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By LUCIA VASQUEZ CELIS and FAUSTINO TORRES RAMOS

NABUSIMAKE, CESAR—About 500 Arhuaco indigenous people gathered in this northern Colombian village for a five-day meeting in December. The purposes included assessing recent armed attacks against Arhuacos,...

Notes from the Other Oaxaca
The Other Campaign calls for a national movement to free prisoners of conscience
by John Gibler; February 28, 2006

Walking across the central plaza in Oaxaca City time slows down. Stepping into the expanse of cobblestone...

John Gibler

In the first U.S. combat operation of the war in Iraq, Navy commandos stormed an offshore oil-loading platform. "Swooping silently out of the Persian Gulf night," an overexcited reporter for the New York Times wrote on March 22, "Navy Seals seized two Iraqi oil terminals...

By Michael T. Klare

To His Excellency Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations,

The people of Iran are experiencing difficult times both internationally and domestically. Internationally, they face the threat of a military attack from the US and the imposition of extensive...

Akbar Ganji

To His Excellency Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations,

The people of Iran are experiencing difficult times both internationally and domestically. Internationally, they face the threat of a military attack from the US and the imposition of extensive...

Akbar Ganji

Published by EFE, 7/25/04

Caracas, Jul 25 (EFE).- Venezuela's opposition Democratic Coordinator coalition Sunday presented a document which will serve as a guide for the "democratic government of national unity" it expects to take office in late September.

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Published by EFE, 7/25/04

Caracas, Jul 25 (EFE).- Venezuela's opposition Democratic Coordinator coalition Sunday presented a document which will serve as a guide for the "democratic government of national unity" it expects to take office in late September.

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MANAGUA, NICARAGUA -- Daniel Ortega, who spent the 1980s fighting a U.S.-backed insurgency, said in his presidential victory speech Wednesday night that he would work closely with other leftist leaders in Latin America, while blasting U.S. Republicans and the Iraq war....

MANAGUA, NICARAGUA -- Daniel Ortega, who spent the 1980s fighting a U.S.-backed insurgency, said in his presidential victory speech Wednesday night that he would work closely with other leftist leaders in Latin America, while blasting U.S. Republicans and the Iraq war....

Items compiled from Tribune news service

For us, the death of Osama Bin Laden is a...

Introduction, Executive Summary, and Recommendations

Introduction

They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty or safety.
Benjamin Franklin
Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759 

The...

Introduction, Executive Summary, and Recommendations

Introduction

They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty or safety.
Benjamin Franklin
Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759 

The...

Introduction, Executive Summary, and Recommendations

Introduction

They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty or safety.
Benjamin Franklin
Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759 

The...

EAST HANOVER, NJ - During yesterday's Annual General Meeting of shareholders, Kraft Foods- one of the world's two largest coffee companies which retails such coffee brands as Maxwell House and Gevalia, was the focus of actions around the world by Oxfam supporters. Oxfam...

Oxfam America Press Release

The United States and Europe have unblocked aid to the Palestinian Authority after the eviction of Hamas. But since the Oslo peace process ground to a halt, the key question remains. Is Israel prepared to withdraw from the territory it occupied in 1967 and allow the...

The United States and Europe have unblocked aid to the Palestinian Authority after the eviction of Hamas. But since the Oslo peace process ground to a halt, the key question remains. Is Israel prepared to withdraw from the territory it occupied in 1967 and allow the...

The United States and Europe have unblocked aid to the Palestinian Authority after the eviction of Hamas. But since the Oslo peace process ground to a halt, the key question remains. Is Israel prepared to withdraw from the territory it occupied in 1967 and allow the...

That expensive blouse you’re wearing? It may have been sewn by a Filipina garment worker laboring in a factory owned by a Hong Kong mogul on a western Pacific island. The Northern Mariana Islands, a territory of the United States, offers the possibility of an American...

by Rebecca Clarren

In the middle of February at the Harvard Coop, bookseller Joseph Nathan decided to set up a table of books on current events, a compilation of titles he thought might interest potential readers. The response from customers surprised him. Not only did the books sell well,...

Christopher Dreher (christopher_dreher@hotmail.com)

To members of the United States Congress:

We, the undersigned, want to communicate to you that the Central America Free Trade Agreement will hurt the ordinary citizens of our countries. We understand that in the United States promoters of this agreement say...

San Salvador, El Salvador