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Friday 18 August 2017

Deadly Hurricane Descends on Nicaragua

Screen capture from Windytv.comThursday, 10:30pm – Hurricane Otto is within minutes of making landfall, bearing down on the...

Bluefields, Nicaragua Readying For Hurricane Otto

Photo from ENDTODAY NICARAGUA NEWS – The city of Bluefields since Tuesday began prepapring for the arrival of...

Rare hurricane bearing down on Nicaragua, Costa Rica

TODAY NICARAGUA NEWS – Hurricane season officially ends on November 30, and while the month of November can...

How Rare Is A Hurricane Llandfall in Nicaragua?

Aerial picture taken on September 6, 2007, in the village of Sandy Bay, Nicaragua, after the passage of...

Ruling Party in Nicaragua Offers Little Transparency Regarding Campaign

TODAY NICARAGUA NEWS – Ruling party in Nicaragua offers little transparency regarding campaign. The president of the Economic...

Nicaragua To See New Investments In Commercial Construction

Paseo Real en León. LAPRENSA/C.VALLE(Today Nicaragua) The Mántica Group says plans to invest US$25 million in the construction...

Nicaragua More Opportunities to Build Social Housing

Families moving into new houses in Cuidad Belen(Today Nicaragua) The eventual increase from US$20,000 to US$23,000 as the...

Think the U.S. election has been a dumpster fire? Try voting in Nicaragua

AFP/Getty Images(Today Nicararua) Somewhere at a palatial banquet table in a gaudy seaside mansion guarded by an excessive...

Ortega Re-elected, Gets His Third Consecutive Term!

The power couple: President Daniel Ortega (r) and vice president-elect, Rosario Murillo(Today Nicaragua) The president of Nicaragua, Daniel...

Daniel and Rosario Nicaragua’s Power Couple

Some 3.8 million Nicaraguans were called to vote for Sunday’s election. Opposition estimates up to 80% didn’t vote.(Today...

Low Turnout In Elections in Nicaragua

Low turnout in elections in Nicaragua(Today Nicaragua) MANAGUA – Nicaraguans began voting this morning (Sunday) in presidential and...

Nicaragua Votes Today

President Daniel Ortega and Nicaragua’s First Lady, Rosario Murillo, head to the polls today, to be elected President...

Nicaragua’s Gold Exports Up 12%

(Today Nicaragua) In the first ten months of the year gold exports generated US$293 million in foreign exchange,...

A Real-Life ‘House of Cards’ in Nicaragua

(NY Times) MANAGUA, Nicaragua — She started out as a teenage mother working as a newspaper secretary, then...

Joint Venture in Construction in Nicaragua

Nicaragua has shown outstanding growth, the Nicaraguan economy grew 4.6% in the second quarter of 2016(Today Nicaragua) The...

Vaccine Plant in Nicaragua

(Today Nicaragua) The Russian government invested $21 million in the construction and equipping of the plant, which in...

An Industrial Policy for Nicaragua

A woman prepares tobacco leaves at a cigar factory in Esteli, 140 km north of Managua(Today Nicaragua) A...

Venezuelan economic aid to Nicaragua down 10.9% first half 2016

The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro (left) and Daniel Ortega (right) of Nicaragua(Today Nicaragua) Venezuela’s oil loan-centered cooperation...

Cracking the bad eggs of the turtle trade

(TODAY NICARAGUA) An ingenious project in Nicaragua has hatched a plan to thwart the illegal trade in sea...

Electoral Process in Nicaragua Advances Faultless

(Today Nicaragua) The electoral process in Nicaragua is advancing smoothly after completing the registration of the parties´ representatives...

Nicaragua Expands Fertilizer Production

Photo ENDQ24N – With the enlargement, the storage capacity in the plant making nutrition products for crops which...

Nicaragua Textile Manufacturers Suffer From Expensive Energy

The female workforce plays a decisive role in attracting foreign investment to Nicaragua’s free zone. La Prensa /...

Russia, Nicaragua against Nuclear Weapon Deployment in Space

(Prensa Latina) The Nicaraguan Deputy Foreign Minister Luis Alberto Molina and his Russian counterpart Serguei Riabkov today signed...

Is Nicaragua the new Costa Rica?

A vibrant and popular choice with locals and tourists, the street Calle La Calzada in Granada fills up...

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...

President Ortega Calls for Unity of Central America

President Ortega Calls for Unity of Central America after receiving the torch of independence in Managua. The torch,...

Ortega Criticizes U.S. Double Standards Against Drug Trafficking

(Prensa Latina) The President of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega has criticized the double standard of the US government against...

U.S. Issues Travel Alert for Americans Residing in or Traveling to Nicaragua

(Today Nicaragua) The United States Department of State has issued a travel alert for its citizens about increased...

Iran Interested Nicaragua Canal

Nicaragua president Daniel Ortega (L) and Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) on August 23, 2016. In...

Nicaragua Among Countries Perfect For Budget Travelers

You already know that there are so many awesome ways to travel when you’re on a serious budget....

The Death of Democracy in Ortega’s Nicaragua

Nicaragua’s Daniel Ortega is running for reelection, this time with his wife, Rosario Murillo, on the ticket for...

Has A Dictatorship Started in Nicaragua?

By Byron Rodríguez Palacios, Panampost.com – Both Nicaragua and its current President Daniel Ortega are very complicated topics...

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Two Costa Ricans Suffered “Minor Injuries” In the Barcelona ‘Terrorist’ Attack

Q COSTA RICA - Two young Costa Rican women (Ticas), studying in Barcelona, Spain, were "injured" in the terrorist attack that shook Barcelona Thursday...

2017 Tamarindo Art Wave set for November

The Tamarindo Art Foundation, a non-profit NGO with big goals for the community, is in the early stages of planning this year’s Tamarindo Art...

When in Guanacaste, You Can’t Miss A Visit To The Rincon de la Vieja

Just outside of Costa Rica's northwest capital of Liberia, where you'll find Daniel Oduber International Airport, is Rincon de la Vieja National Park, a...

Quick Driver’s Licensing Process For Foreigners (And Ticos) On Tuesdays and Wendesdays

If you are a foreigner who lives in Costa Rica and have a driver's license of another country, you can obtain a Costa Rican...

By Any Means Necessary: Refugees Fleeing Violence in Central America

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Downtown San Jose Through The Eyes of Ronald Duran Martinez

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