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American Tourist Found Dead in Nicaragua

Posted on: Apr 17 2014 - 2:41am | #0
In: Nicaragua News
Nicaragua Today

A man who confessed to robbing and killing a Wyoming woman found dead this week near a beach in northern Nicaragua has been arrested, authorities said Wednesday. National Police official Glenda Zavala said Fernando Aburto Reyes told investigators he strangled 37-year-old Karen Colclough and stole her camera. “The preliminary coroner’s report states that the cause of death was asphyxia and that Karen also received several blows from Fernando Aburto Reyes,” Zavala said. Aburto Reyes, 35, told police he came across Colclough as she was taking pictures near the hotel where she was staying at Montelimar beach, in the northern province of Matagalpa, Zavala said. Aburto Reyes, who works taking care of several beach homes in the area, had several...


Nicaragua on Edge Fearing Next “Big One”

The Instituto Nicaragüense de Estudios Territoriales (INETER) said today that the Apoyeque volcano has started “another process” that could lead to stronger earthquakes, renewing fears of the next “big one”‘ According to Wilfried Strauch, a specialist with the INETER said that the process could cause a chaing of earthquakes up to 6.2...

Posted on: Apr 14 2014 - 7:28pm | #0
In: Nicaragua News
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Venezuelan Humanitarian Aid Reaches Nicaragua


A contingent of humanitarian aid from Venezuela arrived in Nicaragua to assist victims of the earthquake that rocked the country on Thursday and strong aftershocks. Speaking to the press, the executive secretary of the National System for Prevention, Mitigation and Attention to Disasters (SINAPRED), Guillermo González, explained that there are eight tons of perishable and non-perishable...

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[Video] Managua, Nicaragua is a beautiful town


Managua, Nicaragua: A classic by Guy Lombardo. The Lyrics: Managua, Nicaragua - words by Albert Gamse, music by Irving Fields - as recorded in New York November 15, 1946 by Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians Managua,...


Nicaragua’s Parliament Ratifies Agreement with Cuba

Nicaragua”s National Assembly ratified here the Partial Reach Agreement with Cuba, which aims to strengthen business...

Víctor Aguilar and María Dominga Martínez lost everything. Photo: LA PRENSA/M. ESQUIVEL

Three Earthquakes in 24 Hours

Two earthquakes four minutes apart were recorded Friday in the Nicaraguan Pacific. Add to those the earthquake on Thursday at 5:27pm in Xolotlán lake., the country experience three earthquakes in less than 24 hours. At 2:29pm Friday with is epicentre in Naindaime the first quake registererd 6.6 on the Richter scale. At 2:33pm in El Astillero, Tola, Rivas, another...

Posted on: Apr 12 2014 - 7:52am | #0
In: Nicaragua News, Uncategorized
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