September

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On the 202nd anniversary of Mexican independence

On Sept.16, Mexico celebrated its two hundred and second independence day. Is independence slipping through the Mexican people's fingers?

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Despite austerity, right-center coalition prevails in Dutch elections

The legislative elections left a probable right-center coalition in control. However, one piece of good news is that the anti-immigrant ultra right took a beating.

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Behind the inflammatory video, a vast right-wing network

The anti-Islam video linked to the September 11 killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya originated in a web of U.S. right-wing extremists.

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West Nile virus worsening with climate change

Outbreaks of the sometimes-fatal West Nile virus across the United States have intensified, making this one of the worst years for the mosquito-borne disease.

Colombian prisoners demand justice

Popular momentum is building to ensure that any settlement coming out of upcoming peace negotiations with insurgents promotes social justice.

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New report says Taliban would renounce al Qaeda

A new report by a leading British defense and security think-tank finds that Taliban leaders and members "deeply regret" their past association with Al-Qa'ida, and top-ranking Taliban officials say a cease-fire could be negotiated in Afghanistan as part of a broader agreement.

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Right-wing extremism at heart of Libya envoy slaying

The killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya on Tuesday shows the linkage between right-wing extremism in the U.S and elsewhere.

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Mexico’s Lopez Obrador vows continued campaign vs. election fraud

Lopez Obrador said he will not recognize a ruling by the top electoral court that the July 1 Mexican presidential elections were fair and clean.

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Cuba propels Latin American integration

The Colombian government and leftist guerrillas will begin negotiations to end 50 years of civil war. The fact that Cuba facilitated the process is consistent with its important new role in Latin American affairs.

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