Category: North America

Guatemala Median Age

Guatemala 2019

Yearbook 2019 Guatemala. Alejandro Giammattei from the conservative opposition alliance Vamos won over the center-left coalition Hope National Union (UNE) in the second round of the presidential election on August 11. The victory margin...

Grenada Median Age

Grenada 2019

Yearbook 2019 Grenada. In October, the Government of China held a conference in Grenada to better understand Caribbean countries for the huge infrastructure project called the New Silk Road (Belt and Road Initiative) and...

Greenland 2019

Greenland 2019

Yearbook 2019 Greenland. New reports on Greenland’s melting glaciers came during the year. According to researchers in New Zealand, the melting ice of Greenland and Antarctica risks causing extreme weather and more unstable climates...

El Salvador Median Age

El Salvador 2019

Yearbook 2019 El Salvador. The February 3 presidential election was historically in many ways. Nayib Bukele of GANA (Grand Alliance for National Unity) won in the first round and not only became the first...

Dominican Republic Median Age

Dominican Republic 2019

Yearbook 2019 Dominican Republic. Political strife arose during the year within the ruling Dominican Liberation Party (PLD). President Danilo Medina’s party mate and predecessor, Leonel Fern├índez, led summer protests against Medina’s proposal to change...

Dominica 2019

Dominica 2019

Yearbook 2019 Dominica. In September, the first phase was inaugurated by a new state-of-the-art hospital called Dominica China Friendship Hospital. The new hospital section houses, among other things, an emergency room and an operating...

Cuba Median Age

Cuba 2019

Yearbook 2019 Cuba. The private enterprise, which has been greatly facilitated in recent years, suffered a defeat when the government introduced new rules restricting the opportunities to form so-called non-agricultural collectives (cooperativas no agropecuarias,...

Costa Rica Median Age

Costa Rica 2019

Yearbook 2019 Costa Rica. During the year, the government was subjected to a series of protests against proposals aimed at boosting economic growth. In August and September, the teachers’ unions organized major protests in...

Canada Median Age

Canada 2019

Yearbook 2019 Canada. The Canadian government stated in January that everything would be done to prevent the Chinese death sentence against Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg from being enforced. Schellenberg was arrested in China in...

Belize Median Age

Belize 2019

Yearbook 2019 Belize. A referendum scheduled for April 10 on whether the border dispute with neighboring Guatemala should be mediated through the International Court of Justice in The Hague (ICJ) was suspended just a...