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Judicial Finding in Chile says U.S. complicit in death of young Americans

A U.S. military officer practically delivered the two young Americans, Charles Horman and Frank Teruggi, to the military dictatorship of Pinochet, who had both of them executed.

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Remembering a tragedy: How Cyprus became a nation divided

The illegal Turkish occupation has now gone on for some 40 years, and progressive minded people the world over should take a keen interest.

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Movement that changed the world began in Cuba July 26, 1953

A small band of courageous and principled young Cubans stormed the Moncada Barracks, the beginning of a movement that has changed the world forever.

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Ukraine itself burns in wake of airliner shoot-down

People with their own agendas push their versions of who is to blame, there is a shooting war between military forces and local militias, and half a million refugees have crossed into Russia.

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What next for Gaza?

Over 50 percent of Gazans are either unemployed or unpaid, they have no external access to markets, employment, or education - in short, no access to the outside world.

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World calls for Ukraine cease fire after plane crash

Strong words came amid contrasting images of emergency workers and off-duty coal miners across sunflower fields searching for charred pieces of wreckage from the Boeing 777.

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Conservatives pass new election law designed to suppress vote

The right-wing Conservative Party government of Stephen Harper has finally succeeded in imposing U.S. Republican Party style voter suppression legislation in Canada.

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Why aren’t Nicaragua’s children fleeing to the U.S?

The proactive, preventative, community policing model of Nicaragua's police has helped make Nicaragua one of the safest countries in Latin America.

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Education counter-revolution in England sounds awfully familiar

The Conservative-led coalition government in the UK has embarked on a "shock therapy" deregulatory binge across the English education sector.

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Argentina, “vulture” funds, and the U.S. Supreme Court

The high court refused to hear Argentina's appeal of an appeals court decision which forces the South American country to appease predatory "vulture" funds.

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