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Central America News - 07/30/2014
News on Central America continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

07/30/2014 -  UN Chief: Israeli attack on Gaza school 'unjustifiable' - 01:40 PM

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned an Israeli strike on a Gaza school that killed 16 people as "unjustifiable" Wednesday, calling for those responsible to be held to account.

07/30/2014 -  Airlines try to upsell seats - 09:15 AM

Seating families together on a plane may seem like a no-brainer, but who says airlines are thinking all the time? Parents who have never flown with kids are often astonished to discover that U.S. airlines do not automatically seat them next to their young children.

07/30/2014 -  Autism fundraiser at Post Brewing Co. in Lafayette - 05:06 AM

The Post Brewing Co. in Lafayette, above, will host Jack's Block Party Aug. 3 to benefit the Autism Society of Boulder County.

07/30/2014 -  Albany students uncover gems in Haiti slum - 12:53 AM

Driving into Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince's most impoverished slum, population somewhere between 200,000 and 400,000, you pass a canal bed of putrid water, garbage and human waste; scavengers comb the rocky banks for whatever might be useful or worth selling.

07/29/2014 -  Struggling for equality - 08:38 PM

Everyone believes in fighting for their rights and getting what they deserve. "Equality" is a word that ought to be in our vocabulary and Dr Asha Kambon looks forward to the day when the people of Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean can view themselves as equals.

07/29/2014 -  Heart Extends U.S. Tour Itinerary into November - 04:33 PM

Heart currently is playing a run of late-summer U.S. concert in the Midwest and Northeast that winds down on August 13 in Kettering, Ohio, but the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers have extended their 2014 itinerary well into the fall.

07/29/2014 -  Out of the fog: how a startup harvests water from thin air - 12:17 PM

Jeremy Blair and Michael Thomas watch as their net accumulates water from the dense fog on La SoufriA re, a mountain in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the Caribbean.

07/29/2014 -  Summer camp disparities widen achievement gap - 08:07 AM

Omar Ramirez, 14, Roberto Cordero, 14, and Tyler Calderon, 13, left to right, make a class presentation during the Catalyst summer program at Mountain View High School in Mountain View, Calif.

07/29/2014 -  American Airlines to add second destination in Haiti - 03:57 AM

American Airlines is set to add a second destination in the Caribbean nation of Haiti.

07/28/2014 -  Honduras raids mayor's homes, finds fancy trucks, peacocks - 11:47 PM

Honduran police and soldiers raided the homes of a ruling-party mayor suspected of links to drug traffickers, uncovering a collection of luxury vehicles and more than 250 exotic birds, a prosecutor's office spokesman said on Monday.

07/28/2014 -  Dominican officials destroy 2,000 seized guns - 07:33 PM

The Dominican Republic's attorney general, Francisco Dominguez, and other officials gathered in the capital of Santo Domingo to watch a steamroller destroy the haul of guns seized by police over the years.

07/28/2014 -  Caitlin Thwaites rarely misses shot as Australia wins netball clash - 03:24 PM

BENDIGO'S Caitlin Thwaites missed just two attempts as Australia scored a 35-point victory in Monday night's netball match against Trinidad and Tobago at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

07/28/2014 -  American Airlines adds route to Haiti north coast - 11:13 AM

The airline based in Fort Worth, Texas, announced Monday that daily service between Miami International Airport and Cap-Haitien, Haiti, would begin Oct. 2. The route joins the airline's current nonstop service from Miami to Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince.

07/28/2014 -  Asher Mains' "Re/Vision" Solo exhibition at Art and ... - 07:03 AM

Asher Mains ' oeuvre is a visual anthology of the people in his environment. He draws inspiration from the vibrant colors of his landscape and the culture rich with spirit and movement.

07/28/2014 -  A business leader with a heart, says prime minister - Business - 02:53 AM

PRIME Minister Portia Simpson Miller yesterday expressed 'deep sadness' at the passing of Jamaican-born Canadian business leader and philanthropist G Raymond Chang.

07/27/2014 -  Rosario Murillo: Nicaragua's 'first comrade' - 10:43 PM

In Nicaragua, where Marxist dogma has given way to a free market economy, the red-and-black flags of the Sandinista revolution have been supplanted by the pink and baby blue colors favored by the country's first lady, "la companera" Rosario Murillo.

07/27/2014 -  Aruba releases Venezuelan diplomat sought by US - 07:34 PM

A former Venezuelan general detained in Aruba on U.S. drug charges was released by the Dutch Caribbean island and sent home Sunday night, authorities said.

07/27/2014 -  'Love And Drowning' In The U.S. Virgin Islands - 04:34 PM

Tiphanie Yanique is also the author of the short story collection How To Escape From A Leper Colony and a picture book called I Am the Virgin Islands.

07/27/2014 -  Will enforcement stop the flow of Central American migrants? - 12:19 PM

Her slender wrists still red from the handcuffs, she stepped off the airplane on the 36th day of her journey, back where she began.

07/27/2014 -  Caymans court blasts former BHP chief - 09:10 AM

Former BHP Billiton chief executive Brian Gilbertson has been blasted by a Cayman Islands judge for pursuing a years-long legal ''vendetta'' and ''feud'' against Russia's third-richest man, Viktor Vekselberg, over shares in a mining company and the fabled Faberge jewellery brand name.


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