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 tourist city. Estimates by the municipality of San Juan del Sur...

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 renewable energy. The Ortega administration explained that the businessmen will meet...

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...

Nicaragua 2018 Economic Outlook

The Central Bank of Nicaragua forecasts that by the end of 2017 the economy will have grown by between 4.7% and 5.2%, and next year the increase will be between 4.5% and 5%. From a...

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...

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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

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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...