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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...


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 In 1993, Canadians living abroad more than 5 years, had their right to vote withdrawn.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

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...

US Eliminates Property Waiver


The need has disappeared for an procedure for granting an annual waiver which used to be a restriction on bilateral assistance and support for international loans to Nicaragua. The...

Nicaragua’s Grand Canal Takes A Detour


TODAY NICARAGUA – The company HKND has announced that it is changing the original design of the work so as not to affect sensitive ecological areas, and to meet the demands of the inhabitants of Thule. In addition to relocating an entrance of the waterway in Brito, the company HKND is also considering making other changes to avoid affecting ecological areas and populations in...

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: Very Poor Touristic Campaign

Posted on: Aug 7 2015 - 6:39am | #0
In: Nicaragua News
Nicaragua Today

In light of the announcement of a campaign to promote tourism in Nicaragua “through embassies and consulates,” entrepreneurs are recommending the utilization of professional methods. Tourism entrepreneurs believe that the “Pride of my country” campaign is insufficient to achieve the impact required to Nicaragua as an important tourist destination in the region. Lucy Valenti, vice president of the National Chamber of Tourism of Nicaragua (Canatur) told that “… ‘The countries that are doing well in tourism do not work through embassies, because tourism is a highly specialized industry. While it is true in many countries that embassies contribute and collaborate with activities at...


New Customs Barriers Reported in Nicaragua

(TODAY NICARAGUA) The Nicaraguan private sector claims that customs is demanding that form be completed in English, and they are charging for import certificates in dollars instead of the local currency. The Superior Council of Private Enterprise in Nicaragua (COSEP) has protested against Customs offices continuing to hamper trade and generating delays in the transit...

Posted on: Jul 21 2015 - 5:54am | #0
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Nicaragua Today

Nicaragua Announced Start of Works on Road to Caribbean

Posted on: Jul 11 2015 - 7:28am | #0
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(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 MECO SA will be running the project. Omar Jimenez, representative of MECO, told that they have “…” a strategy for working in the area considering it rains nine or ten months a year, but we have experience in such work and expect to carry it out within the stipulated time. ‘” The representative of the construction company said that “…...

Nicaragua Coffee Exports Up 37%

Posted on: Jul 10 2015 - 7:42am | #0
In: Nicaragua News
Nicaragua Today

Coffee exports go up first eight months of harvest (TODAY NICARAGUA) Between October and May the 2014/15 crop exports totaled $278 million, 37% more than in the same period of the previous harvest. According to the...


Specialty Coffee in Nicaragua

  (TODAY NICARAGUA) A consortium of national and international agencies has proposed a plan to improve the quality and productivity of Nicaraguan specialty coffees and their promotion in the European market The plan entitled “Strategies for promoting specialty coffee in Nicaragua” seeks to replicate successful experiences in financing, technical...

Posted on: Jul 8 2015 - 6:30am | #0
In: Nicaragua News
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