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Plane carrying Brazilian soccer team crashes in Colombia, killing at least 76 people

Authorities in Colombia said Tuesday that 76 of the 81 passengers aboard a plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team were killed when the aircraft crashed while on its way to the finals of a regional tournament. The chartered British Aerospace 146 short-haul plane, operated by LaMia, declared an emergency at 10 p.m. Monday because of

Even after ceding power, Dead Fidel Castro remained a godfather to leftists in Latin America

Fidel Castro’s revolution was slowly dying — or so it seemed. Communism had collapsed in Europe, and Cuba’s Soviet lifeline was severed. Food was in short supply. Power outages silenced TV sets normally tuned to a nighttime soap opera. Factories rusted in the tropical heat. The title of an American book seemed just right: “Castro’s

Free at Rio Olympics: 9 million forest-friendly condoms

Brazil’s government will hand out 9 million condoms for free around Rio de Janeiro during the Olympics in August, a push meant to encourage safe sex and also defend the Amazon rainforest. Rio’s local Olympic organizing committee said about 450,000 of the sustainably-produced condoms will be destined for athletes and staff housed in the Olympic

A Timeline of CIA Atrocities

AntiCorruption Society – by Steve Kangas, Global Research News The following article was initially published in 1997. It is in part based on the work of William Blum. Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions since World War II, 1995 (GR Ed. M. Ch.) The following timeline describes just a few of the hundreds of atrocities

Is That Part of Cirque de Soleil? ˜Shoe’ Thrown at Hillary Clinton During Speech, Slo-Mo Video

 A woman was taken into custody after throwing what she described as a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a Las Vegas speech. The incident happened moments after Clinton took the stage Thursday at an Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries meeting at the Mandalay Bay hotel-casino. Clinton ducked but did not appear to be hit by