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For a second day “The Federal Aviation Administration extended its ban Wednesday on U.S. airlines’ flights to and from Tel Aviv, Israel, for another 24 hours”.

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Solidarity actions as Hondurans resist 5 years of coup government

Roger’s note: there are similarities between what happened in Honduras and what is happening today in the Ukraine.  In both cases, democratically elected governments were overthrown with either active or tacit support of the CIA and other U.S. 436 more words

Roger Hollander

In just one week...

I have been in Lima for exactly one month and one week. Most of this time I have been getting accustomed to the culture, the food (easiest one – excellent food!), getting used to the area, getting used to my new job. 1,188 more words

PULSE 2014

In Peace Corps and grad school, DePaul student explores passion for international development

As graduation day approached at Middlebury College in Vermont, Carmen Fleming realized she wasn’t particularly interested in the economics degree she had earned. She was more drawn to the field of international development. 709 more words

Central And South America; Caribbean

How Have Latin America’s Political Leaders Responded to Israel’s Siege on Gaza?

By Stephan Lefebvre | Center for Economic and Policy research | July 21, 2014

On July 10th, just two days after Israel launched Operation Protective Edge (the largest attack on Gaza in several years) President Obama released a statement in which he “reaffirmed Israel’s right to defend itself.” With a death toll now…

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Border Crisis: Central American Churches Try to Keep Children Home

Thousands of children continue to cross the US-Mexico border without parents, and a growing group of Hispanic Christian pastors is urging churches across Central America to keep their children from making the trip. 837 more words