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Nicaragua rescue crews find capsized boat
Rescue crews in Nicaragua have found a fishing boat that capsized in the Caribbean last week with 50 people aboard and are searching for 18 crew members who remain missing, authorities said Sunday. The ...(12/15/2014 8:27:38 AM)
Nicaragua to begin its Atlantic-Pacific canal project
Ed Adamczyk MANAGUA, Nicaragua, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Thousands of protesters marched through Managua, Nicaragua, earlier this week to protest the construction of a massive canal project scheduled to begin in days.(12/14/2014 4:23:08 PM)
Chinese-built canal would join oceans, but divides Nicaragua
Ed Adamczyk MANAGUA, Nicaragua, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Thousands of protesters marched through Managua, Nicaragua, earlier this week to protest the construction of a massive canal project scheduled to begin in days.(12/14/2014 9:23:15 PM)
Marchers protest canal project in Nicaragua
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Several thousand people marched through Nicaragua's capital Wednesday to protest a planned $50 billion inter-oceanic canal project that has residents of some villages fearing they will be displaced.(12/10/2014 4:34:17 PM)
Research and Markets: Nicaragua Mobile Demand Market to 2015: Mobile Subscriptions by Operators - Movistar & Claro
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Nicaragua Mobile Demand Market to 2015: Mobile Subscrip(12/10/2014 7:59:00 AM)
Nicaragua rescues eight more survivors after shipwreck
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Nicaragua's navy said on Friday it had rescued another eight fisherman and will continue searching for 18 others that remain missing after a boat carrying 50 shipwrecked off the Caribbean coast of the Central American nation earlier this week. The shipwreck occurred on Wednesday due to strong winds and heavy swells. A total of 32 passengers have been rescued or found ...(12/12/2014 9:13:10 PM)
Nicaragua hopes tarantulas can help economy
They’re the stuff of nightmares: giant, hairy, carnivorous spiders that secrete nasty toxic goo and have to be kept alone because they kill anything that comes near them.(12/9/2014 3:33:47 PM)
Opponents of Nicaragua canal protest in capital 2 weeks ahead of planned groundbreaking
Several thousand people marched through Nicaragua's capital Wednesday to protest a planned $50 billion inter-oceanic canal project that has residents of some villages fearing they will be displaced.(12/11/2014 7:28:55 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)
Thousands protest in Nicaragua capital over planned canal
Thousands of small-scale farmers, youths and activists protested Wednesday in Nicaragua against a planned canal they say threatens to take their land and pollute Central America's largest freshwater lake. The group marched in the east of the capital, waving Nicaraguan flags and chanting "no to the canal" and "out Chinese," referring to the Hong Kong-based company, Hong Kong Nicaragua Development ...(12/10/2014 8:13:41 PM)
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