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  • Two Assembly members, just reelected, announce runs for Senate

     
    Two state Assembly members to run for Senate...
  • Florida Cruise Guide: Holland America ms Westerdam ship itinerary

    This itinerary was last update Sept. 30, 2009. For more Holland America ms Westerdam cruises click here. 7-Day Western Caribbean 2009 Departure Date: Oct. 18, Nov. 29 Cruise Ports: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US; Half Moon Cay, Bahamas; Grand Turk, Turks...
  • In 'La Camioneta,' Mark Kendall traces school bus' strange trip

     In 'La Camioneta,' Mark Kendall traces school bus' strange trip
    In a memorable scene from Robert Altman's 1975 classic "Nashville," a ditzy British reporter played by Geraldine Chaplin wanders beside a fleet of yellow school buses, scavenging for glib metaphors about the fissures in U.S. society. In Mark Kendall's...
  • Nine men suspected of smuggling drugs

    Nine men suspected of smuggling drugs
    U.S. Homeland Security special agents apprehended nine men suspected of attempting to smuggle illicit drugs at Crystal Cove State Park early Monday morning. Border Patrol agents recovered 26 bundles of marijuana with an estimated street value of $1.79...
  • Teenage exchange student charged with raping girl, 11

    Teenage exchange student charged with raping girl, 11
    An exchange student from Guatemala is accused of raping an 11-year-old girl. Victor M. Perez, 17, is a non-citizen from Guatemala who can’t speak English. He needed an interpreter during a hearing earlier this week. Investigators said Perez...
  • Commentary: On Easter, we should ask what we've sacrificed

    I spent the first two weeks of Lent in Antigua, Guatemala, where during the "Cuaresma" (Lent) everything changes. Purple banners hang on the outside of churches, shops and even homes. On Fridays, the people flock from all over to fill the churches eager...
  • McAfee Fights Return to Belize to Face Questioning

    McAfee Fights Return to Belize to Face Questioning
    Guatemala City -- The next stop for software pioneer John McAfee could be Belize after Guatemalan authorities rejected his bid for asylum. Authorities there want to talk to him about the November 11 shooting of his neighbor, American businessman...
  • Coffee roasters operate small company in Hampton

    Coffee roasters operate small company in Hampton
    Many people enjoy a good cup of coffee, or two, in the morning. But Will Cury's love of coffee takes a far more intensive approach. Several nights a week, often after a long day at Newport News Shipbuildingwhere he works as an engineer, Cury retreats to...
  • 7.5 Quake Rattles Central America

    A 7.5-magnitude earthquake has hit off the coast of Guatemala, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It happened around 10:35 Wednesday morning, local time. It was centered just offshore, about 100 miles from Guatemala City. There is no tsunami...
  • Strong Earthquake Jolts Guatemala, Killing at Least 3

    Strong Earthquake Jolts Guatemala, Killing at Least 3
    A powerful earthquake hit Wednesday off the coast of Guatemala, killing at least three people, officials said. About 100 people were reported missing, 15 were reported trapped under rubble and the death toll could rise, President Otto Perez Molina said,...
  • Death Toll in Guatemala Quake Now at 52

    Death Toll in Guatemala Quake Now at 52
    CHAMPERICO, Guatemala -- It was the first time that 6-year-old Giovanni went to "work" at the local sand quarry near his home in southwestern Guatemala. The school year had ended, and the boy was bored. He begged his mother to let him accompany his...
  • Take a chance on Guatemala

    Take a chance on Guatemala
    SANTIAGO ATITLAN, Guatemala — Edna Sloan sat at a table open to the street and its vendors, quietly sipping a local beer. Purchase of a beer in this pretty-enough town on Lake Atitlan entitles free access to a bano certified clean by our guide,...