TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2015

Nicaragua News Bulletin (June 30, 2015)

1. Borge & Asociados releases new poll
2. United States in the news in Nicaragua
3. Acahualinca footprints museum closed for renovation
4. Summit of Latin American and Caribbean Women Leaders of African Descent held in Managua
5. Government highlights social programs completed in honor of July 19th anniversary
6. Economic briefs: Government’s annual report, increasing irrigation, combating coffee rust
7. Nicaragua detains Costa Rican on Interpol warrant

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TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2015

Nicaragua News Bulletin (June 23, 2015)

1. Heavy rains leave six dead and 35,000 people affected
2. Discussions continue around canal environmental and social impact study
3. Canal briefs: Costa Rica, financial study, McClatchy articles, Juigalpa protest, compensation
4. CSE Magistrate Marenco dies; parties discuss participation in 2016 elections
5. US funds opposition coalition

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TUESDAY, JUNE 02, 2015

Nicaragua News Bulletin (June 2, 2015)

1. Canal environmental study released to Canal Commission
2. Former Nicaraguan soccer official charged in FIFA scandal
3. Economic news: rice, oil exploration, World Bank
4. Caribbean Coast news: Indio Maiz Reserve, Paso Real Bridge, USAID projects, Palace of Caribbean Culture, lobster divers
5. Another poll shows Ortega government with high ratings
6. Wikileaks releases State Department documents on Nicaragua from 1978

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TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015

Nicaragua News Bulletin (May 26, 2015)

1. International congress addresses Central American epidemic of kidney disease
2. IEEPP releases survey on security perceptions
3. Political briefs: regulations; PLI and MRS; Ortega highlights investment
4. Economic briefs: Arce lays out goals; oil bill down; vice-minister for MIPYMES
5. Indigenous in Bosawas say road will lead to more deforestation
6. Petrocaribe fulfilling all commitments
7. Health and education news

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TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2015

Nicaragua News Bulletin (May 19, 2015)

1. Celebration of 120th anniversary of Sandino’s birth
2. Canal studies expected in June; CEJIL attorneys expelled; Maersk orders more giant ships
3. Seismic activity continues
4. Neighborhoods and rural areas suffering water shortages
5. Biomass energy advances
6. Obama names new US ambassador to Nicaragua; Navy hospital ship affected by high waves
7. Modifications to social security law benefit over 30,000 seniors
8. New meat plant inaugurated

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TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2015

Nicaragua News Bulletin (May 12, 2015)

1. Volcanoes under observation
2. Mining resumes in Bonanza after violent protests by artisanal miners
3. International briefs: Germany, Russia, United States Navy, Wisconsin
4. Zero Hunger and Zero Usury in the news
5. First national sign language song festival held
6. Government highlights crime prevention and rehabilitation efforts
7. Economic briefs: new milk plant, Free Trade Zone jobs, exports up

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TUESDAY, MAY 05, 2015

Nicaragua News Bulletin (May 5, 2015)

1. Rainy season begins in Nicaragua
2. Costa Rica and Nicaragua finish arguments before World Court
3. Russia and US in cooperation with Nicaragua
4. Freedom House report hard on Latin America
5. Nicaraguan workers celebrate May Day
6. Violence affects Nicaraguan women
7. Economic briefs: farmers in South Caribbean, new FTZ jobs, Social Security growth
8. Nicaragua expresses solidarity with Nepal; reinforces preparedness for quakes

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Nicaragua News Bulletin (April 28, 2015)

1. Canal briefs: Oquist, Talavera, the New York Times and PBS Newshour
2. World Earth Day noted in Nicaragua
3. Compensation of landowners affected by Tumarin almost completed
4. Ortega meets with high level Army officers; talks about Summit
5. Family Code supported and explained
6. Economic briefs: farm lending, housing rebound, home ownership, internet to RAAN
7. Nicaragua most improved in “happiness”
8. M&R: People speak freely to pollsters

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Nicaragua News Bulletin (April 21, 2015)

1. World Court hears arguments from Costa Rica and Nicaragua
2. New M&R poll released
3. Nicaragua must adapt to higher temperatures
4. Education briefs
5. Fishing production increases; government organizes cooperatives
6. Nicaragua takes out disaster insurance

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Nicaragua Network (April 14, 2015)

1. Central American presidents meet with Obama at Summit of the Americas
2. Wildfire on Mombacho volcano under control
3. Canal briefs: Forum in Panama and visit of German investors
4. Dangerous deep water free diving for lobsters has declined
5. Case of demolished hotel roils media 

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