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Enduring an Evacuation

This video was made by a current Nicaraguan Peace Corps Volunteer about the recent evacuation that she had to endure. All Volunteers remain in the United States to this date, and it is extremely saddening for myself, all returned Volunteers, … Continue reading

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Political Encyclopedia of Nicaragua

Africa – Not the continent that Nicragua is in Central America – Now we’re talking Ortega, Daniel – A leader of the victorious Sandinistas against the American supported Somoza dictatorship, current President of Nicaragua Murillo, Rosario – The First Lady. … Continue reading

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The Loudspeaker System

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The Sandinistas first came to power battling an enemy. Then, after vanquishing the American-backed Somoza dictatorship, they almost immediately found themselves in a civil war with the American-backed Contras. From the organization’s foundation in the 60’s until 1989, they had … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Economy of Nicaragua and Economic Development

The preceding article was posted at 1:14 AM EST, the time that my flight was scheduled to take off from Nicaragua. This article was posted at 5:43 AM EST, the estimated landing time in Ft. Lauderdale. Originally I had envisioned … Continue reading

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Adiós Rubén Darío

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In the pantheon of great Nicaraguans no two men are higher than Sandino and Darío. Sandino was the independence fighter of the early 1900’s that expelled the occupying American Marines. Rubén Darío was a poet who died on February 6, 1916. … Continue reading

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Noche Buena, Noche Vieja

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After I got back from my vacation and the Laguna, and the Purísima was said and done with, there were still a ton of end of year traditions that I had to partake in. December is usually one of the most comfortable … Continue reading

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