Daily Archives: January 15, 2022

2022-01-15: News Headlines

Staff (2022-01-15). PDVSA to Resume Diluted Crude Oil Exports. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan state-owned oil company, Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) will begin exporting diluted crude oil (DCO) this week, after it being stopped for nine months. This was revealed in a document to which Reuters had access. | After the agreements reached between PDVSA and Iran, the Venezuelan state-owned company has been able to modify its production and marketing strategies, which has helped it build diluted crude inventories. | An agreement reached in 2021 with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) allowed PDVSA to receive around 2.1 million barrels per month of condensate, while supplying Iran with some 3.8…

Editor2 (2022-01-15). Return the gold to Venezuela! orinocotribune.com On 8-9 January the Revolutionary Communist Group and supporters of its newspaper Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! took to the streets demanding that Britain return $1.8bn of gold to Venezuela. | The action was called in response to the criminal ruling on 20 December, where Britain's Supreme Court recognised as the owner of $1.8bn of gold held in the Bank of England's vaults, not the legitimate socialist party government of Venezuela, but rather the discredited opposition 'interim president', Juan Guaido — the failed puppet of US imperialism. Whilst Nicolas Maduro's government in Venezuela demands the gold…

Gloria La Riva (2022-01-14). 20 years of U.S. crimes against humanity in Guantánamo. liberationnews.org The U.S. government runs Guantánamo prison on Cuban soil, territory illegally held since 1898.

Anya Parampil (2022-01-14). "Smoking Gun" Analysis Finds US Sanctions Produce "War Time" Economy in Venezuela. thegrayzone.com Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Francisco R. Rodríguez, the Executive of Oil for Venezuela, about a study he recently published which analyzed the impact of US sanctions on Venezuela's economy. Rodríguez shares data which prove sanctions have directly contributed to a major economic contraction in Venezuela, driven mainly by a significant drop in the country's oil production as a result of the measures. Rodríguez also addresses common arguments made by individuals who seek to obscure the impact …

_____ (2022-01-14). Ugandans Escalate Movement Of 'Radical Rudeness' Following Violent Arrest Over Mean Tweet. popularresistance.org "Men with guns are breaking my door. They say they're policemen but are not in uniform. I've locked myself inside." | This was the final Facebook post by Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, 2021 winner of the PEN Pinter International Writer of Courage Award, on Dec. 28. Within minutes of his post, Rukirabashaija was abducted by Uganda's Special Forces Command, a military outfit notorious for torturing nonviolent activists. | Rukirabashaija — author of a political allegory novel and an autobiographical book detailing his previous torture — has only surfaced once since his brutal kidnapping. When his lawyer Eron K…

Editor2 (2022-01-14). Two Exemplary Twentieth-Century Socialist Latin American Lives: José Carlos Mariátegui and Orlando Letelier. orinocotribune.com By Nicholas Birns — Jan 10, 2022 | The two books we will analyze in this essay, Bread and Beauty: The Cultural Politics of José Carlos Mariátegui by Juan E. De Castro, and Alan McPherson's Ghosts of Sheridan Circle: How a Washington Assassination Brought Pinochet's Terror State to Justice, are very different in subject matter, discipline, and style. But they both tell the stories of twentieth century Latin American activists of the left who strove for social justice and against dictatorship and authoritarianism. Together, they show the variety of and range of contemporary Latin American studies. | Although t…

Staff (2022-01-14). En oposición a la política de Biden, grupos estadounidenses envían leche a Cuba. cubadebate.cu El 15 de enero de 2022, las organizaciones Puentes de Amor, The People's Forum y CODEPINK enviaron un avión de carga con 15.000 libras de leche en polvo desde Miami a Cuba. Representantes de las organizaciones viajarán a Cuba para entregarla. La ayuda fue recibida por el Centro Martin Luther King en La Habana.

Staff (2022-01-14). Yemenis attack ISIL, UAE mercenaries in Shabwah with missiles. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) — Yemeni army and allied forces attacked the ISIL elements and the UAE-backed mercenaries with missiles and drones in southern Shabwah province.

_____ (2022-01-14). The Iran Deal And The Assassination Of Soleimani. popularresistance.org Vienna – World leaders have descended upon Austrian capital Vienna to participate in the ongoing nuclear deal being negotiated primarily between the United States and Iran. Today, MintPress spoke to Dr. Seyed Mohammad Marandi, Professor of English Literature and Orientalism at the University of Tehran. Dr. Marandi is currently in Vienna as part of the Iranian delegation. | While corporate media often portray Iran as a recalcitrant pariah and the United States as a long-suffering broker in the situation, Dr. Marandi notes that it was actually the Trump administration that unilaterally walked away from the agreemen…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-14). Iran, China FMs discuss diverse issues in face-to-face talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) — Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Chinese counterpart discussed a variety of issues in various political, economic, trade, consular and cultural fields in a meeting in East Asian country.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-14). 10 injured in Kuwait refinery fire: media. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) — A fire at a gas liquefaction unit in Kuwait's largest refinery Friday left 10 people injured before it was put out, world media have quoted the plant's operator as saying.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-14). Enemy needs agreement more than Iran does in talks: cleric. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) — Tehran's Provisional Friday Prayers Leader Hojjatoleslam Haj Ali Akbari called on the negotiators to courageously neutralize the enemy's plots in the Vienna talks on the removal of the US sanctions.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-14). Iran no longer has concerns over oil sales: Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) — President Ebrahim Raeisi says that while his administration wants to make sure the sanctions are lifted, it has no worries over the sale of oil anymore.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-14). 6.7-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia: media. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) — A 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia with strong tremors felt in the country's capital Jakarta on Friday, but there was no tsunami alert issued, the media have reported.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-14). Vienna talks continue at political, expert levels on Fri. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) —The Vienna talks between Iran and the P4+1 group continue at expert and political levels for several days in a row on Friday.

teleSUR, yart, JDO (2022-01-14). Irán aumenta exportación de petróleo pese a presiones de EE.UU. telesurtv.net Los incrementos de las exportaciones suceden en medio de los diálogos en Viena para retomar el pacto nuclear.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-14). VIDEO: Successful test of "Raafe" solid-fueled space engine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) — The video shows the successful test of the advanced the propeller of satellite carrier "Raafe" which uses solid fuel. The technology exists in only four countries in the world, said IRGC Aerospace Force commander Hajizadeh.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-14). Russian FM attaches great importance to Raeisi's visit. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) — "President Raeisi's upcoming visit to Russia is important," according to the Russian foreign minister, adding "Real progress has been achieved at the Iran nuclear deal talks."

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-14). N Korea conducts missile test for 3rd time in a week. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) — The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) of South Korea has said that North Korea fired an unidentified projectile eastward on Friday…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-14). VIDEO: Raeisi's visit to Hormuz island. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) — As part of regular visits to provinces, President Ebrahim Raeisi is visiting the southern Hormozgan province. The president met with the people of Hormuz island face to face on Friday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-14). Iran, Syria discussed operationalizing strategic deal: Khalil. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) — Syrian economy minister has said that in his meeting with visiting Iran's road minister they had discussed ways to operationalize the strategic agreement signed between two nations in 2019.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-14). Briefing on Iran's daily developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-14). Implementing deals with China on agenda of Iran FM's trip. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that his trip to China will focus on implementing agreements with China, including the 25-year partnerships signed between two countries in 2020.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-14). Explosions reported in Baghdad after attack on US embassy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) — Hours after the rocket attack on the US embassy in the Green Zone in Baghdad, media reported the sound of a terrible explosion in another area the capital of Iraq early on Friday.

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-01-14). Russia's Riabkov: Increased Military Cooperation with Cuba and Venezuela Not Ruled Out. orinocotribune.com The government of the Russian Federation ratified its willingness to support the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela with strategic cooperation in the midst of the unilateral coercive measures imposed by the US administration against the South American country. This was affirmed by the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Riabkov, who has been leading the Russian delegation in its meetings with top US and NATO officials and attempting to diffuse the tension created by the latest encirclement of Russia via NATO military bases and arms sales. | According to statements issued by the high-ranking Russian official and…

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (2022-01-14). Pardiss Kebriaei on Guantánamo Prisoners. fair.org Prisoners of Guantánamo (photo: Shane T. McCoy/US Navy) | This week on CounterSpin: As we pass the grim milestone of 20 years of the military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, even Michael Lehnert, the Marine general who set the camp up, The number of Muslim men and boys in Guantánamo has shrunk from som…

Staff (2022-01-14). Punto Deportivo: øQué se espera de la 61 SNB? (+Podcast). cubadebate.cu La sección Punto Deportivo en su formato podcast inicia el 2022 dedicada al béisbol, a propósito de celebrarse este 14 de enero, 60 años de la inauguración por Fidel de las Series Nacionales en el estadio Latinoamericano. En el homenaje ofreceremos informaciones del congresillo técnico de la actual campaña y análisis sobre los equipos de mayores posibilidades.

Staff (2022-01-14). Comienza edición 39 de la Semana de la Cultura Holguinera. cubadebate.cu Con un amplio programa de actividades que incluye homenajes, conferencias, paneles y presentaciones literarias, escénicas y musicales comienza la edición 39 de la Semana de la Cultura Holguinera, que combinará espacios presenciales con transmisiones digitales hasta el próximo día 19.

Staff (2022-01-14). Vale-No vale: Venta de productos limitados, salideros en calles y Nauta Hogar. cubadebate.cu Cubadebate continúa con su sección Vale-No Vale para reconocer, una vez más gracias a los comentarios y correos que nos envían nuestros lectores, todo aquello que vale porque mejora nuestras vidas, desarrolla el país o nos hace mejores ciudadanos, y señalar también todo lo que No Vale y merece ser cambiado.

teleSUR, yart, DRL (2022-01-14). Convocan a encuentro virtual en rechazo al bloqueo contra Cuba. telesurtv.net Cuba continúa recibiendo respaldo de países hermanos como Japón que envió donaciones de ómnibus recientemente.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-01-14). The Venceremos Brigade Continues US Solidarity with Cuba. libya360.wordpress.com Siempre Con Cuba Members of the National Coordinating Committee of the Venceremos Brigade with a representative from the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) Members of the national coordinating committee of the Venceremos Brigade, made up of US citizens in solidarity with Cuba, affirmed the continuity of the project begun in 1969 and confirmed…

Staff (2022-01-14). Abanderados equipos para la 61 Serie Nacional de Beisbol. cubadebate.cu En horas de la mañana de este viernes, al cumplirse el 60 aniversario de la inauguración de la I Serie Nacional de Beisbol, fueron abanderados 15 de los equipos que intervendrán en la edición 61 de ese certamen. En los estadios cabeceras de cada territorio, autoridades principales del Partido Comunista de Cuba, del gobierno y el Inder entregaron los estandartes a los capitanes y directores de cada elenco.

Staff (2022-01-14). Archivo CD: Si el hombre tuviese estatutos, serían los de Thiago. cubadebate.cu Una tarde del verano por 1974 caminando hacia la casa de un amigo que vivía en el Náutico vi que un señor con una larga cabellera blanca, todo vestido de blanco, que subía en el jardín de la casa a un cocotero sin zapatos. Era el poeta Thiago de Mello…

Staff (2022-01-14). Conozca los ganadores del concurso de Cubadebate sobre la Serie Nacional del Béisbol. cubadebate.cu El pasado 5 de enero, Cubadebate de conjunto con los servicios entuMovil de la División Habana de Desoft convocaron a los usuarios de la telefonía móvil en Cuba a un concurso con motivo de la celebración del aniversario 60 de la Primera Serie Nacional de Béisbol. Aqui damos a conocer el listado con los ganadores del concurso. Muchas felicidades.

Staff (2022-01-14). °Béisbol de pueblo desde el 14 de enero de 1962! cubadebate.cu El rumbo de la Revolución cubana alertó tempranamente al Gobierno de Estados Unidos sobre su plena vocación social, con el ser humano al centro de todo, y también de su creciente arraigo popular, como se vio muy pronto en el béisbol.

Staff (2022-01-14). Presidente cubano expresa condolencias por la muerte de Thiago de Mello. cubadebate.cu El Presidente Miguel Díaz Canel Bermudez dedicó a De Mello dos mensajes, en los que expresó que tras su partida, el autor de ´Los Estatutos del Hombre ª deja sus versos cargados de esperanza. | Por decreto irrevocable queda establecido el reinado permanente de la justicia y de la claridad, escribió Díaz-Canel, citando el famoso poema del artista brasileño.

Staff (2022-01-14). Foreign Affairs Minister Plasencia Denounces New HRW Report as Attack Against Venezuela. orinocotribune.com This Thursday, January 13, Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs Félix Plasencia denounced the latest

Ana Perdigón (2022-01-14). US Congressman Meeks asks Biden to Recognize Venezuelan Electoral Authority. orinocotribune.com US Congressperson Gregory Meeks called on the Biden administration to recognize Venezuela's new National Electoral Council (CNE), noting that such a statement by the US would open doors for new opportunities. | Meeks, who is also president of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the US House of Representatives, urged US President Biden to recognize the CNE and commit to the government of Nicolás Maduro. | The statement…

Marco Teruggi (2022-01-14). Venezuela's Opposition Won Symbolic State of Barinas: Reasons and Consequences. orinocotribune.com By Marco Teruggi — Jan 11, 2021 | The Venezuelan opposition won on Sunday the gubernatorial election in the state of Barinas. Its candidate, Sergio Garrido, of the Mesa de la Unidad Democrática (MUD), defeated Jorge Arreaza, former Foreign Minister and Minister of Industry and National Production. The former obtained 55.37% of the support, against 41.26% of the latter, more than 13 points of difference, in an election in which 52.23% of the voters participated. The third, Claudio Fermín, also part of the opposition, obtained 1.77% of the votes. | The result was acknowledged by Arreaza, who, before the Nation…

teleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-01-14). Pdte. de Venezuela destaca labor de AN durante el 2021. telesurtv.net El mandatario venezolano reiteró que "cada ley debe estar acompañada de un plan de acción".

Mary Triny Mena (2022-01-14). Food spending by Venezuelans dropped 24% to 34% since COVID began. america.cgtn.com Venezuelans are spending up to a third less on food. As the economic crisis continues, many people in the country are being forced to prioritize other things over food.

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