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3 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Florida university opens TB lab in Haiti

The University of Florida is opening a state-of-the-art lab in Haiti to train researchers to better understand and fight tuberculosis.


Related Topix: Haiti, World News, University of Florida

7 hrs ago | Discover

'Minecraft' Helps Residents Remake Developing Cities

For the most part, video games are simply another form of entertainment like movies, television and books; rarely will a video game serve a purpose other than to provide a leisurely pastime.


Related Topix: Haiti, World News,

11 hrs ago |

Golden retriever in Youngstown killed by arrow from crossbow

The attack on Cookie is just one of seven that has occurred in recent weeks in an upscale neighborhood of Managua, Nicaragua The attack on Cookie is just one of seven that has occurred in recent weeks in an upscale neighborhood of Managua, Nicaragua A Golden Retriever named Teddie was shot and killed with a crossbow in an attack in Youngstown, Ohio ... (more)


Related Topix: Youngstown, OH, Nicaragua, World News

Tue Apr 22, 2014

USA Today

An activist's drama on the high seas

A man holds a photograph of Peter Willcox during a protest for his release after being seized by the Russian coast guard on Sept.


Related Topix: Prison, The Bahamas, World News


FBI investigates suspected serial child molester who killed himself in Minnesota

The FBI asked for the public's help Tuesday to identify at least 90 potential victims of a suspected child predator who worked at 10 American and other international schools abroad for more than four decades before committing suicide last month in Minnesota.


Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Luverne, MN, Nicaragua, World News,

Fort Mill Times

FBI investigates suspected serial child molester

William James Vahey, 64, killed himself in Luverne on March 21, the FBI said. That was two days after agents in Houston filed for a warrant to search a computer thumb drive that belonged to Vahey, a U.S. citizen with residences in London and Hilton Head Island, S.C. An employee of the American Nicaraguan School in Managua, where Vahey had recently ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Minnesota, Nicaragua, World News,

FBI seeks victims of teacher accused of molesting students he drugged

The FBI is asking for the public's help to find victims of a suspected child predator who taught in private American schools overseas beginning in 1972.


Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News, Nicaragua, World News,

Carlton Acquires Costa-Rican Resort Site

Carlton Group of New York says it's hospitality division has been engaged to sell a rare, fully entitled, shovel ready, master planned development along the Pacific Coast in Costa Rica.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News

just the Research

Here's a run-down of some of the top research reports currently available in the just-drinks research store : This report has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.


Related Topix: World News, Saint Kitts and Nevis

Mon Apr 21, 2014


Cubans get Hollywood, football fix...

Black market sales of USB sticks loaded with Hollywood blockbusters, pop music or football are booming in communist Cuba, where content-starved consumers are snapping them up to escape the dreary offerings of state-run media.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Raul Castro,

The Miami Herald

Former CIA agent, now in Havana, discusses Gadhafi's 'secret world'

Frank Terpil says he once tried to hire two Cubans from Miami to assassinate an enemy of former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi .


Related Topix: Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Cuba, World News, Cuba, AL, Prison


Martinique Promotion Bureau: American Airlines Expands Service To Martinique This Summer

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

Hispanically Speaking

It's Official- Good Friday to be Cuban Holiday Beginning Next Year

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.


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

Ophthalmologist takes medical mission

Dr. Gayatri Reilly of the Retina Group of Washington performs an indirect ophthalmoscopy on a patient during a volunteer trip to the Turks and Caicos Islands.


Related Topix: Ophthalmology, Medicine, Turks and Caicos Islands, World News

New York Daily News

Model Hannah Davis poses for GQ

When it comes to relationships, Davis told GQ she is 'strangely intuitive, so I kind of know if I like you right off the bat.'


Related Topix: Virgin Islands, World News

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Cuba home woes endure despite real-estate reform

In this April 12, 2014 photo, a man in a wheelchair passes next to a living room set sitting on the steet to dry, next to a poster of a house that reads "Swap Agreement" in Havana, Cuba.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Raul Castro

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Dominican Republic, World News

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.


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

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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