October

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War in the East

As Veterans Day in the United States approaches we will likely see a temporary increase in television programming focusing on the wars in which Americans have fought.

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A ragged ragout from Berlin and Swabia

This bulletin is a mix of items - decent news, and not-big news.

Burden of Colombian past weighs on peace negotiations

Protection must await a successful outcome of peace negotiations which were set to begin in Norway on October 17 between the Colombian government and the FARC.

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Indigenous protesters killed in Guatemala

The protesters were met by elements of the armed forces and the National Civil Police, who, evidently ordered to disperse them, opened fire, resulting in the deaths and injuries.

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez wins third term

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on October 7 overwhelmingly defeated Henrique Capriles, presidential candidate of the right-wing Roundtable of Democratic Unity Coalition.

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School of the Americas: key tool for empire

"How would you describe the School of the Americas?"  "As a school of assassins, torturers, and leaders of coups."