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Jewish community in Cuba holds gala for world peace

"Each one of us may express through the arts the need for peace to prevail on our planet."

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Scotland: In the wake of referendum "No" result

Scots voted No to independence by 55 per cent to 45 per cent, but the referendum debate energised a people determined to strike a blow against a pampered Westminster elite.

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Amid Haiti election dispute, ex-President Aristide under house arrest

There is a great degree of suspiciousness about how announced legislative elections for October 26 will be carried out.

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Rep. McDermott: Why I voted against sending arms to Syrian rebels

"I did not arrive at this decision easily. The threat ISIS poses to the people of Iraq and Syria is a serious one. "

Defending Colombian political prisoner David Ravelo, and others

Ravelo led the fight in Barrancabermeja, his home city, against right-wing paramilitary domination.

“In the Fields of the North” photos on the border wall

"In the Fields of the North" is an exhibition of photographs of farm workers in the U.S., almost all migrants from Mexico.

"Echoes of Valour" in Newfoundland: A story of racism defeated

On the stormy night of February 18, 1942, the USS Truxton and the USS Pollux, headed toward Iceland for refueling, foundered against the rocky cliffs near St. Lawrence.

Activists eye anniversary of the arrest of the Cuban Five

Organizations and activists who have been fighting for freedom for the Cuban Five will descend on Washington D.C. during the week starting Sept. 11, for a series of political actions.

Is Iraq breaking up?

A significant section of the Iraqi public is not willing to let the country split up.

Ailí Labañino in Australia talks about the Cuban Five

The Cuban Five, arrested by the FBI in Miami on September 12, 1998, were political prisoners; three still are.