2019-10-09: Social Media Postees

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U.S: Eyes on Cuba and Russia for Supporting Venezuela
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-09
U.S. special envoy on Venezuela, Elliott Abrams, told Reuters exclusively Washington ¥s new sanctions on Cuba for its support for Nicolas Maduro as well as the "closer look" at Russia's role in helping him remain in power. | RELATED: | Almost One Million Migrants Arrested at US Border | President Donald Trump's frustration over the failure of his "maximum pressure" campaign to overthrow Maduro has spurred foreign policy aides to ready further U.S. actions and press for tougher sanct…
telesurenglish.net/news/U.S-Eyes-on-Cuba-and-Russia-for-Supporting-Venezuela-20191009-0017.html

Urgent UK protests called as Turkey begins 'illegal invasion' of northern Syria
Ed Sykes | thecanary.co | 2019-10-09
Turkey has invaded north-eastern Syria, attacking largely-Kurdish fighters who were key in defeating Daesh (Isis/Isil). | NATO member Turkey targeting "civilian areas" in Syria invasion: | Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced the start of the invasion, which followed an announcement on Sunday by Donald Trump that US troops supporting the fight against Daesh would step aside. Erdoğan called the attack 'Operation Peace Spring'.
thecanary.co/global/world-news/2019/10/09/urgent-uk-protests-called-as-turkey-begins-illegal-invasion-of-northern-syria/

A green Earth with peace and room for us all
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-10-09
Draft Globalization programme submitted by the National Board of the Red-Green Alliance/Enhedslisten, Denmark, to the party's next Annual Congress on 5 — 6 October. It is a programmatic text about global development. | Source…
mronline.org/2019/10/09/a-green-earth-with-peace-and-room-for-us-all/

Speaker Pennie Opal Plant on "Let Us Save the World Together"
East Bay Peace Action | indybay.org | 2019-10-09
Fred Weaver Resident Center, St. Paul's Tower, second floor, 100 Bay Pl, Oakland, CA 94610 (near 27th and Harrison)…
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/10/09/18827165.php

Turkey Begins Operation Against Kurdish Forces in Syria
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-09
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Wednesday that the Turkish Army and its Syrian rebel allies have launched their military operation into northeastern Syria. | RELATED: | Turkey Pledge to Pursue Military Plans in Syria Despite US Threats | Erdogan said the offensive, dubbed "Operation Peace Spring", would aim to eliminate threats from the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and the Islamic State militants, and enable the return of Syrian refugees in Turkey after th…
telesurenglish.net/news/Turkey-Begins-Operation-Against-Kurdish-Forces-in-Syria-20191009-0004.html

Ecuadorian Protests Intensify as President Flees Capital, Blames Venezuela
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-10-09
Shortly after the government of President Lenin Moreno announced new IMF-imposed austerity measures and price increases, protests against the government, uniting workers, students, and indigenous movement escalated in the capital of Quito this week.
therealnews.com/stories/ecuador-protests-president-flees-blames-venezuela

Guaido Signs USAID Agreement as Adobe Suspends Venezuela Service
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-09
Financial company TransferWise likewise stopped servicing Venezuelan clients.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14685

Adobe Cancels All User Accounts in Venezuela to Comply with Trump Order
Jon Brodkin | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-09
Adobe is deactivating all user accounts in Venezuela, saying that the action is necessary to comply with an executive order issued by President Donald Trump. The action affects both free and paid accounts. | In an FAQ titled "Adobe compliance with …
globalresearch.ca/adobe-cancels-all-user-accounts-venezuela-comply-trump-order/5691489

Progressive Gov'ts, Movements Back Ecuador Protests
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-09
Social organizations in Latin America, as well as several governments in the region including Bolivia and Venezuela, have expressed public support to the protests that have shaken Ecuador for almost week Tuesday, rejecting the austerity measures imposed by the government of President Lenin Moreno. | RELATED: | Ecuador: Public Radio Pulled Off Air For Reporting on Anti-Gov't Protests | "Sadly, the economic policies imposed by the International Monetary Fund only result with the ban…
telesurenglish.net/news/Progressive-Govts-Movements-Back-Ecuador-Protests-20191008-0012.html

From Kabul: Youth on the Road to Peace
Dr. Hakim Young | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-09
In September 2019, facing everyday dangers of the war and under constant pressure to view those from other tribes as enemies, young people from each of Afghanistan's 34 provinces gathered for a three day "On the Road to Peace" conference in Kabul. 30th September 2019 / 8th Mezan 1398. Despite the violent crises which we…
counterpunch.org/2019/10/09/from-kabul-youth-on-the-road-to-peace/

Russia and China Reach New Level of Military Cooperation. China's Missile Early Warning System
Andrei Ilyashenko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-09
The government of Japan intends to intensify negotiations with Russia to resolve the territorial issue and conclude a peace treaty. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe once again reminded about this in his keynote speech at the parliament opening session. | "By solving | …
globalresearch.ca/russia-prc-new-level-military-cooperation/5691485

Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested in central London
wsws.org | 2019-10-09
Over 500 peaceful climate protestors have been arrested in central London in just two days as part of an escalating response from the British state aimed at outlawing mass environmental protest as a form of terrorism.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/10/09/exti-o09.html

The US-Brokered Taliban-India Prisoner Swap Is a Pretty Big Deal
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-08
The US-brokered Taliban-Indian prisoner swap might lead to the resumption of the Afghan peace process but the deal also carries with it somewhat uncomfortable optics for Pakistan since it was likely agreed to during US peace envoy Khalilzad's "ice-breaking" meeting …
globalresearch.ca/us-brokered-taliban-indian-prisoner-swap/5691378

'Get on the streets. And bring everybody': Extinction Rebellion kicks off two weeks of global action
Jessica Corbett | nationofchange.org | 2019-10-08
Nearly a year after Extinction Rebellion launched in London, the global movement that uses nonviolent civil disobedience to demand ambitious climate action kicked off two weeks of protests on Monday with demonstrations around the world that blocked major roadways and led to arrests. | "Starting on October 7th, for 2 weeks, Extinction Rebellion is calling an International Rebellion. Together, we will peacefully occupy the centers of power and shut them down until governme…
nationofchange.org/2019/10/08/get-on-the-streets-and-bring-everybody-extinction-rebellion-kicks-off-two-weeks-of-global-action/

Mass Arrests of Climate Change Protestors In World Capitals
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-08
London police on Tuesday arrested over 500 Extinction Rebellion (XR) peaceful environmental activists who were performing civil disobedience to push for more to be done to protect the environment. | GALLERY: | Over 500 Extinction Rebellion Activists Arrested in London | Dutch police stepped in to arrest more than 100 climate activists blocking a street in front of the country's national museum and there were similar protests in Austria, Australia, France, Spain and New Zealan…
telesurenglish.net/news/Mass-Arrests-of-Climate-Change-Protestors-In-World-Capitals-20191008-0018.html

Tuesday's Daily Brief: Eye health, UN's financial crisis, progress in Mali and South Sudan, human rights in Australia
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-08
Tuesday's top stories: Global need for eye care is set to increase 'dramatically'; work and reforms of the UN 'at risk'; progress on Mali security; South Sudan peace accord anniversary; Rights chief Bachelet urges rollback on Australia migration policies; and an interview with Maha Mamo, living proof of why statelessness needs to end worldwide.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1048832

One Billion People Suffer From Preventable Eye Conditions: WHO
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-08
More than 2.2 billion people globally live with vision impairment or blindness and at least one billion people have a vision impairment that could have been prevented by simple eye care, according to a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) published Tuesday. | RELATED: | Cuban-Venezuelan Program Returns Eyesight to 700,000 Bolivians | This worldwide research was produced after several governments requested it during the 2017 World Health Assembly held in Switzerland,…
telesurenglish.net/news/one-billion-people-suffer-from-preventable-eye-conditions-20191008-0023.html

Ecuador Lenin Moreno Called 'Pitiable Character' in France
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-08
The France-Latin America Unsubmissive Group said Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno falsely blamed his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro, and his predecessor Rafael Correa for the anti-government protests currently happening for the 6th day in the South American country. | RELATED: | Ecuador: Public Radio Pulled Off Air For Reporting on Anti-Gov't Protests |…
telesurenglish.net/news/lenin-moreno-accused-in-france-for-lying-about-protests-origins-20191008-0016.html

A Tale of Two Policies: Trump's Hypocrisy and State Violence in Venezuela and Brazil
Colin Brineman | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-08
A recent report on Venezuela by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is a grim portrayal of a country in a severe crisis. Yet, given the extensive media coverage given to this report, it is important to contextualize what is going on in Venezuela in light of the situation…
counterpunch.org/2019/10/08/a-tale-of-two-policies-trumps-hypocrisy-and-state-violence-in-venezuela-and-brazil/

The Real Venezuela: Dignified, Indivisible and Truthful
Nino Pagliccia | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-08
All those wondering who is in charge in Venezuela, should stop reading the biased and confusing corporate media and should look at who represents the country at the United Nations. The UN is not a perfect institution but it is one that is clear on the issue of membership despite powerful attempts at obfuscating that…
counterpunch.org/2019/10/08/the-real-venezuela-dignified-indivisible-and-truthful/

Canada's "Minister of War" Chrystia Freeland pursues "America First" foreign policy
Drew Garvie | peoplesworld.org | 2019-10-08
In Canada's 2015 parliamentary elections, Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party ran on a vague anti-war platform that emphasized peacekeeping. However, the last four years have seen an escalation in militarism and Canada's involvement in U.S.-led regime change attempts around the world. These efforts have been led by one of Trudeau's cabinet stars, Chrystia Freeland, who has …
peoplesworld.org/article/canadas-minister-of-war-chrystia-freeland-pursues-america-first-foreign-policy/

Trump Escalated Wars He Inherited
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-08
Trump is no peacenik, far from it. He's the latest in a long line of US warrior presidents — waging endless wars of aggression, and by other means, against nonbelligerent states threatening no one. | He's the US liar-in chief, time …
globalresearch.ca/trump-escalated-wars-he-inherited/5691371

Some progress made towards security in Mali, but still a long way to go, Security Council hears
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-08
Some progress has been made towards restoring peace and stability in Mali as outlined in a fragile 2015 peace deal, yet sustainable peace developments are not happening fast enough, the Security Council heard on Tuesday.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1048802

Climate protesters block roads in London and across Europe to demand urgent action
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2019-10-07
Extinction Rebellion activists have blocked major roads in London and other cities across Europe at the beginning of what was billed as a wide-ranging series of protests demanding urgent action to deal with the world's climate crisis.Demonstrators marched through central London as they kicked off two weeks of activities designed to disrupt the city. London police said some 135 climate activists had been arrested.Extinction Rebellion said protesters from the XR Peace group were arrested as they blocked Victoria Embankment, outside the Ministry of Defence.Among those arrested was 81-year-old Sarah Lasenby, a retire…
thecanary.co/discovery/news-discovery/2019/10/07/climate-protesters-block-roads-in-london-and-across-europe-to-demand-urgent-action/

Guterres: Security Council's African alliances 'needed and appreciated more than ever'
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-07
The Security Council's strong engagement with its Member States, partner organizations and institutions in conflict prevention efforts on the African continent is needed "more than ever", the Secretary-General told the 15-member peace and security body on Monday.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1048712

Venezuela Arrests Oil Exec for Corruption, Receives $4bn in Russian Investment
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-07
Moscow and Caracas are reportedly working on a long-term cooperation agreement set to last at least until 2030.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14682

Historic first, as Tolstoy's War and Peace lands in Geneva, to mark international centenary
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-07
For the first time, part of the original manuscript of Tolstoy's epic novel, War and Peace, has been unveiled amid tight security in Geneva, where it is the highlight of an exhibition helping to mark 100 years of cooperation between nations.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1048742

How Venezuela defeated Washington's coup attempt at the United Nations
Anya Parampil | liberationnews.org | 2019-10-06
Close observers had expected that the US would try to block Rodríguez from speaking as part of its effort to delegitimize her government. Yet Rodríguez ultimately appeared at the podium to deliver a jeremiad against US meddling in her country's affairs and what she called "capitalist violence."
liberationnews.org/how-venezuela-defeated-washingtons-coup-attempt-at-the-united-nations/

Secretary-General condemns attacks on UN peacekeepers in Mali
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-06
The UN Secretary-General has strongly condemned two separate attacks on Sunday against the organization's Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) which left one peacekeeper dead and four others injured.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1048672

From Kabul: Youth on the Road to Peace
Dr. Hakim | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-10-06
In September 2019, facing everyday dangers of the war and under constant pressure to view those from other tribes as enemies, young people from each of Afghanistan's 34 provinces gathered for a three day "On the Road to Peace" conference in Kabul. ***** Despite the violent crises which we human beings have created for Afghanistan …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/10/from-kabul-youth-on-the-road-to-peace/

UN chief encouraged by release of Cameroon opposition leader
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-05
The UN Secretary-General is encouraged by the release of the leader of the main opposition party in Cameroon. Maurice Kamto had spent the past nine months in jail following peaceful protests disputing the outcome of the October 2018 presidential election in which he was a candidate.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1048642

Cómo Venezuela derrotó el intento de golpe de estado de Washington en las Naciones Unidas
Anya Parampil | thegrayzone.com | 2019-10-04
Un vistazo a cómo los diplomáticos venezolanos obstaculizaron un intento de Estados Unidos de revocar sus credenciales en la ONU…
thegrayzone.com/2019/10/04/venezuela-golpe-eeuu-onu/

How Venezuela defeated Washington's coup attempt at the United Nations
Anya Parampil | thegrayzone.com | 2019-10-02
An inside look at how Venezuelan diplomats stymied a US attempt to revoke their credentials at the UN and shatter…
thegrayzone.com/2019/10/02/how-venezuela-defeated-washingtons-coup-at-the-united-nations/

Venezuela's CITGO in Danger as Maduro Seeks Debt Renegotiation
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-02
US financial sanctions have stopped Venezuela from renegotiating foreign debt since 2017.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14678

Funcionario del golpe en Venezuela Ricardo Hausmann se ve obligado a renunciar tras revelaciones publicadas por The Grayzone
Max Blumenthal | thegrayzone.com | 2019-09-30
Luego de que Anya Parampil de The Grayzone publicara unas revelaciones sobre las prácticas opacas e hipócritas de Ricardo Hausmann,…
thegrayzone.com/2019/09/30/golpe-venezuela-ricardo-hausmann-renunciar-grayzone/

Behind the US-backed Venezuelan opposition's massive corruption scandal
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2019-09-30
On Pushback with Aaron Maté, The Grayzone's Anya Parampil explains how the Trump-backed right-wing opposition has essentially liquidated Venezuela's most…
thegrayzone.com/2019/09/29/venezuelan-opposition-corruption-citgo-crystallex/

Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs Jorge Arreaza speaks in NYC
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-09-30
New York, NY – Over 400 people attended an event for Venezuela at Holyrood Church in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City, September 26. The main speaker of the evening was Venezuela's Minister of Foreign Affairs Jorge Arreaza, with introductions from the church, Black Agenda Report, and the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization. The talk was organized by the Venezuelan Welcoming Committee. | Arreaza spoke about how the U.S. sanctions against the country mean Venezuelans are unable to receive crucial medical services and treatments or imported food. He also mentioned how the United…
www.fightbacknews.org/2019/9/29/venezuelan-minister-foreign-affairs-jorge-arreaza-speaks-nyc

Wave of Xenophobia Against Venezuelans in Peru Sparks Diplomatic Spat
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-30
The brutal beating of a young Venezuelan girl by Peru's police and a nationalist march have sparked outrage.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14674

Venezuelan ANC President Visits Vietnam, North Korea
TeleSUR English | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-30
National Constituent Assembly President Diosdado Cabello went on a Far East tour to strengthen political ties.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14672

Venezuela: Trump Imposes Travel Ban, Putin Backs Dialogue
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-26
US officials and the Venezuelan opposition have also lobbied the EU to impose harsher sanctions against Caracas.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14671

Washington Gives Guaido $52M in Funding, Slaps Venezuela with New Sanctions
Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-25
The new aid package dovetailed with fresh sanctions targeting Venezuela-Cuba oil shipping.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14668

Documents Prove "Creative Community for Peace" is Front for Right-Wing Israel Lobby Group "StandWithUs"
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-09-25
Documents Prove "Creative Community for Peace" is Front for Right-Wing Israel Lobby Group "StandWithUs": UpdateArtists who support justice for all and oppose racism in all forms should be aware of CCFP's deception and steer clear of its lobbying agenda. | Cultural BoycottSeptember 25, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) …
bdsmovement.net/news/ccfp-front

Take Action to Avoid War with Iran
Jon Rainwater | peaceaction.org | 2019-09-25
photo credit Dear Groundswell Readers, We have to keep pushing Congress this week if we want to avoid war with Iran. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said recently that the U.K. might join a U.S.-led military effort in the Gulf. When other nations step up to join the "coalition of the willing" it's often a bad sign. …
peaceaction.org/2019/09/25/take-action-to-avoid-war-with-iran/

Venezuela: Dueling Delegations Sent to New York as TIAR Treaty Invoked
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-23
Colombian President Ivan Duque raised tensions on the eve of the UN General Assembly when he compared Maduro to Slobodan Milosevic and Al Qaeda.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14664

US imposes New Sanctions Targeting Venezuela's Food Program
Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-18
The Treasury Department has targeted people and companies involved in imports for Venezuela's CLAP program.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14659

Venezuela: Gov't Releases Opposition Leader, Guaido Ratified as Parliament Head
Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-18
Edgar Zambrano was a high-profile participant in the opposition's April 30 military putsch.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14660

Government Signs Agreement with Opposition Factions as Guaido Declares Dialogue Over
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-16
Guaido called for a "new stage of struggle" including the recent activation of the TIAR mutual defence treaty.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14657

Venezuela Probes Guaido over Photos with Colombian Drug Traffickers
Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-15
Los Rastrojos have been accused of drug smuggling, extortion, and targeted killings.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14656

Venezuela Oil Production Continues Decline as China Cancels More Shipments
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-12
Russian oil giant Rosneft blasted threats of US sanctions as "unfair competition."
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14654

Venezuela's Maduro Warns of Colombia 'Threat' as Trump Fires Bolton
Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-11
Venezuelan military exercises along the border started on Tuesday.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14653

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