Is the World Coming to an End?


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In the past few weeks the world has been facing various natural catastrophes. From Hurricane Harvey that flooded the city of Houston, to Hurricane Irma in Florida, to the earthquakes in Mexico, Peru, and Japan, up until this moment. On September 19th, 2017,…

Asteroid Florence


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The biggest asteroid to cross Earth in just century has arrived, and it’s name is Florence. Asteroid 1981 ET3, named after Florence Nightingale, a pioneer of modern nursing, crossed Earth this September 1st with a massive 2.7 miles (4.4 km) of diameter. It…

Managua’s Infrastructure Facelift


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As Managua grows and city limits sprawl along Carretera Masaya, the municipality and its inhabitants will have to deal with traffic, lots of it. In response, municipal authorities, working with JICA, the Japan International Cooperation Agency, have developed a plan to better organize…

“Toro y Furia”


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One of Nicaragua's most sought after criminals, Herlio Jose Jarquin Cortes, also known was “Toro y Furia” or “Bull and Fury” was captured this Saturday, February 25th by Nicaraguan Police Officials. He was captured in a secluded community near Diriamba, Nicaragua. The detainee's…

Walk of Heroes – Feb. 19


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This Sunday, February 19th will be the third Walk of Heroes for the benefit of the children from Manuel de Jesús Rivera Children's Hospital "La Mascota". Funds being raised help with the monthly cost of treatment which ranges from $1,500 to $6,000. Patients…

Philippine’s War on Drugs


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  Since taking power in June, Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte, has unleashed a brutal war on drugs that has claimed the lives of over 6,000 people. On Monday, after the latest killings, he revealed to have personally executed drug suspects when serving as…

Tehran’s Smog Crisis


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First it was Beijing, then New Delhi and now it's Iran’s capital, Tehran. Hundreds of deaths have been recorded in the Persian city due to thick smog that has taken over it since last month. The air pollution crisis is so severe that…

Hurricane Matthew


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Hurricane Matthew has struck the Bahamas this Thursday October 6th after leaving a trail of destruction in Haiti, Republica Dominicana, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. It has claimed the lives of 113 people and 108 of them in Haiti, where the hurricane has…

Gildan Glow Run


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Last Sunday, October 1st at Galerias Santo Domingo, there was a race benefiting children who have cancer. Money collected from the race went to CONANCA, an organization that helps children with cancer who can not afford their treatments. For people who wanted to…