Nicaragua da nacionalidad a expresidente salvadoreño Funes

MANAGUA (AP) — El gobierno de Nicaragua otorgó la nacionalidad al expresidente salvadoreño, Mauricio Funes, asilado en este país desde 2016 y requerido en El Salvador por supuesto peculado, enriquecim...

Man arrested during Nicaraguan protest killed in prison

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A 57-year-old man arrested for taking part in protests against Nicaragua's government was killed by a bullet Thursday in a prison north of the capital amid disturbances that ...

Nicaragua police deny permit for protest anniversary march

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua's national police denied a permit request Tuesday for a march to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the start of anti-government protests, setting up a possibl...

Gobierno de Nicaragua excarcela a otros 50 presos

MANAGUA (AP) — Nicaragua informó el viernes que puso bajo arresto domiciliario a un grupo de 50 presos que habían cometido delitos contra el orden público. Un comunicado emitido por ...

Nicaragua opposition eyes imminent deal on prisoner releases

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A leader of Nicaragua's opposition alliance says members hope for approval Friday of a schedule for freeing 640 people considered political prisoners. Azaha...

Nicaragua 'marathon man' protester defiant from house arrest

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Grasping the iron bars at his home, Alex Vanegas is taken back to the dark prison cells where he spent the previous four months talking to fellow inmates through holes in the...

New peace talks in Nicaragua raise hopes, but many skeptical

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Talks over Nicaragua's political standoff are set to resume, with renewed hopes among those who believe they could help resolve the nearly year-old crisis, even as others wor...

Fears rise in Nicaragua over new social security overhaul

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguans revolted last April when the government announced it was raising payroll taxes and cutting retirement benefits to bolster a social security program hemorrhaging m...