Managua Local Customs

  • Trash on a Typical City Street of Nicaragua
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  • Trash in the Gutters and Potholes in the Sidewalks
    Trash in the Gutters and Potholes in the...
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    Trash Everywhere

    by Stephen-KarenConn Updated Jun 30, 2008

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    Trash on a Typical City Street of Nicaragua
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    Nicaragua was the 53rd country of the world I have visited and nowhere else have I seen so much litter, although some other Central American countries are almost as bad. Trash is virtually everywhere - tons of it - paper, plastic and more, along rural roads, on city streets and in open fields. This eyesore is very distracting and is probably a health hazard as well.

    I did see a billboard or two encouraging people not to litter, and on one city street I saw a man with a wheelbarrel and shovel, cleaning out the gutters. I also saw able bodied people, young and old, carelessly tossing trash onto the street. It will take an enormous effort and perhaps a whole new national mindset to clean up Nicaragua.

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    Carnaval Nicaragua 2002/...

    by isolanthui Written Sep 12, 2002

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    Carnaval Nicaragua 2002
    / when: 08/03/2002 2:00pm
    / where: nuevo centro de Managua, Carretera a Masaya
    / more info (in spanish):

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