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Revolutionary Student Coordinating Committee denounces renewed attacks on peoples’ heroine, Assata Shakur

  The Revolutionary Student Coordinating Committee condemns the repeated attacks on Assata Shakur by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and law enforcement authorities in New Jersey. On May 2, the FBI and state of New Jersey announced the doubling of … Continue reading

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Riot Police sharpen shooting techniques

Luanda – Members of the Riot Police (PIR) completed Saturday in Luanda a course of special shooters, during an event presided over by the counselling commander of the eastern region, commissioner António Martins de Sousa “Kipakassa”. The three-month training was … Continue reading

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As Cuba cuts back, security appears to grow

A brutal economic crisis is forcing the Cuban government to lay off half a million workers, slash imports and subsidized food sales, and even trim its keystone health services. Yet the government has given no sign it will reduce its … Continue reading

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Cuba’s 500,000 Layoffs Could Lead to Social Unrest

Sep 13, 2010 Cuba announced Monday it will cast off at least half a million state employees by mid-2011 and reduce restrictions on private enterprise to help them find new jobs — the most dramatic step yet in President Raul … Continue reading

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Video shows armed Cuban police breaking up student protest

09.10.10 A Cuban anti-riot squad, previously unseen but surprisingly well-equipped and with fixed bayonets, quelled a Pakistani student protest in Matanzas, a video of the event shows. “Our hand will not tremble in the face of violence,” one Cuban official … Continue reading

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