2021-11-28: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-11-27). Peru's Pedro Castillo's first 100 days: Shattering the illusions promoted by Jacobin and the pseudo-left. wsws.org In his first hundred days as Peru's president, Castillo has managed to move faster and further to the right than any of his predecessors.

teleSUR, SH (2021-11-27). Pedro Castillo denuncia intentos de desestabilización en Perú. telesurtv.net La vicepresidenta peruana calificó de intento de golpe de Estado la moción que pretende la destitución del presidente Pedro Castillo.

teleSUR, DRL (2021-11-27). Avanza marcha en Bolivia en apoyo al presidente Luis Arce. telesurtv.net En el cuarto día de movilización, la columna humana avanza hacia La Paz, pese a la lluvia y bajas temperaturas.

Editor2 (2021-11-27). The News from the Venezuela Election? Victory for the People of Venezuela and Defeat for the US (Statement). orinocotribune.com The news out of Venezuela related to the elections is that there is no news. All attempts to attack and delegitimize the process failed and the people of that beleaguered nation once again chose independence and dignity over surrendering to the imperialist gangsterism of the United States and their white supremacist, European colonial allies. | RELATED CONTENT: Russia's Zakharova: Countries Criticizing Venezuela's Elections Motivated…

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2021-11-27: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-11-27). Peru's Pedro Castillo's first 100 days: Shattering the illusions promoted by Jacobin and the pseudo-left. wsws.org In his first hundred days as Peru's president, Castillo has managed to move faster and further to the right than any of his predecessors.

teleSUR, SH (2021-11-27). Pedro Castillo denuncia intentos de desestabilización en Perú. telesurtv.net La vicepresidenta peruana calificó de intento de golpe de Estado la moción que pretende la destitución del presidente Pedro Castillo.

teleSUR, DRL (2021-11-27). Avanza marcha en Bolivia en apoyo al presidente Luis Arce. telesurtv.net En el cuarto día de movilización, la columna humana avanza hacia La Paz, pese a la lluvia y bajas temperaturas.

Editor2 (2021-11-27). The News from the Venezuela Election? Victory for the People of Venezuela and Defeat for the US (Statement). orinocotribune.com The news out of Venezuela related to the elections is that there is no news. All attempts to attack and delegitimize the process failed and the people of that beleaguered nation once again chose independence and dignity over surrendering to the imperialist gangsterism of the United States and their white supremacist, European colonial allies. | RELATED CONTENT: Russia's Zakharova: Countries Criticizing Venezuela's Elections Motivated…

teleSUR (2021-11-26). Giant March Supporting Arce Advances Through Bolivian Highlands. telesurenglish.net After leaving Patacamaya three days ago, the "March for the Homeland" has traveled 95 out of 200 kilometers needed to reach La Paz City, where it will express its support for President Luis Arce. | RELATED: | The Bolivian Labor Union (COB) and dozens of social organizations decided to mobilize their militants in defense of a democratically elected government, which is being threatened by the Santa Cruz Civic Committ…

Mariana àÅlvarez Orellana (2021-11-26). Estrategia de desgaste: Opositores piden otra vez destitución del presidente Pedro Castillo. globalizacion.ca No hubo nada improvisado. Unas semanas después de ser anuncia en el Pleno del Congreso, los legisladores de tres partidos de la derecha peruana, Avanza País, Fuerza Popular y Renovación, presentaron una moción de vacancia (destitución) contra el presidente Pedro…

teleSUR (2021-11-26). Peruvian Neo-Fascists Attack Ex-Presidential Candidate Lescano. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday afternoon, 30 members of Peru's far-right group "The Resistance" attacked the former presidential candidate for the Popular Action party Yonhy Lescano at his home in the Surco district. | RELATED: | "As I was closing my garage to enter my house, these people beat me with sticks, blow up my cell phone, and broke into my home. When my family came to help me, they insulted and hit them too," Lescano co…

teleSUR (2021-11-26). Bolivian Government Projects 5.1% Economic Growth for 2022. telesurenglish.net The government of Bolivian President Luis Arce presented on Thursday its general budget for 2022, whose goals contemplate a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of 5.1 percent. | At a press conference, the Minister of Economy and Public Finance, Marcelo Montenegro, indicated that the General State Budget (PGE) 2022, also provides for an increase in public investment by 25 percent for next year. | RELATED: | The Bolivian official indicat…

Editor2 (2021-11-26). US Extends Authorization of PDVSA Transactions Until June 2022. orinocotribune.com The US Treasury Department extended the authorization for the closing of transactions to allow the limited maintenance of essential operations and contracts with Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA until June 1, 2022. | "All transactions and activities prohibited by EO 13850 (…) that are normally necessary for the settlement of operations, contracts, or other agreements in Venezuela involving PDVSA or any entity in which PDVSA owns, directly or indirectly, a 50% or greater interest, and that were in effect prior to July 26, 2019, are authorized until June 1, 2022," the Treasury Department said in a notice.

Staff (2021-11-26). Washington Authorizes Chevron to Stay in Venezuela but Forces Competition Out. orinocotribune.com The United States Department of the Treasury extended the authorization period for Chevron to remain in Venezuela until June 1, 2022. The North American country authorized its own oil company Chevron, and the oil services companies Halliburton, Schlumberger Limited, Baker Hughes Holdings LLC, and Weatherford International Public Limited Company, to maintain their presence in Venezuela. However, when the illegal economic coercive measures were first issued, it forced European and Asian oil companies out of Venezuela. | "All transactions and activities prohibited by Executive Order 13850… that are normally necess…

teleSUR (2021-11-26). Venezuelan Indigenous Citizens To Elect 69 Councilors On Friday. telesurenglish.net On Friday, as part of the subnational electoral process, 4,334 Indigenous representatives will go to the polls to elect 69 councilors and 8 legislators for the states of Amazonas, Anzoategui, Apure, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro, Monagas, Sucre and Zulia. | RELATED: | "These elections reaffirm the active participation of Indigenous citizens in our country's political, economic, and social processes. The Venezuelan people ru…

Staff (2021-11-26). Diosdado Regrets Machista Comments Made by Re-elected PSUV Mayor of Sucre. orinocotribune.com The first vice president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, referred this Wednesday, November 24, to a video that recently circulated on social media platforms, in which the PSUV's recently re-elected mayor of the Sucre municipality in Miranda state, José Vicente Rangel àÅvalos, made machista comments towards women. Rangel àÅvalos subsequently assumed responsibility for his comments, and "clarified" in an apology letter that the statements were made in a "jocular" space among his work team, and were taken out of context. | To be more precise, Mayor Rangel àÅvalo…

Staff (2021-11-26). Russia's Zakharova: Countries Criticizing Venezuela's Elections Motivated Only by Politically Motivated Hopes to Destabilize Venezuela. orinocotribune.com On Thursday, November 25, Russia welcomed the broad participation of Venezuela's opposition in the regional and local elections held last Sunday, and described the intentions of the countries that refuse to recognize the results as "politically motivated hopes to destabilize," reported the EFE news agency. | "We welcome the participation in the elections of representatives of a broad sector of the opposition," said Maria Zakharova, spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at a press conference. | According to the Russian diplomat, this "demonstrates the maturity of the political process in Venezuela and…

Lucrecia Franco (2021-11-26). Venezuelan migrants stranded at the Brazil border. america.cgtn.com Brazil reopened its border with Venezuela in June of this year, having closed it more than a year ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-11-26). Right-Wing Groups Attack Community Media Outlets After Elections. orinocotribune.com Following their general rejection at the polls by the people, opposition leaders are mounting attacks against alternative and community media outlets in regions where they won elections, according to reports. | Venezuela's Public Ministry ordered an investigation to be opened into violent acts committed against radio stations in municipalities of Mérida state, in the Andes region, and in the Barinas state, in the Llanos region. | #DESIGNADOS Fiscal 15 d Barinas y Fiscal 16 d Mérida para investigar d oficio los asaltos -por vía d turbas violentas- d emisoras _____ (2021-11-26). Jorge Arreaza On Venezuela Recovering From Sanctions. popularresistance.org UN Special Rapporteurs estimate that 100,000 people have died in Venezuela in the last decade because of the lack of medicine brought on by U.S. sanctions. Nearly 60% of those deaths took place under the Trump administration after Washington escalated its economic warfare on the Bolivarian state. During the Trump era, Jorge Arreaza served as Venezuela's foreign minister and spent years building diplomatic ties with other nations amid Washington's aggressive hybrid war. | "After 22 years of revolution, we have had to deal with President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, President Trump, and President Biden…

_____ (2021-11-26). Jorge Arreaza On Venezuela Recovering From Sanctions In New Post-Petro Economic Plan. popularresistance.org UN Special Rapporteurs estimate that 100,000 people have died in Venezuela in the last decade because of the lack of medicine brought on by U.S. sanctions. Nearly 60% of those deaths took place under the Trump administration after Washington escalated its economic warfare on the Bolivarian state. During the Trump era, Jorge Arreaza served as Venezuela's foreign minister and spent years building diplomatic ties with other nations amid Washington's aggressive hybrid war.

Staff (2021-11-26). 21N Regional Elections: Causes Behind Delay in Barinas State Results — CNE Headquarter to Take Charge. orinocotribune.com Five days after the celebration of the regional and local mega-elections of November 21 in Venezuela, tension remains amongst sectors of the right in Barinas state that insist on questioning the results and proclaiming the candidate Freddy Superlano as the winner and refusing to recognize the candidate of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), and current governor, Argenis Chávez. | In this sense, spokespersons for both the electoral body, and the political groups involved, have stated that the Democratic Unit Roundtable requested a 100% recount of the ballots and election records, which in turn has dela…

Staff (2021-11-26). Sanctions on Venezuela to Blame for US Purchasing More Fuel from Russia. orinocotribune.com While Washington urges its European allies to reduce their dependence on Russian energy resources and imposes sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, the US itself urges Russia to supply it with more fuel, and even made its largest diesel purchase in three years. Experts on the subject explain why this trend is happening. | Four Russian tankers with a total of two million barrels of diesel fuel made from natural gas left for the United States to help mitigate the energy crisis in the North American country. This represents the highest purchase of this type since 2018, reported the Bloomberg agency, citing re…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-11-26). Diosdado Cabello Issues Warning to EU and Elected Opposition Mayors. orinocotribune.com When evaluating the report on Venezuela's mega-elections presented by the Election Observation Commission of the European Union, Venezuelan deputy Diosdado Cabello noted that the opinion of Isabel Santos contrasts with that of all the other international organizations that served as observers in Venezuela's latest elections. | Cabello, the first vice president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), made the comments during his television program Con El Mazo Dando, where he also warned opposition leaders who were elected as governors and mayors, that they must abide by the law. | "Guess which was the o…

teleSUR (2021-11-26). Kirchner Acquitted of Alleged Money Laundering in Argentina. telesurenglish.net According to the ruling released on Friday, Argentine Vice President Cristina Kirchner and her two children, Florencia and Máximo, were acquitted for the non-existence of a crime in a case investigating alleged money laundering. | The president of Argentina, Alberto Fernandez, and the vice president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, participate in a campaign event on November 11, 2021 in Buenos Aires (Argentina).

Paulo Cabral (2021-11-26). When will Brazilian children under 12 get COVID-19 vaccine approval? america.cgtn.com Brazil has administered around 298-million doses of COVID-19 vaccine. According to Reuters, that's enough for more than 70% of the population.

Lucrecia Franco (2021-11-26). Could a tree-planting machine help save the environment? america.cgtn.com A Brazilian inventor has designed what he claims is the world's fastest tree planting machine.

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