Posts Tagged ‘Daniel Ortgea’

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Whole Lotta Shakin’ Going On: Nicaragua Rattled By Multiple Earthquakes

June 26, 2014

Nicaragua remains on “red alert” following a cluster of pre-Easter earthquakes that killed two people; damaged nearly 5,000 homes, some completely; opened up a 20 km-long crack in the earth; and may have even caused an odd drop in the water level of Lago Xolotlán, also known as Lake Managua. Read the rest of this entry ?

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Nicaragua, Colombia Trawling For Trouble In Sea Border Standoff

January 22, 2014

A maritime border dispute that was supposed to have been settled last year by the UN’s International Court of Justice (ICJ) continues to fuel a war of words between Nicaragua and Colombia, whose respective leaders – Daniel Ortega and Juan Manuel Santos – dug their heels in deeper still in recent weeks with fresh legal challenges that threaten to extend the discord for years to come. Read the rest of this entry ?