Nicaragua Daily update ⋅ February 13, 2018
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Springfield 'Ride Extreme' volunteer heads back to Nicaragua KSPR
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3/KSPR) - A local volunteer heads back to South America this week for a special groundbreaking. Gary Wilson, the Mission Director with High Street Baptist Church, went to Nicaragua last April with the group 'Ride Extreme for Youth Extreme.' It took Wilson 15 days to ride a ...


Nicaragua: Ortega Protects Roberto Rivas with an “Illegal Electoral Reform” Havana Times
Roberto Rivas, who was sanctioned by the United States, remains as “President” of Nicaragua's Supreme Electoral Council, but without any duties. Lumberto Campbell becomes the de facto president, while Rivas maintains his immunity, salary and privileges. By Arlen Cerca (Confidencial). Roberto ...


The CIA's Dirty War in Nicaragua Center for Research on Globalization
What is happening in Syria is a reminder of what happened in Nicaragua during the U.S. supported Contra war against the Sandinistas in the 1980′s. It was an important part of the Iran-Contra Affair, one of the most controversial scandals in modern history involving the Washington-CIA matrix ...


Nicaragua On Alert Before Seismic Activity in the Capital Prensa Latina
At least three tremors of low intensity were felt this morning in different parts of Managua, according to residents reported through social networks. The Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (Ineter) recorded earthquakes, the largest of which was 2.6 magnitude on the Richter scale, with a depth of six ...


Nicaragua highlights the export potential of mangoes and citrus fruits FreshPlaza
Nicaragua's mango and citrus fruits have registered significant growth in sales abroad. Despite ... The general manager of the Association of Producers and Exporters of Nicaragua (APEN) said that mango and citrus fruit exports to other markets, such as Europe and the United States, could increase.


Tuesday Trivia: Do you know these presidents from Tennessee? Johnson City Press
Walker filibustered with mercenaries in Baja California (Mexico) and in Nicaragua. He was put on trial after the Mexicans pushed him out, but popular public support of filibustering led to his quick acquittal. He successfully took over Granada in Nicaragua and installed himself as president. After blocking ...


Group of Valley residents work to bring smiles to remote village in Nicaragua KFSN-TV
It's being called Operation Hope. It has grown over the past few years to now have 14 volunteers helping hundreds lead better lives. (KFSN). KFSN. By Gene Haagenson. Monday, February 12, 2018 05:41PM. Rene Moncada and other members of Sunset Rotary Club have been on this mission for four ...


Granada Poetry Festival Discusses Central America Integration The Costa Rica News
The fourteenth edition of the International Festival of Poetry of Granada will be held until next Saturday, February 17, in honor of the Nicaraguan poet Fernando Silva (1927-2016) and in memory of the Honduran Roberto Sosa (1930-2011). The festival It will also be celebrated within the centenary of the ...


Video: Integrity in Journalism, The Legacy of Robert Parry, “You Tell the Truth, No Matter What” Center for Research on Globalization
Bob Parry, of course, is best known for his ground-breaking reporting exposing the Iran-Contra affair, the Reagan-era scandal involving the illicit sale of arms to Iran and use of the proceeds to fund the Contra rebel army in Nicaragua. He also played a key role, along with colleague Brian Barger, ...