2021-11-30: News Headlines

Staff (2021-11-30). Headlines for November 30, 2021. democracynow.org World Health Organization Warns of "Very High" Risk Posed by Omicron Variant, Nurses Demand COVID-19 Vaccine Patent Waiver; China Pledges 1 Billion Doses for Africa, Centers for Disease Control Strengthens Vaccine Booster Recommendation for Adults, Federal Judge Blocks Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare Workers in 10 States, Pentagon to Investigate U.S. Airstrike That Killed Dozens of Civilians in Syria, Iran Demands Sanctions Relief as Talks on Revived Nuclear Deal Resume in Vienna, Majority of Australian Parliament Workers Face Bullying, Sexual Harassment or Assault, Ghislaine Maxwell Sex Trafficking Trial Gets Und…

PSL Asheville (2021-11-30). Activists bring message of climate justice to Asheville Holiday Parade. liberationnews.org "We don't wanna take away from a good time, but we do want to take the opportunity to help people understand that there is a climate emergency in this world that we live in," said Ken Jones, a local organizer interviewed by Liberation.

_____ (2021-11-30). Who Can Make an Atom Bomb Faster? Iran or Japan? journal-neo.org Tensions over the proliferation of nuclear weapons have recently increased significantly amid problems with the nuclear deal with Iran, of which one of the signatories to it, the United States, withdrew on the initiative of ex-President Donald Trump in 2018, and the current White House administration has so far unsuccessfully tried to restore it, but …

Prasad S Kulkarni, Chandrasekaran Padmapriyadarsini, Johan Vekemans, Ashish Bavdekar, Madhu Gupta, Praveen Kulkarni, B S Garg, Nithya J Gogtay, Muralidhar Tambe, Sanjay Lalwani, Kiranjit Singh, Renuka Munshi, Sushant Meshram, T S Selvavinayagam, Krishna Pandey, Devi Madhavi Bhimarasetty, S R Ramakrishnan, Chetanraj Bhamare, Abhijeet Dharmadhikari, Rajeev Vadakkedath, Cyrille J Bonhomme, Madhuri Thakar, Swarali N Kurle, Elizabeth J Kelly, Manish Gautam, Nivedita Gupta, Samiran Panda, Balram Bhargava, Umesh Shaligram, Dhananjay Kapse, Bhagwat Gunale, COVISHIELD Study Group (2021-11-30). A phase 2/3, participant-blind, observer-blind, randomised, controlled study to assess the safety and immunogenicity of SII-ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (COVID-19 vaccine) in adults in India. thelancet.com SII-ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 has a non-inferior immune response compared to AZD1222 and an acceptable safety/reactogenicity profile. Pharmacovigilance should be maintained to detect any safety signals.

Anand Naidoo (2021-11-30). The Heat: Iran nuclear talks. america.cgtn.com Can the 2015 Iran Nuclear Deal be revived from the brink of collapse? | We'll bring you the latest on the new round of talks in Vienna.

Editor2 (2021-11-30). Washington's Lackeys and the Elections in Venezuela. orinocotribune.com By Verbena Córdula — Nov 27, 2021 | Despite the fact that independent international observers have confirmed and revealed that the elections that took place in Venezuela were exemplary, the establishment insists on stigmatising the Bolivarian country through articles that seek to cast suspicion on the electoral process in that country. | It is truly regrettable how some groups think they own the world and want to impose their worldview, even if they harm millions of people, as is the case of the Venezuelan population, which for years has been sacrificed by the arrogance of those who cannot stand the struggle…

teleSUR (2021-11-29). Cuba Praises Xiomara Castro's Resounding Victory In Honduras. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel congratulated the Liberty and Refoundation (LIBRE) candidate Xiomara Castro for her resounding victory in the Presidential elections held on Sunday. | RELATED: | "Congratulations to President-elect Xiomara Castro. Latin America and the Caribbean also celebrate with Honduras," Diaz-Canel said and recalled Castro's husband, former President Manuel Zelaya, who was deposed by a c…

Staff (2021-11-29). Resultados preliminares confieren ventaja a candidata Xiomara Castro en elecciones presidenciales de Honduras. cubadebate.cu El 32.88 por ciento corresponde a 6.014 de las 18.933 actas presidenciales que se deben procesar, por el momento Xiomara Castro por el Partido Libre obtiene 614.703 votos (53.48 por ciento) ; Nasry Asfura del Partido Nacional 391.800 votos (34.08por ciento); y Yani Rosenthal del Partido Liberal 104.759 votos ( 9.11 por ciento).

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-11-29). On Omicron and Cuban Vaccines: What Big Pharma Doesn't Want You to Know. libya360.wordpress.com Mision Verdad All for profit, there is news that Big Pharma probably doesn't want you to know (Photo: Andrea Velázquez / El Ceo) Omicron (the Greek letter O) is the latest buzzword, and one that sounds both like an obituary and an apocalypse, which means more global panic in the midst of a pandemic that…

Jason Ditz (2021-11-29). Saudi Coalition Kills Over 90 Houthis in Maarib Airstrikes. news.antiwar.com Though there are not always daily casualty reports out of Yemen's contested city of Maarib, that fight is still ongoing. On Friday, 16 strikes were reported around the contested province in the 24 hour period, and 12 military vehicles were claimed destroyed. The Houthis have not commented on the matter. | The Houthis have taken the vast majority of the Maarib Province in an offensive that has been ongoing since February. Maari…

David Swanson (2021-11-29). Talk World Radio: Alfred McCoy on Empire and the Supposed Rule-Based Order that He Claims China Threatens. warisacrime.org Talk World Radio is recorded as audio and video on Riverside.fm. Here is this week's video and all the videos on Youtube. We're using only the guest video and not the host this week, because Riverside is getting them out of synch when combining. Alfred W. McCoy is the author of a tremendous new book …

Staff (2021-11-29). BLM Co-Founder Alicia Garza: Ahmaud Arbery Should Still Be With Us; Biden Must Condemn Vigilantes. democracynow.org After a Georgia jury reached a verdict of "guilty" in the closely watched trial of three white men who chased and fatally shot 25-year-old unarmed Black man Ahmaud Arbery, many activists and racial justice advocates following the case have expressed some relief in hearing the conviction. We speak with Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza, who says while it might feel important that the murders were held accountable for their actions, "justice would be that Ahmaud Arbery would still be with us today." Garza also discusses the broader context of other trials of white supremacists, like Kyle Rittenhouse, and t…

Kenny Stancil (2021-11-29). Global Black Friday Strikes and Protests Seek to #MakeAmazonPay. zcomm.org "We are workers and activists divided by geography and our role in the global economy but united in our commitment to Make Amazon Pay fair wages, its taxes, and for its impact on the planet."

Kelvin Chan (2021-11-29). Activists block European Amazon warehouses on Black Friday. peoplesworld.org Climate activists blockaded Amazon warehouses in three European countries on Friday, part of a global effort to pressure the e-commerce giant on one of its busiest days of the year to improve working conditions and end business practices that hurt the environment. Members of Extinction Rebellion targeted 13 Amazon fulfillment centers in the United Kingdom …

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-11-29). Second Phase of Citizen Verification Audit Confirms Accuracy of 21N Elections. orinocotribune.com Auditors from political parties alongside technical personnel from Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE), external advisers, and assistants analyzed a sample of 206 polling stations from the election day on November 21, which is proportionally representative of the entire country. | According to the press release of the electoral body, on Friday, November 26, the Citizen Verification Audit Phase 2 was carried out in the facilities of Warehouse Number 3 of the Electoral Power in Filas de Mariche, Miranda state. The sample, using the boxes in which voting receipts and other materials are stored, was audited…

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-11-29). Negotiations between Iran, P4+1 in Vienna kick off. en.mehrnews.com The Vienna talks on the removal of sanctions against Iran have started in the Austrian capital on Monday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-11-29). Russia remains cautiously optimistic ahead of Vienna talks. en.mehrnews.com Russian representative at the Vienna talks Mikhail Ulyanov has said that Moscow is cautiously optimistic ahead of today's Vienna talks, adding no reasonable and acceptable alternative to a successful conclusion of the talks.

teleSUR (2021-11-29). Seven Round of Talks Between Iran and G4+1 Begin in Vienna. telesurenglish.net After a five-month pause due to the presidential elections in the Persian country and the consequent transition process, Iran and the G4+1 -Russia, China, France, the United Kingdom and Germany- have started this Monday in Vienna (Austria) their seventh round of talks. | RELATED: | Tehran pursues with these talks the total elimination of the U.S. government sanctions against it, which would allow the revitalization of the nuclear agr…

teleSUR (2021-11-29). US Should Drop Trump-Era 'Maximum Pressure' Policy Against Iran. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Iranian Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that President Joe Biden administration should stop following the Trump-era "maximum pressure" policy against Iran. | RELATED: | "The Americans took our time in six rounds of negotiations to preserve Trump's failed legacy," said Khatibzadeh, referring to the six rounds of negotiations between Iran and the remaining parties to 2015 nuclea…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-11-29). Iran lashes out at US economic terrorism on developing states. en.mehrnews.com Criticizing US economic terrorism on developing states, Deputy Speaker of Iran Parliament said that continued use of unilateral coercive actions, such as economic terrorism on developing countries, is a serious concern.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-11-29). Iran to enter talks with 'serious will' for sanction removal. en.mehrnews.com Iranian top negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani announced the country's "serious will and strong preparation" on the eve of talks that are aimed at examining the prospect of the removal of the US sanctions against Iran.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-11-29). Deal 'possible' if other parties demonstrate political will. en.mehrnews.com Stating that Iran will not accept requests beyond the JCPOA, the Iranian Foreign Minister said that the deal is possible if other parties demonstrate political will in practice.

Editor2 (2021-11-29). Years of Ongoing Violence: the Fragile Peace in Colombia. orinocotribune.com By Alejandra Garcia — Nov. 25, 2021 | Cuba oversaw, like no other nation, the peace process that Colombia experienced just five years ago. Havana hosted the first consensus between the government of then President Juan Manuel Santos and the leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP) in August 2016. | Three months later—on November 24 of that year—Rodrigo Londoño Echeverri, leader of the defunct guerrillas, and former President Santos signed their names in Bogotá to pave the way for the implementation of the process negotiated for at least four years. | After the…

teleSUR (2021-11-29). Cuba Records Lowest Number of Active COVID-19 Cases of the Year. telesurenglish.net With a total of 863 active cases reported yesterday, Cuba registers the lowest figure for this indicator in 2021. | In spite of the high number of recoveries, and in order to maintain epidemiological control and the country's public health achievements, officials reminded to the need to stay aware and continue protecting vulnerable populations.

teleSUR (2021-11-29). Non-Aligned Movement Forms Parliamentary Network. telesurenglish.net "The National Assembly of People's Power welcomes with satisfaction and interest the creation of the NAM Parliamentary Network aware that, with unity in diversity and applying the ideas and founding principles of the Movement, we will better defend the interests of the peoples we represent," highlighted on Twitter lawmaker Yolanda Ferrer Gómez, chairwoman of the International Relations Commission of the Cuban Parliament. She headed the country's delegation to the meeting. | In her speech, she especially recalled the assessments of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, and the First Sec…

Ian Ellis-Jones (2021-11-29). CIA's counterrevolution in Cuba continues. greenleft.org.au There is a well-orchestrated operation by the United States to bring down Cuba's political regime, writes Ian Ellis-Jones.

Ana Perdigón (2021-11-29). Diosdado Cabello: 21N Elections Showed that Chavismo Remains Solid & United. orinocotribune.com On Sunday, November 28, the First Vice President of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, stated that the November 21 elections demonstrated that Chavismo remains solid and united, while the opposition remains divided in the short and long term. | Cabello made the comments during an interview on the program Aqui Con Ernesto Villegas. "The victory of the 21N elections was whole, absolute, unquestionable, and indisputable, based on a strategy defined by the high command of the Revolution and President Nicolás Maduro," said Cabello. | The parliamentarian noted that without the excellent s…

Paul Dobson (2021-11-29). [UPDATED] Venezuela's Maduro Reaches Out to Elected Opposition Leaders, Calls for Unity. venezuelanalysis.com The Supreme Court ordered that the governor election be repeated in Barinas state on Monday and barred the opposition candidate from running again.

Staff (2021-11-29). A Cold-Blooded Analysis of Venezuela's 21N Elections. orinocotribune.com I.Preface | In the Venezuela of the 21st century, perhaps now as never before, it is important to stop and observe the electoral results in detail. If we stick to the most visible result—despite the poor choice of the US government and the few who, counter to all political wisdom, continue supporting the fiction of the "interim government"—the official candidates of Chavismo won the majority of the contested positions. Quite significantly, the anti-Chavista opposition returned to the electoral fold, which undoubtedly constitutes extraordinary news for Venezuelan society. | That said, it is appropriate…

Staff (2021-11-29). President Maduro Accuses EU Electoral Mission of Espionage. orinocotribune.com The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, accused the European Union (EU) electoral observation mission (EOM) of being spies who tried to tarnish the November 21 election. | "Who arrived?" asked Maduro. "Spies! They tried to stain the impeccable electoral process of Venezuela and they could not. A delegation of spies." | The president made the comments Sunday during a working meeting to present the weekly report on Venezuela's battle against COVID-19, broadcast on publicly owned Venezolana de Televisión (VTV). | The national leader drew attention to the number of delegates throughout the country who utilized "a…

teleSUR (2021-11-29). Venezuelan Supreme Orders Repeat Election in Barinas State. telesurenglish.net The Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) of Venezuela announced this Monday the repetition of the regional elections in Barinas next January 9, after the elections of November 21 yielded a close result between Chavismo and the opposition. | Photograph of the headquarters of the National Electoral Council (CNE) today, in Caracas (Venezuela)…

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2021-11-29: News Headlines

Staff (2021-11-29). Resultados preliminares confieren ventaja a candidata Xiomara Castro en elecciones presidenciales de Honduras. cubadebate.cu El 32.88 por ciento corresponde a 6.014 de las 18.933 actas presidenciales que se deben procesar, por el momento Xiomara Castro por el Partido Libre obtiene 614.703 votos (53.48 por ciento) ; Nasry Asfura del Partido Nacional 391.800 votos (34.08por ciento); y Yani Rosenthal del Partido Liberal 104.759 votos ( 9.11 por ciento).

Jason Ditz (2021-11-29). Saudi Coalition Kills Over 90 Houthis in Maarib Airstrikes. news.antiwar.com Though there are not always daily casualty reports out of Yemen's contested city of Maarib, that fight is still ongoing. On Friday, 16 strikes were reported around the contested province in the 24 hour period, and 12 military vehicles were claimed destroyed. The Houthis have not commented on the matter. | The Houthis have taken the vast majority of the Maarib Province in an offensive that has been ongoing since February. Maari…

Kelvin Chan (2021-11-29). Activists block European Amazon warehouses on Black Friday. peoplesworld.org Climate activists blockaded Amazon warehouses in three European countries on Friday, part of a global effort to pressure the e-commerce giant on one of its busiest days of the year to improve working conditions and end business practices that hurt the environment. Members of Extinction Rebellion targeted 13 Amazon fulfillment centers in the United Kingdom …

Kenny Stancil (2021-11-29). Global Black Friday Strikes and Protests Seek to #MakeAmazonPay. zcomm.org "We are workers and activists divided by geography and our role in the global economy but united in our commitment to Make Amazon Pay fair wages, its taxes, and for its impact on the planet."

Staff (2021-11-29). BLM Co-Founder Alicia Garza: Ahmaud Arbery Should Still Be With Us; Biden Must Condemn Vigilantes. democracynow.org After a Georgia jury reached a verdict of "guilty" in the closely watched trial of three white men who chased and fatally shot 25-year-old unarmed Black man Ahmaud Arbery, many activists and racial justice advocates following the case have expressed some relief in hearing the conviction. We speak with Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza, who says while it might feel important that the murders were held accountable for their actions, "justice would be that Ahmaud Arbery would still be with us today." Garza also discusses the broader context of other trials of white supremacists, like Kyle Rittenhouse, and t…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-11-29). Second Phase of Citizen Verification Audit Confirms Accuracy of 21N Elections. orinocotribune.com Auditors from political parties alongside technical personnel from Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE), external advisers, and assistants analyzed a sample of 206 polling stations from the election day on November 21, which is proportionally representative of the entire country. | According to the press release of the electoral body, on Friday, November 26, the Citizen Verification Audit Phase 2 was carried out in the facilities of Warehouse Number 3 of the Electoral Power in Filas de Mariche, Miranda state. The sample, using the boxes in which voting receipts and other materials are stored, was audited…

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-11-29). Negotiations between Iran, P4+1 in Vienna kick off. en.mehrnews.com The Vienna talks on the removal of sanctions against Iran have started in the Austrian capital on Monday.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-11-29). Iran lashes out at US economic terrorism on developing states. en.mehrnews.com Criticizing US economic terrorism on developing states, Deputy Speaker of Iran Parliament said that continued use of unilateral coercive actions, such as economic terrorism on developing countries, is a serious concern.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-11-29). Russia remains cautiously optimistic ahead of Vienna talks. en.mehrnews.com Russian representative at the Vienna talks Mikhail Ulyanov has said that Moscow is cautiously optimistic ahead of today's Vienna talks, adding no reasonable and acceptable alternative to a successful conclusion of the talks.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-11-29). Deal 'possible' if other parties demonstrate political will. en.mehrnews.com Stating that Iran will not accept requests beyond the JCPOA, the Iranian Foreign Minister said that the deal is possible if other parties demonstrate political will in practice.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-11-29). Iran to enter talks with 'serious will' for sanction removal. en.mehrnews.com Iranian top negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani announced the country's "serious will and strong preparation" on the eve of talks that are aimed at examining the prospect of the removal of the US sanctions against Iran.

Editor2 (2021-11-29). Years of Ongoing Violence: the Fragile Peace in Colombia. orinocotribune.com By Alejandra Garcia — Nov. 25, 2021 | Cuba oversaw, like no other nation, the peace process that Colombia experienced just five years ago. Havana hosted the first consensus between the government of then President Juan Manuel Santos and the leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP) in August 2016. | Three months later—on November 24 of that year—Rodrigo Londoño Echeverri, leader of the defunct guerrillas, and former President Santos signed their names in Bogotá to pave the way for the implementation of the process negotiated for at least four years. | After the…

Ian Ellis-Jones (2021-11-29). CIA's counterrevolution in Cuba continues. greenleft.org.au There is a well-orchestrated operation by the United States to bring down Cuba's political regime, writes Ian Ellis-Jones.

Ana Perdigón (2021-11-29). Diosdado Cabello: 21N Elections Showed that Chavismo Remains Solid & United. orinocotribune.com On Sunday, November 28, the First Vice President of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, stated that the November 21 elections demonstrated that Chavismo remains solid and united, while the opposition remains divided in the short and long term. | Cabello made the comments during an interview on the program Aqui Con Ernesto Villegas. "The victory of the 21N elections was whole, absolute, unquestionable, and indisputable, based on a strategy defined by the high command of the Revolution and President Nicolás Maduro," said Cabello. | The parliamentarian noted that without the excellent s…

Staff (2021-11-29). A Cold-Blooded Analysis of Venezuela's 21N Elections. orinocotribune.com I.Preface | In the Venezuela of the 21st century, perhaps now as never before, it is important to stop and observe the electoral results in detail. If we stick to the most visible result—despite the poor choice of the US government and the few who, counter to all political wisdom, continue supporting the fiction of the "interim government"—the official candidates of Chavismo won the majority of the contested positions. Quite significantly, the anti-Chavista opposition returned to the electoral fold, which undoubtedly constitutes extraordinary news for Venezuelan society. | That said, it is appropriate…

Staff (2021-11-29). President Maduro Accuses EU Electoral Mission of Espionage. orinocotribune.com The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, accused the European Union (EU) electoral observation mission (EOM) of being spies who tried to tarnish the November 21 election. | "Who arrived?" asked Maduro. "Spies! They tried to stain the impeccable electoral process of Venezuela and they could not. A delegation of spies." | The president made the comments Sunday during a working meeting to present the weekly report on Venezuela's battle against COVID-19, broadcast on publicly owned Venezolana de Televisión (VTV). | The national leader drew attention to the number of delegates throughout the country who utilized "a…

Joachim Hagopian (2021-11-28). One World Governance and the Council on Foreign Relations. "We Shall have World Government… by Conquest or Consent." globalresearch.ca The fact is the Council on Foreign Relations has been controlling US foreign policy for almost a century, and chief among its most obvious agendas has been building and maintaining US Empire's global unipolar hegemony and military strength at all cost.

sputniknews (2021-11-28). NYT: Israel Was Behind Cyber Attack on Iran's Fuel System in October. sputniknews.com Iran and its arch-foes the US and Israel have regularly accused each other of cyber attacks since 2010, when the Islamic Republic's nuclear programme was hit by the Stuxnet computer virus.

Anonymous103 (2021-11-28). Military Situation In Yemen On November 28, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 98 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah in the past 24 hours; | On November 27, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 10 airstrikes on the Jubah district; | On November 27, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Sanaa city; | On November 28, clashes between Ansar Allah and Saudi-led forces continued in the west of Marib city; | On November 28, clashes between Ansar…

_____ (2021-11-28). Tech Workers, Bigger Than Big Tech. popularresistance.org Tech companies are the new empires of today: Alphabet annual revenue surpassed Hungary's GDP, Facebook employs over 15000 content moderators around the world, and Microsoft has built datavcenters in nearly every corner of our planet. Yet we continue to be sold the myth that the workers of the tech industry, which spans every corner of the globe, have nothing to do with each other. | To hold these tech companies accountable, tech workers in the United States have begun to organize. "Help us be Alphabet's conscience", proclaimed the recently-formed Alphabet Workers Union, a minority union composed of full-time empl…

_____ (2021-11-28). Black Radical Internationalist Traditions. popularresistance.org In the 1950's and 1960's, it became a juxtaposition of highly educated workers for the most advanced productive forces on the planet, but developed within the unresolved, deeply violent, four hundred year-long colonial and racist architecture of the US. It was externally influenced by the period of the explosion of national liberation socialism that began with the Chinese revolution and was punctuated by the defeat of the US empire by the Korean and Chinese revolutions and at great costs to their peoples. The 1950s were capped off by the historic 1959 victory in Cuba, whose significance reverberates to this day i…

_____ (2021-11-28). Global Indigenous: Chemicals, Climate And Consultation. popularresistance.org Coverage around the world on Indigenous issues for Nov. 15-21, 2021: First Nations people exposed to cancer-causing chemicals in Canada, Indigenous protests against a nickel mine and an oil pipeline, and Indigenous activists denounce a COP26 Glasgow deal as Canada fails to meet a UN deadline.

Juan Cole (2021-11-28). As Climate Emergency Shakes Iran, Government Attacks, arrests Water Protesters at Isfahan. zcomm.org After two weeks of protests by thousands of farmers in the dry riverbed of the historic Zayandeh Rud river in Isfahan, the police have struck back…

sputniknews (2021-11-28). Iranian Nuclear Chief: Israel Should Check Its Capabilities Before Threatening to Attack Tehran. sputniknews.com Last month, the Israeli media reported that the Jewish state's government had approved a budget of 5 billion shekels (about $1.5 billion) to prepare for a possible attack against Iran's nuclear facilities.

teleSUR, JCM (2021-11-28). Cuba rinde homenaje a estudiantes fusilados en 1871. telesurtv.net Se conmemora el 150 aniversario del fusilamiento de ocho alumnos de medicina, uno de los peores crímenes de la historia nacional.

teleSUR (2021-11-28). Bridges of Love Solidarity Caravans Take The Streets in the US. telesurenglish.net As is a tradition every month since the beginning of the year, the promoter of the initiative, Cuban-American Carlos Lazo, summoned all those who advocate for the end of the Washington sanctions that suffocate Cuban families to meet in Miami. | Bridges of Love, Puentes de Amor, led by Carlos Lazo, delivered 28,000 petitions by Cuban Americans to the State Department calling for an end to the embargo.

_____ (2021-11-28). Venezuela's Socialists Win Elections In Landslide. popularresistance.org After years of boycotting previous votes, Venezuela's right-wing opposition parties agreed to participate in these elections, through a series of negotiations that were held in Mexico and sponsored by Norway and the Netherlands. | A delegation of US National Lawyers Guild members traveled to Venezuela to monitor the elections, visiting 12 voting sites in Caracas and other states. They reported, "We observed a balanced and transparent voting process which voters expressed confidence in." | "From a technical point of view, we observed an electoral system that was fundamentally transparent and facilitated by a workf…

Staff (2021-11-28). Electoral Observers Participate in Venezuela's Indigenous Elections. orinocotribune.com A group of international observers, invited by the National Electoral Council (CNE) to take part in Venezuela's recent November 21 mega-elections, also served as observers for the election of Indigenous legislative and municipal councils members. These elections were held on Friday, November 25 in accordance with the customary forms of government of the first nations. The elections took place in the states of Amazonas, Anzoátegui, Apure, Bolívar, Delta Amacuro, Monagas, Sucre, and Zulia. | Representatives of the Latin American Council of Electoral Experts (CEELA), as well as observers from the European Union elec…

teleSUR, JL (2021-11-28). Venezuela rechaza injerencia de España sobre comicios. telesurtv.net "Los observadores han calificado al sistema electoral venezolano como uno de los más modernos y confiables del mundo", acotó la Cancillería en Caracas.

teleSUR, drl, JCM (2021-11-28). Venezuela celebra aniversario de rebelión militar del 27N. telesurtv.net En 1992 se produjo la segunda parte de rebelión articulada del movimiento cívico-militar contra Carlos A. Pérez.

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