Category Archives: NICARAGUA

Nicaraguan Groups Ready Election Campaigns

Managua, Aug 2 (Prensa Latina) The Nicaragua capital returned to normal after almost three days of religious holidays as political movements prepared to begin election campaigning, which officially starts on August 20. Continue reading

Nicaragua: Calls for Reforming Adolescence Code Continues

Managua,  (Prensa Latina) Students from all universities of the capital will take to the streets Wednesday for a “March of the Candles,” called to press Parliament to reform the Law on Childhood and Adolescence.

The march is organized by the Nicaraguan National Student Union and is one of many actions undertaken by the students in the capital to reform the law, in force since 1998, and to call for improved safety on and around college campuses. Continue reading

Nicaragua, Honduras Restore Bilateral Trade

Managua,  (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua and Honduras agreed to remove restrictions and restore trade ties, decreased significantly after the military coup of June 28, 2009 in Honduras. Continue reading

Daniel Ortega would Win Elections in Nicaragua, According to New Poll

Managua, May 24 (Prensa Latina) The Sandinista leader, Daniel Ortega, would win the general election next November 6 and would continue to rule Nicaragua for five more years, according to a new survey.

The consultation, held last Saturday, was conducted by the New Century entity, which issues a monthly diagnostic of how Nicaraguans intend to vote in those elections. Continue reading

Managua Winds up 17th Sao Paulo Forum

Managua, May 20 (Prensa Latina) The 17th edition of the Sao Paulo Forum will conclude Friday in this capital after two days of debates and reflections on the need to strengthen the unity of Latin American and Caribbean left forces.

In the third and last day of this event started on Wednesday, the 257 representatives from 47 leftist political parties and progressive organizations from 32 Latin American, Caribbean, European, and Asian nations meet in plenary session today. Continue reading

Managua Hosts 17th Sao Paulo Forum

Managua, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The 17th edition of the Sao Paulo Forum opens Wednesday in this capital with representatives from more than 50 political parties and leftist organizations from South America and other countries.

The focus of the event, as at previous meetings, is Latin American and Caribbean unity, but this time it holds greater significance given the upcoming founding meeting in July, in Caracas, of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). Continue reading

Nicaragua Presides over Ibero-American Sports Council

Managua, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua was elected unanimously to preside over the Ibero-American Sports Council from 2011 to 2013, a Nicaraguan official announced. Continue reading

International Court Rejects Costa Rican Demand against Nicaragua

Managua, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) The International Court of Justice of Le Hague pushed the demand presented by Costa Rica so that Nicaragua stops the dredging of the Saint John River, which serves as common border in part of its path between these two central American countries. Continue reading

Nicaragua Welcomes ICJ Ruling

Managua, Mar 9(Prensa Latina) Nicaragua welcomed the ruling of the International Court of Justice in The Hague regarding Costa Ricaâ�Ös claims against it. Continue reading

Nicaragua, Costa Rica Await Hague Ruling

Managua, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Relations between Nicaragua and Costa Rica remained strained a day before the International Court of Justice in The Hague was expected to issue a verdict on the border dispute between the two countries. Continue reading

Nicaragua-Costa Rica Dispute in New Phase

Managua, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The dispute between Nicaragua and Costa Rica for four months is now in a new phase, following the announcement of a forthcoming decision of the International Court of Justice in The Hague.

According to news reports, the International Court of Justice Saturday said the governments of the two countries that on March 8 it will announce its decision on the dispute sparked by Costa Rica against Nicaragua in October. Continue reading

Nicaragua Denounces Possible Military Provocations from Costa Rica

Managua, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The Army of Nicaragua denounced on Monday possible provocations by Costa Rican radical forces in order to stoke the neighbouring conflict concerning the river San Juan.

The head of Public Relations of the local Army, Colonel Juan Ramon Morales, told the press that Costa Rican extremist sectors are interested in provoking armed confrontations on the border to complicate the relations of friendship between these two countries. Continue reading