For more than half a century the U.S. has severely impeded Cuba's economy, costing the island nation $1,157,327,000, and millions to the U.S. economy, according to a United Nations resolution on the trade embargo.
Forty years ago today Chilean President Salvador Allende was overthrown in a U.S.-abetted coup because he was a socialist; in two months Chileans may elect Michelle Bachelet, another socialist.
On July 14, 2013, the Council of State Governments Midwest unanimously passed a resolution to remove trade, financial and travel restrictions to Cuba.
The lack of coverage of the Trans Pacific Partnership is because of the secrecy in which it's being written.
Our town is where the Mexican Revolution began in 1906, at a time when miners there were virtually enslaved.
The United States and South Korea mark the beginning of their free trade pact; labor and farmers remain opposed to deal as too procorporate.
In both countries, austerity measures include massive cuts in wages and pensions, elimination of the social safety net, privatization of public property and attacks on labor rights.
The Obama administration is in the middle of a major shift a "strategic pivot" says the Oval Office, in two regions of the world: Asia and Africa.
Warning of a new "NAFTA for the Pacific Rim," labor is demanding a new deal being negotiated for the Pacific region include protections for workers rights, health care and the environment.
This story isn't about the community activist victims suspiciously killed in Cabañas, El Salvador, in the last two years.