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3 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

When our leaders speak

WHEN our leaders speak we ought to be able to believe them. Otherwise, the relationship is mostly pointless for leaders and followers alike.

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Related Topix: Jamaica, World News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Plans to rebuild Haiti capital displace families

The new ministry buildings are sleek and modern but retain some of the neo-classical architecture of the former structures lost to natural disaster.

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

The Washington Post

Oswaldo Paya's death in Cuba two years ago still awaits a proper investigation.

In the back seat was Oswaldo Paya, one of Cuba's best-known dissidents, who had championed the idea of a democratic referendum on the nation's future.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Raul Castro, Opinion

BlueOregon

Can LeBron James Inspire Corporate America?

Reading the business pages is depressing these days. Every time you look, there's another big company doing an "inversion" - merging with an overseas company in order to renounce its American citizenship to avoid taxes.

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Related Topix: Cayman Islands, World News, British Virgin Islands, Joliet, IL

SILive.com

Staten Island People: Where do you see yourself in five years?

Luciana Crottogina: "My plan in five years is to go to Russia to watch the World Cup.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Costa Rica, World News

Inside Costa Rica

Nicaragua: Gunmen attack Sandinista supporters, 5 killed, 24 wounded

July 21st, 2014 Unidentified gunmen staged separate attacks on two buses carrying supporters of Nicaragua's governing party that were returning from a national celebration in western Nicaragua early Sunday, killing five people and wounding 24, local authorities said Sunday.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Daniel Ortega

Jamaica Observer

Brighter days for Lloyd Noicley

DOUBLE amputee 77-year-old Lloyd Noicley said Jamaica Observer readers have made his life the happiest it has ever been, as they continue to brighten his days both with their financial support and their visits.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica,

Jamaica Observer

Sir Howarda s unshakeable faith in Jamaica

LAST July, I was part of a Food For the Poor contingent that presented a citation to our beloved late Sir Howard Cooke for his tremendous support of the organisation's work.

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Related Topix: Jamaica, World News, Jamaica, NY

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Official says Jamaica's drought is intensifying

Many Jamaican small farms lack irrigation systems and depend entirely on rainwater.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science

The Baltimore Sun

Five killed, 24 wounded in Nicaragua convoy attack

Shots fired at a convoy of vehicles returning from a national celebration in western Nicaragua early on Sunday left five dead and 24 wounded, a government website reported.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News,

Jamaica Observer

Riverton Meadows plagued by raw sewage

RESIDENTS of Riverton Meadows in western St Andrew say they have been paying up to $9,000 bimonthly to clear their sewer systems.

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Related Topix: Jamaica, World News

Jamaica Observer

Celebrating the Chinese on film

THE Chinese Benevolent Association , in association with the Institute of Jamaica , will host a two-day film festival marking the 160th anniversary of the Chinese arrival in Jamaica.

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Related Topix: Jamaica, World News

Jamaica Observer

Saluting Randy Chin

The 17th staging of Tribute To The Greats takes place July 26 at the Chinese Benevolent Association in St Andrew.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Reggae, Burning Spear

Examiner.com

Obama to meet with leaders of countries involved in illegal alien crisis

President Barack Obama invited the top leaders of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to meet with him on Friday, July 25, at the White House to discuss the illegal alien crisis at the Mexico-Texas border in which thousands of young Latinos stormed the border with little, if any, resistance by the Obama administration, according to a White House ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, World News, El Salvador, US Politics, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Prison

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Daily Beast

Time to Send Lady Liberty Back to FranceBy Gene Robinson

Much smaller, poorer countries are opening their gates for refugees from violence-torn parts of the world.

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Related Topix: New York, Immigration Reform, World News, El Salvador

Inter Press Service

Child Migrants - A "Torn Artery" in Central America

At the conclusion of the International Conference on Migration, Childhood and Family, civil society organisations called for migrants to be seen as human beings rather than just statistics in official files.

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Related Topix: Honduras, World News,

WBNS

Today In History, July 19

Today is Saturday, July 19, the 200th day of 2014. There are 165 days left in the year.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Iowa, Drama Movies, Mary, Finland, World News, Nicaragua

Free Republic

Hispanic Children Murdered on our Border—Media Silent

This might explain why most of you, amigos, have probably never heard of this atrocity against 'Hispanics' attempting to enter the U.S. The Democratic Party's public relations department saw no upside to publicizing You know it's bad when a mainstream media luminary himself admits to mainstream media 'negligence.'

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Related Topix: Public Relations, Cuba, World News, Fidel Castro, Boat Disaster

Jamaica Observer

Negril tragedy - 3 children perish in house fire

The children, who were trapped inside the house because of the locked metal grilles, were identified as Savia McKenzie, 8, Byonce Leslie, 11, and Britannia Boning, 14. Fire personnel said they died from smoke inhalation after attempting to save themselves by going into a bathtub which they had filled with water.

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Related Topix: Fire, Jamaica, World News

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Jungle ruins in Belize

It's not as famous as Mexico's Chichen Itza. It's not as tall as Guatemala's Tikal.

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Related Topix: Belize, World News, Central America Travel, Travel, Belize Travel, Guatemala Travel, Mexico, North America, Sandwich, Alternative, Anthropology, Archaeology, Science

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