Monthly Archives: January 2024

2024-01-30: News Headlines

Ana Luisa Brown (2024-01-30). Cuba's heritage city to host international symposium. Camagàºey, Cuba, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The Symposium 'Challenges in the Management and Administration of Cities' will coincide with the celebration of the 510th anniversary of the city of Camagàºey, a jewel of Cuba's heritage.

Javier Arana Villasusa (2024-01-30). Jameson Black Barrel whiskey for the first time on the Cuban market. Havana, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) There is a new product in the Havana Club International (HCI) catalog in Cuba, Jameson Black Barrel, an Irish whiskey with an interesting history of production and aging, aimed at exquisite consumers.

The Independent (2024-01-30). SMEs trained to tap into oil and gas opportunities. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A total of 130 small and medium enterprise owners have been recently placed in a better position to win contracts along the proposed East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) after the completion of a capacity-building training program delivered by the Stanbic Business Incubator Limited (SBIL). SBIL's Chief Executive Tony Otoa …

Bárbara Gómez (2024-01-29). Resalta Díaz-Canel pertinencia de recorridos de autoridades de Cuba. La Habana, 29 ene (RHC) El presidente y primer secretario del Partido Comunista de Cuba -PCC-, Miguel Díaz-Canel, resaltó este lunes la pertinencia de los recorridos que realiza la dirección del país en algunos territorios de la isla para abordar las prioridades del trabajo en 2024.

Bárbara Gómez (2024-01-29). Diplomáticos cubanos donan busto de José Martí a colegio en Bogotá (+Foto). Bogotá, 29 ene (RHC) Diplomáticos de la embajada de Cuba en Colombia donaron este lunes un busto de José Martí al colegio distrital de Bogotá que lleva el nombre del apóstol, en un acto simbólico en la sede C: Granjas De San Pablo.

Bárbara Gómez (2024-01-29). Cubanos en Belice recuerdan al héroe José Martí en su aniversario. Belmopán, 29 ene (RHC) Integrantes de todos los grupos de la Misión Estatal de Cuba en Belice conmemoraron el 171 aniversario del natalicio de su Héroe Nacional José Martí este 28 de enero, informó este lunes una fuente diplomática.

Editor (2024-01-29). Cuba's support goes far beyond mere words. TARIQ ANDERSON charts the support Cuba has been offering to Palestine and Palestinians since Che's visit to Gaza in 1959.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-01-30). Cuba reitera su compromiso de apoyar la paz en la región. Asimismo, el canciller cubano reiteró el compromiso de apoyar la independencia y la soberanía sobre los recursos naturales.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-01-29). Ten Years After: Latin American — Caribbean Zone of Peace is at Risk. Javier Tolcachier II CELAC Summit in Havana, Cuba, 28-29 January 2014 (Image by Pressenza Archive) These days we are celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Declaration of Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace. At the Second Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in Havana, the 33…

teleSUR, egv, JGN (2024-01-29). Cuba y América Latina conmemoran el legado de José Martí. El ensayo "Nuestra América" es una de las obras más reconocidas de José Martí y la de mayor vigencia en la actualidad.

Alasdair Baverstock (2024-01-29). Haitians settle in Mexico City. As the North American migration crisis continues into 2024, thousands of migrants a year pass through Mexico in order to reach the U.S. southern border. | However, as Mexican authorities crack down on irregular northbound migration, many migrants are choosing to remain south of the border, where local governments are doing what they can to help.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-01-30). Haiti: Gang Warfare, Killings, Sabotage Under an AWOL Government. W. T. Whitney Jr. A National Police officer patrols an intersection in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, January 26, 2024. A court in Kenya on Friday blocked the deployment of a U.N.-backed police force to help fight gangs in the troubled Caribbean country. | Odelyn Joseph/AP Reports have circulated of gang warfare in Port-au-Prince and other Haitian…

Mnar Adley (2024-01-30). Yemen's Houthis Speak to MintPress About US Attacks, Their Blockade of Israel. Joining MintCast to discuss the blockade and Yemen's escalating tensions with the United States is Mohammed al-Bukhaiti, a senior political official and spokesperson for Yemen's Ansar Allah.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2024-01-30). Represión a protestas en Haití deja un muerto y varios heridos. El exsenador Jean Charles Moise declaró que el objetivo de las manifestaciones es lograr la dimisión del primer ministro Ariel Henry.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-01-29). Kenyan court ruled as unconstitutional sending forces to Haiti. Port-au-Prince, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) The Supreme Court of Kenya ruled against a plan to send military forces to Haiti, considering it illegal, after Kenyan president had made the announcement.

Javier Arana Villasusa (2024-01-29). Riots to paralyze Haiti and overthrow the government are resumed. Port-au-Prince, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) With the aim of overthrowing the Prime Minister, Ariel Henry, the opposition will try from today to paralyze Haiti for five consecutive days, and turn the capital into a ghost town.

Staff (2024-01-29). Headlines for January 29, 2024. Drone Attack in Jordan Kills 3 U.S. Soldiers; Pentagon Blames Iran, UNRWA Blasts "Additional Collective Punishment" as U.S. and 12 Other Countries Halt Aid, Israeli Settlers, Far-Right Cabinet Members Meet in Jerusalem, Vow to Build More Illegal Settlements, U.S. Court Hears Testimony in Trial Against Biden and His Admin for Funding Israeli Assault on Gaza, Jury Ordered Trump to Pay E. Jean Carroll $83.3 Million for Defaming Her in 2019, Biden Admin OKs $23 Billion Fighter Jet Sale to Turkey, Court Blocks U.N.-Approved Plan for Kenyan Police to Deploy to Haiti, Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso Withdraw fr…

Ann Brown (2024-01-29). Fact Check: You Can Get Uncle Sam And IRS Out Of Your Wallet By Moving To Puerto Rico. If you move from mainland U.S. to Puerto Rico, an unincorporated U.S. territory, can you avoid federal income tax? The discussion around this cite a program known as Act 60. While this program offers substantial tax benefits to new residents of Puerto Rico, there are misconceptions and overlooked details regarding its implementation and impact. The …

Venezuela Analysis (2024-01-30). CITGO: A multi-billion dollar heist? A detailed and interactive infographic to recap how CITGO came to face its looming breakup as creditors line up for a court-ordered auction.

Staff (2024-01-30). Venezuela: Government and Opposition Ready to Join Verification Commission of Barbados Agreement. The delegations of the Venezuelan government and the opposition Democratic Unitary Platform (PUD) are ready for the formation of the Commission for Monitoring and Verification of the Barbados Agreements, signed by both parties in October 2023. This was reported by the head of the delegation of the Venezuelan government, Jorge Rodríguez, at a press conference on Monday, January 29. He highlighted that the decision was taken after receiving an invitation from the head of the facilitating delegation of the Kingdom of Norway, Dag Nylander, on January 27. | "We have consulted President Nicolás Maduro, and our response…

teleSUR, jaa, SH (2024-01-30). Brasil clasifica y Venezuela sigue viva en preolímpico de fútbol. Venezuela necesita sumar de tres contra Brasil en la última jornada para firmar su clasificación a la próxima fase de la competición.

Staff (2024-01-29). Héctor Rodríguez: Dialogue With Venezuela's Opposition Was Never About Forgiving Crimes. Governor Héctor Rodríguez said that at no time during Venezuela's dialogue process "was there any talk about a particular [presidential] candidate" nor was it stated that any of individuals involved in criminal actions in the past would be forgiven or pardoned. Rodríguez is the governor of Venezuela's state of Miranda and member of the Dialogue Commission enacted to find common ground between sectors of Venezuela's far-right opposition and the country's elected government. | He noted that the opposition with whom the commission spoke agreed at the time that forgiveness for crimes was not on the agenda. In additio…

Victoria Torres (2024-01-29). Venezuela: US Balks At Electoral Disqualifications, VP Rodriguez Calls for More Economic Recovery Efforts. Last Friday, Venezuela's Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) ruled against some far-right figures in national politics, all of whom are opposed to the revolutionary government and openly anti-Chavista. These far-right figures include Henrique Capriles and María Corina Machado, As a result of the ruling, the US State Department, in a new interventionist attack, t… (2024-01-29). China, Antigua and Barbuda sign MOU addressing climate change. China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) on Monday released details about the memorandum of understanding (MOU) on South-South cooperation material assistance project for climate change, which was signed by China and Antigua and Barbuda on January 24 in Beijing.

CLADE – (2024-01-29). Tax justice and the human right to education. We publish here the intervention of Nelsy Lizarazo, General Coordinator of the Latin American Campaign for the Right to Education, in the meeting 'Education Ministerial Santiago 2024: from commitment to action', a meeting in which more than 20 Ministers of Education from Latin America and the Caribbean together with several Ministers of Finance exchanged views and experiences on the reactivation, recovery and transformation of education: | 1. Starting points: | When we speak of education, we speak of the Human Right to education and, therefore, of a right that belongs to everyone, throughout life, without…

Javier Tolcachier (2024-01-29). The proclamation of Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace turns ten years old. These days we are celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Declaration of Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace. | At the Second Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in Havana, the 33 signatory nations committed themselves through its adoption to provide a non-violent solution to any disputes that might arise, to banish forever the use and threat of the use of force in the region. | In another of its significant paragraphs, the communiqué makes explicit the commitment of the states to strictly comply with the obligation not to intervene, directly or indirectly, in th…

Bárbara Gómez (2024-01-29). Abre becas la Unesco en el Caribe para jóvenes en industrias creativas. La Habana, 29 ene (RHC) Jóvenes emprendedores de 17 países del Caribe podrán acceder a las becas del programa Transcultura que impulsa la Unesco, abiertas hoy para fomentar el sector de las industrias creativas y culturales a nivel regional.

teleSUR, DRL (2024-01-29). Partidos políticos dominicanos cierran campañas electorales. Por su lado, el expresidente Leonel Fernández, quien también se presentará a los comicios del mayo por su partido, la Fuerza del Pueblo, recorrió junto a miles de adeptos el municipio San Francisco de Macorís.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-01-29). Ataque armado contra iglesia en Estambul deja un muerto. Dos hombres armados no identificados abrieron fuego contra personas durante los servicios dominicales en una iglesia en el distrito Sariyer de Estambul.

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2024-01-26: News Headlines

Mel Buer, The Real News Network. (2024-01-26). Palestine And The Crisis Of Free Speech On College Campuses. Colleges and universities have long acted as incubators for social movements, and the movement in solidarity with Palestine is no exception. While repression against students and faculty for support of Palestine is nothing new, the upsurge in mobilization and agitation for Palestinian liberation since last fall has been met with a frenzied response from actors within and outside of university administrations. Students and faculty alike have faced retaliation from university administrators and Zionists within and beyond the student body, ranging from revocation of scholarships to expulsions, firings, and even phys…

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-01-26). Cuba to host International Biennial of Political Humor. Havana, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) The 1st International Biennial of Political Humor will take place in Havana from June 1 to 30, 2024, the National Association of Cuban Writers and Artists (UNEAC) announced.

Luis Linares Petrov (2024-01-26). Cuban Prime Minister highlights work of leaders in economic sphere. Guantánamo, Cuba, January 26 (Prensa Latina) The Prime Minister of Cuba, Manuel Marrero, ratified the importance of the work of government leaders at all levels to wipe out the distortions which the country's economy faces.

Javier Arana Villasusa (2024-01-26). Cuba's Meliá Las Américas wins award again. Havana, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) The Meliá Las Américas hotel, in the Cuban coastal resort of Varadero, was awarded with the HolidayCheck Award 2024 by the German market, according to a press release from the hotel chain.

Luis Linares Petrov (2024-01-26). Cuba participates in ECLAC meeting of Ministers of Education. Santiago de Chile, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Minister of Education, Naima Trujillo, highlighted the importance of the extraordinary meeting, in ECLAC, of ministers of the sector, where the challenges for the reactivation of education after Covid-19 are analyzed.

teleSUR, DRL (2024-01-26). Cuba amplía hasta 15 meses la licencia de maternidad. Esas prestaciones pueden ser disfrutadas no solo por las madres, sino también por padres y abuelas y abuelos.

Charles Derber, Suren Moodliar (2024-01-26). The New Cold War and the Risk of Nuclear Annihilation. The Cuban missile crisis of 1963 is etched into the minds of anyone old enough to experience the terror it triggered. For the first time, our leaders had ordered and succeeded in creating a military system that could destroy us all—and where there was and remains no possible way to survive the inevitable conflict. The

teleSUR, MS (2024-01-26). ONU insiste en la intervención internacional para Haití. Se trata de una fuerza de apoyo multinacional que sería enviada por los Estados miembros de la ONU, moción que fue aprobada en octubre por el Consejo de Seguridad para Haití…

teleSUR, rzr, DRL (2024-01-26). Pandilleros liberan a monjas católicas secuestradas en Haití. El papa Francisco pidió la liberación de todos los secuestradas en Haití tras finalizar el rezo del ángelus en la Plaza de San Pedro en el Vaticano.

krish-rad_ind (2024-01-26). Venezuela and Guyana Meet Again in Brazil to Address Tensions.

scorinoco (2024-01-26). Venezuela's National Assembly President Jorge Rodríguez: We Will Send Evidence of Coup Attempts to Opposition Politicians Who Signed Barbados Agreement. The Venezuelan government delegation at the Barbados dialogue intends to present its opposition counterparts with evidence of terrorist plots planned by certain opposition groups. These plans, according to the government, aimed to disrupt national peace and to assassinate President Nicolás Maduro and Governor Freddy Bernal of Táchira state. | This announcement was made by Jorge Rodríguez, head of the government delegation and president of the National Assembly. He further noted that one point of agreement reached in Barbados is the mutual commitment of both parties to refrain from any actions that could jeopardiz…

Staff (2024-01-26). Venezuela and Guyana Meet Again in Brazil to Address Tensions. Caracas (

teleSUR, YSM (2024-01-26). Vicepresidenta venezolana se reúne con jefes de misión de la UE. El encuentro tuvo lugar en el marco de una agenda de actividades que desarrollan los diplomáticos europeos en Venezuela.

teleSUR, DRL (2024-01-26). Jorge Rodríguez denuncia planes conspirativos contra Venezuela. Rodríguez puntualizó que sobre la denuncia presentada por la Fiscalía el pasado lunes, como Poder Legislativo "debatirán para tomar acciones contundentes contra los que atentan a la paz de la República".

teleSUR, DRL, YSM (2024-01-26). Cancilleres de Venezuela y Guyana acuerdan continuar el diálogo sobre controversia del Esequibo. El acuerdo fue recogido en una declaración conjunta divulgada por el Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Brasil.

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