World Apr 22

Pope calls for peace amid Nicaragua protests

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.

World Dec 23

Nicaragua begins construction on new 173-mile transoceanic canal

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…

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