Nicaragua’s central bank president, Mario Alonso, says that the HIPC debt relief will enable his country to tackle poverty and push for economic and judicial reform.

In recent months, Nicaragua has generated some good news. On the political front, the former president, Arnoldo Alemán, (1997-2002) was sent to prison for 20 years following charges of money-laundering and fraud. Although under house arrest, Mr Alemán was able to wield legislative influence from his home, complicating the efforts of the current president Enrique Bolańos to govern the country.

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