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Activists in Nicaragua Reaffirm Unwavering Support for the Cuban Revolution

TODAY NICARAGUA - Managua (Radio Havana Cuba) - Cuba solidarity groups in Nicaragua are demanding an end to the U.S. blockade imposed on the...

Why Nicaragua and Trump Are Not Allies Despite Both Opposing the Paris Agreement

So US President Donald Trump has gone ahead and decided to quit the Paris agreement on climate change. The United States is one of...

Why isn’t Nicaragua in the Paris agreement?

TODAY NICARAGUA - Ever since US President Donald Trump declared that he would withdraw the US from the landmark Paris climate change agreement, much...

Fire Destroys Managua’s Central Market

TODAY NICARAGUA - A fire over the weekend in Nicaragua has destroyed the Mercado Oriental,one of the biggest markets in Central America, part of...

Cheese from Nicaragua recalled for Listeria concerns

TODAY NICARAGUA - Another Miami-based company is recalling imported cheese because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Global Garlic Inc. recalled “Queso Fresco/ Whole Milk...

Electricity Price Rises in Nicaragua

A 2% increase in electric energy rates has been announced, and an assurance that it will be the only increase during the present year,...

Nicaragua Automotive Spare Parts Business is Growing

In 2016 the imported value of spare parts for vehicles totaled $37 million, 9% more than the imports recorded in 2015. Figures from the information...

Nicaragua, A Place of Unforced Coexistence

Before I dive into my love for Nicaragua, I have to confess that my journey there was and is far from complete. I believe...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

What Are Some of Nicaragua’s Popular Food?

TODAY NICARAGUA - Nicaragua is an interesting place, with a tumultuous history and a relatively peaceful present. and even if many things can be...

Nicaragua’s New Luxurious Resort With A Social Mission

TODAY NICARAGUA - By any measure, Alfredo and Theresa Pellas have already transformed their home country of Nicaragua. With the help of 1,000-plus partnering...

Whatever Happened To The Canal?

TODAY NICARAGUA - PUNTA GORDA/BRITO, Nicaragua (IPS) - Less than three years from the projected completion in Nicaragua of a canal running from the...

Nicaragua exorcism victim ‘starved and beaten before killing’

A Nicaraguan woman who was burned to death in an exorcism that caused worldwide shock was starved and beaten in the week before her...

Press Freedom In Nicaragua: Reporters Without Borders

TODAY NICARAGUA -  Reporters Without Borders (RSF) ranks Nicaragua in 92nd spot, on a list ranking 180 countries according to level of press freedom. The...

Nicaragua’s South Caribbean Coast Improves Readiness for Climate Change

BLUEFIELDS, Nicaragua (IPS) - The effects of climate change have hit Nicaragua’s Caribbean coastal regions hard in the last decade and have forced the...

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...

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...

American Apparel To Be Made In Nicaragua

STODAY NICARAGUA - For the first time in it's 28 year history, American Apparel, The company, which prided itself on being the largest domestic...

Is Putin building a base in Nicaragua to spy on US citizens?

TODAY NICARAGUA - US officials are keeping a keen eye on a Russian complex nestled on the edge of a volcanic crater in Nicaragua. The...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

Good Prospects for Retail in Nicaragua

The Nicaragua retail industry projects US$680 million in sales in the Christmas and end of the year season, which would represent a 7% increase...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Church and State in Nicaragua: Letter From Managua

Between 2013 and 2015, the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega spent roughly US$3.2 million installing decorative metal trees in Managua, Nicaragua’s capital. The...