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'This Must End. Now.': 8-Year-Old Boy Dies in US Border Patrol Custody on Christmas Day
"A reminder that, yes, this is who the U.S. is. The U.S. is a country that murders children both directly and indirectly in a myriad of ways."
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Yeisvi Carrillo, seen in a family photo, is an American citizen who remains in foster care while her mother, Vilma Carrillo, appeals a deportation order. Views
An Angel and an Orphan
She could not have imagined how it would all turn out thanks to the monstrously evil policies of the Trump administration.
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Hoisting the False Flag
The alleged chemical attack in Syria reminds us that we should await clear evidence before falling into well laid traps
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"What we know may be enough for the Justice Department to launch a probe into Haspel's actions at the CIA, especially her potential role in covering up evidence." (Photo: CIA) Views
Guatemala Shows Why the CIA Must Be Held Accountable For Torture
As discussions around Haspel's nomination heat up, other contentious legal proceedings — the current genocide trials in Guatemala — remind us that U.S. sanctioning of torture has a long, dark history with which we have yet to reckon.
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Former US-backed Guatemalan Dictator Efraín Ríos Montt Dies Facing Genocide Charges
Victims of the genocide and human rights advocates said Rios Montt's death brings a measure of closure.
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Marking Earth Day, Indigenous People Worldwide to Fight Corporate Forces
'I know we are only of the size of a grain of sand but we make a huge difference' says Antonio Dace, of the Munduruku community in the Brazilian Amazon
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Responding to Clinton Barb, Sanders Blasts US Imperialism in Latin America
'The key issue here was whether the United States should go around overthrowing small Latin American countries,' says Bernie Sanders
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Decades After Atrocities During US-Backed Dirty Wars, Nations Take Promising Legal Steps
El Salvador says will make arrests over notorious massacre of Jesuit priests; Guatemala arrests over a dozen former officials for rights abuses
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The American Empire: Murder Inc.
Terror, intimidation and violence are the glue that holds empire together. Aerial bombardment, drone and missile attacks, artillery and mortar strikes, targeted assassinations, massacres, the detention of tens of thousands, death squad killings, torture, wholesale surveillance, extraordinary...
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A Military-Backed Comedian Will Be Guatemala’s Next President. Activists Aren’t Laughing.
Amid rising violence against human rights defenders, Guatemalan activists are counting on an emboldened civil society to take on their next president.
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