VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – December 26, 2014

Subscribe to VICE News here: The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Dominican border security tightened to keep out Haitians who are fleeing political unrest, sick Indian villagers sue company that abandoned asbestos mine three decades ago, UN says hundreds of world heritage sites damaged in ongoing war, and Indonesia builds massive sea wall to protect Jakarta from sinking. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Border Security Tightened to Block Haitians Fleeing Unrest Authorities are on alert as neighbor Haiti continues to cope with political instability. INDIA Abandoned Asbestos Mines Sicken Villagers Sixteen people diagnosed with a fatal lung disease want mining company to clean up debris and pay them compensation. SYRIA Hundreds of World Heritage Sites Damaged in War UN’s research and training arm releases report detailing satellite imagery which shows 290 sites have been destroyed, damaged or looted in the ongoing civil war. INDONESIA Government Builds Sea Wall to Stop Jakarta From Sinking A $293 million project aims to boost coastal defences and revamp the deteriorating canal system. Check out the VICE News beta for more: Follow VICE News here: Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr: Instagram:

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