Some of Mexico's
largest companies operating in Nicaragua are counting the costs
of a political crisis engulfing the Central American country
since violent protests against President Daniel Ortega erupted
in April last year.
Former Salvadoran president Mauricio Funes has been granted Nicaraguan citizenship, according to a decree published on Tuesday in the Nicaraguan government registry, likely hobbling El Salvador's efforts to bring him home to face charges of embezzlement and money laundering.
Two global shipping firms that have vowed not to transport shark fin products inadvertently moved a 40-foot container of the controversial delicacy from Nicaragua to Hong Kong this year, both companies told Reuters.
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