PHOTOS: Death toll rises to 10 in Nicaraguan protests
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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PHOTOS: Death toll rises to 10 in Nicaraguan protests

The Tico Times - April 21, 2018

Violent protests against a proposed change to Nicaragua's pension system have left at least 10 people dead over two days, the government said Friday. In the biggest…

Nicaragua’s primal scream
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaragua’s primal scream

Tim Rogers / Univision - April 21, 2018

This time feels different. There's an energy I haven't felt before. A sense of urgency. A groundswell. The people of Nicaragua aren't afraid anymore. Now the government…

Images of Hurricane Otto’s Thursday impact
Caribbean
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Caribbean
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Images of Hurricane Otto’s Thursday impact

Tico Times Staff and AFP - November 25, 2016

Hurricane Otto made landfall in Costa Rica at approximately 3:30 pm Wednesday; the eye of the hurricane is moving into the Pacific as of this writing on Thursday…

U.S. Congress looks to condition loans to Nicaragua on political changes
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Congress looks to condition loans to Nicaragua on political changes

AFP - September 23, 2016

Nicaraguan politicians and economists expressed concern Thursday after the United States House of Representatives passed a bill calling for economic sanctions against Daniel Ortega's government for restricting free…

As Nicaragua elections approach, banned opposition decries Ortega’s budding dictatorship
Central America
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Central America
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As Nicaragua elections approach, banned opposition decries Ortega’s budding dictatorship

Michael Krumholtz - September 5, 2016

MASAYA, Nicaragua — Protesters circled around the iconic statue of San Jerónimo that leads into the city of Masaya, a half-hour south of the Nicaraguan capital Managua,…

US travel alert for Nicaragua comes amid string of detentions, upcoming elections
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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US travel alert for Nicaragua comes amid string of detentions, upcoming elections

Zach Dyer - July 6, 2016

Nicaragua's periodic detention of foreign activists, journalists and researchers, and its upcoming election, have caused the governments of the United States and Costa Rica to warn their…

Fernando Cardenal, Nicaraguan priest sanctioned by Vatican, dies at age 82
En paz descanse
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En paz descanse
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Fernando Cardenal, Nicaraguan priest sanctioned by Vatican, dies at age 82

AFP - February 20, 2016

MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- Fernando Cardenal, a Jesuit priest who was among six Nicaraguan clergy sanctioned by the Vatican in 1984 for their leftist politics, died on Saturday at…

Nicaragua’s avowed anti-US leader Ortega eyes new mandate
Latin America
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Latin America
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Nicaragua’s avowed anti-US leader Ortega eyes new mandate

Julia Ríos | AFP - December 5, 2015

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – He hasn't officially started campaigning, but Daniel Ortega, president of Nicaragua, is widely believed to be aiming to extend his near decade in power by…

‘Trees of Life’: Nicaragua capital transformed into first lady’s new-age vision
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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‘Trees of Life’: Nicaragua capital transformed into first lady’s new-age vision

Lindsay Fendt - November 30, 2015

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – As we veered onto the highway from the dark Managua side streets, my taxi suddenly filled with blinding light. The blatant glare came from…

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Telica Volcano erupts in Nicaragua

AFP - September 23, 2015

https://twitter.com/elnuevodiario/status/646705888422699008 MANAGUA, Nicaragua – The Telica Volcano in northwestern Nicaragua erupted Wednesday, sending up dense columns of ash that settled over six surrounding villages, civil defense officials…