Gulf Times - Nicaragua
Hurricane Iota bears down on storm-battered Central America

Hurricane Iota bears down on storm-battered Central America

Less than two weeks after powerful storm Eta killed more than 200 people across Central America, authorities warned that Hurricane Iota was set to wallop coastal areas of Nicaragua and Honduras on Monday.

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Eta hits Nicaragua

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Eta hits Nicaragua

An "extremely dangerous" hurricane named Eta lashed the north coast of Nicaragua on Tuesday as it made landfall packing heavy rain and high winds, authorities said.

Qatar delivers medical aid to Nicaragua

Qatar delivers medical aid to Nicaragua

Non-resident Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Republic of Nicaragua Dr Khamees bin Rashid al-Kaabi has delivered the medical aid and medicines provided by the State of Qatar to Nicaragua, in order to help the country to confront the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Amir sends cable of congratulations to President of Nicaragua

Amir sends cable of congratulations to President of Nicaragua

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani sent today cables of congratulations to President of the Republic of Nicaragua Daniel Ortega Saavedra on the anniversary of his country's Independence Day.

Health minister meets Nicaraguan counterpart

Health minister meets Nicaraguan counterpart

HE the Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari met the Minister of Health in Nicaragua Sonia Castro Gonzalez, who's currently visiting Qatar.

309 killed in 75 days of anti-govt protests

309 killed in 75 days of anti-govt protests

More than 300 protesters have been killed in Nicaragua since demonstrators took to the streets to protest the ruling government in April. After 75 days of protests, from April 19 to July 2, at least 309 demonstrators have been confirmed dead according to a report

Nicaragua’s president to stand firm despite unrest

Nicaragua’s president to stand firm despite unrest

Guardian News and Media Managua Nicaragua’s Daniel Ortega will not stand down as president despite more than two months of unrest and violent repression, one his closest advisers has said, accusing opposition activists of trying to engineer a “soft coup”.

Nicaragua clashes leave eight dead including baby: rights group

Nicaragua clashes leave eight dead including baby: rights group

At least eight people including a baby were killed Saturday when pro-government forces clashed with opponents in Nicaragua, according to a rights group.

Nicaragua agrees during crisis talks to allow probe of deadly unrest

Nicaragua agrees during crisis talks to allow probe of deadly unrest

In a surprise announcement, Nicaragua's influential Catholic bishops late Friday said rival government and civil delegates had agreed to create a ‘verification’ commission and invite independent international bodies ...

Nicaragua violence rages as prospect of crisis talks hangs in limbo

Nicaragua violence rages as prospect of crisis talks hangs in limbo

Masaya, a city battling at the front lines of Nicaragua's heated anti-government protests, once again became the scene of fierce street battles that a rights group said saw one man die of a bullet wound to the heart.

New Nicaragua violence kills six, including American

New Nicaragua violence kills six, including American

Nicaraguan protesters fired homemade mortars to fend off a police crackdown Saturday in new unrest that left at least six people dead, including a US citizen, as the opposition renewed calls for President Daniel Ortega's resignation.

Nicaragua death toll hits 100 as Ortega vows to remain

Nicaragua death toll hits 100 as Ortega vows to remain

At least 16 people were killed and 88 injured on Wednesday and into the early hours of Thursday as pro- and anti-government supporters clashed in a number of cities.