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Tenth North American Leaders’ Summit concludes in Mexico

At the end of the summit, Mexican President AMLO, US President Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau vowed to deepen regional integration and boost cooperation

Peruvian Congress approves bill to advance general elections as anti-coup protests intensify

According to Peru’s National Human Rights Coordinator, in the past 15 days of anti-coup protests, 27 protesters have died as a result of violent repression by security forces

Venezuelan government and opposition sectors sign a new partial agreement

The head of the government delegation, Jorge Rodríguez, reported that the agreement creates a mechanism aimed at recovering Venezuelan resources blocked abroad and using the same to address vital social needs of the people

International solidarity pours in as Cuba copes with major fire at oil facility

Three oil storage tanks at the Matanzas Supertanker Base have collapsed after a fire broke out at the site on August 5. Thousands have been evacuated as emergency efforts continue with critical on-ground help from Mexico and Venezuela.

Migrants death US Death toll of migrant tragedy in Texas reaches 53

President Joe Biden’s immigration policies, which are largely the same as those of former President Donald Trump, have been pushing people to take increasingly dangerous routes to reach the US

Migrant delivery workers strike for fair pay and conditions in Dubai and other stories

Today we look at a strike by food delivery workers in Dubai, the conviction and sentencing of an Indigenous land defender in Canada, and more

Report finds 193 million people faced acute food insecurity in 2021 and other stories

Today we look at the UN’s report on rising acute food insecurity, mass displacement amid violence and massacres in Darfur, and more

Oxfam: COVID-19, inequality, rising food prices driving severe poverty and other stories

Today we look at an Oxfam report on global extreme poverty rates, rising deaths among unhoused people across the US, and more

Millions across India protest Modi government’s anti-worker policies and other stories

Today we look at the landmark 2-day general strike by Indian workers; a 2nd failed vacancy motion against Peru’s President Castillo, and more

Maduro announces reactivation of dialogue with the opposition after meeting with US government

The dialogue process between the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition had been suspended since October 2021. Meanwhile, the diplomatic relations between Venezuela and the US had been suspended since January 2019

British journalist speaks out on detention en route to cover the elections in Nicaragua

The three day detention of Steve Sweeney, the only journalist from Britain’s media who was due to cover Nicaragua’s election, is part of the multi-pronged campaign to subvert the country’s self-determination

Mexico’s Supreme Court ratifies order to halt cultivation of GMO corn and other stories

Today we look at a ruling by Mexico’s Supreme Court upholding a ban on GMO corn, ongoing violence against protestors in Swaziland, and more