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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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  • Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Honduras, Belize, Panama and beyond: Central America’s 10 best tours

    Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Honduras, Belize, Panama and beyond: Central America’s 10 best tours

    If it’s volcanoes, colonial towns, Mayan ruins and abundant nature you’re after, head to Central America. From Belize to Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama adventure is guaranteed. Step back in time in Nicaragua Visit the rural backwater…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 11:19am -
  • Nicaraguan professionals seek safety in Costa Rica

    Nicaraguan professionals seek safety in Costa Rica

    Doctors, lawyers and professors are among professionals forced to flee their homeland for doing their jobs, applying for asylum in neighbouring Costa Rica when anti-government protests broke out in Nicaragua in 2018. Fearing for their lives, over 68,…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 10:43am -
  • The crisis has also impacted the sex lives of Nicaraguans

    The crisis has also impacted the sex lives of Nicaraguans

    We can’t talk about human beings without mentioning sex, much less in times of crisis. In fact, the first thing that gets lost at these times is the urge to “make love” or as we would say more directly: the urge to have sex. In the words of sex…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 4:44am -
  • UN Report: The Repression Continues in Nicaragua

    UN Report: The Repression Continues in Nicaragua

    The Ortega administration has rejected the latest report presented by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), which asserts that repression in Nicaragua continues, in spite of the political dialogue between the go…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 4:35am -
  • Private sector sees Movistar embargo as part of repression

    Private sector sees Movistar embargo as part of repression

    The president of the Consejo Superior de la Empresa Privada (Cosep), José Adán Aguerri, said that the embargo of bank accounts against Movistar (recently purchased by Tigo), which undertook the Mayor’s Office of Managua, is part of the Ortega gov…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 2:58am -
  • Treasury set to expand sanctions for Ortega regime

    Treasury set to expand sanctions for Ortega regime

    The United States Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control will add regulations to strengthen previously imposed sanctions against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega’s regime. OFAC said in a Sept. 4 Federal Register notice that it w…
    - 8 days ago, 7 Sep 19, 11:28am -
  • “Desfile Militar Pueblo Ejército”

    “Desfile Militar Pueblo Ejército”

    A salute to the 40th anniversary of the constitution of the Army of Nicaragua.
    - 11 days ago, 4 Sep 19, 8:30am -
  • Photos of the Central Act of the 40th Anniversary of the Constitution of the Army of Nicaragua

    Photos of the Central Act of the 40th Anniversary of the Constitution of the Army of Nicaragua

    Photos from TN8 Facebook See also: Nicaraguan Army Folds To Orteguista Version of Attempted Coup
    - 12 days ago, 3 Sep 19, 10:40am -
  • Nicaraguan Army Folds To Orteguista Version of Attempted Coup

    Nicaraguan Army Folds To Orteguista Version of Attempted Coup

    The head of the Nicaraguan Army, General Julio César Avilés Castillo, for the first time made his position publicly clear, in line with the official discourse, he considers the civil protests an attempted coup against the Daniel Ortega. Aviles deli…
    - 12 days ago, 3 Sep 19, 7:21am -
  • Police Arrested Well-known Nicaragua LGBTI Activist Who Had Returned From Exile

    Police Arrested Well-known Nicaragua LGBTI Activist  Who Had Returned From Exile

    Well-known activist who helps LGBTI Nicaraguans in exile, Ulises Josué Rivas Pérez in Comalapa, was arrested on Sunday, in Comalapa, in the Chontales department. The arrest warrant against the self-summoned, this is indicated by the crimes of aggra…
    - 12 days ago, 3 Sep 19, 7:04am -
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HRW: Nicaragua

  • José Miguel Vivanco
    José Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, is a general expert on Latin America. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Vivanco worked as an attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Nicaragua: Human Rights Violations, Impunity Continue
    We welcome the UN high commissioner’s strong report, which includes key information on the major human rights problems in Nicaragua. This includes not only impunity for last year’s crackdown on the streets, but also ongoing human rights violation…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Nicaragua: US Should Sanction President Ortega

    Nicaragua: US Should Sanction President Ortega

    Expand Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega speaks next to first lady and Vice President Rosario Murillo during the inauguration ceremony of a highway overpass in Managua, Nicaragua…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • A Step Toward Accountability Over Nicaragua’s Brutal Crackdown

    A Step Toward Accountability Over Nicaragua’s Brutal Crackdown

    Expand Chamber of the United Nations Human Rights Council, July 10, 2019. © 2019 Tamara Taraciuk Broner/Human Rights Watch The first oral report on…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Letter from Human Rights Watch to the EU on Nicaragua

    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
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