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Open letter urges Congress to get all the facts on Venezuela

Celebrities, activists, academics and lawyers issued an open letter, Mar. 28, to Congress urging members to oppose any sanctions on Venezuela and to get all the facts on the situation there. 

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U.S. secretly built "Cuban Twitter" to stir unrest

The U.S. built a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba, built with secret shell companies and financed through foreign banks.

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French municipal elections: Voters stay home, socialists trounced, right surges

The right wing Union for a Popular Movement declared victory and the far right National Front surged.

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Many in Germany see through NATO designs on Ukraine

The crisis in the Ukraine continues to be big news here in Germany, on front pages and screens.

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Obama, Francis find common ground on income inequality

The two discussed the plight of the poor as well as regions of conflict and the elusive nature of peace around the world.

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Cuban medical professionals working around the world

Solidarity is a way of life for Cubans. It's currently seen in the number of medical professionals that are working in countries outside of Cuba.

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Exxon Mobil deal with Ukraine factors in Russia’s Crimea policy

The awarding of rights to develop a major natural gas find in the Black Sea may have strongly predisposed Russia to support the referendum which resulted in the reunion of Crimea with Russia.

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Socialist Bachelet returns to Chile presidency

For the second time, Michelle Bachelet was sworn in as president of Chile, Mar. 11. Bachelet's first term as president of Chile ran from 2006 to 2010.

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WikiLeaks shows NATO’s role in Ukraine crisis

Is the Russian occupation of the Crimea a case of aggressive expansionism by Moscow or aimed at blocking a scheme by NATO to roll up to Russia's western border?

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Congressional backing of Venezuela protests raises tough questions

With violent anti-government protests continuing since early February, the idea of Venezuelans "protesting peacefully" reflects media bias.

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