Thousands of workers on strike in Brazil

[Capitalism is the problem. Revolution is the solution. -- NP] Thousands of workers on strike in Brazil SAO PAULO (AP) -- Tens of thousands of workers across Brazil walked off their jobs on Thursday in a mostly peaceful nationwide strike demanding better working conditions and improved public services in Latin America's biggest nation. Metalworkers, transportation... Continue Reading →

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Venezuela offers asylum to U.S. fugitive Snowden

Venezuela offers asylum to U.S. fugitive Snowden By Daniel Wallis and Deisy Buitrago CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro offered asylum to former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden in defiance of Washington, which is demanding his arrest for divulging details of secret U.S. spy programs. Snowden, 30, is believed to be holed up in... Continue Reading →

Effort to clean up Honduras police force stalls

[US-back deathsquad states terrorize the people of Latin America. So what's new? -- NP] Effort to clean up Honduras police force stalls TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — In the midst of a scandal over the police shooting of a university president's son, the government of Honduras launched an unprecedented effort last year to clean up a... Continue Reading →

Young objector challenges Israeli army

[Support those who refuse to participate in crimes against humanity. --NP] Young objector challenges Israeli army JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military has jailed a young man for six months for refusing to serve because of his opposition to Israel's occupation of the West Bank, focusing attention on the longstanding conflict between the country's universal... Continue Reading →

Honduran police accused as death squads

  [The United States has a long history of terrorizing the masses of Latin America. --NP] Honduran police accused as death squads By ALBERTO ARCE TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — At least five times in the last few months, members of a Honduras street gang were killed or went missing just after run-ins with the U.S.-supported... Continue Reading →

Bahrain demonstrator jailed for flag ‘insult’

[The United States backs the dictatorship in Bahrain even as it tramples civil rights. The United States is only about advancing its own interests. --NP] Bahrain demonstrator jailed for flag 'insult' MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — A Bahrain demonstrator was sentenced to three months in prison Thursday for hanging a Bahrain flag from his truck during... Continue Reading →

Bahrain convicts 6 of Twitter insults

[The US-backed dictatorship in Bahrain has brutally attacked protesters. The United States claims to stand for democracy in Syria, but supports the brutal attacks on the masses in Bahrain. Just goes to show that so-called "human rights" and "democracy" are just rhetoric. What matters to the imperialists is advancing the interests of imperialists.  -- NP]... Continue Reading →

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