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US over Peru 2-1 in exhibition, Confederations Cup qualifying results

Sep 05, 2015

Jose Altidore scored a pair of second-half goals in his return to the U.S. national team, and the Americans rallied to beat Peru 2-1 in an exhibition Friday night.

Texas court gives Nicaraguan man reprieve from execution

Aug 27, 2015

A Nicaraguan man who was scheduled to be executed on Wednesday has been given a reprieve. 

FIFA scandal: Julio Rocha charged in Nicaragua, awaits extradition

Aug 18, 2015

Prosecutors in Nicaragua say they have charged former Nicaraguan Football Federation chief Julio Rocha with money laundering and corruption. 

FIFA scandal: Switzerland approves Nicaragua extradition request

Aug 14, 2015

Switzerland's justice ministry gave its approval on Friday for the extradition of FIFA bribery case suspect Julio Rocha to Nicaragua

Police beat, arrest protesters, journalists in Nicaragua

Jul 09, 2015

Police beat and detained government opponents and harassed journalists Wednesday at a protest outside Nicaragua's top electoral council. 

Thousands in Nicaragua protest proposed canal plan

Jun 14, 2015

Thousands of demonstrators gathered Saturday in a central Nicaraguan city to protest the construction of a $50 billion (44 billion euros) canal that will run through their land. 

Photo credit: Adam Baker via Flickr. Taken on June 3, 2008. (CC BY 2.0)
In May this year, the Telica volcano in north-west Nicaragua erupted. During the two...
Photo credit: E.N.K. via Flickr, Taken on January 30, 2015 (CC BY-ND 2.0)
For nearly 200 years, some of the most ambitious people in Nicaragua have dreamed abo...