The Boxer, the Murder, and the Hard Fall from Grace
Evans Quinn was a local legend in rural Bluefields, Nicaragua, an immensely talented heavyweight who fought his way out of poverty. Then he lost some fights, returned home, and got into a feud that turned deadly.
The Trickle-Down Economics of Nicaragua’s Drug Trade
When the Bluefields and the rest of Nicaragua's Caribbean Coast was a hub for cocaine traffic, violence went up and most of the profits went to unscrupulous kingpins—but the extra money was also a boon to many poor residents.
The Photo Issue 2012
Parades are a constant occurrence in Jinotega. On Sunday mornings, like clockwork, firecrackers rocket outside. Drums, trumpets, and tubas echo in the distance and elaborate processions fill the streets, winding through the city. The stars are...
Nicaragua's Human Weirdness
Eating ice cream and trying to not get stabbed on the streets of Managua.