Nicaragua Daily update ⋅ January 30, 2018
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Nicaragua Dismisses Ambassador To Costa Rica Q Costa Rica News
The government of Daniel Ortega has dismissed Harold Rivas Reyes from his position as Nicaragua's Ambassador to Costa Rica. The decision was communicated to the Costa Rican Foreign Ministry last Saturday and effectived immediately. In the photo, Roberto Rivas (center), President of the ...


Nicaragua Boosts Proposal to Prevent Malaria and Tuberculosis Prensa Latina
29 de enero de 2018, 17:31Managua, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan authorities and representatives for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria are currently working for a proposal to prevent malaria and tuberculosis that would take finances for $10 million USD. The Health ...


Managua 2018: Panama end top of medals table International Paralympic Committee
Panamanian athletes shone in Managua, Nicaragua, as they finished top of the medals table with 22 golds, 10 silvers and seven bronze at the second Para Central American Games. The regional event came to an end on 28 January with a Closing Ceremony held at the 'Polideportivo Espana' and the ...


Going global: New partnerships enable engineering students to work on design challenges abroad U of T Engineering News
U of T Engineering students partnered with the Winds of Change initiative and community members in Pedro Arauz, Nicaragua to build a windmill to pump water for agricultural irrigation. A new initiative is expanding such projects to a range of undergraduate and graduate courses. (Photo: Rob Scott).


Nicaraguan LTE users up 62% to 170000 in 2017 Telecompaper
Nicaraguan 4G-LTE connections increased to 170,000 at the end of 2017, up 62 percent compared to 105,000 in 2016, reports local daily El Nuevo Diario, citing Nicaraguan Chamber of Internet and Telecommunications (Canitel) president Hjalmar Ayestas. The number of LTE connections has risen ...


Puro Sabor 2018: Day 5 halfwheel.com
After the usual meeting in front of the main church to swap busses and get on our way to the day's destinations, I was off to Abdel Fernández's factory, which I had never seen, while Charlie Minato was off to Puros Estelí Nicaragua S.A., otherwise known as PENSA, but likely best known as the home of ...


ICE Looking To Become Regional Telecom Player Q Costa Rica News
“The company (ICE) is expanding, in Nicaragua it is giving us good results and we are in conversations with other markets,” confirmed Jaime Palermo, director of Telecommunications at ICE. Esteban Monge / La Republica. Costa Rica's state-owned telecom operator, the Instituto Costarricense de ...


Mayor Honors CSUN MBA Student for Entrepreneurship CSUN Today
An immigrant from Nicaragua, Orochena started Orochena Construction Services with her husband, Roger Perez, in 2002. The company provides general construction, remodeling, and building and facility maintenance services for public agencies and private clients. For her leadership and work as a ...


Bob Parry RIP: The Reporter Who Broke the Iran-Contra Story AlterNet
After Congress approved the so-called Boland Amendment in 1984 barring military aid to counterrevolutionary forces in Nicaragua, Reagan administration officials—and their apologists in the press—were open about their intention to flout the law. Parry and fellow Associated Press reporter Brian Barger ...