Tourists warned to be cautious in Nicaragua due to various crimes

Posted on December 3, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America, Tourist Warning

Mention Nicaragua and you may conjure images of violent coups, sneering guerillas, and cold-blooded drug henchmen. But did you know that it has less violent crime than its neighbours, and in fact, is considered one of the most peaceful countries in Latin America in the latest Global Peace Index? That being said, it’s still a poor, post-colonial Latin country. That means it has more than its fair share of social problems. That includes theft, scams, kidnappings, and the occasional assault. Read article

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