Nicaragua

By Tawanna Browne Smith | A country with a battle-worn history and a struggling population has a lot to offer in natural resources.  #travel  #nicaragua

Nicaragua and Israel reestablishing diplomatic relations

Nicaragua and Israel will reestablish diplomatic relations after they were suspended in 2010. Nicaragua has been closely aligned with Iran and usually votes against Israel in diplomatic forums such as the UN.<p>Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (above) said on Tuesday that "one country" would …

Israel

Fears grow over mystery Russian compound in Nicaragua - World

US officials are keeping a keen eye on a Russian complex nestled on the edge of a volcanic crater in Nicaragua.<p>The center, which is believed to be a …

Fonseca Nicaragua Petite Corona

Last summer, Quesada Cigars and the Placencia family took the Fonseca brand in a totally new direction when Quesada announced a new line using all …

Nicaragua

Russian compound in Nicaragua reportedly intrigues US officials

A new Russian compound in Nicaragua has reportedly intrigued U.S. officials who are skeptical of its intended use.<p>The outpost is located on the rim of a volcano and has a clear view of the U.S. Embassy in Managua, The Washington Post reported Sunday. Antennas and so-called globe-shaped devices …

Russia

Rise Up in Nicaragua

Jodi and her partner Ben Hall are on a surf trip of a lifetime driving from San Diego through Central America to Costa Rica. This time they’re in …

Central America

How Can Nicaragua Be So Happy When It Has A Stack Of Sad Statistics?

On a scorching afternoon in March, Agner Balladares Cardoza drives along Managua's chaotic main road, the Masaya Highway, jammed each day by the city's stressed-out commuters.<p>Balladares, 36, is the father of a 6-month-old girl. He has no formal job and makes his living selling whatever he can get …

Latin America

Haunted by the mystery deaths in Nicaragua’s brutal sugarcane fields

Kidney disease has killed 20,000 agricultural workers, but no one knows why<p>Two brothers stand in a dusty alley in the town of Chichigalpa in Nicaragua. They stare with suspicion at Australian photographer Josh Mcdonald, who has just captured their image – a picture that won a Wellcome Image award …

South America

Wiser from his past, a former gang member in Nicaragua helps at-risk kids

Jairo Blanchard has organized a soccer league and other activities through his nonprofit, Recreación Sana. An estimated 800 children in Matagalpa, …

South America

Global Ranking Of Happiness Has Happy News For Norway And Nicaragua

Norway can be frigid. And the winters bring lots of darkness. But it's the happiest nation in world, according to the 2017 World Happiness Report.<p>Denmark comes in at #2, followed by Iceland and Switzerland. Finland takes 5th place. And, it turns out, these countries have more in common than a …

Happiness

Mi Viejo Ranchito, Managua - Restaurant Reviews, Phone Number & Photos

ErikK16<p>Ann Arbor, Michigan<p>Reviewed 3 days ago NEW<p>I have dined here several times for breakfast and lunch. The food is good and predictable. There is …

Restaurants

Inside Nicaragua's bloody conflict over indigenous land

As new settlers occupy indigenous lands in Nicaragua, the violence is forcing the native Miskitos to flee to Honduras.<p><b>Waspam, Nicaragua</b> - The story that Lina Chale recounts in her native Miskito language is in stark contrast to the blue doves, a symbol of peace, painted on a white wall of a church …

Lush heartlands of Nicaragua’s Miskito people spark deadly land disputes

The indigenous group faces a battle with settlers lured to the Caribbean rainforest region by the promise of cheap virgin land, precious timber and gold<p>Santiago Vásquez’s seven children are hungry. It has been months since he last went to his field. Tending crops has become a dangerous endeavour …

South America

Cayuga Collection, Costa Rica and Nicaragua

National Geographic Traveler magazine recognizes this year’s leaders in sustainable tourism.<p><b>World Legacy Award Winner, Earth Changers:</b> Leadership in Environmentally-Friendly Business Practices and Innovative green technologies<p>When the most popular tour offered at one of the world’s premier …

Nicaragua mulls climate-chance resistant coffee

Managua - With climate change threatening crops in many parts of the world, Nicaragua is turning to a robust variety of coffee bean to protect one of …

Coffee

Nicaragua woman burnt on a fire in exorcism ritual

<b>A young woman in an isolated part of Nicaragua has died a week after being tied up and allegedly thrown on a fire in an exorcism ritual.</b><p>Family members told local media that Vilma Trujillo had been attacked by four people led by a man who said he was an evangelical pastor.<p>Juan Rocha denied burning …

Extremism

Nicaragua Travel Blog - Best Things to do in Nicaragua

It’s not every day you get the opportunity to wander through an abandoned hospital but in colonial Granada, Nicaragua many unusual things are …

10 Tips for Living in Nicaragua

Finding a Home in Nicaragua<p>"Spend as much time prior to moving as possible in different months of the year to experience the seasonal changes. Also, …

Visiting Nicaragua - Travelgal Nicole

We’ve been having a lot of fun in Nicaragua. The group went on a day tour called the no rush tour of Nicaragua.<p>We went to the volcanoes. This is an …

Nicaragua

Travel to Nicaragua (part 2): Visiting the Archipelagos

The entry into Nicaragua was a nerve-wracking one, frought with uncertainties. If you haven’t already, check out my part 1 of our travel to Nicaragua …

Central America

What it's Really Like to Retire to Nicaragua

We were like most couples back in the States: workaholics. But we traveled a lot when we were younger and knew we wanted to retire overseas. Each …

Travel

This Arizona family is moving to Nicaragua to get away from Trump's America

Since Kristina Krump and her husband, Nicholas, started dating, they’ve dreamed about leaving Phoenix to live abroad, maybe after sending their last child to college, or in retirement. In the meantime, they and their three boys spend a month every summer in Latin America.<p>Last year, the family went …

Walking the streets of San Pedro #Nicaragua. We were headed to La Fortaleza and the Malecon. After surviving the drama of our early morning, my girl, @mymamihood was ready for whatever was next lurking around the corner. Want details? Read all about - link in my bio. #travel #girlsgetaway #mgttravelsquad #wegotoo #latinamerica

Adventures in Nicaragua: A Girls’ Getaway & Costa Rica Day Trip

Never in a million years did I ever think I’d be writing a headline like that.Adventures in Nicaragua?I grew up in a time when Nicaragua was …

How-To's

18 Years Later, Nicaragua Still Surprises Visitors

SAN JUAN DE ORIENTE, NICARAGUA — A rainy season cloud bulges out of the sky, about to spill, while sweat streams down my back. A thick crowd has …

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Knowing that this lake was home to the only freshwater shark in the world, I wasn't too excited in getting in this basic boat. Ominous clouds didn't help either but hey! Isn't all of that uncertainty part of the #adventure? Read about my #travel to #Nicaragua on the momsguidetotravel blog. Link in my bio. #girlsgetaway #mgttravelsquad #wegotoo #latinamerica #centralamerica #womenstravel

Our transportation around the Solentiname #archipelago in #Nicaragua was real basic. If you ever #travel here be prepared for an absence of #luxurytravel. Me and the #travelsquad were cool with it because we were on an #adventure that was already proving to be more fun than any Ritz Carlton. Read all about it on momsguidetotravel.com.

Top 5 Places to Travel in 2017

We’re only a few days away from 2017, and a new year in sight means new opportunities to explore the world for another 12 months. The usual suspects …

Bird island - uninhabitable, mysterious, dense, lush, green and filled with all kinds of bird species including cormorants, herons, pelicans, roseate spoonbills, and ospreys. This was one of 4 islands we visited in the Solentiname Archipelago in #Nicaragua. Learn more via the link in my bio. #travel