Monthly Archives: May 2022

2022-05-30: News Headlines

____ (2022-05-30). How "Virtual Crime Scenes" Became a Propaganda Tool in Nicaragua, Ukraine and Syria. transcend.org 26 May 2022 – How media uses computer modeling and "virtual crime scenes" to assign blame for some important international events. The deaths at the "Mother's March" in Nicaragua precipitated an attempted coup. The Maidan Massacre in Kyiv led to an actual coup. The claims of a chemical attack in Douma led to the US, France and the UK bombing Syria.

2022-05-30 20:59 | 16:59 EST | rz | 3 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 

2022-05-28: News Headlines

Juliana E Morris, Altaf Saadi (2022-05-28). [Correspondence] The Biden administration's unfulfilled promise of humane border policies. thelancet.com Under Donald Trump's Migrant Protection Protocols (MPPs)—colloquially known as Remain in Mexico—over 70‚Äà000 non-Mexican asylum seekers, mostly from central America, were forced to await their asylum hearings in often dangerous border towns in Mexico. After being shunted to Tijuana, Mexico, a father of two was brutally killed there—one of 1544 MPP victims known to have been murdered, raped, tortured, or kidnapped;1 84% of asylum seekers ejected from the USA under the MPPs have developed post-traumatic stress disorder, their ordeal at the border compounding trauma experienced i…

2022-05-28 23:06 | 19:06 EST | jz | 3 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 

2022-05-27: News Headlines

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-27). Helping children cope with school shooting: Tips for talking about tragedy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As the nation tries to comprehend the shooting at a school in Texas that claimed 21 lives, many are now trying to find ways to have conversations with their children to help them cope. Listening to your child at this time is important, says Dr. Paul Croarkin, a Mayo Clinic child psychiatrist. "Listening provides comfort, stability and safety for children," says Dr. Croarkin. All children have different communication styles. Initially, they may not want to discuss what…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-27). Questions and answers about monkeypox. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Current concerns The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has indicated a U.S. resident tested positive for monkeypox after returning to the U.S. from Canada. The CDC also is tracking multiple clusters of monkeypox that have been reported in early to mid-May in regions that don't normally report monkeypox, including in Europe and North America. What is monkeypox? Monkeypox is an infection from animals caused by a virus closely related to the smallpox virus. Infection…

2022-05-27 14:57 | 10:57 EST | jz | 4 | 0 | 0 | 2 | 0 

2022-05-26: News Headlines

Staff (2022-05-26). President Maduro: Venezuelan Voice will be Present in the Summit of the Americas. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, May 24, during the closing ceremony of the colloquium on the Battle of Pichincha bicentennial, the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, rejected the discriminatory nature and exclusion of the United States, whose government decided not to invite Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua to the Summit of the Americas scheduled for June in Los Angeles. | "The Summit of the Americas is the summit of the protest against anti-imperialist exclusion. They try to exclude us because they are afraid of the voice of the Bolivarians, they do not want the voice of Bolívar and Chávez to reach them," he denounced at the c…

Ann Garrison (2022-05-26). Notes from Ethiopia, Part 4: The TPLF Destruction of Afar. orinocotribune.com By Ann Garrison &#1 ; May 18, 2022 | It's 110 degrees in Ethiopia's desert Afar Region, one of the hottest areas humans inhabit, and I'm thinking about how much damage the U.S. empire does with its proxy wars in even the most remote corners of the planet—like this one—which most Americans have of course never even heard of. | There's a USAID meeting going on in the next room, here at the Hotel Dini in the city of Semara, Afar Region, and this illustrates the typical US modus operandi in Africa. Send in proxy warriors who destroy and cause immeasurable suffering, then send in USAID and the rest of the…

2022-05-27 00:02 | 20:02 EST | rz | 4 | 0 | 0 | 2 | 0