National News Briefs

National News Briefs

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...

Nicaragua Posts Huge Growth in Tourism Numbers

Tourism Numbers Nicaragua received almost 1.2 million visitors between January and August of this year, up almost 22% on the same period from 2015. Last...

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 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...

Canadian Murder Update

Canadian Murder Update - The girlfriend of the Canadian killed during a robbery at his home known as Finca Azul in La Boquita remains...

Semana Santa Accidents

Semana Santa Accidents Between Saturday 19th March and Sunday 27 March, decease the police will be mounting 800 checkpoints on 4, treat 000 kilometers...

National News Nicaragua

News Briefs  - National News Nicaragua STRONG PARTNERSHIPS Speaking at the recent “Wings of Change” conference in Santiago de Chile, discount Tony Tyler, prostate ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Corn Island – 13 Drowned in Ferry Disaster

Atlantic Passenger Boat Tragedy - 13 people died last Saturday afternoon when a boat carrying 32 tourists left Little Corn Island heading to Big...

News Briefs: Residente Concert Announcement

Residente Concert Announcement “Residente” – Concert Announcement Puerto Rican entertainer; René Pérez Joglar has announced a concert date in Managua on Saturday, October 28th at what...

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...

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...

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...

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 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 – 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...