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30/06/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Kevin Sieff

On his first U.S. visit as president, Mexico’s Lopez Obrador to fly commercial

When Mexico's president travels to the White House next week, he'll have to reckon with the same questions travelers everywhere are asking.
26/06/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Politica Latinoamericana Ishaan Taroor

Latin America’s coronavirus crisis is only getting worse

In many parts of the world, authorities and experts are fretting over the onset of a coronavirus second wave. Yet in the Americas, there’s still no end in sight to the first. The virus is surging in various U.S. states, and the American death toll has eclipsed 120,000. On Thursday, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the real number of infected Americans is probably 10 times the 2.3 million official count.
23/06/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

Trump administration imposes new restrictions on Chinese state media outlets

The Trump administration on Monday designated four Chinese media outlets as “foreign missions” and imposed regulations on their operations in the United States, a move certain to escalate tensions as Beijing and Washington continue sparring over the novel coronavirus, Hong Kong and media restrictions in their respective countries.
22/06/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Anne Gearan

Trump backtracks on a meeting with Venezuela’s Maduro after chorus of criticism

19:57 - President Trump backtracked Monday from remarks that had opened the door to a possible meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, whom the Trump administration brands a rapacious dictator and the illegitimate ruler of his country.
17/06/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Regional

The drums of war in Asia grow louder

Chinese President Xi Jinping, meanwhile, is at the helm of a state that’s growing more aggressive, from its hostile rhetoric toward Taiwan to its clampdowns on civil liberties in Hong Kong, to its assertive stance in the Himalayas
16/06/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Karen De Young

Trump administration nominates American to head Inter-American Development Bank, breaking with tradition

20:16 - The Trump administration said Tuesday it will nominate Mauricio Claver-Carone, the current head of Western Hemisphere affairs at the National Security Council, as president of the Inter-American Development Bank, breaking an unwritten agreement since the bank’s inception in 1959 that it would be led by a Latin American.
12/06/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

Two years after Trump-Kim summit, North Korea voices despair, vows to build military

On the second anniversary of President Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un in Singapore, North Korea's foreign minister said hope had given way to despair and relations between the two countries had descended into a "dark nightmare," and vowed to bolster the country's military might to counter U.S. threats.
08/06/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Politica Latinoamericana

As coronavirus deaths in Brazil surge, Bolsonaro limits the release of data

As Brazil posts some of the highest daily coronavirus death totals in the world, President Jair Bolsonaro is reducing the amount of data his government is releasing to the public.
03/06/2020
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional

Trump takes step that could expand his trade war, targeting the way other countries treat U.S. tech firms

The Trump administration said Tuesday it was investigating digital services taxes being enforced or considered by several U.S. trading partners including the European Union, India and Brazil, opening the door to the first new tariffs since the economy tumbled into a deep recession.
27/05/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional John Hudson

Trump administration to end Iran deal waivers in a blow to Obama-era pact

13:42 - The Trump administration is ending sanctions waivers that allow Russian, Chinese and European companies to do work at sensitive Iranian nuclear sites, following an internal battle between Iran hawks and a more aggressive group of hard-liners inside the U.S. government, according to U.S. officials and documents obtained by The Washington Post.
27/05/2020
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Sydney Maki

Why There’s a Looming Debt Crisis in Emerging Markets

11:34 - As governments stare down the humanitarian and economic shocks of the coronavirus pandemic, some emerging markets with weak financial positions are at greater risk of defaulting on their debts.
21/05/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

Pompeo’s foreign diplomacy has a domestic audience in mind

When Mike Pompeo took over the State Department two years ago, he pledged to bring the “swagger” back to American diplomacy. At a news conference on Wednesday during which he mostly railed against China, he proudly reflected on one aspect of American politics.
18/05/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Erica Werner

$500 billion Treasury fund meant for coronavirus relief has lent barely any money so far, oversight commission finds

16:26 - A Congressional Oversight Commission created by the Cares Act issued its first report even though it still doesn’t have a chair
08/05/2020
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional

China, U.S. stand by trade deal as coronavirus pushes relations to worst in decades

U.S. and Chinese economic officials struck a conciliatory tone during a call on Friday as they discussed the prospects of China fulfilling a Phase 1 trade deal that President Trump has threatened to scrap in the coming days as bilateral relations fray.
07/05/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

Iraq names new prime minister, paving the way to tackle the deepening crisis

Iraq named its former intelligence chief as prime minister Thursday, ending months of political deadlock that had seen two previous candidates step aside as the country teetered on the edge of economic free fall.
05/05/2020
Argentina The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Sydney Maki

Why There’s a Looming Debt Crisis in Emerging Markets

While some nations -- Argentina, Lebanon and Venezuela among them -- were in trouble long before Covid-19 scared investors out of risky assets, the pandemic has helped at least 15 others to linger in distressed territory.
05/05/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Relaciones Exteriores

The top U.S. diplomat turns pandemic bully

It wasn’t very diplomatic. On Sunday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave new life to a conspiracy theory inflaming the American right and roiling relations with China. Pompeo told ABC News’s “This Week” that there was “enormous evidence” that the strain of the novel coronavirus originated in a laboratory in Wuhan, China. When pressed for evidence, he claimed he was not “allowed” to say more. He later tweeted about China’s supposed “history of infecting the world.”
28/04/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Organismos Internacionales

Trump’s WHO funding freeze during coronavirus pandemic gives China an opening to expand its influence

Watchdogs say China is working to embed its authoritarian worldview in multilateral institutions and to repurpose them for Beijing’s pet projects. The country is trying to merge its infrastructure-focused Belt and Road Initiative with its human rights and human development agenda, for instance, in an offshoot called the “Health Silk Road.”
24/04/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

Which Senate seats are most likely to flip in November?

There remain some big wild cards in the race for the Senate majority: Neither side has a handle yet on how the coronavirus pandemic, or the race between President Trump and former vice president Joe Biden, will shape individual Senate races.
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