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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....

2010-09-23 15:00:00

The fifteenth tropical depression of the Atlantic Ocean season has formed in the south-central Caribbean Sea, and the GOES-13 satellite captured its swirling mass of clouds and showers in a visible image today. Watches and warnings are already up for Central America. At 2 p.m. EDT today, Sept. 23, Tropical Depression 15 had maximum sustained winds near 35 mph. It was located about 485 miles east of Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua, near 13.9 North and 76.2 West. It was moving west at 15 mph, and had...

2010-09-02 10:15:00

VANCOUVER, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Radius Gold Inc. (TSX-V: RDU) is pleased to provide an update on the Company's broad portfolio of gold projects in Central America and the Yukon Territory. Briefly: - Drilling has commenced at Radius' 100% owned Sixty Mile project in the Yukon Territory and management anticipates that drilling will commence at the HB silver-gold project in Eastern Guatemala in October - Radius' partner B2Gold is making progress on both the...

2010-09-01 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pink OTC Markets Inc. (OTCQX: PINK), the financial information and technology services company that operates the leading electronic quotation and trading system in the U.S. OTC securities market, today announced that B2Gold Corp. (OTCQX: BGLPF, TSX: BTO), a Canadian based gold producer with mining operations in Nicaragua, is now trading on the OTC market's highest tier, OTCQX®. (Logo:...

2010-07-28 12:01:00

VANCOUVER, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Radius Gold Inc. (TSX-V: RDU) is pleased to report that B2Gold ("B2") has provided an update on exploration activities at the Trebol and Pavon gold projects, both in Nicaragua. Exploration at both projects is yielding very positive results and Radius is highly encouraged by B2's progress. Pavon B2 has made good progress at the Pavon project in central Nicaragua, although work has slowed somewhat with the onset of the rainy season. Another...

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...

2010-05-05 15:16:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayorga Coffee announces its Farmer Friendly® Coffee is available exclusively in 300 Sam's Club locations nationwide this May. The Farmer Friendly® brand is an extension of Mayorga's progressive sourcing approach, bridging the gap between farmer and consumer by establishing direct relationships with farmers who emphasize on sustainable practices, while growing top-quality Specialty coffee. Through this collaboration,...

2010-03-23 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Radius Gold Inc. (TSX-V: RDU) - Radius Gold is pleased to report on recent work completed by B2Gold ("B2") at the Trebol project in north-eastern Nicaragua, where trenching and sampling programs continue to expand the known extent of the epithermal gold mineralization discovered by Radius. Two of B2's recent trenches have yielded continuously mineralized intervals nearly 100 meters in length averaging around 1 g/t Au. Based on the trenching, and...

2010-03-21 23:01:00

NEWTON, Mass., GUATEMALA CIUDAD, Guatemala and LAS VEGAS, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- International CTIA Wireless Show -- MoreMagic Solutions, a leading mobile financial solutions provider, and Claro, a leading mobile network operator, are providing immigrants in the United States, Canada, and worldwide an easy and affordable way to send minutes home to relatives and friends in an expanded set of countries, including Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua. All Claro mobile operator...

2010-02-03 06:40:00

COOS BAY, Ore., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1956, a young teacher agreed to participate in a mission trip that would help educate children in poverty-stricken Bluefields, Nicaragua. "Education on the Wild Side" (by Trafford Publishing) by James Cunningham is the story of the lessons learned by both teacher and students during their time together. As a member of the Catholic Order of Brothers, Cunningham was asked to teach grade school in the order's Nicaraguan mission when he was only 24. In...

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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