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"… ned a rare form of kidney disease devastating agricultural workers in Central America, Sri Lanka and India. Scientists suspect the malady is caused by a combina …"

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"… chronic kidney disease is afflicting agricultural workers along Central America’s Pacific Coast, as well as in Sri Lanka and India. A recent study& …"

"… tudy estimated that the ailment has killed more than 20,000 people in Central America alone, but scientists have yet to definitively uncover the cause of the pa …"

"… occupational and environmental health programs. It designated several Central American groups, including governments and NGOs, to collaborate. The policy marks …"

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"… chronic kidney disease, CKD, is afflicting agricultural workers along Central America’s Pacific Coast, and in Sri Lanka and India. A recent study estimated th …"

"… ent study estimated that the ailment has killed more than 20,000 people in Central America alone, but scientists have yet to definitively uncover the cause of the pa …"

"… e encountered in United States. Silica has not emerged as a suspect in the Central American or Sri Lankan epidemics, but a recent study linked occupational exposure …"

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"… ueling labor in the fields. …"

"… ic kidney disease (CKD) is killing thousands of agricultural workers along Central America’s Pacific Coast, as well as in Sri Lanka and India. Scientists have yet …"

"… the controversy emerged, the World Bank has approved a new loan to another Central American sugar plantation within the affected region. In its environmental and soc …"

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"… y that is killing tens of thousands of men working in sugar cane fields in Central America, Sri Lanka and India. They are dying of a chronic kidney disease, yet gove …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Central America

"… kidney disease is killing tens of thousands of agricultural workers along Central America’s Pacific Coast, as well as in Sri Lanka and India. Scientists have yet …"

"… ulprit. Following years of official inaction in the U.S. and beyond, a new Central American declaration last week — for the first time — formally recognized the …"

"… t time — formally recognized the disease and its unique characteristics. Central America’s health ministries signed the declaration on Friday citing the ailment …"

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"… mysterious kidney disease afflicting the region’s agricultural laborers, Central America’s health ministries signed a declaration Friday citing the ailment as a …"

"… ic kidney disease (CKD) is killing thousands of agricultural workers along Central America’s Pacific Coast, as well as in Sri Lanka and India. Scientists have yet …"

"… y vulnerable groups of agricultural communities along the Pacific Coast of Central America, predominates among young men, and has been associated with conditions inc …"

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"… gangs, Hill said, is MS-13, the transnational crime group with networks in Central America and the United States. Hill said gangs have started putting tattoos on gi …"

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"… nic kidney disease is killing agricultural workers in Sri Lanka, India and Central America. Scientists in each region are struggling to identify the cause of these p …"

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"… 005, and all seemed well. But shortly thereafter a deadly hurricane struck Central America and southern Mexico, and Jorge lost all contact with his parents. He told …"

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"… illing laborers and crippling communities in three different regions, from Central America to Sri Lanka to India. As death tolls mount, researchers remain puzzled, u …"

"… kin exposed how chronic kidney disease was so prevalent in some regions of Central America it left communities filled with widows and scientists searching for answer …"

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"… the Center and we published an investigation about this deadly mystery in Central America. New evidence suggests that the affliction is not a regional anomaly but a …"

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"… mostly affects older people with diabetes and high blood pressure. But in Central America, each year thousands of agricultural laborers — almost all men, lacking …"

"… are killing some of the world’s poorest and most marginalized workers in Central America to other parts of the world — across several continents.   Now, we …"

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"… hat is killing thousands of sugarcane workers and other manual laborers in Central America. The Costa Rica study will seek to answer one of the thorniest and most po …"

"… e solution — said Jennifer Crowe, a researcher with SALTRA, a network of Central American scientists that has played a pioneering role in the study of the epidemic …"

"… 2011, the United States helped defeat a proposal by El Salvador and other Central American nations to include CKD in an initiative by the World Health Organization …"

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"… CKD — is a manageable illness that primarily affects the elderly. But in Central America the condition is instead devastating whole communities, according to a new …"

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"… difficult working conditions and poor access to timely health care, while Central American governments and the sugar industry have done little in response.Over the …"

"… g mysteries around why CKD is so lethal among certain sugarcane workers in Central America.More victims and government officials were interviewed by Journalist Kate …"

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"… n the region. …"

"… .The data show that this formula clearly reflects the CKD epidemic. Across Central America in 2009, the most recent year available, 87 percent of male deaths from ki …"

"… Also, WHO data show that while kidney disease grew among women in the four Central American countries used for analysis, the rate of growth was smaller among women t …"

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"… y disease that is devastating his community along with scores of others in Central America, where it has decimated the ranks of sugarcane workers. The same illness k …"

"… through one of the world’s poorest populations, along a stretch of Central America’s Pacific Coast that spans six countries and nearly 700 miles. Its victi …"

"… Each year from 2005 to 2009, kidney failure killed more than 2,800 men in Central America, according to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists‘ …"

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"… es both rose.Meanwhile, researchers probing the climate in pre–Colombian Central America figure that widespread deforestation had a hand in the droughts thought to …"

"… izations.More than 1,000 years ago, "significant deforestation" throughout Central America suppressed rainfall upwards of 20 percent and warmed the region 0.5ºC, sa …"

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"… , Belize — I met Bobby on my last night in Belize, the night before this Central American nation celebrated its 30th anniversary of independence.I was standing out …"

"… try. Mexico’s powerful drug cartels have recently muscled their way into Central America, looking to open new smuggling routes for the multi-billion-dollar cocaine …"

"… vernment had pledged more than $200 million in new security assistance for Central America. But politicians in the region want more, saying sovereignty and stability …"

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"… ercent of minors overall and unaccompanied were Mexican, and the rest were Central American, Chinese or nationals of other countries. Mexican and U.S. law enforcemen …"

"… ven if, after being caught, they say they want to return home, journeys to Central America or more distant regions usually take longer than 72 hours, or three days, …"

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"… ffshore tax shelters, says U.S. bankers “sell tax evasion to citizens of Central America, the Caribbean, all over Latin America.” The U.S. government hasn’t pu …"

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"… ceive it. (GAO) http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d11293r.pdf …"

"… efforts in Colombia and Mexico forced drug trafficking organizations into Central American countries with weak governments and fewer resources to combat criminal ac …"

"… iminal activity. As a result, the higher rate of drug trade moving through Central American countries has contributed to higher levels of violence and corruption of …"

Ghost soldiers

By Mark Benjamin and Barbara Slavin

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"… sively in Vietnam and in post-conflict situations and natural disasters in Central America, the Caribbean and the Balkans.The Civil Affairs and Psychological Operati …"

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"… lion program aimed at drug and crime fighting in Mexico and other parts of Central America. As part of the Merida Initiative, U.S. AID has looked to address systemic …"

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"… ng pro-telecommunications trade policies, including the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR), which opened up wireless ma …"

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"… s not remarkable, the timing and sponsor are intriguing.Hardin traveled to Central America about two weeks before the date on which Cunningham, a California Republic …"

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"… es, said that China would be the group's "Number one priority now that the Central America Free Trade Agreement has passed." The organization opposed CAFTA, and it s …"

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"… medium U.S. companies, said "China will be our No. 1 priority now that the Central America Free Trade Agreement has passed." The BIC opposed CAFTA and it strongly su …"

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"… ture. Just as it would be greater — more our concern in Latin America or Central America if some horror erupted there. “But the idea of the United States — if …"

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