2021-09-25: News Headlines

Editor (2021-09-25). Heads roll as Biden policies move to the Right. mronline.org The Washington Post has a piece on the current deportation of Haitian migrants from the U.S. and how it is charged with racism.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Thousands cleared from Texas border camp as detentions and deportations of Haitian refugees continue. wsws.org The effort of the Biden White House to deport thousands to a country engulfed in extreme poverty, widespread gang violence and political instability is an immense crime.

Brenda Norrell (2021-09-25). Remains in Desert Believed to be Kidnapped Yaqui from Bacum Pueblo. indybay.org Six bodies found in the Sonoran desert are believed to be those of Yaqui from Bacum Pueblo who were kidnapped when they went for a cow for a traditional feast. There was no news of the other four Yaqui from Bacum who were kidnapped. The Attorney General in the State of Sonora, south of the Arizona border, released the information late today.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-25). As The Southern Border Dissolves, So Does Biden's Agenda. southfront.org Illustrative ImageChaos at the Border, Chaos on the Hill | Written by William Stroock, observer, author of military fiction | Last week the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute held its annual ball, colloquially known as the Met Gala. This is the fashion industry's annual celebration of itself, and it is a seminal event in New York City. Tickets cost more than $30,000. This year's Met Gala was attended by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). The unofficial leader of The Squad of young firebrand House progressives, AOC was resplendent in makeup, jewelry and a dress that cost more than most peo…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-25). French Service Member Killed In Mali During Clashes With Militants. southfront.org File image. | On September 24, the Ministry of the Armed Forces of France announced that a French service member had been killed by militants in Mali. | The fallen service member was identified as Corporal Maxime Blasco from the 7th Battalion of Chasseurs Alpins, the French Army's elite mountain infantry force. | In a statement, the Ministry of Armed Forces said that Balsco was a part of a unit deployed to a forested area near Mali's border with Burkina Faso on a mission to track down a suspected militan…

WSWS (2021-09-25). Chelsea Manning challenges attempt to permanently bar her from Canada under Ottawa's state secrecy laws. wsws.org The Canadian government plans to argue that the persecuted US whistleblower should be permanently barred from entering the country at an Immigration and Refugee Board hearing scheduled for October 7.

Aarathi Prasad (2021-09-25). [Perspectives] Waheed Arian: supporting health care in conflict zones. thelancet.com Waheed Arian is an accident and emergency doctor at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust in the UK and an NHS Innovation Clinical Entrepreneur Fellow and Mentor. But his journey to becoming a doctor was challenging. Born in Kabul in 1983, the first 5 years of his life were spent in hiding from rockets, bombs, and shelling, until his family migrated to Pakistan for their safety. For the next 3 months their home would be the Babu refugee camp near the city of Peshawar. At the camp, Arian became malnourished and contracted malaria and tuberculosis.

It's Going Down (2021-09-24). Break the Borders: For Solidarity, Mutual Aid, and Fire to the American Plantation. itsgoingdown.org Zine PDF HERE Recent footage of border patrol agents whipping and herding Haitian migrants fleeing natural disasters and economic collapse like cattle while screaming, "You use your women? This is why your country is shit, because you use your women for this," have shocked millions. They show that life in Biden's America is simply a…

teleSUR (2021-09-24). US Envoy Foote Resigns in Protest of Mistreatment of Haitians. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, U.S. Special Envoy to Haiti Daniel Foote presented his resignation to the State Department in protest at the inhumane treatment of Haitian migrants on the U.S. border. | RELATED: | "Our policy approach to Haiti remains deeply flawed, and my policy recommendations have been ignored and dismissed, when not edited to project a narrative different from my own," he said, as reported by AA. | "The people of Haiti, mired in poverty, hostag…

Shaw Drake (2021-09-24). Addressing Racialized Violence Against Migrants Requires a Complete Overhaul of Customs and Border Protection. aclu.org The latest violent imagery to emerge from Border Patrol's actions at the U.S.-Mexico border warrants not only outrage and immediate

teleSUR (2021-09-24). After Border Fiasco, More Than 1300 Haitians Deported From US. telesurenglish.net Haitian authorities reported Thursday that the United States deported 1,314 Haitian migrants who were waiting to enter U.S. territory at the U.S.-Mexico border. | RELATED: | "These are fellow Haitians who were mostly in countries such as Chile, Brazil, and Panama and were trying to enter the United States," said the coordinator of the National Office of Migration (ONM) of the Caribbean nation, Negot Bonheur Delva.

Staff (2021-09-24). Biden blasts horseback Border Patrol officers, vows they 'WILL PAY' for trying to stop illegal migrants from crossing. rt.com US President Joe Biden has promised to punish the Border Patrol agents photographed apprehending Haitian migrants near the Del Rio border crossing in Texas, calling the images of agents doing their jobs on horseback "outrageous." | "It's horrible what you saw. To see people like they did, with horses, running them over, people being strapped, it's outrageous," the president said in his first public remarks on the situation on Friday. | I promise you: those people will pay… There is an investigation underway right now and there will be consequences. | Tens of thousands of Haitians have attempted to illegally…

Staff (2021-09-24). Makeshift camp in Texas CLEARED, leaving observers wondering where migrants went. rt.com The migrant camp that sprang up under a bridge in Del Rio, on the US-Mexican border, has been cleared, but fewer than 2,000 of the 15,000 people who crossed into the US illegally are confirmed as having been sent back to Haiti.

_____ (2021-09-24). Black Alliance For Peace Condemns Biden Administration's Order To Deport Haitians. popularresistance.org When a white Fox News reporter used a drone to film the thousands of Haitian and other Black asylum seekers camped beneath a bridge spanning the Rio Grande and linking Del Rio, Texas to Ciudad Acuña, in the Coahuila state of Mexico, he immediately (and deliberately) brought a stereotypical image of Black migration: That of the teeming, African hordes, ready to burst the borders and invade the United States. Such images are as cheap as they are racist. And, typically, they erase the larger question: Why are so many Haitians at the U.S. border? | But before that question could be addressed, the Biden administration…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-24). Nagorno-Karabakh war opened way for neo-Ottoman domain from Europe to Chinese border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From features in today's Trend News Agency of Azerbaijan. Qatar is effectively the fourth "brother" in the Azerbaijan-Pakistan-Turkey military axis. See: Rehearsal for war with Armenia, Greece and India: Turkey inaugurates NATO-backed bloc from Balkans to Chinese border. Hungary has joined the Turkic Council which includes Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. Likely new members …

Staff (2021-09-24). Rep. Maxine Waters: Biden Admin Must End "Inhumane" Deportation & Whipping of Haitian Asylum Seekers. democracynow.org Longtime diplomat Daniel Foote, the U.S. special envoy to Haiti, has resigned in protest over the Biden administration's mass deportation of Haitian asylum seekers and meddling in Haiti's political affairs. The resignation comes days after U.S. Border Patrol agents on horseback were filmed chasing, grabbing and whipping Haitian asylum seekers who had gathered in a makeshift camp in Del Rio, Texas. "I am outraged," says Maxine Waters, a Democratic congressmember from California who is a longtime advocate for the rights of people in Haiti. She says refugees must be able to seek asylum in the U.S. without such "inhu…

Latino USA (2021-09-24). She Migrates (A Latino USA Podcast). latinorebels.com We travel to Mexico's southern border and meet several migrant women in different stages of life, and of their journeys north, as well as the different routes they're using to migrate.

The Associated Press (2021-09-24). Officials: All Migrants Are Gone From Texas Border Camp. latinorebels.com

_____ (2021-09-24). Biden Decries 'Outrageous' Treatment of Haitians at Border—But Keeps Deporting Them. commondreams.org "The solution is to blow up the filibuster at least for debt limit votes, just as Mitch blew it up to pack the Supreme Court for his big donors."

Anonymous765 (2021-09-24). Lithuania & Poland Ramp Up Spat With Belarus As Migrants Die At The Border. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN: bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN CASH: qzjv8hrdvz6…

Todd Miller (2021-09-24). For the US, the Climate Plan is More Walls and Armed Agents at the Border. counterpunch.org Part of Washington's climate adaptation plan for the growing number of displaced people around the globe is more walls, surveillance technology, and armed agents on the border. Not long into our conversation, the young woman at the migrant resource center in Sasabe, Sonora, told me why she had left her home in Baja Verapaz, Guatemala: floods

Anonymous103 (2021-09-24). Trumpism With A Biden Face: US Haitian Policy. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark | With that orange haired brute of a president supposedly ushered out of the White House with moralising delight, the Biden administration was all keen to turn over a new leaf. There would be more diplomacy, and still more diplomacy. There would be a more humanitarian approach to refugees and asylum seekers — forget, he claimed, the Border Wall. Kindness would come over border officials and guards of the imperium. | Instead, we have had secret diplomacy culminating in the trilateral security pact of AUKUS, one reached unbeknownst to allies in Europe, Asia…

Editor (2021-09-24). Borders, Blackness, and Empire. mronline.org The spectacle of violence against Haitians at the U.S.-Mexico border needs to be seen in light of ongoing U.S. imperialism in Haiti.

_____ (2021-09-24). Imagine US Border Agents on Horses Whipping Swedish Immigrants. commondreams.org Public health campaigners said the investigation confirms "what we suspected all along. Vaccine nationalism and pharma profits trumped Covid solidarity."

_____ (2021-09-24). Coalition Sues Biden EPA Over Approval of 'Highly Toxic' Pesticide Linked to Parkinson's. commondreams.org Maybe we should 'replace' Haitians with Swedes in our immigration imagination.

teleSUR (2021-09-24). 150 Migrants Rescued From the Mediterranean Are Taken to Greece. telesurenglish.net On Friday, the the Marshall Islands-flagged tanker "Aristofanis rescued about 150 migrants whose boat was drifting south of the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece. | RELATED: | The tanker crew saw their wooden boat when it was leaking about 70 nautical miles southwest of the Schiza islet. | The tanker crew alerted the authorities and rescued virtually all of the passengers, some 150 people, as reinforcements arrived. It finally…

news.un (2021-09-24). Mexico calls for respect for migrants' rights, and 'true international solidarity'. news.un.org In his address to the high-level debate at the UN General Assembly on Thursday, Marcelo Ebrard, the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, reaffirmed his country's commitment against discrimination and hate speech and called for more solidarity.

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-24). Alertan que mayoría de haitianos deportados son mujeres y niños. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a Unicef algunos de los menores repatriados a Haití son bebés recién nacidos con necesidades específicas e inmediatas.

Staff (2021-09-24). Headlines for September 24, 2021. democracynow.org Haiti Envoy Resigns over Mass Deportations, Blasts "Catastrophic" History of U.S. Interventions, Immigrant Rights Activists Demand an End to ICE Jails on Day of Nationwide Action, CDC Dir. Walensky Approves Pfizer Boosters for High-Risk Workers, Overruling Agency Panel, South African and Bolivian Presidents Highlight Global Vaccine Inequity at UNGA, Guyana's President Calls Out Disproportionate Effects of Climate Crisis on Small Island Nations, EPA Slashes Use of Industrial Chemicals Widely Used in Air Conditioners, Refrigerators, House Approves Increased $768 Billion Pentagon Budget, Rejecting Bids to Rein In Mi…

WSWS (2021-09-24). Biden administration sends migrants in chains back to Haiti, prepares Guantanamo camp. wsws.org The US government is violating international law in its forcible deportation of migrants without so much as a hearing.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-24). US Envoy For Haiti Resigns, As Biden Simply Propagates Trump's Migrant Policy. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 22nd, US appointed special envoy for Haiti, Ambassador Daniel Lewis Foote resigned as a result of the fiasco that the Haitian migrant crisis has turned into. | Daniel Foote, a career diplomat named to his post in July, said the "collapsed state" was unable to support the infusion of returning migrants. | The tough letter addressed to US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, blamed the "inhumane" and "counterproductive" decision to deport thousands of Haitians bac…

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