2021-05-08: News Headlines

Staff (2021-05-08). Tehran, La Paz to prepare coop. program. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) — The Ambassador of Iran to Bolivia and the Vice President of the country emphasized the development of a cooperation program.

Michael Welch (2021-05-08). Let Mumia Out! Exploring Racial Justice as the Sun Sets over George Floyd. globalresearch.ca In recent days, Mumia Abu-Jamal, the former Black Panther and radio journalist who was arrested and charged under suspicious conditions, was taken to a hospital. Mumia has just entered his 40th year as an incarcerated prisoner.

EurActiv (2021-05-08). Trawler Wars: Europe's Fights Over Fish. eurasiareview.com By Gerardo Fortuna | ( Fish stocks have all they need to be considered as a resource over which nations can wage wars, as they are scarce and most often involve attempts to cross (maritime) borders. | Joint and multilateral management of these resources — like the EU's Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) — has a…

teleSUR (2021-05-07). Alberto Fernandez, Evo Morales Condemn Repression in Colombia. telesurenglish.net Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez on Thursday expressed his concern over expressions of institutional violence against citizens who are in the streets protesting against Colombia's President Ivan Duque and his economic policies. | RELATED: | "It is with concern that I observe the repression unleashed in the face of social protests in Colombia. I pray for the Colombian people to return to social peace," he said, | "I urge the…

Betsey Piette (2021-05-07). Unvaccinated prison staff are a danger. workers.org Workers World has received letter after letter from workers incarcerated in Pennsylvania prisons expressing a common concern: "We are at risk of dying from COVID-19, and the only way the pandemic is getting into prisons is from the staff!" Our incarcerated sisters, brothers and siblings describe a shared crisis: They . . . |

teleSUR (2021-05-07). Chile and Bolivia Resume Dialogue After More Than a Decade. telesurenglish.net Chile and Bolivia announced that they would advance to the normalization of bilateral relations as they resume a dialogue suspended in 2010. However, the conversations will not include the Bolivian maritime demand. | RELATED: | "In a meeting held on April 30 of this year, the delegations of both countries agreed to advance a roadmap for 2021, which will be developed in the instances established bilaterally," the Bolivian Fore…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-05-07). The MST and Paulo Freire's Legacy in Africa. libya360.wordpress.com Rafael Soriano As a wanderer of hope, work, and changing people's lives, Paulo Freire spread a legacy across all continents. Freire lived in Bolivia, in Chile, in Cambridge (England), in the USA, in Geneva (Switzerland), and visited many places in the world. From his work in the World Council of Churches, of which he became…

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