National News Briefs

National News Briefs

Fidel Castro, the Final End of an Era

Fidel Castro, The Final End of an Era Fidel Castro the former President of Cuba passed away at 10:30pm Cuban time last Friday 25th of...

Nicaragua News Briefs for November 25th 2016

Nicaragua News Briefs Zika “No Longer an Emergency” Last Friday, Peter Salama, the Executive Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) “Emergencies Program” has downgraded the...

National News Briefs November 11th 2016

National News Briefs November 11th 2016 Hooters Opens in Managua This American restaurant chain has now opened its first place in Nicaragua. They are located in...

Another Expansion for Galerias Santo Domingo

Another Expansion for Galerias Santo Domingo The project will start in 2017 and will include about 30 new retail and restaurant locations as well as...

Nicaragua New Briefs 6th October 2016

Nicaragua New Briefs 6th October 2016 New Park - Managua's new 950 meter long “Paseo Xolotlán” (Promenade) will connect to the Plaza La Fe through...

National News Nicaragua-llegal Migrants

National News Nicaragua-Illegal Migrants The Plight of the Migrants “Every day more than 100 illegal migrants enter Costa Rica looking to find a way north and...

Nicaragua New Briefs September 23, 2106

Nicaragua New Briefs September 23, 2106 Simulation, Drill, Mock Disaster First Lady, Head of the Coordinating Council of Communication and Citizenship and Vice Presidential Candidate; Rosario...

PLI Candidate Quits Nicaraguan Election Race

PLI Candidate Quits Nicaraguan Election Race "My resignation is irrevocable and I do it for the good of Nicaragua," said Reyes, Pedro Reyes, the PLI candidate...

Mauricio Funes Granted Asylum in Nicaragua

Mauricio Funes Granted Asylum in Nicaragua Mauricio Funes has been given political asylum while he comes under scrutiny in relation to several inquiries stemming from...

Death of National Assembly President in Nicaragua

Death of National Assembly President in Nicaragua The President of the National Assembly of Nicaragua, René Núñez Téllez died last Saturday after a long battle...

USA Helps Costa Rica Fight Crime

USA Helps Costa Rica Fight Crime A meeting between US President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís has...

Metrocentro Managua Mega Expansion

Metrocentro Managua Mega Expansion Construction continues at full speed on the fourth enlargement of this iconic mall since 1976 (when it first opened). The first...

Nicaragua Tightens Borders Against Illegal Migrants

Nicaragua Tightens Borders Against Illegal Migrants On the 6th of August 2016, the Government of Nicaragua published a memorandum from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

National News Nicaragua July 2016

National News Nicaragua July 2016 Cuba Competes for Tourism Dollars Only one year after diplomatic relations were restored between Cuba and the United States, the Caribbean...

Panama Canal Expansion Opens

Panama Canal Expansion Opens as the Chinese-owned Cosco Shipping “Panama” went through the Atlantic locks at Agua Clara, sailed the 50-mile (80-kilometer) passage to...

Ortega Seeks His Third Straight Term

The Sandinista National Congress in honor of Commander Tomás Borge Martínez, unanimously approved resolution number one nominating Daniel Ortega Saavedra as the official candidate...

Elections in November

The process to officially nominate Daniel Ortega Saavedra (age 70) as the official presidential candidate for the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN by its...

USA to CSE; “International Election Observations”

US Ambassador to CSE - "Nicaraguans Deserve International Election Observation". Laura Dogu made the comment on Twitter in acknowledgement that the Supreme Electoral Council (CSE) has...

Bank Transfers in Nicaragua

The Central Bank of Nicaragua (BCN by its acronym in Spanish) has given its full backing to the next generation of electronics processing bank...

National News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS Illegal Immigrants Undocumented Cubans continue to cause problems for the immigration authorities in Central America as they try and traverse the isthmus on their...