Joint List Leader: “We Won’t Back Gantz for PM after the Election”

Joint List leader, MK Ayman Odeh (Hadash) has said that his slate will not recommend MK Benny Gantz to form a government after next week’s election, as it largely did (with the exception of the four MKs from Balad) following last September’s election. Without Joint List support, it will be much more difficult for Gantz, chairman of Blue & White (Kahol-Lavan), to get the nod from President Reuven Rivlin to attempt forming a governing coalition in which he would be prime minister. Speaking at a campaign event in Haifa on Wednesday,…

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Joint List Leader: “We Won’t Back Gantz for PM after the Elections”

Joint List leader, MK Ayman Odeh (Hadash) has said that his slate will not recommend MK Benny Gantz to form a government after next week’s election, as it largely did (with the exception of the four MKs from Balad) following last September’s election. Without Joint List support, it will be much more difficult for Gantz, chairman of Blue & White (Kahol-Lavan), to get the nod from President Reuven Rivlin to attempt forming a governing coalition in which he would be prime minister. Speaking at a campaign event in Haifa on Wednesday,…

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Colombia and the US intend to infiltrate terrorists to attack military objectives

From Colombia and the United States (USA) they intend to infiltrate terrorist groups into Venezuelan territory to attack economic and military objectives, denounced the president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros. From the “Francisco Mujica Toro” Sports Center, located in the state of Miranda, he pointed out that extremist maneuvers pursue a destabilizing scenario, which is why he urged the people to remain alert to the appearance of foreign agents in the communities.

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President Maduro: The coronavirus is a possible biological weapon against China and the peoples of the world

“There are analyzes in the world that show that the coronavirus can be a strain created for the biological war against China, there are already many elements that are seen in the global analysis and you have to raise your voice, ring the bell and alert, in case the coronavirus is a weapon of war that is being used against China and the peoples of the world”. The affirmation corresponds to the president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros, during the working day with the Gran Misión…

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WFTU solidarity statement with the teachers in Sri Lanka

The World Federation of Trade Unions, the militant voice of more than 100 million workers in 132 countries, expresses its support and internationalist solidarity with the teachers in Sri Lanka who went on a countrywide strike on February 26th, 2020. The impressive participation of 95% of the teachers reveals the total agreement and unifying of all teachers with the fair demands that are expressed by the trade union movement.

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Four CODEPINK Activists Arrested Today

Friday, February 28, 2020, Washington, D.C.—Activists from the peace organization CODEPINK were arrested by Capitol Police before Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed the House Foreign Affairs Committee at 8:30 AM Friday during a hearing titled, “Evaluating the Trump Administration’s Policies on Iran, Iraq and the Use of Force.” Capitol Police abruptly removed CODEPINK members from the hearing, before placing four members — Medea Benjamin, Ariel Gold, Leila Zand, and Helen Schietinger — under arrest. CODEPINK Co-Founder Medea Benjamin and National Co-Director Ariel Gold were immediately placed in handcuffs. The four…

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Bolivarian Government regrets in Geneva that some countries repeat the anti-Venezuelan discourse of the US empire

The permanent representative of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela before the United Nations Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, Jorge Valero, rejected Friday the declarations of some countries of the European Union, “which aim to give human rights lessons to the world, when they exhibit alarming levels of discrimination, xenophobia and poverty, and inequality is growing as a result of neoliberal policies in those countries”.

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Bolivarian Government creates Special National Corps Against Terrorism

The president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros, announced Thursday the creation of the Special National Corps Against Terrorism, as part of the launching of the Gran Misión Cuadrantes de Paz. The initiative emerges as an immediate action to combat and “dismember the terrorist groups that are sent from Colombia and the United States, which seek to sow discord, disturb the peace and security of the country”, said the head of state, from the Miraflores Palace.

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Major unions join high-level transport symposium in South Africa

A high-level transport symposium in Johannesburg, South Africa has brought together the leaders of eight major unions to discuss how to appeal to the 76 percent of transport workers in the country that are unorganised. Also participating at the event were the general secretaries of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and IndustriALL global union. South African transport workers face many challenges including violence against women workers, unsafe working conditions, failing infrastructure and a chronic lack of investment. The purpose of the symposium was to see if there was a…

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High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet positively values ​​collaboration with the Bolivarian Government

In the annual oral update of the Report on Assistance and Technical Cooperation with the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, assessed Thursday “positively the access and collaboration maintained with my Office since my last oral update to this Council”. During the intervention at the 43rd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council, which takes place in Geneva, Switzerland; Bachelet acknowledged that with the South American nation, her Office has “advanced in the execution of the technical cooperation work plan, as…

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