March

WORLD NOTES

Bolivia: Cuba aids flood victims UK: Venezuelan oil helps Londoners Australia: No free ride for U.S. military bases Iran: New evidence of U.S. military incursions Kenya: Salt mine workers are abused

Venezuela and Argentina to cooperate

For Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, the signing of 17 agreements Feb. 21 with President Nestor Kirchner of Argentina was part of a larger plan for cooperation and integration among South American countries.

S. Korean liberal, left parties in crisis

Less than a year before the Republic of Korea’s (South Korea) next presidential election, President Roh Moo Hyun, elected in a stinging rebuff to the country’s extreme right, announced Feb. 22 he would quit the ruling Uri Party by the end of February.

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Canadian CP: Urgent to defeat the right

TORONTO — Opening with an Aboriginal drum song, and with speakers taking the floor in English, French and Spanish, the Communist Party of Canada (CPC) held a lively 35th Central Convention here Feb. 1-4.

Seniors on a roll for more victories

CLEVELAND — “We’re on a roll,” said Samanthie Brooks, as she welcomed nearly 300 retiree activists at the Senior Voice legislative action conference Feb. 26 at Trinity Cathedral.

No Child Left Behind isnt working

The results of a nation-wide testing of high school seniors puts in doubts the efficacy of the Bush administration’s much touted No Child Left Behind Act.

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