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1 hr ago | Cybercast News Service

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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5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Miners rescued from Nicaraguan gold mine after 24 hours...

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20 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, World News, Central America, Daniel Ortega, Guatemala,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Rescuers race to reach trapped miners in Nicaragua

A Mississippi woman has been convicted of murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to a Georgia woman's death.

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KTVN Reno

Rescuers locate 20 of 24 trapped in Nicaragua mine

BONANZA, Nicaragua - Rescuers on Friday located 20 of at least 24 freelance gold miners trapped underground by a landslide in northern Nicaragua, but were not immediately able to bring them to safety.

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KTEN-TV Denison

Rescuers locate 20 of 24 trapped in Nicaragua mine

A Utah woman who nearly died after run unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals spoke publicly for the first time Friday, saying she hopes the incident is a wake-up call for restaurants.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Frantic search as Nicaragua mine collapse traps 20

Rescue teams in Nicaragua were scrambling frantically on Friday to reach at least 20 workers trapped deep underground for more than 24 hours after a cave-in at an unlicensed gold mine.

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AlertNet

ACT Alliance Alert: Drought in the Central American region

Alert Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua Drought in the Central American region Geneva, 29 August 2014 1. Brief description of the emergency and impact A drought associated with "El Nio" phenomenon has caused severe impacts in Central America, where it has damaged a large part of the corn and bean crops.

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The Miami Herald

At least 25 trapped in mine landslide in Nicaragua

Marta Lagos is an official of the ruling Sandinista Party and she says rescuers hear voices and presume that all those trapped are alive.

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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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The Star Online

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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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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