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Stories with place: Nicaragua
  • Nicaragua arrests man in Wyoming woman's killing 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:56 pm
  • MANAGUA, Nicaragua - A man who confessed to robbing and killing a Wyoming woman found dead this week near a beach in northern Nicaragua has been arrested, authorities said Wednesday.

  • Dad: Wyoming volunteer committed to helping others 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:58 pm
  • JACKSON, Wyoming - A Wyoming woman found dead on a church service trip to Nicaragua was an EMT and skiing instructor who had always been committed to helping other people, her father said.

  • String of earthquakes puts Nicaraguans on edge 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 4:44 pm
  • MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Thousands of Nicaraguans woke up in the streets Monday after a sleepless night rocked by two strong earthquakes, part of a string of tremors that have kept the Central American country on edge since late last week.

  • Nicaragua sees series of arrow killings of dogs 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 3:22 pm
  • MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Renato Franco Penalba awoke one morning to find his pet dog Cookie in agony, skewered by an arrow on his patio.

  • No bail for Rivera associate in campaign case 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 2:07 pm
  • MIAMI - A federal judge denied bail Friday for an associate of former U.S. Rep. David Rivera in a campaign finance violations case after a prosecutor said the associate used some passport trickery to flee to Nicaragua in the middle of the investigation.

  • Pendleton church sacrifices annual mission trip 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 1:50 pm
  • PENDLETON, Oregon - The annual mission trip is a big deal for the youth at Pendleton's First Assembly of God. The destination remains a mystery until the unveiling, which their leader does with flair during a youth group meeting. By the end of his verbal intro, the name of the country is projected onto a screen.

  • Suspect in NY slayings arrested in Nicaragua 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 9:43 pm
  • MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Nicaraguan police have arrested an alleged MS-13 gang member who recently was added to the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list as a suspect in the 2010 killings of his 19-year-old girlfriend and her toddler son in New York state.