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Venezuelan right wing creates false crisis on Chavez inauguration

The stakes in this situation are high not only for Venezuela but for the entire Latin American and Caribbean area.


President Chavez of Venezuela to Cuba for cancer treatment

For the fourth time in a year and a half, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez left for Cuba on Sunday for cancer treatment.

Indigenous mobilization challenges Colombian government

Indigenous resistance in Colombia has become a social movement.


Quebec students continue strike vs. tuition hike

Student leaders vowed to continue their campaign of peaceful protest, dubbed by some as the "Maple Spring."


Spanish Civil War vets’ legacy continues

The Spanish Civil War ended over 70 years ago. But families and supporters of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade have never stopped their fight to end wars and crimes against humanity.


Big push for freedom for the Cuban 5

A broader-than-ever coalition of organizations, activists and well-known artists will be going to Washington to break through the wall of silence.


Flower workers: giving Valentine's Day new meaning

Colombian workers - mostly female - who cut and ship flowers must endure substandard pay and conditions, reports the AFL-CIO. This holiday would provide an excellent opportunity to show support for them.

Iran sanctions are no solution, says solidarity organization

CODIR Assistant General Secretary Jamshid Ahmadi made clear the position of human rights and peace organizations in relation to Iran.


UK: 2 million strike to save their pensions

Tory attempts to belittle public-sector industrial action rang pathetically hollow.


Free Colombian political prisoner David Ravelo!

September 14 was the end of David Ravelo Crispo's first year in jail and a time of renewed solidarity for this human rights activist imprisoned in Colombia.

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