Nicaragua Praised by the IMF

The IMF noted the positive evolution of all the country's economic indicators, and the drastic fall in poverty, with an increase of 33% in per capita consumption. From a press release issued by the IMF: On...

Why Nicaragua Is A Better Retirement Choice Than Costa Rica

TODAY NICARAGUA (Huffingtonpost.com) Nicaragua, long hidden behind the image of her picaresque president, is finally emerging as a top retirement and vacation hotspot. We've been making the case for Nicaragua for years. Why do I...

Ortega Showed His Dark Side

TODAY NICARAGUA (La Prensa) The executive secretary of the Nicaraguan Association for Human Rights (Asociación Nicaragüense Pro Derechos Humanos - ANPDH). Alvaro Leiva, reaffirms the position of the government of Daniel Ortega's position in...

Nicaragua Blames U.S For Encouraging Illegal Migration

TODAY NICARAGUA (Prensa Latina) The Nicaraguan government pointed out Tuesday the responsibility of the United States in the encouragement of an insecure, unworthy, disordered and illegal migration that affects Cuba and the Central American...

Work On The Gran Canal Starts Today

  TODAY NICARAGUA - The Government of Nicaragua and the Chinese firm, HKND Group, will today inaugurate the official start of the construction of the Gran Canal de Nicaragua, amid the protests of farmers whose...

Uncertainties Surround Nicaragua’s New Canal Project

Nicaragua is soon to begin construction on a new canal connecting the Caribbean Sea with the Pacific Ocean. But even as up to 30,000 people face resettlement, details on the Chinese-funded mega-project remain sparse. NICARAGUA...

Canadian Comics Standing Up for Nicaragua

NICARAGUA NEWS -- On Saturday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m., Canadians will get a unique opportunity to laugh it up in Ottawa, in the second edition of “Stand Up for Nicaragua”  featuring comedians Mike...

7.3 Quake Shakes Nicaragua

NICARAGUA NEWS - A quake struck off the coast of Nicaragua and El Salvador late on Monday night rattling much of Central America. At first the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported the quake occurring at...

My Time in a Nicaraguan Prison

TODAY NICARAUGA (By Chad Cunningham, Nicaragua Dispatch) -- In my imagination, this story starts with me laying on the beach in Costa Rica. My black Labrador, Tripper, is happily rolling around in the sand....

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 damages from the rains and said that the Sandinista government...

Record Rains Kill 5-Year-Old Girl in Nicaragua

  NICARAGUA NEWS -- Record rains unleashed landslides and caused flooding that swamped hundreds of homes and swept a 5-year-old girl to her death, Nicaraguan officials said Thursday. The country's Institute of Territorial Studies said 14.9...

Nicaragua Reports Thirty Cases of Chikungunya

NICARAGUA NEWS -- Authorities of Nicaragua reported  Monday the detection of a new case of Chikungunya, bringing the total to 30 people affected by the virus. The coordinator of the Communication and Citizenship Council, Rosario...

Nicaragua Hit By Meteor As Giant Asteroid Misses Earth

A small meteorite blasted out a large crater when it crashed into the Nicaragua's capital Termed as a "relatively small" incident by Government spokeswoman Rosario Murillo, the meteriote that night near Managua's International Airport and...

20 Miners Rescued From Gold Mine After Landslide

NICARAGUA NEWS - Most of 24 trapped Nicaraguan gold miners have been freed after a mine collapse, officials said. The miners were slightly dehydrated but otherwise in good health said Deputy Interior Minister Carlos Najjar...

Two Miners Freed!

NICARAGUA NEWS (Reuters) - Rescue workers have spoken to 20 miners still trapped in a gold mine after a landslide in northern Nicaragua, though seven are still unaccounted for, the government said on Friday. Some...

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Nicaragua’s Emerald Coast Is the next luxury destination

For the past few years, Nicaragua has been steadily gaining traction as a luxury travel destination, while managing to escape the kitschy reputation many...

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...

Nicaragua Gvt. Approves US$10 million for Electrification

With a loan from OPEC, the second phase of the rural electrification project on the Caribbean coast will be financed. The decree must still be...

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...

Tourists Stay Longer in Nicaragua

In the third quarter of this year tourists who arrived in the country stayed an average of 10.3 days, registering an increase of 15%...

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...

U.S. Considers Nicaragua Sanctions for Venezuela links

The Venezuelan opposition met with members of Donald Trump’s administration last week to urge the White House to sanction Nicaragua and a company whose...

Rosario Murillo: La Heredera (The Heiress)

Rosarion Murillo, the "eternally loyal" to her husband and political partner, Daniel Ortega. In a profile by Confidencial in October 2016, before her election as...

Nicaragua: “Enhancing” the Dictatorship?

(HAVANA TIMES) - Nicaragua doesn’t need to enhance the Family-State-Party system to install a new dynasty. It needs to dismantle it. 1) The phantom of...

Nicaragua Bishops: Profound Electoral Reform Needed

(Agenzia Fides) - The Nicaraguan Bishops 'Conference (CEN) gathered at the annual plenary Assembly from 13 to 15 November to learn and share the...