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Evo Morales
The IMF and World Bank are knocking on Latin America's door. A headline in Tuesday's Washington Post reads, " Latin America Appears to Warm to IMF ." But that is not what Bolivia's Evo Morales--the country's first indigenous president--said last week when he spoke in front of the United Nations on...
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Taliban: 60 Miles from Islamabad
US Foreign Policy: in Outer Space
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Reach Out to Cuba to Heal Guantanamo's Wounds
President Obama makes his first trip to Latin America this week, arriving in Trinidad and Tobago Friday for the Fifth Summit of the Americas. But notably absent from both attendance and the official agenda will be Cuba. According to Jeffrey Davidow, President Obama's adviser for the Summit of the...
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Sri Lanka: Bring on the White People
"Democracy is a messy thing and all of these voices must be heard," said Amy Goodman, speaking as a journalist and for Democracy NOW, on the Bill Moyers show on Friday. She and Glenn Greenwald from Salon.com were being interviews as the first recipients of the Park Center for Independent Media Izzy...
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Not an Analogy: Israel and the Crime of Apartheid
In recent years, increasing numbers of people around the world have begun adopting and developing an analysis of Israel as an apartheid regime. (1) This can be seen in the ways that the global movement in support of the Palestinian anti-colonial struggle is taking on a pointedly anti-apartheid...
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NGOs Hail Congressional Moves to Ease Cuba Embargo
WASHINGTON - Leading advocates for lifting the nearly 50-year-old U.S. trade embargo against Cuba are hailing Congress's approval Tuesday of a general appropriations bill that eases - albeit in a mostly symbolic way - several restrictions on travel and sales to the Caribbean nation. The bill, which...
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Obama Will Use Spring Summit to Bring Cuba in from the Cold
US companies are queuing up as the president moves to ease restrictions on travel and trade, raising hopes of warmer relations and an end to the embargo
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Partial Peace, Looming War
President Obama has surprised the national security establishment, and not a few in the peace movement, with his Friday commitment to pull all American troops out of Iraq by 2011. The Washington Post 's Thomas Ricks predicted in his recent authoritative history, The Gamble , that Obama would keep...
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Amazon Teetering on the Edge
RIO DE JANEIRO - The Amazon Basin captures 12,000 to 16,000 square kilometres of water per year, and just 40 percent of that flows through the rivers. The rest returns to the atmosphere through evapotranspiration of the forests and is distributed throughout South America. Deforestation is reducing...
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M.I.A. in the USA: An Oscar for a bin Laden Next?
A few hours ago, two aircraft flown by a terrorist group, LTTE, recognized as such by the US, were foiled in their attempt to attack the Sri Lankan capitol of Colombo. Thought both planes were shot down, two civilians were killed and forty-six others injured. In an article in the New Yorker, (Jane...
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