Corinto


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Corinto

(kōrēn`tō), town (1995 pop. 16,997), NW Nicaragua, on the Pacific Ocean. It is a railroad terminus and Nicaragua's leading Pacific port. Coffee, cotton, sugar, hides, and woods are exported.

Corinto

 

a city and the principal maritime port of Nicaragua, handling two-thirds of the country’s foreign trade. On the Pacific coast in the department of Chinandega. Population, 10,000 (1968). It is the center of a region of plantation agriculture. Coffee and sugar are among the exported products, and imports include machinery and manufactured goods.

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Norwegian Jewel will also call at Cartagena, Puntarenas, Corinto, Puerto Quetzal, Acapulco, Cabo San Lucas and finally Los Angeles.
Hampson, formerly of Corinto Street, in Toxteth, but now of Lord Nelson Street, in the city centre, is charged with abusing two separate children who were not yet in their teens at the time.
In the environmental component, the effort will be focused on the permanent protection of the two watersheds supplying water to the community, the watershed of the Rio Corinto and the watershed of the Quebrada Seca; both tributaries of the Wildlife Refuge Cuero y Salado and are being threatened by shifting cultivation and the fear of the people in them can carry out activities of hydropower generation and mining; these actions were carried out in coordination with the Pico Bonito Foundation, to be located in the buffer zone of th
The mirrored itineraries feature ports of call including Cartagena, Colombia; Puntarenas, Costa Rica; Corinto, Nicaragua; Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala; Acapulco and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; and will feature a bucket-list item: a daytime transit through the wondrous Panama Canal.
RED Chile is the master of carmenere, the country's answer to merlot, and the Corinto 2013 from the Central Valley is down from PS6.
The same company which has not yet received authorization from Nicaragua to operate a ferry between La Union and Puerto Corinto, has now announced that it intends to run the service to Puerto Caldera in Costa Rica, reports laprensagrafica.
Lou Hoover, November 27, (1928), Corinto, Nicaragua, folder Latin American Trip: Nicaragua, General, box 169, Campaign and Transition Papers, HHL.
So far this year, more than 5,000 children have been returned to Honduras from Mexico via the community of Corinto, which is on the Honduran border with Guatemala, said the newspaper, citing statistics from the Honduran government's Direccion Nacional de Servicios Especiales de Investigacion (DNSEI).
A Arion (con el que se compara tambien el naufrago gongorino de las Soledades), navegando de Tarento a Corinto, por codicia de sus riquezas los marineros lo arrojaron al mar, pero "se socorrio de su citara, a cuyo son salieron algunos delfines y arrojandose sobre uno salio a la ribera libre" (Pellicer, Lecciones solemnes col.
New ports of call include Corinto, Nicaragua; Nawiliwili (Kauai) and Kahului (Maui), Hawaii; Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands; and Fakarava, French Polynesia.
Ever since its rediscovery in the late 1960's, Giovanni Simone Mayr's Medea in Corinto has been hailed as a lost masterpiece yet has not managed to work its way even into the fringes of the repertoire.
While Panama, Colombia and other Central and South America countries offer some blacks along their Pacific coast, the Nicaragua coastline between Corinto and the Golfo de Fonseca is an overlooked treasure.