Archive for December 5th, 2015

Haiti opposition says transitional gov’t may be needed

December 5, 2015
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Haiti opposition says transitional gov’t may be needed

Photo: Dieu Nalio Chery, AP FILE – In this Nov. 12, 2015 file photo, supporters of presidential candidate Maryse Narcisse, of the Lavalas party, removes an election campaign sign of presidential candidate Jovenel Moise, in front of a sign of his rival, Jude Celestin, during a protest against election results in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Celestin...
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Bye, bye, bananas

December 5, 2015
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Bye, bye, bananas

(Amy Sancetta/AP Photos) In the mid 1900s, the most popular banana in the world—a sweet, creamy variety called Gros Michel grown in Latin America—all but disappeared from the planet. At the time, it was the only banana in the world that could be exported. But a fungus, known as Panama Disease, which first appeared in Australia in...
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