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Haiti Cholera Victims Threaten to Sue UN
Lawyers for victims slam shoddy rationale of UN's rejection of reparations for victims of the epidemic it brought
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'Surpisingly Conciliatory': Karzai Reveals Details of Long-Term US Bases in Afghanistan
Just weeks after revelations about piles of CIA-provided cash funneled through his hands, a welcoming tone on military footprint beyond 2014
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Haitian Sweatshop Workers Speak: Sub-Poverty Wages and Sexual Coercion
Below, Haitian women workerstell of their experiences in sweatshops. These interviews, gathered over the past two years, are among many dozens that this writer has collected from Haitian sweatshop workers since the early 1980s. Not one has ever diverged from the narrative of miserable working...
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May Day 2013 Around the Globe: In Pictures
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Flying Punches in Parliament Shows Post-Election Tensions Remain High in Venezuela
Claims of voter fraud offer no evidence, but ongoing instability could serve sinister purpose
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Maduro Blasts Kerry for Rejecting Venezuelan Election Win
The Obama administration continues to stoke tensions with Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro following Maduro’s narrow election victory. On Wednesday, Secretary of State John Kerry said he does not know if the United States will recognize Maduro’s defeat of opposition leader Henrique Capriles...
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Nicolás Maduro is Venezuela's Vote for Chávismo
Hugo Chávez's economic policies were successful but a close vote means the new president cannot become complacent
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Maduro Wins in Venezuela, But Welcomes Audit of Close Election
Losing challenger demands recount, but Chávez successor confident in victory and electoral integrity
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Venezuelans Head to Polls to Choose Chavez Successor
Venezuelans headed to the polls on Sunday morning to decide, once and for all, who will be the official successor of the widely beloved, and now deceased, Hugo Chavez. The Center for Economic and Policy Research is live blogging the day from Venezuela here . "From the country's Caribbean coastline...
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Campaigns Close Ahead of Key Venezuela Vote
Nicolas Maduro and rival Henrique Capriles make last-ditch appeals at mass rallies before Sunday's crucial election...
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