China’s Growing Strategic Position in Nicaragua
By R. Evan Ellis
After resuming diplomatic ties in 2021, the relationship got off to a slow start but has recently picked up steam.
A Warm July in China-Nicaragua Relations
By Ladislav Charouz
An impending free trade agreement – and repeated visits from President Daniel Ortega’s son to Beijing – may presage even closer ties between Beijing and Managua.
The Cold War History Behind Nicaragua’s Break With Taiwan
By James Baron
The saga of Nicaragua-Taiwan relations – and their eventual end in December 2021 – stretches back to the Cold War heyday of Taipei’s anti-communist obsession.
China, Nicaragua Seal Diplomatic Ties as Taiwan Loses Another Official Partner
By Shannon Tiezzi
Nicaragua was arguably the lowest-hanging fruit of any of Taiwan's remaining diplomatic allies.
China’s Fantasy Canal Doing Real Damage in Nicaragua
By Robert Nelson
The Nicaraguan canal is a delusion, but human rights abuses and land grabs in the project's name are all too real.