Nicaragua Daily update ⋅ April 16, 2018
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3 New Nicaraguan Cigars Arrive on the Scene Robb Report
Also hailing from Estelí, Nicaragua—and just in time for the brand's 50th anniversary in 2018—is the full-bodied, box-pressed Macanudo Inspirado Red ($6.49 – $7.49). It's the result of tobaccos grown in the island of Ometepe's rich volcanic soil, and which includes extensively aged ten and twelve year ...


Nicaragua's Cristofer Rosales Defeats Daigo Higa In A War Boxing Channel (press release) (blog)
Nicaragua's Cristofer Rosales Defeats Daigo Higa In A War – Sunday April 15th at the Yokohama Arena in Japan. Nicaragua's Cristofer “Latigo” Rosales (27-3-0, 18 KOs) faced Japan's previously unbeaten Daigo Higa (15-1-0, 15 KOs) with the vacant WBC world super flyweight title on the line.

Higa Upset By Rosales in Japan - SecondsOut
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Extradition of murder suspect could take years Newsday
A month after the slaying of a Westbury nursing student, her suspected killer is sitting in a Nicaraguan jail and federal authorities can't say when or even if he will be returned to the United States. Orlando Tercero, 22, has been charged with second-degree murder in the strangulation death of Haley ...


Vacation seekers flock to Central American tropics as an alternative to Caribbean, Mexico CNBC
Many vacationers have passports bearing the seals of a Latin American or Caribbean country. Now, an increasing number are flocking to six countries that, until recently, have been the best kept secret among destination travelers. Central America — Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua ...


Turning beer into water for our Sister City Mad River Union
CAMOAPA, NICARAGUA – If you have gone to any I Block party in the last 30 years – you know, that fun party with beer, food, music, and old friends always held on Labor Day next to Los Bagels – you have magical powers. Your beer buying habits have turned beer into water for Arcata's sister city, ...


The gardens of Boaco Mad River Union
BOACO, NICARAGUA – During Humboldt State Spring break, Humboldt State's Student California Teachers Association (SCTA) Vice President Savannah Pascucci-Luevano and Communication Editor Caroline Brock with SCTA member Shannon Fowler, along with a group of 19 students, traveled to ...


10 Easy Houseplants That Anyone Can Keep Alive, From a Total Lifelong Plant Mom SELF
“I wonder how they're doing,” I said nervously to Rahul on the plane. The bright city lights of New York had just started to appear below us, beautiful and welcoming but also a sign that our weeklong trip to Nicaragua had officially come to an end. “They're going to be fine, right? Tell me they're going to be ...


Survivor: Matt Chisholm 'hits the ground running' in second season of jungle show Stuff.co.nz
"(Nicaragua) was a much nicer location, it was really quite stunning," says Chisholm. "Whereas season two – on a lake, on an island and not really much going on – the outlook was pretty much the same every day. Really, really hot, you still had those creepy crawlies, but the outlook was pretty much the ...


The super rich are paying $150000 for a perfectly planned round-the-world adventure — here's ... The Advocate
There's no shortage of adventurous and exhilarating activities in Nicaragua. Explore the cloud forest on foot and from up above on a zip line. Or, there's the option to sport fish, take in a round of golf, or pedal around on a bicycle. The ultra-rich can also imbibe the country's finest rums and try their hands at ...


TC students volunteer during ESM Week Troy Daily News
Another student, senior Brittany Swartz, spent ESM Week in Nicaragua for the second year in a row. In Nicaragua, Swartz and other Troy Christian students had the opportunity to visit an orphanage for disabled children and adults, paint and help make a wall at a translator's home, and mix concrete for a ...