Nicaragua Daily update ⋅ December 6, 2017
NEWS Victor-Farmington Rotary initiates Nicaragua project MPNnow.com
The La Palma Water Project will involve a $65,000 effort to provide clean water to the small village of La Palma in north central Nicaragua. The village has a deep well, but does not have a distribution system. The Rotary project will supply a pump and chlorinator, tank and distribution piping to run water ...



Nicaragua Floods: Emergency Plan of Action Operation Update no. 2 (MDRNI007) ReliefWeb
Summary: Following the declaration of a yellow alert on 4 October 2017, the NRC activated its emergency operation centre, and it prepared its staff at the national and branch levels; it also activated its Monitoring and Information Commission to track situation reports from the Pacific Region departments ...



Hotel con Corazón Telegraph.co.uk
Set on a quiet street corner, it's just a five-minute walk to Granada's pretty main square and the bars, cafés and restaurants of Calle La Calzada, and a 25-minute walk to Lake Nicaragua. It's one hour's drive from Managua's international airport and a 10-minute walk to the bus station. And it's around a ...



AME Church calls for action to reverse denial of Temporary Protected Status for Haiti, Honduras ... Religion News Service
The African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church is horrified by the November 20, 2017 cruel announcement from the Trump Administration that it intends to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for persons from Haiti, Honduras, and Nicaragua. One of America's most recognized monuments is the Statue ...



Why People Seek Out Volcanoes Condé Nast Traveler
I trekked to Nea Kameni in Greece to see its active sulfur vents, and to Nicaragua to glimpse the red glow at Masaya. Best of all, though, was a recent trip to Hawaii, where I actually saw a torrent of lava flow into the ocean at Kīlauea Volcano's Kamokuna entry. Liquid became solid, and land actually ...



Death of a Legend – Jose Orlando Padron Passes Away At 91 The Cigar Authority
Feeling limited due to the long curing process of Connecticut tobacco he would begin using Nicaragua tobacco in 1967 for the very first time after a businessman introduced him to the tobacco and fields of the Jalapa valley. Shortly after the switch to this tobacco he was unable to meet the demand of his ...



Crystal-New Hope-Robbinsdale Rotary Club helps Nicaraguans access clean drinking water ECM Publishers
In July, the Sun Post reported on Future Roots, a nonprofit started by Robbinsdale residents Jaime Belden and Elizabeth Dahl to provide education and training opportunities in impoverished Nicaraguan communities. The two women have received support from all over their home communities for their ...



Susan Meiselas's Redemptive Time The Nation.
She compiles about 70 photos from this trip into a book, Nicaragua: June 1978–July 1979. Act II opens with the Sandinistas' first election loss, which her friend Alma Guillermoprieto describes in The New Yorker as “a plebiscite on the Sandinista regime.” With a small film crew, Meiselas returns to the ...



José O. Padrón Passes Away at 91 halfwheel.com
In 1990, after two decades of violence and an eventual embargo against Nicaragua lifted, Padrón returned to Nicaragua and began making cigars. Decades later, Padrón is one of the foremost cigar makers in the world. The company has developed a reputations for its commitment to a true family run ...



Serino Wayfarer Corona Gorda halfwheel.com
Serino Cigar Co. brought out a new line at this year's IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, the six-vitola Wayfarer, which is not only the personal blend of company vp Carson Serino, but also has a starting point not normally associated with cigars: Iceland. Serino said he first conceptualized the cigar on a ...