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    Re: onward ticket rule?

    I just saw this http://fromnicaragua.com/tramitedemigraciondenicaragua/, and was wondering how it impacted everyone here. If the average middle class tourist avoids Nica, then they only have folks...
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    Re: Ortega In Cuba

    Chayo for president? Nobody likes her trees either.
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    Re: Ortega In Cuba

    "A second strategy is a more moderate approach: Ortega dumps Murillo as vice president, then changes election law to give the opposition a fair chance in next year's municipal elections." This is...
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    Re: Google News, April 27, 2018

    Those guys were paid to be in the streets and "be happy". It was the rage of the internet to paint in little blue stick figures of the crowd at this rally and in the trucks to the rally.
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    Re: Google News, April 27, 2018

    The Catholic channels live streamed the Mass in Managua (the white cathedral with the boobs on the roof) from Granada. 100% Noticias also had a live-stream of the folks leaving. EVen the Sandi...
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    Re: Google News, April 27, 2018

    There are supposed to be peace marches today at 1400. My extended family is turning out . Any news about this? I have not heard anything from them about it yet, other than getting ready.
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    Re: Manuel Guillén's cartoons 2018

    Great artistry capturing an iconic moment of the 19 April events. I saw this same scene as a still photo in a music video dedicated to Nica's sons that have fallen.
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    Re: How Is Nicaragua Different

    Okay, the whole episode about changing the constitution in the 2000's was left out of my prior post.
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    Re: How Is Nicaragua Different

    I actually had a lot of respect for the guy, because in the 1990's he stepped down from power after losing the election. That act of stepping away from power puts him on the same plane as...
  10. Re: Water well subsiding and questions about pumps and slotted screen

    Good ideas.... from what I'm reading is that a sustainable and Nica solution is needed.
    I'll have to get ahold my contractor to see what he can actually build, as I am not in Nica.
  11. Water well subsiding and questions about pumps and slotted screen

    Hi Guys

    Small crisis at the family beach house. The water well is starting to subside and will eventually collapse into the borehole.

    This is a typical Nica water well, which was hand dug~ 5...
  12. Thread: Rosquillas

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    Re: Rosquillas

    Those look authentic enough for me - that I wish I had one.
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    Re: What city is best for a starting point?

    LOL! I have this video on my U-tube playlist right now. Also try Leon Jodido.

    Musical de la Agrupacion Nicaraguense La Nueva Compañia...
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    Re: Google News - January 25, 2014

    The news article on the baseball trip was a great read! My BIL was a pro baseball player and now a coach.
    I was disappointed Leon was not in the article. I guess that's why they have the saying, ...
  15. Thread: La Purisima

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    Re: La Purisima

    Griteria is fun holiday. I was in the celebration a few years ago. My wife told me a story about Griteria at her Grandma's house. They crowds were so strong that they broke her grandma's wooden...
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    Re: Finally! A video of football in Nicaragua.

    Are these high school kids or just a pick up league?
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    Re: Nicaragua Daily update ⋅ September 7, 2014

    2,000 lb bomb? Does Nica Air Force have any munitions stored around the airport?
  18. Thread: Skype?

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    Re: Skype?

    The whole family uses Skype. Wife calls her mom and sister all the time with no issues. Sound quality is good. Picture I can't judge as their camera is an old hand-me down. My MIL is in Managua.
  19. Thread: La Roca Dura

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    Re: La Roca Dura

    My wife's family on her father's side is from El Salvador. Apparently about 60 years ago, instead of killing "solidarity activist" they just deported them to Managua. Plane landed and my F-I-L was...
  20. Thread: Damn Pics

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    Re: Damn Pics

    Is the soil black from volcanic sand/ash or it just rich topsoil?
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    Re: We had a baby boy!

    Beautiful baby! Mazel tov!
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    Article: Cock of the Walk

    You can view the page at http://www.TheRealNicaragua.com/vb/forums/content.php?r=934-Cock-of-the-Walk
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    Re: Nicaragua is NOT the next Costa Rica!

    Good article. I have never been there (CR), but I'm sure it's beautiful if it's like Nica (maybe except for a superiority complex).

    One commentor on the article (on the Prensa site) mentioned...
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    Re: Morning Mussaenda Philippica

    I planted Mussaenda at our family house. It is such a beautiful tree and flower!
  25. Prior to July of this year my last trip to Nica...

    Prior to July of this year my last trip to Nica was 4 years ago. One thing I did notice was how many people have cell phones... The MIL says they were handed out almost free, but you have to pay for...
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