Latest Nicaragua Stories

2009-06-23 06:30:00

COMPANY TO HOST INVESTOR CONFERENCE ON JULY 9, 2009 OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Infinity Energy Resources, Inc. (Pink Sheets: IFNY) ("Infinity" or the "Company"), an independent oil and gas exploration and development company, today announced the initial members of the technical team that will work closely with Infinity to pursue exploration and development activities involving the Company's oil and gas concessions covering 1.4 million acres offshore Nicaragua in...

2009-05-30 10:58:09

By Jill Bruning, Michigan Technological University NSF-supported graduate student describes her field work searching for geologic fractures that could improve groundwater exploration and the siting of wells in the rugged terrain Boaco, like many communities around the world, has serious water supply and quality problems. My thesis research brought me to the small, rural town in Nicaragua, where I have been working with my advisor, John Geirke, to identify geological lineaments (fractures)...

2009-04-17 07:00:00

Recent Campaign for Nicaragua Embedded on 7,910 Web Pages BOSTON, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent search for "Travel Video" on Google revealed "Travel Video PostCard" ranks number 6 and 10 out of 2.5 billion searched items. And a recent digital video campaign conducted for Nicaragua generated these results: - Travel Video Postcard is embedded on 7,910 web pages, web sites and blogs globally; - In Trip Advisor, Travel Video Postcard has 3 out of 5 videos on Nicaragua, including one in...

2009-03-06 06:00:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Infinity Energy Resources, Inc. (Pink Sheets: IFNY) ("Infinity" or "the Company"), an independent oil and gas exploration and development company, today announced that the Nicaraguan government and the Company have finalized all of the documents necessary to validate the exploration contracts associated with oil and gas concessions covering 1.4 million acres offshore Nicaragua in the Caribbean Sea. "The final approval of our offshore...

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...

2009-02-16 08:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- eTelecare Global Solutions (Pink Sheets: ETEL), a leading provider of complex business process outsourcing (BPO) solutions, has expanded an agreement with a leading telecommunications provider whereby it will provide an additional queue to this longstanding client's inbound sales program. The additional services -- designed to help the client's U.S. customers add new communications lines or upgrade to newer or higher-tier phones -- will be...

2009-02-15 15:20:42

Research in Nicaragua shows how signs made at home may contribute to new sign language Deaf children are able to develop a language-like gesture system by making up hand signs and using homemade systems to increase their communication as they grow, just as children with conventional spoken language, research at the University of Chicago shows. "Other studies on this 'homesigning' have usually stopped at the point the children go to school, but I have been able to follow children in Nicaragua...

2008-10-22 09:00:36

DENVER, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Infinity Energy Resources, Inc. (Pink Sheets: IFNY) ("Infinity" or the "Company"), an independent oil and gas exploration and development company, today announced that it has entered into a Third Forbearance Agreement ("the Agreement") dated October 16, 2008 with Amegy Bank, N.A. ("Amegy") under the Loan Agreement dated January 9, 2007, as amended and supplemented (the "Loan Agreement"). "We are very pleased that Amegy Bank has continued to support...

2008-10-08 09:00:18

By Pete Yost Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Republican Sen. John McCain served on the advisory board to the U.S. chapter of an international group linked to ultra- right-wing death squads in Central America in the 1980s. The U.S. Council for World Freedom also aided rebels trying to overthrow the leftist government of Nicaragua. That landed the group in the middle of the Iran-Contra affair and in legal trouble with the Internal Revenue Service, which revoked the charitable organization's...

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...

Latest Nicaragua Reference Libraries

Red-throated Caracara, Ibycter americanus
2012-04-02 16:55:31

The Red-throated Caracara, (Ibycter americanus), is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family. It is the only member of its genus Ibycter. It is sometimes incorrectly placed in the Daptrius genus with the Black Caracara. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. The habitats of this social bird are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests...

Tawny-faced Quail, Rhynchortyx cinctus
2012-03-22 21:32:37

The Tawny-faced Quail (Rhynchortyx cinctus) is a species of bird in the Odontophoridae family. It is the only bird in its genus. It is found throughout Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Its habitat includes subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain forests. Image Caption: Artistic Depiction of Male Tawny-faced Quail. Credit: Wikipedia (public domain)

2007-03-26 18:10:06

Amphilophus citrinellus is a large cichlid fish endemic to Costa Rica and Nicaragua in Central America. In the aquarium trade A. citrinellus is often sold under the trade name of Midas cichlid or Red devil. Coloration in wild stocks is variable and while most specimens are grey to olive brown some pink, yellow or orange specimens do occur. A. citrinellus are omnivorous and their diet consists of plant material, mollusks and smaller fish. The species is closely related to Amphilophus labiatus.

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'