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Thursday, June 29, 2000

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  • Elian Gonzalez Returns to Cuba

    Elian Gonzalez returned home to Cuba yesterday. After the US Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal of the distant Miami relatives, Juan Miguel Gonzalez, his wife and Elian headed for the airport. Here is the final statement of Juan Miguel before he boarded the plane.

  • US/Cuba Policy

    House Republican leaders agreed this week to allow the sale of U.S.-grown food and medicines to Cuba. But the proposal is NOT being praised by opponents of the four decade U.S. blockade on the island nation.

  • Manning Marable Speaks to the Greens

    Ralph Nader made his first appearance as the Green Party’s presidential nominee this week surrounded by children at a Los Angeles housing project, where he blasted major party candidates George W. Bush and Al Gore for ignoring the growth in child poverty amid the booming economy.