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New York Times editorializes against U. S. anti-Cuban blockade

The New York Times wants Cuba off the U.S. list of nations that sponsor terrorism, and it hopes that ending the blockade will improve U.S. relations with Latin America.

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Ukraine Elections: Free and democratic?

Sectors of the ultra-right with fascist and Nazi origins were allowed to run riot by the respectable" conservatives who took over the Ukrainian government in February.

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Venezuelan Communist youth group attacked, right wingers blamed

The attack followed by three weeks the murder in Caracas of young, charismatic socialist National Assembly delegate, Robert Serra.

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Left biggest winner in Uruguay election, but runoff needed

In Uruguay, the presidential runoff is both a family matter and an ideological confrontation.

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Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff re-elected in close vote

Rousseff won most of Brazil's  26 states including Minas Gerais, Neves' home state where she was the governor from 2003 to 2010.

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Germany continues along austerity track

Tragic when it doesn't occur to an economics minister that needed investments in infrastructure and education could be made if only taxes on the upper class were increased.

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Ebola and the challenge to humanity

President of Cuba Raul 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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