2021-07-24: News Headlines

teleSUR (2021-07-24). 'Let's Keep Alive Bolivar's Integration Dream', AMLO Says. telesurenglish.net Addressing the 21st Summit of Foreign Ministers from the Community of Latin American and the Caribbean States (CELAC) on Saturday, Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) called for a new political and economic integration that observes the region's history, reality, and particular identities. | RELATED: | The Summit takes place in commemoration of the 238th anniversary of Simon Bolivar's birthday, who is recogni…

Staff (2021-07-24). Venezuela and Mexico Strengthen Military Ties and Cooperation. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan Minister for Defense, General-in-Chief Vladimir Padrino López, welcomed the members of a military delegation from Mexico at the Ministry of Defense headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela. The Mexican delegation to Venezuela was part of the bilateral efforts to strengthen cooperation and fraternal ties between the two nations. | The official press Twitter account of the Bolivarian National Armed Force, @PrensaFANB, informed that "as part of the friendship and cooperation relations between Venezuela and Mexico, General-in-Chief Vladimir Padrino welcomed a military delegation of the Latin American country at…

WSWS (2021-07-24). Hunger strike of hundreds of undocumented migrants in Belgium. wsws.org Over 430 undocumented migrants have staged a hunger strike for more than two months against their brutal treatment by Belgian authorities throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

WSWS (2021-07-24). UK "Borders Bill" criminalises asylum-seekers. wsws.org The government has already blocked all "legal" means for migrants to reach Britain, through fines on airlines and other transportation companies for allowing someone to travel without a visa.

Audrey Nakagawa (2021-07-24). Coral disease spreading in Caribbean linked to wastewater from ships. nationofchange.org Since the identification of the disease off Virginia Key in 2014, it has spread to the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Jamaica, Saint Maarten and Mexico.

David Agren (2021-07-24). [World Report] Lack of medicines in Mexico. thelancet.com Many prescriptions are unfilled, driven by shortages of drugs in Mexico. President López Obrador has blamed corruption, but analysts say otherwise. David Agren reports.

Judy Greenspan (2021-07-24). Acción de DC exige: 'Acabar con detenciones trans por ICE'. workers.org Llevando pancartas y tres ataúdes pintados de color rosa, los activistas de los derechos de los inmigrantes transgénero y sus partidarios marcharon hacia la Casa Blanca el 23 de junio para exigir el fin de la detención de personas transgénero y VIH+ por parte del Servicio de Inmigración y Control . . . |

Camille Gijs (2021-07-24). A migrant hunger strike is shaking Belgium's government. zcomm.org Once a local issue, the residency-seekers are gaining global attention…

teleSUR (2021-07-23). Mexico to Host CELAC Summit of Foreign Affairs Ministers. telesurenglish.net On Saturday, the 21st Meeting of Foreign Affairs Ministers of the Latin American and Caribbean States Community (CELAC) will take place in Mexico City. This meeting will aim to build a regional agenda to counteract the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. | RELATED: | "Many countries have had billions of dollars at their disposal to deal with the pandemic. Latin American nations do not have such a possibility.

teleSUR (2021-07-23). Venezuelan Government and Opponents To Hold Dialogue in Mexico. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, the government of President Nicolas Maduro announced that it is ready to initiate new dialogues with the opposition in order to reach agreements that favor Venezuela and respect its sovereignty. | RELATED: | "We are ready to go to Mexico to dialogue with the opposition around a realistic Venezuelan agenda so that all unilateral coercive measures are lifted," Maduro said. | To expedite the meetings, Mira…

splcenter (2021-07-23). 'Nobody wants to die': Asylum-seeking migrants need protection — now. splcenter.org

teleSUR, JGN (2021-07-23). El Salvador ordena arresto de expresidente Sánchez Cerén. telesurtv.net La FGR indicó que pedirá a la Policía Internacional (Interpol) que gire una alerta roja, a fin de arrestar a Sánchez Cerén (2014-2019).

Latino USA (2021-07-23). On The Other Side (A Latino USA Podcast). latinorebels.com We look at two Trump-era policies, the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) and Title 42 expulsions to see where they are under President Biden.

The Associated Press (2021-07-23). Volunteers Hunting for Mexico's 'Disappeared' Become Targets. latinorebels.com MEXICO CITY (AP) — The mainly female volunteers who fan out across Mexico to hunt for the bodies of murdered relatives are themselves increasingly being killed, putting to the test the government's promise to help them in their quest for a final shred of justice: a chance to mourn.

Gerardo Villagrán del Corral (2021-07-23). Pegasus: Espionaje y lavado de dinero, doble agravio neoliberal a los mexicanos. globalizacion.ca Para desarrollar el software de espionaje Pegasus, comprado por el gobierno de Enrique Peña Nieto a la firma israelí NSO por 32 millones de dólares, se desarrolló en México una red de transferencias financieras a través de empresas fachadas, que…

Eve Ottenberg (2021-07-23). Biden Gives Pregnant, Nursing and Postpartum Mothers a Pass. counterpunch.org Here's a scrap of good news. ICE will no longer target migrant women who are pregnant, nursing or within the year postpartum. This new rule is, well, actually civilized, especially when you consider the barbarity of Trump's ICE policies, when migrant women giving birth in border detention centers risked having their newborns snatched from their

_____ (2021-07-23). This Is What Happens to Child Migrants Found Alone at the US Border. commondreams.org Without urgent fixes to a shoddy online application portal, Wyden said, many of "America's most vulnerable communities" will not receive the expanded monthly benefit.

The Associated Press (2021-07-23). Texas Begins Jailing Migrants on Trespassing Charges. latinorebels.com AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is beginning to arrest migrants on trespassing charges along the U.S.-Mexico border as part of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's actions that he says are needed to slow the number of border crossings, jailing at least 10 people so far with more on the way, authorities said Thursday.

teleSUR, AC, JGN (2021-07-23). 60 años del FSLN: nacido y pensado por la libertad de Nicaragua. telesurtv.net El Gobierno nicaragüense liderado por el comandante Daniel Ortega ostenta logros económicos.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-07-23). Statement of the International Delegation to Nicaragua, July 18-25 2021. libya360.wordpress.com We have come to Nicaragua this week to see for ourselves the lived reality of the Nicaraguan people. We are here from the United States, Brazil, Canada, and Mexico. From July 18 to July 25 our delegation, organized by the Nicaragua Network, had the opportunity to visit Managua,Granada, Estelí and Masaya. We have seen the…

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