The New York Times wants Cuba off the U.S. list of nations that sponsor terrorism, and it hopes that ending the blockade will improve U.S. relations with Latin America.
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.
Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old Pakistani female education activist, shot but never silenced by the Taliban, became the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize recipient.
Jean-Claude Duvalier, responsible for the death of thousands and theft of millions, who moved openly in the society of Haitian elites, died Oct. 4 a free man.
U.S. trade and immigration policy are linked. They are part of a single system, not separate and independent policies.
On Sunday October. 5, Brazil held its general elections, after a campaign that was anything but boring.
The government of Sudanese President Omar Hassan al Bashir is engaged in a crackdown against a nationwide, broad-front opposition movement.
For millions, the opening of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago resulted in genuine and understandable euphoria.
For people in Ukraine, and not only in the East, who don't agree with the right wing policies of Kiev, the situation is still ominous.
The previous notion that all forms of social resistance to capitalist hegemony are a good thing is no longer acceptable for the 21st century.