2022-05-06: News Headlines

_____ (2022-05-06). The Middle East, the US and the Ukrainian Crisis. journal-neo.org For several decades, US policy in the Middle East has been depended on the cooperation of the Gulf states, headed by Saudi Arabia, and on Israel, Egypt, and Turkey. However, since the Obama administration, relations between Washington and the main regional powers have become increasingly strained. Primarily due to the substitution by the United States …

Toward increased Networking (2022-05-06). Online events with John Bellamy Foster, Jodi Dean, Margaret Kimberley, David Wengrow, etc. indybay.org Here are about a dozen online events taking place over the next 2 weeks (and starting at 3 pm today, May 4th), featuring people such as John Bellamy Foster, Marcello Musto, Jodi Dean, Jeremy Lent, Margaret Kimberley, David Wengrow, and many others. | These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in it.

Miko Peled (2022-05-06). My Nelson Mandela is Dead. mintpressnews.com The Zionist campaign is vicious and relentless becasue the Zionists know that once a crack is made in their line of defense — a line that is made of deception, falsehoods and fabrication — they will fall, never to rise again.



Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-06). Denmark test-fires 'most advanced missile it ever had'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 06 (MNA) — In the midst of Ukraine war, the Danish navy tested its most advanced long-range missile fired from a frigate on Friday.

____ (2022-05-06). Ukraine reveals split in ASEAN. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Nikkei AsiaMay 6, 2022 ASEAN's Ukraine split shows desire for space between powers: envoy The divided response by members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to Russia's invasion of Ukraine shows they are seeking a "third space" in diplomacy as they strive to avoid taking sides in the competition among big powers…. Professor Chan …

____ (2022-05-06). Tokyo: EU, Japan forge common front against Russia, China. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsMay 6, 2022 Japan PM Kishida to welcome EU chiefs for summit amid Ukraine war Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will meet in Tokyo with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel next Thursday, with Russia's war against Ukraine and China's assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific region expected to …

____ (2022-05-06). Ukraine invites seven major NATO nations to be "security guarantors" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com UkrinformMay 6, 2022 Seven countries ready to become Ukraine's security guarantors — Yermak Seven countries have already agreed to become Ukraine's security guarantors. Meanwhile, Ukraine would also like to see the People's Republic of China among them. The relevant statement was made by Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak…. "…Today …

____ (2022-05-06). NATO Military Committee meeting to include Ukrainian, Finnish, Swedish commanders-in-chief. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukrainian National NewsMay 6, 2022 NATO Will Hold Meeting Of Commanders-In-Chief Of Defense Forces On May 19 With Participation Of Ukraine The Military Committee of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will hold a meeting of the commanders-in-chief of the defense forces of the countries of the alliance on May 19 in Brussels (Belgium) with …

Dee Knight (2022-05-06). Showdown at "Credibility Gulch" in Ukraine War. covertactionmagazine.com Back in the 1960s and 1970s during the war in Vietnam, everybody knew about the "credibility gap," which morphed into …

____ (2022-05-06). United States seeks to provoke Russia into escalation in Ukraine. wsws.org The New York Times and NBC published reports, based on the statements of US officials, documenting both the extent of direct US involvement in the war in Ukraine and the deliberate effort to provoke a direct conflict with Russia.

____ (2022-05-06). U.S. should stay simple in Ukraine crisis: NYT columnist Thomas Friedman. ecns.cn (ECNS) — New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman on Tuesday published an opinion work "A Message to the Biden Team on Ukraine: Talk Less", criticizing the Biden Administration of talking too much about its goal on the Ukraine crisis.

____ (2022-05-06). Zhao Lijian: China is a victim of U.S. disinformation campaign when asked about Ukraine crisis. ecns.cn

Editor2 (2022-05-06). The Aggressors Accuse Russia of 'Blackmail' for Defending its Currency, Energy Wealth, and Even Its Existential Security. orinocotribune.com By Strategic Culture Foundation — Apr 29, 2022 | Our enemy is the Western system of U.S.-led imperialism, its capitalist elite, and their political flunkies like Joe Biden and Ursula von der Leyen. | The United States and its NATO and European Union allies have imposed unprecedented economic sanctions on Russia that amount to economic warfare. This warfare has been going on, discernibly, since the CIA-backed coup in Ukraine in 2014 on the back of allegations of Russian wrongdoing, for example, the alleged annexation of Crimea. It's the logic of a poacher posing as the gamekeeper. | For eight years, the U.S.

amarynth (2022-05-06). Russian Sanctions on Europe: Gonzalo Lira II. thesaker.is Gonzalo Lira : commentary on the decree that Vladimir Putin signed as follows: Executive Order on retaliatory special economic measures in connection with unfriendly actions of certain foreign states and…

isabella (2022-05-06). The Gilded Glamour Met Gala Was a Fantasia of Inequality. inequality.org

SAM (2022-05-06). Our Outrageous CEO-Worker Pay Gap: Unfair and Unwise. inequality.org

Sophia (2022-05-06). Updates: Billionaire Wealth, U.S. Job Losses and Pandemic Profiteers. inequality.org

Sarah Anderson (2022-05-06). Black Land Theft and the Racial Wealth Divide. inequality.org

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-05-06). "Preemptive Nuclear War": The Historic Battle for Peace and Democracy. A Third World War Threatens the Future of Humanity. globalresearch.ca US nuclear doctrine consists in portraying nuclear weapons as a means of "self defense" rather than a "weapon of mass destruction". There are powerful financial interests behind Joe Biden's $1.3 trillion nuclear weapons program initiated under Obama.

Doctors for COVID Ethics (2022-05-06). J'Accuse! The Gene-based "Vaccines" Are Killing People. Governments Worldwide Are Lying to You the People, to the Populations They Purportedly Serve. globalresearch.ca The Signal of Harm is now indisputably overwhelming, and, in line with universally accepted ethical standards for clinical trials, Doctors for Covid Ethics demands that the 'Covid' vaccine programme be halted immediately.

Guillermo Carmona (2022-05-06). Argentina a la vanguardia de la política Antártica. globalizacion.ca Argentina ha sido pionera en la Antártida, donde sostiene una presencia permanente e ininterrumpida desde 1904 a partir de la inauguración de la estación científica de Orcadas, siendo el primer país en instalarse en el continente blanco. Recordar y reivindicar…

Paulo Rocha (2022-05-06). Alianza histórica para reconstruir Brasil. globalizacion.ca Un soplo de esperanza viene de San Pablo, la mayor ciudad de Brasil, y, estoy seguro, cobrará fuerza en todo el país: la definición de la candidatura de Lula y Alckmin para la Presidencia de la República representa un acuerdo…

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (2022-05-06). Chris Lehmann on Multi-Racial Democracy, Mike Rispoli on Funding Local News. fair.org (illustration: This week on CounterSpin: Listeners are

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-06). EU needs 15 years to replace Russian gas. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 06 (MNA) — Energy experts say that European Union will need 10 to15 years to replace Russian gas with African hydrocarbons.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-06). South Pars Phase 11 to produce 14MCM of gas per day: Official. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 06 (MNA) — The Phase 11 of South Pars Gas Field is scheduled to produce 14 million cubic meters (MCM) of gas per day by the end of this Iranian calendar year in 1401 (March 20, 2023), an Iranian official said.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-06). Five workers injured in explosion at Turkish shipyard. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 06 (MNA) — Five workers were injured after an explosion at the Tuzla shipyard in Istanbul, Turkey, on Friday.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-06). Iran's high drone capabilities 'nonnegotiable': MP. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 06 (MNA) — Referring to Iran's high drone capabilities, a member of Iranian Parliament said that the United States, with imposing sanctions on Iran's drone power, is trying to gain more concession from Iran in Vienna talks.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-06). Tehran Symphony Orchestra concert performed at Vahdat Hall. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 06 (MNA) — The concert of Tehran Symphony Orchestra led by German maestro Wolfgang Wengenroth was performed at Vahdat Hall on Thursday.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-06). Returning to JCPOA still secures US interests: Price says. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 06 (MNA) — A US State Department Spokesman said that returning to Iran's nuclear deal, JCPOA, still secures the goals of the United States.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-06). Hashd al-Sha'abi forces repel ISIL attack in eastern Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 06 (MNA) — Iraq's Popular Mobilization Unit (PMU) forces, also known as Hashd al-Sha'abi, repelled the attacks of remnants of ISIL terrorist group in Diyala province in eastern Iraq on Friday morning.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-06). Russia says next Astana meeting on Syria to be held late May. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 06 (MNA) — Special Russian Presidential Representative for the Middle East and African Countries said that next international meeting on Syria in the Astana format is planned for the end of May in Nur-Sultan, capital of Kazakhstan.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-06). UN Rapporteur has chance to see impact of sanctions in Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 06 (MNA) — Secretary of Iran High Council for Human Rights said that upcoming visit of the UN Special Rapporteur Alena Douhan to Iran is a chance for her to get familiarized with the destructive impacts of sanctions on Iranian people.

deweylaura (2022-05-06). The cryptocurrency gamble. cpusa.org The crypto craze is a mania currently. Bitcoins are cryptographically unique and complex computations that cannot be copied and were designed for removing bank intermediaries from verifying and recording (making a ledger for) internet transactions. They are used for very few transactions so far. So the craze is all speculation — a "claim" or …

Adriaan Alsema (2022-05-06). AGC shuts down northwest Colombia after extradition of "Otoniel" colombiareports.com Paramilitary group AGC began a four-day terror campaign in northwest Colombia on Wednesday in response to the extradition of their former leader, "Otoniel." One person was assassinated in the Cordoba…

Karen Conner (2022-05-06). Solid Month of Job Growth in April. cepr.net Labor force participation rate returns to January 2022 level. | The economy added 428,000 jobs in April, while the unemployment rate remained flat at 3.6 percent. The unemployment rates for white workers (3.2 percent), Blacks (5.9 percent), Asians (3.1 percent), and Hispanics (4.1 percent) were all virtually unchanged from the previous month. | Labor Force Participation Gains Slowed, Still Approaching Pre-Pandemic Levels | The overall labor force participation rate (LFPR) declined 0.2 percentage points to 62.2 percent, returning to the January 2022 level. This marks the first time since May 2021 that the LFPR has…

____ (2022-05-06). U.S. boosts supply of equipment to Tajik military. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com AKI NewsMay 6, 2022 U.S. Embassy provides $2.3 million in vehicles and spare parts to Tajikistan's Ministry of Defense The U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe provided eight IVECO trucks, tires, and spare parts for IVECOs to Tajikistan's Ministry of Defense to help Tajikistan secure its borders. The vehicles, tires, and spare parts together are valued at …

____ (2022-05-06). West steering Kosovo, Bosnia into NATO, EU. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com B92May 6, 2022 Media: If Pristina does that, Serbia prepared a ready answer; 14 countries promised If Pristina submits candidacy for Kosovo's membership in the Council of Europe or the Partnership for Peace, entrance hall of NATO, Serbia has the right answer. …Serbia will respond by activating the campaign for the derecognition of Kosovo, and …

____ (2022-05-06). Tricontinental energy war: world's longest offshore gas pipeline from Nigeria to supply Europe. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com AzertagMay 6, 2022 Morocco and Nigeria intend to build the world's longest natural gas pipeline Morocco and Nigeria intend to build the world's longest offshore gas pipeline with a length of 5,660 kilometers. Nigerian President Mohammed Buhari said the cooperation agreement between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and Morocco's National Hydrocarbons and Minerals Authority was …

____ (2022-05-06). Karabakh delenda est: brutishness in the 21st century…AD. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Trend News AgencyMay 6, 2022 Photo exhibition of Azerbaijan's liberated territories opens in New York An exhibition of photographs "Aghdam Delenda est" was opened in one of the central galleries in New York, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Culture told Trend. The event was attended by Azerbaijan's Minister of Culture Anar Karimov, the ministry said. The …

____ (2022-05-06). Pentagon deploys airborne, special operations troops for exercises "from Arctic to Balkans" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Stars and StripesMay 4, 2022 US Army airborne units, special ops troops launch large drills in Europe U.S. Army paratroopers in the days ahead will conduct airborne operations stretching from the Arctic to the Balkans while American special operators launch simultaneous large-scale drills, as allied forces maneuver across swaths of Europe. U.S. Army Europe and …

____ (2022-05-06). U.S. deploys A-10s for war games in Eastern Europe. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Stars and StripesMay 6, 2022 'Warthogs' return to Europe for large military drills Ten Maryland Air National Guard A-10C Thunderbolt II jets arrived in Iceland on Thursday, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa said in a statement Friday. Designed to destroy Soviet tanks during the Cold War, the iconic attack plane nicknamed …

____ (2022-05-06). Georgian president/opposition leader wants expedited NATO, EU accession. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The MessengerMay 6, 2022 Georgia Needs Faster, More Reliable Way to Integrate into EU, NATO, President Zourabichvili Says Georgian President Salome Zourabichvili told Deutsche Welle on Wednesday that Georgia needs a 'quick and sure path' toward integration into the EU and NATO, stressing that this is the path where the country sees its 'ultimate security'. …

____ (2022-05-06). NATO pulls South Korea into bloc to confront Russia, China in Northeast Asia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Global TimesMay 5, 2022 NATO pulling Seoul closer shadows stability in NE Asia, even Indo-Pacific South Korea's state intelligence agency, the National Intelligence Service, said on Thursday that it has joined the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence as the first Asian member…. Cyber defense has been part of the military alliance's core task …

____ (2022-05-06). Turkey loses another soldier in ongoing Syrian war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com AzertagMay 4, 2022 A Turkish soldier was killed during an anti-terrorist operation in Syria A Turkish soldier was killed during the "Olive Branch" operation carried out by the Turkish Armed Forces against PKK / YPG [forces]. A soldier wounded in a rocket attack…was taken to hospital, but his life could not be saved. The statement …

____ (2022-05-06). Asia-Pacific Four: Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand may attend NATO summit. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO's Asia-Pacific Four were formerly NATO's Contact Countries until they were absorbed into Partners Across the Globe along with Afghanistan, Colombia, Iraq, Mongolia and Pakistan. Several more nations in Latin America and Africa are being groomed for that program as well. ==== HankyorehApril 28, 2022 Blinken alludes to S. Korea, Japan's attendance at June NATO …

____ (2022-05-06). South Korea: first Asian state to join NATO's cyber warfare center in Estonia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Korea HeraldMay 5, 2022 South Korea's intelligence agency joins NATO's cyber defense center as first in Asia South Korea's National Intelligence Service became a member of a cyberdefense center for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the state agency said on Thursday. According to NIS, it has been admitted as a contributing participant for NATO Cooperative …

Fight Back (2022-05-06). Appleton, WI: 2nd annual May Day rally. fightbacknews.org Appleton, WI — Local groups rallied in Houdini Plaza in the early afternoon on May 1 to celebrate International Workers' Day. | Appleton Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), Wise Women Healing Institute, United Action Oshkosh (UAO), and Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) gathered with chants and speeches explaining the origin of May Day and the importance of organized labor as well as the various other movements of the working class. | "May Day is a day of celebration for workers around the world because it remembers the significance of the production-halting strike and the political power t…

Fight Back (2022-05-06). Minneapolis: 1500-plus march against Supreme Court attack on Roe v. Wade. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – More than 1500 students and community members took to the streets, May 4, in response to the leaked draft opinion from the Supreme Court indicating their intention to overturn Roe v. Wade, effectively stripping hundreds of millions of Americans from their reproductive rights. The large crowd gathered outside the Humphrey School of Public Affairs on the University of Minnesota campus before marching to U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar's offices to demand that she take action to defend the abortion rights of her constituents. During the march, many cars passing by honked in approval and solidarity with…

Fight Back (2022-05-06). Chicago: FRSO celebrates International Workers Day. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – 40 people gathered in the office of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR) to celebrate International Workers Day with Freedom Road Socialist Organization. Speakers included Maria Moreno, financial secretary of the CTU; Bassem Kawar, political director of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights; Frank Chapman of CAARPR, and Roni Thrailkill, the mother of Chaz Thrailkill, a prisoner in Menard Prison who is suffering abuse at the hands of the guards in addition to having been wrongfully convicted. | Dod McColgan of Freedom Road Socialist Organization deli…

Fight Back (2022-05-06). The full story of how Louisianans defeated the 'Don't Say Gay' bill. fightbacknews.org Baton Rouge, LA – On May 3, the Louisiana House of Representatives Education Committee struck down this state's version of the "Don't Say Gay" bill by a seven to four vote. This decision came after a mass upsurge of students, parents, teachers, social workers and LGBTQ+ community members demanding to shut the bill down. | HB 837, the "Don't Say Gay" or "Classroom censorship" bill, attempted to prohibit all discussion of gender identity or sexual orientation in K-8 classrooms. On top of this, it was an effort to ban teachers from disclosing their gender identities or sexual orientations to students. | Once a legi…

Fight Back (2022-05-06). May 5 is the birthday of Karl Marx, read some of his revolutionary words. fightbacknews.org For anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, May 5, 1818, Fight Back! is reprinting "Address of the Central Committee to the Communist League". Drafted by Marx in 1850, this work shows Marx to be, above all else, a revolutionary. | Brethren! | In the two revolutionary years of 1848-49 the League proved itself in two ways. First, its members everywhere involved themselves energetically in the movement and stood in the front ranks of the only decisively revolutionary class, the proletariat, in the press, on the barricades and on the battlefields. The League further proved itself in that its understanding of the move…

Staff (2022-05-06). II Muestra Internacional de Cine Educativo comienza en Cuba. cubadebate.cu La II Muestra Internacional de Cine Educativo (MICE), que comienza en La Habana, posicionará a Cuba como referente de la educomunicación en Latinoamérica, con un amplio programa de actividades para niños, niñas y adolescentes. El proyecto impulsado por la Red del Universo Audiovisual de la Niñez Latinoamericana y Caribeña (Red UNIAL).

Staff (2022-05-06). Cuba reporta 147 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 137 altas médicas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre del día de ayer, 5 de mayo, se encuentran ingresados un total de 2 mil 548 pacientes, sospechosos 1 mil 914, en vigilancia 21 y confirmados activos 613.

Staff (2022-05-06). Suspendida Peña La Pupila Afilada. cubadebate.cu Los colectivos de la Pupila Asombrada, Con Filo y Cubadebate hemos decidido suspender nuestra Peña La Pupila Afilada que se iba a celebrar esta tarde, en señal de respeto a las víctimas de la explosión ocurrida en la mañana de hoy en el hotel Saratoga.

Staff (2022-05-06). Fuerte explosión en el Hotel Saratoga de La Habana provoca numerosas víctimas (+ Fotos y Video). cubadebate.cu Una fuerte explosión ocurrió en horas de la mañana de este viernes en el hotel Saratoga de La Habana, según comentan testigos a través de publicaciones en redes sociales. En las imágenes disponibles se aprecian graves daños en la infraestructura de la instalación hotelera. Cubadebate sigue minuto a minuto este trágico acontecimiento.

Staff (2022-05-06). ETECSA informa interrupción de varios servicios debido a fallos técnicos en Centro de Datos. cubadebate.cu ETECSA informa que debido a fallos técnicos presentados en la infraestructura de Centro de Datos, se encuentran interrumpidos los servicios de correos @nauta y @enet. También se percibe afectación en el acceso a la plataforma ENZONA así como a algunos portales institucionales. "Nuestros especialistas trabajan ininterrumpidamente para solucionar la avería".

Staff (2022-05-06). Miguel Díaz- Canel visitó la comunidad Husillo del municipio de Marianao. cubadebate.cu El presidente cubano Miguel Díaz-Canel llegó hasta la comunidad Husillo en el municipio de Marianao, donde desde el pasado año se realizan transformaciones en sus viales, en varios servicios, y además se ha legalizado un grupo importante de viviendas. La información se conoce a través de un mensaje de twitter publicado por el sitio de la Presidencia.

Staff (2022-05-06). Hoy en la Mesa Redonda: Mensajes de paz y solidaridad desde Cuba. mesaredonda.cubadebate.cu La presidenta y el secretario general del Consejo Mundial por la Paz y representantes de organizaciones de solidaridad con Cuba comparecerán hoy viernes en la Mesa Redonda, desde Guantánamo, donde acaban de culminar importantes eventos vinculados a la paz y la solidaridad.

Staff (2022-05-06). Evalúa Valdés Mesa desarrollo municipal en Santo Domingo, Villa Clara. cubadebate.cu Salvador Valdés Mesa, miembro del Buró Político y Vicepresidente de la República de Cuba, realiza un recorrido por el municipo Santo Domingo, en Villa Clara, Cuba, donde analiza la implementación de las estrategias de desarrollo municipal enfocada fundamentalmente en la producción y comercialización de alimentos.

Staff (2022-05-06). Vale-No vale: Atención a la población, acaparamiento y precios abusivos. cubadebate.cu Cubadebate continúa con su sección Vale-No vale para reconocer, una vez más gracias a los comentarios y correos de los lectores, todo aquello que vale porque mejora nuestras vidas, desarrolla el país o nos hace mejores ciudadanos, y señalar también todo lo que no vale y merece ser cambiado. Déjenos su comentario en este trabajo.

Staff (2022-05-06). Destaca Díaz-Canel ensayo clínico con vacuna Abdala en lactantes. cubadebate.cu Cuba no se detiene en su resistencia creativa afirmó hoy en Twitter, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, Primer Secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba y Presidente de la República, al destacar el ensayo clínico que diseña el Centro de Ingeniería Genética y Biotecnología (CIGB) en lactantes entre seis y 11 meses de edad.

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____ (2022-05-06). Australia: Students and youth speak out over war, COVID and rising poverty. wsws.org "I'm anti-war because I came from a country of war, Vietnam, which was invaded even before the Americans." — Thao, a Western Sydney University student.

____ (2022-05-06). Hostility to the ruling parties deepens political crisis in the Australian election. wsws.org The implosion of support for the two ruling parties is producing alarm within ruling circles about the danger of "chaos" and "instability."

____ (2022-05-06). Bavarian constitutional protection law ruled largely unconstitutional. wsws.org The agency that is supposed to protect the Constitution is itself a danger to it and tramples elementary fundamental rights underfoot in its work.

____ (2022-05-06). Expand the CNH strike to fight for a $10 raise and COLA! Join the CNH Workers Rank-and-File Committee! wsws.org The CNH Workers Rank-and-File Committee is being launched in order to organize a real fight for the needs of all workers at CNH.

____ (2022-05-06). Fascist militia leader Stewart Rhodes sought Trump's approval on January 6 for more violent attacks. wsws.org After the initial attack failed, Rhodes over the phone lobbied a Trump intermediary and asked to speak directly with the then president to suggest that he order far-right militia groups to take Congress by force.

____ (2022-05-06). UAW blocks strike, moves for snap contract vote for 1,300 Detroit Diesel workers. wsws.org Workers at Detroit Diesel are scheduled to hold a contract ratification vote next Tuesday after the UAW announced an 11thhour settlement, blocking a strike by workers against the maker of commercial truck engines.

____ (2022-05-06). The World Health Organization says the COVID pandemic has killed nearly 15 million across the globe. wsws.org A much-awaited report by the World Health Organization was released yesterday confirming the deadly toll the pandemic has had on the world's population. Though only 5.4 million COVID-19 deaths were reported by the end of 2021, excess deaths approached 15 million.

____ (2022-05-06). Two New Zealand port workers killed in one week. wsws.org Ongoing deaths and injuries among port workers are the result of decades of restructuring and profiteering, exacerbated by the recent global supply chain crisis.

____ (2022-05-06). Sharp price rises in essentials and shortages drastically hitting Sri Lankan workers and the poor. wsws.org Workers from a range of industries spoke to WSWS reporters about the poverty they now face and voiced their anger against President Rajapakse and his big business government.

Richie Merino (2022-05-06). SCOTUS rules to exclude Puerto Ricans from SSI. workers.org The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a federal law that denies disability benefits to U.S. citizens living in Puerto Rico. In an 8-1 ruling April 21, the court agreed with the Biden administration's argument that the federal government has the right to exclude residents of Puerto Rico from Supplemental Security . . . |

Joe Piette (2022-05-06). UArts rally for union rights and benefits. workers.org Philadelphia Philadelphia University of the Arts workers, students and community members rallied April 27 in solidarity with staff seeking to unionize and with faculty still bargaining for their first contract after a successful union drive. Speakers at the rally of over 40 people included UArts faculty and staff union leaders, . . . |

Betsey Piette (2022-05-06). øSe acaba la hegemonía del dólar estadounidense? workers.org øExiste un movimiento global para abandonar la dependencia del dólar estadounidense? øEstá el mundo asistiendo al fin de la hegemonía económica de Estados Unidos? La perspectiva de la desdolarización de la economía mundial ha sido estudiada por los economistas desde hace tiempo. La mayoría admite que no es una cuestión . . . |

Joe Piette (2022-05-06). Philadelphia: Displacing low-income families for profit. workers.org Philadelphia Faced with evictions on July 8, residents of Philadelphia's University City Townhomes and their supporters converged on the offices of Daniel Killinger, president of National Real Estate Development in a surprise visit April 22. The company has expressed interest in purchasing the property the homes exist on from the . . . |

G. Dunkel (2022-05-06). Housing is a human right! Fight! Fight! Fight! workers.org New York It was a spirited rally in City Hall Park, April 28, which expressed the anxiety that hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers are feeling about their homes and caught the attention of the press. The rally called by Community Action for Safe Apartments featured Chinese, Spanish and English . . . |

A Guest Author (2022-05-06). With Gerardo Hernández of the Cuban 5 for May Day. workers.org By Bill Sacks Greetings from Cuba. I am meeting with Gerardo Hernandez of the Cuban 5 today. When he was asked about his time in prison, he told the international Brigadistas that one of the ways he had earned the respect of the other prisoners was by sharing his Workers . . . |

teleSUR, DRL (2022-05-06). Registran fuerte explosión en hotel céntrico en La Habana. telesurtv.net Una fuerte explosión se registró hace minutos en un hotel enfrente a la sede de la Asamblea Nacional de Cuba.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-05-06). Familiares de detenidos salvadoreños presentan habeas corpus. telesurtv.net Los abogados defensores aseguran que no se han podido mostrar pruebas incriminatorias contra los detenidos injustamente.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-05-06). España quiere que Marruecos detenga la inmigración irregular. telesurtv.net La estrategia incluye el incremento del patrullaje conjunto en las aguas del mar Mediterráneo y las de la ruta canaria.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-05-06). Avanzan elecciones locales en Gran Bretaña e Irlanda del Norte. telesurtv.net Aunque abarcan todo Reino Unido, es en Irlanda del Norte donde los republicanos podrían hacerse con un triunfo histórico.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-05-06). Lavrov asegura que el pueblo ruso resistirá las sanciones. telesurtv.net El Canciller de Rusia asegura que actualmente se está decidiendo si el mundo será o no unipolar bajo el control de EE.UU.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-05-06). øQué es el Día de Vesak o Día del Plenilunio?>. telesurtv.nettelesurtv.net En la India y otros países del sur de Asia, comúnmente el Vesak se celebra haciendo ofrendas a Buda.

teleSUR, jm, SH, JGN, JDO (2022-05-06). José Antonio Páez "El Centauro de los Llanos" de Venezuela. telesurtv.net Páez fue un héroe en los procesos de independencia, rol que ejerció con gallardía y temple militar.

teleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-06). Hungría advierte riesgos para la UE si se prohíbe el gas ruso. telesurtv.net La autoridad húngara señala que depende en un 65 por ciento del gas ruso y no puede acometer una inversión nacional en el sector.

teleSUR, SH (2022-05-06). Ataques terroristas en Burkina Faso dejan al menos 11 muertos. telesurtv.net Las Fuerzas Armadas burkinesas indicaron que en los ataques fallecieron un total de siete soldados y cuatro civiles.

teleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-06). Abogada Paola Flores asume como Secretaria de DD.HH en Ecuador. telesurtv.net La abogada defenderá los derechos de mujeres, infantes y adultos mayores en el país a nivel nacional.

teleSUR, SH (2022-05-06). ONU envía un convoy para evacuar a civiles del complejo de Azovstal. telesurtv.net La operación de la ONU se da en medio de una tregua anunciada por Rusia para permitir la evacuación de civiles del complejo industrial de Azovstal.

teleSUR, jm, MM, JGN (2022-05-06). Simón Bolívar y su legado independentista. telesurtv.net El héroe forjó las bases de la independencia de los pueblos del Nuevo Mundo.

teleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-06). Denuncian en Colombia paro ordenado por el Clan del Golfo. telesurtv.net El motivo del paro armado fue la extradición a EE.UU. del jefe de dicha banda alias Otoniel.

teleSUR, SH (2022-05-06). Asesinan en Sinaloa al periodista mexicano Luis Enrique Ramírez. telesurtv.net El gobernador de Sinaloa solicitó iniciar las investigaciones para dar con los responsables del hecho criminal.

teleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-06). Venezuela y Cuba refuerzan lazos de cooperación y solidaridad. telesurtv.net Ambos países consolidan acuerdos cooperativos que les permiten hacer frente a la ofensiva del Gobierno de EE.UU.

teleSUR, SH (2022-05-06). Suben a 53 los muertos por derrumbe de un edificio en China. telesurtv.net Los cuerpos de rescate chinos lograron rescatar un total de diez sobrevivientes de los escombros del edificio.

teleSUR, mcs, SH (2022-05-06). Firman acuerdo en Ecuador para proteger a las islas Galápagos. telesurtv.net El convenio impulsa el desarrollo de sistemas de seguimiento e información para confirmar la erradicación de especies invasoras en las islas.

teleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-05-06). Pdte. de México insta a impulsar la unidad de América. telesurtv.net Para el jefe de Estado de México, Andrés Manuel López Obrador se debe atender el problema de la migración en las comunidades de origen.

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-05-06). China señala fracaso de expansión de la OTAN en este de Europa. telesurtv.net El alto funcionario de Beijing aseveró que la OTAN, a pesar de haberse declarado con naturaleza defensiva, realizó acciones bélicas contra países soberanos.

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-05-06). Inicia construcción de parque eólico marino más grande del mundo. telesurtv.net Está previsto que las obras del parque eólico marino culminen en el año 2026.

teleSUR-mcs -HIM (2022-05-06). México registra creación de 5.490 empleos formales en abril. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con la institución mexicana, el país cerró el año fiscal 2021 con 20.620.148 trabajadores afiliados, y una caída de 312.902 puestos laborales en diciembre.

Our Reporter (2022-05-06). Tayebwa directs Magyezi to explain about the returned district council budgets. plusnews.ug The Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa has directed the Minister of Local Government, Raphael Magyezi to present a comprehensive statement explaining why budgets that had not been approved by districts councils were submitted to parliament. Tayebwa made the statement while delivering his communication to Members of Parliament during the Thursday plenary sitting. He informed MPs that …

Our Reporter (2022-05-06). Kabushenga to media organisations : Re-tool journalists in digital era. plusnews.ug Media organizations have been asked to work together and invest more in generating content for online audiences. Media owners, regulators, and Journalists Associations convened at Mestil Hotel in Kampala on Thursday to commemorate World Press Freedom Day. Giles Muhame, the President of the Online Media Association of Uganda says that while this feels like a …

Our Reporter (2022-05-06). DP withdraws from Omoro County Parliamentary by-election race. plusnews.ug The move came shortly after Godwin Okello, from Democratic Party (DP) aspirant withdrew his candidature from the race on earlier this week . Okello was the only aspirant who publicly expressed interest to vie in Omoro County under DP after the Electoral Commission announced a vacancy in the constituency last month. Justine Simple man' Obol, …

Mark Gruenberg (2022-05-06). Amazon Labor Union tells White House and Senate: Pass the PRO Act. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON (PAI)—Organizing, union wins, and corporate greed were the top topics of both workers and labor leaders in a whirlwind round of a White House meeting and a Senate hearing on Capitol Hill. And Amazon, both how to beat it and what to do about it, was a top topic of the sessions on May …

Liberation staff-Olympic Peninsula (2022-05-06). Sequim, Washington, socialist May Day celebration brings together the community. liberationnews.org The event honored the community's food workers: aquaculture laborers, ranch workers, dairy farm workers, foragers, fishmongers, dishwashers, chefs, cooks, bartenders, servers and all those who are involved in food production, access and security.

Planned Parenthood Affiliates of CA (2022-05-06). Saturday 5/14: Sacramento: Bans Off Our Bodies! March & Rally for Roe at CA State Capitol. indybay.org California State Capitol- west steps, 10th St and L Street and N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814…

Angela (2022-05-06). Saturday 5/7: Virtual film screening :Promises and Betrayals: Britain and the Struggle for the Holy Land. indybay.org

Harald Neuber & Natylie Baldwin (2022-05-06). Open letter and Breaking the logic of war. indybay.org The delivery of large quantities of heavy weapons, however, could make Germany itself a party to the war. A Russian counterattack could then trigger the mutual assistance clause under the NATO treaty and thus the immediate danger of a world war. Natylie Baldwin emphasizes how Zelensky's outlawing of parties and dissenting media are dictatorial.

Mad as Hell Activists (2022-05-06). Sunday 5/8: Mad as Hell Raging Grannies & Handmaids Procession for Reproductive Justice. indybay.org Meet at the corner of Allston Way and MLK in Berkeley at 1: 45 pm. We start the procession promptly at 2pm.

NORMA (2022-05-06). Thursday 5/5: Reproductive Justice Coalition meeting. indybay.org Via zoom…

UUSF Human Rights Working Group, Forum (2022-05-06). Sunday 5/15: Dangerous Truths 4: The HIDDEN History of the American Revolution. indybay.org Join us on ZOOM Sunday, May 15 from 1 to 3 PM Pacific Time zoom.us/j/97943552080?pwd=ZGI4YkNrTURuT1… | Dial by your location (+1 669 900 6833) Meeting ID: 979 4355 2080 Passcode: 399370…

Suds, Snacks, Socialism Forum Committee (2022-05-06). Saturday 5/7: World Workers Rising. indybay.org

People for the American Way (2022-05-06). Thursday 5/5: How We Protect Our Reproductive Freedom w/ PFAW. indybay.org Online event…

Ramona du Houx (2022-05-06). Abortion is not only about women its a human, civil, environmental rights issue says EOPA. indybay.org EOPA, an organization of thousands of elected officials, is appalled by the leaked Supreme Court abortion decision and warns of civil liberty erosion. Black and Brown communities will suffer the most. They do now, from fossil fuel production and factories that spew toxins, which have been strategically located in their communities because they were redlined decades ago. Environmental justice will become a utopian dream if we start eroding women's rights, as all American rights will become endangered. If this right to privacy is stripped, every person could face a future in which the government can potentially int…

lis cox (2022-05-06). Rapid Response for Abortion Rights, SF, May 3, 2022. indybay.org The Bay Area rallied quickly for a large rally and march in SF. 1 min video here by Lis Cox.

Shanice Kiel Gallery (2022-05-06). Saturday 5/14: Berkeley High Studio Art Opening Reception. indybay.org Shanice Kiel Gallery 3324 Adeline St, Berkeley…

South Bay Indigenous Solidarity (2022-05-06). Thursday 5/5: South Bay Indigenous Solidarity general meeting. indybay.org Online via Zoom. Register at us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYtdey…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-06). Discover the Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar Burial Ground Project. indybay.org Our California Gold Rush Era burial grounds for people of African Descent, from both before and after the Civil War, are in a state of disrepair or inaccessibility due to overgrowth of vegetation, crumbling structures, and other racial challenges seeking to erase, distort or forever destroy the salient contributions of our ancestors must be systemically challenged.

Lynda Carson (2022-05-06). John Stewart Company manages properties for the Alameda Housing Authority. indybay.org Property Managers That Should Have A Real Estate License, But Do Not, Are Managing Properties For The John Stewart Company, At Properties Owned By The Alameda Housing Authority!

____ (2022-05-06). Lantern museum a tourist hot spot in Fuzhou. ecns.cn A lantern museum has attracted many visitors in Fuzhou Minyue Rivertown in Southeast China's Fujian Province.

____ (2022-05-06). Nests of baya weaver spotted in S China's Yunnan Province. ecns.cn Some intricately woven nests created by baya weavers were spotted in Menglian Daizu Lahuzu Wazu Autonomous County, South China's Yunnan Province.

____ (2022-05-06). Chengdu World University Games rescheduled for 2023. ecns.cn The Chengdu 2021 World University Games has been postponed until 2023, the International University Sports Federation (FISU) announced on Friday.

____ (2022-05-06). Xinjiang sees more short-distance tours during long holiday. ecns.cn More residents turned to short-distance and urban tours in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region during the six-day Labor Day and Eid al-Fitr holiday.

____ (2022-05-06). U.S. should stop cybertheft targeting China and other nations: FM spokesperson. ecns.cn

____ (2022-05-06). Sanctions only make world economy worse: FM spokesperson. ecns.cn

____ (2022-05-06). Chinese primary, secondary schools to pay more attention to labor education. ecns.cn The new curriculum standards for compulsory labor education (2022 edition) issued by the Ministry of Education of China will be officially implemented in primary and secondary schools from the fall semester of 2022.

____ (2022-05-06). OCA announces decision to postpone 19th Asian Games. ecns.cn The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Executive Board Friday decided to postpone the 19th Asian Games, which were scheduled to be held in Hangzhou, China, from 10 to 25 September 2022.

____ (2022-05-06). Wind turbines in a sea of clouds. ecns.cn Aerial photo shows wind turbines whirling to generate electricity in Ji'an, east China's Jiangxi Province. The turbines were surrounded by a sea of clouds.

____ (2022-05-06). Mysterious pattern spotted in Qaidam Basin. ecns.cn A mysterious pattern is spotted near the "Devil's Eye", Aiken Spring, in Qaidam Basin, northwest China's Qinghai Province, May 5, 2022…

____ (2022-05-06). 19th Asian Games postponed. ecns.cn The 19th Asian Games, originally scheduled to be held from September 10 to 25 This year in Hangzhou,east China's Zhejiang Province, will be postponed, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) director general announced on Friday.

____ (2022-05-06). Striving for rigorous and targeted epidemic prevention and control. ecns.cn CPC Central Committee convened a meeting on Thursday to analyze the new development of COVID-19 and arrange key measures for better and more rigorous epidemic control. General Secretary Xi Jinping presided over the meeting and delivered an important speech.

____ (2022-05-06). China releases list of most-wanted fugitives for women, child trafficking. ecns.cn China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS) has released a list of the six most-wanted fugitives for their involvement in major crimes of abduction and trafficking of women and children.

____ (2022-05-06). 10 rescued, 53 confirmed dead in central China's building collapse. ecns.cn Ten people have been rescued and 53 confirmed dead in a self-built residential structure collapse in central China's Hunan Province as of Friday, according to local authorities at the press conference.

____ (2022-05-06). China's box office gets holiday boost, amassing 297 mln yuan. ecns.cn China's movie box office enjoyed a bounce over the May Day holiday, amassing 297 million yuan (44.77 million U.S. dollars) over the five-day period ending Wednesday.

____ (2022-05-06). 5 dead, 3 injured in pileup in east China. ecns.cn Five people were killed and three others injured in a pileup involving a car and three trucks on a highway in Jieshou County of east China's Anhui Province, according to the provincial emergency management department on Friday.

____ (2022-05-06). Ambassador: Sound trade ties benefit China, U.S. ecns.cn Sound and healthy trade and economic relations between the United States and China are in the fundamental interests of both nations, said Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. Qin Gang, who also urged the U.S. government to cancel tariffs and stop politicizing trade and business.

____ (2022-05-06). China moves forward in balanced education efforts. ecns.cn All 2,895 counties across China have passed the national assessment of balanced development in compulsory education by the end of last year, thanks to unrelenting efforts from central and local authorities, the Ministry of Education said on Thursday.

____ (2022-05-06). China sets up investigation team for building collapse. ecns.cn The State Council, China's cabinet, has decided to set up an investigation team for a recent building collapse in central China's Hunan Province.

____ (2022-05-06). Chinese ambassador urges U.S. to stop politicizing business, trade ties with China. ecns.cn Chinese Ambassador to the United States Qin Gang has urged the United States to stop politicizing China-U.S. business and trade ties and cancel the additional tariffs on Chinese goods that Washington still hasn't let go.

amarynth (2022-05-06). German Chancellor Scholz Attended Girls' Day in Berlin, Accidentally Flew For NATO To Japan Next. thesaker.is by Thorsten J Pattberg for the Saker Blog [Transcript] Hello, Dr. Pattberg here at the German Embassy in Tokyo. In this presentation, I would like to pertain to the brutal…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-06). Iwakuni residents fight back against US military presence. peoplesdispatch.org Residents of Iwakuni, which hosts one of the largest US foreign bases, recently announced that they will file a lawsuit that could have wider implications for foreign military bases in Japan…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-05-06). Washington's Threats May Ruin Summit of the Americas. orinocotribune.com Tension continues around the holding of the next Summit of the Americas, scheduled for June in Los Angeles, California, from which the United States government insists on excluding the republics of Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela. | Criticism is growing around Washington's announcement, as the US seemingly granted itself the right to decide who to invite and who to exclude, although the international forum is supposed to be a platform and meeting place for all continental political leaders, without exception. | To date, there has been no change of position or further announcement from the US in response to the stat…

Staff (2022-05-06). Secretario general de la ONU pide unidad a la comunidad internacional para poner fin al conflicto en Ucrania. cubadebate.cu El secretario general de ONU, António Guterres, llamó hoy a la comunidad internacional a unirse para poner fin al conflicto en Ucrania, aliviar la situación de los civiles y detener los impactos mundiales de esa contienda.

Staff (2022-05-06). Los 80 del Niño de Trastalleres (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu El próximo sábado, el cantante puertorriqueño Andy Montañez cumplirá 80 años de vida. En Cuba eligió celebrar su cumpleaños e iniciar los festejos por sus 60 años de vida artística. "Yo a Cuba me la disfruto como a mi Puerto Rico", dice camino a Matanzas, la ciudad que le abre sus puentes para conocerlo y mimarlo por por darle voz y color a nuestra música. Este miércoles 4 de mayo de 2022, el elegante Teatro Sauto de Matanzas lo recibió para pasar "Una noche con Andy Montañez".

Staff (2022-05-06). Vuelta a Andalucía tiene nombre: Arlenis Sierra, de Cuba. cubadebate.cu La vuelta a Andalucía 2022 ya tiene nombre, Arlenis Sierra, de Cuba, quien con su equipo Movistar también dominó la tercera y última etapa al asegurar este jueves el uno-dos tras su compañera serbia Jalena Eric.

Staff (2022-05-06). øLa globalización ha terminado? cubadebate.cu Para la teoría marxista, la globalización es realmente la palabra corriente para nombrar la expansión del imperialismo. En el siglo XXI, el control del imperialismo permanece y si las economías imperialistas comienzan a luchar por la rentabilidad como lo están haciendo ahora, entonces comienzan a luchar y no a cooperar, sentando las bases para el conflicto y la división.

Staff (2022-05-06). Descubren el olor que ayuda a los mosquitos a encontrar a sus víctimas humanas. cubadebate.cu Numerosos estudios han demostrado que los mosquitos utilizan su sentido del olfato para diferenciar a sus víctimas, incluidos los humanos. De hecho, reconocen precisamente el olor humano, incluso si este está mezclado con el entorno y el olor de los animales cercanos.

Staff (2022-05-06). Chapeando: Las visas a buchito y la desinformación a chorro (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Una nueva fake news sobre Cuba, recorre las redes, pero esta vez el punto de partida no son los llamados medios tóxicos sino varias agencias de prensa.

Staff (2022-05-06). Panamericano de lucha: Oscar Pino gana su cuarto título continental en el estilo greco. cubadebate.cu La confirmación de Oscar Pino como uno de los mejores grequistas cubanos del momento y el buen debut internacional de Juan Luis Conde marcaron para Cuba la primera fecha del Campeonato Panamericano de Lucha, que hasta el próximo 7 de mayo acoge la ciudad mexicana de Acapulco. Cuba también estará en el estilo libre en ambos sexos.

_____ (2022-05-05). A Statement On Ukraine From The Black Liberation Movement. popularresistance.org The ongoing crisis and war in Ukraine threatens to pull the world into a disastrous nuclear confrontation. Disinformation, lies, and propaganda from the US and other western media are aimed at confusing millions of people inside the US and around the world to view Russia as the aggressor, while hiding the US role in the evolution of this conflict. One major example of this manipulation is that western media has not been honest about the massive role that the US played in facilitating a 2014 coup in Ukraine that overthrew the country's democratically elected president, and funneled support to neo-Nazi forces who w…

____ (2022-05-04). Russia to open humanitarian corridor for civilian evacuation from Azovstal. ecns.cn The Russian military announced on Wednesday that it will open a humanitarian corridor from Thursday to Saturday for the evacuation of civilians from the blocked Azovstal plant in Ukraine's Mariupol.

_____ (2022-05-05). There Are Many American Soldiers Already In Ukraine. popularresistance.org Willy Joseph Cancel, a native of Orange County, New York, became the first U.S. casualty of the Ukraine War last week. | The U.S. Marine veteran was killed fighting alongside Ukrainian forces while working for a private U.S. military contractor. He was ambushed by Russian forces during a night-time patrol—though his body has not yet been recovered. | Cancel served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 2017 to 2021; he received a bad conduct discharge in November after serving time in the brig for an undisclosed criminal offense. | His mother, Rebecca Cabrera, said that her son went over to fight in Ukraine because…

_____ (2022-05-05). Former CIA Contract Pilot Tosh Plumlee: "There Are Many More American Soldiers Like Willy Joseph Cancel Already In Ukraine" popularresistance.org Willy Joseph Cancel, a native of Orange County, New York, became the first U.S. casualty of the Ukraine War last week. The U.S. Marine veteran was killed fighting alongside Ukrainian forces while working for a private U.S. military contractor. He was ambushed by Russian forces during a night-time patrol—though his body has not yet been recovered. William "Tosh" Plumlee, a CIA contract pilot who participated in arms and drug smuggling missions into Nicaragua during the 1980s, said that "there are many more American soldiers like Willy Joseph Cancel already in Ukraine."

Anonymous103 (2022-05-05). Ukrainian POW: When Retreating, We Were Ordered To Shell Settlements. Those Who Refused Were Killed. southfront.org

____ (2022-05-04). Russia threatens to attack NATO vehicles delivering military supplies in Ukraine. ecns.cn Any vehicle of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) that arrives in Ukraine with weapons or material for the needs of the Ukrainian armed forces is considered by Russia as "a legitimate target for destruction".

Anonymous103 (2022-05-05). Media Battle For Azovstal And First Casualties. southfront.org Ukrainian servicemen demand evacuation of civilians, wounded and dead militants | So far, about a hundred of civilians have been evacuated from the facilities of Azovstal in the city of Mariupol. As soon as they are in security, the warring sides launched informational campaigns on the issue. Civilians were filmed by the Azov militants when leaving their basements as well as by Russian media when they reached the village of Bezimennoe where they were treated by Russian forces, representatives of the UN and the Red Cr…

_____ (2022-05-05). Cross Party Group Of 37 German Parliamentarians Call To Stop Extradition Of Julian Assange On World Press Freedom Day. popularresistance.org "As a cross-party group of parliamentarians of the German Bundestag, we have the honor to reach out to you, and to ask for your attention in a case that is currently of great concern to us, knowing that we share a mutual concern for the protection as well as the implementation of internationally recognized human rights. We have closely followed the fate of Julian Assange in the past; however, the current developments in his case arouse our concern all the more."

_____ (2022-05-05). German Parliamentarians Call To Stop Extradition Of Julian Assange. popularresistance.org "As a cross-party group of parliamentarians of the German Bundestag, we have the honor to reach out to you, and to ask for your attention in a case that is currently of great concern to us, knowing that we share a mutual concern for the protection as well as the implementation of internationally recognized human rights. We have closely followed the fate of Julian Assange in the past; however, the current developments in his case arouse our concern all the more."

____ (2022-05-05). National intelligence report found FBI searched the data of Americans millions of times in 2021. wsws.org The report issued by the office of Avril Haines, the US Director of National Intelligence, reveals that there was a three-fold increase in FBI searches of the electronic communications of Americans in the first year of the Biden administration.

_____ (2022-05-05). Report: FBI Searched The Data Of Americans Millions Of Times In 2021. popularresistance.org The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) reported on Friday that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) searched through the electronic data of Americans 3.4 million times in 2021. | The searches were revealed in the ODNI's "Annual Statistical Transparency Report Regarding the Intelligence Community's Use of National Security Surveillance Authorities" for calendar year 2021. The data shows that there was nearly a tripling of these unconstitutional searches from 1.3 million in 2020. | In typical fashion the ODNI report waives away this intensification of the surveillance state by claiming it w…

Joe Lauria (2022-05-05). PayPal Cancels Consortium News Account; May Seize Balance. orinocotribune.com The online payment system gave no warning or reason why Consortium News' account has been "permanently limited." PayPal indicated that only if "applicable" will the balance be returned. | PayPal has canceled Consortium News' account without any prior notice or due process and with virtually no explanation. | As Consortium News is today launching its Spring Fund Drive, it has lost one of its most important ways for its viewers and readers to show their support through donations. Clicking on the yellow PayPal donate button on our home page now yields this message: | PayPal has sent an email to CN that says: | "You…

____ (2022-05-05). Solomon Islands PM warns of invasion by Australia and US. wsws.org In an address to parliament, Sogavare denounced the ultimatums issued by the US and Australian governments that no Chinese military presence in Solomon Islands would be tolerated.

JANET (2022-05-05). Germany follows Washington's Ramstein war program. iacenter.org By Sevim Dagdelen May 5, 2022 Negotiations for peace, not tanks for war! The author is chairperson of the parliamentary group of Die Linke (The Left Party) in the Foreign Affairs Committee of the German Bundestag (lower house) and its spokesperson for international politics and disarmament. Ramstein is the big U.S. Air Force Base in southwestern Germany. This article was published in Junge Welt, April 27. Translation: John Catalinotto. The war in Ukraine is now all about weapons, weapons, weapons. More weapons and heavier weapons. Every taboo of…

____ (2022-05-05). Ukraine and Georgia: war, information war and hybrid war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Civil GeorgiaMay 5, 2022 Ukraine's Presidential Advisor, Georgian Officials Trade Accusations In a new round of bitter exchanges between Kyiv and Tbilisi, Georgian Dream officials have lambasted Ukraine's Presidential Advisor Mykhailo Podolyak, who previously slammed the Georgian Government's position over Russia's war in Ukraine as ambiguous. In an interview with Voice of America's Georgian bureau, …

____ (2022-05-05). Ukraine parallel: China concerned over U.S., Britain internationalizing Taiwan issue. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com CGTNMay 5, 2022 China slams U.S.-UK axis jeopardizing peace over Taiwan Straits U.S. and UK cooperation on the Taiwan Straits is an attempt to "internationalize" the Taiwan question, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian during Thursday's regular press conference. He was reacting to a report about the U.S. and the UK exploring conflict contingency …

____ (2022-05-05). "Ukraine may be tomorrow's East Asia": island bookends Britain, Japan to forge defense pact. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsMay 5, 2022 Japan, U.K. agree on defense pact amid China's rise in Indo-Pacific Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson agreed in principle Thursday on a defense cooperation pac…in a veiled counter to an increasingly assertive China. A reciprocal access agreement, when signed, would enable faster deployment of their …

Contributing Writers (2022-05-05). Reporter Sonya Van Den Ende Counters Western War Narratives about Ukraine. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

____ (2022-05-05). Australian SEP candidates discuss key political issues on Brisbane community radio. wsws.org This radio interview with the Socialist Equality Party's two candidates for the Senate on Queensland covers a range of crucial issues, including the Ukraine war, the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, the conditions of young workers and the anti-democratic deregistration of the SEP.

Tyler Walicek (2022-05-05). Antiwar Groups Protest Defense Industry Profiteering in Ukraine. truthout.org The war of aggression that Russia has perpetrated in Ukraine has rightly generated widespread condemnation, both among Russia's Western critics and the world at large. On the war's obvious heinousness, almost all of the U.S. political spectrum is in agreement. However, opinions as to the appropriate Western response proceed from vastly different premises. | The predominant

Anonymous669 (2022-05-05). In Video: Russian Ka-52 Helicopters Destroy Command Center & Armored Vehicles Of Kiev Forces. southfront.org

Anonymous669 (2022-05-05). Ukrainian POW Reveals Problems With US-Made Javelin & British-Made NLAW Anti-Tank Missiles. southfront.org Ukrainian soldiers use a launcher with US-made Javelin missiles during military exercises in the Donetsk region, Ukraine, on December 23, 2021. Photo: Ukrainian Defense Ministry Press Service | The US-made FGM-148 Javelin and the British-made NLAW anti-tank missiles supplied by the West to Kiev forces had performed poorly on the battlefield, a captured Ukrainian service member said in a video released by Russia's Defense Ministry on May 5."US military aid, to my mind, has been overhyped becaus…

Anonymous669 (2022-05-05). M777 Heavy Howitzers Are Now In Service With Kiev Forces (Video). southfront.org U.S Army Soldiers with Battery C, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, Task Force Strike, load a round into M777 artillery piece to support the Iraqi security forces during the Mosul counter offensive, Dec. 24, 2016, in northern Iraq. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Daniel Johnson) | Some of the M777 155 mm towed howitzers supplied by the West have arrived in Ukraine and entered service with Kiev forces. | On May 5, a video showing Ukrainian service members firing from a M777 howitzer on an unspecified front…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-05). Military Situation In Ukraine On May 5, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-05-05). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On MAy 5, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Staff (2022-05-05). Brazil's Lula: Zelensky Behaves as Show Participant, Highlights US & European Responsibility for Ukrainian Conflict. orinocotribune.com Former president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, considers that the Ukrainian leader, Volodymyr Zelensky, "wanted war" with Russia, and that "hatred is being fueled" against Russian President Vladimir Putin. | "He [Zelensky] wanted the war," said Lula in an interview for a Time magazine cover story. "If he did not want the war, he would have negotiated a little more. It is like that. I criticized Putin when I was in Mexico City and said that the invasion was a mistake." The headline of the story is "Lula's Second Act." | Regarding the Ukrainian president, Lula commented: "I see the President of Ukraine, spe…

Caitlin A. Johnstone (2022-05-05). PayPal blocks multiple alternative media figures critical of U.S. empire narratives. mronline.org In what appears to be yet another escalation in Silicon Valley's redoubled efforts to quash dissident voices since the beginning of the Ukraine war, PayPal has just blocked the accounts of multiple alternative media voices who've been speaking critically against official U.S. empire narratives.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-05). Russian UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia: "This is Not a War in Ukraine, but a Proxy War Between the Collective West and Russia" libya360.wordpress.com Statement by Permanent Representative Nebenzia at the UN Security Council Meeting on the Situation in Ukraine Madam President, First, we would like to congratulate the United States on its assumption of the presidency of the Security Council in May. We trust that, unlike before, your presidency will be effective and impartial, as should be typical…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-05). Ukraine: Touring an Aidar Dungeon. libya360.wordpress.com Fergie Chambers Inside the walls of the small-town sausage plant which became a Neo-nazi prison The horrors of a meat plant-turned Ukrainian Neo-Nazi base and prison POLOVYNKYNO, LUGANSK PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC, 4.5.2022-Shortly after the U.S.-backed Maidan coup in the winter of 2014, in conjunction with Crimea's secession from Ukraine and union with Russia in March of that year, protests began…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-05). The Geopolitics of NATO's Expansion. libya360.wordpress.com Salman Rafi Sheikh What was, until a year ago, a "brain dead" organisation according to the French President has suddenly found not only a working brain but also a conflict to revive itself. The Russia-Ukraine conflict, while originally pushed by the US/Western insistence on expanding NATO to include Ukraine to encircle Russia, has become a…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-05). Ukraine: What can the Imprisoned Canadian General Tell? libya360.wordpress.com Vladimir Platov The arrest of Canadian general Trevor John Cadieu on May 1 by Russian troops while trying to escape from Azovstal in Mariupol can serve as a piece of evidence that official evidence of the "collective West" has unleashed a war against Russia in Ukraine. Seven months ago he was considered a prime candidate for…

_____ (2022-05-05). What can the Imprisoned Canadian General Tell? journal-neo.org The arrest of Canadian general Trevor John Cadieu on May 1 by Russian troops while trying to escape from Azovstal in Mariupol can serve as a piece of evidence that official evidence of the "collective West" has unleashed a war against Russia in Ukraine. Seven months ago he was considered a prime candidate for the position of …

____ (2022-05-05). Georgia: French General Staff rep discusses Ukraine, EU military cooperation. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Georgian Ministry of DefenseMay 4, 2022 The delegation of the French Ministry of Defense was hosted at the Ministry of Defense The First Deputy Minister of Defense of Georgia and the Deputy Commander of the Defense Forces hosted the Head of International Relations of the Joint Staff of the French Republic. Lela Chikovani and Brigadier …

____ (2022-05-05). Top Ukrainian commander in regular consultation with U.S. CJCS Milley. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineMay 5, 2022 Issue of providing Ukraine with M142 HIMARS, M270 MLRS multiple-launch rocket systems relevant — Zaluzhny The issue of providing Ukraine with M142 HIMARS [High Mobility Artillery Rocket System] and M270 MLRS multiple-launch rocket systems is very urgent, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valeriy Zaluzhny has said. "We are in regular …

____ (2022-05-05). U.S., Japanese defense chiefs at Pentagon: "Can no longer separate security of Indo-Pacific from that of Europe" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Department of DefenseMay 4, 2022 Austin, Japan's Defense Minister Pledge to Defend Rules-Based Order Kishi unequivocally emphasized that Russia's invasion of Ukraine means that the Japanese can no longer separate the security of the Indo-Pacific from that of Europe. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi pledged to …

____ (2022-05-05). U.S. unit that was withdrawn from Ukraine back to Europe to train troops. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Defense OneMay 4, 2022 Task Force Gator Back to Training Ukrainians as Battle Rages For the Donbas Members of the Florida National Guard unit that was training Ukrainians in the days before Russia invaded are back at it, getting Ukrainian soldiers spun up on the new hardware the U.S. has sent…. The American soldiers are …

____ (2022-05-05). Ukraine war begins to spill into neighboring countries. wsws.org The Belarusian government announced a snap review of its military readiness on Wednesday, and cross-border attacks continue in Moldova and Russia.

____ (2022-05-05). China, U.S. should work together for early settlement of Ukraine crisis: Chinese Embassy. ecns.cn China and the U.S., two permanent members of the UN Security Council, should work together with the international community for an early political settlement of the Ukraine crisis, said a spokesperson for the Chinese Embassy in the U.S.

Anonymous103 (2022-05-05). Briefing Of Russian MoD On Morning Of May 5, 2022. southfront.org

____ (2022-05-04). U.S. criticized over blaming, smears on China's position. ecns.cn The Chinese embassy in the United States has rebuked and debunked a recent statement issued by U.S. State Department attacking Beijing's position on the Ukraine situation, saying that "blaming and smearing just won't solve the problem".

____ (2022-05-04). Ukraine not to agree to 'frozen conflict' with Russia: Zelensky. ecns.cn Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that Kiev will not agree to any deal that would lead to a "frozen conflict" with Russia, the Ukrinform news agency reported on Wednesday.

____ (2022-05-04). Pandemic, conflicts affect mlns' mental health: WHO. ecns.cn A senior official of the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic and military conflict in Ukraine have affected the mental health of millions of people.

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-05). US Officials Say US Intelligence Is Helping Ukraine Kill Russian Generals. news.antiwar.com According to a report from The New York Times citing unnamed senior US officials, intelligence provided by the US on Russian military units Ukraine has claimed to have killed 12 Russian generals, but the number is not confirmed, and Kyiv has an interest in exaggerating its success on the battlefield, and the officials wouldn't specify how many Russian officers were killed as a result of the assistance. But either way, the claim by US officials that they are helping kill Russian generals is a major provocation toward…

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-05). US Officials Say US Intelligence Is Helping Ukraine Kill Russian Generals. news.antiwar.com According to a report from The New York Times citing unnamed senior US officials, intelligence provided by the US on Russian military units Ukraine has claimed to have killed 12 Russian generals, but the number is not confirmed, and Kyiv has an interest in exaggerating its success on the battlefield, and the officials wouldn't specify how many Russian officers were killed as a result of the assistance. But either way, the claim by US officials that they are helping kill Russian generals is a major provocation toward…

JANET (2022-05-05). May Day 2022: The power is in our hands. iacenter.org By Minnie Bruce Pratt May 3, 2022 May Day 2022 marked a year when worker organizing crested in historic resurgence in the U.S. Mass outrage against racism, embodied in earlier enormous Black Lives Matter protests, flowed into red-hot anger at the bosses' exploitation of workers' heroic frontline efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. The result? Workers walked off their jobs by the millions, sometimes in spontaneous unified actions. Like the Burger King workers in Lincoln, Nebraska, who made it public July 2021 on the fast food giant's billboard: "We All Quit" — later citing long hours, low pay and 97 F kitc…

JANET (2022-05-05). Austin, Biden, Pelosi declare war on Russia. iacenter.org By John Catalinotto May 5, 2022 Poster calls for anti-war action in Madrid May 7 before U.S. Embassy. May 1 — After two months of war, the Biden administration, including the House of Representatives, the Pentagon and individuals connected to the intelligence establishment, have made it clear to the world that Washington plans a major war to wreck Russia. They demand that their imperialist allies join this war. For the working class and all oppressed peoples within the U.S. and in Europe, recognizing this development as a threat to their own welfare and to their very existence is the important first step to…

JANET (2022-05-05). Abolish SCOTUS not Roe v. Wade! iacenter.org May 3, 2022 By Joanna Straughn The Supreme Court of the United States has the votes to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 case legalizing abortion in the United States. This was revealed in a draft opinion by Justice Samuel Alito that came to press without the Court's permission. The historically unprecedented leak was an act to alert the public of SCOTUS' planned attack. One of thousands of protesters at an emergency demonstration in Foley Square, New York City, May 3. According to the draft opinion, overturning Roe v. Wade is justified and would end federal abortion rights protections, allowing states to d…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-05-05). 16th Iran-Open RoboCup in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — The 16th edition of RoboCup Iran-Open brought together 100 teams from across the country to compete in different fields of robotics and Artificial Intelligence with a focus on soccer robots.

Staff (2022-05-05). Sandstorm blankets Iraq, sends more than 1,000 to hospital. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — Parts of Iraq have again been covered in a thick sheet of orange dust during the latest in a series of sandstorms that have become increasingly common.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-05-05). VIDEO: Inverted tulips in Fereydunshahr. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — Iran is the birthplace of the world's origin of a special species of tulip, an inverted tulip known in Farsi as "Laleh Vajgoon".

Staff (2022-05-05). Iran to hold 2nd exclusive exhibition in Bishkek in late June. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Affairs announced the holding of the second exclusive exhibition of Iran and Kyrgyzstan in late June in Bishkek.

Staff (2022-05-05). Moscow expels seven Danish diplomats. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — Russia has declared seven diplomats from the Embassy of Denmark in Moscow as 'persona non grata' citing reciprocal measures, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.

Staff (2022-05-05). Serbia to start negotiating gas contract with Russia soon. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — The talks between Belgrade and Moscow on a new long-term gas contract will begin in the coming days, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday.

Staff (2022-05-05). EU to reach agreement on Russian oil embargo by end of week. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — The agreement on the Russian oil embargo in the European Union (EU) may be reached by the end of this week, France's Ecological Transition Minister Barbara Pompili said on Thursday.

Staff (2022-05-05). Saudi coalition violates ceasefire 5,000 times in one month. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — Yemen says that the Saudi coalition had violated the ceasefire over 5,000 times since it was set up.

Staff (2022-05-05). Russia simulates nuclear strikes near EU. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — Russian news sources on Wednesday quoted the country's Defense Ministry as saying that its forces had carried out simulated nuclear missile strikes in the western enclave of Kaliningrad on the border with the European Union.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-05-05). Persepolis 2-0 Paykan: IPL matchday 25. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — 10-man Persepolis gained a 2-0 victory over Paykan in Tehran's Azadi Stadium on Matchday 25 of Iran Professional League (IPL) on Wednesday.

Staff (2022-05-05). Extensive damage in Texas, Oklahoma as tornadoes roar through. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — Major damage is being seen after tornadoes roared through parts of central Oklahoma and Texas Wednesday.

Staff (2022-05-05). Colombia's most wanted drug trafficker extradited to US. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — One of Colombia's most notorious drug lords has been extradited to the United States to face drug trafficking charges.

Staff (2022-05-05). US' Blinken tests positive for Covid-19. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — US Secretary of State Antony Blinken tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday, State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a statement.

Matt Sedlar (2022-05-05). øHacia una nueva Unasur? cepr.net Entre 2018 y 2019, siete gobiernos suramericanos, incluyendo el argentino, se retiraron del tratado constitutivo de la Unión de Naciones Suramericanas (Unasur) y le atestaron un duro golpe a la integración.

____ (2022-05-05). State Department threatens Russia over Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Transnistria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geMay 5, 2022 US State Department Spokesperson: US committed to sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity of Georgia, Moldova The United States is committed to the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of its "important partners" Georgia and Moldova, Department of State Spokesperson Ned Price told a press briefing on Wednesday. "Both Georgia and Moldova are important partners …

____ (2022-05-05). New NATO point man briefs Georgian ruling, opposition parties. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geMay 5, 2022 New NATO Liaison Office Head meets ruling party, opposition representatives Alexander Vinnikov, the new Head of the NATO Liaison Office in Georgia, on Thursday said he was holding meetings with representatives of the ruling and opposition parties in the country to brief them on the alliance's growing political and practical support. The …

____ (2022-05-05). Georgia: U.S. viceroy (semi-) covertly pushes war, coup agenda. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geMay 5, 2022 Georgia an important partner of the United States — Ambassador Degnan Political leaders in the United States, including President Biden, have made it clear that Georgia is an important partner for the country, US Ambassador to Georgia Kelly Degnan told Georgian press on Thursday. Degnan told reporters her Government took Georgia's vulnerability …

____ (2022-05-05). Shift East: Turkey expands NATO-standard arms sales to South, Southeast Asia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Nikkei AsiaMay 3, 2022 Turkish defense contractors enjoy sales bonanza in Asia A thick dossier of documents passed from one hand to another among officials lined up on a red carpet at the Col. Jesus Villamor Air Base in Manila. Inside the hangar stood two T129 attack helicopters produced in Turkey. *** These are the …

____ (2022-05-05). Eisenhower to present: U.S. names 20th top commander to oversee "global military operations for NATO" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Cavoli's Wikipedia page contains this: "He entered the Russian Foreign Area Officer program in 1995, and graduated from Yale University with a Master of Arts in Russian and East European Studies in 1997. In 1999, he became chief of future operations for the 10th Mountain Division as a major and deployed to Bosnia with Implementation …

____ (2022-05-05). Access to Caspian: Japanese companies invited to conquered Karabakh. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Trend News AgencyMay 5, 2022 Azerbaijani minister, Japanese vice minister for foreign affairs talk over economic co-op Issues of development of economic ties between Azerbaijan and Japan were discussed, Azerbaijani Minister of Economy Mikayil Jabbarov wrote on Twitter, Trend reports citing to publication. The minister said that during the meeting with Taro Honda, parliamentary Vice-Minister …

Owen Fairclough (2022-05-05). Global COVID deaths may be three times higher than recorded. america.cgtn.com The global death toll from COVID-19 is nearly three times higher than previously thought, according to a new World Health Organization report. The study of worldwide deaths through last year found millions more fatalities that in many cases hadn't been reported or were indirectly …

Florence CGTN (2022-05-05). Hurricane Sandy: 10 years on. america.cgtn.com It's been nearly 10 years since Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast of the United States. Since then, billions of dollars have been spent rebuilding and adding flood defenses along vast stretches of waterfront. But local communities say they will not know how well they work …

Luis Chirino (2022-05-05). Cuba hosts International Tourism Fair. america.cgtn.com Cuba's International Tourism Fair is underway, and the event hopes to attract tourists as well as investments. Tourism, of course, is an important economic sector on the island, a major source of revenue for the Cuban economy, which has suffered over the past two years …

Franc Contreras (2022-05-05). Mexico unveils anti-inflation plan. america.cgtn.com Mexico is struggling with the country's highest levels of inflation in two decades. On Wednesday, the President of Mexico made public a sweeping plan to control inflation.

Michelle Begue (2022-05-05). Abortion rights in Latin America. america.cgtn.com The United States is once again in the middle of a heated debate over abortion, as women are on the verge of losing their right to the procedure. But outside the U.S., changes have also been taking place, where once traditionally conservative countries in …

Mike Walter (2022-05-05). The Heat: UN-led truce in Yemen. america.cgtn.com After seven years of war, Yemen may finally have a chance for peace. A United Nations-led truce appears to be mostly holding.

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