Tweet-happy Hugo Chávez now has competition. But not even Twitter has been able to persuade Cuba's Fidel Castro of the importance of brevity.
The International Court of Justice today ordered Costa Rica and Nicaragua to withdraw all troops, police, and security personnel from a contested border region.
If Nicaragua’s sluggish opposition is waiting for Uncle Sam to swoop in like Superman to rescue Lady Democracy from the grips of mustachioed villain Daniel Ortega, they’re in for a long wait.
Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega is finishing his second term in office, the maximum allowed under the Constitution. But on Saturday he accepted the Sandinista Party's nomination to run again.
Lionesses stand in a cage in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. With help from Bolivian government officials, 25 lions were rescued from traveling circuses in Bolivia by the nongovernmental organization Animal Defenders International. Bolivian law prohibits the use of wild animals in public performances.
José Gabriel Garmendia, a former contra who last year launched a one-man insurrection against President Daniel Ortega's government, allegedly died in the Nicaraguan mountains Sunday after being shot.
Nicaragua's legislature votes today on three proposed laws that, critics say, would give President Daniel Ortega sweeping new authority to create a domestic spy network and censor the media.
WikiLeaks revealed that Nicaragua received 'suitcases full of cash' from Venezuela, but also showed the limitations of US intelligence-gathering in Ortega's country.
Costa Rica and Nicaragua are at loggerheads over control of a remote island on the San Juan River. Google Maps and The Hague have been sucked into the dispute.