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  • Animal advocates decry CAFTA as deadly disaster

    Animal advocates decry CAFTA as deadly disaster

    August 26, 2005

    Animal advocates denounced the passage of the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement as a “deadly disaster” for farmed animals and wildlife. Prior to the vote, a letter signed by over 100 animal organizations was sent...

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  • WORLDNOTES

    WORLDNOTES

    August 26, 2005

    Haiti: Denounce detention of priest A lawyer for jailed Father Gerard Jean-Juste last week called the Roman Catholic priest’s detention by Haitian police a flagrant violation of the 1987 Haitian constitution and the United Nations Charter...

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  • Growing ties of friendship on Korean peninsula

    Growing ties of friendship on Korean peninsula

    August 26, 2005

    Based on recent developments and opinion surveys, it seems much less likely that the Bush administration will be able to rely on South Korea, traditionally one of the United States’ strongest allies in Asia, to isolate...

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  • UN troops in Haiti aid repression, critics charge

    UN troops in Haiti aid repression, critics charge

    August 26, 2005

    On July 6, 350 soldiers from the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (Minustah) stormed the Port-au-Prince neighborhood of Cite Soleil, one of the capital’s poorest districts and a hotbed of support for ousted President Jean-Bertrand...

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  • Anger rises over cover-up on shooting of Brazilian

    Anger rises over cover-up on shooting of Brazilian

    August 26, 2005

    LONDON — The family of Jean Charles de Menezes, the Brazilian electrician who was shot to death by British police on July 22 in the wake of two terrorist attacks here, have demanded an end to...

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