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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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,

15 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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

23 hrs ago | 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

Nicaragua Dispatch

Family seeks answers after daughter's death in Nicaragua

Grieving and confused, Massachusetts natives Doug and Janet Colclough are desperately seeking answers about their daughter's alleged murder in Nicaragua, and trying to arrange for the repatriation of her body before the Sandinista government breaks for Semana Santa vacation on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Lynnfield, MA

Washington Examiner

Dominican Republic installs beach despite drought

The yearly project is intended for those who cannot afford to travel during Holy Week and will include 12 pools near a boardwalk in the capital of Santo Domingo.

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Related Topix: Travel, Weather, Dominican Republic Travel, World News, Natural Disasters, Dominican Republic, Caribbean Travel, Drought

Miami New Times

Miami Company's Venezuelan Security Expert Arrested and Accused of 'Terrorist Acts'

The police station burned bright as a bonfire. As cars hissed past on the Caracas highway, flames consumed the roadside structure as if it were kindling.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Venezuela, Haiti

Burnaby Now

Retired fire truck heading to Nicaragua

Burnaby firefighter Erik Vogel says he is proud the City of Burnaby and the Burnaby Fire Department agreed to donate an old fire truck to Nicaragua.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Canada, Fire

Bajan Reporter

Santo Domingan Police dismissed: downfall via charges of extortion, etc.

On 14 April, the Dominican Republic's Executive Branch agreed with the recommendations of the Upper Police Board to forcibly retire or dismiss for bad conduct 27 police officers: four majors, two captains, nine first lieutenants, seven second lieutenants, two sergeant majors, two corporals and one private, yesterday, 14 April.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane

When Judith Faraiz's son was near death after a severe motorcycle accident, she put his life in the hands of God and Cuban doctors.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, South America, Venezuela, Fidel Castro

ABC News

Report Finds Faults in US Housing Effort in Haiti

An effort by Washington to build housing for Haitians in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake has fallen short and exceeded costs, a U.S. government report said Tuesday.

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

13WHAM

Gunmen shoot at Jamaican lawmaker's bodyguards

The Jamaica Constabulary Force says the two bodyguards for West Kingston lawmaker Desmond McKenzie were not hit in Tuesday's attack as they waited outside a funeral home where the opposition Jamaica Labor Party legislator held a meeting.

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Related Topix: Jamaica, World News, West Kingston, RI

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