• Kevin Ingram, captain of the Education for Success Baseball Team that USAID sponsors in the municipality of Desembocadura de Rio Grande, said his team had an excellent game yesterday March 18 in Bluefields.

    Never mind the unfavorable 13-0 score with which they lost in the top of the ninth of inning. They were up against the Costa Caribe team, which represents the region in the country’s German Pomares top league. As such “...

  • Dérion Jarquín, 12, will “repair” language class and natural sciences class in order to move on to eighth grade. Roberto Carlos Álvarez is also twelve years old. In his case, he needs to “repair” math class, and if he passes he will move on to sixth grade. Rosa María Laguna, 17, for her part, is determined to conquer the fourth grade, for which she will need to pass the make-up exam of...

  • In Nicaragua the habit of arriving late is rooted so deeply that we have coined the expression “Nica time”. Sometimes this “Nica time” is even written on invitations, allowing the invitee to arrive whenever they like, and liberating the host of the responsibility of starting the activity at a set time.

     

    But there was no such “Nica time” at the training of volleyball instructors for...


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