2018-10-18: News Headlines

teleSUR (2018-10-18). 'Death Before Honduras,' Migrants Move Through Guatemala. telesurtv.net Thousands of impoverished Hondurans travel by foot in the Migrant Walk now in southern Guatemala, despite Honduran president's plea for them to return.

wsws (2018-10-18). US, Mexican and Guatemalan governments harass caravan of Honduran refugees. wsws.org Thousands of refugees are fleeing rampant violence and poverty imposed by the economic plundering and political meddling of US imperialism.

wsws (2018-10-18). After police raids on LFI, French courts and media denounce Mélenchon. wsws.org The official reaction to the police raids on Mélenchon's LFI movement shows that a police state exists and is rapidly consolidating itself in France.

wsws (2018-10-18). Refugee who fled Chile's dictatorship denounces police raids against Unsubmissive France. wsws.org We spoke with Myriam, a Chilean refugee, about the police raids on the offices of Jean-Luc Melenchon's Unsubmissive France.

wsws (2018-10-17). Amnesty International: Immigrants separated from family members for alleged "fraud" wsws.org Amnesty International reveals thousands of children have been separated from relatives for supposed fraud and defines separation as a form of torture under US and international law.

Democracy Now! (2018-10-16). Headlines for October 16, 2018. democracynow.org Saudi Officials to Offer New Narrative on Khashoggi Disappearance, Trump Floats "Rogue Killers" Narrative of Khashoggi Disappearance, President Trump Tours Areas Ravaged by Hurricane Michael, Florida Evacuates 4,000 from Hurricane-Damaged Prisons, Georgia County Rejects Nearly 1 in 10 Mail-In Ballots, BuzzFeed: UAE Used U.S. Mercenaries to Kill Yemeni Politicians, Syrian Rebels Refuse to Surrender Idlib Buffer Zone, Burmese Military Led Social Media Hate Campaign Against Rohingya, Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills 2nd Captive Aid Worker, Honduran Caravan of 1,600 Migrants Makes Way to U.S. Border, France: Worst Storm in…

Muhammad Othman (2018-10-16). Khashoggi and Demetracopoulos. counterpunch.org In the early seventies, Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger were torn to distraction by a Greek refugee journalist living in the U.S. named Elias Demetracopoulos. He had been definitively documenting — on an ongoing basis — the ties they had with the corrupt junta ruling the cradle of democracy in unprecedented authoritarian fashion. No matter More

Shared by Richard D. Wolff (2018-10-16). Economic Update: The Immigration Issue and Capitalism. therealnews.com This week: Updates on UK's Liberal Democrats advocating serious reduction of wealth and income inequality; Sears CEO blames pensions for Sears' problems; JP Morgan predicts next financial collapse in 2020; failure to deal with opioid crisis; G-20 meeting in Argentina evades real issues; Europeans clash with U.S. over trade with Iran; and a trivial SEC…

Binoy Kampmark (2018-10-15). Evacuating Nauru: Médecins Sans Frontières and Australia's Refugee Dilemma. counterpunch.org It is an organisation not without its problems. Conceived in the heat of idealism, and promoted as the vanguard of medical rescue and human rights advocacy, Médecins Sans Frontières has had its faults. Its co-founder Bernard Kouchner went a bit awry when he turned such advocacy into full blown interventionism. As Nicolas Sarkozy's foreign minister, More

Sheldon Richman (2018-10-15). Trump's Middle East Delusions Persist. counterpunch.org Trump has already claimed to have resolved the refugee and Jerusalem issues simply through unilateral moves, moves that pleased the Israelis and pissed off the Palestinians, who are expected to relinquish any right of return for the dispossessed and to give up any hope for an East Jerusalem capital of any future state. And Team Trump has cut all aid to the Palestinians, refugees or not, intending to redirect the money elsewhere (but not to the taxpayers) — unless they play ball. More

Democracy Now! (2018-10-15). Trump Admin Hints It May Resume Family Separation at Border; ACLU Says "Public Outcry Is Critical" democracynow.org The Trump administration is reportedly considering plans to resume its policy of forcibly separating migrant children from their families along the U.S.-Mexico border, even as the full number of people torn apart the last time it carried out the widely condemned practice remains unclear. A new report by Amnesty International suggests immigration officials separated some 6,000 families between April and August, a far higher number of children and parents torn apart than previously thought. Trump administration officials are now considering plans to detain asylum-seeking families together for up to 20 days and then…

Democracy Now! (2018-10-12). Headlines for October 12, 2018. democracynow.org Hurricane Michael Flattens Florida Towns as It Rips Through Southeast, Turkish Gov't Says It Has Video Evidence of Khashoggi's Murder at Saudi Consulate, President Trump Rejects Calls to Cut Off Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia, Report: Trump Administration Separated 6,000 Families in 4 Months, AP: U.S. Army Discharged 500 Immigrant Recruits, Kanye West Praises Trump During 10-Minute Oval Office Tirade, Pop Star Taylor Swift Tells Fans to Vote in Midterms, Washington Archbishop Resigns Amid Growing Church Sex Abuse Crisis, Syrian Rebels Withdrawing Heavy Weapons from Idlib Under Turkey-Russia Deal, HRW: Egyptian-Americ…

splcenter (2018-10-12). Weekend Read: For immigrant survivors of sexual assault, support is off the books. splcenter.org President Trump has now appointed two men to the Supreme Court. During an oral argument this week, one of them, Justice Neil Gorsuch, seemed concerned about the expansive use of government power to detain immigrants.

Democracy Now! (2018-10-11). Headlines for October 11, 2018. democracynow.org Category 4 Hurricane Michael Slams Florida & Georgia on Way to Carolinas, Floods Kill At Least 10 in Mallorca, Spain, Indonesia: Tsunami Death Toll Tops 2,000 as New Quake Rocks East Java, Bali, U.N. Report: Extreme Weather Cost $2.9 Trillion over Last 2 Decades, WaPo: Saudi Prince Ordered Operation to Lure Khashoggi to Saudi Arabia, Brazil: Protesters Take to Streets to Denounce Right-Wing Candidate Jair Bolsonaro, WSJ Endorses Far-Right Brazilian Presidential Candidate Bolsonaro, Shipwreck Kills 8 Refugees Off Turkish Coast, 25 Still Missing, Moroccan Navy Shoots at Migrant Boat, Injuring Teenage Boy, Burma: 3…

Democracy Now! (2018-10-11). Owner of Limo Involved in Deadly NY Crash Spent Years as FBI Informant Entrapping Muslim Men. democracynow.org When a limousine crashed in upstate New York this weekend, killing 20 people, investigators quickly uncovered a series of shoddy practices by the limo company that owned the vehicle, including a record of repeated safety violations. The limousine that crashed in Schoharie, New York, in the deadliest U.S. transportation disaster since 2009 had failed an inspection last month and was not licensed to be on the road. Now it's been revealed that the owner of Prestige Limousine Chauffeur Service is a Pakistani immigrant named Shahed Hussain, an FBI informant with a long history of entrapping Muslim men on behalf of the…

Paul Dobson (2018-10-08). Venezuela Creates New Migratory Police Force as UN Visits Border. venezuelanalysis.com Caracas also introduced 5,000,000 percent price hikes for passport fees, which will be payable in Petros as of November.

Michael Garcia Bochenek (2018-10-03). The U.S. Detention of Children Is Only Getting Worse. progressive.org No longer forcibly separating families at the border, the Trump Administration has merely changed the way children are harmed.

James Goodman (2018-10-02). Losing Legal Protections, Immigrants Facing Deportation Share Their Stories. progressive.org Many migrants with Temporary Protected Status have called the U.S. home for over a decade. Some have joined a twelve-week, cross-country "Journey for Justice" tour to let people know why they want to stay.

TeleSur English (2018-09-26). Maduro Grants Citizenship to 8,381 Migrants in Venezuela. venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced on Tuesday the government is naturalizing over eight thousand immigrants as citizens.

TEV (2018-09-17). Zapatero, Mujica Slam US-backed Sanctions on Venezuela. venezuelanalysis.com Zapatero explained the increase in citizen migration is due to the United States economic sanctions.

2018-10-18: Social Media Postees

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'Death Before Honduras,' Migrants Move Through Guatemala
teleSUR | telesurtv.net | 2018-10-18
Thousands of impoverished Hondurans travel by foot in the Migrant Walk now in southern Guatemala, despite Honduran president's plea for them to return.
www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Death-Bef…

After police raids on LFI, French courts and media denounce Mélenchon
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-10-18
The official reaction to the police raids on Mélenchon's LFI movement shows that a police state exists and is rapidly consolidating itself in France.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/10/18/mele…

Refugee who fled Chile's dictatorship denounces police raids against Unsubmissive France
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-10-18
We spoke with Myriam, a Chilean refugee, about the police raids on the offices of Jean-Luc Melenchon's Unsubmissive France.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/10/18/inte…

US, Mexican and Guatemalan governments harass caravan of Honduran refugees
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-10-18
Thousands of refugees are fleeing rampant violence and poverty imposed by the economic plundering and political meddling of US imperialism.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/10/18/hond…

Amnesty International: Immigrants separated from family members for alleged "fraud"
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-10-17
Amnesty International reveals thousands of children have been separated from relatives for supposed fraud and defines separation as a form of torture under US and international law.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/10/17/sepa…

Khashoggi and Demetracopoulos
Muhammad Othman | counterpunch.org | 2018-10-16
In the early seventies, Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger were torn to distraction by a Greek refugee journalist living in the U.S. named Elias Demetracopoulos. He had been definitively documenting — on an ongoing basis — the ties they had with the corrupt junta ruling the cradle of democracy in unprecedented authoritarian fashion. No matter…
counterpunch.org/2018/10/16/khashoggi-an…

Economic Update: The Immigration Issue and Capitalism
Shared by Richard D. Wolff | therealnews.com | 2018-10-16
This week: Updates on UK's Liberal Democrats advocating serious reduction of wealth and income inequality; Sears CEO blames pensions for Sears' problems; JP Morgan predicts next financial collapse in 2020; failure to deal with opioid crisis; G-20 meeting in Argentina evades real issues; Europeans clash with U.S. over trade with Iran; and a trivial SEC… | The post Economic Update: The Immigration Issue and Ca…
therealnews.com/stories/economic-update-…

Evacuating Nauru: Médecins Sans Frontières and Australia's Refugee Dilemma
Binoy Kampmark | counterpunch.org | 2018-10-15
It is an organisation not without its problems. Conceived in the heat of idealism, and promoted as the vanguard of medical rescue and human rights advocacy, Médecins Sans Frontières has had its faults. Its co-founder Bernard Kouchner went a bit awry when he turned such advocacy into full blown interventionism. As Nicolas Sarkozy's foreign minister,…
counterpunch.org/2018/10/15/evacuating-n…

Trump Admin Hints It May Resume Family Separation at Border; ACLU Says "Public Outcry Is Critical"
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-10-15
The Trump administration is reportedly considering plans to resume its policy of forcibly separating migrant children from their families along the U.S.-Mexico border, even as the full number of people torn apart the last time it carried out the widely condemned practice remains unclear. A new report by Amnesty International suggests immigration officials separated some 6,000 families between April and August, a far higher number of children and parents torn apart than previously thought. Trump administration officials are now considering plans to detain asylum-seeking families together for up to 20 days and then…
www.democracynow.org/2018/10/15/trump_ad…

Trump's Middle East Delusions Persist
Sheldon Richman | counterpunch.org | 2018-10-15
Trump has already claimed to have resolved the refugee and Jerusalem issues simply through unilateral moves, moves that pleased the Israelis and pissed off the Palestinians, who are expected to relinquish any right of return for the dispossessed and to give up any hope for an East Jerusalem capital of any future state. And Team Trump has cut all aid to the Palestinians, refugees or not, intending to redirect the money elsewhere (but not to the taxpayers) — unless they play ball.
counterpunch.org/2018/10/15/trumps-middl…

Weekend Read: For immigrant survivors of sexual assault, support is off the books
splcenter | splcenter.org | 2018-10-12
President Trump has now appointed two men to the Supreme Court. During an oral argument this week, one of them, Justice Neil Gorsuch, seemed concerned about the expansive use of government power to detain immigrants.
splcenter.org/news/2018/10/12/weekend-re…

Owner of Limo Involved in Deadly NY Crash Spent Years as FBI Informant Entrapping Muslim Men
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-10-11
When a limousine crashed in upstate New York this weekend, killing 20 people, investigators quickly uncovered a series of shoddy practices by the limo company that owned the vehicle, including a record of repeated safety violations. The limousine that crashed in Schoharie, New York, in the deadliest U.S. transportation disaster since 2009 had failed an inspection last month and was not licensed to be on the road. Now it's been revealed that the owner of Prestige Limousine Chauffeur Service is a Pakistani immigrant named Shahed Hussain, an FBI informant with a long history of entrapping Muslim men on behalf of the…
www.democracynow.org/2018/10/11/owner_of…

Venezuela Creates New Migratory Police Force as UN Visits Border
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2018-10-08
Caracas also introduced 5,000,000 percent price hikes for passport fees, which will be payable in Petros as of November.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14087

The U.S. Detention of Children Is Only Getting Worse
Michael Garcia Bochenek | progressive.org | 2018-10-03
No longer forcibly separating families at the border, the Trump Administration has merely changed the way children are harmed.
progressive.org/dispatches/the-u-s-deten…

Losing Legal Protections, Immigrants Facing Deportation Share Their Stories
James Goodman | progressive.org | 2018-10-02
Many migrants with Temporary Protected Status have called the U.S. home for over a decade. Some have joined a twelve-week, cross-country "Journey for Justice" tour to let people know why they want to stay.
progressive.org/dispatches/losing-legal-…

Maduro Grants Citizenship to 8,381 Migrants in Venezuela
TeleSur English | venezuelanalysis.com | 2018-09-26
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced on Tuesday the government is naturalizing over eight thousand immigrants as citizens.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14069

Zapatero, Mujica Slam US-backed Sanctions on Venezuela
TEV | venezuelanalysis.com | 2018-09-17
Zapatero explained the increase in citizen migration is due to the United States economic sanctions.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14055