Is there hypocrisy when talking about human rights?

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Mohammed bin Salman, crown prince of Saudi Arabia

There are few countries whose governments are constantly accused of violating human rights. We could think about North Korea, Iran, Cuba and Venezuela because these are fire targets when talking about what West countries call “elementary liberties” and took by media as the center of dark and inconceivable fabrications.

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Puerto Ricans denounce U.S. response to hurricane Irma

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After Hurricane Maria first hit in September nearly 60 percent of the island is still without electricity.

Support given by local artists, communities, associations, foundations and churches to Puerto Rico’s hurricane victims far exceeds official aid received from the U.S., according to an organization on the tiny U.S. territory.

“Remember that the Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, is an insurance that is paid for the mortgages of all in Puerto Rico,” the Independentista Nacional Hostosiano Movement, MINH, said in a statement.

The slowness and pettiness of the federals contrasts with the immediacy and determination of the recovery of the people of Puerto Rico through their communities and organizations.”

Cuba offered to assist the Caribbean island with reconstruction of both its electrical and medical systems, while Venezuela provided diesel fuel. Artists, athletes and “brother countries” offered additional support, but were blocked by federal agencies under a law dating back to the 1920s.

“If it were not for that immediate collective coherence of our people, we were still pulling dead people out of the rubble,” the statement continued. “Do not depend on what the ‘other’ will do for us. Do not rest until you have the desired result. Let’s continue sharing what we have with the most needy. It has been and will be the backbone on which we will build the new Puerto Rico that is not only possible, but necessary.”

Natalie Jaresko, executive director of the Board of Supervision and Financial Administration for Puerto Rico, has told the U.S. Congress that the island requires emergency funds “on an unprecedented scale” to rebuild homes and restore water and electricity services.

Since the hurricane first hit in September, thousands of people have had to be housed in temporary shelters. Tens of thousands of homes still have no roof, and nearly 60 percent of the island is still without electricity.

The board estimated that Puerto Rico will require at least US$21 billion over the next two years to “guarantee the provision of basic government functions,” including fire crews, police, teachers and other public employees. Puerto Rican authorities estimate the island has suffered between US$45 million and US$95 million in damages.

What will come next in the U.S weapons madness?

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Today´s principal debate should be putting an end to the unbridled arms race that threats human survival.

A few hours after mass shooting that took place at a country music concert, attended by more 40,000 people, near the famed Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, the world is shocked.

But as well as this attack took at least 59 lives and caused nearly 527 injured, people should think about millions of war and conflicts´ victims from other forgotten countries.

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After the controversial phone call between Trump and the Mexican president

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After all the rumors around the phone call conversation that had president Trump and the Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto, the Washington Post obtained the records of U.S president saying to his counterpart: “stop stating that Mexico would not pay for a wall on the border”.

“You cannot say that to the press,” Trump told Nieto, urging him to refrain from the public statements because of the political damage it would impose on Trump.

“If you are going to say that Mexico is not going to pay for the wall, then I do not want to meet with you guys anymore because I cannot live with that,” Trump told Nieto, according to the transcript.

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Kentucky and Arkansas against U.S policies recoil towards Cuba

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A coalition of the Democratic and Republican parties of the United States launched the Kentucky-Engage State Council of Cuba to promote policies of rapprochement between that US territory and the Caribbean island.

The group is made up of political and business leaders and headed by state agriculture commissioner Ryan Quarles and Blue Equity executive director Jonathan Blue.

According to the members of the Council the economic, commercial and financial siege affects the companies and farmers of the territory, and the Cuban people.

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White House press secretary Sean Spicer has quit

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Anthony Scaramucci is the new head of Comunications at the White House

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has resigned in protest at an organisational shake-up.

Apparently, Mr Spicer disagreed with President Donald Trump’s appointment of a new communications director.

Instead, the Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci has been the mediator in this context.

Mr Spicer’s press briefings were very brief and he withdrew from camera in recent weeks. This happens when the White House faces a difficult situation concerning the apparent Russian meddling in last year’s US presidential election and with Mr Trump’s campaign team conspiracy with Moscow.

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US against Venezuela… perhaps against the world?

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Donald Trump promised ” strong and swift economic action” if Venezuela continues with the National Constituent Assembly.

Fernando Cutz, the director for South America of Donald Trump’s National Security Council, promised tough measures against Venezuela but didn´t give details in a White House briefing Tuesday.

Cutz told journalists that no decision has yet been taken on new sanctions against Venezuela, not specific actions nor the names of individuals or entities that might be targeted.

The briefing occurred soon after President Trump threatened to take “strong and swift economic action” if the Venezuelan government “continues with elections for a Constituent Assembly on July 30”.

Isn´t that threat similar to that Trump made to Cuban government when he appeared in Miami to promise same robust measures. And anyone can ask itself why trump administration is taking such hard decisions regarding other countries that is not U.S?

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73% of Democrats want to see Trump impeached, according to a survey

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A drug and alcohol rehabilitation group has published a study which shows nearly 75 percent of Democrats want so deeply President Donald Trump’s immediate impeachment, they would give up booze forever.

Detox, the advocacy group behind the recent poll, interviewed 1,013 men and women who identify as active alcohol consumers.

The group revealed that 73.3 percent of Democrats would never drink again if Trump were impeached “tomorrow,” while perhaps a surprisingly high 17 percent of Republicans would give up the bottle.

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United States is going against its G-20 partners decision

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U.S president Donald Trump during G-20 Summit

In the past few days during G-20 Summit, media have highlighted superficial details of the meeting like President Trump’s decision to leave his daughter Ivanka representing the U.S in one of the sessions. However, Trump´s determination of not to sign a Group of 20 declaration on climate change this weekend has not appeared on news.

Trump’s action — making the U.S. the only G-20 country not to support the Paris climate agreement or its underlying goals — has nothing to do with the country´s isolation or with president Trump´s whim, it is the proof of what the White House and its commanders can do with the world.

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Protesters rally in dozens of cities to call for Trump’s Impeachment

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An impeachment march Sunday at the state Capitol in Austin, Texas.

People went to streets in cities across the United States on Sunday, two days before Independence Day, to demand an impeachment to President Donald Trump.

In Los Angeles, protesters carried a black coffin draped in red, white and blue flowers, topped with a hand-written sign: “The Presidency 1789-2017.”

In Austin, Texas, they marched from the state Capitol to City Hall, and in downtown San Francisco, a chant expressed their objective: “What do we want? Impeachment! When do we want it? Now!”

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