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Nicaraguan Prison Inmates Hold Warden Hostage

Nicaraguan Prison Inmates Hold Warden Hostage

The warden of La Esperanza prison in northern Nicaragua was taken hostage Friday amid a brawl between two groups of inmates, Deputy Interior Minister Carlos Najar said. continue reading »

Iran’s Nuclear Program Gets Boost from Nicaragua’s President Ortega

Iran’s Nuclear Program Gets Boost from Nicaragua’s President Ortega

Daniel Ortega began his second consecutive five-year term as president of Nicaragua with a speech substantially devoted to defending the Iranian nuclear program. continue reading »

Nicaragua Files Suit Against Costa Rica at UN World Court over Border Violations

Nicaragua Files Suit Against Costa Rica at UN World Court over Border Violations

Nicaragua has filed suit against Costa Rica at the United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ), citing violations to national sovereignty and major environmental damages to its territory due to the construction of a new road along the banks of the San Juan River. continue reading »

Nicaragua Files Suit Against Costa Rica at World Court Over Border Violations

Nicaragua Files Suit Against Costa Rica at World Court Over Border Violations

Nicaragua has filed suit against Costa Rica at the United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ), citing violations to national sovereignty and major environmental damages to its territory due to the construction of a new road along the banks of the San Juan River. continue reading »

Dutch Helping Nicaraguan Famers Reduce Greenhouse Emissions

Dutch Helping Nicaraguan Famers Reduce Greenhouse Emissions

The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) and two Dutch non-governmental organizations, Hivos and SNV, are launching a $6.3 million biogas market development continue reading »

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. continue reading »

Four Traffickers, Speedboat  and 1 1/2 Tons of Cocaine Seized off Nicaragua

Four Traffickers, Speedboat and 1 1/2 Tons of Cocaine Seized off Nicaragua

Naval forces of the Nicaraguan army seized 1 1/2 tons of cocaine and killed four drug traffickers, two of them Colombians, during an operation in the country's northern Caribbean region, military officials said Saturday. continue reading »

U.S. Declares Nicaragua Elections as Non-Transparent

U.S. Declares Nicaragua Elections as Non-Transparent

The Nicaraguan Government has announced that Daniel Ortega will serve another term as president. International and unaccredited domestic observers continue reading »

Four Killed in Violence Following Nicaraguan Election

Four Killed in Violence Following Nicaraguan Election

Four people have been killed and 46 police officers injured over the last 24 hours in violence related to last weekend's election in which Daniel Ortega won another term as president of Nicaragua, authorities said Wednesday. continue reading »

Daniel Ortega Wins Nicaragua Pres Elections, Otto Pérez Wins Pres in Guatemala

Daniel Ortega Wins Nicaragua Pres Elections, Otto Pérez Wins Pres in Guatemala

Former Army General Otto Pérez Molina won some 54% of the Guatemalan vote, while Ortega garnered 67% of the votes in Nicaragua, amid allegations of electoral fraud. continue reading »

Nicargua to Get International Aid for Flood Relief

Nicargua to Get International Aid for Flood Relief

The United Nations and Nicaragua launched a flash appeal today for $14.3 million to provide shelter, food, water and sanitation, and agricultural livelihoods to those affected by the floods that have ravaged large parts of the country for the past three weeks. continue reading »

UN Launches Appeal to Help Victims of Nicaraguan Floods

UN Launches Appeal to Help Victims of Nicaraguan Floods

The United Nations and Nicaragua launched a flash appeal today for $14.3 million to provide shelter, food, water and sanitation, and agricultural livelihoods to those affected by the floods that have ravaged large parts of the country for the past three weeks. continue reading »

32 People Infected With H1N1 in Nicaragua Last Week

32 People Infected With H1N1 in Nicaragua Last Week

According to the Nicaraguan Health Ministry, at least 32 cases of H1N1 virus were reported in the last week. The outbreak of swine flu was concentrated in the capital city of Managua, as well as the neighboring department of León. continue reading »

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega Told by Sony to Stop Using “Stand by Me” in Reelection Campaign

118 Parakeets Smuggled from Nicaragua Seized in Honduras