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Fleeting Moment, with Mortero

The Wordpress Weekly Photo Challenge theme this week is Fleeting Moment, like the one during which I made eye contact with this student demonstrator in Managua, back in April 1999. He's holding a mortero, kind of a homemade M-80 launcher. They're mainly used to make a very loud noise. They succeed with great effect. These particular demonstrations…
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Photos from the Aftermath of Hurricane Mitch

I finally got around to scanning some slides I shot ten years ago when I visited Posoltega, Nicaragua, in April 1999, about six months after storms brought in by Hurricane Mitch devastated the area. The photo above is of a refugee camp set up in Posoltega, in the country's northwest. On October 30, 1998, torrential rains brought in by Hurricane…
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