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  • Hugo Chavez: 10 outrageous things he said about the US

    Hugo Chavez, whose death was announced Tuesday, will be remembered worldwide as much for what he said as for what he did during his 14-year rule of Venezuela. From the vitriolic to bizarre, here is a list of 10 outrageous comments he made about the “Yankee empire” and its leaders.

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  • Latin America Monitor Move over Beyoncé: Another American explores Cuba, 'people to people'

    Like Beyoncé and Jay-Z, the Monitor's Linda Feldmann travels Cuba on a 'people to people' tour. Since 2011, such trips have had the sanction of the Treasury Department – a legal way for Americans to see the long-forbidden island.

  • Hugo Chavez: 10 outrageous things he said about the US

    Hugo Chavez, whose death was announced Tuesday, will be remembered worldwide as much for what he said as for what he did during his 14-year rule of Venezuela. From the vitriolic to bizarre, here is a list of 10 outrageous comments he made about the “Yankee empire” and its leaders.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/28

    An Egyptian anti-government activist kisses a riot police officer following clashes in Cairo. Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters poured into the streets of Egypt, stoning and confronting police who fired back with rubber bullets and tear gas in the most violent and chaotic scenes yet in the challenge to President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule.

  • In Pictures Cuba Economy: glimpses of a new order

    Manuel Fernandez, 80, is a retired state employee. For 20 years, he's had a business license for a repair shop, which he runs from his front porch. He fixes pots and pans.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/28

    Al Hilal soccer team players celebrate with the trophy after clinching the Saudi Zain Premier League. Al Hilal defeated Ettifaq in their match at King Fahd Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Thursday.

  • This Cuban library lends DVDs about state torture

    This Cuban library lends DVDs about state torture

    A government critic's collection includes Bibles, books by Cuban defectors, and positive biographies about Fidel Castro.