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Survey finds 'sextortion' rife in Latin America, women worst hit

Survey finds ‘sextortion’ rife in Latin America, women worst hit

One in five people in Latin America and the Caribbean has either direct or indirect experience of officials using their positions of power to demand sexual favours, usually from women, according to a survey published on Monday. "Sextortion" - abuse of power to obtain sexual favours - is prevalent in Latin America partly due to inequality between men and women in politics and pay though few ...
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Ship Seized In Record $1.3 Billion Cocaine Bust Belongs To JPMorgan

Ship Seized In Record $1.3 Billion Cocaine Bust Belongs To JPMorgan

A record $1.3 billion, or 18,000 kilos worth) of cocaine (15,500 kilos) was seized from a container ship at a Philadelphia port after having stopped in Colombia, Chile, Peru, Panama and the Bahamas. The vessel, the MSC Gayane, is owned by JP Morgan, and was seized by US authorities according to the Wall Street Journal. The Gayane is the world's second-largest container ship - operated by ...
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The Ten Island Challenge is formed at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development. It's Not What it Purports to Be.

The Ten Island Challenge is formed at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development. It’s Not What it Purports to Be.

The Rocky Mountain Institute formed the Ten Island Challenge in Rio de Janero at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development from June 20-22 of 2012 with the Christ the Redeemer statue sacrilegiously lit in green atop of Corcovado mountain overlooking Rio. The purported purpose of the Ten Island Challenge was to accelerate the transition of Caribbean island economies from a heavy dependence on fossil fuels to ...
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The American Seizure of British Occupied Nassau

The American Seizure of British Occupied Nassau

On March 3 the Marines captured Nassau without a fight and seized a sizable store of cannon, mortars and munitions. The battle marked the first time American Sailors and Marines responded to the command "Land the landing force." Capt. Esek Hopkins of Rhode Island rallied a task force of four ships near the Bahamas on March 1, 1776. The next day Hopkins sent a raiding party ...
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