Nicaragua President Daniel Ortega’s Critic Edgard Paralles Picked Up by Two People Not in Police Uniform and Was Detained

Nicaragua President Daniel Ortega's Critic Edgard Paralles Picked Up by Two People Not in Police Uniform and Was Detained

Nicaragua's former ambassador to the Organization of American States and a known critic of President Daniel Ortega has been detained in Managua.
U.S. Pres. Joe Biden Signs New Bill Putting Sanctions on Nicaragua After Daniel Ortega Secures Another Term in Elections

U.S. Pres. Joe Biden Signs New Bill Putting Sanctions on Nicaragua After Daniel Ortega Secures Another Term in Elections

U.S. President Joe Biden had signed a new bill putting more sanctions and punitive initiatives against Nicaragua's government after Daniel Ortega had secured a fourth consecutive term in office.
Facebook Accuses Nicaragua Government of Running Internet Troll Farm, Removes Over 1,000 'Fake' Accounts

Facebook Accuses Nicaragua Government of Running Internet Troll Farm, Removes Over 1,000 'Fake' Accounts

Facebook has accused the government of Nicaragua of running an internet troll farm ahead of the presidential elections this weekend.
Nicaragua Opposition Figure Cristiana Chamorro on House Arrest Over Money Laundering Claims

Nicaragua Opposition Figure Cristiana Chamorro on House Arrest Over Money Laundering Claims

Nicaragua has placed opposition face Cristiana Chamorro on house arrest over money laundering allegations after her house was raided by police.
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Honduras and Costa Rica Stop Nicaraguans from Entering their Territories, Taking Tightened Measures

A military officer and two policemen escorted a couple of young men off their respective horses near the Guasaule River's shores.
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Bolivia Greenlights $2.65 Billion Budget to Increase Country's Energy Reserves

Bolivia has allocated $2.56 billion to boost its electricity reserves, increase transmission lines and start exporting power to Argentina. The Central Bank of Bolivia provided the funds from international reserves.
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Why Costa Rica Might Be the Best Place for Retirement

Costa Rica has lots to offer people who are looking for a good retirement destination. The Central American country is a healthy and comfortable place for retirees.
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5 Americans Stabbed to Death in Costa Rica

Five members of an American-Costa Rican family residing in Matapolo de Santa Cruz in Guanacaste were killed after a Nicaraguan man allegedly went on a killing spree over the weekend.
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Filmmaker Talks About Why Nicaragua's Sugarcane Harvesters are Dying From Chronic Kidney Disease

"Under Cane," a short documentary captured by photographer and filmmaker Ed Kashi for La Isla Foundation, showed the lives of numerous individuals touched by the disease that killed thousands, particularly in Nicaragua. More than 20,000 individuals, mostly male, have died from chronic kidney disease after working on the fields. Said to be an epidemic, the disease is spreading rabidly among sugarcane harvesters.
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Hispanic Heritage Month 2014: Central America Independence Day, 193 Years Later as 5 Countries Continue to Improve Future

With a declaration by Central American Criollos on Sept. 15, 1821, five countries announced their independence from Spain. The date would later signify the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month in the U.S.
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Latin American Drug Trade Ruining Ecosystems in Central America

The illegal drug trade in Latin America is hurting precious rainforests in more ways than previously known about, according to a scientific new study released this week.

Miami, Nicaragua, Uruguay and Colombia Among the 'Best Places to Travel in 2014'

What is your idea of a perfect vacation? If it includes, a beautiful background, amazing cuisine and vibrant people with a Latin twist to boot, then you're in store for a treat. Travel + Leisure recently released its "Best Places to Travel in 2014," and it included some noteworthy spots in the U.S., Mexico and Latin America.

Bolivia, Venezuela and Nicaragua Offer Edward Snowden Amnesty

Bolivia has joined Venezuela and Nicaragua in extending an offer of amnesty to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
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