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· July, 2008

Stories about Nicaragua from July, 2008

18 July 2008

Nicaragua: Open Source Software in Public Institutions

A local Nicaraguan blogger has been working with public institutions in the city of Jalapa to take full advantage of open source software. Some of the projects involve the digitalization...

15 July 2008

Nicaragua: Real and Hypothetical Twitter Updates About Politicians

Users of Twitter in Nicaragua recently learned about the schedule of their United Nations ambassador through the account of the Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon. Some wondered what other politicians' Twitter...

10 July 2008

Nicaragua: A New Telecom Monopoly

Carlos Slim, the wealthiest man alive, bought the biggest suscription TV provider in Nicaragua. That company, ESTESA, was already a de facto monopoly in its market, and now is part...

8 July 2008

Nicaragua: Protesters Pay Visit to Former President

Protestors in Nicaragua often gather to pay personal "visits" to well-known politicians, including a recent surprise encounter with former president Arnoldo Alemán, who had been convicted of corruption charges and...