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Action demanded as another environmental activist murdered in Honduras

Another indigenous environmental activist, Nelson Garcia, was killed in Honduras on March 15.

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Murder epidemic halts Colombia’s peace process

Paramilitaries and armed thugs have long sullied politics in Latin America, most notably in Colombia and recently in Honduras.

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Sanders to Israeli lobby: Peace means security for Palestinians

Sustainable peace "means achieving self-determination, civil rights, and economic well-being for the Palestinian people."

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Iranian regime keeps progressive women off the ballot

Smoke and mirrors regarding elections must not be allowed to divert activists from the reality of life in the Islamic Republic.

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, remembering Kevin Barry

On St. Patrick's Day, devoted to honoring the Irish heritage, we pause to remember Kevin Gerard Barry.

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European Union, Cuba reach “landmark” agreement

The EU shift could be attributed to "interest by European countries in maintaining their position as trading partners with Cuba."

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Inuit, Indigenous women face Third World conditions in Quebec jails

In April 2015, Quebec's Protecteur du Citoyen, or Ombudsperson, took a tour of detention cells in northern Quebec.

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Spain’s election stalemate continues; social democrats refuse compromise

The effort by Pedro Sánchez to form a government brings to mind the story of the hunter who goes into the forest with one bullet in his rifle.

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Berta Cáceres, Indigenous environmental leader, murdered in Honduras

At least two men in ski masks fractured her arm and leg, and then shot her at least eight times, killing her.

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Iranian union leader talks sanctions, war, and struggle

He talks about the challenges and struggles of Iranian workers and the likely effects of the nuclear deal on the economy.

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