2021-05-28: News Headlines

Vida Linda (2021-05-28). Demanding Decarceration by San Jose D.A. indybay.org We call on San Jose D.A. to free our people, free 'em all NOW! Decarceration will not wait while he builds his new brand as a "progressive prosecutor"! We are in solidarity with people inside who have been locked up for over a year during COVID, hunger striked over horrible conditions and make the demand for liberation.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-05-28). Bolivia's former government minister Arturo Murillo arrested in the US. peoplesdispatch.org The former government minister and his chief of staff are accused of receiving bribes from a US company in exchange for a multi-million USD contract with the Bolivian government and using the US financial system to launder those funds. Both are fugitives from Bolivian justice in the same case, among others…

Luis Manuel Arce Isaac (2021-05-28). México — Las elecciones intermedias más importantes. globalizacion.ca Podría decirse desde un punto de vista cuantitativo que es así porque van a liza las gobernaciones de 15 estados, los 500 escaños de la Cámara de Diputados, de 30 asambleas legislativas, cientos de presidentes municipales, miles de alcaldías, sindicaturas…

Moderator (2021-05-27). Lee Camp: How to End the U.S. Prison State Quick and Easy. scheerpost.com Truthout] By Lee Camp / Original to ScheerPost Editor's Note: This is the second installment of Lee Camp's analysis of mass incarceration in the U.S. Read the first part here. A few weeks ago I covered the mind-blowing facts about American prisons that should make anyone and everyone rethink/detest/abhor the entire institution. Now, I want to examine the reasons people find themselves locked up in… |

Editor2 (2021-05-27). Manufacturing Consent for War: 70 Years of CIA Coups, Assassinations, False Flag Operations and Mass Murder. orinocotribune.com By Jeremy Kuzmarov — May 21, 2021 | A Review of Vijay Prashad's book, Washington Bullets: A History of the CIA, Coups, and Assassinations, with foreword by Evo Morales (New York: Monthly Review Press, 2020). | [Source: During his confirmation hearing in February, the CIA's latest director William J. Burns continued a long Agency tradition of playing up the threat from Russia and China along with North Korea, and said that Iran should not be allowed to get a nuclear weapon. | Vijay Prashad's new book Washington Bullets: A…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-05-27). Ecuador: CONAIE President Jaime Vargas — It's Time to Unite. libya360.wordpress.com Kawsachun NewsJaime Vargas, President of Ecuador's CONAIE. April 24, 2021. Photo: Kawsachun Coca President of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE), Jaime Vargas, spoke to Radio Kawsachun Coca/Kawsachun News during his recent visit to Villa Tunari, Trópico of Cochabamba for a RUNASUR commission meeting. Vargas, who is an indigenous leader of the Amazonian…

teleSUR (2021-05-27). Bolivia Host First Summit of Indigenous Women of Abya Yala. telesurenglish.net The first Summit of Indigenous Women of Abya Yala (Latin America) concluded on Friday in Bolivia with representatives from more than 20 countries gathered at the Union of South American Nations, located in San Benito, Cochabamba. | RELATED: | The participants discussed climate change, food insecurity, femicides, decolonization, and patriarchy as well the existing laws to protect women. The proposals will be presented a…

teleSUR (2021-05-27). Bolivia Reports 5.3-Percent Economic Growth in 2021. telesurenglish.net The Bolivian economy shows signs of reanimation, growing 5.3 percent in the first four months of 2021, Finance Minister Marcelo Montenegro said. | RELATED: | Bolivia reported an equilibrium in the trade balance, and exports exceeded imports, according to the Minister's statements on the Bolivian TV. "Several sectors are advancing and driving the increase in financial activities, including mining, construction, and telecom…

The Associated Press (2021-05-27). Ex-Official in Bolivia Charged for Bribes in Tear Gas Deal. latinorebels.com MIAMI (AP) — Bolivia's former interior minister has been arrested in the U.S. for allegedly taking part of $602,000 in kickbacks from Florida-based businessmen accused of selling tear gas at inflated prices to the conservative government of former interim President Jeanine àÅñez.

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