Wednesday, July 01, 2009

A Country Mourns

Photos and Notations Courtesy of Yahoo
In this Saturday, June 27, 2009 photo, former lightweight boxing world champion Alexis Arguello, of Nicaragua, is pictured during an inauguration of a public boxing gymnasium named after Arguello, in Carolina, Puerto Rico. Arguello, who was also the current mayor of the Nicaraguan capital Managua, was found dead in his Managua home on Wednesday, July 1. (AP Photo/Anthony Luna)


A woman wipes away tears while mourning the death of Managua's mayor Alexis Arguello in Managua July 1, 2009. Arguello, the three-times world boxing champion who was elected mayor of Nicaragua's capital last year, was found dead on Wednesday in an apparent suicide, local media reported. REUTERS/Oscar Navarrete/La Prensa (NICARAGUA OBITUARY POLITICS SPORT BOXING)


People on foot and in vehicles accompany the hearse carrying the body of Alexis Arguello, former world boxing great and Managua Mayor, in Managua, Wednesday, July 1, 2009. Arguello was found dead at his home Wednesday, prompting three days of official mourning for a rising star of the Sandinista party who once bitterly opposed the leftist movement. (AP Photo/Miguel Alvarez)


People wave Sandinista flags while riding in front of the hearse carrying the body of Managua's mayor Alexis Arguello in Managua July 1, 2009. Arguello, the three-times world boxing champion who was elected mayor of Nicaragua's capital last year, was found dead on Wednesday in an apparent suicide, local media reported. REUTERS/Oscar Navarrete/La Prensa

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