August

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What would Romney-Ryan Latin America policy look like?

A Romney administration Latin America policy would return us to the same policies which brought about tens of thousands of deaths in Central America before.

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Winds of change blow strong in Cuban colleges

Many regard Cuba's success in making education accessible and socially useful to have been a prime achievement of the Cuban Revolution.

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German wind farm delayed over possible danger to porpoises

The 230,000-plus porpoises (and dolphins) in the North and Baltic seas use sound to navigate, locate prey, and find mating partners. Interference with that could, indeed, effectively kill them.

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Mutated butterflies: Fukushima aftermath continues

For those who continue to argue that nuclear energy is both feasible and safe, protesters may have a new, compelling argument: "Tell that to the butterflies."

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Women made big gains at Olympics, but challenges remain

London's Olympics was the site of laudable developments for women's access to and full participation in major athletic activities.

Indigenous mobilization challenges Colombian government

Indigenous resistance in Colombia has become a social movement.

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Guitar company used illegal rainforest wood

The crime came to light after federal agents raided one of the company's supply outlets in Nashville, Tenn.

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Romney's Bain Capital connected to Salvador death squads?

A new dimension of the story of Mitt Romney has now emerged, namely the possible connection of Bain, and Romney, to violent political circles in Latin America.

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New rights pact signed as Colombia hunger strike continues

The Labor Department, Colombia and the ILO signed another agreement to protect workers' rights, even as a hunger strike by Colombian workers continued.

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London 2012 - the Title IX Olympics

Title IX celebrated its 40th anniversary in June. The legislation has become associated with its impacts on women in sport.

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