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New York Times editorializes against U. S. anti-Cuban blockade

The New York Times wants Cuba off the U.S. list of nations that sponsor terrorism, and it hopes that ending the blockade will improve U.S. relations with Latin America.

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Ukraine Elections: Free and democratic?

Sectors of the ultra-right with fascist and Nazi origins were allowed to run riot by the respectable" conservatives who took over the Ukrainian government in February.

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Why the U.S. concealed its chemical weapons role in Iraq

From 2004 to 2011, the Pentagon covered up injuries to U.S. troops in Iraq from chemical weaponry supplied to Saddam Hussein in the 80s by the U.S. and other countries.

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Amid Haiti election dispute, ex-President Aristide under house arrest

There is a great degree of suspiciousness about how announced legislative elections for October 26 will be carried out.

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“In the Fields of the North” photos on the border wall

"In the Fields of the North" is an exhibition of photographs of farm workers in the U.S., almost all migrants from Mexico.

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Ailí Labañino in Australia talks about the Cuban Five

The Cuban Five, arrested by the FBI in Miami on September 12, 1998, were political prisoners; three still are.

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War talk re Syria ratchets up

But it is spurring worries of another misguided U.S. military undertaking, escalating war and chaos, with the people of the region bearing the brunt.

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Ukraine: Cracks appear in Kiev coalition

Troops of the government of President Victor Poroshenko push closer to Lubansk and Donetsk, and casualties rise in disaffected Eastern Ukraine.

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Argentina takes U.S. to World Court

Argentina has taken the United States to the International Court of Justice in the Hague over a U.S. federal judge's actions in a dispute about bond payments.

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U.S. covert operation against Cuban youth condemned

 USAID hired young people from Peru, Costa Rica, and Venezuela to pose as tourists in Cuba to befriend young Cubans and try to convert them into anti-government activists.

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