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January 8, 1988
A federal appeals court allowed a Zimbabwean boy, allegedly brutalized by his diplomat father, to remain at a New York foster home but held off issuing a final opinion in the case. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals said a stay barring the State Department from getting custody of Terrence Karamba, 9, would expire at noon Saturday. Social services officials claim the boy was repeatedly beaten by his father, Floyd Karamba, a U.N.
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December 22, 2001 | From Associated Press
President Bush signed into law Friday a bill designed to pressure Zimbabwe to stop seizing white-owned farms and turning them over to landless blacks. Bush signed the Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Act of 2001, which requires the African nation to adopt landownership protections in order to continue receiving U.S. aid. "My administration shares fully the Congress' deep concerns about the political and economic hardships visited upon Zimbabwe by that country's leadership," Bush said.
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July 3, 1987 | SCOTT KRAFT, Times Staff Writer
The American Embassy here will celebrate the Fourth of July this year with a big cookout in the ambassador's backyard. In a bit of preventive diplomacy, however, the ambassador says no speeches will be allowed, though toasts will be encouraged. One party planner suggested that the public address system should have a cutoff switch, just in case. He was joking--sort of.
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January 16, 1988 | DAVID G. SAVAGE and ERIC LICHTBLAU, Times Staff Writers
The facts of the case were gruesome: a 9-year-old boy who was hung from a pipe in the basement of his home and beaten repeatedly with an electrical cord. His arms and legs, which had been bound by wire, had deep cuts. His chest, back and face had welts "in varying stages of healing," according to the report filed by child welfare workers in New York. And the culprit was known. Asked to explain the boy's injuries, his father, Floyd Karamba, told authorities: "I beat him." But on Friday, the U.S.
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December 22, 2001 | From Associated Press
President Bush signed into law Friday a bill designed to pressure Zimbabwe to stop seizing white-owned farms and turning them over to landless blacks. Bush signed the Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Act of 2001, which requires the African nation to adopt landownership protections in order to continue receiving U.S. aid. "My administration shares fully the Congress' deep concerns about the political and economic hardships visited upon Zimbabwe by that country's leadership," Bush said.
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January 16, 1988 | DAVID G. SAVAGE and ERIC LICHTBLAU, Times Staff Writers
The facts of the case were gruesome: a 9-year-old boy who was hung from a pipe in the basement of his home and beaten repeatedly with an electrical cord. His arms and legs, which had been bound by wire, had deep cuts. His chest, back and face had welts "in varying stages of healing," according to the report filed by child welfare workers in New York. And the culprit was known. Asked to explain the boy's injuries, his father, Floyd Karamba, told authorities: "I beat him." But on Friday, the U.S.
NEWS
January 8, 1988
A federal appeals court allowed a Zimbabwean boy, allegedly brutalized by his diplomat father, to remain at a New York foster home but held off issuing a final opinion in the case. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals said a stay barring the State Department from getting custody of Terrence Karamba, 9, would expire at noon Saturday. Social services officials claim the boy was repeatedly beaten by his father, Floyd Karamba, a U.N.
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July 3, 1987 | SCOTT KRAFT, Times Staff Writer
The American Embassy here will celebrate the Fourth of July this year with a big cookout in the ambassador's backyard. In a bit of preventive diplomacy, however, the ambassador says no speeches will be allowed, though toasts will be encouraged. One party planner suggested that the public address system should have a cutoff switch, just in case. He was joking--sort of.
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