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World Sep 03U.S. Cuts Millions in Aid to Honduras in Support of Ousted Leader
After meeting with exiled President Manuel Zelaya on Thursday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the termination of millions of dollars in non-humanitarian aid to Honduras that had been suspended after Zelaya was deposed in June.
World Aug 21Peru Land Dispute Mobilizes Indigenous Effort
A dispute over oil and logging development in the Peruvian Amazon, which at times has erupted into violent protests, has also spurred an organization of indigenous Amazonian communities not previously seen in Peruvian politics.
World Aug 07Radio Shutdowns in Venezuela Raise Controversy
The ongoing tug-of-war between Venezuela's government and private media organizations has flared anew with the recent decision by President Hugo Chavez's administration to revoke the licenses of dozens of radio stations.
Economy Sep 02The Origins of Labor Day
The observance of Labor Day began over 100 years ago.
Nation Apr 03Media Recount: Bush Won the 2000 Election
More than three months after Democrat Al Gore conceded the contested 2000 election, an independent hand recount of Florida's ballots released Tuesday says he would have lost anyway, even if officials would have allowed the hand count he requested.