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White House Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted September 14th, 2011 at 10:11 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is set to speak at an awards gala hosted by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute later Wednesday, as the White House prepares to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. A White House statement says the president and vice president, along with their spouses and members of the Cabinet, will participate in events during […]

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UNESCO Adds Sites in Africa, East Asia to World Heritage List

Posted June 24th, 2011 at 6:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The United Nations’ cultural body has named five sites from across Africa and East Asia to become World Heritage properties. The U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization announced Friday it has added sites from Kenya, Senegal, Australia, Japan and China. UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee is meeting in Paris through next week to examine 37 sites […]

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