Central America Is Mine-Free

By Geraldine Cook
July 01, 2010

Antipersonnel mines are a thing of the past in Central America as Nicaragua became the last country in the region to complete a de-mining process 20 years in the making.
At the start of the program in 1990, half a million Nicaraguans were registered as
living near a minefield, according to the Organization of American States, a partner in
the project.