managua managua  /mə ˈnɑɡ wə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the capital and largest city of Nicaragua

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News

  1. Approval of Nicaraguan canal criticized

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua, June 14 (UPI) -- Nicaraguan lawmakers approved the construction of a transoceanic canal that would cost $40 billion and span 180 miles, but experts say it may never be built.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Nicaragua OKs rival to Panama Canal; study begins

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — In a matter of weeks, a little-known Chinese tycoon has hired some of the world's top experts in mammoth infrastructure projects and pushed through Nicaragua's congress a bill granting him the exclusive right to develop a multibillion-dollar rival to the Panama Canal.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Nicaragua approves massive canal proposal

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A multi-billion dollar dream to plow a massive rival to the Panama Canal across the middle of Nicaragua has been approved by the country's leftist-controlled National Assembly. It caps a lightning-fast approval process that has provoked deep skepticism among shipping experts and concern among environmentalists.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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  1. "This fight isn't about the Managua mayoralty," a fuming Mr. Montealegre said in an interview on Wednesday morning, insisting that he was the legitimate winner. "It's more fundamental. It's about dictatorship versus democracy."
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: Eduardo Montealegre Source: New York Times

  2. "The Iranians are building a huge embassy in Managua," Secretary of State Clinton said in May.
    on Jul 14, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: AFP

  3. "I believe that in Honduras there is only one president and he is here in Managua," Zelaya said. "I have six months to go to complete my presidential term; after I have been to Washington I will return to Tegucigalpa and they should expect...
    on Jun 30, 2009 By: Manuel Zelaya Source: Granma International

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