Nicaragua Daily update ⋅ January 24, 2018
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Torrington VOSH-CT takes annual mission trip to Nicaragua to provide eye care to residents Torrington Register Citizen
TORRINGTON — A team of optometrists, optometry students and volunteers took their annual trip to Nicaragua earlier this month on behalf of VOSH-CT. On Monday, Torrington optometrist Dr. Matthew Blondin, attorney Audrey Blondin and their staff recounted their experiences in service to Volunteer ...


Julio Rocha, jailed former Nicaragua soccer boss, dies at 67 WPXI Pittsburgh
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) - Julio Rocha, the former Nicaraguan Football Federation president convicted in the United States in a corruption scandal ... In Nicaragua, one of Rocha's primary legacies was the construction of the country's first national soccer stadium, and a school to develop player talent.


Partnership for Gender Equity Exploring Field Project Results in Nicaragua Daily Coffee News
The Coffee Quality Institute and project partners in CQI's Partnership for Gender Equity are hosting a two-day event next month near Jinotega, Nicaragua, to explore the findings from a year of field-level work toward improving gender equity at origin. Called “Strengthening the Links of the Coffee Value ...


Under-20 Reggae Girl draw 2-2 with Nicaragua Jamaica Observer
COUVA, Trinidad and Tobago -Jamaica's Under-20 Reggae Girlz ended the CONCACAF Women's Championship campaign with some consolation despite sqaundering the lead twice in a 2-2 score line against Nicaragua in Group B contest of academic interest at the Ato Boldon Stadium here ...


Nicaragua opens its largest ever hospital Business News Americas
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega (pictured) opened Monday in Managua the Fernando Vélez Paiz hospital, the largest in the country. Some US$90mn was .


Puro Sabor 2018: Day 1 halfwheel.com
While Patrick Lagreid just arrived here for the Nicaraguan cigar festival, I've been in the country for the latter half of Monday and in Granada for the entire evening. Getting to Nicaragua was relatively the same—except for an unfortunate incident involving a passenger on one of Patrick's flights, hence the ...


Brian Chris Rogers to headline first Nooner of the semester StateHornet.com
“I had to perform a Bob Marley song for the airport security in Nicaragua because they didn't believe that all of my gear was just for music.” By the end of the 10-day trip, Rogers had helped 30 artists record 67 songs. While he doesn't have any similar trips planned at the moment, Rogers is preparing to ...


The UN is Breaking Their Promise To the World's Poorest Citizens AlterNet
These are migrants who want to travel to the United States, but are being blocked from entry into Nicaragua. Why is Nicaragua not allowing them into the country, since they are merely seeking to transit its territory? US Ambassador to Nicaragua Laura Dogu said, 'Each country controls its borders and as ...


USA beats Mexico at Women's Concacaf U-20 Championship Soccer America
The USA finished atop Group B at the Women's Concacaf U-20 Championship with a 2-1 win over Mexico and can qualify for the 2018 U-20 World Cup with a win over Haiti on Friday. Cal's Abigail Kim and UCLA's Ashley Sanchez scored first-half goals against Mexico, which got its goal in the 75th ...


Jody Brown stars Jamaica Observer
COUVA, Trinidad and Tobago — Jamaica's Under-20 Reggae Girlz ended the CONCACAF Women's Championship campaign with some consolation despite squandering the lead twice in a 2-2 scoreline against Nicaragua in a Group B contest of academic interest only at the Ato Boldon Stadium here ...