2021-09-26: News Headlines

Jeffrey St. Clair (2021-09-26). Smoke and Ruins: Deep Time in Paquimé. counterpunch.org Entry into underground chamber, Paquimé complex. Photo: Jeffrey St. Clair. | The town is Nuevo Casa Grande in the Chihuahua province of northern Mexico, 100 miles or so southwest of El Paso. It is an old place with a new name. We are sitting outside a dusty cantina made of mud the color of salmon flesh. The finger traces of its builders streak the walls. The window and door frames are turquoise, the paint peeling off in blue scales. | The waitress has left us dark bottles of home-brewed beer and basket of chile peppers, poblanos and serranos, little green sticks of dynamite. We eat them until our mouths are en…

Arnold August (2021-09-26). CLACS: A Significant Step Toward the Inevitable Replacement of the OAS. orinocotribune.com Leading up to the 6th Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CLACS, or CELAC for the Spanish-language acronym), hosted by Mexico on September 18 in its capital, with 31 states participating, there were great expectations for a dramatic statement from CLACS as to whether it would de facto replace the Washington-based OAS (Organization of American States). This prospect came about because of remarks by political leaders leading up to the summit. Fortunately, however, this dramatic shift did not take place. | President Nicolás Maduro set the tone by evoking, among other points, the r…

ecns.cn (2021-09-26). China to promote vocational training of migrant workers. ecns.cn China will promote vocational training of migrant workers as part of the efforts to consolidate its poverty alleviation outcomes, an official said Saturday.

teleSUR, JDO, JCM (2021-09-26). Haití recuerda a EE.UU. que se construyó gracias a migrantes. telesurtv.net Primer Ministro haitiano, Ariel Henry, intervino en la ONU e instó a líderes mundiales a analizar las causas de las migraciones.

Brenda Norrell (2021-09-26). Remains in Desert Believed to be Kidnapped Yaqui from Bacum Pueblo. indybay.org Six bodies found in the Sonoran desert are believed to be those of Yaqui from Bacum Pueblo who were kidnapped when they went for a cow for a traditional feast. There was no news of the other four Yaqui from Bacum who were kidnapped. The Attorney General in the State of Sonora, south of the Arizona border, released the information late today.

Staff (2021-09-25). Venezuelan Government and Opposition Resume Mexico Talks Today — 3rd Round. orinocotribune.com The objective of the dialogues is to reach agreements that would return Venezuela's extremist opposition to the democratic process, and the lifting of economic sanctions. | The delegations from the Venezuelan government and the opposition meet again this Friday, September 24 for the third round of dialogues in the Mexican capital, with the mediation of the Norway, know as the Mexico Talks. | The head of the government delegation, Jorge Rodríguez, declared that this new round of discussions will focus on Venezuela's request for the return of the assets stolen from the South American country and held in bank accoun…

teleSUR (2021-09-25). Bolivarian Officials Arrive in Mexico to Talks With Opposition. telesurenglish.net On Saturday, a Venezuelan governmental delegation headed by Parliament's President Jorge Rodriguez arrived in Mexico where the third round of political talks with opposition sectors will take place. | RELATED: | Previously, President Nicolas Maduro demanded concrete advances in the negotiations, especially on the release of assets blocked abroad and the lifting of sanctions on the Bolivarian nation. | Rodriguez announced th…

Ben Norton (2021-09-25). Latin America Challenges Neocolonial OAS, and US Hegemony, at Historic CELAC Summit. orinocotribune.com By Ben Norton — Sep 22, 2021 | The presidents of Venezuela and Cuba joined leaders from across Latin America and the Caribbean in a CELAC summit in Mexico, challenging US unilateralism and the neocolonial OAS. | Mexico hosted a historic summit of CELAC, the Community of Latin American and the Caribbean States, on September 18. | It was an important example of Latin America's gradual move away from the Organization of American States (OAS), a neocolonial proxy of Washington, by instead strengthening regional institutions that exclude the United States and Canada. | The summit revived a multilateral organizati…

_____ (2021-09-25). Haitian Rights Are Migrant Rights. popularresistance.org The International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, which was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly resolution in December 1990, took the Universal Declaration of Human Rights a step further, and other human rights conventions and treaties by the UN (United Nations) and the ILO (International Labor Organization), as well as the Convention on the Rights of the Child and was intentional to include migrants, both as they actively migrated and as they settled as immigrants, and categorized them as economic migrants, migrant workers, women, childr…

Editor (2021-09-25). Heads roll as Biden policies move to the Right. mronline.org The Washington Post has a piece on the current deportation of Haitian migrants from the U.S. and how it is charged with racism.

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2021-09-25: News Headlines

Editor (2021-09-25). Heads roll as Biden policies move to the Right. mronline.org The Washington Post has a piece on the current deportation of Haitian migrants from the U.S. and how it is charged with racism.

Staff (2021-09-25). Venezuelan Government and Opposition Resume Mexico Talks Today — 3rd Round. orinocotribune.com The objective of the dialogues is to reach agreements that would return Venezuela's extremist opposition to the democratic process, and the lifting of economic sanctions. | The delegations from the Venezuelan government and the opposition meet again this Friday, September 24 for the third round of dialogues in the Mexican capital, with the mediation of the Norway, know as the Mexico Talks. | The head of the government delegation, Jorge Rodríguez, declared that this new round of discussions will focus on Venezuela's request for the return of the assets stolen from the South American country and held in bank accoun…

Brenda Norrell (2021-09-25). Remains in Desert Believed to be Kidnapped Yaqui from Bacum Pueblo. indybay.org Six bodies found in the Sonoran desert are believed to be those of Yaqui from Bacum Pueblo who were kidnapped when they went for a cow for a traditional feast. There was no news of the other four Yaqui from Bacum who were kidnapped. The Attorney General in the State of Sonora, south of the Arizona border, released the information late today.

Rin Bernhardt (2021-09-24). Slumlords evict New Mexicans illegally, organizers plan to fight back. liberationnews.org The eviction moratoriums were supposed to provide relief for renters by preventing landlords from evicting tenants for failure to pay rent…

Staff (2021-09-24). Makeshift camp in Texas CLEARED, leaving observers wondering where migrants went. rt.com The migrant camp that sprang up under a bridge in Del Rio, on the US-Mexican border, has been cleared, but fewer than 2,000 of the 15,000 people who crossed into the US illegally are confirmed as having been sent back to Haiti.

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-09-24). Exigen Justicia en Fiscalía mexicana por víctimas de Ayotzinapa. telesurtv.net La FGR mexicana señaló que se judicializarán peritos que cometieron irregularidades durante el manejo de evidencias y las diligencias investigativas.

Peter Costantini (2021-09-24). Civil Society Groups Urge Mexico to Reject Renewed Attack on Asylum. counterpunch.org More than 70 civil-society organizations have sent a letter to the Mexican government (reprinted below) urging it to refuse to cooperate with a controversial program of the Donald Trump administration, terminated by the Joe Biden administration but recently reinstated by court rulings. Remain in Mexico, as it is commonly known, makes asylum at the United

teleSUR, him, JL (2021-09-24). Canciller mexicano pide ante Naciones Unidas cese de bloqueos. telesurtv.net México instó a los mecanismos financieros internacionales a promover acciones conjuntas para aliviar la deuda y generar recuperación socioeconómica post covid.

Shaw Drake (2021-09-24). Addressing Racialized Violence Against Migrants Requires a Complete Overhaul of Customs and Border Protection. aclu.org The latest violent imagery to emerge from Border Patrol's actions at the U.S.-Mexico border warrants not only outrage and immediate

Anonymous Contributor (2021-09-24). Indigenous Prisoner in Struggle Marcelino Ruiz Gómez Denounces Recent Attacks on Zapatistas. itsgoingdown.org Communique from Indigenous prisoner in struggle, Marcelino Ruiz Gómez, denouncing the recent kidnapping of two Zapatistas in Ocosingo, Chiapas, and the ongoing repression of autonomous struggles in Mexico To the Zapatista Army of National Liberation To the National and International Civil Society To the National Indigenous Congress To the Indigenous Governing Council To the Media…

teleSUR (2021-09-24). Venezuelan Government and Opposition Begin New Dialogue. telesurenglish.net From Sept. 24 to 27, the Venezuelan government and the opposition will carry out a third round of talks in Mexico City with the mediation of Norway. | RELATED: | The head of the Bolivarian government delegation, Jorge Rodriguez, announced that his country will again demand that the assets that Venezuela possesses abroad be returned immediately. | "We are in the presence of a flagrant theft of assets that only belong…

Editor2 (2021-09-24). CELAC: Political Declaration of Mexico City. orinocotribune.com By CELAC — September 18, 2021 | 6th Summit of Heads of State and Government of CELAC | 1.- The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), aware of the importance of this mechanism of concertation, unity and political dialogue that includes the thirty-three countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, on the basis of the historical ties of its peoples, the mutual trust between its governments, the respect to differences, shared principles and values, and the need to address common challenges and advance unity in diversity based on regional consensus, meet in Mexico City on September 18, 2021.

teleSUR (2021-09-24). After Border Fiasco, More Than 1300 Haitians Deported From US. telesurenglish.net Haitian authorities reported Thursday that the United States deported 1,314 Haitian migrants who were waiting to enter U.S. territory at the U.S.-Mexico border. | RELATED: | "These are fellow Haitians who were mostly in countries such as Chile, Brazil, and Panama and were trying to enter the United States," said the coordinator of the National Office of Migration (ONM) of the Caribbean nation, Negot Bonheur Delva.

_____ (2021-09-24). Black Alliance For Peace Condemns Biden Administration's Order To Deport Haitians. popularresistance.org When a white Fox News reporter used a drone to film the thousands of Haitian and other Black asylum seekers camped beneath a bridge spanning the Rio Grande and linking Del Rio, Texas to Ciudad Acuña, in the Coahuila state of Mexico, he immediately (and deliberately) brought a stereotypical image of Black migration: That of the teeming, African hordes, ready to burst the borders and invade the United States. Such images are as cheap as they are racist. And, typically, they erase the larger question: Why are so many Haitians at the U.S. border? | But before that question could be addressed, the Biden administration…

news.un (2021-09-24). Mexico calls for respect for migrants' rights, and 'true international solidarity'. news.un.org In his address to the high-level debate at the UN General Assembly on Thursday, Marcelo Ebrard, the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, reaffirmed his country's commitment against discrimination and hate speech and called for more solidarity.

Latino USA (2021-09-24). She Migrates (A Latino USA Podcast). latinorebels.com We travel to Mexico's southern border and meet several migrant women in different stages of life, and of their journeys north, as well as the different routes they're using to migrate.

Staff (2021-09-24). Almost 50% of Latin America & Caribbean Receive Vaccines from China & Russia. orinocotribune.com MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) — During the ministerial meeting of the Alliance for Multilateralism within the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, the Foreign Minister of Mexico, Marcelo Ebrard, announced that presently almost 50% of the population of Latin America and the Caribbean received COVID-19 vaccines from China and Russia. | The Alliance for Multilateralism was initiated on April 2, 2019 by the Foreign Ministers of France and Germany. On June 26, 2020, the first meeting of the Alliance for Multilateralism was held in order to reinforce the multilateral health architecture and Franco-German declaration f…

Editor (2021-09-24). Borders, Blackness, and Empire. mronline.org The spectacle of violence against Haitians at the U.S.-Mexico border needs to be seen in light of ongoing U.S. imperialism in Haiti.

Tanya Wadhwa (2021-09-24). New evidence in Ayotzinapa disappearance case contradicts official version. peoplesdispatch.org Almost seven years after the forced disappearance of 43 students of the Rural Teachers' College in the town of Ayotzinapa, Mexico, the struggle for truth and justice continues as the investigation proceeds slowly…

It's Going Down (2021-09-24). Break the Borders: For Solidarity, Mutual Aid, and Fire to the American Plantation. itsgoingdown.org Zine PDF HERE Recent footage of border patrol agents whipping and herding Haitian migrants fleeing natural disasters and economic collapse like cattle while screaming, "You use your women? This is why your country is shit, because you use your women for this," have shocked millions. They show that life in Biden's America is simply a…

teleSUR (2021-09-24). US Envoy Foote Resigns in Protest of Mistreatment of Haitians. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, U.S. Special Envoy to Haiti Daniel Foote presented his resignation to the State Department in protest at the inhumane treatment of Haitian migrants on the U.S. border. | RELATED: | "Our policy approach to Haiti remains deeply flawed, and my policy recommendations have been ignored and dismissed, when not edited to project a narrative different from my own," he said, as reported by AA. | "The people of Haiti, mired in poverty, hostag…

teleSUR (2021-09-24). 150 Migrants Rescued From the Mediterranean Are Taken to Greece. telesurenglish.net On Friday, the the Marshall Islands-flagged tanker "Aristofanis rescued about 150 migrants whose boat was drifting south of the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece. | RELATED: | The tanker crew saw their wooden boat when it was leaking about 70 nautical miles southwest of the Schiza islet. | The tanker crew alerted the authorities and rescued virtually all of the passengers, some 150 people, as reinforcements arrived. It finally…

Staff (2021-09-24). Biden blasts horseback Border Patrol officers, vows they 'WILL PAY' for trying to stop illegal migrants from crossing. rt.com US President Joe Biden has promised to punish the Border Patrol agents photographed apprehending Haitian migrants near the Del Rio border crossing in Texas, calling the images of agents doing their jobs on horseback "outrageous." | "It's horrible what you saw. To see people like they did, with horses, running them over, people being strapped, it's outrageous," the president said in his first public remarks on the situation on Friday. | I promise you: those people will pay… There is an investigation underway right now and there will be consequences. | Tens of thousands of Haitians have attempted to illegally…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-24). US Envoy For Haiti Resigns, As Biden Simply Propagates Trump's Migrant Policy. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 22nd, US appointed special envoy for Haiti, Ambassador Daniel Lewis Foote resigned as a result of the fiasco that the Haitian migrant crisis has turned into. | Daniel Foote, a career diplomat named to his post in July, said the "collapsed state" was unable to support the infusion of returning migrants. | The tough letter addressed to US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, blamed the "inhumane" and "counterproductive" decision to deport thousands of Haitians bac…

WSWS (2021-09-24). Biden administration sends migrants in chains back to Haiti, prepares Guantanamo camp. wsws.org The US government is violating international law in its forcible deportation of migrants without so much as a hearing.

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-24). Alertan que mayoría de haitianos deportados son mujeres y niños. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a Unicef algunos de los menores repatriados a Haití son bebés recién nacidos con necesidades específicas e inmediatas.

Todd Miller (2021-09-24). For the US, the Climate Plan is More Walls and Armed Agents at the Border. counterpunch.org Part of Washington's climate adaptation plan for the growing number of displaced people around the globe is more walls, surveillance technology, and armed agents on the border. Not long into our conversation, the young woman at the migrant resource center in Sasabe, Sonora, told me why she had left her home in Baja Verapaz, Guatemala: floods

Staff (2021-09-24). Rep. Maxine Waters: Biden Admin Must End "Inhumane" Deportation & Whipping of Haitian Asylum Seekers. democracynow.org Longtime diplomat Daniel Foote, the U.S. special envoy to Haiti, has resigned in protest over the Biden administration's mass deportation of Haitian asylum seekers and meddling in Haiti's political affairs. The resignation comes days after U.S. Border Patrol agents on horseback were filmed chasing, grabbing and whipping Haitian asylum seekers who had gathered in a makeshift camp in Del Rio, Texas. "I am outraged," says Maxine Waters, a Democratic congressmember from California who is a longtime advocate for the rights of people in Haiti. She says refugees must be able to seek asylum in the U.S. without such "inhu…

_____ (2021-09-24). Imagine US Border Agents on Horses Whipping Swedish Immigrants. commondreams.org Public health campaigners said the investigation confirms "what we suspected all along. Vaccine nationalism and pharma profits trumped Covid solidarity."

The Associated Press (2021-09-24). Officials: All Migrants Are Gone From Texas Border Camp. latinorebels.com

Staff (2021-09-24). Headlines for September 24, 2021. democracynow.org Haiti Envoy Resigns over Mass Deportations, Blasts "Catastrophic" History of U.S. Interventions, Immigrant Rights Activists Demand an End to ICE Jails on Day of Nationwide Action, CDC Dir. Walensky Approves Pfizer Boosters for High-Risk Workers, Overruling Agency Panel, South African and Bolivian Presidents Highlight Global Vaccine Inequity at UNGA, Guyana's President Calls Out Disproportionate Effects of Climate Crisis on Small Island Nations, EPA Slashes Use of Industrial Chemicals Widely Used in Air Conditioners, Refrigerators, House Approves Increased $768 Billion Pentagon Budget, Rejecting Bids to Rein In Mi…

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