TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2015

Nicaragua News Bulletin (July 28, 2015)

1. Officers involved in Las Jagüitas operation plead guilty, ask for forgiveness
2. Managua begins celebration of its patron Santo Domingo with an environmental theme
3. International briefs: property waiver, new ambassador, creativity index, IMF, anniversaries
4. Economic briefs: Moody’s rating, cattle smuggling, drought, FTZs, tourism
5. Social issues briefs: diabetes, gender-based violence, human trafficking, birth registration, technical education

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TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2015

Nicaragua News Bulletin (July 21, 2015)

1. Nicaraguans celebrate another anniversary of the revolution
2. Forum on Nicaragua held at Inter-American Dialogue in Washington, DC
3. Solidarity conference held in Managua
4. Earth tremblers at Casita Volcano

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TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2015

Nicaragua News Bulletin (July 14, 2015)

1. Drug operation goes wrong resulting in three civilian deaths
2. Few resources to protect nature reserves
3. Police and politicians injured in confrontation at Supreme Electoral Council
4. Caribbean Coast briefs: flooded rivers; indigenous elections; Rosita roadblock
5. Social policy briefs: XO laptops; another casa materna; electricity; English; traffic deaths; dengue
6. Final report of UN Millennium Goals notes progress, including Nicaragua

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TUESDAY, JULY 07, 2015

Nicaragua News Bulletin (July 7, 2015)

1. Nicaragua affected by climate change
2. Judith Silva elected to Supreme Electoral Council
3. Sandinistas mark 36th anniversary of the “repliegue”
4. Fourth of July celebrated at US Embassy in Managua
5. Nicaragua achieves UN Millennium Development Goal of reducing hunger by half
6. Economic briefs: consumer prices, commodity prices, trucker strike, coffee, electricity
7. Nicaragua implements second phase of Better Work Program in FTZs
8. Ortega sends message of support to Greece

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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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