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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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,...

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...

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...

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...

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 joint venture they say is helping to prop up the...

In Latin America, is there a link between abortion rights and democracy?

Three-quarters of all abortions in Latin America are performed illegally, putting the woman’s life at risk. Together with Africa and Asia, the region accounts for many of the 17.1 million unsafe abortions performed globally...

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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...