Daily Archives: 2020-05-01

2020-05-01: News Headlines

Jeffrey A. Tucker (2020-05-01). There Will Be Blowback, In Mostly Good Ways. anti-empire.com Two months ago, it had been mandatory in my local grocery to use only shopping bags brought from home. Plastic bags were illegal by local ordinance. Then the virus hit. Suddenly the opposite was true. It was illegal to bring bags from home because they could spread disease. Plastic bags were mandatory. As a huge fan of plastic bags, I experienced profound Schadenfreude. | It's amazing how the prospect of death clarifies priorities. | Before the virus, we indulged in all sorts of luxuries such as dabbling in dirtiness and imagining a world purified by bucolic naturalness. But when the virus hit, we suddenly rea…

WSWS (2020-05-01). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org Protests are continuing against attempts to restart operations in the midst of the COVID 19 pandemic without proper safeguards, including French teachers, German doctors and nurses in South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Patrick Bond (2020-05-01). Should South Africa Follow the Law of the Jungle … or the Doctrine of Odious Debt? counterpunch.org South Africa's fierce debates over the costs and benefits of a proposed International Monetary Fund (IMF) bail out of $4.2 billion unveil the country's massive weaknesses and potential strengths, at a time food protests have moved from the slums of Cape Town to the Johannesburg Central Business District. Unemployment already at 40% before the Covid-19

Pacifica COVID-19 Taskforce (2020-05-01). 24 hour May Day programing on mayday.pacifica.org. indybay.org Pacifica COVID-19 Taskforce is hosting May Day with programing from throughout the world. Live streaming from South Africa, Korea, Turkey, Mexico, Brazil, Chile and other countries.

teleSUR (2020-05-01). Africa: Comoros Registers its First COVID-19 Case. telesurenglish.net Comoros' President Azali Assoumani Thursday announced the first COVID-19 case in this South-Eastern African nation. | RELATED: | "While other countries who were hit earlier are preparing to go back to normality, our country is entering a critical phase," Assoumani warned.‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã | The COVID-19 patient is a Comoran citizen who was in contact with a 50-year-o…

Peoples Dispatch (2020-05-01). Nurses in South Africa protest demanding PPE, income tax breaks and Danger Allowance. peoplesdispatch.org The protests were organized by the Young Nurses Indaba Trade Union. Other demands included the immediate and periodic testing of all healthcare workers and compulsory, conducive, decent and habitable accommodation for essential staff…

Peoples Dispatch (2020-05-01). South Africa's largest dairy company forced to shutdown plant after workers test positive for COVID-19. peoplesdispatch.org After five workers tested positive for COVID-19 at Clover Industries' Bloemfontein plant, members of the General Industries Workers Union of South Africa (GIWUSA) forced the unit to close down production and called for nationalization…

Kate Zeller (2020-05-01). Developing Countries Struggle with Coronavirus Health and Economic Impacts. indybay.org From Ecuador to the Dominican Republic to Ethiopia, developing countries are struggling to obtain aid and financing to address the health and economic impacts of the coronavirus.

Ryan Cristián (2020-05-01). France Says COVID Was Already 'Silently Circulating' & DARPA's "Implantable Nanoplatform" Vaccines. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (4/30/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Peoples Dispatch (2020-05-01). We, the food workers, will sustain Zimbabwe. peoplesdispatch.org Edgar Riusere of the United Food and Allied Workers Union of Zimbabwe talks about the COVID-19 situation in the country, the issues faced by workers and the steps the union is taking to organize at a time of distancing…

Abayomi Azikiwe (2020-04-30). Cuba Continues African Solidarity in COVID-19 Battle. globalresearch.ca High-ranking governmental and military leaders in the Republic of South Africa greeted a Cuban medical mission which arrived on April 27. | The 217 Cuban healthcare workers are in the country to assist in efforts to contain and eradicate the COVID-19 …

en.mehrnews (2020-04-30). BRICS ministers demand removal of US sanctions amid outbreak. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) — Foreign ministers of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) have called for the cancellation of the US sanctions that have hampered some countries' efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Ryan Cristián (2020-04-30). Dismantling The Superficial "China Did It" Narrative (Origin Unknown) & CDC "Suspends" Flu Reporting. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (4/29/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Philip A Farruggio (2020-04-30). Drone Warfare: "Gods of the Sky" … From A Surveillance Screen. globalresearch.ca An interesting film to watch is Gavin Hood's 2015 Eye in the Sky. It captures the tremendous tension of a joint US/UK drone missile 'Kill' mission in Kenya. The movie had to make the targeed terrorist cell look extremely dangerous. …

news.un (2020-04-30). UN prepares for potentially devastating COVID-19 outbreak in conflict-ravaged northeast Nigeria. news.un.org In northeast Nigeria, where armed conflict has forced millions from their homes, the UN's migration agency, IOM, is supporting the construction of quarantine shelters, as the region braces for an outbreak of COVID-19 which, it warns, would have 'devastating consequences' for those who have been displaced.

Dorothee Benz (2020-04-29). As Covid-19 Forces Emission Reductions, Media Offer Oil Industry Elegies. fair.org CNN photo ( Last week on April 22 the world marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Air pollution in the

Ryan Cristián (2020-04-29). Israel Attacks Syria, US OKs Annexation, OPCW Caught Again & Impending (Already Here) Bio False Flag. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (4/28/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Gordon Duff (2020-04-29). Intel Drop: CV Perspectives and Revisions. thealtworld.com We are losing around 1000 per day now, down from a high of over 3000. The US averaged 250 a day in combat deaths in World War 2. But the number counts have entered the Alice in Wonderland world. | [ Jim Dean Note: We were at 50,000 ten days ago in Gordon's NEO on the topic, and yet my regular source, www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/ , has been showing 2300 and 2400 dead in the last two days but with a 61,656 total for the US as of PM US EST. One would assume they would be tracking each other's numbers to spot anomalies, but they aren't. So the big question is why not? | It also means 75,000 dead, just b…

Pavan Kulkarni (2020-04-29). Small vendors hard hit by government ordered demolitions in Zimbabwe. peoplesdispatch.org Human rights organizations allege that the Zimbabwe government is taking advantage of the lockdown powers to go on a demolition spree, displacing small vendors en masse…

Whitney Webb (2020-04-28). Douglas Valentine Interview — How The COVID-19 Police State Was Born In Vietnam. thelastamericanvagabond.com Interview Transcript: Whitney: Today I am joined by the legendary author and researcher Doug Valentine, whose books, including "The CIA as Organized Crime," among several others, are essential reading for understanding how covert and illegal intelligence operations have shaped, and continue to shape, conflict and policy in the U.S. and beyond. In this interview, we …

Alan Macleod (2020-04-27). A Soft Power Ploy? Cuba Continues to Aid the Poorest and Least Influential Nations. mintpressnews.com As the coronavirus pandemic grows worse in many countries, Cuba has answered an urgent South African request for aid, sending 217 medical personnel to the country.

Ryan Cristián (2020-04-26). Evidence US Gov Knew Of COVID Before November 2019 & Anti-China Talking Points Expose CV Cover Up. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (4/25/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

yenisafak (2020-05-01). India to keep restrictions in big cities under staggered exit from lockdown. yenisafak.com India's big cities will stay under tight restrictions after a nationwide lockdown ends on Sunday, while areas less hard-hit by the coronavirus will be allowed to resume some activity, according to a government letter and state-level officials.Indian authorities are trying to chart a path out of the world's biggest lockdown, imposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 25, which they credit with preventing an exponential surge in coronavirus infections.In the letter, sent by Health Secretary Preeti Sudan to regional officials and reviewed by Reuters, the authorities set out plans to map the country into red, o…

news.un (2020-04-28). As pandemic encroaches on Abyei, tensions rise over disputed territory straddling Sudan, South Sudan. news.un.org Sudan's efforts to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, are delaying the deployment of fresh United Nations police units in Abyei and the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN's peacekeeping chief told the Security Council on Tuesday…

news.un (2020-04-28). Sudan: Coronavirus could be tipping point for 'untold suffering', Bachelet urges sanctions relief. news.un.org In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government and people of Sudan could experience "untold suffering" unless donors act fast to shore up a country still in transition, the top UN human rights official warned on Tuesday.

yenisafak (2020-05-01). COVID-19: Turkey to send medical supplies to Somalia. yenisafak.com Turkey will send medical supplies to Somalia to help the country combat the novel coronavirus outbreak, the presidential spokesman said on Friday."Today, by instructions of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a cargo load of medical supplies, masks, overalls, test kits and other equipment is going to Somalia to help them against COVID-19," Ibrahim Kalin said on Twitter."Turkey stands together with Somalia and Africa against all calamities," Kalin added.Recalling Erdogan's first visit to Somalia in 2011 when "tens of thousands of people had died because of the famine," Kalin said: "The visit drew the world's attentio…

yenisafak (2020-05-01). Turkey brings Ramadan cheers in Ethiopia. yenisafak.com Turkey's Diyanet Foundation on Friday handed out thousands of food packets to needy people in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa as part of charity activities during the holy month of Ramadan."Today, we are distributing 1,500 packs of food aid and yesterday, we distributed 30 tons of food aid as well," Turkish Ambassador to Ethiopia Yaprak Alp told Anadolu Agency."Turkey has always been a very good friend of Ethiopia; and both countries stood by each other in difficult times and again today the world is facing difficult times with the COVID-19 crisis especially. Ethiopia also has the locust problem on top of that," A…

yenisafak (2020-05-01). Three civilians killed in Haftar shelling on Zintan. yenisafak.com Three civilians were killed in shelling by forces loyal to renegade general Khalifa Haftar in Zintan city, northwestern Libya, on Friday.A medical source, who asked not to be named due to fear of reprisal, told Anadolu Agency the victims were civilians

yenisafak (2020-05-01). More coronavirus cases reported in Morocco, Lebanon. yenisafak.com The health authorities in Morocco and Lebanon announced on Friday new coronavirus infections.In Morocco, the Ministry of Health said that the coronavirus death toll rose to 171 deaths after a new fatality.The ministry added that the country's total infections have reached 4,529 after 106 new cases were found over the last 24 hours.It said 71 more patients recovered over the past 24 hours, bringing the total recoveries to 1,055.In Lebanon, the Health Ministry said in its daily briefing on coronavirus updates that four new cases were reported, bringing the country's tally to 729.The ministry said the death toll sto…

Fars News (2020-04-30). BRICS Members Ask for Removal of US Sanctions on Iran. iranian.com Members of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) stressed the need for Washington to lift sanctions that have impeded the targeted countries' efforts to fight against the coronavirus epidemic, including Iran. "Such restrictive measures violate international law, interfere with the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and cause significant damage to the …

Scarlet Kim (2020-04-24). They Were Willing to Make the Ultimate Sacrifice for the U.S., but Trump Won't Let Them Become Americans. aclu.org Ange Samma, a 22-year-old green card holder from Burkina Faso, came to the United States seven years ago, when he was still a teenager. After studying electrical engineering at community college, he decided to enlist in the U.S. Army in 2018. He wanted to give back to his adopted country and also hoped joining the military would help him achieve his goal of becoming an electrical engineer. , , Ange currently serves on active duty as a soldier in South Korea. But despite serving this country on a U.S. military base in a foreign country, he still hasn't been able to obtain citizenship through his military servic…

Ryan Cristián (2020-04-24). Dr. Rashid Buttar Interview — Why COVID-19 Is Not What You Think. thelastamericanvagabond.com Joining me today to discuss further some of the very relevant and important points we went over during our recent roundtable (www.youtube.com/watch?v=RO2Fh3ThKoE) is Dr. Rashid Buttar. We discuss the very obvious way in which it seems we are all being deceived, and the many and varied ways in which that deception is taking place. (d.tube/c/tlavagabond) …

Staff (2020-04-22). "Frightening Moment": On Earth Day, Kumi Naidoo on Africa's Twin Pandemics of Coronavirus & Hunger. democracynow.org Some 265 million people are expected to face acute hunger as the coronavirus crisis could trigger a second pandemic of hunger. The crisis is projected to disproportionately affect Africa, where there is already widespread hunger. This comes as the World Health Organization estimates the number of COVID-19 cases in Africa could rise to 10 million in the next three to six months. Ten African countries don't have a single ventilator. "This is an extremely terrifying and frightening moment for the people of Africa. … We were already facing a major food crisis — that was before the coronavirus hit," says lifel…

Whitney Webb (2020-04-22). Is Trump's "Shoot Down And Destroy" Tweet About Boosting Oil Prices Or A Harbinger Of War With Iran? thelastamericanvagabond.com Trump's recent tweet to "shoot down and destroy any and all Iranian gunboats if they harass our ships" has sparked concern over a new war in the Middle East. However, the more immediate effect of Trump's tweet has been a big boost in oil prices and a rise in the stock market. Was that Trump's …

Ryan Cristián (2020-04-22). "Artificial Intelligence Plan" That Became "Coronavirus Plan" & "China Did It" Narrative Is WMDs 2.0. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (4/21/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Paul K. Drain, Nigel Garrett (2020-04-21). [Commentary] SARS-CoV-2 pandemic expanding in sub-Saharan Africa: Considerations for COVID-19 in people living with HIV. thelancet.com In December 2019, a novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, started a global pandemic of respiratory illness, termed COVID-19 [1]. The spectrum of COVID-19 has ranged from a mild, self-limiting respiratory tract illness to severe progressive pneumonia, multi-organ failure, and death [2]. Older patients and those with a weaker immune system appear to have a greater risk of death [3]. Thus far, the vast majority of deaths from COVID-19 have occurred in Italy, China, Iran, and Spain—all Northern hemisphere countries with good health care resources and a low HIV prevalence.

Whitney Webb (2020-04-20). Techno-Tyranny: How The US National Security State Is Using Coronavirus To Fulfill An Orwellian Vision. thelastamericanvagabond.com Last year, a government commission called for the US to adopt an AI-driven mass surveillance system far beyond that used in any other country in order to ensure American hegemony in artificial intelligence. Now, many of the "obstacles" they had cited as preventing its implementation are rapidly being removed under the guise of combating the …

Ryan Cristián (2020-04-20). The Top Ten Marijuana Myths That No One Should Believe. thelastamericanvagabond.com Originally published on October 16, 2016 Even today, with 80% of states legalizing cannabis in some form, and half the country legalizing it for medical purposes, I have been called a lunatic for ever thinking that cannabis would be recognized for the miracle plant that it is. Shockingly enough many have yet to see through …

Ryan Cristián (2020-04-20). Coronavirus Roundtable With Dr. Buttar & Dr. Mikovits — How Your System Is Being Used Against You. thelastamericanvagabond.com I was honored to be a part of a Coronavirus roundtable discussion with Dr. Rashid Buttar & Dr. Judy Mikovits recently where we discussed many different aspects of COVID-19 and the lies and misinformation surrounding this topic. We also discussed the legal and constitutional ramifications of the current government response. This discussion was hosted by …

Ryan Cristián (2020-04-18). David Meiswinkle Interview — Ongoing Suppression Of 9/11 Truth & Proof Of Controlled Demolition. thelastamericanvagabond.com Joining me today is the President and Executive Director of the Lawyers' Committee for 9/11 Inquiry, David R. Meiswinkle, Esq. David is a retired New Brunswick police officer and a United States Army veteran, as well as a criminal defense attorney. He is here today to discuss the continuing cover up of 9/11 truth, and …

The Lancet Infectious Diseases (2020-04-17). [Editorial] COVID-19: endgames. thelancet.com As of April 14, 2020, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has killed more than 120‚Äà000 people and led to nearly 2 million confirmed infections worldwide. At least a third of the global population is in some form of lockdown, treading the fine line between health services overwhelmed with rapidly rising infections and an economic recession with its own detrimental health consequences. Although this surreal situation might seem like a plot from the Avengers franchise, the hard reality is that the selfless actions of health-care workers will not alone restore the world to normality.

Ryan Cristián (2020-04-16). In Coronavirus We Trust: Medical Surveillance State For A Gov That's Experimented On You 239 Times. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (4/14/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Ryan Cristián (2020-04-15). From Anthrax To Coronavirus: Same 9/11 False Flag Players, New COVID-19 Boogeyman. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (4/14/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Whitney Webb (2020-04-14). Driven By The Dramatic Collapse Of US Shale, The Trump Administration Takes Aim At Venezuela. thelastamericanvagabond.com President Trump has claimed that the U.S. no longer needs foreign oil and is "energy independent." Yet, now the U.S. shale oil industry faces near total ruin, meaning that another "war for oil" could be in our future. With Trump again taking aim at Venezuela, we may be closer to war than we think. On …

Ryan Cristián (2020-04-12). Derrick Broze Interview — Government Induced Coronavirus Fear, Removal Of Your Rights & SOLUTIONS. thelastamericanvagabond.com Joining me today is the founder of The Conscious Resistance, activist, researcher and author Derrick Broze. He is here today to discuss his outstanding work on the Coronavirus event, his coverage of 5G (both as it pertains to Coronavirus and just its inherent dangers as a technology) and the real world solutions for the many …

Ryan Cristián (2020-04-12). Robert Inlakesh Interview — Israel Uses Palestinians As Human Experiments, COVID-19 Is No Different. thelastamericanvagabond.com I find it incredibly insulting that the western mainstream world can willfully ignore places like Gaza and Yemen, even while they have been suffering intentionally created humanitarian crises at the hands of the "good guys" for years. And many out there still lost to the two-party deception simply toe the line and act like it's …

Whitney Webb (2020-04-11). Meet The Companies Poised To Build The Kushner-Backed "Coronavirus Surveillance System" thelastamericanvagabond.com The three companies behind the leading proposal to build a "national coronavirus surveillance system", an initiative spearheaded by Jared Kushner, boast deep ties to Google, intelligence-linked venture capital firms as well as one of last year's eerily predictive "pandemic" simulations. On April 7, Politico reported that the President's son-in-law Jared Kushner was spearheading an all-private …

Whitney Webb & Raul Diego (2020-04-09). A Killer Enterprise: How One of Big Pharma's Most Corrupt Companies Plans to Corner the Covid-19 Cure Market. thelastamericanvagabond.com One of the most politically-connected yet scandal ridden vaccine companies in the United States, with troubling ties to the 2001 anthrax attacks and opioid crisis, is set to profit handsomely from the current Coronavirus crisis. In August 2001, biopharmaceutical company BioPort faced imminent disaster. A series of company scandals, controversial federal bail-outs and severe, adverse …

Ryan Cristián (2020-04-09). "COVID-19" Whatever It Is, Was Here Before 2020 & Clear Evidence Death Numbers Are Being Manipulated. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (4/9/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Ryan Cristián (2020-04-08). US Gov Gives 1M Masks To Israel During Shortage, Coronavirus Censorship & Trump 'Holds' WHO Funding. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (4/7/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

2020-05-01: Social Media Postees

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Africa: Comoros Registers its First COVID-19 Case
telesurenglish.net | 2020-05-01
Comoros' President Azali Assoumani Thursday announced the first COVID-19 case in this South-Eastern African nation. | RELATED: | Germany: Working Class Protests Against Unemployment in May Day | "While other countries who were hit earlier are preparing to go back to normality, our country is entering a critical phase," Assoumani warned.‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã | The COVID-19 patient is a Comoran citizen who was in contact with a 50-year-o…
telesurenglish.net/news/africa-comoro-registers-first-covid19-case-20200501-0005.html

Nurses in South Africa protest demanding PPE, income tax breaks and Danger Allowance
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-05-01
The protests were organized by the Young Nurses Indaba Trade Union. Other demands included the immediate and periodic testing of all healthcare workers and compulsory, conducive, decent and habitable accommodation for essential staff…
peoplesdispatch.org/2020/05/01/nurses-in-south-africa-protest-demanding-ppe-income-tax-breaks-and-danger-allowance/

Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa
wsws.org | 2020-05-01
Protests are continuing against attempts to restart operations in the midst of the COVID 19 pandemic without proper safeguards, including French teachers, German doctors and nurses in South Africa and Zimbabwe.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/05/01/wor2-m01.html

Should South Africa Follow the Law of the Jungle … or the Doctrine of Odious Debt?
Patrick Bond | counterpunch.org | 2020-05-01
South Africa's fierce debates over the costs and benefits of a proposed International Monetary Fund (IMF) bail out of $4.2 billion unveil the country's massive weaknesses and potential strengths, at a time food protests have moved from the slums of Cape Town to the Johannesburg Central Business District. Unemployment already at 40% before the Covid-19…
counterpunch.org/2020/05/01/should-south-africa-follow-the-law-of-the-jungle-or-the-doctrine-of-odious-debt/

South Africa's largest dairy company forced to shutdown plant after workers test positive for COVID-19
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-05-01
After five workers tested positive for COVID-19 at Clover Industries' Bloemfontein plant, members of the General Industries Workers Union of South Africa (GIWUSA) forced the unit to close down production and called for nationalization…
peoplesdispatch.org/2020/05/01/south-africas-largest-dairy-company-forced-to-shutdown-plant-after-workers-test-positive-for-covid-19/

Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa
wsws.org | 2020-05-01
Protests are continuing against attempts to restart operations in the midst of the COVID 19 pandemic without proper safeguards, including French teachers, German doctors and nurses in South Africa and Zimbabwe.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/05/01/wor2-m01.html

24 hour May Day programing on mayday.pacifica.org
Pacifica COVID-19 Taskforce | indybay.org | 2020-05-01
Pacifica COVID-19 Taskforce is hosting May Day with programing from throughout the world. Live streaming from South Africa, Korea, Turkey, Mexico, Brazil, Chile and other countries.
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/04/30/18832716.php

There Will Be Blowback, In Mostly Good Ways
Jeffrey A. Tucker | anti-empire.com | 2020-05-01
Two months ago, it had been mandatory in my local grocery to use only shopping bags brought from home. Plastic bags were illegal by local ordinance. Then the virus hit. Suddenly the opposite was true. It was illegal to bring bags from home because they could spread disease. Plastic bags were mandatory. As a huge fan of plastic bags, I experienced profound Schadenfreude. | It's amazing how the prospect of death clarifies priorities. | Before the virus, we indulged in all sorts of luxuries such as dabbling in dirtiness and imagining a world purified by bucolic naturalness. But when the virus hit, we suddenly rea…
anti-empire.com/there-will-be-blowback-in-mostly-good-ways/

Developing Countries Struggle with Coronavirus Health and Economic Impacts
Kate Zeller | indybay.org | 2020-05-01
From Ecuador to the Dominican Republic to Ethiopia, developing countries are struggling to obtain aid and financing to address the health and economic impacts of the coronavirus.
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/05/01/18832737.php

France Says COVID Was Already 'Silently Circulating' & DARPA's "Implantable Nanoplatform" Vaccines
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2020-05-01
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (4/30/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …
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We, the food workers, will sustain Zimbabwe
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-05-01
Edgar Riusere of the United Food and Allied Workers Union of Zimbabwe talks about the COVID-19 situation in the country, the issues faced by workers and the steps the union is taking to organize at a time of distancing…
peoplesdispatch.org/2020/05/01/we-the-food-workers-will-sustain-zimbabwe/

BRICS ministers demand removal of US sanctions amid outbreak
en.mehrnews.com | 2020-04-30
TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA)

Cuba Continues African Solidarity in COVID-19 Battle
Abayomi Azikiwe | globalresearch.ca | 2020-04-30
High-ranking governmental and military leaders in the Republic of South Africa greeted a Cuban medical mission which arrived on April 27. | The 217 Cuban healthcare workers are in the country to assist in efforts to contain and eradicate the COVID-19 …
globalresearch.ca/cuba-continues-african-solidarity-covid-19-battle/5711342

Dismantling The Superficial "China Did It" Narrative (Origin Unknown) & CDC "Suspends" Flu Reporting
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2020-04-30
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (4/29/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …
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Drone Warfare: "Gods of the Sky" … From A Surveillance Screen
Philip A Farruggio | globalresearch.ca | 2020-04-30
An interesting film to watch is Gavin Hood's 2015 Eye in the Sky. It captures the tremendous tension of a joint US/UK drone missile 'Kill' mission in Kenya. The movie had to make the targeed terrorist cell look extremely dangerous. …
globalresearch.ca/drone-warfare-gods-of-the-sky-from-a-surveillance-screen/5711321

UN prepares for potentially devastating COVID-19 outbreak in conflict-ravaged northeast Nigeria
news.un.org | 2020-04-30
In northeast Nigeria, where armed conflict has forced millions from their homes, the UN's migration agency, IOM, is supporting the construction of quarantine shelters, as the region braces for an outbreak of COVID-19 which, it warns, would have 'devastating consequences' for those who have been displaced.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2020/04/1062892

As Covid-19 Forces Emission Reductions, Media Offer Oil Industry Elegies
Dorothee Benz | fair.org | 2020-04-29
CNN photo ( 4/17/20) of lions taking advantage of the shutdown to take over a road in South Africa. | Last week on April 22 the world marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Air pollution in the world's major cities was down dramatically; for the first time in decades, the Himalayan Mountains could be seen from 10…
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Israel Attacks Syria, US OKs Annexation, OPCW Caught Again & Impending (Already Here) Bio False Flag
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2020-04-29
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (4/28/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …
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Intel Drop: CV Perspectives and Revisions
Gordon Duff | thealtworld.com | 2020-04-29
We are losing around 1000 per day now, down from a high of over 3000. The US averaged 250 a day in combat deaths in World War 2. But the number counts have entered the Alice in Wonderland world. | [ Jim Dean Note: We were at 50,000 ten days ago in Gordon's NEO on the topic, and yet my regular source, www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/ , has been showing 2300 and 2400 dead in the last two days but with a 61,656 total for the US as of PM US EST. One would assume they would be tracking each other's numbers to spot anomalies, but they aren't. So the big question is why not? | It also means 75,000 dead, just b…

Intel Drop: CV Perspectives and Revisions

Small vendors hard hit by government ordered demolitions in Zimbabwe
Pavan Kulkarni | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-04-29
Human rights organizations allege that the Zimbabwe government is taking advantage of the lockdown powers to go on a demolition spree, displacing small vendors en masse…
peoplesdispatch.org/2020/04/29/small-vendors-hard-hit-by-government-ordered-demolitions-in-zimbabwe/

A Soft Power Ploy? Cuba Continues to Aid the Poorest and Least Influential Nations
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2020-04-27
As the coronavirus pandemic grows worse in many countries, Cuba has answered an urgent South African request for aid, sending 217 medical personnel to the country.
mintpressnews.com/medical-internationalism-cuba-sends-217-doctors-aid-south-africa-coronavirus/267036/

Evidence US Gov Knew Of COVID Before November 2019 & Anti-China Talking Points Expose CV Cover Up
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2020-04-26
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (4/25/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …
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India to keep restrictions in big cities under staggered exit from lockdown
yenisafak.com | 2020-05-01
India's big cities will stay under tight restrictions after a nationwide lockdown ends on Sunday, while areas less hard-hit by the coronavirus will be allowed to resume some activity, according to a government letter and state-level officials.Indian authorities are trying to chart a path out of the world's biggest lockdown, imposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 25, which they credit with preventing an exponential surge in coronavirus infections.In the letter, sent by Health Secretary Preeti Sudan to regional officials and reviewed by Reuters, the authorities set out plans to map the country into red, o…
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As pandemic encroaches on Abyei, tensions rise over disputed territory straddling Sudan, South Sudan
news.un.org | 2020-04-28
Sudan's efforts to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, are delaying the deployment of fresh United Nations police units in Abyei and the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN's peacekeeping chief told the Security Council on Tuesday…
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Sudan: Coronavirus could be tipping point for 'untold suffering', Bachelet urges sanctions relief
news.un.org | 2020-04-28
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government and people of Sudan could experience "untold suffering" unless donors act fast to shore up a country still in transition, the top UN human rights official warned on Tuesday.
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COVID-19: Turkey to send medical supplies to Somalia
yenisafak.com | 2020-05-01
Turkey will send medical supplies to Somalia to help the country combat the novel coronavirus outbreak, the presidential spokesman said on Friday."Today, by instructions of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a cargo load of medical supplies, masks, overalls, test kits and other equipment is going to Somalia to help them against COVID-19," Ibrahim Kalin said on Twitter."Turkey stands together with Somalia and Africa against all calamities," Kalin added.Recalling Erdogan's first visit to Somalia in 2011 when "tens of thousands of people had died because of the famine," Kalin said: "The visit drew the world's attentio…
yenisafak.com/en/world/covid-19-turkey-to-send-medical-supplies-to-somalia-3518394

Turkey brings Ramadan cheers in Ethiopia
yenisafak.com | 2020-05-01
Turkey's Diyanet Foundation on Friday handed out thousands of food packets to needy people in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa as part of charity activities during the holy month of Ramadan."Today, we are distributing 1,500 packs of food aid and yesterday, we distributed 30 tons of food aid as well," Turkish Ambassador to Ethiopia Yaprak Alp told Anadolu Agency."Turkey has always been a very good friend of Ethiopia; and both countries stood by each other in difficult times and again today the world is facing difficult times with the COVID-19 crisis especially. Ethiopia also has the locust problem on top of that," A…
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Three civilians killed in Haftar shelling on Zintan
yenisafak.com | 2020-05-01
Three civilians were killed in shelling by forces loyal to renegade general Khalifa Haftar in Zintan city, northwestern Libya, on Friday.A medical source, who asked not to be named due to fear of reprisal, told Anadolu Agency the victims were civilians

More coronavirus cases reported in Morocco, Lebanon
yenisafak.com | 2020-05-01
The health authorities in Morocco and Lebanon announced on Friday new coronavirus infections.In Morocco, the Ministry of Health said that the coronavirus death toll rose to 171 deaths after a new fatality.The ministry added that the country's total infections have reached 4,529 after 106 new cases were found over the last 24 hours.It said 71 more patients recovered over the past 24 hours, bringing the total recoveries to 1,055.In Lebanon, the Health Ministry said in its daily briefing on coronavirus updates that four new cases were reported, bringing the country's tally to 729.The ministry said the death toll sto…
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BRICS Members Ask for Removal of US Sanctions on Iran
Fars News | iranian.com | 2020-04-30
Members of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) stressed the need for Washington to lift sanctions that have impeded the targeted countries' efforts to fight against the coronavirus epidemic, including Iran. "Such restrictive measures violate international law, interfere with the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and cause significant damage to the …
iranian.com/2020/04/30/brics-members-ask-for-removal-of-us-sanctions-on-iran/

They Were Willing to Make the Ultimate Sacrifice for the U.S., but Trump Won't Let Them Become Americans
Scarlet Kim | aclu.org | 2020-04-24
Ange Samma, a 22-year-old green card holder from Burkina Faso, came to the United States seven years ago, when he was still a teenager. After studying electrical engineering at community college, he decided to enlist in the U.S. Army in 2018. He wanted to give back to his adopted country and also hoped joining the military would help him achieve his goal of becoming an electrical engineer. , , Ange currently serves on active duty as a soldier in South Korea. But despite serving this country on a U.S. military base in a foreign country, he still hasn't been able to obtain citizenship through his military servic…
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"Frightening Moment": On Earth Day, Kumi Naidoo on Africa's Twin Pandemics of Coronavirus & Hunger
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-04-22
Some 265 million people are expected to face acute hunger as the coronavirus crisis could trigger a second pandemic of hunger. The crisis is projected to disproportionately affect Africa, where there is already widespread hunger. This comes as the World Health Organization estimates the number of COVID-19 cases in Africa could rise to 10 million in the next three to six months. Ten African countries don't have a single ventilator. "This is an extremely terrifying and frightening moment for the people of Africa. … We were already facing a major food crisis

"Artificial Intelligence Plan" That Became "Coronavirus Plan" & "China Did It" Narrative Is WMDs 2.0
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2020-04-22
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (4/21/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …
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