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2 years 9 months ago

EU report says Nicaragua vote lacked transparency

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) - A European Union observer team says there were irregularities in Nicaragua's presidential elections in November. EU mission representative Luis Yanez says there was lack of transparency in the process and is calling for election reform in the Central American nation. A report read by Yanez on...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Ida batters Nicaragua, then weakens

Ida weakened back into a tropical storm on Thursday after ripping into Nicaragua's Atlantic coast, destroying homes, damaging schools and downing bridges before losing steam and becoming a tropical storm. Ida, clocking 75 mph winds, struck land around sunrise in Tasbapauni, about 60 miles northeast of Bluefields. About...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Ida reaches hurricane force near Nicaragua

Ida has reached hurricane force as it nears Nicaragua's mainland. The National Weather Service said Thursday morning that a hurricane warning was issued for the east coast of Nicaragua from Bluefields to Puerto Cabezas. Hurricane force winds are expected during the next several hours. The storm had already uprooted trees,...

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