'Beautiful as ever!': Nicaragua pushes tourism despite ongoing crisis
the Guardian -

PR campaign offers no hint of the turmoil that has been rocking the nation, after 80% of small hotels some chic resorts have closed

Hundreds have been killed and thousands injured since a popular uprising against Nicaragua’s president began in April. Governments from Mexico City to Madrid have warned their citizens to steer clear.

But Nicaraguan authorities are now seeking to draw a line under the far-from-resolved crisis, urging tourists to pay their “always beautiful” nation a visit despite...

In related news