US sanctions Nicaraguan officials, Cuba-related companies

The sanctions are the latest from the Trump administration targeting Nicaraguan officials supporting Daniel Ortega. The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on three Nicaraguan officials over their support for left-wing President Daniel Ortega’s government. President Donald Trump’s administration has kept up a steady stream of sanctions announcements since the November election that handed Democrat […]

Collapse of illegal gold mine in Nicaragua traps at least 10

Crews begin work to rescue the miners after an accident in the La Esperanza region. A mudslide in an unlicensed gold mine in Nicaragua trapped at least 10 workers Friday, state-run media reported. After the disaster, crews began work to try to rescue the miners in the La Esperanza region of southern Nicaragua. Vice President […]

Storm Eta lashes Nicaragua with rains, deadly mudslides #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

The long-term forecast shows Eta taking a turn over Central America and then reforming in the Caribbean. Tropical Storm Eta spun through northern Nicaragua on Wednesday after lashing the country’s Caribbean coast for much of the past day, its floodwaters isolating already remote communities and setting off deadly landslides that killed at least three people. […]

Tropical Storm Eta expected to become hurricane #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

Forecasters expect Eta to become a hurricane on Monday and hit the coast of Nicaragua on Tuesday. Rain-heavy Tropical Storm Eta strengthened on Sunday as it headed for a drenching collision with Central America. The system ties the record for the most named storms in an Atlantic hurricane season. Eta had maximum sustained winds of […]