February

Italian elections reflect dangers facing Europe

The parliamentary elections carried out in Italy during the weekend of February 23-24 have created great worry in governments throughout Europe.

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Portuguese protest austerity

Hundreds of thousands of workers, students, pensioners, and others marched against the right-wing government of Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho and his enablers.

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Communists re-elected for 5th term in Tripura, India

The Communist Party of India-Marxist and Communist Party of India bagged a total of 50 seats out of 60 in the state parliament.

Land remains key to negotiated peace in Colombia

Coffee and cacao farmers are showing that social mobilization in Colombian streets and countryside will make sure such discussion becomes the order of the day.

Struggle over privatization of San Juan airport continues

The centrist government of Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla is going ahead with a privatization scheme involving the Luis Muñoz Marin airport.

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Mali situation far from resolved

The situation in the West African country of Mali continues to get more difficult and complex.

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Opportunity for a peaceful end to Syria crisis must not be lost

There is a small opening toward a possible peaceful solution. This is an opportunity that must not be lost.

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Ecuadorian President Correa gains second term, scores big win

Rafael Correa won his third election to Ecuador's presidency on February 17, 2013.

Presidential election to be held in Trinidad and Tobago

The president, is, like the Queen in England, the nominal head of state, however, in this island nation the post is largely ceremonial.

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U.S. a factor in 6 million Congo deaths

Lumumba's murder - "the country's original sin" - was motivated by the U.S. desire to control the Congo's resources.

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