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8 min ago | ABC News

Havana Retro-Soviet Restaurant a Nod to Nostalgia

There's no rice, beans or fried plantains at Havana's newest private restaurant.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Life, Dining, Vladimir Putin

4 hrs ago |

Family of 15-Year-Old Girl Killed in Fire Seeks Help Funding Funeral

The family of Melisa Mendez, the 15-year-old who died in a Hamilton Heights fire Monday, is struggling to put the teen to rest, according to their church pastor.


Related Topix: World News, Dominican Republic, Harlem (New York, NY)

8 hrs ago | Inside Costa Rica

Community theatre continues to thrive in Tamarindo and surrounding area

Tamarindo's Beach Nuts Theatre Company has announced auditions for its November production entitled Christmas Pantomime .


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News

12 hrs ago | ABC News

Costa Rica Angered by Swedish Comedy Show

A Swedish TV network has apologized to Costa Rica for using the Central American country's national anthem to promote a comedy show.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Weird

16 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

'Organic products for healthy hair'

UNLIKE some people who prefer to complain about the lack of certain products on the Jamaican market, Yolande Kumea Rhoden Gooden and Kevin Tai identified the gap and implemented the means to fill it.


Related Topix: Jamaica, World News

20 hrs ago | Budget Travel

Costa Rica, Air, Car, 7 Nights, From $889

Get to know the jungles, volcanoes, and cloud forests of Costa Rica at your own pace with this travel package that includes an eight-day car rental.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America Travel, Costa Rica Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Business Journal

Unsealed: More details revealed surrounding Robert Koger's prison sentence

Former hospitality broker Robert Koger allegedly defrauded victims for more than $55 million in a complicated series of secret hotel sales and Ponzi schemes.


Related Topix: Turks and Caicos Islands, World News, Tysons Corner, VA


Dominican Republic bans concert by Miley Cyrus, saying her actions a go against moralsa

In this Saturday, April 5, 2014 file photo, singer Miley Cyrus performs at the Barclays Center in New York.


Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, World News, Dominican Republic

The Winnipeg Free Press

Jolly Boys musician Joseph 'Powda' Bennett dies in Jamaica at 76

Jamaican folk musician Joseph Bennett, who played a rollicking genre of traditional dance music with the long-running Jolly Boys, has died in his Caribbean homeland.


Related Topix: Jamaica, World News, Travel, Caribbean Travel, Jamaica Travel

Broward-Palm Beach

Ten Best Cuban Sandwiches in Broward and Palm Beach

Trying to find the best Cuban sandwich in South Florida is like trying to find a stretch of pavement uncluttered with out-of-state plates come high season.


Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL, Cuba, World News, Life, Food, Pork, Meat, West Palm Beach, FL


Haiti: Where Will the Poor Go?

Jonathan Cook reports from the West Bank on How the Media and Human Rights Groups Cover for Israel's War Crimes; Jeffrey St. Clair on Why Israel is Losing; Nick Alexandrov on Honduras Five Years After the Coup; Joshua Frank on California's Water Crisis; Ismael Hossein-Zadeh on Finance Capital and Inequality; Kathy Deacon on The Center for the Whole ... (more)


Related Topix: Haiti, World News

New Yorker

Haitian Migrants Turn Toward Brazil

At 7:30 on a recent morning, dozens of people were already outside the Brazilian embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, a white stucco building in the suburb of PA©tionville.


Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Immigration Reform, Prison

Jamaica Observer

Jamaicans urged to participate in online survey for diaspora project

Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Arnaldo Brown has encouraged Jamaicans living abroad to participate in the online survey for the Mapping Jamaica's Diaspora Project.


Related Topix: Jamaica, World News, Jamaica, NY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Leader of Maritime International Drug Transportation Organization Arraigned in Brooklyn

August 18, 2014 - Earlier today, Jair Estupinan-Montano was arraigned at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, New York, on charges relating to international narcotics trafficking.


Related Topix: Drugs, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Panama, World News, Panama, NY, Drug Enforcement Administration

The Baltimore Sun

Top Guatemalan general killed in air crash near Mexico border

A top Guatemalan general and four other officers were killed on Wednesday when the helicopter they were in crashed near the country's northern border with Mexico, Guatemala's government said.


Related Topix: Guatemala, World News


Head of Guatemalan military dies in chopper crash

The Guatemalan government says the head of its joint chiefs of staff has died in a helicopter crash near the border with Mexico.


Related Topix: Guatemala, World News

Travel World News

Escape to Belize with New All-Inclusive Packages from Villa Verano

Couples or families seeking to escape to an exotic beach location in adventurous Belize will want to consider Villa Verano, a luxury home and boutique hotel all in one located in Hopkins, providing personalized service and genuine hospitality.


Related Topix: Belize, World News

Myrtle Beach Online

Shore crabs: Low maintenance pet really comes out of its shell

Their new companions? Batman, Spiderman, and Blue - three hermit crabs with painted shells that earned them all-too-obvious names.


Related Topix: Haiti, World News, West Creek, NJ, Ship Bottom, NJ, Beach Haven, NJ

Jamaica Observer

Bus fares going up

TRANSPORT and Works Minister Omar Davies is today expected to announce an increase in bus fares for the State-run Jamaica Urban Transit Company at a press conference at his ministry's Maxfield Avenue headquarters in Kingston.


Related Topix: Jamaica, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Washington Post

For Honduran family, deportation means a child vanishes

Late at night, folding clothes on the couch when she couldn't sleep, Maby Caceres would replay the moment she lost Cindy.


Related Topix: Honduras, World News, North America, Mexico, US Military, US Air Force