2020-01-13: News Headlines

Eric A. Gordon (2020-01-13). Postcards from Aguascalientes and Zacatecas at Christmastime. peoplesworld.org AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico—Now that I have a Mexican husband (as of our marriage in Zacatecas last May), I'll be traveling there more frequently, providing us time to spend together while awaiting U.S. governmental decision on his ability to join me in Los Angeles, opportunity to improve my Spanish, and the chance to share occasional "postcard" impressions …

teleSUR (2020-01-13). Lopez Obrador Introduces University of Health. telesurenglish.net Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced this Monday the creation of the University of Health, coordinated, boosted and executed by the capital's government. | RELATED: Mexico's AMLO Vows Justice in Visit to Town Scarred by Massacre | The head of the executive of the city, Claudia Sheimbaun, presented the plan in the morning conference of the president in the National Palace. | She said that the program is carried out by a team, which has been working on the crea…

Staff (2020-01-12). The Deadly Myth of the Border. truthdig.com "The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America" | Purchase in the Truthdig Bazaar | In my memories, the U.S.-Mexico border is always seen at night. I'm crossing home — how many times in my life? — through San Ysidro, Otay Mesa, Tecate, Mexicali. I'm bored, impatient, sometimes drunk in a rowdy car with more people than seats, other times sleepy after a vacation with my parents, still carrying Ensenada beach sand in my shoes. And suddenly ther…

teleSUR (2020-01-12). Mexico's AMLO Vows Justice in Visit to Town Scarred by Massacre. telesurenglish.net Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pledged Sunday that those behind a massacre that killed nine members of a U.S.-Mexican family of Mormon origin will be punished and that the truth surrounding the crime will eventually come out. | RELATED: | Gunmen Kill Mormon Family Members in North Mexico | In a speech before extended family members near the U.S. border, Lopez Obrador also promised to keep relatives appraised of the investigation into the ambush carried out by cartel gunmen t…

Staff (2020-01-10). Headlines for January 10, 2020. democracynow.org House Approves Resolution Aimed at Limiting Trump's War Powers, NYT: Video Appears to Show Iranian Missile Hitting Jet Before Tehran Crash, Internal Emails Show Boeing Workers Mocked Regulators & 737 MAX Jet Designers, Trump Seeks to Exempt Large Projects from Some Environmental Review, Mexican Asylum Seeker Dies by Suicide After Being Denied Entry into U.S., Six Democratic Candidates Will Debate in Iowa Next Week, Ahead of Caucus, Transport Workers' Strike Becomes Longest in French History, Health and Human Services Declares Public Health Emergency for Puerto Rico, Grand Jury Indicts Hanukkah Attack Suspect on M…

Staff (2020-01-09). Headlines for January 9, 2020. democracynow.org Trump Appears to Pull Back from New Military Action Against Iran, Mitch McConnell Met with Trump at White House & Discussed Impeachment Trial, Investigators Probe Cause of Fatal Boeing Plane Crash in Tehran, Youth Climate Group the Sunrise Movement Endorses Bernie Sanders, More Than 1 Billion Animals Killed in Climate-Fueled Wildfires in Australia, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says She's Cancer-Free, Guatemalan President Says U.S. Cannot Send Mexican Asylum Seekers to Guatemala, Spanish Socialist Party Leader Pedro Sánchez Sworn In as Prime Minister, Facebook Doubles Down on Its Policy of Allowing Lies in Political Ads…

Staff (2020-01-07). Headlines for January 7, 2020. democracynow.org John Bolton Willing to Testify in Senate Impeachment Trial, Confusion in Pentagon & Trump Administration over U.S. Policy on Iran, Julián Castro Endorses Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Can Now Deport Mexican Asylum Seekers to Guatemala, Wildfires Rage in Australia; India Suffered Hottest Decade on Record, Harvey Weinstein Charged with Rape in Los Angeles County, Mexico: 60,000 People Disappeared Since U.S.-Backed Drug War Began, Bolivia Sets May 3 Date for New Election, After Morales's Ouster, Confusion over Leader of National Assembly Reigns in Venezuela, Earthquake Knocks Out Power Across Puerto Rico, Men Sue Boy Scout…

Staff (2020-01-02). Exclusive Interview: Ex-President Manuel Zelaya — The Crisis in Honduras. therealnews.com Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, who was ousted in a coup d'état in 2009, talks to Laura Carlsen about the origins and consequences of the crisis in His country.

Jeff Abbott (2019-12-23). The Other Americans: Asylum Seekers Routed to Guatemala. progressive.org A proposed amendment to immigration policy endangers asylum seekers, advocates warn.

Ryan Cristián (2019-12-18). Mexico Finds "World's Largest Lithium Deposit" Just Before US Focus & $1.4 Trillion War-Aimed NDAA. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (12/17/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Ryan Cristián (2019-12-17). US Regime Change In Mexico, US Bombs Afghan Hospital, Saudis Get Involved In Syria & More OPCW Leaks. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (12/16/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Joe Emersberger (2019-12-15). 128 Reuters articles on Bolivia since October 20, 2019 election with no mention of expert criticism of OAS audit UPDATED. zcomm.org Bolivia ¥s foreign minister says Mexico appeal to International Court 'a mistake' Bolivia's YPFB strikes transition deal with Petrobras to extend natural gas exports Bolivia is not a Mexican colony, acting foreign minister Longaric tells El Pais Mexico says Spanish diplomats' cars blocked by Bolivia at La Paz embassy Mexico appeals to international court as diplomatic Read more…

Paul Dobson (2019-11-04). Venezuela, El Salvador Break Relations as Maduro Applauds 'New Anti-Neoliberal Wave'. venezuelanalysis.com Guatemala's president-elect has similarly pledged to break with the Maduro government upon assuming office in January.

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