Nicaragua Daily update ⋅ February 28, 2018
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A Luxury Villa on Nicaragua's Emerald Coast Mansion Global
This 5,382-square-foot villa is in the new Residences at Mukul, a $250 million, 1,670-acre low-density private beach community on a four-mile sweep of the southern Pacific “Emerald Coast” of Nicaragua. Villa 4 is in the Antal neighborhood of the resort, one of seven standalone luxury villas that overlook ...


Nicaragua's Emerald Coast Is the Off-the-Beaten Path Beach Destination of Your Dreams GQ Magazine
Nicaragua, a.k.a. the “land of lakes and volcanoes,” is one of the world's fastest growing tourist destinations—it drew about 1.5 million visitors in 2016. But you wouldn't know it from visiting its Emerald Coast, a stretch of shoreline between Tola and El Astillero that feels decadently quiet and shockingly ...


CABEI Board of Directors Meets in Nicaragua Prensa Latina
CABEI Board of Directors Meets in Nicaragua ... Conrado was the Nicaraguan director of this regional organization until his death. ... Its founding members are Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, while Panama, the Dominican Republic and Belize joined as non-founding ...


Nicaragua loan growth slows in line with GDP Business News Americas
Nicaragua's banks saw lending grow 13.8% to a sector-wide loan book of 166bn córdobas (US$5.29bn) in December 2017, according to central bank data, held up by commercial and ... Nicaragua's annual GDP growth rate came to 3.7% in 3Q17, down from 4.2% the previous quarter and 7.2% in 1Q17.


Judson students to spend spring break on global outreach trips Chicago Daily Herald
From home improvement projects to helping the homeless, roughly 35 Judson University students, employees and alumni will travel to Belize, Nicaragua, and the Dominican Republic March 2 to 10 for service trips. Teams of students will partner with local Christian organizations to work on a variety of ...


A Dream Re-Routed: Deported Maryland Brothers Seek Options, Play on After Being Banished Sports Illustrated
Nestled in the colorful mountain village of San Marcos, Nicaragua, past narrow potholed streets and rusted stop signs and scraggy stray dogs, a satellite campus of Florida's Keiser University feels like any college in the states. Students breeze through a grassy quad dotted with religious statues, relics of ...


Teen from Palm Beach wins surfing competition Palm Beach Daily News
Photo by Tony Zacharek Ben Smith surfs through a wave in Nicaragua in June of 2017. Ben's father, Matt, said Ben drastically improved while surfing in places like Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Indonesia. Photo by Tony Zacharek, provided by Matt Smith. Posted: 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 28, 2018 ...


The 'exorcism' that turned into murder BBC News
The family knew she needed help, but they also knew it would take the best part of a day to reach a doctor from the scattering of poor homesteads in the rainforest of north-eastern Nicaragua, that is known as El Cortezal. Instead, they sent for the young pastor from the evangelical church that Vilma had ...


Work begins on Nicaraguan highway Business News Americas
Works began this week on the project to rehabilitate the 58.5km Muy Muy-Matiguás-Río Blanco highway in Nicaragua's Matagalpa department. Construction of the .


What So Not Introduces Winona Oak With “Beautiful” NYLON
What So Not's latest song was born in the jungle. Written while What So Not was staying in Nicaragua, “Beautiful” combines the thrill of discovery with his keen balancing act of dark and light. But it took a chance meeting with newcomer Winona Oak to bring the song to life. “I met Winona [in Nicaragua],” ...