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Chicago radio hosts Eric Ferguson and Kathy Hart show off all their beloved city has to offer, from stunning architecture and miles of beaches to the famous Navy ...
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Visa procedures undoubtedly mirror the relationship between two countries. The more intimate the two countries are, the more efficient the visa procedures between them can be. But there is also another side of the coin: Visa issuance can also be a micro index of a country's own level of development and opening-up.I felt this deeply the moment I walked into the South Korean visa center in ...
Royal Caribbean's newest ship, the long-awaited Quantum of the Seas, will open for booking next Tuesday for Crown & Anchor Society loyalty program members, and to the general public on June 4, the ...
With the unofficial kick off to summer just days away, travelers who can't get enough barbecue (and who can?) will need to get their rib fix while on the road. Foursquare looked at barbecue joints nationwide and found last summer's most popular establishments based on check-ins. If popularity is any indicator of deliciousness (and that's not always the case), make your plans to ...
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HARARE Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai on Friday declared President Robert Mugabe's party "dead.rdquo; Tsvangirai said the African country's next elections will be a "formalityrdquo; and predicted a landslide victory.
The lead vocalist is Zimbabwe's prime minister, Morgan Tsvangirai. The backing vocals are from the leadership of his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party. The event Friday was not a musical program, but part of a three-day national policy conference in Harare. An estimated 500 party leaders and activists are in attendance.
Zimbabwe is preparing for polls to end the country's fragile coalition government.
Recent voter surveys point to Tsvangirai's popularity waning. But on Friday, he said President Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF party is now dead.
"So the election is a formality," said Tsvangirai. "It is a formality of saying those who believe in past policies that have destroyed this country have no chance, have no place for the future of this country.rdquo;
Tsvangirai added that violence - which marred Zimbabwe's last election in 2008 - would not deter him from winning.
The prime minister said it was his MDC party and not Mugabe's ZANU-PF, which can help Zimbabwe through its economic problems. ...
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