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Tsunami warning!

Friday morning I woke up to find the sad news of the earthquake in Japan and the tsunami that followed. My phone rang about half a hour later. It was my housemate’s girlfriend, asking me to wake him up to warn him about the tsunami warning for Nicaragua. “Um, you know that is from an […]

Nicaraguan hurricane alerts explained

Yellow Alert!! This morning on the radio there was an explanation of the official Nicaraguan hurricane alert system. Why? Because deh starm is comin! Blue alert: “dat mean deh tret is very small” Green alert: “deh tret is small” Yellow alert: “best get prepared because deh starm is comin” Orange alert: “get prepared because der […]