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Rescuers Contact 20 Miners Trapped in Nicaragua Gold Mine

Rescue workers have spoken to 20 miners still trapped in a gold mine after a landslide in northern Nicaragua, though seven are still unaccounted for, the government said on Friday. Some 29 miners were trapped on Thursday, with two of them rescued the same day, said Rosario Murillo, government spokesman and wife of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega. "Twenty of them are in a safe place and have asked for food and water,'' said Murillo. "Specialists are going to enter...

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