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Latest Chinandega Stories

2012-05-08 02:23:53

MANAGUA, Nicaragua, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicaragua, Central America's hottest (and safest) tourist destination, has unveiled a website feature to make traveling to "the land of lakes and volcanoes" easier. The new booking engine on VisitNicaragua.US enables tourists to make reservations for hotels, flights and tours in a simple, direct and easy-to-navigate way. Among the featured hotels that visitors to VisitNicaragua.US can book are Hotel Casa San Francisco in Granada,...

2006-03-09 08:56:28

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) - Nicaraguan civil defense authorities on Wednesday warned residents about a volcano that has been shooting off columns of gas and ash. The activity had ceased by Wednesday morning and there were no immediate plans to evacuate communities near the 5,725-foot San Cristobal volcano in the province of Chinandega, 60 miles west of the capital of Managua. The renewed activity began Monday night and involved small explosions alternating with mini-earthquakes, civil defense...