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Two months ago, the State Department released its 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report (TiP Report), laying out a picture of human trafficking across the globe. In it, the United States reaffirmed its commitment to ending this scourge -- and for the first time, included an evaluation...

We summarize here information concerning cases of repression against Rights Action community development partner organizations. These are two among the endemic climate of repression against community development and indigenous movements in Honduras and the region. We can...

 

   
Amnesty International says that concern for the security of trade unionists in Colombia is heightened, after more killings. 100 members of oil workers' union fired for participating in a strike. Reports of arrests, death threats and other forms of...

Divert resources from antiterrorism investigations, mandate burdensome
government paperwork and forbid families from helping -- or even seeing --
their relatives. That's the new U.S. policy toward Cuba.

As if four decades of a failed embargo were not...

Conchita Hernandez was among the first casualties of free trade.

She was laid off in 1994 after 20 years in the garment industry when
her plant moved from El Paso to Monterrey, Mexico.

After her benefits were used up, she struggled to find work because...

By Diana Washington Valdez, Dawn Gilbertson and Jonathan J. Higuera

The Oaxaca People´s Assembly´s planned 48-hour siege of federal police forces stationed in the main plaza of this state capital turned ugly Saturday afternoon and clashes continued into the night

OAXACA CITY - The Oaxaca People´s Assembly´s planned 48-hour siege of...

BY JOHN GIBLER

Being a member of Israel's parliament when you're not Jewish puts you in an odd predicament -- just ask Azmi Bishara.

"Israel is a country that not only treats its Arab citizens as second-class citizens, but will not separate state and religion, and it won't...

ALEXANDRA J. WALL

An official of the Arab League on Thursday accused the United States had adopted Israel's position by backing its claim to keep hold of parts of the West Bank, and the refusal to grant Palestinian refugees the right of return to lands inside Israel.
"We expect the...

Aluf Benn and Nathan Guttman, Haaretz Correspondents, Haaretz Service and Agencies

As I write this, Congress is debating timetables for withdrawal from Iraq. In response to the Bush Administration's "surge" of troops, and the Republicans' refusal to limit our occupation, the Democrats are behaving with their customary timidity, proposing withdrawal, but...

By Howard Zinn

Argentina was cleared to receive $3.1 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after meeting a March 9 repayment deadline for $3.15 billion. The IMF money is part of a $13.3 billion rescue package. President Nestor Kirchner had warned that without the cash...

In response to the controversial Arizona immigration law, Mexico extended a repatriation program to help ease the transition of illegal migrants back home. The governments says the Arizona law could lead to a flood of returnees when it goes into effect, but most Mexicans are skeptical.

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Nacha Cattan and Sarah Miller Llana

Sometimes people just don't read papers. That's OK, but , well
Sometimes people just don't read papers. That's OK, but , hey
Sometimes people just don't read papers. That's OK, but , yo
Sometimes people just don't read papers. That's OK, but ,hmm
Sometimes people just...

By Bergen Moore

On Tuesday, August 18, the Berkeley City Council will discuss legislation to ensure that the millions of dollars the city spends annually on purchasing items like fire fighters’ uniforms, computers for city offices or food in city hospitals, are not supporting sweatshops...

Across the country, more than 50 properties have been invaded since mid-March by rural people who want the government to speed up land reform.

The governing Workers Party has traditionally been seen as an ally of the agrarian Movement, or MST.

President...

Steve Kingstone

It is alleged that civil servants were among those who profited from the purchase of blood supplies imported from abroad throughout the 1990s.

On Wednesday 14 people were arrested in three Brazilian cities.

The darkly named Operation Vampire has revealed...

It is alleged that civil servants were among those who profited from the purchase of blood supplies imported from abroad throughout the 1990s.

On Wednesday 14 people were arrested in three Brazilian cities.

The darkly named Operation Vampire has revealed...

It is alleged that civil servants were among those who profited from the purchase of blood supplies imported from abroad throughout the 1990s.

On Wednesday 14 people were arrested in three Brazilian cities.

The darkly named Operation Vampire has revealed...

The darkly named Operation Vampire has revealed fraud said by the Brazilian government to total $637m.

The United Nations Global AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Fund (UNAIDS) has calculated that 600,000 people, including men and women of all ages, live with HIV in Brazil. Of these, 116,000 need antiretroviral therapy and receive it free of charge through the public health...

The United Nations Global AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Fund (UNAIDS) has calculated that 600,000 people, including men and women of all ages, live with HIV in Brazil. Of these, 116,000 need antiretroviral therapy and receive it free of charge through the public health...

WASHINGTON, July 7 — The White House acknowledged for the first time today that President Bush was relying on incomplete and perhaps inaccurate information from American intelligence agencies when he declared, in his State of the Union speech, that Saddam Hussein had...

DAVID E. SANGER