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Nepal OKs some Sherpa demands amid boycott threat
Nepal agreed Tuesday to set up a relief fund for Sherpas who are killed or injured in climbing accidents, one of several key concessions to the mountain guides after Mount Everest's deadliest disaster. ...(4/22/2014 9:16:00 AM)
Nepal tries to avert Sherpa strike on Everest
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepalese authorities were meeting with Sherpa mountain guides Tuesday in an attempt to avert a climbing strike after the deadliest avalanche ever recorded on Mount Everest killed at least 13 of the guides.(4/22/2014 2:28:33 AM)
Nepal's Sherpas consider boycotting Mount Everest
After massive avalanche killed at least 13 Sherpas, the climbing guides express rage at what they see as lack of support from Nepalese government(4/21/2014 4:03:14 PM)
Nepal moves to ease tension among Sherpas after Everest disaster
By Gopal Sharma and John Chalmers KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's government decided on Wednesday to send a delegation of officials to the base camp of Mount Everest to cool anger among Sherpas over its response to last week's deadly ice avalanche in which at least 13 guides were killed. Two Western expedition organizers said tension was running high at the camp among the roughly 400 Sherpas there ...(4/23/2014 3:47:44 AM)
Nepal government meets sherpas' demands after deadly avalanche
By Gopal Sharma and John Chalmers KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's government agreed on Tuesday to compensation demands for Mount Everest sherpas, after the single deadliest avalanche on the world's highest mountain killed at least 13 guides. Expedition leaders said tension was running high at Everest base camp after last Friday's incident, which has rekindled debate on the disproportionate risks ...(4/22/2014 10:31:10 AM)
Nepal Agrees to Sherpa Demands as Everest Strike Looms
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal agreed Tuesday to set up a relief fund for Sherpas who are killed or injured in climbing accidents, one of several key concessions to the mountain guides after Mount Everest's deadliest disaster.(4/22/2014 10:00:09 AM)
Nepal Sherpas demand compensation for families of avalanche victims
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Sherpas have demanded compensation of $10,000 for the families of 16 colleagues dead or missing in an avalanche on Mount Everest and double the insurance cover for expeditions on the world's highest mountain, crowded with climbers. But there is no provision for compensation for Sherpas who are hired by international expeditions to carry gear, and in ...(4/21/2014 3:01:34 AM)
Nepal agrees relief fund for Sherpa climbers after Everest boycott threat
Sherpa relief fund agreed by Nepal after Mount Everest's deadliest disaster that has left up to 16 dead(4/22/2014 12:26:00 PM)
Most Sherpas decide to leave Everest for season
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Most Sherpa mountain climbers have decided to leave Mount Everest, a guide said Tuesday, confirming a walkout certain to disrupt a climbing season that was already marked by grief over the 16 lives lost in Everest's deadliest disaster.(4/22/2014 6:29:20 PM)
Sherpas consider boycott after Everest avalanche
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliest avalanche to hit Mount Everest, a disaster that has prompted calls for a climbing boycott by Nepal's ethnic Sherpa community.(4/21/2014 10:02:37 AM)
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