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Rosario Murillo: Nicaragua's 'first comrade'
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — In Nicaragua, where Marxist dogma has given way to a free market economy, the red-and-black flags of the Sandinista revolution have been supplanted by the pink and baby blue colors favored by the country's first lady, "la companera" Rosario Murillo.(7/28/2014 10:12:11 AM)
Politics a family affair with president's wife Rosario Murillo as Nicaragua's 'first comrade'
In Nicaragua, where Marxist dogma has given way to a free market economy, the red-and-black flags of the Sandinista revolution have been supplanted by the pink and baby blue colors favored by the country's first lady, "la companera" Rosario Murillo.(7/28/2014 12:24:10 AM)
3 charged in Nicaragua bus attacks that killed 5
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Three men have been charged with murder and organized crime in the weekend attacks on two buses carrying supporters of Nicaragua's governing party that left five people dead and 28 wounded, the country's top prosecutor said Thursday.(7/24/2014 9:01:25 PM)
Nicaragua Reveals Route for Very Own Panama Canal
Many hopes in Nicaragua are pinned to a plan to build a $40 billion, 173-mile route that will bring shipping from the Caribbean Sea through to the Pacific Ocean and lift the Central American country out of poverty. Work on the project could begin as soon as December.(7/8/2014 2:55:26 PM)
Putin in Cuba, Nicaragua to rekindle Latin America ties
President Vladimir Putin made a surprise stop in Nicaragua after visiting Russia's Cold War ally Cuba, part of a tour to increase Moscow's influence in Latin America amid frayed ties with the West. Putin's six-day trip will also take him to Argentina and Brazil, where he will take part in a summit of the BRICS group of emerging countries -- an agenda that neatly aligns with his push for a ...(7/12/2014 12:50:48 PM)
Canal route in Nicaragua raises concerns over lake
Now that Nicaragua has picked a path for a Chinese firm to dig a canal connecting the Caribbean and the Pacific, environmentalists are worried about a huge lake on the route. They fret about the effects of ship traffic on the health of Lake Cocibolca, the largest freshwater body in Central America. President Daniel Ortega's government however predicts the project will create enough work to drag ...(7/9/2014 10:59:32 PM)
Research and Markets: Nicaragua Oil and Gas Trends, Market Opportunities and Outlook to 2025
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Nicaragua Oil Gas Trends, Market Opportunities and Out(7/21/2014 10:13:00 AM)
Attacks on 2 buses carrying supporters of Nicaragua's governing party kill 5, wound 24
Local authorities in Nicaragua say unidentified gunmen have separately attacked two buses carrying supporters of the governing Sandinista National Liberation Front home after a celebration of the Central American country's 1979 revolution.(7/20/2014 7:25:11 PM)
Nicaragua, HKND present route of proposed $40 billion inter-ocean canal
Nicaragua's government and Hong Kong-based HKND Group on Monday unveiled the route of a proposed $40 billion inter-ocean canal to compete with the Panama Canal that Sandinista officials hope will lift the Central American country out of poverty.(7/8/2014 1:17:00 AM)
Nicaragua unveils major canal route
Nicaragua unveils the route of the inter-oceanic canal linking the Atlantic and the Pacific it is planning to start building later this year.(7/8/2014 6:48:50 AM)
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