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World Notes: Peru, Australia, Cuba

Police kill miners in Peru, Australia blocks refugees, Cuba conserves

 

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Cuba, ALBA send aid directly to Haiti

Cuba plays an outsized role in Haitian health services -- before, and certainly after, the devastating earthquake.

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World Notes: Brazil, Egypt, Belarus and more

Brazil may allow new U.S. base, Sudan elections set to fail, Egypt's El Baradei speaks out, Afghanistan ups  cannibas production, executions return to Belarus and Cuba hosts conference for Chernobyl's children.

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The new anti-Cuba campaign 

The perpetual propaganda campaign against Cuba has hit a new low.

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Cuban artists and Sean Penn team up in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Hatit (Prensa Latina) -- The world of golf is only interested in Tiger Woods, but almost no one knows that more than 45,000 people are currently living in one of the fields of that sport in the devastated capital of Haiti since January 12 earthquake.

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Cuba blockade costs American jobs

The figures are staggering. Even a minor easing of the US blockade against Cuba would create tens of thousands new jobs in the US.

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In Havana, is it Lenin or Lennon?

HAVANA - Here is a city where statues of Vladimir Lenin and John Lennon coexist without a second thought.

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World Notes: Europe, Afghanistan, S. Korea, Cuba

Europe's attack on working class; Afghan police problems; anti-woman discrimination in S. Korea; Cuban health shakeup.

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Memory, injustice, and the Cuban Five

Question: with legal remedies exhausted, will the Cuban Five be forgotten? Answer: Never, as long as Gerardo, Ramón, Antonio, Fernando and René are not free.

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