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Citing Racist Massacres and 'Inexcusable' Prevalence of Guns, Foreign Countries Issue Travel Safety Warnings for United States
"The world is watching."
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A folder reading "Terrorists" on its cover, that forms part of the "Archives of Terror" is pictured at the Documentation and Archive Center for Human Rights Defense, at the Justice Palace in Asuncion, on January 16, 2019. - The archives that were found in 1992 at a police station in Asuncion, contain the most important documentation of the exchange of intelligence information and prisoners among the military regimes of the region known as "Operation Condor". The files served to order the arrest of former Pa Views
Five Men Sentenced to Life for Operation Condor Killings Trained at School of the Americas
Revelation comes after Italian court sentences 24 men to life behind bars for roles in U.S.-backed state terror campaign
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The Organization of American States Shouldn’t Be Run by Regime Change Enthusiasts
Amid crises in Venezuela, migration, and the climate, the Western Hemisphere’s chief regional organization has been hobbled by pro-Trump leadership.
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Celebrating Common Sense?
Last week, there was a bit of good news on the trade front: on July 8, tobacco giant Philip Morris lost its ridiculous case against Uruguay’s cigarette labeling laws. In 2010, the multinational company’s Swiss subsidiary—which owns its operations in Uruguay—sued the country over rules designed to...
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More Than 100,000 Flee Devastating Floods in South America
Up to 160,000 displaced following El Niño pummels Uruguay, Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil for nearly 10 days
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Uruguay Shows the Way by Leaving Secret Trade Deal
A strong coalition of trade unions, environmentalists and farmers working together on an effective public campaign were able to take on the interests of the world's biggest companies and win.
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Writer Eduardo Galeano, Voice of Latin America's Left, Dead at 74
"This world is not democratic at all," Galeano said in 2013. "The world is organized by the war economy and the war culture."
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In 'Historic Stand' Against Injustice, Uruguay Welcomes Six Gitmo Detainees
Move marks 'step toward ending longstanding injustice'
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'Safeguarding Historic Marijuana Legalization,' Uruguay's Vazquez Wins Election
'Uruguayans have said yes … yes to more democracy,' the former president declared
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A former Uruguayan guerrilla leader, President Jose Mujica is showing world leaders a new way to govern. (Credit: Creative Commons / Pable Porciuncula / AFP/Getty) Views
10 Reasons to Love Uruguay’s President José Mujica
President José Mujica of Uruguay, a 78-year-old former Marxist guerrilla who spent 14 years in prison, mostly in solitary confinement, recently visited the United States to meet with President Obama and speak at a variety of venues. He told Obama that Americans should smoke less and learn more...
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