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  • Nicaragua tries to hold the line against Cuban emigrants trekking to the U.S.

    Nicaragua tries to hold the line against Cuban emigrants trekking to the U.S.

    This story first appeared in Fusion. PEÑAS BLANCAS, Costa Rica—Nicaragua’s southern border has become an unusually crowded place in recent days. Thousands of road-weary Cubans of all ages congregate under malinche trees, compete for the limited…
    - 20 Nov 15, 12:08am -
  • Will US property claims office in Nicaragua be a model for Cuba?

    Will US property claims office in Nicaragua be a model for Cuba?

    The stars and stripes are once again fluttering brightly in front of the U.S. embassy in Havana. But in the darker recesses of the building, the chore of mapping a route towards a full normalization of relations is just getting started. Today I witn…
    - 15 Aug 15, 9:47am -
  • Are narco cows a thing in Central America

    Are narco cows a thing in Central America

      Central American authorities are spending more time than usual eyeballing the backsides of bovine this week, following a Honduran media report that claims drug cartels are using cattle to hoof drugs north to Mexico. A recent article published in t…
    - 10 Aug 15, 8:51pm -
  • My buddy had an Apocalypse Now bachelor party on the Rio San Juan — and nobody died

    My buddy had an Apocalypse Now bachelor party on the Rio San Juan — and nobody died

    The entire southeastern corner of Nicaragua is a land fraught with mystery and danger, and in doses that have inspired madness among foreign adventurers for centuries.Continue reading full article.
    - 1 Aug 15, 11:11am -
  • How a bucket of fried chicken can help prevent a gang war in El Salvador

    How a bucket of fried chicken can help prevent a gang war in El Salvador

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — A greasy 12-piece combo of fried chicken isn’t always the smartest menu choice. But in this case, the double Promoción Súper Campero was all about preserving my health. I was cabbing across San Salvador cradling tw…
    - 28 May 15, 7:22pm -
  • U.S. says embassy worker in Nicaragua free of Ebola

    U.S. says embassy worker in Nicaragua free of Ebola

    The U.S. embassy in Nicaragua is downplaying concerns raised by Sandinista health officials in Managua that one of its embassy staff workers was infected with Ebola during a recent mission to Liberia, West Africa. “In no moment was he in contact wi…
    - 13 Apr 15, 9:08pm -
  • Plaza Inter cancels kiddie swimsuit competition

    Plaza Inter cancels kiddie swimsuit competition

    A popular shopping mall in downtown Managua has agreed to cancel its annual kiddie swimsuit competition this weekend following an uproar on Facebook and in traditional media outlets. Plaza Inter, Nicaragua’s oldest modern shopping mall, said it dec…
    - 28 Mar 15, 11:30am -
  • Nicaragua’s plans to buy Russian fighter jets is ruffling feathers in the region

    Nicaragua’s plans to buy Russian fighter jets is ruffling feathers in the region

    Nicaragua’s sudden interest in purchasing a squadron of MiG-29 fighter jets from Russia could trigger a pointless arms race between one of the smallest and one of the largest militaries in Latin America. Nicaragua says it wants combat jets to fight…
    - 26 Mar 15, 9:37pm -
  • Campesinos threaten school boycott in protest over canal

    Campesinos threaten school boycott in protest over canal

    Nicaraguan farmers are threatening to pull their kids from school if the government doesn’t halt plans to build a $50 billion Chinese canal through their communities. Anti-canal activists in several dozen farming communities along the canal route…
    - 6 Feb 15, 10:38am -
  • Watch Nicaraguan student challenge Sandinista canal rep in Spain

    Watch Nicaraguan student challenge Sandinista canal rep in Spain

    Nicaraguan canal spokesman Telemaco Talavera seems to have inadvertently admitted that the Sandinista government doesn’t know the exact route of a $50 billion canal that will bisect Nicaragua. During a confrontation with a Nicaraguan student studyi…
    - 29 Jan 15, 8:23pm -

The Economist: Nicaragua

  • Politics this week
    Print section Print Headline:  Politics this week UK Only Article:  standard article…
    - 30 Nov 17, 10:56am -
  • Bello: Latin America’s great re-election debate
    Print section Print Rubric:  Relaxing term limits has been bad for democracy Print Headline:  The great re-election debate…
    - 27 Apr 17, 10:46am -
  • Nicaragua: Fourth time unlucky
    Print section Print Rubric:  Daniel Ortega could win a fair election. But he is fighting dirty Print Headline:  Fourth time unlucky…
    - 27 Oct 16, 10:48am -
  • Bello: From comrade to caudillo
    Print section UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Britain’s one-party state…
    - 15 Sep 16, 10:46am -
  • Interest-rate caps: Cut-price logic
    Print section UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Art of the lie…
    - 8 Sep 16, 10:47am -
  • Politics this week
    Print section UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Migrant men and European women…
    - 14 Jan 16, 11:35am -
  • Cuban migrants: The last wave
    Print section UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Migrant men and European women…
    - 14 Jan 16, 11:35am -
  • The world this week
    Print section UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Brazil’s fall…
    - 30 Dec 15, 10:49am -
  • Politics this week
    Print section UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  How to fight back…
    - 19 Nov 15, 10:58am -
  • Daily chart: The World if...: Just suppose...
    THIS week we publish The World If, a companion supplement to our annual compilation of predictions for the year ahead: The World In. The difference is that instead of offering forecasts it explores scenarios: we suggest what could happen gi…
    - 30 Jul 15, 11:23am -

The Guardian: Nicaragua News

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  • The macabre calculations of Daniel Ortega with the COVID-19

    The macabre calculations of Daniel Ortega with the COVID-19

    (TODAY NICARAGUA) Nicaraguan economist Enrique Sáenz analyzed in his blog the management of dictator Daniel Ortega in the face of the health crisis in Nicaragua due to the COVID-19 pandemic and questioned: What is Ortega’s bet with this criminal m…
    - 7 days ago, 28 Jun 20, 7:39am -
  • Sahara dust combined with rainfall will produce “acid rain” in Nicaragua

    Sahara dust combined with rainfall will produce “acid rain” in Nicaragua

    (TODAY NICARAGUA) The presence of dust particles from the Sahara desert will remain in Nicaragua until mid-August, according to Agustín Moreira, an expert in climatic phenomena at the Humboldt Center. However, with the entry of the tropical wave num…
    - 8 days ago, 28 Jun 20, 7:11am -
  • Regime finally allows them in aftt 18 hours in the open and the rain

    Regime finally allows them in aftt 18 hours in the open and the rain

    (TODAY NICARAGUA) The group of 96 Nicaraguans from Panama stranded on the border at Peñas Blancas, were finally able to enter the country, after the regime authorities blocked their passage since Friday night, forcing them to spend the entire night…
    - 8 days ago, 28 Jun 20, 7:02am -
  • Ortega regime denies entry to Nicaraguans from Panama

    Ortega regime denies entry to Nicaraguans from Panama

    (Today Nicaragua) A group of 120 Nicaraguans are stranded in no man’s land, between Costa Rica and Nicaragua, waiting on the government of Daniel Ortega to allow them in. Suffering difficulty in Panama due to the effects of the pandemic of that nat…
    - 8 days ago, 27 Jun 20, 2:09pm -
  • Sahara dust cloud affects several areas of Managua (Photos)

    Sahara dust cloud affects several areas of Managua (Photos)

    (TODAY NICARAGUA) The Sahara dust storm is a phenomenon that occurs every year between the months of June to August when the trade winds are strongest. The annual dust cloud is part of the Saharan Air Layer, which is a mass of dry dusty air that form…
    - 8 days ago, 27 Jun 20, 1:31pm -
  • Costa Rica and Nicaragua: a border drawn by the covid-19 pandemic

    Costa Rica and Nicaragua: a border drawn by the covid-19 pandemic

    (TODAY NICARAGUA) He brought in a bag the avocados that his aunts gave him, and a pair of sandals that he bought on the other side, for the “carajilla” (young girl). He walked with his rubber boots, like any other day, through the paddocks and gr…
    - 8 days ago, 27 Jun 20, 12:00pm -
  • While the people suffocate…

    While the people suffocate…

     
    - 8 days ago, 27 Jun 20, 11:00am -
  • Between 6,200 and 20,000 Could Die from Covid-19 in Nicaragua

    Between 6,200 and 20,000 Could Die from Covid-19 in Nicaragua

    (CONFIDENCIAL) Professor Roberto Artavia, President of the Board of Directors of the Central American Institute of Business Administration (INCAE), believes that Nicaragua must carry out at least 2,000 daily Covid-19 tests in “order to have minimum…
    - 8 days ago, 27 Jun 20, 10:58am -
  • Dying in Nicaragua in the Time of Coronavirus

    Dying in Nicaragua in the Time of Coronavirus

    (CONFIDENCIAL) “Rosie” died June 3rd at 10:30 pm. Her death certificate confirms it. Yet her family didn’t hear of her death until 4:30 in the afternoon of June 4th, eighteen hours after her death. At fifty-eight years old, “Rosie” died wit…
    - 8 days ago, 27 Jun 20, 10:56am -
  • U.S. government condemns persecution of Catholic Church in Nicaragua

    U.S. government condemns persecution of Catholic Church in Nicaragua

    According to the United States’ Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), the persecution of Christians, particularly the Catholic Church, is on the rise in Nicaragua, where the government of President Daniel Ortega has accused the l…
    - 17 days ago, 19 Jun 20, 6:05am -
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