Rum Journal: Tasting Costa Rica's Ron Centenario 20

THIS EDITION of Rum Journal travels to the western border of the Caribbean basin, and a rather interesting rum from Costa Rica. This column has featured a number of high-quality rums from Central America – from Guatemala’s Zacapa to Nicaragua’s […]


In Nicaragua, Looking at the Future of Sustainable Tourism in the Caribbean

Above: Nicaragua (Photo: NT) By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of regional agencies focusing on sustainable tourism in the Caribbean held their first-ever joint meeting this week, focusing on the challenges facing the wider Caribbean region. The first-ever Meeting […]


Nicaragua Assumes Chair of OAS Permanent Council; Barbados Vice Chair

Above: Denis Moncada and Josel Hernandez (OAS Photo/Juan Manuel Herrera) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nicaragua’s Denis Moncada assumed the Chair of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States. Ronaldo, Nicaragua’s Permanent Representative to the OAS, said his […]


Rum Journal: Reaching Cloud Nine With Nicaragua's Flor de Caña

Above: Flor de Caña (Photo: Compana Licorera de Nicaragua) NICARAGUA’S Flor de Caña has long been a Rum Journal favourite among Central American rums. As RJ discussed last year, Central America has developed into one of the world’s hubs of […]

Colombia Wins Dispute With Nicaragua Over Islands in Caribbean Sea

Above: the International Court of Justice delivers its judgment (UN Photo/Frank van Beek) By the Caribbean Journal staff Colombia, not Nicaragua, has sovereignty over seven disputed islands in the Caribbean, the International Court of Justice ruled in a judgment delivered […]

Panama and Nicaragua to Deepen Ties on Security, Regional Integration

Above: Daniel Ortega and Ricardo Martinelli (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli and Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega agreed to encourage and deepen their two countries’ cooperation on security matters and the fight against transnational crime. […]


Panama President Martinelli Heads to Nicaragua for Talks With Ortega

Above: Panama President Ricardo Martinelli, centre (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli departs today for Managua for an official visit with Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega. The visit will include bilateral talks on several issues, including […]


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