2021-06-02: Social Media Postees

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Venezuelan Authorities Rescue 8 Kidnapped Soldiers From Colombian Paramilitary Gangs Without Violence
Jesus Rodriguez-Espinoza | orinocotribune.com | 2021-06-02
Caracas, June 1 (Special for OrinocoTribune.com)–Eight soldiers kidnapped by Colombian narco-terrorist groups at the beginning of this month in the border area of Apure state were rescued this Monday, May 31, in an operation called Centennial Eagle. | The news was confirmed by the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB) through a statement shared on social media networks by Minister for Defense Vladimir Padrino. In the document, the military organization detailed that two additional soldiers are the subject of an ongoing search. | En este momento, acompañados de un excelente grupo de médicos militares, brind…
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Venezuelan Authorities Rescue 8 Kidnapped Soldiers From Colombian Paramilitary Gangs Without Violence
Jesus Rodriguez-Espinoza | orinocotribune.com | 2021-06-02
Caracas, June 1 (Special for OrinocoTribune.com)–Eight soldiers kidnapped by Colombian narco-terrorist groups at the beginning of this month in the border area of Apure state were rescued this Monday, May 31, in an operation called Centennial Eagle. | The news was confirmed by the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB) through a statement shared on social media networks by Minister for Defense Vladimir Padrino. In the document, the military organization detailed that two additional soldiers are the subject of an ongoing search. | #FANBEnDefensaDeLaDignidad t.co/
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Bolivarian National Guard Detains Colombian Spy in Táchira
Staff | orinocotribune.com | 2021-06-02
The Bolivarian National Guard (GNB) detained a member of the Armed Forces of Colombia in the border state of Táchira. According to sources, the detained individual was carrying out espionage operations within Venezuela. | According to a report from the GNB, the apprehended person, identified by the name of Jhorman Benjamín Ortega Tarazona, was incercepted by GNB personnel as he displayed "suspicious behavior" in the vicinity of a Citizen's Attention Post in Vega de Aza, a Venezuelan town located 68 kilometers away from the Colombian city of Cúcuta. | Identification documents of Jhorman Benjamín Ortega Tarazona, w…
orinocotribune.com/bolivarian-national-guard-detains-colombian-spy-in-tachira/

Laying the Bear Trap: Orbán visits No 10 Downing Street
Binoy Kampmark | counterpunch.org | 2021-06-02
His comments would not have fallen on deaf ears. While metropolitan London would have been aghast at his pedigree and remarks, a Brexit-audience in the rustbelts and areas of deprivation, would have felt a twang of appreciation. For them, migration has not been a boon and glory. For Hungary's Viktor Orbán, it has been an…
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Headlines for June 2, 2021
Staff | democracynow.org | 2021-06-02
Biden Addresses Voting, Racial Wealth Gap as He Visits Tulsa Race Massacre Site on 100th Anniversary, 100+ Scholars Call for Congressional Action to Enact Federal Voting Rights Protections, Biden Ends Contested Trump-Era "Remain in Mexico" Policy, Rights Groups Call for End to Repressive, Invasive Technologies in Immigration Practices, Washington State's Most Populous County Bans Use of Facial Recognition Technology, Biden Administration Suspends Oil & Gas Leases in ANWR But Defends Massive "Willow" Project, Three Bombs Kill 10 People, Disable Electric Grid in Kabul, Sri Lanka Shoreline Coated in Plastic Debris f…
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A Deadly Contradiction: the Chinese Dreamers vs. the U.S. Hegemon
John V. Walsh | counterpunch.org | 2021-06-02
Do China and the US have fundamental goals that constitute a contradiction, that is, goals so profoundly at odds with one another that the goals cannot coexist? Unfortunately, the answer is yes. Such a contradiction means that one side must abandon its aims if a disastrous conflict is not to ensue. Which country should step…
counterpunch.org/2021/06/02/a-deadly-contradiction-the-chinese-dreamers-vs-the-u-s-hegemon/

Venezuela's Migration: Why They Left
Internationalist 360 ∞ | libya360.wordpress.com | 2021-06-02
Tatuy TV Part I Between 2000 and 2020, a large part of Venezuela's young working population migrated to different locations across the globe in search of better opportunities. This migration has been largely caused by political differences, economic impoverishment, and the deterioration of social conditions in the Latin American country. Venezuela is a country with… Read…
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Colombia Backs Down, Will Extend the Closure of Border with Venezuela
Staff | orinocotribune.com | 2021-06-02
Colombian authorities have backed down and announced an extension of the closure of the international border of Colombia with Venezuela at least until September 1, 2021. | Just days earlier, the government of Colombia had announced the opening of the border with Venezuela and had scheduled it for June 1, but now the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a decree to ratify the continuity of the closure of cross-border land and river routes. | In Decree 580, dated May 31 2020, the Colom…
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Military Situation In Yemen On June 2, 2021 (Map Update)
Anonymous007 | southfront.org | 2021-06-02
Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 115 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On June 1, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 18 airstrikes on the Sarwah area | On June 1, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 4 airstrikes on the Hazm area | On June 1, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted an airstrike on the Baqim area | On June 1, three civilians were killed by Saudi shelling on Raqu border di…
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Rights Groups Call on Biden Administration to End 'Digital Prisons' for Immigrants
Julia Conley, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2021-06-01
"The technologies that these programs employ only further entrench the criminalization of immigration and pose barriers to social and economic wellbeing," reads a new report about ICE's "Alternatives to Detention." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/ankle-monitor-immigrant1300x681.jpg
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'A Huge Victory': Migrant Advocates Cheer End of 'Remain in Mexico' Asylum Policy
Brett Wilkins, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2021-06-01
"The forced return policy was cruel, depraved, and illegal, and we are glad that it has finally been rescinded," says ACLU attorney Judy Rabinovitz. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/remain-in-mexico.2600×1361.jpg
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'Colombia's People are Orphaned & Massacred': President Maduro Urges Bachelet & Guterres to Speak Up
Staff | orinocotribune.com | 2021-06-01
"Colombia's people are orphaned and massacred," said Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, commenting on the dire situation in the bordering country. "Orphaned because it [Colombia] has not taken care of them due to the coronavirus, and massacred by the repressive forces of Iván Duque. Thirteen young people killed with bullets, more than 200 disappeared, some bodies are already being found on the banks of the rivers, shot–a massacre, and the world does not react." | During a Sunday, May 30, address, President Maduro interrupted his COVID-19 report to speak about events in Colombia. Maduro took the opportunit…
orinocotribune.com/colombias-people-are-orphaned-massacred-president-maduro-urges-bachelet-guterres-to-speak-up/

Chad Accuses CAR Forces And Their Russian Allies Of Raiding Border Checkpoint
Anonymous007 | southfront.org | 2021-06-01
Click to see full-size image | A scandal broke between the Central African Republic (CAR) and Chad over the alleged activities of Russian military specialists and contractors. | In the early morning of May 30, CAR armed forces and their Russian allies entered the territory of the neighboring country and attacked the checkpoint of the Chadian border guards not far from the settlement of Suru. | One Chadian soldier was reportedly killed and 5 others were captured by the CAR forces and Russian military contractors. Accor…
southfront.org/chad-accuses-car-forces-and-their-russian-allies-of-raiding-border-checkpoint/

AFRICOM military's exercise: The art of creating new pretexts for propagating US interests
Pavan Kulkarni | peoplesdispatch.org | 2021-06-01
Phoenix Express 2021, the AFRICOM-sponsored military exercise involving 13 countries in the Mediterranean Sea region, concluded last week. While its stated aim was to combat "irregular migration" and trafficking, the US record in the region indicates more nefarious interests…
peoplesdispatch.org/2021/06/01/africom-militarys-exercise-the-art-of-creating-new-pretexts-for-propagating-us-interests/

Closest hostile military presence since World War II: U.S. troops permanently stationed only 6-9 miles from Belarus border — foreign minister
Rick Rozoff | antibellum679354512.wordpress.com | 2021-06-01
Closest hostile military presence since World War II: U.S. troops permanently stationed only 6-9 miles from Belarus border — foreign ministerRick Rozoff The foreign minister of Belarus, Vladimir Makei, recently told the Russian newspaper Kommersant that the threat of a new cold — and behind that a hot — war appeared to be confronting his …
antibellum679354512.wordpress.com/2021/06/01/closest-hostile-military-presence-since-world-war-ii-u-s-troops-permanently-stationed-only-6-9-miles-form-belarus-border-foreign-minister/

AFRICOM military's exercise: The art of creating new pretexts for propagating US interests
Pavan Kulkarni | peoplesdispatch.org | 2021-06-01
Phoenix Express 2021, the AFRICOM-sponsored military exercise involving 13 countries in the Mediterranean Sea region, concluded last week. While its stated aim was to combat "irregular migration" and trafficking, the US record in the region indicates more nefarious interests…
peoplesdispatch.org/2021/06/01/africom-militarys-exercise-the-art-of-creating-new-pretexts-for-propagating-us-interests/

California Farmworkers and Florida Beachgoers, Unite!
Moshe Adler | counterpunch.org | 2021-06-01
Who Has Access to Private Property? Ask the Writers of the Constitution Forty-six years ago, in 1975, California gave union organizers limited access to farms in order to talk to workers: not during work hours and not every day. For the farm owners, the law has been a boon: before it was passed, California's farms experienced bitter labor…
counterpunch.org/2021/06/01/california-farmworkers-and-florida-beachgoers-unite/

AFRICOM Military Exercise: The Art of Creating New Pretexts for Propagating US Interests
Internationalist 360 ∞ | libya360.wordpress.com | 2021-06-01
Pavan Kulkarni Tunisian navy personnels aboard USS Hershel "Woody" Williams (ESB 4) on May 23 when the Phoenix Express 2021 was underway. Photo : AFRICOM Phoenix Express 2021, the AFRICOM-sponsored military exercise involving 13 countries in the Mediterranean Sea region, concluded last week. While its stated aim was to combat "irregular migration" and trafficking, the… Read…
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Closest Hostile Military Presence Since World War II: U.S. Troops Permanently Stationed Only 6-9 Miles from Belarus Border
Internationalist 360 ∞ | libya360.wordpress.com | 2021-06-01
Rick Rozoff The foreign minister of Belarus, Vladimir Makei, recently told the Russian newspaper Kommersant that the threat of a new cold — and behind that a hot — war appeared to be confronting his nation, its region and the world. The following is a representative excerpt from his interview:…
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Crossing The Border For More Affordable Insulin (A Latino USA Podcast)
Latino USA | latinorebels.com | 2021-06-01
In a new episode of "Port of Entry," we continue our series on medical tourism with a story about Salcido and another San Diego woman who went on a journey to find more affordable insulin across the border in Tijuana.
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