Nicaragua begins the construction of a $ 50 billion canal

Nicaragua initiated yesterday the construction of a gigantic waterway of 50,000 million dollar, a project led by a Chinese businessman. This work aims to compete with the Panama Canal. The government of President Daniel Ortega said that the canal of 278 kilometers, which would...

ALBA meets to propose joint action to combat Ebola

An extraordinary summit gathers today in Cuba the leaders of 12 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, to raise a joint action against the Ebola virus in the region. “In This extraordinary summit on Ebola protocols must be unified to protect and prevent this disease...

Middle America is shaken by aftershocks following an earthquake

Hours after the 7.3-magnitude earthquake that last Monday struck from Mexico to Panama and killed one in El Salvador, left many homes damaged and cracked walls; a wave of earthquakes has shook Middle America this past Tuesday. In Nicaragua, the authorities suspended classes in...

Nicaragua Authorities work to free 24 miners trapped in mine

24 artisanal miners were trapped in a mine in the town of Bonanza, in the North Atlantic Autonomous Region (NAAR) of Nicaragua, after the collapse of a hill, informed today the authorities. The 24 workers were trapped since Thursday, along with two others who managed to escape,...

Sales of fine coffee have a low in Latin America

Nine countries of Latin America registered a drop of 6.13% in the first six months of the 2013-2014 harvest compared with the last production in the same period. The National Coffee Association of Guatemala (Anacafe for its Spanish acronym) said that exportations from Colombia,...

Diplomatic relations between Ecuador and Nicaragua are strengthened

The Government of Nicaragua urged yesterday to strengthen diplomatic and cooperative relations with Ecuador. This was reflected during a ceremony in which the Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Samuel Santos received the credentials of the new Ambassador of Ecuador in Nicaragua, Aminta...

Earthquake of 5.6 degrees was registered in Nicaragua

Nicaragua remained sleepless the early hours of Monday after the earthquake of 5.6 degrees on the Richter scale that shook Managua. The quake occurred at 23H07 local time (05H07 GMT), with its epicenter located 1 km from Apoyeque volcano, on the coasts of Xolotlán of Managua,...

Nicaragua evacuated more than 300 people due to overflowing rivers

Around 365 people were evacuated from their homes last Thursday, July 25. These measurements were taken after a heavy flooding in the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua, said an official source. Previously the authorities pointed out that the Prinzapolka river overflowed and Laguna de...
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