2021-04-25: News Headlines

Brenda Norrell (2021-04-25). 'Financing Border Wars' Corporations violating human rights on Arizona border. indybay.org The new report, "Financing Border Wars," details the push for border walls, drones and biometrics — including iris scans and finger prints — which violate the international human rights of migrants and refugees. The abuse includes tracking surveillance on phones and social media.

Staff (2021-04-25). Venezuela's Arreaza Meets President Luis Arce in Bolivia. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jorge Arreaza, and President of Bolivia, Luis Arce, held a meeting this Friday, April 23 in the Bolivian capital, La Paz, in order to strengthen the alliance of friendship and cooperation between the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the Plurinational State of Bolivia. | The meeting held in the evening hours of Friday was scheduled within the framework of the ceremony "Reunion with Mother Earth," being celebrated in Bolivia since April 22. Through the event, high-level authorities have tried to raise global awareness about the current environmental crisis and to create…

Staff (2021-04-25). Illegal Sanctions Affect the Entire Venezuelan Population — Latest àöltimas Noticias Survey. orinocotribune.com It is well known around the world that the United States, together with the European Union, maintains a policy of "sanctions" and economic blockade against Venezuela. Since the time of former US president Donald Trump, they themselves called for a "maximum pressure strategy" in Venezuela. The government of Washington, whether Democrat or Republican, does not hide its intention of achieving "regime change" in Venezuela through this strategy, that is, to overthrow the elected government of Venezuela and make President Nicolás Maduro leave office by force. All of this is crystal clear. | Now, what is the effect of t…

Staff (2021-04-25). Mass Vaccination Advances in Venezuela: Fifth Shipment of Sputnik-V Vaccines Arrives. orinocotribune.com On Saturday, April 24, the fifth shipment of the Russian vaccine Sputnik-V arrived in Venezuela. The shipment, containing 80,000 doses, arrived at the Simón Bolívar International Airport in Maiquetía, La Guaira state. To date, 380 thousand doses of the vaccine have been received by Venezuela. | This strengthens the National Immunization Plan that started on February 18 with two vaccines: Sputnik-V from Russia and Vero-Cell from China. | Venezuelan Minister for Health, Carlos Alvarado, was in charge of receiving the shipment that flew directly from Moscow in a CONVIASA airbus. | New batch of Russian vaccines Sputn…

sputniknews (2021-04-25). VP Harris Reportedly Unaware Her Children's Book Found Its Way to 'Welcome Packs' For Migrant Kids. sputniknews.com In March, US President Joe Biden appointed his VP, Kamala Harris, to be responsible for dealing with what many claim to be an ongoing migration crisis on the southern American border. The newly-minted 'border czar', however, has not visited the US-Mexican border since she received the assignment.

Rebecca Magallon (2021-04-25). A Better Solution to DACA. indybay.org DACA is temporary relief for immigrant childhood arrivals to the United States, this articles calls for permanent solutions for DACA recipients.

sputniknews (2021-04-25). Segregation's Legacy? Virginia to Overhaul Math Curriculum in K-12 for Racial Equity's Sake. sputniknews.com The US system of mathematics education is unjust and originating in segregation and other forms of institutional systems of oppression, say equity activists offering to "dismantle racism" in math instruction and lower learning standards so that black, brown and Latino students may leg up. But will it work?

sputniknews (2021-04-25). It's About Time: Kamala Harris, Mexican President to Discuss 'Root Causes of Migration'. sputniknews.com On Saturday, Republican Senator Ted Cruz joined New Hampshire GOP members in lambasting Kamala Harris for failing to visit the nation's southern border, where the situation, according to many, is quickly "spiraling out of control".

sputniknews (2021-04-25). Does the Trump Campaign Owe New Mexico Over $211,000? sputniknews.com Albuquerque's authorities reportedly billed the Trump campaign for the extra police coverage, road barricading, and paid leave for employees whose shifts were slashed by a few hours during the 16-17 September shutdown of the city.

Camila Bustos (2021-04-25). Climate Change Is a Driving Force in Central American Migration. zcomm.org We look at the link between migration and the climate emergency, which studies have estimated could displace over 200 million people by 2050…

Carlos Heller (2021-04-25). Argentina y el FMI: La batalla global y local. globalizacion.ca El gobierno continúa llevando a los foros internacionales el pedido de un tratamiento más racional de los recursos globales. La Argentina, lejos de las profecías que la predecían aislada, es hoy una activista mundial de sus intereses como Nación de…

Global Research (2021-04-25). Argentina — Neoliberales y libertarios: Las dos derechas ideológicas. globalizacion.ca Que estén yendo juntas a algunos comicios en España, o que se abigarren en un mismo partido de derechas en Argentina, no autoriza a afirmar que "son iguales": la derecha liberal y la de los autodenominados "libertarios" no son la…

sputniknews (2021-04-25). Argentina Loses Its Google Domain After Man Bought It for 5 Dollars, Report Says. sputniknews.com Internet users in the country complained that they couldn't access the site for several hours, thinking the issue was linked to a server crash. Google and Argentinian authorities have not yet commented on the issue.

Pascual Serrano (2021-04-25). Desmontar con datos el muro de la desinformación. globalizacion.ca Defender a Cuba, atacar a Cuba. Parece que esa es la dicotomía a la que se enfrenta la Revolución. Supongamos que no aceptamos esa disyuntiva y simplemente queremos dedicarnos a buscar la verdad. No sé si se han parado a…

Staff (2021-04-25). Cubans participate in caravan protest against US blockade. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 25 (MNA) — The Cuban provinces of Las Tunas (east) and Villa Clara (center) participated on Sunday in the caravan protest against the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba.

teleSUR (2021-04-24). Venezuela to Produce Insulin Under Russian License. telesurenglish.net According to a press release from Geropharm, the plant will be established at the facilities of the Socialist Company for the Production of Biological Medicines ( Espromed Bio) in Caracas. | RELATED: | Geropharm will provide both capital and technology for the venture, and its experts will train Venezuelan personnel into the manufacturing know-how. | The agreement also includes the supply of insulin "analogs" from Russia. Ve…

Tanya Wadhwa (2021-04-24). Bolivia ratifies its commitment to protecting the rights of Mother Earth and the environment. peoplesdispatch.org On the International Mother Earth Day, Bolivian President Luis Arce announced the reactivation of the Plurinational Authority of Mother Earth to promote climate change adaptation and mitigation programs as well as the generation of clean energies through photovoltaic, wind and renewable diesel projects, among other measures…

slorinoco (2021-04-24). Datanálisis Reveals Results of Survey About Illegal US and European Sanctions. orinocotribune.com It was recently revealed, through a survey conducted by Datanálisis, a pollster linked to right wing opposition, that 90% of the Venezuelan population is of the opinion that illegal sanctions and coercive measures imposed by the United States have had a negative impact on their lives. | This was disclosed by the pollster Datanálisis through a graph shared on social media networks, last Thursday, April 22. The following data was provided: 51.8 % of those who participated in the survey said that the sanctions "have had a very negative impact," 30.8% that "they have had some negative impact," 9.4% that "they have ha…

Hernán Salina (2021-04-24). Tras 20 años de ocupación y saqueo, Estados Unidos se retira de Afganistán sin mellar el poder de los talibanes. globalizacion.ca La situación económica de Estados Unidos es complicada, "no hay ninguna inversión en la Salud ni apoyo para los que buscan trabajo", mientras se "habla de billones para infraestructura pero los que se ven beneficiados son los grandes capitales", dijo…

David Vine (2021-04-24). 175 Years of border invasions: The anniversary of the U.S. war on Mexico and the roots of northward migration. mronline.org Amid renewed fear mongering about an "invasion" at the U.S.-Mexico border, this week's 175th anniversary of the 1846—1848 war the U.S. government instigated with Mexico is a reminder that throughout U.S. history, invasions have gone almost exclusively from north to south, not vice versa. | April 24, 2021 | Newswire…

Staff (2021-04-24). Climate Change Is a Driving Force in Central American Migration. truthout.org We look at the link between migration and the climate emergency, which studies have estimated could displace over 200 million people by 2050, including many in Central American countries such as Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. Last year, two hurricanes, Iota and Eta, devastated the region and forced thousands to flee north. A new report finds that the climate crisis is already a driver in migration from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, which reiterates the necessity of planning "ahead for the major…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-04-24). Around the World in 8 Minutes: Global outcry for patent waiver on COVID vaccines. peoplesdispatch.org In this episode, we take you to Geneva where the member states of the World Trade Organization met to discuss a proposal to waive certain intellectual property on COVID-19 vaccine production during the pandemic. We also look at Bolivia where dozens of intellectuals, experts and political leaders from across the world participated in the "Re-encounter with Pachamama" on April 22, Earth Day.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-04-24). Ibero-American Summit in Andorra concluded with call for equitable access to anti-COVID-19 vaccines and cooperation for sustainable development. peoplesdispatch.org The 27th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government was focused on formulating common responses to the economic, social and health issues generated by the pandemic as well as solutions to global problems such as climate change…

Staff (2021-04-24). IMF Refuses to Provide Assets to Venezuela: What's Behind It? orinocotribune.com Once again, the genocidal blockade that affects the people of Venezuela was demonstrated through the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which explained that "it will not provide reserves of $5 billion in special drawing rights to Venezuela to reinforce its reserves" bases on the "legitimacy "of the government of President Nicolás Maduro. | In addition, in a new Bloomberg research, it was found that the Bolivarian country would be among the largest recipients in terms of percentage of gross domestic product. | The IMF plans to deliver $650 billion to member nations to boost liquidity. It announced that Venezuela w…

teleSUR (2021-04-24). Paraguay: Socio-Environmental Income to Fund Covid-19 Struggle. telesurenglish.net It is now up to President Abdo to decide on the law. | RELATED: | The bill seeks to allocate to the Ministry of Health US$150 million from the Paraguayan part of the exploitation of the Itaipu and Yacyreta hydropower plants, which are respectively operated with Brazil and Argentina. | The measure was promoted by the Paraguayan opposition to improve the country's response capacity to COVID-19. | The bill passed with 40 votes in f…

teleSUR (2021-04-24). Bolsonaro: Army to Go After Covid-19 "Cowards" telesurenglish.net Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Saturday said he is willing to deploy the army on the streets if governors and mayors continue to enforce quarantines confinements and curfews. | RELATED: | "If I decree it, it will be enforced. Our Armed Forces can go to the streets to enforce the fifth article of the constitution on freedom of movement in the national territory in times of peace," Bolsonaro said. | The president called the measures restricting movement…

Staff (2021-04-24). Vaccines Sent by the United States to Mexico are from Contaminated Plant. orinocotribune.com Batches of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccines shipped from the United States to Mexico were manufactured in a plant where production was suspended due to contamination of millions of doses, Mexican newspaper El Universal reported on Friday. | The newspaper reported that in the plant in question, two different COVID-19 vaccines got mixed up during fabrication, contaminating millions of doses, but AstraZeneca has assured that the batches supplied to Mexico were verified under the required standards. | The AstraZeneca vaccines that Mexico received were manufactured at an Emergent BioSolutions plant in Baltimore, Maryla…

Editor2 (2021-04-24). 175 Years of Border Invasions: The Anniversary of the US War on Mexico and the Roots of Northward Migration. orinocotribune.com By David Vine — Apr 22, 2021 | Amid renewed fear mongering about an "invasion" at the U.S.-Mexico border, this week's 175th anniversary of the 1846—1848 war the U.S. government instigated with Mexico is a reminder that throughout U.S. history, invasions have gone almost exclusively from north to south, not vice versa. A near-continuous series of invasions—military, political, and economic—moving from north to south has helped produce the poverty, violence, and insecurity driving people to migrate from south to north. The current humanitarian crisis at the border, with record numbers of unac…

COHA (2021-04-24). 175 Years Of Border Invasions: The Anniversary Of US War On Mexico And Roots Of Northward Migration — Analysis. eurasiareview.com By David Vine* | Amid renewed fear mongering about an "invasion" at the U.S.-Mexico border, this week's 175th anniversary of the 1846—1848 war the U.S. government instigated with Mexico is a reminder that throughout U.S. history, invasions have gone almost exclusively from north to south, not vice versa. A near-continuous series of invasions—military, political, and economic—moving from north to south has helped produce the poverty, violence, and insecurity driving people to migrate from south to north. The current humanitarian crisis at the border, with record numbers of unaccompanied minors…

José Cueli (2021-04-24). Los niños migrantes caminan… globalizacion.ca Los niños migrantes ondulan el tiempo y el espacio y viven sin localización, ni reposo. Enloquecen sin saber que son rastro antiguo de un objeto arcaico que representa la soledad. Dolor que se turna tensión, presente y ausente, y adquiere…

Staff (2021-04-24). At least 172 migrants drowned in central Mediterranean Sea. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (MNA) — At least 172 people are believed to have drowned in three different shipwrecks in the central Mediterranean Sea, and the number of drowning in the world's deadliest crossing has more than doubled this year.

sputniknews (2021-04-24). New Hampshire Protesters Urge Kamala Harris 'to Stop Illegal Invasion' of Migrants. sputniknews.com Kamala Harris has repeatedly been critisised for failing to visit the US southern border as President Joe Biden's point person to lead the White House's efforts to tackle the migration crisis.

sputniknews (2021-04-24). Harris' 'GPS Got Confused' As She Visited New Hampshire Border Instead of Mexico, Ted Cruz Says. sputniknews.com Both US President Joe Biden and his vice-president, Kamala Harris, who has been put in charge of migration issues, have not toured the US-Mexican border, and refused to describe the situation there as an immigration "crisis."

Ricardo Orozco (2021-04-24). La izquierda mexicana al servicio de la inteligencia artificial (II). globalizacion.ca El pasado viernes 16 de abril el presidente de México, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, publicó en el Diario Oficial de la Federación (DOF) el decreto por el que se reforman y adicionan diversas disposiciones de la Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones…

Staff (2021-04-24). Argentina's minister of transport dies in car accident. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (MNA) — According to the local media reports, Argentina's Minister of Transport Mario Meoni has died in a car accident.

Emir Sader (2021-04-24). Lula Calls Us to Hope. orinocotribune.com By Emir Sader — Apr 21, 2021 | How often have we looked to Lula for hope? Hoping that the heroic strike would bring down the dictatorship! Hoping that the transition would truly bring democracy to Brazil! Hoping that he would defeat Collor! Hoping that he would enable Brazil to free ourselves from the Cardoso government and its neoliberal model! With hope that his government would truly be for all, but above all for the most needy! With hope that he could decrease the inequalities in the most unequal country of the most unequal continent in the world! Hoping that he could restore the image of Brazil in the w…

Staff (2021-04-24). Brazilian Opposition Unites to Demand Bolsonaro's Impeachment. orinocotribune.com The Brazilian opposition is discussing how to put together all the requests for impeachment of President Bolsonaro in order to present them together before the Chamber of Deputies. | On Friday, leaders of nine opposition parties of Brazil called a virtual meeting to unify the criteria in the requests for impeachment of the president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro. | The nine par…

Staff (2021-04-24). Venezuela's Former Attorney General Luisa Ortega Received $1 Million Bribe—Oil Corruption Case Filed in US. orinocotribune.com Former Venezuelan attorney general Luisa Ortega Díaz is allegedly implicated in a major corruption case involving a Venezuelan businessman, who this week pleaded guilty to paying a million dollar bribe before a United States court, two people apprised of the case reported on Thursday, according to the AP news agency. | The former prosecutor, now opposition leader, Luisa Ortega, is not mentioned by name in the federal case in Miami. However, when pleading guilty on Monday to a count of conspiracy to defraud the United States, businessman Carlos Urbano Fermín admitted to paying around a million dollars to a "high-r…

sputniknews (2021-04-24). Venezuelan Health Minister Praises Sputnik V as World's Most Effective Vaccine. sputniknews.com BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) – Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine is the most effective jab in the world, Venezuelan Health Minister Carlos Alvarado González said on Saturday, after receiving a new shipment of doses from Moscow at the Caracas airport.

sputniknews (2021-04-24). Pentagon Believes Russia Behind Mysterious Directed Energy 'Attacks' on Troops in Syria: Report. sputniknews.com The Department of Defense reportedly stopped short of linking the alleged attacks with a mysterious incident at the American embassy in Havana, Cuba, which was subsequently evacuated after numerous diplomatic workers complained of suffering from an unidentified ailment.

José A. Amesty R. (2021-04-24). Sellado el 8vo. Congreso PCC en Cuba, °La Lucha Sigue! globalizacion.ca Sin duda alguna, la conclusión del 8vo. Congreso del Partido Comunista de Cuba, nos deja para la historia dos sendos discursos, dos joyas de discursos, el primero el Informe Central del Quinquenio a la Asamblea del Partido, por el General…

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