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2005-12-26 16:13:32

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Former Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Ernesto Leal, who fought against a freezing of U.S. aid in the early 1990s, died on Monday in a Miami hospital, Nicaragua's government said.

2005-10-06 06:44:44

By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Fifteen years after it stopped funding Contra rebels, the United States is back throwing its weight around in Nicaragua, this time wielding diplomatic and economic levers, not guns, to rescue democracy in the divided Central American country.

Word of the Day
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'