The efforts for the purchase of vaccines from pharmaceutical companies are being coordinated through the United Nations' COVAX mechanism.Full Story
President Daniel Ortega's first decree, after being elected in 2006, was to prohibit the charging of education services all across the country, restoring a fundamental human right to the Central American Nation.Full Story
Prefabricated classrooms were installed in areas affected by hurricanes Eta and Iota to ensure the start of classes.
They must comply with a 14-day quarantine at their homes as part of the current health protocols.
The Sandinista authorities have increased aid as regions devasted by Eta and Iota try to rebuild.
The legislation will sanction individuals who "encourage terrorist acts, who carry out acts that undermine independence, sovereignty, and self-determination, which incite foreign interference in internal affairs."
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega denounced those who are asking the U.S. or any other country to sanction his nation.
The World Food Program for Latin America representative praised Nicaragua's response in the aftermath of hurricanes Eta and Iota.
President Ortega called for enhancing international cooperation to tackle common environmental problems.
The resources will be used to mitigate the effects of hurricanes Eta and Iota, which caused damage in 56 municipalities.
The lack of potable water is the biggest problem facing the countries of the region. In addition to COVID-19, there are already cases of malaria and hepatitis.