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2005-10-26 21:56:45

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Nicaragua's Congress on Wednesday rejected a lower commission's recommendation to lift President Enrique Bolanos' immunity and blocked a bid to prosecute him on election fraud charges.

2005-10-06 06:44:44

By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Fifteen years after it stopped funding Contra rebels, the United States is back throwing its weight around in Nicaragua, this time wielding diplomatic and economic levers, not guns, to rescue democracy in the divided Central American country.

2005-10-05 18:47:32

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick, stepping into a political crisis in Nicaragua, met a one-time Sandinista loyalist on Wednesday to press U.S. influence in the divided Central American nation.

2005-10-05 13:36:20

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick, stepping into a political crisis in Nicaragua, met a one-time Sandinista loyalist on Wednesday to press U.S. influence in the divided Central American nation.

2005-10-05 11:34:29

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick, stepping into a political crisis in Nicaragua, met a one-time Sandinista loyalist on Wednesday to press U.S. influence in the divided Central American nation.

2005-10-04 17:47:16

By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - The United States, piling pressure on Sandinista and rightist opposition leaders that it accuses of undermining Nicaraguan democracy, revoked visas held by some politicians and their families and threatened to withhold millions of dollars in aid.

2005-10-04 09:47:40

By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - The United States, stepping up pressure on Sandinista and rightist opposition leaders, plans to cancel U.S. visas for some Nicaraguan politicians that it accuses of corruption and undermining democracy, an official said. U.S.

2005-09-08 21:03:36

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - A plague of rats caused by snake hunting is threatening thousands of Miskito Indians with famine in a remote corner of Nicaragua's jungle, while vampire bats are raising concerns about rabies, a United Nations agency said on Thursday.

2005-08-30 21:00:59

MANAGUA (Reuters) - Nicaragua's Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that former President Arnoldo Aleman, serving a 20-year sentence for fraud, can leave his home and move at will around the nation's capital. It was the second time Aleman's sentence has been modified since his 2003 conviction.


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