Nicaragua Daily update ⋅ February 17, 2018
Cuba announces baseball team to play friendly in Nicaragua Radio Cadena Agramonte
Havana, Feb 16.- The Cuban Baseball Federation announced the roster of the squad to hold a friendly match against Nicaragua on February 23, 24 and 25. Players such as outfielders Frederich Cepeda and Roel Santos, C Frank Morejon, RHP Lazaro Blanco, 1B Guillermo Aviles and infielders Raul ...

Migrants Are Up Against Nicaragua's “Containment Wall" ReliefWeb
With a Nicaraguan flag in the background, passports from Nicaragua, with the silhouette of Central America on its cover, are held up. The country's southern border with Costa Rica is closed by a "containment wall" policy that keeps out migrants travelling from South America towards the United States.

Military Blow to Drug- Trafficking in Nicaragua Prensa Latina
16 de febrero de 2018, 17:12Managua, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Over 230 kilograms of cocaine were seized by the Nicaraguan Army Naval Force during an operation off the coast of Mechapa, in Chinandega (northwest), the military source reported. Our naval air navigation system in conjunction with the ...

Coast Guard cutter returns to Portsmouth after seizing $252 million in cocaine WAVY-TV
The Coast Guard says the crew conducted exercises with the Naval Forces of the Army of Nicaragua and participated in multiple events to help improve diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Nicaragua. They also exchanged information on tactics to help intercept illegal drugs in the region.

Coast Guard Cutter Northland Returns After Counter-Drug Patrol MarineLink
Coast Guard Cutter Northland patrols the Eastern Pacific during an 81-day mission spanning December 2017-February 2018. During the patrol, the crew interdicted five smuggling vessels, detained 16 suspected traffickers and seized a combined 7,564 kilograms of cocaine. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by ...

Roth: Counterintuitive renewable energy progress Journal Record
Three other countries whose level of renewables might come as a bit of a surprise are Nicaragua, with plans to be powered by 90 percent renewables by 2020. Costa Rica, slightly more assertive than Nicaragua, aims to be completely carbon-neutral by 2021. And Uruguay, maybe the most impressive, ...

PAHO urges Member States to remain vigilant Curacao Chronicle
In 2017, five countries reported an increase in malaria cases: Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Venezuela. In addition, Cuba and Costa Rica reported indigenous cases and Honduras reported malaria cases in an area where cases had not been detected recently. Although PAHO Member States ...

$0.02 EPS Expected for B2Gold Corp. (BTG); Mairs & Power Raised Its Lilly (Eli) (LLY) Position Wolcott Daily
B2Gold Corp., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration and development of mineral properties in Nicaragua, the Philippines, Namibia, Mali, Colombia, Burkina Faso, and Finland. The company has market cap of $2.90 billion. It primarily explores for gold, silver, and copper deposits.

Polaris Infrastructure Inc. (PIF) Analysts See $0.09 EPS; Hawkins (HWKN) Shorts Decreased By ... HuronReport
The firm owns and operates the San Jacinto project, a 72 megawatt geothermal facility that covers an area of 40 square kilometers located in northwest Nicaragua. It has a 117.82 P/E ratio. The Company's exploration and development properties include the Casita project comprising an exploration ...