Centro de Coordinación para la Prevención de los Desastres Naturales en América Central –CEPREDENAC- CEPREDENAC is a regional institution integrated in the System of Central American Integration (SICA).  Its goal is to promote the process of reduction of natural disasters in Central America, through the exchange of experience, technology, and information, through the analysis of common strategic problems, and by channeling external cooperation aid.

CLACDS The Central American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development is an academic institution within INCAE created to assist the Latin American governments and private sectors achieve more competitiveness and sustainable development.  CLACDS was created in 1995 as part of the project La Agenda Centroamericana para el Siglo XXI.

CRIES (Coordinadora Regional de Investigaciones Económicas y Sociales – Regional Coordinator for Economic and Social Research).  CRIES is a network of centers that conduct research on Cental American and Caribbean topics.  Its main goal is to contribute to a model of equitable and sustainable social development for the countries and territories of the Great Caribbean.

INCAE is a private multinational institution of higher education, devoted to research and teaching in the field of business administration and economics.  It was established in 1964 by the business community and the Central American governments, and has the support of the Business School of Harvard University.

LANIC-Central America Latin American Network Information Center, Central American links. This service by the University of Texas provides links to Central American regional and national institutions from several disciplines: government, education, academic research institutions, business, arts, news and information services, political parties, language centers, sustainable development, travel and tourism.

SICA - Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana SICA (Central American Integration System) is an international organization integrated by the republics of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Panama.  SICA coordinates and implements the mandates of the presidential summits and the decisions of the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs.

SIECA - Secretaría de Integración Económica Centroamericana SIECA is the administrative and economic organ of the process of Central American integration.  SIECA was created in 1960 and it is headquartered in Guatemala.  It coordinates the relations among all the institutions of the integration process, as well as SICA’s Secretariat.

USAID's Latin American and Caribbean Page The U.S Agency for International Development is the U.S. federal government agency that implements America's foreign economic and humanitarian assistance programs.

Central American Newspapers


·Amandala   ·Belize Times   ·The Reporter

·The San Pedro Sun

Costa Rica

·Central America Weekly   ·La Nación   ·La Prensa Libre         

·La República   ·Tico Times Online

El Salvador

·El Diario de Hoy


·Prensa Libre   ·Siglo Veintiuno


·Diario La Prensa   ·Diario Tiempo   ·Honduras This Week 

·La Tribuna


·Ciberdiario de Nicaragua   ·La Prensa   ·La Tribuna     

·Notifax   ·Titulares de La Prensa


·Diario el Universal   ·El Panamá America   ·El Siglo