Work in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador was starting to bring change, agencies say. Christian ministries in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador know they are in for a tough year. The US government has drastically cut aid to the three Central American countries in response to the large number of refugees who have fled north to seek asylum in America. Some of the more than $500 million of US taxpayer money was going to Christian nonprofits working on economic development, anti-corruption efforts, and helping children in poverty in the three countries. Those ministries will have to lay people off, reduce…

For the first time since the Great Recession, the Federal Reserve cut interest rates on Tuesday by a quarter of a point.