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41 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

CPJ Press Freedom Online

Television anchor shot dead outside his home in Honduras

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder of broadcast journalist Nery Francisco Soto Torres in Honduras on Thursday and calls on authorities to launch a full investigation, determine the motive, and bring those responsible to justice.


Related Topix: Honduras, World News,

Trinadad Express

Choosing your new best friend

Is it their adorable eyes; cuddly fur coat or the way they wag their tails that convinces you to say to yourself, "Yes I will take you home."


Related Topix: Trinidad and Tobago, World News


17:22 Ruling party of Sudan ready to sign cooperation agreement with...

The National Congress Party of Sudan expressed its willingness to sign a cooperation agreement with the People's Democratic Party of Tajikistan, which is chaired by President Emomali Rahmon.


Related Topix: Puerto Rico, World News, Emomali Rahmon


Mets' Colon misses start due to mother's death

Colon was traveling to the Dominican Republic to be with his gravely ill mother, who died Monday at the age of 63 in a private clinic in the northern town of Santiago.


Related Topix: World News, Dominican Republic, Omaha, NE

Jamaica Observer

No charge against deaf/mute in Mario Deane death

The deaf/mute prisoner who is alleged to have participated in the beating death of Mario Deane is yet to be charged, the Jamaica Observer has learned.


Related Topix: Jamaica, World News,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Experimental Vaccine For Chikungunya Passes First Test

Marqui Ducarme is aided by his wife after catching chikungunya virus at his home in Port-au-Prince, May 23. Chikungunya swept through Haiti this spring, infecting more than 40,000 people.


Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

The Washington Post

Honduras takes 42 properties for alleged drug ties

Honduran authorities say they have seized 42 properties that belong to an alleged drug-trafficking family with links to Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel.


Related Topix: Drugs, Honduras, World News

St. Petersburg Times

20 years ago, 35,000 'balseros' fled Castro's Cuba on anything that would float

Editor's note: Miami Herald columnist Fabiola Santiago recalls the stories of Cuban refugees she met two decades ago in the Guantnamo camps and how they carved out new lives in America.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Cuba, AL, Immigration Reform, Journalism, US Military, US Navy,

Babalu Blog

Discredited AP story leads Castro propaganda machine in Cuba to suffer another self-inflicted wound

In yet another indicator of the slow, inevitable decline of the Castro regime's once-vaunted propaganda machine, CubaSi reported that Minister of Public Health, Dr. Roberto Morales Ojeda, condemned the United States because the " Associated Press revealed this week details of a program of the U.S. Agency for International Development that used ... (more)


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, South America, Travel, Paraguay Travel, Paraguay, US News, Conservative Political News

Jacksonville Daily News

Emerald Isle woman to appear on TV show

Emerald Isle resident Georgia Leon Ricks got the vacation of a lifetime when she was selected to appear on a reality television show.


Related Topix: Emerald Isle, NC, World News, British Virgin Islands, Morehead City, NC

Graham Leader

Cuban photographer: Do you recognize this girl?

In the photo, a girl crouches on a wooden raft, surrounded by solemn men. Her large brown eyes stare intently at the camera.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Cuba, AL, Cameras,