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  • Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega declared a red alert Friday after the Thursday quake shook the country and left one dead, 33 injured, 800 houses damaged and thousands of people affected.

  • Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega declared a red alert Friday after the Thursday quake shook the country and left one dead, 33 injured, houses damaged and thousands of people affected.

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