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  • Prosecutors say malnutrition killing inmates in Haiti jails 20 Feb 2017 05:19 Beaumont Enterprise Photo: Dieu Nalio Chery, AP In this Feb. 13, 2017 photo, a prisoner, too weak to stand, lies in the prison infirmary at the National Penitentiary in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Haitian prosecutors and rights activists are sounding an alarm about …
  • CARIBBEAT: 'The Legacy Continues' gala to benefit the University of the West Indies and its students 20 Feb 2017 00:18 New York Daily News Online The Legacy Continues theme of the upcoming American Foundation for the University of the West Indies gala is aptly titled considering the group’s steadfast, decadeslong commitment to the Caribbean institution, its students and alumni. To this goal, the …
  • Labadee provides bodaciously beautiful backdrop for 70000 Tons of Metal trek to Haiti 20 Feb 2017 00:01 The San Francisco Examiner The trek down flights of stairs and through corridors that would eventually lead to a brief departure from Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas gave way to a breathtaking view before both feet were even off the boat. Plush green forests, rock …
  • Worldwide fans unite in making seventh 70000 Tons of Metal headbanging success 20 Feb 2017 00:01 The San Francisco Examiner The 70000 Tons of Metal cruise has sold out all seven years of its existence, necessitating a bigger ship to accommodate an extra 1,000 passengers and 20 bands from its inception in 2011. A large reason is the people from what this year amounted to a …
  • President Trump's Terrible One-Month Report Card 19 Feb 2017 23:15 Foreign Policy Has it really only been a month? We wish we could say that Trump surprised us, but from the minute he took the oath of office one month ago today, he hasn’t: This has been the worst, most unsettling start of a new president in modern memory. This period …
  • Bermuda v Trinidad & Tobago Football Preview 19 Feb 2017 19:00 bernews.com Bermuda is set to take on Trinidad & Tobago today [Feb 19], with the island’s U20 Gombey Warriors taking part in the CONCACAF U20 Championships in Costa Rica. Bermuda Coach Kyle Lightbourne previously said, “This is an opportunity to put Bermudian …
  • Kids of Character: Allyson Woolbert from Jackson Local Schools 19 Feb 2017 18:12 CantonRep.com Allyson believes in performing acts of kindness because she believes the recipient of an act of kindness will pass it on. She wants to be an orthodontist when she grows up. NAME: Allyson Woolbert SCHOOL: Jackson Memorial Middle School AGE: 14 PARENTS: …
  • Kids of Character: Michael Billman, saved a choking classmate at lunch 19 Feb 2017 18:12 CantonRep.com Michael Billman noticed a fellow classmate choking at lunch. Michael went around the table and performed the Heimlich maneuver to help his choking classmate. NAME: Michael Billman SCHOOL: Massillon Middle School AGE: 13 PARENTS: Christian and Brynn White …
  • Two Haitians Arrested for Drug Traffic at the Border 19 Feb 2017 17:48 Haitilibre.com Haiti - DR : Two Haitians Arrested for Drug Traffic at the Border 19/02/2017 11:38:10 The DNCD (Dirección Nacional de Control de Drogas) in coordination with the Dominican General Directorate of Customs and the support of the judicial authorities, …
  • Many killed in Argentina coach crash 19 Feb 2017 15:52 BBC Image copyright EPA Image caption The accident is reported to have happened in good weather on a well maintained road At least 19 people were killed when a coach overturned on a remote road in the Argentine Andes, near the border with Chile, officials say …