Nicaragua Daily update ⋅ February 23, 2018
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Boiling Mud Pools of San Jacinto Atlas Obscura
Volcano Telica remains one of the most popular attractions for visitors to Nicaragua, not just for its gigantic lava-filled crater, but for its stunning views over the ocean and the neighboring volcanoes. But nearby, in the small town of San Jacinto, is a lesser-known volcanic artifact.


Funding evaporates for Nicaragua's $50 billion ocean-to-ocean canal Daily Sabah
Peasants on horseback arrive to join a march against the construction of an interoceanic major canal in Nicaragua, in La Fonseca, a remote village along the proposed canal route that would be destroyed by the project.


Newfoundlanders sharing the gift of eyesight in Nicaragua CBC.ca
Team Broken Earth and members of several branches of the Lions Club in Newfoundland and Labrador are wrapping up a life-changing mission in Nicaragua to bring eye care to residents in need. A team of 10 has been in the city of Chinandega for the past week and a half, helping set up an optometry ...


Penn State women's soccer to travel to Nicaragua during spring break The Daily Collegian Online
While most students will be spending their spring breaks relaxing and preparing for the final stretch of classes, the Penn State women's soccer team will be busy spreading a message of positivity in Granada, Nicaragua. Through a partnership with the nonprofit organization Soccer Without Borders, the ...


Nicaragua Closes Ranks along with Venezuela, Rejects Isolationism Prensa Latina
22 de febrero de 2018, 09:52Managua, feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega considered that today''s attempts to exclude Venezuela from the VIII Summit of the Americas, to be held next April in Peru, are meaningless and illogical, while representing an act of intolerance, at the ...


Nicaragua's RM196 billion ocean-to-ocean canal in limbo The Malaysian Insight
Nicaragua's RM196 billion ocean-to-ocean canal in limbo Chinese telecoms tycoon and investor Wang Jing has fallen off the radar since he lost a big chunk of his fortune in 2015. The proposed Nicaragua canal has largely followed suit. – EPA pic, February 22, 2018.


Funding evaporates for Nicaragua's $50 billion ocean-to-ocean canal Free Malaysia Today
MANAGUA: 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 pay the $50 billion (RM200 billion) needed, analysts say. The project “has remained completely unfinanced because it doesn't meet ...


B2Gold Announces Positive Initial Open-pit Resource at the Newly-discovered El Limon Central ... GlobeNewswire (press release)
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- B2Gold Corp. (TSX: BTO) (NYSE AMERICAN: BTG) (NSX: B2G) (“B2Gold” or the “Company”) announces a positive initial open-pit resource at the newly-discovered El Limon Central zone, at the El Limon property in Nicaragua, ...


Northwestern College students to serve during spring break Northwestern College
International destinations include Haiti, Ireland, the Netherlands and Nicaragua. In Haiti, students will teach children and provide manual labor, while in Ireland, they will partner with Dublin Christian Mission, a ministry that works with people who are homeless. Students traveling to the Netherlands will ...


More Peace Corps volunteers come from Tulane than any other grad school NOLA.com
It is the sort of education that prepared Tulane alumna Carlin O'Brien for work as a heath educator in Nicaragua. The university said O'Brien leads training on HIV/AIDS and gender equality workshops at the local hospitals and high schools in the country. "I already had many of the skills that Peace Corps ...