2021-04-02: News Headlines

Editor2 (2021-04-02). The War Scenario in Apure is Transferred to the Media and Social Networks. orinocotribune.com By Misión Verdad — Mar 30, 2021 | Since the beginning of the clashes last Sunday, March 21, between Venezuelan state security forces and armed groups operating in Apure, on the Colombian-Venezuelan border, attempts were made to construct a false narrative aimed at criminalizing the government of President Nicolás Maduro and involving secondary actors. | The discourse framework promoted hours after the events was that the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) had bombed the civilian population of La Victoria, a border town in the Venezuelan plains state, and was confronting an alleged faction of the disside…

Raul Diego (2021-04-02). Biden Picks Kamala Harris to Carry the Carrot and Stick in Central America. orinocotribune.com By Raul Diego — Mar 31, 2021 | With Kamala Harris now riding herd, the stage is set for a massive tech overhaul of the migrant crisis. | WASHINGTON — The White House

Jose Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-04-02). Far Right Cries Out for Foreign Intervention Due to Colombian Paramilitary Attacks in Apure. orinocotribune.com In the midst of the struggle by Venezuelan security and defense agencies to expel the threat of Colombian paramilitary gangs from the state of Apure, the spokespeople for Venezuela's extreme right are again launching requests for foreign intervention and military interference in Venezuela. | Since the first skirmishes against criminal organizations were recorded in the border area of La Victoria in Apure state, on March 21, calls for foreign interference proliferated on social media networks, in addition to censure of the work of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB). | One of the representatives of the opp…

orinocotribune (2021-04-02). Fake News Op in the 'Candid Activists' Case: There was No Arrest, Only Protection of Journalists in Apure. orinocotribune.com This Thursday, April 1, the launch of a new media conspiracy against Venezuela was attempted on social media networks and in the US-financed "free press," but the truth quickly emerged. Finally, the alleged detention of journalists in Apure state, allegedly covering the events in the Colombian-Venezuelan border territory, was reported as false. | A new fake news story was spread by some media and journalists who assured that several journalists and activists were apprehended; some even dared to describe the arrests as "force disappearance." | In addition, social media exploded with manipulations and falsehoods th…

WSWS (2021-04-02). Honduras, Guatemala break up migrant caravan at behest of Biden administration. wsws.org On Tuesday, US Vice President Kamala Harris spoke to Guatemala's president as Honduran and Guatemalan security forces cracked down on a new migrant caravan.

Anonymous007 (2021-04-02). Kiev Scrambles To Justify The Incoming Storm. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Kiev government is going to great lengths to attempt and justify its incoming attempts at escalating the situation in Eastern Ukraine and towards Crimea. | On April 1st, but not as a joke, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Moscow is trying to put pressure on Kiev by amassing its military forces along the Russian-Ukrainian border.In a Facebook post, Zelensky noted he would highlight two points in the issue of war and peace. "First of all, it's about Donbas. Indeed, escala…

Abayomi Azikiwe (2021-04-01). Thousands of Migrant Workers Still Being Held in Detention on the Southern Border. globalresearch.ca Media accounts in the United States have shown that thousands of …

WSWS (2021-04-01). 36-year-old Salvadoran mother killed by Mexican police officer who kneeled on her back. wsws.org The death of Victoria Esperanza Salazar Arriaza in the resort town of Tulum is a direct result of the increased anti-immigrant measures demanded by Washington of the Mexican government.

WSWS (2021-04-01). Brutal assault on female Filipino immigrant captured on security camera in New York City. wsws.org Vilma Kari, a 65-year-old immigrant from the Philippines who has lived in the US for decades, was violently attacked in Midtown Manhattan by a man who was subsequently arrested for committing a hate crime.

teleSUR (2021-04-01). COVID-19 Surge Forces Chile To Close Its Borders in April. telesurenglish.net Chile's Health Minister Enrique Paris announced new COVID-19 restrictions due to the resurgence of the pandemic. | RELATED: | On Thursday, he reported 7,830 new COVID-19 cases, the highest number of new infections since the outbreak of the pandemic. Measures to curb the spread of the virus include a border closure during April. Permits to enter and depart will only be issued for humanitarian emergencies. | The curfew will now…

WSWS (2021-04-01). UK's "New Plan for Immigration"—a fundamental assault on the right to asylum. wsws.org In an overturning of established international law, applications for asylum will be routinely rejected through the strict application of a "safe third country" rule, meaning any refugee passing through what is deemed to be such a country is automatically "considered inadmissible to the UK's asylum system" and will be rapidly returned.

Anonymous669 (2021-04-01). Iranian-Backed Liwa Fatemiyoun Held Live-Fire Drills In Southeastern Syria (Photos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. By Mohamad Jaffari. Source: t.me/Fatemiyoun1434 | On March 29, Liwa Fatemiyoun, an Iranian-backed Afghan group, announced that its fighters had held live-fire drills in Syria. | The drills were held in a unspecified desert area in the southeastern region of Syria, likely near the town of al-Bukamal on the border with Iraq. | Liwa Fatemiyoun shared photos of the live-fire drills, which saw the group's fighters firing heavy weapons. Furthermore, the fighters used night-vision a…

Aviva Chomsky (2021-04-01). Biden's Plan for Central America Is a Smokescreen. thenation.com Biden's Plan for Central America Is a Smokescreen…

Zachary Petrizzo (2021-04-01). Fox News host Tucker Carlson smears AOC as a "low-IQ race-baiter" over her immigration stance. salon.com During an "Outnumbered" segment, Carlson talked at length about why "no one should care what she thinks"

RT (2021-04-01). Only those with Covid vaccine passport will be able to return to their 'daily lives', South Korean PM says. rt.com Seoul has announced it will issue digital certificates verifying a person's Covid-19 vaccination status, becoming the latest nation to adopt the controversial measure as a means to reopen cross-border travel. | South Korea will roll out a smartphone application this month that will be able to show whether someone has been administered the jab, Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun said on Thursday. The system will use blockchain technology to guard against potential identity theft. | "The introduction of a vaccine passport or 'Green Pass' will only allow those who have been vaccinated to experience the recovery to the…

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