2021-04-12: News Headlines

Paul Dobson (2021-04-12). Venezuela Reports Release of Blocked Funds for COVAX Vaccines. venezuelanalysis.com According to Maduro, the funds to purchase 11.3 million doses were liberated by US authorities.

orinocotribune (2021-04-12). Venezuelan National Assembly Consolidates Relations with Inter-Parliamentary Union in Geneva. orinocotribune.com On Sunday, April 11, a delegation of deputies from the National Assembly (AN) of Venezuela held a working meeting with the president of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Duarte Pacheco and the secretary general, Martín Chungong, in Geneva, Switzerland, in order to strengthen relations at the parliamentary level. | The president of the National Assembly, Jorge Rodríguez, informed about the meeting through his Twitter account, and added that the AN has made an official invitation to the IPU to visit Venezuela, so that "it learns the truth about Venezuela beyond mainstream media manipulation and cunning attacks."

Telesur (2021-04-12). Cuban and Venezuelan Authorities Mourn Ramsey Clark's Death. globalresearch.ca As an Attorney General, Clark stood up for civil rights and …

orinocotribune (2021-04-12). Venezuelan CNE Publishes Second Batch of Candidates Running for Rectors. orinocotribune.com The Electoral Nominations Committee of the National Assembly (AN) of Venezuela will start with the period of objections and discharges after "satisfactorily" completing the evaluation process of 38 new nominees for rectors of the National Electoral Council (CNE) in the second round of postulations. | In accordance with current regulations, the list of candidates in the second round of postulations was published this Saturday, April 10, in the National Assembly website and also in national dailies. This list contains the names of the candidates who passed the evaluation process established by the Constitution of t…

teleSUR (2021-04-11). Cuban and Venezuelan Authorities Mourn Ramsey Clarks's Death. telesurenglish.net As an Attorney General, Clark stood up for civil rights and liberties in the Jonhson administration (1963-1969). He oversaw the drafting of the Civil Rights act, sanctioned housing discrimination, ordered a moratorium on federal executions and prison construction, and fought discrimination in employment alongside many other causes of social injustice.

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