"Korea and Nicaragua mark the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations on Jan. 26, 2022. To celebrate this diplomatic occasion, I sincerely congratulate this day with an anniversary logo decorated with chrysanthemums and symbolic butterflies, meaning friendship and happiness between the Republic of Korea and Nicaraguan people," Ambassador Rodrigo Coronel Kinloch of Nicaragua in Seoul said on Jan. 18.
In sending a congratulatory message and a commemorative logo to The Korea Post media, publisher of 3 English and 2 Korean-language news publications since 1985, Ambassador Cornel Kinloch said, "I deeply appreciate the creation of such a great friendship and hope that a more prosperous and friendly relationship will continue between the beloved Republic of Korea and Nicaragua people. I send my warm regards to the Korean people," he said.
Nicaragua established diplomatic relations with the Republic of Korea in 1962. Nicaragua participated in the Daejeon World Expo in 1993. Korea has an embassy in Managua, and in the case of Nicaragua, the embassy in Korea was opened in 1995, but it was closed in 1997 and reopened in 2014.
Nicaragua is a country in Central America and the widest in Central America. It borders Honduras in the northeast, Costa Rica in the south, the Caribbean in the east, and the Pacific in the southwest. The staple food is "red beans" and the capital is Managua. It belongs to one of the countries with great ecological diversity.