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Welcome to El Salvador, Central America’s most colourful corner

The ‘Tom Thumb of the Americas’ certainly packs in plenty of natural and cultural colour.

Río Coco, Nicaragua, designated as first UNESCO Geopark in Central America

The Río Coco Geopark, in Nicaragua, has become the first UNESCO Geopark in Central America, and only the eighth in Latin America. The Nicaraguan Geopark, in Madriz in the north of the country, is one of 15 new designations of significant sites across the world, such as in the UK and Canada. Before the announcement…

García Márquez, The Liberator and me: a journey to Mompox

Ben Box travels around Colombia to explore the impact of the landscape on García Márquez’s works and relationships