Nicaragua

New Cold War: Is Russia Spying on the U.S. From a Nicaragua Military Compound?

Russia donated a satellite station to Nicaragua as the two nations have increasingly sought closer military ties.

World News

Nicaragua insists Russian satellite station 'not for spying'

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Nicaragua is denying that a recently activated land-based satellite station donated by Russia has the purpose of spying on the …

Veterans

Hang out in a hammock that helps reforest Nicaragua & build homes for families in need

<b>Handmade by a family of artisans in Nicaragua, WholeStory hammocks serve a dual purpose - to suspend you comfortably while also helping to build</b> …

Sustainability

Nicaragua: Dozens of shops lost to blaze at traditional market

<b>A fire in Nicaragua has destroyed part of a traditional market in the centre of the capital, Managua.</b><p>More than 60 stalls and shops at the Mercado Oriental have been lost to the blaze, which began in the early hours on Sunday.<p>Shopkeepers and market workers rushed to the area to try to rescue their …

News

El Transito, Nicaragua ⋆ SOLID Surf & Adventure

All-inclusive surf, adventure, volunteer and yoga packages in El Transito, Nicaragua with Bed + Breakfast and Hostel options for those on a budget.

Surfing

Isleta El Espino, Private Island Resort in Nicaragua

<b>By the time I reached the marina on Cocibolca Lake, I had been in Nicaragua long enough to feel its courting take, but I still could not put my</b> …

How Trump is becoming a model of excellence for banana republic autocrats

It may seem hard to remember these days, but there was once a time when the United States was viewed by some as a model for liberal democracy in the …

Democracy

5 Places in Nicaragua That Will Inspire Your Inner Artist

Much like the Matala caves in Crete, which were frequented by artists like Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell in the 1960s and ’70s, a stint in Nicaragua …

Central America

Nicaragua: Staff concluding statement of the 2017 Article IV mission - IMF

PRESS RELEASE<p>By IMF<p>May 5<p><i>A Concluding Statement describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the end of an official staff visit (or 'mission'),</i> …

Economics

Nekupe, Nicaragua Tiny Luxury Resort, Has a Big Social Mission - Bloomberg

<i>Welcome to Shopping for Good, a new series that reports on how good luxury business can intersect with a higher purpose.</i><p>By any measure, Alfredo and …

Hotels

Agora Partnerships facilitates variable-payment loans in Nicaragua

Agora Partnerships, a Latin America social-venture accelerator, is facilitating “variable payment obligations,” or VPOs, that tie loan repayment to …

Central America

Watch: When an idealistic American was killed in the mountains of Nicaragua… by a CIA-funded…

Watch: When an idealistic American was killed in the mountains of Nicaragua… by a CIA-funded militia<p>Ben Linder’s death changed the way the world …

Central America

2016 Hostplus Hospitality Scholarship Winner - Stop Two, Central America

<i>Here's the second stop of Elika Rowell's caffinated whirldwind world trip in Central America. Read on as she</i> <i>gives a taste of how coffee is produced</i> …

Coffee

Russia again plants its flag in Nicaragua, stirring fears in US

On the rim of a volcano with a clear view of the US Embassy, landscapers are applying the final touches to a mysterious new Russian compound.<p>Behind …

Russia

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

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 …

Surfing

12 Off-Season Travel Deals You’ll Want to Book Now, According to Experts

Nicaragua during the rainy season (May through November)“You get the same beaches as in Costa Rica—same water, same climate, and for a lot less …

Travel

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 …

Russia

Nicaraguan immigrant dies almost a week after trying to commit suicide at Southern California ICE facility

Osmar Epifanio Gonzalez-Gadba left his home in Matagalpa, Nicaragua, last October without saying goodbye to his mother.<p>Five months later, on Tuesday, she got word that he had died from injuries sustained in a suicide attempt at a Southern California immigration detention center.<p>Through tears, she …

Central America

Nicaragua and Israel reestablishing diplomatic relations | News | DW.COM | 29.03.2017

Nicaragua and Israel will reestablish diplomatic relations after they were suspended in 2010. Nicaragua has been closely aligned with Iran and …

Israel

Six-minute hat trick sends Nicaragua into United States' Gold Cup group

Juan Barrera scored three times in fewer than 10 minutes to qualify the Central Americans to this summer's tournament and eliminate Haiti.<p>Three goals from Juan Barrera over a seven-minute period saw Nicaragua overcome a 3-1 first-leg defeat to Haiti and qualify for the Gold Cup.<p><b>Mexico fortunate to</b> …

Soccer

Nicaragua restores diplomatic ties to Israel after 2010 break

Nicaragua and Israel have decided to reestablish diplomatic relations, effective immediately, after they were suspended in 2010, the Central American nation said on Tuesday.<p>"The two governments place great importance on the renewal of relations with the aim of promoting joint activity for the …

World News

Nicaragua high court denies farmers' appeal of canal project

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua's Supreme Court has rejected a farmer group's appeal seeking to block a proposed $50 billion interoceanic canal.<p>The legal challenge had sought to overturn a 2013 law under which the canal concession was granted to a Chinese company.<p>The court's decision late …

Business

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

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

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, …

Central America

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 …

Latin America

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 …

Travel

Maps of Nicaragua 1965-1987

This cartobibliography includes separately published general and thematic maps of Nicaragua as well as its regions, political subdivisions and …

Maps