October 16, 2021

Draw Determines Groups and Schedule for the Central American Cup Panama 2017

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Guatemala City, Guatemala (Tuesday, October 25, 2016) – The Central America Football Union (UNCAF) today conducted the draw for the Central American Cup Panama 2017, at the Hotel Sortis in Panama City, Panama. The draw, which determined the groups and match schedule for the tournament that kicks off on January 13 of next year, in […]

Mystery surrounds “meteorite” impact near Nicaraguan capital

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From Caribbean360 MANAGUA, Nicaragua, Friday September 12, 2014 – Just before midnight local time on Saturday, residents of Nicaragua’s capital Managua reported hearing a loud explosion and feeling a shockwave accompanied by a burning smell. A crater 12 metres wide and more than 5 metres deep was subsequently discovered near Managua’s international airport, and the […]

Declining catch rates in Caribbean green turtle fishery may be result of overfishing

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From Science Codex A 20-year assessment of Nicaragua’s legal, artisanal green sea turtle fishery has uncovered a stark reality: greatly reduced overall catch rates of turtles in what may have become an unsustainable take, according to conservation scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and University of Florida. During the research period, conservation scientists estimated that […]

Elections end in shouting…again

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From Nicaragua Dispatch The CSE has been accused of rigging four of the last four elections And the Oscar for best lead actor in an electoral farce goes to….Roberto Rivas! (Unfortunately, Mr. Rivas couldn’t be here tonight to accept his award; he’s busy on Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast trying to justify another scandalous election process. This […]

Scientists blasts plans for Nicaraguan Grand Canal

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By Richard Stone From Science Magazine A group of scientists are fighting plans by the Nicaraguan government for a canal that would open a direct route for ships to pass between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Such a canal, which would likely pierce the largest freshwater lake in Central America, would imperil wetlands […]

Sailing for Solar: Bringing workshops to Caribbean communities

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From indiegogo Help us empower coastal Caribbean communities. The solar sailboat will provide workshops & materials for PV modules, solar cookers & phone chargers. Short Summary I am Dr. Richard Komp, a solar scientist, and I have worked since 1977 empowering rural communities around the world through providing both hands-on teaching and resources for solar […]