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Nicaraguans, safe at home, feel little reason to flee to U.S.
Nicaragua is the second poorest country in the Western Hemisphere and, like its Central American neighbors, a transhipment point for cocaine headed to the United States. Click to Continue »(8/18/2014 1:43:03 PM)
Nicaragua central bank cuts growth outlook, raises inflation forecast
Nicaragua's central bank cut its economic growth outlook on Monday and raised its inflation forecast due to a drought that has hurt crops and pushed up food costs, and that also spurred the government to propose spending cuts. The central bank now expects growth in gross domestic product (GDP) to be between 4 and 4.5 percent in 2014, central bank Governor Ovidio Reyes said, down from the 4.5 to ...(8/11/2014 5:19:25 PM)
Endangered Nicaragua turtles lay eggs under army guard
MANAGUA, Nicaragua – Some 2,500 endangered sea turtles have made their annual descent on Nicaragua's Pacific coast to nest, protected by soldiers deployed to stop locals from stealing their eggs, the army said Monday, August 18. The first 1,400 Olive Ridley turtles arrived to nest Thursday, August 14, at ...(8/18/2014 9:33:56 PM)
Nicaragua: Crime gang shot 2 Sandinista buses
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Authorities on Thursday blamed a criminal gang of eight men for shooting attacks that killed five people and wounded more than 20 riding on two buses carrying supporters of Nicaragua's governing party last month.(8/7/2014 5:01:01 PM)
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)
Nicaragua's Canal Project Pushes Forward Despite Economic, Environmental Questions
It’s a centuries-old dream that may finally become reality: a trans-oceanic waterway across Nicaragua. It’s a massive engineering project that could redefine the future of the Western Hemisphere's second-poorest country. If all goes according to the Nicaraguan government’s plan, the digging could begin as soon as December of this year as workers begin forging a new canal to rival Panama's.(8/15/2014 4:16:09 PM)
Condor Gold Trench Results Identify Large Gold Footprint and Potential Feeder Pit
Condor Gold plc - Results for 2646m Trenching at Real de La Cruz, La India Project, Nicaragua(8/19/2014 2:30:00 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)
Why Nicaragua's Not In The Conversation About Central American Migrants
Ari Shapiro talks to Tim Rogers, founder of The Nicaragua Dispatch , about why Nicaragua is not a player in the child migrant crisis.(8/1/2014 4:08:54 PM)
Nicaragua Seems To Escape Problems Suffered By Its Neighbors
Nicaragua is unique in Central America for its low crime rate as well as how few Nicaraguan migrants make the trip north to the U.S. Why is Nicaragua bucking the regional trends?(8/14/2014 5:07:48 AM)
Source: Yahoo