Nicaragua will sign Paris climate accord, says President Daniel Ortega

Nicaragua`s President Daniel Ortega said Wednesday his government would sign the Paris Agreement, a move set to leave the United States and Syria as the only two countries outside the global climate pact.

Oct 18, 2017, 22:59 PM IST
Tropical storm Nate kills 23 in central America

Tropical storm Nate kills 23 in central America

Tropical storm Nate has killed 22 people in the Central American nations of Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Honduras as it battered the region with heavy rain ahead of hitting the US mainland later this week, the National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said.

Oct 06, 2017, 18:19 PM IST

Boat with 13 on board disappears Caribbean off Nicaragua: Official

A fishing boat with 13 people on board has disappeared in the Caribbean off Nicaragua, authorities said Tuesday.

Jul 04, 2017, 23:24 PM IST

US and Mexico host talks to reboot drugs war

Senior officials from the United States and Mexico are hosting their Central American neighbors on Thursday to plan ways to build a legal and economic wall against the drug trade.

Jun 15, 2017, 12:39 PM IST

Senior North Korean leader to attend Nicaragua inauguration

A senior North Korean delegation left Pyongyang today to attend the inauguration of Nicaragua's newly elected President Daniel Ortega.

Jan 06, 2017, 11:49 AM IST

Hurricane kills 9 in Costa Rica

In neighboring Nicaragua, officials reported no casualties but dozens of homes were damaged in low-lying areas.

Nov 26, 2016, 01:40 AM IST

Hurricane, earthquake hit Central America

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega declared a national emergency to handle both potential disasters.

Nov 25, 2016, 08:28 AM IST

Deadly hurricane hits Nicaragua, Costa Rica

The hurricane came ashore near San Juan de Nicaragua, also known as Greytown, south of the city of Bluefields and close to the Costa Rican border, Walter Fonseca.

Nov 25, 2016, 00:19 AM IST

Hurricane Otto heads toward Central America, kills 3

 Tropical Storm Otto strengthened into a hurricane in the Caribbean as it lurched toward Central America, causing three deaths in Panama and prompting coastal evacuations in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.

Nov 23, 2016, 06:46 AM IST