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Indigenous news: First Nations MPs elected, Day of the Dead history

Last Monday's election was historic for Canada's First Nations community.


UN General Assembly once more rejects U.S. blockade of Cuba

The UN General Assembly voted on Cuba's resolution calling for "an end to the economic, commercial, and financial blockade imposed by the U.S. against Cuba."


Amid scandal, U.S. lawmakers oppose funding Honduran government

A group of Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives have called for the suspension of projected U.S. aid to Honduran police.


Cuba-U.S. relations: the hard road toward normalization begins

A large crowd gathered to watch the flag raising; they cheered as the Cuban flag flew over the embassy for the first time in 54 years.


United States still trying to undermine Cuba’s government

Cuba and the U.S. will soon open embassies in their two capital cities, ending 54 years of no diplomatic relations. Yet normal bi-national relations are unlikely.


Colombian Army killed innocent civilians to boost rebel body count

The U.S-backed Colombian government has presided over what may be one of the worst cases of mass atrocities perpetrated against innocent populations.


Today in Pride Month history: Homosexuals in Holocaust first publicly recognized

In 1976, speakers at a public program in Hartford, Conn., told the history and paid homage to the homosexuals exterminated in the Nazi concentration and labor camps.


Vietnam alarmed by conflict in South China Sea

The United States has never ratified the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, which provides the peaceful means to settle disputes.


Congress members call on Obama to rescind Venezuela sanctions

Sixteen Democratic members have called on Obama to withdraw sanctions on seven Venezuelan government officials.


New alignment for U.S., Latin America after Panama

The Western Hemisphere emerged from the Summit of the Americas with a new alignment of forces.

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