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The almanac –

Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014 with 256 to follow. The moon is waning. The morning stars are Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter and Mars. Those born on this date are under the sign of Aries. They include statesman Roger …

Quote of the Day

“What Al Capone was to beer and whiskey during Prohibition, Guzman is to narcotics. Of the two, Guzman is by far the greater threat. … And he has more power and financial capability than Capone ever dreamed of.” — Art Bilek, executive vice president of Chicago Crime Commission, after the …

Catching the winds of change in Cuba –

HAVANA – It’s the tail end of our weekend in this tropical communist stronghold, and a minor revolution is brewing.For the past three days, our band of 13 travelers on an Insight Cuba tour has been shepherded through the decaying capital of America’s nearest adversary under a year-old, U.S.-sanctioned “people-to-people” …

Interesting Facts

[typography font=”Artifika” size=”24″ size_format=”px”]Al Capone’s business card said he was a used furniture dealer.[/typography] via Interesting Facts.