December

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World Notes: Austria, Bolivia, Cuba, Eritrea, Gaza, South Korea

In this World Notes, the Austrian Parliament last month authorized civil unions between same-sex couples; Bolivia on climate change, Cuba on nutrition, sanctions on Eritrea, PFLP marks 42nd anniversary, South Korean autoworkers opt for bonuses.

ALBA marks fifth anniversary at Havana summit

Cuban President Raul Castro welcomed representatives of ALBA nations to Havana Dec. 11-14 for their eighth summit meeting.

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Bolivians vote to keep Morales

The stakes were high for President Evo Morales going into presidential and legislative elections on December 6.