National News Briefs

National News Briefs

National News – Tourism by the Numbers

Tourism by the Numbers According to the Nicaraguan Institute of Tourism (INTUR), statistics for the first four months of 2017 show that the total number...

News Briefs – Nicaraguan Coffee Fights Rust and Wins

Nicaraguan Coffee Rust Resistant Coffee Score High Marks - A leaf-rust-resistant hybrid coffee plant that goes by the name of “Centroamericano” scored 90.5/100 at the recent...

NATIONAL NEWS BRIEFS from Nicaragua

NATIONAL NEWS BRIEFS Infant Mortality in Decline According to government figures, the infant mortality rate in Nicaragua has been reduced by more than 52% since 2006....

National News Briefs 19 May 2017

National News Briefs 19 May 2017 On Line Services – National Police The National Police of Nicaragua is in the process of modernizing some of their...

Nicaragua News Briefs and Police Blotter

Police Blotter A snapshot of the work of the police across the country from last weekend, Saturday the 6th and Sunday 7th of May. The...

The Tomas Borge Amphitheater

History of Nicaragua Tomás Borge Martínez Born 13th August 1930 - Died 30th April 2012 Tomás Borge; revolutionary, politician and poet will be remembered this weekend with...

National News Briefs: FENITUR 2017 – Tourist Show

National News Briefs: FENITUR 2017 - Tourist Show This international show known as the “International Fair of Nicaraguan Tourism (Feria Internacional de Turismo Nicaragua)...

Cruz Roja Ready for Semana Santa

As the Nicaragua Red Cross (Cruz Roja) heads into their busiest time of the year, they have announced that they will be concentrating on...

News Briefs; Security and Democracy for Nicaragua

Security and Democracy for Nicaragua Last week, the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Nicaraguan government came to an agreement on a three-year plan...

Nicaragua News Briefs for December 16 2016

Nicaragua News Briefs for December 16 2016 State Workers Holidays Government workers will finish for the holidays on Tuesday the 20th of December 2016 and return...

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...