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Right wingers attend “side” meetings during Summit of the Americas

There was a lot of action on the side, at parallel meetings and the Summit of the Peoples.

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U.S. moves against Venezuela make for rough Summit of the Americas

The possibility of confrontational situations at the summit is now very high, and can only be diffused by the retraction of the anti-Venezuela statement and sanctions.

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Ukraine Elections: Free and democratic?

Sectors of the ultra-right with fascist and Nazi origins were allowed to run riot by the respectable" conservatives who took over the Ukrainian government in February.

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Venezuelan Communist youth group attacked, right wingers blamed

The attack followed by three weeks the murder in Caracas of young, charismatic socialist National Assembly delegate, Robert Serra.

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Assassination marks anti-socialist terror campaign against Venezuela

Venezuelan National Assembly deputy Robert Serra and companion María Herrera were murdered on October 1 in Caracas.

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Ukraine: Cracks appear in Kiev coalition

Troops of the government of President Victor Poroshenko push closer to Lubansk and Donetsk, and casualties rise in disaffected Eastern Ukraine.

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Venezuelan opposition attacks Cuban health workers

Cuban doctors contribute to the long term construction of systems of public health throughout the global South, health systems that were abandoned or disregarded during decades of neo-liberalism.

 

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Canadian conservative senators back off of voter suppression efforts

A Canadian Senate Committee has joined the ranks of critics demanding that the Conservative government revise Republican-style voter suppression legislation that it is determined to implement.

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Canadians fight voter suppression efforts

Opposition continues to grow against efforts by the right-wing Conservative government of Stephen Harper to impose voter suppression legislation in Canada.

 

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Free Bahareh Hedayat, Iranian student leader, women's rights activist

Bahareh Hedayat will be 32 years old next month. She looks likely to mark that birthday in prison unless the Iranian government can be persuaded to free her.

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