Nicaragua and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published 30 March 2020 Nicaragua has so far been among the most successful countries in Latin America in protecting its population from the virus while also maintaining normal economic life. While each country's experience facing the COVID-19 pandemic is different, some common fundamental factors can make the difference between a…

Political Reform to Boost the Economy

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Nicaraguan businessmen believe that electoral reform is essential to reactivate the country's economic activity, which has been in decline since the crisis erupted in 2018. According to estimates by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Nicaragua's Gross Domestic Product contracted by 5.7% in 2019, a drop that…

Nicaragua: Beautiful and Affordable

Along Central America’s Pacific coast you’ll find rocky outcrops, world-class surf, and some of the most jaw-dropping views in the world. If it’s natural beauty you are after, Nicaragua is the jewel of this stretch of coast. Today’s Nicaragua is like a newborn child, eyes bright with hope with a…

Nicaragua: Incentives for Oil Investments

By approving the changes to the Special Law for Exploration and Exploitation of Hydrocarbons, the country's oil sector contractors are exonerated from all taxes. Monday, December 16, 2019   The amendments stipulate that transfers of agreed contracts shall not pay taxes during the exploration period, and the direct or indirect…
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