Efforts by police make Nicaragua the safest country in Central America

Seizures by Nicaraguan National Police of nearly 20,000 illegal firearms during a recent five year span have been a key factor in reducing the homicide rate in the country, authorities said.…

Nicaragua seizes more than 500 kilograms of cocaine in the Pacific

August 15th, 2014 (ISH) Nicaragua’s Naval Force on August 13 seized more than 500 kilograms of cocaine hidden in a fast boat anchored in a small island in the Pacific, arresting three Nicaraguans.   The suspects were detained in Castañones Island, near Puerto Corinto, captain Antonio Salvador Santos, the…

UN Secretary-General on his way to Costa Rica, Nicaragua today

UN Secretary-General on his way to Costa Rica, Nicaragua today

July 29th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is scheduled to depart New York this morning for a trip to Costa Rica and Nicaragua, a UN spokesperson told reporters yesterday.   Ban will arrive first in Nicaragua today, where he will meet with President Daniel Ortega, according to…

Nicaragua: Gunmen attack Sandinista supporters, 5 killed, 24 wounded

July 21st, 2014 (VOA) Unidentified gunmen staged separate attacks on two buses carrying supporters of Nicaragua’s governing party that…

Costa Rica demands environmental studies of planned Nicaragua canal

Costa Rica demands environmental studies of planned Nicaragua canal

July 15th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The Government of Costa Rica is demanding assurances that the planned $40 billion “mega…

Russian president, Vladimir Putin makes surprise visit to Nicaragua

Russia's president began a six-day tour of Latin American countries on Friday, and made an unscheduled visit to…

Nicaragua approves route for $40 billion canal

There are a lot of doubts about whether a proposed canal in Nicaragua will ever be built, but…

How Russia arms Latin America

How Russia arms Latin America

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Russia's push into Ukraine has put many on edge. But less known is…

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