Mosquito Coast


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Mosquito Coast

A region of eastern Nicaragua and northeast Honduras. A British protectorate from 1655 to 1860, it then became an autonomous state known as the Mosquito Kingdom. In 1894 Nicaragua appropriated the territory, and in 1960 the northern part was awarded to Honduras by the International Court of Justice.

Mosqui′to Coast′


n.
a coastal region in Central America bordering on the Caribbean Sea in E Honduras and Nicaragua.
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6 THE MOSQUITO COAST (1986) PETER WEIR, the director of Witness, reunited with Harrison to tell the story of an eccentric, inventor who moves his family (Helen Mirren and River Phoeinix play his wife and son) to the jungles of Central America to escape rampant consumerism.
Who wrote the novel The Mosquito Coast, made into a 1986 film of the same name?
The study was conducted on the remote Mosquito Coast of Nicaragua, in two villages of the Pearl Lagoon Basin.
The population in Nicaragua, which is approximately 6 million, has a diverse ethnicity, composed of indigenous native tribes from the Mosquito Coast, Europeans, Africans, Asians, and people of Middle Eastern origin.
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In this context, the governments of Nicaragua and Colombia signed a treaty on March 24, 1928, in which the South American country recognized the sovereignty of Nicaragua over the Mosquito Coast and Nicaragua recognized the sovereignty of Colombia over the Archipelago of San Andres, Providencia and Santa Catalina.
Britain's government also tenuously explored adventures against Spain in Florida and the Mosquito Coast, and there were initially expansive plans for the agricultural development of the remnants of British North America, though these latter schemes soon faltered.
Decades later, Bandon shouldn't be allowed to become Oregon's Mosquito Coast.
The lost world resembles a "vast tended garden" and lies inland from the Mosquito Coast, an area known for swamps, poisonous plants and vipers that leap at their prey.
According to Sun & Skin Care Research, Bull Frog Mosquito Coast is the top-selling combination sunscreen and insect repellent.