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    November 2006

ATLANTIC CANADA



NATIONAL

(20 Nov) Behind the sudden about-face by the Harper Government on the question of changing the tax status of income trusts. K.C. ADAMS

Special Feature: Muslims, The Media & The Rights of All
(30 Oct) The innocent, the suspect and responsible government. WAHIDA C. VALIANTE

(1 Nov) Held to celebrate the political, artistic, social and humanitarian achievements of the Muslim community in Canada.

(30 Oct) Honoured by Canadian Islamic Congress for fairness, objectivity and equality - Tony Seed's speech of acceptance.

(30 Oct) Honoured by Canadian Islamic Congress for lifelong service to the community - Dr Zayid's note of thanks.

(26 Oct) A feature interview with SANDRA L SMITH by Tony Seed highlights fundamental aspects of the modus operandi and underlying premise of this media disinformation.

(10 Nov) Discrimination and reverse discrimination in all their forms must be continually resisted, condemned and exposed by people of conscience. Dr, MOHAMED ELMASRY


WORLD

(28 Nov) - A Denver woman is being fined $25 a day for putting a peace sign on a Christmas decoration in the front yard of her home.


(16 Nov) One of several expected rulings in some 40 lawsuits against the Monopoly for asbestos-related claims.

(7 Nov) The arrest and trial of the former President of Iraq, not to speak of the death of 654,965 Iraqis who would otherwise have been alive, all flow from the U.S. government's illegal invasion of Iraq in March 2003. By any legal, political or moral yardstick, what President George W. Bush and his administration did in attacking Iraq constitutes the supreme international crime of aggression. SIDDHARTH VARADARAJAN

(7 Nov) The Facilities Protection Service (FPS) created after the invasion of Iraq in 2003 has become the principal set of death squads in Iraq, senior leaders say. DAHR JAMAIL & ALI AL-FADHILY


(30 Oct) "I am progressing as anticipated"

(19 Oct) An issue of the content of commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act in Britain.

(17 Oct) The most expensive and heavily fortified US embassy in the world; scheduled to open in 2007, the sprawling complex near the Tigris River will equal Vatican City in size. DAVID PHINNEY

Palestine & Lebanon



(10 Nov) First person account of the courageous women of Beit Hanoun.

(16 Oct) Impressions of a visit by Media Review Network of South Africa.


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


(17 Nov) Statement by Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz, Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, in his capacity as Chair of the Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement




(15 Nov) Statement of Juan Antonio Fernández, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cuba, on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement







WORLD AGAINST THE US BLOCKADE OF CUBA
(10 Nov 06) The double defeat of United States by Cuba in the UN represented another strong rejection of the international community to the blockade and of Washington's dark maneuvers represented by Australia.



(8 Nov) Speech by Felipe Pérez Roque, foreign minister of the Republic of Cuba, under issue 18 of the General Assembly agenda, titled "The necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba."

Opinions by nations and international agencies on the US blockade against Cuba, contained in the 2006 report on the issue prepared by the UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan

Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba.



FISHERIES & OCEANS


(19 Oct) The number of dead zones in the world's oceans and seas has increased dramatically in the past two years, endangering fish stocks and the people who depend on them for food and livelihoods.

The world's fish farmers and fishing fleets harvested 132.5 million tons of seafood in 2003 (the latest year for which data are available), nearly seven times the harvest of 1950.


FIRST NATIONS


(9 Nov) Historicide: "Mysterious" disappearance and re-appearance of the St. Lawrence Iroquois - colonial reports about our death and disappearance are premature and should not be taken seriously. (Mohawk Nation News Museum Report)

(4 Nov) Bolivia, a country with a majority indigenous population, now has its first indigenous president, Evo Morales. His presidency is a massive step forward for indigenous rights - not only in Bolivia, but in Latin America, and possibly even the world. TAMARA PEARSON


MEDIA CULPA


(20 Nov) Israel ups the stakes in the propaganda war. Following its invasion of Lebanon this summer, Israel was said to have largely lost the PR battle to Hizbullah, but armed with a major web offensive, it's fighting back - with libel. STEWART PURVIS

(17 Nov) "Anna Politkovskaya once asked the material question: 'Is journalism worth your life?'" Muratov says. "Anna thinks it is. I don't think it is." He pauses and adds with a faint smile, "This is one of our disagreements."

"You must understand that New Brunswick is an Irving fiefdom. And as a Fiefdom should, it has its own House organ: the English language print media." By ERIN STEUTER


SERENDIPITY

Dr. Hardy Eshbaugh has been coming to Nova Scotia almost his whole lifetime, ever since he was a young boy and his father and my grandfather were sport fishing the St. Mary's River in Guysborough County. SKYLAN PARKER


SPORTS AND RECREATION

Banneker's Gerard Robinson lives out his dream by running the play of his life By CURTIS BUNN





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