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#Nicaragua

# nicaragua - Sunday 21 August, 2022

Pope 'concerned' after Nicaraguan bishop detained
# Nicaragua
# Nicaragua

Pope 'concerned' after Nicaraguan bishop detained

Aug 21st 2022, 1:36 PM 13,789 Views 7 Comments

Pope Francis said he was following “closely with concern and sorrow” the situation in Nicaragua, two days after bishop and regime critic Rolando Alvarez was detained.

# nicaragua - Monday 8 November, 2021

Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega wins new presidential term after opponents jailed
# Elections
# Elections

Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega wins new presidential term after opponents jailed

Nov 8th 2021, 10:51 AM 13,775 Views 8 Comments

With ballots in 49% of polling stations counted, Ortega had 75% of votes.

# nicaragua - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Two more potential Ortega challengers detained in Nicaragua
# Nicaragua
# Nicaragua

Two more potential Ortega challengers detained in Nicaragua

Jun 9th 2021, 7:32 AM 6,170 Views 0 Comments

This is the fourth potential presidential candidate to be arrested ahead of elections this year.

# nicaragua - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Hurricane Iota batters Nicaragua coast just 12 days after destructive Hurricane Eta
# Hurricane Iota
# Hurricane Iota

Hurricane Iota batters Nicaragua coast just 12 days after destructive Hurricane Eta

Nov 17th 2020, 7:53 AM 9,049 Views 1 Comment

The region was hit by Hurricane Eta less than two weeks ago.

# nicaragua - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Tropical storm threatens new chaos for hurricane-hit Nicaragua and Honduras
# Storm Iota
# Storm Iota

Tropical storm threatens new chaos for hurricane-hit Nicaragua and Honduras

Nov 14th 2020, 12:35 PM 14,486 Views 0 Comments

The National Hurricane Centre in Miami said Iota could bring dangerous wind, storm surge and as much as 30in of rain.

# nicaragua - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Three dead as Storm Eta lashes Nicaragua with rain, sparking deadly mudslides
# Nicaragua
# Nicaragua

Three dead as Storm Eta lashes Nicaragua with rain, sparking deadly mudslides

Nov 4th 2020, 2:27 PM 5,539 Views 3 Comments

The storm has weakened from the Category 4 hurricane that battered the coast.

# nicaragua - Friday 27 September, 2019

Fifa hit out at 'unfair and misleading' reports over voting for The Best awards
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Fifa hit out at 'unfair and misleading' reports over voting for The Best awards

Sep 27th 2019, 7:01 PM 3,925 Views 4 Comments

Mohamed Salah appeared to be upset when the full list of voting was released without his country’s selections.

# nicaragua - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Nicaragua to release protesters arrested during last year's uprising
# Amnesty
# Amnesty

Nicaragua to release protesters arrested during last year's uprising

Jun 9th 2019, 3:30 PM 5,709 Views 7 Comments

The bill passed by parliament also closes the door on investigating and punishing security forces involved in repressing the protests.

# nicaragua - Monday 18 February, 2019

Opinion: Irish people travelled to Nicaragua in solidarity in the 1980s - now it needs our help again
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Irish people travelled to Nicaragua in solidarity in the 1980s - now it needs our help again

Feb 18th 2019, 7:00 AM 14,426 Views 37 Comments

The Nicaraguan people continue to struggle for democracy and justice – only this time against a surprising enemy writes Molly O’Duffy.

# nicaragua - Monday 23 April, 2018

Journalist shot dead during violent clashes over pension reform in Nicaragua
# Violence
# Violence

Journalist shot dead during violent clashes over pension reform in Nicaragua

Apr 23rd 2018, 10:31 AM 4,998 Views 14 Comments

The protests are the worst experienced in the 11 years President Daniel Ortega has led the country.

# nicaragua - Sunday 16 April, 2017

"Well, in our factory, if a woman is good looking she gets treated differently"
# Nicaragua
# Nicaragua

"Well, in our factory, if a woman is good looking she gets treated differently"

Apr 16th 2017, 7:00 PM 24,656 Views 12 Comments

A generation of women in Nicaragua are working to improve their lives in a society that isn’t always friendly to women.

# nicaragua - Saturday 15 April, 2017

'Even going to the gynaecologist might be seen as cheating': Changing how one country views its women
# Gender
# Gender

'Even going to the gynaecologist might be seen as cheating': Changing how one country views its women

Apr 15th 2017, 10:00 PM 46,732 Views 27 Comments

“Did he control his wife in the past? Soza pauses for a second. “Yes,” he says.”

# nicaragua - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Tsunami warnings issued as hurricane and earthquake hit Central America at same time
# Tsunami Warning
# Tsunami Warning

Tsunami warnings issued as hurricane and earthquake hit Central America at same time

Nov 24th 2016, 8:57 PM 20,261 Views 21 Comments

The earthquake led to a tsunami warning being issued in El Salvador.

# nicaragua - Saturday 15 November, 2014

In pics: Tourists and residents try to save massive stranded whale on Nicaragua beach
# Beached
# Beached

In pics: Tourists and residents try to save massive stranded whale on Nicaragua beach

Nov 15th 2014, 2:46 PM 12,635 Views 18 Comments

Unfortunately they were unsuccessful and had to give up as the sun went down.

# nicaragua - Saturday 30 August, 2014

20 miners rescued and five still missing after cave-in
# Nicaragua
# Nicaragua

20 miners rescued and five still missing after cave-in

Aug 30th 2014, 7:27 AM 4,628 Views 3 Comments

The miners were trapped for nearly two days at an unlicensed gold mine.

# nicaragua - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Bolivia's Morales offers asylum to US leaker Snowden
# SNOWDEN
# SNOWDEN

Bolivia's Morales offers asylum to US leaker Snowden

Jul 6th 2013, 4:32 PM 5,659 Views 59 Comments

Nicaragua and Venezuela have also offered asylum to the American – one days after denouncing the rerouting of Bolivian President Evo Morales’ plane over Europe amid reports that the fugitive was aboard.

# nicaragua - Sunday 16 June, 2013

A Hong Kong company wants to build a €30bn canal across Nicaragua
# Waterworld
# Waterworld

A Hong Kong company wants to build a €30bn canal across Nicaragua

Jun 16th 2013, 5:00 PM 13,090 Views 26 Comments

That’s the plan ‘n’ anyways.

# nicaragua - Monday 7 November, 2011

Ortega on course to retain Nicaraguan presidency amid observers' concern
# Nicaragua
# Nicaragua

Ortega on course to retain Nicaraguan presidency amid observers' concern

Nov 7th 2011, 7:33 AM 86 Views 1 Comment

Ortega is seeking a third term as leader of Central America’s poorest country.

# nicaragua - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Ortega poised to win third term in Nicaragua
# Nicaragua
# Nicaragua

Ortega poised to win third term in Nicaragua

Nov 6th 2011, 7:57 AM 184 Views 6 Comments

The former revolutionary’s win could see him with a mandate that could allow him to make constitutional changes guaranteeing perpetual re-election.

# nicaragua - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Heavy rains kill at least 84 in Central America
# Central America
# Central America

Heavy rains kill at least 84 in Central America

Oct 18th 2011, 2:56 PM 443 Views 1 Comment

El Salvador and Nicaragua declared natural disasters yesterday, as landslides and floods continue to devastate the region.

# nicaragua - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Belfast man dies while on holiday in Central America
# Tragic
# Tragic

Belfast man dies while on holiday in Central America

Aug 24th 2011, 8:03 AM 636 Views 1 Comment

Gaelic footballer Michael McLean died after a hiking accident in Nicaragua at the weekend.

# nicaragua - Monday 8 November, 2010

Google apologises for triggering invasion
# Oops
# Oops

Google apologises for triggering invasion

Nov 8th 2010, 2:23 PM 1,181 Views 0 Comments

Nicaraguan general used erroneous border line on Google Map as an excuse to cross into Costa Rica.

# nicaragua - Friday 24 September, 2010

Diplomat found dead in NYC home with neck slashed
# Nicaragua
# Nicaragua

Diplomat found dead in NYC home with neck slashed

Sep 24th 2010, 2:32 PM 83 Views 0 Comments

Nicaraguan official found yesterday morning by his driver.