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Shakira And Ronaldo Top 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking

Shakira And Ronaldo Top 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking

@Plus_Three, the leading online marketing firm for Hispanic causes and organizations, today released its 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking (#2012LatinoRanking) analysis. continue reading »

Ship Named After Prominent Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez to be Christened by US Navy

Ship Named After Prominent Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez to be Christened by US Navy

The Navy will christen and launch the dry cargo/ammunition ship the USNS Cesar Chavez, Saturday, May 5, 2012, during a 7:30 p.m. PDT ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. continue reading »

Nicaragua’s Ernesto Cardenal Wins Poetry Prize in Madrid

Nicaragua’s Ernesto Cardenal Wins Poetry Prize in Madrid

Nicaragua's Ernesto Cardenal was announced in Madrid Thursday as the winner of the Queen Sofia Ibero American Poetry Prize, presented every year to a living author deemed to have made an important contribution to the cultural legacy of Spain and Latin America. continue reading »

Nicaragua Crowns its Miss Gay 2012

Nicaragua Crowns its Miss Gay 2012

Nicaragua crowned its Miss Gay, the queen of the transvestites, in its annual Miss Gay Nicaragua competition held at the Ruben Dario National Theater. continue reading »

Nicaragua Launches U.S. Facebook Page with Travel Sweepstakes

Nicaragua Launches U.S. Facebook Page with Travel Sweepstakes

Today, Nicaragua, the hot new travel destination in Central America, is launching its new U.S. Facebook page with a sweepstakes contest. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: In 24-Hour Period Close to $1 Billion Worth of Cocaine Seized

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: In 24-Hour Period Close to $1 Billion Worth of Cocaine Seized

In two separate incidents in a 24-hour period, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) operating out of Corpus Christi, Texas, detected two go-fast vessels carrying more than 10,000 pounds of cocaine with a combined value of more than $779 million. continue reading »

Nicaraguan Prison Inmates Hold Warden Hostage

Nicaraguan Prison Inmates Hold Warden Hostage

The warden of La Esperanza prison in northern Nicaragua was taken hostage Friday amid a brawl between two groups of inmates, Deputy Interior Minister Carlos Najar said. continue reading »

Iran’s Nuclear Program Gets Boost from Nicaragua’s President Ortega

Iran’s Nuclear Program Gets Boost from Nicaragua’s President Ortega

Daniel Ortega began his second consecutive five-year term as president of Nicaragua with a speech substantially devoted to defending the Iranian nuclear program. continue reading »

Nicaragua Files Suit Against Costa Rica at UN World Court over Border Violations

Nicaragua Files Suit Against Costa Rica at UN World Court over Border Violations

Nicaragua has filed suit against Costa Rica at the United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ), citing violations to national sovereignty and major environmental damages to its territory due to the construction of a new road along the banks of the San Juan River. continue reading »

Nicaragua Files Suit Against Costa Rica at World Court Over Border Violations

Nicaragua Files Suit Against Costa Rica at World Court Over Border Violations

Nicaragua has filed suit against Costa Rica at the United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ), citing violations to national sovereignty and major environmental damages to its territory due to the construction of a new road along the banks of the San Juan River. continue reading »

Dutch Helping Nicaraguan Famers Reduce Greenhouse Emissions

Dutch Helping Nicaraguan Famers Reduce Greenhouse Emissions

The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) and two Dutch non-governmental organizations, Hivos and SNV, are launching a $6.3 million biogas market development continue reading »

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. continue reading »

Four Traffickers, Speedboat  and 1 1/2 Tons of Cocaine Seized off Nicaragua

Four Traffickers, Speedboat and 1 1/2 Tons of Cocaine Seized off Nicaragua

Naval forces of the Nicaraguan army seized 1 1/2 tons of cocaine and killed four drug traffickers, two of them Colombians, during an operation in the country's northern Caribbean region, military officials said Saturday. continue reading »

U.S. Declares Nicaragua Elections as Non-Transparent

U.S. Declares Nicaragua Elections as Non-Transparent

The Nicaraguan Government has announced that Daniel Ortega will serve another term as president. International and unaccredited domestic observers continue reading »

Four Killed in Violence Following Nicaraguan Election

Four Killed in Violence Following Nicaraguan Election

Four people have been killed and 46 police officers injured over the last 24 hours in violence related to last weekend's election in which Daniel Ortega won another term as president of Nicaragua, authorities said Wednesday. continue reading »