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Campaign to free Colombia's David Ravelo draws global support

Responding to the imprisonment of Colombian human rights activist David Ravelo, members of the North American Committee for the Defense of David Ravelo were in Colombia on Ravelo's behalf.

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Cuban foreign travel eases, U.S. is stymied

New Cuban regulations taking effect on January 14 allow for hassle-free foreign departures and easy return for travelers.

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Evo Morales remains popular despite corruption charges

Socialist-oriented projects, aimed at shoring up national independence and protecting indigenous rights, were on track. Yet the specter of governmental corruption had materialized.

Debate heats up over U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan

Debate is intensifying about the numbers of U.S. troops to remain in Afghanistan after the projected withdrawal of most by the end of 2014.

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Things in Berlin up in the air…or grounded!

Things in Berlin are all really up in the air! No, cancel that! Just the opposite; they are grounded - indefinitely!

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Venezuelan right wing creates false crisis on Chavez inauguration

The stakes in this situation are high not only for Venezuela but for the entire Latin American and Caribbean area.

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Malala recovering: young Pakistani woman to continue her struggle

Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for advocating girls' education in Pakistan, has been discharged from a British hospital.

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Trinidad & Tobago engulfed in political turmoil

The oil-rich island nation of Trinidad and Tobago has become engulfed in political turmoil, in part a result of the breakup of the country's ruling coalition.

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Thousands take to streets to mourn Delhi gang-rape victim

Thousands poured onto the streets of India over the weekend to mourn the death of a pre-medical student who was subjected to a brutal gang rape.

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After four decades, Victor Jara’s killers charged

Eight former army lieutenants have been charged in the killing of communist singer and songwriter Victor Jara in 1973.

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