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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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  • Observatory raises the number of deaths from covid-19 to 2707

    Observatory raises the number of deaths from covid-19 to 2707

    (TODAY NICARAGUA) The Observatorio Ciudadano raised its independent registry of the COVID-19 associated deaths to 2,707 with the coronavirus and 10,205 suspected cases. The figure contrasts with the official count of the Ministry of Health (Minsa), w…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Sep 20, 10:16am -
  • Maskless Ortega receives the Torch of Independence and raises Nicaragua flag

    Maskless Ortega receives the Torch of Independence and raises Nicaragua flag

    (TODAY NICARAGUA) Amid a strong police deployment, riot police and private security, dictator Daniel Ortega received this Saturday the flame of the “Torch of freedom and fraternity”, which runs through Central American countries, on the occasion…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Sep 20, 10:04am -
  • The history of the Cordoba

    The history of the Cordoba

    (TODAY NICARAGUA) Nicaragua’s currency, the Cordoba, has the name of a Spanish conqueror, but it was born under the American intervention of 1912. Today the Cordoba is a fictitious currency, says the economist José Luis Medal, because the prices o…
    - 16 days ago, 13 Sep 20, 7:18am -
  • Anonymous group hack reveals hidden government data about COVID-19 cases in Nicaragua · Global Voices

    Anonymous group hack reveals hidden government data about COVID-19 cases in Nicaragua · Global Voices

    The hack revealed a surplus of 6,245 positive COVID-19 cases in Nicaragua that were previously unknown to the public.On August 17, the decentralized cyber hacking group Anonymous attacked Nicaragua’s Health Ministry archives. The 400 leaked files r…
    - 27 days ago, 2 Sep 20, 7:46am -
  • The Only Way Out is Peaceful Citizen Resistance

    The Only Way Out is Peaceful Citizen Resistance

    TODAY NICARAGUA It isn’t enough for the masses to overflow the streets with their protests and demands. Enraged human rivers is not enough. It cannot be attained with gigantic marches questioning power. The powerful citizens’ protest is not able…
    - 27 days ago, 2 Sep 20, 7:44am -
  • Reopening a business in Nicaragua, 100 days after closing due to Covid-19

    Reopening a business in Nicaragua, 100 days after closing due to Covid-19

    TODAY NICARAGUA (Confidencial) Emilio closed his business for almost one hundred days, a period he remembers as eternal. He is the owner of a gym, and “for the safety of clients and staff”, he decided to close temporarily. But Emilio never though…
    - 27 days ago, 2 Sep 20, 7:39am -
  • In Nicaragua, Flying the National Flag Is a Crime
    Another Nicaraguan merchant was arrested for selling the national flag in her store. The violent arrest was filmed and described as a “criminalization of national symbols” by the ruling FSLN Party. According to a Managua street vendor, this year…
    - 27 days ago, 2 Sep 20, 7:20am -
  • Nicaragua and the Myth of the Mestizo Nation

    Nicaragua and the Myth of the Mestizo Nation

    The April protests put many conversations on the table that are still pending. One of them is the longed-for idea of a “New Nicaragua”. A lot of things could be discussed within that topic, as there are varied interpretations of the idea, which a…
    - 41 days ago, 19 Aug 20, 6:12am -
  • Nicaragua says it will produce Russian COVID-19 Vaccine

    Nicaragua says it will produce Russian COVID-19 Vaccine

    TODAY NICARAGUA – The Nicaraguan government announced that it is in negotiations with Russia to produce in its territory the vaccine against COVID-19 that the Russians developed and christened “Sputnik V”. Nicaragua’s Vice President and First…
    - 43 days ago, 16 Aug 20, 8:29pm -
  • Sandinistas are going to‘ muddy ’the elections, they are going to steal them, and they do not plan to hand over power

    Sandinistas are going to‘ muddy ’the elections, they are going to steal them, and they do not plan to hand over power

    (TODAY NICARAGUA) The Sandinista Front has no intention of allowing a democratic and competitive election to be held in 2021, or handing over power if they agree to lose it. “They are going to win the elections because the opposition is bullshit, a…
    - 44 days ago, 16 Aug 20, 8:05am -
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