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After a year, questions remain about Mexico’s missing

Cities throughout the world will be holding one-year anniversary events to continue the pressure for answers. 


Burkina Faso military coup a setback for West Africa

General Diendéré, the coup leader and new strongman, is closely linked to the U.S. military mission in the area, as well as to the French military.


L’Humanité: France should offer asylum to Snowden and Assange

A basic gesture of solidarity is indispensable in respect of whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Julian Assange.


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.


Changing captains in Germany’s Left Party

The Left Party is the only opposition force with any real clout in Germany, so a gathering with representatives of its 60,000 members was important enough.


U.S. military intervenes in Latin America, Marines going to Honduras

The official version of their mission is to carry out "training for forces in the region, humanitarian assistance missions, and anti-drug operations."


Why is U.S. media silent on Colombia's child rape report?

U.S. military soldiers and contractors sexually abused at least 54 children in Colombia between 2003 and 2007 and the rapists were never punished.


Peace and justice organizations oppose new authorization of military force

The president's proposal would authorize military operations against the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) for three years.


Germany: sanctions and weapons deals, follow the money

In Germany today, references to Putin evoke all too sharply recollections of German language used against every Russian leader since the start of World War I.


Judicial finding in Chile says U.S. complicit in death of young Americans

A U.S. military officer practically delivered the two young Americans, Charles Horman and Frank Teruggi, to the military dictatorship of Pinochet, who had both of them executed.

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