· January, 2006

Stories about Nicaragua from January, 2006

Caribbean: The Taíno & Catholicism

  31 January 2006

Indigenous issues blog Voice of the Taino people links to an article entitled “Christianity, Capitalism, Corporations, and the Myth of Dominion”, noting that the “Roman” Catholic Church still has not properly addressed the call by the Taíno and other Indigenous Peoples world wide for the revocation of the 1493 Inter-Ceatera...

Nicaragua: Flor de Caña

23 January 2006

The votes are in and Nicaragua Living declares Flor de Caña the most beloved alcoholic beverage. More information on Flor de Caña is available on Wikipedia.

Nicaragua: Outsider's Observations

18 January 2006

Jason Greving of Nicaragua Travels continues his cultural observations with three more notes. Rather than the North American “furrow of the eyebrows,” he says, “here the Nicas have the same concept, but they scrunch upwards with their cheeks.”