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2009-11-09 13:50:00

NASA and the Japanese Space Agency's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite flew over Ida and captured her rainfall when she passed by Nicaragua, Honduras and Belize this weekend.

2009-11-04 10:46:00

VANCOUVER, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Radius Gold Inc. (TSX-V: RDU) is pleased to report that B2Gold ("B2") has provided an update on recent exploration at the Trebol and El Pavon gold properties in Nicaragua.

2009-09-18 06:00:00

YPSILANTI, Mich., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Maggie's Organics (www.maggiesorganics.com) has been making apparel items with certified organic fibers and fair labor practices since 1992.

2009-09-10 07:30:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Infinity Energy Resources, Inc.

2009-08-06 07:35:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The presidential limousine from the Somoza family dictatorship, a 1957 custom-built Mercedes 300D, is up for auction on eBay, item #180384545649, beginning August 7, 2009.

2009-07-22 06:45:00

SAN DIEGO, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The presidential limousine from the Somoza family dictatorship, a 1957 custom built Mercedes 300D, is up for auction on eBay, item #180384545649, beginning August 7, 2009.MotoringInvestments.com is making this heirloom, specifically built to suit the ego of Luis Somoza Debayle, available to the public for the first time in 30 years.

2009-07-01 14:40:40

Former junior lightweight boxing champion Alexis Arguello has died from a gunshot wound to the chest at his Nicaraguan home, the La Prensa newspaper said. Arguello, 57, was elected the mayor of Managua, Nicaragua, in 2008. Nicaraguan presidential spokeswoman Rosario Murillo confirmed his death, but

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.

2009-05-30 10:58:09

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.

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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