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2021-01-23: News Headlines

Max Blumenthal (2021-01-22). Venezuelan VP Delcy Rodriguez details new measures to break the US blockade. thegrayzone.com In a wide-ranging interview with The Grayzone's Max Blumenthal, Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez details her government's new Anti-Blockade Law and explains how it counteracts the impact of the US economic war imposed on her country VP Rodriguez also answered left-wing criticism of the Anti-Blockade Law and discussed her family's history of leftist activism dating back to Venezuela's dirty war, when her father was disappeared by the old neoliberal regime. She placed the ongoing attacks by the US-backed right-wing opposition …

Lee Camp (2021-01-22). What Biden Can Do Without Congress (But Won't). counterpunch.org What if it could get done now? What if all (or many) of the largest problems within the United States could be solved now? What if the most exploited, the most troubled, the most chopped-up-masticated-and-drooled-out-by-the-American-machine populations could be helped right now? No Congress. No 10 years of "building up power" just to achieve a post-abuse

Graham Peebles (2021-01-22). The Rich The Poor and Climate Change. counterpunch.org Only the most deluded denier can now question that the global climate is dramatically changing, and that the chaos is man-made. Extreme weather events — wildfires, drought, intense heat, hurricanes — are becoming more frequent, the impact on ecosystems and biodiversity, populations and infrastructure devastating. Fueled by the industrialized nations and the lifestyles of the

grants.gov (2021-01-22). Development of a model selection method for population pharmacokinetics analysis by deep-learning based reinforcement learning (U01) Clinical Trials Not Allowed. grants.gov RFA-FD-21-027 | Funding Opportunity ID: | 330753 | Opportunity Number: | RFA-FD-21-027 | Opportunity Title: | Development of a model selection method for population pharmacokinetics analysis by deep-learning based reinforcement learning (U01) Clinical Trials Not Allowed | Opportunity Category: | Discretionary | Opportunity Category Explanation: | Funding Instrument Type: | Cooperative Agreement | Category of Funding Activity: | Consumer Protection | Food and Nutrition | Science and Technology and other Research and Development | Category Explanation: | CFDA Number(s): | 93.103…

Don Fitz (2021-01-22). Do You Remember Cuba's Dedication to Angola? counterpunch.org Cuban blood left its stamp on the conscience of the world after the Angolan Wars of 1975-1988. Corporate politicians are united in their desire for us to ignore this reality. Fed up with foreign wars, Portuguese officers overthrew Prime Minister Marcello Caetano on April 25, 1974. Many former colonies had the opportunity to define their

MEE and agencies (2021-01-21). Covid-19: Dubai suspends non-essential surgery, entertainment after surge in cases. middleeasteye.net Covid-19: Dubai suspends non-essential surgery, entertainment after surge in cases | The increase in infections in the UAE came after the emirate relaxed its entry requirements to boost tourism and save its economy | Thu, 01/21/2021 – 10: 28 | Dubai plans to vaccinate at least 50 per cent of its population using China's SinoPharm vaccine (AFP) | Dubai has suspended all non-essential surger…

Matt Kennard (2021-01-21). UK Mega Meddling — UK Sets Up Media Influencing Project in Venezuela Amid Secretive £750,000 'Democracy Promotion' Programme. globalresearch.ca The UK government has established a journalism project to 'influence' Venezuela's 'media agenda' while a Foreign Office-funded foundation is spending £750,000 on a secretive 'democracy-promotion' programme in the country, as Britain appears to deepen efforts to remove the Maduro government….

_____ (2021-01-21). What Biden Can Do Without Congress. popularresistance.org What if it could get done now? What if all (or many) of the largest problems within the United States could be solved now? What if the most exploited, the most troubled, the most chopped-up-masticated-and-drooled-out-by-the-American-machine populations could be helped right now? No Congress. No 10 years of "building up power" just to achieve a post-abuse pat on the head. None of that. Just fixing the problems now. Right now. Well, it actually is possible. | I think we can all agree that Congress is basically a pit filled with hungry crocodiles in the later stages of lead poisoning, each with a different degree of…

tfaadmin (2021-01-21). WEBINAR: The struggle for Food Sovereignty In Venezuela. taskforceamericas.org WEBINAR: Venezuela's Struggle for Food Sovereignty under the US Blockade Register here: zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gFJfwt6CQkK36VlGEgF_Fw Thursday Jan 21, 2021 7: 00 PM ET, 4: 00 PM Pacific Time William Camacaro will interview Hugo Alberto Nieves on the progress and challenges to establish food sovereignty in Venezuela. (Simultaneous English translation) William Camacaro maintains the website (in English), revolucionalimentaria.org, a resource for background information on…

Don Fitz (2021-01-21). Remembering Cuba's Commitment to Angola's Liberation Movement. globalresearch.ca Cuban blood left its stamp on the conscience of the world after the Angolan Wars of 1975-1988. Corporate politicians are united in their desire for us to ignore this reality. | Fed up with foreign wars, Portuguese officers overthrew Prime Minister …

Cuba Solidarity Campaign (2021-01-21). Cuba Solidarity Campaign Statement on the United States Listing of Cuba as a State Sponsor of Terrorism. globalresearch.ca The Cuba Solidarity Campaign adds its voice to the worldwide condemnation of the outgoing Trump administration's listing of Cuba as a 'state sponsor of terrorism'. | Trump's move is designed to hinder the incoming Biden administration from reprising the Obama era's …

Brett Wilkins, staff writer (2021-01-20). 'Pure Sadism': Biden Blasted for Continuing Trump's Recognition of Guaidó Coup Regime and Deadly Sanctions in Venezuela. commondreams.org "How about a new Good Neighbor Policy on non-interference?" asked CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/ven_1.jpg

MEE and agencies (2021-01-20). Covid-19: Turkey vaccinates more than one million people, says health ministry. middleeasteye.net Covid-19: Turkey vaccinates more than one million people, says health ministry | Turkey has now given a first shot of the coronavirus vaccine to more than one percent of the population | Wed, 01/20/2021 – 13: 17 | A healthcare worker checks the body temperature of an elderly woman at a nursing home in Ankara, on 19 January 2021, amid the Covid-19 pandemic (AFP) | More than one million peop…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-01-20). Brazilians celebrate arrival of Venezuelan oxygen supplies to struggling Manaus. peoplesdispatch.org Following the collapse of the healthcare system in the Brazilian state of Amazonas, Venezuela has sent 130,000 liters of oxygen and a brigade of 107 doctors to help combat the pandemic…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-01-20). Brazilians celebrate arrival of Venezuelan oxygen to struggling Manaus. peoplesdispatch.org Following the collapse of the healthcare system in the Brazilian state of Amazonas, Venezuela has sent 130,000 liters of oxygen and a brigade of 107 doctors to help combat the pandemic…

WSWS (2021-01-20). Record UK COVID-19 deaths as government plots ending "the last" lockdown. wsws.org This is being justified by citing a vaccination programme with only four million people having received the first dose of a required two doses. The population of the UK is over 66 million.

Dave DeCamp (2021-01-20). Trump Administration Designates Cuba a State Sponsor of Terrorism. anti-empire.com After weeks of rumors, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday that the Trump administration is Cuba was first designated as a state sponsor of terror by the Reagan administration in 1982. This move was reversed in 2015 by President Obama, who took other steps to normalize with Havana, including lifting travel res…

G. Dunkel (2021-01-20). Protests erupt over Haitian president's plans to stay in power. workers.org From Brooklyn and Miami to Montreal, Quebec, Canada, as well as Port-au-Prince, Cap-Haitien, Jacmel, Saint-Marc and GonaàØves in Haiti, hundreds of people marched on Jan. 15 to demand that Haitian President Jovenel MoàØse follow the constitution and step down next month. Barclay Center protest, Brooklyn, N.Y., Jan. 15. The term . . . |

Manuela Solé (2021-01-20). Venezuela Issues Arrest Warrants for 'Illegal' Oil Executives. venezuelanalysis.com Oil subsidiary CITGO has been the subject of several legal battles.

WSWS (2021-01-20). Disney's Soul in Denmark: New York Times disapproves of a white actor dubbing a black actor's voice. wsws.org The Times is unceasing in its campaign to racialize every important aspect of life in the US and globally, encouraging divisions in the population along ethnic lines and facilitating the growth of the far right.

teleSUR (2021-01-19). Venezuelan Donated Oxygen Arrives in Manaus, Brazil. telesurenglish.net Authorities confirm the arrival of five trucks with oxygen in the capital of the Brazilian Amazon, Manaus, to attend to the sanitary crisis that the territory is suffering due to the Covid-19 pandemic. | The population welcomed the trucks with Venezuelan flags amidst applause. The shipment will be able to alleviate the dramatic situation suffered by the hospital network in Manaus. | RELATED: | The Venezuelan Fore…

Editor (2021-01-19). Patching up capitalism during COVID. workers.org On Jan. 21, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first recognized case of COVID-19 in the U.S. One year later, over 400,000 people in the country are dead from the virus — the equivalent of wiping out the entire population of Cleveland, Ohio, or Tampa, Fla. . . . |

teleSUR (2021-01-19). Rep. McGovern Calls on Biden to Repair US-Cuba Relations. telesurenglish.net In a unequivocal McGovern continues by reminding of the "explosion of positive change" in U.S.-Cuba relations, during the last two years…

teleSUR (2021-01-19). St. Vincent's La Soufriere Volcano Increases Its Activity. telesurenglish.net St. Vincent & the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves on Monday asked the population to take precautions against the possible eruption of La Soufriere volcano. | RELATED: | Over the weekend, volcanologists from the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Center (UWI-SRC) carried out a field trip to the lava dome. | By collecting volcanic materials, they concluded that if the dome continues to grow, "it can…

2021-01-22: News Headlines

Lee Camp (2021-01-22). What Biden Can Do Without Congress (But Won't). counterpunch.org What if it could get done now? What if all (or many) of the largest problems within the United States could be solved now? What if the most exploited, the most troubled, the most chopped-up-masticated-and-drooled-out-by-the-American-machine populations could be helped right now? No Congress. No 10 years of "building up power" just to achieve a post-abuse

Max Blumenthal (2021-01-22). Venezuelan VP Delcy Rodriguez details new measures to break the US blockade. thegrayzone.com In a wide-ranging interview with The Grayzone's Max Blumenthal, Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez details her government's new Anti-Blockade Law and explains how it counteracts the impact of the US economic war imposed on her country VP Rodriguez also answered left-wing criticism of the Anti-Blockade Law and discussed her family's history of leftist activism dating back to Venezuela's dirty war, when her father was disappeared by the old neoliberal regime. She placed the ongoing attacks by the US-backed right-wing opposition …

Don Fitz (2021-01-22). Do You Remember Cuba's Dedication to Angola? counterpunch.org Cuban blood left its stamp on the conscience of the world after the Angolan Wars of 1975-1988. Corporate politicians are united in their desire for us to ignore this reality. Fed up with foreign wars, Portuguese officers overthrew Prime Minister Marcello Caetano on April 25, 1974. Many former colonies had the opportunity to define their

grants.gov (2021-01-22). Development of a model selection method for population pharmacokinetics analysis by deep-learning based reinforcement learning (U01) Clinical Trials Not Allowed. grants.gov RFA-FD-21-027 | Funding Opportunity ID: | 330753 | Opportunity Number: | RFA-FD-21-027 | Opportunity Title: | Development of a model selection method for population pharmacokinetics analysis by deep-learning based reinforcement learning (U01) Clinical Trials Not Allowed | Opportunity Category: | Discretionary | Opportunity Category Explanation: | Funding Instrument Type: | Cooperative Agreement | Category of Funding Activity: | Consumer Protection | Food and Nutrition | Science and Technology and other Research and Development | Category Explanation: | CFDA Number(s): | 93.103…

Graham Peebles (2021-01-22). The Rich The Poor and Climate Change. counterpunch.org Only the most deluded denier can now question that the global climate is dramatically changing, and that the chaos is man-made. Extreme weather events — wildfires, drought, intense heat, hurricanes — are becoming more frequent, the impact on ecosystems and biodiversity, populations and infrastructure devastating. Fueled by the industrialized nations and the lifestyles of the

MEE and agencies (2021-01-21). Covid-19: Dubai suspends non-essential surgery, entertainment after surge in cases. middleeasteye.net Covid-19: Dubai suspends non-essential surgery, entertainment after surge in cases | The increase in infections in the UAE came after the emirate relaxed its entry requirements to boost tourism and save its economy | Thu, 01/21/2021 – 10: 28 | Dubai plans to vaccinate at least 50 per cent of its population using China's SinoPharm vaccine (AFP) | Dubai has suspended all non-essential surger…

Matt Kennard (2021-01-21). UK Mega Meddling — UK Sets Up Media Influencing Project in Venezuela Amid Secretive £750,000 'Democracy Promotion' Programme. globalresearch.ca The UK government has established a journalism project to 'influence' Venezuela's 'media agenda' while a Foreign Office-funded foundation is spending £750,000 on a secretive 'democracy-promotion' programme in the country, as Britain appears to deepen efforts to remove the Maduro government….

_____ (2021-01-21). What Biden Can Do Without Congress. popularresistance.org What if it could get done now? What if all (or many) of the largest problems within the United States could be solved now? What if the most exploited, the most troubled, the most chopped-up-masticated-and-drooled-out-by-the-American-machine populations could be helped right now? No Congress. No 10 years of "building up power" just to achieve a post-abuse pat on the head. None of that. Just fixing the problems now. Right now. Well, it actually is possible. | I think we can all agree that Congress is basically a pit filled with hungry crocodiles in the later stages of lead poisoning, each with a different degree of…

tfaadmin (2021-01-21). WEBINAR: The struggle for Food Sovereignty In Venezuela. taskforceamericas.org WEBINAR: Venezuela's Struggle for Food Sovereignty under the US Blockade Register here: zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gFJfwt6CQkK36VlGEgF_Fw Thursday Jan 21, 2021 7: 00 PM ET, 4: 00 PM Pacific Time William Camacaro will interview Hugo Alberto Nieves on the progress and challenges to establish food sovereignty in Venezuela. (Simultaneous English translation) William Camacaro maintains the website (in English), revolucionalimentaria.org, a resource for background information on…

Don Fitz (2021-01-21). Remembering Cuba's Commitment to Angola's Liberation Movement. globalresearch.ca Cuban blood left its stamp on the conscience of the world after the Angolan Wars of 1975-1988. Corporate politicians are united in their desire for us to ignore this reality. | Fed up with foreign wars, Portuguese officers overthrew Prime Minister …

Cuba Solidarity Campaign (2021-01-21). Cuba Solidarity Campaign Statement on the United States Listing of Cuba as a State Sponsor of Terrorism. globalresearch.ca The Cuba Solidarity Campaign adds its voice to the worldwide condemnation of the outgoing Trump administration's listing of Cuba as a 'state sponsor of terrorism'. | Trump's move is designed to hinder the incoming Biden administration from reprising the Obama era's …

MEE and agencies (2021-01-20). Covid-19: Turkey vaccinates more than one million people, says health ministry. middleeasteye.net Covid-19: Turkey vaccinates more than one million people, says health ministry | Turkey has now given a first shot of the coronavirus vaccine to more than one percent of the population | Wed, 01/20/2021 – 13: 17 | A healthcare worker checks the body temperature of an elderly woman at a nursing home in Ankara, on 19 January 2021, amid the Covid-19 pandemic (AFP) | More than one million peop…

Dave DeCamp (2021-01-20). Trump Administration Designates Cuba a State Sponsor of Terrorism. anti-empire.com After weeks of rumors, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday that the Trump administration is Cuba was first designated as a state sponsor of terror by the Reagan administration in 1982. This move was reversed in 2015 by President Obama, who took other steps to normalize with Havana, including lifting travel res…

G. Dunkel (2021-01-20). Protests erupt over Haitian president's plans to stay in power. workers.org From Brooklyn and Miami to Montreal, Quebec, Canada, as well as Port-au-Prince, Cap-Haitien, Jacmel, Saint-Marc and GonaàØves in Haiti, hundreds of people marched on Jan. 15 to demand that Haitian President Jovenel MoàØse follow the constitution and step down next month. Barclay Center protest, Brooklyn, N.Y., Jan. 15. The term . . . |

Peoples Dispatch (2021-01-20). Brazilians celebrate arrival of Venezuelan oxygen supplies to struggling Manaus. peoplesdispatch.org Following the collapse of the healthcare system in the Brazilian state of Amazonas, Venezuela has sent 130,000 liters of oxygen and a brigade of 107 doctors to help combat the pandemic…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-01-20). Brazilians celebrate arrival of Venezuelan oxygen to struggling Manaus. peoplesdispatch.org Following the collapse of the healthcare system in the Brazilian state of Amazonas, Venezuela has sent 130,000 liters of oxygen and a brigade of 107 doctors to help combat the pandemic…

Brett Wilkins, staff writer (2021-01-20). 'Pure Sadism': Biden Blasted for Continuing Trump's Recognition of Guaidó Coup Regime and Deadly Sanctions in Venezuela. commondreams.org "How about a new Good Neighbor Policy on non-interference?" asked CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/ven_1.jpg

WSWS (2021-01-20). Record UK COVID-19 deaths as government plots ending "the last" lockdown. wsws.org This is being justified by citing a vaccination programme with only four million people having received the first dose of a required two doses. The population of the UK is over 66 million.

Manuela Solé (2021-01-20). Venezuela Issues Arrest Warrants for 'Illegal' Oil Executives. venezuelanalysis.com Oil subsidiary CITGO has been the subject of several legal battles.

WSWS (2021-01-20). Disney's Soul in Denmark: New York Times disapproves of a white actor dubbing a black actor's voice. wsws.org The Times is unceasing in its campaign to racialize every important aspect of life in the US and globally, encouraging divisions in the population along ethnic lines and facilitating the growth of the far right.

Staff (2021-01-19). U.S. Rep. Tlaib: "Israel Is a Racist State That Would Deny Palestinians Like My Grandmother a Vaccine" democracynow.org Israel has been hailed as having the world's most vaccinated population, but Palestinians are not included. Human Rights Watch and others have called on Israeli authorities to provide COVID-19 vaccines to the more than 4.5 million Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip. "Israel is a racist state," responds Congressmember Rashida Talib of Michigan, who is Palestinian American and one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress and says her Palestinian grandmother was denied access to a vaccine. "I hope my colleagues, I hope our country, sees what the Palestinians have been trying to tell us for a…

Editor (2021-01-19). Patching up capitalism during COVID. workers.org On Jan. 21, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first recognized case of COVID-19 in the U.S. One year later, over 400,000 people in the country are dead from the virus — the equivalent of wiping out the entire population of Cleveland, Ohio, or Tampa, Fla. . . . |

teleSUR (2021-01-19). Venezuelan Donated Oxygen Arrives in Manaus, Brazil. telesurenglish.net Authorities confirm the arrival of five trucks with oxygen in the capital of the Brazilian Amazon, Manaus, to attend to the sanitary crisis that the territory is suffering due to the Covid-19 pandemic. | The population welcomed the trucks with Venezuelan flags amidst applause. The shipment will be able to alleviate the dramatic situation suffered by the hospital network in Manaus. | RELATED: | The Venezuelan Fore…

teleSUR (2021-01-19). St. Vincent's La Soufriere Volcano Increases Its Activity. telesurenglish.net St. Vincent & the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves on Monday asked the population to take precautions against the possible eruption of La Soufriere volcano. | RELATED: | Over the weekend, volcanologists from the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Center (UWI-SRC) carried out a field trip to the lava dome. | By collecting volcanic materials, they concluded that if the dome continues to grow, "it can…

teleSUR (2021-01-19). Rep. McGovern Calls on Biden to Repair US-Cuba Relations. telesurenglish.net In a unequivocal McGovern continues by reminding of the "explosion of positive change" in U.S.-Cuba relations, during the last two years…