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Nicaragua’s Support of Venezuelan Regime Makes US Sanctions More Likely: Ambassador

US Ambassador to Nicaragua Laura Dogu said that President Daniel Ortega’s support of Venezuelan Dictator Nicolás Maduro could directly influence whether the United States...

Amnesty condemns ‘campaign of harassment’ against Nicaragua canal critics

Nicaragua’s former revolutionary leaders have led a campaign of harassment and persecution against communities opposing the construction of a controversial canal that threatens the...

Bianca Jagger and Amnesty International Begin Global Campaign to Repeal the Nicaragua Canal Law

TODAY NICARAGUA - This past Thursday in Managua, Nicaragua, Bianca Jagger,  human rights defender and founder of the Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation and Amnesty...

Nicaragua Abortion Ban Threatens Health and Lives

Nicaragua’s total ban on abortion is putting women and girls’ health and lives at risk. The country’s 2006 law punishing abortion – without any...

Nicaragua Promotes Using SMS To Encourage Breastfeeding

TODAY NICARAGUA - Nicaragua will present during a international conference a pilot project that promotes the healthy practice of breastfeeding by sending text messages...

Nicaraguan Tourists No Longer Need Visa To Colombia

TODAY NICARAGUA - Colombia has eliminated the visa requirements for tourists from Nicaragua to visit the South American country. Colombia's Foreign Ministry, in eliminating the...

New Immigration Measure Could Discourage Tourists Arrivals in Nicaragua.

Nicaraguan immigration authorities have introduced a new and inexplicable measure that requires foreigners who intend to enter the country to file a "notice of...

Lawrence Pezzullo, Who Brokered End Nicaragua’s Somoza Regime, Dies at 91

Lawrence Pezzullo, an American diplomat who brokered the 1979 resignation of Nicaraguan strongman Anastasio Somoza Debayle, whose family had ruled the country for more...

AguaClara begins construction of water plant in Nicaragua

Since 2005, AguaClara has built 14 gravity-powered, electricity-free surface water treatment plants in Honduras, with a 15th under construction at Zamorano University in Tegucigalpa....

Nicaragua’s Business Sector Warns of Economic Downturn Should US Relations Crumble

Businessmen in Nicaragua have asked President Daniel Ortega to ease growing tension with the United States, which is reviewing sanctions on the country that could have a major...

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...

Nicaragua Says ‘Nica Act’ Reflects Continuity of US Imperialism

The government of Nicaragua has rejected the decision of the United States to sanction the Central American nation through the so-called Nica Act and...

US House Committee Passes Sanctions Against Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA - The U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee passed the bill known as the Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act of 2017, or Nica Act,...

Concern About Import Restriction on Dairy Products

The dairy sector in Nicaragua anticipates a decrease in exports of cheese and other dairy products to El Salvador, due to more stringent controls...

Essay: History of Nicaragua Independence

As an ordinary person on the street about Nicaragua, and you are sure to receive a bevy of responses. Tourists may make a note...

Nicargua Loses 3-0 To USA In Gold Cup

Matt Miazga scored on a closer-range header from Graham Zusi's corner kick in the 88th minute, giving the United States first place in its...

Nicaraguans Can Now Travel to Taiwan Without Visa

  TODAY NICARAGUA - Nicaraguans no longer need a visa to travel to Taiwan, the government of Daniel Ortega announced on Tuesday. "It is the decision...

The Investment Climate in Nicaragua According to the US

The US government has highlighted tax incentives and public-private sector dialogue, but warns that deficiencies in the rule of law, and extensive executive control...

Nicaragua and Honduras: Closer ties for a better future

In Managua, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and his Honduran counterpart, Juan Orlando Hernandez, discussed the process of customs union and bilateral border security, as...

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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...

Magnitude 5.9 Quake Hits Southwest of Rivas, Nicaragua

The USGS has reported an earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurring on Tuesday off the coast of Nicaragua and Costa Rica. The earthquake occurred in Pacific...

A Bad Case of Gas: The Community Who See Volcano as an ‘Annoying Neighbor’

Nicaragua is home to dozens of volcanoes, many of which belch out volcanic gases. Sputnik spoke to Dr Evgenia Ilinskaya, a vulcanologist from the...

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...

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...

Nicaragua: One Of The Best Destinations For a Sunny and Warm January

A country that is looking to get it's share of the Central American tourist business is Nicaragua. Tourism in Nicaragua has grown considerably recently,...

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...

Judges in Nicaragua learn to see the world through the eyes of vulnerable women

ESTELI, Nicaragua – At only 19, Michelle Zeledón, from the north of Nicaragua, has been through a lot. She watched her father beat her...

Nicaragua Remittances Up 10% up to September 2017

In the first nine months of the year, the flow of remittances that came into the country totaled $1,138 million, registering a 10% increase...