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Second Stage of Tour of Nicaragua Begins

Posted on: Oct 24 2014 - 5:23am | #0
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NICARAGUA NEWS — (Prensa Latina) Representatives from six nations will seek to win at the 2nd stage of the 14th Cycling Tour of Nicaragua, the first stage was won by Costa Rican athlete Gabriel Marin. Marin completed the day before a heavy rain, a stage with more than 100 kilometers (62.1 miles) from the capital and to the city of Leon, in time of one hour, 50 minutes and 44 seconds. After the Costa Rican cycling sprinter, who reinforced a home team, the finish line was reached by Argenis Rivas from Nicaragua. Seven teams from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama and the United States, and eight national teams, are competing in the event, which consists of five stages and a total of 430 kilometers (267.1 miles) to be completed until...

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Nicaragua Wants “Competitive Energy”

NICARAGUA NEWS — In the view of entrepreneurs it is not enough to change the energy mix towards the renewable sources and they are proposing a strategy be defined for the country in order to compete in the region. A proposal to create a long-term policy between business and government “…” where the private sector makes a commitment to invest...

Posted on: Oct 22 2014 - 1:10pm | #0
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More than 1 Million Tourists And Counting!

NICARAUA NEWS — Nicaragua has exceeded 1 million visits by foreign tourists, confirmed Mayra Salinas, president of the Instituto...

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Volcano Boarding in Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAUGA TRAVEL (CNN) —On some forgotten day in 2004, Cerro Negro, a soot-colored volcano in Nicaragua, was host to an unusual...

Blockade on Cuba Violates International Law, Nicaraguan Legislator Says

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NICARAGUA NEWS (Prensa Latina) — The economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba is violating all rationality, agreements, and principles of the international law, Nicaraguan legislator Carlos Emilio Lopez said. Referring to that policy in force for more than 50 years, the member of the Justice and Legal Affairs Committee of the National...

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Nicaragua Flooding Left 24 Dead (Photos)

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NICARAGUA NEWS — Driving rain that has swamped most of Nicaragua for days has killed 24 people, authorities said Sunday, sparking fears of a potential health crisis in some areas. The flooding has left more...

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What kinds of family issues are important to a Nicaraguan bishop?

TODAY NICARAGUA (CNA/EWTN News) - Gang violence, family separation and a “chauvinistic culture” that strains marriages...


Heavy Rains Leave 22 Dead! (Photos)

Posted on: Oct 19 2014 - 8:12am | #0
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NICARAGUA NEWS – Twenty-two people are dead and 32,000 are homeless after torrential rain caused flooding near Nicaragua’s capital Managua. Nine of the victims died when a retaining wall collapsed and flattened four shacks near the capital Managua, government spokeswoman Rosario Murillo said on Saturday. The report said 4,544 homes were damaged or destroyed by floods or were evacuated due to flood risk. The rains impacted 17 departments (counties) in the country and 5,630 people are in temporary shelters and receiving food aid, Murillo said. We have to evacuate these people and use the police to guarantee that these spaces are not re-occupied,” Murillo said. Many in the poorer communities in Nicaragua do not like the places...

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“No Paper Stops the Laws of Free Market”

NICARAGUA NEWS — The private sector in Nicaragua is opposed to the bill which intends to regulate the prices of 8 of the 53 products in the basic food basket. The bill introduced in the Legislative Assembly intends to implement measures similar to those applied in Panama since July by the Varela administration, which have distorted the production and marketing...

Posted on: Oct 19 2014 - 7:29am | #0
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“No Paper Stops the Laws of Free Market”

Posted on: Oct 19 2014 - 7:29am | #0
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José Adán Aguerri, president of Cosep de Nicaragua

NICARAGUA NEWS — The private sector in Nicaragua is opposed to the bill which intends to regulate the prices of 8 of the 53 products in the basic food basket. The bill introduced in the Legislative Assembly intends to implement measures similar to those applied in Panama since July by the Varela administration, which have distorted the production and marketing of the products it covers, according to entrepreneurs from that country. The president of the Superior Council of Private Enterprise (Cosep), Joseph Adam Aguerri told Nicaraguahoy that “… In an economy such as Nicaragua’s, which is a price taker not price-maker, this is simply a populist effort which does not have support from any private enterprise and has no...

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Nine Die When Wall Collapses in Heavy Downpour

NICARAGUA NEWS — Nine people died in THE populous neighborhood, Barrio 18 de Mayo, in southeast Managua when a wall around a housing development collapsed because of the heavy rains, La Prensa reports. “There are nine Nicaraguans who are no longer with us… this is a very sad situation,” the secretary of Alcaldía de Managua, Fidel Moreno, told reporters. Another...

Posted on: Oct 18 2014 - 8:00am | #0
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