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4 miners killed in Nicaragua tunnel collapse
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Officials in Nicaragua say four gold miners died in the collapse of a closed mine tunnel that was still being worked by local people in the western part of the Central American country.(11/25/2014 4:40:14 PM)
Research and Markets: Nicaragua Mobile Demand Market to 2015: Mobile Subscriptions by Technology - GSM, GSM/GPRS, GSM ...
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Nicaragua Mobile Demand Market to 2015: Mobile Subscrip(11/25/2014 6:41:00 AM)
Would huge Nicaragua canal be win for China?
Frida Ghitis says plans for a Chinese company to build a giant new transoceanic canal across Nicaragua appear to be moving forward -- and for the U.S. may portend waning influence in Central America(11/24/2014 8:51:12 AM)
Construction of Nicaragua canal to begin December 22: committee
MANAGUA (Reuters) - Construction of Nicaragua's $50 billion Interoceanic Grand Canal, expected to rival the Panama Canal, will begin Dec. 22 after feasibility studies have been approved, the committee overseeing the project said on Thursday. The route suggested for the 172-mile (278-km) canal, which would be longer, deeper and wider than the Panama Canal, was approved in July. Construction will ...(11/20/2014 5:22:31 PM)
Nicaragua: Studies say canal impact to be minimal
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Officials said Thursday that studies have determined a $40 billion inter-oceanic canal across Nicaragua will have minimal impact on the environment and society, and construction is to begin next month.(11/20/2014 5:51:57 PM)
Nicaragua Sets Canal Construction Start Date In December, Leaving Questions Over Funding, Environmental Impact
After months of closed-door meetings, uncertainties and an escalating chorus of protests, Latin America’s largest-ever infrastructure project seems to be barreling forward. Nicaragua is set on breaking ground for its massive interoceanic canal , meant to rival Panam'as, on December 22, according to officials from the China-based contractor tasked with building it.(11/26/2014 12:42:44 PM)
Nicaragua migrant on Obama plan: 'Now, I can fly'
Obama's order applies to undocumented foreigners who have lived in the US for at least five years and have children who are US citizens or legal permanent residents born on or before November 20, the date of Obama's order. Her other daughter, Christell, who is 20 and was born in Nicaragua, was able to sign up for the so-called DACA program -- Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.(11/21/2014 4:47:06 PM)
Nicaragua's First Billionaire Is Country's Sugar King
When the guerrilla army of the Sandinista National Liberation Front, led by Daniel Ortega, took over Nicaragua in 1979, one of its first acts was to seize the assets of the country's business oligarchs. ...(11/5/2014 12:01:00 AM)
Massive whale beached in southern Nicaragua
A huge whale was stranded Friday on a white sand beach on Nicaragua's southern Pacific coast, despite efforts by dozens of tourists and residents to get it back to sea. The whale, estimated at 18 meters (59 feet) long, beached itself Friday morning at Popoyo beach, in the town of Tola, some 111 kilometers (70 miles) south of the capital, according to the Environment Ministry's delegate in the ...(11/15/2014 1:42:29 AM)
Nicaragua US$50b canal construction to start in December
Hong Kong Nicaragua Development won the contract to build the waterway, which will link the Caribbean and the Pacific.(11/21/2014 12:34:32 AM)
Source: Yahoo