Latin America recognizes Palestine

In December, Argentina and Brazil announced their recognition of a free and independent Palestinian State within the 1967 borders. Uruguay has also published intentions of doing the same. These lates...
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West flip-flops on Gadaffi

Weeks of uprising in Libya against the Libyan leader, Colonel Mummar Gaddafi, has led to a civil war between pro-Gaddafi military forces and opposition rebels that are partially made up of military d...
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Colombia’s ‘Parapolitics’

Former Colombian senator, Mario Uribe Escobar, has been found guilty of having connections with the Colombian right-wing paramilitary death squad, United-Self Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC). Escoba...

Egypt gains freedom!

After 18 days of massive unrest across Egypt, President Hosni Mubarak ended his 30-year rule and resigned on February 11, handing over power to a military supreme council. Protests and demonstrations...
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Palestinians remember former leader

Harry Lam Journal Staff On November 11, Palestinians commemorated the sixth anniversary of the death of former Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat. Arafat was the first president of the Palestinian Nat...
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Wikileaks reveal truths on Iraq

Harry Lam Journal Staff The U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 and the occupation that followed is one of the most violent conflicts in the past decade. It was an invasion that was claimed by former U.S. ...
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Argentina mourns death of former president

Harry Lam Journal Staff Former Argentine President, Néstor Kirchner, died of a heart attack last Wednesday at the age of 60. He had been suffering from heart problems in the last year and underwent t...

Police uprising in Ecuador causes chaos

Harry Lam Journal Staff Ecuador was thrown into chaos as hundreds within the police force launched an uprising against Ecuadorian President, Rafael Correa, on September 30. This was in response to a ...

No fair trials for the Cuban Five

Harry Lam Journal Staff In June 1998, Cuban government officials held a meeting with the FBI concerning terrorist plots against Cuba that were being organized by Cuban-exiled terrorist groups in Miam...

Cuban-exile roaming the U.S.

Harry Lam Journal Contributor In the U.S., when one thinks of terrorist attacks involving commercial airliners, first to mind are the barbaric 9/11 attacks that killed about 3,000 people. However, fe...