Images Of The Effects of Nate in Nicaragua

The persistent rains that Tropical Storm Nate caused in Nicaragua, affected many areas of the North Caribbean, Chontales and in the municipalities located in the south of the country, particularly in Rivas and Carazo. Photos...

Nate Wreaks Havoc in Nicaragua

Moving up from Costa Rica, Tropical Storm Nate’s arrival in Nicaragua followed two weeks of near-constant rain that had left the ground saturated and rivers are swollen. Nicaragua authorities placed the whole country on alert....

Nicaragua’s Private Sector Lobby Gets Into Gear to Stop US Economic Sanctions

The American Chamber of Commerce of Nicaragua (AmCham) is taking measures to prevent the US government from placing economic sanctions on the country similar to those targeting the Venezuelan regime of Nicolás Maduro, which affected both high-standing officials and its oil trade. In order to prevent...

More Nicaraguan Coffee in Japan

  Exports in the first eleven months of the 2016/17 harvest totaled US$17.6 million, 53% more than anything sold to the Asian country in the 2015/16 cycle. One of the main benefits of exporting grain to...

Allegations of Nicaragua, Venezuela Complicity in FARC Money Laundering Resurface

(InsightCrime) Recent testimony before the US Senate revived allegations that a Venezuela-owned company in Nicaragua may have laundered money for Colombia's demobilizing FARC guerrillas, once again raising the question of whether foreign governments may...

Nicaraguan man’s guilty plea wraps up old drug money-laundering case

A dual citizen of the United States and Nicaragua who evaded authorities for nearly two decades pleaded guilty Wednesday in New Orleans to his role in a plot to launder drug money, all but...

Nicaragua To Join Paris Accord, Leaving Trump Alone With Syria

Nicaragua will reportedly join the Paris climate accord. If it does, it will leave the United States and Syria as the only two nations left refusing to support the deal to fight global warming. Nicaragua's...

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Nicaragua, A Place of Unforced Coexistence

Before I dive into my love for Nicaragua, I have to confess that my journey there was and is far from complete. I believe...

Nicaragua’s Business Sector Warns of Economic Downturn Should US Relations Crumble

Businessmen in Nicaragua have asked President Daniel Ortega to ease growing tension with the United States, which is reviewing sanctions on the country that could have a major...

Julio Rocha Arrested In FIFA Scandal

(TODAY NICARAGUA) Among the FIFA executives arrested on Wednesday in Switzerland for alleged corruption is Nicaragua's Julio Rocha. Rocha, 64, is currently a development officer...

US Visa Lottery Begins Tomorrow; 5.000 Visas Set Aside For Nicaraguans

NICARAGUA NEWS -- Every year the US Diversity Visa Lottery visas to individuals and families all over the world, winners are issued a US...

487 Homes Affected By Latest Earthquake

(TODAY NICARAGUA)  total of 487 homes were affected by the 5.4 magnitude earthquake occurred Wednesday morning and whose epicentre was 2.9 kilometers deep between...

Nicaragua Prepares For Ebola With Cuban Support

NICARAGUA NEWS -- The government says it has prepared a national plan to combat Ebola, that includes a training for health workers across the...
The first infrastructure works for the Nicaragua canal began in the rural area of Brito in Rivas department, 112 km south of Managua, in December 2014, with reparations of dirt roads for land transport. But since then, the infrastructure works have come to a standstill. Credit: Ramón Villareal/IPS

Interoceanic Canal Bogged Down in Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA (IPS) - Nearly three years after Nicaragua granted a 50-year concession to the Chinese consortium HKND to build and operate an interoceanic...

Record Rains Flood Homes, Touch Off landslides in Nicaragua

NICARAGUA NEWS -- Coordinadora del Consejo de Comunicación y Ciudadanía (Coordinator of the Communication and Citizenship Council), Rosario Murillo, gave a new report on the...

Nicaraguan Youth Prepares National Rock Concert

24 de octubre de 2013, 00:05Managua, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) More than a dozen rock bands will be part of a concert...

Nicaragua – Ecuador Trade Agreement Approved

TODAY NICARAGUA - Nicaraguan Rum, cigars, seafood, honey, vegetables, beans, timber, medicines and wood furniture will be allowed into Ecuador with preferential tariffs. From a...

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Nicaragua Claims No ‘Cartel’ Presence, But Past Cases Tell a Different Story

Authorities in Nicaragua are trumpeting their counternarcotics efforts, which they say have kept "cartels" out of the country. But a series of prosecutions of alleged crime bosses shows that sophisticated, large-scale drug trafficking groups...

Value Added Cocoa

In a small deal, which could be a signal of bigger things to come, Nicaragua’s Momotombo Chocolate Factory will in the next few weeks export 200 kilos of chocolate tablets to Italy. Last year, Nicaraguan...

Nicaragua Invisions 100,000 Tourists for National Holidays

Nicaragua invisions that more than 100,000 domestic and foreign tourists will attend national holidays - festas patrias -  this week. According to Lucy Valenti, president of the National Chamber of Tourism of Nicaragua (Canatur), thanks...

Mexican and Central American Independence: A Historic Backdrop for Present Challenges

On September 15th, five Central American nations — Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua — will celebrate 193 years of independence. On this day in 1821, Central American leaders accepted a plan...

The Nicaragua Canal becomes the government’s Achilles heel

In one sense, it does not matter if the environmentally catastrophic 173-mile, 50-billion dollars Nicaragua Grand Canal mega-project goes ahead or not. Its adverse impacts on Nicaraguans’ human rights are already being felt. That is the...

Expo-Taiwan 2017 kicks off in Nicaragua

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--- At least 30 Taiwanese exhibitors and 28 Nicaraguan companies took part in Expo-Taiwan held from Aug 24-26 at Olof Palme Convention Center in Nicaragua. Hundreds of people attended the event to try...

Nicaragua Increases Minimum Wage

On September 1, the 4.1% rise in the minimum wage for workers in nine of the ten sectors established by law will come into force. The 4.125% increase is part of the 8.25% adjustment approved...

Solar Eclipse Dazzles Nicaragua

Although the eclipse in Nicaragua was only 30%, the entire country experienced astronomical fever throughout the territory. Thousands of people gathered at public observation points, universities or schools to safely enjoy this natural phenomenon...

The Plan to Modernize Managua

A proposal for urban development in the capital of Nicaragua would require an investment of at least US$500 million in drains, street readjustments and redesign of the public transportation system, among other works. Elnuevodiario.com.ni reports...

Nicaragua’s Teen Pregnancy Epidemic

Imagine you’re a 15-year-old girl. One day, you’re hanging out at home when an older man comes by. He tells your parents he’s a researcher who wants to learn more about teenage girls. He...

Canadian Couple Building Schools in Nicaragua

Sarah Kerr and Tom Affleck have a special affinity for Nicaragua. For the last 11 years, they’ve regularly visited the impoverished country to build classrooms and provide children with much-needed school supplies and books...