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World Notes: Peru, Australia, Cuba

Police kill miners in Peru, Australia blocks refugees, Cuba conserves

 

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Paraguay’s president in tough spot

Between a rock and a hard place: that describes the precarious situation of Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo.

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U.S. lawmakers denounce ongoing Honduras violence

Nine members of Congress have asked Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to press Honduras to stop violent repression against supporters of overthrown president Manuel Zelaya.

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Colombian court rejects Uribe third term

Could it be "the beginning of the end of the horrible night of Uribism"?

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Lesson of Chile’s earthquake

Chile's earthquake was 500 times more powerful than the one that struck Haiti, yet the destruction in Chile was far less. What should we conclude from that?

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Landmark summit on Latin American integration

Presidents and representatives of 33 Latin American and Caribbean nations met February 23 and 24 to form an organization provisionally called the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States.

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World Notes: Somalia, Cuba, Russia

Somalia danger signs; new Cuban Five campaign; Russians still like "Soviet."

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World Notes: Egypt, Sri Lanka, Romania, Brazil

News briefs from four regions of the world.

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People, profits and the uses of Colombia

With military cooperation treaties dating back to 1952, Colombia now serves as a prime tool for U.S. regional control.

ALBA marks fifth anniversary at Havana summit

Cuban President Raul Castro welcomed representatives of ALBA nations to Havana Dec. 11-14 for their eighth summit meeting.

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