• Venezuelan workers say the tide is turning

    Venezuelan workers say the tide is turning

    February 7, 2003 By Susan Webb

    PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil – The principal actors in work stoppages in Venezuela are the bosses – particularly in the oil industry – who do not represent the workers, a group of Venezuelan labor leaders told the...

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  • Bush policies blasted At UN

    Bush policies blasted At UN

    January 31, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    Faced with growing international skepticism, George W. Bush used much of his State of the Union Address in an attempt to build support for his drive to war with Iraq.

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  • Food crisis in Africa

    Food crisis in Africa

    January 30, 2003 By Greg Godwin

    The United Nations estimates that in sub-Saharan Africa 38 million people are in danger of starvation within months. To give this some perspective, this figure is roughly equivalent to the population of Poland or Spain, and...

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  • International notes

    International notes

    January 30, 2003 By Evelina Alarcon

    Britain: Greenpeace blocks military port / Greece: Demonstrators protest war, anti-labor policies / Turkey: A gain for civil liberties / Korea: Sides seek peaceful solution of nuclear issue / South Africa: Mbeki calls for peace /...

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  • Venezuelans march to support their govt

    Venezuelans march to support their govt

    January 30, 2003

    Half a million Venezuelans converged on the capital city, Caracas, Jan. 23 to support the democratically elected government of President Hugo Chavez, and to protest a shutdown declared Dec. 2 by a business-led coalition. “Chavez won’t...

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