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  • A group of islands of southwest Alaska. The westernmost of the Aleutian Islands, they were occupied by Japan from June 1942 until May-June 1943. Attu is the chief island of the group.


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  • They've really grown in the intervening 25 years.4 min: Suarez goes down under slight pressure from Vilchez, but doesn't get a free-kick.

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  • From the left side of the area, he hooks the ball across goal, Vilchez forced to shuffle the ball behind under pressure from Forlan at the far post.

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  • Forlan comes deep to link and dictate play, before whacking a brilliant pass inside Vilchez for the onrushing Maxi Pereira.

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  • And please, keep the Vilchez family in your thoughts over these next few days and weeks as they begin to heal and remember a wonderful woman …

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  • Not the least of which is the Vilchez family of Jinotepe, that has opened their home and their hearts to me in this most difficult time in their lives.

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  • What I do know is that I will be met at the airport by the country director of the Foundation for Sustainable Development – the San Francisco based organization that is setting up my internship – and driven to my host family, Los Vilchez Acevedo, in Jinotepe which is about an hour and a half away from Managua, on the road Southeast towards Costa Rica.

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  • Thanks, lou Vilchez E-mail;

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  • The work of Drs.J. Vilchez from Venezuela, A. de la

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  • "I hope he gives us jobs, gets us out of the street and gives us housing, so we don't have to pay rent and can spend that money on food," Vilchez Baltodano said.

  • Julian Vilchez Baltodano is one the of the thousands of Managua residents who eke out a living selling bottled water and washing windshields at stoplights in the capital alongside his wife and two young sons.


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