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mosquitos

Any flies (diptera) of the family Culicidae . Mosquitos of medical importance are found in the genera Anopheles (transmit MALARIA and FILARIASIS), Aedes (transmit YELLOW FEVER, DENGUE and filariasis), Culex (transmit ENCEPHALITIS and filariasis) and Mansonia (transmit filariasis).
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Miranda told local media in May, "Now they'll have to answer for their lies and for having manipulated the events and having even stigmatized the Miskito communities .
Status and ecology of Sotalia fluviatilis in the Cayos Miskito Reserve, Nicaragua.
Uprooted by The Miskito Rebellion, a buncha sad, culture-shocked native refugees were dumped into a run-down World War Il-built federal housing project.
Along the Atlantic seaboard, the Miskito Indians, who had regional autonomy until 1984 and have ever since resisted central jurisdiction, increased their resistance to the Sandinista regime.
1727-1791), painter and author, who was marooned on Miskito coast in Nicaragua, with notes by Terry Breverton on the author and his work.
The topics of this collection engage: African Diasporas in the Mediterranean world, the Africanization of Amerindians in the Greater Caribbean via the Wayuu and Miskito, African nations as diasporic institution-building in the Iberian Atlantic, Caribbean identities and dance, articulations of Blackness in Toronto during the 1970s, Black solidarity and inter-ethnic intersections in the U.
They saw the Jamaican Maroon war and failed British invasion of Haiti depleting British resources and knew there would be no Miskito aid this time.
According to the DEA, airdrops from lowlying aircraft to waiting speedboats frequently served as a shipment method along Nicaragua's vast Miskito Coast, with its numerous inlets and estuaries.
23) The IACHR again confirmed the application of 'special legal protections' arising from Article 27 of the ICCPR in the Report on the Situation of Human Rights of a Segment of the Nicaraguan Population of Miskito Origin; in this particular case for the preservation of their cultural identity.
The population surrounding the capital city of Puerto Cabezas is composed primarily of Spanish-speaking ladinos (non-indigenous people), and indigenous Miskito people, who make up 37.
However, at this time other groups were already living in the area: Miskito (Bolland 1997:88), Garifuna (Bolland 1986:25; Palacio 2005) and Maya (Bolland 1986:11; Cal 1983; Shoman 2000:5).