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Zimbabwe

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  • Lawyer for ex-Rep. Reynolds: 'He's OK. . .and in good spirits'

    Lawyer for ex-Rep. Reynolds: 'He's OK. . .and in good spirits'
    WASHINGTON — Former Congressman Mel Reynolds, who is imprisoned in Zimbabwe for alleged pornography and immigration violations, is taking medication for high blood pressure but “is doing fine,” his lawyer said today in an interview...
  • Mel Reynolds pleads guilty to visa violation, but porn charge dropped

    Mel Reynolds pleads guilty to visa violation, but porn charge dropped
    Former Rep. Mel Reynolds is expected to be freed and deported from Zimbabwe as early as Tuesday after pornography charges were dropped Friday and he pleaded guilty to a visa violation. Reynolds' lawyer, Arthur Gurira, said his client remained in jail in...
  • 'British Indy Jones' on quest to find South Florida's Jewish history

    'British Indy Jones' on quest to find South Florida's Jewish history
    After tangling with snakes and dodging gunfire while venturing into remote and dangerous regions, he's become known as the British Indiana Jones. But instead of trying to find the Holy Grail, Tudor Parfitt's passion is tracing the ancestral history of...
  • Friends and family of late Warhill baseball player Kees van Leliveld feel they are better because they 'connected' with him

    Friends and family of late Warhill baseball player Kees van Leliveld feel they are better because they 'connected' with him
    JAMES CITY — Those who knew Kees van Leliveld best say that the missionary trip to the southern African country of Zimbabwe in 2012 was life-changing. During the day he farmed fields at an orphanage or gathered rocks for a meditation garden he...
  • China looks abroad for greener pastures

    BEIJING — When Ma Wenfeng was a boy, his father earned so little money growing wheat and corn that the family mainly ate mantou, a steamed bread that is a staple of the poor. The last thing he would have dreamed of was becoming a farmer. Now it is...
  • Activist pleads guilty to illegally lobbying on behalf of Zimbabwe

    Activist pleads guilty to illegally lobbying on behalf of Zimbabwe
    A well-known South Side activist and restaurateur pleaded guilty Friday to violating federal law by lobbying on behalf of the violent and oppressive regime of Zimbabwe’s longtime president in spite of U.S. economic sanctions. Prince Asiel Ben...
  • Doris Lessing dies at 94; British novelist of the 'female experience'

    When Doris Lessing learned she had been chosen as the 2007 Nobel laureate in literature, her response was something less than joyous. "I can't say I'm overwhelmed with surprise," she told reporters outside her London home as she emerged from a cab...
  • Foreign tourist office phone numbers and websites

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
  • Hit 4 Hawaiian islands

    Hit 4 Hawaiian islands
    Many visitors to Hawaii hit just one or two islands, but Insight Vacations has a 12-day tour that explores the Big Island of Hawaii as well as Maui, Oahu and Kauai. An in-depth tour of Pearl Harbor is on the itinerary, of course, as well as private hula...
  • Eleanor Catton's 'The Luminaries' wins 2013 Man Booker Prize

    Eleanor Catton's 'The Luminaries' wins 2013 Man Booker Prize
    Eleanor Catton took the 2013 Man Booker Prize for "The Luminaries" at an awards ceremony in London on Tuesday night. At age 28, Catton is the youngest novelist ever to win the prestigious prize -- and her novel, at more than 800 pages, is the longest...
  • Ex-Rep. Reynolds denies pornography charges in Zimbabwe

    Ex-Rep. Reynolds denies pornography charges in Zimbabwe
    Former congressman Mel Reynolds pleaded not guilty today to charges of possessing pornographic images and videos, two days after his arrest at a hotel in Zimbabwe. The state-owned newspaper The Herald reported that Reynolds was found with pornography...