Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, the Monroe Doctrine is hated as an oppressive mechanism whereby the U.S. claims the unilateral right to limit the national sovereignty of area nations.
The Newspaper Guild's executive council is blasting official government moves to crack down on journalists both in the U.S. and abroad.
It is very hard to think of a more important world leader than Fidel.
Sooner or later the news will break that Nelson Mandela has died, and the frenzy whipped up by the media about 'what will happen next' will resume.
I thought of Sartre's "Anti-Semite and Jew" when I heard about the recent FOX News television interview with Reza Aslan.
Victims of Margaret Thatcher's attacks in the 1980's against workers and their allies showed little sorrow. Celebrations actually happened in communities across the UK.
One thing is apparent to anyone who has studied Cuban society as Esteban Morales has: the subject of racism is far from "taboo" in Cuba.
President Bush launched a war that directly killed nearly 4,500 U.S. troops and at least 121,000 Iraqis, and wounded over 33,000 U.S. soldiers and countless Iraqis.
He was repeatedly re-elected by wide margins, and will be mourned not only by Venezuelans but by many Latin Americans who appreciate what he did for the region.
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