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Stories with place: Nicaragua
  • Chinese company postpones canal project in Nicaragua 
    Updated: Nov-25-15 8:44 pm

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua - A Chinese company said Wednesday it is delaying the start of construction on a $50 billion inter-ocean canal across Nicaragua until late 2016.

  • Meeting in El Salvador on Cuban migrants ends in squabbling story has photos
    Updated: Nov-24-15 10:39 pm

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - A meeting between Central American officials and their counterparts from Ecuador, Colombia and Cuba broke down in squabbling Tuesday over how to deal with the problem of thousands of Cuban migrants stranded in Costa Rica.

  • Social media helps drive historic Cuban exodus to US story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-23-15 11:09 pm

    PENAS BLANCAS, Costa Rica - As summer began to bake the central Cuban city of Sancti Spiritus, Elio Alvarez and Lideisy Hernandez sold their tiny apartment and everything in it for $5,000 and joined the largest migration from their homeland in decades.

  • Costa Rica says regional bloc to consider Cuban migrants 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 5:25 pm

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua - A Central American regional bloc will take up the issue of some 2,000 Cuban migrants denied entry by Nicaragua on their way to the United States, Costa Rican authorities said Thursday, in a case that has ramped up diplomatic tensions between the two countries.

  • Former Nicaragua minister found dead after helicopter crash story has photos
    Updated: Nov-18-15 10:34 pm

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Nicaraguan authorities found the body late Wednesday of a former government minister who was aboard a helicopter that crashed into a river in the southern part of the country.

  • 2 citrus industry leaders killed in helicopter crash 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 10:51 am

    WINTER HAVEN, Florida - Two Florida citrus industry leaders are among the victims of a helicopter crash in southern Nicaragua.

  • Swiss agree to extradite FIFA suspect Figueredo to Uruguay 
    Updated: Nov-11-15 10:06 am

    BERN, Switzerland - Switzerland's justice ministry says it has approved the extradition of FIFA investigation suspect Eugenio Figueredo to his native Uruguay, though the move is unlikely to happen.