2022-08-11: News Headlines

Staff (2022-08-10). ALBA-TCP Condemns US Attempt to Seize Venezuelan Jumbo Jet in Argentina. orinocotribune.com Monday, August 8, the Bolivarian Alliance for the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America—Peoples' Trade Treaty (ALBA—TCP) condemned the United States intention to hijack the plane belonging to EMTRASUR, a subsidiary of the Venezuelan airline Conviasa, held in Argentina since June 6 under false allegations. | Through a statement, ALBA-TCP described as "illegitimate and illegal" the request of the United States Department of Justice to seize the aircraft. | "The illegitimate and illegal seizure order of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia is a consequence of the uni…

Staff (2022-08-10). President Maduro Sends Message to Colombia's President Petro After Inauguration. orinocotribune.com The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, congratulated his Colombian counterpart, Gustavo Petro, on Sunday, August 7, after the ceremony in which Petro took office as the new president of Colombia. | "My congratulations to Colombia, to Gustavo Petro," Maduro said in a video broadcast on his social media accounts. "We have seen the entire inauguration ceremony via Telesur." | "And there we are: the sword, Bolívar, history," said Maduro, showing the moment in which one of the swords of the Liberator, duly guarded, left the Plaza de Bolívar in Bogotá, where the ceremony was held, while Petro, his wife Verónica…

Matt Kennard (2022-08-10). The Unbroken: Evo Morales. indybay.org Recent events give hope for a resurgence of the left on the continent. Morales points to recent electoral victories in Peru, Chile, Colombia, as well as Lula's soon expected return to the Brazilian presidency. "These times are coming again," he says. "We have to work to consolidate these democratic revolutions, for the benefit of humanity. I have a lot of hope."

Staff (2022-08-10). Venezuela, Colombia to mend military ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Venezuela announced Tuesday that it plans to re-establish military ties with Colombia after years of deteriorating relations between the two countries.

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2022-08-10: News Headlines

Staff (2022-08-10). ALBA-TCP Condemns US Attempt to Seize Venezuelan Jumbo Jet in Argentina. orinocotribune.com Monday, August 8, the Bolivarian Alliance for the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America—Peoples' Trade Treaty (ALBA—TCP) condemned the United States intention to hijack the plane belonging to EMTRASUR, a subsidiary of the Venezuelan airline Conviasa, held in Argentina since June 6 under false allegations. | Through a statement, ALBA-TCP described as "illegitimate and illegal" the request of the United States Department of Justice to seize the aircraft. | "The illegitimate and illegal seizure order of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia is a consequence of the uni…

Staff (2022-08-10). President Maduro Sends Message to Colombia's President Petro After Inauguration. orinocotribune.com The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, congratulated his Colombian counterpart, Gustavo Petro, on Sunday, August 7, after the ceremony in which Petro took office as the new president of Colombia. | "My congratulations to Colombia, to Gustavo Petro," Maduro said in a video broadcast on his social media accounts. "We have seen the entire inauguration ceremony via Telesur." | "And there we are: the sword, Bolívar, history," said Maduro, showing the moment in which one of the swords of the Liberator, duly guarded, left the Plaza de Bolívar in Bogotá, where the ceremony was held, while Petro, his wife Verónica…

Matt Kennard (2022-08-10). The Unbroken: Evo Morales. indybay.org Recent events give hope for a resurgence of the left on the continent. Morales points to recent electoral victories in Peru, Chile, Colombia, as well as Lula's soon expected return to the Brazilian presidency. "These times are coming again," he says. "We have to work to consolidate these democratic revolutions, for the benefit of humanity. I have a lot of hope."

Staff (2022-08-10). Venezuela, Colombia to mend military ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Venezuela announced Tuesday that it plans to re-establish military ties with Colombia after years of deteriorating relations between the two countries.

Vijay Prashad (2022-08-09). Latin America's 4th Left Wave Since the Cuban Revolution is Social Democratic. orinocotribune.com By Vijay Prashad &#1 ; Jul 31, 2022 | On August 7, 2022, Colombia will have a new president (Gustavo Petro) and a vice president (Francia Márquez), both stalwarts of the country's left-wing movements. They will form the first left government since the country won its independence in 1810. Two months later, on October 2, the people of Brazil will vote in the first round of their presidential elections. Polls show clearly that the former president and left leader, Lula, has an advantage over the right-wing incumbent Jair Bolsonaro; there is even a suggestion that Lula might prevail in the first round and prevent th…

TeleSUR, ysm, JGN (2022-08-09). Indepaz denuncia asesinato de dos líderes en Ituango, Colombia. telesurtv.net Los hombres se encontraban en una reunión familiar cuando irrumpió un grupo armado, en la madrugada del domingo, y fueron asesinados a tiros.

KWORINOCO (2022-08-09). PSUV Demands Argentina Return EMTRASUR Plane. orinocotribune.com This Monday, the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) demanded that the Argentine government of Alberto Fernández return the Venezuelan plane, property of state-owned EMTRASUR, detained in June. | "We have been arguing over the issue of [this] plane, stolen in Argentina by the government of President Fernández, for the purpose of taking our property," said PSUV Vice President Diosdado Cabello. "The president of Argentina has stolen the plan, [and] the crew, but the cargo was let go." | "We demand that they return it because it is the property of Venezuela," Cabello continued. "We know Fernández is taking or…

Staff (2022-08-09). 'We Are Very Pissed Off': President Maduro on EMTRASUR 747 Hijacked by Argentina. orinocotribune.com On Monday, August 8, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro expressed his deep disgust for the illegal grounding of the Venezuelan state-owned EMTRASUR airplane in Argentina, a maneuver that he described as an attempted "robbery" by the US government. | "We are very angry about what is happening in Argentina, very angry," said President Maduro during a televised address, "and very indignant about the theft of the plane in Argentina. Enough of the abuses of Venezuela, enough." | The president noted that "two months have passed since the kidnapping of the Venezuelan and Iranian pilots," and accused Argentina's authori…

TeleSUR (2022-08-09). Cuba: Joint Forces Advance in Controlling Fire in Matanzas. telesurenglish.net Cuban authorities and emergency corps, together with teams from Mexico and Venezuela, continue the tasks to control the fire at the Matanzas supertanker base for the fourth consecutive day, amid complications due to the prevailing weather conditions in the area. | RELATED: | The second chief of the National Department of Extinction of the Cuban Fire Department, Lieutenant Colonel Alexander àÅvalos Jorge, explained duri…

TeleSUR (2022-08-09). Petro Confirms Work Is Underway To Reopen Border With Venezuela. telesurenglish.net "Before the possession, the normalization of relations is being worked on, which is a process that involves the opening of the border (…) at the moment the foreign minister has made contacts with the other government to process the opening of the border," he said. | RELATED: | Regarding rumors of a possible visit of Nicolás Maduro to Colombia, President Petro said "no." | Regarding the Venezuelan Minister of Def…

TeleSUR (2022-08-09). Venezuela Demands the Return of Its Assets Held Abroad. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro called on his compatriots to mobilize to reject the illegal appropriation of Venezuelan assets abroad. | RELATED: | The mobilizations seek to show the international community that the Bolivarian people reject actions such as the retention of the gold reserves of the Venezuelan Central Bank carried out by England, the appropriation of the assets belonging to CITGO Petroleum C…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-09). Colombian Government Announces Official Resumption of Peace Talks with ELN. libya360.wordpress.com Michele de Mello The administration of Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez has vowed to prioritize peace and ameliorate the devastating setbacks the processes had under Ivan Duque. Cuba, Ecuador, Chile and Norway have been chosen to mediate the negotiations between Petro's administration and the guerrilla group In the first press conference to local media after…

Orinoco Tribune2 (2022-08-09). Antonio García: Peace Is Not Always Associated With Social Justice and the Welfare of Society (Interview). orinocotribune.com The first commander of the National Liberation Army, Antonio García, spoke about the possibility for peace amid a time of historic transformation in Colombia | Colombia is undergoing a period of radical transformation. The country which for decades had been dominated by conservative rule, and subject to the demands and needs of the United States government and foreign capital, will finally have a progressive government. | The victory of the Historic Pact ticket in June has opened up new possibilities for the country with regard to the guarantee of essential social, economic, and political rights such as housing,…

Orinoco Tribune2 (2022-08-09). Colombia Witnesses One of the Worst Killing-Sprees of 2022. orinocotribune.com By Tanya Wadhwa &#1 ; Aug 4, 2022 | According to the Institute of Development and Peace Studies (INDEPAZ), 20 citizens were murdered in six massacres in the past 10 days. Five social leaders and five ex-combatants were also assassinated in the same period | Paramilitary violence continues to spill blood and wreak havoc in Colombia. Reports from human rights organizations indicate that massacres, systematic assassination of social leaders, and genocide of former combatants of the demobilized Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrilla group continue at a horrifying rate. In recent days, the country wit…

TeleSUR, ysm, JL (2022-08-09). ALBA-TCP condena pedido de EE.UU. de incautar avión venezolano. telesurtv.net La Alianza considera la orden de la Corte estadounidense como "ilegítima e "ilegal" y al mismo tiempo, rechaza las medidas coercitivas y unilaterales impuestas a Venezuela.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-08-09). Gobierno de Venezuela prevé restablecer relaciones militares con Colombia. telesurtv.net El anuncio de Padrino López se da en medio de la voluntad política del presidente Nicolás Maduro y de su homólogo colombiano Gustavo Petro en restablecer relaciones.

TeleSUR- jaa- JL (2022-08-09). Presidente Maduro anuncia campaña para recuperar activos de Venezuela en el exterior. telesurtv.net "Vamos a enfrentarlos con todo si continúa la persecución criminal de Estados Unidos contra Conviasa", apuntó el mandatario venezolano.

TeleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-08-09). Presidente López Obrador invita a Petro a visitar México. telesurtv.net Este domingo se realizó la toma de posesión del presidente colombiano Gustavo Petro y de la vicepresidenta Francia Márquez.

TeleSUR, MER (2022-08-09). Presidente de AN venezolana condena retención de avión en Argentina. telesurtv.net El presidente del Parlamento reiteró el llamado para que el avión retenido en Argentina sea devuelto a Venezuela.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-09). Conozca detalles de incidente con espada de Bolívar en toma de posesión de Petro. telesurtv.net El mandatario saliente, Iván Duque esgrimió una serie de argumentos poco sólidos para impedir la presencia de la espada de Bolívar en la ceremonia de investidura de Petro.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-08-09). Helicópteros cubanos realizan más de 100 misiones de lanzamiento de agua sobre incendio. telesurtv.net En las labores de control del incendio en Matanzas participan bomberos y trabajadores de Cuba, apoyados por expertos de México y Venezuela.

TeleSUR- jaa- JL (2022-08-09). Venezuela anuncia campaña para recuperar activos en el exterior. telesurtv.net "Vamos a enfrentarlos con todo si continúa la persecución criminal de Estados Unidos contra Conviasa", apuntó el mandatario venezolano.

TeleSUR -mes -HIM (2022-08-09). Gremios argentinos rechazan detención de avión venezolano. telesurtv.net La manifestación desarrollada en plaza de Mayo, denunció la detención arbitraria de trabajadores venezolanos e iraníes en Argentina, miembros de la tripulación de la aeronave.

Prof Nicolas Boeglin (2022-08-09). América Latina ante las elecciones en el seno del Consejo de Derechos Humanos de Naciones Unidas (para el período 2023-2025): Algunos apuntes. globalizacion.ca Según se desprende de la lista de los actuales Estados que integran el Consejo de Derechos Humanos de Naciones Unidas, en este 2022 llegan a expiración de sus respectivos mandatos Brasil y Venezuela (véase listado oficial). | Como bien se sabe,…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-09). Venezolanos se movilizan contra secuestro de bienes nacionales. telesurtv.net Trabajadores y miembros de movimientos sociales marchan pacíficamente por las principales calles de Caracas en rechazo al robo de los activos venezolanos, retenidos ilegalmente.

Camilo Rengifo Marín (2022-08-09). Colombia: Renace la esperanza y la lucha hasta que la dignidad se haga costumbre. globalizacion.ca Cada 7 de agosto en Colombia se celebra la derrota militar del invasor español en la Batalla de Boyacá en 1819, de la mano del Libertador Simón Bolívar, que marca el final de la colonización. Al menos la de la…

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-09). Fuerzas de Cuba, México y Venezuela avanzan en control de incendio en Matanzas. telesurtv.net Cuerpo de Bomberos de Cuba asegura que no existe riesgo para población que reside en los alrededores de la base de supertanqueros.

TeleSUR -ysm- JL (2022-08-09). Colombia contabiliza 55 casos de viruela del mono. telesurtv.net Bogotá concentra el mayor número de infectados, mientras el resto se localiza en Antioquia, Risaralda, Tolima, Cartagena, Cundinamarca, La Guajira, Valle del Cauca y Santander.

TeleSUR, JCM, JDO (2022-08-09). Trabajan ininterrumpidamente para sofocar incendio en Matanzas. telesurtv.net Nuevos medios aéreos se incorporaron a combatir el incendio en la base de supertanqueros de la occidental provincia cubana.

TeleSUR- jaa- JL (2022-08-09). Presidente de Colombia sostiene encuentro con canciller cubano. telesurtv.net "Confirmamos disposición a fortalecer los profundos lazos culturales e históricos entre nuestros pueblos", expresó el canciller cubano.

Staff (2022-08-09). Base de Supertanqueros de Matanzas: Batalla minuto a minuto contra el fuego. cubadebate.cu Las labores para extinguir el incendio no cesan en Matanzas. Los cuatro tanques están comprometidos y el panorama se ha dificultado por las altas temperaturas, el tamaño de los tanques y el viento, factores que han hecho que se cambien las estrategias de enfrentamiento al fuego de manera constante, en lo que se cuenta con la experiencia de México y Venezuela.

Alan MacLeod (2022-08-08). Most of the "Fact-checking" Organizations Facebook Uses in Ukraine Are Directly Funded by Washington. orinocotribune.com By Alan Mcleod — Aug 2, 2022 | Most of the fact-checking organizations Facebook has partnered with to monitor and regulate information about Ukraine are directly funded by the US government, either through the US Embassy or via the notorious National Endowment for Democracy (NED). | In light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, an information war as bitter as the ground fighting has erupted, and Meta (Facebook's official name) announced it had

_____ (2022-08-08). Colombia: Petro Is Now President; A Call For The Release Of Prisoners. popularresistance.org "It is said that no one really knows a nation until he has been in one of its prisons." Nelson Mandela's sentence opens a petition addressed to Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez, president and vice-president of Colombia, who officially takes office today. It is signed by the National Penitentiary Movement, accompanied by hundreds of organizations and personalities. | The document offers a summary of the structural problems afflicting a country like Colombia, where the spaces for political viability of the opposition were closed with the assassination of Liberal leader Eliécer Gaitán, on April 9, 1948, and where v…

_____ (2022-08-08). Venezuela: London Brazenly Steals Venezuelan Gold And Boeing 747. popularresistance.org The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, accused the United Kingdom on Wednesday, August 3, of stealing in a "brazen and outrageous" way the Venezuelan gold deposited in London, where a court announced last week that it would continue to retain the precious metal from Venezuela's reserves. | In a conference with entrepreneurs at the Teresa Carreño facilities in Caracas, the head of state stated that for Venezuela it is an operation of "kidnapping and theft" of the 31 tons of gold, valued at approximately 1,600 million euros. | "Venezuela must know that it is an act of piracy and theft, and the whole world must…

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