Daily Archives: January 10, 2023

2023-01-10: News Headlines

_____ (2023-01-10). Coup attempt in Brazil condemned by leaders from across the globe. popularresistance.org On Sunday January 8, supporters of former far-right Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro invaded the Supreme Federal Court, the National Congress, and the Planalto Palace, the office of the president, breaking through the blockade of the Military Police and the National Security Force at the Esplanade of Ministers in the capital Brasília. After invading the headquarters of the three branches of government, the violent groups vandalized the buildings, looted the armory at the Planalto Palace, and caused tremendous damage to public institutions. | Following the acts of violence, President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva co…

Kurt Nimmo (2023-01-10). Usual Suspects in the Attempted Coup Against Lula in Brazil. globalresearch.ca

Codepink (2023-01-10). CODEPINK Rejects Attempted Coup against Brazil's Democracy! dissidentvoice.org CODEPINK is appalled and outraged at the attempted coup in Brazil that took place on January 8 by supporters of former president Jair Bolsonaro. Emulating the January 6 U.S. Capitol attack, fascist and extreme-right groups stormed Brazil's Congress, Supreme Court and presidential offices to subvert the constitutional order and call for a military intervention. The …

Labor Video Project (2023-01-10). Fascist Coup & Lessons For Brazilian Working Class With Fabio Bosco of Conlutas Union Fed. indybay.org Fabio Bosco and transit worker from Sao Paulo and with the independent Conlutas trade union federation reports on the results of the attempted coup in Brazil and what this means for the working class.

_____ (2023-01-10). Peru: General Strike Continues Despite Repression. popularresistance.org The general strike against Peru's coup regime is on its sixth consecutive day with barricades and roadblocks erected across the country. The weekend also saw countless illegal arrests of protesters and journalists. | According to authorities, protesters have blocked highways at 45 different points. The indigenous Aymara region of Puno is the center of opposition to the regime, with the highest number of barricades erected along highways. The roads connecting Puno to Arequipa, Cusco, and the Amazon, are among those currently blocked. | In Lima, 224 people were detained on Friday for participating in protests organ…

_____ (2023-01-10). Peru: Mass Protests And Major Challenges Ahead For The Left. popularresistance.org On December 7, 2022, the President of Peru, Pedro Castillo, was removed from power, arrested and imprisoned in what is being called a coup. This followed multiple attempts by the right-wing political parties and members of Congress to oust him. In response, more than a dozen Latin American and Caribbean nations refuse to recognize Dina Boluarte, who took over as president, and large numbers of people have mobilized throughout the country in protest. A general strike was declared on January 4, 2023. To help untangle the complicated political and social situation in Peru, Clearing the FOG speaks with Francesca Eman…

WSWS (2023-01-10). SGP holds powerful Berlin election rally against war. wsws.org The Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei rally in the Spandau district gave a strong political lead in opposition to the German government sending tanks to Ukraine.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-10). US Might Send Ukraine Stryker Fighting Vehicles in Next Arms Package. news.antiwar.com The US is considering sending Stryker armored combat vehicles to Kyiv as part of a new weapons package that is expected to be announced next week, POLITICO reported on Monday. An unnamed Pentagon official said an arms package that may or may not include the Strykers will be announced next week during a meeting of …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-10). Former High-Level US Officials Warn Time Is Not on Ukraine's Side in the Conflict. news.antiwar.com Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates warned in an op-ed published by The Washington Post on Saturday that "time is not on Ukraine's side" as its economy is in shambles and the country is entirely reliant on foreign aid. The former officials said Russian President Vladimir Putin …

_____ (2023-01-10). On developments in the IPR over the past year and Russia's place there. journal-neo.org This article offers the author's perspective on some of the past year's outcomes with regard to developments in the Indo-Pacific region (IPR). It is where the focus of the current phase of the "Great World Game" shifts irreversibly. But first, a few words about the term itself. The public introduction of its shortened version is …

infobrics (2023-01-10). Named the Most Popular Chinese Cars from Experienced Russian Drivers in 2022. infobrics.org Chinese cars in 2022 were popular with Russian drivers who have been driving for more than 10 years…

infobrics (2023-01-10). Economic Corridor "China — Mongolia — Russia": Infrastructure in Focus. infobrics.org With logistical flows redirected, Russia's interest in the opportunities of east-bound transport routes, including transit via Mongolia to China and on to other destinations in Asia, has dramatically increased…

SouthFront5 (2023-01-10). Russian Soldiers Assembled Hand-Made Automatic Turret (Video). southfront.org

infobrics (2023-01-10). BRICS at the G20 and the Centrality of the Unated Nations Development Agenda. infobrics.org BRICS has an important role in the G20, precisely guided by its own resolutions on the pursuit of development, to drive the agenda and keep pushing until it is done, writes Mikatekiso Kubayi, Researcher at the Institute for Global Dialogue associated with UNISA (South Africa)…

Kevin Keating (2023-01-10). San Francisco's leading neo-con Alice Cooper impersonator, the former Steve Schwartz! indybay.org This cheerleader for United States foreign policy crimes on three continents changes personas more frequently than most yuppies change their socks!

Sara Flounders (2023-01-10). Biden Administration Tramples on Japan's Post-World War II Pacifist Constitution by Pushing Country's Rearmament. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2023-01-10). How Sanctions Contributed to Venezuela's Economic Collapse. popularresistance.org During the past decade, Venezuela lived through the largest economic contraction documented in the history of the Western Hemisphere. The implosion took place at the same time as the U.S. government barred oil purchases, froze government bank accounts, prohibited the country from issuing new debt, and seized tankers bound for Venezuela. One would think it should be self-evident that any account of Venezuela's economic contraction would place economic sanctions in a central role. | However, sanctions play a surprisingly limited role in most mainstream accounts of the Venezuelan crisis. A recent Council on Foreign…

It's Going Down (2023-01-10). Defending Encampments and Fighting Evictions in Minneapolis: An Interview. itsgoingdown.org Over the past several years, various groups have mobilized in defense of encampments in so-called Minneapolis, working to provide mutual aid, standing in solidarity with the houseless, and fighting against evictions. Wanting to know more about this organizing, especially in the wake of a recent campaign in solidarity with the Quarry encampment, we caught up…

____ (2023-01-10). Role in supply chains grows. ecns.cn As China moves up the value chain, the country is becoming more of an exporter than importer of intermediate goods used by manufacturers elsewhere, helping strengthen the connectivity and hence competitiveness of regional supply chains.

____ (2023-01-10). Another 20 companies sign up for 6th CIIE. ecns.cn A new batch of 20 exhibitors signed up for the 6th China International Import Expo on Monday, bringing the total number of exhibitors signing up for the annual event this year to more than 300, said the event organizer.

____ (2023-01-10). China halts issuance of short-term visas to South Koreans. ecns.cn

____ (2023-01-10). Foreign Ministry calls on U.S. to share data. ecns.cn China urged the United States on Monday to share its epidemic information and data with the World Health Organization and the international community in a timely.

____ (2023-01-10). President vows to advance Sino-Czech relations. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping pledged on Monday to push forward the steady development of relations between China and the Czech Republic, saying that more measures will be unveiled to promote cooperation between China and Central and Eastern European countries.

____ (2023-01-10). CO2 level in 2021 highest in human history. ecns.cn The global carbon dioxide level has hit a record high, the China Meteorological Administration said on Monday, further demonstrating that climate change remains a global challenge.

____ (2023-01-10). First carrier rockets of the year blast off. ecns.cn China launched two carrier rockets on Monday, its first space missions for 2023.

____ (2023-01-10). U.S. president declares emergency in California as winter storms continue. ecns.cn China has decided to suspend the issuing of short-term visas for South Korean citizens to visit China for visit, business, tourism, medical services, transit or other personal affairs, the Chinese embassy in Seoul said in a statement on Tuesday.

____ (2023-01-10). International tourism markets welcome Chinese tourists with open arms. ecns.cn Many countries welcomed Chinese tourists as China announced to downgrade management of COVID-19 infection and resume outbound tourism for Chinese citizensorderly.

____ (2023-01-10). China's border reopening significant for Singapore: Health Minister. ecns.cn China's borders reopening is an important milestone for the world to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, and also what many countries, industries, enterprises, families, and people have long expected, manifesting a significant stage for Singapore, said Ong Ye Kung, Singapore's Minister for Health on Monday.

____ (2023-01-10). China to see overall stability in employment in 2023: minister. ecns.cn China's overall employment situation will stay stable in 2023 as the economy continues to recover with optimized COVID response and pro-growth policies, a senior official has said.

____ (2023-01-10). China's 2022 domestic grain purchases estimated at 400 billion kg. ecns.cn China's 2022 domestic grain purchases are expected to reach 800 billion jin or 400 billion kilograms, keeping in line with the same level seen in previous years.

____ (2023-01-10). Islamic scholars from 14 countries visit Xinjiang region, praise efforts on countering terrorism, extremism. ecns.cn A group of Islamic figures and scholars are paying a visit to Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region to get a clear and better understanding of the region in contrast to the U.S.-led smear campaign.

____ (2023-01-10). Multitude Chinese cities say they have past first COVID peak. ecns.cn Beijing, Chongqing, Henan, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Guangdong, Sichuan, Hainan……a number of provinces and regions across China report that they have already past the first peak of COVID-19 infections as number of patients at fever clinics in these regions continues to fall.

____ (2023-01-10). Exit-entry applications resume in Shanghai. ecns.cn Starting on Jan. 8, China downgraded COVID control measures from Class A to B, and applications for exit-entry services resumed in Shanghai.

____ (2023-01-10). First group of Chinese tourists lands in Thailand Monday, following China's anti-COVID policy shift. ecns.cn A total of 269 Chinese passengers, travelling on a Xiamen Airlines flight, landed in Thailand on Monday, marking the first group of Chinese tourists arriving in the Southeast Asian nation after the adjustment of China's policy shift on COVID-19 shift.

____ (2023-01-10). Major hydrogen power test center starts operation in southwest China. ecns.cn National Hydrogen Power Quality Inspection and Testing Center, an organization dedicated to boosting the development of China's hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle industry, started operation Monday in Chongqing Municipality.

Ari Paul (2023-01-10). The right turns anti-LGBTQ hate up to 11. mronline.org In the past few years, the right-wing media have become laser-focused on transgender issues, not always attacking trans people individually, but instead claiming that children are being "groomed" to adopt "radical gender ideology," and that rights for the trans community are infringing on the rights of children, women and Christians.

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-10). Israel imposes more repressive measures on Palestinians following UNGA vote. mronline.org Apart from imposing travel restrictions on Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki, Israel has confiscated USD 39 million from the body which will be transferred to the 'victims of terrorism' fund for Israeli citizens.

Staff (2023-01-10). President Maduro: Trump's Strategy to Defeat Us Failed (+Teacher's Strike). orinocotribune.com This Monday, January 9, the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, said that Washington's Trumpist strategy to defeat his country had failed. "It collided with the democratic operations of this republic," Maduro said. | Maduro also noted that it will be likely be a long time before US representatives acknowledge their failure. | "It failed and someone has to pick up the broken glass in Washington," Maduro said. "It seems that there are no volunteers with enough intelligence and courage to pick up the broken glass. They secretly try to act without showing their faces, without the purpose of amendment, without sel…

Matthew Cunningham-Cook (2023-01-10). As Nurses Strike, Hospital CEOs Pocket Millions. levernews.com

Peter Boyle (2023-01-10). Invasion Day 2023: The struggle for First Nations justice and sovereignty continues. greenleft.org.au History shows that governments have consistently resisted any proposals from First Nations advisory bodies to deliver real justice. Peter Boyle argues that the Voice to parliament could end up another token gesture, unless there is a strong and independent movement for First Nations justice.

Lynda Carson (2023-01-10). Outing the Bay Area evil doers supporting the election deniers and rabid Freedom Caucus. indybay.org Members Of The House Freedom Caucus Who Seized Power, And Held The House Of Representatives Hostage For Four Days, While Extorting Political Concessions From Kevin McCarthy By Withholding Their Vote To Make Him The Speaker Of The House, In The New Congress:…

City of Sunnyvale (2023-01-10). Thursday 2/9: Special EVent: The Ultimate Guide to Purchasing an EV in 2023. indybay.org Zoom Webinar…

Mothers on the March (2023-01-10). Wednesday 1/11: Stand Up for Justice, Not Jenkins! indybay.org Herbst Theatre/sidewalk | 401 Van Ness Avenue | (across the street from SF City Hall)…

Rhythmix Cultural Works (2023-01-10). Let It Rock! The Mt Olympus of American Rock Bands, 1965-1995. indybay.org

Rhythmix Cultural Works (2023-01-10). Saturday 2/18: Mardi Gras Party with CHELLE! & Friends. indybay.org Rhythmix Cultural Works | 2513 Blanding Ave | Alameda CA 94 1…

Speak Out Now (2023-01-10). Saturday 1/21: 2023: A Coming Economic Crisis? Who Will Pay? with Richard Wolff (Online). indybay.org Online townhall, see website for details…

Lynda Carson (2023-01-10). Election deniers and Freedom Caucus extort more power through Kevin McCarthy. indybay.org Recent Battle Over The Speaker Of The House Is A Continuation Of The January 6 Attack On The Capitol!

Volunteer organized (2023-01-10). Monday 1/9: January 6th Justice: Our Freedoms, Our Vote – 2nd Anniversary Virtual Rally. indybay.org Virtual / Online event (hosted from Fremont, CA)…

Marc Saxer, Rainer Hank (2023-01-10). Battle for Social Democracy and Unfettered Capitalism. indybay.org Two opposing schools of thought face each other at the sickbed: neoliberalism and social democracy. But didn't the death-bells of neoliberalism ring in the course of the financial market crisis? Were not neoliberals unmasked as charlatans who first caused the whole mess with their deregulation medicine?

SC News (2023-01-10). Tuesday 1/10: Revisions to Downtown Expansion Plan at Santa Cruz City Council. indybay.org Attend meeting in person: Council Chambers, 809 Center Street, Santa Cruz | The Downtown Plan Expansion project is #30 on the City Council meeting agenda, and will be heard sometime after 5 PM, following oral communications. See meeting agenda for information on participating virtually/phoning in:…

PINE (2023-01-10). New Revelations Must Stop Concord NWS Negotiations. indybay.org The negotiations between the city of Concord and the developers that comprise Concord First Partners should be stopped. New revelations brought forth by reporter Dan Borenstein reveal legal entanglements regarding Albert Seeno the 3rd. The fiscal and organizational stability of Seeno's Discovery Builders is in question.

Cassidy Kakin (2023-01-10). Watzreal Satisfies with "Dark Album: Remaster," an Underground San Francisco Rap Gem. indybay.org On the remastered re-release of his gem "The Dark Album," San Francisco's Watzreal adds a handful of can't miss tracks and a true underground hit of an album.

Censored News (2023-01-10). Live Reno: Paiute and Shoshone Rally to Halt Lithium Mine at Thacker Pass as Court Begins. indybay.org The Reno-Sparks Indian Colony and other opponents of the planned Thacker Pass lithium mine marched to the Bruce R. Thompson Courthouse on Thursday morning and are now rallying outside. | Inside the building, a federal judge is now scheduled to hear arguments from attorneys representing tribes, environmental groups, and a local rancher who have all sued to halt the mine, as well as from Lithium Nevada—the company behind the mine— and the Bureau of Land Management, which permitted the project.

David Giesen (2023-01-10). Sunday 1/8: The Pursuit of Happiness framed in political-economic terms. indybay.org Virtual through Google Meet: The Pursuit of Happiness framed in political-economic terms | Sunday, January 8 ∑ 7: 00 — 8: 00pm | Google Meet joining info | Video call link: meet.google.com/mqd-jtmf-gkk

Dean Baker (2023-01-10). The Good and Better News About the Economy. cepr.net Everyone who carefully follows the news about the economy knows that we are in the middle of the Second Great Depression. On the other hand, those who read less news, but deal with things like jobs, wages, and bills probably think the economy is pretty damn good. We got more evidence on the pretty damn …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Mayo Clinic Minute: Signs that stress is becoming toxic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org With a new year right around the corner, it might be time to reset when it comes to your mental health. Stress is a normal physical and psychological response to the everyday demands of life. Small amounts of stress can motivate you to face daily challenges. But when stress becomes too much to manage, it can be unhealthy. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/h-YvtbADf3M Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Mayo Clinic Minute: Be realistic with New Year's health resolutions. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Getting in better shape is consistently one of the most common New Year's resolutions people make each year, but many have a hard time following through. Dani Johnson, a wellness physical therapist with the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, offers tips to make it easier to stick to a resolution to get in shape. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/9UcuKAFFISg Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Osteoporosis and supplements for bone health. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mother had osteoporosis and suffered a devastating fall in her early 60s that she never recovered from. I am 42, and I want to be proactive about my bone health. What screening do I need, and what if any supplements are necessary to optimize my bone health? What factors can help me maintain strong bones as I age? ANSWER: Osteoporosis is a condition that causes the bones to thin and lose their strength….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Mayo Clinic Minute: Treating skin cancer with Mohs surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Nearly 5 million people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with a form of skin cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Dr. Naiara Sbroggio Barbosa, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, explains how Mohs surgery can be used to treat basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and some types of melanoma. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/IB8JeZ4nhkY Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Glaucoma — the 'silent thief of sight'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: During my recent eye exam, the eye doctor used a machine to blow a puff of air into each of my eyes. It felt like I was in a video game, but I was the target. It didn't hurt, but it did startle me. What does this test measure and how is it helpful in evaluating my vision? Is this something I need to have regularly repeated? ANSWER: Vision tests are always important to…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Socioeconomic status measure helps researchers develop artificial intelligence models, improving equity in health care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Social determinants of health impact people's well-being and quality of life. These social determinants — conditions such as access to nutrition, safe and affordable housing, jobs, transportation, and access to health care — are some of the factors that lead to disparities in health and health care if they are not addressed. "Defining and assessing social determinants of health really invites clinicians, educators, and researchers to embrace a broader understanding of health in the social…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Consumer Health: When is a hangover an emergency? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org During the holiday season, it may seem like opportunities to celebrate are everywhere, and alcohol is often part of the festivities. When it comes to alcohol, though, the key is moderation. Besides the long-term risks of alcohol use, an immediate consequence is often a hangover. What is a hangover? A hangover is a group of unpleasant signs and symptoms that can develop after drinking too much alcohol. As a general rule, the more alcohol you drink,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Consumer Health: Do you know the symptoms of glaucoma? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about treating this group of eye conditions. About 3 million people in the U.S. have glaucoma, and it's the second-leading cause of blindness worldwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve, often due to abnormally high pressure in your eye. Elevated eye pressure is due to a buildup of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Why does my shoulder ache? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you find yourself rubbing your shoulder after reaching up to take a coffee mug off the shelf, hammering in a nail just over your head or climbing into a pickup cab, you're among millions of Americans — particularly those over 60 — with a shoulder issue. Shoulder pain could be a sign of arthritis, tendonitis, a rotator cuff tear or shoulder instability. Whatever the cause, you may want to consult with an orthopedic professional….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Enlarged veins can cause pain, infertility. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Many people have heard of varicose veins before. But it's not just the leg veins that can become twisted, enlarged, and feel achy or itchy. Any vein can become varicose, including veins in the scrotum. About 30% of men have enlarged and twisted veins in their scrotums. These are called varicoceles. They develop when blood pools in the veins instead of circulating out of the scrotum. Varicoceles usually develop over time, beginning in puberty, but…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Mayo Clinic Minute: Update adult vaccinations for a new year. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Personal health is often among the top New Year's resolutions each January. Beyond diet and exercise, Dr. John Presutti, a Mayo Clinic family medicine physician, says the new year is a good calendar reminder to update adult vaccinations. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/R8WuQQINFi4 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 05) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Whether it's the annual flu shot, latest COVID-19…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Advances in screening for colon cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A friend of mine passed away recently after receiving a colon cancer diagnosis. Who is at risk for this cancer, and should I be screened? ANSWER: Colorectal cancer includes colon and rectal cancers, both originating in the lower portion of the large intestine and into the rectum. Estimates are that about 1 in 20 individuals in the U.S. will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in their life. Men are slightly more likely than women…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Reducing stress in the new year. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am a working mom of two teenagers. I have a career that requires long hours, and I struggle with juggling work and home responsibilities. I don't get to the gym as often as I'd like. I'm having more episodes of headache and struggling with sleep. I also realized I am coping with stress by eating more than normal. With the new year, I'd like to find ways to improve my health and…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Science Saturday: Aspiring to deliver new cures for complex conditions. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic is building toward a future when biologics can cure cancer, kidney disease and diabetes. Mayo marks 2022 as a year of significant strides in accelerating science to make and deliver regenerative biotherapeutics. The goal is to offer new options, based on rigorous research in cell and gene therapies, for disorders with few available treatments. The Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Biotherapeutics has a new strategy of advancing regenerative discoveries toward early-stage clinical trials and industry…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Mayo Clinic Minute: What are superbugs? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Antibiotics treat bacterial infections, prevent the spread of disease and reduce serious complications of disease. But misusing antibiotics can lead to drug resistance and strains of superbugs. Dr. John Presutti, a Mayo Clinic family medicine physician, explains what your care team may ask of you before prescribing an antibiotic. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/N1nL8S0fVWo Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network."…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). New year, new goals, new edition of 'The Mayo Clinic Diet'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Each new year brings new hope and many weight loss goals that often go unrealized. "The foundation of any weight loss program, whether it involves different types of programs, medications, procedures ≠ ≠— it does get down to lifestyle and diet and physical activity. The way people go about this sometimes isn't productive. Just starving and trying to exercise for a couple of hours a day usually doesn't work well," says Dr. Donald Hensrud, an internal…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Mayo Clinic Minute: Winter skin protection tips. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Winter weather changes can negatively affect the skin — the body's largest organ. Colder temperatures and a lack of moisture in the air can damage unprotected skin, especially on the face and hands. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/ppcOBDumjMc Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). What is cardiac arrest? A Mayo Clinic heart expert explains. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Cardiac arrest, or sudden cardiac arrest as it is more formally known, is a medical emergency. It happens when an event, usually an electrical disturbance, quickly and unexpectedly causes your heart to stop working. It's not the same as a heart attack and is called sudden because it seems to happen without warning. Dr. Christopher DeSimone, a Mayo cardiac electrophysiologist specializing in abnormal cardiac rhythm, answers questions about cardiac arrest, the differences between cardiac arrest…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). 1-2-3 approach to eating fruits and veggies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Is it a challenge for you to eat all five servings of fruits and vegetables every day? The 1-2-3 approach can help you pack in all your servings — and more — throughout the day. Get six servings by eating: 1 serving with breakfast 2 with lunch 3 with dinner and snacks Remember that the serving size for fruits and vegetables is about 4 to 6 ounces. Measurements for one serving can differ depending on…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Healthy Weight Awareness Month. Mayo Clinic innovations can help you lose weight, keep it off. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayo Clinic experts available to talk about obesity epidemic in America and innovations in weight loss procedures January is Healthy Weight Awareness Month — and a time when many consider a fresh start with healthier eating and exercise habits. Consider these stats on obesity in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Forty-one percent of Americans are considered obese. And by 2030, an estimated 50% of Americans will be obese….

WSWS (2023-01-10). FTX bankruptcy fallout continues unchecked in crypto market. wsws.org The significance of the crypto debacle, marked by ongoing bankruptcies, lies in the fact that it is the most egregious expression of processes in the broader financial system.

WSWS (2023-01-10). New York City nurses take a stand against deadly understaffing. wsws.org The walkout of 7,000 nurses marks the first major strike of the new year in the United States and signals a new stage in the growing rebellion of health care workers.

WSWS (2023-01-10). Sri Lankan president demands more austerity. wsws.org Wickremesinghe's message underscores his determination to impose the burden of the deepening economic crisis gripping Sri Lanka onto the working class and the poor.

WSWS (2023-01-10). Mobilize the working class behind the New York nurses strike! wsws.org To wage a successful struggle, the New York City nurses must overcome the isolation and division that the New York State Nurses Association has imposed upon them.

WSWS (2023-01-10). Details emerge of union sell-out at Pampas as voting begins. wsws.org The proposed agreement contains changes that workers were told nothing about, while the gains promoted by the union as a "historic win" are exposed as a fraud.

WSWS (2023-01-10). Japan's healthcare system pushed to collapse by COVID-19 cases. wsws.org The number of COVID-19 cases are close to record-highs as nearly all measures to stop the spread of the virus have been removed in Japan.

WSWS (2023-01-10). New Zealand: Reject sellout of Wellington rail workers! wsws.org The Socialist Equality Group calls on rail workers in Wellington to reject the sellout agreement presented by the Rail and Maritime Transport Union, which constitutes a real wage cut, and to form a rank-and-file committee independent of the pro-capitalist union.

WSWS (2023-01-10). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org The Independent Union of Workers of Audi Mexico (SITAUDI) unilaterally extended a January 1 strike deadline by 10 days, despite two decisive contract rejection votes by workers, while 440 workers at Howard Brown Health clinics in Chicago returned after a three-day walkout.

WSWS (2023-01-10). Mandatory overtime is increasingly the norm for Canadian workers. wsws.org The eight-hour working day and forty-hour workweek are increasingly becoming a relic of the past in Canada and internationally. These fundamental advances, which workers fought and died for over the course of a century and a half, are now effectively a dead letter.

WSWS (2023-01-10). University of California to invest $4 billion in private equity giant Blackstone. wsws.org Emboldened by the UAW's sellout, the University of California has made a substantial investment in a company that profits from the maintenance of high rent.

Abayomi Azikiwe (2023-01-10). Honoring MLK Six Decades After the Mass Struggles of 1963. globalresearch.ca

Alex Bainbridge (2023-01-10). Labor drip feeds justice to refugees. greenleft.org.au Labor promised to end the cruel practice of imposing temporary protection visas. Alex Bainbridge argues its announcement concerning 19,000 refugees is welcome, but does not go far enough.

Anonymous Contributor (2023-01-10). Fighting Fascism from the Age of Reagan to the Present. itsgoingdown.org

Ben Radford (2023-01-10). Peaceful activists arrested resisting native logging in Bulga State Forest. greenleft.org.au Police arrested two activists peacefully protesting the NSW Forestry Corporation's logging of Bulga State Forest. Ben Radford reports.

____ (2023-01-10). Duty-free shopping heats up in tropical province. ecns.cn The offshore duty-free shopping market in Hainan province has continued to embrace a rosy sales performance following the approaching winter tourist season and the optimization of COVID-19 prevention and control measures.

____ (2023-01-10). FM Qin's trip to cement ties with African, Arab nations. ecns.cn Beijing pins high hopes on partnership and collaboration with African and Arab countries at the start of the new year as Foreign Minister Qin Gang embarks on his first trip abroad since being appointed to…

____ (2023-01-10). Nation's casualties from natural disasters at record low in 2022. ecns.cn Casualties caused by natural disasters across the country came in at a record low in 2022, despite increasing extreme weather events due to climate change and the impacts of COVID-19 on rescue operations.

____ (2023-01-10). Renminbi on rebound as recovery sets. ecns.cn The renminbi's offshore exchange rate against the greenback, which reflects international investors' outlook on the Chinese currency, once touched 6.7669 during afternoon trading, with an intraday surge of more than 600 basis points.

____ (2023-01-10). Wanderlust unleashed after restrictions eased. ecns.cn Chinese tourists have shown their enthusiasm to once again venture overseas after the government eased COVID-19 restrictions on international travel on Sunday.

____ (2023-01-10). Gov't to cover treatment costs until at least March. ecns.cn Patients needing treatment for COVID-19 will not have to foot pricey bills for hospitalization out of their own pockets until at least the end of March, according to authorities.

____ (2023-01-10). First main tower of Huangmaohai cross-sea link capped. ecns.cn The first main tower of the Gaolangang Bridge as part of Huangmaohai cross-sea link was successfully capped on Monday.

____ (2023-01-10). Winter view of Gongga Mountain in Sichuan. ecns.cn Aerial photo taken on Jan. 9, 2023 shows an icefall coming down from Gongga Mountain in Hailuogou Glacier Park of Luding County, Sichuan Province, four months after the park was rattled by a magnitude-6.8 earthquake.

Federico Fuentes (2023-01-10). Razem: Building a left alternative in Poland. greenleft.org.au Polish left-wing party

Isaac Nellist (2023-01-10). Frances Peters-Little on the 1967 referendum, Voice and the struggle for Black rights. greenleft.org.au Frances Peters-Little, director of Vote Yes For Aboriginies, a film about the 1967 referendum, discusses the political context of the vote and the upcoming referendum on the Voice to Parliament with Isaac Nellist.

Ismet Tashtan (2023-01-10). Protest demands justice for assassinated Kurdish activists in Paris. greenleft.org.au Members of Sydney's Kurdish community and their supporters held a peaceful protest outside the French consulate in Sydney to call for justice for Kurdish activists assassinated in Paris by the Turkish state.

Karsten Riise (2023-01-10). South Korea Wants to be World's Fourth Arms Exporter. globalresearch.ca

Peter Boyle (2023-01-10). France: 25,000 march in Paris to demand justice for assassinated Kurdish activists. greenleft.org.au A large march took place in Paris, on January 7, to demand justice for three Kurdish female activists assassinated by a Turkish gunman in that city 10 years ago. Peter Boyle spoke to Kurdish solidarity activist and writer Sarah Glynn who participated in the march.

Philip Giraldi (2023-01-10). Will 2023 be Worse Than 2022? "Stepping into World War III" globalresearch.ca

Staff (2023-01-10). Venezuela's National Assembly May Appoint New CNE Board in Response to Opposition Requests. orinocotribune.com Caracas, January 9, 2023 ( "In the round of conversations that President Maduro undertook with different sectors of the opposition, in the private meetings that were held with representatives of the Unitary Platform, in some of these conversations, not a few, the pr…

WSWS (2023-01-10). The fascist storming of Brasilia: A warning to the working class. wsws.org The organizers of the fascist assault in Brasilia are deeply entrenched in the state and especially in the military.

WSWS (2023-01-10). Japan's health care system pushed to collapse by COVID-19 cases. wsws.org The number of COVID-19 cases are close to record-highs as nearly all measures to stop the spread of the virus have been removed in Japan.

____ (2023-01-10). Classified documents found at Biden think tank. ecns.cn A special counsel to U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday that classified documents had been found at a private office here used while he was vice president.

____ (2023-01-10). U.S. House adopts rules package after dysfunctional opening week. ecns.cn The U.S. House of Representatives adopted a rules package on Monday after the dysfunctional opening week.

____ (2023-01-10). Chinese, Bangladeshi FMs meet on ties. ecns.cn Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang met with his Bangladeshi counterpart Abdul Momen briefly at the airport in the Bangladeshi capital early Tuesday on further improving bilateral relations.

Esho Tammary, Kumar Manasi (2023-01-10). [Review] Mental and sexual health outcomes associated with FGM/C in Africa: a systematic narrative synthesis. thelancet.com There are gaps in evidence regarding mental and sexual outcomes and associated interventions for women with Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) living in Africa. This study employed a narrative synthesis to collate evidence on mental and sexual health outcomes. A systematic search of bibliographic databases and websites was performed using appropriate keywords and studies published in English from January 1, 2010 to March 25, 2022. 25 studies were retrieved and reported mental and sexual health complications associated with FGM/C.

imperial.ac.uk (2023-01-10). Imperial civil engineer honoured by President of Kenya. imperial.ac.uk The Head of Imperial's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has received one of Kenya's highest honours from its President.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Mayo Clinic Minute: Hearty and heart-smart winter soups. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org By December, the summer vegetable gardens have all been harvested. Winter fruits and vegetables are now on the menu. Elizabeth J. Bailey, a Mayo Clinic dietitian, says traditional winter vegetables can be satisfying and healthy in meals like salads and soups. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/LOWujA2zjrI Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Pediatric pectus excavatum. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: We've noticed an indent in our son's chest since he was about 6 years old. Our pediatrician diagnosed this as pectus excavatum but said that it was nothing to worry about. Six years later, he's starting to complain that his heart is racing, and he experiences loss of endurance and shortness of breath with exercise. We are very concerned and wondering if we need another opinion. I've heard surgery may be necessary for…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Science Saturday: MayoComplete next-generation sequencing — Transforming comprehensive cancer care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org For patients facing a cancer journey, navigating diagnosis and treatment can be extremely daunting. Fear of the unknown is compounded by a confusing ocean of emerging information on discoveries and technological advancements. While each wave of progress brings about new types of treatment, including targeted and immune therapies linked to improved outcomes, the cancer's nuances must be understood for these pioneering treatments to work. Laboratory testing offers crucial information to help patients traverse the shifting…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Mayo Clinic expert provides perspective on FDA approval of another experimental Alzheimer's drug. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval of a disease-modifying treatment that could potentially give some patients with Alzheimer's disease something they haven't had before: a medication that may slow the decline of memory and thinking. A monoclonal antibody, lecanemab, shows promise in removing amyloid plaques from the brain, according to phase 3 trial results. Amyloid plaques are one of the defining features of Alzheimer's disease, according to Dr. Ronald Petersen, a neurologist…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-10). Celebrating international relationships, past, present and future. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It was 100 years ago that Dr. Charles Mayo visited France and met with famed physicist Marie Curie, the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize. That meeting helped to set the stage for her research collaboration with Mayo and the relationship between Mayo and France that continues today. Celebrating those past, present and future relationships was the reason for a news conference held at Mayo Clinic on Friday, Jan. 6. Ambassador of France to…

Global Research News (2023-01-10). Selected Articles: Video: Bombshell Docs Reveal COVID-19 Cover-Up Goes Straight to the Top. Redacted with Clayton Morris. globalresearch.ca By A BOMBSHELL new report claims shows that the Department of Defense [mda…

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-10). House Republicans Divided Over Potential Military Budget Cut. news.antiwar.com Republicans in the House are divided over a deal Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) made with conservative GOP members to secure enough votes to win the speakership that could potentially bring this year's military budget down by about $75 billion, although the chances of the cut making it through Congress are unlikely. One of the concessions …

Staff (2023-01-10). Samidoun salutes Jose Maria "Ka Joma" Sison during weeks of tributes. samidoun.net Since the passing of Filipino leader, comrade Jose Maria "Ka Joma" Sison, in the Netherlands on 16 December 2022, Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network had the honor of participating in tributes and events celebrating the life of the co-founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines and one of the greatest revolutionaries of the past …

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2023-01-10). Presidente de Brasil reitera su compromiso por la democracia. telesurtv.net Lula ratificó que no serán autoritarios, pero tampoco serán tibios con los perpetradores del intento de interrumpir el sistema democrático.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-10). Líderes mundiales condenan intentona golpista en Brasil. telesurtv.net El presidente de Estados Unidos, Joe Biden calificó la situación en Brasil como "escandalosa" y algunos legisladores pidieron que Jair Bolsonaro fuera extraditado a Brasil.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-10). Represión contra manifestaciones deja 14 fallecidos en Juliaca, Perú. telesurtv.net La Defensoría del Pueblo exhortó a la Fiscalía a realizar una investigación que permita esclarecer los hechos.

Staff (2023-01-10). Capa de ozono está en vías de recuperación, afirma Organización Meteorológica Mundial. cubadebate.cu La Organización Meteorológica Mundial (OMM) anunció este lunes que la capa de ozono está en vías de recuperación para las próximas cuatro décadas, y que la eliminación de los químicos que la dañan contribuye a mitigar los efectos del cambio climático.

Staff (2023-01-10). Messi y Cristiano Ronaldo podrían verse las caras en partido amistoso. cubadebate.cu Un mes después de haber levantado la Copa del Mundo, Lionel Messi regresa a Catar, pero esta vez será en el marco de una gira comercial con el PSG. La visita por Medio Oriente está programada para el próximo 18 y 19 de enero, que contemplará un partido amistoso entre el crack argentino y Cristiano Ronaldo, flamante jugador del Al Nassr.

Staff (2023-01-10). Play off de la Liga Élite: Agricultores ya está en la final, Centrales aún vive. cubadebate.cu Agricultores se convirtió hoy en el primer clasificado a la final de la I Liga Élite de Beisbol Cubano, tras barrer a Tabacaleros, en un cuarto juego que terminó por la mínima, 5×4. Mientras que Centrales logró una victoriasobre los Portuarios, en el noveno inning, que les permite seguir con vida e ir al sexto juego de la semifinal, al derrotarlos con pizarra de 8×6.

Staff (2023-01-10). La energía, nuestros techos… y los apagones. cubadebate.cu Parece que un metro cuadrado de paneles fotovoltaicos puede generar unos 150 Wh de energía eléctrica, y hasta bastante más. Supongamos que de los cerca de 4 000 000 de viviendas que hay en Cuba, la mitad tiene un techo expuesto al sol. En ese caso, 2 metros cuadrados de paneles es en cada una de ellas podría producir un total de 600 MWh durante todo el día.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-10). Palestina denuncia política israelí como intento de socavarla. telesurtv.net El nuevo ministro de Seguridad de Israel ordenó a la Policía que retire cualquier bandera palestina que ondee en espacios públicos del país.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-10). Gobierno de Reino Unido intenta poner fin a la ola de huelgas. telesurtv.net Sin embargo, uno de los sindicatos involucrados en conversaciones describió lo que se puso sobre la mesa como un "insulto" a los miembros.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-10). Autoridad del Canal de Suez reflota buque encallado. telesurtv.net Las autoridades del Canal de Suez reflotaron el barco MV Glorym luego de que este encallara cerca de Al-Qantara.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-10). FIFA designa árbitras para mundial femenino de 2023. telesurtv.net El grupo está conformado por 33 árbitras, 55 árbitras asistentes y 19 miembros del equipo arbitral de vídeo, que fueron elegidas luego de analizar su trayectoria.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-10). Venezuela ordena arrestar a exdiputadas de la Asamblea Nacional. telesurtv.net El fiscal agregó que por delitos de usurpación de funciones, traición a la patria, legitimación de capitales y asociación, se solicitaron órdenes de aprehensión contra tres exdiputadas.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-10). Presidente de Nicaragua advierte sobre el fascismo en el mundo. telesurtv.net El mandatario de Nicaragua aseguró que así como se defiende la paz, también se debe defender la justicia.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-10). Venezuela califica de fracaso la política asumida por EE.UU. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado afirmó que fracasó el intento de asaltar y sustituir los Poderes Públicos de Venezuela.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-10). Bolivia reporta disminución de casos de Covid-19 en una semana. telesurtv.net El titular de la cartera sanitaria refirió que la disminución equivale a 5.131 casos menos en la semana epidemiológica 52.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-10). OMM: capa de ozono está en vías de recuperarse en próximas 4 décadas. telesurtv.net La OMM asegura que, de conservarse las medidas actuales, la capa de ozono recuperaría los valores que tenía en 1980 antes de la aparición del agujero.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-10). Gobierno brasileño denuncia el robo de armas por bolsonaristas. telesurtv.net Paulo Pimenta indicó que el armamento robado se encontraba almacenado en el Gabinete de Seguridad Institucional, en el Palacio del Planalto.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-10). Indepaz denuncia segunda masacre en Colombia durante 2023. telesurtv.net Tres personas fueron asesinadas en el barrio Alfonso Gómez, incluida una mujer que murió durante el viaje al hospital.

Atilio A. Boron (2023-01-10). Brasil — Crónica de un ensayo anunciado. globalizacion.ca En este artículo el autor analiza 'el clima de esta época', en la que la intentona golpista en Brasil es el resultado de un acontecimiento largamente preparado y en sintonía con la estrategia neofascista internacional. | Lo ocurrido en Brasil es…

Jeferson Miola (2023-01-10). Brasil: øIntento de golpe? globalizacion.ca El asalto al Capitolio de Brasilia, que fue pronosticado durante tanto tiempo, finalmente sucedió. Y con refinamientos de gravedad en relación a la inspiración original, el asalto al Congreso de los Estados Unidos, el 6 de enero de 2021. | El…

Raúl Zibechi (2023-01-10). Geopolítica y conflicto social. globalizacion.ca En algún momento deberíamos comprender que la crítica no es solo éticamente defendible, sino políticamente decisiva para forjar las fuerzas del cambio. No se consigue avanzar en esa dirección eludiendo debates. | Creo que las luchas de las personas oprimidas se…

Victoria Korn (2023-01-10). Comunicación directa permanente: Nuevo cónclave Petro-Maduro. globalizacion.ca Los presidentes de Colombia, Gustavo Petro, y, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, se reunieron este sábado en el Palacio de Miraflores, en Caracas, para hacer una evaluación sobre la agenda binacional desde que se reactivó la correspondencia entre ambos países, y los…

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-10). Protestas en Perú continúan en su sexto día consecutivo. telesurtv.net Puno es la ciudad con mayor obstrucciones cuando permanecen cerradas las vías hacia Arequipa, Cusco y Madre de Dios.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-10). Cristina Fernández recusa a jueza del caso del atentado en su contra. telesurtv.net La recusación se basa en la relación de Capuchetti con el Instituto Superior de Seguridad Pública de Buenos Aires.

teleSUR, NA, JGN (2023-01-10). Gabriela Mistral, poetisa extraordinaria. telesurtv.net Este martes se conmemora el 66 aniversario de la muerte de Lucila de María del Perpetuo Socorro Godoy Alcayaga, mejor conocida como Gabriela Mistral. Su obra poética revolucionó el mundo literario y en 1945 recibió el Premio Nobel de Literatura, el primer galardón para un autor latinoamericano. Este día la recordamos con tres fragmentos de sus grandes poemas.

Juraima Almeida (2023-01-10). El terror fascista y golpista sigue estremeciendo Brasil. globalizacion.ca Miles de seguidores del ultraderchista expresidente de Brasil Jair Bolsonaro sumieron el domingo al país en la crisis más grave desde el fin de la dictadura militar hace 38 años. Una multitud de bolsonaristas asaltó las sedes del Congreso, del…

Staff (2023-01-10). Gareth Bale se despide del fútbol. cubadebate.cu El futbolista Gareth Bale, gran estandarte de Gales, decidió hoy retirarse del deporte activo y poner fin así a una excelente carrera profesional. El internacional de 33 años colgó las botas tras jugar durante 17 años en Southampton, Tottenham, Real Madrid y Los àÅngeles FC.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-10). Colombia y Chile coordinan estrategias de trabajo bilateral. telesurtv.net En el cónclave, Petro y Boric firmaron una declaración conjunta en pos de la paz y los derechos humanos.

Staff (2023-01-10). Las 3 del día: øCómo se conformó la nómina cubana de 50 peloteros al Clásico Mundial? (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu En Las 3 del día abordamos este lunes cómo fue el proceso de la integración de la preselección al Clásico Mundial, con declaraciones del presidente de la Federación Cubana de Beisbol Juan Reinaldo Pérez Pardo, y Armando Johnson, entrenador del equipo Cuba. Luego, pasamos al resumen informativo.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-10). Presidente mexicano pide a Biden finalizar "desdén" hacia América Latina. telesurtv.net Biden y AMLO sostuvieron un encuentro bilateral en Palacio Nacional, sede del poder Ejecutivo ubicado en el centro de la capital mexicana, en la víspera de la Cumbre de Líderes de América del Norte.

teleSUR, odr, JGN (2023-01-10). Al menos 10 jóvenes palestinos son detenidos por fuerzas israelíes. telesurtv.net En el hecho las fuerzas especiales israelíes allanaron los hogares y redujeron las manifestaciones con agua mofeta.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-10). Movimiento popular repudia intentona golpista en Brasil. telesurtv.net El presidente Lula da Silva decretó la intervención federal en la seguridad pública del Distrito Federal hasta el 31 de enero.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-10). Aumenta a 17 la cifra de muertos por represión policial en Juliaca, Perú. telesurtv.net El número acumulado de fallecidos por la represión policial desde el comienzo de las protestas en Perú ascendería a 46.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-10). Policía detienen a 1.200 bolsonaristas tras desmantelar campamentos en Brasilia. telesurtv.net El campamento de militantes bolsonaristas delante del cuartel general del Ejército fue desmontado sin uso de la violencia.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-10). Poderes del Estado llaman a defender la democracia en Brasil. telesurtv.net Los jefes de los tres poderes del Estado en Brasil rechazaron los actos terroristas de los bolsonaristas radicales en Brasilia.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-10). Realizan movilización en defensa de la democracia en Brasil. telesurtv.net Los actos se han registrado en varias partes del país como Manaos, Alagoas, Pernambuco, Avenida Paulista de Sao Paulo, Brasilia, entre otras.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-10). Panamá confirma segundo caso de influenza aviar. telesurtv.net Se trata de un ave silvestre ubicada en la cercanía del área del puerto de Vacamonte, distrito de Arraiján, en Panamá Oeste.

teleSUR, YSM (2023-01-10). Registran sismo de magnitud 7,6 cerca de islas Tanimbar, Indonesia. telesurtv.net Hasta el momento, las autoridades indonesas no han notificado daños materiales ni humanos.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-10). Tropas israelíes hieren a dos palestinos en Aqqaba, Cisjordania. telesurtv.net Los jóvenes fueron trasladados a la instalación hospitalaria más cercana donde fueron reportados en condición moderada.

Staff (2023-01-09). Lula Restores Order After Rabid Bolsonaro Supporters Storm Brazil's Capital. orinocotribune.com On Sunday, January 8, groups of supporters of the former president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, forcibly seized several buildings in the capital, Brasilia, taking control of the Congress building, the Supreme Palace of the Federal Court (Supreme Court of Justice), and the Palace of Planalto, which houses both the president's office and headquarters of the three branches of government. They demanded the nullification of the recent presidential election results, which gave the victory to Luis Inacio Lula Da Silva, and have been stationed for weeks in front of the military barracks. However, by 5: 30 in the afternoon o…

____ (2023-01-09). Brazil Has a New President, and a Renewed Chance to Save the Amazon. transcend.org 5 Jan 2023 – The victory in Brazil's presidential race by Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva may be one of the most momentous events in modern world history. Lula returned for a third term and has pledged to protect the Amazon and the indigenous communities that have long stewarded the forest.

____ (2023-01-09). Brazil Protests: Lula Vows to Punish 'Neo-Fascists' after Bolsonaro Supporters Storm Congress. transcend.org 9 Jan 2023 – President tours scene of riot and orders federal government to take control of policing in capital Brasília as extremists refuse to accept his presidency.

____ (2023-01-09). Brazil's Lula: "Join Us in a Great Collective Effort against Inequality" transcend.org 6 Jan 2023 – In a landmark inauguration speech, President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva lays out his agenda for a more just Brazil and a new internationalism.

____ (2023-01-09). With Echoes of Jan. 6, Thousands of Bolsonaro Supporters Storm Presidential Offices. transcend.org 9 Jan 2023 – "The insurrection in Brazil can be directly tied to Trump and the Republicans' emboldening of fascism and violent extremism," said one progressive U.S. lawmaker. Lula was in Sà£o Paulo at the time of the attack and Congress was not in session.

Federico Fuentes (2023-01-09). Brazil: 'Stop the coup offensive' says Socialism and Liberty Party (PSOL) as extreme right protesters storm Congress. greenleft.org.au Brazil's Socialism and Liberty Party (PSOL) has condemned the invasion by former far-right president Jair Bolsonaro supporters of the country's National Congress, Federal Supreme Court and presidencial residency, arguing it "represents an attempted coup d'état", reports Federico Fuentes.

Federico Fuentes (2023-01-09). Brazil: Socialists say 'Stop the coup offensive' as extreme right protesters storm Congress. greenleft.org.au Brazil's Socialism and Liberty Party has condemned the invasion by former far-right president Jair Bolsonaro supporters of the country's National Congress, arguing it "represents an attempted coup d'état", reports Federico Fuentes.

____ (2023-01-09). World leaders condemn supporters of Brazilian ex-president storming national seats of power. ecns.cn World leaders repudiated the protesters' acts and expressed their support for the incumbent Brazilian government.

Adriaan Alsema (2023-01-09). Colombia condemns far-right attacks on Brazil's democratic institutions. colombiareports.com Colombia's Foreign Ministry condemned far-right attacks on government buildings in Brazil and called on other governments to do the same. In a message on social media platform Twitter, the Foreign…

_____ (2023-01-09). Peru: Social Movements Declare National Strike. popularresistance.org The indefinite national strike in Peru, called by various social movements of the country, has been continuing since January 4, in demand of a constituent assembly, the release of President Pedro Castillo from prison, and the resignation of de facto President Dina Boluarte and her illegitimate government. | The strike has spread through the country, with the greatest presence in the departments of Apurimac, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Puno, Cusco, and Tacna. The protesters demand the closing of the Congress, dominated by the ultra-right, which removed the democratically elected president, Pedro Castillo on December 7, 20…

United Front Committee For A Labor Party (2023-01-09). Friday 1/13: SF Rally-Smash US Supported Coup In Peru, US Gov & Biden Get Bloody Hands Off Peru. indybay.org Peru Consulate | 790 Market St. | San Francisco…

Editor (2023-01-09). Stop fascist coup in Brazil an editorial. workers.org Just a week after the inauguration of Brazil's newly elected and former President Luis Ignacio "Lula" da Silva, a pro-fascist mob attempted Jan. 8, 2023, to provoke a military coup against his government, by attacking key government buildings in Brasilia, the capital. As of the morning of Jan. 9, this . . . |

Ann Brown (2023-01-09). Brazilians Loyal to Ousted President Go Full MAGA, Assault Capitol: 5 Things To Know. moguldom.com Supporters of far-right former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro stormed Brazil's Capitol building on Jan 8 in a scene reminiscent of the Jan. 6, 2021, attempted siege on the U.S. Capitol by former President Donald Trump supporters. On Oct. 30, 2022, former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva reclaimed the office. He ran on a …

Amy Goodman (2023-01-09). Bolsonaro Backers Storm Government Buildings in January 6-Style Attempted Coup. truthout.org Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is condemning thousands of supporters of far-right former President Jair Bolsonaro who stormed the Brazilian Congress, Supreme Court and presidential palace Sunday in a scene reminiscent of the U.S. Capitol insurrection. Rioters smashed windows, ransacked offices and set fire to a carpet inside the Congress building before authorities made over 400… |

Sarah Anderson (2023-01-09). For Lula, Fighting Against Fascism and For Economic Justice is Nothing New. inequality.org

Fabiano Maisonnave, Tatiana Pollastri, Eraldo Peres (2023-01-09). Brazil's Lula vows no deforestation but challenges loom. peoplesworld.org XAPURI, Brazil (AP) — Since Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was sworn in as president of the second most populous country in the western hemisphere Jan. 1, few challenges have been greater than fulfilling his promise to end all deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon by 2030. To understand why, consider the vastly different visions of …

C.J. Atkins (2023-01-09). Bolsonaro supporters execute Jan. 6-style fascist coup attempt in Brazil. peoplesworld.org In a scene reminiscent of the Trump coup attempt of Jan. 6, 2021, supporters of defeated Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tried to pull off their own overthrow of democracy on Sunday by storming the Congress, the Supreme Court, and the presidential palace. Thousands of right-wing demonstrators muscled their way past light security in the capital …

The Associated Press (2023-01-09). Brazil Cracks Down Post-Riot, Vows to Protect Democracy. latinorebels.com Brazilian authorities vowed Monday to protect democracy and punish thousands of supporters of ex-President Jair Bolsonaro who stormed and trashed the nation's highest seats of power in chaos with striking similarities to the January 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

WSWS (2023-01-09). Fascists storm Brazilian government buildings two years after attempted coup at US Capitol. wsws.org Sunday's events mark a new stage in the explosive political crisis in Brazil and throughout Latin America.

José Luis Granados Ceja (2023-01-09). Venezuela's Maduro Denounces 'Neo-Fascist' Coup Attempt in Brazil. venezuelanalysis.com The Brasilia events could lead to a long destabilization campaign by right-wing forces as has been done by their counterparts in Venezuela and Bolivia.

Anonymous103 (2023-01-09). In Video: 'This Is What Defence Of Bakhmut Looks Like'. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-01-09). Military Situation In Ukraine On January 9, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU positions near Novomikhaylovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Kharkov with high-precision missiles; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Sinkovka; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Bakhmut; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Debrova; | Russian air defense systems shot down 10 HIMARS and Uragan rockets near Zugres, Dokuchayevsk in the DPR…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-09). Military Overview: Battle For Soledar On January 9, 2022. southfront.org On January 9, the headquarters of the DPR Defense Ministry officially confirmed that the Russian armed forces took control of the village of Bakhmutskoye located on the outskirts of Soledar. | The first reports about the Russian control of the village came about a week ago. Today, the information was confirmed by local military officials. In their turn, Wagner fighters have earlier claimed that they do not claim control of a settlement immediately after the enemy leaves it but wait for severa…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-09). Military Situation In Donbass On January 9, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Russian-led forces reportedly took control of Pidgorodne; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in the center of Soledar; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Debrova; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Bakhmut and its outskirts; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Novomikhaylovka with high-precision missiles; | Up to 60 Ukrainian servicemen, 3 armored vehicle and 3 pickups were destroyed by Russ…

_____ (2023-01-09). Tanks for the Memories!.. German and NATO Tanks to Roll in Ukraine. strategic-culture.org German, American and French tanks are supporting a regime that openly glorifies its Nazi collaborators. They say history never repeats exactly. It certainly rhymes though. | German tanks rolling into Ukraine to fight Russian troops would have seemed an unbelievable scenario given the dreadful history of World War Two. Yet that scenario is where the NATO proxy war against Moscow is headed. The development has the disturbing echo of Operation Barbarossa when the Nazi Wehrmacht launched its offensive on the Soviet Union in 1941. | Instead of Panzer Tiger tanks, we will see German Marder "fighting vehicles" trundling…

infobrics (2023-01-09). Ukrainian forces provoke Russia despite Moscow's effort for religious armistice. infobrics.org Kiev's rejection of Christmas truce shows that the neo-Nazi regime does not want any type of dialogue.

Zoe Alexandra (2023-01-09). 'They Shot Them Down Like Animals': Massacre in Peru's Ayacucho. orinocotribune.com

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-09). Context and Practice of International Politics: Experience in 2022 and Expectations for 2023. libya360.wordpress.com Timofei Bordachev The dramatic events of 2022, centred on the military-political conflict between Russia and the West over the Ukrainian issue, are a vivid example of the interaction of context and practice in international politics. The global context, within which one cannot help but consider the most acute manifestation of the current clash of interests,…

_____ (2023-01-09). "I Speak For The Georgian Legion — We Don't Take Russian Soldiers Prisoner!" journal-neo.org Reports of Georgian soldiers dying in the fight for Ukraine's independence are at first impression heartwarming, at least for the naàØve. BUT when you dig deeper into this story, you soon realise that their plight is of their own choice, and motivated by financial considerations, not solidarity or standing up for a fledgling democracy. As …

Anonymous103 (2023-01-09). Ukraine Under The Control Of Blackrock. $7 Billion For Post-War Reconstruction. southfront.org Larry Fink | Written by Piero Messina | Is there a borderline between finance and terrorism? It probably doesn't exist anymore. War has become the best business of a dying capitalist world. And when a business is truly succulent, BlackRock, the most important global investment fund, is never missing. Even Ukraine will be their thing, even Ukraine is destined to end up in the customer portfolio of the company led by Larry Fink. There's not much to be surprised at. The rule is simple: destroy or have a nation destroye…

Dana Sanchez (2023-01-09). Star Morgan Stanley Analyst Mike Wilson: America's Stock Market Will Likely Fall 22%. moguldom.com The year 2022 ranked among the worst in Wall Street history, with decades-high inflation, a hawkish Fed, skyrocketing commodity prices and a war in Ukraine revving up fears of a recession. Some bulls predict inflation will crash much faster than expected and the Fed will pause its interest rate hikes. Historically, stocks have rallied when …

____ (2023-01-09). Can NATO and the Pentagon Find a Diplomatic Off-Ramp from the Ukraine War? transcend.org 3 Jan 2023 – The precarious fine line the US and NATO are walking in Ukraine, caught between their commitment to an open-ended, ever-escalating war and the existential danger of nuclear war. The dichotomy between the sober assessments of senior military officials and the policy choices of their political bosses.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-09). Ukraine Sanctions Dozens of Russian Artists for Allegedly Supporting the War. news.antiwar.com Ukraine on Saturday placed over 100 Russian artists and public figures on a sanctions list for their alleged support for the Russian invasion. The list includes TV presenters, singers, and musicians who Mykhailo Podolyak, an adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, called "propagandists of death." Anna Netrebko, a Vienna-based opera singer, is one of the …

____ (2023-01-09). Russia Offering 'Korea-style' Peace Deal — Kiev. transcend.org 8 Jan 2023 – Moscow wants to formalize the status quo on the ground, Ukraine's top security official said.

WSWS (2023-01-09). Massive German arms exports in 2022. wsws.org Between January 1 and December 22, 2022, the German ruling coalition approved arms exports totaling upwards of 8.35 billion euros. Ukraine received the highest total of arms of any country.

_____ (2023-01-09). The Ukrainian crisis as perceived by Mongolian society. journal-neo.org The significant changes seen in the Ukrainian crisis in 2022 are being actively discussed all over the world. Mongolia, a small but no less important neighbor of the Russian Federation, is no exception in this regard. The unique features of Mongolia's historical development, its relations with Russia, its geographical location and the political and social …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-09). Ukraine FM Says 'No One Has Done Enough' to Support Ukraine. news.antiwar.com Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said Monday that none of Ukraine's Western backers has "done enough" to support Kyiv in a call for more military aid. "Ukraine is grateful to partners for their military aid, but we should remain honest with one another: no one has done enough as long as Russian boots remain on …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-09). Britain Considering Supplying Ukraine With Challenger 2 Tanks. news.antiwar.com The UK is considering sending Ukraine its main battle tank, the Challenger 2, which would mark a significant escalation of military aid and would be the first time Kyiv would receive a Western-made heavy tank. British sources told The Guardian that the UK has been discussing sending the tanks since the summer, but no final decision …

_____ (2023-01-09). The Trillion Dollar Silencer. popularresistance.org Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets across the U.S. in the last few years to decry police brutality, to oppose the Supreme Court's decision to restrict abortion rights, and to contest what they believed was a rigged election (the January 2021 Capitol riots). | Only small hardy bands by comparison have taken to the streets to protest record military budgets—approaching $1 trillion under Joe Biden—or the illegal bombing of Syria, expansion of U.S. troops in Africa, provision of $20 billion in U.S. military aid to Ukraine, and military provocations directed against China. | Joan Roe…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-09). Military Situation In Kharkiv Region, Ukraine, On January 9, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org

WSWS (2023-01-09). The Makeevka missile attack and the political crisis in Russia. wsws.org In an effort to deflect blame for the deaths of likely hundreds of Russian soldiers in a Ukrainian missile strike, the Kremlin is insisting that Ukraine was able to hit the barracks because the men were using their cell phones in contravention of military policy.

WSWS (2023-01-09). No tank deliveries to Ukraine! Stop the threat of a third world war! wsws.org Eighty-two years after the beginning of the German war of extermination against the Soviet Union, German tanks are again rolling against Russia. The German government is thereby risking a nuclear world war.

infobrics (2023-01-09). Russia-India Trade to Break Record in 2022. infobrics.org Russian and Indian relations are developing as the world tries to isolate Moscow in light of the Ukraine war…

Margaret Kimberley (2023-01-09). White Lives Matter More in Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2023-01-09). After McCarthy election, Republicans, Democrats outline right-wing budget agendas. wsws.org The Republicans said they would seek major cuts in domestic social spending, while the Democrats emphasized protecting Wall Street and funding the war in Ukraine.

Anonymous103 (2023-01-09). Troubled Way To NATO For Sweden And Finland. southfront.org | Since Sweden and Finland announced their bids to join NATO in May, citing the dangers of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Turkey has been the key holdout 'veto', complaining that the two countries and Sweden especially have played host to Kurdish "terrorists". | Ankara has since demanded sweeping changes, including the request that Sweden extradite individuals who are wanted in Turkey. Some of the Turkish requirements would require Sweden to even crackdown on the ability to protest among Kurdish…

Editor (2023-01-09). Caitlin Johnstone: Unprovoked! scheerpost.com In the mass media you're not allowed to talk about the U.S.-NATO actions that diplomats, politicians, academics — even the head of the C.I.A. — have long warned would lead to war in Ukraine.

_____ (2023-01-09). The January 2017 'Assessment' On Russiagate. popularresistance.org The banner headline atop page one of The New York Times print edition [now six] years ago today, on Jan. 7, 2017, set the tone for two years of Dick Cheney-like chicanery: "Putin Led Scheme to Aid Trump, Report Says." | Under a media drumbeat of anti-Russian hysteria, credulous Americans were led to believe that Donald Trump owed his election victory to the president of Russia, whose "influence campaign" according to the Times quoting the intelligence report*,* helped *"*President-elect Trump's election chances when possible by discrediting Secretary Clinton." | Hard evidence supporting the media and political rh…

Jacob G. Hornberger (2023-01-09). The Evil Strategy of "Degrading" Russia. globalresearch.ca

Mike Whitney (2023-01-09). The Plan to Carve Up Russia. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-09). Predictions for 2023? Annus Horribilis with Some Surprising Upsides. libya360.wordpress.com Sharmine Narwani This isn't going to be an easy year, anywhere. The constellation of events in the recent past — wars in Syria, Yemen, Libya; the targeting of Iran, China, Russia; the global pandemic and the securitization that ensued; the re-emergence of Salafi terrorism; widespread economic recession; failure of globalization; replacement of international law with…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-09). Why Won't Russia Offer Sweden & Finland A Deal To NOT Join NATO? southfront.org | Written by Sweden and Finland have jointly and together been seeking membership in NATO, but Turkiye is blocking Sweden's bid unless and until Sweden will comply with Turkiye's own national-security demands. Russia would be severely endangered if Finland joins NATO — much more than if Sweden does — but it's a joint bid, and Finland has said they won't join unless bot…

Ukrinform (2023-01-09). Zelensky Strips 13 Pro-Russia Priests of Citizenship — Media. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2023-01-09). BREAKING: Series Of Mining Threats On Russian Planes. southfront.org | On January 9, a plane belonging to Azur Air which was flying from Moscow to Goa made an emergency landing in the Indian state of Gujarat after a report of mining, the Ministry of Civil Aviation of India reported. The state of Gujarat is located in the north-west of India. | Azur Air told that they received information from unidentified persons "about the alleged mining of one of their aircraft" and took necessary measures "according to the established procedure." According to the company, the aviatio…

Ray McGovern (2023-01-09). The Jan. 2017 'Assessment' on Russiagate. globalresearch.ca

infobrics (2023-01-09). Russia Wants to Further Cut Its Dependence on the US Dollar by Buying up Chinese Yuan. infobrics.org Russia will start purchasing yuan on the currency market in 2023 if the country's oil and gas revenues meet expectations, Reuters reported…

Lucy Stock (2023-01-09). Weekly Round-up: Russian cease fire, 'minimum service levels' legislation, and a junior doctors' strike. ukhumanrightsblog.com Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images | In the news: |

unitedEditor (2023-01-09). "Time for the US to leave the region" unitedworldint.com Turkish Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar and Turkish National Intelligence Director Fidan met with Syrian Defense Minister Ali Mahmoud Abbas and Syrian intelligence heads in Moscow. Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and Russian intelligence officials were also attended the meeting. The meeting caused a worldwide echo. It is considered of turning point for the …

_____ (2023-01-09). U.S. Strategic Aim: Break and Dismember Russia; Or Maintain U.S. Dollar Hegemony? Or a Muddled 'Both'? strategic-culture.org The West cannot relinquish the sense of itself at the centre of the Universe, albeit no longer in a racial sense, Alastair Crooke writes. | A strategic aim would require a unitary purpose that could be succinctly outlined. It would require additionally a compelling clarity about the means by which the aim would be achieved and a coherent vision about what a successful outcome would actually look like. | Winston Churchill described the aim of WW2 as the destruction of Germany. But this was 'platitude', and no strategy. Why was Germany to be destroyed? What interest did destroying such a major trading partner achie…

_____ (2023-01-09). The FBI Wants To Put Me On Trial For Fighting For Black Freedom. popularresistance.org There are strong indications that in early 2023, I, Omali Yeshitela, Chairman of the African People's Socialist Party (APSP), founder of the Uhuru ("Freedom") Movement, will be indicted, along with other Uhuru leaders and members, by the federal government of the United States. | Using the bogus and slanderous charge that we are "Russian agents," the U.S. government and its "Department of Justice" will attempt to put us on trial and imprison us for fighting for the liberation of African people in the U.S. and around the world. | But they will fail. We will win. | I am 81 years old. My political work for the last…

____ (2023-01-09). The Sino-Russian Summit You Didn't Read About. transcend.org 4 Jan 2023 – The New York Times coverage of the recent summit between Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping misses some of its most important details.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-09). The Smoldering Moldovan Crisis. libya360.wordpress.com GORDON M. HAHN The battle between Russia and the West for Moldova has been ongoing since the Soviet collapse, despite the country's constitutional ban on joining alliances, presumably applying only to military ones. That battle has been slowly escalating ever since the February 2014 Western-backed Maidan putsch, rise of the oligarchic-ultranationalist Maidan regime, Russia's annexation…

WSWS (2023-01-09). NATO recklessly escalates war against Russia. wsws.org At a certain point, the escalation of the US-NATO war against Russia begets escalation, creating a chain reaction that cannot be contained.

infobrics (2023-01-09). US shale oil boom has already come to an end. infobrics.org American shale oil failed to replace Russian energy sources for Europe.

Kurt Nimmo (2023-01-09). Children of Azov Conscripted to Die. globalresearch.ca

infobrics (2023-01-09). Russia's Rosatom Sends 'More Advanced' Fuel Option for Indian Nuclear Plant. infobrics.org Russia's state-owned nuclear energy company Rosatom earlier this year sent a "more advanced" fuel option for a nuclear power plant in southern India, an Indian government minister told parliament…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-09). Military Situation In Syria On January 9, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org On January 9, the Russian Ministry of Defense recorded 1 case of hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On January 8, Turkish artillery shelled SDF positions near Ain Issa; | On January 9, SDF artillery shelled a Turkish base near Azaz city. Several Turkish servicemen reportedly were wounded; | Two SDF members were killed by the Turkish Army in the Olive Branch area in the northern Syria, according to the Turkish MOD; | The UN S…

infobrics (2023-01-09). China's normalization overtures rejected as US opts for another Taiwan escalation. infobrics.org Only three days after the new Chinese Foreign Minister's positive overtures, Washington DC insulted Beijing by ordering its warship to pass through the Taiwan Strait.

Ben Norton (2023-01-09). Nicaragua is world's #1 country where citizens feel at peace, Gallup poll shows. geopoliticaleconomy.com A poll by mainstream firm Gallup found that Nicaragua is the No. 1 country in the world where citizens feel at peace. Nine of the top 14 countries are in Latin America. But the US constantly attacks the Sandinista government and imposes sanctions on it.

Ben Norton (2023-01-09). China 'counters US dollar hegemony' with gold reserves, Argentina yuan currency swap deal. geopoliticaleconomy.com Advancing global de-dollarization, China's central bank is boosting its gold reserves while signing currency swap deals in yuan with countries like Argentina, encouraging the use of renminbi instead of US dollars.

Ben Norton (2023-01-09). China pushes de-dollarization with gold reserves, Argentina yuan currency swap deal. geopoliticaleconomy.com Advancing global de-dollarization, China's central bank is boosting its gold reserves while signing currency swap deals in yuan with countries like Argentina, encouraging the use of renminbi instead of US dollars.

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2023-01-09). Prince Harry's Great Afghan Shooting Party. globalresearch.ca

Kurt Nimmo (2023-01-09). Medvedev Suggests Parking Hypersonic Missiles Near the Potomac. globalresearch.ca

Robert S. Becker (2023-01-09). House demolition fits the Trump stunt dump: Déjà vu all over again. nationofchange.org Yet nihilism makes its own reward,/ To trigger mayhem & lift the overlord.

Sara Flounders (2023-01-09). Congressional chaos — deals and trades. workers.org The U.S. Congress' dysfunction was on full display through 15 rounds of votes for the "Speaker of the House" position. The rivalry, trading, dealing, secret and public concessions, within the Republican Party, and even physical scuffles were in clear view. The multiple votes and the open floor fights are a . . . |

_____ (2023-01-09). Uranium Water Contamination In US Far More Prevalent Than Believed. popularresistance.org Maybe it's the good kind of uranium that turns you into Spider-Man or the Incredible Hulk and not the bad kind of uranium that turns you into Thyroid Cancer Man — one of the lesser-known Marvel superheroes. | ProPublica has come out with an investigation entitled "The Cold War Legacy Lurking in U.S. Groundwater." After World War II, the Cold War started between the U.S.S.R. and the U.S. because the rich needed to stop the damn Communists from pushing their furry hats on everyone! There was a feverish need to build loads of nuclear weapons. To do that, the U.S. needed uranium, and its ruling class didn't car…

Franàßois Diaz-Maurin (2023-01-09). Nowhere to Hide: How a Nuclear War Would Kill You — And Almost Everyone Else. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2023-01-09). Washington's 'Democracy Promotion' Spectacularly Fails In Venezuela. popularresistance.org The Los Angeles Times reports that "the audacious gamble by the U.S. government to…restore democracy" suffered a "spectacular failure" in Venezuela. What this State Department stenographer masquerading as a newspaper considers a "democratic" setback consisted of failing to impose unknown US security asset Juan Guaidó as Venezuela's president. | This man just got the boot from his own fractious opposition group, which voted 72-29 to disband his "interim government." The Hill reports that the pretend president still claims…

_____ (2023-01-09). Bolivian Unions Mobilize For President Luis Arce. popularresistance.org Bolivia's social movements have declared a state of emergency and permanent mobilization in support of President Luis Arce in response to riots in Santa Cruz by groups loyal to arrested coup leader, Luis Fernando Camacho. Social movements that made the declaration include the COB workers confederation, the campesino confederations (CSTUCB, Interculturales), and indigenous organizations (CONAMAQ, Bartolinas). | Executive Secretary of the COB, Juan Carlos Huarachi, held a press conference late last night after a meeting President Luis Arce, he said, "Today, all the social movements agree to declare ourselves in a s…

_____ (2023-01-09). Preparing To Strike: An Interview With A Bronx Nurse. popularresistance.org Left Voice spoke with Michelle Gonzalez, an ICU nurse at Montefiore Hospital and NYSNA union Executive Committee member, about the impending nurses' strike in New York City. | How did you get involved as a union activist? How long have you been organizing at your hospital? | I started advocating for the union about ten years ago, and this is the second time being on the executive committee of my union. I got into organizing because there were all these issues, particularly issues related to understaffing, that affected us in the hospital. We were taking out our frustration on each other instead of coming together…

_____ (2023-01-09). China Pushes De-Dollarization With Gold, Currency Swap Deal. popularresistance.org China's central bank has taken a series of steps to accelerate the global drive toward de-dollarization, challenging the hegemony of the greenback. | The People's Bank of China is increasing the share of gold in its foreign-exchange holdings, bucking the US dollar, which has for decades been dominant in reserves. | This January, China also signed an agreement with Argentina's central bank for a currency swap deal, in which Beijing will provide 130 billion Chinese yuan (roughly $19 billion USD) to help Buenos Aires stabilize its currency and economy. | The South American nation said it is "committed to deepen the…

Brett Wilkins (2023-01-09). Pentagon doc reveals US lied about Afghan civilians killed in 2021 drone strike. nationofchange.org One Amnesty International campaigner called the new report "more evidence that we need a huge change in how the U.S. uses lethal force and assesses and reveals its consequences."

____ (2023-01-09). Azvudine producer cuts price, boosts access. ecns.cn China's first oral anti-COVID-19 drug Azvudine will be covered by China's national medical insurance system after negotiations, China's National Healthcare Security Administration said Sunday evening.

____ (2023-01-09). Chinese palaeontologists identify new shrimp species. ecns.cn Chinese palaeontologists have established a new species of a shrimp fossil unearthed in southwest China's Yunnan Province, dating back 518 million years.

____ (2023-01-09). Timing of China's COVID response shift related to elderly vaccination: expert. ecns.cn The reason that China chose to adjust its COVID-19 response measures at this juncture is directly related to national elderly vaccination, said Liang Wannian, head of the COVID-19 response expert panel under China's National Health Commission when interviewed by state broadcaster CCTV.

____ (2023-01-09). China's commercial rocket CERES-1 Y5 launches 5 satellites. ecns.cn China on Monday launched the CERES-1 Y5 carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.

____ (2023-01-09). China's first breaking national team eyes Paris 2024. ecns.cn Eight breakdancers will represent China in Olympic qualifications, as the first ever Chinese national team of the new Olympic sport was established on Monday.

____ (2023-01-09). Economy grows despite COVID headwinds. ecns.cn Containers from all over the world wait to be loaded or unloaded at Yangshan Port near Shanghai on April 24.A worker collects helmets at a construction site in the Yizhuang area in Beijing on March 16, 2020. [Photo by Zou Hong/China Daily]…

____ (2023-01-09). 1.52 mln people sit China's civil servant exam. ecns.cn More than 1.52 million people sat at China's annual civil service recruitment examination to compete for vacancies with the central authorities and their branches.

____ (2023-01-09). Mulberry, cypress foundation discovered below ancient Chinese city wall. ecns.cn Archaeologists in central China's Henan Province have uncovered a sprawling layer of mulberry and cypress branches, believed to be the foundation of an ancient city wall.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-09). China Launches More Military Drills Around Taiwan Over 'Collusion' Between Taipei and 'External Forces'. news.antiwar.com

____ (2023-01-09). Ice dragon boat race held in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Racers compete on a 400-meter round ice track during an ice dragon boat race on Ulungur Lake in Fuhai County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Jan. 8, 2023.

____ (2023-01-09). China launches Shijian-23 satellite into space. ecns.cn A Shijian-23 satellite was launched aboard a modified version of the Long March-7 carrier rocket into space from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in south China's Hainan Province at 6: 00 a.m. (Beijing Time) on Monday and entered its planned orbit successfully.

____ (2023-01-09). More Chinese cities break 2t yuan GDP mark. ecns.cn Seven cities in China registered GDP of over 2 trillion yuan ($294.4 billion) in 2022, according to a report by media outlet Yicai on Jan 8.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-09). The Bubble of Prejudice vs the Light of Hope in China's COVID Fight. libya360.wordpress.com Editorial Comment: I have only praise for China's response to Covid and their commitment to internationalism. My condemnation of Covid policies has been solely directed at Western nations (and the faux left supporting fascism and imperialism) that have exploited the pandemic to further anti-democratic agendas, extensively violate human rights, and promote dangerous escalations of military…

____ (2023-01-09). Summer, autumn of 2022 hottest in over 60 years for China. ecns.cn The number of days with an average temperature across China above 35 degrees Celsius hit 16.4 in 2022, the highest since 1961, said the China Meteorological Administration on Monday.

____ (2023-01-09). Foxconn's Zhengzhou factory resumes production to peak capacity. ecns.cn Foxconn Technology Group, the world's leading contract electronics maker, has resumed its production capacity to peak season at its major manufacturing factory in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan Province.

Pepe Escobar (2023-01-09). Why China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) Is Back with a Bang. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-01-09). XBB will not cause large-scale infection in China: expert. ecns.cn The COVID-19 Omicron XBB sub-variant will not cause large-scale infection in China right now, said Chen Cao, a research fellow with the National Institute for Viral Disease Control and Prevention under the China CDC on Sunday.

____ (2023-01-09). Prehistoric ruins discovered in east China. ecns.cn An ancient hominid site dating back some 13,200 years ago has been unveiled in east China's Shandong Province, with over 1,000 relics, including pottery sculptures.

____ (2023-01-09). Dinosaur footprint fossils found for the 1st time in Zigui Basin in C.China's Hubei Province. ecns.cn Footprint fossils of dinosaurs from the Jurassic period were discovered in Zigui Basin in Central China's Hubei Province for the first time.

____ (2023-01-09). Water conservancy ruins found in ancient capital in central China. ecns.cn The ancient capital Luoyang site in today's Henan Province has recently discovered over 80 meters of water channels dating back to the Wei and Jin dynasties (220-420).

____ (2023-01-09). China's CERES-1 Y5 carrier rocket sends 5 satellites into space. ecns.cn China's CERES-1 Y5 carrier rocket carrying 5 satellites blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, Jan. 9, 2023. The rocket sent five satellites into the planned orbit.

____ (2023-01-09). China sends three satellites into space. ecns.cn The Shijian-23 satellite is mainly used for scientific experiments and technical verification, while the Shiyan-22A and Shiyan-22B satellites serve the in-orbit verification tests of new technologies such as space environment monitoring.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-09). US Military Increasing Cooperation With Japan to Prepare for War With China. news.antiwar.com The US and Japanese militaries are increasing cooperation to prepare for a possible war with China over Taiwan or other areas in the Asia Pacific, the top US Marine Corps general in Japan told Financial Times. Lt. Gen. James Bierman, commander of the Third Marine Expeditionary Force (III MEF) and of Marine Forces Japan, said …

____ (2023-01-09). Multiple ports in China witness influx of travelers on 1st day of COVID downgrading. ecns.cn Shuttle bus service between Hong Kong and Zhuhai through the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge resumed round-the-clock operation on Sunday, with the number of routes increasing to 168.

____ (2023-01-09). House remains dating back around 6,000 yrs found in central China. ecns.cn Archaeologists have unearthed the foundations of seven houses dating back around 6,000 years in central China's Henan Province.

John Leake (2023-01-09). Dr. Jordan Peterson Accused of Heresy by Ontario College of Psychologists. globalresearch.ca

WorkWeek (2023-01-09). Matt Witt The On 33rd Year Anniversary Of Mexico Ford Workers Attack By US CIA AFL-CIO. indybay.org January 8, 1990 is the 33rd anniversary of the brutal assault on Mexico City Ford Cuautitlán plant by 1 thugs which injured many workers and killed 1. The assault it was later learned was funded and organized by the CIA and the AFL-CIO leadership and the National Endowment For Democracy which is still giving the AFL-CIO's "Solidarity Center" $75 million.

Kerry Smith (2023-01-09). Resistance to logging continues in Bulga State Forest. greenleft.org.au A camp has been set up to support protesters trying to stop native forests being logged in Bulga State Forest. Kerry Smith reports.

CodePink (2023-01-09). Friday 1/13: Media: Stop Cheerleading for War! indybay.org San Francisco Chronicle Bldg., 901 Mission St @ 5th, San Francisco…

Mark H. Gaffney (2023-01-09). When Bankers Choose War Over Peace: Learning From History, Lest We Are Doomed to Repeat It. globalresearch.ca

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-09). 7,000 New York Nurses Go on Strike, Decrying "Unimaginable" Working Conditions. truthout.org Over 7,000 nurses across two hospitals in New York City went on strike early Monday morning after contract negotiations broke down over the hospitals' refusal to meet nurses' staffing demands. Nurses at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx and Mount Sinai in Manhattan walked out at 6 am, saying they are forced to work long hours with huge workloads that leave them burnt out… |

Ahmed D Dardir (2023-01-09). Jean-Luc Godard's Revolution: Marxism, Palestine and the Working Classes. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-01-09). Study reveals grasslands biodiversity help control plant diseases. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have newly confirmed the significance of spatial scale-dependent dilution effects of biodiversity on plant diseases in grasslands, according to the Lanzhou University.

Editor (2023-01-09). Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King: Unite to fight racism, fascism and war. mronline.org Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. famously said in 1967, "The bombs dropped on Vietnam explode at home." Malcolm X expressed something similar when he said, "Chickens come home to roost."

Ediz Tiyansan (2023-01-09). What factors impacting food prices. america.cgtn.com Grocery store prices around the world remain high. A U.N. organization has been tracking global food prices since the 1990s, and in the past year, it's recorded a 13.5 percent increase in the cost of groceries, the largest increase in more than four decades. …

John Klar (2023-01-09). The Myth of GMOs Saving the Planet. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2023-01-09). 200 Meters: A Palestinian father separated from his family by a wall. wsws.org A Palestinian construction worker lives in a West Bank home 200 meters away from his wife and three children on the other side of the Israeli border wall.

Kit Knightly (2023-01-09). Yet Another COVID "Variant": Omicron XBB & the Self-driving Narrative. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-01-09). Senior expert: Timing of COVID downgrade 'appropriate'. ecns.cn The timing of the decision to downgrade COVID-19 management to Class B was appropriate and met scientific standards, a top expert said in response to concerns that winter was not a good moment, especially with Spring Festival approaching.

____ (2023-01-09). 'Train runs over cloud' in Chongqing. ecns.cn A metro train runs in advection fog shrouded Caijia Rail Transit Bridge in Chongqing, creating an amazing scenery of "train running over the could", Jan. 7, 2023.

____ (2023-01-09). 8% of Chinese COVID-19 patients develop pneumonia: NHC official. ecns.cn The proportion of COVID-19 patients of common type who developed pneumonia is about 8 percent of the total.

Mansa Musa (2023-01-09). Louisiana to imprison juveniles at Angola Prison's death row. therealnews.com The state of Louisiana is considering transferring at least 20 minors incarcerated in its juvenile correction system to be housed on death row. The state alleges these children are amongst its most problematic incarcerated minors, and that placing them on death row is in line with government obligations to rehabilitate juvenile offenders. Lana Charles, who has worked to provide arts programs in Louisiana's juvenile justice system for 15 years, joins Rattling the Bars to explain the situation of incarcerated youth in her state. | Luliana "Lana" Charles has worked with youth for over 15 years in the capacity…

Vigilent Citizen (2023-01-09). Video: Japan Orders Investigation Into COVID Vaccine Deaths as MSM Admit "The Jabs Are Killing Us" globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2023-01-09). Nepali prime minister sworn in amid growing political instability. wsws.org The sordid flip-flopping alliances of the Maoist Centre and the Stalinist Communist Party of Nepal with the Nepali Congress and other bourgeois parties further expose the thoroughly corrupt character of these formations.

Edward Curtin (2023-01-09). Is a Happy New Year Possible? Sisyphus and the Feeling of the Absurd are Entwined. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2023-01-09). Elon Musk's Twitter Is Still U.S. State-Affiliated Media. strategic-culture.org A couple of months into Elon Musk's control of Twitter, it's fair to say that from an anti-censorship, pro-transparency perspective there have been a few positive results of the platform coming under new management. The revelations from the Twitter Files about US government involvement in influencing a massive social media company's policies and actions have been indisputably newsworthy information that's absolutely in the public interest to have, and some anti-establishment voices have been saying their accounts have been noticeably more visible since the changeover.

Nova 'Jade' Sobieralski (2023-01-09). AUWU: 'Cut the crap, raise the rate'. greenleft.org.au While some benefits are automatically indexed, JobSeeker is not. Nova 'Jade' Sobieralski reports that the Australian Unemployed Workers Union is demanding more from a Labor government.

Jamal Rich (2023-01-09). Washington, D.C.'s last Burger King closes, firing workers without notice. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—On New Year's Eve, the oldest and last Burger King location in D.C. closed its doors to the public, firing its entire staff in the process. The location was on upper Connecticut Ave. NW, just a few blocks from the University of the District of Columbia, and had existed for several decades at the same …

John Cooper (2023-01-09). "How World Governments Are Run by Multinational Companies" globalresearch.ca

Olivia Rosane (2023-01-09). World's glaciers at serious risk from climate crisis. nationofchange.org "Significant loss of glaciers means that we are not only witnessing a change in landscape or a loss of natural resources, it means that we are actively complicit in robbing the future from our children."

Mark Niu (2023-01-09). Companies showcase tech innovations at CES. america.cgtn.com At the world' largest personal electronics show, over 3,000 companies from 174 countries are showing off their technology, many of them for the first time. Check it out.

James Roguski (2023-01-09). Secret Negotiations for the Amendments to the International Health Regulations. globalresearch.ca

manager (2023-01-09). CEPR Spotlight: Intellectual Property. cepr.net Nothing shines a brighter light on the harmful effects of bad intellectual property law than an ongoing pandemic. CEPR's researchers continue to advocate for reform of this broken system which causes so much damage here in the US and abroad. This year saw some success from the long campaign to waive COVID vaccine patents for …

____ (2023-01-09). Trying to Predict the Future. transcend.org 3 Jan 2023 – I announce the publication of a new eBook entitled "Trying to Predict the Future". It may be downloaded and circulated free of charge.

Neturei Karta (2023-01-09). Video: Anti-Zionist Jewish Community Flying Palestinian Flags in Jerusalem. globalresearch.ca

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-09). Netanyahu Tells AIPAC It's Time for the US and Israel to 'Close Ranks' on Iran. news.antiwar.com Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) on Monday and said it was time for the US and Israel to become more closely aligned on Iran. "It's time to close ranks between Israel and the United States — and others. And I look forward to discussing this issue with …

One People's Project (2023-01-09). Alex Stokes Should Not Be in Prison. itsgoingdown.org Report from One People's Project about the case of antifascist prisoner, Alex Stokes, who faces 20 years for defending counter-protesters on January 6th in Albany, New York. On Friday, many in the nation observed the second anniversary of what might have been the biggest threat to democracy since perhaps the Civil War: the Insurrection at…

____ (2023-01-09). The UN General Assembly Drags Israel to the World Court. transcend.org 4 Jan 2023 – The UNGA voted last week to refer Israel to the ICC (World Court) for its ongoing violation of the right of the Palestinian people in the occupied territories of the West Bank and Gaza. Before we analyse the significance of the vote, let us probe the actual voting pattern.

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-09). "The Rent Is Too High": Warren, Bowman Ask Biden to Fight Crushing Housing Costs. truthout.org A group of 50 Democrats has urged President Joe Biden to take aggressive action to ensure that renters are able to stay housed as rent and house prices have soared across the U.S. with little to no mitigation in recent years, creating a major housing crisis with no end in sight. In a letter sent Monday, spearheaded by Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-New York) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts)… |

____ (2023-01-09). Kinmen, Matsu ferry resumes after 3 years. ecns.cn The ferry services between the coastal areas of Fujian province and the outlying islands of Kinmen and Matsu, which are governed by Taiwan authorities, resumed over the weekend after a suspension of nearly three years.

Editor (2023-01-09). Why is the West Lamenting the End of 'Liberal' Israel? scheerpost.com Israel's new extremist government maybe coming under fire now, but it is only a matter of time before it is whitewashed as more proof that Israel can strike a balance between being Jewish and democratic.

Jennifer Gerson (2023-01-09). Texas Lawsuit Against Planned Parenthood Challenges Medicaid Reimbursements. truthout.org Originally published by The 19th. Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Texas Planned Parenthood affiliates have asked a judge for a ruling in their favor in a lawsuit brought by the state of Texas that accused Planned Parenthood of Medicaid fraud. The suit was filed in January 2022 by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, but the situation goes back to 2016, when the state of Texas barred… |

____ (2023-01-09). Allen Ginsberg's Self-Recording Sessions. transcend.org 6 Jan 2023 – In the late sixties, Ginsberg began taping many of his public appearances, as well as his casual and private conversations. He used the recordings to compose his greatest work.

Ann Brown (2023-01-09). HBCU Enrollment Up 57% Nationally As Top Students Embrace Sense Of Belonging. moguldom.com An embrace of Blackness is in part to account for rising enrollment at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), according to Dillard University president Dr. Rochelle Ford and other observers. Meanwhile, non-HBCU U.S. colleges and universities saw a drop of 1.1 percent of undergraduate students between the fall of 2021 and 2022. This comes on …

Final Straw (2023-01-09). Final Straw: Mutual Aid Groups Mobilize in Face of Asheville Water Crisis. itsgoingdown.org Long-running anarchist radio and podcast show, The Final Straw, speaks with local organizers about the Asheville Survival Program and the city's ongoing water crisis. Listen and Download HERE This week on the show, we're sharing two local conversations with community organizers providing mutual aid in Asheville, NC. First up, we're sharing a short interview with…

WSWS (2023-01-09). Visiting US-Mexico border, Biden seeks bipartisan unity in attack on migrants. wsws.org President Biden's trip to El Paso, his first to the southern border since taking office, is aimed at solidifying the collaboration of the White House with the Republicans in attacking the basic rights of migrant workers and their families to seek asylum in the US.

Jacob G. Hornberger (2023-01-09). A Major Shift in the JFK Assassination. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2023-01-09). Inside Southwest's horrific holidays. mronline.org Blame the wealthy, not the weather.

James Roguski (2023-01-09). The Top 100 Reasons to #StopThe Pandemic Treaty, #StopTheAmendments, and #ExitTheWHO. globalresearch.ca

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2023-01-09). Documental : øQuien sostiene la vida cuando las mujeres migran? indybay.org Recomendamos Documental : øQuien sostiene la vida cuando las mujeres migran?>

WSWS (2023-01-09). University of California workers fight to appeal UAW-sellout contract, following anti-democratic union betrayal. wsws.org The appeal details the anti-democratic measures the union took to ram through a "yes" vote in the disputed contract.

____ (2023-01-09). The Old Use the Young to Wage War: "Thank You Sir, May I Have Another?" transcend.org "With age comes wisdom, but sometimes age comes alone." Oscar Wilde's wry observation highlights an obvious truth: age alone does not confer wisdom or any other desirable trait. The powerful and elderly decision-makers of the world demonstrate the disconnect between age and wisdom with every war.

Frances Kuo (2023-01-09). Imaging technology detects truth of paintings. america.cgtn.com See how art researchers discovered that the famous Vermeer painting 'Girl with a Flute' is not his work.

Editor (2023-01-09). Chris Hedges: America's Theater of the Absurd. scheerpost.com

manager (2023-01-09). The Grand Switcheroo: Escobari and Hoover Reinterpret Their Results to Misidentify Fraud. cepr.net In the previous post, we looked at the difference-in-difference models of Escobari and Hoover. We noted that they all show the same thing, suffering from the same problem. To identify fraud, they require that however much more the results at the late-transmitting polling stations favored Morales when contrasted with the early ones, they ought to …

Matt Kennard (2023-01-09). UK Loaned Military Adviser to British UN Envoy in Yemen. globalresearch.ca

Norman Solomon (2023-01-09). Biden to Democrats: nominate me, whether you like it or notÔøº. nationofchange.org Is such leadership representing progressives to the establishment or the other way around?>

imperial.ac.uk (2023-01-09). Imperial's first Turing Scheme recipients celebrate international ties. imperial.ac.uk The first wave of Imperial's Turing scheme recipients celebrated the international ties they formed during placements abroad.

Marie Kelly (2023-01-09). News whiteout of Pennsylvania prison strike. workers.org Philadelphia Incarcerated workers held captive in Pennsylvania prisons called a labor strike in the name of Subaltern Peoples Abolitionist Revolutionary Collective (SPARC). The demonstration "to protest against the State's oppressive policies" was called last year and set to begin this Jan. 6. (tinyurl.com/52m3n4t5) As of this writing, the outcome of . . . |

____ (2023-01-09). Goat grabbing competition in snow adds fun in winter. ecns.cn Goat grabbing, or kok-boru, is a traditional Central Asian team sport played by herdsmen from the Kazak, Uzbek, Uygur and Mongolian ethnic groups.

Jake Johnson (2023-01-09). What Did McCarthy Promise GOP Extremists in Backroom Deals? truthout.org Rep. Kevin McCarthy finally seized the House speaker's gavel in the early hours of Saturday morning, capping off a chaotic week of voting and heated floor confrontations that were nationally televised and closely documented by reporters stationed at the U.S. Capitol. What remains less clear, though, is how much McCarthy (R-Calif.) conceded to his far-right detractors behind closed doors to win… |

Dr. Peter McCullough (2023-01-09). Explosive Increase in Cardiac Symptoms After Second Injection. globalresearch.ca

Georgi Boorman (2023-01-09). Poll: 1 In 4 Americans Thinks Someone They Know May Have Died Due to COVID Shot. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-01-09). No plan to launch IPO, Ant Group says. ecns.cn Alibaba's financial arm Ant Group said on Monday that it has no plan to initiate an initial public offering following a series of shareholding adjustments recently.

____ (2023-01-09). 'Hallelujah Chorus' from Handel's Messiah (Music Video of the Week). transcend.org The Royal Choral Society has performed Handel's Messiah on Good Friday at the Royal Albert Hall every year since 1876. This clip features the glorious Hallelujah Chorus with the choir. Students from the City of London School for Girls joined the choir for this performance.

WSWS (2023-01-09). Britain's trade unions attend government strike talks, desperate for a sellout. wsws.org To have even attended these talks shows the treacherous intentions of the union bureaucracy. In the same statement as it extended its invitation, the government announced plans for the swift implementation of widely expanded anti-strike laws.

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2023-01-09). California Democrats Have Legislated Control Over Medical Practice Out of the Hands of Doctors. globalresearch.ca

imperial.ac.uk (2023-01-09). Forests recovering from logging act as a source of carbon. imperial.ac.uk Tropical forests recovering from logging are sources of carbon for years afterwards, contrary to previous assumptions, finds a new study.

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2023-01-09). The COVID "Vaccine" Is an Intentional Effort at World Genocide. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-01-09). Higher elderly vaccination rate aided change in COVID management. ecns.cn Downgrading the COVID-19 management from Class A to Class B is a proactive measure taken in view of the higher vaccination rate among the elderly, said a health expert from the National Health Commission.

____ (2023-01-09). House speaker election reveals deep-rooted problems in U.S. democracy. ecns.cn The Republican leader Kevin McCarthy was elected as the 55th speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives after 15 ballots. As the most grueling House speaker election in the past 164 years, the election has highlighted the defects of the country's "confrontational democracy".

imperial.ac.uk (2023-01-09). Imperial experts recognised in New Year's Honours. imperial.ac.uk Imperial's academics are among those to be recognised in the 2023 New Year's Honours List.

John Wojcik (2023-01-09). Insurrectionists who failed in 2021 took over the House last Friday. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON — With an incredible 15-ballot election of Kevin McCarthy as House speaker the insurrectionists who failed to pull off their Jan.6, 2021 coup at the Capitol managed to take over the House of Representatives last Friday and are planning to cement their success with passage of new rules this week. Those rules will give …

Cynthia Papermaster (2023-01-09). Wednesday 1/11: Close Guantanamo/ Prosecute Yoo for Torture. indybay.org U.C. Berkeley Law School, Bancroft Way @ College Ave., Berkeley…

WSWS (2023-01-09). What is behind the United Workers' Union sell-out of Pampas workers? wsws.org An examination of the union's financial records makes clear that the union has far more in common with the corporate world than with the workers it supposedly represents.

Cristina Escobar (2023-01-09). 'Children of Las Brisas' Shows Complicated Nature of Venezuela Crisis (INTERVIEW). latinorebels.com In 2009, Venezuelan filmmaker Marianela Maldonado set out to tell an inspirational story of her country's famed music program, known simply as El Sistema, or "The System." After 10 years of filming, her documentary 'Children of Las Brisas' tells quite a different tale.

unitedEditor (2023-01-09). Imperialism and narco-terrorism. uwidata.com On January 4, Mexican authorities arrested Ovidio Guzman Lopez, son of notorious drug cartel leader "El Chapo". Lopez' cartel reacted violently, blocking highways, torching vehicles, shooting at civilian airplanes. In the following clashed, 29 people lost their lives according to Mexico's Minister of Defense. On January 8, U.S. President Joseph Biden arrived in Mexico to …

____ (2023-01-09). U.S. Spreads Misery across the Globe Imposing Sanctions on a Third of Humanity. transcend.org The U.S. may try piously to defend sanctions as a 'response to foreign tyranny,' but they are really a pretext to steal foreign bank accounts and cripple commercial rivals of U.S. corporations–a true fascist tyranny.

____ (2023-01-09). Fog possible cause of truck tragedy. ecns.cn The number of casualties in a deadly traffic accident in the small hours on Sunday in Nanchang, capital of Jiangxi province, has increased to 19, according to local authorities.

Eric Zuesse (2023-01-09). The U.S. Regime Made me a Non-Person. dissidentvoice.org This is what happens to anyone who happens to report the types of things that America's billionaires want to be hidden from the public. To understand how it happened to me (and has happened to lots of others), an introduction is needed, first, about the American Government: America's First Amendment to its Constitution is this …

Kurt Nimmo (2023-01-09). Republican Warmonger Wins Contest to Become House Speaker. globalresearch.ca

Anadolu Agency (2023-01-09). Jerusalem Churches in Crosshairs of Escalating Extremist Attacks: Churches Council. globalresearch.ca

Peter McLaren (2023-01-09). A Review of Derek R. Ford's 'Teaching the Actuality of Revolution: Aesthetics, Unlearning, and the Sensations of Struggle'. mronline.org History doesn't happen because a small group of people share a complete political identity; it happens because masses of people shed their timidity, risk their reputations, livings, freedom, and lives, and let the actuality of revolution guide their every move.

WSWS (2023-01-09). The XBB.1.5 "Kraken" subvariant of Omicron takes hold in the US. wsws.org The latest and most dangerous subvariant of Omicron is leading to high levels of hospitalization across the Northeast. The winter surge of COVID will likely overtake the rest of the country over the next few weeks.

WSWS (2023-01-09). Netanyahu's far right government plans political control over Israel's judiciary. wsws.org The proposed legislation paves the way for the government, made up of fascistic, ultra-nationalist and religious forces, to assume dictatorial powers.

WSWS (2023-01-09). Washington, D.C. police officers found guilty in 2020 traffic death of Karon Hylton-Brown. wsws.org The verdict last December is the first time a Washington D.C. police officer has been charged and found guilty of murder.

Uhuru Furniture Oakland, APEDF (2023-01-09). Monday 1/16: MLK Day Event & Volunteer Project. indybay.org Akwaaba Hall, 7911 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland…

____ (2023-01-09). Visiting Foxconn Zhengzhou Science and Technology Park. ecns.cn

The Associated Press (2023-01-09). Biden Visits US-Mexico Border in Face of GOP Criticism. latinorebels.com President Joe Biden walked a muddy stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border and inspected a busy port of entry Sunday on his first trip to the region after two years in office, a visit shadowed by the fraught politics of immigration as Republicans blame him for record numbers of migrants crossing into the country.

Katie Rose Quandt (2023-01-09). Far Right GOP Now Champions Jail Reforms — But Only for January Sixers. truthout.org This article was published in partnership with Solitary Watch. Republicans are not known for championing the rights of incarcerated people. Doing so would run counter to their purposefully cultivated "tough on crime" image, which often includes a penchant for harsh prison and jail conditions. But in the two years since the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, the party — and especially its most… |

Global Research News (2023-01-09). Selected Articles: The COVID "Killer Vaccine". People Are Dying All Over the World. It's a Criminal Undertaking. globalresearch.ca By We are being accused of "spreading disinformation" regarding the Covid-19 vacci…

scorinoco (2023-01-09). Soleimani Assassination Commemorated in Mass Rallies Across Middle East. orinocotribune.com On Januray 3, 2023, the martyrdom of the anti-imperialist hero, Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was commemorated in Iran, Iraq, Syria and several other countries of West Asia and across the world. | As Iranians and Iraqis commemorate the three-year anniversary of Washington's illegal assassination of Iran's Quds Force Commander General Soleimani and Iraq's Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, scores of people rallied in the streets of both countries. | On January 3, people from all over the Islamic Republic of Iran, and particularly in Soleimani's hometown of Qanat-e Malek in Kerman province, gathered to remember the fallen c…

DailyClout (2023-01-09). A 'Cover-Up of Evidence of Mass Murder': The CDC Appears to be Removing VAERS Records. globalresearch.ca

Dana Sanchez (2023-01-09). Rental Housing Prices Are Falling Fast: Good For Renters, Hard Landing For Investors And Developers. moguldom.com In a typical year, the cost of rental housing increases by about 3 percent, but in the last three months of 2022, rents fell by 3 percent. That's good news for tenants but a concern for investors and developers unprepared for risks that seem to have come out of nowhere in the housing market. While …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-09). SDG7: The Impossible Energy Transformation. libya360.wordpress.com Iain Davis The alleged purpose of the United Nation's (UN's) Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) is to "ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all." In keeping with Agenda 2030, the target date to achieve this goal is, as you might expect, 2030. As previously discussed, UN documents are couched in fluffy rhetoric. The disarming…

WSWS (2023-01-09). Seven thousand nurses at two New York hospitals launch open ended strike. wsws.org Nurses at Montefiore and Mount Sinai Hospital are set to strike on Monday in a struggle over safe staffing.

Middle East Eye (2023-01-09). Taliban Condemns Prince Harry's Comment on Afghan Killings. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-01-09). If You Wouldn't Ask Hannibal Lecter to Stop Mass Atrocities, Don't Ask "The International Community" transcend.org 4 Jan 2023 – The hope that the U.S. will intervene anywhere in the world for humanitarian reasons is misguided in the extreme. Claims of concern are always a ruse hiding ulterior motives. Imperialist actions are antithetical to human needs.

Paul Joseph Watson (2023-01-09). WHO: Anti-Vaccine Activism Is Deadlier Than Global Terrorism. globalresearch.ca

Ann Brown (2023-01-09). A Look Back: Granddaughter Of Elijah Muhammad Drops Science On The Legacy And Accomplishments Of His Economic Program. moguldom.com In a resurfaced interview, the granddaughter of the late Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad speaks about the legacy of her grandfather and the accomplishments of his economic program. The interview is from 2016 but has recently been posted on Twitter by user Ma'rifatullah (Knowledge in Allah). Amirah Muhammad, who was born in 1965, was …

Chris Walker (2023-01-09). Lauren Boebert Says Republicans Will Push for Term Limits in Congress. truthout.org On Sunday, Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colorado) said that Republican lawmakers would pursue changes to federal elections law to impose term limits on members of Congress, an action that would curtail the rights of U.S. voters. "The 118th Congress WILL vote on Term Limits for lawmakers. After years and years of talk, we'll finally see where people truly stand on this issue," Boebert tweeted on Sunday… |

Martin Hart-Landsberg (2023-01-09). In the U.S. you can be fired for any or no reason—it doesn't have to be this way. mronline.org The United States is an employment "at-will" country. That means, absent a union contract, a boss can fire a worker for almost any, or even no reason, and without advance notice. Well—with the exception of Montana.

____ (2023-01-09). PLA announces 1st joint drill around Taiwan island in 2023. ecns.cn The PLA Eastern Theater Command organized cross-service joint alert patrol and realistic combat-oriented exercises in sea and aerial areas around the island of Taiwan on Sunday…

____ (2023-01-09). George Harrison's Search for a Higher Truth. transcend.org An eye-opening and moving talk from Beatle George Harrison (1943-2001) on truth, life, change and consciousness. Let's remember the messages he had to share with the world: "It's all in the mind."

____ (2023-01-09). (Franàßais) Dans l'Attente de 2023. transcend.org 1er janvier 2023 – Avant d'envisager 2023, regardons 2022 du point de vue de la culture de la paix.

____ (2023-01-09). Peace Disruption: Incursion, Insurrection, Intifada. transcend.org "The 131/2-minute incursion that will change the Middle East forever."

Clayton Morris (2023-01-09). Video: Bombshell Docs Reveal COVID-19 Cover-Up Goes Straight to the Top. Redacted with Clayton Morris. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-01-09). Qingdao hospital tears down rumor of detecting 3 XBB patients. ecns.cn The Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University denied Monday there are three COVID patients infected with XBB variant.

Michael Berkowitz (2023-01-09). 'Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical': Thoroughly modern Matilda. peoplesworld.org You simply cannot escape the zeitgeist of Matilda. Against all odds, Matilda Wormwood in the new Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical is an unqualified triumph. Director Matthew Warchus and writers Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin's revival of Roald Dahl's semi-classical book Matilda is a spirited morality play, another milestone in the never-ending struggle of democracy …

____ (2023-01-09). PLA conducts patrols and exercises near Taiwan. ecns.cn The People's Liberation Army Eastern Theater Command carried out patrols and combat exercises on Sunday in the air and waters near Taiwan, according to a command spokesman.

____ (2023-01-09). Outbound Chinese tourists prefer policy-friendly destinations. ecns.cn Chinese tourists flocked to policy-friendly destinations such as Thailand, Singapore, and Malaysia after the country eased restrictions on overseas travel.

Angela (2023-01-09). Saturday 1/7: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "My Ramleh," directed by Lubna Dajani. indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

Women's March & partners (2023-01-09). Sunday 1/22: Women's March: Bigger Than Roe – Roe's th Anniversary Nationwide Marches & Rallies. indybay.org Protests in SF Bay Area and beyond…

Ryan Wyatt Turbeville (2023-01-09). University of Florida Officials Have No 'Standing' to Review Ladapo's COVID Vaccine Guidance. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2023-01-09). Propaganda Perpetuates the Pandemic and Censorship. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Suzanne Burdick (2023-01-09). New Analysis Shows Studies of COVID Vaccine-Induced Myocarditis Hid Critical Safety Signal. globalresearch.ca

Mickey Z. (2023-01-09). "The walls are the publishers of the poor" dissidentvoice.org all we are saying… Today, I took a photo walk around the Welling Court Mural Project in Astoria, Queens, NYC. "Imagine a city where graffiti wasn't illegal, a city where everybody could draw whatever they liked. Where every street was awash with a million colors and little phrases. Where standing at a bus stop was …

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-09). George Santos Hit With Campaign Finance Complaint 2 Days After Being Sworn In. truthout.org Rep. George Santos (R-New York) appears to have broken campaign finance laws with a questionable loan and suspiciously-valued expenditures, according to a new complaint filed with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) by a government watchdog. On top of the numerous fabrications that Santos created about his resume and religious and racial identity, the Republican appears to have told "equally… |

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-09). 7,000 New York nurses go on strike, decrying 'unimaginable' working conditions. therealnews.com

Anonymous103 (2023-01-09). How General Soleimani Kick-Started The Multipolar World. southfront.org | Written by The consensus among future historians will be inevitable: the 2020s started with a diabolic murder.: | Baghdad airport, January 3, 2020, 00: 52 a.m. local time. The assassination of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), alongside Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy commander of Iraq's Hashd…

____ (2023-01-09). They Write Themselves (Part 2). transcend.org 2 Jan 2023 – Are You Kidding?>

WSWS (2023-01-09). Australian life expectancy declines as a result of COVID "let it rip" policy. wsws.org As in the US, Europe and elsewhere, the fall in life expectancy is a historical retrogression reversing a decades-long trend.

Editor (2023-01-09). Maduro: Venezuela produces 94% of its own food in 2022 after importing 80% for over 100 years. mronline.org "Venezuela is experiencing the first stage of a long recovery cycle," said President Maduro.

Brittani Banks (2023-01-09). Why the Climate Justice March in South Korea Could Be a Game Changer for the Environment. independentmediainstitute.org On September 24, 2022, more than 30,000 people occupied the main roads of downtown Seoul, South Korea, for the nation's largest climate justice march. The sheer turnout of people from all walks of life and the participation by a wide range of advocacy groups were a testament to the impact of climate change on every …

____ (2023-01-09). US, Israel Vote No as UN Approves World Court Resolution on Illegal Occupation. transcend.org 2 Jan 2023 – The UNGA on 30 Dec 2022 approved a resolution that asks the ICJ to issue an opinion on the legal consequences of Israel's illegal occupation of the Palestinian territories. It passed with 87 in favor, 26 opposed and 53 abstaining. Among those opposed were USA, Israel, UK and Germany.

Waukegan Liberation Staff (2023-01-09). Charges filed against killer cop in Waukegan, Illinois, after two years of community struggle. liberationnews.org On Oct. 20, 2020, Waukegan police officer Dante Salinas killed 19-year-old Marcellis Stinnette and injured his girlfriend Tafara Williams.

Emma-Louise Fenelon (2023-01-09). Law Pod UK latest: Expert Evidence. ukhumanrightsblog.com In Episode 177 Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Margaret Bowron KC about how to avoid disastrous expert evidence. This episode is an update to the popular 2019 episode with Neil Sheldon KC, available here. Margaret and Emma discuss mistakes in expert reports, the standard to be applied to expert reports, actual and potential conflicts of interest, the …

Mark Taliano (2023-01-09). COVID-19 Pandemic Psychological Warfare. globalresearch.ca

Marie Hawthorne (2023-01-09). EctoLife: Does this "Fiction" Foreshadow Artificial Wombs and Pod Babies? globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-01-09). (Norsk-Norwegian) Fredspioneren Johan Galtung 92 à•r! transcend.org 'Fader of Peace Studies' feirer sin 92-à•rsdag. Som 24-à•ring ble han fengslet i 6 mà•neder som milità¶rnekter i Norge. I fengsel skrev han, sammen med Arne Nà¶ss, sin fà∏rste bok: Gandhi's Political Ethics. I dag har han bidratt med mer enn 170 bà∏ker; over 1 0 artikler, artikler og bokkapitler; og over 0 redaksjoner for TRANSCEND Media Service om freds- og konfliktstudier, mekling og relaterte spà∏rsmà•l. GRATULERER med dagen, JOHAN!

Chris Walker (2023-01-09). Georgia Grand Jury Completes Final Report on Trump's Efforts to Overturn Election. truthout.org A special grand jury in Georgia tasked with investigating attempts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn the 2020 presidential election in the state has completed its work, according to a judge overseeing the inquiry. On Monday, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney announced that the special grand jury had completed a final report on its investigation. |

WSWS (2023-01-09). "The contract was a joke": CNH workers reject pro-company agreement, extend 8-month strike. wsws.org The most important step now is to break the imposed isolation of the UAW apparatus by developing rank-and-file committees to link up with workers at different plants in different industries.

Editor (2023-01-09). Why the Godfather of Human Rights Is Not Welcome at Harvard. scheerpost.com

Editor (2023-01-09). Free Speech and Academic Freedom in the American Corporate University. scheerpost.com By David Schultz / CounterPunch Free speech and academic freedom are under attack in American higher education. From the right the allegation is that wokeness and political correctness have taken over, articulating a political agenda that is anti-white, anti-Christian, anti-capitalism, and pro LGBTQ. From the left the indictment is that schools continue to replicate stereotypes …

Norman Solomon (2023-01-09). Biden to Democrats: Nominate Me, Whether You Like It or Not. indybay.org Sleepwalking to disaster…

Rachel Ida Buff (2023-01-09). Biden's Expansion of Title 42 Takes Us Further From Humane Border Policy. truthout.org Before heading to El Paso, Texas, on January 8 for his first presidential visit to the U.S.-Mexico border, President Joe Biden announced a trifecta of hideous immigration policies, along with a familiar "crackdown" on "illegal" border crossings. The new initiatives include expanding the controversial Trump-era Title 42 to migrants from Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua and Haiti as well as refusing… |

____ (2023-01-09). Harvard University Succumbs. transcend.org 7 Jan 2023 – Harvard University Withdraws a Fellowship from Kenneth Roth & Human Rights Watch…

and Matt Huffaker (2023-01-09). Santa Cruz City Mangler Closes Civic Auditorium Shelter. indybay.org Yesterday, City Manager Matt Huffaker sent me his first-ever e-mail in response to my denunciation of the closing of the Civic Auditorium Emergency Shelter as torrential rains approach.

Adriaan Alsema (2023-01-09). Colombia suspends arrest warrants for dissident FARC guerrillas. colombiareports.com Colombia's Prosecutor General's Office suspended the arrest warrants for three dissident FARC guerrillas who have been appointed to negotiate peace with the government. The three guerrilla are leaders of the…

____ (2023-01-09). Chinese Foreign Minister to visit Africa. ecns.cn Foreign Minister Qin Gang will visit Ethiopia, Gabon, Angola, Benin, Egypt, the African Union Headquarters and the League of Arab States Headquarters from Jan 9 to 16, Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin announced on Monday.

Charles Kennedy (2023-01-09). OPEC's Second-Largest Oil Producer Issues Arrest Warrant for Donald Trump. globalresearch.ca

Arsenio Toledo (2023-01-09). Pfizer Has a Shockingly Long History of Engaging in Illegal Activities and Human Experimentation. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2023-01-09). Patrick Lawrence: Europe and the Legitimization of Deception. scheerpost.com By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost The U.S., having no need of or gift for statecraft, has long practiced what I've taken to calling the diplomacy of no diplomacy. You can't expect much from bimbos such as Antony Blinken or Wendy Sherman, Blinken's No. 2 at the State Department. All they can do is …

Adriaan Alsema (2023-01-09). Colombia's biggest money laundering case of 2022. colombiareports.com Colombia's prosecution seized assets worth almost $246 million (COP1.2 trillion) of an alleged money laundering ring with ties to the international drug trade in the United States and Asia. The…

teleSUR, lvm, JDO (2023-01-09). Presidente Lula da Silva decreta intervención en Distrito Federal de Brasil tras ataque bolsonarista. telesurtv.net El decreto, firmado por el mandatario brasileño y que entra en vigor este domingo, enuncia que esta intervención tiene lugar hasta el 31 de enero de 2023.

Staff (2023-01-09). Lula ordena tomar el control de Brasilia y advierte a Bolsonaro de las consecuencias del asalto. cubadebate.cu El presidente de Brasil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, ha responsabilizado al expresidente Jair Bolsonaro del asalto al Congreso, al Tribunal Supremo y a la sede del poder ejecutivo por parte de miles de bolsonaristas radicales este domingo. "Aprovecharon el silencio dominical, cuando aún estábamos constituyendo el Gobierno, para hacer lo que hicieron. Hay varios discursos del expresidente animando a ello y esto también es responsabilidad suya y de los partidos que le apoyaron", ha señalado.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-09). Seguidores de Bolsonaro invaden sedes de poderes del Estado en Brasil. telesurtv.net El ministro de Justicia de Brasil, Flávio Dino, afirmó este domingo que "no prevalecerá" la voluntad de los bolsonaristas radicales que han invadido el Congreso Nacional.

teleSUR, lvm, JDO (2023-01-09). Asesinan a firmante de paz en Valle de Cauca, Colombia. telesurtv.net Cristian Salinas fue asesinado en el corregimiento de Costa Rica, Ginebra. Se trata del tercer líder asesinado en lo que va de 2023 y el 1.412 desde 2016 hasta la fecha.

Staff (2023-01-09). Asiste Díaz-Canel a la ceremonia de apertura del año judicial 2023 en Cuba. cubadebate.cu Con la presencia del primer secretario del Comité Central del Partido y presidente de la República Miguel Díaz-Canel comenzó la ceremonia de apertura del año judicial 2023 en Cuba, acto que se desarrolla en el salón principal del Tribunal Supremo Popular. La sesión solemne se efectúa en el marco del 50 aniversario del Sistema de Tribunales de Justicia.

Staff (2023-01-09). Se logra la mejor sincronización entre el central Ciro Redondo y la primera bioeléctrica del país. cubadebate.cu Luego de no pocos obstáculos que han impedido el funcionamiento estable de ambas industrias, técnicos y especialistas aseguran que se ha logrado la mejor sincronización entre el Central Ciro Redondo y la bioeléctrica aledaña, primera experiencia en Cuba de generar energía eléctrica a partir de la biomasa cañera y de marabú.

Editor (2023-01-09). Aprobado el presupuesto de guerra. workers.org Días antes de Año Nuevo, el presidente Joe Biden firmó un proyecto de ley ómnibus de 1,7 billones de dólares para el año fiscal 2023, asignando el presupuesto para ese sector del gasto federal llamado "discrecional". Si uno tuviera que describir el proyecto de ley en dos palabras, serían: "crimen . . . |

Staff (2023-01-09). Más de 1.200 detenidos por el intento de golpe de Estado en Brasil. cubadebate.cu Al menos 1.200 bolsonaristas fueron detenidos este lunes en el campamento que habían montado frente al cuartel general del Ejército en Brasilia desde las elecciones de octubre y desde el que fueron lanzados los ataques del domingo contra las sedes de los tres poderes en Brasil. Los presos se sumarán a las cerca de 300 personas que fueron detenidas el domingo por su responsabilidad en los ataques.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-09). Presidente de Senado haitiano resulta herido en ataque armado. telesurtv.net El hecho fue perpetrado en una zona de Puerto Príncipe que está controlada por pandillas armadas.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-09). Supremo brasileño suspende a gobernador de Brasilia por 90 días. telesurtv.net El juez Moraes, resaltó que la organización de los actos golpistas era un hecho notorio y sabido, que fue divulgado por la prensa hegemónica de Brasil.

teleSUR, lvm, JDO (2023-01-09). Presidente de Cuba exhorta a EE.UU. a cumplir pactos migratorios. telesurtv.net Miguel Díaz-Canel puntualiza que una relación migratoria que facilite todo tipo de viajes posibilitará la reducción drástica de los flujos migratorios irregulares.

Staff (2023-01-09). Más de 1 200 detenidos por el intento de golpe de Estado en Brasil. cubadebate.cu Al menos 1 200 bolsonaristas fueron detenidos este lunes en el campamento que habían montado frente al cuartel general del Ejército en Brasilia desde las elecciones de octubre y desde el que fueron lanzados los ataques del domingo contra las sedes de los tres poderes en Brasil. Los presos se sumarán a las cerca de 300 personas que fueron detenidas el domingo por su responsabilidad en los ataques.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-09). Derrumbe de un edificio deja al menos cuatro muertos en Egipto. telesurtv.net Las autoridades de la ciudad egipcia de Assiut, indicaron que han logrado rescatar de los escombros del edificio a una niña y a una anciana con vida.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-09). Gobierno brasileño denuncia el robo de armas por bolsoneristas. telesurtv.net Paulo Pimenta indicó que el armamento robado se encontraba almacenado en el Gabinete de Seguridad Institucional, en el Palacio del Planalto.

Staff (2023-01-09). Defender nuestros derechos. cubadebate.cu Cubadebate regala a sus lectores cada día una pequeña joya del pensamiento de José Martí, como homenaje al más grande de los cubanos en el año del aniversario 170 de su natalicio y como llamado a cada ciudadano a hacer el bien todos los días, bajo el amparo ético y humanista que nos legó el Héroe Nacional de Cuba. También les recordamos algunos momentos de la vida de Martí un día como hoy…

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-09). Luis Arce afirmó que bolivianos no permitirán un nuevo atentado. telesurtv.net Las organizaciones sociales de El Torno emitieron un comunicado en donde ratificaron su apoyo al presidente Arce y al vicepresidente David Choquehuanca.

Staff (2023-01-09). Fidel, la caravana y una nota a Camilo (+ Nota original de Fidel). cubadebate.cu øVoy bien, Camilo? La interrogante histórica a Camilo no es casual. Se sabe de la confianza y la lealtad entre ambos, y ahora se confirma con esta nota que escribió y le envió Fidel el día antes de su arribo a La Habana, encomendándole los preparativos. Movilizar a las masas, prever todo: es Fidel. Por eso aquel fue un 8 de enero de palomas sobre el hombro del Jefe, de los sueños y las esperanzas de la patria, y del "vas bien, Fidel".

Staff (2023-01-09). Mañana habrá afectaciones en el servicio de agua en el oeste de La Habana. cubadebate.cu La Empresa Aguas de La Habana informa que mañana martes 10 de enero se interrumpirá el servicio de agua en el horario comprendido entre las 06: 00 y las 18: 00 horas, en zonas de los municipios de La Lisa, Playa y Marianao. Las afectaciones serán a causa de trabajos de mantenimiento y reparaciones en las conductoras y líneas eléctricas que alimentan a la fuente de abasto Ariguanabo.

Staff (2023-01-09). Listo diseño de vestuario para participación cubana en Clásico Mundial de Béisbol. cubadebate.cu Cubanía mostrará en su vestuario la selección de la Isla en el venidero V Clásico Mundial de Béisbol.Tras meses de arduo trabajo entre JIT, el Inder, la Federación Cubana de Beisbol (FCB) y la empresa patrocinadora TeamMate Sports Internacional, hoy podemos presentar la línea de diseño que por estos días empieza a salir de fábrica.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-09). Reportan cientos de miles de hogares sin electricidad en California. telesurtv.net Los meteorólogos advirtieron que el norte y el centro de California todavía estaban en el camino de un "desfile implacable de ciclones" , lo que prometía poco alivio para la región.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-09). Fallecen ocho mineros ilegales en Sudáfrica tras derrumbe. telesurtv.net Mueren un sudafricano, tres mozambiqueños y cuatro zimbabuenses. Lluvias probablemente causaron el derrumbe que los dejó atrapados.

Staff (2023-01-09). Comienza mantenimiento de unidad 3 de termoeléctrica cienfueguera Carlos Manuel de Céspedes. cubadebate.cu La unidad número 3 de la termoeléctrica Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, en la provincia de Cienfuegos, salió hoy del sistema eléctrico nacional y entró en mantenimiento planificado por 10 días. Luego de que se reincorpore este bloque a la generación, saldrá del sistema la unidad 4, por 90 días, para un mantenimiento de mayor envergadura.

Staff (2023-01-09). Ana Belén Montes: " øQuién ha preguntado al pueblo cubano si quiere que Estados Unidos le imponga un embargo asfixiante?" cubadebate.cu Tras pasar más de 21 años en prisión, Montes llegó a Puerto Rico y difundió un mensaje en el que asegura ser "irrelevante" y pide que se ponga el foco en Cuba, los "serios problemas" de Puerto Rico y en el medio ambiente. Su mensaje lo concluyó con las siguientes palabras: "No tengo importancia mientras existan problemas graves en nuestro terruño mundial".

teleSUR- jah, SH (2023-01-09). Conoce cinco obras esenciales del escritor Rodolfo Walsh. telesurtv.net Rodolfo Walsh conjugó su rol intelectual con el talento periodístico en función de aportar a la lucha contra la dictadura militar.

Staff (2023-01-09). Repatrian a 273 cubanos interceptados cerca de las costas de Florida según medios estadounidenses. cubadebate.cu Este domingo 273 migrantes cubanos fueron repatriados por los guardacostas de Estados Unidos, informan medios de la Florida. Los ciudadanos fueron interceptados al intentar arribar a las costas estadounidenses en 12 grupos diferentes, entre el 31 de diciembre y el 1 de enero en su mayoría. Los migrantes fueron trasladados a la ciudad de Matanzas.

Staff (2023-01-09). José Pertierra: "La Ley de Ajuste no está sometida a norma obligatoria. El presidente puede desestimar su uso" cubadebate.cu Entre las voces más autorizadas para explicar el complejo fenómeno de la migración, este abogado cubanoamericano reúne raras cualidades. Puede explicar la cuestión migratoria cubana en términos comparativos, por haber ejercido su oficio con migrantes de otros países. Y hacerlo en un lenguaje claro y conciso, distante de las retóricas de su oficio.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-09). Bolivia prepara informe sobre salud del gobernador Camacho. telesurtv.net Luis Fernando Camacho, preso por su vinculación al golpe de Estado contra Evo Morales,…

Staff (2023-01-09). Cojímar: Constituido el Consejo Popular y su nueva dirección. cubadebate.cu Este domingo, bajo la conducción de Irma Soriano Sifonte, presidenta de la Asamblea Municipal del Poder Popular de La Habana del Este, los delegados de la comunidad costera de Cojímar, además de dejar constituido su Consejo Popular y la nueva dirección, subrayaron cómo en tan poco tiempo gracias a la unidad se respiran aires de esperanza y confianza.

teleSUR, lvm, JCM (2023-01-09). Rusia confirma eliminación de 600 soldados ucranianos en Kramatorsk. telesurtv.net En la noche del Año Nuevo las tropas ucranianas atacaron una escuela de formación profesional donde permanecía acuartelado un grupo de militares rusos.

Staff (2023-01-09). La Unión Eléctrica estima una afectación de 265 MW para el horario pico nocturno. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica estima para el horario pico nocturno de este lunes una disponibilidad de 2555 MW y una demanda máxima de 2750 MW, para un déficit de 195 MW, por lo que, de mantenerse las condiciones previstas, se pronostica una afectación de 265 MW en este horario.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-09). Presidente Lula da Silva visita el Palacio de Planalto tras ataque de bolsonaristas. telesurtv.net Lula da Silva calificó de "barbarie" el intento de golpe de Estado promovido por simpatizantes de Jair Bolsonaro y lo acuso de estimular los actos vandálicos.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-09). Con paros y bloqueos siguen protestas contra Gobierno en Perú. telesurtv.net Este domingo, los bloqueos se han endurecido en la región de Ica, al sur de Lima, y la próxima semana se han anunciado marchas y convocatorias de medidas de fuerza en Lima y Cuzco.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-09). Rusia y Ucrania intercambian prisioneros, el primero del año. telesurtv.net La liberación de los militares fue resultado de las intensas negociaciones mantenidas en los últimos días entre Moscú y Kiev, precisó.

teleSUR, rzr, DRL (2023-01-09). Exigen justicia en Ecuador para víctima de feminicidio. telesurtv.net Familiares de la víctima y organizaciones por los derechos de la mujer convocaron a congregarse en la institución judicial para exigir justicia.

Staff (2023-01-09). El Barcelona gana y vuelve a liderar LaLiga en solitario. cubadebate.cu El Barcelona aprovechó la derrota del Real Madrid en Villarreal para, con un ajustado pero importantísimo triunfo en el Cívitas Metropolitano ante el Atlético de Madrid (0-1), volver a situarse como líder en solitario de LaLiga Santander, ahora con tres puntos de ventaja.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-09). António Guterres condena asalto al Congreso brasileño. telesurtv.net "Brasil es un gran país democrático" y "la voluntad del pueblo brasileño y sus instituciones democráticas deben ser respetadas", señaló el Secretario General de la ONU.

teleSUR- lvm, JCM (2023-01-09). Regresan partidos opositores a elecciones legislativas en Benín. telesurtv.net El horario establecido para la apertura y cierre de los colegios electorales es desde las 07H00 hora local hasta las 16H00 hora local.

Staff (2023-01-09). Muebles Ludema presenta variadas ofertas a la población tunera (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Una variada línea de muebles para el hogar se oferta a la población de la ciudad de las Tunas en el punto de venta de la Unidad Empresarial de Base (UEB) Ludema. Juegos para sala y comedor, repisas, respaldos para camas, sillones de aluminio, mesas para diversos usos, cojines y almohadas son algunos de los productos en venta.

Staff (2023-01-09). Muebles Ludema oferta a la población tunera mobiliario para el hogar (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Una variada línea de muebles para el hogar se oferta a la población de la ciudad de las Tunas en el punto de venta de la Unidad Empresarial de Base (UEB) Ludema, perteneciente a la empresa cubana del mueble Dujo. Juegos para sala y comedor, repisas, respaldos para camas, sillones de aluminio, mesas para diversos usos, cojines y almohadas son algunos de los productos en venta.

Staff (2023-01-09). El argentino Lionel Scaloni: Mejor director técnico de selecciones de 2022. cubadebate.cu Lionel Scaloni fue elegido como el mejor entrenador de un seleccionado masculino en 2022 por la Federación Internacional de Historia y Estadística de Fútbol, tras superar en la votación al francés Didier Deschamps, por 240 votos contra 45. Scaloni desplazó al italiano Roberto Mancini, ganador del premio en 2021 por la victoria de Italia en la Eurocopa.

Staff (2023-01-09). Hoy en la Mesa Redonda: El intento de golpe en Brasil. mesaredonda.cubadebate.cu Las causas, impacto y consecuencias del intento de Golpe de Estado ejecutado por las fuerzas bolsonaristas en Brasil serán analizados este lunes en la Mesa Redonda con la participación de periodistas y académicos.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-09). Biden arriba a México para Cumbre de América de Norte. telesurtv.net López Obrador le dio la bienvenida. La Cumbre tendrá lugar el martes próximo. También participará el primer ministro de Canadá, Justin Trudeau.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-09). Líderes de A. Latina rechazan golpe antidemocrático en Brasil. telesurtv.net Rechazan enérgicamente la invasión de las sedes de los tres poderes del Estado en la capital de esa nación, Brasilia.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-09). Guatemala captura a tres reos extraditables a EE.UU en 2023. telesurtv.net Durante el 2022, las fuerzas de seguridad del país centroamericano capturaron a 27 personas solicitadas por EE.UU. por diferentes delitos.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-09). Secuestran a más de 30 personas en el sur de Nigeria. telesurtv.net Según fuentes oficiales, varios hombres armados habrían atacado a un grupo de viajeros en el estado nigeriano de Edo.

Staff (2023-01-09). Qué trae la prensa cubana, lunes 9 de enero de 2023. cubadebate.cu

Staff (2023-01-09). Tasas vigentes en el mercado cambiario cubano este 9 de enero. cubadebate.cu Con el objetivo de mantener informados a sus lectores, Cubadebate comparte las tasas de cambio para diferentes divisas extranjeras vigentes este lunes 9 de enero en el mercado cambiario del país.

Staff (2023-01-09). Clásicos en la Habana (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu Espectaculares coches antiguos: Plymouth, Mercury, Oldsmobile, Ford, Cadillac, Chevrolet o Dodge, entre otras marcas, transitan por las calles habaneras a diario, como si se hubiera detenido el tiempo en este museo al aire libre.

Party for Socialism, Liberation (2023-01-08). PSL statement: Far-right coup attempt vs. democracy in Brazil. liberationnews.org The Party for Socialism and Liberation joins with countless progressive people and organizations around the world in expressing our outrage over the coup attempt underway in Brazil by supporters of former president Jair Bolsonaro.

The Associated Press (2023-01-08). Pro-Bolsonaro Protesters Storm Brazil's Congress, High Court. latinorebels.com RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Supporters of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro who refuse to accept his electoral defeat stormed Congress, the Supreme Court and presidential palace in the capital Sunday, just a week after the inauguration of his leftist rival, President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-08). Coup Attempt: Bolsonaro Supporters Invade Congress, Supreme Court, and Office of President in Brasilia. libya360.wordpress.com Peoples Dispatch Bolsonaro supporters invade the three powers in Brasilia. Photo: Matheus Alves Dozens of buses had arrived on Saturday January 7 to the Federal District to carry out what appears to be a planned-out coup attempt Supporters of the former president Jair Bolsonaro invaded the Supreme Federal Court, National Congress, and the Planalto Palace,…

Maria Parazo Rose (2023-01-08). Despite Indigenous Land Protections, Deforestation in Brazilian Amazon Continues. truthout.org This story was originally published by Grist. You can subscribe to its weekly newsletter here. Indigenous territories and protected areas in Brazil's Amazon forest see higher and faster rates of deforestation than unprotected areas. That's according to a new study in Nature that says despite an expansion of protected areas and increased recognition of Indigenous territory across 52 percent of the… |

Anonymous103 (2023-01-08). Military Situation In Ukraine On January 8, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU positions near Konstantinovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Krasniy Liman with high-precision missiles; | Russian-led forces reportedly captured most of Soledar town. Clashes continue in the northern areas; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Sinkovka; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Bakhmut; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Debrov…

Staff (2023-01-08). Activist Silenced for Questioning German Support for Ukrainian Neo-Nazis (Coop Anti-War Cafe Berlin Statement). orinocotribune.com Caracas, January 8, 2023 ( Among those organizations is the Coop Anti-War Café Berlin. One of its organizers, Heinrich Buecker, now faces criminal charges that could result in a punishment of up to three years in prison or fines.This is…

scorinoco (2023-01-08). Police Repression in Southern Peru Injures at Least 14 People. orinocotribune.com On Friday, January 6, the Peruvian Ombudsperson's Office reported that at least 14 people were injured as a result of police repression during a demonstration against de facto President Dina Boluarte in the Puno region of southern Peru. | The Peruvian Ombudsperson's Office confirmed through a statement that 10 civilians and four policemen are receiving treatment in the Carlos Monge Medrano hospital in the city of Julicaca. These 14 people were injured when the security forces tried to suppress a protest against the government with demonstrators supporting the liberation of the deposed president, Pedro Castillo. <...

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-08). Putin's Christmas Ceasefire Doesn't Hold. news.antiwar.com The ceasefire ordered by Russian President Vladimir Putin for Orthodox Christmas did not hold, as heavy shelling was reported in eastern Ukraine on Friday and Saturday. The ceasefire was to be held from noon on Friday through midnight on Saturday. The Russian military insisted that it observed the ceasefire but said it did respond to …

Staff (2023-01-08). Pentagon pressures NATO allies to boost arms flow to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineJanuary 7, 2023 USA to seek from its allies to expand military aid to Ukraine — Pentagon U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, in a phone conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart Oleksiy Reznikov, said the United States will convince its allies of the need to increase military assistance to Kyiv, according to the Pentagon. Austin …

Anonymous103 (2023-01-08). The High Cost of Blowing Up the World: Ukraine and the 2023 NDAA. southfront.org | Written by Bipartisan insanity was on display again this week as the U.S. congress responded to Biden's requested $37 billion in additional aid to Ukraine by giving him

Anonymous103 (2023-01-08). In Video 18+: Heavy Losses Of The AFU In Soledar. southfront.org

Anonymous669 (2023-01-08). Italy, France Are In Talks To Provide Air Defense Systems To Ukraine. southfront.org The SAMP/T Mamba system. Source: MBDA Systems. | Italy is in talks with France to supply Ukraine with jointly produced air defense systems, Italian Foreign Minister said in an interview with the Corriere della Sera newspaper that was published on January 8."The sixth package [of military assistance to Kiev] is still at the phase of discussion, and, as has been said, there will be no sending [of weapons] before a relevant report to the parliament," Antonio Tajani said. "We are…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-08). First Prisoners Exchanged In 2023. southfront.org Russian servicemen | On January 8, Russia and Ukraine held another prisoner exchange which became the first one in 2023. This time, the exchange was equal, both of the warring sides got servicemen back from enemy prisons. | The Russian Ministry of Defence confirmed that Russian servicemen came back home as a result of the exchange. The Russian side traditionally did not reveal the military ranks of the released prisoners of war (POWs). All of them will be taken to Moscow for treatment and rehabilitation. |

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-08). Russia Claims 600 Ukrainian Troops Dead in Strikes, Kyiv Denies Anyone Was Killed. news.antiwar.com Russia on Sunday claimed its forces killed over 600 Ukrainian troops in missile strikes, while Kyiv denies that there were any casualties at all. The Russian Defense Ministry said that missile strikes hit two facilities in Kramatorsk, Donetsk, that were housing 1,300 Ukrainian troops as retaliation for Ukrainian strikes that used US-provided HIMARS rocket systems …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-08). Zelensky Thanks US for Over $3 Billion Arms Package, Calls It an 'Awesome Christmas Present'. news.antiwar.com The US on Friday pledged a new $3.075 billion weapons package for Ukraine that includes Bradley Fighting Vehicles for the first time, which Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called an "awesome Christmas present" as it was announced on the eve of Orthodox Christmas. The aid marks the single largest arms package the US has pledged to …

Anonymous103 (2023-01-08). Military Situation In Southern Ukraine On January 8, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous669 (2023-01-08). Ukraine Shot Down Own MiG-29 Fighter Jet Over Donetsk. southfront.org Click to see full-size image. Via Twitter. | Ukrainian forces have shot down one of their own MiG-29 fighter jets over the territory of the Donetsk People's Republic in a friendly fire accident, Deputy Chairman of the Russian State Duma Defense Committee revealed on January 8. | Dmitry Sablin, who is permanently present in the special military operation zone, said on his official

Anonymous103 (2023-01-08). BREAKING: Russian Military Warns Of Upcoming Provocations In Ukraine. southfront.org | The Russian Ministry of Defence released an urgent statement of the Interdepartmental Coordination Headquarters of the Russian Federation for Humanitarian Response in Ukraine, warning of the upcoming provocations prepared by the Kiev regime. | According to the Russian military, special services of Ukraine have prepared a new large-scale anti-Russian provocation aimed at discrediting the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and accusing Russian servicemen of allegedly committing war crimes. | On t…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-08). Russian 'Retaliation Strike' Killed Hundreds Of Ukrainian Servicemen In Kramatorsk -Russian MoD. southfront.org | On January 8th, the Russian Defense Ministry revealed a "retaliation operation" for the Ukrainian strike in Makeyevka at New Year's midnight. According to the statement of the Russian military department, Russian forces struck at two dormitories in the town of Kramatorsk, which housed more than a thousand Ukrainian soldiers, of whom over 600 died as a result of the strikes. | At night, at least 5 explosions were reported in the area of Kramatorsk. According to various reports, among the…

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2023-01-08). Russia Consolidates in East Mediterranean. orinocotribune.com By M.K. Bhadrakumar Dec 31, 2022 | The curtain is coming down on the brutal 11-year old Syrian conflict, which former US President and Nobel Laureate Barack Obama initiated, as the Arab Spring swept through West Asia two decades ago. The United States has suffered yet another big setback in West Asia as the year 2022 draws to a close. The unfolding Turkish-Syrian reconciliation process under Russian mediation is to be seen as a saga of betrayal and vengeance. | Ankara came under immense pressure from the Obama Administration in 2011 to spearhead the regime change project in Syria. Obama blithely assumed tha…

Steve Lalla (2023-01-08). Blows Against the Empire—2022 In Memoriam. orinocotribune.com By Steve Lalla Jan 6, 2023 | Throughout 2022, monopoly capitalism, with the US at its core, continued to erode from within and buckle under pressure exerted by sovereign states and peoples' movements alike. Relentless blows reigned down on the empire. These were some of the most memorable: | January 30: Prior to the Winter Olympics in Beijing, the leaders of China and Russia meet, the first visit between Xi Jinping and any world leader in over two years. A Russia—China joint statement heralded the dawning of a "new era," warned against "the negative impact of the United States' Indo-Pacific strategy o…

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-08). Sweden Says It Can't Meet Some of Turkey's Demands to Join NATO. news.antiwar.com Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson said Sunday that Turkey has made demands for Sweden that it cannot fulfill as part of Ankara's conditions for the Nordic nation to join NATO. "Turkey confirms that we have done what we said we would do. But they also say that they want things that we can't and won't give …

Ben Norton (2023-01-08). Introducing Geopolitical Economy Report: Multipolarista is evolving. geopoliticaleconomy.com We are excited to announce the creation of the independent media outlet Geopolitical Economy Report an evolution and expansion of Multipolarista. | Our team will be growing, and we have exciting new projects planned, including a regular show with economists Editor-in-chief Ben Norton explains the changes (and the continuity) in the video and podcast below: | Video: | Podcast:…

_____ (2023-01-08). CNN Recruits Washington's Worst Warmonger the Instant He Leaves Congress. strategic-culture.org By Caitlin JOHNSTONE | CNN has shattered the speed of light in its haste to recruit former representative Adam Kinzinger to its punditry lineup the millisecond he left congress. | Kinzinger, who prior to being

_____ (2023-01-08). How Do You Mourn the Death of an Israeli Democracy That Never Was? strategic-culture.org If we are to believe that Israel's exclusivist and racially based "democracy" is a democracy at all, then we are justified to also believe that Israel's new government is neither less nor more democratic than the previous governments. | By Ramzy BAROUD | Even before the new Israeli government was officially

____ (2023-01-08). China National Nuclear Corporation reports steady growth in power generation. ecns.cn China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), one of the country's largest nuclear power operators, said the company had generated nearly 218.74 kilowatt-hours of electricity from commercial operation in 2022, up 11.17 percent year on year.

_____ (2023-01-08). Peace Activists Take On The Pentagon's Corporate 'Merchants Of Death'. popularresistance.org Days after a U.S. warplane bombed a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, killing forty-two people, twenty-four of them patients, the international president of MSF, Dr. Joanne Liu walked through the wreckage and prepared to deliver condolences to family members of those who had been killed. A brief video, taped in October, 2015, captures her nearly unutterable sadness as she speaks about a family who, the day before the bombing, had been prepared to bring their daughter home. Doctors had helped the young girl recover, but because war was raging outside the hospit…

_____ (2023-01-08). Under Musk, Twitter Continues To Promote US Propaganda Networks. popularresistance.org Elon Musk's controlled release of the documents known as the "Twitter Files" has given us some insight into the inner workings of the social media platform. The batch of docs released on December 20 is arguably the most explosive, detailing Twitter's deliberate shielding of US propaganda operations. After getting limited access to Twitter's internal systems, Lee Fang of the Intercept (12/20/22) detailed how Twitter staff "whitelisted" accounts run by US Central Command (CENTCOM), the unit of the US military that oversees the Middle East, as part of covert propaganda campaigns. In other words, Twitter protected ac…

_____ (2023-01-08). Could Julian Assange Be Released In Two Months? popularresistance.org As the new year began, ABC Global Affairs Editor John Lyons stated during a broadcast segment that he expected WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would be released "within the next two months or so." | "I know [Australia Prime Minister] Anthony Albanese. He's working strongly behind the scenes," Lyons added. "He has said as much, but enough is enough." | Lyons is sympathetic to Assange's plight, making him one of the few correspondents in the world working for establishment news media who is willing to endorse calls to end the United States case against him. | But the key question is whether Lyons knows about some…

____ (2023-01-08). Spring Festival travel rush begins amid COVID-19 response shift. ecns.cn China's Spring Festival travel rush, the largest annual human migration worldwide, kicked off Saturday after the world's most populous country adjusted its COVID-19 response.

____ (2023-01-08). Chinese, Turkmen presidents hold talks, elevating ties to comprehensive strategic partnership. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with visiting Turkmen President Serdar Berdimuhamedov in Beijing on Friday, and the two heads of state announced the elevation of China-Turkmenistan relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership.

____ (2023-01-08). China's big-data tech industry improves greatly. ecns.cn

____ (2023-01-08). Reporting system helps monitor virus. ecns.cn China has been recording and sharing COVID-19 epidemic information consistently and has deployed extensive tools to monitor viral mutations as its virus control work enters a new phase, officials and experts said on Friday.

____ (2023-01-08). EU urged to view response fairly. ecns.cn The Foreign Ministry urged the European Union on Friday to view China's pandemic response in an objective and fair manner, saying that it will take corresponding measures based on the principle of reciprocity in response to unreasonable measures taken by some countries toward travelers from China.

____ (2023-01-08). Pakistani PM hails China's great help for flood relief aid. ecns.cn Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has appreciated China and Chinese enterprises' great help to the flood-affected people of the country.

____ (2023-01-08). Spring Festival goods market booms as the festival approaches. ecns.cn As the Spring Festival approaches, the festival atmosphere becomes strong in north China's Tianjin. In the Spring Festival goods market at the historic canal town Yangliuqing, various red lanterns were hung.

____ (2023-01-08). 12,000-metric-ton arch bridge installed in place. ecns.cn China Railway 17th Bureau Group Co., Ltd fully connected the Shuanggang Bridge in Quzhou city, east China's Zhejiang Province on Thursday.

____ (2023-01-08). Xinjiang's installed new-energy power generation capacity tops 40 mln kW. ecns.cn Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has seen its energy mix constantly improving, with its installed capacity of new-energy power generation topping 40 million kilowatts for the first time in January 2023.

____ (2023-01-08). Cultural relics to get better protection. ecns.cn The fourth national census of cultural relics in China will be organized this year by the National Cultural Heritage Administration, it was announced at a national conference on cultural relics in Beijing on Thursday.

____ (2023-01-08). Several cities may relax home buying environment. ecns.cn Home sales in China are likely to recover as some cities are being allowed to relax mortgage rate minimums for first-time homebuyers, adding fuel to the country's unfolding economic rebound, analysts said on Friday.

____ (2023-01-08). Locals prepare special purchases‚ÄÇfor‚ÄÇSpring‚ÄÇFestival‚ÄÇin Changchun. ecns.cn People have been busy purchasing New Year goods, including candies, wine, and meat in Changchun city, northeast China's Jilin Province.

____ (2023-01-08). People receive inhaled COVID-19 vaccines in Fuzhou. ecns.cn Fuzhou City in east China's Fujian Province started vaccination with inhaled COVID-19 vaccines.

____ (2023-01-08). Residents enter shopping mall on ice slide in NE China. ecns.cn An ice slide made its debut in a shopping mall in Changchun city, northeast China's Jilin Province, on Friday. Both adults and children can slide into the mall, which adds great fun to their shopping experience.

Allen Forrest (2023-01-08). A Roller Coaster Ride to Easy Street… or? dissidentvoice.org Was the so-called pandemic, the lockdowns, the mandates just a one-off? Or was it a rehearsal for something else?

Chris Garaffa (2023-01-08). What progressive people should know about the "Twitter Files" liberationnews.org The "Twitter Files" are a set of internal communications including emails between company executives as well as with politicians, the FBI, Pentagon and other agencies.

Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center (2023-01-08). Saturday 1/21: Barbara Lee & Elihu Harris Lecture Series Presents Bishop Nathan D. Baxter. indybay.org Beebe Memorial Cathedral | 3900 Telegraph Avenue | Oakland, CA 94609…

____ (2023-01-08). (W. E. Talk) Why are CPC's policies on developing Tibet a success. ecns.cn Why do we say these policies are successful in terms of practical effects, historical achievements, and a comparison between the East and the West?

Anonymous669 (2023-01-08). ISIS Cells Attack Syrian Army Position In Deir Ezzor, Kill Or Wound Three Service Members. southfront.org . | On January 8, ISIS cells in Syria's central region took advantage of poor weather conditions and carried out an attack in the western countryside of Deir Ezzor. | The terrorists attacked a position of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) 17th Division in the desert area of al-Fayda. Heavy clashes broke out around the position between the terrorists and army troops, who eventually repelled the attack. | A service member of the SAA, Captain Mahmoud Ali Al-Zamam, was allegedly kill…

Andre E. (2023-01-08). "We have the power, we run this": Thousands of New York nurses go out on strike. liberationnews.org More than 7,000 nurses are on strike for fair contracts to hire more staff to improve patient care and nurses' working conditions.

Staff (2023-01-08). Colombia's President Petro Meets President Maduro for 2nd Time in Miraflores (+ELN). orinocotribune.com On Saturday, January 7, the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, received Colombian President Gustavo Petro at Miraflores Palace, where the two presidents held a meeting. After it ended, President Maduro announced that there is a clear path for joint work and cooperation between the two nations on different issues that will continue to yield positive results for both countries. | President Maduro wrote on his social media accounts that the meeting he had with his Colombian counterpart was exhaustive and very fruitful. | "With the President of the Republic of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, we had a broad and very fru…

George Yancy (2023-01-08). Incarceration and Ableism Go Hand in Hand, Says Abolitionist Talila Lewis. truthout.org Disability, carceral violence and problematic forms of racialization constitute a profound and hegemonic labyrinth, Talila A. Lewis argues. So what are the intersections between disability, criminalization, institutionalization and incarceration? How do these sites function as overlapping and inextricable forms of mutually compounded violence? And how do we go beyond theorizing how these phenomena… |

Staff (2023-01-08). Colombia's President Petro Meets President Maduro for Second Time in Miraflores (+ELN). orinocotribune.com On Saturday, January 7, the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, received Colombian President Gustavo Petro at Miraflores Palace, where the two presidents held a meeting. After it ended, President Maduro announced that there is a clear path for joint work and cooperation between the two nations on different issues that will continue to yield positive results for both countries. | President Maduro wrote on his social media accounts that the meeting he had with his Colombian counterpart was exhaustive and very fruitful. | "With the President of the Republic of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, we had a broad and very fru…

Dr. Paul Elias Alexander (2023-01-08). mRNA/DNA Gene Injection "Vaccine": Murder Charges against Pfizer, Moderna, FDA, CDC,NIH, NIAID. globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2023-01-08). Milwaukee: WFNHP Local 00 leads a picket outside of Ascension CEO's home. fightbacknews.org Milwaukee, WI – The Wisconsin Federation of Nurses and Healthcare Professionals (WFNHP) Local 00 held a rally and picket outside of the Milwaukee home of Bernie Sherry, the CEO of Ascension Wisconsin, one of his many houses. The January 4 action was in response to the abrupt announcement of the December 23 closure of St. Francis Hospital's Labor and Delivery (L+D) Unit. | The staff losing their jobs as a result of this closure wants their union to back them in fighting to have their services reopen. WFNHP- a union of fighters- will do whatever it takes to reopen St. Francis's L+D unit. This is not just standing…

_____ (2023-01-08). "Human Rights" and the fight against them by the West. journal-neo.org December 10, as is well known, is observed around the world as Human Rights Day, designated as such by the UN. But one of the features of the modern world, thanks to the "efforts" of the West, is the discrepancy between phrases and their true meaning: Freedom, democracy, human rights, and so on. Today the West, …

Revolution Books (2023-01-08). Sunday 1/8: Watch Livestream to raise $100,000 to put Revolution on the Map. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-08). Military Situation In Iraq On January 8, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org

Rhythmix Cultural Works (2023-01-08). Friday 2/3: MoToR/dance: Water in the Kettle (World Premiere). indybay.org 2513 Blanding Ave | Alameda, CA 94501…

____ (2023-01-08). Museum exhibits 2, 0-year-old ritual vessel with tigers. ecns.cn Shanxi Museum exhibited a bronze tiger Yi, an elegant utensil that ancient nobles used to wash their hands during the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC).

KQED Live (2023-01-08). Wednesday 3/15: Kim Stanley Robinson's Half Century Love Affair With the Sierra Nevada. indybay.org Herbst Theatre | 401 Van Ness Ave | San Francisco, CA 94102…

Editor (2023-01-08). Trumpism: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. scheerpost.com By Michael Brenner | Trump is dead — long live Trumpism! Donald Trump's political demise is a personal implosion his narcissistic self punctured by a thousand wounds from the slings and arrows of his vengeful victims, his erstwhile collaborators and scheming usurpers. Yet, the movement he inspired and instigated is very much alive. It is a grave error to equate the man's fate with the fate of the vast body of followers who -at this time constitute the most potent force in the country's public life. That error is manifest in the celebration by Democrats at their 'triumph' in losing only on…

Rosa Parks Day Committee (2023-01-08). Friday 2/3: 23rd Annual Rosa Parks Day in California and Transit Equity Day Kickoff Celebration. indybay.org SMICS Bar | 12th & K st. | Sacramento, CA…

David Giesen (2023-01-08). Wednesday 1/18: Solon's Salon. indybay.org Notable House | 189 Ellsworth St. | San Francisco…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-08). United States: Two Barrels Aim at African People's Socialist Party. libya360.wordpress.com Don Fitz With new FBI and Department of "Justice" (DOJ) attacks expected in early January, a defense, mobilization and information session attracted hundreds of allies of the African People's Socialist Party (APSP). On December 23 they zoomed into the "Emergency Mass Meeting: Hands Off Uhuru! Hands Off Africa!" The APSP told its supporters that it…

____ (2023-01-08). Larry Raises A Valid Point. smoothiex12.blogspot.com

Lynzy Billing (2023-01-08). CIA-Backed Units Killed Hundreds of Afghan Civilians in Brutal Night Raids. truthout.org This story was originally published by ProPublica. In 2019, reporter Lynzy Billing returned to Afghanistan to research the murders of her mother and sister nearly 30 years earlier. Instead, in the country's remote reaches, she stumbled upon the CIA-backed Zero Units, who conducted night raids — quick, brutal operations designed to have resounding psychological impacts while ostensibly removing… |

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-08). US Airstrikes in Somalia Increased By 30% in 2022. news.antiwar.com US airstrikes in Somalia rose by 30% in 2022 as the Biden administration has escalated its involvement in the war against al-Shabaab, Military Times reported on Sunday. According to data compiled by the Long War Journal, a project of the hawkish Foundation for the Defense of Democracies think tank, US Africa Command launched at least …

Revolution Books (2023-01-08). Saturday 1/14: Film Screening:The Circle, banned in Iran, directed by Afar Panahi, imprisoned in Iran. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Ave | Berkeley…

Anti Police-Terror Project (2023-01-08). Monday 1/16: SAVE THE DATE for the 9th Annual Reclaim MLK's Radical Legacy Weekend! indybay.org Middle Harbor Shoreline Park, 2777 Middle Harbor Rd, Oakland, California.

Anonymous669 (2023-01-08). Israeli Army Foils Attempt To Smuggle Handguns From Jordan. southfront.org . Source: the Israeli Defense Forces. | On January 8, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) announced that another attempt to smuggle handguns from Jordan into Israel had been foiled. | The army said in a statement that soldiers monitoring surveillance cameras on January 5 spotted two suspects along the border, near Kibbutz Ashdot Ya'akov Ihud. Both men were arrested by Israeli troops, police officers and border guards, who were quickly dispatched to the…

_____ (2023-01-08). Dr Doom's Mother of All Crises Looming. strategic-culture.org

WSWS (2023-01-08). Interview with Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly on the COVID pandemic and Long COVID: Part two. wsws.org "This was a historic moment in the annals of medicine… when patients came to the fore and alerted all of us scientists that something here is wrong and needs to be investigated and researched and gave the entity its name."

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-08). Guaidó is Gone, but We Shouldn't Forget Canada's Interference in Venezuela. libya360.wordpress.com Owen Schalk Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó. Photo by Miguel Gutierrez. Ottawa's support for Guaidó was vocal, unwavering, and rooted in a decades-long alliance with right-wing forces in Venezuela The Juan Guaidó farce has, finally, come to an end. The hardline Venezuelan opposition, which has long sought the overthrow of the Bolivarian Revolution even during…

____ (2023-01-08). Daxing int'l airport to resume international passenger flights. ecns.cn Beijing Daxing International Airport will resume international passenger flights from Jan. 17.

WSWS (2023-01-08). Pennsylvania's Democratic governor ramps up police funding. wsws.org Governor Tom Wolf last month announced the disbursement of $170 million in special funding for Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies.

WSWS (2023-01-08). This week in history: January 9-15. wsws.org

Ann Brown (2023-01-08). Getting Into The Science Of Whether Or Not Dr. Maulana Karenga Was A US Government Informant. moguldom.com Every year, Kwanzaa is celebrated by some African-Americans from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1. And every year, the rumor that the creator of Kwanzaa, activist Dr. Maulana Karenga, had been a government informer arises. There is also rumors that the holiday, which is based on seven principles centered around African harvest festival traditions from various …

Fight Back (2023-01-08). Venezuela economy surges, U.S. sanction policy crumbling. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL- 2022 was a banner year for the Venezuelan economy. The Venezuelan Central Bank recorded a 19% growth rate, while the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America put it at 12%. While inflation of food and gas prices ate at workers' income in the U.S. and much of the world this past year, Venezuela inflation was low compared with previous years. This is due to booms in both food and oil sectors in Venezuela owing to the ability of the Bolivarian Revolution to overcome U.S. sanctions. | Oil industry recovery | PDVSA oil started flowing to the U.S. and EU again after March, when the Biden…

Hartmut Reiners, Andrej Holm (2023-01-08). Rethinking the State and Rent Madness. indybay.org The right to housing for everyone must be understood as a public challenge and presupposes the de-commodification of the housing supply, a democratization of urban policy, and breach with the real estate exploitation coalition.

Deion Scott Hawkins (2023-01-08). Not All Insurrections Are Equal — for Enslaved Americans, It Was the Only Option. truthout.org For most Americans, Jan. 6 was once an ordinary, ho-hum day. That changed in 2021 when millions of television viewers watched thousands of Trump supporters assault the U.S. Capitol in their violent attempt to stop Joe Biden's presidential victory. Legislators fled for their lives as the mob shattered windows and vandalized congressional offices. While those images and subsequent congressional… |

Californians United for a Responsible Budget (2023-01-08). Thursday 1/12: Rally & Press Conference Demands More Prison Closures Across California. indybay.org California State Capitol (West Steps) | 1315 10th St | Sacramento, CA 95814…

The Lever (2023-01-08). LEVER WEEKLY: Finding The Right Focus In 2023. levernews.com

Bill Fletcher Jr. (2023-01-08). "Thirst" Updates the Vampire Genre for Our Age of Rising Fascism. truthout.org Let's start with my admission that I do not read horror. While I loved all of the Alien films and I was enthralled by the Blade trilogy, it is typically not a genre I seek out. Nicholas Powers changed all that with his new novel, Thirst. What attracted me at first was not the content but the author. Nicholas Powers is an exceptionally good writer whose political and cultural commentaries on the… |

Gérard Delépine (2023-01-08). Covid-19 Vaccines Lead to New Infections and Mortality: The Evidence is Overwhelming. globalresearch.ca Vaccination has spread worldwide. And everywhere it has been followed by a dramatic rise in new infections and mortality. How many deaths and severe accidents will it take for governments, WHO, health agencies FDA, EMA, to look at the proven results of this experimental pseudo-vaccination?

unitedEditor (2023-01-08). Sport and Art, Pt. 2: The Aesthetics of the Sports Spectacle. unitedworldint.com By Ljubodrag Simonovic * A sports spectacle is the climax of the sports aesthetics. To direct a spectacle is the highest form of manipulation with highly developed technical equipment and scientific methods. A sports spectacle tends to raise the marginal to the level of fatal, in order to marginalize the crucial social issues and leave …

____ (2023-01-08). Punishments for breaking COVID rules revoked. ecns.cn Starting from Jan 8, people who violate COVID-19 prevention measures will not be convicted or punished for obstructing the control of infectious diseases, according to a notification issued on Saturday.

Lynda Carson (2023-01-08). Tentative court ruling spares People's Park for the moment. indybay.org Food Not Bombs, Feeding The Hungry In People's Park:…

Paul Gregoire (2023-01-08). Qld Labor announces draconian penalties for youth crime. greenleft.org.au Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced that her government will enact laws to crack down ever harder on youth offenders. Paul Gregoire reports.

Anonymous669 (2023-01-08). In Video: Turkey's BARKAN Unmanned Ground Vehicle Test-Fires Mini Guided Missile. southfront.org Click to see full-size image. ( HAVELSAN Anadolu Agncy) | Turkey's BARKAN unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) has successfully tested Roketsan's Laser Guided Mini Missile System, also known as Mete, the Anadolu Agency reported on January 8. | The state-run news agency released footage from the live-fire test, which saw the UGV scoring a pinpoint hit on a static target with a single missile. The 40 mm Mete has an effective range of one kilometer and a circular error probability of one meter…

Edward Curtin (2023-01-08). Is a Happy New Year Possible? dissidentvoice.org Albert Camus and Edward Curtin, Sr. The struggle itself toward the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy. — Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus Really? Or was he joking? Whenever January rolls around and a new year begins with its implied ending, I think of my father and Albert …

Orion Rummler (2023-01-08). State Legislatures Are Now Targeting Health Care for Transgender Adults. truthout.org Originally published by The 19th. Lawmakers in at least eight states used the last two months of 2022 to prefile anti-transgender bills ahead of state legislative sessions convening this month — setting up another year of statehouse battles over trans rights, while targeting health care for trans adults in new ways. Most states moving early on anti-trans bills focused on banning gender-affirming… |

WSWS (2023-01-08). UK rail workers speak from the picket lines during most sustained action since start of dispute. wsws.org The collective power of rail workers and their determination to fight was clearly demonstrated, but they remained divided by the leadership of both unions.

Mohammad Elnaiem (2023-01-08). African Roots of MLK Vision – 2023 Journey to Atlanta, Georgia and Gold Coast, Ghana. indybay.org Historical sojourn on the African continent exposed SNCC to a larger world infused with new possibility and hope, thus solidifying Africa's symbolic and political importance to struggles for freedom in the United States and around the world, revisited in 2023.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-08). Crisis in Bolivia: Santa Cruz Isolates Itself to Economically Attack La Paz. libya360.wordpress.com Sofia i Arena More than a week after the arrest of Governor Fernando Camacho, the opposition department has deepened its confrontation with the national government and seeks to "choke" the Bolivian economy. A little more than a week after the arrest of the governor of Santa Cruz, Fernando Camacho, the richest department of Bolivia deepens…

Staff (2023-01-08). De las nubes de esperanza a la dura realidad en Brasil. cubadebate.cu Luego de la asunción presidencial más multitudinaria de la historia de Brasil el pasado 1 de enero y de una fiesta popular que sacudió a todo el país, Lula da Silva empezó a gobernar. El presidente y sus ministros sabían que el escenario de la herencia recibida del ultraderechista Jair Bolsonaro sería tenebroso: un país literalmente destrozado en cada aspecto de la vida pública. Pero aun así, hubo sorpresas y ninguna fue agradable.

Staff (2023-01-08). Partidarios de Bolsonaro intentan tomar en el Palacio de Planalto, el Tribunal Supremo y el Congreso de Brasil. cubadebate.cu Bolsonaristas radicales han conseguido romper los cordones de seguridad alrededor del Congreso Nacional de Brasil e irrumpir en el edificio del órgano legislativo. En la Esplanada dos Ministérios, en Brasilia, se han producido enfrentamientos de manifestantes con la Policía, que trató de dispersar a la multitud con gas pimienta.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-08). Manifestantes mantienen el bloqueo de carreteras en Perú. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Salud de Perú indicó que en la última semana se han registrado 36 personas hospitalizadas a causa de la represión policial.

Staff (2023-01-08). Manifestantes peruanos mantienen movilizaciones y bloqueos de carreteras en varias regiones. cubadebate.cu En Perú continúan este domingo las protestas que demandan la salida de la presidenta, Dina Boluarte, el adelanto de las elecciones y otras exigencias. Los participantes protagonizan bloqueos de carreteras y movilizaciones masivas en varias regiones del país.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-08). Gremio periodístico denuncia ataque contra reportero en Perú. telesurtv.net Mejía, que trabaja para la agencia de prensa EFE ostentaba visiblemente su identificación de periodista.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-08). China reabre sus fronteras tras estar cerradas por la pandemia. telesurtv.net Las autoridades chinas indicaron que seguirán exigiendo a los viajeros una prueba negativa de Covid-19 para entrar al territorio chino.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-08). Accidente de tránsito deja 17 muertos en el este de China. telesurtv.net Medios chinos indicaron que el accidente ocurrió cuando un camión arrolló a una procesión fúnebre en el condado de Nanchang, provincia de Jiangxi.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-08). Explosión de un edificio deja cinco heridos en el sur de Rusia. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Situaciones de Emergencia de Daguestán informó que diez personas fueron evacuadas del edificio por motivos de seguridad.

Staff (2023-01-08). øCuáles son los objetivos de la visita que inicia Joe Biden a México? cubadebate.cu En la víspera, Biden destacó que una parte importante de su próxima visita a México será "fortalecer" la frontera común, con el objetivo de atender la migración irregular. En este sentido, el mandatario estadounidense aseguró que el país latinoamericano habría aceptado recibir hasta a 30.000 personas deportadas desde EE.UU. al mes.

Staff (2023-01-08). Deschamps extiende su contrato como técnico de Francia hasta el 2026. cubadebate.cu El contrato de Didier Deschamps como seleccionador francés se prolongó hasta julio de 2026, anunció la Federación Francesa de Fútbol (FFF), menos de tres semanas después del Mundial de Catar 2022 en el que Francia terminó en segunda posición. La intención del estratega es estar al frente de la selección francesa en el próximo Mundial.

Staff (2023-01-08). Informan sobre liberación de Ana Belén Montes de cárcel de EEUU. cubadebate.cu Agencias de prensa reportan este sábado que el Buró Federal de Prisiones de Estados Unidos confirmó que Ana Belén Montes, ex analista de la Agencia de Inteligencia de Defensa de ese país, abandonó el penal de Carswell, en Forth Worth, Texas, aunque comenzará un régimen de libertad condicional por cinco años.

teleSUR, odr, JCM (2023-01-08). Detienen a niño de 6 años que disparó a una profesora en EE.UU. telesurtv.net La profesora se encuentra reportada de estado crítico, con peligro para la vida.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-08). Presidente Fernández acelera juicio político contra el Supremo. telesurtv.net Se espera que la próxima semana se eleve el pedido de sesiones extraordinarias para que el Congreso argentino inicie el análisis de la proyecto.

teleSUR, odr, JDO (2023-01-08). Grecia niega jurisdicción británica sobre Mármoles del Partenón. telesurtv.net Ministerio de Cultura griego dejó claro que no le reconoce al Museo Británico ningún derecho sobre las reliquias, robadas a Grecia en el siglo XIX.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-08). Al menos 21 muertos deja accidente de autobús en Kenia. telesurtv.net Patrict Kitau, comandante de policía del distrito de Bungoma en Kenia, dijo que el accidente ocurrió alrededor de las 21H00 horas locales de este sábado en Lwakhaha.

Staff (2023-01-08). El tiempo: Algunas lluvias en el norte oriental y temperaturas cálidas. cubadebate.cu En la tarde se nublará ocasionalmente en localidades del interior y hacia la costa norte occidental con algunas lluvias hasta el anochecer, las que serán escasas en el resto del archipiélago.

teleSUR, odr, JCM (2023-01-08). Rusia afirma que sus militares respetan tregua y Kiev sigue atacando. telesurtv.net Los militares de Ucrania no han respetado el alto al fuego, lanzando al menos 60 proyectiles sobre Donetsk.

Staff (2023-01-08). Caravana de la Libertad llega a La Habana y es recibida por miles de personas. cubadebate.cu Los vítores, las consignas, banderas y melodías acompañaron a los caravanistas a su paso por diversos puntos de la ciudad como las céntricas avenidas de Malecón o 23, marcada también por la euforia de niños y población en general que saludaba la marcha desde las calles o sus hogares.

Staff (2023-01-08). Top 10 de los momentos del 2022 de Cubajoven. cubadebate.cu Si creíamos que el 2021 había sido un año duro, baff, anda pa' allá bobo (pequeña referencia a cierta frase populariza por el 10 y que nos gusta mucho). El 2022 traía las buenas vibras de control de la pandemia, pero se torció en algún punto. Reímos, vivimos momentos épicos, lloramos, se nos estrujo un poco el alma al extrañar a los que queremos, y se vio mucha solidaridad y cariño entre todos los que vivimos en esta isla del mar Caribe.

teleSUR, odr, JDO (2023-01-08). Rechazan reforma judicial de nuevo Gobierno de Israel. telesurtv.net Cerca de 10.000 personas se movilizaron para oponerse al proyecto que anunció esta semana el nuevo ministro de Justicia.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-08). Honduras extiende el estado de excepción contra crimen organizado. telesurtv.net Desde el Gobierno hondureño indicaron que la medida estará vigente hasta el próximo 20 de febrero de 2023.

Staff (2023-01-08). Ministerio de Cultura griego niega jurisdicción británica sobre mármoles del Partenón. cubadebate.cu El Ministerio de Cultura de Grecia señaló este sábado que no reconoce la jurisdicción, posesión y propiedad de las esculturas del Partenón por el Museo Británico, pronunciamiento público que tuvo lugar luego de publicaciones de medios británicos que aluden supuestas negociaciones entre Grecia y la referida institución en torno a dichas reliquias.

Staff (2023-01-08). Informe revela que Estados Unidos conocía planes terroristas de Orlando Bosch contra un avión de Cubana. cubadebate.cu Un documento desclasificado del Departamento de Estado, circulado hoy, reconoce que agencias de inteligencia de Estados Unidos conocían que el terrorista de origen cubano Orlando Bosch planeaba atentar contra un avión de Cubana de Aviación. Sin embargo, ninguna de estas autoridades a sabiendas de los planes terroristas evitó el crimen de Barbados.

Staff (2023-01-08). La voluntad firme y unánime del pueblo cubano. cubadebate.cu Cubadebate regala a sus lectores cada día una pequeña joya del pensamiento de José Martí, como homenaje al más grande de los cubanos en el año del aniversario 170 de su natalicio y como llamado a cada ciudadano a hacer el bien todos los días, bajo el amparo ético y humanista que nos legó el Héroe Nacional de Cuba. También les recordamos algunos momentos de la vida de Martí un día como hoy…

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-08). Vinculan a Camacho a régimen de facto de Bolivia. telesurtv.net La hija de Jeanine Añez, Carolina Ribera, afirmó que el gobernador de Santa Cruz, Luis Fernando Camacho, en prisión desde la semana pasada, fue parte del antiguo Gobierno de facto…

Staff (2023-01-08). Top 10 de los momentos del 2022 de Cuba Joven. cubadebate.cu Si creíamos que el 2021 había sido un año duro, baff, anda pa' allá bobo (pequeña referencia a cierta frase populariza por el 10 y que nos gusta mucho). El 2022 traía las buenas vibras de control de la pandemia, pero se torció en algún punto. Reímos, vivimos momentos épicos, lloramos, se nos estrujo un poco el alma al extrañar a los que queremos, y se vio mucha solidaridad y cariño entre todos los que vivimos en esta isla del mar Caribe.

Staff (2023-01-08). 1959: Un año decisivo para Fidel. cubadebate.cu Uno de los años más importantes en la vida del Comandante fue, sin dudas, 1959. El triunfo revolucionario imponía asumir nuevas responsabilidades, enfrentar obstáculos y desafíos. Uno de los primeros, y más significativos, fue desmantelar el plan golpista del general Eulogio Cantillo en Columbia, que se daría a conocer públicamente en el memorable discurso de Fidel en el Parque Céspedes en Santiago de Cuba el 1ro. de enero.

Staff (2023-01-08). La Tira de los Lectores: Mi foto de fin de año. cubadebate.cu Hace unos días la convocamos y hoy regresa La Tira de los Lectores, esta vez dedicada a los festejos por fin de año. Recuerda que puedes comunicarte con nosotros a través del correo comentacubadebate@gmail.com o mediante nuestros perfiles en redes sociales.

Staff (2023-01-08). "La alegría es inmensa", entrada de Fidel a La Habana (+Fotos y Video). cubadebate.cu La Habana, jueves 8 de enero de 1959. Las principales calles se engalanaron colocando banderas cubanas y del 26 de Julio en dependencias estatales, en comercios y viviendas. Así se dispuso para que todo el pueblo pudiese dar una calurosa y hermosa bienvenida a Fidel Castro y los barbudos de la Sierra Maestra. Siete días tardó Fidel Castro, luego del Primero de Enero, en llegar a La Habana. Salió de Santiago de Cuba el 2 y entró en la capital del país el 8.

Staff (2023-01-08). Lionel Scaloni sobre su renovación en la selección Argentina: "Estoy en el lugar soñado" cubadebate.cu Sin todavía confirmarlo, el técnico afirmó: Estamos en eso", con respecto a su renovación en la Argentina y reiteró: " La verdad que estoy, lo dije hace tiempo, en el lugar soñado para cualquier argentino. Es es un lugar increíble después de haber ganado el Mundial. Es evidente que es un lugar en el que cualquiera quiere estar y en este caso estoy encantado".

teleSUR, rzr, JCM (2023-01-08). Presidente Putin felicita a cristianos ortodoxos por Navidad. telesurtv.net "Deseo a los cristianos ortodoxos, a todos los que celebran la Navidad, buena salud, éxito y todo lo mejor", afirmó Vladimir Putin.

Staff (2023-01-08). El Real Madrid pierde la oportunidad de alcanzar cima de la Liga española de fútbol. cubadebate.cu El Real Madrid perdió hoy la posibilidad de alcanzar el primer puesto en la Liga española de fútbol, al perder 1-2 ante el Villarreal por la jornada 16 y sufrió su primera derrota del año. El partido de los merengues quedará además en los libros de historia por ser el primero del Real Madrid en sus 121 años de vida sin un solo jugador español en su once inicial.

Staff (2023-01-08). Play off de la Liga Élite: Agricultores vence a Tabacaleros y pone pie y medio en la final. cubadebate.cu Los Agricultores incrementaron hoy su presión sobre los Tabacaleros, al derrotarlos con pizarra de 7×2. Los Agricultores conectaron nueve hits, cuatro extrabases, dos dobles, siete carreras y dos jonrones, para conseguir su triunfo ante los Tabacaleros, quienes solo pegaron seis hits frente a dos lanzadores.

Staff (2023-01-08). Play off de la Liga Élite: Portuarios gana en extrainnings el tercer juego. cubadebate.cu Portuarios ganó un cerrado tercer juego de su semifinal ante Centrales, el partido se decidió 1×0 en extrainnings en el estadio Nelson Fernández, en un encuentro cerrado hasta el final y donde cada equipo bateó seis hits.

Staff (2023-01-08). El descanso de los hebreos. cubadebate.cu Los restos del cineasta cubano Saúl Yelín y un monumento con seis jabones fabricados con grasa de víctimas del holocausto, se encuentran en la necrópolis hebrea de Guanabacoa, la más antigua de su tipo en el país.

Mariana àÅlvarez Orellana (2023-01-08). Incierto futuro para un Perú en paro. globalizacion.ca Luego de la tregua por Navidad y Año Nuevo, las protestas populares para exigir la renuncia de la presidenta Dina Boluarte, el adelanto de elecciones para el 2023 y una nueva Constitución se reiniciaron en todo Perú, esta vez sin…

Staff (2023-01-08). Amazonía brasileña: Deforestación aumentó en 150 por ciento en diciembre. cubadebate.cu La Amazonía brasileña perdió 10.267 kilómetros de cobertura vegetal en 2022, una extensión equivalente a la de un país como Líbano. El monitoreo satelital detectó 218.4 kilómetros cuadrados de cubierta forestal destruida en la parte de Brasil de la selva tropical más grande del mundo el mes pasado.

Staff (2023-01-08). Messi seleccionado como "Mejor Creador de Juego" de 2022. cubadebate.cu Lionel Messi sigue llenándose de reconocimientos a nivel internacional tras la conquista del Mundial de Qatar 2022 con la selección Argentina y este sábado la la Federación Internacional de Historia y Estadística del fútbol (IFFHS) otorgó al astro argentino un nuevo distintivo, el cual supone una nueva marca histórica para el jugador del PSG.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-08). Paraguay reporta 53 contagios de mpox. telesurtv.net Los positivos son del género masculino, con una media de edad de 36 años. No se registran fallecidos ni hospitalizados.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-08). Represión policial deja al menos 14 heridos en el sur de Perú. telesurtv.net En la capital Lima, la represión policial dejó un saldo de al menos cinco heridos y más 40 detenidos.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-08). Protestas contra presidenta Boluarte se intensifican en Perú. telesurtv.net Puno amaneció completamente paralizada por el cuarto día de paro nacional. Los negocios, mercados y servicios están cerrados por temor a represalias.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-08). Honduras y EE.UU. debatirán sobre migración y otros temas bilaterales. telesurtv.net La agenda de debates incluye la lucha contra la corrupción, gobernanza, seguridad, derechos humanos y violencia de género, entre otros.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-08). Chalecos amarillos rechazan inflación y costo de la vida en Francia. telesurtv.net Los organizadores preveían la realización de más de 40 marchas, actos de protesta y otros eventos en diez regiones del país.

Staff (2023-01-08). Cuatro grandes organizaciones de solidaridad con Cuba piden a las instituciones europeas acciones contra el bloqueo estadounidense. cubadebate.cu El documento presentado por Cuba Coopération France, el Movimiento Estatal de Solidaridad con Cuba en España, la Asociación Nacional de Amistad Italia-Cuba y la Asociación Sueco-Cubana de Solidaridad solicita a instituciones de la Unión Europea (UE) respuestas concretas y el uso de las herramientas legales disponibles para enfrentar el cerco y sus consecuencias.

Staff (2023-01-08). Mandatario cubano reitera a Estados Unidos la importancia de respetar los acuerdos migratorios. cubadebate.cu El presidente de Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, reiteró este domingo la necesidad del cumplimiento integral de los acuerdos migratorios firmados con Estados Unidos como única vía para alcanzar flujos migratorios regulares, ordenados y seguros entre ambos países.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-08). Cólera deja más de 400 muertos en el último trimestre en Haití. telesurtv.net Hay un total de 1.570 casos confirmados de 22.575 sospechosos y son 18.360 las personas hospitalizadas con síntomas.

teleSUR, JCM, JDO (2023-01-08). Presidentes de Venezuela y Colombia se reúnen en Caracas. telesurtv.net Revisan exhaustivamente temas de la relación bilateral. Adoptan acuerdos para fomentar el desarrollo y la complementariedad entre ambas naciones.

Staff (2023-01-08). Unión Eléctrica no pronostica afectaciones al servicio por déficit de generación. cubadebate.cu En la generación distribuida, están indisponibles por avería 826 MW y en mantenimiento 391 MW. Para el horario pico se estima el completamiento del ciclo combinado de Energas Boca de Jaruco (30 MW) y la entrada de 329 MW en motores diésel.

teleSUR, rzr, JCM (2023-01-08). Rusia denuncia ataque ucraniano contra central térmica de Donetsk. telesurtv.net En Novy Svet presumiblemente dos empleados de la central termoeléctrica pudieran estar aún bajo los escombros.

teleSUR, rzr, JCM (2023-01-08). Gobierno palestino denuncia medidas punitivas israelíes. telesurtv.net El Gobierno ultraderechista de Benjamin Netanyahu anunció la semana pasada un paquete de medidas contra la Autoridad Nacional Palestina (ANP).

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-08). Renuncia ministra de Justicia de Chile por presiones opositoras. telesurtv.net La dimisión de la funcionaria ocurrió por la decisión del presidente chileno de indultar a 12 detenidos durante el estallido social de 2019.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-08). ONU condena medida de EE.UU. por violar derechos de refugiados. telesurtv.net Recientes medidas fronterizas promovidas por la administración Biden "no se ajustan a las normas del derecho de los refugiados", según ACNUR.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-08). Accidente de tráfico en el centro de Senegal deja 40 fallecidos. telesurtv.net El suceso ha ocurrido en torno a la localidad de Sikilo durante la madrugada de este domingo.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-08). Confirman liberación de Ana Belén Montes de cárcel de EE.UU. telesurtv.net Fue acusada de cometer espionaje a favor de Cuba. Declaró haber ayudado a la Isla a contrarrestar las amenazas de los EE.UU.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-08). Presidente boliviano llamó a luchar por la estabilidad del país. telesurtv.net La Amdebeni condenó las acciones violentas en la ciudad de Santa Cruz protagonizada por seguidores del gobernador, Luis Fernando Camacho.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-08). Al menos un muerto tras choque de trenes en la Ciudad de México. telesurtv.net El metro de la Ciudad de México suspendió el servicio de Indios Verdes a Guerrera de la Línea 3 debido al incidente.

teleSUR, odr, JDO (2023-01-08). Ferroviarios británicos continúan paro en defensa de derechos. telesurtv.net Alrededor de 40.000 trabajadores afiliados al Sindicato RMT cumplen la cuarta jornada de huelga.

teleSUR, EOS, JGN (2023-01-08). Conoce cinco frases del escritor mexicano Juan Rulfo. telesurtv.net Juan Rulfo falleció el 7 de enero de 1986 a los 67 años de edad a causa de un cáncer de pulmón en la capital mexicana.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-08). Deforestación de Amazonía brasileña aumentó 1 % en diciembre. telesurtv.net El monitoreo satelital detectó el mes pasado 218,4 kilómetros cuadrados de cubierta forestal destruida en la parte de Brasil de la selva tropical más grande del mundo.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-08). Grupos de derecha continúan violentas protestas en Santa Cruz. telesurtv.net Grupo violentos de la derechista Unión Juvenil Cruceñista (UJC) nuevamente incendiaron el edificio de la Fiscalía Departamental de la provincia de Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

teleSUR, jdo, SH (2023-01-08). øQué se sabe sobre la desaparición de los hermanos Restrepo en Ecuador. telesurtv.net La desaparición de los hermanos Restrepo por las fuerzas de seguridad de Ecuador hace 35 años ha sido calificado como un crimen de Estado.

Staff (2023-01-08). China reabre sus fronteras este domingo luego de tres años de aislamiento por covid-19. cubadebate.cu

Staff (2023-01-08). Tasas vigentes en el mercado cambiario cubano este domingo 8 de enero. cubadebate.cu Con el objetivo de mantener informados a sus lectores, Cubadebate comparte las tasas de cambio para diferentes divisas extranjeras vigentes este domingo 8 de enero en el mercado cambiario del país.

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