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Do Current Political Events In Nicaragua Affect The Expat Community?

Emerging Political Developments In A Popular Expat Market
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Since 2003 Nicaragua has been a popular destination for Americans living abroad. The property market has had its ups and downs, but overall the country has maintained a strong position as an expat destination with inexpensive properties, a low cost of living, and a friendly and welcoming people.

But this past week we’ve gotten a number of emails from people who are worried about the actions of President Daniel Ortega and today’s political situation in Nicaragua. Current events have resurrected old worries about foreigners’ property rights and political instability.

The Current Concerns Stem From An Interesting Background Story

Daniel Ortega was one of America’s Cold War villains… something that most boomers will remember. Continue reading