ON A DAY THIS WEEK, in August 1956

On a day this week, the 14th August, 1956, after more than 40 years as playwright, theatre director and social critic, the communist writer and poet Bertolt Brecht died of heart failure in the flat he shared with Helene Weigel

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Mensaje de Fidel en sus 90: “El cumpleaños”

Deseo expresar mi más profunda gratitud por las muestras de respeto, los saludos y los obsequios que he recibido en estos días, que me dan fuerzas para reciprocar a través de ideas que trasmitiré a los militantes de nuestro Partido y a los organismos pertinentes

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El cierre ordenado de la Unidad de San Sebastián: breve puesta en perspectiva

Medios de prensa en Costa Rica han anunciado en estos recientes días la decisión del juez Roy Murillo Rodríguez de ordenar al Estado el cierre definitivo de la Unidad de San Sebastián, por tratarse de una verdadera “jaula humana”

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Dr. Edward Daly, 5 December 1933 – 8 August 2016 0

The retired Bishop of Derry Dr. Edward Daly, described as the ‘people’s bishop’, has died in Altnagelvin Hospital on the Glenshane road in Derry, Northern Ireland

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Utopian and Dystopian Palestines: From Literature to Art and Back at the ‘Chapter 31’ Exhibition

“Chapter 31: A New Archaeology Of The Future”[1] is a new exhibition that tips its hat to Emile Habibi’s pioneering text The Secret Life of Saeed The Pessoptimist

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Potential for building a new Ireland

THE result of the recent EU referendum presents serious challenges for Ireland, north and south and for relations between Ireland and Britain

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I am proud to be a rebel – Roger Casement by Gerry Adams

Tuesday was the anniversary of Big Doc’s (Kieran Doherty) death on hunger strike. He died the day after Kevin Lynch

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Colombian Peace. Protocols to move toward the Final Agreement

The signing of the protocols to enforce agreements on bilateral and definitive ceasefire and the end of hostilities is a new and strong sign that the peace process in Colombia continues its ineluctable march

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Comunicado conjunto FARC-EP-Gobierno de Colombia

Publicamos aqui el comunicado conjunto FARC-EP-Gobierno de Colombia sobre los protocolos y anexos del acuerdo sobre “Cese al Fuego y de Hostilidades Bilateral y Definitivo y Dejación de las Armas”, anunciado el pasado 23 de junio, que permitirán su implementación.

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‘Women in Translation’ Month, and 5 New or Forthcoming Books by Arab Women

This August marks the third annual Women in Translation month, held with the aim of encouraging readers, reviewers, publishers, booksellers, and librarians – but especially readers – to engage with women writers in translation

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