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Southern Sudan: the voting has begun

The people of Southern Sudan have begun voting in the historic referendum on self-determination. Voting will continue until January 15. Results are expected to be announced in early February. Here are some sources for information on the voting: Statement by…

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START approved by Senate

By a 71-26 vote, the Senate ratified the START treaty today. This treaty will lead to a reduction in the number of nuclear weapons held by Russia and the United States. Thanks to all who engaged in advocacy on this…

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Environmental Work in Peru Featured on CNN

For 10 years, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) mission workers in Peru have worked to empower the residents of La Oroya, a town high in the Andes that has been devastated by mining-related environmental degradation. That decade of educating and organizing Peruvians,…

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