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What to expect in Latin America in 2014

This year in Latin America began with the tragedy of the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

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Chile: Left surges in elections

 Chileans voted November 17 for president, both houses of Congress and some local offices. To nobody's surprise, the left "New Majority" coalition and the Socialist and Communist parties made significant advances.

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"Hasta Siempre, Comandante": On the anniversary of the murder of Che

On October 9, 1967, hirelings in the employ of Bolivian dictator Rene Barrientos, supported and instigated by the United States government via C.I.A. operative Felix Rodriguez, carried out the cold blooded murder of comandante Ernesto "Che" Guevara.

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Book review: "Cuba and its Neighbors - Democracy in Motion"

"Cuba and its Neighbors - Democracy in Motion" enables the reader to broaden his or her understanding of Cuban political life.

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Court throws out Guatemala genocide verdict

The Guatemalan Constitutional Court on May 20 threw out the guilty verdict of General Efrain Rios-Montt on technical grounds, plunging the whole country into a state of new insecurity.

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Warnings about destabilization in Venezuela should be taken seriously

Acting President Maduro accused a group of right wing former U.S. officials of working to destabilize Venezuela and strongly suggested that his election opponent is in contact with those circles.

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Latin Americans meet without the “boss”

"It has cost us almost 70-80 years to have a meeting together with peoples of the Caribbean and without the boss from the North."

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School of the Americas: key tool for empire

"How would you describe the School of the Americas?"  "As a school of assassins, torturers, and leaders of coups."

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What would Romney-Ryan Latin America policy look like?

A Romney administration Latin America policy would return us to the same policies which brought about tens of thousands of deaths in Central America before.

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Romney's Bain Capital connected to Salvador death squads?

A new dimension of the story of Mitt Romney has now emerged, namely the possible connection of Bain, and Romney, to violent political circles in Latin America.

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