2020-11-20: News Headlines

Tanya Wadhwa (2020-11-20). Colombians embark on a fresh national strike against Ivan Duque. peoplesdispatch.org On November 19, hundreds of thousands of Colombians began

Sofia Perez (2020-11-19). Why Venezuela's Dec. 6 election is legitimate. liberationnews.org On December 6, Venezuela will hold parliamentary elections to choose new deputies for the National Assembly, the country's legislature.

Manuela Solé (2020-11-19). Venezuela's Attorney General to Investigate Police Abuses. venezuelanalysis.com The FAES special forces practices have been repeatedly denounced in recent months.

teleSUR (2020-11-19). Colombia Goes on Strike to Demand an End to Violence. telesurenglish.net A new day of national mobilization Thursday will take place, "for life, democracy and the negotiation of the emergency plan," led by unions, workers' centers, students, farmers, and other social sectors. | RELATED: | The new day of the National Strike comes one year after the mobilizations of November 21, 2019, in which hundreds of Colombians took to the streets, demanding the right to life, the defense of social leaders…

teleSUR (2020-11-18). Over 200 Venezuelan Citizens Return to the Country From Panama. telesurenglish.net A group of 211 Venezuelans, stranded in Panama, early Wednesday morning returned to their country on three Conviasa flights to Caracas, Valencia, and Maracaibo thanks to Venezuela's 'Return to the Homeland' Plan. | RELATED: | Venezuela's Foreign Ministry announced the citizens' arrival on Twitter as It emphasized that the humanitarian action was possible thanks to President Nicolas Maduro's Government. | "This humanitarian action a…

Ralph Nader (2020-11-18). Abdicating to Boeing: An Open Letter to FAA Administrator Stephen Dickson. counterpunch.org November 13, 2020 Stephen Dickson, Administrator Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) U.S. Department of Transportation 800 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20591 Dear Mr. Dickson, It is now abundantly clear that instead of clearing out top Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) operatives who have worked to make the FAA safe for Boeing, you have thrown in your

_____ (2020-11-18). More Money For Coup Groups From US Agency For International Development. popularresistance.org Organizations that led the coup attempt in 2018 against the constitutional government of President Daniel Ortega, continue to receive foreign funding from the United States and some European countries. The latest information on USAID funding of the US-directed opposition was made available by journalist William Grigsby on Radio La Primerísima's Sin Fronteras Magazine. | USAID fiscal year 2021 (Oct. 1, 2020-Sept. 30, 2021) foreign assistance includes "funds to support the restoration of democracy and human rights in the region."