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02/04/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política

Coronavirus cases exceed 1 million and death toll passes 50,000 worldwide; U.S. unemployment claims soar

17:32 - The global number of confirmed deaths from the coronavirus surpassed 50,000 and total cases have topped 1 million, according to tracking by Johns Hopkins University, as the outbreak continued to hit the United States and Europe especially hard. Elsewhere, officials battled to maintain earlier successes in the fight against the novel coronavirus, weighing the desire to resume normal business operations against the risk of triggering new cases.
01/04/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Robyn Dixon

Trump called Russia’s coronavirus aid to U.S. ‘very nice.’ Putin may use it as a propaganda coup.

19:01 - When Russia announced it was sending the world’s biggest cargo plane, an Antonov-124, to the United States loaded with medical aid, President Trump called it “very nice.”
01/04/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Politica Latinoamericana

U.S. proposes transitional government for Venezuela, without Maduro or Guaidó

The Trump administration said Tuesday it would lift tough sanctions against Venezuela if both President Nicolás Maduro and his political nemesis, opposition leader Juan Guaidó, stepped aside and agreed to a transitional government guided by both the ruling socialists and opposition lawmakers.
30/03/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Politica Latinoamericana Rosana Pinheiro-Machado

Bolsonaro is endangering Brazil. He must be impeached.

While the novel coronavirus spreads in Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro has demonstrated an alarming inability to govern the country, undermining the pandemic and efforts to protect and save lives.
26/03/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

Soldiers around the world get a new mission: Enforcing coronavirus lockdowns

In every region, under all kinds of political systems, governments are turning to increasingly stringent measures — and deploying their armed forces to back them up.
19/03/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Carol Morello

Pompeo urges Venezuela to release imprisoned oil executives as coronavirus spreads

15:22 - The Trump administration is asking Venezuela to release six imprisoned oil executives on humanitarian grounds, as the nation’s health care crisis worsens amid the spread of the coronavirus.
19/03/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Económica

While coronavirus ravages Iran, U.S. sanctions squeeze it

There’s little doubt that U.S. sanctions have hindered Iran’s response to the virus. They have left an already dysfunctional government scrambling for supplies and made officials desperate to avoid taking societal measures that would further harm an economy in free fall.
10/03/2020
Argentina The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Mariela Belski

Aborto legal en Argentina: la gran deuda que el Congreso tiene con las mujeres

Y es solo esa hipocresía que a veces nos atrapa, la que nos hace caer en un debate como este”, explicó Fernández que además apeló a la autonomía de las mujeres para decidir sobre su cuerpo: “En el Siglo XXI toda sociedad necesita respetar la decisión individual de sus miembros a disponer libremente de sus cuerpos”.
04/03/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Politica Latinoamericana

Colombia was close to legalizing abortion. Instead, a top court kept restrictions in place.

Colombia’s constitutional court ruled Monday to keep the country’s abortion restrictions in place, dashing the hopes of activists pushing for a decision that could have made it the first and most populous state in Latin America to legalize abortions during the first 16 weeks of a pregnancy.
04/03/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

Trump speaks with senior Taliban leader by phone, in a first between a U.S. president and insurgent force since Afghan war began

03/03 - 18:10 - President Trump said Tuesday that he had spoken with the senior Taliban leader, a phone conversation that is apparently the first direct verbal communication between a U.S. president and the Afghan insurgent force since the nearly 19-year-old war in Afghanistan began.
28/02/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos

Iván Duque: Colombia is committed to helping Venezuelan refugees. But we can’t do it alone.

Colombia is on the front lines of the most serious humanitarian challenge the Western Hemisphere has seen in the modern era: the Venezuelan refugee crisis. This ongoing crisis on America’s doorstep must be met with greater urgency before the situation spirals out of control. We need a stronger commitment for more funds and resources from the international community. Colombia cannot do it alone.
21/02/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Susannah George

Pompeo, Taliban announce plan to sign peace deal at the end of the month

The United States plans to sign a peace deal with the Taliban on Feb. 29 as long as a week-long reduction in violence across the country holds, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The Taliban also released a statement confirming the plan to sign a peace deal that day.
20/02/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Adam Taylor

Pompeo tries to unite the West while dividing Washington

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17/02/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

Taliban says peace deal with U.S. to be signed at month’s end

The Taliban said Monday that a peace deal with the United States will be signed by the end of the month, with the top U.S. negotiator describing himself as "cautiously optimistic" about the process.
12/02/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

Palestinian leader says U.S. peace plan would make ‘Swiss cheese’ out of Palestinian land

11/02 - 19:39 - The Trump administration claimed a symbolic victory at the United Nations on Tuesday, as an effort to formally condemn the new U.S. Middle East peace plan fizzled, while Palestinian Leader Mahmoud Abbas angrily accused Washington of trying to extinguish the idea of an independent Palestinian homeland.
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