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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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Apparently, back on the Miskito Coast, some of the natives had chewed a mildly hallucinogenic herb as a stimulant/relaxant, probably about as potent as two Miller Lites.
More than anyone, this work could not be accomplished without the Miskito people, whose commitment, passion, and skills will be the saving of themselves and their lands.
that statements, both by DEA and by the State of Honduras were false." 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 ...
Brisa,17, is an indigenous Miskito girl from Nicaragua.
A few years after winning the peace prize, he set up the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity, which, in addition to Israeli and Jewish causes, campaigned for Miskito Indians in Nicaragua, Cambodian refugees, victims of South African apartheid and of famine and genocide in Africa.
A few years after winning the peace prize, he set up the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity, which, in addition to Israeli and Jewish causes, campaigned for Miskito Indians in Nicaragua, Cambodian refugees, victims of South African apartheid and of famine and genocide in Africa.
The 19-foot-diameter and 12-foot-tall dome now sits in remote Miskito village in Kisalaya, Nicaragua.
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.