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US eases Sudan economic and trade sanctions

Sudan welcome US decision to end its 20-year trade embargo as a ‘positive decision’ but urges Washington to go further. Source: Al Jazeera / The Dawn News / October 6, 2017 The United States will lift some of its toughest long-standing sanctions imposed on Sudan, according to US officials. The […]

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India News

Rajasthan farmers sit neck-deep to protest land deal

Hundreds of farmers near Jaipur city partially bury themselves in pits to protest against ‘forceful’ land acquisition. By: Saif Khalid / Source: Al Jazeera / The Dawn News / October 5, 2017 Hundreds of farmers in the state of Rajasthan, India, have been protesting against the government’s plan to acquire their […]

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Cuba’s Response to Trump

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba in Response to Recent Measures Taken by the Trump Administration Following Incidents Involving U.S. Diplomatic Personnel in Havana Source: Boletín Tricontinental / OSPAAAL / The Dawn News / October 3, 2017 On September 29, 2017, the US Secretary […]

Lenin Moreno’s Backpedaling From Everything He Was Voted For
Ecuador News

Lenin Moreno’s Backpedaling From Everything He Was Voted For

  By: Magdalena León T / Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / October 2, 2017 In the history of Latin American countries there are exceptional moments of seeking new paths, of making changes to bring us closer to the public good. In Ecuador, one of this moments of transformation was achieved through […]

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Ecuador News

Ecuador: Vice President Jorge Glas Goes to Jail for Odebrecht Case

Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / October 3, 2017 The District Attorney, who asked for this precautionary measure due to “the emergence of new convincing information in the investigation for unlawful association”, closed on Sunday the pre-trial phase of the Odebrecht case—a case of global reach for which […]