Daily Archives: June 8, 2022

2022-06-08: News Headlines

JANET (2022-06-08). Cuba-China cooperation leads to vaccine breakthrough. iacenter.org By Sara Flounders June 7, 2022 Cuba and China formally announced June 2 that they have filed for joint patent for a Pan-Corona vaccine. The new vaccine, a collaboration between the biotechnological sectors of the two countries, is the first patent for a single vaccine effective against the many variants of COVID-19. A collaboration between the biotechnology sectors of China and Cuba has resulted in the development of the first patent for a Pan-Corona vaccine, being presented here at the National Intellectual Property Office in China. News of the jointly developed vaccine is particularly exciting because of the tw…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-08). South African Communist Amos Mbedzi, Who Fought Apartheid, Dies a Martyr for Liberation of Swaziland. libya360.wordpress.com Peoples Dispatch Amos Mbulaheni Mbedzi The South African Communist Party and the Communist Party of Swaziland along with several pro-democracy groups have vowed to continue the struggle for Swaziland's liberation from the rule of King Mswati III, the last absolute monarch in Africa, for which Mbedzi paid the ultimate price Communists and pro-democracy activists across…

Jason Ditz (2022-06-08). US, Europeans Submit Anti-Iran Resolution to IAEA Board. news.antiwar.com The week-long IAEA Board of Governors meeting moved into its second day, with continued focus on Iran, and the US and European allies The resolution takes aim at the least substantial and most widely discussed issue, the discovery of uranium traces at undeclared sites in Iran. The resolution echoes IAEA position that Iran has not satisfied their questions about the traces. | The uranium traces have been an IAEA topic for years…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-08). For the Peoples of Our Region, the Failure of Biden's Summit of the Americas Would Be a Welcome Event. libya360.wordpress.com Ajamu Baraka Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announces he will not attend the Summit of Americas The Summit of the Americas is not the property of the host nation. The U.S. has no right to exclude, Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, but has done so in disregard of their sovereignty. The U.S. is not fit…

_____ (2022-06-08). Biden's Exclusionary 'Summit Of The Americas' Disrupted By Journalists. popularresistance.org The ninth Summit of the America's opened in Los Angeles on Monday, June 6. This is the second time that the summit has been hosted in the United States. The Biden administration chose to exclude the elected governments of Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, inviting members of the US-backed far right 'opposition' instead. That decision caused the presidents of other American countries to boycott the summit, notably Mexico, Bolivia, Honduras and Guatemala. | In protest, social movements from the United States and Latin America organized a counter summit, The People's Summit, which begins on June 8. Journalists involved…

Staff (2022-06-08). "Global Embarrassment": Mexico & More Skip Biden's Summit of Americas for Excluding Cuba, Venezuela. democracynow.org Top leaders from Mexico, Bolivia, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador are all absent from the ninth Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced he would boycott the conference after the U.S. said it would not invite Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua. We speak with historian Alejandro Velasco and Roberto Lovato, award-winning Salvadoran American journalist and author, who calls the conference "a failure of hemispheric proportions and a global embarrassment for the United States and for the Biden administration." Lo…

Scorinoco (2022-06-08). Venezuela Launches Tech Platform to Quickly Resolve Public Services Issues. orinocotribune.com The Maduro government has recently been focused on resolving quality-of-life issues for Venezuelan workers and families. | The Venezuelan government launched a new app-based initiative to address deteriorated public services that will facilitate a more direct means of communication between the citizenry and the government. | President Nicolás Maduro toured the headquarters of a newly-opened rapid-response center, located inside the presidential palace of Miraflores on May 28, saying the new system would "show the complaint, show the process and show the result, so that people can see processes and results." | Mad…

Editor (2022-06-08). Ralph Gonsalves: "Latin-Caribbean integration is necessary, but it has been discontinuous" mronline.org The small island countries of CARICOM have given a demonstration of dignity and sovereignty, maintaining firm positions on the U.S. interference policy against Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela.

Editor (2022-06-08). U.S. govt's Summit of the Americas fails: Boycott by presidents of Mexico, Bolivia, Honduras, Guatemala. mronline.org As the U.S. government's Summit of the Americas opens in Los Angeles, California, the presidents of Mexico, Bolivia, Honduras, and Guatemala have refused to attend, protesting the exclusion of Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua.

Amy Goodman (2022-06-08). Latin American Nations Skip Summit of Americas for Excluding Cuba and Venezuela. truthout.org Top leaders from Mexico, Bolivia, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador are all absent from the ninth Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced he would boycott the conference after the U.S. said it would not invite Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua. We speak with historian Alejandro Velasco and Roberto Lovato, award-winning Salvadoran American journalist and author, who calls the conference "a failure of hemispheric proportions and a global embarrassment for the United States and for the Biden administration." Lovato calls t…

Fight Back (2022-06-08). Young Lords pass the torch, honor Jose "Cha Cha" Jimenez. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL- At a momentous event in Chicago, the original Young Lords passed the leadership torch to a new generation. The moving June 4 ceremony involved the Young Lords Central Committee led by Jose "Cha Cha" Jimenez placing medallions over the heads of more than 50 New Era Young Lords. The young activists from seven cities and Puerto Rico proudly wore their purple berets and distinctive Young Lords shirts. The medallions read, "Tengo Puerto Rico en mi corazón," with the original Young Lords logo. | The Young Lords Organization was founded by Jose "Cha Cha" Jimenez in 1968 in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of…

JANET (2022-06-08). Mumia Abu-Jamal: When the empire calls. iacenter.org By Mumia Abu-Jamal June 6, 2022 Mumia Abu-Jamal The following message from political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal was prepared for the Workers' Summit in Tijuana, Mexico, June 10-12, which is being held in response to President Joe Biden's Summit of the Americas. My brothers, sisters and comrades in Tijuana, I welcome you, delegates of the excluded. People from Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela and beyond. Many of you come from poor nations, countries with relatively low GDP, like Cuba, for example, which has a GDP roughly equal to Ghana. As I write from the richest nation on earth, I have to add that I also write from a na…

Kim Scipes (2022-06-08). Labor Activists Launch New Organization to Challenge AFL-CIO Foreign Policy. indybay.org The Labor Education Project On AFL-CIO International Operations held a founding conference in Washington, DC to expose the role of the AFL-CIO which receives $75 million a year for their "Solidarity Center" and the role of the CIA, NED and AID in colluding with the US government for coups and labor imperialism. They also called for the full opening of the books of the AFL-CIO on their international operations.

Staff (2022-06-08). ONU: Debemos revitalizar los océanos, son los pulmones de nuestro planeta. cubadebate.cu El océano cubre más del 70% del planeta y es fuente de vida y sustento de la humanidad y de todos los organismos de la tierra; sin embargo, está gravemente amenazado por la triple crisis del cambio climático, la pérdida de biodiversidad y la contaminación. En el Día Mundial de los Océanos, la ONU llamó a emprender una acción colectiva para revitalizar el océano.

Staff (2022-06-08). EEUU oficializa levantamiento de restricciones a viajes grupales y envío de remesas a Cuba. cubadebate.cu El Gobierno de EE.UU. modificó este miércoles sus regulaciones sobre los viajes grupales y el envío de remesas a Cuba. De esta forma, estarán permitidos los viajes educativos grupales de estadounidenses a la isla. Respecto a las remesas, la Administración norteamericana eliminó oficialmente el límite de 1 000 dólares cada tres meses.

Staff (2022-06-08). Necesidad de fondos de la ONU para afrontar desastres climáticos creció 800 por ciento en últimos 20 años. cubadebate.cu En los últimos 20 años, a medida que se agravan los efectos del calentamiento global, la necesidad de financiación de la ONU para hacer frente a desastres climátios se ha disparado en más del 800%, según un estudio de Oxfam. Esos desastres afectan principalmente a personas vulnerables en los países que menor incidencia tienen en el cambio climático.

Staff (2022-06-08). Elogio del salto. cubadebate.cu Hay un instante en el que no hay vuelta atrás. Cuando se alcanza determinada velocidad con los pies, cuando a medida que se avanza el torso va asumiendo cierta pendiente, cuando el corredor de segunda ya está a punto de pisar la tercera y abalanzarse al home por la ventaja, cuando la pelota va a picar y no llegas y te faltan dos, tres metros.

Staff (2022-06-08). Entregan a Gobierno de La Habana donativo para familias afectadas por accidente del hotel Saratoga. cubadebate.cu Cargado de amor, unidad y fraternidad partió esta mañana de los almacenes de Suministro y Transporte Habana, ubicado en Avenida Vento y Santa Catalina, en el Cerro, para la Villa Panamericana, un donativo de efectos electrodomésticos y avituallamientos para familias afectadas por el lamentable accidente del hotel Saratoga.

____ (2022-06-08). Train derailment kills at least 17 in Iran. ecns.cn A passenger train partially derailed in eastern Iran early Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and injuring more.

____ (2022-06-08). At least 10 dead, injured in Iran train derailment. ecns.cn At least 10 people died and more were injured in a train derailment in Iran early Wednesday, according to the Iranian Students' News Agency.

Staff (2022-06-08). Premios TripAdvisor incluyen a cuatro hoteles gestionados por Meliá en Cuba entre los mejores del Caribe. cubadebate.cu En esta ocasión, Meliá Cayo Coco, Paradisus Princesa del Mar y Meliá Las Dunas ocuparon plazas entre los 25 complejos turísticos todo incluido más populares del Caribe, con las posiciones 7, 14 y 17 respectivamente. Por su parte, Paradisus Los Cayos logró el lugar 24 entre los hoteles de lujo de esta área.

Staff (2022-06-08). Premundial sub 15: Cuba vence a Panamá en cierre de la etapa clasificatoria. cubadebate.cu El equipo Cuba categoría sub 15 que participa en el Premundial de Valencia, Venezuela, dejó tendido en el césped a su similar de Panamá con marcador de 13-12, en un partido donde solo estaba en juego la ubicación final en la etapa clasificatoria.

Staff (2022-06-08). Recuperarse de las lluvias, imperativo de vegueros pinareños: Afectadas 500 toneladas de tabaco. cubadebate.cu Unas 500 toneladas de tabaco se encuentran afectadas en Pinar del Río, provincia mayor productora de la hoja en Cuba, tras la incidencia de las intensas lluvias, y ahora el imperativo de cada veguero es recuperarse y volver a empezar. Murillo Jorge destacó que en Vueltabajo fueron afectadas unas 90 casas de tabaco, y "todas las vamos a recuperar".

Staff (2022-06-08). Escándalo en Cumbre de las Américas: Vocera de un grupo de trabajo renuncia bajo amenazas. cubadebate.cu La vocera original del grupo de trabajo de Gobernabilidad Democrática, de la cumbre que se celebra en Los àÅngeles, ha decidido renunciar a sus funciones, se conoció este miércoles. En una declaración, explicó las presiones a las que ha sido sometida por los organizadores del evento, en una especie de aplicación de una política fascista.

HBO Documentary Film (2022-06-08). Wednesday 6/8: "The Janes": Film Premier on the Radical Chicago Abortion Activists Before Roe (streaming). indybay.org Streaming only…

____ (2022-06-08). Poor attendance of regional countries clouds U.S.-hosted Summit of the Americas. ecns.cn The U.S.-hosted Summit of the Americas got off to a rough start here on Monday following Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's official boycott of the regional gathering over a guest list that excludes Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela.

Staff (2022-06-08). De nuevo la Universidad de La Habana entre las mejores del mundo. cubadebate.cu La Universidad de La Habana (UH) ocupó el puesto número 467 del QS World University Rankings 2023, con lo cual avanzó 35 lugares con respecto al año anterior, informó la casa de altos estudios en su cuenta en Twitter.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). Biden to travel to Europe for G7, NATO summits. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — US President Joe Biden will travel to Germany for a G7 summit and continue on to Spain for a NATO summit in late June, White House spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre said on Wednesday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). US sanctions have returned like boomerang: Maduro. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — US sanctions have 'returned like a boomerang,' affecting the American and European economies, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has said.

Staff (2022-06-08). All Iran's remedial measures taken as per NPT. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Iran's permanent representative to the Vienna-based International Organizations said that all the steps Iran have taken away from the JCPOA were according to the NPT and in line with its rights and obligations.

____ (2022-06-08). Iran-India ties promoted regional security, prosperity. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that amicable relations between Iran and India have enhanced prosperity and security in the region.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). Human error said to have caused railway accident in Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Iranian officials have said a human error by an excavator driver was to blame for the deadly derailment of a train in the northeast of the country on Wednesday morning.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). IAEA BoG approves anti-Iran resolution in Wed. meeting. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — The IAEA Board of Governors on Wednesday adopted a resolution accusing Iran of not cooperating with the UN nuclear watchdog.

Staff (2022-06-08). Badab-e Surt; 'Color Springs' of Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Springs of Badab-e Surt, aka, "Color Springs" is located in Mazandaran province, northern Iran. The tourist attraction has been registered as the second national natural monument of Iran; The first one is Mount Damavand.

____ (2022-06-08). TPOI plans to boost trade ties with African countries. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — The Deputy Head of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) for Export Markets Development Affairs said that the Organization is planning to boost trade ties with African states using a barter mechanism.

____ (2022-06-08). Yemen equipped with advanced missile with very high precision. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Leader of Yemeni Ansarullah Movement said that Yemen is equipped with long-range missiles with very high precision that modern US military systems are unable to intercept and counter these missiles.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). Abusing Iran's goodwill in nuclear talks to benefit no one. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — While the IAEA Borad of Governors is holding a session on the agency's safeguards agreement with Iran, the E3 and the United States have proposed the board with a draft anti-Iran resolution.

Staff (2022-06-08). Gen. Mousavi underlines Army's role in creating security. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Iran's Army Commander Major General Seyyed Abdolrahim Mousavi on Wednesday underlined the role played by the country's Army in creating security, stability as well as authority.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). Iran seeks to strengthen friendship with Muslim countries. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — The Iranian parliament speaker and Nigeria's top diplomat stressed the development of economic relations between the two countries and called for bolstering the political and cultural relations as well.

____ (2022-06-08). IAEA's BoG holds session on safeguards agreement with Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Russia's Permanent Representative in Vienna-based International Organizations said that International Atomic Energy Agency's Board of Governors started considering implementation of safeguards in Iran on Wednesday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). Putin calls Raeisi to offer condolences over railway accident. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Russian media have said that President Vladimir Putin has made a phone call to his Iranian counterpart on Wednesday to offer condolences to Iran over earlier today's railway accident.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). Iran informs IAEA of its plan to install IR-6 centrifuges. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — News sources claim that Iran has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of its intention to install two more cascades of advanced centrifuges in Natanz nuclear facility.

____ (2022-06-08). Iran's economic growth to increase 3.7% in 2022: WB. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — The World Bank (WB) in its latest report said that Iran's economy will grow by 3.7 percent thanks to oil exports jump and also public vaccination of people against coronavirus.

____ (2022-06-08). Iran, India stress need for inclusive govt. in Afghanistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Iranian and Indian foreign ministers emphasized the need for formation of an inclusive government in Afghanistan with the participation of all ethnic and religious groups.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). Iran condemns IAEA BoG resolution, says to retailiate it. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Iranian envoy strongly condemned the adoption of the anti-Iranian resolution in the Board of Governors and said Iran will take appropriate action as it has the right to review its policy and approach in relation with the IAEA.

____ (2022-06-08). Independent states coop. to neutralize West pressures. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi said that cooperation of independent countries in order to ensure collective interest at regional and international levels will neutralize Western countries illegal pressures and actions.

____ (2022-06-08). Promoting coop. with Africa Iran foreign policy strategy: VP. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Iran's First Vice President said that enhancing cooperation with African countries is the strategy of foreign policy of the current Iranian administration.

Staff (2022-06-08). Iran answered all IAEA questions accurately: envoy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Iran's caretaker permanent representative to the Vienna-based International Organizations said at the IAEA BoG meeting on Wed. that Tehran has answered all IAEA question accurately and in detail.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). Drone attack targets US Consulate in Iraq's Erbil. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — A drone attack targeted the US Consulate in Iraq's northern city of Erbil on Wednesday, a security source has told world media.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). Iran loses to Thailand at Asian Women's U18 Volleyball C'ship. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Iran lost to Thailand 3-1 in Pool A of the 14th Asian Women's U18 Volleyball Championship at Nakhon Pathom Gym on Wednesday.

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