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Nicaragua turns to Chinese firm to finance canal project


September 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Managua, Sep 8 (IANS/EFE) Nicaragua has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Chinese company on financing for a $30 billion inter-oceanic canal, an official said.The document was signed by ... Read more...

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Three Nicaragua cops dishonourably discharged


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Managua, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Nicaraguan police have announced the dishonourable discharge of three officers accused of raping a mentally challenged 12-year-old girl.Police spokesman Fernando Borge told reporters that the dismissed ... Read more...

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Nicaragua ready to shelter Gaddafi


August 24th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nicaragua would consider giving asylum to embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi if he asks for it, an aide to the Central American country's president told ... Read more...

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Nicaraguan President Ortega terms royal wedding ‘offensive’


April 30th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has said that he is offended by Prince William and Kate Middleton's marriage ceremony, as it is being celebrated while Libya is facing ... Read more...

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Nicaraguan women seek to restore legal abortion


September 29th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Managua, Sep 29 (IANS/EFE) A group of women have delivered to the Nicaraguan government thousands of signatures collected in Europe by Amnesty International (AI) to demand the restoration of therapeutic abortion in ... Read more...

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Nicaraguan diplomat found dead in NY apartment


September 24th, 2010 - 4:54 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – A Nicaraguan diplomat was found dead on Thursday in his Bronx apartment with his throat slashed, police said.The consul of Nicaragua in New York, Cesar Mercado, 34, ... Read more...

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Nicaragua declares itself to be land mine free


June 20th, 2010 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Managua, June 20 (IANS) Nicaragua has defused over two million land mines in the past 21 years under the "National Mine Clean Up Programme" and has now declared its territory free of ... Read more...

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Thousands demonstrate against Nicaragua’s president Ortega


November 22nd, 2009 - 4:54 am ICT by IANS
Managua (Nicaragua), Nov 22 (DPA) Thousands of protestors in the Central American country of Nicaragua took to the streets of Managua against President Daniel Ortega, who opposition parties and citizens' groups accuse ... Read more...

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Nicaragua attains full literacy


August 24th, 2009 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Managua (Nicaragua), Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said his country has attained full literacy after about three percent of the country's illiterate population learned to read and write.Ortega made ... Read more...

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Nicaragua rejects Honduras’ claims of troops buildup


July 6th, 2009 - 6:12 am ICT by IANS
Managua, July 6 (Xinhua) Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega Sunday denied an accusation from Honduras' post-coup government that Nicaraguan troops were massing on their shared border. "Brother Honduran soldiers, brother Honduran officials, I ... Read more...

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Americas summit marks new phase in regional ties


April 21st, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, April 21 (EFE) The fifth Summit of the Americas has marked a new phase in the relationship between US and Latin America. The expectations of a stormy summit fell by ... Read more...

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Latin American leaders want Cuba back in OAS


April 19th, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, April 19 (EFE) Latin American leaders who gathered here for the Fifth Summit of the Organisation of the Americas (OAS), Sunday favoured the return of Cuba into the ... Read more...

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Nicaragua breaks diplomatic relations with Colombia


March 7th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Managua (Nicaragua), March 7 (DPA) The crisis over a cross-border raid by Colombian forces into Ecuador continued to escalate as Nicaragua broke off diplomatic relations with Colombia "in solidarity with Ecuador". The ... Read more...

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Nicaragua breaks diplomatic ties with Colombia


March 7th, 2008 - 9:30 am ICT by admin
DPA Managua/Bogota, March 7 (DPA) Nicaragua has broken its diplomatic relations with Colombia "in solidarity with Ecuador" to protest a cross-border raid by Colombian forces over the weekend, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has ... Read more...

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