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Treasury Notifies Congress of $650 Billion Emergency Reserves to Fight Global COVID Crisis

Treasury notified Congress of its support for $650 billion in IMF global reserves, also known as Special Drawing Rights (SDRs), to assist developing countries struggling with the coronavirus crisis. US law requires a ninety-day advance alert to Congress before the US votes for SDRs with the IMF board.

Frontline Indigenous activists fighting pipelines march "Black Snake" to White House, kill it

On the first of April, Lakota, Anishabe, and other Indigenous activsts from the frontlines of such pipeline fights as DAPL, Enbridge Line 3, and many others gathered at the US Army Corps of Engineer. From there they marched a 300 foot long rendition of the Black Snake of prophecy to the White House, where two tripod sitters waited. On arrival, the "Black Snake Killaz" went to work.

Video-Black Snake slithers through Washington DC before being "killed" at White House 2 min 53 sec

The Black Snake begins his final journey at the US Army Corps of Engineers

The Shortwave Report 04/02/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle,  Sputnik Radio, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japan.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr210402.mp3   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)        From GERMANY- We will begin

IMF Head: Global Recovery Uncertain as People Face Income Drops

International Monetary Fund head Kristalina Georgieva warned of an uncertain global recovery as the world struggles with the COVID spurred economic crisis. The IMF Managing Director stated concern that average incomes in developing countries faced drops of 20% and 11% in advanced economies. "This loss of income means millions of people will face destitution, homelessness, and hunger," reported Georgieva during her curtain raiser speech ahead of the Spring IMF and World Bank meetings.

Protesters rally at State Dept against US intervention in Haiti

As Haiti's President attempts to stay in power beyond the end of his term (Trump-style), the US as always is supporting all efforts to keep wages down and multinational garment factories (e.g Hanes Underwear) profitable. On the 29th of March, major protests against plans to replace Haiti's constitution were supported by a solidarity protest at the US Dept of State.

Video: speaker dissects US Embassy's "don't come over" tweet in context of US racism and interference in Haiti 3 min 16 sec

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