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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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  • Eight Women Leaders of Nicaragua’s Resistance to Dictatorship

    Eight Women Leaders of Nicaragua’s Resistance to Dictatorship

    Amaya Coppens, Liseth Davila, Delmis Portlcarrero, Susana Lopez, Marlen Chow, Socorro Corrales, Francisca Marchado, Nelly Roque, Jessica Rivas, dona Coquito, Yaritza Mairena are only a few of the hundreds of women who’ve battled against the brutal…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Mar 19, 11:56am -
  • In the La Modelo prison “there is a fury, especially against female visitors”

    In the La Modelo prison “there is a fury, especially against female visitors”

    Dr. Carla Sequeira, director of the area of complaints area of the Permanent Commission of Human Rights, has received a series of complaints about overreaching imposed by the staff of the La Modelo prison against family members who come to see impris…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Mar 19, 11:38am -
  • Nicaragua police detain over 100 would–be protesters

    Nicaragua police detain over 100 would–be protesters

    Over 100 opposition supporters, including high-profile government critics, were detained in Nicaragua as police prevented a protest against President Daniel Ortega in Managua. Security forces fired tear gas and opened fire at protesters on Saturday,…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Mar 19, 10:32am -
  • Laws, Loans And Decrees Hit The Pockets Of Nicaraguan Consumers

    Laws, Loans And Decrees Hit The Pockets Of Nicaraguan Consumers

    In the first 67 days of 2019, the Government of Daniel Ortega has promoted the approval of laws, ministerial agreements and loans that negatively impact the economy of Nicaraguans, because they promote unemployment, informality, the reduction of the…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Mar 19, 10:50am -
  • Mother of Lucia Pineda: “This is a nightmare”

    Mother of Lucia Pineda: “This is a nightmare”

    Lucía Ubau Hernández, the mother of the imprisoned journalist Lucía Pineda Ubau, described as a “nightmare” the situation of her daughter, whom she was finally able to see on Sunday at La Esperanza women’s prison. “I await her early releas…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Mar 19, 10:23am -
  • Nicaragua negotiations stalled until Ortega releases all political prisoners

    Nicaragua negotiations stalled until Ortega releases all political prisoners

    Negotiations aimed at resolving the 11-months-long crisis in Nicaragua stalled Sunday when the opposition called on President Daniel Ortega’s government to release all political prisoners before any new talks. The Civic Alliance for Justice and Dem…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Mar 19, 9:51am -
  • The Taiwan loan controversy: Loan of US$100 million gives lifeline to Ortega

    The Taiwan loan controversy: Loan of US$100 million gives lifeline to Ortega

    On February 18,  Nicaragua’s congress accepted a US$100 million loan offered by Taiwan, giving a line of support to President Daniel Ortega’s government. Legislators approved the 20-year loan a day after U.S. President Donald Trump declared that…
    - 14 days ago, 6 Mar 19, 11:46am -
  • Nicaraguan Daisy Picky Báez among People’s 25 most influential women of 2019

    Nicaraguan Daisy Picky Báez among People’s 25 most influential women of 2019

    People en Español magazine presented its list of the most powerful women in 2019, that includes the disabled Nicaraguan television presenter, Daisy Picky Báez, who won through an online vote her right to be on that list with María Celeste Arrarás…
    - 14 days ago, 6 Mar 19, 11:15am -
  • Power of the Civic Alliance: “To Get Up from the Table”

    Power of the Civic Alliance: “To Get Up from the Table”

    “The main power that the Civic Alliance has is to get up from the table if Ortega tries to prolong the talks unnecessarily or persists in unacceptable positions in the dialogue,” affirms Luis Carrion, a member of the Sandinista Renovation Movemen…
    - 14 days ago, 6 Mar 19, 10:24am -
  • Nicaragua: 10 months of deadly crisis

    Nicaragua: 10 months of deadly crisis

    (AFP) — A now-abandoned pension reform announced in April 2018 kicked off months of anti-government protests in Nicaragua that were harshly repressed, claiming around 325 lives. Even after the protests ended in October, President Daniel Ortega purs…
    - 14 days ago, 6 Mar 19, 10:15am -
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