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  • Cesar Chavez  His legacy continues to inspire

    Cesar Chavez His legacy continues to inspire

    April 2, 2004

    SAN FRANCISCO – Over 1,000 members of the United Farm Workers (UFW), other unionists and supporters marched to Civic Center Plaza here March 28 to celebrate the life and work of labor and civil rights leader...

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  • AFL-CIO, workers say Show us the jobs

    AFL-CIO, workers say Show us the jobs

    April 2, 2004

    ST. LOUIS – Over 1,000 trade unionists, community activists, youth and students here kicked off the AFL-CIO’s “Show Us the Jobs” bus tour March 24. During the eight-day tour, 51 riders – laid off or fired...

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  • International notes

    International notes

    April 2, 2004

    Haiti: Lavalas describes repression In a March 25 press conference, spokespersons for President Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s party, Fanmi Lavalas (FL), cited the killing or kidnapping of many FL supporters, the Haitian press agency AHP reported. They said...

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  • Intimidation, fraud mar El Salvador vote

    Intimidation, fraud mar El Salvador vote

    April 2, 2004

    SAN SALVADOR – Far from being a victory for democracy, El Salvador’s March 21 presidential election made a mockery of free and democratic elections. Antonio Saca, the U.S.-backed candidate of the National Republican Alliance (ARENA), won...

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  • An interview with Father Bourgeois: School of Americas wall of secrecy crumbles

    An interview with Father Bourgeois: School of Americas wall of secrecy crumbles

    April 2, 2004

    “Hundreds of graduates from the School of the Americas have been involved in the massacre, torture, rape, and disappearance of many thousands of people throughout Latin America,” Father Roy Bourgeois, founder of SOA Watch, recently told...

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