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Nicaragua continues to be on its ********

It's been a while since we talked about Nicaragua, but the nefarious **** that's been going on in the Central American nation for more than a year hasn't stopped. In fact, according to the United Nation's human rights office, things are most certainly getting worse.

From Reuters:

The U.N. human rights office on Tuesday ...

China’s Didi kicks off expansion in Latin America with moves into Chile and Colombia

The wheels are turning on Didi Chuxing’s first major expansion in Latin America after the Chinese ride-hailing firm announced moves into Chile and Colombia to double its presence in the region. Didi said it rolled into Valparaiso, Chile’s third largest metropolis, and Colombian capital city Bogota this week. The company plans to expand beyond those ...

SoftBank makes a huge bet on Latin America

Rappi, an on-demand delivery startup, is raising $1 billion from the Japanese telecom giant. ...

Costa Rica abolished its army in 1949 and thereafter enjoyed the best per-capita GDP growth in the region

In 1948, Costa Rica weathered a civil war, and in 1949, they abolished their military. Since then, Costa Rica has emerged as the Central American success story, more politically stable and richer than its neighbors.

In a research paper, researchers from the Universidad de Costa Rica Observatorio de Desarrollo deploy "synthetic control estimates" to try to ...

$7.2 Million Cash Found in Suitcases at Panama City Airport

01.17.2014 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Filed under: Panama, Airports, News, Central America Newsy Travel tip: If you're trying to smuggle cash into Panama, start using the train. Three Honduran men were arrested at Panama City's international airport after police found $7.2 million, mo... ...

Belize the Beautiful

09.16.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Belize City is known as one of the most dangerous towns in Central America, according to some guide books. Most people use it as a quick stop before heading off to the beaches, or cruise passengers simply spend their time shopping in the terminal or heading off on an organized tour. ...

Retirement in Nicaragua Is More Realistic Than You Might Think

06.30.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Baby boomers are starting to look at Central American real estate and in particular Nicaragua Real Estate as a desirable place to retire. And why not? Nicaragua, once riddled with civil unrest, has transformed into a beautiful, tranquil and affordable place to relax and enjoy life. There is quite literally something for everyone in beautiful ...

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua – A Charmed Life For Investors

06.10.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

San Juan del Sur real estate has experienced a boom in interest. People from all over the world are flocking to this once sleepy fishing village to find out for themselves what has gotten everybody so excited. This is a village that has embraced tourism and new arrivals but has not lost its cultural charm. ...

Real Estate in Nicaragua: The Wonders of Sea Turtles

06.08.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Nicaragua real estate offers the astute investor a list of benefits. Not all the benefits can be monetized. Personally I think being exposed to different cultures and different natural wonders is a huge benefit that I received after investing here. Among the more fascinating experiences I have had is going on a turtle tour to ...

Finance Nicaragua Vacation Homes

06.01.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Beautiful Nicaragua vacation homes are now more accessible than you would ever think possible. Each day brings more exciting financing opportunities to the Nicaragua real estate market. ...