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El Salvador honors Archbishop Oscar Romero

For the first time in El Salvador, the government publicly commemorated Archbishop Oscar Romero.

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Cuba blockade costs American jobs

The figures are staggering. Even a minor easing of the US blockade against Cuba would create tens of thousands new jobs in the US.

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Useless war: Afghanistan needs peace to develop

In a potentially important development, exiled members of the former People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan are returning to the country to re-found the organization.

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Palestine cabinet meets in Hebron

LONDON (March 1) -- The Palestinian Authority has held its weekly cabinet meeting in Hebron instead of Ramallah to affirm its claim over a shrine there that Tel Aviv recently added to its list of national heritage sites.

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U.S. troops target Marjah, then on to Kandahar

Military action in Marjah and Kandahar may alienate the  "hearts and minds" of the Afghan people.

More action needed on Cuba

Migration talks are a start. But much more action, especially at the grassroots, is needed on Cuba.

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Haiti relief opens doors for U.S.-Cuba cooperation

In a move to aid relief efforts in earthquake-devastated Haiti, the U.S. State Department says it's prepared to assist over 400 Cuban doctors there with much needed medical supplies.

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‘War on terror’ zeroes in on Yemen

A few things we need to know about Yemen: strategic location, oil, a Very Important Neighbor, imperialism and Cold War history, poverty and economic/environmental crisis.

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Japan public opinion prevented hasty settlement of Futenma

The ruling Democratic Party of Japan is in disarray over the U.S. Marine Corps Futenma Air Station in Okinawa.

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