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North America

Region archive · 1042 posts


Latest stories about North America

18 April 2014

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Everyone's “Gabo”

The death of Gabriel García Márquez shocked the United States. The media and Twitter captured the aftermath.

8 April 2014

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Lullabies of the World: What's Your Favorite?

Lullabies aren't just for babies, they're for grown ups too. Submit your favorite sleepy tunes to PRI's new app, The World's Lullabies.

31 March 2014

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Out of Sight, Out of Mind? Nuclear Security Summit Protests

Free Tibet protesters were foiled by Chinese security officials, and a protest urging the US to stop Iran's nuclear ambitions was given prime real estate near the summit.

21 March 2014

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Do US Sanctions Against Putin's Cronies Fuel Russian Patriotism?

RuNet Echo

So far, it seems the West’s response to the annexation of Crimea has only reinforced Russia’s patriotic frenzy. But could tougher sanctions change that?

13 March 2014

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Should Trinidad & Tobago Have Let Lev Tahor Through?

Earlier this month, Trinidad and Tobago sent members of a Jewish sect back to Canada to face child protection charges. Most netizens agree, but one blogger challenges the decision.

11 March 2014

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5 Traditional Recipes From Across the Francophone World

Hungry for tajine, a meat or fish stew with vegetables or dried fruit from Morocco? Or how about ravitoto, a dish made from cassava leaves, onions and pork from Madagascar?

7 March 2014

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Documentary Highlights Resilience of Puerto Ricans Living in New York

A new documentary, "Toñita’s," exposes the crossroads at which the Caribbean community, and the Puerto Rican community in particular, finds itself, in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York...

4 March 2014

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Mexicans Triumph at the Academy Awards

Alfonso Cuarón and “Chivo” Lubezki won big at the 86th Academy Awards.

3 March 2014

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Funding Challenges for Scientific Research in France, African Countries

Funding for research is wanting worldwide.What is the impact of the stagnation on the economy and where are the solutions

20 February 2014

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Spain's Love-Hate Relationship With The New York Times

The Bridge

A New York Times story about Spain has once again made headlines in Spain. Why does the country care so much about the American paper's coverage?

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