- Making News: UN Report Calls for Closure of Guant--namo
After an 18-month investigation, five envoys of the United Nations say the United States should close the detention facility at Guant--namo Bay. The Parliament of the European Union agrees. Suzanne Goldenberg, who is following the developments for the Guardian of London, says the Bush Administration has dismissed envoys' concerns about torture, religious freedom and human rights.
- Reporter's Notebook: Despite Irregularities, Ren-- Pr--val Declared President of Haiti
During Ren-- Pr--val's first term as president, Haiti was relatively peaceful, and he became the only leader in Haitian history to peacefully turn over power at the end of his term in 2001. Now, after angry demonstrations and with just 51% of the vote, Pr--val's been declared President again. Kathie Klarreich, who has covered Haiti for 20 years, has more on the deal that's been reached over accusations of fraud and prospects for peace and political stability.
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