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  1. Make My DayTHE Top 10 Most Annoying PhrasesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | American Reporter

    After hosting my own election night party I awoke with a slight hangover, vaguely recalling this dream that a black guy had been elected President of the United States of America. Then I switched on Voice of America news and realized it was not a dream, and realized among others that I never said good-bye to Andrew Goodman when we hurriedly threw our stuff together to leave the room we shared with two other summer camp workers at Camp Kitattinny in Dingman's Ferry, Pa., which was really in Layton, N.J. How could I know that a few months later Andrew would be murdered with two other civil rights workers in Mississippi and dumped in a mucky clay grave.

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  2. Sulaiman Could See Roman Gonzalez-Carlos CuadrasRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

    The president of the World Boxing Council , Mauricio Sulaiman, who is in Managua, Nicaragua, in order to participate in the festivities to remember the former world champion Alexis Arguello of Nicaragua, did not rule out a possible fight between WBC flyweight world champion Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez of Nicaragua and WBC super flyweight champion Carlos Cuadras of Mexico. Both of the boxers are expected to defend their titles in the coming months.

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  3. Sweetwater renames avenue in honor of NicaraguaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Sweetwater officials and citizens officially name the corner of Southwest 104 Court and Flagler Street as 'Avenida Nicaragua' on Monday June 29, 2015 Sweetwater residents raise the Nicaraguan and American flag high at the naming of 'Avenida Nicaragua' at the corner of Southwest 104 Court and Flagler Street on Monday June 29, 2015 Sweetwater Mayor Orlando Lopez speaks at the podium celebrating the renaming of the corner of Southwest 104 Court and Flagler Street to 'Avenida Nicaragua' on Monday June 29, 2015 Almost 21 years after the city government approved a resolution to name Southwest 104th Court in honor of the Central American country - and then retired the name because of a technicality in county regulations - municipal employees and Nicaraguan activists unveiled Monday the sign with the new roadway name.

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  4. Rare Medicare fraud case linking Miami to Nicaragua ends with 10 convictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    A one-of-a-kind Medicare fraud case - U.S. expatriates using fake Miami addresses to receive millions of dollars in federal healthcare coverage while living abroad - has reached a climax with 10 defendants pleading guilty. The last remaining defendant, a former Miami doctor with a revoked medical license who resettled to Nicaragua long ago, has no plans to surrender, authorities say.

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  5. Cargill feed mills attain aquaculture certificationRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | World-Grain

    As Cargill expands its presence in aquaculture, two of the company's feed mills were recognized with the Best Aquaculture Practices certification, Cargill said on June 30. The two feed mills, the Bufalo, Villanueva facility in Honduras and the Masaya, Carretera facility in Nicaragua, can now provide customers four-star BAP-certified feed, the highest designation in the BAP program. Best Aquaculture Practices, a division of the Global Aquaculture Alliance , is an international certification program based on achievable, science-based and continuously improved performance standards for the entire aquaculture supply chain, from farms and hatcheries to processing plants and feed mills.

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  6. Gran Pacifica Resort in Nicaragua Accepts Canadian Dollars at Par with U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 24-7 Press Release

    We know how difficult it s for Canadians to buy properties or vacation abroad due to the Canadian dollar exchange rate. That s why Gran Pacifica accepts Canadian Dollars at par, meaning a 20% saving TORONTO, ON, July 01, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Nicaragua, one of the fastest growing tourist and retirement destination in the Americas, is already a favourite destination for Canadian travellers.

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  7. Make My DayTHE Top 10 Most Annoying PhrasesRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    After hosting my own election night party I awoke with a slight hangover, vaguely recalling this dream that a black guy had been elected President of the United States of America. Then I switched on Voice of America news and realized it was not a dream, and realized among others that I never said good-bye to Andrew Goodman when we hurriedly threw our stuff together to leave the room we shared with two other summer camp workers at Camp Kitattinny in Dingman's Ferry, Pa., which was really in Layton, N.J. How could I know that a few months later Andrew would be murdered with two other civil rights workers in Mississippi and dumped in a mucky clay grave.

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  8. Ap Photos: Crowds celebrate Us same-sex marriage rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Erie Times News

    Members of the LGBT movement hold a gay pride flag during a parade celebration in Managua, Nicaragua, Sunday, June 28, 2015. The Associated Press Hundreds of thousands of people on Sunday packed gay pride events from Chicago to New York City, Seattle to San Francisco, to celebrate a freshly endorsed right to marry.

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  9. After 2,800 miles in cross-country cycling race, Hoover's Brian Toone has about 200 miles leftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Alabama Live

    ... wife, Kristine, helps with community development projects for rural areas around its base of operations in Leon, Nicaragua. Information about the nonprofit can be found at www.nuevasesperanzas.org , and donations can be made using his website site ...

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  10. Yingli Supplying 40 Megawatts of Solar Modules in HondurasRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Washington Post

    Yingli Green Energy Holding Co., the second- largest solar manufacturer, is supplying panels with 40 megawatts of capacity to two power plants in Honduras. Yingli is delivering 25 megawatts for the first phase of a 50-megawatt project in Nacaome and 15 megawatts for a utility- scale solar farm in Choluteca, the Baoding, China-based company said in a statement Wednesday.

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  11. Intermission: HeritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Washington Post

    As I noted earlier today , I've been spending a lot of time over the past week thinking about what "Southern heritage" consists of. So tell me: What are your favorite cultural works by Southern artists, folklorists, chefs or whatever else strikes your fancy? Marchers hold a gay pride flag as they mark the International Day Against Homophobia in Managua, Nicaragua, in May. a " Why last night's post-storm sunset was so darn beautiful, " by Angela Fritz : If you live in the Washington metro area, you probably caught our tremendous sunset last night.

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  12. 6 Beach Reads to Transport You This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Time

    Every traveler fantasizes about starting over in a foreign land - what happens when you actually go for it? That question is the starting point of The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty , in which Vendela Vida tells the story of a woman who travels to Morocco and reinvents herself. Peter Nichols's The Rocks takes place in a glamorous Majorcan resort, and is both a riveting mystery and a decades-long love story.

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  13. Make My DayTHE Top 10 Most Annoying PhrasesRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 21 | American Reporter

    After hosting my own election night party I awoke with a slight hangover, vaguely recalling this dream that a black guy had been elected President of the United States of America. Then I switched on Voice of America news and realized it was not a dream, and realized among others that I never said good-bye to Andrew Goodman when we hurriedly threw our stuff together to leave the room we shared with two other summer camp workers at Camp Kitattinny in Dingman's Ferry, Pa., which was really in Layton, N.J. How could I know that a few months later Andrew would be murdered with two other civil rights workers in Mississippi and dumped in a mucky clay grave.

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  14. Rocky Patel Decade CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Keepers of the Flame

    Friends and family who know I am a cigar smoker were very excited for me when the news of restored relations with Cuba was reported earlier this year. I wanted to be excited too, but instead I had to explain that this diplomatic thaw does not mean the gates to the promised land have been flung wide open.

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  15. Behind Nicaragua's plans for a giant canal, mysterious Chinese backingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Star Tribune

    Opponents of a shipping canal across Nicaragua held a protest march against the project in Juigalpa, Nicaragua, on June 13. - Colossal. Mammoth.

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  16. Nicaraguan government keeps news media in the dark when it comes to canal projectRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Inside Costa Rica

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua - As international spokesman for the project to build a mammoth canal across Nicaragua, Ronald MacLean saw his job become increasingly untenable. Somebody didn't want him to speak.

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  17. Bridges to Prosperity: Paso Real Suspension Bridge Receives a Special ...Read the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | PR.com

    ... presented to Bridges to Prosperity for the Paso Real Suspension Bridge, which traverses the Rio Esteli in Condega, Nicaragua. The municipality of Condega came to B2P with the proposed bridge project after their former bridge was destroyed in ...

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  18. Loveland Habitat builds in NicaraguaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | ReporterHerald.com

    The Rev. Ed Smith, left, shows photographs from a trip to Nicaragua a team from Loveland Habitat for Humanity and local churches took to build affordable homes there.

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  19. Nicaragua's Rama Indians face peril from canal and migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... ago, now devoured by jungle. It's what's left of another grand plan to link the Atlantic and Pacific oceans across Nicaragua. McCrae doesn't talk much about the current plan for a canal, even though it would upend the world he's known far more than ...

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  20. Photos: Mauricio Herrera Putting in Work For LundyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Boxing Scene

    ... up the HBO Latino Boxing telecast on July 11, Joseph 'Jojo' Diaz Jr. will face Rene 'Gemelo' Alvarado of Managua, Nicaragua in a 10-round featherweight bout. 'I will fight anyone in the division, and welcome the most competitive fights. On July 11, ...

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