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Fired for criticizing government’s response to pandemic, Nicaraguan doctors remain on the front line
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Fired for criticizing government’s response to pandemic, Nicaraguan doctors remain on the front line

AFP and The Tico Times - July 3, 2020

Unemployed and emotionally worn, Nicaraguan doctors fired from the public health system for criticizing the government's handling of the pandemic remain on the front lines, fighting COVID-19…

Edén Pastora, Nicaraguan ex-guerrilla “Commander Zero,” has died
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Edén Pastora, Nicaraguan ex-guerrilla “Commander Zero,” has died

Julia RIOS / AFP - June 16, 2020

The Nicaraguan ex-guerrilla Edén Pastora, known as "Comandante Cero," died of a heart attack at 83 while he was hospitalized, his relatives reported Tuesday. Pastora died in…

Nicaraguan doctors criticize government secrecy about pandemic
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Nicaraguan doctors criticize government secrecy about pandemic

AFP and The Tico Times - June 8, 2020

Nicaraguan medical associations criticized the "unfair secrecy policy" from the Daniel Ortega government in the midst of the country's "biggest health crisis" due to the COVID-19 pandemic.…

From Río San Juan to San José: A Nicaraguan refugee in Costa Rica tells his story (Part 2)
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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From Río San Juan to San José: A Nicaraguan refugee in Costa Rica tells his story (Part 2)

Jacob Spetzler - June 22, 2019

Nelson Jesus Zeas Paz, 25, is one of the 55,000 Nicaraguan refugees and exiles who have fled to Costa Rica.  In Part 1 of this story, he…

From Río San Juan to San José: A Nicaraguan refugee in Costa Rica tells his story
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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From Río San Juan to San José: A Nicaraguan refugee in Costa Rica tells his story

Jacob Spetzler - June 20, 2019

Nelson Jesus Zeas Paz was late, a consequence of the infamous San José traffic. When he arrived, he walked quickly toward the patio section of the cafe…

VIDEO: Inside Nicaragua’s historic protests
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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VIDEO: Inside Nicaragua’s historic protests

Video by Tim Rogers / Fusion - May 3, 2018

"Nicaragua is over it." That's how veteran journalist and Tico Times alumnus Tim Rogers sums up his video from the streets of Managua's recent protests. Rogers is…

Nature Air promotes new Nicaragua flights with whirlwind tour
Airlines
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Airlines
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Nature Air promotes new Nicaragua flights with whirlwind tour

The Tico Times - February 24, 2016

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — How does a PR-savvy Costa Rican airline publicize its expanded flights to Nicaragua and its new, roomier planes? By flying 14 journalists to Managua…

Sansa starting flights from Costa Rica to Nicaragua, its first international destination
Airlines
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Airlines
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Sansa starting flights from Costa Rica to Nicaragua, its first international destination

The Tico Times - October 26, 2015

The Costa Rican airline Sansa is launching its first international service next month with flights to Nicaragua’s Emerald Coast, near the popular destinations of Granada, Ometepe Island…

San Juan del Sur: Have a ‘come to Jesus’ moment
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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San Juan del Sur: Have a ‘come to Jesus’ moment

The Tico Times - September 11, 2015

SAN JUAN DEL SUR, Nicaragua — As soon as I saw the big white statue on a cliff overlooking this town, I knew I had to come…

Rivas, Nicaragua: Costa Rica’s most famous battle happened where?
History
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History
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Rivas, Nicaragua: Costa Rica’s most famous battle happened where?

The Tico Times - September 10, 2015

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story, as noted below, mistakenly said the Rivas Museum was the site of the key battleground of the Second Battle of Rivas…