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Rescued Nicaragua miners join hunt for missing comrades
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Rescued Nicaragua miners join hunt for missing comrades

Julia Ríos | AFP - August 30, 2014

BONANZA, Nicaragua – Twenty workers dramatically rescued from a collapsed Nicaraguan gold mine joined frantic efforts to find five comrades still missing after the cave-in, officials said…

Costa Rica outscores US in 2014 Social Inclusion Index
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Global
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Costa Rica outscores US in 2014 Social Inclusion Index

Larry Luxner - August 14, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Costa Rica ranks near the top of a just-released annual index that scores 17 Latin American countries plus the United States on civil rights,…

Central America benefits from generosity of Seattle-based Gates Foundation
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Global
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Central America benefits from generosity of Seattle-based Gates Foundation

Larry Luxner - August 3, 2014

SEATTLE, Washington – The world’s largest private charity – established by the richest but arguably the most generous man in U.S. history – is pouring billions of…

Venezuela’s increasing inflation, shortages leave poor doubting Maduro
Bolivarian Revolution
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Bolivarian Revolution
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Venezuela’s increasing inflation, shortages leave poor doubting Maduro

Corina Pons | Bloomberg - August 2, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela — Geraldine is tired of hearing that she should be grateful for the apartment the Venezuelan government gave her last year. With the elevator out…

In shadow of Brazil World Cup, a nonprofit builds fields of hope
Brazil 2014
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Brazil 2014
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In shadow of Brazil World Cup, a nonprofit builds fields of hope

Rick Maese | The Washington Post - July 13, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – From afar, the Complexo do Alemão favela looks like Legos dropped from the sky, a mountain of small building blocks stacked one…

World Bank chief to OAS: Still ‘long way to go’ toward social equality in Latin America
Latin America
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Latin America
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World Bank chief to OAS: Still ‘long way to go’ toward social equality in Latin America

Larry Luxner - April 24, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After Dr. Jim Yong Kim graduated from college in 1993, his first trip to Washington was to join a noisy protest against the World…

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