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The US analyzes excluding Nicaragua from CAFTA for exchange with Russian troops

(Los Angeles, California/ San Jose, Costa Rica) The United States analyzes “conclusively” excluding Nicaragua from the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), in response to a decree by President Daniel Ortega that authorizes the...

The US restricts visas to almost a hundred Nicaraguan officials

TODAY NICARAGUA (Voz de America) The United States Department of State on Monday restricted the visas of almost a hundred officials of the government of Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua. The measures, reported by the Foreign...

President of Costa Rica says he is concerned about Russian military presence in Nicaragua

(QCOSTARICA) In an interview with the Voz de América (VoA), President Rodrigo Chaves expressed concern about Daniel Ortega's decision to issue a decree to authorize the presence of Russian military means in Nicaragua. “There was...

Opponents promote a boycott of fuel purchases in Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA (EFE) Opposition organizations in Nicaragua launched this Wednesday a boycott of fuel purchases for automobiles and electricity consumption, with the aim of showing "resistance" to the government of President Daniel Ortega, whom...

Remittances show a year-on-year growth of 29.1% in Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA (EFE) Remittances received by Nicaraguans from different parts of the world showed year-on-year growth of 29.1% in the first quarter of 2022 compared to the same period in 2021, after accumulating US$866.5...
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Interoceanic Canal Bogged Down in Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA (IPS) - Nearly three years after Nicaragua granted a 50-year concession to the Chinese consortium HKND to build and operate an interoceanic...

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Government of Nicaragua closes another six NGOs from Europe, the US and Costa Rica

TODAY NICARAGUA (EFE)  The Government of Nicaragua, through the Ministry of the Interior, canceled on Tuesday the registrations of six non-profit organizations (NGOs) from Europe, the United States and Costa Rica, after accusing them...

Government of Nicaragua closes TV Channel 51, owned by the Episcopate

TODAY NICARAGUA (EFE) The Government of President Daniel Ortega, through the Nicaraguan Institute of Telecommunications and Post Office (Telcor), ordered on Friday, May 20, 2022, to take off the air Channel 51. The "Canal Católico'...

OAS demands Nicaragua to return confiscated facilities

TODAY NICARAGUA (EFE) The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) demanded this Friday that the Nicaraguan authorities return the offices confiscated at the end of April by order of the Government...

The United States urges the OAS to respond to the forced closure of headquarters in Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA (AFP) The United States urged the Organization of American States (OAS) on Wednesday to take "concrete" measures to respond to the forced closure of the regional bloc's office in Nicaragua by the...

Opponents ask to take measures against Ortega for closing the OAS offices

TODAY NICARAGUA (EFE) The Association of Relatives of Political Prisoners of Nicaragua urged on Tuesday the General Secretariat of the OAS and the member countries to take "measures" against the government of President Daniel...

Outlawed another 25 organizations critical of the Ortega government

TODAY NICARAGUA (Managua) The Nicaraguan parliament, controlled by President Daniel Ortega's party, outlawed on Wednesday,  twenty-five non-governmental organizations (NGOs) critical of his administration, including one for human rights and others for the writer Sergio...
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US criticizes that Ortega exercises “total control” over Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA (EFE) The U.S. State Department criticized on Tuesday (April 12)  in its annual report on human rights that Nicaraguan president, Daniel Ortega, exercises "total control" over the country after being re-elected in...

Nicaragua gov’t absorbs some of the increases in fuel prices

Q24N - The price of a gallon of super and regular gasoline registered a new rise in Nicaragua on Sunday, the Ministry of Energy and Mines and the Nicaraguan Institute of Energy (INE) reported...

Cristiana Chamorro, the woman who tried to challenge Ortega, is found guilty

TODAY NICARAGUA (EFE) Oppositionist Cristiana Chamorro Barrios, who tried to challenge the president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, in the controversial last elections, was found on Friday, March 11, guilty of the crimes of money...

Salaries of the Ortega-Murillo Clan: US$67,500 Monthly

TODAY NICARAGUA - President Daniel Ortega and his immediate family — his wife and Vice President Rosario Murillo, several of his children, daughters-in-law, former daughters-in-law, and other relatives — receive more than two million...

Ortega defends Russia’s stance over Ukraine

Q24N (Reuters) - Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega became one of the first world leaders to back Russia's stance over Ukraine on Monday, saying President Vladimir Putin was right to recognize two regions controlled by...

Ortega assumes the presidency for the fifth time

TODAY NICARAGUA - Since the date was established, paradoxically the former president of Nicaragua, Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, wife of the former director of LA PRENSA and Martyr of Public Liberties, Pedro Joaquín Chamorro...

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