: Failing the future generation
- ECONOMIC OVERVIEW: PANAMA
- NICARAGUA: US continues to pile on the pressure
Postscript
- Progress and setbacks to Hispaniola bilateral cooperation

Caribbean & Central America - March 2017 (ISSN 1741-4458)

Leader
- Honduras – gearing up for November elections
Central America
- COSTA RICA: Solís aims to fuse conservation and development
- EL SALVADOR: No money to probe civil-war-era abuses
- GUATEMALA: Morales faces indigenous unrest
- PANAMA: Trade dispute rumbles on with Colombia
- ECONOMIC OVERVIEW: PANAMA
- NICARAGUA: Police concerns back on the rise
Caribbean
- CUBA: Trump and Castro – taking it slow
- HAITI: Addressing Haiti’s prison crisis
- DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Medina put on the back foot by Odebrecht case
- REGION: AML efforts in English-speaking Caribbean constrained by capacity issues
- CARIBBEAN POINTERS
Postscript
- Icefi warns of ‘Trump effect’

Caribbean & Central America - February 2017 (ISSN 1741-4458)

Leader
- Haiti finally has its 58th president
Caribbean
- DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: A clean bill of economic health from IMF
- THE BAHAMAS: Prime Minister holds fire
- REGION: Caribbean arrivals at all-time high
- DOMINICA: Prime minister accuses opposition of coup plot
- CARIBBEAN POINTERS
- CUBA: Cuba not an island when it comes to corruption and inefficiency
Central America
- HONDURAS: Maccih celebrates latest anti-corruption reforms
- EL SALVADOR: Corruption takes its toll
- EL SALVADOR: Facing up to the Trump threat
- ECONOMIC OVERVIEW: COSTA RICA
- PANAMA: Varela on defensive over Odebrecht scandal
- GUATEMALA: Fresh moves against judicial corruption
- NICARAGUA: OAS report fails to assuage concerns
Postscript
- Northern Triangle countries move against money laundering

Caribbean & Central America - January 2017 (ISSN 1741-4458)

Leader
- Ortega begins another term
Central America
- EL SALVADOR: FMLN administers injection of internal democracy
- COSTA RICA: New Year’s Eve operation consolidates record drug haul
- GUATEMALA: Morales trumpets security gains in first year in office
- ECONOMIC OVERVIEW: PANAMA
- HONDURAS: Opposition goes for unity candidate
Caribbean
- CUBA: Cuban-American lobby still hopeful of a tougher stance on Havana
- HAITI: Transition process under way
- DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Getting to grips with Odebrecht corruption
- THE BAHAMAS: Opposition disarray ahead of general election
- TURKS & CAICOS: A change of direction
- CARIBBEAN POINTERS
Postscript
- New trinational force’s challenge – keeping homicides down

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