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South Africa 2014 elections: ANC triumphs, opposition gains ground

A new R1-trillion [$96 billion] economic and social infrastructure program aims to transform many poor areas by building new roads, rail links, ports, universities and schools.

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Venezuelan opposition attacks Cuban health workers

Cuban doctors contribute to the long term construction of systems of public health throughout the global South, health systems that were abandoned or disregarded during decades of neo-liberalism.

 

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Cuban doctors attend to Brazil's underserved

The 400 Cuban doctors are part of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's "More Doctors" program joined, by several hundred physicians from Uruguay, Argentina, Spain, and Portugal and 1096 from Brazil itself.

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Cuban medical professionals working around the world

Solidarity is a way of life for Cubans. It's currently seen in the number of medical professionals that are working in countries outside of Cuba.

Infant mortality in Cuba hits new low

The Cuban ministry of health released new statistics that show that the country's infant mortality rate has hit a record low, placing it far ahead of the U.S.

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South Africa hits “genocidal” plan of pharmaceutical industry

South Africa is working to create its own generic pharmaceuticals industry. Its success  depends on being able to be independent of big pharma companies. 

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Cuba – 55 years of ideas and truth

On January 1, Cubans 2014 marked the 55th anniversary of their revolution's victory.

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After 55 years, time to end embargo against Cuba

We can do it! Let's get this done this year! ¡Viva la Revolución Cubana! ¡Viva Cuba Socialista!

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Sewage overruns Gaza

For over a month the streets of the largest Palestinian city, Gaza, have been overrun with sewage and now are being covered with icy flood waters.

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Train carrying oil derails, sets Alberta town ablaze

A train carrying crude and petroleum derailed and caused explosions near the Canadian village of Gainford, Alberta, forcing the entire community to evacuate, and firefighters have decided they must let the resulting blaze burn itself out.

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