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4 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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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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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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Hotel Online

La Quinta Signs for Early 2015 Construction Start on Two Hotels in Guatemala and One in Nicaragua

La Quinta Holdings Inc. , owner, operator and franchisor of La Quinta Inns & Suites hotels, announced it has signed franchise agreements for new hotels in Nicaragua and Guatemala, marking the Company's entry into those countries.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Daily Mail

A new lick of paint! The Nicaraguan followers of Santo Domingo who...

A new lick of paint! The Nicaraguan followers of Santo Domingo who coat themselves in old motor oil as they pray for a miracle Photographs have captured the Nicaraguan followers of Santo Domingo who coat themselves in old motor oil as they pray for miracles.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Nicaragua utilises sugarcane bagasse to generate clean energy

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: World News, Central America, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Global Warming, Environment, Science,

Inter Press Service

Gabriel GarcA a MA rquez - the Last Visit

I knew where he usually stayed: in a magnificent country house far from the city centre.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Moratorium in the South China Sea: Charting a course towards peace

Last June 16, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. Del Rosario publicly raised the idea of a moratorium on destabilizing activities in the South China Sea.

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Sheffield Telegraph

Sheffield explorers embark on month-long trip

A group from Sheffield meet Lord Mayor Coun Peter Rippon and consort Susanbefore their visit to Sheffield's twin town Esteli in Nicaragua A group of adventurous Sheffielders have been waved-off on a month-long trip by the Lord Mayor of Sheffield.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

NOLA.com

Look for the gigantic woman at Nicaraguan festival in Kenner today

The 14th annual El Tope de Santo Domingo will be held today from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Heritage Park, 415 Williams Blvd. in Rivertown.

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Related Topix: Kenner, LA, World News, Salsa, Dominic

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Nicaragua Dispatch

Nicaraguan police nab 8 more in massacre

Nicaragua's National Police have captured eight men - one allegedly with ties to the Mexican drug cartel known as "Los Zetas" - who will face charges of authoring and executing the July 19 attack on a Sandinista caravan, which killed five people and injured 24 others.

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