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Monday 23 October 2017

Nicaragua, A Place of Unforced Coexistence

Before I dive into my love for Nicaragua, I have to confess that my journey there was and...

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...

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...

Nicaragua’s New Luxurious Resort With A Social Mission

A living room space in Nekupe’s clubhouse, one of many common areas for just eight rooms. Source: Nekupe Sporting...

Whatever Happened To The Canal?

In April 2017, three years after this road was created to mark the official start of the construction...

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...

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 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...

American Apparel To Be Made In Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA – For the first time in it’s 28 year history, American Apparel, The company, which prided...

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...

Haunted by the mystery deaths in Nicaragua’s brutal sugarcane fields

Two young boys in rural Nicaragua, photographed by Australian photojournalist Josh Mcdonald. The sugarcane-growing community in which they...

Nicaragua Tourism Revenues Up 10%

Hotel Yemaya Island Hideaway and Spa en Little Corn Island. TODAY NICARAGUA – Companies in the tourismt sector expect...

The Peasant Farmer Who Stood Up to the President of Nicaragua

Francisca Ramírez, the head of the peasant movement that is leading the fight against the construction of an...

First Real Estate Fund in Nicaragua

INVERCASA TODAY NICARAGUA – The fund managed by Invercasa will focus on acquiring both commercial and residential properties, and...

Meet the Sex Workers Replacing Cops in Nicaragua

Emilia, a member of the Sunflowers of Nicaragua, showing her judicial facilitator ID. | Photo: Reuters TODAY NICARAGUA –...

Nicaragua Eliminates Tax on Colombian Imports

Nicaragua Eliminates Tax on Colombian Imports TODAY NICARAGUA – Goods and services imported from the South American country will...

European Parliament Slams Nicaragua For Rights Violations Over Canal

Harrassed: Francisca Ramirez, Coordinator of the National Council for the Defence of Land, Lake and Sovereignty (La Prensa) TODAY...

Nicaragua Launches Hugo Chavez College Program

Hugo Chavez Plaza in Managua, Nicaragua honoring the late Venezuelan leader. (United Socialist Party of Venezuela). Nicaragua’s ruling Sandinista...

President Ortega Highlights Chavez’s Legacy in Latin America

In this undated photo we have Hugo Chaves (left) and Daniel Ortega in triumph.TODAY NICARAGUA (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan...

The Potential of Palm Oil in Nicaragua

African palm oil workerTODAY NICARAGUA – Twenty two thousand hectares are devoted to growing palm in the country,...

Major Colombian Drug Trafficker Detained in Nicaragua

Amauri Carmona Morelos in 2009 holding his fake Nicaraguan cedula (ID) in the name of Alberto Ruiz Cano....

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 Deepens Research on Earthquakes

TODAY NICARAGUA (PL) The authorities of Nicaragua intended to deepen research on earthquakes, based on a comparative study...

Arizona Family Moving to Nicaragua To Get Away From Trump’s America

The Krump family is shown here in Granada, Nicaragua, in 2016. Photo Credit: Krump family(TODAY NICARAGUA) Since Kristina...

Nicaragua Backs Climate-change Proof Coffee

Photo Nguyen Huy Kham / ReutersTODAY NICARAGUA – Climate change has forced governments around the world to make...

Works in Nicaragua for Central American Games in Progress

Managua, Nicaragua to host the 11th edition of the Central American GamesTODAY NICARAGUA – (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan authorities...

U.S. Embassy Clarifies Fake News About Nicaraguans Visa

The U.S. Embassy in Managua. Photo LA PRENSA/Uriel MolinaTODAY NICARAGUA – A fake news report circulating this Wednesday...

Nicaragua Air Travel Growing

Images for illustrative purposesTODAY NICARAGUA – In the last four years the number of commercial international flight arrivals...

Nicaragua Remittances Up 6%

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

Nicaragua Supports Palestine Resistance Amid Israel Colonization

Palestinian residents in Nicaragua and pro-Palestinian activists protest Israeli occupation. | Photo: Reuters TODAY NICARAGUA (Telesur) Since taking office...

Boom In Nicaragua Coffee Shops

Café Tostado y Molido, located in Plaza Petrópolis, en Carretera Sur. Managua. OTO LA PRENSA/Lissa VillagraTODAY NICARAGUA –...

Nicaragua Simplifies Procedures for Free Zones

José Adán AguerriTODAY NICARAGUA (Managua) A simpler scheme for importing materials is one of the new features included...

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Released with the conditions to sign every 15 days and have a fixed address, while being investigated for the manslaughter, is the decision of...

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Rico's TICO BULL - So far I have stayed away from reporting the Cementazo (cement scandal). In the words of a dear friend, it's...

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A 35-year-old Venezuelan athlete participating this Sunday morning in the San Jose Half Marathon was killed by a drunk driver who disrespected the traffic...

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

A bishop in Managua’s Metropolitan Cathedral, May 2009. Between 2013 and 2015, the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega spent roughly US$3.2 million installing decorative...

“Truce In The Rains” Not To Be Repeated This Week, Says Weather Service

After a week of no rain throughout most of the country, the rains did return on Saturday as forecast by the national weather service,...

From Anguish to Ecstasy in 90 Minutes

The moment Kendall Waston scored the goal in the last few minutes of the game, officially qualifying the Costa Rica national team for the ...

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

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The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

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