President Alvaro Uribe leads a government strong on military repression serving big bankers, mega landowners, multi-national corporations, and elite families.
Recently AKEL (the Progressive Party of Working People, Cyprus's Communist Party) had a briefing from Cypriot President Dimitris Christofias, saying that peace was within sight.
Cuba: Retamar honors Marti Poet Roberto Fernández Retamar inaugurated the 7th International conference on Marti Studies. The writer and Casa de las Americas president praised Jose Marti's contribution to Latin American unity and his inspiration of a "second Cuban revolution," led by Fidel Castro in 1953.
The de facto Honduran government of Roberto Micheletti, installed by a coup d'état which overthrew President Manuel Zelaya on June 28, appears to be resorting to some very strange electoral tactics.
Iraq, Jordan: Water shortages weigh heavily Southern Iraq is so short of drinking water, according to Azzaman News, that the government has prevailed upon Iran to supply fresh water via tanker ships.
BERLIN - Moments of mass euphoria, wonderful as they are for those involved, do not always explain history. And for me, too many issues and questions remain unexplained or simply unasked.
An interview with Carlos Lozano a top official of the Communist Party of Colombia is no small matter.
The latest news out of Honduras is very alarming.
Accompanied by her children and 25 fellow workers, strike leader Aidé Silva escorted our small U.S. labor delegation through an industrialized floriculture operation near Madrid, Colombia.
In a span of 5 weeks earthquakes, floods, mudslides, typhoons and tsunamis swept through 10 nations leaving thousands of people dead and rendering millions more homeless.