February

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The beauty and the beast of the Olympics

The Olympics should be about the beauty of sports and competition without the beast of corporate profits.

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Landmark summit on Latin American integration

Presidents and representatives of 33 Latin American and Caribbean nations met February 23 and 24 to form an organization provisionally called the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States.

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Repression continues under new Honduran government

Death squads appear to be operating freely in Honduras, in spite of claims by the United States and Honduran leaders that the election of President Porfirio "Pepe" Lobo of the conservative National Party on November 29 would produce peace and normality.

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World Notes: Somalia, Cuba, Russia

Somalia danger signs; new Cuban Five campaign; Russians still like "Soviet."

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Greek workers fight back

The Greek workers and people refuse to bear the burden of financial corporate greed and its consequences.

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General strike paralyzes Greece

Greece has been brought to a standstill by a general strike, with up to 2 million workers in a 24-hour stoppage against the government's austerity program.

More action needed on Cuba

Migration talks are a start. But much more action, especially at the grassroots, is needed on Cuba.

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Slice of life Cuban-style

The following slideshow shows just a small slice of life in Cuba, an island that is just 90 miles from U.S. shores, yet very few Americans are allowed to go there because of the U.S. travel ban to that country.

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Appeal for solidarity with Iranian people

The Tudeh Party of Iran has issued an appeal for solidarity with Iran's progressive and democratic movement, calling the situation "desperate."

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U.S., Iran engage in new round of jockeying

Iran's president declared his country can produce nuclear weapons fuel, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Iran is becoming a military dictatorship, and the White House grapples with policy options.

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