Week in Review: September 21 – September 27

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This week at the Current we set off down south to the overlooked country of Nicaragua, saw some of the coolest lakes in the Americas, and more. As always, catch up on what you missed with our Week in Review.


tropical beach seen from above

Nicaragua was our Country of the Week. While it may have dominated headlines in the 80’s thanks to the Iran-Contra affair, there’s a lot more to this fascinating country than meets the eye. See more HERE.

Our Travel Guide took a closer look at why Nicaragua is quickly becoming one of the jewels of the Americas. A vibrant culture and unmatched geography are quickly putting this country on the map. Get our guide HERE.

In our Currency Spotlight we delved into the ins and outs of the Nicaraguan córdoba. We also touched on the state of the Nicaraguan economy and saw how it might be improving in the future. Read more HERE.

Top 5 Coolest Lakes in Latin America

mountains reflecting in blue lake

After visiting Nicaragua we decided we wanted to explore some of the coolest lakes south of the US. From the majestic to the wholly unique, these 5 bodies of water are sure to leave a lasting impression on anyone lucky enough to visit. See them all HERE.

The Seven Wonders of the World

pyramids at giza in the desert

We also took a look back at the seven wonders of the world (well, eight actually). These are the most impressive man-made constructions, from Egypt to Peru, that have inspired generations and look set to continue doing so. See which ones made the cut HERE.


Every week we round up the biggest business stories from around the world in Headlines. This week: the loonie hits a new low, Volkswagen is in crisis mode, President Xi visits the US, and much more HERE.

Looking Ahead

Next week we’re heading back to Europe to visit an exciting country that’s one of the overlooked gems of the continent. Beyond that, look for more of the great stories you’ve come to expect!

Remember to follow the Current for all the latest on Continental Currency, travel, business and more. But if you do miss anything, check in every Sunday for our Week in Review and stay informed, stay Current.