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Part of the central region of the city of Bluefields, in Nicaragua's South Caribbean Autonomous Region, from the access pier to Bluefields lagoon, with buildings at the water's edge.
Juigalpa (Nicaragua) (AFP) - police in Nicaragua blocked thousands of farmers and rural residents from holding a march against a government plan to build a ...
Q24N - Beyond the political differences that some insist on highlighting, businessmen from Costa Rica and Nicaragua countries have developed a growing business relationship that has led to the trade balance growing by more than 40% in the last six years.
A dock in the coastal community of Laguna de Perlas, in the municipality of Bluefields, which owes its name to its location along the longest coastal lagoon in Nicaragua, 40 km north of the city. Coexistence with maritime, river or lake water is part ...
MIAMI (AP) -- Immigration authorities have deported a Nicaraguan man appealing for asylum despite pleas by immigrant rights groups in South Florida.
The Auto Care Association and the U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua will host a free webinar on the business opportunities in the automotive industry in Nicaragua. The webinar will take place at 3 p.m. ET on Thursday, May 18, and will feature a country ...
MONMOUTH - It's a long way from Abingdon to Nicaragua, but it's a trip that caused profound change in the minds of Robert and Carol Olsen-Robison.
10, 1985 file photo, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega raises his fist after being sworn in as the country's new president, in Managua.
Managua, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican meet processing company SuKarne, leader to this sector in Central America, is currently exploring, from Nicaragua, opportunities for business with Cuba, source from the Cuban embassy in this country ...
There's a new interpretation of the storied H. Upmann brand, and it's coming out of Nicaragua. Made by A.J. Fernandez at the Tabacalera A.J.
Agora Partnerships, a Latin America social-venture accelerator, is facilitating "variable payment obligations," or VPOs, that tie loan repayment to free cash flow.
MIAMI (AP) " Immigration authorities have deported a Nicaraguan man appealing for asylum despite pleas by immigrant rights groups in South Florida.
Soundwaves 2017 will benefit the Las Parcelas school, which is approximately one hour north of Managua, Nicaragua. The school is located in a small, impoverished village with access to very few resources and supplies and has about 25 students.
MIAMI (AP) - immigrant rights groups pleaded Wednesday for federal officials to halt the deportation of a Nicaraguan man appealing for asylum and demanded an investigation into an alleged increase in detentions when immigrants show up for routine ...
Since April of 2015, the Walk Nicaragua team has been making bi-annual trips to Esteli, Nicaragua to perform knee replacement surgeries, and have performed ninety-five surgeries since.
MIAMI (AP) - immigrant rights groups are pleading to halt the deportation of a Nicaraguan appealing for asylum and investigate an alleged increase in ...
Mario Arana, the general manager of the Association of Producers and Exporters of Nicaragua (APEN), said that they were trying to attract the attention of producers and investors to these items, as their extraordinary growth is a sign that they have ...
Northborough - Northborough resident and member of Trinity Church Kathie Nichols was one of 10 members of a mission team that travelled to Nicaragua for 10 days in February. A Ministry of Sharing (AMOS): Health and Hope, based in the capital of ...
The students in kindergarten to Grade 3 at St. Gregory Catholic school took part in a Lenten challenge leading up to Easter, which saw each student helping to raise money to build a classroom in Nicaragua with SchoolBOX (a local registered Canadian ...
FOND DU LAC - Dr. Ann Schlaefer, of Campbellsport, will present a talk about Sharing a Legacy, or SAL, a nonprofit organization that collects used eyeglasses, sunglasses, readers and repairs/cleans them, at 1 p.m.
Instead of spending their spring break on a luxury vacation or party cruise, 15 Global Student Embassy students spent their breaks in Boaco, Nicaragua, to bring environmental change and teach locals about sustainable agriculture. The group spent the ...
Back in November 2008, on election night in the United States, a reporter here in Nicaragua asked then U.S. ambassador Robert Callahan what changes to expect in U.S.
It was 5:15 a.m. and our Costa Rican guide who was to lead our journey into Nicaragua was already 15 minutes late. Every brochure and travel book we had read emphasized the punctuality we could expect while touring Costa Rica and we always had.
With the world focused on Syria, North Korea, Ukraine, and other pressing hotspots, the Russians have expanded their presence in Latin America and the Caribbean.
NORWALK - A cluster of buildings is slowly rising from what was once a rust-colored patch of soil in Nagarote, Nicaragua. When finished, there will be classrooms, community gathering space, a garden and a library, all to serve more than 100 children ...
A 14-year-old boy was facing almost certain death from a heart problem beyond the scope of the doctors in his native Nicaragua, but an all-volunteer team of doctors working through children's hospital, an organization called HeartGift and a group of ...
Balladares is not the only Nicaraguan with cause to be unhappy. The Nicaraguan central bank puts unemployment at 9.5 percent, but the Nicaraguan Foundation for Social and Economic Development (FUNIDES) estimates the rate to be 20 percent for ...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KSPR) - Ride Extreme is a fundraiser to build youth sports complexes throughout Nicaragua. The group's main goal is to provide a safe and secure place for at risk teens throughout the country to gather and "experience personal growth ...
In 2015, Nicaragua's parliament, dominated by the Sandinistas, passed a resolution allowing Russian warships to dock in Nicaraguan ports, following earlier agreements to permit patrolling in coastal waters. Russia began supplying armoured personnel ...
What drove that change was a spring break trip to Nicaragua with the IUPUI chapter of Global Medical Brigades. For several days, Suravarjjala ... That the Nicaraguan children even caught on to the game was a thrill to Suravarjjala. "I sang it in ...
Plus! 2012 Mexican Olympian Oscar Molina Takes on Exciting Welterweight Levan Ghvamichava in Co-Main Event Tickets on Sale Now! TUNICA, MS (April 11, ...
The Panama Canal may soon have a giant neighbour across Nicaragua - and two huge waterways could be built in Asia. Will they help or hurt the ...
speculation is rife that the new Russian satellite site on the lip of the Laguna de Nejapa crater will be a spy facility, even though Nicaraguan officials have said it will be used for GLONASS, Russia's equivalent of GPS," explains the publication ...
Volaris Costa Rica began flights between San Jose (SJO) and Managua (MGA) in Nicaragua on 5 April, the airline's third route from its Costa Rica base.
Havana, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) The 15th Political Council of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our Americas-People''s Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) on Tuesday denounced the intentions by U.S.
Nicaraguan president also reasserted his definite rejection to the Nicaragua Investment Conditionality Act (Nica) Act interventionism, which seeks to give a boost to the US congressmen to economically destabilize Nicaragua and put pressure on the ...
In the early years of President Ronald Reagan's administration, a civil war raged in Nicaragua, pitting the leftist Sandinista government against CIA-financed Contra rebels in the Central American nation.
US officials are keeping a keen eye on a Russian complex nestled on the edge of a volcanic crater in Nicaragua. - New Zealand Herald.
On Sunday, April 2, the Honors Medical Scholars Society sponsored the 4th annual Book It! 5K, which is an effort to raise money to buy books for impoverished students in the Central American country of Nicaragua. These children live in rural Los Cedros ...
Three decades after this tiny Central American nation became the prize in a Cold War battle with Washington, Russia is once again planting its flag in Nicaragua. Over the past two years, the Russian government has added muscle to its security ...
"Nicaragua is a good partner of Russia. The data obtained by the station will benefit Nicaraguan science and industry," he said.
Twice-bankrupt clothing company American Apparel was known for three things: its controversial founder Dov Charney; advertising that ranged from sassy to "is this porn?
Russia has inaugurated a new satellite station in Nicaragua that will operate its GLONASS system, designed to rival America's GPS network, according to officials.
Sanctions could block Nicaragua from requesting loans from the Inter-American Development Bank and the World Bank, which currently contributes around US$250 million dollars annually to the country.
Six Luther students - Kacy Rodamaker ('19), David Pontius ('20), Caleb Linville ('19), Shannon Baker ('20), Hannah Gross ('20), and Robert Muller ('20) - went on a mission trip to Costa Rica and Nicaragua during spring break week with David Olson, ...
MAYO - Lana Morgan has been going on mission trips since 1982. She recently went to Rosalita, Nicaragua in February. "It is such a rewarding thing," Morgan said.
Russia is opening a new Glonass satellite navigation tracking station in Nicaragua on Thursday, Nicaragua's Vice President Rosario Murillo has announced.
The Russians are engaging in some disquieting behavior in Central America in one instance providing battle tanks to Nicaragua, US Southern Command chief Admiral Kurt Tidd stated in testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday.
cancer is an increasing public health problem in Nicaragua, with an estimate of over 5,000 new cases each year. cervical cancer is the most predominant cancer among women in the country, representing nearly one fifth of all cancer cases per year.
While many students spent this spring break at tropical resorts or relaxing at home, a group of 25 University students stepped off the beaten path and ventured south to take part in the biannual Bucknell Brigade in Nicaragua. The group brought a bit of ...





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