Mexico City, May 5 (RHC)-- A group of Indigenous leaders and members of Mexico’s Zapatista movement have set sail on the Atlantic Ocean to Spain.  The group is marking 500 years of Indigenous resistance after Spanish colonizers arrived in the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlán, which later became Mexico City. ... More

Miami, May 5 (RHC)-- In the United States, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its updated figures for U.S. climate averages, with the “new normal” one degree hotter than it was just 20 years ago. ... More

India reported another record daily COVID-19 death toll on Wednesday with nearly 3,800 fatalities.  ... More

San Juan, May 5 (RHC)-- In Puerto Rico, hundreds of protesters have taken to the streets in recent days in response to the femicides of 27-year-old Keishla Rodríguez and 35-year-old Andrea Ruiz.... More

New York, May 5 (RHC)-- The Intercept is reporting the Donald Trump Justice Department repeatedly contacted and eventually threatened to subpoena two researchers at MIT over their analysis of the 2019 Bolivian presidential election.... More

San Francisco, May 5 (RHC)-- In the U.S. state of California, police have arrested a suspect in the stabbing attack of two Asian American women Tuesday afternoon in San Francisco.  ... More

Washington, May 5 (RHC)-- The United States could have as many as “three hundred million surplus COVID-19 vaccine doses” by the end of July even as India and other countries are struggling to curb the spread of the virus, reports say.... More

Palm Beach, May 5 (RHC)-- Former U.S. President Donald Trump has launched a space on his website where he can post messages that can be shared by others to Twitter and Facebook, sites where he remains banned.... More

New Delhi, May 5 (RHC)-- India reported another 357,000 new coronavirus cases and nearly 3,500 deaths Tuesday, as India’s total caseload during the pandemic passed 20 million.  A critical shortage of oxygen showed no signs of abating, with residents turning to social media to appeal for oxygen canisters for sick relatives and friends.... More

Sao Paulo, May 5 (RHC)-- The Sao Paulo Forum has announced on its official website that it is initiating the Campaign "Blockade NO, Solidarity YES -- Our America for Life"  until June 23rd, date of the vote in the United Nations General Assembly of the resolution condemning the economic, financial and commercial blockade against Latin American and Caribbean nations.... More

Bogota, May 5 (RHC)-- In the midst of the political turmoil taking place in several cities in Colombia, the Ombudsman's Office in that nation reported Tuesday that it has received 87 complaints about missing persons during the six days of protests.... More

Madrid, May 5 (RHC)-- Spain's right-wing Popular Party led by Isabel Diaz Ayuso won a resounding victory in Madrid's regional elections on Tuesday, handing a stinging defeat to Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's party. ... More

Moscow, May 4 (RHC)-- Whistleblower Edward Snowden says the U.S. government still seeks to jail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for the act of journalism despite U.S. President Joe Biden's claim of praise for "heroic independent media" on World Press Freedom Day.... More

Ramallah, May 4 (RHC)-- Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has called United Nations bodies, particularly the Children’s Fund (UNICEF), to follow up on a recent Human Rights Watch (HRW) report which says Israel is committing the crimes of apartheid and persecution in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem al-Quds.... More

New York, May 4 (RHC)-- Verizon Communications Inc. agreed to sell its media division to Apollo Global Management Inc. for $5 billion, a move that will jettison once-dominant online brands like AOL and Yahoo.... More