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Haitians hold onto life as help mounts

The task for millions today in Haiti is to try to stay alive until help arrives and to try to save those injured in the earthquake.


Resistance goes on as Honduras approaches turnover

On January 27, the de facto executive of Honduras, Roberto Micheletti of the Liberal Party, will turn over power to the National Party's Porfirio "Pepe" Lobo.


Left groups keep spirit of Rosa Luxemburg alive

BERLIN—Huge snow storms could not keep leftists from all over Germany and their guests from other countries away from the annual commemoration of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht.


Earthquake devastates already hard-hit Haiti

The largest earthquake in 200 years hit the impoverished Caribbean nation of Haiti on yesterday afternoon.


Chilean communists win seats for first time since Allende

Seven of eight million registered voters (88%) turned out for Chile's December general elections, and the results made news worldwide.


World Notes: Brazil, Cuba, Guadaloupe, Spain, Sudan, Thailand, Yemen

This week in World Notes: Brazil passes landmark climate legislation; Cuba rejects U.S. terror designation; Guadaloupe prepares for general strike; Spain's unemployment is highest in Europe; Sudan exports food, while country starves; Thailand's army deport Laotian Hmong; Yemen faces mass poverty, hunger


Recent attacks in Europe expose racist underbelly

Resurgent racism manifested by death threats and violence cropped up last month in Italy and Hungary.


Miep Gies, who helped hide Anne Frank, dies At 100

AMSTERDAM, NetherlandsMiep Gies, the office secretary who defied the Nazi occupiers to hide Anne Frank and her family for two years and saved the teenager'sdiary, has died, the Anne Frank Museum said Tuesday.


Mexico at 200 faces growing economic despair

September 16, 2010 is the 200th anniversary of Mexico's declaration of independence. But so far, any inclination to celebrate is being overshadowed by vast economic and social problems.


El Salvador: For people's dignity, yes to life, no to mining

Video: Environmentalists from El Salvador speak out against the Pacific Rim Mining Company and its attempt to exploit their country's natural resources.

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