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· October, 2012

Stories about Breaking News from October, 2012

30 October 2012

Brazil: Wikileaks Reveals Officials’ Disdain Towards the Guarani Kaiowá

Greece: Public TV Journalists Fired After Criticizing Minister

On October 29, two journalists, Kostas Arvanitis and Marilena Katsimi, were fired by the Greek Public Television (ERT) after analyzing claims by British newspaper The Guardian of police torture of...

29 October 2012

Chad: President's Plane Botched Landing in Kalait

Cuban Government Lifts Travel Restrictions for Citizens

On October 16, the Cuban government announced plans to eliminate controversial travel restrictions on Cuban citizens. The policy will take effect in January of 2013.

Greek Journalist Arrested for Publishing List of Alleged Tax Evaders

26 October 2012

Chile: Mapuche Prisoners End Hunger Strike After 60 Days

After 60 days on hunger strike, four Mapuche prisoners have ended their protest after the Chilean Supreme Court agreed to some of their demands. This struggle has also brought to...

Israel: The Unification of Right-Wing Parties Gives Birth to Bibirman

Israelis took to Facebook and Twitter to react to the announcement that the two largest right-wing parties in Israel will run on a joint ballot in the upcoming January 2013...

Haiti: Flooding in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

Peru: Police and Protesters Clash in #LaParada Market in Lima

25 October 2012

United States: Latin America Invisible in Third Presidential Debate

Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, was the venue of the third and final debate between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney amidst a tight presidential race....

20 October 2012

Lebanon: Who Killed Intelligence Chief Wissam Al Hassan?

Syria, Iran, Hizbullah and Israel are all suspects in the death of Lebanon's chief intelligence chief Wissam Al Hassan, who was killed in a bomb explosion, which claimed the lives...

Libya: Is Khamis Gaddafi Really Really Dead?

Is Khamis Gaddafi dead? Really really dead that is. The question is still making the rounds exactly a year after the fall of his father Libyan dictator Muammar Al Gaddafi.

Chad: ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ Winner & Human Rights Activist Attacked at Home

18 October 2012

United States: Hispanic Perspective on Second Presidential Debate

The second debate which took place in New York's Hofstra University on October 16th showed a much more energetic Barack Obama than in the first debate. Twitter saw high levels...

14 October 2012

Global Community: “We Should Not Pay”

On October 13, the initiative #globalnoise, supported by different activist movements, called for a global "pots and pans" protest. The website #globalnoise coordinated the initiatives of movements and individuals.

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