New Poultry Plant Starts Operations

Cargill has inaugurated a processing plant in Nicaragua that will have the capacity to sacrifice up to 14,000 birds per hour, and it required...

Hard Rock Café Soon To Open in Managua

With an investment of US$2.8 million dollars, the Hard Rock Café will open its doors in Nicaragua's capital city of Managua next Wednesday, April...

Juan Valdez Stirs Competition With Nicaragua arrival

Colombia's Juan Valdez coffee brand is arriving in Nicaragua. While Nicaraguan businessmen dismiss the brand is a threat to Nicaraguan coffee, they do admit...

Nicaragua Cocoa Production to Grow 25% in 2018

The cacao producers union is planning to produce this year close to 1,500 tons of cocoa, 25% more than the production recorded at the...

Growing Call Center Market in Nicaragua

Concentrix announced that the company will be expanding its operations in Managua, where it has operated a call center since 2011. The announcement was made...

More Fast Food in Nicaragua

The Mexican franchise Taco Inn has started operating its first fast food restaurant in Managua, and plans to open five more next year. The franchise...

Nicaragua Appliance Imports Down 10%

Between January and September of this year, imports of durable consumer goods such as televisions, washing machines, refrigerators and telephones dropped by 10% compared...

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...

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...

The Investment Climate in Nicaragua According to the US

The US government has highlighted tax incentives and public-private sector dialogue, but warns that deficiencies in the rule of law, and extensive executive control...

Nicaragua Automotive Spare Parts Business is Growing

In 2016 the imported value of spare parts for vehicles totaled $37 million, 9% more than the imports recorded in 2015. Figures from the information...

American Apparel To Be Made In Nicaragua

STODAY NICARAGUA - For the first time in it's 28 year history, American Apparel, The company, which prided itself on being the largest domestic...

Colombia, Central America and the needle trade

TODAY NICARAGUA - Two Colombian textile and apparel sector companies are expanding in Central America, with the expectation of creating some new 1,700 jobs,...

Proposed U.S. Bill Threatens Nicaragua Call Centers

TODAY NICARAGUA - A proposed bill in the U.S. threatens the operations of call centers from nations like Nicaragua, worrying employers and workers, according...

First Real Estate Fund in Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA - The fund managed by Invercasa will focus on acquiring both commercial and residential properties, and the minimum stake will be us$5,000. Sociedad...

Nicaragua Eliminates Tax on Colombian Imports

TODAY NICARAGUA - Goods and services imported from the South American country will no longer incur the "patriotic" tax of 35%, which has been...

Nicaragua Slipped Five Ranks Overall Since 2007 In Global Prosperity Index

TODAY NICARAGUA - Despite a top 40 performance in Personal Freedom and Natural Environment, and rising Economic Quality, Nicaragua has slipped five ranks overall...

New Business Opportunities for Nicaragua and Colombia

TODAY NICARAGUA - Paper and machinery are some of the goods that nicaraguan businessmen plan to import in large amounts with the upcoming elimination...

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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Central Bank: Economy Will Slow Down Two Perecentage Points; Jobs Will Be Lost

The president of the Banco Central de Nicaragua (BCN), Ovidio Reyes, said on Monday that Nicaragua's economy will drop two percentage points, due to...

National Dialogue Stuck On The Subject of Barricades

In its third session on Monday, the national dialogue only succeeded in approving the adoption of the recommendations of the IACHR to the State...

Nicaraguan Protesters Accuse Government of Breaching Truce

(AFP) - Nicaraguans were back on the streets in their thousands on Sunday to protest what they called a government breach of a two-day...

Human Rights Commission Charges Serious Violations, 76 Deaths in Nicaragua

MANAGUA – The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) on Monday condemned Nicaragua’s response to weeks of protests against President Daniel Ortega, criticising a...

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Calls On Ortega Government To Halt Repression

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos - CIDH in Spanish), part of the Organization of American States (OAS), called...

Despite Ortega’s Absence Friday, Nicaraguans Showed No Sign Of Giving Up

"We support the mothers of the fallen," said Carla Patricia Gomez, 46, wearing a Nicaraguan flag as a headband. "They even killed a 6-year-old...

Ortega A No-Show. Protesters Refuse to Back Down.

MANAGUA – The crowds waited. The official and independent press waited. They had been called to the  Seminario La Fatima, just outside of Managua,...

Gabriel Traversari: Who Is To Give Up?

Gabriel Traversari is a Nicaraguan-American actor, television director, writer, singer, composer, painter, and photographer. Born in Los Angeles, California, he grew up in El...

Face To Face With Ortega: “We Have Put The Dead”

A young university student, Lesther Alemán, confronted the president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, for the violent repression against the people, and his opposition to...

Participants To The National Dialogue Left Disappointed

After the expected completion of the National Dialogue, the different reactions were immediate. One of them was the president of the Unión de Productores...