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Land and political prisoners: unfinished business for Colombian peace talks

Obstacles loom and agreements so far are partial ones. 


René González in Mexico gives thanks, welcomes advice

He and the other Cuban 5 are traveling to many countries to personally thank the millions who took part in defeating the attempt to keep them in prison.


Today in history: It’s World Peace Day!

In 2015 the theme is "Partnerships for Peace - Dignity for All."


Cuban health care draws worldwide praise

Cuba's health care reforms are the basis for health care providers to extend medical care, medical education, and disease prevention.


Wars and armament sales behind world's refugee crisis

Syrians, Iraqis, Afghans and other refuge-seekers are caught in a series of mouse-traps.


Corbyn and Sanders: Socialists surge on both sides of the Atlantic

Sanders denounced what he called the "political cowardice" of Republicans who "scheme to make it harder for people who disagree with them to vote."


Europe’s elections: a coming storm?

The backdrop for elections in Greece, Portugal, Spain and Ireland is one of deep economic crisis ignited by the American financial collapse of 2007-08.


European left leaders call for “Plan B” for their economies

On the 13th July, the democratic elected Greek government of Alexis Tsipras was brought to its knees by the European Union.


Bolivarian left in Latin America poses major challenge to capitalism

The possibility of creating all-people's unity against the corporate, imperialist enemy is getting greater.


Today in Latino history: 25 years since the murder of Myrna Mack

Mack was murdered by a military death squad due to her criticism of the Guatemalan government's treatment of the indigenous Maya.

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