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February 10, 1993 | STANLEY MEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Security Council chastised President Alfredo Cristiani and the former rebel guerrillas Tuesday for failing to fulfill all the requirements of the U.N.-brokered peace agreements that ended the long civil war in El Salvador. But in private, ambassadors acknowledged that they are far more troubled by Cristiani's refusal to dismiss all tainted officers of his armed forces than by the failure of the guerrillas to destroy all their weapons.
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February 10, 1993 | STANLEY MEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Security Council chastised President Alfredo Cristiani and the former rebel guerrillas Tuesday for failing to fulfill all the requirements of the U.N.-brokered peace agreements that ended the long civil war in El Salvador. But in private, ambassadors acknowledged that they are far more troubled by Cristiani's refusal to dismiss all tainted officers of his armed forces than by the failure of the guerrillas to destroy all their weapons.
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February 22, 2005 | From Times Wire Services
Britain's Royal Navy, which until five years ago banned gays from its workforce, on Monday announced a drive to recruit gays and lesbians. The Navy also said gay service members would be able to live in married quarters with their partners starting later this year. The Royal Navy said it was entering a program organized by the gay rights group Stonewall, which advises employers on dealing with gay, lesbian and bisexual staff members.
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May 3, 1988 | JOHN G. HEALEY, John G. Healey is the executive director of Amnesty International USA. and
Some say that it was the ideal revolution. On that eventful day in February, 1986, hundreds of thousands of Filipinos physically blocked the army tanks of the Marcos military as it attempted to prevent the widow of Benigno Aquino from taking office as president. Corazon Aquino, with support from key elements of the country's military, immediately began implementing her campaign promise to respect human rights. Within a month of taking charge, Aquino released more than 500 political prisoners.
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