2023-11-28: News Headlines

Samuel Karlin, Left Voice. (2023-11-28). Jewish Voice For Peace Shuts Down The Manhattan Bridge. popularresistance.org Israel's offensive on Gaza is on hold, but displays of solidarity with the Palestinian people continue. If this was not clear from the recent protests at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, it should be following the latest display of civil disobedience organized by Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP). | On Sunday afternoon, November 26, more than 1,000 Jews and allies blocked the Manhattan Bridge from the Manhattan side, with many prepared to be arrested. The demonstration shut down traffic for more than three hours on one of the busiest travel days of the year. NYPD was seen recording the images of protesters, but did…

María Páez Victor, Orinoco Tribune. (2023-11-28). ExxonMobil's Land Grab. popularresistance.org Attacks on Venezuela by the USA and its allies include 930 illegal sanctions that shut the country out from international finance blocking it from buying medicines, food or producing or selling its oil. Also there have been direct and indirect support for coup d'etat attempts, street violence leading to murders and injuries, cyberattacks on its electricity grid, sabotage of oil and infrastructure, financing criminal bands, corruption of officials, assassination attempt against the President and his cabinet, setting up a false presidency, appropriating CITGO oil company and billions of Venezuelan assets in banks,…

Editor (2023-11-28). ExxonMobil's land grab. mronline.org In 2014/15, the most sinister and predatory oil corporation in the world, ExxonMobil-an avowed enemy of Venezuela-discovered oil in land and sea of the disputed territory.

Democracy Now! (2023-11-28). Genocide in Gaza, Activists Shut Down Manhattan Bridge. Demonstrators Disrupt Macy's Parade Over Protest-Filled Weekend. pressenza.com In New York, over 1,000 peaceful protesters held a sit-in protest Sunday at the entrance to the Manhattan Bridge, halting traffic to downtown Brooklyn. Protesters, led by Jewish Voice for Peace, unfurled banners reading "Let Gaza Live" and "The Whole World Is Watching" as they sat in the roadway chanting, "Up with liberation! Down with occupation!" Their protest came three days after protesters disrupted the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade to demand an end to U.S. support for Israel's occupation and bombardment of Gaza. Protesters wore jumpsuits covered in fake blood and glued themselves to the street, briefly dis…

Kavitha Surana (2023-11-28). Anti-Abortion Groups Made Sure Abortion Ban Exceptions Didn't Happen. truthout.org After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending nearly 50 years of federal protection for abortion, some states began enforcing strict abortion bans while others became new havens for the procedure. ProPublica is investigating how sweeping changes to reproductive health care access in America are affecting people, institutions and governments. State Rep. Taylor Rehfeldt was speaking on the… |

Alina Ramos Martin (2023-11-28). Cuban Parliament calls for second ordinary session. plenglish.com The sessions will begin on December 20 of this year, starting at 9: 00 a.m. (local time), at the Convention Palace in the capital. | According to previous information, the provincial governments of Cienfuegos and Las Tunas, as well as the Ministry of Industry, in its capacity as an Agency of the Central State Administration, will render an account at the meeting of the Legislative Body. | In both territories, compliance with the objectives and goals of the Economy Plan and the State Budget Law will be evaluated, with emphasis on the performance of basic services to the population, such as health, education, trans…

Editor (2023-11-28). Cuba's economists committed to Che's example. mronline.org On the eve of Economist's Day, it is important to review some aspects of Che's core ideas on the Political Economy of Socialism and especially when for some the solution to current problems is to completely free the market and reduce the role of the State in the economy.

Ana Perdigón (2023-11-28). Electricity Sabotage Alert in Venezuela Amid Essequibo Referendum. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodríguez stated that state security agencies remain active to address any sabotage to the electrical system or the consultative referendum on Essequibo, to be held this Sunday, December 3. | This Monday, November 27, Rodríguez held a press conference after a meeting of the Council of Vice Presidents, where they reviewed all the aspects to be considered for the electoral event that will be held this weekend. | In her speech, Delcy Rodríguez sent a message to those who "are planning" to sabotage the National Electric Service (SEN) after reporting that national authorities are monito…

Ana Perdigón (2023-11-28). European Union Eases Some Illegal Sanctions Against Venezuela. orinocotribune.com The European Union (EU) agreed to relax some of the sanctions imposed on Venezuela, with the objective of " facilitating organizations to deliver humanitarian aid," in accordance with the recommendations of the United Nations. | The group currently consisting of 27 countries agreed to introduce exceptions to the asset freeze that the EU maintains against Venezuela, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burundi, Guinea, Lebanon, Burma, Nicaragua, Tunisia, and Zimbabwe. | Referring to United Nations (UN) resolution 2664, passed in 2022, the EU can carry out financial transactions if the objective is to ensure humanitarian assist…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-11-28). Listen to Caracas (Arguments on Essequibo). orinocotribune.com By Wayne Kublalsingh — Nov 25, 2023 | At a news conference on November 21, Dr Keith Rowley was asked by a journalist why Venezuela was at this time ramping up its claim to Essequibo. He replied that this journalist should know the answer to the question. And he looked forward to reading the journalist's answer to his own question. Yet, the answer is complex and far from obvious. Any presumption of obviousness is not good. Unwise. | On October 25, Caricom issued a statement on the "border dispute". It was "deeply disappointed and concerned at the decree and subsequent statements by Venezuela with respect to t…

teleSUR, lfb, JCM (2023-11-28). Irán adquiere aeronaves militares modernas de Rusia. telesurtv.net El acuerdo para la venta de aeronaves fue firmado en marzo de este año luego de que la ONU levantara el embargo sobre la compra de armas convencionales en octubre de 2020.

teleSUR, nbb, JGN (2023-11-28). Presidente de Cuba confirma su asistencia a la COP28. telesurtv.net Díaz-Canel asistirá a la COP28, que se desarrollará del 30 de noviembre al 12 de diciembre en Emiratos Árabes Unidos.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-11-28). Venezuela afirma que defensa del Esequibo es asunto de unidad nacional. telesurtv.net La vicepresidenta Ejecutiva de Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez, afimó que Guyana debe regresar a la mesa de negociación, está contemplada en la carta de Ginebra.

teleSUR, odr, JGN (2023-11-28). Venezuela condena ataque de Israel a aeropuerto de Damasco, Siria. telesurtv.net Mediante un comunicado, el gobierno bolivariano denunció las acciones bélicas del domingo pasado, que inhabilitaron al Aeropuerto Internacional de Damasco.

teleSUR, YSM (2023-11-28). Presidente venezolano reitera llamado a votar en referéndum consultivo en defensa del Esequibo. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado indicó que Venezuela tiene un compromiso con la historia.

teleSUR, YSM (2023-11-28). Presidente venezolano reitera llamado a votar en referéndum en defensa del Esequibo. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado indicó que Venezuela tiene un compromiso con la historia.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-11-28). Venezuela y Belarús instalan Comisión Conjunta de Alto Nivel. telesurtv.net La comisión basada en una hoja de ruta de 10 años fue instalada durante el encuentro "Geopolítica de Paz e Integración".

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-11-28). Más de 356.000 efectivos vigilarán referendo sobre el Esequibo. telesurtv.net Delcy Rodríguez realizó las declaraciones tras la reunión del Consejo de vicepresidentes junto con el Gabinete de Seguridad.

Angela (2023-11-28). Thursday 11/30: November Codepink Community Call. indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

presstv.ir (2023-11-28). Actress Cynthia Nixon launches hunger strike calling for permanent ceasefire in Gaza. presstv.ir Cynthia Nixon, joined by state legislators and activists, launches a hunger strike calling for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2023-11-28). Iran warns US, Israel of 'harsh consequences' if war crimes continue in Gaza. presstv.ir The Iranian foreign minister warns the US and Israel that they will face 'harsh consequences' if they keep committing crimes in the Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2023-11-28). Iran stresses sustainable security as new destroyer joins naval fleet. presstv.ir Iran's highest-ranking military commander stresses sustainable security as a new destroyer joins naval fleet.

presstv.ir (2023-11-28). Iran naval forces 'frustrated' self-proclaimed maritime superpowers: IRGC cmdr. presstv.ir The IRGC Navy commander says his force along with the Iranian Army's naval division have "frustrated" those claiming to be maritime superpowers.

presstv.ir (2023-11-28). Iran warns of Israel's plot to stoke tension in West Asia. presstv.ir Iran says Israel is responsible for the consequences of any increased tension in the West Asia region.

presstv.ir (2023-11-28). Iran calls for Israel to be brought to justice for '4 core international crimes' in Gaza. presstv.ir An Iranian diplomat says Israel should be brought to justice for all four core international crimes it committed in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2023-11-28). Iranian academics: Israel seeks genocide, extinction of Palestinians in Gaza. presstv.ir A group of Iranian academic figures and distinguished luminaries have officially condemned the Israeli regime's brutal aggression on the besieged Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2023-11-28). UN envoy: Iran's missile, space programs fully in compliance with international law. presstv.ir Iran's UN envoy says the country's missile and space programs are fully in compliance with its legitimate rights under international law.

presstv.ir (2023-11-28). Iran: International consensus exists on necessity of lasting ceasefire in Gaza. presstv.ir Iran's foreign minister says there exists an international consensus on the need for a lasting ceasefire in the Gaza Strip.

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