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Ortega a shoo-in as Nicaragua votes with opposition jailed, exiled

The 75-year-old is assured another five-year term with his wife and vice-president, Rosario Murillo, 70, by his side.

Airbnb profit soars on pandemic-era lifestyles

Airbnb on Thursday reported record-high profit in the recently ended quarter as bookings surpassed pre-pandemic numbers, with remote work trends boosting the home-sharing platform. Users...

US Congress ups pressure on Nicaragua ahead of polls

The bipartisan legislation, which was supported by more Republicans than Democrats, must now be signed into law by President Joe Biden.

Facebook takes down Nicaraguan government-run troll farm

The troll farm started operating in April 2018, when Ortega's government violently put down a wave of protests.

Costa Rica participates in COP26: ‘Last, best hope’ to meet 1.5C target

Global COP26 climate negotiations are the "last, best hope" to keep the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5C alive, said summit president Alok Sharma

The young Salvadorans seeking a better life… at home

Cristina Navas was 10 when her teenage brother, a gang member, was slain. Despite a life overshadowed ever since by poverty-fueled violence, Navas is...

Nicaragua thanks U.S. for pandemic donations, despite tense relations

The U.S. donated Pfizer vaccines to Nicaragua, despite the two countries’ tense relations.

No one left: Extreme weather fuels Guatemalan migration

Lazaro Yat looked on helplessly as his 17-year-old son left the family home in Guatemala and embarked on the perilous journey to the United...

Children to be exempt from US travel vaccine requirements

Covid vaccine requirements taking effect next month for people entering the United States by air will not apply to children, a senior US official...

Seeking Covid vaccines, Nicaraguans cross into Honduras

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) places Nicaragua among the six countries on the continent with the lowest vaccination coverage.

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