Nicaragua Daily update ⋅ February 7, 2018
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Mission Concluding Statement International Monetary Fund
To minimize downside risks, Nicaragua needs to further fortify its policy framework by (i) hastening the implementation of the international taxation law, reducing tax expenditures, rationalizing subsidies, and implementing a comprehensive reform of the Social Security, (ii) enhancing the supervisory ...


Yemaya Island Hideaway and Spa Telegraph.co.uk
Little Corn is 43 miles (70km) from mainland Nicaragua and nine miles (14.5km) from sister island Big Corn. Most visitors fly from Managua to Big Corn, then take a five-minute taxi to the dock to catch one of two daily pangas (10am; 4.30pm). Yemaya runs private transfers in a superior boat ($50/£35), but ...


Legal Newswire Law.com
WASHINGTON --In a unanimous ruling, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has fixed the maritime boundary between Nicaragua and Costa Rica in the southwestern Caribbean Sea by awarding roughly three-quarters of disputed waters and seabed to Nicaragua. The Court's judgment, by a vote of ...


Nicaraguan cocoa supplier Ingemann enters 'tree-to-bar' private label chocolate ConfectioneryNews.com
Fine flavor cocoa bean supplier Ingemann is now producing chocolate under private label and through its newly created own brand Ka'Kau Collective. The company previously only supplied cocoa beans and cocoa ingredients (liquor, butter and powder) to industry from its facilities in Nicaragua.


Claribel Alegría, 93, Poet for Central America's Voiceless, Dies New York Times
Claribel Alegría, a poet who wrote of the harsh realities of Central American life and the search for identity and hope — work informed by her own uprooting, first from Nicaragua and then from El Salvador — died on Jan. 25 in Managua, the Nicaraguan capital. She was 93. Reporting on her funeral in ...


Honduran and Nicaraguan immigrants could face confusion over application deadlines ThinkProgress
Hondurans and Nicaraguans were given protections in 1999 after Hurricane Mitch devastated both countries; in the nearly two decades since, many who immigrated have established lives in the United States. Without those protections, they stand to be uprooted and sent back to their home countries.


Latin America's premium coffee growers branch out to cheaper beans Reuters
Coffee producers from Colombia to Guatemala are dedicating more land to robusta, and it has even spread to Panama, a small country renowned for growing exceptionally high-quality arabica beans that fetch steep premiums. In Nicaragua and Guatemala, the industry has targeted robusta expansions ...


Latin America's premium coffee growers branch out to cheaper beans Reuters UK
“It has good productivity and a good price,” said Evelio Matamoros, a farmer in Nicaragua who first planted robusta in 2010. Robusta “has better yields and it doesn't need shade. That matters.” Robusta, which thrives at lower elevations, is typically processed into instant coffee or added to brewed blends ...


Susan Meiselas: from the dressing room to the danger zone - in pictures The Guardian
Matagalpa, Nicaragua. Muchachos await the counterattack by the National Guard, 1981. Meiselas's best known series is Nicaragua . She first went there in 1979 and returned several times. Facebook Twitter Pinterest · Matagalpa, Nicaragua. Muchachos await the counterattack by the National Guard, ...


Himes: Trump's 'Treasonous' Joke About Dems 'Dragged This Country Deep Into the Mud of ... Washington Free Beacon
Democratic Rep. Jim Himes (Conn.) said Tuesday that the level to which President Donald Trump has sunk in insulting political opponents would embarrass even Nicaraguan dictators. Himes was referring to Trump's comment in Ohio on Monday, when he called Democrats who did not cheer positive ...