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January 29, 1999 | ROBERT J. LOPEZ and ANNE-MARIE O'CONNOR, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Three months after Hurricane Mitch ravaged Central America, 675 tons of supplies bound for Nicaragua--including badly needed medicine--are still sitting in Los Angeles warehouses for lack of money. The aid "is desperately needed," said Silvio Mendez, Nicaraguan consul in Los Angeles. "It's not doing anyone any good here."
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March 19, 1999 | JUANITA DARLING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dangerously shifting rapids and a shore lined with eerily shaped boulders led Patuca River folk to call this narrow canyon the Gates of Hell, even before the deluge from tropical storm Mitch swelled the river and crushed their cabins like matchsticks. Within a couple of weeks, by mid-November, the river had settled back into its channel, but the power of the flood waters left a landscape so altered that even people who grew up here say they get lost now.
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March 10, 1999 | JAMES GERSTENZANG and JUANITA DARLING, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Here in the heart of Central America, where connections to repressive regimes stigmatized the U.S. military for decades, President Clinton on Tuesday saluted one of the largest humanitarian missions performed by American troops since the Berlin Airlift. A rebirth that has brought democracy and free-market economies to a region long racked by civil wars formed the subtext of the president's 7 1/2-hour visit to Honduras. His stop at this air base shared by U.S.
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March 10, 1999 | JAMES GERSTENZANG and JUANITA DARLING, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Here in the heart of Central America, where connections to repressive regimes stigmatized the U.S. military for decades, President Clinton on Tuesday saluted one of the largest humanitarian missions performed by American troops since the Berlin Airlift. A rebirth that has brought democracy and free-market economies to a region long racked by civil wars formed the subtext of the president's 7 1/2-hour visit to Honduras. His stop at this air base shared by U.S.
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March 19, 1999 | JUANITA DARLING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dangerously shifting rapids and a shore lined with eerily shaped boulders led Patuca River folk to call this narrow canyon the Gates of Hell, even before the deluge from tropical storm Mitch swelled the river and crushed their cabins like matchsticks. Within a couple of weeks, by mid-November, the river had settled back into its channel, but the power of the flood waters left a landscape so altered that even people who grew up here say they get lost now.
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January 29, 1999 | ROBERT J. LOPEZ and ANNE-MARIE O'CONNOR, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Three months after Hurricane Mitch ravaged Central America, 675 tons of supplies bound for Nicaragua--including badly needed medicine--are still sitting in Los Angeles warehouses for lack of money. The aid "is desperately needed," said Silvio Mendez, Nicaraguan consul in Los Angeles. "It's not doing anyone any good here."
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