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Nicaragua among ‘worst dictatorships’: top EU official

Nicaragua is "one of the worst dictatorships in the world" with its President Daniel Ortega and his wife Rosario Murillo preparing "fake elections" to stay in power, the EU's foreign policy chief said Monday.

Top Nicaragua writer predicts Ortega govt will ‘fall’

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's embattled government will eventually "fall", said the country's awarding-winning novelist Sergio Ramirez, the target of an arrest warrant issued by Managua.

Foreign investors exempt from tax on bitcoin profits: El Salvador

El Salvador will exempt foreign investors from taxes on profits on bitcoin speculation in the country, a government adviser said Friday, after it became...

Endangered Bengal tiger cub born at Nicaragua zoo

A Bengal tiger cub is being cared for by humans at Nicaragua's National Zoo after its mother was unable to produce the milk necessary...

Government of El Salvador defends Bukele’s right to stand for reelection

The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, has the right to stand as a candidate in the next elections, protected by a decision of the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court.

Nicaragua orders arrest of prominent writer

Nicaraguan prosecutors on Wednesday ordered the arrest of an award-winning novelist who used to be an aide to President Daniel Ortega, making him the...
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Rare Black Jaguar Caught on Camera in Costa Rica’s Talamanca Mountains

An extraordinary wildlife sighting occurred in Costa Rica, as a black jaguar has been captured on video in Costa Rica’s Talamanca Mountain Range. The footage,...

Guatemala Issues Historic Apology for Black Market Adoptions

Guatemala's president on Friday offered an official apology to one of the many families whose children were taken away and adopted abroad in a...

Central American Countries Declare Emergency as Dengue Deaths Rise

A hundred people have died this year from a dengue outbreak in Central America, where the most affected country is Guatemala, with half of...