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SCOTUS decision on DACA, DAPA immigration programs expected soon

The Supreme Court finally heard arguments on the case involving Obama's executive orders protecting non-criminal undocumented immigrants.

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Cuban Communist Party to make changes, protect gains

Cuba's Communist Party held its 7th Party Congress in Havana between April 16 and April 19.

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Vietnam making inroads with Doi Moi and tourism

The Vietnamese government is moving forward under Doi Moi with a set of free-market reforms with a socialist orientation.

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Brazil Chamber of Deputies votes to impeach Rousseff, but struggle isn’t over

The much anticipated vote on the impeachment of Rousseff took place in a raucous atmosphere of shouting, pushing and posturing. 

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Venezuela’s socialist government, besieged, finds worldwide support

They are dealing with inflation, difficulties in importing goods, falling oil prices, and worsening economic recession.

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French right-wing party in hot water over Panama Papers

We now know that two "allies" of Front National's leader Marine Le Pen, have been named in the Panama Papers.

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Left shut out in Peru presidential runoff; only right-wing candidates remain

The April vote was held under conditions of instability and confusion. 

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Zuma impeachment rebuffed, but calls for removal intensify

Events commemorating the 23rd anniversary of the assasination of Chris Hani were held throughout South Africa over the weekend.

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Canada’s social democrats drop centrist leader, open debate on left-wing manifesto

Delegates to the federal convention of the New Democratic Party voted to drop their leader Tom Mulcair.

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Republicans plan Detroit-style emergency manager for Puerto Rico

Last year, Puerto Rico's governor announced that the island now has an unpayable debt of about $72 billion.

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