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News: Nicaragua

We have started to collect the most important news related to Nicaragua in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Nicaragua: news

Nicaraguan leader re-emerges

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 11:20

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega appears in public after an absence of 10 days which led to speculation he was sick or had died.
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New Nicaragua constitution is law

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 19:19

Changes to Nicaragua's constitution come into effect, paving the way for its leader, Daniel Ortega, to run for a third consecutive term in 2016.
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Ortega allowed to seek re-election

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 1:35

Congress in Nicaragua approves constitutional changes that would allow President Daniel Ortega to run for a third successive term in 2016.
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Nicaragua canal construction delayed

Sunday, January 5th 2014, 0:21
related countries: Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean

The head of the Nicaragua canal project, linking the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, says construction will not begin this year as planned.
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Nicaragua expels Mexican traffickers

Tuesday, December 24th 2013, 1:04
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Nicaragua extradites 18 Mexicans who posed as television journalists to smuggle millions of dollars in drug money into the country last year.
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Ortega 'could stand for fourth term'

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 20:46

A constitutional reform which would allow Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to run for a fourth term is adopted by the National Assembly.
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Colombia recalls envoy to Nicaragua

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 21:18

Colombia recalls its ambassador to Nicaragua as a dispute over maritime boundaries in the Caribbean worsens.
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Nicaragua files fresh maritime claim

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 1:45
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Nicaragua launches legal action against Colombia in the International Court of Justice, claiming potentially oil-rich areas in Caribbean waters.
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Nicaragua to drill for Caribbean oil

Friday, August 16th 2013, 3:53
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Nicaragua says it will begin drilling for oil and gas off its Caribbean coast in an area that belonged to Colombia until last year.
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VIDEO: Snowden receives asylum 'offers'

Saturday, July 6th 2013, 1:47
related countries: United States United States, Venezuela Venezuela

The presidents of both Nicaragua and Venezuela have indicated their countries could offer political asylum to US fugitive Edward Snowden.
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