Rare white tiger born at Nicaragua zoo

Marina Arguello takes care of a newborn female white tiger named Snow at the National Zoo in Masaya, Nicaragua, on January 5, 2021. A rare white tiger, named “Nieve” (snow in Spanish) was born at the Nicaragua zoo, and is being raised by humans after its mother rejected it, the director of the zoo told […]

Hurricane Iota will slam into Nicaragua as a ‘catastrophic’ Category 5

Hurricane Iota, the 30th named storm this season, is expected to barrel into the Nicaraguan coast as a catastrophic Category 5 hurricane. As of 10 a.m. Eastern time on Monday (Nov. 16), the center of the swirling storm sustained maximum winds of 160 mph (257 km/h), The Washington Post reported. The storm is projected to […]

Hurricane season surges on as Eta slams Nicaragua and Honduras

Hurricane Eta colliding with Central America on November 3, 2020. (NHC/NOAA/) The 28th storm of the Atlantic hurricane season is currently battering Nicaragua, Honduras, and much of the rest of Central America as a Category 4 hurricane. Most of the region is expecting upwards of six inches of rain, but Nicaragua and Honduras will receive […]

‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Eta hits Nicaragua

Map showing the location and projected path of Hurricane Eta. An “extremely dangerous” hurricane named Eta lashed the north coast of Nicaragua on Tuesday as it made landfall packing heavy rain and high winds, authorities said. “It was a Category 4 impact” on the Saffir-Simpson scale that ranges from one to five, said Marcio Baca, […]