Daily Archives: April 19, 2022

2022-04-19: News Headlines

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-19). Pentagon to train Ukrainians in sites outside nation to use U.S. artillery. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Rustavi2April 19, 2022 Defense Department expects to start training Ukrainian trainers outside of Ukraine on how to use the U.S.-provided Howitzers in the coming days Defense Department expects to start training Ukrainian trainers outside of Ukraine on how to use the U.S.-provided Howitzers in the coming days The first shipments of the latest round of …

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-19). Defense Ministry: Japan to supply military supplies to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsApril 19, 2022 Japan to offer protective masks, clothing, drones to Ukraine Japan will provide Ukraine with protective masks and clothing against chemical weapons, as well as commercial drones, to support the country in its ongoing war with Russia, the Defense Ministry said Tuesday. The decision was made upon a request from the Ukrainian …

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-19). Japan, EU, U.S. pursue common course on Ukraine war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsApril 19, 2022 U.S., Japan, EU leaders affirm swift support to Ukraine amid war Leaders from the United States, Japan and the European Union agreed Tuesday to continue providing swift support to Ukraine as Russia begins a renewed military offensive in the eastern part of its neighboring country. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida told his …

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-19). Polish hospitals prepared to treat 10,000 wounded Ukrainian soldiers: PM. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish RadioApril 19, 2022 Polish hospitals ready to treat 10,000 wounded Ukrainian soldiers: PM Polish hospitals are prepared to admit up to 10,000 Ukrainian troops injured in combat against invading Russian forces, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has said. The Polish prime minister made the declaration in Lviv, western Ukraine, on Tuesday, public broadcaster Polish Radio's …

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-19). State Department: China will "face serious consequences" from U.S., allies over Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukrainian News AgencyApril 19, 2022 China Will Face Serious Consequences If Helps Russia — United States The United States said it was closely monitoring China's level of support for Russia and warned of serious consequences if it provided weapons to the aggressor country or helped circumvent sanctions. This was stated by U.S. Department of State …

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-19). U.S. lawmakers visit Georgia to expand war, Georgian war party visits Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Senator Coons has discussed deploying American troops to Ukraine. Civil GeorgiayingApril 19, 2022 U.S. Congress Delegation to Visit Georgia A delegation of the U.S. Congress will be led by the Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), to Georgia this week. The delegation will include Senators Gary Peters …

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-19). Will war party bring about collapse of German government? antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Beta News AgencyApril 19, 2022 Scholz falls because of Ukraine? The German opposition Christian Democratic Union (CDU/CSU) is increasingly pressuring Chancellor Olaf Scholz to send heavy weapons to Ukraine. They accuse German Chancellor of being partially responsible for the Ukrainian defense, and they also threatened him with a vote of no confidence in the Bundestag, …

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-19). MP among Georgians fighting in Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Civil GeorgiaApril 19, 2022 Georgian MP Returns from Ukraine War Georgian MP Alexander Elisashvili, who volunteered to fight against the Russian invasion of Ukraine, is returning to Georgia. Earlier today, Elisashvili wrote on Facebook that he is already in Warsaw, en route to the homeland together with his party colleague, Vice-Speaker Levan Ioseliani, who visited …

Staff (2022-04-19). How Putin Can Use 5D to End the War and Merge Russia and Ukraine THIS VERY MOMENT. anti-empire.com 10 days before the war I warned Kiev it was facing a Russian invasion, but also advised it there was a brilliant way it could thwart Putin's plan: An uncomfortable thing to do emotionally, but such is 5D judo. Unilaterally settling the status of Donetsk and Lugansk (in their favor) would have robbed Putin of an excuse to escalate the standoff into the current regime-change war. | As it was, Kiev did not listen to my advice and Moscow used precisely the pretext of Don…

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-19). State Department hails NATO ally Turkey for "holding Russia to account" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Anadolu AgencyApril 18, 2022 Turkey playing 'important role' in holding Russia to account: US Turkey is playing an "important role" in ensuring Russia is held to account for its war against Ukraine, the United States said on Monday ahead of a bilateral meeting of top diplomats. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is slated to host …

Dave DeCamp (2022-04-19). Treasury Secretary to Press Other Countries to Ramp Up Sanctions on Russia. news.antiwar.com Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will press US allies to ramp up the economic pressure on Russia during meetings of World Bank and IMF members this week, The war in Ukraine and the sanctions imposed in response are expected to be major topics of discussion at the meetings, which began Monday. The Treasury official said Yellen "will use this week's meetings to work with allies to continue our united efforts to increase economic pressure on Russia while mitigating spillover e…

Thomas Gibbons-Neff (2022-04-19). New York Times: "To Push Back Russians, Ukrainians Hit a Village With Cluster Munitions" anti-empire.com Editor's note: The truth and reality of the war is that both Ukrainians AND Russians will set up positions in settlements. And both Russians AND Ukrainians will fire into settlements when the other side is entrenched in them. |
| HUSARIVKA, Ukraine — It was in early March when the spent warhead of a cluster munition rocket landed next to Yurii Doroshenko's home in eastern Ukraine, having dispensed its lethal bomblets over his village. | "They were shelling and it hit the street," he said. | These types of internationally banned weapons [actually neither US, Russia or Ukraine are signatories of the C…

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-19). Western think tanks push permanent NATO presence on Russian border, Asia-Pacific analog. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsApril 17, 2022 NATO needs bases on eastern border to counter Russia: experts Russia's war in Ukraine will lead to NATO radically overhauling its long-term security capabilities in Eastern Europe, defense analysts say. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is likely to establish permanent bases on its eastern flank and significantly boost spending, experts predict. …

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-04-19). Russia not seeking regime change in Ukraine: FM Lavrov. en.mehrnews.com Russian Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that Moscow has no plans to press for regime change in Ukraine.

Sanket Jain (2022-04-19). Photo Essay: India's Rural Health Workers Fell Ill As Workload Spiked During Pandemic. towardfreedom.org In March 2020, India's health ministry tasked 1 million Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) with COVID-19 duty in rural areas. This, in a country where 65 percent of its 1.38 billion people live outside cities. Suddenly, ASHAs' workload increased exponentially. Yet, they remain underpaid and now suffer stress-related chronic ailments, reports Sanket Jain.

Ian Angus (2022-04-19). Ecosocialist Bookshelf, April 2022. greenleft.org.au Climate & Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six new books for activists.

Oakland Insider (2022-04-19). Rocket Taylor Kohles exposed for racist gentrification. indybay.org So-called activists Rocket Taylor Kohles was recently exposed for racist gentrification.

Editor (2022-04-19). Chávez the Radical XXVIII: 'The Empire and the Oligarchy Will Never Accept Us'. mronline.org In this episode of "Chávez the Radical," the Venezuelan leader reminds comrades and followers that the Venezuelan oligarchy and the U.S. empire will never accept the Bolivarian Revolution.

Staff (2022-04-19). Ansarullah unveils new Yemeni armored vehicle. en.mehrnews.com Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, the head of Yemen's Supreme Political Council, has announced the unveiling of a new armored vehicle that has just been joined to the country's military industry.

John Helmer (2022-04-19). NaàØve questions about Russia's war economy. mronline.org "Tell me, please, Grandpa," the little boy asked the Red Army veteran, "what does a war economy mean and how is it different from now?"

Jason Ditz (2022-04-19). Yemen's New Leaders: Our First Option Is Peace. news.antiwar.com While talking up their willingness to continue waging a protracted war if necessary, Yemen's new leadership council, which earlier this month replaced President Hadi, clearly understands that's not what's expected of it. | " The Saudi coalition is reportedly very interested in efforts toward a p…

Jason Ditz (2022-04-19). Houthis: US Naval Task Force Undermines Yemen Truce. news.antiwar.com Yemen's Houthis are deeply critical of last week's US announcement of a naval task force to patrol the Red Sea off the Yemeni coast, saying it The US said the task force was meant to stop the smuggling of "coal, drugs, weapons, and people, and tied it to cross-border fighting between Yemen and its neighbors. | The US narrative mirrors exactly the pretext for Saudi Arabia's naval blockade of Yemen. The ceasefire has been a human…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-04-19). IMF predicts 3% growth for Iran's economy in 2022. en.mehrnews.com The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted that Iran's economic growth rate will be 3% in 2022, while the inflation rate will drop by almost 8%.

Staff (2022-04-19). Beautiful Qasr-e Qand city in SE Iran. en.mehrnews.com Qasr-e Qand is a city in and the capital of Qasr-e Qand County, in Sistan and Baluchestan Province.

Staff (2022-04-19). Iranian Parliament's open session. en.mehrnews.com Chaired by Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, the Iranian parliament held an open session on Tuesday.

Staff (2022-04-19). Taliban assured Iran to protect diplomatic missions. en.mehrnews.com In a phone call with the Iranian Foreign Minister, the Taliban's acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi has assured Tehran of full security of Iranian diplomatic facilities, and diplomats in Afghanistan.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-04-19). Iraq calls on Turkey to pullout all forces from north. en.mehrnews.com The Iraqi Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the ongling Turkish operation in the north, stressing that Ankara must withdraw its troops completely from Iraqi territory to show respect for its sovereignty.

Staff (2022-04-19). Iran condemns terrorist attack in Kabul. en.mehrnews.com Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh condemned the terrorist attacks in the Afghan capital's Dasht-e-Barchi neighbourhood.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-04-19). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on April 19. en.mehrnews.com Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Tuesday, April 19.

Staff (2022-04-19). Targeting innocent children shows terrorists criminal reality. en.mehrnews.com Iranian government spokesman Ali Bahadori Jahromi expressed sympathy over the Kabul attack, saying that targeting innocent children during the holy month of Ramadan once again showed the criminal reality of terrorists.

Staff (2022-04-19). Iran voices sympathy with South Africa over recent flood. en.mehrnews.com Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahain expressed the country's sympathy with South Africa over recent floods in the country which have claimed some lives and displaced hundreds of people.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-04-19). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on April 19. en.mehrnews.com Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Tuesday, April 19.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-04-19). Pakistan's PM Shehbaz Sharif's new cabinet sworn in. en.mehrnews.com Cabinet members of Pakistan's new Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif have taken their oaths in a ceremony, state television has reported, media reported on Tuesday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-04-19). Different Iraqi politicians condemn Turkey's op. in north. en.mehrnews.com Different Iraqi politicians reacted have condemned the recently-launched Turkish operation in the Kurdistan region in the north of the country.

Jason Ditz (2022-04-19). Iran Sees US Delaying Nuclear Deal: More Than One Issue Remains. news.antiwar.com Iranian officials say there is no end in sight for the ongoing nuclear talks, saying that there are multiple issues unresolved and still pending with the US. Unfortunately as with other recent reports, it is not specified what these remaining issues are, so it is difficult to judge how likely they are to be sorted out, or what the next step is. The only known issue at present is the removal of the IRGC from the terror blacklist, which the US…

Staff (2022-04-19). Iran needs to make decision on Vienna talks. en.mehrnews.com US State Department spokesman Ned Price said if Iran wants sanctions-lifting that goes beyond the JCPOA, they'll need to address concerns of the US that go beyond the JCPOA.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-04-19). Iranian Greco-Roman wrestlers win 3 medals in Asian C'ships. en.mehrnews.com Iranian Greco-Roman wrestlers claimed three medals on Tuesday in the Asian Wrestling Championships underway in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Staff (2022-04-19). Puerta innovadora para las empresas con pérdidas. cubadebate.cu De rato en rato, el reporte de las empresas con pérdidas revuelve la alarma mediática en Cuba. Ocurrió hace cosa de un mes. Al informe gubernamental le siguió una ola de comentarios en la prensa y debates más o menos encendidos en las redes sociales. Luego, el asunto se hundió en la penumbra. Queda confiar en que apenas ha quedado medio escondido, cocinándose entre los telones de un escenario económico dominado por inflaciones y otras urgencias.

Staff (2022-04-19). Nueva masacre en Colombia deja cuatro muertos, entre ellos dos menores de edad. cubadebate.cu Cuatro personas, entre ellas dos menores de edad, fueron asesinadas en la zona rural de Tame, en el departamento colombiano de Arauca, fronterizo con Venezuela, cuando el vehículo en el que viajaban fue atacado por un grupo armado. Dirigentes de izquierda y activistas de organizaciones sociales de derechos humanos criticaron estos hechos.

Staff (2022-04-19). Girón, la victoria (+ Fotos y línea del tiempo). cubadebate.cu El 19 de abril tendrá siempre gran trascendencia en la historia de nuestra nación. Para el pueblo cubano y su naciente Revolución significó defender la soberanía del país, el suelo sagrado de la patria, defender sus intereses, sus ideales y su proceso socialista.

Staff (2022-04-19). Chapeando: La embajada que sólo funciona para echar leña al fuego pregunta qué es eso (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Girón es muchas primeras veces: primera derrota del imperialismo en América. Es la primera batalla popular por el socialismo. Es el bautizo de fuego de los milicianos cubanos. Esa es una espina que tienen clavada en la garganta. Quizás por eso han estado organizando para este 19 de abril una nueva campaña de la guerra mediática.

Staff (2022-04-19). "Se equivocaron al medir la moral de nuestro pueblo, el valor de nuestro pueblo y la fuerza de una Revolución" cubadebate.cu "Hace un año, un día como hoy, se disipaba el humo de los últimos disparos de la batalla de Playa Girón. Los que lanzaron aquel ataque se imaginaron que aquello sería el fin de la Revolución; pensaron que tal vez un año después, un día como hoy, no volveríamos a estar aquí juntos pensaron que la Revolución podía ser destruido."

Staff (2022-04-19). CTE Antonio Guiteras prevé sincronizar este martes antes del horario pico. cubadebate.cu La Central Termoeléctrica Antonio Guiteras, mayor y más eficiente bloque unitario en Cuba, prevé sincronizar con el Sistema Electroenergético Nacional antes del horario pico de este martes, luego de una salida imprevista en la tarde del sábado último. Actualmente se acometen acciones de soldadura en tuberías del área de caldera que pudieran finalizar esta noche.

Staff (2022-04-19). Díaz-Canel intercambia con expertos sobre el estado de las neurociencias en Cuba. cubadebate.cu El estado de las neurociencias y las neurotecnologías en nuestro país centró el nuevo encuentro del presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, con académicos cubanos. El avance de estas "ciencias del cerebro" en la Isla siempre sorprende, aunque sus fundadores se empeñan en recalcar menos en lo hecho, y más en lo que falta por hacer.

Staff (2022-04-19). Cuba reporta 239 nuevos casos de COVID-19, un fallecido y 420 altas médicas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre del día de ayer, 18 de abril, se encuentran ingresados un total de 4 818 pacientes, sospechosos 3 286, en vigilancia 59 y confirmados activos 1 473. Para la COVID-19 se realizaron un total de 5 337 muestras para la vigilancia en el día, resultando positivas 239 para 4,5% de positividad.

Staff (2022-04-19). Pagar con la mano øCómo funcionan los implantes de microchip? cubadebate.cu Cada vez que Patrick Paumen paga algo en una tienda o en un restaurante causa un revuelo. Este hombre de 37 años no necesita una tarjeta bancaria o su teléfono celular para pagar. En su lugar, simplemente pone su mano izquierda cerca del lector de tarjetas sin contacto y se realiza el pago.

Staff (2022-04-19). Cuba y Estados Unidos desarrollarán nueva ronda de conversaciones migratorias. cubadebate.cu El próximo jueves en Washington, los gobiernos de Cuba y Estados Unidos desarrollarán una nueva ronda de conversaciones migratorias, informó este martes la cancillería de la isla caribeña. El Gobierno cubano ha reiterado en múltiples escenarios su compromiso con una migración ordenada y segura y la disposición al diálogo.

Staff (2022-04-19). Barcelona pierde frente al Cádiz y se desvanecen sus aspiraciones de ganar LaLiga. cubadebate.cu El Barcelona podía haberse acercado a su objetivo de sellar una plaza para la próxima Champions pero perdió tras siete victorias seguidas ante el Cádiz (0-1). Ganar LaLiga es casi imposible para los de Xavi Hernández. El Madrid es líder con 15 puntos de ventaja y le quedan siete para el alirón.

Staff (2022-04-19). Destacan en México calidad de vacuna cubana Abdala contra la covid-19. cubadebate.cu México calificó de muy buena la vacuna cubana Abdala, tanto en formato para adultos como para niños, según explicó el subsecretario de Prevención de Salud Pública, Hugo López-Gatell. Ante una pregunta sobre la vacunación infantil el subsecretario pidió no dejar confundirse pues México nunca se ha opuesto a vacunar niños.

Staff (2022-04-19). Diputados cubanos debaten proyectos de ley sobre cultura y medio ambiente. cubadebate.cu Con la participación del presidente de la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular de Cuba (Parlamento), Esteban Lazo, diputados de todo el país, debatieron sobre el Sistema de Protección de la Creación Literaria y Artística, Ley General de Protección al Patrimonio Cultural y al Patrimonio Natural, y Del Sistema de los Recursos Naturales y el Medio Ambiente.

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