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2021-04-17: News Headlines

Pedro Brieger (2021-04-17). La supervivencia del correísmo en Ecuador. globalizacion.ca La victoria de Guillermo Lasso sobre Andrés Arauz ha significado un duro golpe para Rafael Correa y el movimiento que lidera, el llamado "correísmo" que gobernó durante 10 años el Ecuador y llevó adelante un proceso de profundas transformaciones estructurales….

Staff (2021-04-16). The US's Biggest County Jails Are Sites of Extreme Environmental Injustice. truthout.org This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story. | For more than half a century, 441 Bauchet Street has been the address where Los Angeles' most stark social and environmental inequalities converge. It's the location of L.A.'s Men's Central Jail, the largest facility in the most populated county jail system in the country. On any given day, about 5,000 people are incarcerated there. | A block south from the jail is the 101…

teleSUR (2021-04-16). Bolivia Vaccinates Convicts In Prisons Along Border With Brazil. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's Penitentiary System Director Juan Limpias Thursday announced the beginning of the vaccination program in prisons near the border with Brazil. | RELATED: | "Inmates are also vulnerable to contracting the disease. Therefore, we prioritized their vaccination," he said, adding that health workers have already immunized 67 prisoners of the Puerto Suarez Penitentiary, in Santa Cruz Department. | In the next few days,…

teleSUR (2021-04-16). Bolivia Officially Requests To Buy Cuba's Soberana 02 Vaccine. telesurenglish.net The authority, accompanied by the Deputy Minister of Health Insurance, Alejandra Hidalgo, met with the Chargé d'Affaires of the Cuban embassy, Danilo Sánchez, to finalize actions aimed at acquiring the drug in phase III of clinical studies, Bolivia reported. | "We are in constant conversations, and we are going to have a high-level meeting to know a little more closely what is happening. They have already started the vaccination, and I hope that in May, they will have a significant number of people immunized, which will make it possible to contribute to the studies," Blanco said last Wednesday. | RELATED:…

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