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Methanol Poisoning

At Least 7 Dead After Drinking Toxic Black-Market Liquor In Cuba

AP | Posted 07.31.2013 | World

HAVANA -- Seven people have died of poisoning after consuming black-market methyl alcohol and 41 others remained hospitalized, Cuban authorities said ...

Who Was Behind The Tainted Booze Outbreak?

AP | KAREL JANICEK | Posted 11.24.2012 | World

PRAGUE — Police have arrested two people suspected in a wave of methanol poisoning that has killed at least 25 people in the Czech Republic in t...

What Happens When You Ban Alcohol?

AP | KAREL JANICEK | Posted 09.22.2012 | World

BREZNICE, Czech Republic -- It's a cherished countryside tradition dating back to the 13th century. And, in a hard-drinking nation reeling from a dead...

In a Dry Czech Republic, Let Them Eat Cake

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein

Imagine the scene: a table with friends in a small Spanish restaurant tucked away in the corner of a Czech courtyard. An almost-empty pitcher of sangria, laughter and the sense of satisfaction that comes with eating more than enough (but not too much) paella.

Czech PM Wants Alcohol Ban Lifted

AP | Posted 11.19.2012 | World

PRAGUE — The Czech prime minister says any new hard liquor produced in the country needs to have a detailed certificate of origin – a move...

Country Bans Sale Of Hard Liquor

AP | KAREL JANICEK | Posted 09.15.2012 | World

PRAGUE -- The Czech Republic has taken an unprecedented emergency measure and banned the sale of spirits with more than 20 percent alcohol content as ...