2021-09-24: News Headlines

Staff (2021-09-24). Declaration Issued in NYC by 18 Countries of UN Anti-Sanctions Group. orinocotribune.com The First Ministerial Meeting of the Group of Friends in Defense of the United Nations Charter, also know as the UN Anti-Sanctions Group, was held this Thursday, September 23, in New York, USA, at the Venezuelan Diplomatic Mission to the United Nations. The meeting was attended by representatives of 18 countries that promote multilateralism, compliance with the declarations of the United Nations' founding charter, and denounce illegal coercive measures (or "sanctions"), within the framework of the 76th UN General Assembly in New York. | According to experts, there are more than 33 countries illegally sanctioned b…

teleSUR, JL (2021-09-24). Asesinan a lideresa social en Colombia, la número 125 en 2021. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a Indepaz, en lo corrido del año se han asesinado 125 líderes sociales y se han perpetrado 72 masacres.

Ian Ellis-Jones (2021-09-24). Colombia: The most dangerous country for environmental defenders. greenleft.org.au For the second year in a row, Colombia has been ranked the world's most dangerous country for environmentalists by an international human rights group, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.

teleSUR, JL (2021-09-24). Pdte. de Venezuela denuncia secuestro de Alex Saab para impedir compra de alimentos. telesurtv.net "Secuestraron a Alex Saab y han hecho todo lo posible para destruir los CLAP que es el alimento del pueblo", indicó el jefe de Estado.

Staff (2021-09-23). Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab Must be Released, Reiterates UN's Alena Douhan. orinocotribune.com This Wednesday, September 22, during her speech at the forum "The Negative Impact of Unilateral Coercive Measures on the Realization of the Right to Development," the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Negative Impact of Unilateral Coercive Measures on the Enjoyment of Human Rights, Alena Douhan, stressed that the Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab must be released. | "I was one of these special rapporteurs who was there and asked for the release of Ambassador Alex Saab," she stated during the event moderated by Venezuela's Permanent Representative to the United Nations based in Geneva, Héctor Constant Rosales.

Staff (2021-09-23). The Boston Group Supports Mexico Talks. orinocotribune.com This Wednesday, September 22, the Boston Group, a group originally made up of Venezuelan and US parliamentarians, made public its support for the negotiation process taking place in Mexico City between the Venezuelan government and the opposition represented in the Unitary Platform, with the facilitation of Norway, and accompanied by the Netherlands and Russia. | In a statement, the group recognized the government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, and expressed its support for the talks being held in Mexico City. | In this regard, it welcomed the efforts of the governments of Mexico, Norway, Russia, and th…

Staff (2021-09-23). From UN 76th General Assembly, Biden, Duque and Bolsonaro Attack Venezuela. orinocotribune.com The General Assembly session at the UN's annual convention is traditionally a window for debate and political tirades in the international arena. Many times it goes further, and is used as a forum in which powerful countries in the North attack developing nations in the South. Such was the case at this year's UN General Assembly, as the presidents of the US, Brazil and Colombian used the platform to attack Venezuela. | US President Joe Biden praised far-right groups seeking to overthrow the national government of Venezuela, as well as that of Cuba: "The authoritarianism of the world may seek to proclaim the end o…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-23). Killing of social leaders and human rights defenders continues unabated in Colombia. peoplesdispatch.org According to INDEPAZ, as of September 21, 124 social leaders and human rights defenders, and 37 former FARC combatants have been assassinated by illegal armed groups. Additionally, 259 people have been killed in 72 massacres this year…

teleSUR, him, JL (2021-09-23). Denuncian masacre en Tumaco, la número 72 en Colombia. telesurtv.net El aumento de la violencia e inseguridad en varios departamentos de colombia ha aumentado ante la cercanía de las elecciones de 2022.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-23). Southern Command and its "Maximum Pressure Plan" against Venezuela. libya360.wordpress.com Hernan Cano Craig Faller's second visit to Colombia in less than three months is interpreted in Caracas as a new step towards destabilization in Venezuela. Two analysts consulted by Sputnik agree that the presence of the head of the US Southern Command seeks to generate greater pressure on the government of Nicolas Maduro. "He is…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-23). President Maduro at 76th UN General Assembly: 'The World Needs a New UN'. orinocotribune.com President Nicolás Maduro, in his speech at the 76th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN), condemned the fierce campaign against Venezuela unleashed by the elites that govern the United States, in complicity with power groups in Europe and other governments. | In this regard, he denounced the attack against Venezuela's right to buy what it needs and the right to sell what it produces, like the great oil and mineral resources that exist in the Venezuelan territory. | "Venezuela denounces a permanent and systematic aggression through cruel economic, financial and oil sanctions, through a persec…

Staff (2021-09-23). Headlines for September 23, 2021. democracynow.org Biden Pledges More Vaccine Donations as Poorer Nations Demand Patent Waivers for COVID-19 Shots, Alaska Hospitals, Overwhelmed by COVID-19, Begin Rationing Care, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Taps Anti-Mask Vaccine Skeptic as Surgeon General, DHS Looks to Expand Immigrant Detention at Guantánamo as Humanitarian Crisis at Border Grows, Black Congressmembers Condemn Inhumane, Racist Treatment of Haitian Asylum Seekers, Over 300 Migrant Children Still Separated from Their Families, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Calls for an End to Sanctions, Respect for International Law, Adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Z…

teleSUR, drl, JCM (2021-09-23). Venezuela anuncia ampliación con Perú del Plan Vuelta a la Patria. telesurtv.net El mandatario venezolano Nicolás Maduro dijo que han hecho las primeras coordinaciones con el presidente de Perú, Pedro Castillo.

Editor2 (2021-09-23). Latin America and Caribbean Leaders Approve Historic Agreement. orinocotribune.com By Peoples Dispatch — Sep 22, 2021 | The heads of state of the regional block agreed on a 44-point declaration which addressed the strategy against COVID-19 and climate change and took a stand against the blockade on Cuba. | The VI Summit of the Heads of State of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) was held in Mexico City on Saturday, September 18 and concluded with the approval of a 44-point declaration. The historic summit saw the participation of 31 countries and the presence of several important leaders, such as Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro, Bolivian president Luis Arce, P…

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-09-23). Pdte. Maduro: Debemos construir un mundo libre del dominio económico de un imperio. telesurtv.net El presidente venezolano destacó la fortaleza de su país para avanzar en la reconstrucción económica sobre bases de diálogo y entendimiento.

José Mireles Alcalá (2021-09-23). Sanciones e ineficiencia gubernamental afectan vacunación contra la COVID-19 en Venezuela. peoplesworld.org CARACAS—La pandemia de la covid-19 avanza en el país sudamericano, quien arriba a los 355.061 casos de contagio y 4.301 personas fallecidas para la fecha del domingo 19 de septiembre según reportes de las autoridades sanitarias de Venezuela. La crisis capitalista mundial ha generado grandes consecuencias en la población venezolana, quien padece producto a la …

Andreína Chávez Alava (2021-09-23). Italian Court Rejects Extradition of Former Venezuelan Oil Minister Rafael Ramírez. venezuelanalysis.com The ex-PDVSA chief, accused of corruption, said the ruling was based on his "refugee status." Venezuelan authorities have yet to comment.

Daniela Jimenez (2021-09-23). Venezuela Denounces Cyber-Attack Originating in the United States. orinocotribune.com The cyber-attack against the Banco de Venezuela system, which put the bank out of service since September 15, came from the United States, informed the Executive Vice President of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez. | At a press conference in the Simón Bolívar press room of the Miraflores Palace on Wednesday, September 22, the Venezuelan vice president reported that since September 15, the Banco de Venezuela has been the victim of a series of computer attacks that tried to degrade the operation of its computer system, and these attacks originated in the United States. | She also specified that, according to the prelimina…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-23). Leopoldo López Embarks on New Tirade Against his Own Country — 21N Mega-Elections. orinocotribune.com In an public campaign against Venezuela's regional elections scheduled for November 21, far-right politician Leopoldo López met with representatives of the European Union (EU) and insisted on a so-called "lack of conditions" in place for electoral observers. | López, a fugitive from Venezuelan justice who remains protected in Spain, met with Vice President of the European Parliament, Dita Charanzová, and expressed his "concern" about the possibility of the EU providing support for a delegation to assist in upcoming regional and local elections in Venezuela. | In this regard, López is acting against the will of ma…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-23). Conversation with Felix Plasencia, Foreign Minister of Venezuela. libya360.wordpress.com This roundtable will allow for in depth conversation on the current context in Venezuela, upcoming elections, as well prospects for the future of US-Venezuela relations. During this prolonged period of global crisis, the US has continued to escalate programs of hybrid warfare across the world. Venezuela has also continued to resist, and the US has…

Staff (2021-09-23). Venezuela acusa que desde EE.UU. realizaron ataque a entidad bancaria. telesurtv.net El Banco de Venezuela fue víctima de un ataque cibernético el pasado 16 de septiembre.

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2021-09-23: News Headlines

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-23). President Maduro at 76th UN General Assembly: 'The World Needs a New UN'. orinocotribune.com President Nicolás Maduro, in his speech at the 76th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN), condemned the fierce campaign against Venezuela unleashed by the elites that govern the United States, in complicity with power groups in Europe and other governments. | In this regard, he denounced the attack against Venezuela's right to buy what it needs and the right to sell what it produces, like the great oil and mineral resources that exist in the Venezuelan territory. | "Venezuela denounces a permanent and systematic aggression through cruel economic, financial and oil sanctions, through a persec…

Staff (2021-09-23). The Boston Group Supports Mexico Talks. orinocotribune.com This Wednesday, September 22, the Boston Group, a group originally made up of Venezuelan and US parliamentarians, made public its support for the negotiation process taking place in Mexico City between the Venezuelan government and the opposition represented in the Unitary Platform, with the facilitation of Norway, and accompanied by the Netherlands and Russia. | In a statement, the group recognized the government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, and expressed its support for the talks being held in Mexico City. | In this regard, it welcomed the efforts of the governments of Mexico, Norway, Russia, and th…

Staff (2021-09-23). From UN 76th General Assembly, Biden, Duque and Bolsonaro Attack Venezuela. orinocotribune.com The General Assembly session at the UN's annual convention is traditionally a window for debate and political tirades in the international arena. Many times it goes further, and is used as a forum in which powerful countries in the North attack developing nations in the South. Such was the case at this year's UN General Assembly, as the presidents of the US, Brazil and Colombian used the platform to attack Venezuela. | US President Joe Biden praised far-right groups seeking to overthrow the national government of Venezuela, as well as that of Cuba: "The authoritarianism of the world may seek to proclaim the end o…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-23). Killing of social leaders and human rights defenders continues unabated in Colombia. peoplesdispatch.org According to INDEPAZ, as of September 21, 124 social leaders and human rights defenders, and 37 former FARC combatants have been assassinated by illegal armed groups. Additionally, 259 people have been killed in 72 massacres this year…

teleSUR, him, JL (2021-09-23). Denuncian masacre en Tumaco, la número 72 en Colombia. telesurtv.net El aumento de la violencia e inseguridad en varios departamentos de colombia ha aumentado ante la cercanía de las elecciones de 2022.

Staff (2021-09-23). Headlines for September 23, 2021. democracynow.org Biden Pledges More Vaccine Donations as Poorer Nations Demand Patent Waivers for COVID-19 Shots, Alaska Hospitals, Overwhelmed by COVID-19, Begin Rationing Care, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Taps Anti-Mask Vaccine Skeptic as Surgeon General, DHS Looks to Expand Immigrant Detention at Guantánamo as Humanitarian Crisis at Border Grows, Black Congressmembers Condemn Inhumane, Racist Treatment of Haitian Asylum Seekers, Over 300 Migrant Children Still Separated from Their Families, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Calls for an End to Sanctions, Respect for International Law, Adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Z…

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-09-23). Pdte. Maduro: Debemos construir un mundo libre del dominio económico de un imperio. telesurtv.net El presidente venezolano destacó la fortaleza de su país para avanzar en la reconstrucción económica sobre bases de diálogo y entendimiento.

teleSUR, drl, JCM (2021-09-23). Venezuela anuncia ampliación con Perú del Plan Vuelta a la Patria. telesurtv.net El mandatario venezolano Nicolás Maduro dijo que han hecho las primeras coordinaciones con el presidente de Perú, Pedro Castillo.

Editor2 (2021-09-23). Latin America and Caribbean Leaders Approve Historic Agreement. orinocotribune.com By Peoples Dispatch — Sep 22, 2021 | The heads of state of the regional block agreed on a 44-point declaration which addressed the strategy against COVID-19 and climate change and took a stand against the blockade on Cuba. | The VI Summit of the Heads of State of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) was held in Mexico City on Saturday, September 18 and concluded with the approval of a 44-point declaration. The historic summit saw the participation of 31 countries and the presence of several important leaders, such as Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro, Bolivian president Luis Arce, P…

Staff (2021-09-23). Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab Must be Released, Reiterates UN's Alena Douhan. orinocotribune.com This Wednesday, September 22, during her speech at the forum "The Negative Impact of Unilateral Coercive Measures on the Realization of the Right to Development," the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Negative Impact of Unilateral Coercive Measures on the Enjoyment of Human Rights, Alena Douhan, stressed that the Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab must be released. | "I was one of these special rapporteurs who was there and asked for the release of Ambassador Alex Saab," she stated during the event moderated by Venezuela's Permanent Representative to the United Nations based in Geneva, Héctor Constant Rosales.

Daniela Jimenez (2021-09-23). Venezuela Denounces Cyber-Attack Originating in the United States. orinocotribune.com The cyber-attack against the Banco de Venezuela system, which put the bank out of service since September 15, came from the United States, informed the Executive Vice President of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez. | At a press conference in the Simón Bolívar press room of the Miraflores Palace on Wednesday, September 22, the Venezuelan vice president reported that since September 15, the Banco de Venezuela has been the victim of a series of computer attacks that tried to degrade the operation of its computer system, and these attacks originated in the United States. | She also specified that, according to the prelimina…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-23). Leopoldo López Embarks on New Tirade Against his Own Country — 21N Mega-Elections. orinocotribune.com In an public campaign against Venezuela's regional elections scheduled for November 21, far-right politician Leopoldo López met with representatives of the European Union (EU) and insisted on a so-called "lack of conditions" in place for electoral observers. | López, a fugitive from Venezuelan justice who remains protected in Spain, met with Vice President of the European Parliament, Dita Charanzová, and expressed his "concern" about the possibility of the EU providing support for a delegation to assist in upcoming regional and local elections in Venezuela. | In this regard, López is acting against the will of ma…

Staff (2021-09-23). Venezuela acusa que desde EE.UU. realizaron ataque a entidad bancaria. telesurtv.net El Banco de Venezuela fue víctima de un ataque cibernético el pasado 16 de septiembre.

Staff (2021-09-22). Venezuela Denounces Colombia's Violation of Airspace & Biden Impugns Venezuela, Cuba & Belarus at UN. orinocotribune.com This Tuesday, September 21, Venezuela's Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB) denounced the illegal entry into Venezuelan airspace of a remotely manned Hermes drone belonging to the Colombian Air Force. | Through a statement, the FANB indicated that the infraction was recorded on Monday, September 20, at 4: 48 p.m., when the aircraft in question was detected flying over the territory of Jesús María Semprúm municipality, in the state of Zulia, by the scanning systems of the Comprehensive Aerospace Defense Command of Venezuela. | The FANB assured that this action constitutes a threat to the security of the nation,…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-22). Italian 'Justice' Rules Not to Extradite Former PDVSA Czar Rafael Ramírez. orinocotribune.com Regarding the case of the fugitive from the Venezuelan justice, Rafael Ramírez, a decision was made by the Italian courts, where the former official is residing. This was reported by the defendant's team of defense lawyers. | According to a statement released by the lawyer Roberto de Vita, on Monday the Rome Court of Appeals published the sentence that was issued on September 14. The court rejected the extradition request filed by the government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. | Ramírez also released the document through his Twitter account, and stated that it is a final decision that cannot be appealed.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-22). Venezuela: President Addresses United Nations General Debate, 76th Session. libya360.wordpress.com Nicolás Maduro Moros, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, addresses the general debate of the 76th Session of the General Assembly of the UN (New York, 21-27 September 2021).

teleSUR, drl, JCM (2021-09-22). Denuncian que hay más de 20 lideresas colombianas amenazadas. telesurtv.net La denuncia la hizo una plataforma de defensa de mujeres, la cual da cuenta del clima de violencia imperante en Colombia.

José Luis Granados Ceja (2021-09-22). Maduro Calls for End of US Blockade of Venezuela and Cuba in UN Speech. venezuelanalysis.com The Venezuelan president called on the global community to reject neo-colonialism and imperialism and build a peaceful and multipolar global order.

_____ (2021-09-22). Latin American And Caribbean Leaders Approve Historic Agreement. popularresistance.org The VI Summit of the Heads of State of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) was held in Mexico City on Saturday, September 18 and concluded with the approval of a 44-point declaration. The historic summit saw the participation of 31 countries and the presence of several important leaders, such as Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro, Bolivian president Luis Arce, Peruvian president Pedro Castillo, Cuban president Miguel Díaz Canel, Uruguayan president Luis Lacalle Pou and others. | Despite the political differences among the participants, the joint declaration was approved unanimously and a…

Staff (2021-09-22). Maduro and Díaz-Canel in Mexico. orinocotribune.com By John Ackerman — Sep 20, 2021 | The successful meeting of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) which took place on Saturday, September 18, implied a definitive step towards a true Latin American integration, fully autonomous and independent from Washington. The active participation of the presidents of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, and of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, was particularly symbolic, since both leaders have been constantly slandered and threatened by both the United States government and the Organization of American States (OAS), headed by unpresentable coup facilitator, Luis Alm…

Staff (2021-09-22). Venezuelan Red Cross Denies Fake News About "Colossal Outbreak" (COVID-19). orinocotribune.com Recently, a message, attributed to Alberto Urquiola, director of the Venezuelan Red Cross, has been circulated on various social media such as WhatsApp and Twitter. The message states that there is a "colossal COVID-19 outbreak" in Venezuela and that the number of deaths in Caracas' Poliedro (sports complex) and in other care centers in the city is high. | This has been an attempt to spread the perception of chaos and of a health and social crisis in the country, providing numbers of COVID-19 related deaths and infections much above the official numbers on the pandemic at the national level. Such fake news only i…

teleSUR, him, JL (2021-09-22). Pdte. de Venezuela denuncia conspiración de Iván Duque contra el proceso de diálogo en México. telesurtv.net "Iván Duque encabeza la conspiración contra la paz de Venezuela y los diálogos en México", acusó el jefe de Estado.

Staff (2021-09-22). 21N: Candidate Substitution on Electoral Ballot Ends this Wednesday. orinocotribune.com The period provided for the political parties of Venezuela to present modifications and/or substitutions of candidates on the electoral ballot ends on Wednesday, September 22. | This was informed by the National Electoral Council (CNE) of Venezuela through a post on its Twitter account, stating that "according to the schedule for the regional and municipal elections, this Wednesday 22 is the deadline for political organizations to submit modifications and/or substitutions of candidatures so that they can be incorporated in the ballot." | De acuerdo al cronograma para las Elecciones Regionales y Municipales, este…

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