Daily Archives: September 12, 2023

2023-09-12: News Headlines

Walden Bello (2023-09-11). Remembering Salvador Allende and the Chilean Counterrevolution. fpif.org When I heard that Salvador Allende won the Chilean presidential elections in September 1970 and sought to bring his country to socialism by peaceful means, I decided to do my doctoral dissertation on Chile. In May 1972, I went to take a crash course in Spanish in Cuernavaca in the Mexican state of Morelos, the birthplace of the legendary peasant leader Emiliano Zapata whose life had been made into a movie starring Marlon Brando that I had seen and liked as a teenager. After three weeks, I felt that the course had substantially improved the rudimentary Spanish I had from high school in the Philippines. So, I flew…

teleSUR, nbb, JGN (2023-09-11). Aspirante presidencial mexicana llama a continuar ideales de AMLO. telesurtv.net La ex jefa de Gobierno de la Ciudad de México recibió este domingo su acreditación como coordinadora nacional de defensa de la transformación…

Ana Perdigón (2023-09-12). Colombian President: West's Economic Blockade Against Venezuela is Reason Behind Migration Crisis. orinocotribune.com Colombian President Gustavo Petro stated that the migration crisis in the region originated because of the economic blockade against Venezuela imposed by the United States and the European Union. | Making a joint statement with his Mexican counterpart Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador during the Latin American and Caribbean Conference for Life, Peace and Decelopment, held in Cali, Colombia, on Saturday, September 9, Petro stated that the US blockade against Venezuela started a series of migratory waves. | "In the case of migration, it was the economic blockade that began waves of exodus, first from Venezuela to Colombi…

Anonymous Contributor (2023-09-12). Letter from Anarchist Prisoner Jorge "Yorch" Esquivel. itsgoingdown.org Update from Mexican anarchist prisoner Jorge "Yorch" Esquivel. Hi compas, As you know, they prolonged my legal process once again. This makes me angry, sad, and distressed because I don't know when they are going to tell me if I will stay here or if I will be freed. Now I have another hearing scheduled…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2023-09-12). 2023 International Underground Railroad Month – Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar. indybay.org Between 1840 and 1875, thousands free and formerly enslaved individuals — including Honorable William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr, a famous freedom seeker who aquired 35,521 acre Mexican Land Grant in 1844, the quest for a greater measure of economic freedom. Today, he is known as as the "African Founding Father of California" a staunch abolitionist, aided many freedom seekers on their journey to freedom along today's American River Parkway.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-09-12). Rescatan a 178 migrantes en Veracruz, México. telesurtv.net Los datos confirman que se encontraban en el vehículo seis menores de edad no acompañados, provenientes de Guatemala.

teleSUR, MS (2023-09-12). Caída de Autobús en México deja al menos 10 muertos. telesurtv.net A bordo de la unidad de transporte iban 44 pasajeros que tenían como destino el pueblo de Ojuelos, en el estado de Jalisco.

WSWS (2023-09-12). "The rank-and-file workforce needs to unite globally": Big Three autoworkers in US and Mexico give voice to growing militancy in meeting Sunday. wsws.org Autoworkers from the US and Mexico expressed their determination to unite and ensure their needs are met in an online meeting hosted Sunday afternoon by the Autoworkers Rank-and-File Committee Network and the WSWS Autoworker Newsletter.

Editor (2023-09-11). Mexico's Supreme Court Decriminalizes Abortion Nationally in Landmark Ruling. scheerpost.com

infobrics (2023-09-11). US politicians talking about sending Special Forces into Mexico over cartel crisis, accusing China. infobrics.org Because political actions often have economic repercussions, adding further across-border militarization into this complicated dynamic could have quite unpredictable and escalating consequences.

Jerry Redfern, Scheer Post. (2023-09-11). After A Century, Oil And Gas Problems Persist On Navajo Lands. popularresistance.org It's a Saturday morning in late June and Garry Jay, a member of the Navajo Nation, pilots a white crew-cab Chevy pickup on a lumpy dirt road across the grasslands north of his house in Shiprock, New Mexico, heading for the round, wood-framed hogan his grandfather built by hand in the 1970s. | His route weaves 20 miles among the hundreds of oil wells that dot Horseshoe Canyon as he chases the bittersweet memories of childhood weekends and summers 40 years ago in that house, on that land, with his grandparents. The family's former winter sheep ranch sits at the base of a sharp cliff, five miles south of the Colorad…

Tanya Wadhwa, People's Dispatch. (2023-09-11). Mexico's Supreme Court Decriminalizes Abortion Nationally. popularresistance.org On Wednesday, September 6, Mexico's Supreme Court of Justice (SCJN) unanimously ruled to decriminalize abortion at the national level. The SCJN resolved that the legal system that criminalizes abortion in the Federal Penal Code is unconstitutional as it violates the human rights of women and people with capacity for pregnancy. | The ruling came two years after the SCJN first declared criminal penalties for abortion as unconstitutional and ordered the northern State of Coahuila to remove sanctions for abortion from its criminal code in September 2021. The ruling was in response to a case filed in 2018 challenging…

Editor (2023-09-11). Women-Led Groups in Chicago Spearhead Response to Migrant Influx. scheerpost.com

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2023-09-11). Mujeres migrantes: el silencio de la precariedad y los abusos. indybay.org

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2023-09-11). Reportan récord de rescates diarios en ruta migratoria canaria. telesurtv.net Las cifras de migrantes arribando a dichas islas ya se había superado esta misma semana con la llegada de 634 personas en 24 horas, el lunes, 4 de septiembre.

WSWS (2023-09-11). Democratic Mayor Eric Adams says migrants "will destroy New York City" wsws.org Two days after New York City Mayor Eric Adams said migrants were destroying the city, police raided a migrant shelter and confiscated motorized bikes. The following day, Adams announced budget cuts of 15 percent, blaming migrants.

WSWS (2023-09-11). Democratic Mayor Eric Adams says migrants "will destroy New York City." wsws.org Two days after New York City Mayor Eric Adams said migrants were destroying the city, police raided a migrant shelter and confiscated motorized bikes. The following day, Adams announced budget cuts of 15 percent, blaming migrants.

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