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  • Iraq’s communists urge political solutions

    Iraq’s communists urge political solutions

    August 21, 2004 By Susan Webb

    The military confrontation in Najaf needs to be resolved politically, through dialogue, Iraqi Communist Party spokesperson Salam Ali told the World in an Aug. 14 interview.

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  • Hugo Chavez wins in landslide

    Hugo Chavez wins in landslide

    August 21, 2004

    The people of Venezuela went to the polls in record-breaking numbers Aug. 15 and voted by a 58 percent majority against the recall of their president, Hugo Chávez. With several hundred thousand votes yet to be...

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  • International notes

    International notes

    August 13, 2004

    Canada: Wal-Mart workers win union Workers at a Wal-Mart store in Jonquiere, Quebec, have won the right to a union, after the Quebec Labour Relations Board ruled Aug. 2 to grant them union certification with the...

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  • International notes

    International notes

    August 1, 2004

    Greece: Olympic construction takes big toll George Theodorou, head of the Greek Construction Workers’ Union, told the BBC last week that he has details of 14 workers who have died while building facilities for next month’s...

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  • Chvez foe calls for violence, dictatorship

    Chvez foe calls for violence, dictatorship

    August 1, 2004

    CARACAS – Venezuelan opposition leader and two-time president Carlos Andres Perez has made a series of statements calling for violence to remove President Hugo Chávez from office, and hinting that the Venezuelan opposition may have to...

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