Third strong earthquake hits Nicaragua, levels more homes

Third strong earthquake hits Nicaragua, levels more homes

April 14th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) A third powerful earthquake struck Nicaragua Sunday night, collapsing more homes in the country which has been battered by a string of earthquakes which began late last week.   Nicaraguan officials said Sunday night’s quake, which struck around 11 p.m., measured 5.6 magnitude on…

(Update 2) Extremely powerful 6.6 Nicaragua quake rattles Costa Rica

(Update 2) Extremely powerful 6.6 Nicaragua quake rattles Costa Rica

April 11th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) What is initially being reported by the USGS as a powerful 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck between Rivas and Granada, Nicaragua at 2:29 p.m. Central America time on Friday also produced violent shaking in many parts of Costa Rica.   The quake comes less than 24…

Nicaragua on red alert after 6.2 earthquake; at least 1,000 homes damaged and 33 injured

Nicaragua on red alert after 6.2 earthquake; at least 1,000 homes damaged and 33 injured

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake shook Nicaragua's Pacific coast on Thursday, destroying homes and injuring at least 33 people.…

Central America’s coffee woes

Central America’s coffee woes

By W. Alejandro Sanchez April 1st, 2014 (VOXXI) Over the past couple of years, coffee production in Central…

Nicaragua officials arrest top FBI fugitive

Nicaragua officials arrest top FBI fugitive

April 1st, 2014 (ISH)  Nicaraguan authorities have arrested an alleged Salvadoran gang member on the United States’ Federal…

Not dead: Out of sight for days, Nicaragua president reappears

Not dead: Out of sight for days, Nicaragua president reappears

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega reappeared in public after a 10-day absence that had sparked rumors he was sick…

Strong 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Nicaragua felt throughout Costa Rica

Strong 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Nicaragua felt throughout Costa Rica

March 3rd, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) A strong earthquake that measured 6.4 on the Richter scale that struck Nicaragua in…

Chronic kidney disease creates ‘Island Of Widows’ In Nicaragua

Chronic kidney disease creates ‘Island Of Widows’ In Nicaragua

March 3rd, 2014 (VOXXI) The town of Chichigalpa in Nicaragua has a very unique nickname: the Island Of…

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