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16 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Two Las Vegas church volunteers share views from trip to Central America

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America have been pouring into the United States causing a huge backlog of deportation proceedings.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Raw Story

President Daniel Ortega calls attack on supporters in Nicaragua a 'massacre'

President Daniel Ortega on Monday slammed as a "massacre" an attack on his political supporters that killed five people and left 28 more hurt.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Gunmen Attack Sandinista Bus Caravans Killing 5, Wounding 25 in Nicaragua

At least five people died and 25 others were wounded in attacks staged by unknown gunmen on caravans of buses carrying hundreds of Sandinista supporters, authorities of that Nicaraguan party said Sunday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Dallas Blog

Nicaragua Canal Could Replace Panama Canal

The government of Nicaragua is moving forward on plans to build the Nicaragua Canal that would replace reliance on the Panama Canal for global shippers.

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Nicaragua Dispatch

Deadly ambush in Nicaragua brings bloody end to anniversary celebration

The 35th Anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution ended in bloodshed early this morning when buses carrying party supporters back home to Matagalpa and EstelA were ambushed in what appears to be coordinated attacks that killed 5 people and injured more than two dozen, according to preliminary reports from state media.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Navarre Press

Today is Saturday, July 19, the 200th day of 2014

On July 19, 1989, 111 people were killed when United Air Lines Flight 232, a DC-10 which suffered the uncontained failure of its tail engine and the loss of hydraulic systems, crashed while making an emergency landing at Sioux City, Iowa; 185 other people survived.

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The Daily Republic

Today in History for July 19, 2014

On July 19, 1989, 111 people were killed when United Air Lines Flight 232, a DC-10 which suffered the uncontained failure of its tail engine and the loss of hydraulic systems, crashed while making an emergency landing at Sioux City, Iowa; 185 other people survived.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Today in History: Samuel Colt, inventor of the Colt revolver, was born in Hartford, Connecticut

On July 19, 1989, 111 people were killed when United Air Lines Flight 232, a DC-10 which suffered the uncontained failure of its tail engine and the loss of hydraulic systems, crashed while making an emergency landing at Sioux City, Iowa; 185 other people survived.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Let's Keep Children Safe This Summer: CCFC and FYI Join Forces...

Summer is a great time for children to get outdoors and have fun. At the same time, being on the streets puts children and youth at risk of engaging in, or being a victim of, violent crimes.

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Sys-Con Media

270 Gaming Machines and Growing

This purchase of 137 machines now brings GHDC's current gaming machine count in two countries to a total of 270 units plus related equipment.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

MassLive.com

Central American children: 'This is much deeper than a problem...

Relatives carry the coffin containing the remains of Gilberto Francisco Ramos Juarez, a Guatemalan boy whose decomposed body was found in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, in San Jose Las Flores, Guatemala, Saturday, July 12, 2014.

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KOTA-TV Rapid City

Nicaraguan gets 39 years in US woman's slaying

A Nicaraguan man has been sentenced to 39 years in prison for killing a Wyoming woman who was on a missionary trip in that Central American country.

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The Jersey Journal

Giant, 'aggresive' snake still on the loose, has a Twitter account

JEFFERSON - The 10- to 20-foot snake seen in and around Lake Hopatcong is still on the loose - but maybe local residents should be checking behind their own computer keyboards.

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Buenos Aires Herald

World Trade

The US$40 billion channel that would compete with the Panama Canal planed to be 278-kilometre long, 230-520 metres wide and 27.6-metre deep Nicaragua last Monday approved a proposed route for a shipping channel to link the Atlantic and Pacific oceans that would rival the Panama Canal, in a US$40 billion project that although according to experts is ... (more)

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Md. doctors take orthopedic skills to Nicaragua

On June 6, the team led by several Peninsula Regional Medical Center orthopedic surgeons paid their way to fly to Manolo Morales Hospital in Managua as part La Merced's efforts in the region.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Nicaragua Dispatch

Putin's surprise visit to Nicaragua fuels canal rumors

Russian President Vladimir Putin hailed Nicaragua as a "very important ally for Russia in Latin America" during a surprise stopover in Managua last night as part of his political/World Cup tour of Latin America.

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Pravda

Nicaragua Canal: A better option than Panama

Managua, The recent announcement of an inter-oceanic canal in Nicaragua is now seen as a further step in realizing this project and as an opportunity to optimize global trade.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Diplomats discuss obligations on aiding refugees

Migration and interior department representatives who met at a hotel in Managua declined to discuss the meeting's first day.

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Inter Press Service

El Nino Triggers Drought, Food Crisis in Nicaragua

The Las Canoas lake in Tipitapa, near Managua, dries up every time Nicaragua is visited by the El NiA o phenomenon, leaving local people without fish or water for their crops.

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The Economist

Crime in Latin America: A broken system

PEDRO RODRIGUEZ, head of Nicaragua's youth-affairs police, grabs the shoulder of 17-year-old Axel Matus and gives it a shake.

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