Human rights advocates say that since April 18 at least 26 people have been killed in unrest over social security reforms planned by President Daniel Ortega's government. Dozens have been injured or arrested.
By Associated Press
The Trump administration faces a Monday deadline on whether to extend protections that would allow nearly 200,000 Salvadorans to stay in the U.S. legally.
By Zeke Miller and Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
Work begins today on the $50 billion Nicaragua Canal after the Nicaraguan government and the Chinese investment firm, HKND, held a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday. The ceremony was held away from the construction in Managua, Nicaragua’s capital, amid protests against…
By Shehryar Nabi
By Paul Solman
MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Marling del Socorro Valverdi balances a restless baby on her hip as she tries to attach yards of red and green crepe paper to a drab newsprint pinata shell. In the Valverdi family, pinata sales equal dinner…
Each year, pneumonia kills more children around the world than malaria, measles and HIV combined. Ray Suarez reports from Nicaragua on efforts to combat the lung infection, which is the leading killer of children under the age of five.
By Talea Miller
Eight-month-old Kesler is one of those infectiously happy babies who giggles at everything, even when his mother is scolding him for being too loud. Kesler lives with his mother, Delma Marina Sala, in a one-room, tin-roofed home outside of Managua,…
By Talea Miller
Nicaragua is one of the Western Hemisphere's poorest countries and children there are 44 percent more likely to die before the age of 5 than the regional average.
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega looks poised to win a landslide victory to a third term in office after orchestrating changes to the constitution to allow him the chance to stay in power.
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