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Tunisian democracy group wins Nobel Peace Prize

Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet cited for its 'decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy'

Prize is a big win for the nascent democracy, struck by 2 horrific extremist attacks this year

Tunisia is the home of the first and most successful Arab Spring movement

Miami-Dade commissioners not yet sold on Vizcaya becoming independent

In its push to break away from county government — and instead be managed by its own nonprofit board — Vizcaya Museum & Gardens still has some political persuading to do. A Miami-Dade County Commission workshop on Thursday showed that not all commissioners are comfortable with the idea.

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Reform and larger police presence making Hondurans feel safer

In Honduras, police security has long been treated like a private privilege more than a public right

But reform is underway including more modern and professional practices

And it’s having an impact with homicide rates expected to drop by as much as 30 percent

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