Managua http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/35907/all en Spain provides Nicaragua with modern garbage recycling plant http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/35779/130226/spain-provides-nicaragua-modern-garbage-recycling-plant <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Managua, Feb 19 (EFE).- Spain presented Tuesday to the city government of Managua the sealing off of the biggest garbage dump in Latin America, the flagship project of Spanish aid to Nicaragua.</p> <p>The La Chureca project included not only sealing the previously open-air dump, but also the construction of a recycling plant where the trash collectors work, as well as homes and a school for the more than 250 families who inhabit the area.</p> <p>The presentation ceremony was presided by the director of Spain's AECID aid agency, Juan Lopez-Doriga.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/35779/130226/spain-provides-nicaragua-modern-garbage-recycling-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas La Chureca Managua Agencia EFE Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:26:47 +0000 Agencia EFE 5767284 at http://www.globalpost.com Fugitive on FBI's 10 Most Wanted list arrested in Nicaragua http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130422/fugitive-fbis-10-most-wanted-list-arrested-nicaragua <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MANAGUA (Reuters) - Nicaraguan police said on Monday they had arrested a U.S. man on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list suspected of child pornography offences, and handed him over to U.S. officials for extradition.</p> <p>The suspect, former Washington schoolteacher Eric Justin Toth, was arrested on Saturday in Esteli, a city some 150 km (90 miles) north of Managua, said police chief Aminta Granera, adding that Toth had entered Nicaragua in February.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130422/fugitive-fbis-10-most-wanted-list-arrested-nicaragua" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aminta Granera Managua Social Issues Technology Year of birth missing Thomson Reuters Tue, 23 Apr 2013 00:15:52 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5822761 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama touts private sector for Central American development http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130505/obama-touts-private-sector-central-american-development <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>San Jose, May 4 (EFE).- U.S. President Barack Obama noted Saturday the private sector's enormous potential for Central American development, and urged a combination in the region of good government and a free market.</p> <p>The United States wants to find ways to improve trade relations with Central America, Obama said at the beginning of a business forum organized by the Central American Institute of Business Administration (INCAE), in collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130505/obama-touts-private-sector-central-american-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Business Environment Health INCAE Managua Politics Technology Agencia EFE Sun, 05 May 2013 15:30:33 +0000 Agencia EFE 5831350 at http://www.globalpost.com Moderate 6.5 earthquake strikes off Nicaragua http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130616/moderate-65-earthquake-strikes-nicaragua <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Nicaragua on Saturday, rattling buildings but causing only minor damage.</p> <p>The earthquake struck at 11:34 am (1734 GMT), 90 kilometers (55 miles) west of the capital Managua in the Pacific at a depth of 35 kilometers (21.7 miles), the US Geological Survey said.</p> <p>Nicaragua said it was followed by two aftershocks measuring 5.0 and 5.3.</p> <p>The quake rocked coastal cities and was felt in the capital, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130616/moderate-65-earthquake-strikes-nicaragua" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geology Managua Seismology Technology AFP Sun, 16 Jun 2013 07:30:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5857876 at http://www.globalpost.com Nicaragua and Spain's Repsol negotiate offshore exploration deal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130715/nicaragua-and-spains-repsol-negotiate-offshore-exploration-deal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Managua, Jul 15 (EFE).- The Nicaraguan government and Spanish oil company Repsol are negotiating a contract covering oil exploration and production in the Caribbean Sea, the press reported.</p> <p>Presidential agreement 140-2013, which was published in the official La Gaceta and picked up by the Managua daily El Nuevo Diario, authorizes Energy and Mines Minister Emilio Rappaccioli to begin negotiating with Repsol Exploracion S.A.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130715/nicaragua-and-spains-repsol-negotiate-offshore-exploration-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas El Nuevo Diario Managua Agencia EFE Mon, 15 Jul 2013 16:31:47 +0000 Agencia EFE 5884448 at http://www.globalpost.com Rescue center gives wildlife a second chance in Nicaragua http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/140106/rescue-center-gives-wildlife-second-chance-nicaragua <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Managua, Jan 6 (EFE).- The Animal Rescue Center is giving injured and traumatized animals a second chance at life in Nicaragua, which may be home to up to 10 percent of the planet's biodiversity.</p> <p>About three animals suffering from stress, physical injuries or on the verge of death arrive at the center, located 16 kilometers (about 10 miles) outside Managua, each day.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/140106/rescue-center-gives-wildlife-second-chance-nicaragua" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Managua Nicaragua Technology Agencia EFE Mon, 06 Jan 2014 19:16:31 +0000 Agencia EFE 6036430 at http://www.globalpost.com Strong 6.4 magnitude quake shakes Nicaragua's west coast http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140302/strong-64-magnitude-quake-shakes-nicaraguas-west-coast <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A strong 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Nicaragua just off its north-western Pacific coastline, the US Geological Survey, which monitors earthquakes worldwide, reported Sunday.</p> <p>The epicenter of the quake, which stuck at 0937 GMT, was in the ocean 23 kilometers west-southwest of the town of Jiquilillo, and 160 kilometers (99 miles) west-northwest of the capital Managua, the USGS reported.</p> <p>ch/dh</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Managua AFP Sun, 02 Mar 2014 13:31:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6084621 at http://www.globalpost.com Strong quake hits Nicaragua http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130911/spears-machetes-used-attack-tourists-png-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A shallow 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Nicaragua on Thursday close to several cities, including the capital, seismologists said.</p> <p>The strong quake struck at 5:27 pm (2327 GMT) at a depth of 10 kilometers (six miles), according to the US Geological Survey.</p> <p>The epicenter was 18 kilometers from Larreynaga and 50 kilometers north of the capital Managua, USGS said.</p> <p>bur-pst/oh</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Managua AFP Wed, 11 Sep 2013 12:47:49 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5930938 at http://www.globalpost.com Injuries as strong quake hits Nicaragua http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140411/injuries-strong-quake-hits-nicaragua-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A shallow 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Nicaragua on Thursday close to several cities, including the capital, injuring at least 24 people and damaging dozens of homes.</p> <p>The strong quake struck at 5:27 pm (2327 GMT) at a depth of 13 kilometers (eight miles), according to the US Geological Survey.</p> <p>The epicenter was 10 kilometers west of Valle San Francisco and 44 kilometers north-northwest of the capital Managua, the USGS said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140411/injuries-strong-quake-hits-nicaragua-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Geography of Nicaragua Managua AFP Fri, 11 Apr 2014 06:05:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6118824 at http://www.globalpost.com Nicaragua earthquake leaves one dead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130911/indias-rupee-at-three-week-high-against-dollar <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A 6.2-magnitude earthquake that struck Nicaragua killed one person, left 33 injured and damaged more than 800 homes, the government said Friday. </p> <p>President Daniel Ortega declared a state of emergency after Thursday's quake, centered in the Pacific coast region of the Central American nation.</p> <p>He said it caused significant damage and triggered panic among the population.</p> <p>The fatality was a 37-year-old woman who died of a heart attack, said officials at Carlos Roberto Huembes Hospital in Managua.</p> <p>Three of the injured were in serious condition.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130911/indias-rupee-at-three-week-high-against-dollar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Earthquakes Managua Nicaragua earthquake AFP Wed, 11 Sep 2013 13:16:18 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5930962 at http://www.globalpost.com Earthquake strikes Nicaragua, shaking buildings in capital http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140411/strong-61-quake-shakes-nicaragua-no-major-damage <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MANAGUA (Reuters) - An earthquake struck Nicaragua early on Monday morning, shaking buildings in the capital Managua.</p> <p>An official at Nicaragua's seismological authorities said the quake measured 5.6 in magnitude but had struck at a shallow depth, making it more powerfully felt.</p> <p>(Reporting by Ivan Castro)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> Americas Managua Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:28:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6119503 at http://www.globalpost.com Nicaragua modernizes military fleet with Russia's help http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140613/nicaragua-modernizes-military-fleet-russias-help <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MANAGUA, June 12 (Xinhua) -- The Nicaraguan Army (EN) is modernizing its military fleet with Russia's help, state news website El 19 Digital quoted a senior military officer as saying Thursday.</p> <p>The head of the army, Gen. Julio Aviles, made the statement Wednesday during the inauguration of a mechanics workshop belonging to the army's Mechanized Infantry Brigade.</p> <p>The Russian government donated the workshop's machinery to help Nicaragua upgrade its facilities.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140613/nicaragua-modernizes-military-fleet-russias-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Managua Nicaragua Technology Xinhua News Agency Fri, 13 Jun 2014 05:05:14 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6175262 at http://www.globalpost.com Nicaragua opens virtual stadium for World Cup fans http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140707/nicaragua-opens-virtual-stadium-world-cup-fans <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MANAGUA, July 7 (Xinhua) -- Some 30,000 Nicaraguan football fans will be able to follow the 2014 Brazil World Cup at a virtual stadium set up by the government, a source said Monday.</p> <p>Milton Ruiz, the coordinator of Nicaragua's Alexis Arguello Sports Movement, said the facility in the south of the capital Managua is ready to feature the Brazil vs. Germany semifinal match Tuesday.</p> <p>The bleachers, giant screen and broadcasting gear were installed for the semifinals and finals, confirmed Ruiz at a press conference.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140707/nicaragua-opens-virtual-stadium-world-cup-fans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Brazilian footballers Managua Xinhua News Agency Tue, 08 Jul 2014 00:46:16 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6198608 at http://www.globalpost.com