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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.

New Honduras airport to replace one of world’s most dangerous

Toncontín is considered one of the most dangerous airports in the world.

Relatives of opponents imprisoned in Nicaragua say mistreatment persists

Ortega, 75, in power since 2007, is seeking his fourth consecutive term, with no rivals to put his reelection at risk.

Nearly 19,000 kids crossed dangerous Darien Gap in 2021: UN

A record of almost 19,000 children have crossed the dangerous Darien Gap jungle between Colombia and Panama this year en route to the United States

Nicaragua to use Cuban Covid vaccines

Nicaragua approved emergency use of the Abdala and Soberana 02 vaccines developed by Cuba.

Darien Gap: Where hell and hope collide for US-bound migrants

Stumbling over a stone in the Colombian jungle, a 12-year-old Haitian boy only pauses before readjusting the folded tent slung over his shoulder and...

Crisis in Nicaragua causes migration spike

The largest exodus in recent decades between Nicaragua and the United States reached a peak in July.

Nicaragua’s presidential campaign kicks off, with no rivals

Nicaragua's presidential election campaign officially kicks off on Saturday with incumbent Daniel Ortega's main rivals all under arrest. The 75-year-old, in power since 2007, will...

Costa Rica, Nicaragua renew migrant labor agreement

Costa Rica and Nicaragua renewed the binational agreement that allows the temporary entry of Nicaraguan workers to Costa Rica.

Amid official denials, Nicaraguans battle Covid surge

In Nicaragua, governed with an iron fist by Daniel Ortega, official coronavirus figures do not reflect the reality of a population scrambling to find oxygen tanks for stricken loved ones.
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