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Dominicans speak out for Dominicans of Haitian descent

The friction between Dominicans and Haitians is rooted in a complicated mutual history, in which the U.S. has been a factor.

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Brave activists who broke into FBI office in '71 remembered

I was the Washington correspondent of the Daily World and received a packet in the mail of top secret FBI documents exposing the surveillance of tens of thousands of law-abiding people.

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Maine and Quebec activists again protest U.S. anti-Cuban blockade

The U.S. and Cuban governments restored diplomatic relations, but U. S. measures humiliating and messing with the Cuban people are still in force.

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Today in history: World War I vets demand relief

During the Great Depression, the "Bonus Expeditionary Force," a group of World War I veterans seeking to cash in their veterans' bonus certificates, arrived in D.C.

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Former Cuban Five prisoner seeks friendship with U.S.

"Keep the solidarity movement going in the fight to lift the blockade. Please extend our deepest gratitude to all."

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Ban on travel to Cuba still in place

The Cuban 5 are free, and difficult but promising negotiations have been going on in Havana about the restoration of full diplomatic relations.

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Boston GCC union local halts deportation of Salvadoran refugee

"He may have no blood relations in the United States, but he has thousands of brothers and sisters."

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NY Better World Awards honor activists, salute protests

Good food and politics were in ample supply at the annual New York Better World awards.

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Breaking news: Obama freeing remaining three of Cuba 5

The remaining three of the Cuba 5 are being freed in a  new deal between President Obama and Cuban president Raul Castro.

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Kucinich appeal to vote your conscience ignores the big picture

Kucinich represents ultra-left "idealism" that leads us into blind alleys. In that regard he's no different from right-wing voters who go to the polls obsessing over one thing.

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