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Thursday, April 8, 1999

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  • Kosovo Refugee Situation

    The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said that it has tracked down thousands of the Kosovo Albanians who were evacuated from a huge muddy field on the border at Blace in Macedonia on Tuesday night. The Geneva-based agency had mounted an international manhunt to find the refugees, but now it seems that many were taken by Macedonian authorities to transit camps inside Macedonia, while others were taken into Albania. Witnesses at the scene said that in the chaos ensuing from the operation, many families had been split up.

  • Listeners On NATO Bombings

    As we are doing every day now, we turn to the voices of our listeners who have been calling us about how they are mobilizing in their communities in opposition to the war in Kosovo.

  • Whose Millennium?

    And as bombs continue to drop in Kosovo, we now take a look at the state of affairs in the progressive community in Europe with Daniel Singer, correspondent in Paris for The Nation magazine who is here to attend the Socialist Scholars Conference held this weekend in New York.

  • Banana Journalism

    Latin America’s major banana producers praised the World Trade Organization’s ruling yesterday against European Union banana import policies as a victory in what has been known for the past 10 years as the "banana war."