Nicaragua is the largest Central American country by area, bordering Honduras to the north and Costa Rica to the south. After a long period of turmoil in the late twentieth century, the country now operates as a relatively stable democracy with the president as both chief of government and head of government - though accusations of fraud and vote rigging persist. Major human rights issues, including a blanket ban on abortion and the failure to provide appropriate sex education, make Nicaragua the country with the highest teenage pregnancy rate in the region.

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