Latin America

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Mercedes Sosa
Known as the singer who "gave a voice to the voiceless," Mercedes Sosa was an Argentinian singer who performed songs from a variety of Latin-American countries. Read more...
Last year, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visited his ally President Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, where the firebrand leaders unleashed defiant rhetoric at the United States. Read more...
"I would strongly advise him to go to Latin America," Assange told CNN's AC360 Monday night. "Latin America has shown in the past 10 years that it is really pushing forward in human rights. There's a long tradition of asylum." Read more...
It wasn't that long ago that Mitt Romney was making the impassioned claim that Russia was our number one geopolitical foe and we should be aiming our military might at seeing to it they're cowed and put in their place. Of course, Romney's Read more...
As Digby rightfully noted, Marco Rubio is a blithering idiot if he actually believes this. Rubio: Obama's Ideas Are “The Ideas Of Countries People Come Here To Get Away From”: His family left Cuba. The Florida Senator was introducing Romney in Read more...

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Via Occupy Wall Street, Real Democracy Now! Paris: To the financial institutions of the world, we have only one thing to say: we owe you NOTHING! To our friends, families, our communities, to humanity and to the natural world that Read more...
May 1, 1961 - Facing East.
May 1, 1961 - Peace overtures between Laos and Cambodia. South Vietnam situation. U.S. Foreign Policy. Domestic Unemployment. Scientists weighing weather conditions for launch of first Manned Spaceflight. Jordan's King Hussein announces wedding engagement. Last day to help Newstalgia. Donate whatever you can. It all helps! Read more...
April 21, 1961 - JFK And The Bay Of Pigs.
April 21, 1961 - President Kennedy Address on the Bay of Pigs Invasion. Help save Newstalgia from extinction. Donate what you can! Read more...
March 14, 1984 - Political Horse Racing Season.
March 14, 1984 - The Political Horse Race Season. Super Tuesday results. Gary Hart wins big. Mondale still the front runner. George McGovern drops out. Atlantic City New Jersey Mayor Michael Matthews recalled. James "Cowboy" Avery put to death in Texas - 3 more scheduled to go in March. Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams shot and wounded by unknown assassin. Capitol Hill: Senate proposes to expand spending on Military aid to El Salvador while expanding funding for CIA war in Nicaragua. A ceasefire in Beirut appears to be holding. Read more...
March 13, 1961 - Calms Before Storms.
March 13, 1961. West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt offers optimism over a crisis free Berlin, at least for the near future. U.S. and European allies spend a reported $ 7 billion annually aiding under-developed countries versus Communist bloc $3/4 billion. JFK to ask Congress to fund stockpiling of Polio vaccine. Nixon joins L.A. law firm. Conference of Nations of the British Commonwealth condemn South Africa apartheid policies. Cardinal Spellman opposes Federal Funding for schools if they don't include Parochial schools. Read more...