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- VENEZUELA: Growing As Hub For Drug Shipments.
- USA / SOCIAL MEDIA / GUN CULTURE: Santa Leaves Heat As Xmas Treats.
- UKRAINE : 27 April UPDATE: Barbie Doll Looking Model...Defends Appearance.
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- URUGUAY: Foreigners Rush To Buy Farm Land.
- GUATEMALA : Court Throws Out Rios Montt Genocide Conviction; Trial Restart Ordered.
- RUSSIA : Miss Russia Defends Pussy Riot Punkers; 4 Detained After Small Moscow Pussy Riot Protest.
- BRASIL / ITALY / GUATEMALA / USA / RUSSIA: 1 Dead, 7 Injured In Rio Fuel Tanks Fires/ Blasts; Ruby Heartstealer Admits Lying About Silvio's Sex Parties, Money; Ex-Prez Alfonso Portillo Extradited To USA For Money Laundering; Moscow Bans VKontakte By 'Mistake.'
20 February 2013
RUSSIA / CANADA / IRELAND : 22 Feb UPDATE: Abandoned Cruise Ship Adrift In Atlantic.
An aged rusting cruise ship...without crew or warning lights...is still adrift in the Atlantic Ocean.
Built in Russia in 1976...the 100-foot-long Lyubov Orlova was last seen off Canada's coast...floating free after 2 towing mishaps...while underway for scrapping in the Dominican Republic.
Ottawa has disavowed any responsibility...for the 'ghost' ship in international waters.
USA experts now say it is about 1,300 miles off Ireland's west coast.
Environmental groups warn about the release of toxic fuels and hazards if it sinks.