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3 hrs ago | The Times of India

AG clears decks for Maran's prosecution in Aircel deal

After completing the investigation, and despite certain documents being denied by Malaysian authorities, CBI had informed the court in its status report that it had sufficient evidence to proceed against Maran.

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Related Topix: Isle of Man, Europe, World News, British Virgin Islands

7 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

Water shortage in Jamaica is a man-made disaster, not an act of God

THERE is no doubt that the small island developing states of the Caribbean are vulnerable to natural disasters, both in regard to their frequency and severity, in particular hurricanes.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Opinion

11 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Why children are coming north from Honduras

A mother and her three-year-old daughter wait for a bus in McAllen, Texas, after leaving Honduras, which has been battered by violence.

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Related Topix: Honduras, World News, McAllen, TX,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Trinadad Express

No support for second airline

A SEPARATE airline operating on the airbridge between Trinidad and Tobago will be more detrimental than beneficial to the country's economy and should not be considered.

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Related Topix: Travel, Trinidad and Tobago Travel, Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Caribbean Travel,

Nuvo.net

The Best Damn Sandwich in Town: Havana Cafe's Cuban

I have been avoiding writing this sandwich battle review for a while, because I just didn't want the honeymoon phase to be over with my public celebration of Goose the Market's Batali sandwich.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Tampa, FL

Huskers.com

Gordon, Wright Earn Trip to Commonwealth Games

Former Huskers Nicholas Gordon and Chad Wright will each represent their home country of Jamaica at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, from July 23 to August 3. Gordon and Wright earned spots on the Jamaican team after competing at the Jamaican National Senior Championships earlier this summer in Kingston.

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Related Topix: Jamaica, World News, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Lincoln, NE

Inside Costa Rica

Five months later, family of murdered American still seeks answers

Unknown assailants intercepted Heigis as he traveled in his vehicle on a gravel road about 4 kilometers from La Fortuna.

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Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News

Jamaica Observer

JPS Foundation powers energy camp

THIS summer, 30 students from several of Kingston's, St Andrew's and St Catherine's most at-risk communities are getting an exciting introduction to electricity generation.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica

Jamaica Observer

When our leaders speak

WHEN our leaders speak we ought to be able to believe them. Otherwise, the relationship is mostly pointless for leaders and followers alike.

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Related Topix: Jamaica, World News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Plans to rebuild Haiti capital displace families

The new ministry buildings are sleek and modern but retain some of the neo-classical architecture of the former structures lost to natural disaster.

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

The Washington Post

Oswaldo Paya's death in Cuba two years ago still awaits a proper investigation.

In the back seat was Oswaldo Paya, one of Cuba's best-known dissidents, who had championed the idea of a democratic referendum on the nation's future.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Raul Castro, Opinion

BlueOregon

Can LeBron James Inspire Corporate America?

Reading the business pages is depressing these days. Every time you look, there's another big company doing an "inversion" - merging with an overseas company in order to renounce its American citizenship to avoid taxes.

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Related Topix: Cayman Islands, World News, British Virgin Islands, Joliet, IL

SILive.com

Staten Island People: Where do you see yourself in five years?

Luciana Crottogina: "My plan in five years is to go to Russia to watch the World Cup.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Costa Rica, World News

Inside Costa Rica

Nicaragua: Gunmen attack Sandinista supporters, 5 killed, 24 wounded

July 21st, 2014 Unidentified gunmen staged separate attacks on two buses carrying supporters of Nicaragua's governing party that were returning from a national celebration in western Nicaragua early Sunday, killing five people and wounding 24, local authorities said Sunday.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Daniel Ortega

Jamaica Observer

Brighter days for Lloyd Noicley

DOUBLE amputee 77-year-old Lloyd Noicley said Jamaica Observer readers have made his life the happiest it has ever been, as they continue to brighten his days both with their financial support and their visits.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica,

Jamaica Observer

Sir Howarda s unshakeable faith in Jamaica

LAST July, I was part of a Food For the Poor contingent that presented a citation to our beloved late Sir Howard Cooke for his tremendous support of the organisation's work.

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Related Topix: Jamaica, World News, Jamaica, NY

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Official says Jamaica's drought is intensifying

Many Jamaican small farms lack irrigation systems and depend entirely on rainwater.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science

The Baltimore Sun

Five killed, 24 wounded in Nicaragua convoy attack

Shots fired at a convoy of vehicles returning from a national celebration in western Nicaragua early on Sunday left five dead and 24 wounded, a government website reported.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News,

Jamaica Observer

Riverton Meadows plagued by raw sewage

RESIDENTS of Riverton Meadows in western St Andrew say they have been paying up to $9,000 bimonthly to clear their sewer systems.

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Related Topix: Jamaica, World News

Jamaica Observer

Celebrating the Chinese on film

THE Chinese Benevolent Association , in association with the Institute of Jamaica , will host a two-day film festival marking the 160th anniversary of the Chinese arrival in Jamaica.

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Related Topix: Jamaica, World News

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