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Carter calls for Cuban 5 release, end to blockade

Jimmy Carter, during a three-day visit to Cuba this week, called for a release of the Cuban Five and an end to the long-standing U.S. blockade against the island nation.

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Trial of Posada Carriles starts in Texas

On Monday January 10, the trial of Luis Posada Carriles began in the federal courthouse in El Paso, Texas. Posada is seen in most of Latin America as a terrorist, responsible for many deaths.  Yet he is only being tried on two counts of perjury, one of obstruction of justice, one of naturalization fraud and seven of lying to immigration authorities.

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Send greetings to the Cuban Five

Still, there are five innocent anti-terrorist fighters sitting in U.S. prison, and it's important to keep their spirits up.

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Recalling Colombia’s Patriotic Union tragedy

Survivors of government persecution paid homage to Colombia's Patriotic Union, memorializing  victims of slaughter of UP activists, which, after nearly a quarter century, is still ongoing.

U.S. terrorism exported to Cuba and Venezuela

Cuban TV has been broadcasting the new documentary "Cuba's Reasons: The Route of Terror" which nails down basic facts regarding anti-Cuba terror.

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Colombian senator under investigation for relations with FARC

Senator Piedad Cordoba Ruiz has been declared guilty of "relations with the FARC," threatening national unity and treason.

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At UN, Obama highlights break with Bush policies

Obama's boldest statements came in relation to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, when he dismissed "cynics" who say a just peace is impossible.

A plea for Gerardo Hernandez

The Cuban Five will never be as famous in the United States as John Brown, and their struggle is entirely different, but they and he put ideals and ethics first.

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Venezuela extradites Salvadoran terrorist to Cuba

The Venezuelan government and news media have announced the arrest, and extradition to Cuba, of accused Salvadoran terrorist Francisco Chavez Abarca.

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Revelations on Posada and Cuban Five case smell bad

When does a stink become one stink too much? That becomes an issue with Luis Posada and with the Cuban Five.

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