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Putin Seeks To Rekindle Latin America Ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is on a six-day trip to Latin America, has made an unscheduled stop in Nicaragua.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Central America, Raul Castro

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Ag Professional

Corn net sales climb 25% higher

In the USDA's latest Weekly Export Sales report, corn net sales for 2013-2014 were up 25 percent from the previous week at 363,000 metric tons .

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Related Topix: United States Department of Agriculture, US News, Central America, World News

The Economist

Crime in Latin America: A broken system

PEDRO RODRIGUEZ, head of Nicaragua's youth-affairs police, grabs the shoulder of 17-year-old Axel Matus and gives it a shake.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Vanderbilt University

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Diplomats discuss obligations on aiding refugees

Migration and interior department representatives who met at a hotel in Managua declined to discuss the meeting's first day.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News,

Inter Press Service

El Nino Triggers Drought, Food Crisis in Nicaragua

The Las Canoas lake in Tipitapa, near Managua, dries up every time Nicaragua is visited by the El NiA o phenomenon, leaving local people without fish or water for their crops.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Famine

Christian Science Monitor

Is a Chinese-backed 'Nicaragua Canal' set to challenge Panama's?

President Daniel Ortega and Chinese businessman Wang Jing hold up a concession agreement for the construction of a multibillion-dollar canal at the Casa de los Pueblos in Managua, June 14, 2013.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Daniel Ortega, Jing Wong,

The Jersey Journal

Police searching for reported boa constrictor in Lake Hopatcong

JEFFERSON - State Police are investigating a report that a boa constrictor was spotted loose in the water of Lake Hopatcong Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Lake Hopatcong, NJ, World News

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Today.Az

President Ilham Aliyev received the Foreign Minister of Nicaragua - PHOTO

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Foreign Minister of the Republic of Nicaragua Samuel Santos Lopez.

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Related Topix: Ilham Aliyev, Central America, World News, Azerbaijan, Asia

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Honduras Stops Rescue Efforts for 8 Trapped Gold Miners

Authorities and emergency agencies on Monday indefinitely suspended the operation to rescue eight men trapped in a gold mine in southern Honduras due to the risk of new cave-ins.

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Related Topix: World News

Nerve News

Virtual stadium in Nicaragua for World Cup telecast

Some 30,000 Nicaraguan football fans will be able to watch the World Cup matches at a virtual stadium set up by the government.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News,

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Route of proposed Nicaraguan canal unveiled

In this June 14, 2013 file photo, President Daniel Ortega, left, and Chinese businessman Wang Jing hold up a concession agreement for the construction of a multibillion-dollar canal at the Casa de los Pueblos in Managua.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Daniel Ortega, Jing Wong

Evening Sun

Route of proposed Nicaraguan canal unveiled

Nicaragua's government and Hong Kong-based HKND Group on Monday unveiled the route of a proposed $40 billion inter-ocean canal to compete with the Panama Canal that Sandinista officials hope will lift the Central American country out of poverty.

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

The York Daily Record

Route of proposed Nicaraguan canal unveiled

Nicaragua's government and Hong Kong-based HKND Group on Monday unveiled the route of a proposed $40 billion inter-ocean canal to compete with the Panama Canal that Sandinista officials hope will lift the Central American country out of poverty.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Daniel Ortega

Wed Jul 02, 2014

BioMed Central

A qualitative study on primary health care professionals'...

Mental health problems among young peoples are a growing public health issue around the world.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, World News

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Broward-Palm Beach

Farley Aguilar's Haunting Images Make Him Miami's Newest International Art Star

Farley Aguilar answers the door of a modest Edgewater duplex while clutching a frosty gin and tonic and sporting a teardrop-creased fedora that would have made Indiana Jones beam.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Florida

Fri Jun 27, 2014

World Magazine

Hope and help for the poor

NICARAGUA, HONDURAS, EL SALVADOR, and GUATEMALA-This issue begins coverage of the elite nine in our 9th annual Hope Award for Effective Compassion contest.

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

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Connecticut Post

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

AP10ThingsToSee - Palestinian relatives mourn Ahmed Ayad, 22, a member of the Ezz Al-Din Al Qassam brigade, the military wing of Hamas, during his funeral in the Shajaiyeh neighborhood of Gaza City on Saturday, June 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Muslim Brotherhood, Iraq, Indiana

Yahoo!

Miss Gay Nicaragua to fight homophobia

It was the culmination of a lot of work by the 19-year-old agronomy student and the beginning of a lot more.

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Related Topix: Central America Travel, Travel, World News, Nicaragua Travel, Central America, Gay/Lesbian

NEWS.com.au

Miss Gay Nicaragua's high hopes

IS having casual sex, if you can get it, good or bad for you? Newly published research studying university students gives a definitive answer.

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

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Airline sends couple to wrong Granada

US dentist Edward Gamson is suing British Airways after he booked first-class tickets to Granada in Spain, but ended up in Grenada, the Caribbean island.

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Related Topix: World News, Travel

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