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Encyclopedia > Central American and Caribbean Games

The Central American and Caribbean Games are the oldest continuing regional games. Only the Olympic Games have a longer continuous history. Mexico, Cuba and Guatemala were the three only countries present at the first games, which were then called the Central American Games. In 1935 their name was changed to Central American and Caribbean Games to reflect expanding participation. Thirty one nations took part in the 1993 games in Puerto Rico and the 1998 games in Venezuela. For months before the Olympic Games, runners relay the Olympic Flame from Olympia to the opening ceremony. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...

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Central American and Caribbean Games

Year Event Host city Duration Countries Sports Athletes
1926 I Central American and Caribbean Gamess October 30
November 2
3 9 269
Mexico City Mexico
1930 II Central American and Caribbean Games March 15
April 15
9 9 606
La Habana Cuba
1935 III Central American and Caribbean Games March 16
April 5
9 13 741
San Salvador El Salvador
1938 IV Central American and Caribbean Games February 5
February 24
10 16 1216
Panama City Panama
1946 V Central American and Caribbean Games March 5
March 25
13 17 1540
Barranquilla Colombia
1950 VI Central American and Caribbean Games February 28
March 12
14 19 1390
Guatemala City Guatemala
1954 VII Central American and Caribbean Games March 5
March 20
12 1356
Mexico City Mexico
1959 VIII Central American and Caribbean Games January 6
January 15
12 17 1150
Caracas Venezuela
1962 IX Central American and Caribbean Games August 15
August 28
15 1559
Kingston Jamaica]
1966 X Central American and Caribbean Games July 11
July 25
18 1689
San Juan Puerto Rico
1970 XI Central American and Caribbean Games February 28
March 13
21 2095
Panama City Panama
1974 XII Central American and Caribbean Games February 27
March 13
23 18 1928
Santo Domingo Dominican Republic
1978 XIII Central American and Caribbean Games July 7
July 28
21 18 2605
Medellín Colombia
1982 XIV Central American and Caribbean Games August 7
August 18
19 2420
La Habana Cuba
1986 XV Central American and Caribbean Games June 24
July 5
26 25 2963
Santiago de los Caballeros Dominican Republic
1990 XVI Central American and Caribbean Games November 20
December 3
29 4206
Mexico City Mexico
1994 XVII Central American and Caribbean Games November 19
November 30
32 3570
Ponce Puerto Rico
1998 XVIII Central American and Caribbean Games August 8
August 22
31 5200
Maracaibo Venezuela
2002 XIX Central American and Caribbean Games November 19
November 30
31 37 7000
San Salvador El Salvador
2006 XX Central American and Caribbean Games July 15
July 30
32
Cartagena de Indias Colombia
2010 XXI Central American and Caribbean Games
Mayagüez Puerto Rico

1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... November 2 is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 59 days remaining. ... Mexico City (Spanish: Ciudad de México, México D.F. or simply México, pronounced /mexiko/ in IPA) is the capital and largest city of the nation of Mexico. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... March 15 is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (75th in Leap years). ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... This article is about the Cuban city. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_El_Salvador. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... San Salvador (coordinates ) is the capital of El Salvador. ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Panama. ... February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 24 is the 55th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the capital of Panama. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Colombia. ... March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... March 25 is the 84th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (85th in leap years). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Guatemala. ... February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (72nd in leap years). ... Guatemala City (in full, La Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción; locally known as Guatemala or Guate) is the capital and largest city of the nation of Guatemala. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in Leap years). ... Mexico City (Spanish: Ciudad de México, México D.F. or simply México, pronounced /mexiko/ in IPA) is the capital and largest city of the nation of Mexico. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... City motto: Ave María Santísima, sin pecado concebida, en el primer instante de su ser natural. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... // There are a large number of places named Kingston: Jamaica Kingston, Jamaica, the capital United Kingdom Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England Kingston upon Thames, Greater London, England Kingston, Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, England Kingston, Devon, Devon, England Kingston, Dorset, Dorset, England Kingston, East Lothian, East Lothian, Scotland Kingston, Hampshire... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... July 11 is the 192nd day (193rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 173 days remaining. ... July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... San Juan is the capital city of Puerto Rico. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Panama. ... February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... This article is about the capital of Panama. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Dominican_Republic. ... February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Colombia. ... July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... July 28 is the 209th day (210th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 156 days remaining. ... Medellín is the capital city of the Antioquia Department in Colombia. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the Cuban city. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Dominican_Republic. ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... Founded in 1495 during the first wave of European colonization of the New World, today Santiago de los Caballeros (the first Santiago of America) is the second most important city in the Dominican Republic on the island of Hispaniola. ... This article is about the year. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... December 3 is the 337th (in leap years the 338th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mexico City (Spanish: Ciudad de México, México D.F. or simply México, pronounced /mexiko/ in IPA) is the capital and largest city of the nation of Mexico. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal. // Events January Bill Clinton January 1 : North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... November 19 is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 31 days remaining. ... Ponce, the second largest city in Puerto Rico outside of the San Juan metropolitan area is named after the Spanish conquistador Juan Ponce de León. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining. ... August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... City motto: Muy noble y leal (English: Very noble and loyal) City nickname: La Tierra del Sol Amada (Spanish: The Land of the Beloved Sun) Location of Maracaibo Municipalities Maracaibo Municipality Mayor Gian Carlo Di Martino (2004 – 2008) Area   â€“Land   â€“Water 393 km² N/A km² N/A km² Population... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_El_Salvador. ... November 19 is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 31 days remaining. ... San Salvador (coordinates ) is the capital of El Salvador. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Colombia. ... July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... July 30 is the 211th day (212th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 154 days remaining. ... For other places of the same name, see Cartagena Bocagrande Cartagena San Pedro Square,Old City Cartagena Cartagena, Colombia, also known as Cartagena de Indias, is a large seaport on the north coast of Colombia. ... 2010 (MMX) will be a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... Mayagüez (pronounced Mah-yah-GWEHZ) is the third largest city of Puerto Rico. ...

Historical Medal Count

Medal Count
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Flag of Cuba Cuba 1490 737 554 2781
2 Flag of Mexico Mexico 886 903 766 2555
3 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela 343 507 584 1434
4 Flag of Puerto Rico Puerto Rico 236 400 519 1155
5 Flag of Colombia Colombia 205 293 330 828
6 Flag of Panama Panama 81 141 147 369
7 Flag of Jamaica Jamaica 78 100 99 277
8 Flag of Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 74 147 247 468
9 Flag of Guatemala Guatemala 50 109 221 380
10 Flag of El Salvador El Salvador 33 77 141 251
11  Costa Rica 33 32 54 119
12 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 31 54 69 154
13 Flag of Netherlands Antilles Netherlands Antilles 27 27 45 99
14 Flag of The Bahamas Bahamas 13 10 21 44
15 Flag of Suriname Suriname 12 4 6 22
16 Flag of United States Virgin Islands United States Virgin Islands 9 14 16 39
17 Flag of Guyana Guyana 5 11 28 44
18 Flag of Barbados Barbados 5 10 27 42
19 Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua 3 13 36 52
20 Flag of Haiti Haiti 3 4 14 21
21 Flag of Honduras Honduras 2 8 18 28
22 Flag of Bermuda Bermuda 1 3 10 14
23 Flag of Belize Belize 1 2 2 5
24 Flag of Cayman Islands Cayman Islands 1 1 3 5
25 Flag of Aruba Aruba 1 0 1 2
26 Flag of Saint Lucia Saint Lucia 1 0 0 1
27 Flag of British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands 1 0 0 1
28 Flag of Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 0 3 4 7
29 Flag of Grenada Grenada 0 0 4 4
30 Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0 0 2 2
31 Flag of Dominica Dominica 0 0 1 1
3625 3610 3969 11204

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See also

Pan American Games The Pan American Games are a multi-sport event, held every four years between competitors from all nations of the Americas. ...


External links

2006 Official Website


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