People Power in the Philippines

In 1986, thousands of peaceful demonstrators took to the streets of the Philippine capital, Manila.

Just days later, President Ferdinand Marcos was forced from power.

For Witness, the leading Philippine novelist, Jose Dalisay, recalls the demonstrations.

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10 minutes

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Tue 22 Feb 2011 11:50 GMT

Cuban History Collection

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, Credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images

Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US

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