Daily Archives: January 30, 2022

2022-01-30: News Headlines

Editor (2022-01-30). Lee Camp and Legendary Journalist John Pilger on Assange, Ukraine, & More. scheerpost.com Lee Camp has a very important guest this week. John Pilger is a brilliant journalist with a long history of award-winning reporting. They discuss the show-trial faced by Julian Assange and the current situation on the border of Russia and Ukraine. Julian Assange recently received some good news after a decade of torturous detainment when a British court decided that he could appeal his extradition into the hands of a government who had tried to assassinate him. They then dive into the current reality of a collapsing U.S. Empire and how it's leading into a dangerous period of nuclear brinkmanship between the…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-01-30). There are No Untouchables: Another Gasoline Mafia Dismantled in Venezuela. orinocotribune.com In another blow to the gasoline mafia in Venezuela, within the framework of the "Iron Hand" operation against fuel mafias, several officials from Anzoátegui state were captured for being involved in fuel smuggling. Among the arrested individuals is the mayor of Independencia municipality (Soledad), Carlos Rafael Vidal Bolívar; as well as the Superior Prosecutor of Bolívar state, Manuel Junior Gil da Silva. | This was reported by the Venezuelan Minister for Petroleum, Tareck El Aissami. He also informed about the arrest of a captain of the Bolivarian National Guard (GNB), Antonio José Barrios González, commander o…

teleSUR, JGN (2022-01-30). Honduras y Venezuela formalizan el restablecimiento de relaciones diplomáticas. telesurtv.net La ceremonia de entrega de documentación se llevó a cabo en el Palacio de Gobierno de Tegucigalpa, la capital hondureña.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2022-01-30). Perú derrota a Colombia y se acerca al Mundial de Catar 2022. telesurtv.net Venezuela, por su parte, venció a Bolivia por goleada de cuatro goles a uno con triplete de Salomón Rondón.

_____ (2022-01-29). Media Beats War Drums With Russia While US/Saudis Kill Hundreds In Yemen. popularresistance.org Journalists Benjamin Norton and Alan MacLeod join Mnar Adley to discuss how the mainstream media spent the last week beating drums of war with Russia over Ukraine with headlines and talking heads funded and sponsored by Lockheed Martin and NATO. | Meanwhile, there wasn't a single article covering how the US-Saudi-UAE coalition cut off the internet to Yemen for several days while dropping hundreds of bombs on civilians resulting in hundreds dead and over a thousand injured. Guess which story CNN covered? Both conflicts were brought to you by weapons manufacturers.

_____ (2022-01-29). Is Washington Under Alien Control? strategic-culture.org Biden and Blinken get everything backwards in terms of US interests | By Philip GIRALDI | The drama currently unfolding in which the Biden Administration is doing everything it can to provoke a war with Russia over Ukraine is possibly the most frightening foreign policy misadventure since the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis and the 1967 Lyndon Johnson attempt to sink the USS Liberty and blame it on Egypt, either of which could have gone nuclear. I can well recall the Robert Heinlein sci-fi book The Puppet Masters, later made into a movie, which described how alien-slugs, arriving by way of a flying saucer landing in Io…

Staff (2022-01-29). Russia-Venezuela Cooperation Will Halt Aggressive US Agenda, Says Russian Ambassador. orinocotribune.com The Russian ambassador in Caracas considers that cooperation between Moscow and Caracas is a stabilizing factor in the face of United States' threats to the region. | The Russian ambassador in Venezuela, Sergey Melik-Bagdasarov, emphasized that military cooperation between Russia and Venezuela is of the utmost importance in the face of the repressive measures taken by the US and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) against the government of Nicolás Maduro. He made these comments in an interview to Russian news agency Sputnik, published on Friday, January 28. | "Our specialists have successfully interacte…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-29). Independence, self-reliance salient achievements of IR. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — Deputy Coordinator of Army Ideological-Political Organization said that independence, self-credence and self-reliance are of the salient achievements of the Islamic Revolution of Iran.

_____ (2022-01-29). Endless War Is The Empire's Last Dance. popularresistance.org This moment of history will be remembered for the massive shift in global relations currently underway. On one side stands the forces of peace and multipolarity led by China, Russia, and their allies in the Global South. On the other is the forces of empire and conquest spearheaded by the U.S. and its allies. The conflict between these two "camps" is about much more than competing visions for planetary development. World politics have transitioned from a war between socialism and capitalism to a protracted struggle for the survival of humanity itself. | The forces of Empire have reached the following conclusion:…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-29). Efforts underway to hold new round of Astana Summit. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin announced the upcoming meeting of Astana Talks on Syria in the spring with the participation of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Russian Federation, and Republic of Turkey.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-29). Iran-Russia trade turnover breaks record in 2021: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — Russian Trade Representative in Iran Rustam Zhiganshin said that Russian Federation's trade volume with the Islamic Republic of Iran hit a historical record high in 2021 and reached about $4 billion.

teleSUR (2022-01-29). Iran and Group 4+1 to Return to Vienna Talks After One Week. telesurenglish.net Iran's Fars news agency reported on Friday that the delegations of Iran and the Group 4+1 – the UK, France, Russia and China, plus Germany – at the Vienna talks will return to their countries for the purpose of consultations. | RELATED: | The break in the negotiations, the agency stressed, takes place because of the importance of the outstanding issues being discussed. | In fact, after a week's pause, the dialogues will start agai…

Staff (2022-01-29). China planea enviar dos sondas a la Luna para 2027. cubadebate.cu La Administración Nacional Espacial China publicó un informe en el que perfila sus actividades para los próximos cinco años, que se centrarán en continuar con las tareas de exploración de la Luna y de otros objetos del sistema solar. La entidad china se propone enviar a nuestro satélite natural las sondas Chang'e 6 y Chang'e 7.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-29). US-China race to discover debris after F-35 crashes (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — After F-35 crashed into the South China Sea, the US and China have begun a race to find the wreckage.

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-01-29). Honduras Resumes Diplomatic Relations with Venezuela. orinocotribune.com With the start of the mandate of President Xiomara Castro de Zelaya in Honduras, the Republic of Honduras normalized diplomatic relations with the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. The Honduran leader took office this Thursday, January 27, with the announcement of very innovative measures to address the crisis of extreme poverty in her country, as well as a number of progressive measures in domestic and foreign policies. | The political, economic and cultural exchange and cooperation between Venezuela and Honduras was interrupted since 2019 when former President Juan Orlando Hernández terminated relations with th…

Benjamin Norton (2022-01-29). Honduras' new president recognizes Venezuela's real gov't; coup leader Guaidó loses drug-trafficking ally. multipolarista.com Honduras' new President Xiomara Castro, the country's first democratic leader since a 2009 US-backed coup, broke ties with unelected putschist Juan Guaidó and recognized Venezuela's constitutional President Nicolás Maduro.

Fight Back (2022-01-29). Florida students protest anti-abortion bill at state capitol, disrupt House subcommittee meeting. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL – On January 27, members of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) from across Florida gathered at the State Capitol to protest HB5, which is widely known as the "abortion ban bill." 70 activists gathered on the steps of the building where the Florida House meets, including dozens who traveled from Tampa and Jacksonville to join Tallahassee activists in opposing this bill. | SDS made it clear that they view this bill as an attack on reproductive rights, women's rights, and the right to choose what to do with your body. They and many others gave speeches to oppose it wholeheartedly. | The abo…

Staff (2022-01-29). Emirati mercenaries to withdraw from Yemen's Shabwah. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — Being one of the mercenary groups in Yemen, Giants Brigades Saturday announced that its forces withdrew from Shabwa province to their previous positions.

Anonymous669 (2022-01-29). Houthis Release Combat Footage From Recent Operation On Saudi Arabia's Border. southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | On January 29, the Houthis (Ansar Allah) announced that their fighters had carried out a large-scale operation in the northern Yemeni region of al-Ajashir which is located on the border with Saudi Arabia's Najran. | During the operation, the Houthis captured 163rd kilometers of al-Ajashir from Saudi-backed forces. The areas seized by the group's fighters include Tabab al-Raba', Taiba al-Asm camp, Tabab Qadamil, al-Qahira, Ramlet al-Sawda and the Amhor Mountains. | The H…

Anonymous103 (2022-01-29). Military Situation In Yemen On January 29, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 100 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah in the past 24 hours; | On January 28, warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition conducted 7 airstrikes on the Jubah district; | On January 28, warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition conducted 14 airstrikes on the Wadi district; | On January 28, warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition conducted 3 airstrikes on the Khab and Shaaf district; | On January 29, cl…

Anonymous669 (2022-01-29). Houthis Claim 40 UAE-Backed Fighters Were Killed OR Wounded In Missile Strike On Shabwah (Photos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. Source: the Houthis media wing | Early on January 29, the Houthis (Ansar Allah) announced that they had targeted a large gathering of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)-backed Giants Brigades in the district of Usaylan in the Yemeni province of Shabwah with a ballistic missile. | In a brief statement, Brig. Gen. Yahya Sari, a spokesman for the group, said that the missile strike killed or wounded 40 fighters and commanders of the Giants Brigades. Several military vehicles wer…

Staff (2022-01-29). Yemeni attack on Emirati forces leaves 40 dead, injured. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — The Spokesman for Yemen Armed Forces Brigadier General Yahya Saree announced that a large gathering of UAE-affiliated mercenaries and ISIL members in Shabwa province has been targeted by a ballistic missile.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-29). 20 female athletes to take part at Brazilian Deaflympics. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — The vice president of the women's department of the Iran Deaf Sports Federation said as many as 20 deaf sportswomen will be sent to Brazil to at part at Deaflympics later this year.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-29). Raeisi congrats Kazekhestan on 3th anniv. of diplomatic ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — In separate messages to Nursultan Nazarbayev and President Kassym-Jomart, Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi offered congratulations on the 30th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations with Iran.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-29). Iran-UAE qualifying match to be held in empty stadium. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — The Iranian National Taskforce for Fighting Coronavirus said in a statement that as the Covid-19 infection rate is rising rapidly in the country, the Iran-UAE qualifying match to be held in Tehran Azadi stadium without fans.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-29). CBI urges S. Korea to return Iran's frozen assets. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has submitted a letter of intent (LOI) for Investor-State Dispute Settlement(ISDS), requesting South Korea to return its frozen assets locked in Korean banks.

Editor (2022-01-29). Brazil Elections 2022: Greenwald debates Mier. mronline.org On January 24, Brasil Wire editor Brian Mier appeared on Eoin Higgins podcast, Flashpoint, to present his analysis of Brazilian Congressman David Miranda and his husband Glenn Greenwald's abandonment of the PSOL (Socialism and Liberty Party) for the moderate PDT.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-29). Iran handball fails to reach final of Asian championships. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — The national Iranian men's handball team lost to the team of Qatar at the semifinal of the 2022 Asian Men's Handball Championship on Saturday.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-29). Iran, S Korea set for working-level talks over frozen assets. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — Informed sources say that South Korea and Iran plan to hold working-level consultations next month in Seoul to discuss ways to untangle years-long disputes over Tehran's assets frozen under US sanctions.

Staff (2022-01-29). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on January 29. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Saturday, January 29.

Staff (2022-01-29). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on January 29. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Saturday, January 29.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-29). "FP" think tank formed at foreign ministry headed by FM. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — A "Foreign Policy" think tank has been formed with the attendance 75 university professors at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its meetings are chaired by Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-29). 15th edition of Intl. Tourism Exhibition kicks off in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — The 15th edition of Iran International Tourism Exhibition and 35th Tehran Handicrafts Exhibition were inaugurated at Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds on Saturday Jan. 29.

Staff (2022-01-29). I.R. Iran National Muaythai Association becomes federation. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — "According to international law and with the approval of the I.R. Iran National Muaythai Association, Muaythai is a non-governmental federation from now on," Nasiri, the head of the newly created Iranian federation said.

G. Dunkel (2022-01-29). Cuban doctor kidnapped in Haiti — her community protests. workers.org Jan. 23 — Dr. Daymara Pérez is a Cuban doctor who has worked in Haiti since 2019, currently at the Notre Dame Hospital in Petit-Goâve, south of Port-au-Prince. Ten days ago she was on a public bus traveling through the Martissant neighborhood, on the southern edge of Port-au-Prince, when the . . . |

Staff (2022-01-29). Frente frío: Afectaciones en líneas eléctricas de municipios habaneros. cubadebate.cu Producto del paso del frente frío en la madrugada y mañana de este sábado en La Habana, los fuertes vientos han afectado las líneas eléctricas provocando interrupciones a clientes residenciales en los municipios Playa, Plaza de la Revolución, San Miguel del Padrón, Habana del Este y Diez de Octubre.

Seth Galinsky (2022-01-29). 'Cuba's socialist revolution sets an example for working people'. themilitant.com Halfway through the Jan. 1 to Feb. 15 international "I worked in hospitals for decades," Militant reader Jannie Jackson told SWP members Kaitlin Estill and Jacquie Henderson when they stopped by her home in Cincinnati Jan. 18…

Staff (2022-01-29). Participa Díaz-Canel en asamblea de balance del Partido en San José de las Lajas. cubadebate.cu Con la presencia del primer secretario del Comité Central del Partido y presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, se inició la asamblea de balance de la máxima organización política en el municipio San José de las Lajas, capital de Mayabeque.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-01-29). To the People of Cuba: Is Washington Preparing a "Soft Coup"? The Co-optation of Cuban Intellectuals. globalresearch.ca The Cuban Revolution constitutes a fundamental landmark in the history of humanity, which challenges the legitimacy of global capitalism. In all major regions of the World, the Cuban revolution has been a source of inspiration and struggle…

A Guest Author (2022-01-29). The 'next Cuba' will not be colonized. workers.org The following, lightly edited article first appeared in Resumen Latinoamericano — English Jan. 18, 2022. By Pedro Jorge Velázquez There are failures that I guess you get a taste for, or how can it be possible for the defeated to regenerate into new forms of failure? Are they guided by . . . |

Staff (2022-01-29). Obras de Argentina, Cuba y España galardonadas en Premio Casa de las Américas 2022. cubadebate.cu La Casa de las Américas otorgó este viernes los premios correspondientes a la 62 edición de su concurso literario, uno de los más antiguos y prestigiosos del continente. En esta ocasión, autores de Argentina, Cuba y España recibieron los galardones en las categorías de novela, poesía y ensayo de tema histórico-social.

Staff (2022-01-29). El tiempo: Día invernal y algunas lluvias en centro y oriente. cubadebate.cu La tarde será fría con temperaturas que alcanzarán máximas entre los 19 y 22 grados Celsius en el occidente y el centro, entre los 24 y 27 grados Celsius en el oriente, llegando hasta los 31 grados Celsius en el sur oriental. Desde la tarde bajarán las temperaturas para ser una noche muy fría con temperaturas entre los 16 y 19 grados Celsius, hasta los 22 ∫C en el sur oriental.

Staff (2022-01-29). Los efectos del bloqueo de Estados Unidos contra Cuba llegan hasta el Parlamento Europeo. cubadebate.cu Diputados del Parlamento Europeo y de la delegación del Grupo de la Izquierda de ese órgano legislativo denunciaron el carácter extraterritorial del bloqueo económico, comercial y financiero impuesto por el Gobierno de Estados Unidos contra Cuba, el cual ha afectado el viaje oficial de varios eurodiputados y funcionarios a la Isla.

Editor (2022-01-29). Havana Syndrome, the U.S.'s Monumental Hoax. mronline.org Last week, the United States decided to recognize for the first time in five years that the phenomenon baptized as "Havana Syndrome" is nothing more than a big farce. On Thursday, the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) admitted that its allegations against Cuba for the so-called "health incidents" suffered by CIA officials in La Havana back in 2016 were not caused by "a deliberate attack."

Staff (2022-01-29). Cuba reporta 3 059 nuevos casos de COVID-19 y dos fallecidos. cubadebate.cu Al cierre de este viernes 28 de enero estaban ingresados 28 746 pacientes: 14 192 sospechosos, 132 en vigilancia y 14 422 confirmados (casos activos). De 28 114 muestras analizadas, 3 059 resultaron positivas, y fueron dadas 3 331 altas, informó el Minsap en su parte diario.

Staff (2022-01-29). Disponible aplicación Banmet de Banco Metropolitano con nuevas prestaciones. cubadebate.cu El Banco Metropolitano lanzó una nueva versión de su aplicación informática Banmet que incorpora nuevas prestaciones para sus casi dos millones de clientes en la capital. La herramienta para móviles está disponible en APKlis y ofrece el acceso a informaciones sobre los productos y servicios de la entidad con 120 oficinas en La Habana.

Staff (2022-01-29). Silencian página web de Resumen Latinoamericano Cuba a causa del bloqueo (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Este 27 de enero, la web cubaenresumen.org, del sitio Resumen Latinoamericano, quedó silenciada como consecuencia del bloqueo estadounidense contra Cuba. El intento absurdo de silenciarnos deja al desnudo la mentira y la hipocresía sobre la tan manipulada libertad de prensa e información, informó en un comunicado la publicación.

Staff (2022-01-29). Guaidó May Ask US to Ease Sanctions on Venezuela for Government to Return to Dialogue with Opposition. orinocotribune.com According to a report from Guaidó stated that this plan is "on the table, aimed at strengthening the opposition in its role as…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-01-29). Venezuelan Opposition Looking to Reshuffle Leadership. orinocotribune.com The far-right in Venezuela is pushing for a change in leadership, which until now has been organized around former deputy Juan Guaidó, the self-appointed "interim president," with the backing of the United States, some European nations and Colombia. | This statement was made this Thursday, January 27, by Miami-based journalist Gaby Perozo, for the television channel VPI TV, during an interview in which she commented on her recent discussion with the fugitive from Venezuelan justice, Antonio Ledezma. | "Yesterday we spoke with Antonio Ledezma and he revealed to us that, indeed, there have been some meetings within…

Peter Bolton (2022-01-29). Venezuelan coup attempt leader calls for protests, but he might end up in prison before long. thecanary.co As The Canary has

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