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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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  • newMigrants through remittances prevent further collapse of the Nicaraguan economy

    Migrants through remittances prevent further collapse of the Nicaraguan economy

    Remittances (remesas in Spanish) are the only source of support for the Nicaraguan economy, hit by rising unemployment, the decline in foreign and domestic investment, the reduction of exports, the credit drought and the deterioration of the purchasi…
    - 19 hours ago, 25 May 19, 4:34am -
  • newPolice and hooded civilians continue the search for weapons in Jinotepe

    Police and hooded civilians continue the search for weapons in Jinotepe

    The Policía Orteguista (PO) along with hooded civilians have been given the task of digging pits in different parts of the municipality of Jinotepe, in Carazo, as a desperate way to find more weapons and the body of Bismarck Martinez. In the morning…
    - 20 hours ago, 25 May 19, 4:04am -
  • newOAS Demands Ortega Keep Promise to Free Nicaraguan Political Prisoners

    OAS Demands Ortega Keep Promise to Free Nicaraguan Political Prisoners

    The Organization of American States (OAS) is urging Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to stick to his agreement to unconditionally free all political prisoners by the June 18 deadline. At a Washington meeting Tuesday, an OAS resolution also demanded…
    - 20 hours ago, 25 May 19, 3:45am -
  • newOpposition Deems Nationwide Strike A Success

    Opposition Deems Nationwide Strike A Success

    The streets of Nicaragua’s major cities were empty and almost every store remained closed during Thursday’s nationwide strike which was considered a success by opposition leaders. Amid a strong police presence in the major streets of the metropol…
    - 20 hours ago, 25 May 19, 3:41am -
  • newFearing US Sanctions, Taiwan Gets Cold Feet with Ortega

    Fearing US Sanctions, Taiwan Gets Cold Feet with Ortega

    The news last February, that Taiwan would lend 100 million dollars to the Ortega Government of Nicaragua, through its Export-Import Bank (Eximbank), brought outrage and cheers from opponents and supporters of the regime. Three months later, the news…
    - 20 hours ago, 25 May 19, 3:28am -
  • El Salvador Ex-president Funes Now Nicaragua Govt Adviser

    El Salvador Ex-president Funes Now Nicaragua Govt Adviser

    A fugitive former El Salvador, former president Mauricio Funes, who received asylum from Nicaragua in 2016, said Monday that he has been working as a paid adviser to the government of President Daniel Ortega. Funes engaged in a Twitter exchange with…
    - 9 days ago, 17 May 19, 9:07am -
  • Sergio Ramirez: I See No Future for the Ortega Regime

    Sergio Ramirez: I See No Future for the Ortega Regime

    For the award-winning Nicaraguan writer Sergio Ramirez Mercado, the Ortega dictatorship makes a “futile” effort to gain time in negotiations with the Civic Alliance, because time is gained when there is a future, but the regime has “none” and…
    - 9 days ago, 17 May 19, 5:22am -
  • Exile: The Price for Defending the People in Nicaragua

    Exile: The Price for Defending the People in Nicaragua

    Haydee Castillo wrote the last sentence of her speech five hours before she was to read it during the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) session. She was tired, nervous and the hardest moments Nicaraguans have been living…
    - 9 days ago, 17 May 19, 5:15am -
  • Cuban visits to Nicaragua up 900%

    Cuban visits to Nicaragua up 900%

    (AP) — More than 5,000 Cubans have visited Nicaragua so far this year, a 900% increase over the total for all of 2018, Nicaraguan officials said Wednesday. It lends evidence to anecdotal accounts from Cuban migrants who say they passed through Nica…
    - 9 days ago, 17 May 19, 5:06am -
  • Nicaraguan-American Political Prisoner Killed by Police In La Modelo Prison

    Nicaraguan-American Political Prisoner Killed by Police In La Modelo Prison

    A Nicaraguan-American man arrested in May last year for taking part in protests against President Daniel Ortega’s government was killed Thursday in a shooting at the La Modelo prison near Managua where he was being held. Nicaragua’s interior mini…
    - 9 days ago, 17 May 19, 4:40am -
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