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Obama visited Cuba in March 2016. | Photo: Reuters
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Obama Announces End to Cuban ‘Wet Foot, Dry Foot’ Policy

The change in policy is effective immediately, according to a White House statement. Source: TeleSUR / The Dawn News / January 12, 2017 The Obama administration is ending a policy that granted residency to Cubans who arrived in the United States without visas, the White House announced Thursday. A White […]

March held in Buenos Aires in solidarity with the resistance in Chubut. Photo credit: Pagina/12
Argentina Mapuche Nation

Brutal Repression of Mapuche People in Argentina

Source: Pagina 12 / The Dawn News / January 12, 2017 Two members of the “Pu Lof” Mapuche community, located in the Cushamen department, Chubut, Argentina, are still hospitalised after the brutal repression they suffered at the hands of the Infantry. According to witnesses, the armed agents arrived in the […]

Repression Against Peddlers in Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Repression Against Peddlers in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / Photos: M.a.f.i.a., Reinaldo Ortega / The Dawn News / January 11, 2017 On January 10, around midday, the police force of Buenos Aires City began repressing peddlers that were working, as they do every day, on Pueyrredon Av. and Rivadavia Av. The conflict lasted over 12 […]

Chaos over toll fees in Peru
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Chaos over toll fees in Peru

Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / January 12, 2017 Several people have been detained by the police in Lima, Peru, after police agents attacked protesters and used tear gas to disperse them. The peaceful demonstration in Puente Piedra, a district of the capital city Lima, had been organized […]

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The Neocon’s declaration of war against Trump

Source: The Saker, The Vineyard of the Saker / The Dawn News / January 11, 2017 After several rather lame false starts, the Neocons have now taken a step which can only be called a declaration of war against Donald Trump. It all began with CNN published an article entitled “Intel chiefs […]

President Obama answers questions during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, one day after Republicans seized control of the U.S. Senate and captured their biggest majority in the House in more than 60 years.
Editorial U.S.

Obama’s Legacy of War, Repression and Inequality

US President Barack Obama’s “farewell address to the nation,” scheduled for tonight, has been preceded by a concentrated media buildup on the theme of Obama’s legacy. This has included fawning tributes portraying the president as a brilliant orator, progressive reformer, visionary and man of the people. Seeking to mold the […]

CARICOM Secretary-General, Irwin LaRocque. Source: Caribbean News Now
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Crucial year for reform process, says CARICOM secretary general

Source: Caribbean News Now / The Dawn News / January 20, 2017 GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The thirty-ninth meeting of the Community Council of Ministers opened on Monday at the CARICOM headquarters in Guyana, under the chairmanship of Guyana’s vice president and minister for foreign affairs, Carl Greenidge. In his remarks […]