Nicaragua offers peaceful times for tourists

SAN JUAN DEL SUR, Nicaragua - I'm paddling down an estuary in...peaceful. This is, after all, Nicaragua, where revolution and civil wars...Rica, its neighbor to the south, Nicaragua is still perceived by many U.S...

Life & style
Local tobacco shop owners share mixed feelings on prospect of Cuban cigar sales

...States."Perez said her personal belief is that Cuban cigars are overrated. She listed the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Nicaragua as other countries that produce high-quality cigars."It just seems like people want what they can't get," she said...

Ruth Donaldson

...MATTHEWS, Ga. - Ruth Venegas Donaldson, 80, died Tuesday at Doctors Hospital in Augusta. Born in Managua, Nicaragua, she was of Catholic faith and enjoyed sewing, reading and crocheting. She earned a Masters Degree in Business...

Cuban cigar boom? Not yet, stores and customers say

...is fantastic, but the quality is declining and cigars from Nicaragua are as good or better."I've got some Nicaraguans back...cigar-makers to catch up to more sophisticated productions in Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic, where they're grown by "Cuba...

Recent grad aids Mitch victims

...22-year-old Seneca woman who went to Nicaragua to work on human resources finds herself...to the Esteli region of northwestern Nicaragua in September to work for the Community Movement of Nicaragua, a network overseeing public health...

Nicaraguan helps Augusta aid effort

...stretched about 65 miles from Managua, Nicaragua, to the state of Jinotega in the mountains...an on-air reporter for TV Channel 6 Nicaragua, the Sistema Nacional de Television...United States before Hurricane Mitch swept Nicaragua and other Central American nations last...

Former champ discovered dead

MANAGUA, Nicaragua --- Alexis Arguello, who fought in...reported that Arguello -- elected mayor of Nicaragua's capital last year -- was found...so great that he carried the flag for Nicaragua at the Beijing Olympics. "Not only...

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Store of love

...supports an orphanage in Jinotega, Nicaragua, where Ms. Brooks was born. The stories...19, Marvelly Taylor made her way from Nicaragua to California to look for her father...Ms. Brooks' father never returned to Nicaragua. Ms. Brooks was educated in a convent...

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Wants to know `Who elected Hillary?'

I read recently that Hillary Clinton went to Nicaragua to inform them that the United Stateswould double its already...are groups in Augusta collecting water and food to send to Nicaragua, and I'm sure there are other cities doing the same...

Opinion columns
Braves notes: Martinez honored before big game

...to consider running for president of Nicaragua met the man who currently occupies that...Nicaraguan to come to the big leagues. All Nicaragua (is watching). Everyone from the media...expected 50 to 100 family and friends from Nicaragua to be on hand. Said Martinez, "It's...

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