Progressive movements warn of right-wing coup against Pedro Castillo and other stories

Today we look at ALBA Movements’ statement on the coup attempts in Peru, fuel and medical shortages in Lebanon as the government cuts subsidies, and more

August 24, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at the warning issued by the ALBA Movimientos regarding a right-wing led coup against Peru’s left-wing President Pedro Castillo; the situation in Lebanon as the government cuts down fuel subsidies amid widespread shortages; the political scenario in Tunisia as President Kais Saied suspends parliament “until further notice”; the ongoing countrywide strike for a fair contract by workers of the Nabisco food company in the US; and the ZyCoV-D COVID-19 vaccine recently approved by the Indian government.