Rain, flooding leave 54 dead in Nicaragua

MANAGUA - Rain from tropical storm Matthew caused flooding that left 54 people dead and 5,000 homeless with infrastructure damage including roads and bridges, Nicaraguan authorities said.

Tropical Storm Matthew threatens flooding for Central America

Tropical Storm Matthew threatens Central America

Researchers report moderate 5.9 magnitude quake off Nicaragua’s Pacific coast

Moderate 5.9 magnitude quake off Nicaragua coast

Throughout history cities re-emerged after calamities but Port-au-Prince faces many obstacles


With echoes of violence and crackling gunfire, sports says goodbye to some of its best in 2009

Sounds of violence: sports deaths in 2009

Sports in 2009 looked down the barrel of a gun.