09 de Ago de 2022

Nacional

WORLD briefs

MANAGUA. Nicaragua's San Cristobal volcano has let off a series of explosions, spewing gases and showering ash on nearby towns. There ar...

MANAGUA. Nicaragua's San Cristobal volcano has let off a series of explosions, spewing gases and showering ash on nearby towns. There are no reports of injuries or damage. Civil Defense Maj. Carlos Caceres says Sunday's blasts prompted officials to issue an alert for 25 districts near the volcano. The volcano is located about 110 kilometers northwest of Managua.

QUITO. The Ecuadorean government says President Rafael Correa's chief of security has died of swine flu. The online government publication El Ciudadano says air force Lt. Col. John Merino died Sunday after being hospitalized for 28 days.

ST. GEORGE’S.Seven men convicted of the murder of Grenadan prime minister Maurice Bishop during a 1983 coup were set free, 26 years after the killing that spurred a US invasion. Bishop and cabinet colleagues were lined up against a wall at Fort Rupert, and executed by members of their own People's Revolutionary Army.

LIBREVILLE.French oil firm Total has evacuated its expatriate staff from Gabon's second city as clashes continue following the release of poll results on Thursday. Two people have died in the violence, much of which has been aimed at French interests in Port Gentil. Protesters accuse France of helping fix the election.