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New quake shakes 'on red alert' Nicaragua
President raises alert level to red after a 6.6-magnitude earthquake on Friday follows one the day before.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2014 06:25 GMT
6.1-magnitude earthquake shakes Nicaragua
At least 23 injured and three in "delicate condition," officials say, as people run into streets in panic.
Last updated: 11 Apr 2014 03:05 GMT
Pope Francis appoints his first new cardinals
Almost half of 19 new "princes of the Church" come from non-European countries, in a gesture to developing world.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2014 23:48 GMT
Nicaragua arrests US most wanted list suspect
A US fugitive on FBI's Ten Most Wanted list arrested in Nicaragua to be extradited over child pornography charges.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2013 07:14 GMT
Nicaragua volcano sparks evacuation orders
Authorities order evacuations as San Cristobal, one of seven active volcanoes in country, spews hot gas and ash.
Last updated: 27 Dec 2012 06:34 GMT
Nicaraguan volcano spews ash cloud
No immediate reports of injuries or damage, but government prepares to evacuate 3,000 people.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2012 23:38 GMT
Nicaragua's 'revolutionary' drug war
Ortega's fixation on getting support for the 'war on drugs' may simply be an attempt to appeal to social conservatives.
Last updated: 31 May 2012 11:10 GMT
Americas summit ends in acrimony
Argentina's Kirchner walks out as summit unravels amid differences between US and Latin America over Cuba and Falklands.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2012 08:45 GMT
Argentina storms out of Americas summit
President Cristina Kirchner and Bolivia's Evo Morales walk out with summit already marred by US scandal and Cuba issue.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2012 19:11 GMT
US scandal and Cuba dominate Americas summit
No final statement expected from Colombia meeting after Latin American nations pressure US to allow Cuban participation.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2012 17:16 GMT
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