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Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement: Potential damage to global public health

"If the door starts to close on generic production of antiretrovirals, any hope of ending the global AIDS epidemic in our lifetime will quickly evaporate."

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Guatemalan president accused of massive corruption by UN agency, prosecutor

The Sept. 6 elections cannot be seen as legitimate because of the multiple scandals concerning violations of campaign laws and the constitution.

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Ecuador proposes moderate tax increase on rich, right wing runs amok

In most Latin American countries, including those with relatively progressive governments, huge wealth disparities are an obstacle to the pursuit of social justice and greater democracy.

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Vietnam alarmed by conflict in South China Sea

The United States has never ratified the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, which provides the peaceful means to settle disputes.

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Vietnam appeals to public for help on China conflict

China sent a deep-water oil rig into Vietnamese marine territory, along with 80 ships, including military vessels, infuriating Vietnam, which has been trying to resolve the crisis diplomatically.

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Intellectual property rights and the TPP

Ever since Jefferson's time there has been a contest between two principal propositions on intellectual property (IP).

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Iraq: The struggle for new labor and trade union laws

Progress on enacting a new trade union law in Iraq is still stalled.

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"Humanitarian intervention" in Syria is a hoax

The language the administration is using to argue for an attack on Syria is morally bankrupt power politics, not humanitarianism, and would violate international law.

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Cuba drops most restrictions on foreign travel

The Cuban government announced new policies on foreign travel from Cuba to take effect January 14, 2013. Cubans may leave the island for any purpose on presentation of a valid passport and an entry visa,

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Brazil probes dictatorship's human rights abuses

Brazil's government will now investigate human rights violations committed by the right-wing military dictatorship that ruled the country from 1964 to 1985.

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