- Making News: Unruly Court Session at Saddam Hussein-s Trial
As trial resumed today in an unruly courtroom, Saddam Hussein declared, "I am not afraid of execution." Howard Lafranchi is in Baghdad for the Christian Science Monitor and joins us with the latest.
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President Hugo Chavez now controls all seats in Venezuela-s National Assembly after the opposition boycotted yesterday-s election. What does that mean for US oil interests and its influence in Latin America? Phil Gunson writes from Caracas for the Economist, the Miami Herald and Newsweek magazine.
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