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Florida bans public employees from using term ‘Climate change’

Florida bans public employees from using term ‘Climate change’

The Republican-led state’s environmental agency issued orders in 2011 banning its employees from using the phrases “climate change” and “global warming.”

Uruguay’s Parliament resumes with Broad Front Majority

Uruguay’s Parliament resumes with Broad Front Majority

The South American nation will continue under the political leadership of the left-wing Broad Front party.

Raul Castro says US relations won’t improve until blockade ends

Raul Castro says US relations won’t improve until blockade ends

President Castro made the remarks in the opening session of the two-day Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) summit in Costa Rica.

Latin American leaders discuss unity and poverty reduction

Latin American leaders discuss unity and poverty reduction

CELAC holds its third presidential summit since its founding in 2011.

US Supreme Court to rule on same sex marriage bans

US Supreme Court to rule on same sex marriage bans

A decision on whether states can ban same sex marriage will be handed down before the end of June. The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to determine if states can ban same sex marriage.

Uruguay’s Mujica puts his money where his mouth is with whopping donations

Uruguay’s Mujica puts his money where his mouth is with whopping donations

Mujica’s generosity runs parallel to a government announcement that minimum wage will rise more than 13 percent in 2015.

Iraq and Syria’s deadly 2014

Iraq and Syria’s deadly 2014

Both Iraq and Syria faced devastating levels of killings in 2014.

Mumia Abu-Jamal sues Pennsylvania to Overturn Gag Law

Mumia Abu-Jamal sues Pennsylvania to Overturn Gag Law

United States political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal has filed a lawsuit on the grounds that a new Pennsylvania law is aimed at silencing prisoners.

Cuba mourns anniversary of terrorist bombing of Cubana flight 455

Cuba mourns anniversary of terrorist bombing of Cubana flight 455

Twenty-five years before September 11 there was October 6. In 1976, on October 6, anti-Castro terrorists planted and ignited two bombs on a Cuban passenger plane killing all 73 passengers and five crewmembers on board after it crashed off of the coast of Barbados. It was Cubana de Aviacion, flight 455. Stephen Kimber, author of…

Rousseff, Neves head to runoff for Brazil presidency

Rousseff, Neves head to runoff for Brazil presidency

President Dilma Rousseff from the Workers Party (PT) and challenger Aecio Neves from the Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PMDB) will face off on October 26 in order to decide who will govern Brazil during the 2015 – 2019 term.

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