Nicaragua Daily update ⋅ January 19, 2018
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45 Years Ago: Rolling Stones Stage Benefit Concert for Nicaragua Earthquake Victims Ultimate Classic Rock
The Rolling Stones lifted their unofficial ban on doing benefit concerts on Jan. 18, 1973, when they performed to aid the earthquake victims of Nicaragua. A month earlier, the Nicaraguan capital of Managua was rocked by a quake that killed more than 4,000 people and left hundreds of thousands ...


Fergus church supports Nicaragua, Haiti Wellington Advertiser
FERGUS - Come March 2019, a team from St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Fergus will be heading to Nicaragua for a mission trip. However, the nature of the trip is not yet decided. “We go every two years, we take kids from the church between the ages of 12 and upwards to college and in the past ...


Nicaragua's Rural Anti-Canal Movement Reorganizes Amid Tensions Havana Times
Resignation of the National Council's legal advisor triggers a series of grass-roots assemblies to resolve the conflicts. “The movement isn't going to fall apart. What we want is to correct our mistakes and not let them influence us,” affirms rural leader Francisca Ramirez. By Maynor Salazar (Confidencial).


Nicaragua - Increase of duty-free quota for Taiwanese market goes into effect AgraNet
Nicaragua - Increase of duty-free quota for Taiwanese market goes into effect. Published: 18 January 2018 02:22 PM. An increase of Taiwan's duty-free import quota for Nicaraguan sugar from 32,377 to 60,000 tonnes each year, including 25,000 tonnes of refined sugar and 35,000 tonnes of raw sugar, ...


No Al Canal! Boulder Weekly
If constructed, the canal would destroy 400,000 hectares of rainforest and wetlands, and displace up to 120,000 people. The city of Granada sits on the shore of Lake Nicaragua and would be a potential cruise ship stop if the canal is built. Photo taken from the top of Mombacho Volcano. Courtesy of Gary ...


Sen Cardin Places a Hold on a Nomination Over TPS U.S. News & World Report
Sen Cardin Places a Hold on a Nomination Over TPS. Sen Ben Cardin says he will place a hold on a diplomatic nomination until State Department provides him with documents related to the decision to terminate temporary protection for immigrants from El Salvador, Nicaragua and Haiti. Jan. 18, 2018 ...

Sen Cardin places a hold on a nomination over TPS - The Republic
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Sen Cardin places a hold on a nomination over TPS My Fox Boston
The Trump administration ended the temporary protection for El Salvador, Haiti and Nicaragua and will make a decision later this year for Honduras. Those decisions are based on an analysis made jointly by the Departments of State and Homeland Security, but Cardin said that "in the last year, State ...


EEUU: Senador exige se le entregue información sobre el TPS Houston Chronicle
Cardin dijo también que el Departamento de Estado ha ignorado desde hace meses una docena de sus solicitudes para que se le entreguen copias de las recomendaciones emitidas por las embajadas estadounidenses en El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua y Haití relacionadas con la extensión o la ...


St. Agnes sisters denounce decision to end temporary protected status for Salvadorans Fond du Lac Reporter
The Sisters of St. Agnes have sisters in Nicaragua, and we have served in Honduras. We are familiar with the conditions and challenges facing the people in these and neighboring Central American countries, particularly El Salvador. We strongly denounce the cruel decision by the Trump administration ...


Condor appoints veteran mining executive to board Creamer Media's Mining Weekly
VANCOUVER (miningweekly.com) - Nicaragua-focused project developer Condor Gold has appointed veteran mining executive Andrew Cheatle as a nonexecutive director of the board, the company announced on Thursday. A mining industry executive, professional geoscientist and graduate of the ...