Covid-19 Death Rate among African Americans and Latinos Rising Sharply

By Ed Pilkington The death rate in the US from Covid-19 among African Americans and Latinos is rising sharply, exacerbating the already staggering racial divide in the impact of the pandemic which has particularly devastated communities of color. New figures compiled by the Color of Coronavirus project shared with the Guardian show that both total …

BLF Condemns Terrorist Attack Against Venezuela

Flag of Venezuela Black First Land First (BLF) strongly condemns the attempted terrorist incursion on May 3 into Venezuela from Colombia. We further applaud the Bolivarian security forces for successfully disarticulating the United States (US) sponsored Columbian attack which included a plan to assassinate government officials, spread violence in the country, and remove the Maduro …

Venezuelan Military Foils Terrorist Infiltration from Colombia

Venezuelan Minister of Interior Nestor Reverol. | Photo: Screen Grab Ministry of Interior The Minister of Interior, Justice and Peace of Venezuela, Nestor Reverol, announced on Sunday the disarticulation of an incursion by a terrorist group into the country via sea. Reverol said the infiltration attempt came from a terrorist group trying to enter Venezuela …

Chinese school kids return to classroom with the help of ‘social distancing hats’ (PHOTOS)

Schoolchildren in Hangzhou wear ‘one meter hats’ in the classroom © Weibo Elementary schoolers in the Chinese megacity of Hangzhou have returned to school, sporting an unusual addition to their regular uniform: a winged cardboard hat reminding them to maintain distance from each other. The longest ever winter vacation for Hangzhou’s elementary students ended this …

US Blacks: Toll Hit by COVID-19 Grows as More Data Emerges

U.S. Black people are being disproportionately affected by coronavirus. | Photo: AFP On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its first breakdown of COVID-19 case data by race, showing that 30% of patients whose race was known were Black. As a clearer picture emerges of COVID-19’s decidedly deadly toll on Black people, …

China Denies the Coronavirus Came from One of Its Labs

Chinese scientists at the forefront for the search of a vaccine for the coronavirus. | Photo: EFE Authorities at a maximum-security laboratory in Wuhan, the city where the coronavirus outbreak emerged last December, rejected claims that they could be the source of the COVID-19 surge, following recent accusations by the President of the United States, …

What Governments Aren’t Telling You About COVID 19 – John Pilger

Image: RT By BO Staff Writer In this interview Going Underground speaks to renowned journalist and film-maker, John Pilger, about the coronavirus pandemic. Pilger “discusses the fact that the ##Conservative government was warned about shortages leaving the #NHS vulnerable in #pandemics 4 years ago, the damage privatisation has done to the National Health Service, budget …