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2021-01-15: News Headlines

teleSUR (2021-01-15). Venezuela Offers Oxygen to Attend COVID-19 in Manaus, Brazil. telesurenglish.net Venezuela's Foreign Affairs Minister Jorge Arreaza Thursday informed that his country will provide oxygen to Brazil so it can face Manaus city's health emergency. | RELATED: | "On instructions from President Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela will support the brotherly Brazilian people. For our nation, solidarity is a duty," Arreaza tweeted. | On Thursday, Amazon State's governor Wilson Lima thanked the solidarity gesture that will end the…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-01-15). Venezuela sends oxygen tanks to the Brazilian Amazonas state amid COVID-19 surge. peoplesdispatch.org The sudden surge in numbers of COVID-19 cases in the state has caused a collapse in the public health system with a lack of ICU beds and oxygen…

Medea Benjamin (2021-01-15). Will the Senate Confirm Coup Plotter Nuland? zcomm.org Join World Beyond War, CODEPINK and dozens of other organizations opposing neocon Nuland's confirmation as a threat to peace and diplomacy…

Ricardo Vaz (2021-01-14). Venezuelan Oil Industry Continues to Struggle as Private Sector Set to Play Bigger Role. venezuelanalysis.com The Maduro government is pursuing increased private investment in the oil sector.

news.un (2021-01-14). Three UN peacekeepers killed, six wounded in attack in Mali. news.un.org Three United Nations peacekeepers in Mali were killed and six others wounded in an attack on Wednesday, by unidentified armed elements, the UN mission in the country has said.

news.un (2021-01-14). Four UN peacekeepers killed, five wounded in attack in Mali. news.un.org Four United Nations peacekeepers in Mali were killed and five others wounded in an attack by unidentified armed elements on Wednesday, the UN mission in the country has said.

Jonathan Cook (2021-01-14). Israel is losing the fight to obscure its apartheid character. dissidentvoice.org For more than a decade, a handful of former Israeli politicians and US diplomats identified with what might be termed the "peace process industry" have intermittently warned that, without a two-state solution, Israel is in danger of becoming an "apartheid state". The most notable among them include Ehud Barak and Ehud Olmert, two former Israeli prime …

teleSUR (2021-01-14). Study: US Police 3x More Likely to Use Force Against the Left. telesurenglish.net The data find that police have used tear gas, rubber bullets, pepper spray, and beatings at a significantly higher percentage at Black Lives Matter protests than at pro-Trump protests. | Whether or not protests remained peaceful or not, police were far more likely to use force against the left-wing demonstrators. | RELATED: | The study's statistics are based on police interactions in the United States since April 2020, demonstrating a clear d…

teleSUR (2021-01-14). Colombian Lawmakers Back Resumption of Peace Talks in Cuba. telesurenglish.net Members of Congress from different political coalitions sent a letter to Colombia's President Ivan Duque requesting the resumption of talks with the National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrillas while also highlighting the Cuban government's meaningful role in the peace process. | RELATED: | More than 20 congressmen signed the letter that condemned the inclusion once again of Cuba in the U.S. blacklist of state sponsors of terror…

teleSUR (2021-01-14). US Places Sanctions on China, Cuba, Iran, Russia and Venezuela. telesurenglish.net "We cannot allow the foreign military and intelligence organizations of our adversaries in China, Cuba, Russia, Venezuela, and Iran (…) to benefit from U.S. technology," U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in a statement Thursday. | RELATED: | According to the note, these new controls linked to U.S. technologies prevent those countries' military intelligence industries from "benefiting." | A week before…

Roger Harris (2021-01-13). The Only Thing Scarier than QAnon Is the Reaction to It. counterpunch.org The right-wing demonstration turned violent riot at the US Capitol on January 6 was a spectacle, complete with Confederate flags and a QAnon shaman in red-white-and-blue face paint. The Venezuelan government stated: "With this unfortunate episode, the United States is experiencing what it has generated in other countries with its policies of aggression." Some half

John Marciano (2021-01-13). A renaissance fighter for freedom, justice, and peace. mronline.org Released in 2019 on the 100th anniversary of Paul Robeson's graduation from Rutgers University, Ballad of an American, brings Robeson's creative and powerful historical presence to life through a striking graphic text and excellent afterword.

Vijay Prashad (2021-01-13). How a lawbreaking international coalition failed to overthrow Venezuela's government. mronline.org On January 5, 2021, the newly elected National Assembly took its seats in Venezuela's capital. That day the Lima Group released a statement most of its members signed saying that they did not recognize the legality of the assembly.

Manuela Solé (2021-01-13). Venezuela: Maduro Blasts Sanctions, Sets Sights on Economic Recovery. venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro presented his annual address to the new National Assembly…

commondreams (2021-01-13). Greenpeace on Impeachment. commondreams.org ______________________________…

news.un (2021-01-13). Uganda: UN chief calls for 'inclusive, transparent and peaceful' elections. news.un.org The UN chief on Wednesday issued a call for an "inclusive, transparent and peaceful" election process across Uganda, a day ahead of the polls opening.

news.un (2021-01-13). Peacekeeper killed in 'heinous attacks' in Central African Republic. news.un.org The UN Secretary-General has called for action to ensure accountability for "heinous attacks" in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Wednesday that left a Rwandan peacekeeper dead and another wounded.

2021-01-14: News Headlines

Ricardo Vaz (2021-01-14). Venezuelan Oil Industry Continues to Struggle as Private Sector Set to Play Bigger Role. venezuelanalysis.com The Maduro government is pursuing increased private investment in the oil sector.

Jonathan Cook (2021-01-14). Israel is losing the fight to obscure its apartheid character. dissidentvoice.org For more than a decade, a handful of former Israeli politicians and US diplomats identified with what might be termed the "peace process industry" have intermittently warned that, without a two-state solution, Israel is in danger of becoming an "apartheid state". The most notable among them include Ehud Barak and Ehud Olmert, two former Israeli prime …

news.un (2021-01-14). Three UN peacekeepers killed, six wounded in attack in Mali. news.un.org Three United Nations peacekeepers in Mali were killed and six others wounded in an attack on Wednesday, by unidentified armed elements, the UN mission in the country has said.

news.un (2021-01-14). Four UN peacekeepers killed, five wounded in attack in Mali. news.un.org Four United Nations peacekeepers in Mali were killed and five others wounded in an attack by unidentified armed elements on Wednesday, the UN mission in the country has said.

Manuela Solé (2021-01-13). Venezuela: Maduro Blasts Sanctions, Sets Sights on Economic Recovery. venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro presented his annual address to the new National Assembly…

John Marciano (2021-01-13). A renaissance fighter for freedom, justice, and peace. mronline.org Released in 2019 on the 100th anniversary of Paul Robeson's graduation from Rutgers University, Ballad of an American, brings Robeson's creative and powerful historical presence to life through a striking graphic text and excellent afterword.

Roger Harris (2021-01-13). The Only Thing Scarier than QAnon Is the Reaction to It. counterpunch.org The right-wing demonstration turned violent riot at the US Capitol on January 6 was a spectacle, complete with Confederate flags and a QAnon shaman in red-white-and-blue face paint. The Venezuelan government stated: "With this unfortunate episode, the United States is experiencing what it has generated in other countries with its policies of aggression." Some half

commondreams (2021-01-13). Greenpeace on Impeachment. commondreams.org ______________________________…

news.un (2021-01-13). Uganda: UN chief calls for 'inclusive, transparent and peaceful' elections. news.un.org The UN chief on Wednesday issued a call for an "inclusive, transparent and peaceful" election process across Uganda, a day ahead of the polls opening.

news.un (2021-01-13). Peacekeeper killed in 'heinous attacks' in Central African Republic. news.un.org The UN Secretary-General has called for action to ensure accountability for "heinous attacks" in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Wednesday that left a Rwandan peacekeeper dead and another wounded.

Black Alliance for Peace (2021-01-12). January 6th at Capitol Hill: Blowback and the Ongoing Crisis of Legitimacy. globalresearch.ca Two Januarys ago, an obscure politician from a minor political party named Juan Guaido assumed a one-month chairmanship of the Venezuelan National Assembly. Then he promptly declared himself the interim president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. | The bizarre declaration …

Steve Sweeney (2021-01-12). German communists hit out at police brutality on Rosa Luxemburg march. peoplesworld.org Police have been condemned for brutality after attacking a peaceful demonstration in the capital Berlin with pepper spray after communist groups gathered for the annual commemoration of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht who were murdered the same day. Some 3,000 people attended Sunday's annual march despite coronavirus restrictions; the official ceremony has been delayed until …