Daily Archives: June 11, 2020

2020-06-11: News Headlines

Ben Norton (2020-06-11). Wikipedia formally censors The Grayzone as regime-change advocates monopolize editing. thegrayzone.com On Wikipedia, a small group of regime-change advocates and right-wing Venezuelan opposition supporters have blacklisted independent media outlets like The…

Don Fitz (2020-06-09). How Che Guevara Taught Cuba to Confront COVID-19. dissidentvoice.org Beginning in December 1951, Ernesto "Che" Guevara took a nine-month break from medical school to travel by motorcycle through Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia, and Venezuela. One of his goals was gaining practical experience with leprosy. On the night of his twenty-fourth birthday, Che was at La Colonia de San Pablo in Peru swimming across the …

Jason Ditz (2020-06-09). White House Tries to Link US Protests to Venezuelan Government. theantimedia.com The best part of a major, nationwide protest movement is having someone to blame.

Rick Sterling (2020-06-09). SouthFront is Censored under Cover of Pandemic. dissidentvoice.org Censorship of alternative media is becoming more widespread in the COVID19 era. This article documents the case of SouthFront. Introducing SouthFront Where do you find daily news, videos, analysis and maps about the conflict in Syria? Detailed reports about the conflicts in Libya, Yemen and Venezuela? News about the rise of ISIS in Mozambique? Original …

Anya Parampil (2020-06-08). Colectivo de Protección de la Embajada de Venezuela logra victoria legal frente a una juez hostil nombrada por Obama y la fiscalía del gobierno. thegrayzone.com La sentencia contra los cuatro miembros del Colectivo de Protección de la Embajada de Venezuela, quienes fueron los últimos ocupantes…

Paul Dobson (2020-06-08). China Sends Sixth COVID-19 Aid Installment as Venezuela Thanks 'True Friends'. venezuelanalysis.com The country is relaxing it's lockdown on a week-on-week-off basis despite rising cases.

Venezuela Solidarity Campaign (2020-06-08). Give Venezuela Back Its Gold: Case Goes to London Court. globalresearch.ca Venezuelan authorities appeared in court in London last Thursday May 28 to demand that the Bank of England comply with instructions to sell part of the 31 tons of gold it holds on behalf of Venezuela. | Venezuelan Central Bank President …

Peter Koenig (2020-06-07). Venezuela, Minneapolis, Iran, Europe — Trump's Last Gasps of Collapsing World Control — Or is it? globalresearch.ca There comes a time when shooting around in circles just hits walls, bullets splinter off sidewalks, and shatter a window here and there. But people are in safety. They watch from a distance and with self-assurance. | Venezuela has received five …

Tasnim News (2020-06-08). Venezuela-Bound Oil Tankers Tracked by Iranian Satellite: IRGC General. iranian.com Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force Space Division said the homegrown 'Noor' (light) satellite that was launched into space in April is fully operational and has been used to track the oil tankers that recently carried fuel to Venezuela. In an exclusive interview with Tasnim, Brigadier General Ali Jafarabadi highlighted the IRGC's …

ahtribune (2020-06-09). SouthFront Is Censored under Cover of Pandemic. ahtribune.com Introducing SouthFront | Where do you find daily news, videos, analysis and maps about the conflict in Syria? Detailed reports about the conflicts in Libya, Yemen and Venezuela? News about the rise of ISIS in Mozambique? Original analysis of events in the US and Russia? SouthFront is unique and influential, reaching a global audience of hundreds of thousands. They have opinion articles but their reports and videos are informational and factual. Their website says, | "SouthFront focuses on issues of international relations, armed conflicts and cri…

The Canary (2020-06-08). Giving drivers £6,000 to switch to electric car would be 'fantastic move'. thecanary.co Motoring and environmental groups have welcomed the prospect of a new car scrappage scheme encouraging motorists to switch to electric vehicles. | The AA described it as "fantastic" while Greenpeace said it would be "moving in the right direction". | Boris Johnson is considering launching plans to give drivers up to £6,000 to exchange their petrol or diesel car for an electric model, the Daily Telegraph reported. | In March the government reduced the maximum grant available for electric car buyers under the Plug-In Car Grant by £500 to £3,000. | But it has been urged to help manufacturers hit ha…

en.mehrnews (2020-06-08). Leader thanks crew of oil tankers carrying fuel to Venezuela. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei appreciated the efforts of the oil tankers' crew that delivered Iranian fuel to Venezuela.

en.mehrnews (2020-06-07). Iran's petchem production capacity to increase by 107k tons. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 07 (MNA) — The production capacity of country's petrochemical industries will be increased by 107,000 tons after launching four new petrochemical projects.

sputniknews (2020-06-09). White House Claims Violence at US Protests Incited by Maduro Affiliates, Offers No Evidence. sputniknews.com Without offering evidence, a senior Trump administration official recently claimed the White House had information that supported claims that people who have been instigating violence at protests honoring George Floyd in Miami, Florida, may be linked to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.

_____ (2020-06-10). How Western Media Confines US Imperialism To The Past. popularresistance.org Many of the newspapers that — years after the fact — have found the nerve to condemn past episodes of US imperialism have not yet mustered the same reproach for US intervention in Venezuela. | The present, it seems, has paralyzed their capacity for critical analysis. Despite enormous historical precedent, Western journalists fail to see that what is happening now has happened before — time and time and time again. | In some decades, they may go through the archives and profess their horror at the true nature of US foreign policy in Venezuela. But by that time, it will be far too late. As they sc…