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Brazil's foreign minister resigns amid row with Bolivia

Brazil's foreign minister resigns amid row with Bolivia Tue, 27 Aug, 2013

Brazil's foreign minister resigned Monday over rising tensions with La Paz after Brazilian diplomats spirited away a Bolivian opposition senator wanted for corruption.
Same-sex pairs shake up tango championship in Argentina

Same-sex pairs shake up tango championship in Argentina Sun, 25 Aug, 2013

The sexy, sensual world of tango is experiencing a shake-up, as same-sex couples compete for the first time in the world championships in Argentina, where the dance was born.
FARC killed 13 Colombian soldiers

FARC killed 13 Colombian soldiers Sun, 25 Aug, 2013

Thirteen soldiers were ambushed and killed by the FARC on Saturday in the oil-producing province of Arauca, the army said. 
Riot in Bolivian prison leaves at least 29 dead

Riot in Bolivian prison leaves at least 29 dead Fri, 23 Aug, 2013

At least 29 people have died and 50 wounded after a brutal fight in the high security Palmasola prison in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, the national police chief said.
Colombian rebels suspend peace talks after referendum proposal

Colombian rebels suspend peace talks after referendum proposal Fri, 23 Aug, 2013

Colombia's largest guerrilla army FARC is suspending peace talks with the government due to President Juan Manuel Santos' refusal to call an assembly to modify the constitution.
Ecuadorian president threatens to force papers to go digital

Ecuadorian president threatens to force papers to go digital Tue, 20 Aug, 2013

Ecuador President Rafael Correa has suggested he might try to eliminate print newspapers in the country and force them to go all-digital as a way to save paper.
British authorities say detention of reporter's partner 'legally sound'

British authorities say detention of reporter's partner 'legally sound' Tue, 20 Aug, 2013

London police said the detention of the Brazilian partner of a journalist who broke news on U.S. surveillance programs was “legally and procedurally sound,” as Brazil called it unjustified. 
Protests after Britain detains partner of Snowden journalist

Protests after Britain detains partner of Snowden journalist Mon, 19 Aug, 2013

British authorities came under pressure on Monday to explain why anti-terrorism powers were used to detain for nine hours the partner of a journalist who has written articles about U.S. and British surveillance programs based on leaks from Edward Snowden.
9/11 lawyer to challenge secret Guantanamo camp

9/11 lawyer to challenge secret Guantanamo camp Mon, 19 Aug, 2013

A defense lawyer who gained access to a top-secret camp at the notorious US-run Guantanamo Bay prison has said it does not meet international standards under the Geneva Conventions. 

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Is Lenin still In? The 100 years after the October Revolution

This month marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution of October 1917. As we in the United States try to imagine a revolutionary opposition ...

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