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Impunity continues on Cubana Airliner anniversary

Thirty-five years ago was a day of horror in the Caribbean, when two bombs exploded on a Cuban airliner, which fell into the sea off Barbados.

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Canadian lawmaker urges government to bar Cheney

Canadian legislator Don Davies is asking his government to deny the entry of Dick Cheney into Canada because the former U.S. vice president enagaged in torture, genocide and human rights vioaltions.

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British trade unionists come out for Cuba and the Cuban Five

From the vantage point of Cuban solidarity activists in the U.S., U.K. trade unionists deserve special credit because they've taken the lead in speaking out for the Cuba Five in Britain.

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Bombing of UN's Nigeria office raises questions

Who are Boko Haram? The group has drawn renewed media interest following the UN building bombing that killed 10 last week.

Chilean Communist freed as Colombia drops charges

Accused of rounding up money for the FARC, Manuel Olate was detained for three months as a first step to extradition.

Colombian court blocks witch-hunts

The top court issued a writ of prohibition in the case of former Congressman Wilson Borja, ending investigation into allegations he had connections with the FARC.

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Chavez's jailing of Colombian political refugee causes outrage

An arrest near Caracas triggered questions about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, a socialist and protagonist of continent-wide emancipation knuckling under to Colombia.

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Reject terrorism, extradite Posada

The time is overdue for justice-minded people to organize to secure terrorist Luis Posada's extradition to Venezuela.

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New WikiLeaks documents add to Guantanamo controversy

WikiLeaks has released yet another cache of highly secret, highly controversial documents - this time about the U.S. detention facility at its naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Outrage over acquittal of accused terrorist Posada Carriles

Posada, a Cuban exile, was used by the CIA as a key operative in the United States' long running effort to overturn the Cuban Revolution.

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