Tourists Stay Longer in Nicaragua

In the third quarter of this year tourists who arrived in Nicaragua stayed longer when compared to the same period in 2016. From a report by the Central Bank of Nicaragua (BCN) published on November...

More Hotel Investment in Nicaragua

The Selina hotels chain has opened a new hotel in Granada, which follows the one that is already operating in Maderas beach, and plans are underfoot to open another store in San Juan del...

Walmart Nicaragua Investment in Supermarkets

New stores, remodeling and a distribution center are what Walmart plans to develop in the next two years in the country, with an estimated investment of US$200 million. María Marta Rodríguez, coordinator of Corporate Affairs...

Nicaragua’s economy is growing, but the poor may be falling behind

TODAY NICARAGUA - The International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s recent assessment of Nicaragua reinforces the narrative that the country has made tremendous strides in fighting poverty, but many experts stress the importance of staying vigilant against the...

Nicaragua Annual Inflation up to March 2017 is 3.66%

TODAY NICARAGUA - The monthly variation in March was 0.12%, mainly explained by the behavior of prices of various goods and services and furniture and household items. From a report by the Central Bank of...

The Potential of Palm Oil in Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA - Twenty two thousand hectares are devoted to growing palm in the country, and investments of US$150 million are planned for maintenance of existing plantations and new ones in the coming years. The...

Nicaragua Air Travel Growing

TODAY NICARAGUA - In the last four years the number of commercial international flight arrivals in the country has grown by 26%, while the number of passengers went up 25% in the same period. Statistics...

Nicaragua Remittances Up 6%

TODAY NICARAGUA - Many households Nicaragua depend on remittances, money received from abroad, be it a few dollars or hundreds of dollars. During the past year, remittances to the country totaled US$1.264 billion dollars, 6%...

Extensive Planting of Robusta Coffee in Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA - Cultivation of the robusta has been authorized in seven departments in the Pacific and in the autonomous regions of the Northern and Southern Caribbean, except in the municipality of Waslala. Finally, and...

IMF Recognizes Nicaragua’s Economic Progress

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recognized today the economic progress of Nicaragua in the recent ten years, starting here various meetings to assess the prospects of the country in the short and medium terms. fter...

Super Gasoline And Diesel Going Up on Sunday

  Today Nicaragua - The price of super gasoline and diesel will be going up on Sunday, while regular gasoline will see a slight decline, say oil company sources. For the next week the price of...

Nicaragua Textile Manufacturers Suffer From Expensive Energy

(TODAY NICARAGUA) The textile sector claims that the high cost of electricity in the country has become a limiting factor to foreign investment. The union of textile companies states that more foreign investment could reach...

Nicaragua Capturing Foreign Aid

Economic analysts and investment advisors can do well in Nicaragua, by helping local operations gain access to foreign cooperation, which last year passed $1 billion – close to 9% of the value of national...

Nicaraguan Stock Market Keeps Growing

TODAY NICARAGUA - In 2015 more than $1.2 billion in securities were traded on the stock exchange, a 21% increase compared to 2014, driven by trade in government securities. Short-term operations, particularly negotiations on the...

Nicaragua Poultry Plant Starts Operations

  TODAY NICARAGUA - Cargill has inaugurated a new cold storage and distribution plant southeast of Managua, with capacity to store up to 8 million pounds of chicken meat. In addition to the new plant, in...

Nicaragua Could Privatize Ports

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Ortega administration may be taking up once again the port privatization project conceived of in 2000 and may be close to awarding a concession to an international operator. In November 2000...

Nicaragua Airport Works Announced

(TODAY NICARAGUA) The management company of the international airport in Managua has announced that it will allocate between $6 million and $10 million for expansion of the runway. Empresa Administradora de Aeropuertos Internacionales de Nicaragua...

Nicaragua Plans to Produce High-Quality Calves

(TODAY NICARAGUA) A pilot project aims to provide funding and technical assistance to a group of food producers in order to improve their livestock and increase quality. The purpose of the project, still in its...

Chilean Trade Mission to Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA - A group of industrial companies in the South American country plan to visit the country in late April to explore business opportunities with Nicaraguan businessmen. The Chilean delegation is composed of representatives...

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Tourists Stay Longer in Nicaragua

In the third quarter of this year tourists who arrived in Nicaragua stayed longer when compared to the same period in 2016. From a report...

More Hotel Investment in Nicaragua

The Selina hotels chain has opened a new hotel in Granada, which follows the one that is already operating in Maderas beach, and plans...

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...

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...