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Local news for Managua, Nicaragua continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Migration outlier: How Nicaragua escaped neighbors' deadly spiral

Victor Toruno was just 12 when he ran away from an abusive father to join a local street gang in Nicaragua, graduating from thief to drug dealer.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Central America, Prison, Honduras, Immigration Reform

11 hrs ago | Fort Francis Times

Nicaragua trip - eye-opening' for FFHS pair

Fort High students Julia Quast and Kate Parsons returned last week from a trip of a lifetime, where they not only helped members of a community in Nicaragua but also learned a lot about themselves.

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Related Topix: Central America Travel, Travel, Nicaragua, World News, Nicaragua Travel, Central America, Home Gardening, Home, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

17 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Alarm rises as Nicaragua starts canal route survey

Managua, Nicaragua a Teams of assessors accompanied by soldiers and police have begun surveying properties along the route of Nicaragua's planned interoceanic canal, taking quick steps toward the start of a vast project the country has dreamed of for more than a century.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, Central America, World News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

Hunter D. Hoffmann

Hunter D. Hoffmann has been called to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Nicaragua Managua South Mission.

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Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion, Nicaragua, Central America, World News

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Inside Costa Rica

Efforts by police make Nicaragua the safest country in Central America

August 22nd, 2014 Seizures by Nicaraguan National Police of nearly 20,000 illegal firearms during a recent five year span have been a key factor in reducing the homicide rate in the country, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Central America, Prison

The Campbell Reporter

Gov. Jerry Brown, top lawmakers back legal aid to Central American children

In this Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 photo, a police officer patrols a local market during an anti-drug operation in Managua, Nicaragua.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Nicaragua, World News, Sacramento, CA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Food Crisis In Nicaragua: Eat Iguana, Says Government

MANAGUA, NICARAGUA, Aug 21 -- Nicaraguans, facing widespread hunger because of bad harvests, are being encouraged to breed and eat Iguanas.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science

Sun Aug 17, 2014

PlanPhilly

Postcard from Managua

Whenever I travel, I try to make mental observations about the development of other cities and towns that might be interesting or relevant to readers here in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Philadelphia, PA, Central America, Temple University, Natural Disasters

Sat Aug 16, 2014

National Public Radio

Navigating Nicaragua: A Lesson In Getting Lost

A motorcyclist drives past a mural of revolutionary heroes in Managua, Nicaragua.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Central America, Pop/Rock, U2

Thu Aug 14, 2014

GPB.org

A Chinese Man, A $50 Billion Plan, And A Canal To Reshape Nicaragua

Francisco Telemaco Talavera gives a 2-hour presentation to Nicaraguan farmers on the benefits of the canal.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Nicaragua Travel, Panama Travel

Global Logistics/Supply Chain

DHL Launches Direct LCL Services in Latin America

DHL Global Forwarding has launched four new direct routes for less-than-containerload shipments to countries throughout Latin America.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Brazil, France, Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Few Nicaraguan child migrants join in trek to US

In this Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 photo, a woman uses her documents to shade herself and her child from the sun as she stands in line to request a visa, outside the Costa Rican consulate, in Managua, Nicaragua.

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Related Topix: Prison, Costa Rica, Central America, World News, Nicaragua

WFAA-TV Dallas

Few Nicaraguan child migrants join other Central Americans in trek to US

JULY 24: A suspected smuggler allegedly brings undocumented Salvadorian immigrants, most of them minors, across the Rio Grande from Mexico into the United States on July 24, 2014 in Mission, Texas.

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Related Topix: Prison, Nicaragua, World News, Central America, Mission, TX, US News, Illegal Immigration

The Times-Picayune

'El Tope de Santo Domingo' celebrated in Kenner, 'La Perla' presented in New Orleans

The Nicaraguan Association of Louisiana recently celebrated "El Tope de Santo Domingo" at Heritage Park in Kenner's Rivertown.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Kenner, LA, Life, Holidays, Christmas, Nicaragua, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Hotel Online

La Quinta Signs for Early 2015 Construction Start on Two Hotels in Guatemala and One in Nicaragua

La Quinta Holdings Inc. , owner, operator and franchisor of La Quinta Inns & Suites hotels, announced it has signed franchise agreements for new hotels in Nicaragua and Guatemala, marking the Company's entry into those countries.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Daily Mail

A new lick of paint! The Nicaraguan followers of Santo Domingo who...

A new lick of paint! The Nicaraguan followers of Santo Domingo who coat themselves in old motor oil as they pray for a miracle Photographs have captured the Nicaraguan followers of Santo Domingo who coat themselves in old motor oil as they pray for miracles.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Nicaragua utilises sugarcane bagasse to generate clean energy

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Central America, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Global Warming, Environment, Science

Inter Press Service

Gabriel GarcA a MA rquez - the Last Visit

I knew where he usually stayed: in a magnificent country house far from the city centre.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News

Sat Aug 09, 2014

NOLA.com

Look for the gigantic woman at Nicaraguan festival in Kenner today

The 14th annual El Tope de Santo Domingo will be held today from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Heritage Park, 415 Williams Blvd. in Rivertown.

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Related Topix: Kenner, LA, Nicaragua, World News, Salsa, Dominic

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Nicaragua Dispatch

Nicaraguan police nab 8 more in massacre

Nicaragua's National Police have captured eight men - one allegedly with ties to the Mexican drug cartel known as "Los Zetas" - who will face charges of authoring and executing the July 19 attack on a Sandinista caravan, which killed five people and injured 24 others.

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