Daily Archives: January 27, 2022

2022-01-27: News Headlines

Kerry Smith (2022-01-27). Activists stage anti-'Australia Day' protest at Captain Cook statue in London. greenleft.org.au Activists in London gathered at Captain Cook's statue in solidarity with mass rallies and dawn services held to mark Invasion Day in Australian cities on January 26, reports Kerry Smith.

Harun ≈ iljak (2022-01-27). We make the railroad; the railroad makes us. mronline.org In 1947, thousands of youth brigade volunteers from around the world joined their Yugoslav comrades in the hills of Bosnia to build a railroad. As the most popular song from the construction sites put it, not only were these activists making a railroad, but the railroad made them.

WSWS (2022-01-27). UK: "Partygate" report delayed as Johnson seeks political survival through warmongering and untrammelled COVID herd immunity. wsws.org Johnson stood his ground on his ability to "deliver" the policies dearest to the heart of the Tory right-wing, historically Brexit and today the reopening of the economy and assuming a leading role in US-led military provocations against Russia.

WSWS (2022-01-27). JBS meatpacking worker killed in industrial accident in Grand Island, Nebraska. wsws.org The worker was identified as Esteban Mantilla, a 48-year-old Cuban immigrant and Grand Island resident.

WSWS (2022-01-27). JBS meatpacking worker killed in industrial accident in Grand Island, Nebraksa. wsws.org The worker was identified as Esteban Mantilla, a 48-year-old Cuban immigrant and Grand Island resident.

Jesús Rodríguez-Espinoza (2022-01-27). Another Defeat for Venezuelan Anti-Chavismo: Venezuelans Wonder Whose Going to Pay for It. orinocotribune.com Caracas, January 26, 2022 ( The electoral body posted on its Twitter account, "CNE reports: 100% of the reception centers [for the signing of] the recall referendum are open. #CNE #Venezuela." The activity began at 6: 00AM and was scheduled to end at 6: 00PM, or when the la…

Staff (2022-01-27). President Maduro Swears In Historical Truth Commission to Uncover Colonial Atrocities. orinocotribune.com This Tuesday, January 26, a "Commission for the clarification of historical truth, justice and reparations regarding colonial rule and its consequences in Venezuela," was established. | Its objective will be to clarify historical truths regarding colonialism in Venezuela, Latin American and the Caribbean. | The commission was sworn in by President Nicolás Maduro during a meeting at the Miraflores Palace with traditional Venezuelan manifestations, recognized by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. It will seek to expose the truth about colonialism and its atrocities towards indigenous peoples in the…

Moderator (2022-01-26). U.N. Officials Warn of 'Record-Shattering Month' for Civilian Deaths in Yemen. scheerpost.com By Jessica Corbett / Common Dreams As United Nations officials projected Tuesday that the civilian death toll from the Saudi-led coalition's strikes on Yemen will break records this month, Oxfam shared the group's difficulties providing aid in the war-torn country and urged action from the U.N. Security Council. "People are really struggling. Last night we had more airstrikes. …

scorinoco (2022-01-26). Biden Federal Judge Nominee Persecuted Steve Donziger on Behalf of Chevron. orinocotribune.com One of Joe Biden's latest federal judge nominees has environmental activists questioning the Democrat's connections to Big Oil. | US President Joe Biden nominated a list of judges last week, and one of the nominees has particularly stood out due to her history with the Republican Party, including Donald Trump, and her involvement in a lawsuit by Chevron against environmental and human rights lawyer Steven Donziger. | "Outraged to learn that Biden has named Chevron lawyer Jennifer Rearden to be a federal judge," Donziger tweeted last Thursday, January 20, in reaction to the nomination, highlighting Rearden's work…

Editor (2022-01-26). Celebrating 50 years of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy. mronline.org The longest protest for Indigenous land rights, sovereignty and self-determination in the world, the Aboriginal Tent Embassy, located on Ngunnawal land in Canberra, will mark its 50th anniversary on 26 January. Established by Aboriginal activists to demand land rights, the Embassy has been a key site for the struggle for Indigenous rights ever since.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-01-26). Walk For "Life" Disrupted by Women's Rights Protest. indybay.org Justice R.B. Ginsberg, on leave from Heaven, joins activists…

Mark Gruenberg, John Wojcik (2022-01-26). U.S. peace groups begin to challenge war hawks over Ukraine. peoplesworld.org

_____ (2022-01-26). Divestment Campaigns And Reinvestment Efforts Gain Strength. popularresistance.org With over 80 percent of the world's population experiencing extreme weather linked to climate change, university endowments have become a focal point for students, faculty, and community members eager to snuff out their schools' support for the fossil fuel companies most responsible for fueling the climate crisis. | Major universities, including Boston University, the University of Minnesota, and Harvard University — which boasts the largest endowment of any school in the world — are among the latest to commit to pull billions from fossil fuel funds. In their wake, others are following suit. In July,…

Staff (2022-01-26). "Gangsters of Capitalism": Jonathan Katz on the Parallels Between Jan. 6 and 1934 Anti-FDR Coup Plot. democracynow.org We speak to award-winning journalist Jonathan Katz about his new book "Gangsters of Capitalism: Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America's Empire." The book follows the life of the Marines officer Smedley Butler and the trail of U.S. imperialism from Cuba and the Philippines to Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua and Panama. The book also describes an effort by banking and business leaders to topple Franklin D. Roosevelt's government in 1934 in order to establish a fascist dictatorship. The plot was exposed by Butler, who famously declared, "War is a racket." The far-right conspira…

_____ (2022-01-26). Following 'Unjustifiable' UAE Bombing, US And UN Condemn Yemeni Retaliation. popularresistance.org Saada, Yemen — In a scene rife with chaos and crying, volunteers and a rescue squad pulled the bodies of 91 prisoners from the rubble of the Sa'ada City Remand Prison in southern Yemen on Tuesday. Early last Friday morning, United Arab Emirates (UAE) warplanes supported by the United States targeted the overcrowded prison, which houses up to 3,000 inmates from across Yemen and Africa. The attack was one of the deadliest since the war began in 2015. | At least 91 people were killed and more than 236 seriously injured in the attacks, which left bereaved families in shock across Yemen and Africa. Witnesses des…

Tamara Nassar (2022-01-26). Jordanians boycott Dubai dental conference. electronicintifada.net Event comes as UAE kills over 80 people in Yemen.

Staff (2022-01-26). UAE should expect bigger attacks if invading Yemen continues. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) — Yemen's Minister of Foreign Affairs stated that If the aggressor countries want the Yemeni attacks to stop, they first must stop their aggression and make peace.

Staff (2022-01-26). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on January 26. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) — Mehr News Agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Wednesday, January 26.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-26). Briefing on Iran's daily developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.

teleSUR, DRL, JDO (2022-01-26). Facebook censura página de cadena noticiosa iraní HispanTV. telesurtv.net Esta es el más reciente episodio contra el medio persa. Antes le han eliminado las cuentas en Youtube e Instagram.

Staff (2022-01-26). millions of under 12 Iranian to get COVID vaccine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) — Iran's Ministry of Health Official Mohammad Mehdi Gooya announced that Iranian children of the age 9-12 can receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Staff (2022-01-26). Iranian, Qatari FMs discuss regional issues, bilateral ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) — The Iranian and Qatari foreign ministers discussed bilateral relations and regional issues and developments during a phone call.

Staff (2022-01-26). Iranian President Raeisi felicitates India on National Day. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) — In separate messages to the President and Prime Minister of India, the Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi congratulated the Indian Government and people on the National Day of the Republic of India.

Staff (2022-01-26). Maximum pressure campaign an abject failure. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) — US State Department Spokesman Ned Price describes the maximum pressure campaign against Iran as an abject failure.

teleSUR- lvm, JL (2022-01-26). Irán reitera que retoma Acuerdo Nuclear si EE.UU. levanta sanciones. telesurtv.net "Si las partes están listas para levantar las sanciones opresivas contra la nación iraní, hay oportunidad para cualquier tipo de acuerdo", dijo el presidente.

Editor (2022-01-26). Venezuela doubles oil output despite U.S. bans thanks to Iran's help. mronline.org Venezuela has doubled its oil production over the past months thanks to Iran's help in defiance of U.S. sanctions against Caracas, oil industry analysts say.

teleSUR, JGN (2022-01-26). Países reconocen avances de Venezuela en materia de DD.HH. pese a sanciones. telesurtv.net Delegados de Nicaragua, Nigeria, Irán y Arabia Saudita, entre otros, aplaudieron los esfuerzos del Gobierno venezolano por mejorar el bienestar económico de su pueblo.

Staff (2022-01-26). Aumentan los vuelos internacionales hacia Jardines del Rey. cubadebate.cu Con el arribo de más de 35 vuelos semanales, Jardines del Rey, al norte de la provincia de Ciego de àÅvila, se reafirma como destino seguro para viajeros de diferentes nacionalidades, a pesar de las complejidades epidemiológicas en el mundo.

scorinoco (2022-01-26). Cuba Congratulates Prime Minister of Barbados for Victory in General Elections. orinocotribune.com On Thursday, January 20, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel as well as other Cuban authority figures congratulated the Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley, for the victory of her party in the general elections in Barbados held last Wednesday, January 19. | After Barbados became a republic last year, the parliament was dissolved and early elections were called, to renew the 30 seats of the House of Assembly. As expected, Prime Minister Mottley 's Barbados Labour Party (BLP) won the first general election in Barbados' republican history, winning all the seats. On January 20, after the results were released, Mott…

Staff (2022-01-26). Ministra de Finanzas y Precios: Transformar la gestión de los presupuestos, con mayor participación popular e innovación. cubadebate.cu Las limitaciones que deberá enfrentar la economía este año, que mantiene las complejidades de la crisis mundial agravada por la pandemia, unida al recrudecimiento del bloqueo, son retos que también se reflejan en el presupuesto estatal. De los desafíos en la gestión de esos dineros en los municipios y el uso de la ciencia y la innovación en la actividad contable, habló en la Mesa Redonda la ministra de Finanzas y Precios, Meisi Bolaños Weiss.

Staff (2022-01-26). NASA afirma que erupción volcánica en Tonga fue más potente que la bomba de Hiroshima. cubadebate.cu La erupción volcánica en Tonga que provocó un tsunami fue cientos de veces más poderosa que la bomba atómica que Estados Unidos lanzó sobre Hiroshima durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial, afirmó la NASA. La erupción "borró" una isla volcánica al norte de la capital de Tonga, Nuku'alofa, agregó la agencia recientemente.

Staff (2022-01-26). SNB 61: Arrancó la fiesta. cubadebate.cu En una jornada donde se fabricaron dos jugadas de triple matanza y se propinaron un par de fueras de combate, uno de ellos por ventaja de 15 carreras en el quinto episodio, debutaron los 14 equipos que restaban en esta Serie Nacional número 61. Los Cocodrilos de Matanzas, no hay otra forma de decirlo, "mataron a palos" a los Elefantes de Cienfuegos.

Staff (2022-01-26). Las 3 del día: Lo que fue noticia este 25 de enero (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Como en cada jornada estamos en el podcast "Las 3 del día" con un resumen de lo que ha sucedido en las últimas 24 horas. Conecta tus audífonos o escúchanos en altavoz. Aquí repasamos las noticias de este 25 de enero. Dale play.

Staff (2022-01-26). Ante la COVID-19, unirnos y cuidarnos entre todos. cubadebate.cu Nuestras vacunas han hecho posible que Cuba asuma de modo muy particular y en positivo los embates de la pandemia, pero el arma de mayor alcance sigue siendo la responsabilidad. Así trascendió este martes en una jornada de reflexiones sobre la lucha contra la COVID-19, la cual estuvo encabezada por presidente Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez.

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-01-26). Vice President Delcy Rodríguez: 'There is Something Wrong at the UN'. orinocotribune.com With a call for corrective measures to be taken within the United Nations (UN) on behalf of countries that suffer from unilateral coercive measures that violate fundamental rights—such as the illegal US economic blockade of Venezuela—Vice President Delcy Rodríguez defended Venezuela's position during UN's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of human rights. | Rodríguez drew attention to the impact caused by the United States government's application of 502 illegal coercive economic measures issued against Venezuela over the course of the past five years. | "I think something is wrong, when in the same roo…

José Luis Granados Ceja (2022-01-26). Venezuela: UN Must Avoid 'Political Instrumentalization' of Human Rights. venezuelanalysis.com Vice-President Delcy Rodríguez warned that there was a "hidden agenda" aimed at justifying an intervention in the South American country.

Staff (2022-01-26). President Maduro: Federal Council's Priority Should be Public Services — Meets with Opposition Governors. orinocotribune.com On Monday, January 24, from the plenary of the Federal Council of Government, the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, emphasized that the Council's priority should be the country's public services and economy. | The head of state estimated that of the investment allocated to governors and mayors, the resources should be distributed as follows: 35% to water, 25% to electricity, 20% on roads, 10% on gas, and 10% on solid waste. | "The priorities of this Federal Council of Government are already established," stated Maduro from Miraflores Palace. "The first is the economy, with great import. However, it must als…

Staff (2022-01-26). Tomorrow January 27 Webinar with María Páez Victor: Venezuela's Recent Progress and Political Advances. orinocotribune.com Venezuela's Recent Progress and Political Advances | With María Páez Victor | Tomorrow Thursday January 27, 4: 00 pm PST / 7: 00 pm EST: | The webinar will be recorded and sent it out to all registrants following the event. We'll also be live streaming on Facebook. FB event page can be found Despite the US-Canada-European Union economic blockade and robbery of its overseas resources, Venezuela has made notable progress in economic…

teleSUR -HIM (2022-01-26). Venezuela y China fortalecen relaciones en áreas estratégicas. telesurtv.net Gracias al apoyo del Gobierno chino el 85% de la población venezolana fue inmunizada con el fármaco Sinopharm desarrollado por el país asiático.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-01-26). Vice President Delcy Rodríguez: 'There is Something Wrong at the UN'. libya360.wordpress.com José Manuel Blanco Díaz With a call for corrective measures to be taken within the United Nations (UN) on behalf of countries that suffer from unilateral coercive measures that violate fundamental rights—such as the illegal US economic blockade of Venezuela—Vice President Delcy Rodríguez defended Venezuela's position during UN's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of human rights….

Staff (2022-01-26). Venezuela: An Oasis of Environmental Conservation. orinocotribune.com By William Urquijo Pascual — Jan 21, 2022 | Bathed by the Caribbean Sea, and with a territory that extends from the foothills of the Andes through the extensive llanos plainlands all the way to the forests of the Amazon, Venezuela stands out today as an oasis of natural wealth and environmental conservation. | The situation of Venezuela as an Amazonian, Andean and Caribbean country gives it a wide diversity of climatic zones, habitats, and geological units, which make the country a land of inexhaustible resources and extensive biodiversity. | Venezuela has a total of 44 national parks, all of them protected…

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