2021-09-24: News Headlines

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.

It's Going Down (2021-09-24). Break the Borders: For Solidarity, Mutual Aid, and Fire to the American Plantation. itsgoingdown.org Poster PDF HERE 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…

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 …

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

Brenda Norrell (2021-09-24). 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.

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…

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…

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.

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…

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.

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…

C.J. Atkins (2021-09-23). U.S. Communists denounce violent deportations of Haitian refugees. peoplesworld.org The Communist Party USA is adding its voice to the widespread denunciation of the U.S. Border Patrol's violent attacks on Haitian refugees at the border and the Biden administration's mass deportations. In a statement released Wednesday, the party slammed the "notoriously pro-Trump border control cops" who were photographed on horseback last weekend brandishing whips against …

Ann Brown (2021-09-23). Black America Cites Anti-Black Biden Policy Towards Haitian Migrants, Leaders Write Biden For Investigation. moguldom.com Black America is outraged over the U.S. government's treatment of Haitian migrants who have been crossing the Mexican border into Texas over the last few weeks. President Joe Biden's administration has deported thousands of the estimated 14,000 Haitians who have entered the U.S. fleeing turmoil and political unrest in Haiti. Black leaders are not just …

Workers World Party (2021-09-23). Stop racist terror against Haitian refugees! Stop the deportations! workers.org Workers World Party salutes the inspiring bravery of the Haitian People — in Del Rio, Texas, and in Haiti, now and for over two centuries. The racist brutality of the United States is on worldwide display, with pictures of their border guards using whips — which the Border Patrol calls . . . |

Anonymous103 (2021-09-23). Lithuania More Isolated Than Ever After Latvia And Estonia Refuse To Cut Energy From Belarus. southfront.org Illustrative ImageBaltic unity is cracking over Belarussian energy dispute | Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | Lithuania is unilaterally reducing the capacity of electricity networks at its border with Belarus. Using this dubious method, the country's authorities are trying to block the "unsafe" Belarusian nuclear power plant (BelNPP) from providing energy. However, attempting to achieve this will not only be difficult, but Lithuanian decisionmakers in the capital of Vilnius risk engaging in a prolonged spat with Latvia and Estonia who rely on this energy source."Latvia will no long…

Staff (2021-09-23). Headlines for September 23, 2021. democracynow.org Biden Pledges More Vaccine Donations as Poorer Nations Demand Patent Waivers for COVID-19 Shots, Alaska Hospitals, Overwhelmed by COVID-19, Begin Rationing Care, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Taps Anti-Mask Vaccine Skeptic as Surgeon General, DHS Looks to Expand Immigrant Detention at Guantánamo as Humanitarian Crisis at Border Grows, Black Congressmembers Condemn Inhumane, Racist Treatment of Haitian Asylum Seekers, Over 300 Migrant Children Still Separated from Their Families, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Calls for an End to Sanctions, Respect for International Law, Adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Z…

_____ (2021-09-23). 'This Is Big': House Passes Amendment to Cut US Complicity in Saudi Bombing of Yemen. commondreams.org Such cruelty warrants a congressional investigation—not only into the specific actions in Del Rio but, more importantly, into systemic problems within Border Patrol that allow such abusive conduct with seeming impunity.

_____ (2021-09-23). Abusing Migrants While on Horseback Fits With the Border Patrol's Long History of Brutality. commondreams.org The Labour Right hopes that giving power back to MPs will prevent any future shift to the Left. But Britain needs more radicalism, not less.

sputniknews (2021-09-23). Photo: Armored Vehicles, National Guard Appear on Texas Border Amid Abbott's 'Steel Wall' Deployment. sputniknews.com Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told US senators that he was "horrified to see" viral videos depicting horseback Border Patrol agents chasing down Haitian migrants at the US-Mexico border. Mayorkas also acknowledged that the US would be increasing the frequency and number of repatriation flights for detainees.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-23). Taliban Says Three ISIS-K Terrorists Were Killed In Jalalabad Operation, Photos Show Signs Of Execution (18+). southfront.org File image. | On September 23, officials of Taliban security forces announced that three members of ISIS-Khorasan Province (ISIS-K) were eliminated in an operation near the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad where the terrorist group has been active. | The operation took place near Jalalabad's administrative border with the district of Bihsud. The dead bodies of the three supposed ISIS-K members were found in the area. | Photos of the dead bodies cast doubt on the Taliban's claims. The three men were tied up and bli…

sputniknews (2021-09-23). DHS Looks to Staff Gitmo Migrant Facility With Guards Who Speak Haitian Creole Amid US Border Surge. sputniknews.com In the early 90s, US Coast Guard cutters transported thousands of Haitians fleeing the coup-hit country to refugee camps based at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. At one point, the detention facility came under human rights scrutiny, and was branded an "HIV prison camp" for its quarantining of HIV+ refugees and their relatives.

Ricardo Vaz (2021-09-23). Campesinos Occupy Sugar Mill, Demand Government Answers. zcomm.org The producers pointed the finger at the private management for the plant's paralysis and vowed to "rescue" it…

Mark Gruenberg, John Wojcik (2021-09-23). Coast to coast protests erupt against Biden's deportation of Haitians. peoplesworld.org From coast to coast, thousands of people in 25 cities marched Sept. 23 to demand President Biden live up to his campaign promises to end inhumane treatment of migrants, notably the mass deportation of Haitian refugees clustered under a bridge in South Texas, along with whippings and beatings from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents …

Jessica Corbett (2021-09-23). 'This Cannot Happen': Biden DHS Seeks Contractor for Migrant Detention Center at Guantánamo Bay. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-09-23). Send Haitian migrants to GITMO? Report that small detention facility in Guantanamo Bay will house migrants sparks outrage. rt.com The Biden administration is seeking guards fluent in Haitian Creole to staff a detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba — but it is far too small to have an impact on the thousands of Haitian migrants currently camped in Texas. | According to an NBC News report on Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security posted a contract

Staff (2021-09-23). US Diplomat to Haiti Resigns, Citing "Inhumane" Deportations. truthout.org The U.S.'s special envoy to Haiti has resigned, condemning the Biden administration in his resignation letter as officials double down on deporting and criminalizing Haitian migrants seeking safety and stability in the U.S. | "I will not be associated with the United States inhumane, counterproductive decision to deport thousands of Haitian refugees and illegal immigrants to Haiti, a country where American officials are confined to secure compounds because of the dangers posed by armed gangs in control of daily…

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2021-09-23: News Headlines

Workers World Party (2021-09-23). Stop racist terror against Haitian refugees! Stop the deportations! workers.org Workers World Party salutes the inspiring bravery of the Haitian People — in Del Rio, Texas, and in Haiti, now and for over two centuries. The racist brutality of the United States is on worldwide display, with pictures of their border guards using whips — which the Border Patrol calls . . . |

sputniknews (2021-09-23). DHS Looks to Staff Gitmo Migrant Facility With Guards Who Speak Haitian Creole Amid US Border Surge. sputniknews.com In the early 90s, US Coast Guard cutters transported thousands of Haitians fleeing the coup-hit country to refugee camps based at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. At one point, the detention facility came under human rights scrutiny, and was branded an "HIV prison camp" for its quarantining of HIV+ refugees and their relatives.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-23). Taliban Says Three ISIS-K Terrorists Were Killed In Jalalabad Operation, Photos Show Signs Of Execution (18+). southfront.org File image. | On September 23, officials of Taliban security forces announced that three members of ISIS-Khorasan Province (ISIS-K) were eliminated in an operation near the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad where the terrorist group has been active. | The operation took place near Jalalabad's administrative border with the district of Bihsud. The dead bodies of the three supposed ISIS-K members were found in the area. | Photos of the dead bodies cast doubt on the Taliban's claims. The three men were tied up and bli…

Brenda Norrell (2021-09-23). 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.

sputniknews (2021-09-23). Photo: Armored Vehicles, National Guard Appear on Texas Border Amid Abbott's 'Steel Wall' Deployment. sputniknews.com Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told US senators that he was "horrified to see" viral videos depicting horseback Border Patrol agents chasing down Haitian migrants at the US-Mexico border. Mayorkas also acknowledged that the US would be increasing the frequency and number of repatriation flights for detainees.

Staff (2021-09-23). Headlines for September 23, 2021. democracynow.org Biden Pledges More Vaccine Donations as Poorer Nations Demand Patent Waivers for COVID-19 Shots, Alaska Hospitals, Overwhelmed by COVID-19, Begin Rationing Care, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Taps Anti-Mask Vaccine Skeptic as Surgeon General, DHS Looks to Expand Immigrant Detention at Guantánamo as Humanitarian Crisis at Border Grows, Black Congressmembers Condemn Inhumane, Racist Treatment of Haitian Asylum Seekers, Over 300 Migrant Children Still Separated from Their Families, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Calls for an End to Sanctions, Respect for International Law, Adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Z…

Ricardo Vaz (2021-09-23). Campesinos Occupy Sugar Mill, Demand Government Answers. zcomm.org The producers pointed the finger at the private management for the plant's paralysis and vowed to "rescue" it…

Jessica Corbett (2021-09-23). 'This Cannot Happen': Biden DHS Seeks Contractor for Migrant Detention Center at Guantánamo Bay. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-09-23). Send Haitian migrants to GITMO? Report that small detention facility in Guantanamo Bay will house migrants sparks outrage. rt.com The Biden administration is seeking guards fluent in Haitian Creole to staff a detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba — but it is far too small to have an impact on the thousands of Haitian migrants currently camped in Texas. | According to an NBC News report on Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security posted a contract

ecns.cn (2021-09-22). UN refugee chief voices shock at images of deplorable conditions at U.S. border. ecns.cn The UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on Tuesday issued a statement on conditions and expulsions at U.S. border in Del Rio of Texas, saying that he was shocked by images of the deplorable conditions there.

Staff (2021-09-22). Sen. Schumer & other senior Dems urge Biden to stop expelling Haitian refugees, as UN says decision may violate international law. rt.com Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and other Democrats have condemned US President Joe Biden for deporting thousands of Haitian migrants gathered at the border, after the UN warned the move could run afoul of international law. | As Biden begins the mass expulsion of Haitian refugees — around 14,000 of whom have sgathered under a bridge in the Texas border town of Del Rio in recent weeks, many fleeing natural disaster and political turmoil in their home country — members of his own party have rejected the decision as cruel, among them the Senate's top Democrat. | "The horrible treatment of these in…

sputniknews (2021-09-22). GOP Politicians Stand by US Border Patrol After Claims They 'Whipped' Refugees at Rio Grande River. sputniknews.com Footage emerged on Monday showing US Border Patrol agents on horseback deterring people from entering the US on the Rio Grande river in Texas. In the videos, BP agents were seen pushing people back into the river with what looked like whips, but the head of the DHS Mayorkas claimed that they were actually long reins.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-22). Borders, Blackness, and Empire. libya360.wordpress.com Jemima Pierre 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. It took two days. It took two days for the United States government to deport more than 6,000 asylum seekers to Haiti. Almost 15,000 people, all presumably Haitian, have been encamped…

The Associated Press (2021-09-22). Officials: Many Haitian Migrants Are Being Released in US. latinorebels.com

Staff (2021-09-22). To Fight the GOP's Radicalized Base, We Have to Push Left. truthout.org "Fascist ideologies really rely on systems of bordering and ordering, of deciding who has the right to life and under what conditions," says Harsha Walia. In this episode of "Movement Memos," Kelly Hayes examines the state of right-wing power in the United States, and engages with commentary from authors Shane Burley and Sarah Kendzior, writer and organizer Harsha Walia, and President of the Texas Civil Rights Project Mimi Marziani. | TRANSCRIPT: | Note: This a rush transcript and has been lightly edited for…

WSWS (2021-09-22). Stop the deportation of Haitian refugees! wsws.org Scenes of border agents on horseback charging and whipping defenseless Haitian immigrants on the US southern border have provoked shock and revulsion across America and around the world.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-22). US deportations of Haitian migrants could violate international law and other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the conditions at the U.S.-Mexico border where thousands of Haitian migrants continue to be stranded; protests by Herero and Nama peoples in Namibia ahead of a parliamentary vote on Germany's $1 billion deal in recognition of the 1904-1908 genocide; a ruling by Pakistan's Supreme Court ordering the resettlement of families affected by encroachment drives in the city of Karachi; and Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech in the 76th UN General Assembly.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-22). Saudi-led Coalition Strikes Kill Civilians As The Houthis Celebrate 7 Years Of Ousting Government. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | At least 5 civilians were killed in Saudi-led coalition shelling, airstrikes and fire on September 21st. | Yemen's al-Masirah TV network reported that a couple lost their lives when Saudi-backed fighters opened fire on them in an area of the Salh district of the southwestern Ta'izz province late on September 21st. | A civilian was also killed in Raqou area of the Monabbih district in northwestern province of Sa'ada, when Saudi border guards fired indiscriminate shots. | Ear…

Staff (2021-09-22). Haitian migrants being released into US on 'very large scale' despite Biden's vow to send them back home — reports. rt.com Large numbers of Haitian asylum-seekers who've arrived in the US in recent weeks are being released into the country, officials told the Associated Press, after the Biden administration pledged to step up deportation flights. | Haitian refugees have been released on a "very, very large scale" over the last week, one US official with "direct knowledge" of the situation

_____ (2021-09-22). 'This Cannot Happen': Biden DHS Seeks Contractor for Migrant Detention Center at Guant√°namo Bay. commondreams.org Peruvian President Pedro Castillo is pushing for an international accord to "guarantee universal access to vaccines for all people on the planet, with no discrimination on the basis of privilege."

Staff (2021-09-22). Number of Immigrants Detained by ICE Has Increased 70 Percent Under Biden. truthout.org When President Biden first took office, the number of immigrants in federal custody was at a 20-year low. This was an opportunity to roll back the system, but Biden chose to maintain the status quo of previous administrations. Within a couple of months, jail beds started filling up again. In response, a coalition of groups is organizing a "Communities Not Cages"

àÅlvaro Verzi Rangel (2021-09-22). Trump y Biden, una misma política contra los migrantes, sobre todo si son negros. globalizacion.ca Nada ha cambiado, sólo los nombres. Excusándose en un mandato de emergencia emitido en marzo de 2020 por su antecesor, el ultraconservador Donald Trump , y a contrapelo de sus promesas electorales, el presidente demócrata Joe Biden ordenó la deportación…

Mirko C. Trudeau (2021-09-22). Estados Unidos repatria migrantes haitianos, varados en la frontera con México. globalizacion.ca Las autoridades estadounidenses, tras cerrar parte de su frontera en Del Río ante la oleada de ciudadanos de Haití que procedentes de México habían instalado un campamento, repatrió en tres vuelos a más de 300 migrantes a Puerto Príncipe. | Se…

Andrew Moss (2021-09-22). A Setback for Immigrant Rights. zcomm.org And a Reminder of Our Hollowed-Out Democracy…

Staff (2021-09-22). Headlines for September 22, 2021. democracynow.org World Leaders Address Climate Crisis, Pandemic at UNGA as Guterres Warns World "On Edge of Abyss", House Dems Pass Bill to Avert Gov't Shutdown, Raise the Debt Limit, But Fate in Senate Is Precarious, Cori Bush and Elizabeth Warren Intro Eviction Ban Bill as Housing Activists Rally in D.C., J&J Says Second Dose of Vaccine Increases Efficacy to 94%, Chinese City of 10 Million Goes into Partial Shutdown After Single COVID Case Confirmed, Mexican Authorities Target Haitian Asylum Seekers Fleeing Dangerous Conditions in U.S., Immigrant Rights Activists Demand Dems and Biden Establish Pathway to Citizenship, At Least…

Staff (2021-09-22). "Life Has Become Unlivable in Honduras": How Corruption & Drug Trade Fueled Migration to U.S. democracynow.org We look at a new Reuters special report examining corruption and the drug trade in Honduras, which human rights groups say are pushing tens of thousands of people to flee the Central American country for the United States. "People really describe feeling that their life has become unlivable in Honduras," Reuters correspondent Laura Gottesdiener says. This comes less than six months after a federal court in New York sentenced Tony Hernández, the brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández, to life in prison for drug trafficking and listed the president as a co-conspirator. We also speak with Adriana Beltr…

_____ (2021-09-22). Global Vaccine Goals 'Fall Terribly Short' Due to Big Pharma and Rich Nations' Greed: Experts. commondreams.org The solicitation for bids—which requires some guards who speak Spanish and Haitian Creole—comes as the administration is under fire for mass deportations of migrants, including thousands of Haitians.

Staff (2021-09-22). Corruption and Drug Trade Fueled Honduran Migration to US. truthout.org Image Credit: Reuters | We look at a new Reuters special report examining corruption and the drug trade in Honduras, which human rights groups say are pushing tens of thousands of people to flee the Central American country for the United States. "People really describe feeling that their life has become unlivable in Honduras," Reuters correspondent Laura Gottesdiener says. This comes less than six months after a federal court in New York sentenced Tony Hernández, the brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Her…

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