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Steve Russell : Traveling by Water

Mar Caribe: Traveling by water. Photo by Jefry Lagrange Reyes / Wikimedia Commons.Traveling by water “We pray in English so we understand each other; we pray in Indian so God understands us.” — Lakota elder By Steve Russell | The … finish reading Steve Russell : Traveling by Water

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Ansel Herz : Cholera Spreads in Haiti

Above, MINUSTAH soldier points his gun at former Austin activist/independent journalist Ansel Herz in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on October 15, 2010, at a demonstration against the renewal of MINUSTAH, the UN peackeeping mission. Photo from Gaentantguevara / Flickr. For more about … finish reading Ansel Herz : Cholera Spreads in Haiti

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David Holmes Morris : Violent Repression in the Dominican Republic

Policemen stand guard in Capotillo, the Dominican Republic. Photo from Reuters.Dominican National Police:A tradition of violent repression By David Holmes Morris / The Rag Blog / October 21, 2010 Despite national and international outcry, the Dominican National Police is continuing … finish reading David Holmes Morris : Violent Repression in the Dominican Republic

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Haiti Needs More Than Words from the U.S.

Haitian suburb. See video below. Haiti needs U.S. support for democracyBy Ansel Herz / The Rag Blog / May 1, 2009 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stood on the floor of a textile factory in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, earlier this month … finish reading Haiti Needs More Than Words from the U.S.

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Noam Chomsky on Latin American and Caribbean Unity

Presidents Evo Morales of Bolivia and Hugo Chavez of Venezuela. Photo by Alizar Raldes / AFP / Getty Images.‘The initiatives taken in Venezuela have had a significant impact throughout the subcontinent, what has now come to be called “the pink … finish reading Noam Chomsky on Latin American and Caribbean Unity

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