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.