Daily Archives: October 23, 2021

2021-10-23: News Headlines

Staff (2021-10-23). Russia and Bolivia Call for the End of Illegal Sanctions Against Venezuela and Cuba. orinocotribune.com Senior diplomatic officials of Russia and Bolivia denounced US interference in Latin America and advocated for the end of the US blockade against Venezuela and Cuba. | On Friday, October 22, at a joint press conference held in Moscow, the Russian capital, Bolivian Foreign Affairs Minister Rogelio Mayta and his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, denounced the interventionist actions of the US and its allies in the sovereign countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, and demanded the lifting of the blockades imposed on Venezuela and Cuba. | Both diplomats stressed that the US is resorting to unilateral coercive…

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2021-10-23). Bolivia reitera que no hubo fraude en elecciones de 2019. telesurtv.net El procurador general de Bolivia reiteró que la OEA incumplió el acuerdo establecido para realizar la auditoría en los comicios de 2019.

teleSUR, JDO (2021-10-23). Bolivia y Rusia rechazan injerencia a países latinoamericanos. telesurtv.net Cancilleres de ambas naciones se reúnen en Moscú. Exigen además el cese de la guerra económica de EE.UU. contra Cuba.

Staff (2021-10-22). How Kyrsten Sinema, Once a Socialist, Is Now Obstructing the Democrats' Progressive Platform. democracynow.org President Biden acknowledged Thursday his Build Back Better agenda is in jeopardy due to two Senate Democrats: Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona. Both senators have pushed Biden to slash in half his $3.5 trillion proposal that would be spent over 10 years to vastly expand the safety net and combat the climate crisis. We take an in-depth look at the two lawmakers, starting with Sinema. "Unfortunately, Sinema really reads as a cautionary tale of what happens when political ambition becomes a be-all and end-all," says Branko Marcetic, Jacobin staff writer, who describes the political evoluti…

Sara Flounders (2021-10-22). Free U.S. political prisoner Dr. Aafia Siddiqui! workers.org The case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui is another great miscarriage of justice in the long history of the U.S. legal-carceral system, which reinforces xenophobia, anti-Muslim prejudice and white supremacy. New York City protest, Oct. 20. Credit: WW PHOTO: Toni Arenstein. Arrested and brought to the United States for a "crime" . . . |

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