Find the news and stories on Nicaragua, which is a Central American nation known for its dramatic terrain of lakes, volcanoes and beaches. Managua is the capital and the most populated city in Nicaragua, check out RT.com for stories on Nicaragua. In Nicaragua, the military arrested two Egyptians and two Iraqis, who they suspect are members of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS), attempting to cross into Mexico and ultimately the US. Nicaraguan plantation workers told RT that they haven’t lost hope of finally getting compensated by major chemical firms whose deadly pesticide, they say, severely damaged their health and had major impacts on their lives — stay with RT to be updated on that. The US banned the use of the roundworm-killing DBCP, marketed as Nemagon, in 1977 and despite that, chemical giants Dow, Shell and Occidental (now OxyChem) continued to sell it overseas, including to Nicaragua, where the substance was sprayed over banana and sugarcane plantations.
Nicaraguan plantation workers told RT that they haven’t lost hope of finally getting compensated by major chemical firms whose deadly pesticide, they say, severely damaged their health and had major impacts on their lives.
The Nicaraguan football authorities have offered an explanation for the allegations of vote-rigging in Lionel Messi’s victory in the FIFA Best Awards this week, according to reports.
The Nicaraguan military arrested two Egyptians and two Iraqis, who they suspect are members of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS), attempting to cross into Mexico and ultimately the US.
The US is ready to use all means to remove the unwanted socialist governments of Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Cuba from power in order to achieve full control over Latin America, Russian GRU chief Igor Kostyukov has warned.
In a speech full of colorful phrases, from ’three stooges of socialism’ to ‘troika of tyranny,’ US national security adviser John Bolton threatened Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua with regime change and announced more sanctions.
The United States will help the people of Nicaragua and Cuba to resist “non-democratic regimes” in their countries, Mike Pompeo has said. His comments come as Washington steps up calls for a new government in Venezuela.
US President Donald Trump’s top foreign policy advisor John Bolton appears dead set on resuming his decades-long stand-off with Nicaragua President Daniel Ortega, hinting that Washington-backed regime change may be in the offing.
Both historical and current experience in Central and Latin America shows the social progress and people’s rights are not things that are on the agenda of US-installed regimes.
Washington has imposed sanctions on Albanisa, a private Nicaraguan company that trades in Venezuelan oil. National security advisor John Bolton announced the sanctions on Wednesday, calling Albanisa a joint venture with Venezuela’s PdVSA and a...