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Right wingers attend “side” meetings during Summit of the Americas

There was a lot of action on the side, at parallel meetings and the Summit of the Peoples.

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MoveOn moves to halt GOP sabotage of Iran nuke deal

MoveOn.org is warning that the Republican-led Senate could be starting down the path to a new war in the Mideast.

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Cuba restructures its socialism: steadily but without stopping or pausing

About 30 miles west of this city, one of the largest construction projects since the start of the Cuban revolution in 1959 is taking shape.

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Cuba, United States “respectfully” chat about human rights

The U.S. has talked of supposed maltreatment of "political prisoners" in Cuba. Cubans need simply say  "Guantanamo" to put that in perspective.

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Today in history: A joke from the USSR for April Fools’ Day

I heard the following joke in Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, then part of the USSR, as was Moldavia.

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Rise of Joint List's Ayman Odeh shakes up Israeli politics

A politician who wants to build an Arab-Jewish "alliance of the disadvantaged," has emerged as one of the biggest surprises of Israel's election campaign.

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U.S. sanctions against Venezuela draw objections worldwide

President Obama said the situation in Venezuela represents a danger to U.S. interests; protests against that statement occurred all over the world.

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U.S. escalates tensions with Venezuela

Obama activated sanctions against Venezuela last Monday, which had been approved by Congress and signed by himself.

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Canada conservatives push to curb civil liberties

Canadian conservatives aren't slowing down their steamroller attempt to impose legislation criminalizing dissidents. 

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American people key to normalization of U.S.-Cuba ties

Those who care deeply about peace and friendship between peoples should be part of every key battle ahead.

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