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Liebherr Sees Growing Demand for Harbor Cranes in Latin America

Several new deliveries to Latin America; strong 2014 year for Liebherr mobile harbor cranes Liebherr said its mobile harbor crane population in Latin America is quickly growing with more than 50 order intakes in four years. Despite volatile exchange rates, the 2014 year is another strong one for Liebherr in Latin America.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

WireNews+Co

Nicaragua's Independence Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send best wishes to the Nicaraguan people on the 193rd anniversary of Nicaragua's independence. As thousands of students pass the lighted torch of independence from Guatemala, to Costa Rica, to Nicaragua, I am reminded of how we share the same spirit of freedom and liberty.

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

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Catholic Sun Phoenix

Catholics gather to venerate a The Holy Black Christ of Esquipulasa

Hundreds of Catholics, many of them natives of Guatemala, gathered at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral Sept.

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State Department

Press Releases: Guatemala's Independence Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Guatemala as you celebrate the 193rd anniversary of your independence. Vice President Biden's visit to Guatemala in June reaffirmed the longstanding bonds of friendship between the United States and Guatemala.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Newsday

Central American Parade and Festival draws hundreds to Hempstead

Thousands of people flocked to Hempstead marking Central America's independence with dancing, traditional music and food to celebrate their roots and heritage on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Summit, NJ

The Globe and Mail

Our son of three mothers

Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide .

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Packer

Chiquita inaugurates Guatemala port expansion

During a Sept. 11 ceremony, the Charlotte, N.C.-based Chiquita celebrated the inauguration of a $30 million expansion and renovation of port facilities at Terminal Ferroviaria de Puerto Barrios in Guatemala.

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SFGate

Los Shucos Latin Hot Dogs selling mixtas all...

Guatemalan hot dog specialist Los Shucos is one of the great newish gems in the Mission , and this weekend, owner Sofia Keck will be offering a few special dogs. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month and Guatemala's Independence Day , Los Shucos will be selling mixtas this Saturday and Sunday .

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Eater

Wire: Mixtas at Los Shucos; Opening Night at Doc's Lab

Guatemalan hot dog spot Los Shucos is set t o celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and Guatemala's Independence Day with an offering of mixtas . Somewhere between a hot dog and a taco, these dogs are served on a homemade corn tortilla and topped with avocado and homemade chirmol salsa.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

Packer

Chiquita inaugurates Guatemala port expansion

During a Sept. 11 ceremony, the Charlotte, N.C.-based Chiquita celebrated the inauguration of a $30 million expansion and renovation of port facilities at Terminal Ferroviaria de Puerto Barrios in Guatemala.

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SFGate

Los Shucos Latin Hot Dogs selling mixtas all...

Guatemalan hot dog specialist Los Shucos is one of the great newish gems in the Mission , and this weekend, owner Sofia Keck will be offering a few special dogs. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month and Guatemala's Independence Day , Los Shucos will be selling mixtas this Saturday and Sunday .

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Related Topix: World News, Central America

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Grocery Headquarters

Starbucks Single Origin Debuts in US Supermarkets

Starting this September, Starbucks is expanding its CPG coffee portfolio with three single origin coffees - Guatemala Laguna de Ayarza, Rwanda Rift Valley, and Timor Mount Ramelau - available only where groceries are sold in the U.S. Crafted from beans sourced from one region within a single country, these three new coffees showcase the unique and distinctive characteristics from where they are grown, say company officials. Guatemala Laguna de Ayarza - This coffee thrives in the highlands of the state of Santa Rosa, Guatemala, above Laguna de Ayarza.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, World News, Life, Food, Chocolate

Thu Sep 04, 2014

WHTC

Drought leaves up to 2.81 million hungry in Centra...

A severe drought has ravaged crops in Central America and as many as 2.81 million people are struggling to feed themselves, the United Nations World Food Programme said on Friday, though the region's coffee crop has been largely unscathed. The drought, which is also affecting South America, has been particularly hard on the so-called "dry corridor" of Central America, which includes southern Guatemala, northern Honduras and western El Salvador.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Nicaragua, World News, Central America, Daniel Ortega,

Tue Sep 02, 2014

American Thinker

Are we ready for the next big Central American crisis?

We have not survived the "kids on the border" crisis yet. There are schools all over the country trying to figure out how these kids will be taken care of in school districts already facing budget issues.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

AlertNet

Drought leaves up to 2.81 mln hungry in Central America -U.N.

A severe drought has ravaged crops in Central America and as many as 2.81 million people are struggling to feed themselves, the United Nations World Food Programme said on Friday, though the region's coffee crop has been largely unscathed.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

AlertNet

ACT Alliance Alert: Drought in Guatemala

Today a State of Public Calamity was declared for the departments of: Jutiapa, Chiquimula, Santa Rosa, Quich, El Progreso, Huehuetenango, Baja Verapaz, Zacapa, Retalhuleu, Solol, Totonicapn, Chimaltenango, San Marcos, Guatemala, Jalapa Suchitepquez, affected by El Nio, climate phenomenon inducing extreme weather conditions, resulting in a prolonged ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Tulsa Police Release Identities Of Four Who Died In Murder-Suicide

William Rolando Fuentes Godinez, 35 Jackeline Maribel Ramirez Fuentes de Fuentes, 22 Caroline Michelle Fuentes Ramirez, 5 Franklin Yosiel Fuentes Ramirez, 3 According to the consulate, both parents were natives of San Pedro Sacatepequez, San Marcos, Guatemala, which is near the Pacific coast.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Rape suspects burned alive in Guatemala

NEW York comics dealers Stephen Fishler and Vincent Zurzolo have paid $US3.2 million for a nearly flawless copy of Superman's comic-book debut.

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Babalu Blog

Former Cuban DGI intelligence officer identifies 17 Castro spies

General Juan Velasco Alvarado came to power as part of a junta that overthrew the Peruvian government in October 1968.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, US News, Conservative Political News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Kos

Rand Paul attacks Hillary as "a War Hawk" on Meet the Press

And now to a Meet the Press exclusive: A journey to Guatemala with Kentucky Senator -- and Doctor -- Rand Paul.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Kentucky, World News, Hillary Clinton

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