Daily Archives: March 25, 2023

2023-03-25: News Headlines

____ (2023-03-25). China outmaneuvers U.S. in offering peace plan for Ukraine crisis: former U.S. diplomat. ecns.cn U.S. President Joe Biden watched as China presented to the world a peace plan which China hopes will lead to a peaceful resolution of the year-long Ukraine crisis and which was immediately complimented by Russia and Ukraine.

A Guest Author (2023-03-25). Antiwar statement from inside Ukraine. workers.org The statement below is from the Union of Political Emigrants and Political Prisoners of Ukraine to the March 18 antiwar rally organizers and "to all participants of the peace-supporting events in the U.S. and the E.U. on March 18 and after." Dear Friends! WW PHOTO: Workers World Dear comrades in . . . |

Defend Democracy Press (2023-03-25). Stop the War, Stop Sending Arms to Ukraine. An Appeal from Brussels. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2023-03-25). US bombs Syria in defense of its illegal occupation. wsws.org The air strikes along with the continuing occupation of Syria are among the myriad of war crimes committed by US imperialism across the Middle East.

_____ (2023-03-25). The Collapse of U.S. Policy in the Middle East. journal-neo.org Now, it is abundantly clear that the United States' dishonest and aggressive Middle East strategy, which is at odds with the aspirations of the Arab world, has utterly failed. The establishment of a multipolar world by Russia, China, and Iran was a significant milestone in this process. The convergence of these three nations and the […] | –°–æ–æ–±—â–µ–Ω–∏–µ

____ (2023-03-25). PLA warns off US warship for the second time in two days. ecns.cn The People's Liberation Army's Southern Theater Command warned off a United States warship that illegally entered China's territorial waters in the South China Sea for the second time in two days, the Defense Ministry said on Friday.

Ben Norton (2023-03-25). 'Mexico Is Not a US Colony!': AMLO Condemns Invasion Threats, Celebrates Nationalization of Oil, Lithium. orinocotribune.com By Ben Norton — Mar 22, 2023 | Mexico's leftist President AMLO condemned "hypocritical" Republicans who want the US military to invade, declaring "Mexico is an independent and free country, not a US colony or protectorate!" In a massive rally, López Obrador also celebrated the expropriation of oil and lithium, condemning exploitative foreign corporations. | Mexico's leftist President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) organized a massive rally in the heart of the capital, honoring the anniversary of the country's nationalization of its oil reserves and expropriation of foreign corporations. | AMLO also used…

Juan Cole (2023-03-25). Constitutional Crisis Threatens to Tear Israel Apart as Att'y-Gen. takes on Netanyahu and 200 Reservist Pilots refuse to Fly. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — On Thursday, the Israeli parliament passed a law preventing the Supreme Court from removing a sitting prime minister for inability to carry out his or her duties. This move was tactical, not strategic. Prime Minister Netanyahu is on trial for corruption, and he agreed with the Supreme Court in 2020 …

____ (2023-03-25). DPRK tests new underwater attack weapon system. ecns.cn The underwater nuclear attack drone, named "Haeil," has undergone more than 50 shakedown tests for the past two years, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported.

WSWS (2023-03-25). IMF props up Ukraine with $15.6 billion loan package. wsws.org The IMF loan package is intended to bolster a government dedicated to continuing an imperialist proxy war that continues to ruin countless lives.

Craig Murray (2023-03-25). Why Would China be an Enemy? globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2023-03-25). US Congress holds anti-China witch-hunt at TikTok hearing. wsws.org On Thursday, the US House Energy and Commerce Committee put on a five-hour spectacle of xenophobia, anticommunism and anti-Chinese invective, focussed on demands to ban TikTok, the sixth most popular social network in the world.

Steven Sahiounie (2023-03-25). Richard T. Perle's 1996 "Clean Break" Report to Destroy Syria and Iraq. globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-03-25). Twelve Years Ago: The US-NATO-Israel Sponsored Al Qaeda Insurgency in Syria. Who Was Behind the 2011 "Protest Movement"? globalresearch.ca It was not a protest movement, it was an armed insurgency integrated by US-Israeli & allied supported "jihadist" death squads. From Day One, the Islamist "freedom fighters" were supported, trained & equipped by NATO & Turkey's High Command.

Jan Oberg (2023-03-25). The Iraq War 20 Years Ago — No Shame. No Lessons Learned. No Arrest Order on NATO State Leaders. Jan Oberg. globalresearch.ca

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-03-25). Multipolarity Was Triggered by the 2003 US Invasion of Iraq. orinocotribune.com By Karin Kneissl — Mar, 20 2023 | Twenty years after the unlawful and destabilizing US-led invasion of Iraq, Washington must face the ultimate consequence of that war: UNSC powers China and Russia laying the foundation for a genuine, UN Charter-based system of multipolarism. | On the night of 19-20 March, 2003, the US air force began bombing the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. The EU and NATO were deeply divided on whether to join the aggression: While newer NATO members from Central and Eastern Europe were in favor of the war, European heavyweights Paris and Berlin opposed it. | The Iraq war also marked the onset o…

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2023-03-25). AUKUS, the Australian Labor Party, and Growing Dissent. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2023-03-25). In Video: Fighting For Ruins In Maryinka. southfront.org | The town of Maryinka located on the south-western outskirts of Donetsk was completely destroyed by heavy battles. Clashes in the city began in March 2022 and continue to this day. | After Russian forces took control of the eastern and central districts, clashes continue in the western part of Maryinka. On March 24, the acting head of the DPR Denis Pushilin commented on the ongoing battle for the town, claiming that Ukrainian forces are in control of a small area in the western part of the town. The DPR could cla…

Peace for Ukraine (2023-03-25). Anti War March Draws Some Counter Protesters. indybay.org Several hundred anti war demonstrators and a handful of counter protesters in San Francisco's Mission District on March 18.

Staff (2023-03-25). Georgian head of state again warns of coordinated coup/new war front campaign. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Civil GeorgiaMarch 24, 2023 PM Again Talks "Second Front" and Criticizes the Opposition On March 24, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili was questioned in the Parliament under the interpellation procedure…..[T]he PM once again spoke about the ongoing war in Ukraine and the efforts to open a "second front" in Georgia in this context, accusing the …

WSWS (2023-03-25). Strike wave sweeps across the Netherlands. wsws.org This new wave of strikes takes place against the backdrop of relentless anti-Russian hysteria and intensified propaganda in the media to justify NATO's war in Ukraine.

____ (2023-03-25). China extradites murder suspect from Russia. ecns.cn Chinese police have recently extradited a murder suspect from Russia who had been on the run for 27 years, the Ministry of Public Security said on Friday.

Staff (2023-03-25). Latvia: Canada leads NATO combat exercise near Russian border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOMultinational Corps NortheastMarch 25, 2023 NATO eFP Battlegroup Latvia proceeds with Combat Readiness Evaluation SZCZECIN, Poland — Having completed their preparation exercise Wolverine Shield/Strike, NATO enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battlegroup Latvia has kicked off exercise Crystal Arrow 23, which will serve as a Combat Readiness Evaluation (CREVAL) test for this Canadian-led unit comprising multiple NATO …

Center for Biological Diversity (2023-03-25). New Eastern Monarch Butterfly Count Indicates Pollinator Still Threatened. indybay.org Long-Term Decline of 90% Going Into Endangered Species Act Decision…

____ (2023-03-25). U.S. government urged to stop suppressing foreign companies. ecns.cn Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman on Friday urged the U.S. government to stop suppressing foreign companies and provide an open, fair, just and non-discriminatory environment for those operating in the U.S.

Staff (2023-03-25). NATO in Estonia: King's Royal Hussars pass baton to Queen's Royal Hussars with support of French Foreign Legion. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOMultinational Corps NortheastMarch 22, 2023 The Queen's Royal Hussars take command of NATO eFP Battlegroup Estonia supported by the French Foreign Legion On March 19, the Tapa Military Base, Estonia, saw the transfer of authority ceremony from Britain's own The King's Royal Hussars to The Queen's Royal Hussars (QRH) who took the helm of NATO's …

Staff (2023-03-25). NATO killed international law 24 years ago: Serbian president. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com TanjugMarch 24, 2023 Vucic: International law died 24 years ago, but Serbian spirit was not broken International law died 24 years ago, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Friday at the main ceremony commemorating the anniversary of the start of the 1999 NATO aggression on Serbia, noting that, at the time, big powers had tried …

Staff (2023-03-25). NATO's northern flank: Nordic nations form 250-advanced-generation warplane joint force, may house U.S., Canadian counterparts. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Defense NewsMarch 24, 2023 Nordic countries move toward linking their air forces: 250 planes The Nordic countries have moved to deepen air force cooperation to bolster the region's air defenses. The initiative, covered by a Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI), takes place against the backdrop of persisting security tensions…impacting the High North and Baltic Sea …

Staff (2023-03-25). Photo, video: Serbs mark Day of Remembrance of the Victims of NATO Aggression. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com B92March 24, 2023 24 years since the NATO attack; Growing number of people gather in Sombor Exactly 24 years ago, sirens announced NATO aggression against Serbia. In 11 weeks, about 2,500 civilians and about 1,000 soldiers and policemen had died. In Serbia, the Day of Remembrance for those killed in NATO aggression is being celebrated, …

Staff (2023-03-25). Swedish FM bemoans: haven't we debased ourselves sufficiently, extradited enough Kurds? antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The LocalMarch 18, 2023 Swedish foreign minister disappointed by Turkey not acting on Nato bid Turkey has sought the extradition of dozens of Kurdish and other suspects it accuses of ties to outlawed militants and a failed 2016 coup attempt. On Friday, the Turkish head of state said Sweden had still not agreed to extradite …

Staff (2023-03-25). U.S. NATO contingent in Europe: dancing for WWIII. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Army Europe and AfricaMarch 16, 2023 66th Military Intelligence Brigade hosts women's health panel U.S. Army Lt. Col. Erica Kane, commander, Wiesbaden Army Health Clinic, Regional Health Command-Europe, speaks about women's health and putting people first during a Women's Health Question and Answer Panel….

WSWS (2023-03-25). Norfolk Southern CEO stonewalls on safety in second US Senate hearing on East Palestine, Ohio derailment. wsws.org Both Democratic and Republican senators on the Commerce Committee made clear in Wednesday's hearing that they had no intentions of developing meaningful safety regulations if they cut across the industry's profit margins.

____ (2023-03-25). China presents national report on nuclear safety to IAEA. ecns.cn China presented its national report on nuclear safety during the Joint Eighth and Ninth Review Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention on Nuclear Safety (CNS) on Thursday at the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria.

____ (2023-03-25). Expanding Ayakum replaces Bosten as largest lake in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Researchers have observed that Ayakum Lake at the eastern foot of the Kunlun Mountains in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has expanded rapidly, replacing Bosten Lake as the largest lake in Xinjiang.

____ (2023-03-25). Huawei achieves breakthrough in EDA tools for chips. ecns.cn Huawei Technologies Co said it has successfully developed electronic design automation, or EDA tools, for chips above 14 nanometers process by partnering with domestic partners, marking a crucial breakthrough for China's semiconductor industry amid the U.S. government restrictions.

____ (2023-03-25). China to further deepen global economic, financial ties. ecns.cn China will advance high-level opening-up of its financial sector as always and further deepen international economic and financial cooperation, a top financial regulatory official said.

____ (2023-03-25). Insights | Rana Mitter: China's poverty reduction achievement an inspiration to global south countries. ecns.cn The just-concluded "Two Sessions" have chartered the future plan for China's development. Amid mounting economic pressures globally, how will China's economy maintain steady growth with resilience and vitality? Rana Mitter, a professor of modern Chinese history and politics at the University of Oxford, shares his views during an exclusive interview with China News Network.

____ (2023-03-25). Insights | Brazilian economist: I'm impressed by China's resilience. ecns.cn The subjects and policies discussed during the top legislative and political advisory meetings (or the Two Sessions) further demonstrate China's resilience, and the country's scientific and technological development and rural revitalization strategy are of great significance, said Alessandro Teixeira, special economic adviser to former President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff.

____ (2023-03-25). China's first maglev tourism line starts test run. ecns.cn China's first domestic maglev tourism line, the Guangdong – Qingyuan Maglev Tourism Line, started joint debugging and testing on Friday.

____ (2023-03-25). China launches polymer material R&D platform. ecns.cn A research team at East China University of Science and Technology recently launched a platform for polymer material research and development.

____ (2023-03-25). In Numbers: China's higher education enrollment ratio reaches 59.6 pct in 2022. ecns.cn

____ (2023-03-25). Cradle of Civilization: Mount Wuyi. ecns.cn Mount Wuyi, located in China's southeast province of Fujian, has unique, rare, and exquisite natural landscapes and profound historical and cultural connotations. Mount Wuyi was inscribed on the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List in 1999.

Dan Shan (2023-03-25). [Correspondence] China's bewildering medical education pathways. thelancet.com The medical education system in China is widely considered one of the most complex and perplexing in the world. Unlike the standardised medical training in Europe and North America, where all medical graduates hold the same degree and possess a uniform level of clinical proficiency,1 China has multiple, distinct medical education pathways that can last from 3 to 8 years. As a result, medical students in China can receive an entry-level medical degree at varying levels of graduation, allowing them to take the Chinese Medical Licensing Examination and become licensed practitioners.

Liyang Sun, Hangdong Jia, Tian Yang (2023-03-25). [Correspondence] Chinese medical personnel after the COVID-19 pandemic. thelancet.com As the COVID-19 pandemic comes to an end in China,1 medical personnel who have worked tirelessly to fight the omicron (B.1.1.529) variant are now facing a new challenge. Despite their heroic efforts, many of them are now struggling to receive the financial compensation they deserve.2…

Mike Walter (2023-03-25). The Heat: Trump Investigation. america.cgtn.com Former US President Donald Trump warns of potential 'death and destruction' if he's charged in a criminal case under investigation in New York. A grand jury in New York is thought to be close to wrapping up its work deciding whether there is 'probable cause' …

AS EDITOR (2023-03-25). 19 years after the coup d'état: Statement from Fanmi Lavalas Political Organization. workers.org This Feb. 28 statement from Fanmi Lavalas, a people's party of Haiti, commemorates the February 29, 2004, coup d'état that overthrew Haiti's first democratically elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Fanmi Lavalas honors those who fell during the coup and outlines its call for a Haitian solution to the crisis that has . . . |

Bill Scheuerman, Sid Plotkin (2023-03-25). American Labor: Prospects and Possibilities. dissidentvoice.org Starbucks workers at over 100 sites greeted Spring and the company's new CEO by walking off the job. Some pundits hail this action as a reflection of labors' growing new strength. Public approval of unions is at a fifty year high, petitions for union elections are on the upswing, and the recent well-publicized organizing victories …

Canadian Tire Fire (2023-03-25). Canadian Tire Fire #56: International Day Against Police Brutality, Protesting Grocery Store Price Gouging, Mining Convention Disrupted. itsgoingdown.org This week we cover news from the International Day Against Police Brutality, and actions disrupting business as usual at a grocery store and a mining conference. In Montreal, a banner was dropped in solidarity with those arrested for fighting Cop City in Atlanta, and in remembrance of Tortuguita. "At the edge of Weelaunee forest, every…

Editor (2023-03-25). The movement against the pension reform. mronline.org On the Threshold of an Uprising?>

Ellen Brown (2023-03-25). Banking Crisis 3.0: Time to Change the Rules of the Game. dissidentvoice.org On CNN March 14, Roger Altman, a former deputy Treasury secretary in the Clinton administration, said that American banks were on the verge of being nationalized: What the authorities did over the weekend was absolutely profound. They guaranteed the deposits, all of them, at Silicon Valley Bank. What that really means … is that they have …

Martha Grevatt (2023-03-25). Michigan: Movements spur legislative victories. workers.org The scene at the Michigan Capitol in Lansing March 14 was reminiscent of mass protests there in December 2012. At that time union members packed the State House to pressure then-Governor Rick Snyder not to sign a bill making Michigan a "right-to-work" state. But Snyder broke his campaign promise not . . . |

Sarmad Ishfaq (2023-03-25). The Terrorist Forefathers of Israel: The Irgun and Lehi. dissidentvoice.org To the unbiased eye, Israel's true colors are not obfuscated due to its innumerable crimes against the Palestinians whether in the form of innocent Gazans being killed or the proliferation of illegal settlements in the West Bank. It is interesting to note that the state of Israel and the IDF's (Israel Defence Forces) terrorist proclivities …

Workers World Boston bureau (2023-03-25). Masking for COVID-19 mitigation and safety is anti-capitalist solidarity. workers.org On Feb. 6, the Boston branch of Workers World Party collectively decided and unanimously voted, prompted by young and disabled comrades and candidates, to reaffirm our Party's position of solidarity with our class regarding the pandemic with the resolution below, explaining the branch's masking protocols to the movement. Members and . . . |

Angela (2023-03-25). Sunday 3/26: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "Blue Box" indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

Benoit Breville, Serge Halimi (2023-03-25). War poker and Imperial moralism. indybay.org After the fall of the Soviet Union, the "war on terrorism" began, which, according to George W. Bush, would end "tyranny in the world." Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Iraq – the U.S. democratic crusades not only cost several million lives, they also brought the restriction of freedoms, McCarthyism, the hunt for whistleblowers. And a series of alliances with dictators…

Clean Energy Wire (2023-03-25). German Electric Car exports rise more than 65 percent in 2022. juancole.com By Edgar Meza | — ( Clean Energy Wire ) — German exports of electric cars rose more than 65 percent last year to some 500,000 units valued at 24.2 billion euros, statistical office (Destatis) reports. While foreign trade of electric vehicles is growing in significance, combustion-engine automobiles still accounted for the majority of German …

Colin Todhunter (2023-03-25). Bellies of the Rich Swell Further on the Back of Hunger. globalresearch.ca

Craig Baldwin (2023-03-25). Saturday 4/22: WAR REFUGEES: "THREE MINUTES: A LENGTHENING" + SACHS' "ALL ELSE FAILED" indybay.org 992 Valencia St on the corner of 21st and Valencia…

East Meadow Action Committee (2023-03-25). East Meadow Update 3/17/23. indybay.org On March 15 and 16, 2023 the UC Regents took up UCSC's latest proposal for Student Housing West. With almost no deliberation they approved the proposal unanimously.

____ (2023-03-25). Chinese sports brands see bumper 2022. ecns.cn Major Chinese sports enterprises such as Anta, Xtep and Li-Ning enjoyed considerable growth in 2022, according to annual financial results released in recent days.

____ (2023-03-25). Chinese envoy urges Security Council to address adverse effects of sanctions on DPRK. ecns.cn A Chinese envoy on Thursday called for the Security Council to address the adverse impact of sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

____ (2023-03-25). Spring break welcomed for some colleges. ecns.cn An announcement for a seven-day spring break from Sichuan Southwest Vocational College of Civil Aviation created online buzz, Beijing Youth Daily reported.

____ (2023-03-25). Chinese scientists discover higher yield, alkaline tolerant crop gene. ecns.cn Chinese scientists have identified AT1, a key gene involved in crop alkaline tolerance that may greatly improve crop yield in sodic environments through genetic engineering.

____ (2023-03-25). Chinese institute houses most ancient vertebrate animals, humans in Asia. ecns.cn The specimen museum of the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) houses over 460,000 fossil and human remains specimens, and has developed into the largest collection institution of ancient vertebrate animals and ancient humans in Asia.

____ (2023-03-25). Ganging up to seek decoupling finds little support: Chinese FM. ecns.cn In response to Hun Sen's remarks, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Mao Ning said they speak to regional countries' aspiration to have peace and cooperation over conflict and confrontation and opposition to coercion and bullying.

____ (2023-03-25). Forum speakers urge respect for diversified approaches to democracy. ecns.cn A group of senior officials and renowned scholars criticized the falsely touted narrative of "democracy versus autocracy" during the opening ceremony of the second International Forum on Democracy: The Shared Human Values in Beijing on Thursday.

____ (2023-03-25). Chinese envoy urges Security Council to address adverse effects of sanctions on DPRK. ecns.cn A Chinese envoy on Thursday called for the Security Council to address the adverse impact of sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

____ (2023-03-25). Spring break welcomed for some colleges. ecns.cn An announcement for a seven-day spring break from Sichuan Southwest Vocational College of Civil Aviation created online buzz, Beijing Youth Daily reported.

____ (2023-03-25). Chinese scientists discover higher yield, alkaline tolerant crop gene. ecns.cn Chinese scientists have identified AT1, a key gene involved in crop alkaline tolerance that may greatly improve crop yield in sodic environments through genetic engineering.

____ (2023-03-25). Chinese institute houses most ancient vertebrate animals, humans in Asia. ecns.cn The specimen museum of the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) houses over 460,000 fossil and human remains specimens, and has developed into the largest collection institution of ancient vertebrate animals and ancient humans in Asia.

____ (2023-03-25). Ganging up to seek decoupling finds little support: Chinese FM. ecns.cn In response to Hun Sen's remarks, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Mao Ning said they speak to regional countries' aspiration to have peace and cooperation over conflict and confrontation and opposition to coercion and bullying.

____ (2023-03-25). Forum speakers urge respect for diversified approaches to democracy. ecns.cn A group of senior officials and renowned scholars criticized the falsely touted narrative of "democracy versus autocracy" during the opening ceremony of the second International Forum on Democracy: The Shared Human Values in Beijing on Thursday.

____ (2023-03-25). Chinese firm unveils self-developed flight simulator platform expected to provide training support for C919. ecns.cn A Chinese company unveiled a self-developed flight simulator platform on Thursday, and the system is expected to provide technical support for pilot training on aircraft such as the C919, the company said.

____ (2023-03-25). Migratory birds return to Bayanbulak Wetland in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Large numbers of migratory birds, including swans, red ducks, spotted geese and grey cranes returned to the wetland in Bayanbulak when snow began to melt.

____ (2023-03-25). Culture Fact | City of culture: Luoyang. ecns.cn

Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature (2023-03-25). Friday 3/24: Rights of Nature: UN Water Conference – SDGs for Protection of Earth's Water Ecosystems. indybay.org Online streaming of in-person U.N. Water Conference session…

Jeff Pekrul (2023-03-25). Sunday 4/2: The U.S. & Israel: Old Dilemmas, New Problems. indybay.org 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 | Unitarian Universalist Association of San Francisco…

Jeff Pekrul (2023-03-25). Sunday 4/23: Understanding the Movement to Ban Library Books That Challenge Right-Wing Perspectives. indybay.org 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 | Unitarian Universalists Association of San Francisco…

John Mullen (2023-03-25). John Mullen: 'To defend pensions in France, we need a general strike'. greenleft.org.au John Mullen describes the escalating revolt against pensions attacks in France and argues for an indefinite strike to defeat Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron's attack on workers.

Jonathan Turley (2023-03-25). Combating "Skepticism": Federal Grant Funds New Effort to Combat "Misinformation" globalresearch.ca

Kenny Stancil (2023-03-25). Senior Climate Activists Stop Dirty Banks. indybay.org "We will not go to our graves quietly knowing that the financial institutions in our own communities continue to fund the climate crisis," said longtime environmentalist Bill McKibben.

Labor Video Project (2023-03-25). The Pajaro Levee Break, Immigrants, Labor & Climate Crisis With PVFT1936's Pamela Sexton. indybay.org PVFT Local 1936 Delegate Pamela Beth Sexton adult education teacher talks about the effect of the broken levee on the immigrant farmworker community, systemic racism and the role these farmworkers play in our economy.

Labor Video Project (2023-03-25). SEIU99/UTLA Membership Voices On Their Strike & Struggle: United We Stand, Divided We Fall. indybay.org Thirty thousand SEIU 99 LAUSD service workers went out on a three day unfair labor practice strike on March 21, 2023 to March 23, 2023. The UTLA members joined the picket line and this united action was a first. Workers spoke out about their conditions and struggles.

Lee Siu Hin, National Immigrant Solidarity N (2023-03-25). Spring 2023 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Immigrant Justice News Alert! indybay.org Under Biden Migrant Children Work Brutal Jobs Across the U.S., Anti-Asian Hate Crimes in the U.S. are the Direct Result of Washington's Foreign Policy…

Matildo Khan (2023-03-25). Imran Khan, a Zionist Army Chief, and Pakistan-Israel Normalization. dissidentvoice.org Historical Precedent While many base Pakistan's enmity towards Israel on the latter's post-1948 transgressions such as occupying Gaza and West Bank, military incursions in Gaza, ethnic cleansing of Arabs, building unlawful Israeli settlements, and innumerable other events, this is an incomplete story. Pakistan's opposition to Israel can be traced back to Muhammad Iqbal and Muhammad …

Matt Kennard (2023-03-25). BP Extracted Iraqi Oil Worth £15BN After British Invasion. globalresearch.ca

Michael Harris (2023-03-25). 11th Annual Pan African and Global Trade and Investment Conference Media Event Luncheon. indybay.org Early support for our 11th Annual, Pan African Global Trade and Investment Conference is from our Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development, key California Legislative leaders, California Chamber of Commerce, California Black Chamber of Commerce, California Farm Bureau, California State University Sacramento and University of California, Davis.

Michael Harris (2023-03-25). Friday 3/24: Media Event / Luncheon for 11th Annual Pan African Global Trade and Investment Conference. indybay.org Town and Country Grand Ballroom | 1215 J Street | Downtown Sacramento…

MichaelMoore (2023-03-25). Friday 3/24: "Bowling for Columbine" 20th Anniversary of Oscar Win – Watch for FREE. indybay.org Watch online for FREE…

Nayvin Gordon, M.D. (2023-03-25). General Strike Can Root Out "Taliban" Embedded in U.S. Government and Supreme Court. indybay.org Religious fanatics are taking away our rights and replacing them with god-given rights—this must be stopped…

Ralph Nader (2023-03-25). The 20th Anniversary of the Sociocide of Iraq by Bush/Cheney. globalresearch.ca

Ramon du Houx (2023-03-25). Elected officials and coalition groups urge the Legislature to enact price gouging bill. indybay.org EOPA California, representing over 462 elected officials from 49 counties, strongly supports protecting consumers from oil price gouging with SBX1-2. EOPA California has a letter specifically for elected officials to sign in support of SB1-2 (Skinner). In just five days 108 have signed, and the number is rising daily.

Sixty Plus (2023-03-25). Are You in Your "Third Act"? These Older Folks Demonstrated to Save the Climate. indybay.org Despite some of the stormiest weather San Francisco has seen in a long time, these brave elders showed up and cut up to stop climate change.

Suds, Snacks,, Socialism Forum Committee (2023-03-25). Saturday 4/1: What are the Prospects for World Peace? indybay.org The Starry Plough Pub | 3101 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705 | Also accessible online…

The Green Arcade (2023-03-25). Saturday 4/15: A Celebration of the Life of Poet and Writer Jim Nisbet. indybay.org The 3rd Floor Edward McRoskey Loft | 1687 Market Street | San Francisco, CA 94103…

Thomas Walter & GW Smigielski (2023-03-25). Financial crisis – it's crashing again and The time of change. indybay.org

UFCLP (2023-03-25). Monday 3/27: Jail Former SF Federal Reserve Member & Silicon Valley Bank President/CEO Greg Becker. indybay.org San Francisco Federal Reserve | 101 California St. | San Francisco…

Unicorn Riot (2023-03-25). Eight Remain in Jail from March 5 Weelaunee Forest Raid, 15 Released. unicornriot.ninja

via Russell Brutsche (2023-03-25). Friday 3/31: Santa Cruz Hi-Rise. indybay.org Resource Center for Non-Violence, 612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz…

WSWS (2023-03-25). Lawsuit over Vermont Law School murals depicting slavery lands in Court of Appeals. wsws.org Kerson's mural, comprising two 8'àó24′ panels titled Vermont, the Underground Railroad and Vermont and the Fugitive Slave, is significant from a historical, political and artistic perspective.

WSWS (2023-03-25). Treasury secretary Yellen twists to the power of money. wsws.org Over the course of three days this week, Yellen flip flopped on the question of guarantees for ultra wealthy bank depositors before predictably falling into line with the demands of Wall Street.

WSWS (2023-03-25). Teachers in Bolivia stage national strike against police repression by MAS government. wsws.org The government of President Luis Arce made clear its rejection of any concessions by unleashing riot police against a march of teachers in La Paz on Wednesday.

WSWS (2023-03-25). Los Angeles teacher: Pay for school workers "is not enough to support a family" wsws.org On the first day of the Los Angeles schools strike, the World Socialist Web Site spoke with Max, a fifth grade teacher who has been teaching for 24 years in LAUSD.

WSWS (2023-03-25). Canada's Waterloo University backs down on threat to cancel IYSSE anti-war meeting. wsws.org The University of Waterloo has backed off from its threat to arbitrarily cancel an International Youth and Students for Social Equality anti-war meeting to be held next Tuesday, March 28, at its campus in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario.

WSWS (2023-03-25). IMF declares its Sri Lankan program a "brutal experiment" wsws.org The government's ruthless austerity drive, dictated by the IMF, is to pay the international credit sharks and boost corporate profits.

WSWS (2023-03-25). Bring down the Macron government! wsws.org This week's tumultuous events in France have torn the "democratic" mask off the capitalist state, exposing it as a dictatorship of the financial oligarchy.

WSWS (2023-03-25). Manhattan district attorney in sex scandal case receives mail death threat as Trump warned of "death and destruction" if charged. wsws.org The New York Police Department confirmed that a package sent to DA Alvin Bragg's office contained "suspicious white powder."

WSWS (2023-03-25). The revival of the Berlin-Tokyo Axis. wsws.org The rapprochement between Germany and Japan comes at a time when both countries are abandoning all military restraint and massively rearming.

Weekly Trust (2023-03-25). California will respond to the Pan African Congress call for better seed movement. indybay.org Our California Pan African World Food and Ag Pavilion will offer proposed opportunities towards solutions that offer greater access to global seed research and development. 'We need to hear from farmers how we can continuously and sustainably bridge the gap between seed companies and the farming community, now more pronounced mainly by the negative impact of climate change. On our side, we will endeavor to work with the farmers to help increase the resilience and profitability of African farming in the face of climate change and other challenges,'

AbdulRahman A Saied (2023-03-25). [Correspondence] Nigeria's National Mental Health Act 2021: any challenges ahead? thelancet.com Although mental health problems are widespread in many African nations, they rarely receive the attention they merit. Stigmatisation is a prevalent factor that makes patients reluctant to seek mental health care in most African countries. As knowledge about mental health increased, some African countries, such as Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, and Zambia, began passing legislation and laws to safeguard the rights of individuals who have mental health problems. In 1916, Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, enacted its first mental health legislation, which was called the Lunacy Ordinance.

Anmol Arora (2023-03-25). [Correspondence] Synthetic data: the future of open-access health-care datasets? thelancet.com In modern health care, medical datasets are increasingly being used to improve patient care, including through population health analysis and the development of diagnostic machine learning algorithms. This trend has been a key driver for the development of open-access datasets, giving researchers access to local or national data shared by different institutions. Open-access data can be used to train machine learning algorithms on diverse datasets that have been carefully curated, or to test algorithms that have already been trained by researchers elsewhere to assess their performance when applied to new data.

F A Klok, B Siegerink (2023-03-25). [Correspondence] Ordinal outcomes add value to clinical trials. thelancet.com We have read with interest Jason Weatherald and colleagues'1 review of novel approaches for achieving more efficient pulmonary arterial hypertension trials. Indeed, the challenge lies in defining meaningful outcomes that are relevant to patients, health-care professionals, and society and also allow for trials that can change clinical practice but require low patient numbers.

Geoff Watts (2023-03-25). [Obituary] Beryl Rica Benacerraf. thelancet.com Renowned radiologist and pioneer of ultrasound in antenatal diagnosis. She was born in New York, NY, USA, on April 29, 1949 and died of cancer in Cambridge, MA, USA, on Oct 1, 2022 aged 73 years.

Hamaiyal Sana, Paola Ortega, Daniel Scott Corlew, Emmanuel Makasa, Manon Pigeolet (2023-03-25). [Correspondence] Orthopaedic surgical needs during disasters. thelancet.com The earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria on Feb 6, 2023, have left behind a massive burden of injuries, of which a large proportion are likely to be orthopaedic injuries.1 Generally, orthopaedic surgery is a field that is highly dependent on expensive equipment and supplies and, in most low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), relies heavily on donations. Türkiye, as an upper-middle-income country, faces different challenges than the war-torn, lower-income country of Syria. However, both are set to face barriers in obtaining sufficient materials specific to their context.

Jason Weatherald, Marc Humbert (2023-03-25). [Correspondence] Ordinal outcomes add value to clinical trials — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank F A Klok and B Siegerink for their interest in our article and for their suggestion to consider ordinal outcomes for pulmonary arterial hypertension trials. Indeed, an ordinal outcome not only improves the granularity of patient-relevant outcomes compared with a dichotomous outcome, such as mortality, but it can also allow for smaller trial sample sizes than with a mortality outcome.1…

Marco De Ambrogi (2023-03-25). [Perspectives] Love and inequality. thelancet.com Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare's story of the two star-crossed lovers written in 1597 and set in Verona, Italy, has fascinated audiences for centuries. The appeal of the tragic fate of two adolescent lovers driven to a dramatic end by the opposition of their families continues to resonate among young generations. There have been many modern adaptations of Romeo and Juliet, including the musical West Side Story and Baz Luhrmann's movie Romeo + Juliet. Welsh playwright Gary Owen has now created his own adaptation, Romeo and Julie, set in modern day Splott, a suburb of Cardiff, in Wales, UK.

Mary T Bassett (2023-03-25). [Perspectives] Black women in medicine in the USA: telling their stories. thelancet.com The name Elizabeth Blackwell is probably familiar. Born in the UK, she was the first woman in the USA to be awarded a medical degree. In Twice as Hard: The Stories of Black Women Who Fought to Become Physicians, from the Civil War to the 21st Century, Jasmine Brown spans over 150 years to introduce nine less well known names: Black American women who became physicians. These were remarkable women. Rebecca Lee Crumpler (1831—95) was, in 1864, the first Black woman to earn a medical degree in the USA.

Phillip E Morgan, Ragai R Mitry (2023-03-25). [Correspondence] Recent cases of acute hepatitis in children. thelancet.com Potential causes of the cases of acute hepatitis in children in the UK over the past year were discussed by Anil Dhawan and Sunitha Vimalesvaran,1 noting the presence of adenovirus subtype 41F in the majority of cases and suggesting the hepatitis was caused by an aberrant immune response to the virus rather than by the virus itself.

Richard Horton (2023-03-25). [Comment] Offline: The XX paradox. thelancet.com "Women and Black researchers are less likely to hold multiple NIH grants." "Female scientists miss out on career advances abroad." "Time stands still for white male dons of Oxford." Three recent headlines from Science, Nature, and The Times. Despite The Lancet's proclamation in 2019 that "Feminism is for everybody", the truth is that women remain excluded from many of the most senior roles in medicine and global health. An important report published by Women in Global Health last week—The State of Women and Leadership in Health—sets out the gap between words and deeds.

Sima Barmania, Michael Reiss (2023-03-25). [World Report] Pope Francis and health. thelancet.com On his election 10 years ago, Pope Francis was hailed as a voice of modernisation. Has his papacy made a difference to health? Sima Barmania and Michael Reiss report.

Sunitha Vimalesvaran, Anita Verma, Anil Dhawan (2023-03-25). [Correspondence] Recent cases of acute hepatitis in children — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Phillip E Morgan and Ragai R Mitry for their letter regarding our Correspondence entitled Hunting down the cause of acute hepatitis in children.1 Our focus in that Comment was to summarise existing data on the increase in the number of cases of acute hepatitis in children and possible pathogenesis of this condition. Morgan and Mitry propose an additional lifestyle component (in particular, foods containing additives such as some colourings) that could have exacerbated hepatocyte damage during the co-infection period.

Talha Burki (2023-03-25). [World Report] The health consequences of crowd-control weapons. thelancet.com Two new reports outline how the increasingly indiscriminate use of weapons such as rubber bullets, tear gas, and batons on protestors is harming health and human rights. Talha Burki reports.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: What is the best sleeping position? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Most people spend a third of their lives either asleep or resting, according to the Sleep Foundation. During sleep, the body recharges and repairs itself. And a good night's sleep often can be determined by what position you are lying in bed. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/F_x-SDYUvZk Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 11) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Back-sleepers beware. "I know…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). Know the signs of strep throat in children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Image courtesy: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is monitoring an increase in invasive group A Streptococcus infections in children. "Group A streptococcal disease is a group of conditions caused by a bacteria called 'group A strep,'" says Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious diseases physician with the Mayo Clinic Children's Center. "The one that people are probably most familiar with is strep throat. Strep throat is a relatively common infection,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). Consumer Health: Are you at risk for MS? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org MS Awareness Week will be observed March 12—19, which makes this a good time to learn about who might be at risk of developing this potentially disabling disease of the brain and spinal cord. Multiple sclerosis, or MS, affects nearly 1 million people living in the U.S., according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. With MS, the immune system attacks the protective sheath that covers nerve fibers, and causes communication problems between your brain and the rest of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). Consumer Health: Nutritional needs during pregnancy and breastfeeding. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org March is National Nutrition Month, which makes this a good time to learn about your nutritional needs during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. During pregnancy, the basic principles of healthy eating remain the same — get plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein and healthy fats. However, a few nutrients in a pregnancy diet deserve special attention. The nutrients to pay special attention to while you're pregnant include: CalciumYou and your baby need calcium for strong…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). Science Saturday: New standards and open access can help natural language processing. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Clinical notes in medical records are rich sources of data about human health. But tapping them for medical research can be challenging because these data come from various sources — and they all look different. "There's no standardization in how data is organized and classified across medical records systems," says Sunyang Fu, Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic biomedical informatics researcher. Even the language people use to talk about health can insert discrepancies in how data are…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). Mayo Clinic Q and A: How a heart condition affects the kidneys and causes swelling. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently began experiencing swelling in my legs, feet and hands, as well as fatigue. Testing led to a diagnosis of pericardial constriction. Can you explain what this is and how it's treated? Is there anything I can do to reduce the swelling? ANSWER: Pericardial constriction is a condition with multiple possible causes. It can be due to underlying medical conditions and may even result from certain medical treatments. Swelling, or edema, is one…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: How is kidney cancer treated? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org More than 50,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with kidney cancer each year. Risks factors for developing this type of cancer include environmental exposures, such as smoking, high blood pressure, a history of kidney failure, obesity or not having a healthy weight. And there are also hereditary syndromes that may increase your risk for kidney cancer. Dr. Thai Ho, a Mayo Clinic oncologist who specializes in genitourinary malignancies, says there are no screening tests…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Travel safety tips. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have a group of friends with whom I love to travel. We plan several trips a year, and this spring we are planning to go outside the U.S. and visit the Caribbean. We will stay at an all-inclusive resort in a popular destination and do a few sightseeing day trips in the area. Are there things we should do to be safe while traveling? ANSWER: Travel is always a fun activity to enjoy…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). Pelvic floor issues aren't just a woman's health condition, Kegels can work for men, too. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org LA CROSSE, Wis. — Women often are told about the importance of Kegel exercises to strengthen pelvic muscles. It turns out that men should think about doing the exercises as well. Statistics show that 32% of women will have at least one pelvic floor disorder (PFD) at one time in their life. However, a recent study suggests that although much attention is directed toward women pelvic floor disorders, 16% of men have also been identified…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Are you using a salt substitute? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Salt substitutes can be an effective way to help lower your blood pressure and fight heart disease. But experts warn that overuse of certain salt substitutes or alternatives can be dangerous for some people. Dr. Regis Fernandes, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, explains why you should use caution with using a salt substitute. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/h_cy5G5EBPs Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). Artificial intelligence massage therapy? Meet the robot being studied by Mayo Clinic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Getting a massage from a robot may seem like something out of a science fiction story, but it could be a reality in the not-too-distant future. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is looking into the possibility of robotic massage as an answer for patients' pain relief and alleviating some staffing burdens. Watch: Artificial intelligence massage therapy? Meet the robot being studied by Mayo Clinic youtu.be/GXEXUCCCGzI Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 17) is in the downloads at the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). Mayo Clinic in Rochester top ranked on 'America's Best Fertility Clinics' in Newsweek rankings. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester was ranked No. 9 in the nation by Newsweek in its list of "America's Best Fertility Clinics," released in February. This ranking is a testament to the dedication and expertise of the Reproductive endocrinology and infertility team at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. "Our clinic is in the top 10 among the 100 top fertility clinics," says Samir Babayev, M.D., Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, IVF Clinical Director. "This is a recognition of the excellence…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). Mayo Clinic opens patient information office in Indonesia. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org JAKARTA, Indonesia — Mayo Clinic has opened a patient information office in Jakarta to assist patients, their families, referring physicians and insurance brokers in Indonesia. The office is Mayo Clinic's first in Southeast Asia. The office staff, fluent in Bahasa Indonesia and English, will help patients, their families and physicians who refer patients to make appointments at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota; Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London. "We…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). Women in science: Q&A with Robin Patel, M.D. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Robin Patel, M.D. Two events held early each year are opportunities to support and recognize the contributions of women in scientific fields. In February, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science promotes full and equal access to and participation in science. Women's History Month in March is an opportunity to recognize women who have made significant contributions to science. Mayo Clinic physician researcher Robin Patel, M.D., shares her perspective and advice for others pursuing a research career in this…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). How does red tide impact beachgoers? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Florida beach along Gulf Coat, 2023 Many people are flocking to the Gulf Coast for spring break. However, toxic red tide algal blooms have put beachgoers and residents on alert. In the Gulf of Mexico, red tide is caused by a microscopic organism called Karenia brevis. The organism was detected in 172 samples along Florida's Gulf Coast earlier this week, according to Florida officials. Dead fish and other marine life are washed ashore on beaches because of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). Match Day at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Fourth-year students at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota learned where they will continue their residency training on March 17. Also, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education learned who would be its incoming Mayo residents through the National Resident Matching Program. The medical students opened their envelopes at 11 a.m. CDT discovering their future specialties and residency training locations. Match Day, held on the third Friday in March, is when medical school students and…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). Five ways AI promises to transform organ transplants. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to become a valuable tool for transplant to save more patients' lives. Recent studies have already shown promise in using AI to analyze large sets of data to discover important trends and patterns. In this expert alert, Mayo Clinic transplant experts share how this technology may improve outcomes for patients. "Physicians once practiced medicine without CT scans and with only limited lab tests. Now, these tools…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). Ready to Run: Mayo Clinic Health System gives tips on planning for a long race. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org MANKATO, Minn. — You've thought about it for years. You've dreamed of crossing the finish line. It's on your bucket list, or maybe it's become a tradition. You've registered for a long-distance race like a 5K, 10K, half-marathon or marathon. So now's the time to plan and prepare for your big day. This critical process will be shaped by your experience and fitness level. First, get real and be honest with yourself. It can take…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). Mayo Clinic cancer expert highlights advancements in treating multiple myeloma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — March is Myeloma Awareness Month, and Sikander Ailawadhi, M.D., hematologist/oncologist at Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, shares details about new advancements in research leading to better outcomes for patients with multiple myeloma. Multiple myeloma is a relatively uncommon form of blood cancer in the bone marrow that affects less than 1% of the U.S. population, according to the American Cancer Society. While there is no cure, the disease can be treated with…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Can the MIND diet improve brain health? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org You might be hearing more about the MIND diet of late. A recent study has added to the evidence that the diet, which includes a variety of brain-friendly foods, may help protect against Alzheimer's disease. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Angie Murad, a registered dietitian and nutritionist and patient educator at Mayo Clinic, explains the benefits of incorporating foods included in the MIND diet. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/hoPg4bkKemQ Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 01) is…

teleSUR -dcdc, DRL (2023-03-25). Presidente brasileño pospone un día viaje a China por neumonía. telesurtv.net China es el principal socio comercial de Brasil, por lo que el gobierno del líder progresista buscará ampliar los intercambios.

Staff (2023-03-25). General de EEUU admite que su país ha entrenado a militares que luego lideraron golpes en àÅfrica. cubadebate.cu El congresista republicano Matt Gaetz interrogó al general Michael Langley, jefe del Comando de EE.UU. en àÅfrica, sobre el número de soldados africanos que recibieron entrenamiento militar estadounidense y posteriormente encabezaron golpes de Estado. Langley señaló que el EE.UU. entrenó "como mínimo" a unos 50 000 soldados africanos.

Staff (2023-03-25). Ellas en la candidatura: Las cifras por dentro. cubadebate.cu Este domingo, cuando pongamos nuestra boleta en la urna, estaremos votando por una Asamblea Nacional que se parece bastante al país que somos. Si algo no ha faltado en las últimas semanas, son datos acerca de esa candidatura. Justo entre las estadísticas más comentadas se posiciona la participación mayoritaria de mujeres.

Staff (2023-03-25). Cuenten siempre con Cuba en el empeño de consolidar un mundo más justo, solidario y sostenible. cubadebate.cu Cuenten siempre con Cuba en el empeño de consolidar un mundo más justo, solidario y sostenible, que avance hacia el desarrollo y la prosperidad de nuestros pueblos, de los hermanos de sangre, de historia, de batallas y esperanzas. Desde estos deslumbrantes territorios de América, que inspiraron en Alejo Carpentier la idea de lo real maravilloso, siempre que estamos juntos, nos crece la certeza de que sí podemos.

teleSUR, dcdc, DRL (2023-03-25). Bolivia impulsa Organización de Países Productores de Litio. telesurtv.net El vicecanciller de Bolivia planteó como un desafío "intercambiar información, tecnología y cooperación" entre los países que cuentan con reservas de litio.

teleSUR, dcdc, DRL (2023-03-25). Nigeria ultima a 40 terroristas del llamado Estado Islámico. telesurtv.net Un vocero nigeriano declaró que al menos 18 miembros de los grupos Boko Haram y el autodenominado Estado Islámico de la Provincia de África Occidental fueron asesinados.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-03-25). México presenta propuesta para organizar Juegos Olímpicos de 2036. telesurtv.net Ebrard resaltó que en muchas regiones, México cuenta con la infraestructura necesaria para albergar unas olimpiadas exitosas.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-03-25). Denuncian falta de transparencia electoral en Guatemala. telesurtv.net Rechazan maniobras del Tribunal Supremo Electoral. Señalan que violenta las leyes para excluir a los candidatos de los pueblos indígenas de los próximos comicios.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-03-25). México rechaza declaraciones de funcionario de EE.UU. telesurtv.net Presidente de México afirma que no hay lugar en su país donde no haya presencia de la autoridad.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-03-25). Registran 375 casos de tuberculosis en Costa Rica en 2022. telesurtv.net En el 2021, el Ministerio manifestó que se produjeron un total de 34 fallecimientos.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-03-25). Declaran emergencia sanitaria por leptospirosis en Durán, Ecuador. telesurtv.net Según las autoridades, los 51 contagios superan las estadísticas que se tienen de años anteriores.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-03-25). Parlamento de Ecuador evalúa requisitos de juicio contra Lasso. telesurtv.net El titular del parlamento, Virgilio Saquicela, convocó para las 15: 20 (hora local) la sesión que será de manera virtual.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-03-25). Organizaciones argentinas se movilizan en el Día de la Memoria. telesurtv.net Alberto Fernández afirmó que "como cada 24 de marzo, nos abrazamos y marchamos poniendo en valor la memoria colectiva".

Staff (2023-03-25). Alina Balseiro: "El país está listo para asumir las elecciones nacionales" (+ Video). cubadebate.cu "El país está listo para asumir las elecciones nacionales. Hemos controlado cada dificultad que existió en la prueba dinámica del pasado domingo, en aras de que este 26 de marzo sea una jornada de triunfo para Cuba", afirmó la presidenta del Consejo Electoral Nacional Alina Balseiro Gutiérrez en la Mesa Redonda de este viernes.

Staff (2023-03-25). Danhiz Díaz Pereira: Ser diputado es una oportunidad que conlleva un compromiso moral (+ Fotos y Podcast). cubadebate.cu Si la teoría de que los líderes nacen fuera cierta, Danhiz Díaz Pereira sería la prueba fehaciente que confirma esa hipótesis. Desde su etapa estudiantil son muchos los que lo siguen y acompañan en un camino que eligió desde que tuvo conciencia de que dedicaría su vida a hacer por los demás y a no descansar en ese afán de tener una Cuba mejor.

Staff (2023-03-25). Serie Calendario: Conflictos más agudos para que seamos mejores seres humanos (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu La primera temporada finalizó y los muchachos del 9no 3 crecieron y ahora vuelven vestidos de azul, en el preuniversitario, en una segunda temporada, con problemas más oscuros y crueles como las drogas o la muerte del hermano pequeño de Leonardo. Amalia detrás, como fiel guardiana, acompañando a sus estudiantes e intentando inyectarles una dosis de sensibilidad.

Staff (2023-03-25). Entregan Premio Nacional de Cine 2023 a Magaly Pompa Batista. cubadebate.cu El Premio Nacional de Cine 2023 se entregó hoy a la especialista en maquillaje Magaly Pompa Batista, en la Casa del Festival del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano en La Habana. Magaly ha trabajado en más de 40 producciones nacionales e internacionales, entre las que destacan Lucía (1968), Cecilia (1982), El Benny (2006) y José Martí: el ojo del canario (2011).

Staff (2023-03-25). Ecuador: Aprueban solicitud de juicio político contra el presidente Guillermo Lasso. cubadebate.cu La Comisión Especializada Ocasional por la Verdad, Justicia y la Lucha contra la Corrupción de la AN, aprobó un informe que recomienda un juicio político contra el mandatario. Sería por "la comisión por omisión", lo que implicaría que el jefe de Estado, conociendo los actos de corrupción en las empresas públicas, habría preferido callar y no actuar.

teleSUR, nbb, JGN (2023-03-25). Aumentan casos de dengue y chikungunya en Argentina. telesurtv.net En lo que va del año 2023, se ha notificado en la nación un total de 9.388 casos de dengue.

teleSUR, nbb, JGN (2023-03-25). Explosión en fábrica en Pensilvania, EE.UU., deja dos muertos. telesurtv.net La alcaldesa de West Reading, Samantha Kaag, pidió que cualquier persona en un radio de una cuadra se mantuviera alejada.

Staff (2023-03-25). La Hora del Planeta: Actuar de manera decisiva ante el cambio climático (+ Video). cubadebate.cu La Hora del Planeta se celebra cada año el último sábado del mes de marzo. Este 2023 corresponde al día 25 de marzo. Esta es considerada la campaña de concienciación ambiental más difundida e importante a nivel mundial, para reflexionar acerca de la necesidad de actuar de manera decisiva ante el cambio climático y contrarrestar su impacto.

teleSUR- jah, JGN (2023-03-25). Conoce cinco obras esenciales del escritor Rodolfo Walsh. telesurtv.net Rodolfo Walsh conjugó su rol intelectual con el talento periodístico en función de aportar a la lucha contra la dictadura militar.

Staff (2023-03-25). Presidente Putin anuncia acuerdo para despliegue de armas nucleares tácticas en Bielorrusia. cubadebate.cu Moscú y Minsk han acordado desplegar armas nucleares tácticas en el territorio de Bielorrusia, según declaró este sábado el presidente ruso, Vladímir Putin, en una entrevista para el canal de televisión Rossiya 24.

Staff (2023-03-25). Protestas de ecologistas en Francia dejan saldo de decenas de heridos. cubadebate.cu Decenas de personas entre manifestantes y fuerzas del orden resultaron hoy heridas en la centroccidental localidad francesa de Sainte-Soline, donde grupos ecologistas lideraron una protesta contra la construcción de embalses para la irrigación agrícola. Los hechos de esta tarde complican aún más el panorama en Francia, donde los sindicatos y partidos opositores siguen movilizados contra la reforma de la jubilación.

Staff (2023-03-25). Fiscalía de Venezuela adelanta detalles sobre investigación anticorrupción. cubadebate.cu El Fiscal General de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela, Tarek William Saab, dio una rueda de prensa con relación a la captura de altos funcionarios públicos y ciudadanos comunes, basado en la trama de corrupción descubierta en la estatal Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) y otras acciones judiciales. Un total de 25 personas han sido detenidas.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-03-25). Cancilleres concluyen encuentro previo a Cumbre Iberoamericana. telesurtv.net Los documentos incluyen una propuesta nombrada Ruta Crítica de Seguridad Alimentaria, Incluyente y Sostenible en Iberoamérica.

teleSUR, nama, DRL (2023-03-25). Acaba huelga escolar en Los àÅngeles pero anuncian más protestas. telesurtv.net La protesta terminó este jueves con una manifestación masiva en el Parque Histórico Estatal de Los Ángeles.

Staff (2023-03-25). Conmemoraron aniversario 65 de la Comandancia de El Aguacate en el II Frente Oriental. cubadebate.cu Con una ceremonia político cultural fue conmemorado, este 23 de marzo, el aniversario 65 del establecimiento por el entonces Comandante guerrillero Raúl Castro Ruz, de la primera Comandancia del Segundo Frente Oriental Frank País García, el 26 de marzo de 1958, en las montañas del actual municipio de El Salvador, en Guantánamo.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-03-25). Al menos 24 muertos deja paso de tornado en sureste de EE.UU. telesurtv.net Un tornado arrasó la noche del viernes una zona rural de Mississippi y Alabama, destruyendo edificios e interrumpiendo el servicio eléctrico…

Staff (2023-03-25). Las 3 del día: Qué debe saber sobre la tuberculosis, las relaciones entre China y EEUU y otras noticias de la semana (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Las periodistas Karina Rodríguez y Claudia Fonseca nos acompañan como cada viernes para actualizarnos de lo más trascendental ocurrido en los últimos siete días. Comenzamos hablando sobre la Tuberculosis y después profundizamos en cómo marchan las relaciones entre China y Estados Unidos. Además el Canciller cubano Bruno Rodríguez nos adelanta las expectativas de Cuba sobre la 28 Cumbre Iberoamericana.

Staff (2023-03-25). Ecuador: Docentes marchan en defensa de la educación y contra Lasso (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu Profesores de Ecuador marcharon hoy por las calles de Quito en defensa de la enseñanza pública y en respaldo al pedido de juicio político contra el presidente Guillermo Lasso. Convocados por la Unión Nacional de Educadores (UNE), cientos de docentes de diferentes provincias llegaron este sábado a la sede de la Corte Constitucional.

Staff (2023-03-25). Sesiona segmento de alto nivel en XXVIII Cumbre Iberoamericana. cubadebate.cu Con la presencia de trece jefes de Estado y dos Jefes de Gobierno de Iberoamérica, dos vicepresidentes y seis cancilleres, arrancó este sábado en República Dominicana la primera sesión de alto nivel de la XXVIII Cumbre Iberoamericana. El presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, preside la delegación cubana a la cita.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-03-25). Exigen libertad para defensores del agua en El Salvador. telesurtv.net En Centroamérica, El Salvador es el país con el mayor deterioro de los bienes hídricos: posee la menor reserva de agua dulce y el 90 % de sus ríos están contaminados…

teleSUR, JDO (2023-03-25). Arriban líderes a Santo Domingo para Cumbre Iberoamericana. telesurtv.net Participan jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de América Latina y el Caribe junto a España, Portugal y Andorra.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-03-25). Eligen a Dilma Rousseff como presidenta del banco de los Brics. telesurtv.net El banco fue creado "con el propósito de movilizar recursos para infraestructura y proyectos de desarrollo sostenible en el Brics".

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-03-25). Evacúan a más de 1.500 personas por incendio forestal en España. telesurtv.net En la tarde estaban desplegándose por la zona activa 18 aviones y helicópteros y más de 500 bomberos.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-03-25). OPS insta a reforzar medidas contra la tuberculosis. telesurtv.net "Es nuestra responsabilidad colectiva poner fin a esta enfermedad prevenible y curable", precisó el organismo.

teleSUR, nama, DRL (2023-03-25). Suman diez días de ataques de narcos en Rio Grande do Norte. telesurtv.net Se ha vivido tensión y poco acceso a servicios públicos como recolección de basura, sanitarios no esenciales o clases.

teleSUR, nama, YSM (2023-03-25). ONU: el hambre anula esfuerzos para la estabilización de Haití. telesurtv.net Muy cercana a la categoría de hambruna, se encuentran áreas del sur, el noroeste y el noreste de Haití.

Staff (2023-03-25). 26 de marzo: El voto es por la Patria. cubadebate.cu En ameno diálogo con productores de la finca La Claudia, concluyó este viernes el recorrido de los siete candidatos a diputados nominados por Arroyo Naranjo, en La Habana. Sobre episodios de nuestra historia nacional, la obra revolucionaria en beneficio del campesinado cubano, la relevancia de estas elecciones nacionales y del voto por todos, reflexionaron los participantes en el encuentro.

Staff (2023-03-25). Celebran el aniversario 55 del Jardín Botánico Nacional. cubadebate.cu La trayectoria y resultados del Jardín Botánico Nacional de Cuba como centro de referencia para los estudios botánicos en el país, sus aportes como espacio de ciencia, docencia y recreación con un contenido ambiental fueron destacados este viernes durante el acto por el aniversario 55 de la institución adscripta a la Universidad de La Habana.

Staff (2023-03-25). Ministerio del Transporte desarrolla proyectos con firmas extranjeras para mejorar sus servicios. cubadebate.cu De varios proyectos con firmas foráneas, algunos en negociación y otros ya en marcha, dispone el Ministerio de Transporte (MITRANS) con vistas a captar la mayor cantidad de divisas con las cuales incrementar y mejorar los servicios destinados a la población, además de la infraestructura y logística de sus instalaciones y medios.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-03-25). Cuba se declara lista para las elecciones del domingo próximo. telesurtv.net La jornada electoral dará inicio a las 07: 00 hora local (11: 00 GMT) y concluirá a las 18: 00 (22: 00 GMT), detalló Balseiro.

teleSUR, nbb, JGN (2023-03-25). Acusado del magnicidio en Haití se declara culpable. telesurtv.net El hombre de origen haitiano-chileno declaró haber entregado "apoyo material y recursos" para secuestrar y asesinar a Moïse.

teleSUR, dcdc, JDO (2023-03-25). Posponen visita de rey Carlos III a Francia debido a protestas. telesurtv.net Desde el Palacio del Elíseo se explicó la suspensión del viaje debido al anuncio de nuevas protestas contra la reforma de las pensiones.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-03-25). Admiten a trámite solicitud de juicio político contra el presidente de Ecuador. telesurtv.net La decisión de llevar el pedido de juicio político contra Lasso a la Corte Constitucional recibió cinco de siete votos a favor.

teleSUR, nbb, JGN (2023-03-25). Comienza la XXVIII Cumbre Iberoamericana en República Dominicana. telesurtv.net La Cumbre se inauguró en la fortaleza colonial de Ozama, primera estructura militar permanente de América.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-03-25). Italia devuelve a México 43 piezas arqueológicas prehispánicas. telesurtv.net La devolución tuvo lugar en la sede de la Embajada de México en Italia, ante la presencia de la secretaria de Cultura, Alejandra Frausto Guerrero…

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-03-25). Paraguay acumula 60 muertos por chikungunya. telesurtv.net Según indicó la cartera sanitaria, en las últimas semanas se han confirmado 13.010 casos de chikungunya.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-03-25). Nuevo bombardeo de EE.UU. a Siria deja al menos ocho muertos. telesurtv.net Los ataques estadounidenses fueron contra supuestas instalaciones de grupos cercanos a la Guardia Revolucionaria iraní.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-03-25). Manifestantes en Surinam piden renuncia del presidente. telesurtv.net La manifestación se realizó en la Plaza de la Independencia en el centro de la capital, cerca del Palacio Presidencial, en contra de la ley electoral de Surinam.

Staff (2023-03-25). Juegos Panamericanos de Santiago 2023 en apuros por examen antidopaje. cubadebate.cu El Gobierno de Chile está desactualizado en las normas establecidas por el Código Mundial Antidopaje, lo cual podría causar dificultades en la celebración de los Juegos Panamericanos de Santiago 2023. Expertos de la Agencia Mundial Antidopaje (AMA) revelaron problemas en 43 de los 242 aspectos revisados en inspección efectuada en enero.

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