May 14

                
  • U.S. labor group defies ban on Cuba travel

    U.S. labor group defies ban on Cuba travel

    May 13, 2005

    The U.S. Treasury Department recently issued a “cease and desist order” to the U.S. – Cuba Labor Exchange because of that organization’s plan to send a delegation to Cuba at the end of April. The group...

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  • Miguel Contreras, 52, warrior for working families

    Miguel Contreras, 52, warrior for working families

    May 13, 2005

    ‘La union hace la fuerza’: Unity makes strength Miguel Contreras, secretary-treasurer of the 800,000-member Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, died of a heart attack May 6 at the age of 52. Contreras began his tenure...

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  • I Just Want To Do My Job

    I Just Want To Do My Job

    May 13, 2005

    Enter the workplace. A drama with many human roles at play. Ambitions, clashing egos, subterfuge, braggadocio. I just want to do my job. Lurking in the shadows Notes are being taken, actions recorded. Attaboy awards and...

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  • Awards go to filmmakers of color

    Awards go to filmmakers of color

    May 13, 2005

    NEW YORK — The Tribeca All Access (TAA) Connects program, which fosters relationships between U.S.-based filmmakers of color and the film industry, announced April 29 the winners of the second Tribeca All Access Creative Promise Awards....

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  • U.S. band plays to 50,000 in Cuba

    U.S. band plays to 50,000 in Cuba

    May 13, 2005

    HAVANA — With an inspired 26-song set, Audioslave made history May 6, playing by far the biggest show for an American band in Cuba. An estimated 50,000 fans at the sprawling La Tribuna Antimperialista José Martí...

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