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2011-12-22 06:59:22

International team explains why second infections can be worse Dengue disease can be deadly. People infected by the mosquito-borne virus can develop an infection whose mild form is so harsh it's called "break-bone fever." Severe forms of the disease known as dengue hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome can be killers, making the disease a pressing public health problem in the sub-tropical regions where it is endemic. There is no treatment beyond fluid management, there is no...

2011-07-18 00:01:36

Investors and friends from neighboring Rocky Point development working to raise money for life saving surgery. Aposentillo, Nicaragua (PRWEB) July 17, 2011 Amongst the picturesque beach front of rural northern Nicaragua lies the home of Circle of Empowerment. An organization founded and run by Margaret Boren, that is dedicated to advocating for the health and well being of the local population. Margaret Boren has dedicated her time over the past 7 years in creating a health clinic and...

2011-06-07 08:00:00

WOBURN, Massachusetts, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- XIUS, a leader in delivering innovative telecommunications solutions for mobile operators and MVNOs worldwide, today announced that Telefonica Movistar has chosen XIUS's Payment Manager Solution to power its electronic prepaid recharge service in five Latin American countries: Panama, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Guatemala. Telefonica is one of the world's largest telecommunications companies, offering communications...

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...

2011-03-23 16:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With a total revenue forecast around $448 million for 2011, Nicaragua ranks last in Latin America. However, the country is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.8 percent over the next five years, ahead of the 4.9 percent average expected for Latin America, according to a new report from Pyramid Research (www.pyr.com). Nicaragua: Growing Faster than Latin American Average through 2015 offers a precise profile of the country's telecommunications,...

2011-03-09 00:00:26

In the spirit of giving during the holidays and to help spread the word for a meaningful cause Hula Networks a California based telecommunications solutions provider sponsored a series of meaningful, charitable events that reflect the core values from which their business was founded. As part of Hula's charitable mission, they provided over 250 Nicaragua people with basic necessities including a toothbrush, shampoo, soap, and more. "It may not seem like much to us living in America but, to...

2010-10-25 07:00:00

Service Controller deployment in Yota de Nicaragua WiMAX network, expansion to Peru in 2010 SAO PAULO, Brazil, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ - Bridgewater Systems (TSX: BWC), the mobile personalization company, today announced that Yota has selected the Bridgewater(R) Service Controller (AAA) anchored by Bridgewater's Subscriber Data Broker(TM) to support the rollout of its new national WiMAX service in Nicaragua. The network, which launched on July 1(st), is the first 4G wireless broadband...

2010-10-22 18:00:00

The GOES-13 satellite is watching Tropical Storm Richard work its way through the western Caribbean, and residents of eastern Honduras, Guatemala, Belize and Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula are bracing for its impacts as it is forecast to strengthen to hurricane status this weekend. Richard is going to be a big rainmaker for those countries. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite called GOES-13 captured a visible image of Tropical Storm Richard at 1732 UTC (1:32 p.m. EDT) on Oct....

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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