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  • UCF med school: Irina Prelipcean

    Irina Prelipcean Hometown: St. Augustine Age: 32 Undergraduate degree: B.S., biology, University of North Florida Background: Born in the small town of Vatra Dornei, Romania. Previously attended medical program at Iuliu Hatieganu University in...
  • August 24 - 28

    Pogopalooza - Cabaret - Taste of Romania - The Wizard of Oz Monday, August 24 Pogopalooza Pogo Stick Superstars www.planetx.tv Tuesday, August 25 Cabaret! August 13 - October 11 Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace 100 Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace (630)...
  • 4th Baby Dies in Maternity Hospital Explosion

    4th Baby Dies in Maternity Hospital Explosion
    BUCHAREST, Romania -- A fourth baby died Tuesday and seven remained in critical condition following a fire at a Bucharest maternity hospital that the health minister called "one of the darkest tragedies" in Romania's health system. Authorities launched...
  • Foreign government tourist offices

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • Immigrants find learning English a tough but necessary job

    When Sebastian Arcos arrived in Miami from Cuba 11 years ago, the telephone ring was enough to start his heart thudding in panic. "I was terrified to pick up the phone, but that was my job," he recalls of his first years, when he worked in an office...
  • Filmmakers' mania for Romania

    Filmmakers' mania for Romania
    Along the route to MediaPro Studios, packs of feral dogs wander unpaved streets, children as young as 7 beg for handouts, and some government buildings still bear the bullet scars of the 1989 revolution. But for a growing cadre of Hollywood producers, the...
  • Canada rolls credits on a slump

    Canada rolls credits on a slump
    There's probably no better barometer of Hollywood's presence here than Lynne McNamara. Her thrice-weekly column, "The Backlot," chronicles filming and celebrity sightings around town in the Vancouver Sun. There's Halle Berry and Nicollette Sheridan...
  • Foreign government tour offices

    For tourist information on select foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the country's U.N. mission or delegation. Anguilla: Anguilla Tourist...
  • Crackdown Leaves China Isolated on World Scene

    WASHINGTON -- In the decade after Chinese leader Deng Xiao-ping came to power in 1979, he broke down the isolation in which China found itself under Mao Tse-tung and set the world's most populous nation on a steady course of ever-growing involvement in...
  • From the archives: Troops Fire Into Crowds in Romania

    WARSAW -- Security forces armed with automatic weapons fired into crowds of protesters in the Romanian capital of Bucharest on Thursday, killing or wounding an undetermined number of demonstrators demanding an end to the rule of dictator Nicolae...
  • From the archives: Romanians Topple Ceausescu Regime

    LONDON -- The Warsaw Pact's last Stalinist domino, the tyrannical regime of Romanian President Nicolae Ceausescu, toppled with a violent crash Friday after several days of Europe's bloodiest fighting since the end of World War II. A newly formed...