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07 Feb 2011 12:57


U.S.: This week in international disease transplantation

  • 3 cholera diagnoses in New York City, by way of the Dominican Republic source

02 Dec 2010 21:22


Politics: Oh Charlie: Mr. Rangel’s censure swift, kinda embarrassing

  • Assaulting a fellow member of Congress. Treasonous conduct. Selling appointments to a military academy. Bribing people. Committing acts of payroll fraud. Sexual misconduct with congressional pages (who, by the way, are 16 years old when working in Congress). And now the latest reason for a censure: Using rent-controlled apartments at extremely undervalued rates while not paying taxes, failing to report income on a property being rented out in the Dominican Republic, keeping tax loopholes that benefit major donors, fundraising with house letterheads, and overall general corruption. Charlie Rangel’s had a pretty busy past couple of years, hasn’t he? source

31 Jan 2010 09:55


World: Maybe driving children out of Haiti on a bus is a stupid idea

  • 33 Haitian children were on the bus headed to the Dominican Republic without passports
  • 10 people were arrested and detained for “child trafficking” in the bus incident
  • help what the members of New Life Children’s Refuge say they were trying to do source

10 Oct 2009 00:54


World: A military-personnel-loaded UN plane crashes in Haiti

  • 11 people died in the crash; no cause has been determined yet source