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07/09/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política

Biden surveys Ida storm damage in New Jersey, New York — warns of ‘code red’ moment on climate change

18:54 - President Biden on Tuesday warned of a "code red" moment on climate change as he toured two northeastern states ravaged by the remnants of Hurricane Ida, while his administration prepared to ask Congress for billions in federal aid to respond to last week's storm and other natural disasters.
07/09/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política

Former Trump adviser Jason Miller briefly detained in Brazil as political tumult grips country

17:58 - Jason Miller, a former senior adviser to Donald Trump, said Tuesday that he was briefly detained and questioned by Brazilian authorities on a day in which the South American country inched yet closer to a full-blown constitutional crisis.
07/09/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Medio Ambiente Brady Dennis

Activists push for delay of U.N. climate summit, citing vaccine inequity, travel costs and pandemic

A coalition of activists from around the globe on Tuesday called for the postponement of a major United Nations climate summit this fall in Scotland, saying a combination of vaccine inequity, exorbitant lodging costs and the ongoing pandemic could exclude important voices — particularly those of people from small and developing nations hit hardest by global warming.
07/09/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Loveday Morris

Germany complains to Moscow over pre-election phishing attacks on politicians

The German government called on Moscow on Monday to cease "illegal cyber activities" immediately amid an increase in phishing attacks on politicians in the lead-up to pivotal parliamentary elections later this month.
03/09/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Eva Dou

Kerry urges China to cut emissions faster, as Beijing seeks easing of solar sanctions

U.S. climate envoy John F. Kerry said Friday he hopes Beijing will agree to cut carbon emissions faster to address the climate crisis, as he wrapped up talks in which Chinese officials pressed for American concessions in other areas that have strained relations.
02/09/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política

Afghanistan is under Taliban control. Here’s who leads the organization.

17:04 - With Afghanistan under Taliban control, the world is watching to see how the group will govern after having been out of power since 2001.
02/09/2021
Argentina The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Estefanía Pozzo

Deuda en Argentina: el compromiso es con la ciudadanía, no con los inversores

El riesgo de polarizar el debate sobre el endeudamiento es alto, sobre todo porque los mensajes lanzados durante la campaña buscan “fidelizar” un núcleo duro de votantes en lugar de analizar de manera seria los efectos negativos que provoca un aumento exponencial de la deuda.
01/09/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Claire Giangravé

Amid resignation rumors, Pope Francis says, 'It didn't even cross my mind'

14:13 - In an hourlong, wide-ranging interview, Pope Francis addressed the consequences of the U.S. retreat from Afghanistan, relations with China and his ongoing efforts to reform the Catholic Church, while dismissing rumors that he would be the second pope in eight years to resign.
01/09/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Politica Latinoamericana

Venezuelan opposition declares end to boycott, agrees to participate in local and state elections

31/08 Venezuela’s main opposition parties on Tuesday announced an end to their three-year boycott of elections organized by the government of President Nicolás Maduro, abandoning one of the main tactics of their long struggle to oust the authoritarian socialist by agreeing to field candidates in upcoming races for governors and mayors.
01/09/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Missy Ryan

Questions hang over diplomatic mission as next phase of U.S. relationship with Afghanistan begins

The Biden administration on Tuesday began planning for the next phase of the U.S. relationship with Afghanistan, as the State Department scrambled to stand up a remote diplomatic mission and continue working to help those stranded under Taliban rule.
31/08/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Robyn Dixon

The world should unfreeze Afghanistan’s reserves and pour in aid to rebuild the country, Russia says

Russia’s presidential envoy for Afghanistan, Zamir Kabulov, said Monday that the international community should unfreeze the Afghan government’s reserves or risk a spike in illegal narcotics and arms traffic.
30/08/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Ashley Parker

For Biden, ‘forever war’ isn’t over, just entering a new, perilous phase

21:41 - The withdrawal of the final U.S. troops from Afghanistan on Monday marks the end of the U.S. military’s 20-year mission in Afghanistan.
30/08/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Elliot Spagat

Lithium fuels hopes for revival on California's largest lake

20:05 - Near Southern California’s dying Salton Sea, a canopy next to a geothermal power plant covers large vats of salty water left behind after super-hot liquid is drilled from deep underground to run steam turbines. The vats connect to tubes that spit out what looks like dishwater, but it’s lithium, a critical component of rechargeable batteries and the newest hope for economic revival in the depressed region.
30/08/2021
Medio Ambiente The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Medio Ambiente

Birds of prey face global decline from habitat loss, poisons

16:08 - Despite a few high-profile conservation success stories – like the dramatic comeback of bald eagle populations in North America – birds of prey are in decline worldwide.
30/08/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Ishaan Taroor

The U.S. reckons with defeat in Afghanistan

In a couple of days, the Biden administration intends to wrap up its withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan. Not only will most U.S. military personnel be pulled out of the country by Aug. 31, but so will the entirety of the American diplomatic presence, including the U.S. ambassador. According to U.S. officials, there’s no clear time frame for a return.
26/08/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional John Hudson

As Aug. 31 deadline looms, United States, European nations accelerate Afghanistan evacuation effort

The United States and European allies accelerated their efforts to evacuate Western and local nationals from Afghanistan on Wednesday, with less than a week remaining before President Biden’s departure deadline, as the military prepared to hand control of the Kabul airport to Taliban forces.
24/08/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Politica Latinoamericana Samantha Schmidt

Genocide prosecution of former president tests Bolivia’s justice system

On Saturday, a day after prosecutors announced new charges of “genocide” against her, Áñez cut her own wrist, in what her lawyer described as “a cry for help.” The news prompted her supporters, the European Union and the U.S. Embassy in Bolivia to call on the Arce government to safeguard her well-being.
24/08/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Shibani Mahtani

U.S. is still a ‘global leader,’ Harris says on Asia trip, as allies fret over China, Afghanistan

23/08 Successive U.S. administrations have pledged to pivot away from unending military entanglements and focus American foreign policy on the Indo-Pacific, where a string of nations are anxious about China’s growing military clout and hungry for U.S. engagement.
23/08/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Reis Thebault

Sweden prime minister’s abrupt resignation upends the country and its politics

18:04 - The front runner to replace him would be the first female premier and could face the same challenges in governing with no parliamentary majority
23/08/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Shibani Mahtani

U.S. is still a ‘global leader,’ Harris says on Asia trip, as allies fret over China

Successive U.S. administrations have pledged to pivot away from entanglements in the Middle East and focus American foreign policy on the Indo-Pacific, where a string of nations are anxious about China’s growing military clout and hungry for U.S. engagement.
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