Nicaragua Unveils Central America’s Largest Baseball Stadium

Nicaragua has unveiled its long-awaited baseball stadium in Managua, replacing the former baseball field built in 1948. The new structure will hold up to 15,670 people and is the country’s first stadium constructed to...

Better Air Connectivity Between Nicaragua and the US

The private companies' association is in talks with United Airlines to promote the opening of a route that connects Nicaragua with the east coast of the United States. Representatives from the Consejo Superior de Empresa...

Poll Shows Declining Expectations on a Nicaraguan Canal

According to the results of the most recent survey conducted by Cid Gallup, the Nicaraguan interoceanic canal project, a concession given to the Chinese entrepreneur Wang Jing, is no longer perceived by locals as...

Nicaragua Climate Politics In Hot Water Over Canal Plan

(Reuters) Shaking off its climate change “pariah” status alongside the United States and war-torn Syria, Nicaragua took the plunge and joined the Paris Agreement to tackle global warming before U.N. climate talks began on...

Miss Nicaragua Nastassja Bolivar Winner Of Miss Universe 2013 National Costume Competition

Miss Nicaragua Nastassja Bolivar won the national costume contest for Miss Universe 2013 held on 3 November at Vegas Mall in Moscow, Russia. The 25-year-old candidate who grew up in Miami, Florida will also receive...

Nicaragua Looking for Alternatives in Face of US’ ‘Interventionist’ NICA Act

In the wake of the looming threat of the Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA Act) — a U.S. bill that is set to impose economic and financial sanctions on Nicaragua — the country is...

Immigration Status Unsure for Nicaraguans In The U.S.

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said it would terminate the status for some 2,500 Nicaraguans in January 2019, making the recipients of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) subject to deportation...

Is it safe to travel to Nicaragua?

Lake Nicaragua This is a question we get asked all the time. When we talk to guests at the Cayuga Collection of Sustainable Luxury Hotels and Lodges in Costa Rica and tell them about Jicaro...

Murillo Calls Senior Israeli Official ‘Brother’

Nicaragua’s vice president, Rosario Murillo, called a guest Israeli official “hermano,” or brother, seven months after the countries renewed diplomatic ties. Murillo used the Spanish word for “brother” to speak of Modi Ephraim, head of...

How Nicaragua is becoming a renewable energy paradise

“First came the wind, then water, water everywhere. At first we wanted to stay and protect our things, but then we panicked.” Patricia Martinez can barely bear to remember the night she and her nine-year-old...

Nicaragua continues progress on anti-poverty targets, Foreign Minister says

In an annual statement at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, the Foreign Minister of Nicaragua highlighted his country’s progress towards achieving the anti-poverty goals, which is the theme of this year’s General...

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 close of 2017. Last year the export value went down 4%,...

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...

Nicaragua Government Condemns Violent Actions in Local Elections

The Nicaraguan government emphatically condemned today the isolated actions of violence that took place in the country around the municipal elections, in spite of the constant calls for peace from the authorities. In a statement,...

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: “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 abstention There were no surprises in the November 5th municipal elections...

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 by Vice President Rosario Murillo, who pointed out that the...

With US Sanctions Looming, Nicaragua’s Economy Posed for Difficult 2018

It could be a long 2018 for Nicaragua and President Daniel Ortega. The country’s economy may slow down significantly should the United States decide to issue sanctions, and internal financial problems threaten its stability...

Bishop Baez: “Paralyzed by fear, we are getting used to physical and moral violence”

Managua (Agenzia Fides) - "There is paralysis due to fear. There are people who are paralyzed by fear, unable to speak or express their outrage because of injustices and abuses of civil and military...

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Real Estate Boom in San Juan del Sur

US$200 million is the figure by which investment in real estate development is estimated to increase between this year and next in the nicaraguan...

Canadians Seek Business in Nicaragua

A group of entrepreneurs from Canada will be visiting the country to explore business opportunities in different areas and present an investment plan for...

Nicaragua: No. 8 In The World’s Best Places to Retire in 2018!

“Where should I retire?” This is the question we hear most often at International Living, and every January we give you our most definitive...

Nicaragua’s “Containment Wall”

(IPS) - Nicaragua’s “containment wall”, aimed at bolstering internal security, has been successful with regard to the fight against transnational crime. But its...

Nicaragua Shelves Canal, Promises Port

Of late there has been little or nothing about the Interoceanic Canada project or Grand Canal in Nicaragua, as the Ministry of Transportation and...

Nicaragua to Pay Costa Rica for Environmental Damage

THE HAGUE – The International Court of Justice ordered Nicaragua on Friday to pay Costa Rica $378,890 for environmental damages caused by its troops...

Fuente Will Once Again Make Cigars in Nicaragua

Arturo Fuente, known for its Dominican cigars, has announced plans for a new cigar factory in Estelí, Nicaragua. It is called “Gran Fabrica de...

Forget Costa Rica — here’s Central America’s new star

(NYPost.com) New Yorkers rarely stop to rest. Last year, I diagnosed myself with chronic over-scheduling: 12-hour work days and social events that led to...

5.0 Quake Hits Masachapa, Nicaragua

An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale jolted 76km SW of Masachapa, Nicaragua at 19:06:04 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The...

Nicaragua’s Earthquakes

Yes, there are earthquakes in Nicaragua, but generally, they are small ones. In general, the earthquakes that experienced in Nicaragua are so weak that...