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Resisting Lockdown, Nicaragua Becomes a Place of Midnight Burials

Resisting Lockdown, Nicaragua Becomes a Place of Midnight Burials

Resisting Lockdown, Nicaragua Becomes a Place of Midnight Burials Resisting Lockdown, Nicaragua Becomes a Place of Midnight Burials MANAGUA — Just hours after Yamil Acevedo died in a hospital, funeral home workers in hazardous materials suits strapped his coffin to the back of a pickup truck, drove it to a cemetery and buried him in the dark of night. Across …

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China Pushes for Quiet Burials Amid Questioning Over Death Toll

China Pushes for Quiet Burials Amid Questioning Over Death Toll

Liu Pei’en held the small wooden box that contained his father’s remains. Only two months ago, he had helplessly clutched his father’s frail hand as the elderly man took his last breath, and the pain was still raw. He wept. But there was little time, or space, for Mr. Liu to grieve. He said officials in the central Chinese city …

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