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...

Nicaragua Shelves Canal, Promises Port

Of late there has been little or nothing about the Interoceanic Canada project or Grand Canal in Nicaragua,...

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...

Nate Wreaks Havoc From Coast to Coast In Nicaragua

Moving up from Costa Rica, Tropical Storm Nate’s arrival in Nicaragua followed two weeks of near-constant rain that...

Nicaragua Certifies Prostitutes as Paralegals

TODAY NICARAGUA - Nicaragua has become the first country in the world to have sex workers within its...

Nicaragua Raises Mininum Wage

(TODAY NICARAGUA) On September 1, the 4.1% rise in the minimum wage for workers in nine of the...

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...

Nicaragua 2018 Economic Outlook

The Central Bank of Nicaragua forecasts that by the end of 2017 the economy will have grown by...

The Investment Climate in Nicaragua According to the US

Nicaragua has emerged as a fast-paced growing economy in the Central American isthmus. The US government has highlighted tax...

Migrants Up Against Nicaragua’s “Containment Wall”

(IPS) - Nicaragua’s “containment wall”, aimed at bolstering internal security, has been successful with regard to the...

On average, 2.5 People Die Every Day In Nicaragua In Traffic Accidents

On average, 2.5 people die every day due to traffic accidentsTODAY NICARAGUA, Managua- A total of 31 people...

Valiant Effort to Save Blue Whale Stranded on South Nicaragua Beach

TODAY NICARAGUA NEWS -- Locals and tourists bonded on Nicaragua's Popoyo beach (near Rivas) as they attempted to...

Nicaragua v. USA (1986)

NICARAGUA JOURNAL (Examiner.com) -- The Republic of Nicaragua v. The United States of America (1986) is a public...

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...

Fire Destroys Managua’s Central Market

TODAY NICARAGUA - A fire over the weekend destroyed Nicaragua's Mercado Oriental, one of the biggest markets in...

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....

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...

Nicaraguans Can Now Travel Visa-Free To Taiwan

TODAY NICARAGUA - Nicaraguans no longer need a visa to travel to Taiwan, the government of Daniel Ortega...

In Nicaragua, The 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...

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...

Nicaragua Sex Workers Open Office In Defence Of Rights

MANAGUA (QNicaragua) – Nicaraguan sex workers have for the first time set up an office to assist in...

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....

Expo-Taiwan 2017 Held In Managua, Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA (Taiwan News)--- At least 30 Taiwanese exhibitors and 28 Nicaraguan companies took part in Expo-Taiwan held...

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....

Nicaraguan vs. Cuban Cigars

TODAY NICARAGUA - The main export market for Nicaraguan cigars could change after an the eventual reopening of...

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...

Nicaragua Reports Cases of Zika Reaches 1,863; Of Which 986 Are Pregnant

Pregnant teens in Casa Campo in La Dalia. PRESS / L.E. M(Today Nicaragua) Health authorities reported today 12...

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...

Nicaragua Slipped Five Ranks Overall Since 2007 In Global Prosperity Index

Nicaragua is a long way off Costa Rica’s level of prosperity.TODAY NICARAGUA – Despite a top 40 performance...

Nicaragua To Join Paris Accord, Leaving Trump Alone With Syria

A fisherman throws a fishing net at Lake Cocibolca in La Virgen, Nicaragua. Photographer: Inti Ocon/AFP via Getty...

Nicaragua Remittances Up 6%

Remittances to Nicaragua up 6% in 2016 over the previous year, the majority of coming from the United...

Nicaragua’s Eskimo Bought Out By Mexican Group

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Mexican group has announced an agreement to acquire all the assets of Eskimo and...

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Following the Brazilian construction company's abandonment of the road work contract that had been awarded, the government intends to make a claim on the...

Canadian Man Critically Injured Stuck in Costa Rica Because Ontario Has No Hospital Bed For Him

A Canadian man seriously injured in the Costa Rican jungle just wants to go home. But he can't, because no hospital in his native...

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The Panama-based company, Mimo International Imports and Exports, on Wednesday pleaded guilty to the former president of the Costa Rican Football Federation (Fedefútbol), Eduardo...

Mapping Costa Rica’s Aquifers

Through an alliance with the US Geological Survey, the government of Costa Rica will be carrying out an assessment of aquifers nationwide. The aim of...

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The hundreds of tourists arriving at Costa Rica's main international airport, the Juan Santamaria (SJO), in San Jose eager to discover the beauties of...

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Brazil’s female samba dancers the spill the beans on the darker side of working at the iconic Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Viviane Morais Ferreira Guimarães,...

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American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

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QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

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As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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TODAY PANAMA | Copa Airlines will begin two weekly nonstop flights between Holguin (Cuba) and Panama City, Panama, during the second quarter of 2016. With...

6.8 Panama Quake Rocks Costa Rica

A strong quake in Panama woke up many Costa Ricans in the early minutes (12:35am) of Tuesday. The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake had...

Costa Rica: Gone Are Traditional Politicians

The times they are a-changin' and nowhere more than in elections where Presidential nominees in this conservative Catholic country were married to one woman...

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