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Cuba, Praised for Increased Vigilance against Terrorist Finance, Remains on US Terror List

Sarah Stephens | Posted 12.30.2014 | World
Sarah Stephens

Last Friday, The Financial Action Task Force congratulated Cuba -- along with Argentina, Ethiopia, Tajikistan and Turkey -- for taking such strong actions to police its financial system that it will no longer be subject to the monitoring of its efforts against money-laundering and terrorist finance.

#SaveFulbright: America Can't Cut the Fulbright Program

Jonathan Rice | Posted 06.02.2014 | Impact
Jonathan Rice

Instead of being bogged down in high-level diplomatic talks and lofty statements by politicians, Fulbrighters work to make a direct person-to-person impact.

What We Can Learn From The Basque

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 02.23.2014 | World
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

This blog explains what Portugal and Spain can learn from the Basque. The Basque Country is one of Spain's 17 Autonomous Communities in the current te...

Get Cuba off the List of State Sponsors of Terror

Sarah Stephens | Posted 10.24.2011 | World
Sarah Stephens

It is both untrue and a travesty to paint Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism as the United States government did in its annual report on the subject last week.

For Basque Radicals, Cuba Turns From Refuge to Prison

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 07.24.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

I was eight months pregnant when I met two Basque radicals living in Cuba, Rosa and Carlos, or at least that's what they called themselves then. They ...

WikiLeaks: FBI Now Keeping Tabs on Native Americans -- in South America?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Historic FBI shenanigans committed against Native Americans are well known. But WikiLeaks documents now reveal that the they have their sights set on indigenous peoples farther afield as well.

How a National Broadband Plan Will Be The Next Public Works

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

The National Broadband Plan has been a project that the Federal Communications Commission has been charged with since early 2009. The plan is designed...

A Sneak Peek at XBOX's Project Natal

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Once we were briefed -- we were given the opportunity to play a dodge ball (like) game. It was a great experience.

Google Bringing High Speed to Your Home

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

On February 10th, Google announced its plans to to get into the ISP game by building an ultra-fast broadband network.

Jurdan Martitegi: France Arrests Suspected ETA Military Chief And 8 Others

The Independent | Elizabeth Nash | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The man who is said to be Eta's top military commander was arrested in France early yesterday, in a Franco-Spanish police operation that produced eigh...

Possible ETA Bomb Factory, Hundreds Of Kilos Of Explosives Found In France

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

French police have found hundreds of kilos of bomb-making ingredients in a garage in the south-eastern city of Grenoble, officials say....

Spain's Basque Voters End 29-Year Nationalist Rule

The Guardian | Giles Tremlett | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Voters in Spain's northern Basque country yesterday ended a 29-year nationalist stranglehold on power, leaving the way open for prime minister José L...