2022-05-09: News Headlines

____ (2022-05-09). California nurse dies by suicide, and nurses respond: "We went from health care heroes to sacrificial lambs" wsws.org Nurses describe dangerous short staffing, lack of access to mental health services and a culture of abuse where all aspects of care are determined according to profit.

Staff (2022-05-09). Panamericano de luchas: Cuba termina con cuatro medallas de oro. cubadebate.cu Luego de una jornada conclusiva en la que Cuba no logró subir a lo más alto del podio, la delegación de la Mayor de Las Antillas se despidió del torneo con cuatro coronas, igual cantidad de platas y dos medallas de bronce. El torneo organizado en la ciudad mexicana de Acapulco también otorgó boletos panamericanos a todos los medallistas.

_____ (2022-05-08). The Border-Industrial Complex In The Biden Era. popularresistance.org First, it was the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) vehicles speeding along on the road in front of our campsite. Then it was the Border Patrol's all-terrain vehicles moving swiftly on a ridge above us. I was about 10 miles north of the border with Mexico, near Peña Blanca Lake in southern Arizona, camping with my six-year-old son and some other families. Like fire trucks racing to a blaze, the Border Patrol mobilization around me was growing so large I could only imagine an emergency situation developing. | I started climbing to get a better look and soon found myself alone on a golden hill dotted with alligat…

Editor (2022-05-08). Rats from Hell: Notes from a Federal Weed Trial. scheerpost.com Marijuana is legal for recreational use in 18 states and legal for medical use in 37, a multibillion-dollar industry in states all over the political spectrum. | By Theodore Hamm / Original to ScheerPost | "Hey Chris, I thought they retired your ass," a lawyer joked to the veteran prosecutor as he wheeled a hand-truck stacked with boxes out of the courtroom on Friday afternoon, May 6. | Christopher Romano had just wrapped up the successful federal prosecution of Jonathan Wall for conspiring to deliver large quantities of weed from California to Maryland. This fall, voters in Maryland will decide whether to joi…

Staff (2022-05-08). El avión más grande del mundo vuela otra vez. cubadebate.cu La compañía estadounidense Stratolaunch concluyó con éxito el quinto vuelo de prueba del avión más grande del mundo. Tras despegar desde el Puerto Aéreo y Espacial de Mojave, en California, Roc voló durante cuatro horas y 58 minutos y alcanzó una altitud de 6 858 metros. En el nuevo ensayo, se estrenó una estructura llamada pilón.

Planned Parenthood Affiliates of CA (2022-05-08). Saturday 5/14: Sacramento: Bans Off Our Bodies! March & Rally for Roe at CA State Capitol. indybay.org California State Capitol- west steps, 10th St and L Street and N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-05-08). Mexico Talks May be Resumed Soon, Claims Gerardo Blyde. orinocotribune.com The negotiation in Mexico between the delegations of the Venezuelan government and opposition may be resumed soon, according to statements by the head of the right-wing opposition delegation in the Mexico Talks, Gerardo Blyde. | According to reports published by some Venezuelan media, Blyde made these comments in a meeting between the Frente Amplio and the Unitary Platform, two organizations that group together various opposition sectors of Venezuela. | "I cannot speak because I signed a confidentiality agreement with the international facilitator, the Kingdom of Norway," said Blyde at the meeting. "I cannot give…

Franc Contreras (2022-05-08). Mexico: Women's movement grows out of rising femicide numbers. america.cgtn.com For years, Mexico has witnessed a rising number of violent crimes and murders of women. The recent case of an 18-year-old woman has captured public attention. It's fueling a growing women's movement in Mexico.

Staff (2022-05-08). Comienza primera visita oficial del presidente de México a Cuba. cubadebate.cu El presidente de México, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, rindió tributo este domingo al Apóstol cubano en el Memorial José Martí, como parte de su primera visita de trabajo a Cuba, que se realiza en el marco del aniversario 120 de relaciones diplomáticas entre ambas naciones.

Staff (2022-05-08). López Obrador y Díaz-Canel se reúnen en el Palacio de la Revolución. telesurtv.net Ante el vicepresidente cubano Salvador Valdés, la comitiva encabezada por López Obrador realizó honores en el Monumento al Héroe Nacional José Martí.

teleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-08). Caravana de madres de Centroamérica protesta en Ciudad de México. telesurtv.net Esta protesta sucede en medio de la visita del presidente López Obrador por Centroamérica para ver el tema migratorio.

teleSUR, JDO, JL (2022-05-08). Pdte. de México arriba a Cuba en visita oficial. telesurtv.net El presidente López Obrador sostendrá un encuentro con su homólogo cubano este domingo.

teleSUR, JDO, JL (2022-05-08). México y Belice acuerdan programas de desarrollo y cooperación. telesurtv.net Entre los acuerdos más destacados está el programa Sembrando Vida encaminado a fortalecer el agro.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-05-08). López Obrador amplía y fortalece lazos en Centroamérica y Cuba. telesurtv.net Del 5 al 8 de mayo, el presidente mexicano realiza su primera gira de trabajo por Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Belice y Cuba.

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2022-05-07: News Headlines

Editor2 (2022-05-07). Mexico Calls for Latin American Lithium Alliance. orinocotribune.com The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has "There has been communication with the president of Bolivia (Luis Arce), he, in turn, has a relationship, like us, with the president of Argentina (Alberto Fernández), who also has lithium, and with the president of Chile (Gabriel Boric), with the purpose of creating an association to help each other mutually," said the Mexican president during his morning press conf…

Sharon Zhang (2022-05-06). The House Will Vote Next Week on Allowing Its Staffers to Unionize. truthout.org House leadership has scheduled a vote for a resolution that would allow House staffers to unionize, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) announced on Friday. The announcement

_____ (2022-05-06). Public Universities Need More Democracy, Not More Administrators. popularresistance.org The current crisis in higher education leadership is on full display at California State University (CSU) — the nation's largest four-year public university system. Take the case of former CSU Chancellor Joseph Castro. | Castro's problems began with an underling — Fresno State's Vice President of Student Affairs Frank Lamas — who was the subject of ongoing sexual harassment complaints and investigations. In 2018, Castro "enthusiastically" nominated his colleague to become the next president of CSU San Marcos. But later, as complaints about his VP's behavior avalanched, Castro authorized a $260,0…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-05-06). Washington's Threats May Ruin Summit of the Americas. orinocotribune.com Tension continues around the holding of the next Summit of the Americas, scheduled for June in Los Angeles, California, from which the United States government insists on excluding the republics of Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela. | Criticism is growing around Washington's announcement, as the US seemingly granted itself the right to decide who to invite and who to exclude, although the international forum is supposed to be a platform and meeting place for all continental political leaders, without exception. | To date, there has been no change of position or further announcement from the US in response to the stat…

Ediz Tiyansan (2022-05-06). Southern California restricts water usage. america.cgtn.com Mandatory water restrictions are on the way for six million Californians. Starting June first, residents who live in the Los Angeles area will be allowed to use outdoor water only once per week. The move comes as the first three months of this year have …

Planned Parenthood Affiliates of CA (2022-05-06). Saturday 5/14: Sacramento: Bans Off Our Bodies! March & Rally for Roe at CA State Capitol. indybay.org California State Capitol- west steps, 10th St and L Street and N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-06). Discover the Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar Burial Ground Project. indybay.org Our California Gold Rush Era burial grounds for people of African Descent, from both before and after the Civil War, are in a state of disrepair or inaccessibility due to overgrowth of vegetation, crumbling structures, and other racial challenges seeking to erase, distort or forever destroy the salient contributions of our ancestors must be systemically challenged.

Candice Bernd (2022-05-06). Texas Abortion Funds Work to Reduce Looming Harms of Post-"Roe" Criminalization. truthout.org Abortion support networks in Texas, including nonprofit organizations that provide abortion funding to low-income and marginalized people in the state, already know what it might be like to live in a post-Roe v. Wade reality. | Even before the state legislature passed its harsh six-week abortion ban in the form of Senate Bill 8, Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order at the onset of the pandemic in March 2020 temporarily banning any abortion not necessary to save the life of the pregnant person as a "medically unnecessary" procedure. The order remained in place for about a month as it was jockeyed in the cour…

Staff (2022-05-06). Presidente mexicano aboga por unidad de América sin exclusiones. cubadebate.cu El presidente de México, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, llamó en Guatemala a impulsar la unidad de Nuestra América. "Necesitamos la unidad, necesitamos el respeto a las soberanías de todos los países, que se respete la soberanía de Guatemala, que se respete la soberanía de México", argumentó, al fijar como tarea inmediata "impulsar la paz, el bienestar y la colaboración fraterna".

teleSUR, SH (2022-05-06). Asesinan en Sinaloa al periodista mexicano Luis Enrique Ramírez. telesurtv.net El gobernador de Sinaloa solicitó iniciar las investigaciones para dar con los responsables del hecho criminal.

teleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-05-06). Pdte. de México insta a impulsar la unidad de América. telesurtv.net Para el jefe de Estado de México, Andrés Manuel López Obrador se debe atender el problema de la migración en las comunidades de origen.

teleSUR-mcs -HIM (2022-05-06). México registra creación de 5.490 empleos formales en abril. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con la institución mexicana, el país cerró el año fiscal 2021 con 20.620.148 trabajadores afiliados, y una caída de 312.902 puestos laborales en diciembre.

Staff (2022-05-06). Panamericano de lucha: Oscar Pino gana su cuarto título continental en el estilo greco. cubadebate.cu La confirmación de Oscar Pino como uno de los mejores grequistas cubanos del momento y el buen debut internacional de Juan Luis Conde marcaron para Cuba la primera fecha del Campeonato Panamericano de Lucha, que hasta el próximo 7 de mayo acoge la ciudad mexicana de Acapulco. Cuba también estará en el estilo libre en ambos sexos.

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