TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (April 15, 2014)

1. Two dead, 41 injured is toll of a series of earthquakes in Nicaragua
2. Assembly elects 54 high level officials
3. US science journal publishes article on Chronic Renal Failure epidemic
4. More details on resolution of property claims emerge
5. Nicaragua ranks well in UN corruption and security study
6. Economic briefs
 

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TUESDAY, APRIL 08, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (April 8, 2014)

1. Tech work for USAID Cuba destabilization program done in Nicaragua
2. Two Central American presidents-elect promise differing relationships with Nicaragua
3. Political news briefs
4. New Jersey Peaceworks founder Jim Burchell dies at 59
5. Nicaragua seeks final resolution of 1980s property controversy
6. Mayangnas demand faster action on colonizers of nature reserve
7. Nicaragua fighting human trafficking
8. Housing amendment could produce 1,000 more affordable houses
9. More social services being provided
 

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TUESDAY, APRIL 01, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (April 1, 2014)

1. Prisons to get UN inspection in May
2. Delegation identifies indigenous rights gains and challenges
3. An end to the property confiscation cases?
4. Members of Congress want report on US aid to Nicraragua
5. Student retention and other education news
6. Catholic Church hierarchy to dialogue with Ortega
7. Vaccination campaign inoculates tens of thousands
8. No Pay movement gets less sympathy this time around
9. Economic shorts

 

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TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (March 25, 2014)

1. Stage set for election of high officials to expired offices
2. Nicaragua makes progress toward Millennium Development Goals
3. Banana workers again rebuffed by US court
4. Russia and Nicaragua maintain strong relations
5. Businesses react to minimum wage increase
6. Tumarin construction logjam finally broken
7. “No incidents” between Nicaraguan and Colombian navies since World Court decision
8. Economic shorts

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TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (March 18, 2014)

1. FSLN wins majority control of both autonomous regional councils
2. Half a million in loans will expand water and sewer in 19 cities
3. Government increases minimum wage
4. Women recognized for leading role in government
5. Forest protection bill and Bosawas updates
6. National Assembly approves foreign military visits
7. Senior citizens to receive loans from government
8. Fires on the increase
9. Economic shorts

 

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TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (March 11, 2014)

1. After Caribbean Coast elections, selection of high level officials on horizon
2. Nicaragua marks International Women’s Day
3. Canal environmental study to be finished in April
4. Hugo Chavez remembered
5. Commercial forestry can accompany protection of the forest
6. Gang membership low as police emphasize reintegration over repression
7. Group fights to restore heritage seeds and food security
8. Professional development of high school teachers begins
 

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TUESDAY, MARCH 04, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (March 4, 2014)

1. Sandinistas win in Caribbean Coast elections
2. Earthquake of 6.4 on Richter scale in Pacific causes no damage or injuries
3. Cardinal Brenes welcomed home by a healthy Ortega and large crowds
4. Demands grow for expulsion of illegal colonizers in the Bosawas
5. Costa Rica files new claim in World Court
6. Russia considering a base in Nicaragua?
7. US accuses Nicaragua of “human rights abuses”
 

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (February 25, 2014)

1. Archbishop Brenes now wears the biretta of a cardinal
2. Sandino’s death 80 years ago remembered
3. Caribbean Coast regional elections to be held Sunday
4. Titling of indigenous land on Caribbean Coast moves forward along with other programs
5. Nicaragua Network marks 35 years of solidarity
 

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (February 18, 2014)

1. National Assembly approves new traffic law
2. Granada poetry festival honoring Ruben Dario opens
3. Minimum wage talks break down
4. Nicaraguan government sends messages of support to Venezuela
5. Groups promote same sex marriage with symbolic wedding
6. Nicaragua prepares for CAFTA economic dislocations coming in 2015
7. Dairy farmers converting cow dung to biogas

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014

Nicaragua News Bulletin (February 11, 2014)

1. New developments in disputes with Costa Rica
2. Colombia continues to patrol Nicaraguan waters in Caribbean
3. Constitutional amendments now in force
4. Chronic kidney disease could be caused by agrochemicals doctors say
5. Universities adding career paths to qualify students for Grand Canal work
6. School year begins “on a good footing”
7. Army thwarts Bosawas land invaders
8. Drought resistant seeds increase yields in Esteli
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