International

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International

by Jamison Maeda

On July first, the fifth largest rail system in the US came to a halt as labor unions announced a strike. 
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International

Since July 11th over 14,000 peasants from the Northeastern region of Catatumbo in Colombia have been protesting against the appalling conditions that prevail there. There is a complete lack of the most basic social services, the social fabric has been badly hit by the armed conflict (in particular by right wing death squads that terrorised the region murdering over 10,000 farmers from the ‘90s) and now the region has been militarised as part of the counter-insurgent strategy of the government, having a massive impact on the daily lives of poor farmers who denounce persecution and abuses from all parties in the conflict.
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Defence, International

Edward Horgan of Shannon Watch witnessed the landing of U.S. military aircraft at Shannon Airport on Sunday Evening he also witnessed US soldiers on the ground near these aircraft some of whom appeared to be carrying weapons.
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International, Women's Rights

by Jamison Maeda

Women’s rights advocates around the world following the case of “Beatriz,” the 22 year old woman in El Salvador, received reassuring news today. After 26 weeks of severe complications due to lupus and kidney failure, Beatriz was granted a Caesarean section.
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