National News Briefs

National News Briefs

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

Momotombo Volcano – National News Briefs

Momotombo Volcano brought in the New Year with a few explosions of its own on January 2nd and 3rd 2016. In early December 2015 the...

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...

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...

Nicaragua Tourism – National News Briefs

Nicaragua Tourism Shows Marginal Improvement – The National Chamber of Tourism of Nicaragua – CANATUR (using statistics from the Nicaraguan Institute of Tourism -...

National News Briefs – Minimum Wage in Nicaragua

The authorities of the Ministry of Labor reported that on January 7th, purchase the National Minimum Wage Commission was appointed to discuss the Minimum...

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 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 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...

Nicaraguan Canal Report Approved News Briefs

Nicaraguan Canal Report Approved The 14 volume, 11,000 page and 2.75 million word Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) of the Nicaraguan Canal project was...

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...