Monthly Archives: November 2020

2020-11-30: News Headlines

teleSUR (2020-11-30). Barbados Commemorates 54 Years of Independence. telesurenglish.net Barbados' Prime Minister Mia Mottley addressed the nation on the occasion of the 54th anniversary of independence from the United Kingdom on Monday, noting her government's effort to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic amid the global economic downturn. | RELATED: | Mottley highlighted the attention the government has paid to people at higher risk from contracting the new coronavirus and pointed out that the country prepared to face "t…

_____ (2020-11-30). Venezuela Sentences Former Citgo Executives For Corruption. popularresistance.org Merida – Six former oil executives were sentenced for corruption on Thursday by a Venezuelan court. | They were detained in November 2017 in Caracas on charges of embezzlement, money laundering and conspiracy at state oil company PDVSA's US subsidiary, Citgo. | Attorney General Tarek William Saab stated at the time that the accused had signed contracts without government permission which "jeopardized the country's assets." Refinancing plans with Frontier Group Management and Apollo Global Management allegedly had draconian conditions and offered the company itself as collateral.

_____ (2020-11-29). Decolonizing Thanksgiving And Supporting Indigenous Peoples. popularresistance.org This week, as some people in the United States celebrated the mythical 'Thanksgiving' dinner, Indigenous Peoples held a National Day of Mourning and continued their resistance to defend the land and water. As Native American, Matt Remle, writes: | "Despite colonial efforts to exterminate, terminate, relocate, and assimilate Indigenous populations, Native communities continue to resist efforts to both desecrate Unci Maka and strip Native peoples of their languages, spirituality and communities." | Settler colonialism continues to this day in the United States…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-29). Cuban FM slams terrorist assault against Iranian Scientist. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 29 (MNA) — Condemning the assassination of the Iranian Scientist, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez noted that his country is against all forms and manifestations of terrorism.

teleSUR, ce (2020-11-29). Venezuela's Voting Machines Audited Ahead of Parliamentary Elections. telesurenglish.net This Sunday, the National Electoral Council (CNE) of Venezuela carried out the pre-dispatch audit of voting machines, to validate and replicate all stages of the electoral process, sampling 0.5% of voting tables. | RELATED: | The purpose of the voting machines pre-dispatch audit is to replicate and validate all the stages of the electoral process, verifying that both the software and data, as well as the o…

teleSUR, ce (2020-11-29). Cuba Condemns U.S. Operation in Havana's San Isidro. telesurenglish.net The government of Cuba says it is aware of the current involvement of the U.S. government in interference in Cuba and the logistical support supplied to a group in San Isidro by the U.S. embassy. | RELATED: | Late night Saturday, the General Director in charge of the United States of the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Carlos Fernández de Cossío, summoned the United States Charge d'Affaires Timothy Zúñiga-Brown,…

Yves Engler (2020-11-28). Canadian Media Refuses to Publish Op-ed by Venezuelan Foreign Minister. dissidentvoice.org Despite claims to objectivity and fairness, when it comes to Canadian interference in other countries' domestic affairs, there's long been only one side to the story reported in the dominant media. Even so, the pro-Ottawa slant on Venezuela is shocking. Recently Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza published an op-ed titled "Regime Change with a Human …

The Canary (2020-11-28). Health experts fear rapid tests may distract from vaccine work. thecanary.co Ambitious rapid coronavirus testing plans for England threaten to become a distraction from other key goals such as the roll-out of a vaccine, prominent health officials have warned.Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised the fast mass community testing systems conducted in Liverpool — which gave results in around 20 minutes without the need for a laboratory — will be replicated in all tier three areas after lockdown ends. This covers areas with a combined population of some 23 million people.Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Liverpool — where 300,000 people have been tested in the pilot scheme…

Andres Kargar (2020-11-28). The Emperor Has No Clothes. dissidentvoice.org I reviewed Sra. Michelle Bachelet's Report on Venezuela, and was quite outraged at her lack of consideration and due diligence. I will, in a moment, tell everyone why this report needs to be trashed, but even before that, I think I should mention two systemic flaws about this type of reporting regardless of which country …

David Rosmarin, Kathleen Butler, Fiona Kuo, John E Harris (2020-11-28). [Correspondence] Ruxolitinib cream for the treatment of vitiligo — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Shelley Uppal and colleagues for their comments on the randomised phase 2 trial of ruxolitinib cream for the treatment of vitiligo,1 in which concerns over the generalisability of the study population were raised. As a phase 2 study, the goal was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of different concentrations and dosing regimens of ruxolitinib cream in patients with non-segmental vitiligo before progressing to phase 3 studies, in which generalisability would be assessed. As such, our study1 does not state that ruxolitinib cream is a safe and effective treatment for vitiligo or conclude that the study's f…

Shawgi Tell (2020-11-28). Why Are Embezzlement, Fraud, and Indictments So Rampant in the Charter School Sector? dissidentvoice.org The simple answer is that there are lax standards, poor oversight, and little accountability in the segregated charter school sector. This decades-old set-up is consciously built into many charter school laws, which exist in 44 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico, and Guam. It is no accident that charter schools are deregulated schools.1 Charter schools …

Dan Roberts (2020-11-28). The Shortwave Report 11/27/20 Listen Globally! indybay.org A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Germany.

Orinoco Tribune (2020-11-27). Venezuela Presents Proposal for an International Association Against US Sanctions to Stop Crimes Against Humanity (UN Security Council). globalresearch.ca The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela's ambassador to the United Nations (UN), Samuel Moncada, intervened this Wednesday in the session of the Security Council to denounce the economic aggression of the United States against twenty-nine countries of the world, through …

teleSUR (2020-11-27). Venezuela Honors Anti-Oligarchic Bolivarian Rebellion of 1992. telesurenglish.net Venezuela's Bolivarian Military Aviation (AMB) Friday paid tribute at the Aragua State to the civic-military rebellion that took place on Nov. 27, 1992, against neoliberal policies imposed by Carlos Perez' administration (1974-1979). | RELATED: | As part of the tribute, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a monument in honor of the AMB officers who lost their lives amid an insurrection which "represented the awake…

teleSUR (2020-11-27). Venezuela: The Road To D6 Parliamentary Elections. file:/Users/educators/Dropbox/_data/_rss/telesurenglish.net.xml On December 6, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela will celebrate the first parliamentary elections since the National Assembly, which holds legislative power, was declared "in contempt" in 2016 after the opposition majority body repeatedly violated the constitutional order. | RELATED: | According to Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, over 300 international observers are registered to participate in the elections due…

Vijay Prashad (2020-11-27). Why Imperialism is Obsolete in Latin America. counterpunch.org In September 2018, Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro visited China, where he met with China's President Xi Jinping and signed a series of important agreements on trade and culture. Toward the end of his stay, Maduro said that the two countries had built "a relationship of mutual benefit, of shared gain."

John Pilger (2020-11-27). Britain's Class War on Children. counterpunch.org When I first reported on child poverty in Britain, I was struck by the faces of children I spoke to, especially the eyes. They were different: watchful, fearful. In Hackney, in 1975, I filmed Irene Brunsden's family. Irene told me she gave her two-year-old a plate of cornflakes. "She doesn't tell me she's hungry, she

_____ (2020-11-27). Venezuela Convicts Six CITGO Former Executives Of Corruption. popularresistance.org Six former executives of the CITGO Petroleum Corporation were sentenced to between eight and 13 years in prison after being found guilty of corruption. | Venezuela's Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) announced that Citgo former President Jose Pereira will be in jail for 13 years and seven months for the crimes of "intentional embezzlement and conspiracy." | Pereira also will have to pay a fine of US$2 million, equivalent to 40 percent of the value of the embezzled goods. | Former executives Tomeu Vadell, Jorge Toledo, Gustavo Cardenas, Jose Zambrano, and Alirio Zambrano will serve eight years and ten months in priso…

The Canary (2020-11-27). Celebrities demand airlines stop mass deportation flight to Jamaica. thecanary.co Supermodel Naomi Campbell and actress Thandie Newton are among a host of prominent figures calling on airlines not to operate a mass deportation flight to Jamaica next week. | "Unlawful and wrongful": | The open letter is addressed to the bosses of multiple airlines including Hi Fly, Titan Airways, and TUI UK and Ireland. In it more than 90 high-profile figures, campaigners, and activists have urged the companies to decline to operate the planned 2 December flight. | They are also calling for a pause on the operation of future deportation flights to Commonwealth countries. | The letter, which also include…

teleSUR (2020-11-27). Cuba and Japan Sign First Memorandum on Health Cooperation. telesurenglish.net On Thursday afternoon, the signing ceremony of a cooperation memorandum between the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan and the Ministry of Public Health of Cuba (Minsap) took place, intending to collaborate to strengthen the public health and medical assistance system, as well as to share the experience in the treatment of the elderly.

teleSUR (2020-11-27). Cuba: Researchers Develop 2 New COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates. telesurenglish.net Cuba's Center for Control of Drugs, Equipment, and Medical Devices (Cecmed) authorized the beginning of clinical trials of two new COVID-19 vaccine candidates, which were named Mambisa (CIGB-669) and Abdala (CIGB-66). | RELATED: | The Mambisa vaccine will be applied as a nasal spray and its clinical trials will be carried out in Havana, while Abdala will be administered as an intramuscular injection and will be res…

teleSUR (2020-11-27). Venezuela Resumes Sending Oil to China Despite U.S. Sanctions. telesurenglish.net British news agency Reuters informed as such this Friday, citing tracking data of Refinitiv Eikon's ships and the state owned company Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA). | The news comes after illegal U.S. sanctions, which since 2019 prevented the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and the PetroChina refinery from loading crude oil and fuels in Venezuelan ports. | RELATED: | According to the source, the first tank…

news.un (2020-11-27). Rising hunger in drought-stricken southern Madagascar forcing families to eat insects: WFP. news.un.org Hunger is on the rise in southern Madagascar due to consecutive years of drought, affecting half the region's population, or 1.5 million people, and forcing most families to eat insects, the World Food Programme (WFP) reported on Friday.

teleSUR (2020-11-26). Sri Lankan Organizations Requests Nobel Prize for Cuban Doctors. telesurenglish.net Sri Lanka's Friends of Cuba Group Wednesday asked to nominate Cuba's Henry Reeve Medical Brigade for the Nobel Peace Prize for its "humanistic work facing disaster situations." | RELATED: | The Group launched a virtual campaign to collect signatures to support the nomination and in rejection of the 60-decades-long U.S. blockade against Cuba. | "This initiative is also a tribute to the Cuban Revolution's historic leade…

2020-11-29: News Headlines

_____ (2020-11-29). Why COVID-19 Granted the U.S. Most Favored Nation Status. strategic-culture.org Paul STREET | Routinely described by its "leaders" as "the greatest country in the world" (hereafter "GCITW") and "the richest country in the world" (hereafter "RCITW"), the United States is home to 4.25% of the world's population but 21% of global COVID-19 cases and 18% of global COVID-19 deaths. Why has the GCITW fared so poorly in responding the biggest global pandemic in more than a century? | The first and most obvious answer is that its government has been headed by a fascist lunatic who has fanned and fueled the pandemic in numerous overlapping ways: publicly denying its lethal impact while privately under…

_____ (2020-11-29). Decolonizing Thanksgiving And Supporting Indigenous Peoples. popularresistance.org This week, as some people in the United States celebrated the mythical 'Thanksgiving' dinner, Indigenous Peoples held a National Day of Mourning and continued their resistance to defend the land and water. As Native American, Matt Remle, writes: | "Despite colonial efforts to exterminate, terminate, relocate, and assimilate Indigenous populations, Native communities continue to resist efforts to both desecrate Unci Maka and strip Native peoples of their languages, spirituality and communities." | Settler colonialism continues to this day in the United States…

teleSUR, ce (2020-11-29). Cuba Condemns U.S. Operation in Havana's San Isidro. telesurenglish.net The government of Cuba says it is aware of the current involvement of the U.S. government in interference in Cuba and the logistical support supplied to a group in San Isidro by the U.S. embassy. | RELATED: | Late night Saturday, the General Director in charge of the United States of the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Carlos Fernández de Cossío, summoned the United States Charge d'Affaires Timothy Zúñiga-Brown,…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-29). Cuban FM slams terrorist assault against Iranian Scientist. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 29 (MNA) — Condemning the assassination of the Iranian Scientist, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez noted that his country is against all forms and manifestations of terrorism.

Manuela Solé (2020-11-28). Venezuela Sentences Former Citgo Executives for Corruption. venezuelanalysis.com The so-called "Citgo six" had been arrested in 2017 and their lawyers will appeal the ruling.

Andres Kargar (2020-11-28). The Emperor Has No Clothes. dissidentvoice.org I reviewed Sra. Michelle Bachelet's Report on Venezuela, and was quite outraged at her lack of consideration and due diligence. I will, in a moment, tell everyone why this report needs to be trashed, but even before that, I think I should mention two systemic flaws about this type of reporting regardless of which country …

Yves Engler (2020-11-28). Canadian Media Refuses to Publish Op-ed by Venezuelan Foreign Minister. dissidentvoice.org Despite claims to objectivity and fairness, when it comes to Canadian interference in other countries' domestic affairs, there's long been only one side to the story reported in the dominant media. Even so, the pro-Ottawa slant on Venezuela is shocking. Recently Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza published an op-ed titled "Regime Change with a Human …

The Canary (2020-11-28). Health experts fear rapid tests may distract from vaccine work. thecanary.co Ambitious rapid coronavirus testing plans for England threaten to become a distraction from other key goals such as the roll-out of a vaccine, prominent health officials have warned.Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised the fast mass community testing systems conducted in Liverpool — which gave results in around 20 minutes without the need for a laboratory — will be replicated in all tier three areas after lockdown ends. This covers areas with a combined population of some 23 million people.Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Liverpool — where 300,000 people have been tested in the pilot scheme…

Dan Roberts (2020-11-28). The Shortwave Report 11/27/20 Listen Globally! indybay.org A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Germany.

David Rosmarin, Kathleen Butler, Fiona Kuo, John E Harris (2020-11-28). [Correspondence] Ruxolitinib cream for the treatment of vitiligo — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Shelley Uppal and colleagues for their comments on the randomised phase 2 trial of ruxolitinib cream for the treatment of vitiligo,1 in which concerns over the generalisability of the study population were raised. As a phase 2 study, the goal was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of different concentrations and dosing regimens of ruxolitinib cream in patients with non-segmental vitiligo before progressing to phase 3 studies, in which generalisability would be assessed. As such, our study1 does not state that ruxolitinib cream is a safe and effective treatment for vitiligo or conclude that the study's f…

Shawgi Tell (2020-11-28). Why Are Embezzlement, Fraud, and Indictments So Rampant in the Charter School Sector? dissidentvoice.org The simple answer is that there are lax standards, poor oversight, and little accountability in the segregated charter school sector. This decades-old set-up is consciously built into many charter school laws, which exist in 44 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico, and Guam. It is no accident that charter schools are deregulated schools.1 Charter schools …

Paul Street (2020-11-27). Why COVID-19 Granted the U.S. Most Favored Nation Status. counterpunch.org Routinely described by its "leaders" as "the greatest country in the world" (hereafter "GCITW") and "the richest country in the world" (hereafter "RCITW"), the United States is home to 4.25% of the world's population but 21% of global COVID-19 cases and 18% of global COVID-19 deaths. Why has the GCITW fared so poorly in responding

teleSUR (2020-11-27). Venezuela: The Road To D6 Parliamentary Elections. file:/Users/educators/Dropbox/_data/_rss/telesurenglish.net.xml On December 6, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela will celebrate the first parliamentary elections since the National Assembly, which holds legislative power, was declared "in contempt" in 2016 after the opposition majority body repeatedly violated the constitutional order. | RELATED: | According to Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, over 300 international observers are registered to participate in the elections due…

teleSUR (2020-11-27). Venezuela Honors Anti-Oligarchic Bolivarian Rebellion of 1992. telesurenglish.net Venezuela's Bolivarian Military Aviation (AMB) Friday paid tribute at the Aragua State to the civic-military rebellion that took place on Nov. 27, 1992, against neoliberal policies imposed by Carlos Perez' administration (1974-1979). | RELATED: | As part of the tribute, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a monument in honor of the AMB officers who lost their lives amid an insurrection which "represented the awake…

Orinoco Tribune (2020-11-27). Venezuela Presents Proposal for an International Association Against US Sanctions to Stop Crimes Against Humanity (UN Security Council). globalresearch.ca The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela's ambassador to the United Nations (UN), Samuel Moncada, intervened this Wednesday in the session of the Security Council to denounce the economic aggression of the United States against twenty-nine countries of the world, through …

Vijay Prashad (2020-11-27). Why Imperialism is Obsolete in Latin America. counterpunch.org In September 2018, Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro visited China, where he met with China's President Xi Jinping and signed a series of important agreements on trade and culture. Toward the end of his stay, Maduro said that the two countries had built "a relationship of mutual benefit, of shared gain."

John Pilger (2020-11-27). Britain's Class War on Children. counterpunch.org When I first reported on child poverty in Britain, I was struck by the faces of children I spoke to, especially the eyes. They were different: watchful, fearful. In Hackney, in 1975, I filmed Irene Brunsden's family. Irene told me she gave her two-year-old a plate of cornflakes. "She doesn't tell me she's hungry, she

_____ (2020-11-27). Venezuela Convicts Six CITGO Former Executives Of Corruption. popularresistance.org Six former executives of the CITGO Petroleum Corporation were sentenced to between eight and 13 years in prison after being found guilty of corruption. | Venezuela's Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) announced that Citgo former President Jose Pereira will be in jail for 13 years and seven months for the crimes of "intentional embezzlement and conspiracy." | Pereira also will have to pay a fine of US$2 million, equivalent to 40 percent of the value of the embezzled goods. | Former executives Tomeu Vadell, Jorge Toledo, Gustavo Cardenas, Jose Zambrano, and Alirio Zambrano will serve eight years and ten months in priso…

The Canary (2020-11-27). Celebrities demand airlines stop mass deportation flight to Jamaica. thecanary.co Supermodel Naomi Campbell and actress Thandie Newton are among a host of prominent figures calling on airlines not to operate a mass deportation flight to Jamaica next week. | "Unlawful and wrongful": | The open letter is addressed to the bosses of multiple airlines including Hi Fly, Titan Airways, and TUI UK and Ireland. In it more than 90 high-profile figures, campaigners, and activists have urged the companies to decline to operate the planned 2 December flight. | They are also calling for a pause on the operation of future deportation flights to Commonwealth countries. | The letter, which also include…

teleSUR (2020-11-27). Cuba: Researchers Develop 2 New COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates. telesurenglish.net Cuba's Center for Control of Drugs, Equipment, and Medical Devices (Cecmed) authorized the beginning of clinical trials of two new COVID-19 vaccine candidates, which were named Mambisa (CIGB-669) and Abdala (CIGB-66). | RELATED: | The Mambisa vaccine will be applied as a nasal spray and its clinical trials will be carried out in Havana, while Abdala will be administered as an intramuscular injection and will be res…

news.un (2020-11-27). Rising hunger in drought-stricken southern Madagascar forcing families to eat insects: WFP. news.un.org Hunger is on the rise in southern Madagascar due to consecutive years of drought, affecting half the region's population, or 1.5 million people, and forcing most families to eat insects, the World Food Programme (WFP) reported on Friday.

teleSUR (2020-11-27). Cuba and Japan Sign First Memorandum on Health Cooperation. telesurenglish.net On Thursday afternoon, the signing ceremony of a cooperation memorandum between the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan and the Ministry of Public Health of Cuba (Minsap) took place, intending to collaborate to strengthen the public health and medical assistance system, as well as to share the experience in the treatment of the elderly.

teleSUR (2020-11-27). Venezuela Resumes Sending Oil to China Despite U.S. Sanctions. telesurenglish.net British news agency Reuters informed as such this Friday, citing tracking data of Refinitiv Eikon's ships and the state owned company Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA). | The news comes after illegal U.S. sanctions, which since 2019 prevented the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and the PetroChina refinery from loading crude oil and fuels in Venezuelan ports. | RELATED: | According to the source, the first tank…

Bruce Lerro (2020-11-26). Invasion of the Body Snatchers: How Political Science and Neoclassical Economics Zombifies the Yankee Population. dissidentvoice.org ORIENTATION Why do political science and neoclassical economics go in one ear and out the other? A human being who has a fully integrated social body understands that economics is about a social system of circulation of goods and services. In other words, provisioning for the population. Politics is the collective process of evaluating and …

RT (2020-11-26). Efficacy vs safety? AstraZeneca vaccine is 'busted flush' IF it cannot help elderly — but US jabs may be worse, UK doctor tells RT. rt.com AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine could be a lost cause if it turns out that it cannot protect the elderly against the disease, Malcolm Kendrick, an NHS GP, told RT. He warned that on the other hand, US vaccines could be dangerous. | "Realistically, it has got to work for the elderly, otherwise it is a busted flush," the Scottish doctor said, commenting on the recent media reports about the jab's potential efficacy. Earlier, Bloomberg reported that the vaccine developed by the British-Swedish drug manufacturer might be much less effective for the elderly population than it is for younger people. | The reports…

teleSUR (2020-11-26). Sri Lankan Organizations Requests Nobel Prize for Cuban Doctors. telesurenglish.net Sri Lanka's Friends of Cuba Group Wednesday asked to nominate Cuba's Henry Reeve Medical Brigade for the Nobel Peace Prize for its "humanistic work facing disaster situations." | RELATED: | The Group launched a virtual campaign to collect signatures to support the nomination and in rejection of the 60-decades-long U.S. blockade against Cuba. | "This initiative is also a tribute to the Cuban Revolution's historic leade…

teleSUR (2020-11-26). Venezuela Calls on UNSC to Reject Unilateral Sanctions. telesurenglish.net Speaking at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Wednesday, Venezuela's Ambassador Samuel Moncada proposed the formation of an "International Alliance Against Unilateral Coercive Measures" to halt the crimes against humanity committed by the U.S. government, which keeps arbitrary economic sanctions against 29 countries. | RELATED: | "The U.S. claim to impose its national legislation as if it were universal laws, t…

sputniknews (2020-11-26). Venezuela's UN Envoy Calls for Alliance of Nations Against US Sanctions – Video. sputniknews.com Venezuelan UN envoy Samuel Moncada has called for cooperation between the 29 nations currently under unilateral US sanctions to "mitigate" their effects – just as Iran, Russia and Cuba have helped his country in the past.

teleSUR (2020-11-26). Chile: Gov't Pension Fund Withdrawal Draft Advances in Senate. telesurenglish.net Chile's Senate approved on Thursday the second withdrawal of 10 percent of individual pension funds (AFPs), aiming to support the population during the economic crisis unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic. | RELATED: | The lawmakers approved the government's draft with 35 votes in favor, one against, and five abstentions, allowing the withdrawal and establishing that those who access it have to pay the corresponding income tax. The…