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13 min ago | The Daily Beast

Nicaragua Waits for - The Big One'By Monica Seoane

The ground shakes, volcanoes rumble, and the Sandinista political machine does all it can to convince people 'The Big One' is coming.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Daniel Ortega

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Advocate

Community column for April 18, 2014

Members of the Baton Rouge Woodworkers Club donated 14 night stands to the IRIS Domestic Violence Center of Baton Rouge on March 1. Katherine Bonds, residential assistant at the IRIS Center, accepted the donations during the Woodworkers Club meeting at the Red Stick Woodworks in Prairieville.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Prairieville, LA, Student Society, Iota, LA, Sigma Phi, Fraternities, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Nicaragua Dispatch

Nicaraguan scientists eye dropping lake levels

Nicaraguan first lady and amateur volcanologist Rosario Murillo says scientists are investigating citizen claims that the water level of Lake Managua is dropping and the temperature is rising - a strange phenomenon that some are blaming on recent seismic activity.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Geology, Science

Boston.com

Friends, Family Remember Slain Lynnfield Native

As details trickle out of Nicaragua, friends and family of Lynnfield native Karen Colclough shared their memories of her through news reports and on Facebook.

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Related Topix: Lynnfield, MA, World News

AlertNet

ACT Alliance Alert: Earthquakes in Nicaragua

Alert Nicaragua Earthquakes in Nicaragua Geneva, 16 April 2014 1. Brief description of the emergency and impact From 10 April 2014, a series of earthquakes, 3 of them with magnitudes from 6.2 to 6.6, have hit Nicaragua, the last one was felt on 14 April in the morning.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News,

Nicaragua Living

good article on the treamors..

Thousands of Nicaraguans woke up in the streets Monday after a sleepless night rocked by two strong earthquakes, part of a string of tremors that have kept the Central American country on edge since late last week.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science

Planet Jackson Hole

Culclough case: More than one suspect may be in custody

Local Nicaraguan authorities are handling the case of the death of Karen Culclough, whose body was found outside a hotel in Montelimar, Nicaragua where she and her small church group were resting after a mission trip.

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Related Topix: Lynnfield, MA, World News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Editor's Notebook: Semana Santa

A crowd filling the central street of the city of Leon, Nicaragua, awaits the arrival of holy figurines carried through the streets in procession on Holy Monday.

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Related Topix: World News

Burnaby Now

Retired fire truck heading to Nicaragua

Burnaby firefighter Erik Vogel says he is proud the City of Burnaby and the Burnaby Fire Department agreed to donate an old fire truck to Nicaragua.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, Canada, Fire

Nicaragua Living

Tourists and crime and all that

The death of the woman from Wyoming reminds me of a college freshman who was killed after getting separated from her tubing group on the New River.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Photos of the Day: April 14

In pictures picked Monday by Wall Street Journal editors, a child looks on at a New York police officer's funeral, children sleep on a mattress outdoors in Nicaragua and Spain celebrates Holy Week.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, North Sea, NY, Cleveland, NY

Nicaragua Dispatch

US Embassy 'frightened' for safety of missing woman

The U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua says it's being kept "up to date" on the disappearance of U.S. citizen Karen Colclough , 37, and is "frightened for her safety."

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

Tri-cityherald.com

String of earthquakes puts Nicaraguans on edge

A magnitude-6.1 quake Thursday evening has been followed by hundreds of small aftershocks and at least seven quakes powerful enough to send people running in panic from homes and businesses, including a magnitude-6.6 tremor Friday.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, Geology, Science

Nicaragua Living

ZunZuneo's Nicaragua connection

There has been a lot of discussion about the "Cuban Twitter" project of USAID. Alan Gross even cited it as the reason for his hunger strike.

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

The Miami Herald

New quakes cause panic, no deaths in Nicaragua

Jeffrey Soffer, left, and his sister Jackie Soffer, right. Jeffrey is chairman and CEO and Jackie, principal, of the family owned Turnberry Associates, which owns the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Aventura Mall, and Turnberry Isle Miami.

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Nicaragua Dispatch

Nicaragua fears the next 'big one'

The mostly impoverished population living on the northern edge of Managua hustled anxiously back into the darkened streets of the capital Sunday night as another series of earthquakes rippled violently through their disaster-prone city.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

AlertNet

Fresh quake hits Nicaragua, damaging some buildings

People gather in the streets outside their homes after an earthquake of magnitude 4.9 shook Managu, Nicaragua,a April 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science

Metro

NEWTravel to Nicaragua for dramatic scenery and beautiful beaches

The largest country in Central America has been on travel writers' hotlists for years but it is finally stepping into the spotlight.

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Globe and Mail

Earthquake strikes Nicaragua, shaking buildings in capital

A woman carries scrap iron to sell at the ruins of a building damaged in a 1972 earthquake in the old centre of Managua April 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Central America, World News,

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Free Republic

Nicaragua shaken by second earthquake

Just as residents of Managua were clearing up the damage from an earthquake on Thursday, a second earthquake struck Nicaragua on Friday.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, World News, Central America, Costa Rica, Tsunami

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