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(Castellano) Fidel y la paz de Colombia
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Jul 2016

Durante más de 60 años el Comandante Fidel Castro ha sido un incasable luchador por la paz de Colombia. Que el anhelo de paz de los colombianos sea sellado en Cuba no es una casualidad. A ella ha dedicado tanto esfuerzo como lo hizo por la caída del Apartheid en Sudáfrica, la liberación de Angola o la independencia de Namibia y otras naciones africanas.

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(Castellano) Nueva “caída del muro de Berlín”: India y Pakistán entran al Grupo de Shanghái el día del Brexit
Alfredo Jalife - teleSUR, 4 Jul 2016

La “coincidencia geoestratégica de destino: el mismo día que la UE iniciaba su implosión, el Grupo de Shanghái (OSC) celebraba su 16 cumbre en Tash¬kent (Uzbekistán), donde se reunieron el zar Vladimir Putin y el mandarín chino Xi, y aprobaron el protocolo de ingreso de dos grandes pesos pesados nucleares: India y Pakistán. ¡Fin de una era!”

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(Castellano) Rechazo a presidente interino de Brasil llega a 70%
teleSUR - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Jul 2016

La desaprobación de Michel Temer aumentó unos nueve puntos desde febrero a la fecha, según sondeo.

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(Castellano) 140 años de la muerte de Mijaíl Bakunin
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Jul 2016

El 1° de julio de 1876 murió el político ruso Mijaíl Bakunin. Fue autor de una voluminosa obra entre las que destacaron El llamamiento a los eslavos, El catecismo revolucionario y El Estado y la anarquía. El político ruso participó activamente en las revoluciones de 1848 en París y Alemania.

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Erdogan Abandons Gaza, Normalizes Ties with Israel for Gas
teleSUR - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Jul 2016

Turkey and Israel have ended a six-year row between the two countries despite years of Ankara’s demand that Israel lifts the Gaza blockade.

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(Castellano) WikiLeaks: Brexit podría poner fin al exilio de Assange
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Jun 2016

Tras conocer la salida del Reino Unido de la Unión Europea, la vocería del portal de filtraciones ha concluido que estas nuevas circunstancias pueden otorgarle la libertad al fundador del portal. “Brexit significa el desguace de la orden de detención europea utilizada como excusa para detener a Assange sin cargos en el Reino Unido durante 5,5 años”.

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(Castellano) Masiva protesta en Okinawa contra las bases militares de EE.UU.
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Jun 2016

19 junio 2016 – Unas 65 mil personas protestaron hoy en la isla de Okinawa en rechazo a la presencia de bases militares estadounidenses tras el asesinato de una mujer japonesa, cometido por un contratista de la base militar de Estados Unidos en la isla. Se trata de una de las protestas más grandes desde octubre de 1995, cuando unas 85 mil personas salieron a las calles después de que tres soldados estadounidenses violaran a una niña de 12 años.

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Laying the Foundations of Cuban Revolutionary Healthcare
Don Fitz - teleSUR, 13 Jun 2016

The consciousness of the 3000 doctors who stayed became a material force in the production of Cuban health care. “The central contradiction facing revolutionary medicine was how to do much, much more with much, much less while conceptualizing much, much deeper.”

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WikiLeaks Exposes Text from Secretly Negotiated TISA Trade Deal
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 May 2016

The TISA is one of three international trade deals being negotiated in secret, along with the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, TTIP and the Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP, trade deal. Collectively, these agreements encompass 75 to 95 percent of global GDP.

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Shocking Brazil Leaks Prompt Panic in Fraud-Riddled Coup Gov’t
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 May 2016

Fear that more damning leaks solidifying claims that the plan to remove suspended President Dilma Rousseff was a coup is settling in around the unelected interim President Michel Temer, prompting advisors to suggest a shift of corrupt ministers as political scandal rocks the imposed government just two weeks after being installed.

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Brazil’s Senate-Imposed Government Increasingly Isolated
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2016

16 May 2016 – Uruguay has joined the growing list of Latin American countries that reject the Senate-imposed coup government of Michel Temer in Brazil, leaving the right-wing administration increasingly isolated in the region. Argentine President Mauricio Macri remains the only head of state to openly state support for it.

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Sea-Level Rise Claims Five Islands in Solomons: Study
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2016

Five islands have disappeared in the Pacific’s Solomon Islands due to rising sea levels and coastal erosion.

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Médecins Sans Frontières Say 75 Hospitals Bombed in 2015, Leave UN Humanitarian Summit
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2016

The Medical Aid Organization Says It Does Not Have Hope in the “Fig Leaf” Summit – Doctors Without Borders on Thursday [5 May] pulled out of a U.N.-sponsored World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul on May 23-24 saying there was no hope that the meeting would address the weaknesses in humanitarian action and emergency response, particularly in conflict areas or epidemic situations.

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The Real Target of the Panama Papers
Pepe Escobar – teleSUR, 16 May 2016

What the Panama Papers may succeed in is to eliminate competition. From now on, your fiscal paradise of choice must be in US, UK and Dutch jurisdictions. We control every global financial flow—legal or otherwise. Defy us—or else.

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WikiLeaks Reveal Brazil’s New Coup President Is ‘US Informant’
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2016

13 May 2016 – Whistleblower website WikiLeaks described the Senate-imposed President of Brazil Michel Temer as a “U.S. Embassy informant” in a tweet and provided two links where Temer’s candid thoughts on Brazilian politics serve as the basis for a report by the U.S. embassy in Brazil.

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Fidel Castro Speaks at Cuban Congress, Invokes Communist Spirit
Fidel Castro Ruz - teleSUR, 25 Apr 2016

The leader of the Cuban Revolution gave a rare public speech during the closure of the seventh Congress of the Communist Party. “Perhaps, the greatest danger hanging over the earth today derives from the destructive power of modern weaponry which could undermine the peace of the planet and make human life on earth’s surface impossible.”

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Violence Is at the Heart of US Drug War Policy in the Americas
Dawn Paley - teleSUR, 25 Apr 2016

The militarization of the enforcement of prohibition has contributed to violence in Latin America and allowed the U.S. government to push policies of social control.

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Oxfam: Most of World Bank’s Private Investments Linked to Tax Havens
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Apr 2016

Oxfam says poor countries are cheated out of an estimated US$100 billion in taxes a year by companies using offshore havens and other tax-dodging tricks.

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The Man Who Wants to Impeach Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff Named in Panama Papers
TeleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Apr 2016

Brazilian House Speaker Eduardo Cunha, who claims he wants to root out corruption, is again exposed as a criminal. Cunha, of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party or PMDB that recently broke with Rousseff’s Workers’ Party, was paid bribes allegedly funded by Portuguese business mogul Idalecio de Castro Rodrigues de Oliveira who owned a conglomerate of 14 companies registered in the British Virgin Islands from 2003 to 2011.

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Is US-Funded Destabilization in Latin America Now Paying Off?
Francisco Dominguez - teleSUR, 18 Apr 2016

Riots, street demonstrations, anti-corruption campaigns, protests about the impact of the world economic crisis, general strikes, impeachment efforts, economic sabotage, and the like, have become the battle horses on which oligarchic forces in cahoots with Washington are riding to carry out ‘regime change’ in various Latin American countries.

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Panama Papers: City of London Is ‘Beating Heart’ of Tax Cheats Empire
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Apr 2016

Filmmaker and journalist Mark Donne says British tax avoidance policies amount to a second British Empire. Even the media reporting on the issue “such as News UK and the Murdoch empire have more than 192 shell companies in tax havens. The messengers that are telling you the story are absolutely using tax avoidance.”

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This Hacker Rigged Elections in 9 Latin American Countries
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Apr 2016

Andres Sepulveda hacked and spied in elections in Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, and Venezuela.

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Chomsky and Pilger Back teleSUR Against Macri’s Attack in Argentina
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Apr 2016

8 Apr 2016 – Dozens of journalists, academics and activists – including Noam Chomsky, Danny Glover, John Pilger and Cindy Sheehan –have signed a petition against the right-wing government of Argentina’s Mauricio Macri and his attempts to close the teleSUR office, effectively shutting down one of the only alternative voices in Argentina’s largely corporate media landscape.

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West Ignores Iraq and Yemen Massacres, Still Weeps for Brussels
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Mar 2016

25 Mar 2016 – Suicide attacks killing scores of people in Iraq and Yemen in the last few days have revealed once again the fickle nature of Western sympathies, after the bloodbath failed to produce the massive outpouring of grief prompted by the Brussel attacks.

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UN: Israel Demolished 41 Palestinian Homes, a School in 1 Week
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Mar 2016

The demolition took place in a Palestinian village called Khirbet Tana, which is home to approximately 250 people who rely on herding and agriculture for their livelihood, according to the U.N. report.

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Debt and Drugs: A Toxic Colonial Legacy for Puerto Rico
Kari Lydersen - TeleSur, 29 Feb 2016

Drug addiction rates in Puerto Rico are sky high, with an estimated 60,000 intravenous drug users. Injection drug use has fueled HIV and hepatitis C infection rates among the highest in the Western Hemisphere. The island’s debt crisis and subsequent austerity cuts are exacerbating social problems.

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Cuba Leads the Way in Developing New Cancer Drugs
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Feb 2016

15 Feb 2016 – Cuba is testing drugs to turn cancer into a manageable chronic disease, adapting treatment to each tumor rather than attacking them with a one-size-fits-all cure.

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The TPP: A Corporate Bill of Rights
Larry Brown - TeleSur, 8 Feb 2016

These so-called trade deals are really not very much about trade at all. They are international corporate constitutions, aimed at limiting the ability of our governments to control transnational corporate behavior. These deals weaken democracy, increase income inequality, endanger our public services, give corporations more rights than the citizenry, further endanger our already stressed environment, and kill jobs.

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Nonprofits: Beware the Hand That Feeds
Auset Marian Lewis - TeleSur, 25 Jan 2016

Can we really depend on big money to fund change? With dissent bent and compromised to fit a corporate 501c(3) model, the cry for change can be muted and misdirected. To that extent nonprofit models can coopt social justice movements who depend on them for support.

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I Helped Create ISIS
Vincent Emanuele - TeleSur, 21 Dec 2015

After we cut their zip-ties and took the black bags off their heads, several of our more deranged marines would fire rounds from their AR-15s into their air or ground, scaring the recently released captives. Always for laughs. Who knows how long they survived. After all, no one cared. We do know of one former U.S. prisoner who survived: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS.

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Empire Files
Abby Martin, TheRealNews - TeleSur, 21 Dec 2015

Abby Martin debuts teleSUR’s The Empire Files exploring the U.S. Empire and its rise to world hegemony.

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600 Refugees Detained by Australia Say They Want to Die
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Dec 2015

3 Dec 2015 – Six hundred refugees and asylum seekers detained by the Australia government on Manus Island, part of Papua New Guinea, have written a letter to the Australian prime minister saying they want assistance to die.

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Beirut and Paris: A Tale of Two Terror Attacks
Belén Fernández - TeleSur, 16 Nov 2015

14 Nov 2015 – As news arrived yesterday of terror attacks in Paris that ultimately left more than 120 people dead, U.S. President Barack Obama characterized the situation as “heartbreaking” and an assault “on all of humanity.” Presidential sympathy had been conspicuously absent the previous day when terror attacks in Beirut left 44 people dead and 239 others injured. Predictably, Western media and social media were much less vocal about the slaughter in Lebanon.

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US Government Asks Native Hawaiians to Legitimize Occupation with Vote
Sonali Kolhatkar – TeleSur, 16 Nov 2015

Native Hawaiians are the last Indigenous population in the U.S. without their own government. But what they want is independence, not legal recognition.

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Cuba Leading Eradication of HIV/AIDS, UN Says
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Nov 2015

Cuba is an example for the world to follow on how to eradicate AIDS, the executive director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS said Friday [13 Nov 2015].

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UN Votes in Favor of Ending Cuban Blockade 191-2
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Nov 2015

The United Nations General Assembly voted in favor of lifting the blockade against Cuba Tuesday [27 Oct 2015], with only the U.S. and Israel voting against.

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Anthropocene or Capitalocene?
Paul Street - TeleSur, 2 Nov 2015

Analysts argue with good reason that it is more appropriate to understand humanity’s Earth-altering assault on livable ecology as ‘Capitalocene.’ After all, it is only during the relatively brief period of history when capitalism has existed and ruled the world that human social organization has developed the capacity, inner accumulation, and growth-mad compulsion to transform Earth systems. And kill them.

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Welcoming Refugees: Our Future Is Common
Jerome Roos – TeleSur, 19 Oct 2015

The EU’s external borders are rapidly becoming untenable. Rather than resist, Europe should embrace its future as a continent of great diversity. How is Europe to adapt to such dramatic patterns of human relocation and the resultant demographic changes?

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The Revolutionary Act of Telling the Truth – WikiLeaks
John Pilger - TeleSur, 5 Oct 2015

These are dark times, in which the propaganda of deceit touches all our lives. It is as if political reality has been privatized and illusion legitimized. The information age is a media age–a surreal assembly line of cliches and false assumptions.

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Julian Assange “Winning” against Intelligence Agencies
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Oct 2015

Julian Assange is “winning” in his conflict with the United States intelligence agencies, the WikiLeaks founder told a Latin American conference for the progressive left on Wednesday [30 Sep 2015]. “We are winning because secrets breed incompetency.”

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Ecuador Victims Can Seek Compensation from Chevron, Canada Supreme Court Rules
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Sep 2015

The Supreme Court determined that Canada is an appropriate jurisdiction and victims of contamination can seek compensation from the oil company.

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As Cuba Escalates Call for Guantanamo, Obama Battles Congress
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Aug 2015

26 Jul 2015 – The Cuban government once again demanded the U.S. to lift the 50-year-old economic blockade on the island and to return the occupied territory of Guantanamo at the 62nd anniversary of the Assault on the Moncada Barracks in Santiago de Cuba.

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Noam Chomsky Says US Turned to Cuba Due to Increasing Isolation
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Jul 2015

The U.S. was on the verge of being completely isolated from its own ‘backyard,’ Latin America, in the 2015 Summit of the Americas.

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Honduran Democracy Still in Crisis 6 Years after Coup Sponsored by USA
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jun 2015

According to a recent report, 15 assaults per month are perpetrated against journalists, human rights defenders, and political opposition. Meanwhile, gender-based violence is out of control with the femicide rate surpassing epidemic levels.

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Freedom Flotilla Set to Sail to Gaza amid Safety Concerns
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Jun 2015

Activists say that they aim to end the blockade on Gaza, but they fear an Israeli violent response to their attempt.

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Coca-Cola Slowly Deprives 30,000 People of Water in El Salvador
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Jun 2015

The main and only source of water for thousands of Salvadorans is in peril.

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Barcelona Election Puts Social Movements in Control of the City
Jerome Roos – TeleSur English, 8 Jun 2015

Barcelona has decided that for the next four years it will be governed not by a party, but by the legitimacy we built as a radical democratic movement.

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Why Does Greece Not Simply Default?
Jérôme Roos - TeleSur, 1 Jun 2015

History has shown that countries that refuse to pay their debts fall harder but recover faster than those that do not. So why does Greece’s left-led government not simply get it over with?

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48 Countries March Against Monsanto
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jun 2015

Global anti-Monsanto protests have been spurred by a recent WHO warning that the company’s signature herbicide “probably” causes cancer.

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Whistleblower Warns on Safety of UK Nukes, Goes on the Run
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 May 2015

17 May 2015 – A UK Navy Seaman has warned that the UK’s nuclear submarine system, Trident, are a “disaster waiting to happen” and is now in hiding. In coming months, the UK government will decide whether to spend £100bn (US$150bn) on upgrading its nuclear weapons system.

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Israel to Force Bedouin Village to Pay for Its Own Demolition
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 May 2015

The Israeli state is claiming that the town, razed to the ground 83 times, should pay for the 1,000 police deployed to carry out the destruction.

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WikiLeaks: German Government Aided NSA Spying in Europe
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 May 2015

A new document contradicts the German government’s claims that it was not aware of the NSA spying activities in Europe. The government of Angela Merkel actively helped the massive surveillance of the U.S. National Security Office, WikiLeaks revealed on Tuesday [12 May 2015].

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A Third of US-Backed Afghan Forces Involved in Drug Trade
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 May 2015

Several reports show the production of opium has sky-rocketed since the 2001 U.S. invasion. According to Russia’s Federal Drug Control Service, a third of Afghan troops have deserted to join the country’s drug trade industry.

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Latin American Organizations Campaign to Ban Monsanto
Kimberley Brown – TeleSur, 4 May 2015

Doctors, scientists and environmentalists across Latin America are demanding a ban on Monsanto products. Over 30,000 doctors and health professionals in Argentina are the latest to add their voice to the fight.

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An ‘Obvious and Conspicuous’ Injustice, says Assange on Asylum
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Mar 2015

14 Mar 2014 – In an exclusive interview with teleSUR, Julian Assange talks about why he chose Ecuador for asylum and the ongoing U.S. investigation into WikiLeaks. “They are trying many, many different ways to attack the organization and me using conspiracy on the one hand but also non-espionage charges that make it easier to extradite people.”

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The Tax Deductible Occupation
Alex Doherty - TeleSur, 9 Mar 2015

The Friends of the Israel Defence Forces (FIDF) runs a fundraising program that allows for donors to “Adopt a Brigade” of Israeli forces.

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Washington and ISIS: The Evidence
Tim Anderson - TeleSur, 9 Mar 2015

8 Mar 2015 – Reports that US and British aircraft carrying arms to the Islamic State group – better known as ISIS – have been shot down by Iraqi forces have been met with shock and denial in western countries.

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Ex-UN Chief Kofi Annan: US War on Iraq Helped Create Islamic State
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Feb 2015

Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Sunday [8 Feb 2015] that the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq helped create the Islamic State group. Annan issued the remarks during a speech at the Munich Security Conference in southern Germany.

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Latin America’s Mass Murderers to Be Tried in Italian Court
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Feb 2015

8 Feb 2015 – Former military chiefs and politicians implicated in the deaths of thousands through Operation Condor will face justice. After decades of impunity, those responsible for the wave of political violence that swept Latin America under the dictatorships of 1970s and 1980s will be tried in court this week in Rome, Italy.

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How the Left Failed France’s Muslims
Walden Bello, TeleSur – Foreign Policy In Focus, 16 Feb 2015

In a different world, Cherif and Said Kouachi might have become progressive activists. But where the left abdicated its outreach to marginalized communities, the Islamists moved in.

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Non Aligned Movement Backs Venezuela against U.S. Sanctions
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Feb 2015

The group of 120 nations issued a statement Saturday [7 Feb 2015] denouncing the sanctions as an intervention into Venezuelan affairs.

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Ayotzinapa Parents Reject Government’s Decision to Close Case
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Feb 2015

Parents of the 43 Mexican students forcibly disappeared on Sep 26 offered a press conference Tuesday [27 Jan 2015] categorically rejecting the Attorney General’s conclusion that the students were kidnapped, killed, burned and thrown into a river.

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1.5M Lifted Out of Poverty in Ecuador under Correa
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Feb 2015

The South American country has made enormous social investments over the last eight years of the Correa government.

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(Castellano) Hacktivismo
Justin Podour - TeleSur, 19 Jan 2015

Una revisión de: ‘el Hacker, el Bromista, el Denunciantes, el Espía: Las muchas caras de Anonymous’ (Verso, 2014). El libro de Coleman nos ayuda a entender Anonymous revelando como otra forma de activismo político: personas que se unen para tratar de luchar por un mundo mejor, utilizando, en este caso, sus ordenadores y la acción directa.

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San Francisco Buses Running Islamophobic Ads
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Jan 2015

Once again, an anti-Islam organization has bought ads on San Francisco buses, this time comparing Islam to Nazis.

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Abolishing Nuclear Weapons – Useful and Not-So-Useful First Steps
Milan Rai - TeleSur, 12 Jan 2015

The most urgently-required negative security assurance (NSA) is a promise by all the declared nuclear weapon states never to use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against a non-nuclear weapon state.

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(Castellano) Descubren ciudad de 500 mil años en Turquía
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Jan 2015

La Administración para el Desarrollo Habitacional de Turquía (TOKI) realizó el mayor descubrimiento arqueológico del país este año, una ciudad subterránea de 500 mil años de antigüedad en la región turca de Anatolia Central.

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China-CELAC Forum a ‘New Beginning,’ Says Xi
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Jan 2015

Chinese President Xi Jinping opened a historic meeting with the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States Thursday [8 Jan 2015]. Representatives of more than 30 countries are meeting in Beijing to discuss South-South cooperation.

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5,000 Year Old Subterranean City Found in Turkey
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Jan 2015

A massive 5,000 year old underground city has been discovered in Turkey according to reports Sunday [28 Dec 2014]. The finding has been regarded as the biggest archeological discovery of 2014.

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Cuban Province Records World’s Lowest Infant Mortality Rate
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Jan 2015

The central province of Cienfuegos, Cuba, ended 2014 with a rate of infant mortality of three deaths per thousand live births, the lowest in the world, local health authorities reported Friday [2 Jan 2015].

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(Castellano) Catar 2022 un mundial empañado por la corrupción y la muerte
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Dec 2014

El Mundial de Fútbol 2022 se ha visto empañado por casos de corrupción, compra de votos en favor de la sede en Catar y la muerte de trabajadores durante la construcción de los estadios para el evento.

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(Castellano) Las victorias de Cuba
Emir Sader – TeleSur, 29 Dec 2014

Cuba y Berlín eran las dos esquinas más tensas de la guerra fría. La caída del muro sacó a Berlín de esa condición. La normalización de las relaciones entre La Habana y Washington hace lo mismo con Cuba. Se cierra la última página de la larga guerra fría de la segunda pos guerra. Y de la mejor manera posible para Cuba y para todos los que le apoyaron en contra del injusto bloqueo.

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ALBA Leaders Reject US Interference as Summit Concludes
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Dec 2014

With the 13th summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) concluding Sunday [14 Dec 2014], the12-member bloc of left-leaning Latin American and Caribbean countries strongly rejected U.S. interference on the region, particularly in light of new sanctions announced against Venezuela this week.

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(Castellano) El imperio y la legitimación de la tortura
Atilio Borón, Ph.D. – TeleSur, 15 Dec 2014

Para perpetrar estas violaciones a los derechos humanos Estados Unidos habilitó numerosas cárceles secretas. La conclusión es que no sólo se legaliza la tortura sino que también se la legitima.

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Britain Taught Brazilian Dictatorship to Torture
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Dec 2014

Brazilian interrogators learned techniques from the British army, which had mastered their psychological torturing skills on suspected republicans in Northern Ireland.

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(Castellano) Rusia y América Latina: protagonistas multipolares
Nydia Egremy Pinto - TeleSur, 8 Dec 2014

Ambos polos coinciden hoy en sus objetivos estratégicos al refirmar que sus recursos naturales deben ser motor de desarrollo y no, capital trasnacional. Hoy que Nuestra América avanza hacia su integración y que Rusia retorna a la arena mundial como actor de primer orden, parece mas viable mundo multipolar.

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(Castellano) Periodismo en Tiempos Macabros – El Horror como Mercancía Noticiosa
Fernando Buen Abad, Rebelión/Universidad de la Filosofía – TeleSur, 1 Dec 2014

Una de las peores consecuencias de esa “industria de la noticia” basada en mentir, consiste en fabricar “escuelas”, en esparcir sus gérmenes ideológicos entre un séquito de “periodistas” acríticos, mansos y serviles, que reptan por todo el planeta haciendo metástasis de su estulticia y de su servilismo periodístico.

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(Castellano) Los Bienes Comunes y la Defensa de lo Público
Marina Sitrin – TeleSur, 1 Dec 2014

¿Se puede pasar de lo público a los comunes a través del Estado?

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Save the Children from Tony Blair and Others like Him
Joe Emersberger - TeleSur, 1 Dec 2014

Save the Children gave Tony Blair, a man who contributed massively to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Iraqis during the decade he was the UK prime minister, a “global legacy award.” How can this charity get away with doing something so monstrous? The reason is simple: money.

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(Castellano) Cigarrillos electrónicos contienen sustancias cancerígenas
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Dec 2014

Investigadores del Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública de Japón afirman, en un estudio dado a conocer este jueves [27 nov 2014], que el vapor de algunos cigarrillos electrónicos contiene agentes cancerígenos.

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(Castellano) Putin: Un discurso histórico
Atilio Borón - TeleSur, 1 Dec 2014

¿Qué dijo Putin en su intervención? Imposible reseñar en pocas páginas su discurso y las respuestas a los cuestionamientos hechos por los participantes. Pero, con el ánimo de estimular una lectura de ese documento resumiríamos algunas de sus tesis como sigue a continuación.

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(Castellano) Estado, monopolio de la violencia y legitimidad
Angel Guerra - TeleSur, 1 Dec 2014

Max Weber afirmó que el Estado ejerce el monopolio de la violencia por definición. Pero añadía que esa facultad debe cumplirse a través de un proceso “de legitimación”.

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(Castellano) Cadena Perpetua para Homosexuales en Gambia
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Nov 2014

En el continente africano hay al menos 36 países que condenan la homosexualidad. Este viernes en Gambia fue aprobado un proyecto de ley que podría condenar a cadena perpetua a algunos homosexuales.

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The Commons and Defending the Public
Marina Sitrin - TeleSur, 24 Nov 2014

Can one move from public to commons by going through the state?

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Construction of Nicaraguan Canal to Begin in December [2014]
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Nov 2014

The controversial canal will run through Lake Nicaragua, other sensitive ecosystems, and will have adverse effects for many communities.

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(Castellano) Palestina Agradece Reconocimiento del Congreso Español
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Nov 2014

El documento fue aprobado la víspera por 319 votos a favor, dos en contra y una abstención y sigue a otro similar pasado por la Cámara de los Comunes británica días atrás.

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US Police Visit Israel to Learn New Strategies
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Nov 2014

Chicago officers attend the third Homeland Security Conference in Tel Aviv to learn on cyber-crime and counterterrorism from one of the most questioned police corps in the world.

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Israel Refuses to Cooperate with UN Gaza Probe
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Nov 2014

An Israeli spokesperson Wednesay [12 Nov 2014] declared that Israel will not participate in the U.N. inquiry into its 50-day attack on Gaza last summer. Netanyahu refused to allow the investigative team to cross Israeli borders. It had arrived in Amman, Jordan and was originally planning to travel through Israel to reach the Gaza Strip.

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Merkel Rules Out Further Sanctions on Russia
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Nov 2014

The German official nonetheless plans to extend travel bans to newly elected Ukraine officials.

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Western Nuclear Terrorism
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Nov 2014

The use of nuclear coercion by the US and its allies has long roots, going right back to the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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ICC: Israel Committed ‘War Crimes’ but It’s Not Our Problem
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Nov 2014

According to court papers seen by Reuters on Wednesday [5 Nov 2014] and to lawyers, the court’s decision confirms that Israel has a ‘special status’ in regards to international law.

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For 23rd time, UN General Assembly Votes to End US Blockade against Cuba
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Servivce, 3 Nov 2014

28 Oct 2014 – Today the UN General Assembly once again voted overwhelmingly in favor of ending the blockade of Cuba by the USA. 188 countries voted in favor with only the United States and Israel voting against it. The 3 Pacific island nations Palau, Marshall Islands and Micronesia abstained. The voting result was identical to last year’s.

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Assange to Open Human Rights Film Festival in Barcelona
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Oct 2014

The WikiLeaks founder will answer questions from an open floor on the first night of the festival, Wednesday [22 Oct 2014], which is comprised of films on humanitarian themes, from transsexuality to international conflicts.

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Latin America’s ‘Made in USA’ 2014 Recession
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Oct 2014

Three major economies of Latin America—Brazil, Argentina, and Venezuela—entered recession in 2014. And in all three cases their recessions may be subtitled, ‘Made in the USA’.

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EU Bans Import of Israeli Dairy Products Made in Palestine
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Oct 2014

The ban is expected to have only minimal economic impact, but it is one of the boldest moves taken by western nations to put pressure on the Israeli government to change its policies toward Palestine.

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(Castellano) Refugiados Sirios ya Estarían en Uruguay
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Oct 2014

Un total de 42 refugiados sirios, en su mayoría niños habrían llegado este jueves [9 octubre 2014] a Uruguay, indicó una fuente de la Presidencia anónima. Uruguay es el primer país latinoamericano en implementar un plan de reasentamiento de este tipo.

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Israel Starts Building 600 New Settlement Houses
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Oct 2014

Israel began to build hundreds of new housing units in East Jerusalem and seized land in the West Bank on Saturday [11 Oct 2014], despite international condemnation.

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Uruguay’s Legalization of Marijuana Makes Sense in a Senseless Drug War
Benjamin Dangl, TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Sep 2014

In December of last year [2013], Uruguay became the first country in the world to fully legalize and regulate the cultivation, sale, distribution and use of marijuana.

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(Castellano) Fondos Buitre y la ONU
Daniel Kostzer -TeleSur, 8 Sep 2014

En el año 2000 la ONU firmó los denominados Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio a ser alcanzados o cumplidos en el 2015. Meta 8.D: Abordar en todas sus dimensiones los problemas de la deuda de los países en de-sarrollo con medidas nacionales e internacionales a fin de hacer la deuda sostenible a largo plazo.

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(Castellano) Islamistas toman embajada de EE.UU. en Trípoli [Libia]
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Sep 2014

31 Ago 2014 – La información fue reseñada por la agencia RT, portal que precisó-citando a un periodista de AP- que aunque las ventanas en el complejo han sido destrozadas, la mayoría del equipo que había sido dejado por los estadounidenses permanecieron intactos.

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