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  • Few Nicaraguans among Central America's exodus to U.S.

    Nicaragua has many of the same problems as much of Central America. Extreme poverty. Joblessness. Violence, especially against women and children. Government repression.
  • Economic sanctions give Russia new bedfellows

    RIO de JANEIRO, Brazil — When a country imposes economic sanctions on another, there are always unintended consequences. In this case it all began when pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine shot down a Malaysian airline passenger plane. The United States...

    Central America braces for drought-linked food crisis

    BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Low rainfall linked to the El Nino weather phenomenon has led to drought in parts of Central America, causing widespread damage to crops, shortages and rising prices of food, and worsening hunger among the region's...

    Banco Central Nicaragua recorta previsión de crecimiento por sequía

    MANAGUA (Reuters) - El Banco Central de Nicaragua recortó el lunes su pronóstico de crecimiento de la economía local este año, a un rango de entre un 4,0 y un 4,5 por ciento, debido a la severa sequía que también está golpeando a otros países de...

    Robin Williams' suicide brings back pain of lost friend

    Robin Williams' suicide brings back pain of lost friend
    I don't have any heartwarming stories of Robin Williams to regale you with, as we mourn the death of a funnyman who shed tears of a clown behind dark shadows. I ran into Williams once, at a bathroom in a Las Vegas casino years ago, and purposely avoided...