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2011-05-07 00:45:00

MANAGUA, Nicaragua. May 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the presence of Nicaraguan President, Comandante Daniel Ortega Saavedra, accompanied by Jesus Vizcarra Calderon, chairman of the Board of Directors of Grupo Viz / SuKarne, the facilities of Unidad Industrial de Ganaderia Integral Nicaragua, S.A. (GINSA) were inaugurated today, in SuKarne's first investment in livestock outside Mexico, in the first large-scale, intensive cattle fattening enterprise in Nicaragua. Also in attendance were...

2010-05-25 13:36:00

BALTIMORE, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Wall Street Institute, the world's premier provider of English language instruction, announced today the grand opening of a center in Nicaragua, the company's first learning center in Central America. Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America and is experiencing increased investment in growth industries such as tourism, making it a prime market for Wall Street Institute's proven English language training method. The Wall Street Institute...

2010-05-24 17:51:00

NEW YORK, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The ImpreMedia Board of Directors has elected Monica C. Lozano as chief executive officer of the company. She will assume the office immediately. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080415/LATU040LOGO) Lozano, 53, has been in a leadership position at impreMedia since its founding in January 2004, and has over 25 years of Hispanic media experience across virtually all business lines. She is currently publisher and CEO of La Opinion, and SVP...

2009-02-23 05:00:00

ORMOND BEACH, Fla., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Command Medical Products, Inc. is pleased to announce the arrival of James (Jim) Carnall as Command's new Vice President of Operations. Jim has assumed management responsibilities for both Florida and Nicaragua manufacturing sites as the new Vice President of Operations from the retiring Vice President, Joyce Vytlacil. A degreed electrical engineer, and successful entrepreneur, Jim brings with him an expansive amount of business experience. His...

2008-09-26 09:00:27

American Airlines plane lands on emergency in Managua MANAGUA, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- A passenger plane of the American Airlines of the United States landed on Thursday on emergency in the international airport Augusto Sandino of Nicaragua, after one window cracked during the flight. Airport's authorities as quoted by state-owned radio saying that all the passengers were uninjured although they were nervous. Nicaraguan authorities have not said if the event was an accident or a...

2006-04-05 07:20:00

By Alistair Scrutton LEON, Nicaragua (Reuters) - After years of setbacks, many Nicaraguans from Leon, the cradle of the 1979 Sandinista revolution, believe their aging former guerrilla leaders could soon return to power in elections that could also prove a diplomatic nightmare for Washington. "We need a change. It's been bad, bad, bad," said 60-year-old war Sandinista war veteran Daniel Sauro, referring to 16 years of pro-Washington governments that took power after Sandinista leader Daniel...

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...

2006-02-20 04:24:47

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - A moderate earthquake hit Nicaragua on Monday and was also felt in the neighboring Central American nation of Honduras, but there were no immediate reports of deaths or damage. A Reuters correspondent in the Nicaragua capital Managua said local radio had not mentioning the quake, which the U.S. Geological Survey in Denver said had a magnitude of 5.6. One witness in the Honduran capital Tegucigalpa said residents were awaken in the night by the quake but...

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...

2005-10-26 21:56:45

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Nicaragua's Congress on Wednesday rejected a lower commission's recommendation to lift President Enrique Bolanos' immunity and blocked a bid to prosecute him on election fraud charges. The rejection was a further easing of a political crisis in Nicaragua that the United States had called a "creeping coup" and shielded Bolanos, a U.S ally, from facing accusations of failing to disclose the origin of campaign funds. The vote came after Congress last week...


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