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News on Nicaragua continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

5 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

FBI investigates suspected serial child molester

Surveillance cameras at San Jose International Airport successfully captured the teenager on the tarmac, climbing up the landing gear of a jet.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Ohio, World News, Central America

9 hrs ago | Whitehorse Star

Olympian lends hand to Nicaraguan school project

The 24-year-old recently spent a week in Nicaragua, helping to build a school in the impoverished community of Jardines de Apoyo.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News,

10 hrs ago | AlertNet

Nicaragua: Smallholder Farmers Working to Improve Efficiency and Stability

In Nicaragua, the World Food Programme supports various activities with the aim of developing food security in vulnerable households.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition, World News,

14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Golden retriever in Youngstown killed by arrow from crossbow

The attack on Cookie is just one of seven that has occurred in recent weeks in an upscale neighborhood of Managua, Nicaragua The attack on Cookie is just one of seven that has occurred in recent weeks in an upscale neighborhood of Managua, Nicaragua A Golden Retriever named Teddie was shot and killed with a crossbow in an attack in Youngstown, Ohio ... (more)

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Related Topix: Youngstown, OH, World News, Central America

15 hrs ago | Federal Bureau of Investigation

Seeking Info: We need your help to identify victims of suspected...

The FBI is asking for the public's help to identify victims of a suspected serial child predator who taught in private American schools overseas in nine different countries beginning in 1972 and whose young victims - believed to be boys between the ages of 12 and 14 - may be unaware of what happened to them.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Central America, World News,

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Nicaragua Living

Hope For Snowden

In the meantime, it's a lot better in Russia than when Lee Harvey, Kim Philby and Guy Burgess were there.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

State Department

Mars Virtual Field Trip

The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs is launching a new type of exchange with a virtual field trip to Mars .

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Related Topix: World News, Education Etc., Central America

The Times of Israel

Nicaraguan town drags chained 'Judases'

For 130 years, the people of Masatepe have observed Good Friday by dressing up in colorful masks and costumes and dragging chained "Judases" through the streets of their town in western Nicaragua.

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Related Topix: World News

Sun Apr 20, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Another al-Qaida group issues threats

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a religious offering Monday to a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead, including executed war criminals - long a source of tension with Japan's neighbors China and South Korea.

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Related Topix: Terrorism

The Billings Outpost

Drums beat on border

LA UNION, on the Costa Rica-Panama border The hills of Costa Rica are alive with the sounds of war drums: And Nicaragua had better take heed.

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Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America, Panama, Daniel Ortega,

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Melissa Minto awarded RINLA's "Young Nurseryman of the Year"

The "Young Nurseryman of the Year" Award was presented to Melissa Minto of Watson Farm by the Rhode Island Nursery & Landscape Association .

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Portsmouth, RI, University of Rhode Island, Jamestown, RI, University of Connecticut, World News

Burnaby Now

Retired fire truck heading to Nicaragua

Burnaby firefighter Erik Vogel says he is proud the City of Burnaby and the Burnaby Fire Department agreed to donate an old fire truck to Nicaragua.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, Canada, Fire

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Nicaragua Dispatch

Experts downplay volcanic threat, warn of more quakes

Nicaraguan authorities say "there's no scientific evidence" of a pending eruption of Momotombo and Apoyeque volcanos despite recent earthquake activity along nearby fault lines.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, World News, Central America, Earthquake,

The Daily Beast

Nicaragua Waits for - The Big One'By Monica Seoane

The ground shakes, volcanoes rumble, and the Sandinista political machine does all it can to convince people 'The Big One' is coming.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Daniel Ortega

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Advocate

Community column for April 18, 2014

Members of the Baton Rouge Woodworkers Club donated 14 night stands to the IRIS Domestic Violence Center of Baton Rouge on March 1. Katherine Bonds, residential assistant at the IRIS Center, accepted the donations during the Woodworkers Club meeting at the Red Stick Woodworks in Prairieville.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Prairieville, LA, Student Society, Iota, LA, Sigma Phi, Fraternities, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Nicaragua Dispatch

Nicaraguan scientists eye dropping lake levels

Nicaraguan first lady and amateur volcanologist Rosario Murillo says scientists are investigating citizen claims that the water level of Lake Managua is dropping and the temperature is rising - a strange phenomenon that some are blaming on recent seismic activity.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Geology, Science

Boston.com

Friends, Family Remember Slain Lynnfield Native

As details trickle out of Nicaragua, friends and family of Lynnfield native Karen Colclough shared their memories of her through news reports and on Facebook.

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Related Topix: Lynnfield, MA, World News

AlertNet

ACT Alliance Alert: Earthquakes in Nicaragua

Alert Nicaragua Earthquakes in Nicaragua Geneva, 16 April 2014 1. Brief description of the emergency and impact From 10 April 2014, a series of earthquakes, 3 of them with magnitudes from 6.2 to 6.6, have hit Nicaragua, the last one was felt on 14 April in the morning.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News,

Nicaragua Living

good article on the treamors..

Thousands of Nicaraguans woke up in the streets Monday after a sleepless night rocked by two strong earthquakes, part of a string of tremors that have kept the Central American country on edge since late last week.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science

Planet Jackson Hole

Culclough case: More than one suspect may be in custody

Local Nicaraguan authorities are handling the case of the death of Karen Culclough, whose body was found outside a hotel in Montelimar, Nicaragua where she and her small church group were resting after a mission trip.

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Related Topix: Lynnfield, MA, World News

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