La Chureca http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/35908/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