Photos from Hurricane Otto’s landfall Thursday.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday designed to restrict international loans to Nicaragua unless the country enacts political reforms.
As Nicaragua nears November’s presidential elections, opposition leaders say President Daniel Ortega has established a family-run dictatorship reminiscent of the one he overthrew decades ago.
At least nine foreigners were deported from Nicaragua in June, including three U.S. officials and a Costa Rican environmental activist.
Fernando Cardenal was minister of education and led a literacy campaign under Nicaragua’s Sandinista government in the 1980s.
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 yet another term.
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 both sides of the road where rows of massive lightbulb-covered yellow trees towered above. Ahead, a crew worked beneath a floodlight, pounding another tree into place.
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 in the area said.
A man who shot up an anti-government protest in Nicaragua last week says a government critic put him up to it. Others say the Sandinista party was behind it.
A 22-month-old boy has become Nicaragua’s first reported victim of chikungunya virus.