April

Unity march for immigration reform announced

GREELEY Colo. – Organizers of a community service group today announced a Unity March on May 2 starting at 1 p.m. here. Greeley is about 60 miles north of Denver.

OPINION: Cuba and Venezuela are not enemies

The Obama administration did the right thing when they ordered the closing of the Guantanemo torture prison, and restored the right of US Cubans to travel and send remittances to their relatives on the island nation.

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Angela Davis: Not another prison

CHICAGO – Under the theme “Imagine Justice For All in 2009” the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (NAARPR) held its 36th anniversary and annual Human Rights Awards benefit here April 18.

India gets ready for 'Third Front' in polls

Indian voters cast their ballots in round one of parliamentary elections on Thursday amid Maoist violence that left at least 17 dead. In the first of five phases, over 140 million people voted in large swathes of northern and eastern India, including impoverished rural areas affected by violent insurgencies.

Guantanamo inmate 'beaten with batons'

A detainee at the US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay phoned a global TV network on Tuesday to say that he was severely beaten for refusing to leave his cell.

Mexican literature at the crossroads of three cultures

Mexican literature, guest of honour at the 2009 Paris Book Fair, feeds on indigenous, Latin American, and international influences, presenting a literary production that could make one appreciate globalisation.

South Africa: New ideas at 4th national AIDS conference

DURBAN, (PlusNews) - South Africa's fourth national AIDS conference opened in the east-coast city of Durban this week with calls to scale up AIDS programming in a country that still has a long way to go in reversing the epidemic.

New study highlights cruelty of US immigration policy to child

A newly released study by the law firm of Dorsey and Whitney, LLP for the Urban Institute should be required reading for anyone who thinks that reform of our immigration laws and procedures is something that can be put off indefinitely.