2021-05-31: Social Media Postees

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Canada Lowers Flags To Remember Death of Indigenous Children
telesurenglish.net | 2021-05-31
The Canadian government lowered flags at half-mast on Sunday to remember the deaths of 215 Indigenous children whose remains were found in a former residential school in Kamloops city. | RELATED: | Genocide In Canada: Mass Grave of Indian Children Found | "To honor the 215 children whose lives were taken at the former Kamloops residential school and all Indigenous children who never made it home, the survivors, and their families, I have asked that the Peace Tower flag and flags on all…

Mexico: Candidates Display Final Rallies Ahead of Election Day
telesurenglish.net | 2021-05-31
In Mexico, candidates from different parties held electoral campaign closing ceremonies this weekend in the lead-up to June 6 subnational elections. | RELATED: | Mexico: Moroleon Mayoral Candidate Shot to Death | Although electoral campaigns officially conclude on June 2, candidates for local and federal posts held massive rallies, concerts, and popular dances to call the population to attend the polls. | In Mexico City, people dressed in white participated in the "Save Mexico" march, which…

México — Exigencia demencial: Continuar el baño de sangre
Mouris Salloum George | globalizacion.ca | 2021-05-31
Por macabro, resulta repulsivo consignar el dato de haya destacado un modelo estadístico único para contar las muertes violentas en México; se hace alusión al tema, porque pone en evidencia un secreto a voces: que el disperso y conservador recuento…

Communities In Guerrero Set Up Road Blockades
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-05-30
On May 28, 2021, Indigenous communities belonging to the Popular Indigenous Council of Guerrero-Emiliano Zapata, and to the Regional Coordinator of Community Authorities-Community Police-Founding Pueblos, set up road blockades in the Montaña Baja region of Guerrero, a southern state in so-called Mexico, announcing they will prohibit the June 6 mid-term elections from taking place in their communities. | The mobilizations by the 24 communities belonging to CIPOG-EZ and CRAC-PC-PF are a response to the ongoing attacks carried out by the organized crime group, Los Ardillos, who are active in the region. While CIPOG-…

Boston School Bus Drivers: Cabo Verde — Immediately Release Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab
Staff | orinocotribune.com | 2021-05-30
Editorial note: Boston School Bus Drivers (USW Local 8752) is one of the most progressive unions in the United States. It is based where the biggest community of Cape Verdean migrants lives within the United States, Massachusetts (Boston), which also happens to be the place where Cape Verde has its only Consulate in that country. | USW Local 8751 represents approximately 1000 school bus drivers in Boston and Randolph MA. Our drivers come from many countries, the majority are immigrant workers from Haiti and Cabo Verde. Our members bring with them experiences and struggles for justice from home. From the time of o…

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