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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,...

2006-01-17 23:05:00

MANAGUA (Reuters) - Nicaragua banned freshwater fishing of bull sharks and sawfish on Tuesday because of alarming population declines, and said it wants neighboring Costa Rica to impose a similar prohibition. Overfishing in the San Juan River that forms much of the border with Costa Rica has reduced the number of both marine animals to dangerously low levels, Nicaraguan agriculture officials said. The Nicaraguan ban on harvesting of the two types of fish, which can survive in both salt and...