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The Pacific Coast of Nicaragua was settled as a Spanish colony from Panama in the early 16th century. Independence from Spain was declared in 1821 and the country became an independent republic in 1838. Britain occupied the Caribbean Coast in the first half of the 19th century, but gradually ceded control of the regi n in subsequent decades. Violent opposition to governmental manipulation and corruption spread to all classes by 1978 and resulted in a short-lived civil war that brought the Marxist Sandinista guerrillas to power in 1979. Nicaraguan aid to leftist rebels in El Salvador caused the US to sponsor anti-Sandinista contra guerrillas through much of the 1980s. Free elections in 1990, 1996, and again in 2001 saw the Sandinistas defeated. The country has slowly rebuilt its economy during the 1990s, but was hard hit by Hurricane Mitch in 1998.

Nicaragua (Spanish: Republica de Nicaragua, IPA is a democratic republic in Central America. It is the largest nation in the isthmus, but also the least densely populated with a demographic similar in size to its smaller neighbours. The country is bordered on the north by Honduras and on the south by Costa Rica. Its western coastline is on the Pacific Ocean, while the east side of the country is on the Caribbean Sea. Nicaragua is one of three countries in the world where abortion is illegal with no exceptions, along with El Salvador and Chile.

The country's name is derived from Nicarao, the name of the Nahuatl-speaking tribe which inhabited the shores of Lago de Nicaragua before the Spanish conquest of the Americas, and the Spanish word Agua, meaning water, due to the presence of the large lakes Lago de Nicaragua (Cocibolca) and Lago de Managua (Xolotlan), as well as lagoons and rivers in the region. At the time of the Spanish conquest, Nicaragua was the name given to the narrow strip of land between Lake Nicaragua and the Pacific Ocean. Chief Nicarao ruled over that land when the first conquerors arrived. The term was eventually applied, by extension, to the group that inhabited that region: the Nicaraos or Niquiranos.

The Nicarao tribe migrated to the area from northern regions after the fall of Teotihuacan, on the advice of their religious leaders. According to tradition, they were to travel south until they encountered a lake with two volcanoes rising out of the waters, and so they stopped when they reached Ometepe, the largest fresh-water volcanic island in the world.

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Publ.Date : Fri, 18 Jan 2019 03:20:57 GMT

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Vatican restores priestly faculties to Ernesto Cardenal
Managua, Nicaragua, Feb 18, 2019 / 05:28 ... and eventually Hohler returned for a year to volunteer as an English teacher, a job he found through a connection from the trip. That year, he came home fo...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Feb 2019 05:57:00 GMT

Here Belongs to Us
With his trans-Nicaragua canal, President Daniel Ortega dreams of outdoing ... (Although their native language is Rama, most villagers speak "Rama English," a version of Creole English as impenetrable ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Feb 2019 14:00:00 GMT

Education Needs to Revamp How to Teach English Learners in STEM
"English Learners in STEM Subjects" has three broad sections: a background on English learners, effective strategies for preparing teachers to work with English learners in STEM subjects and how to tr...
Publ.Date : Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:02:00 GMT

Vietnam ranks second best place in the world to teach English
With job vacancies available all year round offering high salaries, Vietnam has been ranked the second best place in the world to teach English by TEFL Exchange ... with a salary range similar to Viet...
Publ.Date : Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:30:00 GMT

Napa to Nicaragua: New Tech students plan service trip
The school in Nicaragua is located in an impoverished, coffee-growing community in the mountains. During the weeklong trip, the high school students will teach the younger children English and help wi...
Publ.Date : Mon, 31 Mar 2014 02:45:00 GMT

Hibernians name Sister of St. Joseph Kathleen Keating award recipient
She worked as a teacher at the former St. Joseph ... From 1989 to 1993, she ministered in Nicaragua as an associate member of the Maryknoll Sisters, working as a pastoral minister and a professor Engl...
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Feb 2019 06:10:00 GMT

Life at the border: Church volunteers fill the humanitarian gap to help migrant asylum seekers in Arizona
These families rarely speak any English. Many know little Spanish because ... Cuba, Costa Rica and Nicaragua. "They are seeking refuge," Pastor Torres said. "We teach them the word and bless them with ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 16 Feb 2019 19:10:00 GMT

?I feel this is my home?: Hundreds protest in Washington to support immigrants with temporary protected status
They danced to the beat of drums and the thrum of vuvuzelas, the airy notes of a conch shell and the shake of maracas, hoisting flags and signs into the air as they chanted in English ... a Spanish te...
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Feb 2019 13:54:00 GMT

This Changemaker Founded a School That?s Helping Nicaragua Move Forward
We had the pleasure to meet and sit down with co-founder and director Jaime Hunter in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua where the school is currently ... and eventually Jaime moved on and started to teach E...
Publ.Date : Sat, 20 May 2017 15:24:00 GMT

Loveland Habitat builds in Nicaragua
teaching English, providing layettes for pregnant women and providing clothes and school supplies for those in need. The Loveland Habitat also tithes to Nicaragua, Paraguay and Chile to help fund addi...
Publ.Date : Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:34:00 GMT

KU teacher writes songs in obscure indigenous language, becomes radio celebrity in Nicaragua?s Miskitu coast
Herlihy has written songs in the language, which are now performed on the radio in Nicaragua, and hopes to produce a musical ... spoke good Miskitu (she only later learned he also speaks English), plu...
Publ.Date : Sat, 29 Apr 2017 22:10:00 GMT

Helping rebuild Nicaragua -- part I
She thanked us for our friendship and for returning from so far away to our ?family? in Nicaragua. We heard from teachers and parents of their interest in learning English. The high school principal s...
Publ.Date : Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:33:00 GMT

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