"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
Heavy rains hit Managua, the capital of Nicaragua, on Thursday night. Nine people have died when five homes were crushed.
Rescue teams extracted
“Chinese out!” That was the chant from demonstrators in Nicaragua, where a planned new shipping channel to be built across the Central American
Rescue workers have freed 20 miners who were trapped in a gold mine after a landslide in northern Nicaragua.
Twenty-nine workers were initially
Just as residents of Managua were clearing up the damage from an earthquake on Thursday, a second earthquake struck Nicaragua on Friday.
Working on the land is considered by many to be a low status job. Farm workers generally earn low wages for hard labour and tend to have limited
A man on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list has been arrested in Nicaragua. School teacher Eric Justin Toth is suspected of child pornography
One of the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted has been arrested by the Nicaraguan police.
Former Washington DC schoolteacher Eric Justin Toth is suspected of
In Nicaragua, around 400 people living near the San Cristobal volcano have been ordered to leave their homes because of a series of small eruptions
Thirty-eight mothers are on a journey through Mexico in memory of their missing loved ones and to demand greater action by the government to protect
Eighteen Mexican nationals are due to stand trial in Nicaragua after an alleged attempt to smuggle 9.2 million US dollars in cash through the
Visiting Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad joined leaders from Central America in congratulating Nicaragua’s Daniel Ortega as he was sworn in for
Violence in the wake of Nicaragua’s disputed presidential election has left at least four people dead and dozens of police officers injured.
Violence has broken out in Nicaragua in protest over disputed presidential election results.
Hundreds of people took the streets of the capital
Nicaragua’s outgoing leader Daniel Ortega appears to be heading for a landslide victory in the country’s presidential election.
Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega looks set to be re-elected. Despite some allegations of election fraud, the former Marxist guerilla leader is
Nicaraguans are voting in a presidential ballot that looks set to hand incumbent Daniel Ortega a second term.
The country has enjoyed strong
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega looks certain to be reelected in the country’s election on Sunday.
The leftist former Sandinista commander has
Scores of people have been killed in floods and landslides throughout Central America triggered by days of persistent heavy rain.
El Salvador has
War, revolution and natural disasters remain in living memory for many people in Nicaragua, one of Central America’s poorest countries. For
Ousted president Manuel Zelaya has stepped back briefly into his homeland Honduras in defiance of the military. Accompanied by a pack of