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3 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Trapped miners rescued in Nicaragua; 5 remain

Rescue workers and trapped miners alike frantically dug away at opposite sides of rock and mud that blocked a Nicaragua gold mine, finally succeeding in freeing at least 20 men.

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6 hrs ago | Valley News Live

An Acre of Corn Helps More Than You Think

A farmer and pastor near Arthur, North Dakota teamed up and invite you to come pick your fill of sweet corn and donate to several worthy causes.

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Related Topix: Arthur, ND, Cass County, ND, Nicaragua, World News

10 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-22 miners rescued from Nicaragua gold mine after landslide

Rescue workers have freed 22 miners who were trapped in a gold mine after a landslide in northern Nicaragua, and the government on Saturday vowed to continue search efforts for several workers that remained stuck underground.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Daniel Ortega

14 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

President greets Trinidad and Tobago on national day

President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday greeted the people of Trinidad and Tobago on their national day which will be celebrated Sunday.

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17 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Few Nicaraguans among Central America's exodus to U.S.

Nicaragua has many of the same problems as much of Central America. Extreme poverty.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Prison, Costa Rica, Daniel Ortega

21 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

The PNM's ten points

As I indicated in my last article, the PNM says in point eight of its ten points on constitutional and legislative reform that the issue of Tobago internal self-government "must be settled to the satisfaction of the people of Tobago in full accord with their recommendations".

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Related Topix: Patrick Manning, Trinidad and Tobago, World News

Yesterday | The Toronto Star

Gay rights activist withdraws challenge to Jamaican laws

A young Jamaican gay rights activist who brought an unprecedented legal challenge to the Caribbean island's anti-sodomy law has withdrawn the claim after growing fearful about violent backlashes, advocacy groups and colleagues said Friday.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Gay/Lesbian, Activism

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Moguls at war

Warriors owners Eric Watson and Sir Owen Glenn are locked in a new, international legal stoush - with hundreds of millions of dollars in dispute involving the pair's joint-venture investment company.

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KMIR 6

Rescuers locate 20 of 24 trapped in Nicaragua mine

BONANZA, Nicaragua - Rescuers in Nicaragua raced Friday to reach at least 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a landslide, including 20 who have been located and have communicated with emergency crews.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Rescuers locate 20 of 24 trapped in Nicaragua mine

A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Southern Utah University

The New Zealand Herald

Dream penthouse sells for a bargain price

A sprawling luxury penthouse on Auckland's waterfront once touted as the country's biggest and most expensive apartment with an asking price of $10 million has been sold for just $900,000.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, World News, British Virgin Islands

The Washington Post

Tales from a ship wreck, a war and a nightclub

Ishmael Beah 's family was killed by rebel soldiers in Sierra Leone. Lisa See became fascinated with her father's Chinese ancestry.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Asian-American, Dominican Republic, The New School, Entertainment

Caribbean News Now!

Haitian activist committed to trial on murder charges

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: Haiti, World News, Activism,

The Baltimore Sun

Cuban migrant boat turned away from Caymans despite rough seas

A small, homemade aluminum boat carrying 16 Cuban migrants sought refuge from rough seas in Grand Cayman on Thursday but local officials prevented a landing, citing a migration agreement with Cuba.

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Related Topix: Cayman Islands, World News, Prison, Cuba, Hurricane, Hurricane Cristobal, Weather

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Accident traps at least 25 miners in Nicaragua, government-backed site says

At least 25 miners were trapped in a gold mine in Nicaragua's far north on Thursday after a collapse, a government-backed news website and other media reported, adding that rescue efforts would continue through the night.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Daniel Ortega

JD Supra

The Issue of Priority and Statutory Ship Mortgages in the British Virgin Islands

Shipping business in the British Virgin Islands is fast developing, and with this development, it is important to understand some critical elements, being financing and taking of security; hence, the significance of BVI statutory ship mortgages and the related matter of the lender's priority position.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Dominican gov't slow to issue permits to...

In this Aug. 26, 2014 photo, people line up to apply for Haitian identity cards at an office recently opened in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

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The New Zealand Herald

Jamaica agriculture minister dies in Florida

Officials say a veteran Jamaican lawmaker who served as the island's agriculture and fisheries minister has died in Florida where he traveled to receive treatment for a back condition.

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National Public Radio

Like American Idol, But With Songs About Haiti's Child Slaves

Frantzita Dede, who's 19, sings "Let's Help Them" - the child slaves of Haiti. Frederic Dupoux for NPR hide caption Tamarre Joseph, escorted from the stage after her performance, had the crowd on its feet, chanting her refrain: "We will be a country without restaveks."

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This Is North Devon

Hurricane could bring warm weather across the Atlantic

The Bahamas are currently being battered by the storm but Hurricane Cristobal is expected to cross the Atlantic at the end of the week.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, World News, The Bahamas, Tornado, Hurricane Cristobal

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