He and a few others across the UK had decided they weren't going to twin with the ordinary towns - they were going to twin with very Communist places like Leipzig in East Germany, St Petersburg in Russia, which was still in the Eastern bloc then, and a town called Puerto Cabezas
Rose Cunningham Kain of the Miskita and Tuapi tribe of Puerto Cabezas
in Nicaragua personifies what wordsmiths call 'forest dweller.'
Overall, the Sandinistas won 135 of the nation's 153 municipalities, including all 15 departmental capitals plus Bilwi (Puerto Cabezas
) and Bluefields, the main cities in the Region Autonoma de la Costa Caribe Norte (North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region, RACCN) and the Region Autonoma de la Costa Caribe Sur, (South Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region, RACCS) respectively, according to the Consejo Supremo Electoral (CSE), Nicaragua's electoral authority.
Peter Catholic Church in Puerto Cabezas
, the coastal city where the URACCAN medical program is located.
Secondary efforts included building capacity of the naval bases located at El Bluff, Puerto Cabezas
, Cayos Miskitos, Puerto Sandino, and San Carlos.
Boats and helicopters scoured an area some 35 miles (55 kilometers) southeast of the small coastal town of Puerto Cabezas
, where the boat was believed to have sunk with a crew of 50, an army statement said.
The population surrounding the capital city of Puerto Cabezas
is composed primarily of Spanish-speaking ladinos (non-indigenous people), and indigenous Miskito people, who make up 37.5% of the overall population (20).
A young girl peers through bricks in the auditorium of Juan Comenius High School, Puerto Cabezas
, Nicaragua, during a Continuing Promise 2008 humanitarian assistance project.
Abelino Cox, a spokesman for the Regional Emergency Committee, said the death toll from Felix had risen to 98, including two people killed in the village of Sing Sing, 40 miles north of Puerto Cabezas
The first clinic will be built on the outskirts of Managua, while the other two--each with the capacity to operate on 80 patients a day--are slated for Puerto Cabezas
and Bluefields, along Nicaragua's impoverished Atlantic coast.
enclave town, Puerto Cabezas
. It is an appealing entry point through which the author examines the interplay of Mestizo nationalism, as the inception for cultural assimilation and homogenization, and the contending and frequently identity-fragmenting forces of the U.S.