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  • Workers witness Venezuelas Bolivarian Revolution

    Workers witness Venezuelas Bolivarian Revolution

    December 10, 2004

    In late November, Chicagoans Beatrice Lumpkin and her husband Frank, a retired steelworker leader, traveled to Venezuela. The mountains of Venezuela rise steeply out of the warm Caribbean Sea. We drink in the startling beauty of...

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  • Haitian government releases defiant priest

    Haitian government releases defiant priest

    December 10, 2004

    The Haitian government finally released Father Gerard Jean-Juste on Nov. 29 after imprisoning him for six weeks on trumped-up charges. A judge ruled Nov. 19 that there was no evidence to support government charges against him...

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  • Equatorial Guinea in the crosshairs

    Equatorial Guinea in the crosshairs

    December 3, 2004

    News Analysis Imperialist conspiracies to seize control of natural resources and to dominate peoples of distant lands are in full swing. Apart from the Iraqi debacle, the events unfolding in the former Spanish colony of Equatorial...

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  • Haitian priest rebuffs govt frame-up

    Haitian priest rebuffs govt frame-up

    November 19, 2004

    A Haitian judge has rejected government charges that imprisoned Father Gerard Jean-Juste, a Roman Catholic priest and pro-democracy activist, was responsible for importing weapons and inciting recent violence in Haiti. Police arrested and manhandled Jean-Juste, a...

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  • Priests arrest spotlights Haiti repression

    Priests arrest spotlights Haiti repression

    October 29, 2004

    Father Gerard Jean-Juste, a Roman Catholic priest, pro-democracy activist, former Lavalas government cabinet minister and defender of the poor was arrested by Haitian police on Oct. 13, becoming the latest victim of the unfolding wave of...

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