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tv   The Listening Post 2019 Ep 13  Al Jazeera  March 30, 2019 11:32am-12:00pm +03

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argument the rolling blackouts that south africans across the country are experiencing a little while was it a time of the worst since two thousand and eight. small businesses will say there is a. loss of electricity now with the electricity provided by it listen i don't buy i have a sense of power and everything i'm full of has blamed a number of issues the cost of building know how was stations the cost to want to hold your supply as well as the. people here say well they won't except those excuses something. venezuela's been hit by a new electricity blackouts the third one this week the parrot said on fridays evening with the capital caracas in the dark along with several other major cities many regions have been slowly recovering from previous blackouts which for schools businesses and the country's biggest airports to cause. well all of this comes as
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venezuela's opposition leader is promise and medical aid will arrive in the country in just a matter of days but one quite so has given no details on the logistics of the shipments or if he has reached an agreement with presidents nicolas maduro risible reports. the venezuelan government may have barred opposition leader from holding office for fifteen years on thursday but one way though continues to challenge me. meaning look every time i am here with you is a defeat for that regime do you know how long they have wanted to arrest me every day that i am in the street with you is a defeat and now i have them cornered because of their arrest me that will be the last defeat because the people will continue to be in the street because we would go to the streets with more strength to execute plan freedom to keep challenging until venezuela is free and. venezuelans have been struggling with
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a massive economic crisis constant power outages have become the norm in many cities around the country my daughter who is backed by russia says he is the target of a u.s. led corporate lot and has accused the washington and why the will of sabotaging venice way less power grid donald trump said on wednesday that all options were open to make russia pull troops out of venezuela after two russian air force planes landed outside got back on saturday carrying nearly one hundred russian troops now they also warned potential buyers of venezuelan oil. you should be supporting interim president why don't you should not be supporting this regime you should not be. buying oil from this regime and giving them cash but the kremlin says the u.s. should not interfere in venezuelan affairs. as for the united states they are present all over the world and no one tells them where to be aware not to be that
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is. why we would like to count on mutual respect humanitarian assistance has become one of the ways the opposition has had to pressure. in january trucks loaded with aid tried to enter into the country but failed. on friday a plane carrying medicines arrived from china and the international committee of the red cross said they're ready to bring some assistance. i can announce that the international federation of the red cross and red crescent of which it's an honor to preside over will have the legal and technical conditions to work in the country so that much needed humanitarian aid can arrive obviously this doesn't resolve the problems in venezuela and no one should assume this is a complete solution. i political and economic crisis that has been excessive baited by the interference of russia and the united states in the middle are the millions who continue to struggle to survive every day.
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from us half a century hundreds of thousands of filipino pfizer's have died in conflicts throughout it's the men's and i region many of the wives they leave behind suffer the shame and stigma of being a war widow she miller and dorgan traveled to a small village in basle and to hear their stories. of. more than four decades of continuous conflict has made mindanao region of war widows. they came from many areas of the hinterlands in basle and province but these share one theory in common grief. and they see that grief is made worse by the fact their widows of fighters a stigma they carry were ever they go. along the way one by one they tell us their stories of how they've had no time to mourn. my boys have
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joined the they are just like their fired their because they were unable to finish school their most painful part in my nine year old boy came up to me and said mama i son want to carry a gun and join my brothers. i feel all alone in raising my thirteen children none of them were able to finish school we were raised with cannons bombs we were displaced every year we pray we hide is the same thing for our children. many were widowed at a young age and were unable to finish their education and live in extreme poverty with their children. more than one hundred thousand people have been killed in the decades long rebellion in mindanao but there are no official records as to how many have been widowed there are many things there and forgotten about the war exact the actual date on their husbands death that is because they say it marks a period of deeper suffering for their families they. already had little before
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their husbands died and now they have even less four decades ago the jew munson dokken lost her husband in the war he was a member of the more national liberation front out of rage she says her children picked up the guns their father left behind to fight the philippine military and now she is on her own looking after her grandchildren who are now orphans there has to be a place for them it's all fully or fully. but this place in suicide the most probably concede that this. must. lead this thing that organized to make them to feel that they have a new farm in many of the rebel fighters who died are honored by their communities as heroes are martyrs but three generations of women say for them the legacy of
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war is not of glory but pain. dugan al-jazeera president province southern philippines. and yes foreign french film director and icon of the cinema industry has dies up the age of nineteen father was a key figure in the so-called french new wave with films from the one nine hundred fifty s. onwards that are believed to have influenced cinema wild winds. still to come on al-jazeera the french national rugby team tackles the question though whether to appoint a foreign coach with a referendum on the ship players. to
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. talk to local. partners or. when the news breaks and the story below six million children in and outside syria have been affected by war when people need to be heard. and the story needs to be told people are telling us that there's no medicine there are not enough syringe and al jazeera has teens on the ground u.s. air power alone is not enough to bring you more a way of telling documentaries and live news on air and online.
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it's time for the sports here's peter. thank you so much messi has hit back at critics in argentina who say he doesn't make the same if it for his country as he does for his club it comes as he has returned to training with barcelona after another disappointing showing for the national team. the host city rivals espanyol in the catalan darby on saturday with messi said to feature for whatever nest over there this team player told the radio station on friday that he's firmly was affected by criticism of him messi stayed away from the argentina side of the being knocked out of the world cup a need to return last week for a three one defeat to venezuela he scored a hat trick for boss a two weeks ago his coach doesn't see any sign of the pressure getting to him that
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are killing innocent deal i see that his karma in the world of football we are sometimes put under excessive pressure and ups and downs the last game he played with us he was spectacular the goals he scored the way he played and then he lost a game with his national team happens roger casablanca have won the african super cup the match between the winners of the calf champions league and confederation cup the moroccan club scored first before the champions league winners esperance equalised but they invited but noone in there to the winner for roger for a two one win the match was played in qatar the first time the super cup was contested outside of africa ferrari have bounced back from a slow start to the formula one season with both the teams drivers topping the time charts at practice for the bahrain grand prix former world champ sebastian vettel proved fastest on friday even though he was far from seamless in the first session
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of the clerk shade slower than him overall as he had been at the first race in australia when vettel was fourth and look for. the fading miami open champion john is now is through to this year's final but he had to work hard to overcome canada's felix. seem the big serving american won this match seven six and seven six he served twenty one aces along the way this victory extends its most tiebreaker record in the tournament to an impressive nine wins from now. they may have missed starred in the world series last year but the los angeles dodgers are off to a powerful start in this year's major league baseball season jock peterson and enrique edmond is it two home and each of the dodgers defeated the arizona diamondbacks twelve five hitting eight zero runs for any major league opening day record and tying the franchise record for any game at the same time. the new york yankees are also still winning start with a seven two win in the baltimore orioles masahiro tanaka throwing eighty three
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pitches and allowing just to. everywhere bucks. been suspended by california's athletic commission of the kissing a female reporter during an interview the bulgarian was being interviewed by jennifer vala last saturday and just started these shots were taken he kissed her on the lips of clay in the to a friend's daughter volatile said she'd only met the box of the day before and is taking legal action against the. former world the more lee westwood showed on friday that he still has what it takes the englishman was up against to row at the w g c match play championships in austin texas and he scored versus hole in one on the eleventh it wasn't enough so as hatton ultimately won the match. horseracing is back under way at california santa anita track and more than three weeks after it was suspended because of the deaths of twenty two horses in three months the last races have been on march third before an investigation forced the
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closure of the breeders cup a new one immediate change has been a reduction in dosage. of an anti bleeding medication for horses we're just two weeks away from the n.b.a. playoffs and two of the western conference elite went head to head on thursday the used the rockets got a boost with a win over the denver nuggets james harden school thirty eight points and the rockets had a huge second quarter to win one hundred twelve eighty five. in. the senate only a spirit is ainge closer to a playoff berth with a narrow win over the cleveland cavaliers leading one hundred eleven one hundred ten with fourteen seconds left. school the three pointer to sink the cavs as the spurs went on to win one hundred sixteen one hundred ten. french rugby is to hold a referendum to decide whether to appoint the country's first foreign coach to lead the national team new zealand or warren gatland is hot favorite to take the role of the world cup but as there's never been a non infringement in charge rugby chiefs will poll all the amateur clubs in france
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on whether they are in favor of an outsider or not the result will be announced on april twelfth that's all we have for now more sport on the way again later. and that said for this news are but do stay with us here on al-jazeera the stasi it is up next with all the latest world news. in twenty sixty one a one east revealed that goes from me and some as young as fifteen were trafficked to singapore to work as mate it's illegal and costing lives so why does it still continue when law abiding singapore one zero one east on al-jazeera and her husband gavin were sleeping when four teenagers broke down the back the teenagers just scribed as being of african appearance still on the run before all of this happened i wasn't scared out of black people or people of color
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. whatever the focus on african gang crime began in march twenty sixth seen when violence broke out at the moon the festival at federation square in the center of melbourne to gird service of african young people coming together in melbourne there was a fraud crowd gathered because of my rolling bowl if you log some of it was because the place because i'm involved in we started choice and they just tables and that created all narrative in the media at the top of a lot of political pressure. these people commit crime interesting to race whole human gets blamed for the actions of the few. to people have to base cypher i have to feel saif side there's a lot of perception issues i think that we need to deal with this well isn't the problem for your town that they really don't have a health question really but he does have a corruption question mark over it doesn't look good for the image that i think we're not going to do any we're not knowing about this what are you saying you really do get why there's a lot of disillusionment with the us across the globe too far that is called for
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and that breaks doesn't build confidence it breaks will join me may the hot sun on our front of my guests from around the world take the hot seat and we debate the week's top stories and take issues here on al-jazeera. back in the dark crippling power cuts hit venezuela's capital and other parts of the country. hello i'm the star of the attain this is. also coming out u.s.
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president donald trump threatens to close the border with mexico next week accusing his southern neighbor of being soft on immigration. the biggest protest yet to hundreds of thousands of people demand an overhaul of the algeria's political establishment. and another vote and other rejection prime minister trees amaze breaks a deal is defeated time in the u.k. parliament. venezuela's been hit by another electricity blackout the this week the power outage on friday nights left the capital caracas in the dark as well as several other major cities many regions are barely recovering from earlier blackouts which forced the closure of schools businesses and the biggest airports well the latest back out
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comes two weeks off to venezuela as the longest and most widespread power outage on record had began on march the seventh and lasted for six days even hundreds of thousands of people without any electricity at least twenty one people died because hoss. battles couldn't keep equipment running president nicolas maduro accuses the u.s. and opposition leader of sabotaging the power grid. as well as many experts pin the blame on the jurors government saying the blackouts are a consequence of years of mismanagement and corruption well as those pallid cuts continue then as well as opposition leader says medical aid when i arrive in a matter of days. has given no details on the logistics of the shipment or if he has reached an agreement with president nicolas maduro meanwhile the red cross president in caracas says it's ready to deliver aid without any interference from the rival political camps to raise about reports. the venezuelan government may have barred opposition leader from holding office for fifteen years on thursday but
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. continues to challenge me. meaning look every time i am here with you is a defeat for that regime do you know how long they have wanted to arrest me every day that i am in the street with you is a defeat and now i have them cornered because of the arrest me that will be the last defeat because the people will continue to be in the street because we would go to the streets with more strength to execute plan freedom to keep challenging until venezuela is free. venezuelans have been struggling with a massive economic crisis constant power outages have become the norm in many cities around the country my daughter who is backed by russia says he is the target of a u.s. led plot and has accused the washington and why the will of sabotaging venice way less power grid donald trump said on wednesday that all options were open to make russia pull troops out of venezuela after two russian air force planes landed
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outside got back on saturday carrying nearly one hundred russian troops now they also warned potential buyers of venezuelan oil. you should be supporting interim president you should not be so. during this regime you should not be. buying oil from this regime and giving them cash but the kremlin says the u.s. should not interfere in venezuelan affairs. as for the united states they are present all over the world and no one tells them where to be aware not to be that is why we would like to count on mutual respect humanitarian assistance has become one of the ways the opposition has had to pressure. in january trucks loaded with aid try to enter into the country but failed. on friday a plane carrying medicines arrived from china and the international committee of the red cross said they're ready to bring some assistance is going to let you go
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then i can announce that the international federation of the red cross and red crescent of which it's an honor to preside over will have the legal and technical conditions to work in the country so that much needed humanitarian aid can arrive obviously this doesn't resolve the problems in venezuela and no one should assume this is a complete solution. i political and economic crisis that has been exacerbated by the interference of russia and the united states in the middle are the millions who continue to struggle to survive every day. u.s. president donald trump insists he's not playing games to renewing his threat to close the border with mexico he's vowed to go ahead with it if mexico doesn't stop people from crossing into the u.s. mike hanna reports from washington d.c. . in recent weeks port officials have been repeatedly arguing that they simply do not have the facilities to cope with the influx of immigrants across the border
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they say there are not enough officers there and they simply do not have enough accommodation for the numbers that are coming across this obviously playing on president trump's mind eating to his angry outbursts in the course of the day. president trump arrives to view a rehabilitation project at a lake in florida but it's not the wind blowing water level or this dam wall that's our foremost on his mind rather his fury with what he describes as mexico's reluctance to prevent immigration across the southern border so mexico is tough they can stop them but they chose not to now they're going to stop them and if they don't stop them with closing the border they will close their work we'll keep a close for a long time i'm not playing games mexico has to stuff it this repeating what he said in earlier tweets if mexico doesn't immediately stop all illegal immigration coming into the united states through our southern border emitting the h.
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in his anger i will be closing the border or large sections of the border next week it's a threat the president made back in december but never carried it through however his latest comments follow warnings from the department of homeland security that its resources have become strained and border officials say more people are expected to be apprehended at the border this march than in any month in more than a decade. the consequences of closure would be severe impacting on two way trade that is worth more than six hundred billion dollars a year and fuelling president his homeland secretary kirsten nielsen issued a press statement later on in the day saying that the situation at the border was in freefall very strong words from the homeland secretary and words that the president is likely to seize on in the days ahead well mexico's president has
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responded saying he's not going to get into a war of words with trump no well you're. full of essentialist i'm not going to start an argument over this i'm going to be very cautious due to a series of circumstances a long time because we want to lead a very good relationship with the government of the united states well there's also been swift reaction from people on the mexican side of the border and here is a man the queues are very large one has to trust to be able to work the migrants came to make things more difficult for us mexicans. that statement by trump is very elemental we are a binational region and we depend on friendship family ties i don't think it will affect us but it's lamentable for the president of the united states to break those statements the reports into possible russian interference in the twenty sixteen us election instead to be released to the public in mid april attorney general william
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barr has already summarized its findings in a letter to congress the report found no conspiracy between the trump campaign and russia but reached no judgment on obstruction of justice allegations against the president democrats are demanding the full report be released some parts are expected to remain classified. hundreds of thousands of people have crowded into algeria's capital in the biggest anti-government protests or saw demonstrators are demanding an overhaul of the entire political system there as victoria reports the for the past six weeks they've been demanding change it every level of the political establishment. and they're determined to keep up the pressure on president abdelaziz bouteflika and his backus was the route for actually dran because they see governors have dropped us off everything we are tired and fed up with them they have to leave. all the protests have been almost entirely
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peaceful in at least one location police used water cannon to break up the crowned . the. earlier this week the army backed protests to schools will be to flicker to step down the ruling party its coalition partner and algeria its biggest union have also joined the cools the him to go the national louis union reemphasized is demand that the eighty two year old president must leave office. we reiterate our support for the peaceful popular movement which calls for a change in the system of governance the creation of a new republic that respects the southern tier of the people and the principle of the law of the union calls for a positive response to the demands of the people within whom sovereign power resides. local media reported millions of people came out to demonstrate in towns and cities across the country this is the town of g.
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jail in the east it was a similar scene in his ghonim in the west. was we want to move to a real democratic country for a transitional period and to set a new algerian government which will be elected by the people and not by this. governments we are against this government the but even if beautifully does that will be enough for the protesters they want the resignation of the ruling elite that is settling side beautifully with the twenty year is there anything like that to happen the powerful military would have to agree and it's very sensitive to signs of instability and then the end everyone is waiting for the constitutional council to rule beautifully conspicuous but office based on health reasons it's given no indication when it will make a decision if it rules the president unfit for office parliament must induced the decision by
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a two thirds majority even if that happens it will only just begin to fulfill the demands of hundreds of thousands of algerians who've spoken out in protest victoria gate and be there. sudan has freed a newspaper editor who spent weeks in jail for criticizing the president also ghani opposed the she has decision to declare a state of emergency during ongoing demonstrations rights groups say more than fifty people have been killed since protests began in december over the price of bread they escalated into calls for the president to step down sparking a government crackdown on dissent and media freedom. during my detention which felt like a long time i was not able to know why i was detained and this is because i did not face any question.

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