‘All wars MUST END’: Trump’s new acting defense secretary signals withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan

Christopher Miller is shown at a US Senate hearing in September. © Reuters / Joshua Roberts Acting US Defense Secretary Christopher Miller is apparently preparing to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, saying the conflict “isn’t over,” but adding that “all wars must end.” “This is the critical phase in which we transition our efforts from a …

Evo Morales: Lithium Was the Reason for the Coup in Bolivia

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales spoke about his government’s project to industrialize the nation’s lithium reserves during a press conference in Uyuni. Morales underlined that this initiative was suspended during the 11 months of the de facto government of Jeanine Áñez; nevertheless, he has indicated that newly elected president, Luis Arce, will now take it …

Arce promises to rebuild Bolivia after assuming the Presidency

In his first speech as president, Arce criticized the management of the de facto government, which destroyed Bolivia’s economy. The new president of Bolivia also promised to rebuild the South American country, after the de facto government during a year of administration destroyed the economy and its democracy. “In one year, all the conquests of …

FAO: COVID-19 Would Affect Food Markets

Farmworkers in a crop field in Cambodia. June, 2020. | Photo: Twitter/@KhmerTimes Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Thursday said COVID-19 would impact the food markets due to the pandemic influence on worldwide on production lines. “The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have been felt – at varying degrees – across all food sectors assessed by …

Iran Urges UN to Prevent the US From Extending Sanctions

President Hassan Rohani, Iran, 2020. | Photo: Twitter/ @jobcamaguan Iran’s President Hassan Rohani Wednesday urged members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to curb U.S. attempts to extend sanctions against his country. Next October, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a 2015 nuclear deal popularly known as “The Arms Embargo”, will be lifted …

Pope Francis Calls Peace and Reconciliation in United States

George Floyd’s protest in Parliament Square, London, UK. June 3, 2020. | Photo: Twitter/@Kokomothegreat George Floyd’s protest in Parliament Square, London, UK. June 3, 2020. | Photo: Twitter/@Kokomothegreat Pope Francis Wednesday called for peace and reconciliation among the people of the United States, following eight straight nights of wide-scale protess. UN Requires Governments to Help …

U.S Military Threat Against Iranian Tankers: An Act of International Piracy That Can Escalate into a War

Executive Committee of the U.S. Peace Council May 23, 2020 Iran’s daring decision to dispatch five oil tankers carrying the much-needed fuel for the struggling people of Venezuela is a definitive challenge to U.S. government’s illegal policy of unilateral economic sanctions and its naval blockade of Venezuela. Iran’s action has created a decisive test of …

US Hands Off Iranian Tankers

Iranian Oil Tanker Black First Land First (BLF) applauds Iran’s courageous decision to send five oil tankers with fuel to the revolutionary government of Venezuela in direct defiance of the US economic and naval blockade of Venezuela. We further laud the resistance of Venezuela to the US sanctions imposed on it. This encourages, which BLF …