A foreign affairs expert says that ports are critical to face any adverse economic effects and boost trade with other countries.
BNamericas takes a look at the projects the national government is undertaking to improve the quality of life in Managua by reducing traffic congestion.
Finance minister Alfredo Thorne is the highest ranking government official to be forced out by political opponents as relations grow increasingly rocky with an opposition-controlled congress.
Ecuador's government met local miners and industry groups to promote investment in its fledgling mining sector as President Lenin Moreno seeks to diversify the Andean country's economy away from crude oil.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) focuses on projects covering energy, transport, water, sanitization and telecommunications, amongs.
The funding change is driven by high demand for home loans and poor planning for infrastructure and water projects.