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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

U.S. President George W. Bush, highlighting Cuba's absence from the Summit of the Americas, on Saturday touted the benefits of democracy and said "freedom will come" one day for Cuba.

"Only one country in the western hemisphere is not represented (at the summit),...

04/21/2001

“The test of a first-rate intelligence,” F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote, “is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.”

If so, then the growth of the green economy—embraced by corporations,...

by Jason Mark and Kevin Danaher

It is not necessary to be an anti-globalization activist to worry about the trade negotiations between Peru and the United States. You just have to be a woman. All trade agreements negotiated by the Bush administration have ignored the internationally recognized right to...

06/13/2004

Thousands of families have already been moved from their homes in the centre of the capital Phnom Penh, and more evictions are set to follow.

The authorities say this is a necessary part of Cambodia's development.

But in its report Amnesty disputes this, and...

Guy De Launey

Thousands of families have already been moved from their homes in the centre of the capital Phnom Penh, and more evictions are set to follow.

The authorities say this is a necessary part of Cambodia's development.

But in its report Amnesty disputes this, and...

Guy De Launey

The other day I was reading a study from Professor Arturo Valenzuela, the
director of the Center of Latin American Studies at Gerorgetown University
in Washington, D.C. The information in the article that comes to us from
the center of the "Empire" are...

Joao Pedro Stedile

El domingo 5 de febrero se realizaron las elecciones nacionales en Costa Rica.
Estas mostraron un fortalecimiento del sentir ciudadano de nuestro pueblo, y su resistencia a la corrupción y a las políticas neoliberales que ha impulsado el bipartidismo en las dos...

El domingo 5 de febrero se realizaron las elecciones nacionales en Costa Rica.
Estas mostraron un fortalecimiento del sentir ciudadano de nuestro pueblo, y su resistencia a la corrupción y a las políticas neoliberales que ha impulsado el bipartidismo en las dos...

El domingo 5 de febrero se realizaron las elecciones nacionales en Costa Rica.
Estas mostraron un fortalecimiento del sentir ciudadano de nuestro pueblo, y su resistencia a la corrupción y a las políticas neoliberales que ha impulsado el bipartidismo en las dos...

El domingo 5 de febrero se realizaron las elecciones nacionales en Costa Rica.
Estas mostraron un fortalecimiento del sentir ciudadano de nuestro pueblo, y su resistencia a la corrupción y a las políticas neoliberales que ha impulsado el bipartidismo en las dos...

President Fidel Castro took a jab at US President George Bush's Spanish, saying he misquoted Cuban independence hero and poet Jose Marti, and could do with a good Spanish teacher.

In remarks at a news roundtable late Wednesday the Cuban president also slammed a UN...

After the very impressive turnout on Saturday by supporters of presidential election candidate Manuel Rosales, some supporters of Hugo Chávez were getting a little nervous. They need not have worried.

The now famous sea of red turned into an ocean on Sunday, as...

By Steven Mather


Chevron Corp.'s chairman and CEO received total compensation valued at $15.2 million in 2009, up 10 percent from 2008, as the nation's second-largest oil company saw its oil production business boom but its refineries struggle.

Most of David J. O'Reilly's...

By Sandy Shore

Chevron Corp. confirmed Monday that it is seeking what could be the first new permit to drill in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico since the government lifted a drilling ban prompted by the BP oil spill.

A spokeswoman for Chevron said the San Ramon, Calif.-...

Brett Clanton

 

Richmond city officials will watch closely next week when Chevron Corp. hosts its annual security analysts meeting.

The event is when the publicly held company reviews the results of the previous fiscal year and discusses its plans, goals and projections for the coming year...

By Chip Johnson

 

In the battle over Proposition 23, the most interesting action is taking place on the sidelines.

The proposition would suspend AB 32, California's landmark climate change law, until unemployment in the state is below 5.5 percent for a year. The campaign is being funded with...

The Bay Citizen

I love chocolate. I have read the science about its good effects on the body and the harm it can do as well, but have not been persuaded to lay down my chocolate habit. As culinary indulgences go, chocolate suits me just fine.

Yet, I try not to let my love of...

By Katti Gray

For years fair trade groups have warned that the “free trade” model being pushed by multinational corporations is driving a race-to-the-bottom in environmental and labor standards. By giving companies new powers to locate anywhere while limiting elected governments’...

For years fair trade groups have warned that the “free trade” model being pushed by multinational corporations is driving a race-to-the-bottom in environmental and labor standards. By giving companies new powers to locate anywhere while limiting elected governments’...