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Telecommunications Will Get More Expensive

Posted on: Oct 3 2015 - 9:01am | #0
In: Nicaragua News
Nicaragua Today

TODAY NICARAGUA – The private sector is opposed to the new fees and charges payable by telecommunications companies, arguing that it will cause operating costs to rise. Representatives from the Higher Council of Private Enterprise are opposed to Administrative Agreement No. 003-2015, which will be in effect from September 22 and sets fees and charges, for the use of radio spectrum, licensing, data transmission and other services, payable to the Institute Nicaraguan Telecommunications and Postal Services. See Agreement published in the Official Newspaper La Gaceta. Jose Adan Aguerri, president of COSEP, told that “… ‘This is an agreement made without consensus, without coherence and that does not...


Nicaraguan Cocoa in the “Big Leagues”

TODAY NICARAGUA – The country’s inclusion in the list of fine cacao producers drawn up by the International Cocoa Organization has improved product positioning in the major buyer markets From a statement issued by ProNicaragua: As of September 21st, Nicaragua joined the list of countries of fine cocoa producers drawn up by the International Cocoa Organization...

Posted on: Oct 1 2015 - 5:33pm | #0
In: Nicaragua News
Nicaragua Today

Costa Esmeralda Airport Takes Off In November

TODAY NICARAGUA – It has been announced that a new air terminal will start operations in November to attract more tourists...

The city of Granada

Tourism School Set Up in Granada

(TODAY NICARAGUA) — Preparations are being made for the opening of a training center to improve the quality of services provided...

Nicaragua Could Privatize Ports


TODAY NICARAGUA – The Ortega administration may be taking up once again the port privatization project conceived of in 2000 and may be close to awarding a concession to an international operator. In November 2000 an article in reported that “the privatization of the Port of Corinto which would serve as a model for a similar process in other ports in the country,...

Nicaragua Journal

A Fiesta in Barrio Pantanal

Barrio Pantanal

TODAY NICARAGUA – The New York Times reported that in Latin America the rate of population growth has dropped dramatically recently; Nicaragua is no exception. During the last two generations urbanization,...

President Ronald Reagan meets with Charles Douglas-Home, editor of London Times, and its publisher Rupert Murdoch in the Oval Office on July 7, 1983.

Corporate Media Propaganda and CIA Covert Ops in Nicaragua & Central America

SPECIAL REPORT (Via Through Fox News and a vast media empire, Rupert Murdoch wields enormous political...

Nicaragua Annual Inflation 2.75% in August 2015

Posted on: Sep 17 2015 - 3:56pm | #0
In: Business, Nicaragua News
Nicaragua Today

  TODAY NICARAGUA – In August, the CPI registered a negative variation of 0.01%, accumulating so far this year inflation of 1.34%, well below the 5% measured in the same period in 2014. From a report by the Central Bank of Nicaragua: Monthly inflation in August was -0.01 percent (0.32% in December 2014). The monthly inflation rate was mainly determined by lower prices in the divisions of transport (-2.30%) and; food and non-alcoholic beverages (-0.20%) beverages, contributing -0254 whole percentage points to the observed variation. Significantly, these declines were partially offset by price increases in the divisions of restaurants and hotels; recreation and culture, together contributing 0.136 percentage points. Accumulated national...

María del Rosario Gutiérrez (centre), with her daughter María and another member of the Association of Women Recyclers of Altagracia, Francis Socorro Hernández, rest after a day collecting and processing garbage on the island of Ometepe, in Nicaragua. Credit: José Adán Silva/IPS

Women Revolutionize Waste Management on Nicaraguan Island

ALTAGRACIA, Nicaragua (IPS) – A group of poor women from Ometepe, a beautiful tropical island in the centre of Lake Nicaragua, decided to dedicate themselves to recycling garbage as part of an initiative that did not bring the hoped-for economic results but inspired the entire community to keep this biosphere reserve clean. It all began in 2007. María del...

Posted on: Sep 14 2015 - 8:45am | #0
In: Nicaragua News
Nicaragua Today

Nicaragua To Host Pan American Sambo Championship

Posted on: Aug 31 2015 - 7:52am | #0
In: Nicaragua News
Nicaragua Today

TODAY NICARAGUA – Nicaragua will host the Pan American Sambo Championship from September 3 to 6, with the participation of over 200 athletes and coaches from 24 countries. The competitions will take place in the sports centre of the University of Managua, said the coordinator of the Communication and Citizenship Council, Rosario Murillo. She also stressed that preparation for the competition, in which the best exponents of the region are expected, are already under way. Sambo is a martial art developed in the former Soviet Union, and recognized as a sport in 1938. According to the International Federation of Associated Wrestling, this is one of the four styles that are currently practiced in the world. The three previous editions of the...


Let Canadians Vote! Constitutional challenge failed.

TODAY NICARAGUA – This is for Canadians only living in Nicaragua (and anywhere but Canada). Your help is needed to raise funds to launch an appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada to secure voting rights. In 1993, Canadians living abroad more than 5 years, had their right to vote withdrawn. For a while, Canadians were able to reset the 5-year clock by returning...

Posted on: Aug 26 2015 - 8:47am | #0
In: Nicaragua News
Nicaragua Today