Teachers demand end to school closings in Puerto Rico

“Political leaders in both Washington and San Juan, whether they like it or not, are being propelled to fashion a new political and economic status for the territory. They will have to finally decide whether to completely annex Puerto Rico as the 51st state or acknowledge that it still remains a distinct nation, with the right to its own sovereignty and independence.”

China, Vietnam pledge to boost ‘comradely, brotherly’ ties

Yu said in his meeting with Quang that China and Vietnam are good neighbors, have the same political system, face common development challenges and have positive cooperation prospects. He said the two countries should seize the opportunity of building the Belt and Road Initiative to expand bilateral cooperation. He said the CPPCC will continue to work closely with the Vietnam Fatherland Front to share ideas on political consultation and promote people-to-people exchanges.

Liu said in his meeting with Quang that China and Vietnam have a shared future and the two countries should help each other through good and bad times.

Millions march on May Day weekend

Speaking in Washington, D.C., Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA, the Laborers’ International Union of North America, made the following statement:

“As we mark the May Day Holiday, it is time to reflect on the struggles that gave birth to the Labor movement and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the battle for dignity and justice while also re-dedicating ourselves to win justice and basic rights for all workers.