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43 min ago | Anniston Star

Joyful noise: The Natti Love Joys bring authentic reggae to Anniston

The Natti Love Joys are old hands at reggae music. Husband and wife Sonia "Marla" and Anthony "Jaht" Allen performed in bands separately for years before meeting in New York, where Jamaica native Jaht provided bass backup to Londoner Marla's band, the Love Joys.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, New York, The Ramones, Punk, The Psychedelic Furs, Pop/Rock, us Travel, Travel, Reggae, Bob Marley

4 hrs ago | ABC News

Mob in Dominican Republic Lynches Haitian Father

Police in the Dominican Republic say a Haitian man has died after being attacked by a mob for allegedly stabbing his 4-month-old daughter.

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Related Topix: Dominican Republic, World News

6 hrs ago | Patch.com

Cuban Reps Want Answers About Maryland's Alan Gross

By ILANA SHULEVITZ Capital News Service Representatives from the Cuban Interests Section said last week that until the Obama administration fully addresses Maryland resident Alan Gross' intentions in Cuba, relations between the two countries will not improve.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Chris Van Hollen, Democrat, Maryland, Prison, American University, Patrick Leahy, US Senate

11 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

Canadian visits to Haiti on rise as country continues tourism push

Although its sandy white beaches may rival any country in the Caribbean, Haiti's troubled past has set the country far behind its neighbours when it comes to tourism.

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News,

12 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

Cuban Cepeda signs pro deal with Japanese team

Leading outfielder Frederich Cepeda has become the first player from the Cuban baseball league to sign for a Japanese professional team since the communist government relaxed its player rules last year.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Fidel Castro

16 hrs ago | Boston.com

Hannah Berkeley Cohen for The Globe Cuba, US are warily, slowly improving relations

The imposing, seven-story structure with darkened windows sits just across from the Malecon, or sea wall, central Havana's communal hangout.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Prison, Fidel Castro, US Politics, James McGovern, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Trinadad Express

Voisin on Carifta Games

Trinidad and Tobago's athletes are fired up and the spirit in the camp is high ahead of the CARIFTA Games starting tomorrow in Martinique.

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Related Topix: Trinidad and Tobago, World News

The New Zealand Herald

Policeman injured, 1 killed in USVI club shooting

Authorities in the U.S. Virgin Islands say an off-duty police officer has been wounded while confronting three men suspected of killing a man at a nightclub in St. Croix.

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Related Topix: Virgin Islands, World News

Townhall

What Really Happed at the Bay of Pigs

"They fought like tigers," writes the CIA officer who helped train the Cubans who splashed ashore at the Bay of Pigs 53 years ago this week.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Opinion

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Costa Rican a celebrity after certified miracle

Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims.

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Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Rice, TX, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

News Times

Costa Rican woman attributes miracle to pope

In this July 5, 2013 file photo, Floribeth Mora stands by her shrine to Pope John Paul II inside the entrance to her home in La Union de Cartago, Costa Rica.

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Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Free Republic

Cuban government makes Good Friday official holiday

After granting temporary permission for Cubans to celebrate Good Friday in 2012 and 2013, the Cuban government has decided grant a request made by Pope Benedict during his visit to the country in 2012 to make it a permanent official holiday.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Life, Holidays, Good Friday, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Fidel Castro,

Caribbean News Now!

Cayman Islands now a more attractive reinsurance domicile, says premier

Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin , joined OxbridgeRe CEO Jay Madhu, left of the premier, and the Oxbridge team in ringing the opening bell at NASDAQ at Times Square in New York City on Tuesday morning NEW YORK, USA -- Recent changes to the Insurance Law have made the Cayman Islands a more attractive domicile for reinsurance companies.

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Related Topix: Cayman Islands, World News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Mashable

How Christians Observe Good Friday Around the World

In the Christian faith, Good Friday - the Friday before Easter Sunday - marks the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and the last day of Holy Week, or Jesus' last week of earthly life.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, India, Haiti

WESH-TV

Local accused sex offender found in Bahamas held without bond

STILL NO SUSPECT DESCRIPTIONS AT THIS TIME. MATT GRANT, WESH 2 NEWS. A LOCAL FUGITIVE CAPTURED IN THE BAHAMAS FACED A JUDGE FOR THE FIRST TIME TODAY IN OSCEOLA COUNTY.

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Related Topix: World News, The Bahamas

The China Post

Author and dictator, controversial friends

Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez met Fidel Castro after the Cuban leader grabbed power in the 1959 revolution - the beginning of a decades-long and controversial friendship.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, South America, Colombia, Fidel Castro, Cuba, NY,

JamBase

Gov't Mule Announces Island Exodus 2015 Details

Gov't Mule will continue the tradition of Island Exodus destination events this January in Jamaica.

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Related Topix: Jamaica, World News

WESH-TV

Alleged child rapist returns to Osceola after DEA finds him in Bahamas

Osceola County Sheriff's Office deputies said an accused sex offender who was just captured in the Bahamas had help fleeing the United States from a former business associate.

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Related Topix: World News, The Bahamas

Bajan Reporter

Filming of "HERO" wraps in the UK: Plans to begin shooting in West Africa

The movie, whose title sponsor is Republic Bank of Trinidad and Tobago , will begin filming in Ghana, West Africa in May. "I could not be more thrilled with the inspiring story and production that has been HERO in London.

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Related Topix: Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Europe, Photography, United Kingdom, Arts

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WESH-TV

Accused child molester detained in Bahamas

A Kissimmee man accused of sexually assaulting at least two children was detained in the Bahamas earlier this week, the Osceola County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Osceola County, FL, The Bahamas, World News

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