Daily Archives: June 8, 2021

2021-06-08: News Headlines

commsdirector (2021-06-08). Statement on the Elections in Peru. dsausa.org It is with great honor that DSA congratulates the citizens of Perú for upholding their democracy amidst a very polarizing presidential election. The impending victory of Pedro Castillo and Perú Libre over Fujimorismo represents the power of the poor, the working class, and the campesinos of rural Perú. DSA celebrates the democratic choice made by…

Staff (2021-06-08). "Do Not Come": VP Harris Sends Anti-Migrant Message in Guatemala, Visits Mexico Amid Deadly Election. democracynow.org In her first foreign trip as vice president, Kamala Harris is in Mexico City to meet with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador after first visiting Guatemala to meet with President Alejandro Giammattei. Harris is tasked by President Joe Biden with stemming the flow of Central American migrants fleeing corruption, violence and poverty, even after the two campaigned on allowing more migrants to apply for asylum along the U.S.-Mexico border, and issued a stern warning to migrants: "Do not come." Her visit comes after voters cast their ballots in one of Mexico's largest and deadliest elections in history, as over 80…

teleSUR (2021-06-08). US Vice President Kamala Harris Lands in Mexico from Guatemala. telesurenglish.net The vice president of the United States, Kamala Harris, arrived late Monday night in Mexico to meet with President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to discuss immigration issues. | Harris was received at the airport of the Mexican capital by Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard and other government representatives. | RELATED: | The visit of Kamala Harris will last less than 24 hours as she will leave the U.S. on Tues…

John Wojcik (2021-06-08). Tired, poor, huddled masses from Central America are owed entry. peoplesworld.org Vice President Kamala Harris met with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei Monday and on Tuesday meets with the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Her trip has the announced intention of helping solve the immigration situation at the U.S.' southern border. Harris said in Guatemala that the goal of U.S. policy is to improve conditions …

teleSUR English (2021-06-08). Trump Separated Over 3,900 Migrant Kids From Their Families. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, the Family Reunification Task Force (FRTF) established by U.S. President Joe Biden reported that over 3,900 migrant children were separated from their families between July 2017 and January 2021. | Related: | The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas said that his institution is committed to reuniting families cruelly separated by President Donald Trump's administration.

Anand Naidoo (2021-06-08). The Heat: U.S. immigration crisis. america.cgtn.com U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris travels to Central America to address the surge of migrants arriving at the U.S. southern border.

Staff (2021-06-08). Headlines for June 8, 2021. democracynow.org Over 100 Water Protectors Arrested in Minnesota as Mass Civil Disobedience Targets Line 3 Pipeline, Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Hits 420 Parts Per Million, Highest Level in 4 Million Years, "A Two-Track Pandemic": Wealthy Nations Ease Restrictions as COVID Surges in Unvaccinated Countries, ProPublica: Vast Trove of IRS Data Shows How U.S. Billionaires Pay Little in Income Tax, Canadian Police Say Hit-and-Run That Killed Four Was Deliberate Islamophobic Attack, VP Harris to Refugees Fleeing Violence, Poverty and Climate Crisis: "Do Not Come to the U.S.", Supreme Court Rules Immigrants with Temporary Protected Statu…

Jared Olson (2021-06-08). In Honduras, US Efforts to Deter Migrants Add Danger, Costs. thenation.com In Honduras, US Efforts to Deter Migrants Add Danger, Costs…

David Swanson (2021-06-08). A World Beyond War or No World at All. warisacrime.org By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, June 7, 2021 Remarks on June 7, 2021, to North Texas Peace Advocates. In a world beyond war, . . . death, injury, and trauma from violence would be radically reduced, homelessness and immigration driven by fear would be largely eliminated, environmental destruction would slow considerably, government secrecy would …

Anonymous007 (2021-06-08). Islamist Massacres In Burkina Faso Leave At Least 160 Dead In A Single Day. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 4th, at least 160 civilians, including "volunteer anti-terrorism fighters" were killed in the bloodiest string of Islamist attacks in Burkina Faso since 2015. | Twin attacks in the West African country's volatile northern region, launched within the space of a few hours, left the scores of dead, including 120 children. | The largest massacre took place in Solhan, the capital of the region of the same name near the border with Mali and Niger in the so-called "t…

Staff (2021-06-08). "Not Having It": Winona LaDuke on Mass Protest by Water Protectors to Halt Line 3 Pipeline in Minnesota. democracynow.org In the largest act of civil disobedience to date to halt the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline, more than 100 water protectors led by Indigenous women have been arrested in Minnesota. We get an on-the-ground update on the day of action and how water protectors blockaded a pipeline pump station north of the town of Park Rapids, with many locking themselves to heavy machinery as authorities tried to disperse protesters by sending in a low-flying Customs and Border Protection helicopter which produced a sandstorm. Thousands gathered for a Treaty People Gathering weekend of action to stop Line 3, which would carry more than 7…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-08). Consumer Health: Understanding migraine headaches. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about migraines. Migraine headaches can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head, often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. A migraine usually lasts from four to …

teleSUR (2021-06-07). Mexico Hopes To Reach Migration Agreements With Kamala Harris. telesurenglish.net Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) said his country hopes to reach immigration and border agreements after the visit of U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday. | RELATED: | "We want to maintain a very good relationship with the U.S. government," AMLO said, adding that President Joe Biden "has behaved very well." | The Mexican president remarked that the main theme of the visit is the manage…

Sí, se puede: People's World (2021-06-07). Sí, se puede: People's World / Mundo Popular Immigrant Rights Town Hall. peoplesworld.org Save the Date — Immigrant Rights Town Hall June 20 "Sí, se puede — No Human Being is Illegal" The urgent push toward comprehensive immigration reform and an end to deportations, detentions, family separation, and walls will be the topic of discussion on Sunday, June 20 at 6 pm Eastern Time at a virtual Town Hall …

John Hickman (2021-06-07). "Lethal Disregard:" UN report on Deaths of Migrants in Mediterranean goes too Light on Libyan, Italian Navies. juancole.com Mt. Berry, Ga. (Special to Informed Comment) — The diplomatic language used in official human rights reports often fails to express the horrors that they reference. So it is with the May 2021 report issued by United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet: "Lethal Disregard: Search and Rescue and the Protection of Migrants …

splcenter (2021-06-07). Immigrant Rights: Humane policies, not harmful propaganda, will improve quality of life for everyone. splcenter.org &nbsp…

Sí, se puede: People's World (2021-06-07). Sí, se puede: People's World / Mundo Popular Ayuntamiento de derechos de los inmigrantes. peoplesworld.org Reserve la fecha — Ayuntamiento de derechos de los inmigrantes 20 de junio "Sí, se puede — Ningún ser humano es ilegal" El impulso urgente hacia una reforma migratoria integral y el fin de las deportaciones, detenciones, separación familiar y muros será el tema de discusión el domingo 20 de junio a las 6 pm …

WSWS (2021-06-07). Spain's Anticapitalistas back anti-migrant press campaign targeting Morocco. wsws.org This petty bourgeois party is joining in the campaign of the PSOE-Podemos government to denounce Morocco for allowing migrants to cross into Spain's enclave at Ceuta.

Minnie Bruce Pratt (2021-06-07). Police raids and resistance in Palestine. workers.org In the struggle of the Palestinian people for self-determination and against Israeli occupation, a new stage of resistance seems to be emerging. Belfast, Ireland, September 11, 2018. On May 10, the U.S.-backed Israeli Defense Forces began another genocidal bombing of Gaza, Palestine territory, which under occupation has become an enormous . . . |

Editor2 (2021-06-07). AFRICOM Military's Exercise: The Art of Creating New Pretexts for Propagating US Interests. orinocotribune.com By Pavan Kulkarni — June 1, 2021 | 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. | Phoenix Express 2021 (PE21), a 12-day US-Africa Command (AFRICOM)-sponsored military exercise involving 13 states in the Mediterranean Sea, concluded on Friday, May 28. It had kicked off from the naval base in Tunis, Tunisia, on May 16. The drills in this exercise covered naval maneuvers across the s…

AlejandraGarcia (2021-06-07). Bolivia's Ex-Minister Lizarraga Seeks Asylum in the US. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, former Communication Minister Roxana Lizarraga began procedures for political asylum in the U.S., a country to which she migrated after the apprehension of Jeanine Añez, the leader of the coup-born regime (2019-2020). | Related | Previously, the Bolivian Public Ministry summoned her to testify in the investigations related to the irregular purchase of tear gases. | In a radio interview, Lizarraga spoke…

Latino Rebels (2021-06-07). Harris Says Leaders Need to Restore Hope in Guatemala. latinorebels.com GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday emphasized the need to restore hope for residents of struggling Central American nations to help address the increase in migration from the region as she faced the first major test of her diplomatic skills on a three-day foreign trip.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Consumer Health: Understanding migraine headaches. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about migraines. Migraine headaches can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head, often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. A migraine usually lasts from four to …

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