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5th People’s Health Assembly Begins In Mar Del Plata

Saturday, 13 April 2024, 5:27 am | Globetrotter

Under the motto “Making ‘Health for All’ our path to ‘Buen Vivir,’” the activists have renewed their commitment to health justice, particularly during times of crisis. More >>

Activist Ola Bini Sentenced To One Year In Prison After Ecuadorian Court Overturns Acquittal

Saturday, 13 April 2024, 5:14 am | Globetrotter

The ruling by two out of three judges of the Provincial Court of Pichincha overturned the unanimous verdict issued by a trial court in Quito in January 2023, which had declared Bini innocent. More >>

Palestinian Prisoner Walid Daqqah Dies In Israeli Occupation Prison

Saturday, 13 April 2024, 4:59 am | Globetrotter

According to a statement released by Amnesty International, “Since [October 7, 2023], Walid Daqqah has been tortured, humiliated, denied family visits, and has faced further medical neglect. During this period, he was transferred to hospital ... More >>

The Unremarkable Death Of Migrants In The Sahara Desert

Sunday, 7 April 2024, 5:30 am | Globetrotter

More and more migrants have sought the Niger-Libya route after the fall of the Libyan state in 2011 and the crackdown on the Moroccan-Spanish border at Melilla and Ceuta. More >>

WHO Negotiations For Pandemic Treaty Extended Due To Disagreements

Friday, 5 April 2024, 8:36 am | Globetrotter

Members of the World Health Organization (WHO) failed to reach an agreement on the text of the Pandemic Treaty during the recently concluded ninth round of negotiations of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB). More >>

Argentine Diplomats Expelled From Colombia Following Explosive Comments By Milei

Friday, 5 April 2024, 8:34 am | Globetrotter

In response to his comments, wherein he called Colombia’s president Gustavo Petro a “terrorist assassin,” Colombia’s Foreign Ministry announced the expulsion of Argentina’s diplomats from their embassy in Bogotá, Colombia. More >>

Thailand Leads Southeast Asia: Parliament Approves Landmark Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Saturday, 30 March 2024, 7:17 pm | Globetrotter

Thailand’s lower house endorses historic same-sex marriage bill, paving the way for southeast Asia’s first marriage equality law amid evolving LGBTQ+ rights landscape. More >>

Sri Lanka: Govt-IMF Reach Agreement But Basic Question Remains

Thursday, 28 March 2024, 6:42 am | Globetrotter

Sri Lanka’s economic crisis has worsened due to IMF deals, causing social unrest, unemployment, poverty, and food insecurity, and posing significant challenges for its people. More >>

Transport Workers Unions In Africa Call For A Permanent Ceasefire In Gaza

Thursday, 21 March 2024, 5:50 am | Globetrotter

Unions in Africa affiliated with the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), representing 18.5 million transport workers and 740 unions worldwide, have called for an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Israel’s ongoing genocide in ... More >>

Real Estate Events To Sell Stolen Palestinian Land Met With Protests Internationally

Thursday, 21 March 2024, 5:49 am | Globetrotter

“The Great Israeli Real Estate Event” toured the United States and Canada, exhibiting property for sale on stolen Palestinian land. Each event has been met with mass protests by Palestine solidarity activists. The events featured the real estate company My ... More >>

Venezuela’s Election In The Crosshairs Of New U.S. Regime Change Scheme

Thursday, 21 March 2024, 5:47 am | Globetrotter

With the date for the next Venezuelan presidential election officially set for July 28, the Biden administration is gearing up for the biggest regime-change push in the South American country since the Guaidó coup attempt. U.S. officials have now ... More >>

Ansar Allah Announces Expansion Of Attacks On Israel-Bound Ships To All Of Indian Ocean

Thursday, 21 March 2024, 5:46 am | Globetrotter

Abdul Malik al-Houthi, leader of Yemen’s Ansar Allah, said on March 14 that his country’s armed forces will expand their attacks against ships moving to Israel from the Red Sea region to the whole of the Indian Ocean. Stating that attacks on ... More >>

Amrus Natalsya: The Last, Farewell And Thank You

Saturday, 3 February 2024, 7:14 pm | Globetrotter

Legendary Indonesian artist Amrus Natalsya passed away at the age of 90 on January 31, 2024, at 7:30 p.m. The artist, who came of age just as his country emerged from colonialism, leaves behind nearly seven decades of creative work. His work bore witness ... More >>

Vijay Prashad: Israel’s War On Palestine And The Global Upsurge Against It

Saturday, 13 January 2024, 9:44 pm | Globetrotter

Hundreds of millions of people across the world have been deeply moved by the atrocity of the Israeli war on Palestine. Millions have attended marches and protests, many of them participating in such demonstrations for the first time in their lives. Social ... More >>

Elections In Taiwan: Does The Island Choose Further Confrontation With China?

Monday, 8 January 2024, 7:46 pm | Globetrotter

On January 13, the residents of Taiwan, an island off the coast of China, will go to the polls to elect a new president and parliament. These elections attract more international attention than one might expect for a country with only 24 million ... More >>

The Problem of Refugee Camps in the Middle East and North Africa

Saturday, 6 January 2024, 5:50 pm | Globetrotter

In 2024, 12 percent of “forcibly displaced and stateless people” are expected to be from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, said the United Nations . This displacement will be caused due to war, humanitarian crises, and environmental ... More >>

Myanmar’s Instability Deepens As The World Watches Silently

Sunday, 10 December 2023, 4:59 pm | Globetrotter

Militant groups are increasingly threatening Myanmar’s military government. But other non-state actors, as well as China, are playing powerful roles in the divided country. Myanmar’s stability has eroded significantly since the 2021 military coup ... More >>

ExxonMobil Wants To Start A War In South America

Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 12:07 pm | Globetrotter

Vijay Prashad On December 3, 2023, a large number of registered voters in Venezuela voted in a referendum over the Essequibo region that is disputed with neighboring Guyana. Nearly all those who voted answered yes to the five questions. These questions ... More >>

Does Modern Science Already Allow Us To Manage The Weather?

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 9:56 am | Globetrotter

By John P. Ruehl As winter settles over New Delhi, cold air sinks, trapping pollution in the city. Smoke from seasonal fires stemming from farming practices in India’s north further reduces the city’s air quality, which typically ranks the worst in ... More >>

Comparing How The West And China Offer Loans To Developing Countries

Saturday, 18 November 2023, 2:42 pm | Globetrotter

Established Western economic institutions are facing a formidable challenge from Chinese newcomers, each side offering distinct and competitive lending strategies with far-reaching consequences for global infrastructure and development. By John ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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