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Two killed, 102 injured in Haiti's carnival festivities

Mar 04, 2014

Two killed, 102 injured in Haiti's carnival festivities

A Haitian official says that two people have died and 102 others have been injured in Carnival festivities that began Sunday. #NewsTracker #Haiti carnival #. Gonaives
Goa's rogue taxis: Can they be reined in?

Feb 13, 2013

Goa's rogue taxis: Can they be reined in?

The Joshi family from Pune had only heard about the Goa carnival. But when they actually came to Goa last week to see one, all they animatedly discussed during the colourful parade was the Rs. 2,000 they paid the cabbie for the ride from Calangute to Panaji - just 18 km. #NewsTracker #Tourism #Goa #Manohar Parrikar #Carnival #Travel and Tourism Association of Goa #Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry
New pope to face cultural shift in Latin America

Feb 13, 2013

New pope to face cultural shift in Latin America

As throngs of costumed revelers celebrated Brazil's Carnival festivities on Monday, a trickle of decidedly more sober people entered Nossa Senhora da Paz, a Catholic church two blocks from a packed beach in Rio de Janeiro. #Brazil #NewsTracker #Pope Benedict XVI #Carnival #Roman Catholic
Images: Thousands party on the streets at Brazil's Rio carnival

Feb 12, 2013

Images: Thousands party on the streets at Brazil's Rio carnival

Brazil's annual Carnival reached the fourth day on Tuesday with hundreds thronging roads in vibrant and colourful costumes. Here are some images. #Brazil #Rio de Janeiro #ImagesOfTheDay #Brazil carnival
After deadly fire, questions raised over Brazil's preparedness for Carnival

Feb 08, 2013

After deadly fire, questions raised over Brazil's preparedness for Carnival

Just over a week since a nightclub fire killed nearly 240 revelers in southern Brazil, Carnival festivities hit full stride Friday, raising questions about the safety of those who will pack party spaces across the nation. #Brazil #NewsTracker #Carnival #Kiss Club
After deadly fire, questions raised over Brazil's preparedness for Carnival

Oct 01, 2014

Carnival Miracle to Call at Cabo San Lucas to Begin Year-Round Mexican Riviera Program

The ship will be the first to call at Cabo San Lucas on Oct. 6 following Hurricane Odile and will be loaded with relief supplies provided by Carnival for local residents...
After deadly fire, questions raised over Brazil's preparedness for Carnival

Sep 28, 2014

Muddy hell, the Ploughing is more than just a big field

You don't realise the true scale of the Ploughing Championships until you go there. I went last year, dumbly expecting it to be mostly some fields, tractors and animals, with a few stalls dotted here and there, and crowds maybe in the tens of thousan...
After deadly fire, questions raised over Brazil's preparedness for Carnival

Oct 01, 2014

We will never give in, China warns Hong Kong students

Hong Kong's embattled leader warned student protesters yesterday that Beijing would never grant their demands for full democracy, as thousands continued their peaceful demonstrations ahead of today's Chinese National Day. As the city's business distr... #China #Beijing #Hong Kong #Wing (musician)