Central America

(redirected from Central American Isthmus)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to Central America

References in periodicals archive ?
In presenting its 2017 report IDB Group Activities in the Central American Isthmus and the Dominican Republic, Bank officials highlighted the approval of 28 new loans for a total of $1.
Upon receiving SICA's presidency from Solis, Varela told the summit that "more people lose their lives in the Central American isthmus, every day, than in all the conflicts in the Middle East and other parts of the world.
Originally conceived as the "Painting Biennial of the Central American Isthmus," the event has evolved to embrace a wider focus on contemporary art.
Another recurrent issue at the Forum was the proposed Plan Puebla-Panama (PPP), which is essentially the FTAA development blueprint for the Central American isthmus.
Aware that the genre has existed throughout the Central American isthmus since the 19th century, Jaramillo Levi's purpose in this anthology in translation is to "draw the attention of North American readers and critics to the excellence of our contemporary prose writers" (11).
A small mountainous country on the narrow Central American isthmus, Costa Rica enjoys an immense diversity of climates, environmental regions and plant and animal life.
4 million in grant financing to strengthen the capacity of six countries of the Central American Isthmus to prevent or mitigate the most devastating effects of natural disasters, reports CANA (June 10, 1999).
By creating a new republic, the USA was able to build the Panama Canal (1904-14) across the central American isthmus
As they funnel down through Mexico and the narrow waist of the Central American isthmus, the birds are compressed into spaces much smaller than their breeding area.
For centuries, their governments dreamed of a waterway of their own across the Central American isthmus and of the prosperity and power that so busy and vital a trade route would surely bestow on them.
It is less easy to find logical fault with Democrats like Lloyd Bentsen, Sam Nunn or David Boren, who take the uncomplicated view that the United States owns the Central American isthmus and has right to do as it pleases.
It comprises what is one of the world's biggest individual landmasses - the South American continent - reaching from Mexico and the Central American isthmus across to part of the tropical Southern Caribbean, down several thousand miles to Cape Horn in the South Atlantic Ocean.
The latest interdictions are part of Operation Martillo (Spanish for 'hammer'), which targets illicit trafficking routes in coastal waters along the Central American isthmus.
In addition to being the corridor for the cocaine produced in South America and increasingly, for the marijuana grown in Jamaica, the Central American isthmus is increasingly turning into an area for storage and re-shipment.
Due to its position along the Central American isthmus, Belize is susceptible to the transshipment of cocaine between drug producing countries in South America;l and the United States, as well as chemicals bound for processing into finished drugs in Mexico.
Full browser ?