2021-05-06: News Headlines

sputniknews (2021-05-06). Over 30 People Reportedly Killed Within Week of Colombian Protests. sputniknews.com MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) — At least 31 people have been killed, 1,220 have been injured and 87 have gone missing in a week of protests in Colombia, the Institute for Development and Peace Studies said.

The Associated Press (2021-05-05). US Awards Huge Shelter Contracts Amid Child Migrant Increase. latinorebels.com Confronted with a stream of unaccompanied children crossing the border from Mexico, the U.S. government has awarded shelter construction and management contracts to private companies that critics say may not be equipped to adequately care for the minors.

Panama Jackson (2021-05-05). Talking VerySmartBrothas, White Teen Movies vs. Black Teen Movies, Jay-Z & Nas and More With Damon Young on Pass The Peas. verysmartbrothas.theroot.com Last week was a bit of a blur for everybody in the Very Smart Brothas universe.

Panama Jackson (2021-05-05). 9 Predictions and General Thoughts About J. Cole's Newly Announced Album, The Off-Season. verysmartbrothas.theroot.com On May 4, Jermaine Cole, aka Light-Skinned Jermaine and famously known as J. Cole, announced the May 14 release of his sixth studio album, The Off-Season, along with (presumably) the album cover. As is always the case when Cole announced a project, drops a loosie and/or a project, the Internets light up—no pun…

teleSUR (2021-05-05). International Repudiation of Judicial Coup in El Salvador. telesurenglish.net Criticism against the Legislative Assembly and the government of El Salvador, headed by Nayib Bukele, as a result of the dismissal of Supreme Court justices and the attorney general continued on Tuesday, while it is expected that in the second plenary session of Congress, convened for Wednesday, more controversial decisions will be made. | The first reactions from social organizations and labor unions came on Saturday and Sunday with demonstrations in several points of the capital, San Salvador, after the unicameral parliament, elected in February, took the decision to dismiss the magistrates of the Constituti…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-05-05). Usurpation of Supreme Court and Attorney General's Office in El Salvador sparks widespread condemnation. peoplesdispatch.org In its first session, the new Legislative Assembly of El Salvador dismissed all the judges from the Supreme Court and the Attorney General, sparking national and international condemnation for what many have called a coup and an attack on democracy…

WSWS (2021-05-05). Mexico City transit bridge collapse leaves 24 dead, scores injured. wsws.org The disaster has fueled growing popular anger over criminal government negligence and corruption that has also led to hundreds of thousands of COVID-19 deaths in Mexico.

teleSUR (2021-05-05). Mexico Vaccinates Teachers To Resume Face-to-Face Classes. telesurenglish.net Mexico's Health Ministry informed on the beginning of teacher vaccinations in 9 out of 32 states, aiming to resume face-to-face classes as soon as possible. | RELATED: | "On Tuesday, we started immunizing teachers in the states of Jalisco and Nuevo Leon. Today, we kicked off the vaccination of professionals in Colima, Durango, Guanajuato, Michoacan, Morelos, and San Luis Potosi," Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell announced. | The vaccination…

teleSUR (2021-05-05). Social Movements Worldwide Protest In Support Of Colombians. telesurenglish.net Progressive social organizations on Wednesday called for protests worldwide to reject the police brutality upsurge against Colombians who have been demonstrating against President Ivan Duque for eight days in a row. | RELATED: | The Global Network Against Police Violence called on social organizations from Chile, Ecuador, Spain, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, and Puerto Rico to take to the…

The Associated Press (2021-05-05). Mexico City Subway Collapse Was a Tragedy Foretold. latinorebels.com MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexico City elevated subway line that collapsed this week, killing 25 people, was problem-plagued and poorly designed from the day of its inauguration in 2012.

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2021-05-05: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-05-05). Mexico City transit bridge collapse leaves 24 dead, scores injured. wsws.org The disaster has fueled growing popular anger over criminal government negligence and corruption that has also led to hundreds of thousands of COVID-19 deaths in Mexico.

The Associated Press (2021-05-05). US Awards Huge Shelter Contracts Amid Child Migrant Increase. latinorebels.com Confronted with a stream of unaccompanied children crossing the border from Mexico, the U.S. government has awarded shelter construction and management contracts to private companies that critics say may not be equipped to adequately care for the minors.

teleSUR (2021-05-05). Mexico Vaccinates Teachers To Resume Face-to-Face Classes. telesurenglish.net Mexico's Health Ministry informed on the beginning of teacher vaccinations in 9 out of 32 states, aiming to resume face-to-face classes as soon as possible. | RELATED: | "On Tuesday, we started immunizing teachers in the states of Jalisco and Nuevo Leon. Today, we kicked off the vaccination of professionals in Colima, Durango, Guanajuato, Michoacan, Morelos, and San Luis Potosi," Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell announced. | The vaccination…

teleSUR (2021-05-05). Social Movements Worldwide Protest In Support Of Colombians. telesurenglish.net Progressive social organizations on Wednesday called for protests worldwide to reject the police brutality upsurge against Colombians who have been demonstrating against President Ivan Duque for eight days in a row. | RELATED: | The Global Network Against Police Violence called on social organizations from Chile, Ecuador, Spain, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, and Puerto Rico to take to the…

teleSUR (2021-05-04). AMLO Apologizes to the Maya People Over Historical Abuses. telesurenglish.net Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador apologized on Monday to the Indigenous Maya people for all the abuse they endured during the Spanish conquest and the discrimination they have suffered afterward. | RELATED: | "We offer the most sincere apologies to the Mayan people for the terrible abuses committed by individuals and national and foreign authorities in the conquest, during three centuries of colonial domination and two ce…

The Associated Press (2021-05-04). Mexico's Zapatistas to Visit Spain 500 Years After Conquest. latinorebels.com ALTAMIRANO, Mexico (AP) — The Indigenous rebels of the Zapatista movement said last week that they are planning to send a delegation by canoes on a trip to "invade" Spain in May and June as Mexico marks the anniversary of the 1519-1521 Spanish Conquest.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-05-04). What's Happening in Nayib Bukele's El Salvador? libya360.wordpress.com El Instituto Samuel Robinson The decision of the Salvadoran Congress, dominated by President Nayib Bukele's Nuevas Ideas party, to dismiss the magistrates of the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court and the Attorney General raised local and international concerns about the division of powers in the Central American country to the highest level. Scenario: As…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-05-04). Protests in El Salvador after new assembly ousts Supreme Court judges and other stories. peoplesdispatch.org Today we look at the ousting of Supreme Court judges in El Salvador, the push towards the removal of Turkish forces from Libya, and more…

Editorial La Jornada (2021-05-04). Bukele: Autoritarismo e injerencia. globalizacion.ca El fin de semana, a pedido del presidente Nayib Bukele, el Congreso de El Salvador destituyó a los magistrados de la Sala de lo Constitucional de la Corte Suprema de Justicia y al fiscal general, Raúl Melara, y designó a…

Timothy A. Wise (2021-05-04). Monsanto Challenges Mexico Glyphosate Ban: IATP Defends Mexico's Right to Regulate in the Public Interest. globalresearch.ca Since the Mexican government published its much-awaited presidential decree on New …

Mouris Salloum George (2021-05-04). México — El sistema político, entre una mina enterrada y una bomba expansiva. globalizacion.ca Los últimos quince días de abril serán recordados como los que inauguraron un sistema político diferente del antiguo. Si en el pasado se impusieron las formas para definir el fondo, si en el pasado primó una manera de ser obediente…

teleSUR (2021-05-04). Mexico And Bolivia Agree To Remove Short-Stay Visas. telesurenglish.net Mexican and Bolivian authorities on Tuesday informed on the lifting of visas for travelers who stay less than 180 days in their territories. | RELATED: | "Both countries decided to eliminate that requirement, which was mandatory for citizens to access both countries," Mexico's Foreign Affairs Ministry stated and informed that the measure will take effect as of May 24. | Nevertheless, travelers from both countries will have to compl…

teleSUR (2021-05-04). AMLO: Mexico City Metro Accident To Be Thoroughly Investigated. telesurenglish.net "A thorough investigation will be carried out, without any kind of considerations, seeking to know the truth, what really happened," said Lopez Obrador in the morning conference at the National Palace. | The president assured "absolutely nothing will be hidden" since "the people of Mexico must know the whole truth." | RELATED: | López Obrador said he supported the position of the Government of Mexico City, which moments before…

sputniknews (2021-05-04). Situation in Mexico City After Deadly City Rail Overpass Collapse. sputniknews.com The metro overpass collapse, which happened earlier on Tuesday, claimed at least 23 lives, while 79 people were hospitalized. A rescue operation was launched after the incident.

sputniknews (2021-05-04). Death Toll From Subway Overpass Collapse in Mexico City Rises to 24 – Authorities. sputniknews.com MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – The death toll from the collapse of an overpass carrying a subway train in Mexico City has gone up to 24, municipal authorities said on Tuesday.

Staff (2021-05-04). Collapse of train bridge kills 15, injures 70 in Mexico City. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) — A metro train bridge has collapsed in the Mexican capital, claiming the lives of at least 15 people and wounding up to 70, according to the local authorities.

Víctor M. Toledo (2021-05-04). México — Sembrando vida: Hacer historia con la naturaleza. globalizacion.ca Las crisis ambiental y social que hoy padecen, en mayor o menor grado, todos los países del mundo, están indisolublemente ligadas. No se puede abatir la crisis social (pobreza y desigualdad) sin enfrentar la crisis ambiental y viceversa. Por ello…

Salvador González Briceño (2021-05-04). México, a la geopolítica de las vacunas en el mundo. globalizacion.ca -Una pugna entre potencias, por la producción, distribución y el reparto; donde la preocupación es solo por su población. | -La alianza con Rusia rendirá frutos para la vacunación de los mexicanos, también para países de Centro y Sudamérica. | En tanto…

The Associated Press (2021-05-04). 23 Dead as Mexico City Metro Overpass Collapses Onto Road. latinorebels.com MEXICO CITY (AP) — An elevated section of the Mexico City metro collapsed and sent a subway car plunging toward a busy boulevard late Monday, killing at least 23 people and injuring about 70, city officials said. Rescuers searched a car left dangling from the overpass for hours for anyone who might be trapped.

John Perry (2021-05-04). Women's Rights in Nicaragua Under Attack From an Unlikely Source. counterpunch.org Gioconda Belli, the Nicaraguan writer perhaps best known for her autobiography The Country Under My Skin, has been described as 'an icon of Latin American feminist literature'. She spoke recently of the 'extraordinary power' of being a woman, and that despite this power 'women have often been relegated to a second place, one where they

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