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Nicaragua drops $80 million on Russian tanks - The Tico Times

The Tico TimesNicaragua drops $80 million on Russian tanksThe Tico TimesCarlos Cascante, director of the National University's International Relations Department, said that the tanks are part of President Daniel Ortega's plan to strengthen the army as a political force inside Nicaragua. During the 1990s, the country's ...Costa Rica Concerned Over Nicaragua's Purchase of 50 Russian TanksQ Costa Rica Newsall 5 news articles »

Sotheby's International Realty« Brand Expands into Nicaragua - PR Newswire (press release)

OPP.TodaySotheby's International Realty« Brand Expands into NicaraguaPR Newswire (press release)"With its uniquely beautiful landscape, Nicaragua is emerging as a robust destination for luxury real estate," said Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC. "The Nicaragua Sotheby's ...Sotheby's International Realty expands into NicaraguaOPP.Todayall 4 news articles »

Lost in Nicaragua, a Chinese Tycoon's Canal Project - New York Times

New York TimesLost in Nicaragua, a Chinese Tycoon's Canal ProjectNew York TimesBRITO, Nicaragua ? A Spanish explorer conducted the first survey to connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans here in the 16th century. Napoleon III of France dreamed about it. The railroad magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt briefly had rights to do it ...and more »

Surgeons putting a smile on the face of children in Nicaragua - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailSurgeons putting a smile on the face of children in NicaraguaThe Globe and MailSome 200 Nicaraguan children born with a cleft lip or palate, a congenital defect that prevents them talking, eating and breathing properly, are being operated on this week by doctors with the charity Operation Smile, with the support of the Nicaraguan ...and more »

Costa Rica Fears Nicaragua Tank Deal With Russia to Militarize Region - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalCosta Rica Fears Nicaragua Tank Deal With Russia to Militarize RegionSputnik InternationalNicaragua's ambassador to Russia, Juan Ernesto Vasquez Araya, first mentioned the prospective deal last August when he said Nicaragua was interested in buying T-72s, in addition to Russia-made T-55 tanks already in its service. The T-72 was developed ...50 Russian battle tanks headed to Nicaragua, sparking concerns in Central AmericaThe Costa Rica Starall 2 news articles »

China's Xinwei Telecom launches operations in Nicaragua - Daily Mail

China's Xinwei Telecom launches operations in NicaraguaDaily MailMANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) ? A telecom owned by a Chinese businessman who was awarded a concession to build a $50 billion transoceanic canal in Nicaragua has launched operations in the Central American nation, official media said Thursday.Chinese Telephone Company Begins Operations in NicaraguaPrensa Latinaall 5 news articles »

Why Does Nicaragua Want 50 Russian Tanks? - Havana Times

Why Does Nicaragua Want 50 Russian Tanks?Havana TimesHAVANA TIMES ? The Nicaraguan Army confirmed that the country acquired a considerable lot of military equipment and weaponry from Russia, among them T-721B1 tanks, as part of a plan to ?modernize? the military institution, reported dpa news.

Icelandic au pair in Nicaragua accuses winner of Mister Nicaragua of rape - Iceland Magazine

Iceland MagazineIcelandic au pair in Nicaragua accuses winner of Mister Nicaragua of rapeIceland MagazineA 21 year old Icelandic woman, Hei­r˙n Mj÷ll Bachmann, has accused a Nicaraguan celebrity, the winner of the title ?Mister Nicaragua?, of raping her. Hei­r˙n Mj÷ll told the Icelandic newspaper FrÚttabla­i­ that she believes the man slipped something ...

Nicaragua: Blessed, ?prospered? and dry - Havana Times

Havana TimesNicaragua: Blessed, ?prospered? and dryHavana TimesHAVANA TIMES ? On a superficial level, Daniel Ortega's government takes the prize in changing things, as compared with previous governments: the center of Managua is as bright and cheerful as an amusement park; the Salvador Allende port complex [a ...

The personal and the political mingle in Nicaragua - Irish Times

Irish TimesThe personal and the political mingle in NicaraguaIrish TimesIt was January 1973 when my parents and I first arrived in Nicaragua. The hotel, then known as the Intercontinental, was one of the only buildings still standing after the devastating earthquake that left much of the capital in ruins. Bodies were still ...





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