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World military expenses reached records
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World military expenses reached records

The amount of money allocated by Washington for this area in 2010 represents the largest economic burden outside the Middle East. Yoama Chappottin Ford    The world military expenditures in 2010 amounted to 1.6 trillion USD, which was a record, said the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). However, in […]

Violence: An indestructible weapon?
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Violence: An indestructible weapon?

Next Thursday 28th April, 2011, Mutineers Mutiny will hold an open debate on the use of domestic, institutional and military violence in modern society. Despite continuing social advances, to enjoy better living conditions and to have greater access to better culture and education, concepts such as negotiation, respect and tolerance […]

Bay of Pigs, a foiled attack
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Bay of Pigs, a foiled attack

Some misguided policy decisions meant that the United States failed in their attempt to overthrow Fidel Castros’ revolutionary regime in April 1961. Ane Bores Nearly half a century may have gone by, but not even the passage of time has managed to affect the legendary names of Fidel Castro, Ernesto […]

The Little English Venice
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The Little English Venice

Lovers of sailing will have a reason to celebrate, they will very soon be able to enjoy the Canalway Cavalcade again. Organised by the Inland Waterways Association (IWA) since 1983, it is no surprise that it has turned into one of the largest and most traditional events in London, since […]

USA denies permits to Cuba
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USA denies permits to Cuba

The musicians were invited to perform in the 2nd Annual Celtic Cultural Festival, set for April 15-26 in Old Havana. Rose Ana Berbeo    The Barack Obama administration denied permits to a group of Irish-American musicians to travel to the Isla, where they planned to participate in a festival of […]