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10 die in shootout between Nicaragua cops, robbers
Nicaraguan national police say 10 people have been killed in a shootout that erupted when officers came upon a band of armed men robbing a grocery store in a northern province.
Catholic World News
Nicaraguan bishop laments clashes between government, rebels
Increasing conflict between the government of President Daniel Ortega and rebels has led some of the faithful to stay away from churches out of fear, the bishop of a northern Nicaraguan diocese told the Fides news agency.
Bishop denounces armed conflict between army, rearmed contras
Jinotega's Roman Catholic Bishop is calling for peace and dialogue following a wave of deadly ambushes and shootouts between the Nicaraguan Army and a rearmed contra group operating in the northern municipalities of Pantasma and Wiwili.
The Tufts Daily
Student interns partner with NGOs in Nicaragua
Building Understanding Through International Learning and Development : Nicaragua successfully completed its first abroad internship program this past summer after a yearlong transition from the previous BUILD: Guatemala structure.
State College Church Sends Helping Hands to Nicaragua
When Gail Drake, daughter of the founder of Mountain T.O.P. , asked Bob Johnson to become part of a team to train leaders for short-term mission trips to Nicaragua, he could not have conceived the outcome.
Nicaragua: "Transporting Food is the Hardest Part of This Job"
Carlos Ortiz works at the WFP field office in Jinotega, Nicaragua. In this interview, he summarizes his work of bringing food to those affected by hurricanes, floods and droughts so they do not go hungry.