2021-03-22: News Headlines

Paul Jay (2021-03-22). 10 Things Wrong With Biden's Foreign Policy — Medea Benjamin. theanalysis.news Progressive Americans hoped Biden would quickly restore the Iran deal and relations with Cuba. Instead, the administration seems firmly entrenched behind Trump's walls of hostility. Medea Benjamin joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news…

Dr. Anthony Fauci (2021-03-22). The Fauci Interview on the Pandemic You Won't See on Mainstream Media. Mexico's Eugenio Derbez. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR (2021-03-22). Panama's Judges Perpetuate Inequality in Reproductive Rights. telesurenglish.net The Ombudsman's Office rejected a ruling by Panama's Supreme Court (CSJ) which validates unequal conditions for female sterilization in public institutions. | RELATED: | Women can only access voluntary sterilization in public hospitals if they are above 23 years old and have at least two children. Men can do so with no condition starting at 18 years of age. | The Social Development Ministry, the Women's Institute, and the Assoc…

Dan Cohen (2021-03-22). US intelligence thinks you're stupid: ODNI report blames Russia, ignores Colombian election interference. thegrayzone.com The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) issued a report alleging Russian interference in the 2020 election, contradicting November statements that there was no meddling, while ignoring documented interference from top US ally Colombia. By Dan Cohen / MintPress News / Behind the Headlines Russiagate is back! That's right. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) says Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei meddled in the 2020 U.S. election. But not only they: Lebanese …

teleSUR (2021-03-22). Two Venezuelan Soldiers Die in Fight With Colombian Traffickers. telesurenglish.net The Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) reported that two Venezuelan soldiers died on Sunday during a confrontation with armed groups in the state of Apure in the border area near Colombia. | RELATED: | Venezuelan authorities captured 32 people, destroyed six camps in the area, and seized weapons, ammunition, explosives, vehicles, and drugs. | The FANB reported that the deceased soldiers are Major Edward Cobo and Fi…

Sonali Kolhatkar (2021-03-22). Biden's New Interior Secretary Deb Haaland is Unprecedented…More for Her Climate Warrior Politics Than Her Identity. counterpunch.org In her farewell address to the House of Representatives, New Mexico Congresswoman Deb Haaland said to her colleagues about her new role as interior secretary, "I have the opportunity to make a real difference for communities everywhere by addressing climate change, protecting voting rights, [and] fighting for racial, environmental, and economic justice." It was a

teleSUR (2021-03-22). Oxygen, Medicines, Beds Are in Short Supply in Brazil. telesurenglish.net Brazil begins the week with a bleak outlook: supplies and medical facilities to care for COVID-19 patients are dramatically scarce in 25 of its 27 states. | RELATED: | In these territories, beds in intensive care units (ICUs) have an occupancy rate of over 80 percent and the average number of COVID-19 related deaths exceeds 2,000 cases. | Although President Jair Bolsonaro's administration expressed "concern" over…

teleSUR (2021-03-22). Bolivia: Socialists Win in 7 Out of 10 Subnational Governments. telesurenglish.net Following the conclusion of local elections in five Bolivian departments on Sunday, the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) consolidated its dominance in subnational governments by winning 240 out of 336 mayoralties. | RELATED: | Representing a preponderance in 70 percent of the country's local governments, the Socialist candidates secured 13 more mayorships than in the last local elections held in 2015. | Although Santa Cruz…

Jim Hightower (2021-03-22). A Mob Is Coming for Your Voting Rights. juancole.com ( Otherwords.org ) — In February, Texas Senator Ted Cruz ran off to a luxury resort in sunny Cancún, Mexico during the deep freeze that devastated millions of his constituents. But I wasn't mad that Ted fled. What upset me was that the government let him back into our country. Cruz is, after all, the …

Luis Manuel Arce Isaac (2021-03-22). Juez opositor incendia sector eléctrico de México. globalizacion.ca Un juez distrital de México, Juan Pablo Gómez Fierro, cumplió con transnacionales extranjeras como Iberdrola, Walmart y Bimbo, al ordenar suspensión definitiva a la reforma a la Ley de la Industria Eléctrica, para favorecerlas. | El magistrado echó así gasolina al…

WSWS (2021-03-22). After a century of plunder, US imperialism turns away Central American refugees. wsws.org The American ruling class has systematically destroyed Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador for over a century, forcing millions to flee their homes.

Eduardo Aliverti (2021-03-22). Argentina — La cadena nacional, las dudas y las certezas. globalizacion.ca Quitada la hojarasca de ese nuevo show patotero e incendiario de quien ejerce como ministro de Seguridad bonaerense sin responder más que a su proyecto propio, y la presentación de un libro con hojas en blanco, es la alocución presidencial…

WSWS (2021-03-22). Pseudo-left uses constitutional election to conceal danger of dictatorship in Chile. wsws.org The bourgeoisie has used the constitutional convention as a deliberate decoy to grant themselves time to prepare for the inevitable social eruption that will come.

teleSUR (2021-03-22). Ecuador's Decision: Job Creation or Capital Liberalization. telesurenglish.net Ecuador's National Electoral Council (CNE) on Sunday organized the first and only debate between the presidential candidates who will face each other in the second electoral round that will take place on April 11 | RELATED: | During this event, the Creating Opportunities (CREO) candidate Guillermo Lasso spent his time attacking the Union for Hope (UNES) candidate Andres Arauz and ju…

teleSUR (2021-03-22). The Dominican Republic To Purchase Privately Owned Guns. telesurenglish.net The Dominican Republic's President Luis Abinader announced that a program to buy illegal weapons will start on April 6 to reduce the violence levels. | RELATED: | Besides the destruction of the weapons, his plan establishes compensation in cash and coupons redeemable for any product in commercial establishments. | It also includes compensation for police, military, and customs officials who identify and seize weapons and awareness cam…

teleSUR (2021-03-22). California Host Rally of Support for Asian American Communities. telesurenglish.net Over this weekend, residents of the San Gabriel Valley, California, held protests and vigils in memory of six Asian American women who were killed in cold blood by a young white gunman in Atlanta (Georgia) on March 16. | RELATED: | San Gabriel Valley, renowned for its large Asian American community, is home to over half of Los Angeles County's Chinese American population. The area also has large numbers of Vietnamese,…

Paul Dobson (2021-03-22). Venezuela Returns to National Lockdown as Vaccine Deal Brokered. venezuelanalysis.com A ground-breaking agreement between the government and Guaidó-led opposition will allegedly allow the purchase of 12 million additional doses.

Special to People's World (2021-03-22). Brazilian State of Maranhà£o obtains 4.5 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine. peoplesworld.org The Governor of the Brazilian State of Maranhà£o, Flávio Dino, a member of the Communist Party of Brazil (PCdoB), signed a contract on March 17 with the Sovereign Russian Fund authorizing the acquisition of 4.582 million doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine to combat the coronavirus. This vaccine, produced by the Gamaleya laboratory, has …

teleSUR (2021-03-22). Peru's President Sagasti Refuses To Declare Over 'Vaccinegate'. telesurenglish.net Peru's President Francisco Sagasti announced that he would not attend a congressional subpoena scheduled for Monday to respond to the allegations of COVID-19 illegal vaccinations in his Cabinet. | RELATED: | On March 18, the Congress' Constitutional Accusations Subcommittee summoned Sagasti on "the Vaccinegate", a scandal involving former Health Minister Pilar Mazzetti and former Foreign Affairs Minister Elizabeth Astet…

Amy Wilentz (2021-03-22). Gangs Rule the Streets of Jovenel MoàØse's Haiti. thenation.com Gangs Rule the Streets of Jovenel MoàØse's Haiti…

Franklin Frederick (2021-03-22). Cuba's Contributions in the Fight Against the COVID-19 Pandemic. zcomm.org The Cuban Revolution shows that when resources are distributed equitably, health outcomes previously unimaginable are possible…

Jafrik Ayiti (2021-03-22). Haiti: Canada & U.S. Support Coups and Dictators. zcomm.org In Haiti, President Moise refused to leave when his term was over, and hundreds of thousands have protested in the streets demanding his resignation…

Aram Aharonian (2021-03-22). Joe Biden, otro presidente patotero (y van…). globalizacion.ca A veces, las formas cambian, pero en el fondo Estados Unidos sigue siendo el mismo, al menos para nosotros, los latinoamericanos y caribeños. Algunos pensaron que en vez del garrote, el muro, las restricciones a los inmigrantes y el discurso…

Mouris Salloum George (2021-03-22). México — El manual sobre cómo perder un país. globalizacion.ca La oportuna aparición en México del libro de la periodista turca Elce Temelkuran, " Cómo perder un país ", es también un llamado de atención a las bases mismas de la convivencia. Significa un llamado urgente de alerta, porque previene…

Hedelberto López Blanch (2021-03-22). Argentina — La confabulación de Macri con el FMI. globalizacion.ca El Gobierno argentino del presidente Alberto Fernández está desenredando la enorme confabulación entre el exrégimen de Mauricio Macri y el Fondo Monetario Internacional (FMI) mediante la cual ese organismo otorgó un crédito por 56 300 millones de dólares que se…

commondreams (2021-03-22). Private Prison Company Poisoned Immigrants at Adelanto for A Decade. commondreams.org ______________________________…