Central America & Caribbean

Wyclef Jean’s Fraudulent Charity Officially Dissolves

October 13, 2012

“Yele Haiti was the beneficiary of a massive flood of donations in the wake of the Haiti earthquake in 2010—more than $16 million in that year alone.”

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TSA Confiscates Man’s Camera for Filming a TSA Checkpoint in San Juan, Puerto Rico

October 1, 2012

“Despite the TSA admitting on its own website that there is no law which prevents people from filming TSA checkpoints, a man traveling through San Juan airport in Puerto Rico had his camera confiscated and footage deleted.”

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Report: The U.S. Government involuntarily drugged all Guantanamo Bay Detainees with truth serum

October 1, 2012

“Recently declassified US documents revealing medical procedures have shown that scopolamine was administered to all detainees taken to the Cuban detention centre.”

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Several Thousand Haitians Protest President Michel Martelly’s Government in Haiti

September 30, 2012

“Demonstrators’ complaints included the high cost of living, rising food prices and allegations of corruption as they snaked through the poorer neighborhoods Port-au-Prince.”

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Intelligence Sources: Former Guantanamo Detainee released in 2007 was involved in the U.S. Consulate Attack in Libya

September 19, 2012

“Sufyan Ben Qumu, a Libyan, was released from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in 2007 and transferred into Libyan custody on the condition he be kept in jail.”

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UNICEF: Cuba has successfully eliminated child malnutrition

September 17, 2012

“The UNICEF report adds that one of Cuba’s objectives is to eliminate poverty and guarantee environmental sustainability for 2015.”

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Volcano Eruption in Guatemala ends after 6,500 people were evacuated

September 14, 2012

“The Volcano of Fire, Fuego, had its strongest eruption since 1974 on Thursday.”

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Cuba Medical Authorities Unveil the World’s First Lung Cancer Vaccine

September 9, 2012

“Although the vaccine doesn’t cure the disease, it can minimize the cancer’s growth due to its antibodies that combat the proteins that allow uncontrolled cell growth.”

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7.6 Magnitude Earthquake strikes Costa Rica

September 5, 2012

“The quake’s epicenter was in western Costa Rica about 87 miles from San Jose, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.”

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Talks resume between Great Britain and Ecuador over WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

August 30, 2012

“Assange has been in hiding at Ecuador’s embassy in London for more than two months, seeking to avoid being sent to Sweden for questioning over rape and sexual assault allegations — and triggering a diplomatic stand-off that now looks to be easing.”

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Analyzing and Simplifying the 2012 Republican Party Platform: American Exceptionalism

August 29, 2012

“We are the party of peace through strength. Professing American exceptionalism – the conviction that our country holds a unique place and role in human history.”

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U.S. Coast Guard: 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake strikes 78 miles off the coast of El Salvador

August 27, 2012

“A major earthquake of 7.4 magnitude hit in the Pacific Ocean about 78 miles (125 km) off the coast of El Salvador late Sunday night, the U.S. Geological Survey said.”

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Great Britain threatens to storm Ecuador’s Embassy if they do not hand over WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

August 15, 2012

“”We want to be very clear, we’re not a British colony. The colonial times are over,” Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said in an angry statement after a meeting with President Rafael Correa.”

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Tropical Storm Ernesto upgraded to a Hurricane

August 7, 2012

“Forecasters said that after moving ashore during the night, Ernesto was expected to take about 24 hours to cross Yucatan and enter the southern Gulf of Mexico. Its predicted course would then take it to Mexico’s Gulf coast near the city of Veracruz.”

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Grenada’s Prime Minister declares a half-holiday Tuesday to celebrate runner Kirani James’ Olympic Gold Medal in the 400m

August 7, 2012

“It was the first Olympic medal ever won by an athlete from the tiny southeast Caribbean island of Grenada, which has just under 110,000 residents.”

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