Francis chose two new cardinals from Africa, two from Asia, two from North and Central America, and three from South America.
Now comes a new wave of young immigrants sent north to escape rampant gang violence in Central America.
Similar ills plague so many nations in Central America and South America.
Of course, violence against men in Central America is also a major problem.
But a month into a solo trip to Central America, I realized it would never work.
These ruins are far more extensive than any yet explored by travelers in Central America.
This is the way in which the "adobe" bricks of Central America are made.
Jurassic beds have been found in Mexico but not in Central America.
Insect life is as active in Central America as in other parts of the tropics.
For their culture, ruined cities, &c. see Central America and Mexico.
Note: Countries in Central America (except for Belize and Costa Rica) are characterized by unstable governments and very low per capita income.
Note: The United States government has often taken the position that Central American affairs directly affect American interests. Accordingly, it has often provided financial and military aid to Central American governments and occasionally intervened militarily.