2020-03-25: Social Media Postees

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Venezuela's Coronavirus Response Might Surprise You
Leonardo Flores | globalresearch.ca | 2020-03-25
Within a few hours of being launched, over 800 Venezuelans in the U.S. registered for an emergency flight from Miami to Caracas through a website run by the Venezuelan government. This flight, offered at no cost, was proposed by President …

Chilean government seizes on COVID-19 pandemic to declare state of catastrophe
wsws.org | 2020-03-25
Far from fighting the coronavirus, the measure is aimed at militarizing Chile in the face of the mass demonstrations and strikes that have rocked the country.

After expelling Cuban doctors, Brazil requests their help to fight COVID-19
Susan Price | greenleft.org.au | 2020-03-25
Healthcare Ben NortonIssue 1258 Brazil COVID-19March 25, 2020The coronavirus pandemic has overwhelmed the health infrastructure of countries around the world. Desperate to contain the deadly virus, hard-hit countries, including even rich European nations like Italy and Britain, hav…

8-Day Journey from Hong Kong to Chile, COVID-19 on My Tail
Andre Vltchek | globalresearch.ca | 2020-03-24
Imagine that you are in Hong Kong, in a city where "you are actually not supposed to be", in the first place. You are ready to go home, to South America. But just two days before your departure, via Seoul …

From Hong Kong to Chile in 8 Days With COVID-19 on My Tail
Andre Vltchek | mintpressnews.com | 2020-03-24
Santiago ( 21st Century Wire)

"Humanitarian Solidarity": Even Under U.S. Sanctions, Cuba Sends Doctor Brigade to Italy and More
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-03-24
As Italy's death toll soars past 6,000, Cuba has sent medical brigades to combat COVID-19. Cuba has also deployed doctors to Venezuela, Nicaragua, Jamaica, Suriname and Grenada. "The arrival of a medical brigade from Cuba to Italy is pretty historic. You have a leading European nation accepting support in the form of a medical team from a small Caribbean island," says our guest, Peter Kornbluh, director of the Cuba Documentation Project at the National Security Archive at George Washington University. "It just goes to the history of Cuba's deep and long-lasting commitment to humanitarian solidarity with other cou…

President Maduro Denounces New Terrorist Plan Against Venezuela
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-24
The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, denounced this Tuesday that terrorist groups are training from Colombia to attack the country amid the Covid-19 pandemic. | RELATED: | Venezuela: US Blocks Flights to Repatriate Citizens Amid COVID-19 | "The conspiracies continue. Yesterday, a person named Jorge Alberto Molinares Duque was captured on the Barranquilla-Riohacha highway, moving in a vehicle and carrying an arsenal of weapons there," the president reported. | Likewise, t…

Venezuela announces 6-month rent suspension, guarantees workers' wages, bans lay-offs
Paul Dobson | peoplesworld.org | 2020-03-24
MÉRIDA, Venezuela (venezuelanalysis.com)–The Venezuelan government announced a series of measures on Sunday in attempts to protect the population from the economic effects of the coronavirus crisis. Speaking on a live televised address, President Nicolás Maduro instructed that all commercial and residential rent, as well as all capital and loan interest payments, are to be suspended …

Radical Missionaries in the Amazon Put Isolated Tribes at Risk
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-24
Isolated tribes in the Brazilian Amazon are at high risk of contracting deadly diseases including the coronavirus because of missionaries who swore to convert all of them, a report from the Guardian published Monday revealed. | RELATED: | Brazil's Peoples: Bolsonaro Means Genocide, Ethnocide, Ecocide | A United States-based group of radical missionaries called Ethnos360 and formerly known as New Tribes Mission has set itself with the task of entering in contact with, and convertin…

Argentina Observes Memory Day, This Time From Social Networks
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-24
Argentina remembered on Tuesday, via social media, the victims of the military dictatorship of Jorge Rafael Videla (1976-1983). | RELATED: | Deserted Streets, Online Dancing as Argentina Goes in Lockdown | For the first time in 37 years, Argentina will not be the protagonist of the usual march on this date, nor will there be flags or drums in the Plaza de Mayo. The new coronavirus forces the people to remember the National Day of Memory from every house in the country. | Howeve…

Colombia: Two More Indigenous Leaders Murdered Amid Quarantine
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-24
The National Indigenous Organization of Colombia (ONIC) Tuesday denounced that two Embera indigenous people, Omar Guasiruma and Ernesto Guasiruma, were killed and two more were wounded in the Naranjal township in the Cauca Valley. | RELATED: | Colombia's Indigenous Demand Justice After 20 Leaders Killed | "The two murdered Indigenous leaders and the two wo…

Even Under US Sanctions, Cuba Sends Doctor Brigade to Italy
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-03-24
As Italy's death toll soars past 6,000, Cuba has sent medical brigades to combat COVID-19. Cuba has also deployed doctors to Venezuela, Nicaragua, Jamaica, Suriname and Grenada. "The arrival of a medical brigade from Cuba to Italy is pretty historic. You have a leading European nation accepting support in the form of a medical team from a small Caribbean island," says our guest, Peter Kornbluh, director of the Cuba Documentation Project at the National Security Archive at George Washington University. "It just go…

Venezuela: US Blocks Flights to Repatriate Citizens
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-24
Venezuela's Foreign Affairs Minister Jorge Arreaza denounced Tuesday that the United States refuses to authorize humanitarian flights to bring back the stranded Venezuelans in the North American nation. | RELATED: | Venezuelan President Demands US Lift Economic Sanctions | "We denounce that the U.S. insists on its air blockade of Venezuela and…

Iran: Rouhani Dennounces US Blockade During COVID-19 Outbreak
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-24
Hasan Rohani, Iran's President, denounced the U.S. blockade against the Islamic Republic amid the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak. | RELATED: | EU Supports Iran, Venezuela Bids for IMF COVID-19 Funds | Rohani said the sanctions limit bank interactions, the import of medicines and medical equipment as well as the safety of the Iranian people during the worldwide pandemic due to Covid-19. The Iranian President requested the international community condemn the U.S.' policy towards Iran. Rohani…

Bolivian Regime Rejects Cuba's Offer to Help Fight Coronavirus
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-24
Bolivian presidential candidate Luis Arce and his campaign partner David Choquehuanca requested the de facto president Janine àÅñez accept Cuba and China's medical help to help stop Covid-19 from spreading in the Andean nation. | RELATED: | Bolivia: Electoral Tribunal Suspends Elections Due to COVID-19 | The representatives of the Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS) Party asked the right-wing president to accept the medicines and specialists from Cuba and China, which they cal…

Spain: Over 500 Coronavirus Deaths Reported in Last 24 Hours
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-24
In the last 24 hours, Spain recorded 514 deaths from the COVID-19 (coronavirus), the highest figure since the pandemic began in the country. | RELATED: | Ecuador: Guayaquil Prevents Plane From Landing Due to COVID-19 | The hundreds of deaths represent a jump of 24% of the number of deaths the country recorded on Monday. | Spain, on Monday, recorded 462 deaths, which was also the highest figure in the country so far. | Madrid, the capital, continues to be the most affected by the…

Chile: Lower House Postpones Plebiscite Amid Covid-19 Fears
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-24
The vote took place in the middle of a busy parliamentary session and a lot of distrust about the change in dates. | There was also spirited debate once a faction from the right attempted to cancel the vote altogether, ultimately failing in their attempt. | RELATED: | Chile To Postpone Constitutional Referendum Amid Pandemic | It was especially striking when the deputies from Evopoli, Luciano Cruz Coke, Jorge Alessandri, and Juan Antonio Coloma of the UDI party abstained (both pro-S…

Expert: US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela during pandemic could be genocidal
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2020-03-20
Intensified US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela during the COVID-19 pandemic could amount to genocide, a former UN expert warns. Iran…

US ramps up sanctions devastating Venezuela's health sector as coronavirus spreads
Leonardo Flores | thegrayzone.com | 2020-03-17
Promising to "smash" Venezuela's government during a "maximum pressure March," Trump has imposed crushing sanctions that force Venezuela to spend…

No, Venezuela does not have a six child per family policy
Joe Emersberger | zcomm.org | 2020-03-13
I respect UK journalist Andrew Buncombe. As I noted for FAIR last year, he was one of the few corporate journalists who reported on a study linking Trump's financial sanctions on Venezuela to thousands of deaths by the end of 2018. Since 2018, Trump has repeatedly intensified the sanctions and threatened Venezuela with military action, Read…