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More Hotels in Granada

Posted on: Jan 30 2015 - 11:10am | #0
In: Nicaragua News, Nicaragua Travel
Nicaragua Today

TODAY NICARAGUA – At the end of 2014 110 hotels were operating in the main tourist city of Nicaragua, where three new establishments plan to open to the public during the year. Tax incentives granted by the Nicaraguan government have allowed employers in the hotel sector to increase their investment in Granada, which in 2014 received 521,000 tourists, according to figures from the Nicaraguan Institute of Tourism. Gerardo Gómez Lacayo, a hotel owner in Córdoba told that “… Granada is receiving a lot of tourists from all over the world, it is an industry that is growing and it is the best opportunity for jump-starting a project of this nature. ” Meanwhile, the legal adviser to the Investment Company...

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NO to Tariff on Imports From Colombia

TODAY NICARAGUA – Nicaraguan industrialists pay more than their competitors in other Central American countries for the Colombian raw material they consume. The 35% charged for “patriotic duty” on imported products from Colombia is affecting the performance of the productive sector and taking away competitiveness from Nicaraguan in the region. The...

Posted on: Jan 29 2015 - 1:12pm | #0
In: Nicaragua News
Nicaragua Today

More Hotels in Granada

TODAY NICARAGUA – At the end of 2014 110 hotels were operating in the main tourist city of Nicaragua, where three new establishments...

"Granada's famous yellow Cathedral from the air."

Flying to Granada From Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA  (By Michael Miller) – Granada, Nicaragua is a popular destination for many North Americans living in Costa Rica....

Nicaragua Arranges Costa Rica Games for World Cup Qualifying


QCOSTARICA SPORTS – The national soccer teams of Nicaragua and Costa Rica will play three matches against Costa Rica to prepare for the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying tournament, the Nicaraguan Football Federation (Fenifut) said Sunday. Ildefonso Agurcia, President of Fenifut, said the matches will take place between March 2 and 10, according to a training schedule for the World...

Nicaragua 2014 Stock Exchange Up 43%

Posted on: Jan 24 2015 - 10:17am | #0
In: Business, Nicaragua News
Nicaragua Today

TODAY NICARAGUA – Last year the amount of transactions recorded was US$997 million, with highlights including 32% growth in trading in the primary The good performance of the Nicaraguan economy has been accompanied by a sharp rise in the stock market, where a significant dynamism was seen, mainly in the primary market where securities have been traded for the first time. This behavior reflects more companies opting for the stock market to finance their productive activities. Gerardo Arguello, president of the Stock Exchange of Nicaragua, told that in the primary market “… transactions totaled US$422 million. ‘Here we went from US$319 million to US$422 million, plus an additional $100 million …...


Nicaragua Step Backwards On Clean Energy

TODAY NICARAGUA – The private sector has rejected the action taken by the Ministry of Energy to reduce the amount of energy generated from wind and bagasse which is contributed to the national grid. This measure which seeks to reduce the energy input of these sectors comes at a time when wind and bagasse plants are operating at full capacity, therefore there...

Posted on: Jan 23 2015 - 9:49am | #0
In: Nicaragua News
Nicaragua Today

Nicaraguan President Received UNODC Representative

Posted on: Jan 22 2015 - 12:54pm | #0
In: Nicaragua News
Nicaragua Today

TODAY NICARAGUA (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, received the representative of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (Unodc), Yury Fedotov, who called for strengthening cooperation in addressing these scourges, according to local reports. The Executive Director of Unodc expressed interest in working with the government of this country in the fight against drug trafficking, corruption and organized crime. As part of his agenda, the UN representative talked with officials from the Ministry of Interior, the police and the army on the citizen security model implemented in this nation. Fedotov stressed the achievements in this regard and stated that “Nicaragua is fully committed to the implementation of the Unit Nations...

Thirty years ago, El Cuá was home to just 3,000 people. Since electrification, it has thrived: around 40,000 people live there now and they enjoy a higher standard of living. (Lucas Laursen)

Nicaragua’s Bottom-Up Rural Electrification

  TODAY NICARAGUA – For more than three decades, a group of engineers has been transforming the municipal region of El Cuá, in Nicaragua’s northern highlands, by building a series of small hydroelectric plants. Thirty years ago, El Cuá was home to just 3,000 people. Since electrification, it has thrived: around 40,000 people live there now and they...

Posted on: Jan 21 2015 - 5:14pm | #0
In: Nicaragua Journal
Nicaragua Today
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