Daily Archives: March 22, 2021

2021-03-22: News Headlines

teleSUR (2021-03-22). Oxygen, Medicines, Beds Are in Short Supply in Brazil. telesurenglish.net Brazil begins the week with a bleak outlook: supplies and medical facilities to care for COVID-19 patients are dramatically scarce in 25 of its 27 states. | RELATED: | In these territories, beds in intensive care units (ICUs) have an occupancy rate of over 80 percent and the average number of COVID-19 related deaths exceeds 2,000 cases. | Although President Jair Bolsonaro's administration expressed "concern" over…

teleSUR (2021-03-22). Bolivia: Socialists Win in 7 Out of 10 Subnational Governments. telesurenglish.net Following the conclusion of local elections in five Bolivian departments on Sunday, the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) consolidated its dominance in subnational governments by winning 240 out of 336 mayoralties. | RELATED: | Representing a preponderance in 70 percent of the country's local governments, the Socialist candidates secured 13 more mayorships than in the last local elections held in 2015. | Although Santa Cruz…

Frank Knaack (2021-03-22). Sheriff Kristin Graziano and the New Movement for Public Safety. aclu.org Sheriff Kristin Graziano's historic election showed widespread community support for the need to reimagine public safety in Charleston County, South Carolina — including the need to invest in people and communities instead of police and incarceration. Sheriff Graziano is moving forward with her commitments to reduce the size, scope, and role of the Charleston County Sheriff's Department, starting with

Luis Manuel Arce Isaac (2021-03-22). Juez opositor incendia sector eléctrico de México. globalizacion.ca Un juez distrital de México, Juan Pablo Gómez Fierro, cumplió con transnacionales extranjeras como Iberdrola, Walmart y Bimbo, al ordenar suspensión definitiva a la reforma a la Ley de la Industria Eléctrica, para favorecerlas. | El magistrado echó así gasolina al…