Kerry Appeals to Laos in Case of a Missing Man


VIENTIANE, Laos — On the 100th day since the disappearance of a prominent American-educated Laotian agriculture specialist, Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday urged the government here to make public the results of an investigation into what had happened to him, and to return him to his family. Connect With Us on Twitter Follow @nytimesworld for international breaking news and headlines. Twitter List: Reporters and Editors The statement by Mr. Kerry is the second by the United States since the man, Sombath Somphone, 60, was last seen being stopped in his jeep by the police on a main road of the capital, Vientiane, on Dec. 15. The refusal by the Laotian government to acknowledge…

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Team Jamaica Bickle Philadelphia Announces 2013 International Community Awards

CaribPR Newswire, Philadelphia, PA, March 25, 2013: Team Jamaica Bickle, Philadelphia has announced that Mrs. Mary Young, Mr. Kevin O. Francis and Mr. Jessie Joseph are to receive the 2013 International Community Service Award at its 19th Annual Fundraising Reception on Friday, April 12, 2013 beginning at 6:30 PM. The […]