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18/01/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Maggie Haberman

El dilema de la Casa Blanca: sin muro, sin administración y sin estrategia

El presidente Donald Trump ha insistido en que no hará concesiones a los demócratas para detener el cierre de la administración, y que se siente cómodo en su postura inflexible. Sin embargo, en privado, la historia a veces es otra.
17/01/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Erica Werner

Pelosi asks Trump to postpone State of the Union address because of shutdown — or deliver it in writing

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) urged President Trump on Jan. 16 to postpone the Jan. 29 State of the Union address until the government reopens.
17/01/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Brandon Yoder

Why it’s so hard for the U.S. to have a coherent China policy

The United States and China have had full diplomatic relations for exactly 40 years. There’s been little time to celebrate, given the continued U.S. economic pressure on Beijing — including over $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports. But in November, President Trump announced a forthcoming U.S. trade deal, with China ostensibly agreeing to reduce the bilateral trade imbalance and eliminate discrimination against foreign firms.
16/01/2019
Argentina The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía

Argentina says 2018 inflation hits 47.6 percent

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina’s consumer prices rose 47.6 percent in 2018, the official statistics agency announced Tuesday.
14/01/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Anne Gearan

‘They screwed this whole thing up’: Inside the attempt to derail Trump’s erratic Syria withdrawal

President Trump dispatched national security adviser John Bolton on a cleanup mission a week ago, with a three-day itinerary in Israel that was intended to reassure a close ally that Trump’s impulsive decision to immediately withdraw troops from Syria would be carried out more slowly and with important caveats.
14/01/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional John Wagner

Trump says he is not looking to declare a national emergency ‘right now’ for border wall, urges Democrats to vote again on funding

11/01 - 17:16 - President Trump on Friday threw cold water on the idea of immediately declaring a national emergency to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, reversing days of signals that he might soon declare the emergency amid a protracted standoff with Democrats over a partial shutdown of the federal government.
11/01/2019
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Jeanne Whalen

Democratic lawmakers call for delay in easing sanctions on close ally of Russia’s Vladimir Putin

House Democrats said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin failed to convince them in a closed briefing Thursday that the United States should lift sanctions on a Russian aluminum company controlled by a Vladimir Putin ally, calling for more information and a delay.
10/01/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

Latin America has never seen a crisis like Venezuela before

09/01 - 21:06 - Editorial Board The epic political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is due to pass a new juncture Thursday when President Nicolás Maduro is sworn in for a second six-year term.
10/01/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Erica Werner

Trump walks out of shutdown negotiations after Democrats reject wall money, calls meeting ‘total waste of time’

Talks between President Trump and congressional Democrats aimed at ending the partial government shutdown collapsed in acrimony and disarray Wednesday, with the president walking out of the White House meeting and calling it “a total waste of time” after Democrats rejected his demand for border-wall funding.
10/01/2019
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Taylor Telford

Fitch warns an extended shutdown could hurt the U.S. credit rating

09/01 - 14:06 - As the partial U.S. government shutdown dragged into its 19th day, Fitch Ratings warned Wednesday that an extended shutdown might damage the country’s Triple-A credit rating if lawmakers are unable to pass a budget or manage the debt ceiling.
10/01/2019
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Agronegocios Jeff Stein

Trump farm bailout money will go to Brazilian-owned meatpacking firm, USDA says

09/01 - 16:33 - U.S. taxpayers will buy about $5 million in pork products from a Brazilian-owned meatpacking firm under President Trump’s bailout program, which was designed to help American farmers hurt by the administration’s trade war, according to documents released Wednesday.
09/01/2019
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Paul Wiseman

World Bank cuts forecast for world economic growth in 2019

WASHINGTON — The World Bank is downgrading its outlook for the global economy this year, citing rising trade tension, weakening manufacturing activity and growing financial stress in emerging-market countries.
08/01/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Missy Ryan

‘No different from my original statements’: Trump denies changes to Syria exit plan

President Trump vowed a “prudent” withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, embracing a new, more cautious timeline on Monday while appearing to deny that he had ever ordered an immediate troop departure in the first place.
08/01/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Politica Latinoamericana Benjamin N. Gedan

Maduro’s inauguration sets the stage to further isolate Venezuela’s regime

07/01 - 15:58 - There should be a doomsday clock ticking away in Venezuela’s presidential palace. On Jan. 10, President Nicolás Maduro will be inaugurated for a second term following rigged elections last May. The opposition — its coalition in disarray, its leaders in prison or exile — largely boycotted the vote. The United States, Canada and Latin America’s largest countries, includingBrazil and Argentina, vowed not to recognize the results.
08/01/2019
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Anna Fifield

Trade talks open in Beijing amid optimism about an end to U.S.-China dispute

07/01 - 14:44 - Chinese and American trade negotiators began talks Monday in Beijing amid mounting optimism that they will find a way to break the impasse in their rancorous nine-month-long dispute.
07/01/2019
Argentina The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Organismos Regionales

Foreign diplomats urge Venezuela’s Maduro to hand over power

A dozen Latin American governments and Canada delivered a blistering rebuke to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday, questioning the legitimacy of his soon-to-begin second term and urging him to hand over power as the only path to restoring democracy in his crisis-wracked South American country.
07/01/2019
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Anna Fifield

Trade talks open in Beijing amid optimism about an end to U.S.-China dispute

BEIJING — Chinese and American trade negotiators began talks in Beijing Monday amid mounting optimism that they will find a way to finally break the impasse in their rancorous nine-month-long dispute.
04/01/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Económica Damian Paletta

House Democrats vote to reopen government and deny Trump wall money, defying veto threat

The newly Democratic-controlled House passed a package of bills late Thursday that would reopen the federal government without paying for President Trump’s border wall, drawing a swift veto threat from the White House and leaving the partial shutdown no closer to getting resolved.
04/01/2019
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Chico Harlan

Pope Francis acknowledges sexual abuse scandals have damaged the Catholic Church

03/01 - 17:04 - In a letter to U.S. bishops released Thursday by the Vatican, Pope Francis directly acknowledged the damage done to the Catholic Church by sexual abuse scandals and provided a lengthy explanation of his proposed response: one focused on discernment, unity and a “change in our mind-set.”
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