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12/02/2019
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Erica Werner

Lawmakers say they have reached an ‘agreement in principle’ to avoid government shutdown

Key lawmakers announced a tentative deal late Monday that would avert another government shutdown at the end of the week while denying President Trump much of the money he’s sought to build new walls along the U.S.-Mexico border.
07/02/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Joshua Goodman

Politics prevail in rush to supply Venezuela much-needed aid

06/02 - 19:55 - For Anahis Alvarado, whose battle with kidney failure has become more desperate as Venezuela sinks deeper into crisis, the prospect of bringing in emergency medical and food supplies can’t come soon enough.
07/02/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Anne Gearan

Trump says Islamic State could be deprived of all territory by next week

06/02 - 19:19 - Islamic State militants could be completely stripped of their territorial base as soon as next week, President Trump said Wednesday, as he reiterated that U.S. forces fighting the militants in Syria will withdraw from the country.
06/02/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Philip Rucker

In dissonant State of the Union speech, Trump seeks unity while depicting ruin

President Trump confronted a split Congress for the first time Tuesday night by delivering a dissonant State of the Union address, interspersing uplifting paeans to bipartisan compromise with chilling depictions of murder and ruin.
05/02/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Matt Ferchen

Why did China stand by Maduro in Venezuela?

National Assembly leader Juan Guaidó, who declared himself Venezuela’s interim president two weeks ago, urged Beijing this weekend to abandon China’s support for incumbent President Nicolás Maduro.
05/02/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Dan Balz

Europeans fear Trump may threaten not just the transatlantic bond, but the state of their union

BERLIN — As President Trump prepares to deliver his second State of the Union address, the leaders of the United States’ closest allies in Europe are filled with anxiety.
04/02/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional ISHAAN THAROOR

Trump’s new conflict with Europe

01/02 - 14:59 - This week, the European Union finally launched a long-mooted mechanism aimed at salvaging trade between the continent and Iran.
01/02/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Karoun Demirjian

Senate rebukes Trump’s plan to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria, Afghanistan

The vast majority of Senate Republicans backed Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday in a rebuke of President Trump’s rationale for withdrawing U.S. troops from Syria and Afghanistan, voting to declare that the Islamic State’s presence and activity in both countries continue to pose a serious threat to the United States.
01/02/2019
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional David J. Lynch

Trump plans to meet Chinese leader Xi Jinping to resolve trade dispute

31/01 - 12:06 - President Trump said Thursday he would meet Chinese President Xi Jinping next month in hopes of finalizing a trade deal, even as a leading business group warned that China had offered nothing new to resolve several major stumbling blocks during two days of talks this week.
01/02/2019
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Peter S. Goodman

As Chances of No-Deal Brexit Rise, British Companies Scramble to Prepare

31/01 - 19:40 - A lack of clarity over the terms of Britain’s looming departure from the European Union has British businesses stockpiling products and components, and delaying new investments.
31/01/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional James H. Lebovic

The point of the Afghanistan ‘peace deal’ is simple: The U.S. wants to get out

There is strong speculation that U.S. and Taliban negotiators are moving closer to a deal. We should have no illusions, however, about this alleged breakthrough: The Trump administration is not negotiating a final peace between the warring factions but a U.S. exit from Afghanistan
31/01/2019
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional David J. Lynch

China pushes through changes to foreign investment law as U.S. trade talks start

30/01 - 18:54 - The United States and China began two days of talks Wednesday amid muted hopes for an agreement that would head off President Trump’s planned March 2 tariff increase on $200 billion in Chinese goods.
30/01/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Andreina Aponte

Venezuelan officials seek to block U.S.-supported opposition leader Juan Guaidó from leaving the country, freeze his assets

29/01 - 17:22 - Venezuela’s chief prosecutor asked the pro-government Supreme Court on Tuesday to prohibit opposition leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaidó from leaving the country and to freeze his bank accounts, prompting the United States, which a day earlier slapped sweeping sanctions on Venezuela’s state-run oil company, to say there would be “serious consequences” if Guaidó is harmed.
30/01/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional William Booth

Brexit: British Parliament asserts that Britain shouldn’t leave E.U. without a deal, sends Theresa May back to Brussels

29/01 - 18:17 - The British Parliament on Tuesday ordered Prime Minister Theresa May to return to Brussels to reopen talks with European leaders on how Britain leaves the European Union.
29/01/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Federico Finchelstein

The dangerous game Donald Trump is playing with Venezuela

President Trump has chosen a side in the conflict in Venezuela, where opposition leader Juan Guaidó has named himself interim president after challenging the legitimacy of Nicolás Maduro’s recent reelection. Trump, along with other international leaders, has formally recognized Guaidó, effectively promoting regime change in Venezuela.
28/01/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Rick Noack

The divide on Venezuela: Who’s supporting Maduro and who’s following the U.S. lead in recognizing Guaidó

Venezuelans demonstrated against President Nicolás Maduro Jan. 23 as the U.S. recognized opposition leader Juan Guaidó as the nation’s interim president.
24/01/2019
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Energía Cathy Bussewitz

What a Venezuelan oil embargo could mean for US

24/01/2019 19:53 - Diplomatic relations between U.S. and Venezuela have hit a new low over President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize the leader of the South American country’s opposition as its legitimate president. But the two countries have long history of interdependency when it comes to oil that has endured through years of political tensions. Trump has long considered imposing sanctions that would block imports of Venezuela oil. Here’s a look at how such a move might affect both countries.
24/01/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Francisco Toro

Why the new protests in Venezuela are different

23/01/2019 15:42 - Thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets on Wednesday to confront Nicolás Maduro and the Western Hemisphere’s most wantonly destructive regime. A resurgent opposition — under the leadership of Juan Guaidó, the until-recently unknown 35-year-old leader of Congress and now the self-declared president of Venezuela — has mobilized its supporters to try to dislodge what’s now a no-doubts-about-it dictatorship.
24/01/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Adam Taylor

U.S. recognition of Guaidó as Venezuela’s president could have big consequences

23/01/2019 17:37 - The Trump administration announced Wednesday that it would no longer recognize Nicolás Maduro as the legitimate president of Venezuela, instead offering its formal support for opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who was elected leader of the Venezuelan congress earlier this month.
22/01/2019
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Organismos Internacionales Heather Long

Shutdown in U.S., slowing growth in China fuel concerns over global economy

Fears are rising about the state of the world’s biggest economies, with China posting its worst annual growth in decades and the United States injecting more uncertainty with tariffs and a lengthy government shutdown.
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