Nicaragua far ahead of Costa Rica in gender equality, according to World Economic Forum

Nicaragua far ahead of Costa Rica in gender equality, according to World Economic Forum

October 28th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Nicaragua is far outpacing Costa Rica and is the only country in Latin America to place in the top ten overall rankings in the world in the latest Global Gender Gap Report, published today by the World Economic Forum.   Nicaragua, in 6th place…

Central America and the Caribbean prepare to stop Ebola

Central America and the Caribbean prepare to stop Ebola

  Costa Rica, Nicaragua have their eyes on shared border used by West Africans en route to the United States By Eduardo Szklarz October 27th, 2014 (Diálogo) Central American countries are coordinating their efforts and exchanging information to prevent outbreaks of the deadly Ebola virus. Social welfare officials from…

In Nicaragua, discontent over Grand Canal plan increasing

In Nicaragua, discontent over Grand Canal plan increasing

By W. Alejandro Sanchez October 27th, 2014 (VOXXI) The Nicaraguan government, with Chinese aid, is about to begin a historic project: the construction of a new inter-oceanic Canal. But sections of the Nicaraguan population are discontent and protesting against this grand scheme. While Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega remains fairly…

CIA-backed war against Nicaragua, integrity of U.S. media subject of new film

  By Penelope Poulou October 13th, 2014 (VOA) The journalistic integrity of U.S. media; an illicitly-financed, CIA-backed war against…

Nicaraguan police fight to keep country free of street gangs

By Malcom Alvarez-James October 6th, 2014 (Diálogo) Groups of youths in northern Nicaragua are starting to copy the style…

Nicaragua uses drug money to build new prisons

By W. Alejandro Sanchez / VOXXI September 16th, 2014 (VOXXI) Nicaragua has constructed three new prisons utilizing money that…

Work on Nicaragua Grand Canal to begin in December, completed in 2019

Work on Nicaragua Grand Canal to begin in December, completed in 2019

September 9th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The construction of the Interoceanic Canal of Nicaragua, also dubbed the “Nicaragua Grand Canal,”…

Meteorite crashes, explodes in Nicaragua capital, produces earthquake-like shaking

Meteorite crashes, explodes in Nicaragua capital, produces earthquake-like shaking

September 8th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) What Nicaraguan authorities are calling a meteorite crashed near the airport in the capital…

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