Supporters and the defense team for the five Cuban political prisoners in the United States expressed guarded optimism after their appeals hearing in Miami on March 10.
Palestine: Women suffer under Israeli occupation / Greece: Election results, U.S. military exercises / WFTU: Solidarity with working women / South Africa: Gov’t questions Haiti coup / China: First Chinese-Braille computer
Sudan: Ceasefire extended / Korea: Joint march at Olympics / Colombia: Spraying called harmful, useless / United Nations: Global trade benefits are uneven / Marianas: Nuke survivors need help / India: 50 million go on strike
VANCOUVER – In a blow to equal rights, one of the first acts undertaken by Canada’s new Prime Minister (PM) Paul Martin has been to backslide on the previous government’s commitment to allow same-sex marriages.
Spain: Dockers hurt during demonstrations / Bulgaria: Steelworkers face dangerous conditions / Nicaragua: Banana workers march / Iran: ICFTU protests killing of workers / Nepal: Children protest child labor
BERLIN – Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder of Germany no longer leads his Social Democratic Party (SPD).
Congratulations to People’s Weekly World supporters and fund drive organizers who worked hard to raise money for the 2003 Fund Drive.
Haiti: Gov’t calls for end to terror / Sierra Leone: Disarmament process complete / Germany: Metal workers stage warning strikes / Cuba: Idaho legislators visit / South Korea: Auto workers demand leader’s reinstatement
Canada: Wal-Mart workers organize / Haiti: Gov’t TV station attacked / India: General strike set for Feb. 24 / Cuba: U.S. & Cuban psychiatrists meet / South Africa-Germany: Unions strengthen ties
U.K.: Childcare key to overcoming poverty / India: Working women map fightback / Bolivia: Labor federation calls strike / Japan: ‘Spring Struggle’ seeks pay hike / Angola: Oil union protests dismissals