Bluefields (Nicaragua)

Type: City
Name: Bluefields (Nicaragua)
Country: Nicaragua
Latitude: 12.01
Longitude: -83.769997
population: 50,178
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Transformation

Travel is transformative. It doesn’t matter if you are traveling to Milwaukee or Melbourne; the act of leaving home is cathartic. The further away you get from your comfort zones, the more profound the adventure of learning becomes. And I am talking travel, ... [Published Mpls St Paul Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Nicaragua News Bulletin (April 15, 2014)

1. Two dead, 41 injured is toll of a series of earthquakes in Nicaragua2. Assembly elects 54 high level officials3. US science journal publishes article on Chronic Renal Failure epidemic4. More details on resolution of property claims emerge5. Nicaragua ... [Published NicaNet - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Nicaragua, Hidden Jewel of Central America: A Photo Diary

Carriage in front of the Cathedral of Granada. This cathedral is probably the most photographed building in Granada. Needless to say, I couldn't resist either. View of Volcan Concepcion, Ometepe Island. Ometepe is the largest island in Lake Nicaragua, ... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Mexico Pirates Target New Treasure: Shrimps

Heavily armed pirates have been hijacking shrimp catches along Mexico 's Pacific Coast, perhaps the work of cartel gunmen with time on their hands, or a sign of an interruption in cocaine shipments.According to an  investigation by El Universal , around $800,000 ... [Published InSight Crime - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Scholastics: Michael Mabee

ORANGE CITY, Iowa—Michael Mabee is one of 177 students from Northwestern College who will travel across the United States and overseas for the college’s annual Spring Service Projects (SSP) March 1–11.This year’s teams will serve at 13 sites. International ... [Published Press and Dakotan - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Development of Roads in Nicaraguan Caribbean

The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure (MTI) will invest $20 million on building an 80-kilometer track that will connect the Nicaraguan Caribbean with the Pacific, while it obtains financing for the construction of a paved road."... The track will ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Mar 12 2014]

Quotes

Sign outside a local liquor store in Granada: "Licoreria Colacho, for the very macho man. Touch the door, touch it, touch it..." We all thought this was hysterical Flor de Cana (flower of cane, referring to cane sugar) rum is one of the divine pleasures of Nicaragua...
...National Autonomous University, said the breakdown in the Sinaloa Cartel after the recent captures of important leaders -- including boss Joaquin "El Chapo Guzman -- may be behind the increase in shrimp boat robberies and that the problem will likely escalate. He warned that authorities need to ensure that these robberies do not "begin to be become modus operandi" for armed cells within the drug cartels. According to Benitez, a shrimp price increase of 30 to 40 percent has led to it being labeled "blue gold" and may also explain the rise in robberies."
"... The track will be another step closer to having for the first time a connection from the Caribbean to the Pacific, and thus wiil reduce the cost of transportation from Bluefields to the Pacific and back" said Pablo Fernando Martinez, chief of the MTI to Laprensa.com.ni

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Transformation [Published Mpls St Paul Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
Nicaragua News Bulletin (April 15, 2014) [Published NicaNet - Apr 16 2014]
Nicaragua News Bulletin (April 1, 2014) [Published NicaNet - Apr 05 2014]
Nicaragua News Bulletin (March 18, 2014) [Published NicaNet - Apr 05 2014]
Nicaragua, Hidden Jewel of Central America: A P... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 29 2014]
Mexico Pirates Target New Treasure: Shrimps [Published InSight Crime - Mar 24 2014]
Scholastics: Michael Mabee [Published Press and Dakotan - Mar 15 2014]
Development of Roads in Nicaraguan Caribbean [Published CentralAmericaData - Mar 12 2014]
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