2022-01-09: News Headlines

Editor2 (2022-01-09). Wet'suwet'en Water Protectors Vow to Continue Struggle after Announcing Strategic Retreat. orinocotribune.com By Anish R M — Jan 6, 2021 | In the face of another crackdown by the RCMP, anti-pipeline Wet'suwet'en protesters have retreated from Coyote Camp | In an announcement on January 4, the activists of the Indigenous Wet'suwet'en tribe in British Columbia, Canada, have stated they are staging a "strategic retreat". Water protectors who have been resisting the construction of the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline and staging an occupation and blockade at the drillsite near Camp Coyote have retreated to evade arrests and another violent police crackdown. | Earlier this week, Wet'suwet'en chiefs and activists had been…

Margaret McCartney (2022-01-08). [Perspectives] The fall of a poisoned empire. thelancet.com Arthur M Sackler (1913—87) was a psychiatrist, researcher, and the owner of a boutique marketing agency. When he was inducted into the Medical Advertising Hall of Fame in 1997, his citation was: "No single individual did more to shape the character of medical advertising than the multi-talented Dr Arthur Sackler". The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that between 1999 and 2019, nearly 500‚Äà000 people in the USA died from an opioid overdose, including prescription and illicit opioids.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-01-08). Rahmon felicitates 30th anniv. of Tajikistan-Iran relations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) — In a message to Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi, Tajik President Emomali Rahmon congratulates the 30th anniversary of Tajikistan-Iran diplomatic ties, expressing hope that the relations will be developed in various areas.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-08). Too soon to say whether or not there will be deal in Vienna. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) — As the new round of Vienna talks on the removal of US sanctions continues, a member of the Iranian negotiating team said that it's still too soon to say whether or not there will be a deal as it's up to the other side.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-01-08). Iran, P4+1 working group hold meeting on sanctions removal. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) — The delegations of Iran and the 4+1 group, participating in the Vienna talks, formed a working group to discuss ways to remove sanctions against Tehran in Cuberg Hotel.

Maria Paez Victor (2022-01-08). Some Reflections on Venezuela's Resiliency. orinocotribune.com By Maria Páez Victor — Jan 5, 2022 | The end of the year 2021 has come and as customary, we reflect upon what we have lived during it. | Pandemic | First to be considered is the pandemic. We thought that with the roll out of the vaccines we would see the ebbing of the epidemic. But it has not been so. | ‚Ä¢ The USA continues to be the epicenter of the pandemic with 167,302 cases per million, and 2,537 deaths per million. | ‚Ä¢ It is followed in severity by India, Brazil, Great Britain, Russia, Turkey, France, Germany, Iran, Spain and Italy. | ‚Ä¢ Canada is numb…

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-01-08). Iran Mission to UN reacts to US newspaper's hostile article. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) — In reaction to an article published by an American newspaper, Iran Permanent Mission to UN said that encouraging leaders to initiate war, amid serious diplomatic talks, are in violation of the principles of International Law.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-08). Iran firm working to produce cochlear implant internal part. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) — An Iranian knowledge-based company is doing research and developing work to produce the internal unit of the electronic device that partially restores hearing.

Staff (2022-01-08). Iran sanctions 51 of Soleimani's assassination perpetrators. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry on Saturday updated the counter-terrorism designations regarding American individuals involved in the terrorist act against General Qassem Soleimani and his companions.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-08). Iran to export 110-MW electricity to Afghanistan: official. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) — A senior advisor to Iran's Minister of Energy for International Affairs said that the country will export 110 megawatts of electricity to neighboring Afghanistan in the current year.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-01-08). Iran FM meets representatives of religious monitories. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister met and held talks with leaders of monotheistic religions as well as the religious monitories in the Iranian Parliament on Saturday.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-08). Iranian, Indian FMs discuss bilateral ties, Vienna talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) — Indian Foreign Minister held a telephone conversation with his Iranian counterpart on Saturday to discuss bilateral issues, prospects of Chabahar port, latest developments in Afghanistan and Vienna talks.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-08). Salah Zawawi's daughter set to be Palestinian envoy to Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) — Informed sources have reported that at the end of the four-decade mission of Salah Zawawi, the Palestinian ambassador to Iran, his daughter will be in charge of the embassy.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-01-08). Iran embassy distributes 1000 livelihood packages in Kabul. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) — The Embassy of the Republic of Iran has ‚Äédistributed 1000 livelihood humanitarian packages among poor Afghan people in Kabul, the capital of this neighboring country.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-08). Saudi official holds meeting with US envoy in Vienna. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) — Saudi news sources reported that Saudi representatives in international organizations based in Vienna Abdullah bin Khalid met and held talks with the US Special Representative for Iran Robert Malley on Friday.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-08). Payman Maadi among 2022 Sundance Film Festival jury members. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) — Iranian actor Payman Maadi has been selected as one of the jury members in the 2022 Sundance Film Festival in the US.

sputniknews (2022-01-08). Saudi Media Ministry Hires Former Producer for US Anchor Katie Couric for PR Campaign. sputniknews.com A former producer for US news anchor Katie Couric has taken a new job with Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Media, according to a disclosure filed with the US Department of Justice.

Seth Galinsky (2022-01-08). 'I really like the Militant's coverage of today's strikes'. themilitant.com The six-week drive to win more than 300 current Militant readers to Among recent subscribers are strikers met on union picket lines, family farmers and taxicab drivers fighting crushing debt; opponents of the U.S. rulers' economic war against Cuba's socialist revolution; and hundreds of working people who subscribed after Soc…

Staff (2022-01-08). Instituto de Geofísica y Astronomía anuncia inauguración de Observatorio cubano-ruso. cubadebate.cu Gracias al convenio de colaboración con el Instituto de Astronomía Aplicada (IPA) y el Instituto de Astronomía (INASAN), ambos de la Academia de Ciencias de Rusia, el Instituto de Geofísica y Astronomía de Cuba alberga en una pequeña construcción coronada por una cúpula blanca automatizada el nuevo Observatorio cubano-ruso, cuya inauguración tendrá lugar el próximo 14 de enero, en saludo al día de la Ciencia Cubana.

Staff (2022-01-08). El día que La Habana abrazó a los rebeldes triunfantes. cubadebate.cu "Todos los sonidos de la ciudad se unieron al vocerío de las muchedumbres: las sirenas de los barcos, las campanas de las iglesias, las bocinas de los autos, los silbatos de las fábricas… La garganta del pueblo enronquecía en un grito: °Viva Fidel! °Viva Cuba Libre! °Viva la Revolución!"

Staff (2022-01-08). Estudio revela que los perros pueden identificar entre idiomas humanos familiares y ajenos. cubadebate.cu Además, a partir de un conjunto de patrones de actividad específicos para el lenguaje encontrados en la corteza auditiva secundaria, el estudio descubrió que los perros son capaces de distinguir entre dos idiomas. Se trata de la primera muestra de que un cerebro no humano es capaz de diferenciar entre idiomas distintos.

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-01-08). Colombia and Ecuador Join the Lawfare Campaign Against Alex Saab. orinocotribune.com The Colombian government has made clear its intention to join in the lawfare campaign against Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab, who has been illegally imprisoned in the United States since October 16, 2021. | Moreover, on January 11 a group of extreme right-wing spokespersons from Ecuador will present to Colombian President Iván Duque a series of documents as supposed evidence of alleged links between Saab and some Colombian companies accused of having committed various felonies. This announcement was made by Fernando Villavicencio Valencia, president of the Supervisory Commission of the National Assembly of Ecuador…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-01-08). Venezuelan Government and Opposition to Resume Mexico Talks? orinocotribune.com A statement issued by the Venezuelan hard right opposition's Unitary Platform (PU) expresses their willingness to return to the dialogue table that had been underway in Mexico City last year. The talks were being mediated by the Kingdom of Norway, with the accompaniment of the Russian Federation and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. | Through the statement published on social media, the extreme right delegation of the Unitary Platform stressed that the agenda that had been discussed in the negotiations is "more timely and urgent than ever." | PU is thus trying to minimize the harm done to Venezuelan diplomat Alex S…

Mary Triny Mena (2022-01-08). Venezuela adapts to cryptocurrencies. america.cgtn.com Cryptocurrencies as a payment method are gaining ground in Latin America, but one country stands out among them. Venezuela's economic crisis has pushed many citizens to turn to cryptos to preserve their weakened incomes.

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