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2021-04-15: News Headlines

Jessica Corbett (2021-04-15). 'Major Step Forward' as New Mexico Legalizes Recreational Marijuana. zcomm.org "By ensuring equity and social justice in our cannabis legalization, we are saying 'enough' to the devastating 'war on drugs' that over-incarcerated and over-penalized thousands of New Mexicans."

teleSUR (2021-04-14). Bolivia Launches International Campaign To Free Vaccine Patents. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's Foreign Affairs Minister Rogelio Mayta on Tuesday launched an international campaign for the patent release of COVID-19 vaccines so that worldwide nations have equitable access to the drugs. | RELATED: | The proposal, which will be presented to the international community at the Ibero-American Summit to be held on April 21 in Andorra, aims to facilitate access to COVID-19 vaccines for the poorest countries. | Accord…

Mirinda Crissman (2021-04-14). Breaking the prison chains. workers.org Rebellion at St. Louis City Jail A continuous assault on imprisoned inhabitants at the "Justice Center" in downtown St. Louis, Missouri, precipitated the fourth prison rebellion in recent months April 4. (tinyurl.com/yk44uu4g) Onlookers watch as incarcerated workers chant from broken windows at the city jail in St. Louis, April 4. . . . |

teleSUR (2021-04-14). Bolivia: Former Coup Leader Añez Reaches One Month In Jail. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's coup-born regime leader Jeanine Añez on Tuesday completed one month in prison amid new legal proceedings against her over irregularities committed during her administration (2019-2020). | RELATED: | On Wednesday, Añez will testify before the Attorney General's Office on charges of authorizing a loan with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) without Congress' approval. | Former Economy Minister Jose Parada and former Cent…

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2021-04-14: News Headlines

Mirinda Crissman (2021-04-14). Breaking the prison chains. workers.org Rebellion at St. Louis City Jail A continuous assault on imprisoned inhabitants at the "Justice Center" in downtown St. Louis, Missouri, precipitated the fourth prison rebellion in recent months April 4. (tinyurl.com/yk44uu4g) Onlookers watch as incarcerated workers chant from broken windows at the city jail in St. Louis, April 4. . . . |

Kuehn BM. (2021-04-13). COVID-19 Precautions Are Scarce in Non—Health Care Workplaces. jamanetwork.com Less than half of US workers in non—health care fields had COVID-19 prevention measures in place at work as of June 2020, based on an online survey of 4000 US, nonremote workers.

teleSUR (2021-04-13). Bolivia to Advance in Subnational Elections Runoff Vote Count. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSP) continues the vote count of the subnational runoff elections held on Sunday in four departments. Preliminary data shows the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) at a disadvantage with other political alliances contesting the electoral race. | RELATED: | As of Tuesday morning, the Jallala movement candidate Santos Quispe, the Together for Tarija (UxT) representative Oscar Montes,…

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