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23/12/2020
Medio Ambiente The Hill - Estados Unidos Medio Ambiente Rachel Frazin

EPA declines to tighten air quality standard for smog

15:50 - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday declined to tighten air quality standards for smog, despite calls from environmental and health advocates for a stricter standard.
21/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional LAURA KELLY

Congress to pass Sudan legislation preserving 9/11 terrorism claims

16:53 - The House and Senate are expected to approve legislation restoring Sudan’s sovereign immunity as part of its removal from the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism.
21/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política NIV ELIS

Congress unveils $2.3 trillion government spending and virus relief package

15:40 - Congress unveiled a $2.3 trillion spending package it is expected to approve in a matter of hours that provides relief to a coronavirus-battered economy while funding the government through the end of the fiscal year
21/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional LAURA KELLY

Pompeo pressed against labeling Houthis a terrorist group

15:01 - The Trump administration’s push to label Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi group as a terrorist organization would be “deeply damaging” to U.S. national security, say former U.S. diplomats and State Department officials.
18/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Organismos Internacionales Jordan Williams

WHO says donor contributions have secured nearly 2 billion vaccines

12:55 - The World Health Organization said on Friday that donor contributions have secured nearly 2 billion doses of coronavirus vaccines for the first half of 2021.
17/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

UN secretary general warns against 'vaccinationalism' on COVID-19 vaccine

18:43 - U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres warned against "vaccinationalism" on Thursday as countries race to inoculate their populations against COVID-19.
17/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional KAELAN DEESE

New Zealand offers free COVID-19 vaccines to neighboring nations

16:59 - New Zealand announced Thursday that it would provide free COVID-19 vaccines to its population of 5 million, plus additional free vaccines to neighboring nations.
15/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Justine Coleman

Mexican president congratulates Biden on presidential win

16:42 - exican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his election win for the first time in a letter sent late Monday after the Electoral College certified the results.
15/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Morgan Chalfant

Biden inauguration planners urge Americans to watch ceremony from home

13:13 - The organizers planning President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration said Tuesday that next month's event will include strict health and safety protocols and a “reimagined” parade in order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
15/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional TIM KAINE

How Joe Biden must build an all Americas foreign policy to lead

“We prefer dealing with America and its companies because of our close ties in culture, history, language, and immigration.” When a president in South America told me this a few years ago, I felt a sense of pride in my country and optimistic about our relations in Latin America. But then he continued. “But you are largely absent from the region, and the Chinese are very present. So we work more with them.” I winced.
14/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Peter Sullivan

US surpasses 300,000 COVID-19 deaths

15:59 - The United States on Monday passed 300,000 total deaths from the novel coronavirus, according to a New York Times tally, a shocking number that is certain to quickly grow larger before a vaccine is widely available.
14/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional LAURA KELLY

Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey over Russian defense purchases

15:32 - The Trump administration on Monday imposed mandatory sanctions on Turkey over its acquisition last year of the Russian S-400 missile defense system, following the passage in Congress last week of legislation requiring such sanctions to be imposed shortly.
11/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Julia Manchester

Biden urges Americans to 'have confidence' in vaccine

17:06 - President-elect Joe Biden urged Americans to have confidence in Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine on Friday after a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel endorsed it.
11/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional NATHANIEL WEIXEL

White House presses FDA chief over COVID-19 vaccine

16:59 - Top Trump administration officials are turning up the heat on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to quickly authorize emergency use of the country's first coronavirus vaccine.
10/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Rebecca Kheel

GOP chairman calls Trump's Western Sahara deal 'shocking and deeply disappointing'

18:21 - The Republican chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee is blasting President Trump’s deal to recognize Morocco’s claims to contested territory in the Western Sahara in exchange for the North African country formalizing diplomatic relations with Israel.
10/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política LAURA KELLY

Top House Democrat warns against Trump's Western Sahara designation

16:40 - The top House Democrat with oversight of foreign affairs warned Thursday that the Trump administration's move to recognize Morocco’s claims to contested territory in the Western Sahara threatens efforts at international diplomacy to solve long-standing conflicts.
10/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política

Macron gave el-Sisi highest French award on Paris visit: Official

14:51 - A presidential official says the controversial gesture was an unavoidable part of protocol on a state visit.
09/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Morgan Chalfant

Hunter Biden says he's under federal investigation over his taxes

18:10 - Hunter Biden, the son of President-elect Joe Biden, said Wednesday that the U.S. attorney’s office in Delaware is investigating his tax affairs.
09/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Peter Sullivan

Canada authorizes Pfizer coronavirus vaccine

12:39 - Canada’s government on Wednesday authorized the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, becoming the third country to do so after the United Kingdom and Bahrain.
09/12/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Zack Budryk

Iran: US sanctions hampering efforts to buy COVID-19 vaccine

11:41 - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said that U.S. sanctions have proven a hurdle against Tehran obtaining coronavirus vaccines.
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