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  • Cuba offers ray of light in cancer battle

    Cuba offers ray of light in cancer battle

    July 23, 2004

    Cancer may have met its match, and the potential breakthrough may have far-reaching political ramifications, as well.

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  • 76-mile desert walk protests border rules

    76-mile desert walk protests border rules

    June 11, 2004

    Over 200 people protested U.S. immigration policies at the Tucson Sector Headquarters of the Border Patrol on June 6 at the end of the 76-mile Migrant Trail Walk. According to Kat Rodríguez, coordinating organizer for the...

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  • International notes

    International notes

    June 4, 2004

    Venezuela: Economy is growing The Central Bank says Venezuela’s economy grew by nearly 30 percent in the first quarter 2004, compared to the same period last year, Venezuelanalysis.com reported. In the first quarter of 2003, a...

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  • Harken v. Costa Rica: U.S. companies employ blackmail in free trade with Central America

    Harken v. Costa Rica: U.S. companies employ blackmail in free trade with Central America

    May 28, 2004 By Mark Engler And Nadia Martinez

    When most people think of Costa Rica, they don’t imagine oil rigs stationed off the pristine beaches. Nor do they envision pit mines cutting into the cloud-forested mountains.

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  • International notes

    International notes

    May 21, 2004

    Haiti: Marines arrest woman leader on Mother’s Day U.S. Marines invaded the home of renowned entertainer and community leader Annette Auguste after midnight May 9, arresting and detaining everyone present including four great-grandchildren, TransAfrica said, citing...

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