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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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  • Tourism minister highlights industry recovery in Nicaragua

    Tourism minister highlights industry recovery in Nicaragua

    (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua is currently experiencing the recovery of its tourism industry, which started in 2019, assured Tourism Minister Anasha Campbell. This year, Nicaragua is preparing to continue growing in tourism, she pointed out on speaking t…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Jan 20, 6:37am -
  • Nicaragua’s opposition unites against Ortega administration

    Nicaragua’s opposition unites against Ortega administration

    (AP) – Nicaragua’s two main opposition groups announced the formation of a coalition Friday aimed at winning the 2021 elections and ending President Daniel Ortega’s rule. Representatives of the Civic Alliance for Justice and Democracy and Blue…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Jan 20, 6:29am -
  • Valentina and My Generation: Suicide and Nicaragua’s Youth

    Valentina and My Generation: Suicide and Nicaragua’s Youth

    I woke up, drank some coffee and was getting ready to write my thesis. Boa Vista’s heat makes you want to die. I remembered those times when I truly felt like dying. I was 20 years old in Managua, and my friends were committing suicide one by one.…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Jan 20, 6:20am -
  • U.S. Senators Request “Strategy” of More Sanctions on the Ortega Regime
    United States senators, Jim Risch and Robert Menendez, urged US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, and the Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, to implement more sanctions against the Ortega Murillo regime. The republican and democratic party senator…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Jan 20, 6:11am -
  • 3 Things to Know About the 2020 Edition of Copa América
    If you are a fan of South American football, in general, you are probably eagerly awaiting this year’s edition of the tournament. And you might be part of a crowd that decreases each year, at least this is what last year’s attendance numbers sugg…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Jan 20, 9:01am -
  • Recognition of the property rights of women in Central America: Mission accomplished?

    Recognition of the property rights of women in Central America: Mission accomplished?

    It is hard to believe that only 70 years ago, in most Latin American countries, women could not vote. Or even more recently, women’s access to land under agrarian reforms depended on factors like the consent of the male head of household or being a…
    - 9 days ago, 14 Jan 20, 10:48am -
  • Nicaragua Crisis Means Increased Violence against Women

    Nicaragua Crisis Means Increased Violence against Women

    Women were already under attack in Nicaragua’s social media networks before the April 2018 civic rebellion but following the crisis this violence increased by some 73.1%, reveal the statistics in a study entitled “Violencia de género a través d…
    - 11 days ago, 12 Jan 20, 11:09am -
  • Ortega Plans a Unilateral Electoral Reform

    Ortega Plans a Unilateral Electoral Reform

    Pressured by the sanctions of the international community, the regime of Daniel Ortega has put electoral reform on the agenda of the National Assembly. It includes modifications that the President of the Assembly, Gustavo Porras (one of those sanctio…
    - 11 days ago, 12 Jan 20, 10:55am -
  • Nicaraguan Migrants Travel South After Northern Neighbors Tighten Borders

    Nicaraguan Migrants Travel South After Northern Neighbors Tighten Borders

    The ongoing socio-political crisis in Nicaragua has caused large numbers of Nicaraguans to migrate to neighboring nations in Latin America. Similar to Costa Rica, Panama is facing numerous issues related to the influx of Nicaraguan migrants. Accordin…
    - 11 days ago, 12 Jan 20, 10:39am -
  • NYT Reporter Assaulted by Ortega Supporters

    NYT Reporter Assaulted by Ortega Supporters

    A New York Times report on the hunger strike in Masaya by relatives of political prisoners, published on Thursday, details the attacks suffered by journalist Frances Robles, a correspondent for that newspaper in Central America while reporting in Nic…
    - 27 days ago, 27 Dec 19, 1:44am -
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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 -
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    Since taking office in 2007, the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has dismantled nearly all institutional checks on presidential power. Stacked with his supporters, the Electoral Council has barred opposition political parties and rem…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Press Freedom Still Under Attack in Nicaragua

    Press Freedom Still Under Attack in Nicaragua

    Expand Journalists Lucia Pineda and Miguel Mora celebrate their release in Managua on June 11, 2019, after spending almost six months in jail. © 2019 MAYNOR V…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Nicaragua: Cruel Response to Hunger Strikes

    Nicaragua: Cruel Response to Hunger Strikes

    Expand Martha Lorena Alvarado, mother of jailed anti-government demonstrator Melkissedex Antonio Lopez, holds a sign with an image of her son while participating in the hunger strik…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • EU: Sanction Nicaraguans for Grave Abuses

    EU: Sanction Nicaraguans for Grave Abuses

    Expand An officer of the National Police shoots at a group of people outside the shopping mall Metrocentro in Managua, Nicaragua, May 28, 2018.  © 2018 Oscar…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
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