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News on Nicaragua continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

7 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: World News, Central America, Prison, Honduras, Immigration Reform

16 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, World News, Nicaragua Travel, Central America, Home Gardening, Home, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

22 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Alarm as Nicaragua starts canal route survey

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: Central America, World News

22 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: 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, Central America, World News,

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Cigar Aficionado

INDUSTRY: Philip Wynn Invests in Costa Rica

While it seems that so much of the premium cigar industry is turning to Nicaragua for its tobacco, Philip Wynn, owner of the Felipe Gregorio cigar brand, is looking to Costa Rica.

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Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America, Copan, OK,

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: 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, 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: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Miami Herald

Nicaraguans, safe at home, feel little reason to flee to U.S.

Nicaragua is the second poorest country in the Western Hemisphere and, like its Central American neighbors, a transhipment point for cocaine headed to the United States.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Prison, Daniel Ortega

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

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Cruising World

Nicaraguan Dolphin

Incredibly clear water conditions off of Corinto, Nicaragua gave me this incredible opportunity.

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Related Topix: World News

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: World News, Central America, Pop/Rock, U2

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Switched

Panama Canal, World's Greatest Engineering Project, Turns 100

One hundred years ago, on August 15, 1914, the Panama Canal officially opened when the S. S. Ancon steamed through from the Atlantic to the Pacific side.

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Related Topix: Central America Travel, Travel, Panama, World News, Panama Travel, Central America, US Military, US Navy, South America, Colombia Travel, Colombia

Inside Costa Rica

Nicaragua seizes more than 500 kilograms of cocaine in the Pacific

August 15th, 2014 Nicaragua's Naval Force on August 13 seized more than 500 kilograms of cocaine hidden in a fast boat anchored in a small island in the Pacific, arresting three Nicaraguans.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

National Public Radio

Nicaragua Banks On Its Own Canal To Boost Economy

One hundred years ago today, the first ship passed through the brand-new, U.S.-built Panama Canal; a century later Panama owns the canal outright, and the country is one of the most prosperous in the region.

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

WGBH

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

One hundred years ago today, the first ship passed through the brand-new, U.S.-built Panama Canal; a century later Panama owns the canal outright, and the country is one of the most prosperous in the region.

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

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,

Wed Aug 13, 2014

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, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

The Las Vegas Sun

Few Nicaraguan child migrants join in trek to US

Guillermina Flores had lost her $130-a-month job at a clothing factory and the 29-year-old single mother was struggling to feed her three children.

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

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