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Solving the problem of Cuban agriculture

 Revolutionary Cuba, no stranger to big problems, now faces another major challenge: agricultural production.

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Japan’s new prime minister vows strong economy - but for whom?

Prime Minister Kan Naoto in his first policy speech said he will pursue a "third way" on the economy, but it doesn't look like it.

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Great socialist’s birth commemorated in London

Recently, on a rainy day in London, a group of people assembled at Highgate cemetery at Karl Marx' gravesite to commemorate the 192nd anniversary of his birth.

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Germany’s Left Party defies split predictions

At the second congress of Die Linke, The Left, on Saturday, 558 delegates disappointed media "experts" by sticking together and moving ahead.

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Venezuela’s Chavez tweets for the revolution

Twitter, for those of us who grew up before Generation X, is a micro blogging website where an individual can sent a message, no more than 140 characters, to cell phone users who sign on to the sender's account.

Facebook to open office in Hyderabad, India

Facebook expands to India, surpasses Google as most popular "destination."

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Venezuela’s revolution achieves social gains

For the people, a revolution makes a difference.

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Bolivian president begins second term

"The colonial state died. The new pluri-national, autonomous, and solidarity-based state is being born," asserted President Evo Morales at his inauguration January 22, after being elected along with Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera to a new five year term.

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Jyoti Basu, great son of India, dies at 95

Jyoti Basu, a grand man of Indian politics and socialist movement who enjoyed tremendous popularity and respect, died Jan. 17 at age 95.

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UN panel exonerates Guatemalan president in bizarre murder-suicide

On Jan. 12, there was a bizarre twist in the investigation by a special UN panel of the death of a right-wing attorney last year. According to the UN sponsored International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala, attorney Rodrigo Rosenberg actually tricked two of his nephews into getting a hit man to assassinate him.

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