July 19, 2018

UN chief condemns violence against civilian protesters in Nicaragua

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From Caribbean News Now NEW YORK, USA — United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday deplored and condemned the ongoing violence against civilians, including against students, in Nicaragua. Speaking on behalf of Guterres at the UN Headquarters, deputy spokesman Farhan Haq told reporters that “the use of lethal force is not only unacceptable but is […]

Alternate venues confirmed for 2018 Scotiabank Concacaf League Round of 16 Matches of CD Walter Ferretti and Diriangen FC

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Home matches moved due to ongoing security concerns in Nicaragua Miami (Friday, June 22, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced today the alternate stadiums selected by the Nicaraguan clubs CD Walter Ferretti and Diriangen FC for their first-round matches of the 2018 Scotiabank Concacaf League. On Wednesday, August […]

2018 Scotiabank Concacaf League Matches and 2018 Central America Women’s Qualifier to be played outside of Nicaragua

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From Concacaf Matches originally scheduled to take place in Nicaragua will be relocated to alternate venues Miami (Wednesday, June 6, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced today that based on ongoing security concerns in Nicaragua, its Council has decided to move the Scotiabank Concacaf League round of […]

Football: Draw delivers matchups for the Scotiabank Concacaf League round of 16 matches

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Second edition of the club championship kicks off the last week of July Miami (Wednesday, May 23, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) conducted this evening the official draw for the 2018 Scotiabank Concacaf League, at the Pullman Hotel in Miami, Florida. The 2018 edition of the Concacaf […]

Taiwanese navy flotilla on good will mission to Caribbean

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From The St Kitts Nevis Observer A Taiwanese navy flotilla docked in Nicaragua on Monday in a high-profile visit highlighting ties with Central America and the Caribbean that are shrinking as China presses countries in the region to drop diplomatic relations. Panama recently established ties with mainland China while breaking official diplomatic relations with Taiwan. […]

Free ‘Lula’!

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From Caribbean Peace Movement April 10, 2018 The Caribbean Peace Movement (CPM) is disgusted and outraged by the latest episode in the orchestrated illicit right-wing oligarchical campaign to target and “bring down” one of the most outstanding and respected leaders of Latin America’s 21st century Socialist Movement, namely the conviction by a powerful right-wing judge […]

Costa Rica to host IWBF Central America and Caribbean Championship

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By Mike Rowbottom From Inside the Games The International Wheelchair Basketball Federation’s Americas zone has announced that the Costa Rica Paralympic Federation (FPCR) will host the Men’s 2018 Central America and Caribbean Championship. The event is due to take place in San Jose from October 20 to 28. The Championship will serve to qualify two […]

Destinations of the week

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100 under-the-radar beaches everyone should visit in their lifetime Part 3 By Alison Millington From Business Insider Whether you’ve only spent a handful of days on the sand in your life or you’re a full-blown sunseeker, there are plenty of breathtaking beaches on this planet waiting to be discovered. And, whether you look for a […]

UN court lays down Costa Rica, Nicaragua maritime borders

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By MIKE CORDER, Associated Press From 12WBOY THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – The International Court of Justice laid down definitive maritime boundaries Friday between Costa Rica and Nicaragua in the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean and a small land boundary in a remote, disputed wetland. As part of the complex ruling, the United Nations’ highest […]

Draw Reveals Groups and Schedule for the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship Nicaragua

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The regional championship will qualify three teams to the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 Miami (Wednesday, January 31, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) conducted the draw for the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship Nicaragua, at the CONCACAF Headquarters in Miami, FL, USA. Tournament host Nicaragua […]