Matagalpa


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Matagalpa

 

a city in Nicaragua, administrative center of the department of Matagalpa. Population, 22,600; 74,700 in the metropolitan area (1969). It is the center of a coffee-growing and coffee-processing area. There is cottage manufacture of consumer goods such as footwear and soap.

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Police plan to deploy anti-riot forces in the capital and in the city of Matagalpa in the country's north, human rights advocates said.
Research complemented the UCA San Ramon's launch of Cafeteria Monte Grande in San Ramon, Matagalpa, a coffee shop run by the cooperatives' women farmers serving a mix of patrons from both the emerging agritourism in the region and the town's residents, and serving as diversified income opportunities for women producers.
"De esos 380 detenidos arbitrariamente, al menos 185 estan siendo procesados en juzgados de Managua, Leon, Carazo, Jinotega y Matagalpa. La gran mayoria de los detenidos--alrededor de 60%--son jovenes, y cerca de 26 son mujeres", afirmo Abarca.
Washington: The IDB approved a $133 million loan to improve healthcare in Nicaragua's so-called Dry Corridor, comprising the departments of Nueva Segovia, Madriz, Esteli, Matagalpa and Jinotega.
Alejandro Davila Bolanos en Managua (region central del Pacifico); Hospital Cesar Amador Molina en Matagalpa, Hospital Escuela San Juan de Dios en Esteli y Hospital Victoria Motta en Jinotega (estas ultimas en el norte).
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $133 million loan to improve healthcare in Nicaraguas so-called Dry Corridor, comprising the departments of Nueva Segovia, Madriz, Esteli, Matagalpa and Jinotega.
From April 19th - April 21st, invitees learned about Comunidad Connect's model for sustainable development, grew in their understanding of health care delivery systems, and made connections with representatives from the Nicaraguan Ministry of Health, the Local System of Integral Health Care, Ohio State University, the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua - Matagalpa, the Red Cross, and other community development institutions working in the region.
Las entrevistas tuvieron lugar en comunidades como Ocotal y Wiwili, en Nueva Segovia; Totogalpa, en Madriz; Bilwi y Rosita, en la Region Autonoma del Atlantico Norte; Yali y Pantasma, en Jinotega; el asentamiento irregular El Timal, y en las ciudades de Jinotega, Matagalpa, Esteli, y Managua.
Cabezas, himself protagonist and narrator, recalls his life in the neighborhoods of Leon, his subsequent militancy in leftist student movements at the University as well as the time he spent in the mountains of Matagalpa and Jinotega in Northern Nicaragua, after enlisting in the FSLN rural cadres.
MATAGALPA, Nicaragua -- Back in 1918, Jacinto Lopez fell in love with the growth and processing of coffee beans.