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"ds canal" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Briefing

Monocle 24: The Briefing

04:43 min | 2 months ago

"ds canal" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Briefing

"Lucinda elliott listened. Good morning and welcome back to the show get morning we've been covering the anti-government protests in cuba of course but those have spread across the region now with demonstrations being held in solidarity. I understand including where you are in montevideo. Yes people have been very shocked by the images of police brutality on the cuban streets you know this is a region with major issues when it comes to police violence that we've seen only recently again in colombia during the demonstrations they're back in twenty nineteen and chilly but happened to this point. The island of cuba was sort of a well kept secret. People were aware that they were effectively. Living in a police state. But now you'll seeing it only end but what's up message and in video footage on your nightly news show And generally the media outside cuba and those who are from the cuban diaspora support the demonstrators and have heavily criticized the role of authorities. Last sunday's march. I think it's also important to say that those who have left the island a not necessarily strong supporters of the castro regime. So here in uruguay. Where i am. There is quite a sizable cuban community and vocal. One who spoke canal against ds. Canal the president. What about in brazil do events in cuba and these demonstrations perhaps strengthened. Bolsa narrows anticommunist and socialist position. Of course he has been very hard on that side of the political spectrum. We can say. I mean to a certain extent i mean both non who has actually been roll. The busy this week he was he was admitted to a hospital in some paolo with reportedly severe hiccups and hattab procedure This listeners might recall comes after the brazilian present suffered from from near fatal stab wounds ahead of the two thousand eighteen election. And he's been sort of getting treatment in going into all sorts of smaller surgeries and percents He is in the all clear now on cuba. Yes i mean it does play quite well into this idea that the extreme left in latin america a sort of a bunch of pop tyrants you won't absolute power and should be pushed out by the people people like him so we'll have to see what he says in coming weeks now that he's recovered if we look back at cuba with the demonstrations do have any indication on how the taika turn or if we expect to see more demonstrations that are going forward. Well is we sort of covered before on the show. One clear example that we have in latin america what happens when a population speaks out against the regime like this is in venezuela in for years people in caracas have repeatedly demonstrated against a pseudo socialist police state one that is actually model. They say on cuba a state that controls almost every aspect of day to day. Life and there has been very little change in venezuela. In fact it's only got worse so while sunday's protests will go down and keep in history whether continued street demonstrations will make the slightest bit of difference in terms of how the island is rotten. Doesn't look promising when you consider venezuela nicaragua on the one hand you do have those within cuba's high ranks that support reform that support economic reform. That would serve to ease some of the problems in complaints. People have but will that be enough. We'll they actually use president canal. I castrate to lead as a sort of scapegoat saying that he's failed and then actually cracking down harder in coming years with no reforms. I'm with not much hope of any change. And just lastly. Let's have a look at uruguay where you are. I understand the covert. Nineteen situation is improving at least a little bit there. Yeah been a dramatic reduction in cases and deaths to the virus back down to levels law scene at the start of this year. Uruguay have been doing particularly well. In twenty twenty but for scale the death toll in recent days has been about five between five and seven down from sixty five in may and the cases and now in the hundreds not the thousands. And that's all been attributed to the vaccine with more than half of people who have two jobs delta has actually been detected here this weekend though When a group who traveled abroad returned they voted in isolation. Say let's just hope that they stick to that. But i think it's a real relief to the health system here and uncertainty. They really encouraging people to get a job once who remain. Listen to thank you so much for this. That was monaco's latin. America correspondent lucinda elliott's. You're with the brief in a monocle. Twenty four It's.

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"ds canal" Discussed on The Michael Knowles Show

The Michael Knowles Show

02:46 min | 2 months ago

"ds canal" Discussed on The Michael Knowles Show

"How did you hear about us box. So that they know that we sent you an auto dot com. Thank me later the riots. They're not really. I guess you would have. We're so used to hearing protests. Riots rather be called protests and protests. Riots that it's easy to conflict the two but what's going on in the streets of havana. Right now is really much more of a protest. The cuban citizens who are standing up against their communist dictatorship or not committing acts of terrorism burning down private property like we saw in the united states but to the applause of the mainstream liberal elite in the united states. We are seeing is cuban citizens. Finally after sixty years of communist oppression demanding an end to that tyranny. And what's happening in the united states. Is that our own ruling elite or covering up for the communist regime so there was a twitter trend yesterday about what's going on in cuba. Here's what the tritter. Twitter set protests take place across cuba as the country faces shortages of covid nineteen vaccines and basic necessities. So what they're saying is they're redefining the reality of what's going on and they're saying these protests there actually about how they don't have enough vaccines for the wu flu. That's it's not about freedom. It's not about the tyranny. Ruled the island for sixty years. It's not about the fact that the castros are finally dead. So maybe there's a chance to reopen the country a little bit. no no. it's about the chop fluey. That's what it's about. It's about the though covid right. Here's what they described. Thousands of cubans took to the streets in havana and in other cities to demand vaccines and food. On sunday. as the country faces a period of economic crisis brought on by global covid nineteen pandemic now brought on by communism run by the cough that came from china. People criticised president. Miguel diaz a canal saying down with dictatorship according to the miami herald in a speech addressing the country. Ds canal. Blame the united states for the rest. According to reuters. This is an amazing fact sandwich right so at the top you have a lie which is that. The protests are about covid. Then at the bottom you have the lie. That's being repeated from the current. Cuban dictator saying that the united states is responsible for the protest and then in the in the sort of in the middle. You get a little bit almost a fact. Which is people saying the dictatorship sandwiched in between these lies. The protests that are going on right now are not about covid. They are about freedom from communist tyranny at twitter doesn't want to admit it but even jen psaki over at the white house had to admit this is about freedom cuba.

"ds canal" Discussed on The Michael Knowles Show

The Michael Knowles Show

02:46 min | 2 months ago

"ds canal" Discussed on The Michael Knowles Show

"How did you hear about us box. So that they know that we sent you an auto dot com. Thank me later the riots. They're not really. I guess you would have. We're so used to hearing protests. Riots rather be called protests and protests. Riots that it's easy to conflict the two but what's going on in the streets of havana. Right now is really much more of a protest. The cuban citizens who are standing up against their communist dictatorship or not committing acts of terrorism burning down private property like we saw in the united states but to the applause of the mainstream liberal elite in the united states. We are seeing is cuban citizens. Finally after sixty years of communist oppression demanding an end to that tyranny. And what's happening in the united states. Is that our own ruling elite or covering up for the communist regime so there was a twitter trend yesterday about what's going on in cuba. Here's what the tritter. Twitter trend set protests take place across cuba as the country faces shortages of covid nineteen vaccines and basic necessities. So what they're saying is they're redefining the reality of what's going on and they're saying these protests there actually about how they don't have enough vaccines for the wu flu. That's it's not about freedom. It's not about the tyranny. Ruled the island for sixty years. It's not about the fact that the castros are finally dead. So maybe there's a chance to reopen the country a little bit. no no. it's about the chop fluey. That's what it's about. It's about the though covid right. Here's what they described. Thousands of cubans took to the streets in havana and in other cities to demand vaccines and food. On sunday. as the country faces a period of economic crisis brought on by global covid nineteen pandemic now brought on by communism run by the cough that came from china. People criticised president. Miguel diaz a canal saying down with dictatorship according to the miami herald in a speech addressing the country. Ds canal. Blame the united states for the rest. According to reuters. This is an amazing fact sandwich right so at the top you have a lie which is that. The protests are about covid. Then at the bottom you have the lie. That's being repeated from the current. Cuban dictator saying that the united states is responsible for the protest and then in the in the sort of in the middle. You get a little bit almost a fact. Which is people saying with a dictatorship sandwiched in between these lies. The protests that are going on right now are not about covid. They are about freedom from communist tyranny at twitter. Doesn't want to admit it. But even jen psaki over at the white house had to admit this is about freedom cuba.

"ds canal" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist

Monocle 24: The Globalist

05:43 min | 5 months ago

"ds canal" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist

"Former minneapolis. Police officer kneeling on a dying. George floyd's neck jovan has pleaded not guilty to second degree unintentional murder. Third degree depraved. Mind murder and second degree manslaughter. And finally miguel diaz kano has been named first secretary of the cuban communist party the pcc the most powerful role on the island though widely expected ds canal will be the first person without the name castro to run cuba since the nineteen fifty nine revolution. This is the globalist. Stay tuned on sunday. A fire broke out in capetown quickly. Engulfing the university of cape town's historic library. The fire raged along table mountain forcing the evacuation of local residents as well as four thousand students from the university. Joining me from cape town is the south african journalists. Marvin charles a marvin. Welcome to monocle. Twenty four we understand that. This fire is now under control. Is that correct. Good morning gene. While the fire ease largely contained years but firefighters are still working around the clock and they on high alert for possible flee ups at the moment of around cape town. You can see you could your you know helicopters flying it on specific on zona bloom The theater who eighty as well and they are largely to to prevent possible flee apps because most of the soil is quite you know under under fire still basically. Can you tell us the sequence of events the the fiber cows on sunday morning is the fire broke out at sunday morning and and do quite rapidly to newlands forest and then from the on it it started coming closer to the university of cape cod and the university of cape town's management. Had to a you know. Think very quickly about the residents student residents who are staying the and they managed to evacuate so far about four thousand students out of the university. One dollars staying at various emphasis on the city. Well now let's talk about the library because that contains one of the most important collections of afrikaner a literature. Was that all lost. We've seen horrific pictures of it. Your so basically. All of the historical connections have been lost completely. And what people need to remember is that this is not only books. It's it's basically you know. Newspaper archives over generations. You know the historical coleman della newspaper as been stored. The vets beating golfed by the flames. And it was off historical value to april one and to the public as well. And i mean they were rolling fire doors. Was that a failure systems. Excuse me was there. A failure of systems within the building to protect that important collection. Well it does seem that. There was no preventative missions. Put in place by in the sandbox controls. Most of the mountains older university to stop the in time but that you know we'll beat for sandbox in the university to answer if they have any safety plans put in place for waiting either. The students come back to campus. And what can sandbox has to partake you know. Indigenous plants going forward and the animals in the in the mountains. Ted table mountain goes is prone to seasonal bushfires. Why was this so much worse. This was worse because it was exacerbated by the view wins and we what we thought was under control on sunday evening grew quite aptly throughout the night and that was because of the strong weans a. Through most of the the the week long we we've seen a lot of dry and sunny weather in capetown and usually the supposed to be the of the fire season but that didn't happen because of the strong winds. That was engulfing all these all these flames. What makes us via so significant. Is the historical damage to buildings and architecture collections as well and also not to the university of cape town. We we've heard last night that a minister s Down as being destroyed in this fire as well. So it's quite significant damage. This fire has caused And finally what about the government's response has that been adequate. Are people being looked. After the government response being excellent so far because it's a coordinated response between the city of cape cod municipality and provincial government which is controlled by premier alain windy and they have all managed to coordinate response by evacuating residents in time offering shelter to fully temporarily. And also you know taking care of the firefighters as well you sit asked me most of my day with the premier and the mayor of cape town doing site inspections and the main message that came out of the was the we all video. That was no nobody hurt in in this fine except for the two five minute was severely injured. Marvan thank you very much indeed. That's marvin and.

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"ds canal" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

04:41 min | 5 months ago

"ds canal" Discussed on KCRW

"The Derrick trial. A Derek Sheldon trial live from NPR news. I'm Janine Herbst. D C medical examiner's office as the Capitol police officer who died one day after being assaulted by pro Trump supporters in the violent rights at the Capitol on January six, died from natural causes. The report found that Officer Brian Sick Nick, who engaged with the rioters was sprayed was a chemical substance outside the building and died after suffering strokes. Two men are charged with attacking him with Hairspray, but they're not charged in his death. The FBI has opened a homicide investigation. Around the country. Security is tight as the jury in the case of former Minneapolis police officer Derrick Show Vin debates his fate. He's charged in the death of George Floyd, Minnesota's governor has declared a state of emergency and seven counties surrounding Minneapolis. The National Guard is on duty around the twin cities and also in cities around the country. He was president has been appointed to lead the country's all powerful Communist Party taking over the helm from Raul Castro, who stepped down as NPR's Carrie Kahn reports for the first time in more than six decades. A Castro is not in control of Cuba's top posts. In the highly anticipated move, President Miguel Ds Connell was appointed the head Cuba's Communist Party. The announcement was made at the party's Congress are highly scripted meeting of party faithful, which occurs every five years. DS Canal, who turned 61 Tuesday will oversee a generational change at the top of Cuba, Soviet style economy and politics. While Castro officially leaves the party's Politburo, his former son in law was elevated to the powerful policy making in our ranks. Making it unclear how hands off the 89 year old revolutionary leader will be despite Cuba suffering its worst economic downturn and decades and an unprecedented increase in public protests. No immediate changes are expected under DS. Can L Carrie Kahn NPR news This is NPR news, and this is KCRW news. I'm Larry Parole. Here's what's happening at 4 32 well. Southern California faith leaders gathered in Grant Park today to call for unity ahead of the verdict in Derek showman's murder trial. Jurors now delivering the minute Minneapolis police officers fate and the court is otherwise in recess. The former Minneapolis police officer accused of killing George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for the death last year sparked a nationwide protest movement over police brutality and racial injustice. Here's pastor Shep Crawford of Experience Christian Ministries the day of the verdict. The day that you hear that there is a verdict. We plan on meeting right here. Pastor Charles Johnson of Cochran Avenue Baptist Church says the gathering won't be just preventing. They'll be looking towards the future too. We're really here fighting for the soul of this city. We recognize the fact that Los Angeles does not have a good track record, but we're believing with this l. A future rally that the future L. A Future is better than the past. While last year's protests were overwhelmingly peaceful, the leaders are discouraging any quote, harsh reactions, We'll fire crews have been able to stop the forward progress on these so called Chico Fire, However, evacuation orders remain in place during the gavel on hills area of Riverside County. About two dozen homes are affected by the fire, which has now grown to about 20 acres. The area was already under elevated fire danger today with a mix of high temperatures, low humidity and gusty winds, Aircraft, dozers and hand crews have been sent to the area. One firefighter has been hurt, but his injuries are not considered to be life threatening. Generation Z isn't that into watching TV and movies. That's one of the takeaways from a new survey by the consulting firm Deloitte, and it could spell some bad news for Hollywood. This KCRW's Terry Glaser explains for members of Jen's E were talking 14 to 24 year olds. Your favorite form of entertainment is playing video games followed by listening to music serving the Internet and hanging out on social media, and often they're doing it all at once on, Lee 10% said, Watching a flick or TV show at home was their favorite way to chill out or be entertained. Movies and television shows remain the number one choice for every other age group, although they're more popular with boomers than Gen Xers and Millennials. Now, If you're thinking tastes change, researchers say they may not. Previous generations like Millennials have taken their entertainment likes and dislikes into adulthood and his KCRW's jury. Glaser reporting in the Minnesota Twins. I've been hunkered down in their hotel in L, a hoping covert test results allow them to leave town. Two games of the L. A Angels were canceled over the weekend because of several positive covert tests on the twins. The results came in Thursday after the team arrived in so Cal, the Twins scheduled games Against the A's and opened this evening.

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"ds canal" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM

WCBM 680 AM

01:33 min | 5 months ago

"ds canal" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM

"55 2085 The calendar, says spring, But New England residents who are thinking winter was over. We were thinking wrong. A foot of snow in Poland in the town of Spofford in western New Hampshire By midday Friday, the wind was gusting to 40 miles an hour on the coast. Snow fell from New York's Hudson Valley northward, northern New York and eastward through New England. Wind and heavy snow. We're closing sporadic power outages and creating slippery conditions whether weather warnings or advisories are posted for parts of Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts. I'm Bill Alexander in Washington. Oh, divers are still searching the site of that capsized lift boats off the coast of Louisiana. They have recovered. The bodies now have tomb or crew members. The Coast Guard, declining to release more details Saturday. The vessel, which supports offshore oil rigs overturned Tuesday and rough weather just south of the Louisiana coast. Breaking news and analysis a town hall dot com. Talk radio 6 80 wcbm. Raul Castro resigning as head of Cuba's Communist Party. The announcement ends an era formal leadership that began with his brother Fidel in the country's 1959 revolution. 89 year old Castro made the announcement in a speech at the opening of the eighth Congress of the ruling party, the only one allowed on the island. Castro didn't say who he would endorse as his successor, his first secretary of the Communist Party. You previously indicated he favors yielding control to Miguel DS Canal who succeeded him as president.

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"ds canal" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

02:44 min | 5 months ago

"ds canal" Discussed on WGN Radio

"You stay safe, too. And eat crab. We will. We will. Thank you so much. Hey, coming up next newsman Daesh one with a history lesson or two, But first news is next on 7 20, WGN. You snake should this hour. I'm Vic Fawn. The city of Minneapolis is preparing for possible on rest ahead of a verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derrick Show Vin at could come as early as next week tonight, the Minneapolis City Council voted to ban police there from using tear gas on protesters. Joe was accused of causing the memorial Day arrests death of George Floyd by pinning his knee on Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes until he stopped breathing. Children's defense lawyers argue the death was caused by Floyd's drug use. At least several 100 people have joined rally on Chicago's Northwest side. Tonight. They're expected to march from Logan Square Park to Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's house in protest of the Chicago police involved shooting of 13 Year old Adam to Lehto. Illinois governor. JB puts Kerr has seen body Cam footage of the incident. The appropriate authorities must move quickly to investigate and adjudicate what happened that night in little Village in the interests of justice and accountability. Palladio appears to be unarmed, with hands raised in the video when he was fatally shot after a foot chase. Chicago police say Officer Eric Stillman made a split second decision, They say the boy ditched a handgun less than a second before turning and raising his hands. The Biden administration has reversed Trump era restrictions on the use of human fetal tissue for medical research. The AP is Jackie Quinn. The Trump administration changed the policy in June of 2019, requiring permission from a special ethics panel for any federal grants and consent from anyone donating fetal tissue. US health and human services. Secretary have a year, but syrup says researchers can go back to past policies. Congressional lawmakers in support of the reversal, praised the move. The national right to Life Committee considers sickening decision. Six decades long era ending resignation in Cuba today as Raul Castro resigns as Communist Party chief. The peace might grow CIA. Castro succeeded his older brother, Pinellas president in 2008, and then his head of the party in 2011 Fidel Castro, who died in 2016 lead the revolution that drove up dictator Florencio Batista in 1959 No official word yet on who Raul Castro will endorse. He's previously indicated he favor 69. Year old Be killed. DS Canal Who succeeded him as president in 2018 Bind Noose Nation on your cable or satellite provider and stay up to date around the clock at news nation Now calm and the new station now.

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"ds canal" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

04:28 min | 10 months ago

"ds canal" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Rappers reporting Cuban wrapper, the analysts things we don't agree what decree 3 49 That protest song was recorded two years ago. This round of protests against center Sep is much larger now that internationally recognized Cuban artists are joining in, says Cuba expert Ted Hankin of Brew College. That kind of contagion is what the government most fears within hours of last weekend's protest. Government officials change course. Calling the protesters ponds of the US part of a CIA plot subversives. Cuba's president Miguel DS canal tweeted. The Sanusi dra movement was nothing more than a reality show created by us Imperial ists people, not me, not We will not allow meddling from the north, he told a crowd of government supporters. Talks between the government and protesters were initially planned for this week, but none have been scheduled. That conflict puts the incoming Biden administration in a difficult spot. The president elect has already promised to reverse Trump administration sanctions against the Cuban regime. However, that shouldn't be seen as approval of the regimes human rights record, says University of California San Diego professor Richard Feinberg, But on the contrary that by lifting certain sanctions that will increase U. S influence on the island and taking the long view that in the U. S national interest Protester, an artist Tania Bruguera says Despite the threats, she will continue demanding greater freedoms in Cuba. I'm not scared. I am curious. I am furious. She says She will continue to protest respectfully but never back down. Carrie Kahn. NPR News Arizona Democrat Mark Kelly was sworn in yesterday, becoming the first of the newly elected senators to take the oath of office, then Giles of member station, Cage's and Phoenix Tells us what to expect with his right hand on a Bible held by fellow Democrat Pearson Cinema. Kelly swore to support and defend the Constitution of the United States and oath administered by Vice President Mike Pence, and that you will well and faithfully discharge the duties. The office upon which you are about to enter, so help you God, I do. Congratulations, Senator. Most senators won't be sworn in until January. But Kelly defeated Republican Martha McSally in a special election that determined who would finish the term of the late Senator John McCain. Kelly's Senate race was one of the most closely watched and most expensive campaigns in the country. It's the first time since 1953 that both of Arizona senators are Democrats. Kelly's victory was also crucial for the party nationally as they see control of the Senate that will ultimately be decided by two run off elections and Georgia next month. Kelly sees no reason to wait to get to work. We have a crisis right now on Arizonans and millions of Americans across the country deserves some relief from The economic impact of covert 19. Kelly was sworn in one day after a bipartisan group of senators floated a $900 billion coronavirus relief proposal. It's an attempt to find the middle ground between the disparate aid packages sought by congressional Republicans and Democrats. Hey, I am in favor always in favor of compromise, and I'm looking at the proposal. Open it. Don't mention about it just earlier today. And they're going to speak to my now new colleagues about it as well. Kelly may be getting a head start on other newly elected senators, but he'll have less time in office before having to run again. There are two years left and McCain's last term, meaning Kelly will be up for re election in 2022 for NPR news. I'm Ben Giles in Phoenix coming up this afternoon on all things considered. There are now at least three effective experimental vaccines against covert 19 and every country wants them who decides who comes first. Listen by asking your smart speaker to play NPR or your local station by name. This is NPR news. I'm gonna go right back to Joe McConnell for.

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"ds canal" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

03:47 min | 10 months ago

"ds canal" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Prompting this video by local rattlers risk wanting to know every Cuban wrapper, the analyst things we don't agree with decree 3 49. That protest song was recorded two years ago. This round of protests against center Sep is much larger now that internationally recognized Cuban artists are joining in, says Cuba expert Ted Hankin of Brew College. That kind of contagion is what the government most fears within hours of last weekend's protest. Government officials change course. Calling the protesters ponds of the US part of a CIA plot subversives. Cuba's president Miguel DS canal tweeted. The Sanusi dra movement was nothing more than a reality show created by us Imperial ists people, not me, not We will not allow meddling from the north, he told a crowd of government supporters. Talks between the government and protesters were initially planned for this week, but none have been scheduled. That conflict puts the incoming Biden administration in a difficult spot. The president elect has already promised to reverse Trump administration sanctions against the Cuban regime. However, that shouldn't be seen as approval of the regimes human rights record, says University of California San Diego professor Richard Feinberg. But on the contrary that by lifting certain sanctions that will increase U. S influence on the island and taking the long view that in The U. S national interest, protester and artist Tania Bruguera says Despite the threats, she will continue demanding greater freedoms in Cuba. I'm not scared. I am curious. I am furious. She says she will continue to protest respectfully but never back down. Carrie Kahn. NPR NEWS Arizona Democrat Mark Kelly was sworn in yesterday, becoming the first of the newly elected senators to take the oath of office, then Giles of member station, Cage's and Phoenix Tells us what to expect with his right hand on a Bible held by fellow Democrat Pearson Cinema. Kelly swore to support and defend the Constitution of the United States and oath administered by Vice President Mike Pence, and that you well and faithfully discharge the duties. The office upon which you are about to enter, so help you God, I do. Congratulations, Senator. Most senators won't be sworn in until January. But Kelly defeated Republican Martha McSally in a special election that determined who would finish the term of the late Senator John McCain. Kelly's Senate race was one of the most closely watched and most expensive campaigns in the country. It's the first time since 1953 that both of Arizona senators are Democrats. Kelly's victory was also crucial for the party nationally as they see control of the Senate that will ultimately be decided by two run off elections and Georgia next month. Kelly sees no reason to wait to get to work. We have a crisis right now on Arizonans and millions of Americans across the country deserves some relief from The economic impact of covert 19. Kelly was sworn in one day after a bipartisan group of senators floated a $900 billion coronavirus relief proposal. It's an attempt to find the middle ground between the disparate aid packages sought by congressional Republicans and Democrats. Hey, I am in favor always in favor of compromise, and I'm looking at the proposal. Okay. Joe Manchin about it just earlier today. And they're going to speak to my now new colleagues about it as well. Kelly may be getting a head start on other newly elected senators, but he'll have less time in office before having to run again. There are two years left in McCain's last term, meaning.

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Artists Gather For Rare Act Of Defiance Against Cuban Regime

Morning Edition

03:31 min | 10 months ago

Artists Gather For Rare Act Of Defiance Against Cuban Regime

"Artists and activists achieved something rare. In Cuba, they held a peaceful protest. At first, it seemed the communist government would consider their demands for greater freedom of expression. NPR's Carrie Kahn reports on what happened next agents from Cuba Security forces showed up at the House of Tania Bruguera earlier this week. Among the accusations they made against the renowned performance artist that she is destabilizing Cuba that I was creating sir version in the whole country, which is completely insane, and the outspoken 52 year old activist tells NPR from Havana. That agent also accused her of taking orders from the U. S State Department. We she's stupid. The people who don't make they know I don't do that. What brew get a does do along with other artists is speak out about routine government censorship and the harassment of Cuban artists. That activism came to a head last weekend when hundreds gathered in front of the Ministry of Culture and Havana. It was a rare show of defiance in Cuba and was followed by another unusual move. Ministry officials agreed to meet with the protesters. 30 went in. Hours later, the artist emerged with the promise the ministry would address their demands Locales Real Oy is historical and advice, Peter Artists Union, Diego told the crowd. What has occurred today is historic. A large protest was sparked by the arrest of 14 dissident artists and activists, members of a collective known as the Sanusi Dro movement. The groups sprung up after the government further tightened artistic expression by enacting decree 3 49. Prompting this video by local rappers reporting to whoever stocked Cuban wrapper. The analyst things we don't agree what decree 3 49. That protest song was recorded two years ago. This round of protests against censorship is much larger now that internationally recognized Cuban artists are joining in, says Cuba expert Ted Hankin of Brew College. That kind of contagion is what the government most fears within hours of last weekend's protest. Government officials change course. Calling the protesters ponds of the US part of a CIA plot Subversives. Cuba's president Miguel DS canal tweeted, the Sanusi dra movement was nothing more than a reality show created by US Imperial ists Not We will not allow meddling from the north, he told a crowd of government supporters. Talks between the government and protesters were initially planned for this week, but none have been scheduled. That conflict puts the incoming Biden administration in a difficult spot. The president elect has already promised to reverse Trump administration sanctions against the Cuban regime. However, that shouldn't be seen as approval of the regimes human rights record, says University of California San Diego professor Richard Feinberg, but on the contrary that by lifting certain sanctions That will increase U. S influence on the island and taking the long view that in the U. S national interest, protester and artist Tania Bruguera says Despite the threats, she will continue demanding greater freedoms in Cuba. I'm not scared. I am curious. I am furious. She says She will continue to protest respectfully but never back down.

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"ds canal" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

05:07 min | 2 years ago

"ds canal" Discussed on KQED Radio

"News hello I'm Gerry Smith the Cuban government is expected to outline emergency measures to deal with a fuel shortage caused by US sanctions on Venezuelan oil and a surprise appearance on television the president Miguel DS canal so the United States was trying to suffocate Cubans economically the problems with the short term from Havana his will groaned president DS Canales said there would be no blackouts before Sunday the fifteenth of September but gave no guarantees after that date he suggested some solutions might involve people working from home to ease pressure on public transport which is being especially crowded and problematic in recent days however it's clear that will need to be more belt tightening measures ahead possibly rationing fuel if things don't stabilize in the coming weeks Cubans have been down these roads in the past however and talk of austerity brings back bad memories for many on the island the United States and ten other countries have info to regional defense treaty in response to a Washington cold recent bellicose news by the Venezuelan military it follows a request by the Venezuelan opposition the US secretary of state might compare said the recent military deployments along the border with Colombia as well as the presence of illegal armed groups on Venezuelan territory demonstrated the president Nicolas Maduro threaten the peace and security of them as well as neighbors. a close aide to the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says police have Canada rates on regional headquarters of his movement across the country later need vocals said more than eighty addresses were targeted with police seizing computers as part of their investigation into alleged money laundering by misting of Allen's anti corruption found the search is to place for days after a poor showing by Russia's routing quality in local elections. the European central bank is expected to take steps to stimulate the eurozone economy as a meeting today in Frankfort economic growth has slowed and the euro zone's biggest member Germany it's close to recession. the body of the former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe will lie in states later on Thursday at a football stadium in Harari Dr riding back in the country from Singapore is in the garbage he was ninety five died last week he shingle on your car. members of the public will have the first glimpse of Robert Mugabe's body actual photos stadium will almost forty years earlier he raised the bar please flag of independence thousands of people from all over the country are expected to flock there the body will then be transported to a gym buff Mr got his role home which will lie in state before returning to the capital with just days to go before his burial they still no word on whether the government and family have come to an agreement on ways of always founding father will be buried world news from the BBC. and your military officials say a face off between Indian and Chinese troops in the north in the dark region has been resolved after talks this and the standoff started when the Indian soldiers was stalled by Chinese troops who objected to their presence in the area India and China still claim violence ways of each other's territory along that three thousand five hundred kilometer border. prime ministers of the Visegrad group of central European countries are due to meet in Prague today the gathering has been overshadowed by row and the Kosovo the deputy prime minister of Kosovo has pulled out of a planned meeting with Visegrad leaders of the Czech president suggested his country revoke its recognition of the former Serbian province as an independent state. the head of the French National Assembly we shop there all a close ally of president and I'm on the call has been put on the full investigation of allegations of financial impropriety he denies any wrongdoing from Paris Hugh Schofield young Asian dates back to when he was an influential local politician increasingly in twenty twelve it's claimed he was also head of a health insurance concern in the city of breast he helped his partner to acquire an office building which she knew his company intended to rent is part of the ended up making a large amounts of money from the deal the accusation first surfaced two years ago forcing stuff I want to step down from his briefly held posed as a government minister but it was shelved because according to recently ruled that the events happened too long ago. a judge in New Zealand has changed the troll dates for a man accused of murdering fifty one Muslims in Christchurch after the original dates conflicted with the Islamic holy month of Ramadan a statement released by the court said there was concern the clash would have posed a problem the Australian suspects Brenton Terence has pleaded not guilty to the murders into mosques in March. BBC news. welcome to the enquiring on the BBC world service I'm Neal resound each week for expert witnesses answer one question from the news..

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Israel pummels Hamas targets in Gaza after gunman kills Israeli soldier

BBC World Service

04:57 min | 3 years ago

Israel pummels Hamas targets in Gaza after gunman kills Israeli soldier

"Problems with democracy be next very good example I think of how things can perhaps change, as rutta something as simple as a film with me in the studio my two guests writer and editor Justin quirk and Sally leaves. Lee who trains companies and governments on protecting. People business from extreme incidents that's. All here on this edition of weekend Now the world news Hello Jerry Smith. With the BBC news the Palestinian group HAMAs says it's agreed a ceasefire with Israel off an upsurge of violence. In the Gaza Strip the cease-fire is reported to be holding on Friday the Israeli, military said his trunk dozens of targets in Gaza Middle East. Correspondent Tom vaping reports the s strikes came after an Israeli soldier was shot dead the first such fatality for Israel since the start of regular protests which have seen more than, one hundred and forty Palestinians killed buys. Rarely forces since March he was targeted by militants from the perimeter fence in southern, Gaza early this morning HAMAs, announced a ceasefire agreement but there was. No comment from Israel the latest exchange of fire raised fears of a significant escalation between the two sides with Israel's. Defense minister earlier warning it was being pushed towards a broad. And painful military operation the UN's envoy to the region warned that Gaza. Was on the bridge Think of war and urged restraint president Manuel Santos of Columbia has welcomed former rebels to. Congress at the opening of the new parliament the Faulk has five senators and five, members of the house of representatives as part of the peace. Deal reached in two thousand sixteen the to former commanders did not attend nNcholas Russia has the details president Santos said he was happy to see former rebels who fought the state, for five decades now respecting the constitution. And the country's laws the precedent twin sister in office next month it's the new, legislators and his successor to, defend peace in Colombia mister Duke wants. To prevent former rebels from sitting in congress until they're investigative for crimes committed during the civil war Facebook has suspended. Another data collection firm from using it site while it investigates. Claims the Boston-based crimson hexagon may be using people's information to build surveillance Tools Facebook suspended British. And, Canadian based analytic firms for similar reasons, earlier this year Dave Lee reports crimson hexagon. Says it collects the vast amounts of public data in order to, provide consumer insights something that is not against Facebook's policies however the Wall Street Journal newspaper has reported that data firm. Worked with a group linked to the Kremlin as well as various US government agencies. Using Facebook data for surveillance is against the sites policies Dave Lee The Spanish conservative People's Party is due to select a, new leader to replace Mariana Rockaway retiring. Of, to me ousted as prime minister in a confidence vote last month the former deputy prime minister Sarah science day Santamaria is running against the Thirty-seven-year-old congressman Pablo Casado would take the party further to. The right You're listening to world news from the BBC Disney has sacked the US film, director James Gunn after the discovery of. Tweets which included jokes about rape and paedophilia the guardians of the. Galaxy director, has since apologized for the messages Disney said the. Comments were indefensible and inconsistence with its values Cuba's lawmakers. Are expected. To approve a new constitution later today which will. Then be put. To public vote the sweeping reforms would say private property recognized for the first time since nineteen seventy six and the state's control. Of, the economy will be drastically reduced same sex marriage could. Be legalized from Havana will grant reports the new president Miguel Diaz canal is seeking to preserve the socialist character of the Cuban revolution or boosting the long stagnant economy on the island nevertheless state and military run. Entities will remain dominant in Cuba that much has been made, repeatedly cleared by both row Castro and president DS canal in the lead up. To this point are the key changes include the introduction of a prime minister to. The Cuban political system dividing the roles of head of state and, head of government and the imposition of, term limits on the presidency of two. Consecutive five-year terms round Castro who is eighty seven remained as the. Leader of, the Cuban communist party when he stepped down as President this year and headed the commission which drew up. These changes investigators examining how seventeen people died when the terrorist, boat sank colleague in the US state of Missouri of appeal for witnesses to..

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"ds canal" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

02:02 min | 3 years ago

"ds canal" Discussed on NPR News Now

"On illegal border crossings and curb legal immigration that's kelsey snell reporting and investigations underway into a plane crash involving a cuban state run airline shortly after takeoff no official confirmation on injuries or deaths npr's carrie kahn says the boeing seven thirty seven was carrying more than one hundred people when it went down near the jose marti airport in havana the plane which was rented by kumana airlines crashed into a farm field just after takeoff around noon local time the plane was headed to the nearby city of old gene photos from the scene shell flames and heavy black smoke emitting from the wreckage is firefighters tried to douse it with water according to the associated press government officials including the newly appointed president miguel ds canal rushed to the scene as well as a large number first responders state media say foreign crew was operating the plane but did not elaborate coupon airlines has been renting planes since many of its aging aircraft have been taken out of service in recent months to mechanical problems carrie kahn npr news this is npr the president of iran is calling on all muslim majority countries to revise their trade and economic ties with united states state tv broadcast president hassan rohani speech at a summit of muslim nations in istanbul where he challenged governments to stage a collective protests over the us decision to relocate its embassy from tel aviv to jerusalem in december president trump broke with decades of american foreign policy and declare the us would recognize jerusalem as a capital of israel the us is allies warned that would scuttle any chance of reviving mideast peace talks between israel and the palestinians egypt is opening its border crossing with the gaza strip during the muslim holy a holiday rather ramadan we have more on this from yawn front egyptian president at the fut the cc personally announced the news the opening of the border crossing with alleviate the burdens of the brothers in the gaza strip elsisi wrote on this official twitter comes each.

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Egypt opens Rafah border crossing with Gaza for Ramadan, president announces

NPR News Now

02:02 min | 3 years ago

Egypt opens Rafah border crossing with Gaza for Ramadan, president announces

"On illegal border crossings and curb legal immigration that's kelsey snell reporting and investigations underway into a plane crash involving a cuban state run airline shortly after takeoff no official confirmation on injuries or deaths npr's carrie kahn says the boeing seven thirty seven was carrying more than one hundred people when it went down near the jose marti airport in havana the plane which was rented by kumana airlines crashed into a farm field just after takeoff around noon local time the plane was headed to the nearby city of old gene photos from the scene shell flames and heavy black smoke emitting from the wreckage is firefighters tried to douse it with water according to the associated press government officials including the newly appointed president miguel ds canal rushed to the scene as well as a large number first responders state media say foreign crew was operating the plane but did not elaborate coupon airlines has been renting planes since many of its aging aircraft have been taken out of service in recent months to mechanical problems carrie kahn npr news this is npr the president of iran is calling on all muslim majority countries to revise their trade and economic ties with united states state tv broadcast president hassan rohani speech at a summit of muslim nations in istanbul where he challenged governments to stage a collective protests over the us decision to relocate its embassy from tel aviv to jerusalem in december president trump broke with decades of american foreign policy and declare the us would recognize jerusalem as a capital of israel the us is allies warned that would scuttle any chance of reviving mideast peace talks between israel and the palestinians egypt is opening its border crossing with the gaza strip during the muslim holy a holiday rather ramadan we have more on this from yawn front egyptian president at the fut the cc personally announced the news the opening of the border crossing with alleviate the burdens of the brothers in the gaza strip elsisi wrote on this official twitter comes each.

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"ds canal" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist

Monocle 24: The Globalist

02:12 min | 3 years ago

"ds canal" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist

"Yes allowing in american imports with no restrictions restructuring it for not having a thinking big enough of what have on a could do but let's let's hope at the new york times labels as his progressive qualities i did read one analysis elsewhere that talked about him actually talking about a freer media with more critical stories yeah it it's interesting and it's always interesting in these cases somebody who's handed the reins of government which has had significant for teheran tendencies over over decades and you know is charged with opening things up how do you how do you manage that process how do you keep the hardliners happy while also introducing reforms this is the the central challenge that he'll faith in it's the challenge that people like gorbachev faced in the in the soviet union in the late eighties obviously that didn't work out so well for the soviet union as a as a political unit so there will be some obvious touchstones that ds canal will be looking to avoid in his stewardship of cuba i expect we'll be talking of action along the the months and years ahead let's move on to the financial times of peace on page six us us eases curbs on arms sales to counter china and russia just explained the detail in this first please this is about drones sales because the us is already the world's largest exporter of arms by some margin on at least in financial terms but the us has limited the sale of armed unmanned aerial vehicles as the military prefers to call them because they are not a thomas they're controlled by a pilot and now china and russia which produce their own their own versions of the us's more conic predator and reaper drones are beginning to get naked roads and countries like turkey and nigeria and the us wants to hold onto its market share to be brutally market share rather than market share but it's also about maintaining link turkey is a nato ally and but it's been buying laughably so though of late well.

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"ds canal" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

01:33 min | 3 years ago

"ds canal" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Live from npr news in washington i'm jack speer cuba has a new president today and his name is not castro is npr's carrie kahn reports miguel diaz canal bermudez assume the presidency but won't run the islands powerful communist party at least for another three years the is canal fifty seven year old longtime party official told cuba's national assembly that for now raul castro dictates the islands politics in galway's allah this is the roughing barbara saint l poodle he will be in charge of the present and future major decisions of the nation had ds canal in an assembly session close to foreign and independent journalists but broadcast live on state run tv ds canal also made it clear that no abrupt economic or political changes are coming to cuba row castro now eighty six remains the head of the allpowerful communist party carrie kahn npr news have anna federal judges ruled the trump administration's decision to cut funding the several team pregnancy prevention programs is unlawful and bureau's alison kodjak reports that department of health and human services ended the programs two years ahead of schedule the judge ordered hhs to restore the grant funding it awarded to four nonprofit groups that work to reduce the rate of teen pregnancy in their areas the groups in new orleans el paso texas durham north carolina and columbia south carolina where among eighty four organizations that were told they would lose their federal funding by the summer they were among eight organs.

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"ds canal" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

02:29 min | 3 years ago

"ds canal" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Live from npr news in washington i'm jack speer cuba has a new president today and his name is not castro has npr's carrie kahn reports miguel de as canal bermudez soom the presidency but won't run the islands powerful communist party for another three years the is canal fiftysevenyearold longtime party official told cuba's national assembly that for now raul castro dictates the islands politics in all this is the mired roughing perot pressing til who along long will be in charge of the present and future major decisions of the nation said ds canal in an assembly session close to foreign and independent journalists but broadcast live on staterun tv ds canal also made it clear that no abrupt economic or political changes are coming to cuba row costra now eighty six remains the head of the allpowerful communist party carrie kahn npr news have anna police commissioner philadelphia is apologizing for his response to the arrest of two black men for trespassing in a starbucks last week is npr's joel rose explains the police commissioner says he failed miserably in his first reaction to the incident that has prompted widespread anger initially police commissioner richard ross said the arresting officers did quote absolutely nothing wrong unquote now ross who is black says he regrets that choice of words messaging is important in the failed miserably in this regard the commissioner says the officers did act within the law but neither he nor they understood that starbucks allows customers to hang out in the store without ordering anything the two men were sean nelson dante robinson say they'd arrived a few minutes early for a business meeting the store manager called police two minutes later starbucks ceo has apologized for the incident calling it quote reprehensible joel rose npr news the pentagon is continuing to say a preponderance of evidence points to syria having used chemical weapons on its own citizens at a briefing today pentagon spokeswoman dana white says there have been no reports of civilian casualties last week's missile strikes by the us and its allies in response to the syrian attack following a bagpipe procession newlyelected oklahoma city mayor david holt spoke about the importance of teaching younger generations about the deadly attack his words resonated with many family members of victims like zeki bruton whose cousin died in the bombing there are good in there.

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Trump’s ‘flexible’ negotiating style could make or break North Korea talks

All News, Traffic and Weather

01:50 min | 3 years ago

Trump’s ‘flexible’ negotiating style could make or break North Korea talks

"Combined donald customer who's speech from the new cuban leader miguel diaz canal he takes over as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure that the long term survival of one of the world's last communist states continues members of the national assembly voted on ds canals nomination as the sole candidate for president the eighty six year old castro will remain head of the communist party meaning he'll still be the most powerful person in cuba u s and russian military leaders hold a high level meeting the meeting took place in other by john between nato supreme commander general curtis scaparrotti and the russian military chief the russian news agency task says the two were meeting to talk about syria the us military's has only that they discussed issues relating to military posture the us and russia have deconfliction line in syria to protect pilots but there's no cooperation because the russians back the syrian regime and just yesterday state department officials accused moscow of hindering efforts to push forward the peace process that cbs's cami mccormick at the pentagon meantime a un security team touring the sights of the recent chemical attack in syria was shot at and subjected to a blast that's according to the head of the global chemical watchdog agency the security team was supposed to give the all clear for inspectors to follow but their visit was put on hold pending the security situation wbz news time is one eleven it's time now for sports the celtics are off again tonight their first round playoff series shifts to milwaukee for game three tomorrow but the bruins will visit toronto this evening at seven in game four the bees lead the series two to one the red sox will also get back to work tonight.

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"ds canal" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

02:23 min | 3 years ago

"ds canal" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Support for this npr podcast and the following message come from newsy the tv news channel with a mission to bring indepth context on the significant stories people and events that shape our world more information is available at n e w s y dot com slash watch live from npr news in washington i'm lakshmi singh cuba welcomes a new president the first one since nineteen fifty nine whose last name is not castro he is miguel mario diaz canal bid moody's ds canal is vowing to protect the socialist legacy of his predecessors the fifty seven year old president told the nation in a televised address at his eighty six year old predecessor role castro would remain cuba's ultimate authority is head of the communist party however castro's twelve years in office ended shortly after nine am local time upon the formal announcement that all but one of the six hundred four members of the national assembling cuba approved ds canal as so candidate to the cuban presidency french president emmanuel macron is in berlin today for meetings with german chancellor unglue americal but his ambitious plans for european union reform s may nicholson reports mccraw may be disappointed by his german partners merckel is under domestic pressure to push back on some of macron's plans we'll gemini agrees with franz about paying more into e colfax markle's new government does not fave macron's desire to set up a shed budget or designate a eurozone finance minister michael is facing fist resistance from lawmakers within her own party he'll consent that german taxpayers will end up footing the bill for member states that a fiscally less cautious speaking at a press conference michael said individual states must be liable for their own financial risk both leaders gio in washington next week and said that they would also discuss shed concerns about the transatlantic relationship in today's meeting for npr news i'm me nicholson in baden proctor and gamble has agreed to buy the consumer health business from german company merck a deal worth four point two billion dollars npr's alina seljuk reports the acquisition would give the cincinnatibased consumer giant new vitamins and food supplements dr.

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"ds canal" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist

Monocle 24: The Globalist

01:50 min | 3 years ago

"ds canal" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist

"Actually know that much about ds canal why not because this is one of the reasons that is actually going to be elected after the six vicepresidents because it's probably played very cleverly instead of trying to challenge to make all sorts of comments the question the system and how quickly it needs to reform and cubans don't even use the word of on the use the term updates which refers it every single why lick of paint and he actually deliberately played cleverly it was hand picked by the customers gradually grow it's also symbolic that is fifty seven years old which means that he was born just after the revolution it's the first of the leadership that never experienced life in his or he's child of the revolution revolution absolutely right so he went through the times of the close relation with soviet union he went through the hearts how times of the nineteen nineteen with soviet union abandoned cuba but he also very much part of their sort of deterrent with with the united states and diplomatic relations that been a regime with the with the united states he mentioned that you were in cuba very recently and that every time you go back juic a little bit of change maybe that changes accelerating as someone else i mean i we've covered in the last few years here are monitor twenty four the opening up of tourism of the fact that you've got international hotel chains moving in now and what's your sense as to how people there have patient they are to in in you know at the perceived catching up with the rest of the world in terms of economic development cuban generally the repayments.

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Miguel Diaz-Canel named sole candidate to succeed Castro as Cuba's president

All Things Considered

02:05 min | 3 years ago

Miguel Diaz-Canel named sole candidate to succeed Castro as Cuba's president

"The presidency one for the first vice presidency five other vp's and twenty three members of what's called the state council and they're all running unopposed so tell us about the president in waiting the man who is to succeed role castro well first off he's much younger than raul castro he is fifty seven he actually turns fifty eight i'm friday name is miguel ds canal he's a longtime member of the communist party here getting a start as a provincial party apparatchik he's not really known by many cubans other than what they see on tv and he's been on recently a lot as speculation grew that he would be the anointed new leader he's thought to be down to earth low key he while he was the head of higher education he backed a group of loggers at the university and in the provinces was a supporter of a local lgbt community center but you know make no doubt he is a stalwart supporter of the party a tape of him was leak last year when he was talking to party leaders and he took a very hard line against current bloggers internet access and even foreign government so i think it's pretty clear this handover of power while going to a younger man isn't going to signal any radical change in cuba and roll castro's we set is going to remain the head of the party will two thousand twenty one but i've talked to some people that say that castro you know he's eighty six is really ready to retire and he says he's leaving havana and moving to his hometown on the eastern side of the island to really spend more time with his very large family so some thought is that maybe he won't be in the day to day mining's anymore but others say he will still be the ideological leader here do cubans you're talking to see this is a big moment in their nation's history how do they feel about it you know it was really interesting i i tried to talk to people this morning and it wasn't easy people don't wanna talk well they never really wanna talk about politics but during the obama administration relations with us and cuba were warming and i could just talk to people on the street they were ready to talk and.

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"ds canal" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

02:02 min | 3 years ago

"ds canal" Discussed on NPR News Now

"That he was opposed to pompeii confirmation taiwan is accusing mainland china's government of sabrerattling as chinese military begins live fire military exercises off its southeastern coast npr's anthony kuhn reports ones defense ministry says beijing is using cheap verbal intimidation demoralized island residents it adds that beijing is intentionally exaggerated the scale of the drills which would suggest little more than lobbing artillery shells off its coast beijing says the drills are intended as a warning to taiwan not to move towards independence beijing has expressed its displeasure at recent proindependence remarks by taiwanese premier william lie as well as moves by the trump administration upgrade government exchanges with taiwan anthony kuhn npr news beijing at last check on wall street the dow was down sixteen points at two hundred or twenty four thousand seven hundred seventy you're listening to npr news cuban president roh castro is a step closer to retiring as president this week parliament is proposing vice president miguel diaz canal a communist party fixture as his successor all but assuring him as the first person outside the castro family to leak cuba since the nineteen fifty nine revolution the national sambo is due to vote later today on the proposal to promote ds canal the prosecution's nearly done presenting all of its evidence and bill cosby sexual assault retrial tomorrow it's still plans to call one more witness who had a scheduling conflict today so technically the prosecution has yet to rest however the defense has already started presenting its version of events bobby allen of member station whyy has this review of the state's case against the legendary entertainer over more than a week of testimony jurors listen to five women share decades old stories of cosby allegedly drugging and molesting them all to bolster the claims made by maine.

Cuba without a Castro: What comes next as the revolutionary dynasty ends?

Morning Edition

02:11 min | 3 years ago

Cuba without a Castro: What comes next as the revolutionary dynasty ends?

"Be the first official meeting of the house agriculture committee since march that's when negotiations broke down over work requirements braxton booker npr news washington cuba is about to get a new leader and for the first time in more than four decades the islands president will not be castro as npr's carrie kahn reports raul castro is expected to step down this week and hand over the presidency to a younger leader at eightysix row castro says he's ready for retirement he however won't be leaving his post as the head of the island's communist party a position believed to be more powerful than the president castro selected successor will most probably be fiftysevenyearold miguel diaz canal currently cuba's first vice president among his biggest challenges ds canal must improve cuba stagnant economy reforms introduced by rao castro in two thousand eleven allowed hundreds of thousands to open private businesses but further opening of the cuban economy has stalled it's unclear whether the canal works celebrate that process or keep the brakes on carrie kahn n npr news havana you're listening to npr this is wnyc in new york i'm richard hake good morning it's six oh four thirty eight degrees overcast right now immigration and customs enforcement says two hundred twenty five people were arrested over six days in the area during what it calls operation keep safe in new york thomas dekker the agency's director for enforcement and removal operations says that could be a regular week's work if his agents had more help from the nypd if we were able to and how to cooperation of new york city if we were able to work with the local pd corrections i mean these would be individuals that we can get right after jail new york city police ngos will only turn over immigrants convicted of a serious or violent felony or who are on a terrorist watchlist a spokesperson for the mayor's office says the city works with federal partners on public safety but not to be an arm of immigration enforcement public advocate letitia james is joining the push for legalizing record creation of marijuana in new york james says decriminalizing wardrobe deuce.

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