Music of the World Mondays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 5, 2004

A message believed to be from President Jean Bertrand Aristide calls his removal from power a "geopolitical kidnapping – terrorism, disguised as diplomacy"

More than ten thousand Haitians march on the Presidential Palace to demand Aristide’s return

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says the U.S. is financing his political opposition.. he tells the Bush Administration to get its hands off of Venezuela

The Iraqi constitutional signing ceremony collapses when 5 Shi’ite members of the U.S. appointed Iraqi Governing Council walks out over concessions made to Iraqi Kurds

California’s Supreme Court declines to make an immediate decision on the State’s request to halt same-sex marriages in San Francisco

A Federal Judge in San Francisco rules that Planned Parenthood does not have to turn over medical files demanded by the Justice Department in the so-called partial-birth abortion lawsuit

Martha Stewart convicted on 4 counts of obstructing of justice and lying to the government

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