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Ecuador coup fails, president rescued

A coup attempt against Ecuador's left-wing president, Rafael Correa, failed when elite troops rescued the president from rioting policemen.

Chavez socialists win National Assembly elections

In elections September 26 for the National Assembly, the slate led by President Hugo Chavez' Venezuelan United Socialist Party (PSUV) took 98 of the 165 seats in contention.

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Colombia’s Communists celebrate 80 years in fight for democracy, unity

The Colombian Communist Party turned 80 this month and celebrated eight decades of struggle.

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Mexico's Supreme Court makes historic ruling on same-sex marriage

Mexico's Supreme Court made a landmark ruling Tuesday, August 10, in a 9-2 decision that says each of the country's 31 states must honor same-sex marriage.

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What’s at stake in Brazil’s election

Brazil will soon elect a new president, to replace current President Luiz Inacio "Lula" da Silva who is constitutionally forbidden from succeeding himself, all 513 members of the lower house of Congress plus two thirds of the 81 senators.

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The new anti-Cuba campaign 

The perpetual propaganda campaign against Cuba has hit a new low.

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Huge demo calls for new Thai elections

Thailand's PM and his military backers have rejected an ultimatum to dissolve parliament as over 100,000 protesters in Bangkok vowed to continue their push to oust the right-wing government.

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Venezuela’s revolution achieves social gains

For the people, a revolution makes a difference.

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Memory, injustice, and the Cuban Five

Question: with legal remedies exhausted, will the Cuban Five be forgotten? Answer: Never, as long as Gerardo, Ramón, Antonio, Fernando and René are not free.

Zelaya to be allowed to leave on January 27: Maybe

President Manuel Zelaya will be allowed to leave the Brazilian embassy in the capital, Tegucigalpa and go into exile on January 27, maybe.

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