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September 16th, 2014 Nicaragua has constructed three new prisons utilizing money that was seized following the arrest of a group of drug traffickers in 2012, a welcome initiative that repurposes criminal money for public works in the Central American country. It accomplishes two goals simultaneously: building much-need prisons and putting drug money to good use.


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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Milpitas Post

Police officer to lead Milpitas Rotary Club as president

Milpitas Police Officers Association President Eric Emmanuele has been elected as the 2014-15 president of the Rotary Club of Milpitas. His one-year term began July 1. The Rotary Club of Milpitas was founded in 1952 as a local club of Rotary International.


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The Daily Caller

FBI Announces Completion, Deployment Of Its Facial Recognition System

An immigration officer's computer screen shows the mugshots of two al Qaeda suspects as passengers line up to be processed at Managua's International Airport May 24, 2005. Central American countries went on alert on Tuesday for two al Qaeda suspects, including a Kenyan on the FBI's most wanted terrorist list, who were said to be in the region.


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State Department

Press Releases: Nicaragua's Independence Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send best wishes to the Nicaraguan people on the 193rd anniversary of Nicaragua's independence. As thousands of students pass the lighted torch of independence from Guatemala, to Costa Rica, to Nicaragua, I am reminded of how we share the same spirit of freedom and liberty.


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Business Wire

Youngevity Intl. (YGYI) Announces Closing of Private Placement Offering

TriPoint Global Equities, LLC acted as sole placement agent in the transaction. The Notes, which mature in July 2019, are convertible into shares of the Company's common stock at $0.35 cents per share.


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The Peninsula

Emir, PM congratulate Nicaragua president

DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani sent Monday a cable of congratulations to President of the Republic of Nicaragua Daniel Ortega Saavedra on the occasion of the anniversary of his country's Independence Day. The Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani sent similar cable to the Republic of Nicaragua Daniel Ortega Saavedra on the occasion of the anniversary of his country's Independence Day.


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Sun Sep 14, 2014


Central American Parade and Festival draws hundreds to Hempstead

Thousands of people flocked to Hempstead marking Central America's independence with dancing, traditional music and food to celebrate their roots and heritage on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.


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Fri Sep 12, 2014


Doubts as to whether Nicaraguan blast was cause by meteorite

Astronomers, including experts at NASA, have questioned whether the blast and crater, reported earlier this week outside the Nicaraguan capital, were actually the product of a meteorite. Initial reports , including information issued by the Nicaraguan government, suggested a piece of space rock broke off from a larger asteroid passing between the Earth and its moon -- creating a sizable crater, measuring roughly 40 feet across, near Managua's international airport.

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Sys-Con Media

Aeromexico To Initiate Services To Managua, Nicaragua

As a result of this new route, bilateral relations between the two capitals will become closer in commercial, economic and tourist terms, considering that The six flights Aeromexico will be offering will be operated by an Embraer 170 aircraft, seating 76 passengers, with the following schedule: In this way, Aeromexico will be able to carry more than 900 customers a week, an action backed up by the airline's commitment to satisfy its passengers' needs, meet the demand of markets requiring its services and continue to position itself as the airline with the biggest presence in the region.


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Thu Sep 11, 2014


US Violations of International Law

President Obama plans to increase funding and training of "moderate rebels" in Syria while escalating air strike operations against ISIS in Iraq and into Syria. From Central America in the 80s to Syria today, the US has supported proxy armies in violation of international law.


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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Global Voices Online

Nicaragua: Meteorite Smashed into the Capital Without Damages

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone. A strong blast shook the Northern area of Nicaraguan capital city, Managua, almost at midnight, on Saturday September 6, 2014.


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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Boat Carrying 30 Sinks in Nicaragua, 4 Still Missing

A boat carrying 30 people capsized in a Nicaraguan river and four people are missing, the Red Cross in Bluefields, in the Southern Atlantic Autonomous Region, or RAAS, said.


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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Agri Marketing

World Soy Foundation Announces "Acre Challenge" Program

WORLD SOY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES "ACRE CHALLENGE" PROGRAM Sep. 2, 2014 Source: World Soy Foundation news release Harvest is approaching fast-where will your acres of soybeans go? The World Soy Foundation knows the power of the soybeans you work so hard to grow can make a world of difference to hungry children around the world and we need your help! ... (more)


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TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Central America catch-up: Sutel to auction 70MHz of spectrum in CR;...

Central America catch-up: Sutel to auction 70MHz of spectrum in CR; Yota licence terms refreshed; Telcor installs rural infrastructure; Tigo Star goes live in Guatemala; Honduran Costa Rica's Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones is preparing to hold a new spectrum auction, and has not ruled out licensing a fourth player for the mobile sector.


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Evening Sun

Nicaragua calls off search for 4 missing miners

Nicaragua's government says it has called off a search for at least four missing miners because cave-ins made the effort too dangerous to continue, and hopes have faded that anyone could be found alive after five days.


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Scientific Blogging

Generating Energy From Coffee Wastewater

A four-year project on coffee wastewater treatment, The Energy from Coffee Wastewater project by UTZ Certified, has found that is possible to generate energy and protect water resources by treating discharges from coffee mills - maybe it will even tackle climate change.


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Mon Sep 01, 2014

MSN Money

8 places to retire abroad and save big

People dream of different things when considering retirement: relaxation, affordability, traveling or trying new things.


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Inside Costa Rica

Rescuers save 20 miners in Nicaragua, search continues

September 1st, 2014 Rescuers in Nicaragua freed 20 workers from a collapsed gold mine over the weekend as the search continued for five more.


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Christian Science Monitor

Why are Nicaraguan youths staying put while neighbors migrate north?

Police officers stand near three boys and a mural of revolutionary leader Augusto Cesar Sandino, on a street in Managua Aug. 27, 2014.


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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Sweet Science

Boxing Odds - " Gonzalez vs. Yaegashi for WBC Flyweight Title September 5

Akira Yaegashi finds himself in the unusual position of having come off a total of four consecutive wins for the WBC flyweight title and yet will enter his fourth bout in defense of that title as an underdog.


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