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Indigenous Guna force Nike to drop shoe with ‘stolen design’

The Nike Air Force 1 shoe carried a multi-coloured, swirling pattern which claimed to be a tribute to Puerto Rico, featuring a graphic representing the country’s native Coqui frog.

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Panama’s Guna people objected to the launch and pointed out that the design similar to their traditional “mola” textile.

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This Day. Fidel and the 1966 Central American and Caribbean Games

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Baseball’s final four, pelota shadows politics

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A review of the first two rounds and some impressions of an international tournament still in its teething stages by CITIUS ALTIUS FORTIUS*

(18 March 2006) – IN THE INAUGURAL edition of baseball’s world championship event, the World Baseball Classic, the semifinal knockout stage begins tonight. Here is a review of the first two rounds and some impressions of an international tournament still in its teething stages. Continue reading

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