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Mob in Guatemala kills man who murdered two kids


September 13th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) A man who walked into a school in the northern Guatemalan village of Tactic and murdered two children was killed by teachers and locals, media ... Read more...

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It’s official: Guatemala now a drug-producing country


August 16th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) Guatemala is no longer just a conduit for illegal drugs, but a centre of production, Interior Minister Mauricio Lopez said, citing the seizure of 17.6 ... Read more...

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Suspect in slaying of Argentine singer nabbed


March 14th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 14 (IANS/EFE) Colombian police confirmed Tuesday the arrest of a Costa Rican man accused of being behind the July 2011 killing of Argentine singer Facundo Cabral in Guatemala.Alejandro ... Read more...

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350 dead in Honduras prison fire (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Feb 15 (IANS) At least 350 prisoners have been killed in a blaze that broke out at a jail in the central American nation of Honduras, Xinhua reported.The prison, ... Read more...

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272 dead in Honduras prison fire


February 15th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Feb 15 (IANS) At least 272 inmates have been killed in a blaze at a prison in the central American nation of Honduras, Xinhua reported.The prison, with around 800 ... Read more...

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Shooting at Honduran detention center kills 9


October 16th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by BNO News
TEGUCIGALPA (BNO NEWS) -- A shooting at a detention center in Honduras killed nine people on Friday, officials said on Sunday. A separate incident in the same city left six more people ... Read more...

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Escaped Jaguar Kills Man in Belize


October 28th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An American citizen was killed by a jaguar who escaped from a rescue center in the wake of Hurricane Richard that wrecked a havoc in the ... Read more...

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Hurricane Richard Dumps Heavy Rains In Belize Before Weakening


October 26th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Belize City, Oct 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Central American nation of Belize had to bear the brunt of Hurricane Richard over the weekend as large scale evacuations were carried out ... Read more...

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Costa Rica eyes tie-up with India in green tech, aerospace


October 19th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Central American nation of Costa Rica is looking to spark India's interest in a joint venture in carbon-neutral agriculture as well as adaptation of Costa Rican ... Read more...

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Mexico renews diplomatic ties with Honduras


August 1st, 2010 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 1 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican government has said that its ambassador to Tegucigalpa will return to Honduras next week, as it wants to renew diplomatic ties with the Central American ... Read more...

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Hurricane Ida kills 40 in El Salvador


November 9th, 2009 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Nov 8 (IANS) At least 40 people have been killed in floods caused by the hurricane Ida that swept El Salvador, interior minister said Sunday. The government has declared a state ... Read more...

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Ousted Honduran government urges sanctions against coup leaders


October 13th, 2009 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 13 (DPA) The foreign minister of the ousted government of Honduran President Manuel Zelaya called on the US to impose sanctions on the de facto post-coup government in Tegucigalpa. Zelaya ... Read more...

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Honduran president’s ouster illegal, says Obama


June 30th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (EFE) US President Barack Obama has said the expulsion of the Honduran president by the country's armed forces was illegal and reminiscent of Central America's "dark past". Speaking to ... Read more...

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Vinai Thummalapally’s appointment as US envoy thrills his Indian family


June 13th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) Indian American businessman Vinai Thummalapally's parents and other family members in the Andhra Pradesh capital are elated over his appointment as US President Barack Obama's envoy to ... Read more...

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Obama names Indian American as envoy to Belize


June 12th, 2009 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 12 (IANS) President Barack has named Vinai Thummalapally, an Indian-American businessman and a former college friend who raised over $100,000 for his campaign, as ambassador to the central ... Read more...

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Heavy rains kill at least 23 in Nicaragua


October 24th, 2008 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Managua, Oct 24 (IANS) At least 23 people have been killed and thousands affected in floods caused by torrential rains over the past 30 days in Nicaragua, EFE news agency reported Friday, ... Read more...

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Guatemalan farmers take 29 policemen hostage


February 23rd, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by admin
Guatemala City, Feb 23 (IANS) Some 1,500 farmers from Guatemala's Atlantic coast have taken 29 police officers hostage to press their demand for the release of a farm leader arrested earlier this ... Read more...

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