Nicaragua Daily update ⋅ February 22, 2018
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Instagram Pic of the Week: Nicaragua Independent Online
Nicaragua is home to two of the largest fresh water lakes on the continent —Lake Managua and Lake Nicaragua. Eric, a travel photographer, doesn't detail where exactly this picture was taken, but I assume it might be somewhere near the Corn Islands, which is a popular snorkeling destination due to its ...


Funding evaporates for Nicaragua's $50 billion ocean-to-ocean canal Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release)
Nicaragua's ambitious dream of building a canal to rival Panama's famous waterway looks in peril as doubts pile up over whether its Chinese investor can cough up the $50 billion needed, analysts say. The project “has remained completely unfinanced because it doesn't meet reliability requirements,” ...


Nicaragua Rejects 'Political Intolerance' Against Venezuela teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)
"We hope that these obstacles can be overcome, those vetoes that are being applied to Venezuela by closing the space to participate in a table where all the countries of our America will be," Nicaraguan President Ortega said Wednesday during an event in Managua. "Precisely if there is a problem is ...


Funding evaporates for Nicaragua's $50 billion ocean-to-ocean canal Yahoo News
Managua (AFP) - Nicaragua's ambitious dream of building a canal to rival Panama's famous waterway looks in peril as doubts pile up over whether its Chinese investor can cough up the $50 billion needed, analysts say. The project "has remained completely unfinanced because it doesn't meet reliability ...


Nicaragua vs. Cuba Duel March 10 in Panama Fight News
Two boxers from Cuba facing off against two fighters from Nicaragua, this is the choice menu offered in Panama City on March 10th. Unbeaten Cuban jr lightweight Pablo Vicente (9-0, 7 KOs) and Yamil Acevedo (13-1-1, 7 KOs) of Nicaragua will battle for the vacant WBC Fecarbox title. Acevedo's lone ...


Funding evaporates for Nicaragua's $50 billion ocean-to-ocean canal Yahoo Singapore News
An ambitious project to build a canal across Nicaragua appears in doubt but small landowners in its path and environmentalists, like those pictured below in a Januayr 7, 2017 file photo, are still worried FILES) In this file photo taken on January 07, 2017 peasant farmers march to protest against the ...


Volleyball plans Nicaragua trip The Doane Line
Imagine this -- you're sitting on a beach, surrounded by your favorite sport, in this instance, volleyball, with your teammates and friends. For the Doane volleyball team, this is a reality. Junior Erin Warren said the team was going to Nicaragua for their “'pre-pre-season.'” “We want to gain new experiences ...


Peace Corps names Tulane No. 1 producer of volunteers for 2018 News from Tulane
The annual list of Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities released Wednesday by the Peace Corps has ranked Tulane among the top producers every year since 2011. Since the agency's founding in 1961, 587 Tulane graduates have served in communities around the world. In Nicaragua ...

Peace Corps names Tulane No. 1 producer of volunteers for 2018 - News from Tulane
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[Photo] South Korea signs trade agreement with five Central American countries The Hankyoreh
The South Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced that it had concluded a free trade agreement with five Central American nations on Feb. 21. The agreement with Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama will eliminate about 95 percent of existing trade duties and ...

S. Korea and Five Central American Countries Signed Free Trade Agreement - BusinessKorea
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Local ministry selling candy bouquets, paintings Cassville Democrat
On behalf of The Point Church of Cassville, The Messy Apron will be selling an assortment of candy bouquets and painted canvas' for $5 each to raise funds for a mission trip to Nicaragua until midnight tomorrow. The trip, which will take place in October, is being coordinated through Deep Water ...