NICARAGUA reasserted its claim to historical reparations totalling £13 billion from Washington on Thursday after the US approved a Bill to stifle development there.
The House foreign affairs committee approved the amended Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA), drafted...
Saturday 29th Jul 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
THE US Congress opened debates yesterday on punishing left-wing Nicaragua with a block on development loans for up to five years.
House of Representatives foreign affairs committee chair Ed Royce scheduled debate on a new draft of the Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (Nica)...
Friday 28th Jul 2017
Why is the most powerful nation on Earth blocking trade and investment in one of the poorest? TIM YOUNG explains
Wednesday 28th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
BRITISH trade unionists and solidarity campaigners have united in opposition to US moves to cut off international finance to Nicaragua.
Eight national and local British organisations and 128 individuals signed a statement, the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign (NSC) said yesterday.
Tuesday 23rd May 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
JAMES TWEEDIE speaks to Ricardo Carioni, the first secretary at the Nicaraguan embassy in London, about the grave social, economic and political consequences sanctions by the US government will visit on his country
Friday 19th May 2017
NICARAGUAN President Daniel Ortega was sworn in for his fourth five-year term yesterday — with his wife Rosario Murillo as vice-president.
Cuban First Vice-President Miguel Diaz-Canel led a delegation of Havana dignitaries to the inauguration ceremony for the Sandinista National...
Wednesday 11th Jan 2017
NICARAGUAN President Daniel Ortega has overwhelmingly won re-election to serve a third consecutive term, the Supreme Electoral Council announced yesterday.
With about two-thirds of the ballots counted in Sunday’s six-candidate presidential race, Mr Ortega had more than 71 per...
Tuesday 8th Nov 2016
NICARAGUAN liberation theology priest and former Sandinista minister Fernando Cardenal died in the capital Managua on Saturday at the age of 82.
The Jesuit joined the Sandinista rebels after they overthrew the dictatorship of Anastasio Somoza in 1979, first leading a widely praised...
Monday 22nd Feb 2016
NICARAGUA’S canal commission approved an environmental impact study on Thursday, paving the way for a £33 billion Chinese interocean project.
Canal commission representative Manuel Coronel Kautz said the decision authorises China’s HKND Company to start structural and...
Saturday 7th Nov 2015
NICK MATTHEWS recommends a tense new feature film by Florence Jaugey dealing with the abuse of social media in Nicaragua
Thursday 5th Nov 2015