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Allegations of Nicaragua, Venezuela Complicity in FARC Money Laundering Resurface

(InsightCrime) Recent testimony before the US Senate revived allegations that a Venezuela-owned company in Nicaragua may have laundered money for Colombia's demobilizing FARC guerrillas,...

Nicaraguan man’s guilty plea wraps up old drug money-laundering case

A dual citizen of the United States and Nicaragua who evaded authorities for nearly two decades pleaded guilty Wednesday in New Orleans to his...

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...

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...

Value Added Cocoa

In a small deal, which could be a signal of bigger things to come, Nicaragua’s Momotombo Chocolate Factory will in the next few weeks...

Nicaragua Invisions 100,000 Tourists for National Holidays

Nicaragua invisions that more than 100,000 domestic and foreign tourists will attend national holidays - festas patrias -  this week. According to Lucy Valenti, president...

Mexican and Central American Independence: A Historic Backdrop for Present Challenges

On September 15th, five Central American nations — Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua — will celebrate 193 years of independence. On...

The Nicaragua Canal becomes the government’s Achilles heel

In one sense, it does not matter if the environmentally catastrophic 173-mile, 50-billion dollars Nicaragua Grand Canal mega-project goes ahead or not. Its adverse impacts on...

Expo-Taiwan 2017 kicks off in Nicaragua

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--- At least 30 Taiwanese exhibitors and 28 Nicaraguan companies took part in Expo-Taiwan held from Aug 24-26 at Olof Palme Convention...

Nicaragua Increases Minimum Wage

On September 1, the 4.1% rise in the minimum wage for workers in nine of the ten sectors established by law will come into...