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2022-08-02: News Headlines

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-02). Francia Márquez aboga por unidad latinoamericana en Bolivia. telesurtv.net La vicepresidenta electa colombiana estuvo en una ceremonia ancestral por el aniversario de la independencia de Bolivia.

____ (2022-08-01). Former Bolivian President Evo Morales Calls for a Global Campaign to Eliminate NATO. transcend.org 30 Jul 2022 – In interview with British journalist, Morales says the U.S. uses NATO to provoke wars and sell weapons. U.S./UK-backed coup against him in 2019 was undertaken for lithium and because his government advanced an alternative economic model to the neoliberal "Washington Consensus"

Fight Back (2022-08-01). Chicago: Movement forces the release of Chicago police torture survivors. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – A series of victories was won in the past month by the movement to free survivors of torture and wrongful conviction at the hands of Chicago Police Department. Clayborn Smith, Marcellous Pittman, Juan Hernandez, Rosendo Hernandez, Arthur Almendarez, John Galvan, Eruby Abrego, Jeremiah Cain, David Gecht and David Colon have all had historic judgments in their cases. | In the case of Clayborn Smith, a decision by the Illinois Appellate Court authored by Justice Cynthia Cobbs reversed the decision of Circuit Court Judge Alfredo Maldonado, finding that Detectives Kenneth Boudreau, John Halloran and Jame…

JANET (2022-08-01). Extreme weather and mass incarceration deaths. iacenter.org By Mirinda Crissman July 20, 2022 Houston Across the hottest places in the U.S., people in prisons, jails and detention centers often face unbearable and sometimes lethal conditions behind the walls, where air conditioning is not provided. The Prison Policy Initiative has found that many famously hot states lack universal air conditioning in prisons and jails. These include Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia. (Prisonpolicy.org, June 18, 2019) Data compiled and analyzed by The Intercept shows that Te…

Staff (2022-08-01). Comienza hoy la Jornada de la Canción Política en Guantánamo (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Dedicada a los 50 años del Movimiento de la Nueva Trova en Cuba y para visibilizar el enfoque de género en esa forma de creación musical, comienza este lunes y de desarrolla hasta el 5 de agosto la Jornada de la Canción Política en Guantánamo, el evento más antiguo de la Asociación Hermanos Saíz.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-01). Vicepresidenta electa de Colombia expresa que defenderá la paz. telesurtv.net Márquez soslayó que "el mayor desafío que tenemos es lograr la paz, silenciar los fusiles y atacar las causas que generaron el conflicto armado".

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-01). Cumbre de los Pueblos Originarios reclama la paz para Colombia. telesurtv.net Comunidades indígenas se sumarán a los cambios anunciados por el Gobierno del Pacto Histórico a partir del respeto a sus derechos.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-08-01). Al menos cuatro fallecidos deja accidente de tránsito en Bolivia. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a informes preliminares, se reportan al menos diez heridos.

TeleSUR, JDO, JL (2022-08-01). Vicepresidenta electa de Colombia arriba a Bolivia. telesurtv.net Francia Márquez culmina en esa nación la gira suramericana que antes la llevó a Brasil, Chile y Argentina.

_____ (2022-07-31). Evo Morales Calls For A Global Campaign To Eliminate NATO. popularresistance.org In an interview with British journalist Matt Kennard at his home in El Trópico, a small town four hours from Cochabamba in the heart of the Amazon rain forest, former Bolivian president Evo Morales (2006-2019) called for an international campaign to eliminate NATO [the North Atlantic Treaty Organization]. | According to Morales, this campaign should explain to people worldwide that "NATO is—ultimately—the United States. It is not a guarantee for humanity or for life. I do not accept—in fact, I condemn—how they can exclude Russia from the UN Human Rights Council. When the U.S. has intervene…

_____ (2022-07-31). COVID Ignites Long Fight For Health Care In California Prisons. popularresistance.org California – The COVID pandemic has thrown a harsh light on long-running medical neglect of incarcerated people and exposed the hold that the prison-industrial complex has on California politics. But even as it has done so, it has made openings for activism by and on behalf of the nearly 100,000 people in the state's prisons, among whom people of color are dramatically overrepresented. | California's state prisons are once again in the midst of a COVID-19 crisis. In Winter 2020, cumulative infections among the incarcerated population topped 45,000, and cases reached over 10,000 in a single day. One year later, th…

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