Saturday, February 18, 2006
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Friday, February 17, 2006
In the latest round of the diplomatic war between
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A struggling economy, obtaining foreign aid, and the possibility of Jean-Bertrand Aristede’s return are several of the obstacles that await the presidency of newly-elected Haitian president Rene Preval. Preval, who had been president between 1996 and 2001, has yet to speak at length with the press since he was declared on Thursday as winner of last week's presidential election.
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Human rights groups, including Amnesty International, have reacted with shock and indignation towards a Brazilian court’s decision in favor of a police colonel implicated in the 1992 Carandiru prison riots. Ubiratan Guimares was convicted in 2001 of commanding police to kill over 100 unarmed prisoners during riots in Sao Paolo’s Carandiru Prison.
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The Mexican government formed two new special prosecutor posts this week; one will look into crimes committed against Mexican and foreign journalists, while the other will investigate cases of death and abuse against women including the unsolved murders of almost 400 women in Juarez.
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Presidents George W. Bush and Alvaro Uribe met in the White House on Thursday in order to continue negotiations on creating a free trade agreement between the
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In what is viewed as a “major concession,” State Department officials hinted that coca farming may be allowed as part of a revaluation of
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Thursday, February 16, 2006
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Wednesday, February 15, 2006
Recent entries on Latin America's political shift to the left: Mexico's Elections: Out-Foxing the Left; Kirchner's "tilt to the left " unnerves the Bush administration; Latin America: Elections in Review (November 2005).
Meanwhile, there have been calls from
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