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  • Equatorial Guinea in the crosshairs

    Equatorial Guinea in the crosshairs

    December 3, 2004

    News Analysis Imperialist conspiracies to seize control of natural resources and to dominate peoples of distant lands are in full swing. Apart from the Iraqi debacle, the events unfolding in the former Spanish colony of Equatorial...

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  • Haitian priest rebuffs govt frame-up

    Haitian priest rebuffs govt frame-up

    November 19, 2004

    A Haitian judge has rejected government charges that imprisoned Father Gerard Jean-Juste, a Roman Catholic priest and pro-democracy activist, was responsible for importing weapons and inciting recent violence in Haiti. Police arrested and manhandled Jean-Juste, a...

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  • Priests arrest spotlights Haiti repression

    Priests arrest spotlights Haiti repression

    October 29, 2004

    Father Gerard Jean-Juste, a Roman Catholic priest, pro-democracy activist, former Lavalas government cabinet minister and defender of the poor was arrested by Haitian police on Oct. 13, becoming the latest victim of the unfolding wave of...

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  • China moves to reduce rural poverty

    China moves to reduce rural poverty

    October 22, 2004

    At the first-ever China Poverty Eradication Award ceremony on Oct. 17 — the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty — China announced with great pride that the poor population in the country’s rural areas had...

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  • Elections, democracy and Afghanistan

    Elections, democracy and Afghanistan

    October 15, 2004

    News Analysis In its drive to show the world — and the American people — that Washington can bring “democracy” to areas where it’s deemed lacking around the globe, the Bush administration has set great store...

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