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3 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

WESH-TV

Business associate helped accused sex offender flee, deputies say

Deputies say an accused sex offender who was just captured in the Bahamas had help from a former business associate.

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Related Topix: The Bahamas, World News

NBC Chicago

Condom Shortage in Cuba

Complaints that condoms are scarce are emerging from the island, part of a dry spell that has lasted several weeks, The Miami Herald reported.

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Nicaragua Dispatch

Nicaraguan scientists eye dropping lake levels

Nicaraguan first lady and amateur volcanologist Rosario Murillo says scientists are investigating citizen claims that the water level of Lake Managua is dropping and the temperature is rising - a strange phenomenon that some are blaming on recent seismic activity.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Geology, Science

AlertNet

Cuba - Journalist held for past ten days, charged with "terrorism"

Reporters Without Borders condemns independent journalist Juliet Michelena DA az's detention since 7 April, three days after she wrote a by-lined report for the Miami-based independent news platform Cubanet about a case of ordinary police violence she had witnessed in Havana.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WESH-TV

Local man accused of sexually assaulting kids detained in Bahamas

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Wheeler, IN, Science / Technology, GPS, World News, The Bahamas

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