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Amnesty urges Cuban Five case review

Human rights group, Amnesty International, issued a call to U.S. officials to review the case of the Cuban Five, citing serious violations of the prisoners' rights.

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World Notes: Egypt, Cuba, Kenya, Italy, Venezuela, India

A round up of international news from Egypt, Cuba, Kenya, Italy, Venezuela and India.

U.S. terrorism exported to Cuba and Venezuela

Cuban TV has been broadcasting the new documentary "Cuba's Reasons: The Route of Terror" which nails down basic facts regarding anti-Cuba terror.

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World Notes: Colombia, Iraq, South Africa, Cambodia, Romania, Cuba

Labor killings in Colombia, orphans in Iraq, agribusiness in South Africa, garment workers in Cambodia, health care in Romania and Cuba.

With layoffs come opportunities in Cuba

Cuba announced a half million lay-offs this week. International affairs writer Emile Schepers gives some context and history  to the announcement.

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Goldberg analyzes his visit with Fidel Castro

The Atlantic journalist Jeffrey Goldberg talks about his three-day visit with Fidel Castro.

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World Notes: France, UK, DR Congo, Iraq, China, Cuba

A quick look at news from France, United Kingdom, Iraq, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo and China.

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Fidel is back!

On September 3 as drizzle gave way to early morning sun, ex- President Fidel Castro, "Commander of the Cuban Revolution," discussed the threat of worldwide war

Solving the problem of Cuban agriculture

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

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World Notes: UN, Pakistan, Iran, Honduras, South Africa, Cuba

The International Labor Organization issued a report August 12 indicating that at the end of 2009 81 million people between 15 and 24 years of age were unemployed, up from 11.9 percent in 2007 to 13 percent last year.

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