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Nicaragua detains another opposition presidential hopeful
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Nicaragua detains another opposition presidential hopeful

AFP - June 6, 2021

Police in Nicaragua on Saturday took opposition politician Arturo Cruz into custody, detaining a second presidential hopeful in less than a week. Cruz was seized at the…

U.S., Costa Rica urge release of Nicaraguan opposition leader Chamorro
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U.S., Costa Rica urge release of Nicaraguan opposition leader Chamorro

AFP and The Tico Times - June 4, 2021

The United States called Friday for Nicaragua to "immediately release" opposition leader Cristiana Chamorro, two days after she was placed under house arrest on government claims of…

Nicaraguan opposition presidential hopeful Chamorro under house arrest
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Nicaraguan opposition presidential hopeful Chamorro under house arrest

The Tico Times - June 3, 2021

Nicaraguan police on Wednesday placed opposition figure Cristiana Chamorro -- a possible challenger to President Daniel Ortega in November elections -- under house arrest, her family said,…

Nicaragua volcano blankets communities in ash
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Environment and Wildlife
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Nicaragua volcano blankets communities in ash

AFP - March 10, 2021

The San Cristobal volcano, the highest in Nicaragua and one of its most active, spewed a cloud of ash Tuesday that blanketed the city of Chinandega and…

Colombia protests over boundaries of Nicaragua nature reserve
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Colombia
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Colombia protests over boundaries of Nicaragua nature reserve

AFP - February 17, 2021

Colombia on Tuesday lodged a protest at Nicaraguan plans to create a nature reserve that Bogotá said included parts of its Caribbean territorial waters. "Colombia rejects the…

Costa Rica, UN announce insurance benefits for more migrants
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica, UN announce insurance benefits for more migrants

AFP - February 11, 2021

Costa Rica and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced Thursday an agreement that will provide health insurance to 10,000 refugees by the end of…

Nicaraguans in Costa Rica ask UNHCR for support
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Costa Rica
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Nicaraguans in Costa Rica ask UNHCR for support

AFP - January 22, 2021

Nicaraguans who fled the government of Daniel Ortega to request asylum in Costa Rica are requesting support from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for medical…

Costa Rica will offer ‘safe entry’ to Nicaraguans seeking asylum
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica will offer ‘safe entry’ to Nicaraguans seeking asylum

AFP - November 25, 2020

Costa Rica will try to improve protections for thousands of Nicaraguans who request asylum or refuge in the country through an initiative supported by the UN and…

Costa Rica creates special asylum category for Venezuelans, Nicaraguans and Cubans
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica creates special asylum category for Venezuelans, Nicaraguans and Cubans

AFP and The Tico Times - November 13, 2020

Costa Rica on Thursday announced a new migration category that will allow asylum seekers from Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela whose request was rejected to remain in the…

Nicaragua celebrates a joyous festival of horrors in lead-up to Halloween
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Latin America
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Nicaragua celebrates a joyous festival of horrors in lead-up to Halloween

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 26, 2020

Disguised as devils, witches, goblins and terrifying characters from indigenous mythology, thousands of Nicaraguans celebrated with joy and boisterous dances the festival of Los Agüizotes, a tradition…

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