Latin American and Caribbean leaders convene Escazú accord meeting and other stories

Today we look at the first meeting of the Escazu environmental agreement in Chile, renewed Israeli air attacks on besieged Gaza, and more

April 21, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at the first Conference of Parties to the Escazú Environmental Agreement held by countries in the Latin America and Caribbean region; renewed Israeli air attacks on the besieged Gaza Strip as occupation forces continue to attack Palestinians in Occupied East Jerusalem; the escalation of police targeting and harassment of Indigenous Wet’suwet’en activists resisting the Coastal GasLink pipeline in Canada; and the landslide victory of José Ramos-Horta in the second round of the presidential elections in East Timor.