The Hague Court Admits Colombia Countersuit Against Nicaragua

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague accepted two countersuits presented by...

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“First came the wind, then water, water everywhere. At first we wanted to stay...

Immigration Status Unsure for Nicaraguans In The U.S.

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said it would terminate the...

Good Prospects for Retail in Nicaragua

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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...

Nicaragua Unveils Central America’s Largest Baseball Stadium

Nicaragua has unveiled its long-awaited baseball stadium in Managua, replacing the former baseball field...

Church and State in Nicaragua: Letter From Managua

A bishop in Managua’s Metropolitan Cathedral, May 2009. Between 2013 and 2015, the government of...

Venezuelan Subsidiary in Nicaragua May Face Sanctions from US

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Nate Wreaks Havoc From Coast to Coast In Nicaragua

Moving up from Costa Rica, Tropical Storm Nate’s arrival in Nicaragua followed two weeks...

Nicaragua’s Private Sector Lobby Gets Into Gear to Stop US Economic Sanctions

In order to prevent or at least soften similar economic sanctions, AmCham hired the...

More Nicaraguan Coffee in Japan

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Nicaragua To Join Paris Accord, Leaving Trump Alone With Syria

A fisherman throws a fishing net at Lake Cocibolca in La Virgen, Nicaragua. Photographer:...

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"...

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...

Expo-Taiwan 2017 Held In Managua, Nicaragua

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

Nicaragua Raises Mininum Wage

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

Nicaragua’s Teen Pregnancy Epidemic

Imagine you’re a 15-year-old girl. One day, you’re hanging out at home when an...

Canadian Couple Building Schools in Nicaragua

Sarah Kerr and Tom Affleck have a special affinity for Nicaragua. For the last...

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

Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro (left) and Nicaragua’s Daniel Ortega (right) are close allies. No, they...

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...

Nicaragua Abortion Ban Threatens Health and Lives

Nicaragua’s total ban on abortion is putting women and girls’ health and lives at...

Nicaragua To Promote SMS Messaging To Encourage Breastfeeding

TODAY NICARAGUA - Nicaragua will present during a international conference a pilot project that...

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...

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...

Nicaragua Says ‘Nica Act’ Reflects Continuity of US Imperialism

The government of Nicaragua has rejected the decision of the United States to sanction...

Nicaragua Concerned About Import Restriction on Dairy Products

Nueva Guinea Nicaragua, June 9 2017 . Foto Jader Flores /LA PRENSA The dairy sector...

Nicargua Loses 3-0 To USA In Gold Cup

Photo credit Richard Kruszynski/ISNSoccer.com (Dropbox) Matt Miazga scored on a closer-range header from Graham Zusi’s...

Nicaraguans Can Now Travel Visa-Free To Taiwan

TODAY NICARAGUA - Nicaraguans no longer need a visa to travel to Taiwan, the...

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...

Nicaragua Economic Activity Up 4.9% up to April 2017

TODAY NICARAGUA – From a report by the Central Bank of Nicaragua, in April,...

Nicaragua Leads Latin America in Gender Equality

Supporters of Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega flock to the streets of the capital to...

Why it’s not fair to lump Nicaragua with the U.S. when it comes to the Paris climate accord

The Eiffel tower is illuminated in green with the words ‘Paris Agreement is Done’...

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Costa Rica's Foreign Ministry presented, Monday afternoon, the new map of Costa Rica with the 36,210 square kilometers (km2) of maritime that the country...

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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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