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Today in history: How will you celebrate Zamenhof (aka Esperanto) Day?

Esperanto Day is celebrated each year on December 15, the birthday of Ludwik Lejzer Zamenhof, creator of the most successful constructed language in the world.

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U.S. blockade of Cuba puts children at risk

Although Cuba's socialist society guarantees all Cubans free high quality health care, Cubans unnecessarily suffer due to the U.S. blockade that prevents medical equipment and supplies from reaching them.

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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.

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Spanish Civil War vet Almudever is as lively as ever at 95

Fighters and Friends of the Spanish Republic welcomed one of the very last International Brigade survivors, Joseph Almudever.

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French CP condemns action to eliminate Ukrainian Communist Party

This follows the shameful declarations of Ukraine's president advocating the elimination of the Communist Party of the Ukraine in elections.

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Ukraine fascists turn against right-wing government

The demand by the Ukrainian far right that UPA be recognized as a patriotic force means the results of World War II would be officially reinterpreted in favor of the Axis.

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Scotland: In the wake of referendum "No" result

Scots voted No to independence by 55 per cent to 45 per cent, but the referendum debate energised a people determined to strike a blow against a pampered Westminster elite.

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Ukraine: Cracks appear in Kiev coalition

Troops of the government of President Victor Poroshenko push closer to Lubansk and Donetsk, and casualties rise in disaffected Eastern Ukraine.

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Ukraine itself burns in wake of airliner shoot-down

People with their own agendas push their versions of who is to blame, there is a shooting war between military forces and local militias, and half a million refugees have crossed into Russia.

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Cuba's "Operation Miracle" celebrated throughout Latin America

The U.S. public knows almost nothing about this internationalized project involving the restoration of vision for enormous numbers of people.

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