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Gen. Douglas Fraser to speak at Duke

Gen. Douglas M. Fraser, former commander in chief of the U.S. Southern Command, will speak Wednesday, Nov. 19, at Duke University. The discussion, “Continuing Security Challenges in Central and South America…
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Miguel Nicolelis’ quest to harness the power of the brain

Dr. Miguel Nicolelis emerged from the tunnel of the Arena de Sao Paolo into the brilliant Brazilian sunlight. The scene before him was breathtaking: dancers twirled around an enormous planet-like soccer…
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Ambassador Duddy provides update on Venezuela post-chavez

Patrick Duddy writes an update on the deterioration of Venezuela in the year since the death of Hugo Chávez for the Council of American Ambassadors. Continue to article.
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Laurent Dubois muses on the death of Jean-Claude Duvalier

"According to the Human Rights Watch lawyer Reed Brody, who worked on the case, 'Duvalier’s death robs Haiti of what could have been the most important human-rights trial in its history.'"…
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