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5:30 AM / Sunday September 27, 2020

Diaspora

Haitian-Americans mark first year since earthquake

January 16, 2011

Haitian-American leaders and others are using the anniversary of Haiti’s massive earthquake to implore the Obama administration to welcome tens of thousands of Haitians who were promised visas but remain in the crippled Caribbean country on waiting lists.

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Analysis: Ivory Coast military op a big stretch

January 8, 2011

The recognized winner of Ivory Coast’s presidential election wants foreign intervention to oust the man clinging to power but the country expected to lead such a mission, Nigeria, is preoccupied with terror attacks at home.

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Ivory Coast dispute leaves two presidents, chaos

December 12, 2010

The two candidates in Ivory Coast’s disputed presidential election took dueling oaths of office last weekend after each claimed victory, as the political crisis spiraled out of control and renewed unrest in this country once split in two by civil war.

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Over one in three South African men admit to commiting rape

December 5, 2010

The government-funded Medical Research Foundation says that in Gauteng province, home to South Africa’s most populous city of Johannesburg, more than 37 percent of men said they had raped a woman. Nearly 7 percent of the 487 men surveyed said they had participated in a gang rape.

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Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of September 27

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All Signs: It’s been tough with Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn at odds with Mars. This week...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff