Nicaragua: Increased Crime Against US Citizens

As a foreigner living in Nicaragua, Pensajes de Pamela summarizes the latest news in Nicaragua, and writes “There have been several high profile deaths of Americans reported here in the last several weeks in Granada and Esteli, and while there is certainly no need to panic, the U.S. Embassy reports that petty crime and robbery against U.S. citizens is rising.”

4 comments

  • Several? Try two.

  • yep, they are using the words to picture the worst case scenario, not facts.

    Two specific cases do NOT make a trend.

  • David Hicks

    I will be traveling in the area of Waspam, Sandy Bay and Puerto Cabezas in February and will be taking a group of 35 in for health assistance. I have read that crime has been diminishing in this area in the past five years. Any specific advice from anybody. Sojourner

  • keith sylvester

    Can someone help me, i have a friend being deported to nicaragua possibly this week. She has no family there and has not been there since she was a infant. She is 25 years old and all family memebers are here. When she was 20 she did jail time for being in a stolen car in miami, while in jail a judge ordered her to be deported. Motion to reopen case were denied and now i need a motion to reconsider and possibly for asylum. Please help us 7169315638 is my number

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