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VIASPACE and AGRICORP Sign Joint Development Agreement for 12 MW...
Debt and equity financing for the power plant project will be solicited. Project development includes obtaining all necessary governmental approvals and licenses, long-term power purchase agreements, debt and equity financing, and a contract with an Engineering Procurement and Construction company to build the power plant.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Miami Herald
Notoriety follows Rivera pal in Nicaragua
Ana Alliegro, the Miami woman at the center of the federal corruption investigation involving former congressman David Rivera, is living in a small town outside of Managua.
Fri May 17, 2013
UN marks International day Against Homophobia
Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender movement hold a gay pride flag as they attend a march to mark the International Day Against Homophobia in Managua, Nicaragua.
Wed May 15, 2013
In Latin America's Second Largest Rainforest, an Indigenous Tribe Fights for Its Land
Nicaraguan soldiers of an ecological battalion of the Nicaraguan Army are sworn in by Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega , in Managua on Nov.
Tue May 14, 2013
'Living Legends' dance troupe comes to Nicaragua
Most university students right now are enjoying their summer break. Those who recently graduated are probably out looking for jobs, if they haven't found one already.
The importance and challenges of learning Spanish
Everyone should learn at least some Spanish if you plan to live here. As expats, we came here to experience a new culture-and language is an important part of that culture.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Nicaragua police expel news photographer for AFP
MANAGUA, Nicaragua Nicaraguan police say a Chilean photographer working for the French news agency Agence France-Presse has been deported because he entered a restricted area near President Daniel Ortega's office.
Sat May 11, 2013
Nicaragua deports AFP photojournalist
Chilean-born photographer HA©ctor Retamal, 37, is currently on a flight to Costa Rica after being deported Saturday afternoon without any paperwork or written explanation from Nicaraguan authorities.
Nicaragua 2.0 to facilitate education debate
In an attempt to start a broader national debate on the state of education in Nicaragua and the direction the country needs to go to better prepare its students for the future, civil activist groups Nicaragua 2.0 is organizing an open forum and debate on Nicaragua's education system on May 14, at 5 p.m. at the UAM campus in Managua.
Fri May 10, 2013
Inside Costa Rica
Nicaragua: Justice through conflict mediation
Though he never went to a university to study law, Arturo GarcA a, 44, has become an agent who brings justice to the community of Monte Tabor, south of the nation's capital of Managua.
Thu May 09, 2013
UNESCO chief visits two biosphere reserves in Nicaragua
Managua, May 10 - UNESCO director-general Irina Bokova inspected two of the three biosphere reserves in Nicaragua to get a firsthand look at their condition, first lady Rosario Murillo said.
Around the world, May 17 recognized as 'gay day'
LGBT rights advocates in more than 100 countries around the world will commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia on May 17 with a series of marches, workshops, performances and other events.
Wed May 08, 2013
Mayangna: gov't finally responding to Bosawas crisis
Mayangna leaders tell The Nicaragua Dispatch that National Police have finally started to respond to illegal land invasions inside BosawA s Biosphere Reserve by forcibly removing 180 mestizo "colonists" from the indigenous territory of Sauni Tuahka.
Granada connects at monthly meet and greet
I always wonder about all of the new people and businesses in Granada. There are so many.
Sat May 04, 2013
5 vacations that combine fitness with fun
Editor's note: Each month, Austin Fit Magazine shares with our readers a story from its latest issue.
Fri May 03, 2013
Beefing Up Disaster Response in Nicaragua
MANAGUA, May 03 - Nicaragua, which is prone to natural disasters like hurricanes, earthquakes and flooding, is confronting them with prevention measures and community drills and training in high-risk areas.
Violence hits Nicaraguan rainforest as land invasions mount
LONDON Leaders of Nicaragua's indigenous Mayangna community are battling an invasion of land speculators and small farmers into the Biosawas Biosphere Reserve, the second largest rainforest in the Americas, they said this week.
Thu May 02, 2013
US builds new cultural center in Managua
U.S. Ambassador Phyllis Powers rolled up her sleeves and dabbled in a bit of masonry this morning by placing the foundation stone for the new Nicaraguan-North American Cultural Center that is being built in Managua.
Sandinista unions have nothing to say on May Day
That message might sound more like Groucho Marx than Karl Marx, but it's the basic logic behind the new rallying cry of Sandinista labor unions, which increasingly put the interests of party before all else.
Wed May 01, 2013
New Way To Buy Nicaragua Real Estate Announced on NicaraguaRealEstates.com
NicaraguaRealEstates.com a new website offering Nicaragua real estate for sale, helps buyers find the property of their dreams.