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Gaitán, OAS, and Cuba: from tragedy to farce

The assassination was tragedy, and so too was violent upheaval that within 48 hours took 330 lives in Bogota and killed 3000 people throughout Colombia.

Cuban Five prisoner freed

Rene Gonzalez Sehwerert, one of the Cuban Five, imprisoned by the U.S. on spying charges, was released from a federal prison today after 13 years behind bars.

Aristide returns to Haiti, calls for inclusion of poor and disenfranchised

Former Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide returned to Haiti this morning after a seven-year period of exile in South Africa.

Dictator "Baby Doc" Duvalier's strange return to Haiti

The return of former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier to Haiti has further unsettled an already chaotic situation.

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In South America, left-wing presidents face military aggression

Two leftist South American presidents are under the gun.