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Ebola and the challenge to humanity

Former President of Cuba Fidel Castro opening remarks at the Special ALBA Summit on Ebola.

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Why the U.S. concealed its chemical weapons role in Iraq

From 2004 to 2011, the Pentagon covered up injuries to U.S. troops in Iraq from chemical weaponry supplied to Saddam Hussein in the 80s by the U.S. and other countries.

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Mexico student teachers still missing, reverberations continue

In the Mexican Congress and among the public, government statements about the incident are being met with scorn.

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Ukraine fascists turn against right-wing government

The demand by the Ukrainian far right that UPA be recognized as a patriotic force means the results of World War II would be officially reinterpreted in favor of the Axis.

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Female Nobel winners are rare: One was a British communist

Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old Pakistani female education activist, shot but never silenced by the Taliban, became the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize recipient.

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Duvalier: Dead but not gone

Jean-Claude Duvalier, responsible for the death of thousands and theft of millions, who moved openly in the society of Haitian elites, died Oct. 4 a free man.

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Globalization and NAFTA caused migration from Mexico

U.S. trade and immigration policy are linked. They are part of a single system, not separate and independent policies.

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President Morales and Bolivian socialists score big election win

Morales' MAS brought an increase in resources available to the Bolivian people as the result of a burgeoning economy.

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Child rights activists Malala and Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize

Malala Yousafzai became the youngest Nobel winner ever as she and Kailash Satyarthi of India won the Nobel Peace Prize for working to protect children at great risk.

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Tribunal takes up Mexico’s migrant hell

Photos of "La Bestia" have become famous around the world, showing young migrants crowded on top of boxcars, riding from the Guatemala border to near the U.S.

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