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  • Nicaragua

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    Nicaragua The area of Nicaragua is 50,193 sq. mi. The Nicaraguan highlands, with a elevation about 2000 ft, cross Nicaragua from the northwest to the southeast. Several mountain ranges, the highest of which, the Cordillera Isabelia, reaches an elevation of more than 6890 ft, cut the highlands from east to west. In the west is a great basin, or depression, containing two lakes, Nicaragua, the largest in Central America, and Managua. The two are connected by the Tipitapa River. A chain of volcanoes

  • History Of Nicaragua

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    Providencia, and Santa Catalina, a group of tropical islands surrounded by coral reefs. The archipielago is located 482 miles from the Colombian coast and just 140 from Nicaragua, but has been settled by Colombians since the 19th century. In the 1800’s, Colombia was part of a larger territory called the Gran Colombia in South America, while Nicaragua was part of United Provinces of Central America (UPAC), a similar governing body within Central America. The precise origins of this dispute between both countries

  • Team Nicaragua

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    Team Nicaragua It is youth group tonight, the last night before the big mission. The day that we’ve been waiting for, for about five months, has finally come. We’re all packed, we’re all vaccinated, we’re all mentally prepared and physically ready. Pastor Sean’s message is appropriately titled “Go,” talking about going on missions. The whole world is a mission field, not just foreign countries. All nations need to be reached, and every Christian needs to participate in missions, because

  • U.S. Intervention in Nicaragua

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    U.S. Intervention in Nicaragua, 1911/1912 In the years leading up to the First World War, there were two major powers that competed for political influence in Latin America, those powers being the United States and Mexican governments. The U.S. intervened more directly in Nicaragua on two separate accounts in 1911 and 1912. The objective was to ensure rule of government that would be ideologically similar and friendly in terms of foreign affairs with the United States1.This in turn meaning that

  • US Involvement in Nicaragua

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    US Involvement in Nicaragua Some might say that Nicaragua has been merely a pawn in the US battle against Soviet-Cuban Communist control in Latin America. Relationships between the US and Nicaragua go back to the Gold Rush and Cornelius Vanderbilt’s attempts to expedite the travel between the two coasts of the US. Vanderbilt bought the rights to shuttle fortune-seekers across Nicaragua to avoid their having to cross the width of the United States or travel around Cape Horn. Eventually, controversy

  • Nicaragua Foreign Policy

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    Foreign policy in Nicaragua is heavily concentrated on economic stability and development. Considering that the country’s economy is primarily focused on the agricultural sector, trade is essential to its economic growth. Due to the heavily indebted state of the country, Nicaragua also depends on foreign development assistance in order to meet debt financing responsibilities and to have an opportunity of development; which makes foreign policy essential to its economic standing. Nicaragua’s most

  • Way of Life in Nicaragua

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    Way of Life in Nicaragua Most Nicaraguans are mestizos. That is that they have white and Indian ancestors. Their way of life is somewhat similar to that of Spanish Americans in other Central American countries. Most people belong to the Roman Catholic Church and speak Spanish. Most of Nicaragua's people are poor farmers. Many of those in the Pacific Region are peasants who work on their own farms, cooperatives, state farms, or large private farms. In warmer areas, agriculture workers

  • Effects of the Cold War in Nicaragua

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    a Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD), so they fought through other countries, by Proxy Wars. The global tensions in Cold War affected a few countries in a couple of regions, for example Central America. The involvement of the United States aided Nicaragua economically, militarily, and politically. When Central America got rid of Spanish Colonial rule, they failed to get rid of dictatorship. For more than a century the countries in that region were ruled by dictators, which made it easier for the

  • Appropriate Wildlife Management in Nicaragua

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    Nicaragua is a Central American country in tropical region. It is surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Because of the unique location, Nicaragua is the home for various types of wild animals. Two species I will mention in this paper are Baird’s tapir and jaguarundi. They both live in rainforest ecosystem, which is the natural home for them. Just as all other species live in Nicaragua rainforest, Baird’s tapir and jaguarundi are facing habitat loss issue. Baird’s tapir is now endangered;

  • The dispute between Costa Rica and Nicaragua

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    bordered by Nicaragua to the north, panama to the east and south, the Pacific Ocean to the west and south and the Caribbean Sea to the east. The San Juan River has been a source of territorial disputes between Costa Rica and Nicaragua regarding the use of the river by Costa Rica, this dispute goes all the way back to 1858 when the “COSTA RICA-NICARAGUA, TREATY OF TERRITORIAL LIMITS, SAN JOSÉ, 15 APRIL 1858” was signed by both countries. “The boundary between Costa Rica and Nicaragua was originally