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Bangladesh labor leader rotting in jail

Ghosh, a well-respected labor leader, lawyer and member of the Communist Party of Bangladesh, has now been in jail for over 70 days.

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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

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Mexican Johnson Controls workers attacked, U.S. unions respond

U.S. and international unions stand with Mexican workers at Johnson Controls plant in Puebla, Mexico.

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Iraqi union offices raided, solidarity campaign started

Iraqi authorities pounced on offices of the country's electrical workers' union nationwide, closing the offices and seizing all equipment, assets and records.

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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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Cuba, ALBA send aid directly to Haiti

Cuba plays an outsized role in Haitian health services -- before, and certainly after, the devastating earthquake.

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Cuban artists and Sean Penn team up in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Hatit (Prensa Latina) -- The world of golf is only interested in Tiger Woods, but almost no one knows that more than 45,000 people are currently living in one of the fields of that sport in the devastated capital of Haiti since January 12 earthquake.

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Chilean earthquakes, tsunamis and politics

An eyewitness account of Chile's earthquake and the ensuing political struggle that took place immediately after the disaster.

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Chile remains in need after earthquake

The massive earthquake that struck Chile February 27 continues to have a heavy impact on the Chilean people.

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Mexican government on full-blast offensive against workers

There is a strong, yet indirect, link to the Mexican government's attack on workers and current drug-related violence, analsyt Emile Schepers points out.

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