Donald Trump
Dear Republicans, was your deal with Trump worth it?

The United States needs a reckoning for the dark deal the GOP has made with President Donald Trump in edging us so dangerously close to fascism

A new migrant caravan leaves from Honduras for the US

Over 3,000 Hondurans have embarked on a perilous journey to the US in the absence of a response from the far-right government of President Juan Orlando Hernández to the socio-economic crisis in the country

Citing famine, UN urges reversal of terrorist designation for Yemen’s Houthis; US refuses

Mark Lowcock of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs warned that recent labeling of Houthis as a terrorist organization by the US would likely trigger a “famine on a scale we have not seen in 40 years

Israel rushes to approve new illegal settlements before Trump leaves

Israel is rushing to approve new settlements ahead of Donald Trump relinquishing office. The move is also seen as an attempt by the Netanyahu government to win far-right support ahead of the elections

Israel steps up regional aggression, carries out air raids in Syria, violates Lebanese air space

According to the reports Israel’s attacks in Syria were aided by information provided by US intelligence agencies. Israel has also been carrying out low altitude flights across the Lebanese air space in the last few days prompting Lebanon to file a complaint in the UNSC

Donald Trump is impeached again

Donald Trump became the first US president to be impeached twice with the House of Representatives passing the motion by a 232-197 margin. The motion charges the president with “incitement of insurrection” over his role in the Capitol riot last week

US indigenous group files lawsuit to stop approval for planned copper mine

The Apache people in the state of Arizona have been fighting against a planned copper mine in Oak Flat by the controversial company Rio Tinto

How a lawbreaking international coalition failed to overthrow Venezuela’s government

On January 5, the Lima Group called for countries around the world to “disregard” Venezuela’s new elected Legislative Assembly. This is yet another instance of the Lima Group’s diplomatic war which is in violation of UN and OAS charters

The Trump administration’s parting outrage against Cuba

Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores criticize the decision of the Trump administration to include Cuba on the list of countries that “sponsor terrorism”

Palestinians oppose announcement of fresh illegal Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, faced with elections in March and prospects of a less friendly Biden administration, announced expedited construction of 800 new illegal Jewish homes inside the West Bank

US designates Cuba as a “sponsor of terrorism”

Cuba’s foreign minister Bruno Rodríguez Padilla criticized the move and called it hypocritical and cynical

Impeachment motion against Trump tabled in US Congress

The impeachment motion will be the second presented in the four years since Trump has been in office. If successful, it can lead him to being barred from elections in the future

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