Latest Nicaragua Stories

2009-02-15 15:20:42

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.

2008-10-22 09:00:36

DENVER, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Infinity Energy Resources, Inc.

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.

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.

2008-09-12 15:00:22

Simon Ridgway, President of Radius Gold Inc. (TSX VENTURE: RDU)(OTCBB: RDUFF), is pleased to announce results for the remaining diamond drill holes at the Company's 100%-owned Trebol project located in northeastern Nicaragua.

2008-08-14 09:01:03

DENVER, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Infinity Energy Resources, Inc.

2008-08-07 15:00:59

By Ann Bryant FARMINGTON - Suturing a pig's foot, setting a cast or cutting and sewing used T-shirts into diapers for babies in Nicaragua are a few of the activities 42 area high schoolers are undertaking this week in the Scrub Club at Franklin Memorial Hospital.

2008-08-07 15:00:42

Simon Ridgway, President of Radius Gold Inc. (TSX VENTURE: RDU)(OTCBB: RDUFF), is pleased to announce initial results from the Company's diamond drill program at its 100%-owned Trebol project located in northeastern Nicaragua.

2008-07-24 09:00:52

Nicaraguans encouraged to eat poultry to combat global food crisis MANAGUA, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Nicaraguan Vice Minister of Industry and Commerce Veronica Rojas on Tuesday encouraged Nicaraguans to have poultry, vegetables and beans in their daily diet, as they remained largely unaffected by the global food crisis.

2008-07-07 09:00:55

DENVER, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Infinity Energy Resources, Inc.

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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  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.