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Vote shows Colombia in political rut

Presidential elections May 30 in Colombia ended up unexpectedly - apparently - but perhaps there's more to it.

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Honduras coup reverberations continue

Four months after a new president, Porfirio Lobo of the right-wing National Party, took power, killings continue and he has still not achieved full legitimacy in Latin America.

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Latin America condemns Arizona's anti-immigrant law

The Arizona anti-immigrant law is garnering international attention.

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South American summit tackles regional integration

Another step in the tortuous process of Latin American integration was marked May 3-4 when representatives of all 12 states belonging to the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) met.

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World Notes: Venezuela, Hungary, Tanzania

Venezuela and China sign major deals, reactionaries win in Hungary, Tanzania grants citizenship to refugees.

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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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