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Jacket CopyWilliam T. Vollmann and Susan Meiselas talked photography Tuesday night in Los Angeles....
La PlazaAn error on Google Maps that showed a strip of land belonging to Costa Rica in Nicaraguan territory has evolved into a tense international dispute between the Central American neighbors. The government of Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla sued its...
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Show TrackerAs silly as the Rites of Passage tradition is, Jimmy T. had a great quote during that part of the "Survivor" season finale last night. "You can't control 'Survivor.' And I tried to take control. and it got more and......
Show TrackerFirst off, let me say that I'm both happy and sad that only the final five castaways from "Survivor: Nicaragua" (plus a few other people) made it to the tented red carpet area in the rain Sunday night, after the......
La PlazaThe president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, has received almost $1 billion in aid from President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela -- sometimes in "suitcases full of cash" sent from Caracas -- a relationship that prompted a U.S. diplomat to dub Ortega a "Chavez...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesYou remember Tom Buchanan, of course — sometime Yale football star and war hero and, most important, a relatively minor, yet pivotal, character in "The Great Gatsby." In F. Scott Fitzgerald's revered novel he is presented as a boor and a blunderer...
La PlazaThirty-three years after his father was awarded the prestigious Maria Moors Cabot journalism prize, Carlos Fernando Chamorro has received the same honor. The veteran Nicaraguan journalist said he was "overwhelmed and humbled" and inspired to redouble...
THE BEST WAY TO OMETEPE, NICARAGUA From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) to Managua is offered on Continental, Delta, American, TACA, Copa and Spirit. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $309. Ferries to Ometepe leave from San Jorge, about an...
If Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was displeased by the hostile reception he got during his trip to a United Nations summit in New York last week, the next stage of his journey surely lifted his spirits. He hopped on a plane to Caracas, where he...
Tags: United Nations, Ecuador, Natural Gas, Jon Stewart, Hugo Chavez
For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
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Times Staff WriterMANAGUA, NICARAGUA -- Central America has become a crucial way station in the billiondollar cocaine business, with traffickers shipping hundreds of tons northward from Colombia along the isthmus and increasingly infiltrating police and government...
Tags: Murder, Restraint of Trade, Mexico, Drugs and Medicines, Crimes
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