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School of the Americas: key tool for empire

"How would you describe the School of the Americas?"  "As a school of assassins, torturers, and leaders of coups."

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U.S. military takes on Honduras

The drug "war" is used to justify U.S. military intervention in Honduras, now a way station for drugs moving from South America to U.S. consumers.

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Talk of military intervention in Syria recalls Iraq debacle

The talk of covert action, "no fly zones," and military involvement via proxies has ratcheted up following the Russian and Chinese veto of a UN Security Council resolution.

New Honduran political party weighs in against chaos and crime

Killings and crime make present day Honduras look like the former U.S. "wild west." Yet the "sheriffs" - read police and armed forces - are in cahoots with the bad guys.

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Celebration marks 32nd anniversary of Nicaragua's Sandinista revolution

Thirty-two years ago, a Marxist-led national liberation movement forever changed the history and political dynamics of Nicaragua.

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Is the "war on drugs" in Mexico leading to a police state?

The new National Security Law would give the military and state security  the right to use force on the simple declaration that they constitute a national security threat.

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Venezuela cuts ties with Colombia

Once again, tensions are rising between the right-wing, U.S.-allied government of Colombia and the left-wing government in neighboring Venezuela.

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Costa Ricans protest military pact with U.S

The Costa Rican opposition is protesting an announced agreement that would allow 7,000 U.S. troops to operate on Costa Rican soil, coordinated with 46 U.S. ships in territorial waters.

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Okinawa election rally: U.S. base is not deterrent

Japan peace movement and voters continue to press against relocation of U.S. military base in Okinawa.

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Japan’s prime minister resigns over U.S. base on Okinawa

The prime minister of Japan resigns because of solid opposition throughout Japan to relocating a U.S. military base on Okinawa.

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