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Honduras and Paraguay coups raise questions about Venezuela

So far the U.S. has held back in regard to Venezuela, though it applauds destabilization there.


Arabs in Israel stage general strike over home demolitions

"The strike is a message to the government: We will not accept being treated as second- or third-class citizens."


Today in history: The Vietnam War is over!

Today is the 40th anniversary of the official end of the Vietnam War.


Today in history: U.S. invasion of Dominican Republic teaches lessons today

The U.S. invasion was justified as protecting American lives. Within days, this was changed to "preventing a Communist takeover."


Nepal calls for help after nation-devastating quake

The death toll soared past 3,700, even without a full accounting from mountain villages that workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.


Chicago artist creates “Guernica”-sized painting to mark Armenian genocide

This painting is just one aspect of Project 1915, a non-profit Kazarian started to foster dialogue about genocide, tolerance, and forgiveness.


UN to EU: Take bold steps to rescue refugees

Senior UN officials demand that EU leaders create sufficient channels for safe and regular migration.


U.S. sends forces to train Ukraine National Guard, communists repressed

Some 300 U.S. military personnel are carrying out a training program for the Ukrainian National Guard near the city of Lviv.


Canadians' opposition to anti-communist monument grows

Plans to construct an anti-communist monument in Ottawa,  honoring the alleged "victims" of communism, are encountering opposition.


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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