Author: Helen Yuill

Nicaragua reiterates demands for climate justice

Climate change has warmed the waters of the Pacific and the Atlantic causing hurricanes of much greater frequency and intensity. This Atlantic storm season has been the worst in history with 30 named tropical storms including 13 hurricanes. Nicaragua and Honduras have faced the unprecedented, catastrophic consequences of two major hurricanes...

Nicaragua struck by second major hurricane in two weeks

  Hurricane Iota, the 13th and strongest hurricane of this Atlantic season, struck Nicaragua and Honduras on 17 November. Once again the hardest hit part of the country was  the North Caribbean Autonomous Region, home to the Miskito and Mayagna people, most of whom make their living through subsistence farming and fishing. Winds...

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