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01/02/2018
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Nicole Winfield

Pope’s briefing system under scrutiny after Chile gaffe

31/01, 18:51 - Just how well informed is Pope Francis about the goings-on in his 1.2-billion strong Catholic Church?
31/01/2018
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Paul Waldman

What Joe Kennedy’s speech says about Democratic anger at Trump

31/01, 15:34 - The rebuttal speech, given after the president speaks at the State of the Union, has been referred to as “the worst job in politics.”
31/01/2018
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Aaron Blake

Winners and losers from Trump’s State of the Union address

President Trump delivered his second address to Congress and his first official State of the Union address Tuesday night. And a year after that address earned plenty of praise, Trump did his best to re-create its aspirational, highflying tone. At least for most of the speech.
31/01/2018
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Robert J. Samuelson

A year later, Trump’s rejection of the TPP is still a disaster

30/01/18 - 17:02 - As President Trump prepares to appraise the state of the union, it’s worth remembering what still ranks as one of the worst decisions of his presidency: the withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP. It happened just about a year ago.
30/01/2018
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional

Trump official still looking for ‘major breakthrough’ on NAFTA

29/1/18 - 14:38 - President Trump has decided to request an extension of his “fast track” negotiating authority to reach a new North American free trade deal, according to Robert Lighthizer, the U.S. trade representative.
26/01/2018
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Gene Marks

Think running your small business is difficult? Try running it in Venezuela.

25/01 - It is not easy doing business in Venezuela nowadays. The country is mired in a historic economic collapse and its citizens are finding it difficult to get food, medicines, supplies and spare parts. There is little cash around and whatever is available has lost most of its value due to skyrocketing inflation. With times as hard as they are there you would think that it would be very tough to run a business. It is. But these challenges certainly aren’t stopping some.
25/01/2018
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Inversiones Stephen Kaplan

China is investing seriously in Latin America. Should you worry?

This past week, China held its second ministerial meeting with the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in Santiago, Chile. There China announced plans to have the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), its flagship economic and development program, invest in Latin America. During the past decade, Chinese policy banks, charged by the government to finance infrastructure and trade, have provided more than $140 billion in loan commitments to Latin America.
23/01/2018
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional David J. Lynch

Trump imposes tariffs on solar panels and washing machines in first major trade action of 2018

22/01 - President Trump took action in two pending trade disputes Monday, imposing tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines.
23/01/2018
Género The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Paul Waldman

American women will determine the fate of the Trump presidency

22/01/18 - 13:29 - If Democrats are going to take back Congress in November, it’ll be up to female voters.
23/01/2018
Género The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Danielle Paquette

In a first, only women will lead Davos — an elite meeting of mostly men

22/01/18 - 13:23 - Beneath a crystal chandelier, Lynne Doughtie, U.S. chairman and chief executive of the global consulting firm KPMG, addressed some of the world’s most powerful people and lamented a glaring absence. “We’re all disappointed by the statistics of how many women are here,” she said Monday at the start of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.
22/01/2018
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional E.J. Graff

Here’s a report card for Trump’s first year in office

Análisis - With a year of Donald Trump’s presidency in our rearview mirror, the Monkey Cage offered a week of posts evaluating his record from various points of view — and looking at what the citizen opposition has been up to. In case you missed them, here’s your chance to read them all.
18/01/2018
Argentina The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Nicole Winfield

Pope wraps up Chile stop with visit to migrants, on to Peru

Pope Francis wraps up his Chile visit Thursday by meeting with members of the South American nation’s booming immigrant community, who are flocking to the region’s strongest and most stable economy but are increasingly the focus of political and social discontent.
16/01/2018
Argentina The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Almudena Calatrava

Families of missing sub crew ask Russia to continue search

15/01/18 - 17:45 - Relatives of some of the 44 crew members aboard an Argentine submarine that went missing in the South Atlantic asked Russia on Monday to carry on with the search two months after the vessel disappeared.
15/01/2018
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Adam Taylor

‘As usual, he’s dead wrong’: Former U.S. ambassadors explain London Embassy move after Trump criticism

12/01/2018 - 15:51 - In a tweet sent late Thursday evening, President Trump said he had canceled his trip to Britain next month because he was unhappy with the new U.S. Embassy in London — and accused the Obama administration of making a “bad deal” for an “off location.”
15/01/2018
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Anne Gearan

Trump administration keeps nuclear deal alive for now but issues new sanctions unrelated to the agreement

12/01/2018 - 15:52 - President Trump “still strongly believes this was one of the worst deals of all time,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday.
05/01/2018
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Missy Ryan

Trump administration suspends most security aid to Pakistan

04/01/2018 -18:01 - The Trump administration will suspend most security assistance to Pakistan, the State Department said on Thursday, expanding its retribution over militant safe havens that U.S. officials blame for ongoing violence in Afghanistan.
04/01/2018
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Brian Fung

Bitcoin got a big boost in 2017. Here are 5 other cryptocurrencies to watch in 2018.

03/01, 15:58 - Mainstream investors spent much of 2017 trying to figure out how to jump in on bitcoin, the digital currency that's seen its price balloon to as high as $19,000 in recent months. But even as many hope to make a quick buck by trading on the cryptocurrency's shifting value, many experts in the field have long been exploring other alternatives that could hold just as much promise. As we head into the new year, here are a few crypto-assets that analysts say are worth watching.
29/12/2017
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

White House condemns Afghanistan attack

28/12, 17:18 - The White House is condemning a “barbaric” attack on a Shiite Muslim cultural center in Kabul, Afghanistan that killed at least 41 people.
28/12/2017
Argentina The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Alex Horton

U.S. to end search for Argentine submarine that vanished in November

27/12/17 - 19:19 - The United States is wrapping up the mission to recover the ARA San Juan, an Argentine submarine that disappeared Nov. 17 and triggered an international effort in a so-far futile search to find the ship and its 44 sailors, presumed dead for weeks.
20/12/2017
Argentina The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Luis Andres Henao

Argentina leader defends pension reform approved in Congress

19/12/17 - 14:55 - Argentina’s president defended a pension reform bill approved by Congress Tuesday that has prompted violent protests and a general strike, saying it seeks only to benefit retirees.
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