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Did HEC School Students Mock Jamaicans?

The HEC business school has apologized for a blackface stunt in which white students painted their faces black. (MONTREAL GAZETTE/ANTHONY MORGAN) News Americas, MONTREAL, Canada, Weds. Sept. 20, 2011: Several students at the HEC business school have been forced to apologize for painting their faces entirely in black and dressing up as Jamaican track athletes. A student from another school ...

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Obama meets Erdogan after Ankara bomb blast

US President Barack Obama speaks during a bliateral meeting with Turkey’s P… US President Barack Obama offered condolences over a bomb blast in Ankara Tuesday, as he sat down with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a key Middle East ally. Obama met Erdogan on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, on a day when ...

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Three Dead In Guatemala Quake

News Americas, GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, Weds. Sept. 21, 2011: Three deaths have so far been reported following six quakes that struck in three hours in the southeastern part of Guatemala late Monday. A 38-year-old woman, Floridalma Divas Escobar, died when a wall fell down in her house in Cuilapa, the epicenter and one of the areas most effected, said Mariano ...

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Aircraft Crash In Haiti Claims Three Lives

News Americas, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. Sept. 20, 2011: Three people are dead in Cap-Haitien after a twin-engine turboprop aircraft crashed trying to land Tuesday. Authorities said the airline, Salsa d’Haiti’s wreckage was found in a rural area outside the northern coastal city of Cap-Haitien along with the bodies of two pilots and its only passenger. Earlier, local police officer Ernst ...

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Teen Claims Prison Rape

News Americas, RIO DE JANEIRO, Weds. Sept. 20, 2011: A 14-year-old girl claims she was drugged and raped in a men’s prison in northern Brazil. The teenager has testified she was drugged, beaten and taken by a woman along with two other teenagers into the prison, which is 26 miles (42 kilometers) from the state capital, Belem. Amazonas said he ...

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Bill Clinton’s annual meeting to begin in NYC – CBS News

Telegraph.co.ukBill Clinton's annual meeting to begin in NYCCBS NewsClinton said Caribbean nations are microcosms of the problems associated with combating climate change. Every Caribbean nation should be energy-independent, he said, by generating ...

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Polio strain spreads to China from Pakistan

Polio has spread to China for the first time since 1999 after being imported from Pakistan, the World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed. It said a strain of polio (WPV1) found in China was genetically linked with the type now circulating in Pakistan. At least seven…

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Caribbean Tourism Industry Challenged – SG

CTO SG. Hugh Riley, l, CTO Chairman Ricky Skerritt c, and President of St. Martin's Tourist Board, Ida Zin Ka Ieu News Americas, PHILLIPSBURGH, St. Maarten, Tues. Sept. 20, 2011: The state of the Caribbean tourism industry is “challenged,” says Secretary General of the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization, Hugh Riley. Riley’s analysis came on the final day of the inaugural ...

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Kevin Kinsella – jambands.com

jambands.comKevin Kinsellajambands.comThe safe bet, of course, is to tuck tunes from a founding member of John Brown's Body and a current co-conspirator in the 10 Ft. Ganja Plant collective into the “REGGAE” section of the shelf. And that would...

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Bailout of Caribbean conglomerate may top $3 bln – Reuters

Bailout of Caribbean conglomerate may top $3 blnReutersPORT OF SPAIN, Sept 20 (Reuters) - The cost of a government bailout of the Caribbean's biggest private business conglomerate after its collapse during the global economic crisis is likely to ri...

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