Nicaragua Daily update ⋅ January 18, 2018
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US Senate launches attack on Nicaragua poverty programmes Open Democracy
In an extraordinary move on the day before the US Senate's Christmas recess, two Democratics sided with right-wing Republicans to introduce the so-called NICA Act which, if passed, would require the US government to veto loans from international financial institutions to Nicaragua. While it is still a ...


Taiwan increases quota of sugar imported from Nicaragua Taiwan News
In addition, the Taiwanese and Nicaraguan authorities agreed to remove all the tariff barriers on certain products. For example, tripe imported from Nicaragua and plastic- or rubber-made shoes, metal furniture, and paper labels exported from Taiwan would enjoy zero tariff on the basis of reciprocity.


Local Couple Builds Retreat in Nicaragua Where Tourists Double as Mentshes The Jewish News
Originally from Birmingham and West Bloomfield, respectively, they've built a lodge overlooking the beach in El Tránsito, Nicaragua, aimed at helping guests engage with the community through education, ecology and the arts. It's a way for visitors to help better the El Tránsito community as well as ...


Condor Gold hopes to kick off construction at Nicaragua project this year MINING.com
Nicaragua-focused Condor Gold (LON:CNR) (TSX:COG) expects to begin construction at its 100%-owned La India Project in the first half of the year, following the reception of final permits currently being processed by the country's government. The company, which just this week started trading in the ...


6.1 Earthquake Was Felt in Costa Rica and Nicaragua The Costa Rica Star
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake was registered at 9:03 a.m. according to data by the National University's Volcanology and Seismology Research Institute (OVSICORI) 96 km west from Conchal, Guanacaste or 78 km southwest of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. The movement was felt mostly in the Central ...


Oro Verde samples high grade gold in Nicaragua Proactive Investors Australia
Oro Verde Ltd (ASX:OVL) has received high grade gold results from trenching at the Topacio project in Nicaragua. The company has dug 40 trenches in a phase III surface trenching and sampling campaign and has received results from a second group of 13 trenches. Best result from Lone Star Vein ...


Nicaragua's water supply plan for dry season is ready Business News Americas
Nicaragua's water supply plan for dry season is ready. By Angeles Rodriguez Wednesday, January 17, 2018. BNamericas. Notify me Bookmark. Share ... Nicaragua's state water and sewerage utility Enacal has unveiled the water supply plan to be implemented in the areas most prone .


Royal Road Minerals making good progress on 10-hole drill programme in Nicaragua Proactive Investors UK
Tim Coughlin, president and chief executive of Royal Road Minerals Ltd (CVE:RYR), updates Proactive on their current drill programme in Nicaragua. Coughlin says they're up to hole number four with the initial two drill holes sitting in the laboratory - results on those are due in the next couple of weeks.


Remembering Solentiname, a "Utopia Under Construction" NYU News (press release)
On September 12, 1959, Thomas Merton, a scholar, poet, and Trappist monk at the Cistercian Abbey of Gethsemani in Kentucky, wrote a letter to a Nicaraguan seminarian who had previously spent two years at the abbey. “There is great danger that the revolution in Nicaragua may serve as nothing but a ...


Revisiting Voluntourism Harvard Crimson
During winter recess, I embarked on a five-day trip to Estelí, Nicaragua with a group of Harvard undergraduates as part of a Global Medical Brigade. On the first day, we contributed to a long-term effort to build a distribution system for clean water. On the following four days, we prepared medicines for and ...