2021-03-28: News Headlines

Lautaro Rivara (2021-03-28). "Poor rich Haiti" or how imperialists and local oligarchy have sought destroy agriculture in Haiti. peoplesdispatch.org From Haiti, Lautaro Rivara unpacks the tired trope of "poor rich Haiti," highlighting the role of foreign capital and local elites in the destruction of life in the countryside…

_____ (2021-03-28). At Least 36% Of Mass Shooters Have Been Trained By The US Military. popularresistance.org It is extremely easy in the United States to obtain guns, to find places to practice using them, and to find trainers willing to teach you to use them. There's no need to have any contact with the U.S. military in order to dress and act as if you're in the military, as many mass-shooters do, some of them waging their own delusional wars against immigrants or other groups. But it is remarkable that at least 36% of U.S. mass shooters (and quite possibly more) have in fact been trained by the U.S. military. | It is equally remarkable that, although I've been updating and writing about this topic for years, it is vir…

_____ (2021-03-28). Permanent Peoples' Tribunal Tries State Terrorism In Colombia. popularresistance.org The Permanent Peoples' Tribunal (PPT), which was established as a continuation of the Russell Tribunals on Vietnam and Latin America, began on Friday hearings to address violence in Colombia. | This Italy-based tribunal was convened by over 150 humanitarian and social organizations. Bogota, Medellin, and Bucaramanga are the cities where the international ethical judges will hear testimonies on genocide, impunity, and crimes against the Peace process. | "Genocide in Colombia is not only linked to murders or partial or total extermination.

_____ (2021-03-28). How Palestine Is A Critical Feminist Issue. popularresistance.org Within minutes, the signatures started coming in, not as a trickle but a surge – from the US and Palestine, but also from England, Ireland, Australia, Argentina, Sweden, Canada, Kenya, Italy and more. | On 15 March, to mark Women's History Month, the newly formed Palestinian Feminist Collective (PFC) had just launched its first public action: a pledge and open letter asking US women, feminist organisations, social and racial justice groups, and people of conscience to adopt Palestinian liberation as a critical feminist issue.

teleSUR (2021-03-28). Ecuador: Arauz Leaps 7% Ahead of Lasso in the Runoff Campaign. telesurenglish.net Union for Hope (UNES) leftist presidential candidate Andres Arauz continues to lead his rival, Creating Opportunities (CREO), right-wing candidate Guillermo Lasso, by seven percentage points in voting intentions, according to pollster Perfiles de Opinion. | RELATED: | With only 15 days left before the ballot, Arauz has capitalized 37.87 percent of voters and Lasso 30.19 percent. | The pollster also announced that…

Jorge Alemán (2021-03-28). Argentina — Populismo revisitado. globalizacion.ca La palabra Populismo ha sido tergiversada y alterada en su sentido por toda la derecha mediática neoliberal. Ha sido el término maldito tanto de las élites oligárquicas como incluso de algunos sectores denominados progresistas. | Es bastante curioso observar que no…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-03-28). Around the World in 8 Minutes: Argentines honor martyrs of coup. peoplesdispatch.org In this episode of Around the World in 8 minutes, we look at the National Day of Remembrance in Argentina which marks the anniversary of the US-backed coup in 1976. We also look at the latest in the legal proceedings against Algerian journalist Khalid Drareni and the persecution of anti-racism activists in the United States…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-03-28). Subnational elections in Bolivia: another vote of confidence for MAS party. peoplesdispatch.org The 240 out of the 336 elected mayors and 3 of the 5 elected governors in Bolivia belong to the ruling government of the progressive Movement Towards Socialism party…

_____ (2021-03-28). Venezuelan Army Reports New Attack On Border Post With Colombia. popularresistance.org The Strategic Operational Commander of the Venezuelan Army (FANB) Admiral Remigio Ceballos reported through his Twitter account that on the night of Wednesday, March 24, "a group of Colombian criminals tried to attack a border post and several terrorists were neutralized." | "We continue to give heavy blows to Colombian irregular criminal groups that flee to Colombia, and no one stops them. Last night they tried to attack a border post and several terrorists were neutralized. Search and Attack Operations Continue! We will win!" reads the message on the social media network.

Enrique Ojito (2021-03-28). Negocio y sepultura en alta mar. globalizacion.ca Sobrevivieron comiendo cocos, ratas y caracoles durante 33 días. Pilotos de la Guardia Costera de Estados Unidos relataron a EFE que el pasado 8 de febrero, mientras sobrevolaban el Anguilla Cay en una inspección de rutina, vieron a dos personas…

Global Research News (2021-03-28). We Stand in Solidarity with The People of Haiti. End Neocolonialism in Haiti. globalresearch.ca 17 years of a US-UN military occupation paved the way for 10 years of a US imposed dictatorship in our country, Haiti. | State corruption and land grabs are rampant….

Capire (2021-03-28). Activist Islanda Micherline on the coup and grassroots struggle in Haiti. peoplesdispatch.org In a context of deepened political crisis in Haiti which has seen Jovenel MoàØse, of the Haitian Tèt Kale Party (Parti HaàØtien Tèt Kale—PHTK) π attempt to cling onto power after his term in office expired, the Haitian people have been engaged in important efforts of mobilization and organizing across the country. In this context, Islanda Micherline, a member of the Union of Small Producers of Haiti (Tèt Kole Ti Peyizan Ayisyen), CLOC-La Via Campesina, and ALBA Movements, spoke to

Fight Back (2021-03-28). Atlanta solidarity with Haiti: protest at Coca-Cola landmark. fightbacknews.org Atlanta, GA – An international day of solidarity with Haiti is being called for March 29. Protests are planned for Atlanta, New York, Miami and Washington DC. March 29 is the day on which Haiti's constitution was written. President Jovenel MoàØse wants to rewrite Haiti's constitution to maintain power and increase his term until February 7, 2022. | Since taking office in 2017, President MoàØse has been making power plays, including firing judges and parliamentary officials, while reinstating a repressive national military that collaborates with Haitian police. Together, they violently repress Haitia…

Ashley Curtin (2021-03-28). 'One of the most remarkable conservation success stories of all time:' The bald eagle quadruples population. nationofchange.org "The recovery of the bald eagle is one of the most well-known conservation success stories of all time."

Kenny Stancil, staff writer (2021-03-28). GOP's Border Stunt 'Nothing But a Divide and Distract Tactic' Say Immigrant Rights Advocates. commondreams.org "Their focus on the border is a cynical and strategic racist play for political gain." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/border_patrol_mar21.jpg

Nicolás Centurión (2021-03-28). El "lastre" del Mercosur, el Uruexit y los liberales uruguayos. globalizacion.ca El cruce entre el presidente argentino Alberto Fernández y el uruguayo Luis Lacalle Pou en la Cumbre virtual por los 30 años del Mercado Común del sur (Mercosur), del que son socios con brasileños y paraguayos, es noticia en todos…

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-03-28). Bay Area Asians Rise Up to Repudiate Hate. indybay.org In solidarity with Blacks, Latinos and others they marched down SF's Market Street…

Geraldina Colotti (2021-03-28). Contra Venezuela, el Far West "democrático" de los países imperialistas. globalizacion.ca Hay muchas buenas razones para defender el derecho a la existencia de la revolución bolivariana. Algunas de ellas se relacionan con la esencia misma del ser humano como ser social capaz de experimentar sentimientos de identificación con el dolor del…

Luvis Pareja (2021-03-28). Lacalle lo logra: Caída de un 5.9% del PIB y aumento crítico del coronavirus en Uruguay. globalizacion.ca Las autoridades uruguayas estimaron la suspensión de las clases presenciales en todos los niveles de enseñanza hasta Semana Santa, mientras que el cierre de oficinas estatales y la cancelación de espectáculos públicos se extenderá hasta el 12 de abril de…

Abel Prieto Jiménez (2021-03-28). Graziella Pogolotti: Una extraordinaria intelectual que ha puesto todo su talento al servicio de la descolonización, del mejoramiento humano. globalizacion.ca Palabras de elogio en el acto de entrega de la Orden Nacional "José Martí" a la doctora Graziella Pogolotti | Hoy es un día de alegría y orgullo para la cultura cubana y para toda Cuba. Nos hemos reunido para rendir…