Tuesday, August 15, 2006

VENEZUELA: Chavez announces campaign for unprecedented third term

This post, and those below it, are from 2006, and were the first "test" of the blog.

Tuesday, August 01, 2006

U.S.: Bush extends year-long ban on Burma imports; cites military regime's failure to move towards democracy
Turkey: Moderate armed forces head replaced by "hardliner" expected to press U.S. to stop 
Kurd incursions from Northern Iraq 
Zimbabwe: Rival opposition leaders vow unity to unseat ruling party
Somalia: Four more ministers resign from cabinet, citing PM's failure to bring stability to nation 
Ukraine: Political archrivals seek "unity pact"
Latvia: Protests lodged after Latvian diplomat filmed having sex with male in Belarus, take shown on state-run TV  
Congo: Pres. candidate rejects election results; say "irregularities" in historic poll; results not 
known for two weeks; election hailed by African neighbors, Kofi Annan 
 Cuba: Castro relinquishes power while undergoing surgery for intestinal bleeding