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  • Hip-hop in Brazil

    Hip-hop in Brazil

    July 11, 2003 By Jessica Marshall

    Hip-hop was born in New York but if you talk to most young people in São Paulo, Brazil, they’ll tell you that they feel like it belongs to them. No one will deny it is an...

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  • Liberia in the Bush administrations crosshairs

    Liberia in the Bush administrations crosshairs

    July 11, 2003

    This week, U.S. President George Bush embarked on his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa. His five-day itinerary included Senegal, South Africa, Botswana, Uganda and Nigeria. Ironically, media attention has largely focused on another African country this...

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  • International notes

    International notes

    July 11, 2003

    Britain: Foreign office concerned re U.S. military trials British government officials, human rights activists and lawyers for detainees’ families are expressing concern over the situation of two British citizens, detained at Guantanamo as Al Qaeda suspects....

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  • Canadian Communists win key court battle

    Canadian Communists win key court battle

    July 11, 2003

    VANCOUVER, Canada – Communist Party of Canada (CPC) leader Miguel Figueroa can finally breathe a sigh of relief. The Canadian Supreme Court on June 27 struck down parts of the Canada Elections Act, which deny small...

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  • U.S. troops morale plummets in Iraq

    U.S. troops morale plummets in Iraq

    July 11, 2003 By Susan Webb

    President Bush shocked many people last week when he responded to the increasing attacks on American troops in Iraq by saying, “My answer is, bring them on.” A day after his comic-book-style comment, 10 U.S. soldiers...

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