Puerto Cabezas


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Puerto Cabezas

 

a city in northeastern Nicaragua, a port on the Atlantic. Population, 10,000 (1971). Linked by highway with the city of Waspan, on the Honduras border, Puerto Cabezas is the center of a woodworking industry. Wood and copper are exported.

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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.
The National Port Company (EPN) is projecting to construct a new terminal at Bilwi, Puerto Cabezas to suit cargo from the north of the country, which is presently managed by the ports of Limn, in Costa Rica, and Corts, in Honduras.
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.
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.
Helicopters clattered overhead and Miskito Indians paddled canoes through a debris-littered sea in Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua, yesterday, searching desperately for survivors of Hurricane Felix.
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.
Chapter 5 speaks about more recent events in Puerto Cabezas (early in the 1980s).
El maximo valor es 57 cm en Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua, comparadas con 499 cm en la costa Pacifica de Panama.
About 200 people crammed into one crumbling school in the capital Puerto Cabezas.