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57 min ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Skip Oliva on Endless Delays as Reason to Abolish the Death Penalty

Judge Carney acknowledged "courts had thus far generally not accepted the theory that extraordinary delay between sentencing and execution violates the Eighth Amendment," which prohibits "cruel and unusual" punishment.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Trinidad and Tobago, Prison

5 hrs ago | Medical News

Trinidad & Tobago Ministry of Health approves hepatitis C drug telaprevir

The Chemistry, Food & Drugs Division of the Trinidad & Tobago Ministry of Health approved the introduction of Telaprevir to the market, an innovative therapy that significantly increases the cure rate from Hepatitis C , and it is indicated for patients infected with the genotype 1 virus .

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Liver Cancer

9 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Aruba to hold Venezuela official seeks immunity

A person familiar with the situation has told The Associated Press that former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is a possible witness in the upcoming corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

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Related Topix: World News, Aruba, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Miami Dade County, FL

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Straits Times

Halle Berry lends star power to fight hunger in Nicaragua

Cast member Halle Berry of the CBS science fiction television series "Extant," waves at media during the premiere of the series at the Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Endeavour Display Pavilion in Los Angeles, California on June 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Monster's Ball, Celebrities, Halle Berry, Nicaragua, World News, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

Hispanically Speaking

Endangered Sea Turtle Rescued from Poachers in Costa Rica

Police rescued a leatherback sea turtle from the vehicle of poachers who planned to sell the animal for its meat, Costa Rica's Security Ministry said.

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Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News

WTEN-TV Albany

Aruba to hold Venezuelan official seeking immunity

A federal judge has dismissed a Wyoming man's lawsuit claiming a group secretly found the missing airplane of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart in the South Pacific but kept it quiet so it could continue to raise... A federal judge on Friday dismissed a Wyoming man's claims that an aircraft recovery group secretly found wreckage of aviation pioneer ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Aruba, Lottery, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Wichita, KS

The Star Press

Steep drop in illegal border crossings by youths

In this Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, deportee Elsa Ramirez, 27, walks with her children Sandra, 8, Cesar Ramos, 5, and her brother Elvin Ramirez to a nearby church in Tocoa, Honduras.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Honduras, World News, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Rick Perry, US Governors

Slate Magazine

Honduras' Killing Fields

A campesino on recently flooded land in Bajo AguA n. Land disputes have been ongoing in Honduras since the late '60s.

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Related Topix: Honduras, World News,

Townhall

Putin Robbed Blind in Cuba

Russian president Vladimir "Teflon" Putin is on a roll-or so we're led to believe by the media.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Vladimir Putin, Opinion

Hispanically Speaking

Venezuelan Government Blasts Arrest of Former Spy Chief in Aruba

Venezuela denounced on Thursday the "illegal and arbitrary" arrest in Aruba of a former head of military intelligence who was traveling on a diplomatic passport.

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Related Topix: World News, Aruba, Netherlands, Europe

Inside Costa Rica

Costa Rican police receive training to fight narco-trafficking in Colombia

BOGOTA , Colombia, July 25th, 2014 After nearly three decades combating narco-trafficking, the Colombian National Police started sharing its experience with officers from other countries in the region in 2012.

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Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Drugs

The Daily Beast

How America Started the Border CrisisBy Eleanor Clift

The kids fleeing to our southern border are escaping criminals who learned their deadly trade right here in the U.S. Two aid workers explain the roots of Central America's deadly dysfunction.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, World News, El Salvador

Jamaica Observer

A little trip 'cross the water

I couldn't tell when last I visited Florida, especially South Florida, second home to countless Jamaicans who have settled in and are so entrenched, it would be easy to believe that they were all born there.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Hot Air

New solution to border crisis: Send U.S. officials to Honduras to give kids refugee status?

A foolproof plan to ease pressure on the border that's currently being considered by the White House.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Honduras, World News, Family, Kids, US News, Illegal Immigration,

Caribbean News Now!

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States - 33 years later

CASTRIES, St Lucia Thirty-three years after the signing of the Treaty of Basseterre establishing the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States , the Organisation reflects on its achievements in a series of articles of which this is part one.

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Related Topix: Antigua and Barbuda, World News, British Virgin Islands, Agriculture, Science

Merced Sun-Star

Pinto leaves Costa Rica; fails to agree contract

Pinto said he was leaving because of disagreements with unnamed members of his coaching staff.

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Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News

Switched

Haiti Demolition Unleashes New Wave Of Homelessness After Poor Renters Given Minutes To Leave

The broad avenues in the Haitian government's promotional material are clean and unbroken, dotted with palm trees, parks and manicured expanses of grass.

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

Connecticut Post

Elsa Ramirez already had lost two brothers to violence in this remote Caribbean region when co-workers handling clandestine cocaine flights from South America murdered her husband four months ago.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Immigration Reform, Honduras, World News, US News, Illegal Immigration

CBS News

5 immigration issues Central American leaders will raise with Obama

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez speaks with El Salvador's president-elect Salvador Sanchez Ceren after a meeting at the presidential house in Tegucigalpa, on April 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Honduras, World News, Tegucigalpa, Honduras Travel, Central America Travel, Travel, Honduras Travel, US News

Jamaica Observer

Walk Good Mass Lloyd

The death of Lloyd Young Snr, closes the chapter on one of the truly great Jamaicans of our times.

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Related Topix: Jamaica, World News

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