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Amid scandal, U.S. lawmakers oppose funding Honduran government

A group of Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives have called for the suspension of projected U.S. aid to Honduran police.

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Canada's social democrats seek to end decade of Conservative rule

The leaders of Canada's four major political parties participated in the first debate of what will be a long campaign with the potential to make history.

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Fears mount in Guatemala as elections approach

Voters will elect a new president to succeed Otto Perez Molina of the Patriotic Party, who is not allowed a second term.

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Social democratic NDP could lead Canada’s next government

If Thomas Mulcair has his way, he will head Canada's first social democratic government. With an election just called on Aug. 3, polls indicate that this may happen.

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Shielded for decades, Pinochet thugs now face justice

Those involved in and responsible for the military takeover of Chile in 1973 are finally facing justice.

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Cuba-U.S. relations: the hard road toward normalization begins

A large crowd gathered to watch the flag raising; they cheered as the Cuban flag flew over the embassy for the first time in 54 years.

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Today in history: reading the Riot Act for 300 years

You may not have known that the Riot Act was passed by an act of the British Parliament on this date exactly 300 years ago, July 20, 1715.

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Benghazi & Hillary: missing the story

The congressional harrying of Clinton over emails concerning the 2012 death of a U.S. ambassador and three staff members in Benghazi has become a running joke.

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South African Communists reassess country’s national democratic revolution

The South African Communist Party's Special National Congress took stock of a range of problems besetting South Africa's young democracy.

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Communist Party of South Sudan calls for negotiations to end civil war

The Communist Party of South Sudan is calling for inclusive negotiations which bring together all parties, factions, and groups affected by this war.

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