University of Evansville

Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana

The Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana ensures that students experience international situations, challenges, and opportunities that prepare them to contribute and succeed in a global economy.

WorldView - South America

Nicaragua

US Dept of State - Nicaragua

"With a gross domestic product (GDP) of $6.2 billion and a per capita income of $1,071 in 2009, Nicaragua is the second-poorest country in the Western Hemisphere." more...

Global Edge

"The Pacific coast of Nicaragua was settled as a Spanish colony from Panama in the early 16th century. Independence from Spain was declared in 1821 and the country became an independent republic in 1838." more...

CIA World Factbook

"Nicaragua, the poorest country in Central America, has widespread underemployment and poverty. GDP fell by almost 3% in 2009, due to decreased export demand in the US and Central American markets, lower commodity prices for key agricultural exports, and low remittance growth - remittances are equivalent to almost 15% of GDP." more...

US Department of State World Travel

"Nicaraguas fragile democracy remains under stress. The November 2008 municipal elections were characterized by widespread irregularities, and similar concerns have been raised regarding the 2010 Atlantic coast regional elections. Additionally, the judicial system has shown itself susceptible to corruption and human rights groups and press activists have called attention to government efforts to restrict media freedom." more...

Languages of Nicaragua

"From Ethnologue: Languages of the World - An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world's 6,909 known living languages."more...

International Monetary Fund

"IMF reports and publications for Nicaragua - The IMF is an organization of 187 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." more...