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Times Staff WriterWhy did they do it? In the nearly 30 years since more than 900 people died in what's been called the largest mass suicide-murder in history, the question of why so many otherwise seemingly rational human beings could be persuaded to drink cyanide-laced...
Tags: Crimes, Documentary (genre), Jim Jones, Murder, Suicide
Facts about children who are orphaned by AIDS. 1) More than 50 percent of all health care in Haiti is provided by the private voluntary sector, such as charities and churches. -- Family Health International, 2006. 2) "The thing about Rainbow House is,...
South Florida Sun-SentinelGovernments and international aid organizations are focused on reducing prejudice against those affected by the disease and encouraging those who suspect they have it to get tested and seek medicine. Among the most recent campaigns: The Health...
Tags: UNICEF, AIDS, Family, Diseases and Illnesses, Foreign Aid
Of The Morning CallSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | Caribbean leaders are pushing Congress to expand President Bush's $15 billion AIDS-relief plan to include more nations in the island chain, saying broader help is needed to stop the spread of the epidemic. While they welcome the...
Tags: Bahamas, Epidemics and Plagues, AIDS, Africa, Migration
Tribune staff reporterFor brothers and U.S. Army paratroopers Bermel and Nighel Agrippa, the road to settling down in the United States has taken a detour that brought them to this desert military camp. Less than two years ago, Bermel, 32, and Nighel, 29, were living in their...
Tags: Defense, Family, Iraq, Armed Forces, Kuwait
Sun-SentinelQ. Let me start with a bottom-line question: Is the Caribbean a security threat to the United States? A. The region is not a security threat. However, because of a variety of factors, the Caribbean could be used as a staging area to attack the United...
Sun-SentinelA cool breeze is blowing as the wasted body of Jean David Droitdieu, carried down steep rocky trails on the shoulders of men chanting an almost cheery dirge, approaches his mother's house. There's a faint smell of rum in the air -- it's what's fueled the...
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