Nicaragua

Country in Central America

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Nicaragua, officially the Republic of Nicaragua, is the largest country in the Central American isthmus, bordered by Honduras to the northwest, the Caribbean to the east, Costa Rica to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the southwest. Managua is the country's capital and largest city and is also the third-largest city in Central America, behind Tegucigalpa and Guatemala City. The multi-ethnic population of six million includes people of indigenous, European, African, and Asian heritage. The main language is Spanish. Indigenous tribes on the Mosquito Coast speak their own languages and English.

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Human Rights Watch released a report on Wednesday which said the pro-government forces in Nicaragua carried out human rights abuses, including torture, in their..
5 hours ago • WorldNews

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Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, and top..
Credit: Reuters - Published 8 hours ago

Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, and top..
Credit: Reuters - Published 9 hours ago

Migrants are heading north from Guatemala and Nicaragua due to extreme weather patterns making farming more difficult and less profitable, according to Deutsche..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Nicaragua said on Tuesday it had released 56 political prisoners under a new law that frees people who were arrested in recent anti-government protests, while..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Nicaragua said on Monday it released 50 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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