Category: Nicaragua

Nicaraguan Protesters March Against Canal Project

Top Story — Thousands marched through the Nicaraguan capital of Managua on Wednesday to protest the construction of a transoceanic canal, two weeks ahead of the project’s start-date. The demonstrators […] Read More >

Nicaraguan Linked to Facundo Cabral Murder Found Guilty

Top Story — Nicaraguan music promoter Henry Fariñas was found guilty of money laundering and drug trafficking by a judge on Thursday. Fariñas was the alleged target of the attack that killed Argentine […] Read More >

Nicaragua’s Ortega Sworn In For Third Term As President

Today in Latin America Top Story — Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega was sworn in Tuesday to his third five-year term as the Central American nation’s president amid calls that the […] Read More >

Nicaraguan Electoral Council Gives OK To Daniel Ortega Candidacy

Today in Latin America Top Story — Nicaragua’s Supreme Electoral Council decided Tuesday to formally allow President Daniel Ortega to run for reelection, the Associated Press reports. Opposition politician María […] Read More >

Nicaraguan Diplomatic Official Killed In New York City

NEW YORK CITY – A Nicaraguan diplomatic official was found dead with his throat slashed in an apartment in the Bronx Thursday, when his driver came to pick him up […] Read More >

Will Gold Make You Rich? Meet Nicaragua’s Güiriseros

To begin viewing this photo essay as a slideshow, click the first image. This photo essay is adapted from “Gold Fever: Artisanal and Industrial Mining Extraction in the Industrial Triangle,” […] Read More >