Chile conmemora 30 aniversario golpe

Los chilenos están conmemorando el 30 aniversario del golpe fascista y la muerte del presidente Salvador Allende con diversos actos. Las actividades empezaron el 31 de agosto y culminan el 12 de septiembre y son organizado por el Comité Iniciativa 30 Años.

September in History

September dates in history

Hes a deceiver

This parody tracks The Monkees’ seminal 1967 arrangement of the song “I’m a Believer,” right up to the fade … Sing along!

Music reviews: Four CDs from around the world

Natural, Celso Fonseca (Six Degrees); Asian Underground, Various Artists (Music Rough Guide); Suite for New York, D.D. Jackson (Justin Time); IF, Myriam Alter (Justin Time)

Film review: Balseros reveals complexities of Cuban emigration

Carlos Bosch and Josep Maria Domenech are Spanish television journalists who were assigned by Barcelona’s public television to cover the 1994 exodus of Cubans to the U.S. The film that resulted, Balseros, Spanish for “rafters,” has won major awards at both the Miami and Havana film festivals.

Thou shalt not ignore the First Amendment

I’m not a particularly religious person. Though many in my family are Catholic, I’m happy to identify myself as agnostic. But I do know about the Ten Commandments. Blame TV for showing Cecil B. DeMille’s epic every Easter, I guess.

Tell it to the Marines

Question: What does a Marine on a “float,” a soldier “in country” and a sailor homeported in the U.S. have in common with the Iraqi working class?

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Retirees rally against Medicare reform

CLEVELAND – About 35 seniors burst in to Republican Sen. Mike DeWine’s office on Aug. 26 demanding he vote against the Medicare “reform” bill being hatched in a House-Senate conference committee. Meanwhile hundreds more demonstrated outside.

White House muzzled 9/11 health risks

Labor unions that represent the thousands of rescue and recovery workers at the World Trade Center (WTC) towers site in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks have suspected for some time that they weren’t getting the full story about the health dangers of working there. The same goes for the tens of thousands of New Yorkers in the immediate and extended area who inhaled the fumes and dust associated with the catastrophe.

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