TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (October 14, 2014)

1. Earthquake measuring 7.3 hits off coast of Central America
2. Judge finds twelve guilty of July 19th killings
3. Rains cause flooding, two deaths
4. New polls reveal views on canal, economic situation of Nicaraguans
5. Mayangna community says “We are in danger.”
6. Cacao may replace coffee in some areas affected by climate change
7. National Museum opens new exhibits with 700 indigenous pieces
8. Solution sought for problems with Customs

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 07, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (October 7, 2014)

1. Trial of accused July 19 killers begins in Managua
2. Canal census proceeds; Cocibolca Group holds forum; Danish NGO opposes canal
3. Coffee fund to begin functioning; Rainforest Alliance funds green coffee
4. Foreign debt hits US$9.8 billion
5. Government to spend US$300 million on roads in Caribbean Regions
6. Nicaragua to coordinate regional tsunami alert system

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (September 30, 2014)

1. CID Gallup and M&R Consultores release new polls
2. Halleslevens represents Nicaragua at UN climate meeting
3. Many opinions voiced about canal studies
4. Rains cause damage; hopes for second and third harvests rise
5. Chikungunya takes hold in country
6. Rural technical education to be expanded
7. Petroglyphs in Masaya to be preserved and developed

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (September 23, 2014)

1. Reports show economy in good shape
2. Citizens express concerns about Canal during consultations
3. Obama’s annual drug trafficking report includes Nicaragua
4. Environmentalists skeptical about UN Climate Summit results
5. El Niño may or may not return in October and November
6. Bill against human trafficking in National Assembly
7. Sandinista commitment to health care highlighted
8. Persons with disabilities to recover more rights

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (September 16, 2014)

1. Nicaragua celebrates Independence Day and anniversary of Battle of San Jacinto
2. National Police celebrates 35th anniversary of its founding
3. Experts to study whether explosion was due to meteorite
4. Academy of Science holds conference on canal
5. Businesspeople make proposals on National Day of Entrepreneur
6. National Assembly to address mining regulations
7. Cattle industry works to create a “brand name” for Nicaraguan beef
8. Nicaragua presents “sustainable schools” program at FAO regional conference

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 09, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (September 9, 2014)

1. Government works to increase mine safety following Bonanza tragedy
2. Nicaragua to be “malaria free” by 2020
3. Drought slams sales of fertilizers and agrochemicals
4. Army celebrates 35th anniversary
5. Nicaragua signs agreements for oil exploration in the Pacific
6. Artificial reefs and mangrove reforestation improve the environment
7. Mystery explosion in Managua turns out to be a meteor
8. Economic Briefs

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Government works to increase mine safety following Bonanza tragedy

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 02, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (September 2, 2014)

1. Twenty miners rescued from collapsed gold mine; search suspended for seven still trapped
2. National Assembly approves budget reforms
3. Nicaraguan business sees little prospect US Congress will renew TPL this year
4. Exports on track to exceed record set in 2012
5. Census and Environmental study of canal route in progress
6. Drug traffickers arrested in region-wide operation
7. Drug trafficking has impact on south Caribbean Coast
8. Japanese financed border bridge inaugurated

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (August 26, 2014)

1. Government decides not to declare emergency for drought
2. Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Honduras sign development accord for Gulf of Fonseca
3. Gallup rates Nicaragua and Panama highest in “perceived security”
4. Nicaragua called a “green energy powerhouse”
5. Tumarin & Boboke hydroelectric plants confirmed
6. Nicaragua may send medical brigade to Gaza
7. Earthquake alert issued for Chinandega
8. Casa Maternas to benefit from Healthy Yards
 

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (August 19, 2014)

1. Case of July 19th attackers moved to Managua
2. Colombia asks World Court to declare Nicaraguan claim “inadmissible”
3. Mining conference calls attention to Nicaragua’s success; protest march highlights problems
4. International media outlets discuss feasibility of Nicaraguan shipping canal
5. Jurists clarify Law 779 regulations; women’s groups protest changes to definition of “femicide”
6. End of US TPL could cost 30,000 Nicaraguan textile workers their jobs
7. Nicaragua celebrates navy anniversary amid moves to modernize
8. First large group of sea turtles arrives at Chacocente

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (August 12, 2014)

1. Police present eight men accused of July 19th massacre
2. Tropical depressions bring some rain but drought continues
3. Regulations of Law 779 change parameters of “femicide”
4. Nicaragua benefits most from CAFTA
5. Juan Bautista Arrien, long-time UNESCO representative, dies at 83
6. PLI and PLC sign unity pact
7. United States donates rapid vessels to Nicaraguan navy
 

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