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Chavez socialists win National Assembly elections

In elections September 26 for the National Assembly, the slate led by President Hugo Chavez' Venezuelan United Socialist Party (PSUV) took 98 of the 165 seats in contention.

With layoffs come opportunities in Cuba

Cuba announced a half million lay-offs this week. International affairs writer Emile Schepers gives some context and history  to the announcement.

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Fidel is back!

On September 3 as drizzle gave way to early morning sun, ex- President Fidel Castro, "Commander of the Cuban Revolution," discussed the threat of worldwide war

Solving the problem of Cuban agriculture

 Revolutionary Cuba, no stranger to big problems, now faces another major challenge: agricultural production.

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Great socialist’s birth commemorated in London

Recently, on a rainy day in London, a group of people assembled at Highgate cemetery at Karl Marx' gravesite to commemorate the 192nd anniversary of his birth.

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Germany’s Left Party defies split predictions

At the second congress of Die Linke, The Left, on Saturday, 558 delegates disappointed media "experts" by sticking together and moving ahead.

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Venezuela’s revolution achieves social gains

For the people, a revolution makes a difference.

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Bolivian president begins second term

"The colonial state died. The new pluri-national, autonomous, and solidarity-based state is being born," asserted President Evo Morales at his inauguration January 22, after being elected along with Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera to a new five year term.

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Bolivians vote to keep Morales

The stakes were high for President Evo Morales going into presidential and legislative elections on December 6.

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World socialists gather in Caracas

If nothing else, the "First International Meeting of Parties of the Left" in Caracas last week was ambitious.

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