2021-09-19: News Headlines

Ana Perdigón (2021-09-19). VI CELAC Summit: Latin America and the Caribbean to Expand Relations with China. orinocotribune.com The Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), held this Saturday, September 18, in Mexico city, opens the doors to broader relations with China and the European Union (EU). | During the VI Summit of Heads of State and Government of CELAC, several nations called for the dismantling of the Organization of American States (OAS ), and on the contrary, to consolidate Latin American integration and inter-relation, far from the interests of the United States and Canada. | Comparto la foto oficial de la VI Cumbre de Jefas y Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de la CELAC. Un encuentro de grandes p…

Ana Perdigón (2021-09-19). President Maduro Proposes New Institutional Framework for CELAC (Lacalle and Abdo). orinocotribune.com On Saturday, September 18, the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, proposed to create a new institutional framework of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) to resume the path of regional intergration that had already begun to be built during the 2000s. | During his speech at the VI CELAC Summit of Heads of State and Government in Mexico City, the Venezuelan president stressed that the former councils of ministers had made proposals, and there was also a very valuable interregional dialogue that must be restarted. | President Maduro, without any previous announcement, arrived in Mexico…

teleSUR, yart, NG (2021-09-19). Vietnam aprueba uso de vacuna cubana Abdala. telesurtv.net La aprobación del fármaco coincide con la visita del presidente vietnamita a Cuba para tratar ese tema.

teleSUR, NG (2021-09-19). China señala de vergonzoso el papel de EE.UU. contra Venezuela. telesurtv.net Desde China destacan que EE.UU. afecta los intercambios regulares de personal internacional y pone en peligro la cooperación entre países.

teleSUR (2021-09-18). Mexico Calls for an Economic Integration With Social Dimension. telesurenglish.net Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) called for the reactivation of the LATAM economy taking into account the region's young and creative workforces. | RELATED: | He explained that the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) could further support regional economic integration. | AMLO warned that this integration has to observe a social…

teleSUR (2021-09-18). Venezuela Proposes a General Secretariat for Celac. telesurenglish.net Addressing the VI Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro reiterated the need to set up a "powerful" bloc's General Secretariat to promote the region's multilateralism, integration, and cooperation. | RELATED: | "I propose the constitution of CELAC General Secretariat with sufficient power to take the reins of the construction of what is the dream of Latin American…

teleSUR (2021-09-18). CELAC VI Summit Supports Cuba and Argentina in Their Demands. telesurenglish.net Rejecting the U.S. economic blockade against Cuba and reaffirming Argentina's sovereignty over the Malvinas islands, representatives from the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) concluded the bloc's VI Summit chaired by Mexico on Saturday. | RELATED: | Mexico's Foreign Minister Ebrard explained that officials from 31 countries signed a Joint Declaration of 44 points and special accords. | Besides the allocation…

teleSUR (2021-09-18). Cuba Offers Its COVID-19 Vaccines to Celac Members States. telesurenglish.net Speaking at the VI Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel offered Cuban-produced COVID-19 vaccines to fight the pandemic in the region. | RELATED: | He noted that the Cuban biotechnology industry had produced already three vaccines and two vaccine candidates. The achievement was possible thanks to Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro's idea to promot…

news.un (2021-09-18). FROM THE FIELD: Haiti's gruelling post-quake road to recovery. news.un.org Thousands of Haitians continue to take refuge in neighbours' houses, makeshift shelters, chapels or informal displacement sites, a month after a devastating 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the west of the Caribbean island where they live. That's according to the UN's International Organization for Migration (IOM) which has been assisting in recovery efforts.

teleSUR (2021-09-18). ECLAC Presents a Plan For Regional Vaccine Production. telesurenglish.net Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Executive Secretary Alicia Barcena presented a technical report to boost COVID-19 vaccine production capacity in Latin America and the Caribbean region. | RELATED: | The report analyzed the LATAM pharmaceutical industry to propose a roadmap for regulation strengthening and cooperation links. | Barcena presented a Health Self-Sufficiency Plan aimed at offering…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-18). CELAC to Choose Between Dignity or OAS' Monroe Doctrine. libya360.wordpress.com y Kawsachun News< After five years without meeting, Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) will convene on Saturday for the VI Summit in Mexico City. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, whose late Friday arrival upstaged all other participants of the Summit, has submitted a proposal to his Mexican counterpart,...

scorinoco (2021-09-18). AMLO Urges Biden Once Again to Lift US Blockade Against Cuba. orinocotribune.com On Thursday, September 16, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico urged US President Joe Biden to act to end Washington's blockade and the policy of aggression against Cuba once and for all. | In a speech commemorating the 211th anniversary of Mexico's independence, with which AMLO opened the traditional military parade honoring the entrance of the Trigarante (Three Guarantees) army to Mexico City in 1821, he reiterated his opinion that he had expressed in June at the Chapultepec Castle regarding the dignity of the Cuban people. | In the presence of Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, a special guest, who…

Anand Naidoo (2021-09-18). The Heat: Guantanamo Prison. america.cgtn.com The notorious U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where hundreds of men were detained by America for years without charge or trial, is still open after almost 20 years? In the weeks and months following the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States in …

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-18). EE.UU. prepara vuelos para deportar a migrantes haitianos. telesurtv.net Medios estadounidenses indicaron que se estarían preparando hasta ocho vuelos de deportación diarios a Haití.

_____ (2021-09-18). 'Infuriating Disappointment': Biden DHS Ramping Up Deportations to Haiti. commondreams.org

_____ (2021-09-18). Architect of Texas Abortion Ban Takes Aim at LGBTQ+ Rights While Urging Reversal of Roe. commondreams.org "It is unconscionable for the Biden administration to resume deportation flights to Haiti, despite the country's ongoing political, economic, and environmental disasters."

Peter Koenig (2021-09-18). Video: Towards Digital Tyranny. # Say No to the Covid Vaccine Passport. globalresearch.ca What is Agenda ID2020? | Behind its development is the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation — with support of the Rockefeller Foundation — and others belonging to the sinister all-digitization, depopulation and eugenics agenda. | It is an alliance of public-private partners, …

Staff (2021-09-18). Inflated Housing Costs Are Shutting Afghan Refugees Out of Communities. truthout.org When Jill Galante heard from a local refugee caseworker that his agency expected their city would receive 800 Afghan families before December, her stomach dropped. | "I told him, 'Well, we don't have the housing for 800 families. We're just creating a homeless population,'" recalled Galante, a volunteer who since 2016 has led grassroots efforts to stock apartments for refugees resettling in the San Diego suburb of El Cajon. "And he said, 'Yeah, I told them that.'" | The U.S.'s chaotic exit from Afg…

Shawgi Tell (2021-09-18). 5,000 Charter Schools Closed in 30 Years. dissidentvoice.org Privately-operated non-profit and for-profit charter schools have been around for 30 years 1 and are legal in 45 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico, and Guam. To date, five states have been able to fend off these segregated outsourced schools that siphon billions of public dollars a year from under-funded public schools. About 3.3 million students are …

Staff (2021-09-18). European Union to Support World Food Program Operations in Venezuela. orinocotribune.com The European Union has confirmed that it will financially support the operations of the World Food Program (WFP) in Venezuela, reported the EU delegation office in Caracas. This was established during a donors' meeting. | Rafael Dochao Moreno, representative of the EU in Venezuela, stated that the donor meeting adopted "a very clear objective: to ensure that tens of thousands of children in Venezuela can benefit from our help and that their daily diet can be improved." | For his part, President Nicolás Maduro announced on Thursday, September 16, that his administration had signed a new agreement with the WFP, aft…

Andreína Chávez Alava (2021-09-18). UN Expert Releases Full Report on Impact of US-led Sanctions Against Venezuela. venezuelanalysis.com Special Rapporteur Alena Douhan reiterated her call for sanctions relief, stating they undermine Venezuelans' human rights.

_____ (2021-09-18). Hush, Hush (Venezuela Is Winning!). popularresistance.org By now it is obvious that the mainstream media does not cover any good news whatsoever about Venezuela. Even non-political issues are always accompanied by a poisoned cliché sentence or two about "dictator", "authoritarian regime", "collapsed economy" "humanitarian crisis", etc. etc. | So, the game-changing news that there are peace talks being held in México City between the Venezuelan government and opposition parties is ignored. México is acting as host and facilitator with the kingdoms of Norway and Netherlands, and the Russian Federation as mediators. This seminal event has been scarcely reported by the Nort…

Staff (2021-09-18). Venezuela Denounces Serious Violation of Agreements Signed in Mexico. orinocotribune.com The Head of Venezuela's government delegation to the Mexico Talks, Jorge Rodríguez, reported that the Venezuelan government categorically rejects the serious violation of the agreements signed by opposition elements and their foreign sponsors, who have already dedicated themselves to sabotaging and evading their commitments established in the Memorandum of Understanding signed on August 13. Rodríguez specifically addressed the agreement concerning the restoration of the assets and resources belonging to Venezuela, held abroad or in foreign bank accounts. | Through his official account on Twitter @jorgerpsuv, Rodr…

Gregory Wilpert (2021-09-18). Objectivity and Commitment. zcomm.org Interview on the origins of Venezuelanalysis and reflects on the relationship between commitment and objectivity in news reporting…

Victoria Korn (2021-09-18). Venezuela — El bolívar se ha depreciado en 3,1 billones por ciento desde 2012. globalizacion.ca Una nueva reconversión monetaria se anuncia en Venezuela dentro de dos semanas, y a partir del primero de octubre, a la escala monetaria actual se le sustraerán seis ceros a la derecha y la denominación de la moneda pasará a…

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2021-09-18: News Headlines

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-18). CELAC to Choose Between Dignity or OAS' Monroe Doctrine. libya360.wordpress.com y Kawsachun News< After five years without meeting, Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) will convene on Saturday for the VI Summit in Mexico City. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, whose late Friday arrival upstaged all other participants of the Summit, has submitted a proposal to his Mexican counterpart,...

news.un (2021-09-18). FROM THE FIELD: Haiti's gruelling post-quake road to recovery. news.un.org Thousands of Haitians continue to take refuge in neighbours' houses, makeshift shelters, chapels or informal displacement sites, a month after a devastating 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the west of the Caribbean island where they live. That's according to the UN's International Organization for Migration (IOM) which has been assisting in recovery efforts.

scorinoco (2021-09-18). AMLO Urges Biden Once Again to Lift US Blockade Against Cuba. orinocotribune.com On Thursday, September 16, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico urged US President Joe Biden to act to end Washington's blockade and the policy of aggression against Cuba once and for all. | In a speech commemorating the 211th anniversary of Mexico's independence, with which AMLO opened the traditional military parade honoring the entrance of the Trigarante (Three Guarantees) army to Mexico City in 1821, he reiterated his opinion that he had expressed in June at the Chapultepec Castle regarding the dignity of the Cuban people. | In the presence of Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, a special guest, who…

Anand Naidoo (2021-09-18). The Heat: Guantanamo Prison. america.cgtn.com The notorious U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where hundreds of men were detained by America for years without charge or trial, is still open after almost 20 years? In the weeks and months following the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States in …

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-18). EE.UU. prepara vuelos para deportar a migrantes haitianos. telesurtv.net Medios estadounidenses indicaron que se estarían preparando hasta ocho vuelos de deportación diarios a Haití.

Peter Koenig (2021-09-18). Video: Towards Digital Tyranny. # Say No to the Covid Vaccine Passport. globalresearch.ca What is Agenda ID2020? | Behind its development is the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation — with support of the Rockefeller Foundation — and others belonging to the sinister all-digitization, depopulation and eugenics agenda. | It is an alliance of public-private partners, …

Shawgi Tell (2021-09-18). 5,000 Charter Schools Closed in 30 Years. dissidentvoice.org Privately-operated non-profit and for-profit charter schools have been around for 30 years 1 and are legal in 45 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico, and Guam. To date, five states have been able to fend off these segregated outsourced schools that siphon billions of public dollars a year from under-funded public schools. About 3.3 million students are …

Staff (2021-09-18). European Union to Support World Food Program Operations in Venezuela. orinocotribune.com The European Union has confirmed that it will financially support the operations of the World Food Program (WFP) in Venezuela, reported the EU delegation office in Caracas. This was established during a donors' meeting. | Rafael Dochao Moreno, representative of the EU in Venezuela, stated that the donor meeting adopted "a very clear objective: to ensure that tens of thousands of children in Venezuela can benefit from our help and that their daily diet can be improved." | For his part, President Nicolás Maduro announced on Thursday, September 16, that his administration had signed a new agreement with the WFP, aft…

_____ (2021-09-18). Hush, Hush (Venezuela Is Winning!). popularresistance.org By now it is obvious that the mainstream media does not cover any good news whatsoever about Venezuela. Even non-political issues are always accompanied by a poisoned cliché sentence or two about "dictator", "authoritarian regime", "collapsed economy" "humanitarian crisis", etc. etc. | So, the game-changing news that there are peace talks being held in México City between the Venezuelan government and opposition parties is ignored. México is acting as host and facilitator with the kingdoms of Norway and Netherlands, and the Russian Federation as mediators. This seminal event has been scarcely reported by the Nort…

Staff (2021-09-18). Venezuela Denounces Serious Violation of Agreements Signed in Mexico. orinocotribune.com The Head of Venezuela's government delegation to the Mexico Talks, Jorge Rodríguez, reported that the Venezuelan government categorically rejects the serious violation of the agreements signed by opposition elements and their foreign sponsors, who have already dedicated themselves to sabotaging and evading their commitments established in the Memorandum of Understanding signed on August 13. Rodríguez specifically addressed the agreement concerning the restoration of the assets and resources belonging to Venezuela, held abroad or in foreign bank accounts. | Through his official account on Twitter @jorgerpsuv, Rodr…

Gregory Wilpert (2021-09-18). Objectivity and Commitment. zcomm.org Interview on the origins of Venezuelanalysis and reflects on the relationship between commitment and objectivity in news reporting…

Victoria Korn (2021-09-18). Venezuela — El bolívar se ha depreciado en 3,1 billones por ciento desde 2012. globalizacion.ca Una nueva reconversión monetaria se anuncia en Venezuela dentro de dos semanas, y a partir del primero de octubre, a la escala monetaria actual se le sustraerán seis ceros a la derecha y la denominación de la moneda pasará a…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-17). Political turmoil deepens in Haiti as PM comes under suspicion in President's assassination. peoplesdispatch.org Haiti's Prime Minister Ariel Henry has been implicated in the assassination of de-facto president Jovenel MoàØse, setting off major changes in the government and the judiciary and aggravating the political crisis…

_____ (2021-09-17). Historic Africa/CARICOM Summit. popularresistance.org It was an idea whose time had come. On Tuesday, September 5 this idea took material form at the first Africa/CARICOM Summit conducted virtually and broadcast to the world via the Web and social media. | Participants at the historical event included heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community and the African Union, chairs of Caricom and the African Union Commission, the Africa Regional Economic Communities, the Secretaries General of Caricom and the Organization of the African Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS), and the president of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). | The Summit was chaired by P…

_____ (2021-09-17). How The US Government Stokes Racial Tensions In Cuba. popularresistance.org Havana – "A Black uprising is shaking Cuba's Communist regime," read The Washington Post's headline on the recent unrest on the Caribbean island. "Afro-Cubans Come Out In Droves To Protest Government," wrote NPR. Meanwhile, The Wall Street Journal went with "Cuba's Black Communities Bear the Brunt of Regime's Crackdown" as a title. | These were examples of a slew of coverage in the nation's top outlets, which presented what amounted to one day of U.S.-backed protests in July as a nationwide insurrection led by the country's Black population — in effect, Cuba's Black Lives Matter moment. | Apart from dramati…

C.J. Atkins (2021-09-17). Draft family code brings Cuba closer to same-sex marriage equality. peoplesworld.org Equality was a big winner in Cuba Wednesday when a new draft of the country's family code was released that proposes allowing same-sex couples the right to marry and adopt children. That change is one among many in a 480-article document being put forward for consideration by Cuba's legislature and eventually the whole people. It …

Staff (2021-09-17). Headlines for September 17, 2021. democracynow.org U.S. Resumes Deportation Flights to Haiti as 10,000 Haitian Asylum Seekers Cross Rio Grande, Haitian Prime Minister, Accused of Aiding President's Murder, Sacks Justice Minister, Federal Judge Bars Biden Administration's Use of Trump-Era Rule to Fast-Track Deportations, U.N. Warns Time Is Rapidly Running Out to Limit Global Heating to 1.5 Degrees Celsius, U.S. Reports 3,400 COVID Deaths in One Day; One-Quarter of ICU Beds Are At or Near Capacity, France, China Blast U.S.-U.K.-Australia Nuclear Partnership, Biden Calls for Corporations and Super Wealthy to Pay Fair Share of Taxes, Police Put Fence Around Capitol A…

Staff (2021-09-17). Hunger Strike Erupts in Notorious Florida Jail as Haitians Fight Deportation. truthout.org A mass hunger strike has reportedly erupted in a notorious immigration jail in Florida, where Haitian immigrants are demanding to be released rather than deported to the island nation already reeling from a deadly earthquake and violent political crisis. | The Glades County Detention Center is run by a local sheriff in Moore Haven, Florida, and incarcerates immigrants under a federal contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). At least 100 people are staging a hunger strike at th…

FM Shakil (2021-09-17). Afghan refugee crisis poised to explode. asiatimes.com PESHAWAR- None of Afghanistan's neighbors is prepared to take in Afghan refugees and internally displaced persons despite the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) warning that 97% of Afghanistan's population is at risk of poverty and starvation. The UN agency cautions that Afghanistan is inching towards a total collapse given "frozen foreign reserves, collapsing public finances, …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Science Saturday: Uterine microbe found to have disease-causing behavior in endometrial cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A tiny microbe thriving in the uterine microbiome — a population of bacteria, viruses, yeasts/fungi in and around the uterus— could be a contributing driver of endometrial cancer, according to a new Mayo Clinic study. "We have found that a microbe that is particularly associated with endometrial cancer is capable of pathogenic behavior, and is stimulated by one of the main risk factors for the disease — estrogen exposure," explains Marina Walther-Antonio, Ph.D., a researcher within the Mayo…

Staff (2021-09-17). Venezuela Has Doubled Exports in Third Quarter. orinocotribune.com The president of Bolipuertos, General Irwin Ascanio, reported that between the first and third quarter of this year, Venezuela doubled the export of raw materials and homemade products. In his Twitter account, @IrwinAscanio, Ascanio highlighted the dedication of Venezuelan workers who have handled 2,232,751 metric tons of cargo, both imports and exports, during said period. | En

Staff (2021-09-17). Venezuela Condemns False Accusations of US World Police (Communiqué). orinocotribune.com On Wednesday, September 16, the Venezuelan government, through the Minister for Foreign Affairs Félix Plasencia, strongly condemned the invalid and illegal practice of the United States government pretending to appoint itself as the supranational police of sovereign and independent States. This was stated in a statement about the main drug-producing or drug-trafficking countries in the fiscal year 2022, published by the US State Department on September 15 of this year. | According to a

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-17). 'Leftists' Holler as PSUV's Pedro Carreño Trends on Social Media. orinocotribune.com The name of Venezuelan PSUV deputy Pedro Carreño became a trending topic on Venezuela's social media platform recently following comments issued in the National Assembly session this Wednesday, September 15, regarding the Secretary General of the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV), Oscar Figuera. | The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) parliamentarian Carreño had strong words for the position taken by Figuera against the discourse and the political guidelines of the PSUV, even while Figuera insists that he supports the revolutionary interests. | "Then there is this puppet from the Central Intelligence Ag…

A Guest Author (2021-09-17). Alex Saab defense team confident of winning his release. workers.org By: Alex Saab Legal Team statement The legal team for kidnapped Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab released the following statement Sept. 14. The struggle to prevent the illegal extradition of Saab from the island nation of Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) — where he is incarcerated as a result of U.S. pressure . . . |

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