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· April, 2014

Stories about Breaking News from April, 2014

8 April 2014

In Havana, a Book in Exchange for Nothing

"This book belongs to whoever finds it in exchange for giving it away again after reading it so that other people can enjoy it."

4 April 2014

GV Face: The USA's Secret “Cuban Twitter”

GV Face

A secret US plan to support regime change in Cuba with a Twitter-like messaging service called ZunZuneo has now come under the spotlight with news reports that thousands of Cubans...

Jamaica: Vybz Kartel to Face Additional Charge

3 April 2014

Vybz Kartel Gets Life in Prison, Fans Question the Future of Jamaican Dancehall

Life with hard labour; no possibility of parole before 35 years: that's the sentence Jamaican dancehall artist turned convicted murder Vybz Kartel got today, sending the blogosphere into a flurry.

Powerful Quake Shakes Chile and Peru

Twitter users reported cellphone service collapsing and electricity cutting out in parts of Peru.

2 April 2014

Powerful Earthquake Hits Northern Chile Triggering Tsunami Evacuation

A strong 8.2 eartquake hit northern Chile at 20:46 and generated a tsunami that triggered the alarms across the country.

1 April 2014

Vkontakte's Pavel Durov Departs: Genuine or Joke?

RuNet Echo

In what is either a bombshell for Russian social media or a daring April Fools' Day joke, Vkontakte general director Pavel Durov has announced his resignation.

Australians High Five International Court Decision Against Japanese Whaling

Australians celebrate the International Court of Justice decision to halt Japanese whaling in the Southern Ocean.

Maoming Residents in China Rally Against PX Chemical Plant

Photo posted on social media showed protesters bleeding after apparent scuffles with police.