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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


First round election results in Brazil leave left hopeful

On Sunday October. 5, Brazil held its general elections, after a campaign that was anything but boring.


Anger in Mexico over attack on teachers’ college students

Mexicans reacted with anger and indignation to the disappearance and possible murder of 43 young students of a teachers' college near Iguala, in the Southern State of Guerrero.


Assassination marks anti-socialist terror campaign against Venezuela

Venezuelan National Assembly deputy Robert Serra and companion María Herrera were murdered on October 1 in Caracas.


Sudan crackdown marks anniversary of repression

The government of Sudanese President Omar Hassan al Bashir is engaged in a crackdown against a nationwide, broad-front opposition movement.

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