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Clashes erupt at Nicaragua electoral reform protests

Riot police have clashed with protesters in Nicaragua who are demanding fair elections ahead of the 2016 ballot which is expected to return Daniel

Riot police have clashed with protesters in Nicaragua who are demanding fair elections ahead of the 2016 ballot which is expected to return Daniel

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Volcano's eruption caught on camera in Nicaragua

This is the dramatic amateur footage from Nicaragua captured by visitors to the country’s Telica volcano, who found themselves close by when it

This is the dramatic amateur footage from Nicaragua captured by visitors to the country’s Telica volcano, who found themselves close by when it

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Nicaragua announces start of work on China-backed canal

The groundbreaking ceremony on Monday marks the beginning of work on a canal to rival Panama's waterway and boost the economy amid concerns over Lake Nicaragua.

The groundbreaking ceremony on Monday marks the beginning of work on a canal to rival Panama's waterway and boost the economy amid concerns over Lake Nicaragua.

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In Hippocrates footsteps

Medicine is constantly evolving as new discoveries are made. In this edition of Learning World we look at how medical education is keeping pace with

Medicine is constantly evolving as new discoveries are made. In this edition of Learning World we look at how medical education is keeping pace with

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Thousands protest over Nicaragua canal project

They came in their thousands, angry and anxious over a canal construction project in Nicaragua that many fear will obliterate their homes and

They came in their thousands, angry and anxious over a canal construction project in Nicaragua that many fear will obliterate their homes and

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'Chinese out!' cry anti-canal protesters in Nicaragua

“Chinese out!” That was the chant from demonstrators in Nicaragua, where a planned new shipping channel to be built across the Central American

“Chinese out!” That was the chant from demonstrators in Nicaragua, where a planned new shipping channel to be built across the Central American

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Search continues for men in Nicaraguan gold mine after 20 rescued

Rescue workers have freed 20 miners who were trapped in a gold mine after a landslide in northern Nicaragua. Twenty-nine workers were initially

Rescue workers have freed 20 miners who were trapped in a gold mine after a landslide in northern Nicaragua. Twenty-nine workers were initially

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Nicaragua shaken by second earthquake

Just as residents of Managua were clearing up the damage from an earthquake on Thursday, a second earthquake struck Nicaragua on Friday. Measuring

Just as residents of Managua were clearing up the damage from an earthquake on Thursday, a second earthquake struck Nicaragua on Friday. Measuring

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Rural education

Working on the land is considered by many to be a low status job. Farm workers generally earn low wages for hard labour and tend to have limited

Working on the land is considered by many to be a low status job. Farm workers generally earn low wages for hard labour and tend to have limited

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Nicaragua: Fugitive on FBI’s 10 Most Wanted list arrested

One of the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted has been arrested by the Nicaraguan police. Former Washington DC schoolteacher Eric Justin Toth is suspected of

One of the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted has been arrested by the Nicaraguan police. Former Washington DC schoolteacher Eric Justin Toth is suspected of

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People refuse to flee Nicaraguan volcano

In Nicaragua, around 400 people living near the San Cristobal volcano have been ordered to leave their homes because of a series of small eruptions

In Nicaragua, around 400 people living near the San Cristobal volcano have been ordered to leave their homes because of a series of small eruptions