2021-07-25: News Headlines

Staff (2021-07-25). Highlights of AMLO's Speech for Ceremony Commemorating Simón Bolívar's Birth (CELAC). orinocotribune.com On Saturday, July 24, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, popularly known as AMLO, presided over an event to commemorate the 238th anniversary of the birth of the liberator of America, Simón Bolívar, within the framework of the Latin American and Caribbean regional organization CELAC. At the event held in the Chapultepec Castle, Mexico City, he recognized the humanist and integrationist work of the Liberator that continues to served as example and inspiration even today. | Here are five of the most striking statements of AMLO's speech delivered at the XXI Meeting of Foreign Affairs Ministers of the Com…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-07-25). Maduro orders military to respond to any US aggression. en.mehrnews.com Following the violation of Venezuela's airspace by a US military jet, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the country's military to remain alert and respond forcefully to any act of aggression.

ecns.cn (2021-07-25). CGTN Think Tank releases an analytical report on the global situation of the COVID-19 pandemic. ecns.cn As the global spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has not yet subsided, the CGTN Think Tank has released the Analytical Report on the Global Situation of the COVID-19 Pandemic (the "Report") by sourcing data from the Johns Hopkins University website…

ecns.cn (2021-07-25). After one-year delay, Tokyo Olympic Games finally opens amid pandemic. ecns.cn After an extra year of waiting, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games finally opened Friday night at Tokyo's Olympic Stadium behind closed doors.

ecns.cn (2021-07-25). Time to investigate Fort Detrick. ecns.cn Amid a surge in confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States, some U.S. politicians have continued to wantonly preach the so-called second phase study into the origin of the coronavirus in China rather than focusing on fighting the virus and saving lives in their own country.

ecns.cn (2021-07-25). China hopes WHO can uphold integrity of COVID-19 origin tracing: spokesperson. ecns.cn China hopes that the World Health Organization (WHO) can adhere to the spirit of science, professionalism and objectivity and work with the international community to jointly uphold the scientific integrity of studying the origins of COVID-19, resist the headwind of politicization and safeguard the sound atmosphere of global anti-epidemic cooperation, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said Friday.

_____ (2021-07-25). Two Turkish soldiers killed in attack in Northern Syria. en.mehrnews.com At least two Turkish soldiers were killed in an attack on the armored vehicle in northern Syria, the country's military said on late Saturday, adding that they returned fire.

_____ (2021-07-25). Boko Haram terrorist attack kills several Cameroon soldiers. en.mehrnews.com At least six Cameroon soldiers were killed Saturday in an attack by Boko Haram terrorist group in the far north of the country, the governor of the region said on state television.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-07-25). US building new military base in northeastern Syria. en.mehrnews.com News sources reported on Saturday that US forces intended to build a new military base in northeastern Syria.

ecns.cn (2021-07-25). Origin tracing must be done in U.S.: China Daily editorial. ecns.cn It would be inaccurate to interpret a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman's remarks on Monday regarding the proposed second-phase novel coronavirus origin tracing by the World Health Organization in China as outright refusal, because in his words, "relevant experts on the Chinese side are studying it carefully".

ecns.cn (2021-07-25). China refutes U.S. accusations on next stage of origin tracing. ecns.cn China on Friday refuted accusations from the United States to the effect that China's stance on the next stage of the global origin-tracing issue was "irresponsible and dangerous", replying that the U.S. side has been extremely irresponsible and shameful in its behavior toward its own people and the international community.

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…

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 . . . |

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.

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…

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.

César Torres (2021-07-24). Foreign Minister Arreaza meets with Surinamese counterpart ahead of 21st CELAC Meeting. mppre.gob.ve In the context of his visit to Mexico on the occasion of the 21st Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), Venezuela's Minister of People's Power for Foreign Affairs, Jorge Arreaza, held a bilateral meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Business and International Cooperation of the […] | La entrada

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