Cracking Coconut’s History

January/February 2017 PDF Written by Ramin Ganeshram For thousands of years, the coconut palm has entwined itself in history, from tropical coasts to typical shelves in global groceries. Called the “tree of life” by the many cultures  that have depended upon it through time, it provides sustenance, succor and shelter. While…

Tourism in Nicaragua

Nicaragua Posts Huge Growth in Tourism Numbers October 12, 2017 Nicaragua received almost 1.2 million visitors between January and August of this year, up almost 22% on the same period from 2015. Last year’s total at year end was a little over 1.5 million visitors who left US $642.1 million in foreign…

More investment into Nicaragua’s infrastructure.

The Plan to Modernize Managua Friday, August 18, 2017 A proposal for urban development in the capital of Nicaragua would require an investment of at least $500 million in drains, street readjustments and redesign of the public transportation system, among other works. Elnuevodiario.com.ni reports that "...The new Managua and its planning would be…

Nicaragua canal protesters are in a minority

Tuesday 8 August 2017 13.45 EDT Every poll in Nicaragua has shown that the inter-oceanic canal has majority popular support, writes John Perry, and Helen Yuill says the canal raises a wider question faced by all developing countries Your article (Nicaragua canal critics ‘face wave of persecution’, 4 August) begins by calling the protests against…