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Man sentenced to 6,060 years in prison

March 13th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) A 54-year-old former Guatemala soldier has been sentenced to 6,060 years in prison for the massacre of 201 people 30 years ago.Pedro Pimentel Rios was extradited ... Read more...

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Dead tiger to be stuffed, put on display at Honduran zoo

February 2nd, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Feb 2 (IANS/EFE) A Bengal tiger donated by a Mexican circus to the Tegucigalpa zoo last year was put down after sustaining a hip injury. It will now be ... Read more...

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53 new species found in Costa Rica in 2011

December 28th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
San Jose, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) The forests of Costa Rica provided the setting this year for science to discover 53 new species of insects, fungi and plants.The National Biodiversity Institute, ... Read more...

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Two shot dead in beauty parlour

September 28th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Sep 28 (IANS/EFE) Two women were fatally shot at a beauty parlour in the Guatemalan capital, a police official said.Jaime Otzin, head of the national police, said the ... Read more...

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Costa Rican volcano spits ‘white powder’

January 7th, 2010 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
San Jose, Jan 7 (DPA) The Turrialba volcano in Costa Rica has become active for the first time in 40 years. The authorities were on alert Wednesday, a day after the eruption of ... Read more...

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Honduran government, UN deny Zelaya’s return (Lead)

September 22nd, 2009 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 21 (DPA) The interim Honduran government and the spokeswoman for the UN in Tegucigalpa denied that ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya had returned Monday to the Central American country. Roberto Micheletti, ... Read more...

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At least 47 killed in Guatemala bus accident

March 2nd, 2008 - 6:33 am ICT by admin
DPA Guatemala City, March 2 (DPA) In one of the worst accidents in this Central American country in years, 47 people have been killed and dozens injured when a bus crashed down a ... Read more...

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