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Nicaragua Increased Export Quotas for Taiwan

Posted on: Jul 21 2015 - 5:55am | #0
In: Business, Nicaragua News
Nicaragua Today
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(TODAY NICARAGUA) The private sector proposes to negotiate with the government of Taiwan an increase in the export quotas for products such as peanuts and sugar. Exporting companies will be proposing to the government of Daniel Ortega that the visit by the President of Taiwan, Ma Ying-jeou be used to request an increase in export quotas for agricultural products. In 2014 total exports to the Asian island amounted to $65.8 million. Jose Adan Aguerri, president of the Superior Council of Private Enterprise (COSEP), told Eleconomista.net that “… We will raise the issue at a meeting we will have with the Productive Cabinet of the Government, (because) of the need to raise more fees on groundnut (peanut) and sugar. ” “…...

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Nicaragua Announced Start of Works on Road to Caribbean

(TODAY NICARAGUA) With US$27 million dollars (717.1 millones de córdoba) the Banco Mundial (World Bank) will be financing from August the construction of the 26 kilometers of the road between Bluefields and San Francisco in the municipality of Nueva Guinea. The road will be built with reinforced concrete within a period of two years and the Costa Rican company...

Posted on: Jul 11 2015 - 7:28am | #0
In: Nicaragua News
Nicaragua Today
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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...

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Nicaragua: One of 10 Exotic Places You Can Visit on $10 a Day or Less

  (TODAY NICARAGUA) Nicaragua is 7th in the list of “10 Exotic Places You Can Visit on $10 a Day or Less” according...

Boom in Social Housing in Nicaragua

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(TODAY NICARAGUA) In Nicaragua construction of affordable housing grew by 123% in the first quarter compared to the same period in 2014, and represented 30% of projects in...

Governments of Nicaragua, Cuba Condemn Terrorist Attack to Kuwait

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Nicaragua President, Daniel Ortega, and Cuba’s Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez, expressed their condolences to Kuwait”s authorities for the recent suicide attack that killed 27 people, Prensa Latina reported today. Ortega expressed on behalf of his country, his people, the Government of Reconciliation and National Unity, and his own, the “most sincere and deep signs...

Nicaragua Journal

A Fiesta in Barrio Pantanal

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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,...

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

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


Nicaraguan Intellectuals Reaffirm Support to Ecuador

Posted on: Jul 6 2015 - 6:23am | #0
In: Nicaragua News
Nicaragua Today

(TODAY NICARAGUA)  – The Nicaraguan chapter of the Network of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Movements in Defense of Humankind expressed today its full support to the Government of Ecuador against what it termed a soft coup. In the Embassy of Ecuador in this capital, the president of the group, Miguel d’Escoto, read a statament that denounces the Venezuelan opposition’s incitement to “protests by manipulation and misinformation.” The statement also criticizes the use of the media as a political tool, the use of social networks to attack and discredit and the instigation to acts of illegal and violent protests. In the opinion of the undersigners, these are clear signs of a soft coup strategy to topple legitimately...

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New Industrial Park in Masaya

(TODAY NICARAGUA) An industrial park has been inaugurated which has 55,000 square metres dedicated to the production of textiles in the Siglo XXI free zone, in Niquinohomo, in the department of Masaya. The US$20 million investment will generate 4,500 direct jobs. Mario Blandon Zelaya, president of the Free Trade Zone Niquinohomo “Siglo XXI” and the Chamber...

Posted on: Jun 23 2015 - 9:25am | #0
In: Business, Nicaragua News
Nicaragua Today

Cocoa Raises Smiles in Nicaragua

Posted on: Jun 23 2015 - 9:20am | #0
In: Nicaragua News
Nicaragua Today
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(TODAY NICARAGUA) It has been projected that the international price, which is trading above $3,200 a metric ton, will maintain its upward trend, favoring Nicaraguan producers. Demand for chocolate is pushing up grain prices, which is complemented by a decline in cocoa production in other countries engaged in farming. Manfred Günkell, general manager of Ritter Sport in Nicaragua, told Elnuevodiario.com.ni that “… the tendency is that it will rise or at least be maintained. The probability that things will be this way is because countries like China and India are consuming more chocolate and in producing countries like Ghana and Ivory Coast, representing approximately 50% of world production, plantations are becoming less productive...

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Is Nicaragua giving Colombia Rebels Citizenship As Shield Against US?

Nicaragua has possibly given the leadership of Colombia’s largest rebel group FARC either citizenship or political asylum, which would shield them from international and US justice, Spanish newspaper El Economista reported Wednesday. According to La Economista, multiple sources from within the Nicaraguan government have confirmed that Nicaragua, currently led...

Posted on: Jun 15 2015 - 3:54pm | #0
In: Nicaragua News
Nicaragua Today