Posts Tagged ‘Managua’

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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’s Daniel Ortega: Choosing Friends, Picking Fights

July 9, 2010

Nicaragua drew a rare pat on the back from the international community last month when it declared itself free of the nearly 180,000 landmines left scattered about after the country’s bloody contra war (1981-1990). Read the rest of this entry ?