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16 Feb 2018 description
report Inter Press Service

MANAGUA, Feb 15 2018 (IPS) - Nicaragua’s “containment wall”, aimed at bolstering internal security, has been successful with regard to the fight against transnational crime. But its victims are migrants who are relentlessly blocked from passing through the country en route to their destination: the United States.

A situation that also represents a paradox, given that Nicaragua is the Central American country with the largest number of nationals living abroad, second only to El Salvador.

16 Nov 2015 description
report Redhum

Nicaragua, 15 de Noviembre 2015
Fuente: El Nuevo Diario

La Cruz Roja de Nicaragua se encuentra atenta a brindar asistencia humanitaria a unos 1.600 cubanos que intentan ingresar al país desde Costa Rica, informó hoy una fuente de la institución.

"Estamos en comunicación con la Cruz Roja de Costa Rica. Si ellos ingresan y necesitan ser atendidos, en primeros auxilio, deshidratación o cualquier asistencia, estamos preparados", dijo a Acan-Efe una fuente de la institución de socorro.

21 Oct 2014 description


  • INTENSE RAINS: Rains in Nicaragua left 22 people dead and more than 32,000 affected; and have also caused damage in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, among other countries.

  • HURRICANE SEASON: Tropical depression Trudy left six people dead, more than 4,000 people in shelters and 5,000 houses damaged in Guerrero, Mexico.

  • EBOLA: An extraordinary summit of the ALBA member countries met in Havana to coordinate joint measures to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus.

08 Oct 2014 description

Alsy Acevedo
Catholic Relief Services

CRS Urges Increase of Refugee Visas for Central American Children
Offers Five Fixes for Youth in Central America