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  • El Salvador : A Country On The Pacific Coast Of Central America

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    El Salvador is a country on the Pacific coast of Central America, and borders Guatemala to the west and Honduras to the north and east (Geography). It is known for being the smallest Central American country and has an area equal to that of Massachusetts, it is also the only one with an Atlantic coastline (Geography). The majority of El Salvador 's land is made up of a chain of volcanoes that expands throughout the Northern side of the country. The current government of El Salvador is a Republican

  • El Salvador : A Country On The Pacific Coast Of Central America

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    El Salvador is a country on the Pacific coast of Central America, and borders Guatemala to the west and Honduras to the north and east (Geography). It is known for being the smallest Central American country and has an area equal to that of Massachusetts, it is also the only one with an Atlantic coastline (Geography). The majority of El Salvador 's land is made up of a chain of volcanoes that expands throughout the Northern side of the country. The current government of El Salvador is a Republican

  • Central America Case Study

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    Central America is a region where security threats are related to domestic issues rather than to state actors. Its condition of bridge between the United States and the rest of Latin America makes it particularly exposed to trafficking networks of drugs, weapons and human beings. In the last century, a violent period of instability emerged due to the repression of communist insurgencies and social unrest by military regimes associated with economic elites. After the end of this period, the influence

  • The Dominican Republic-Central America-United Stats Free Trade Agreement

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    In some cases, RTAs that are formed with good intentions by countries who seek growth come to have a negative effect on a country within the agreement. The following essay will provide an in-depth analysis on the impact the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) continues to have on Guatemala’s preexisting social issue of

  • Effects Of Slavery In Central America

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    During colonial times, Central America was a place of hostility and unequal treatment to many of its indigenous people. War, starvation, cruelty, and death occurred occasionally due to the unfair treatment of many poor citizens during this time. The worst part about it is that not one, but many types of people and ethnic groups were subjugated to this mistreatment. Many groups such as the Mayans,, the poor, and even ordinary citizens underwent hardships in hope to barely survive the cruel world that

  • Central America Vs Southern America Sexual Child Abuse

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    Central America vs Northern America Sexual Child Abuse The sexual child abuse issue has become of significance within the United States as an alarming focus in the past 30 years. Sexual child abuse (SCA) is such an extensive topic and yet as time progresses this subject is more unrestricted for discussion, various dialogs are provided to make parents and care-takers aware of the signs of potential sexual child abuse. Seminars are provided to and for children to teach methods in identifying

  • Central America Free Trade Agreement

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    Central America Free Trade Agreement and Its Economic Impact Overview Negotiations started in early 2004 on the Central America Free Trade Agreement, later on in the negotiation process the Dominican Republic joined to make CAFTA-DR. The original countries that made up CAFTA were Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua with the Dominican Republic joining forces later on. CAFTA was coupled together with NAFTA and the Canada-Costa Rica Trade Agreement separating them from the

  • The Country Of Nicaragua And The Center Of Central America

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    The country of Nicaragua, located in the center of Central America, is one the poorest nations in Latin America. Nicaragua’s citizens are primarily mestizo who account for almost 70% of the population. With a population of nearly six million, 58.8% of Nicaraguans live in urban areas, with nearly 2% of citizens migrating from rural areas to the cities in search of jobs and better welfare. However, internal migration to rural areas also exist seasonally for agricultural labor. Due to the current economic

  • Belize, only 8,867 sq. miles in size, is set on the northeast coast of Central America. The

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    miles in size, is set on the northeast coast of Central America. The Caribbean Sea lies to the east and from the air its turquoise waters are clear, permitting the colored coral formation of the nice coral reef to be simply discovered. Coral islands referred to as cayes, coated with stands of mangrove trees, dot the coast. Lying in aquamarine and jade-colored bays, these cayes shield the jungled lineation from the ravages of the ocean. North of Central American country lies the peninsula of Mexico

  • The Influx Of Children From Central America

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    The influx of children to the United States from Central America and how the U.S. is handling it Between 1st October, 2013 and 31 July, 2014, the United States Customs and Border Protection reported that likely 63 thousand unaccompanied children, most of them coming from the Central America region, crossed into the United States through the southern border. The figure is a representation of double the total number of children who immigrated to the US in similar period on the previous years, 2012

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