Archive for 'Nicaragua News'
Posted on 11. Feb, 2013 by Fredman.
Nicaragua takes another giant step in developing renewable resources for its energy needs. Recently installed solar panels are about to come on line and generate more than 1.3 megawatts of electricity. Nicaragua continues to push forward with renewables and they account for more than 40% of the countries power needs. This drive for self- sustainability [...]
Posted on 22. Jan, 2013 by Mike Cobb.
The World Economic Forum has just published its annual report on the Gender Gap-a quantitative measure of gender equality at the country level. The results were shocking. Nicaragua is the only country in Latin America that is among the top 10, well above the United States (22). Of the 135 countries that report, Nicaragua is [...]
Posted on 14. Feb, 2012 by Mike Cobb.
Gran Pacifica was recently written up in one of Spain’s largest business newspapers. The article describes Gran Pacifica’s activities and business strategies for surviving the very challenging past few years as a real estate developer. With the market for retiree properties expanding due to increased Baby Boomer retirement, communities like Gran Pacifica with infrastructure, homes, [...]
Posted on 02. Feb, 2012 by Mike Cobb.
Nicaragua continues to lead the region in safety and security. This despite the perceptions lingering in the minds of many North Americans from the civil war in the 19080′s. When I speak at conferences about Gran Pacifica, one of the first things people ask me is about crime and do I feel in danger. [...]
Posted on 26. Jan, 2012 by Mike Cobb.
As with most things in business, there are cycles and right now it looks like the cycle for textile manufacturing is swinging back in favor of Central America. Incredibly, China dropped 3% in textile exports while Central America picked up by 2.6% last year. Time lines for shipping is one factor, but cost of production [...]