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Nicaragua Sandinistas win polls

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 9:54

Nicaragua's governing Sandinistas win 134 of 153 mayoral races, results from weekend's elections show, as violent clashes erupt in protest.
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VIDEO: Violent clashes in Nicaragua

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012, 11:57
related places: Managua

Violent clashes took place in the Nicaraguan capital Managua between riot police and taxi drivers over government fuel subsidies.
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Nicaragua convicts music promoter

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 19:04
related countries: Argentina Argentina

A Nicaraguan judge finds the music promoter injured in last year's attack that killed Argentine folk singer Facundo Cabral guilty of drug trafficking.
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Nicaragua clears and frees US man

Friday, September 14th 2012, 23:16
related countries: United States United States

A US man whose conviction on drug charges was thrown out by a Nicaraguan appeals court leaves Nicaragua after two years in jail, his family says.
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Nicaraguans flee erupting volcano

Saturday, September 8th 2012, 23:57
related places: San Cristobal

Some 3,000 people leave their homes in Nicaragua as the country's highest volcano, San Cristobal, spews ash and gas high into the atmosphere.
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Fake Mexican TV vans conceal $7m

Saturday, August 25th 2012, 1:42
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Police in Nicaragua find $7m hidden in vans seized after the arrest of 18 people posing as journalists from Mexican television.
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Nicaragua ex-Contra leader dies

Saturday, June 2nd 2012, 23:35

The former leader of the Contra rebels in Nicaragua, Adolfo Calero, who fought against the Sandinista government of the 1980s, dies aged 81.
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Last founder of Sandinistas dies

Tuesday, May 1st 2012, 10:15

The last surviving founding member of Nicaragua's left-wing Sandinista movement, Tomas Borge, dies at the age of 81.
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In pictures: Turtles' tale - from the nest to the sea

Wednesday, March 14th 2012, 19:54

Thousands of turtles pay annual visit to Nicaragua beach to nest
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Nicaragua deploys eco-soldiers

Saturday, March 3rd 2012, 2:28

Nicaraguan troops join fight against logging
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Ortega begins new Nicaragua term

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 6:16

Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega is inaugurated for a controversial third term as president after his landslide poll victory in November.
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Nicaragua navy kills 'drug gang'

Sunday, November 13th 2011, 0:26

Four men suspected of smuggling drugs are killed off the east coast of Nicaragua after a high-speed chase through Caribbean waters.
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