2021-04-11: News Headlines

teleSUR (2021-04-11). Election Bolivia: Four Out of Nine Departments Decide Today. telesurenglish.net Bolivia decides on Sunday the local governmental authorities in the departments of La Paz, Tarija, Pando, and Chuquisaca as the parties go to a second round in these regions following a landslide victory of the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) on March 7. The ruling party seeks to consolidate its power in some of Bolivia's most important regions. | RELATED: | On March 7, the ruling party MAS won outright 240 seats…

teleSUR (2021-04-11). Bolivia Sees Peaceful Second-Round of Departmental Elections. telesurenglish.net Bolivia has seen on Sunday a peaceful election day concerning biosecurity measures. Thus far, there have been no significant irregularities reported as people in the departments of La Paz, Tarija, Pando, and Chuquisaca decide on its representative. After a landslide victory of the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) on March 7, the ruling party seeks to consolidate its power in some of Bolivia's most important regions. | teleSUR's correspondent in Bolivia, Freddy Morales, reports there have been no irregularities in La Paz but a low voter turnout in several polling stations. | On the other hand, after casting his…

Gustavo Lopardo, Waldo H. Belloso, Esteban Nannini, Mariana Colonna, Santiago Sanguineti, Vanesa Zylberman, Luciana Muñoz, Martín Dobarro, Gabriel Lebersztein, Javier Farina, Gabriela Vidiella, Anselmo Bertetti, Favio Crudo, Maria Fernanda Alzogaray, Laura Barcelona, Ricardo Teijeiro, Sandra Lambert, Darío Scublinsky, Marisa Iacono, Vanina Stanek, Rubén Solari, Pablo Cruz, Marcelo Martín Casas, Lorena Abusamra, Héctor Lucas Luciardi, Alberto Cremona, Diego Caruso, Bernardo de Miguel, Santiago Perez Lloret, Susana Millán, Yael Kilstein, Ana Pereiro, Omar Sued, Pedro Cahn, Linus Spatz, Fernando Goldbaum, INM005 Study Group (2021-04-11). [Research Paper] RBD-specific polyclonal F(ab ¥)2 fragments of equine antibodies in patients with moderate to severe COVID-19 disease: A randomized, multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled, adaptive phase 2/3 clinical trial. thelancet.com Albeit not having reached the primary endpoint, we found clinical improvement of hospitalized patients with SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia, particularly those with severe disease.

otowenh (2021-04-10). ALBA-TCP Women and Gender Meeting Revitalizes Fight Against Patriarchy and Imperialism. orinocotribune.com "It is not possible to separate the struggle against patriarchy from the struggle against imperialism and the hegemonic policies of domination," stated the meeting resolution. | High-ranking authorities related to Women and Gender Issues of ALBA-TCP states met on Wednesday to assess progress and challenges in the construction of a fairer, more egalitarian society without exclusion. | The meeting included the participation and interventions of high-level authorities and representatives of Nicaragua, Bolivia, Granada, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Venezuela and Cuba. | Secretary General Sacha LLorenti opened the m…

Ted Kelly (2021-04-10). PA DOC: Stop persecuting Bryant Arroyo for exercising free speech! workers.org Bryant Arroyo, an incarcerated worker at Pennsylvania SCI Frackville, was placed in isolated custody for several days — in other words, thrown in the hole — for suggesting to friends and family that they keep their recordings of video conference calls and share what he says through social media, so . . . |

Dolores Gandulfo (2021-04-10). Los desafíos de la región andina camino al superdomingo electoral. globalizacion.ca Este domingo se llevarán a cabo elecciones en Ecuador y Perú, y la segunda vuelta en algunos departamentos de Bolivia. Chile, por su parte, decidió postergar los comicios que se iban a realizar este fin de semana, para el 15…

Victoria Law (2021-04-10). To End Mass Incarceration, We Need to Bust the Myths That Prop It Up. zcomm.org If prisons kept us safe, then the U.S. should be the safest nation in the world…

Enrique Calderón Alzati (2021-04-10). México — La Cuarta Transformación. globalizacion.ca Como parte central de su campaña presidencial, Andrés Manuel López Obrador convocó a la sociedad mexicana a realizar una nueva transformación equiparable a los tres grandes movimientos sociales en la historia de México: el de la Independencia, iniciado en 1810;…

a guest author (2021-04-10). Regarding the farewell of Romaine "Chip" Fitzgerald. workers.org Black Panther Party soldier Romaine "Chip" Fitzgerald died March 28 in a California hospital. The 71-year-old had been incarcerated for over 51 years, the longest-held member of the Panthers. The following statement was issued on behalf of the family and Committee to Free Chip. Chip Fitzgerald On Sunday, March 28, . . . |

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