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2021-10-18: News Headlines

_____ (2021-10-18). Black families Passed Their Homes from One Generation to the Next. Now They May Be Lost. popularresistance.org The legacy of explicitly racist housing policies and lack of access to legal services has meant that for many Black families, land passed down informally was often thought of as a secure way to manage property. But heirs' property doesn't just affect rural Black Americans. It is found all over the US, particularly in areas historically excluded from the legal system. Outside the Black Belt, heirs' property is frequently clustered in settlements along the US-Mexico border, tribal lands, and in Appalachia — but also in cities like New York .

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-18). Poland: ruling party leader calls for defense against "aggression, hybrid warfare" from Belarus, Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com 'We will defend Polish border,' conservative leader says amid migrant crisis Jaros≈Çaw Kaczy≈Ñski, the leader of Poland's governing conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party, has said the country is building a barrier to better protect its frontier with Belarus amid a mounting migrant crisis. "No one in their right mind can fail to notice that …

Staff (2021-10-18). Biden Has Outpaced Trump's Use of Title 42 to Expel Asylum Seekers. truthout.org "We didn't know we were being deported," said Cinthia* as she walked toward a bus headed to Honduras. The 24-year-old fled violence and threats in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, earlier this year. She made it 1,500 miles north through Guatemala and Mexico and across the U.S. border into Texas, where she planned to request asylum. Instead, the U.S. summarily expelled her on a flight from McAllen, Texas, to southern Mexico, and Mexico then sent her overland to El Ceibo, a remote border crossing with Guatemala.

Jake Johnson (2021-10-17). Doctors Without Borders Slams US for Hoarding 500 Million Vaccine Doses. zcomm.org "The U.S. must immediately make public and concrete commitments to redistribute excess Covid-19 vaccines globally if it truly wants to end this pandemic."

Maria Fernanda Barreto (2021-10-17). The Scramble for Catatumbo. orinocotribune.com By María Fernanda Barreto — Oct 15, 2021 | The beautiful and strategic Catatumbo River originates in Colombia in the department of Norte de Santander and runs 240 kilometers until it reaches the Venezuelan border. From there it enters the state of Zulia, and flows its last 210 kilometers to empty its waters into Lake Maracaibo. Its basin occupies more than 24,000 sq km, most of that in Colombian territory. | By the 17th century, the Catatumbo River was a main route for trade flowing between Bogotá and Maracaibo, since the courses of the rivers Zulia and Catatumbo to Lake Maracaibo was much more expeditious,…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-17). Texas Guardsmen Shot By Heavily Armed Cartel Gunmen At Border. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Originally published on Heavily armed drug cartels are becoming more aggressive along the Texas-Mexico border amid President Biden's immigration crisis. Last week, Fox News' Bill Melugin captured cartel members

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-17). Building permanent wall: Poland accuses Belarus of aggression "backed by Russia" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Crisis on Polish-Belarusian border to last longer than several months The crisis on the Polish-Belarusian border will last longer than several months. This was stated by the head of the National Security Bureau of Poland Pawe≈Ç Soloch, Polskie radio reports. *** Polish government officials speak of a "barrier" or "lock" — they avoid the word …

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-10-17). Minister Plasencia and Michelle Bachelet Meet in Geneva. orinocotribune.com By instructions of the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, and in strict adherence to Venezuela's policy of peace diplomacy, Foreign Minister Félix Plasencia held a meeting with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet. | Minister Plasencia reported this on his Twitter account, adding a photograph of himself with the UN top official. | The minister explained that their conversation in Geneva, Switzerland, served as a space for Venezuela to raise the question of human rights regarding the constant acts of aggression and violence against Venezuelan migrants in othe…

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2021-10-17: News Headlines

Jake Johnson (2021-10-17). Doctors Without Borders Slams US for Hoarding 500 Million Vaccine Doses. zcomm.org "The U.S. must immediately make public and concrete commitments to redistribute excess Covid-19 vaccines globally if it truly wants to end this pandemic."

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-10-17). Minister Plasencia and Michelle Bachelet Meet in Geneva. orinocotribune.com By instructions of the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, and in strict adherence to Venezuela's policy of peace diplomacy, Foreign Minister Félix Plasencia held a meeting with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet. | Minister Plasencia reported this on his Twitter account, adding a photograph of himself with the UN top official. | The minister explained that their conversation in Geneva, Switzerland, served as a space for Venezuela to raise the question of human rights regarding the constant acts of aggression and violence against Venezuelan migrants in othe…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-16). HTS' Police Chief, Interrogator Killed In Precision Syrian Artillery Strikes On Greater Idlib (Videos, Photos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | On October 16 afternoon, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) carried out a series of precision artillery strikes on the border town of Saramada in the northwestern region of Greater Idlib. | The strikes targeted HTS' main police station and several other positions of the terrorist group in Saramada, which is located in the northern Idlib countryside. The town is known to be a stronghold the terrorist group and an economic hub of its political front, the so-called Salvation Government. | | …

Anonymous669 (2021-10-16). Turkish Military Dropped Leaflets Over Syria's Tell Rifaat Warning Locals Of Near Attack. southfront.org Turkish army tanks and military personal are stationed in Karkamis on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern Gaziantep province, Turkey, August 25, 2016. © Umit Bektas / Reuters | Late on October 15, Turkish drones dropped leaflets over the Syrian town of Tell Rifaat in the northern countryside of Aleppo warning the locals of an upcoming military operation by the Turkish military and its proxies. | ÿ£ŸÑŸÇŸâ ŸÖÿ≥ŸÑŸÄ.Ÿ&Au…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-16). Turkey's Losses In Syria Mounts With New Greater Idlib Attack That Left Seven Casualties (Photos). southfront.org Turkish forces are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi | Late on October 15, a convoy of the Turkish military came under attack as it was leaving the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib where Ankara maintains a large force. | A heavy improvised explosive device struck the convoy as it was moving towards the Turkish border on the Bab al-Hawa highway in the eastern Idlib countryside. A Turkish BMC Kirpi MRAP [Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected] vehicle was…

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