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    October 2006

ATLANTIC CANADA

Gaelic language workshop Saturday, November 4 in Halifax

What is completely missing in this scenario is the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, well-known for its behind-he-scenes role in rendering it almost impossible for representatives of the native and non-native sections of the fishery to meet and deliberate on these issues without first going through DFO.

The "peaceful" protest in St. Peter's between commercial lobster fishers from St. Peter's and surrounding area and Chapel Island food fishers is disheartening and infuriating. After 20 years of Treaty Day celebrations, it seems that our closest neighbours don't accept Mi'kmaq food fishing rights. SHELLEY DENNY


NATIONAL

(30 Oct) Two Nova Scotians to receive prestigious national awards.

Canadian Troops Out of Afghanistan Now!

October 28 Day of Action against the Occupation of Afghanistan!

End Canada's Occupation of Afghanistan! - ENVER VILLAMIZAR


WORLD

PALESTINE & LEBANON

14th Summit Conference of Heads Of State or Governments of the Non-Aligned Movement (11th to 16th of Sep, 2006)

"Historical writings in English over the past half century or so have tended to privilege a version of the history of Jerusalem that is strongly weighted in favor of Jewish and Christian religious traditions relating to the city, and that in turn has tended to reinforce and make more accessible to Western readers the Israeli side's approach in the national conflict over Jerusalem." Prof. Dr. MOHAMED ELMASRY

(29 Oct) Three U.S. naval strike groups off the Iranian coastline are deployed, includes HMCS Ottawa under U.S. command.

Israel and NATO sign framework agreement MICHEL CHOSSUDOVSKY

NATO and Israel finalised the Individual Cooperation Programme (ICP) under the enhanced Mediterranean Dialogue.

First time in NATO's history, Alliance assets have been deployed in support of Article 5 operations.

''Picture Balata'' puts the camera into the hands of the children born and raised inside the decades-long Israeli Occupation of Palestine

(17 Oct) Skipper didn't choose to be a fighter. It chose him. MOHAMED FARRAJ


REST OF THE WORLD
"We picked up 61 bodies that night and another two people died in hospital," affirmed Mohammed, who expressed "strong condemnation for this attack by NATO"

Caribbean could loose as much as 180,000 jobs linked to the travel and tourism industries.

The only conclusion one could come to is that the tobacco industry has taken steps to secure sales by making people more addicted.


MEDIA CULPA

"We've had all-party agreement in the House of Commons that media concentration should be stopped," says Murdoch

Worth a few minutes. MARK Fiore, Village Voice

"Islamofascism": For Greenspan to fall in love with the dubious ideologies of such as Rumsfeld, Bush and Kenney is his business, even as a respected academic. But Greenspan offered not a shred of proof, nor did he reference any valid source of information. Prof. Dr. MOHAMED ELMASRY


READINGS

61ST SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY;
TEXTS AND REPORTS

19/09/2006, full text: Speech by President George Bush of the United States delegation to the 61st Session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York

19/09/2006, full text: Speech by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, head of the Iranian delegation to the 61st Session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York

21/09/2006, full text: News Conference by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, head of the Iranian delegation to the 61st Session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York

19/09/2006, full text: Speech of President H.E. Mr. Evo Morales, Head of the Delegation of Bolivia, at the Sixty-first Session of the United Nations General Assembly

(19/09/06) North American tribal leaders meet with Bolivian President Evo Morales.

20/09/2006, full text: Speech by President Hugo Chávez, head of the Venezuelan delegation to the 61st Session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York

21/09/2006, full text: Speech by Vice President Esteban Lazo, head of the Cuban delegation to the 61st Session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York

- (21/09/06) Solidarity in New York with Cuban delegation

26/09/2006, full text: Speech of His Excellency Mr. Choe Su Hon, Chairman of the Delegation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), at the Sixty-first Session of the United Nations General Assembly

(6/10/06) Cuba submits draft resolution concerning U.S. blockade

(6/10/ 06)- An economic war: the truth about the "embargo" on Cuba

(16/10/06) - Cuba exposes U.S. radio-television aggression

full text: Report by Cuba on Resolution 60/12 of the United Nations General Assembly Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba


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