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31/08/2017
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Damian Paletta

Trump pushes tax cuts, hopes he isn’t ‘disappointed’ by Congress

President Trump on Wednesday called on Congress to pass sweeping tax cuts he said would unleash the economy and lead to higher wages for all Americans, leaning hard into conservative economic theories as he tries to revive his domestic agenda.
29/08/2017
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Derechos Humanos Peter Prengaman 

Sri Lankan ambassador, accused of war crimes, leaves Brazil

A former Sri Lankan general accused of war crimes by human rights groups has left Brazil, where until recently he was his country’s ambassador to six nations in South America, an embassy official said Tuesday.
29/08/2017
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Regional Joshua Goodman

US sanctions to pile misery on moribund Venezuelan economy

A small army of red-shirted workers mop the linoleum floors as their supervisors, sitting under a giant portrait of Hugo Chavez, look on. By the meltdown standards of Venezuela’s economy, the shelves around the workers at the state-run Bicentenario supermarket in eastern Caracas are brimming with staples like rice and pasta.
28/08/2017
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Damian Paletta

Yellen rejects Trump approach to Wall Street regulation, says post-crisis banking rules make economy safer

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen offered a forceful defense of broad new banking regulations enacted after the 2008 financial crisis, saying the rules safeguard the economy against another crisis and rejecting assertions from President Trump and top aides that they should be rolled back.
25/08/2017
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Politica Latinoamericana Anne Gearan

Trump tightens Venezuela’s access to U.S. financial system

President Trump signed an executive order on Aug. 25, to restrict Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro's access to the U.S. economy. National security adviser H.R. McMaster said the action strongly punishes Maduro's "illegitimate dictatorship."
24/08/2017
Argentina The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Derechos Humanos

Rights commission urges Argentina to find missing activist

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is urging Argentina to find the missing activist last seen when police evicted a group of Mapuche Indians from lands owned by Italian clothing company Benetton.
18/08/2017
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional James McAuley

Spanish probe points to wider network in attacks; American among dead

Spain was seized Friday with the realization that it had incubated a large-scale terrorist plot, as authorities across Europe engaged in a manhunt following the deadliest attacks to strike the country in more than a decade: two vehicle assaults in Barcelona and a Catalan coastal town.
18/08/2017
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Isaac Stanley-Becker

Two dead, six wounded in stabbing in Finland, police say

Two people were killed and six others wounded in a stabbing Friday in a city in southwest Finland, police said.
17/08/2017
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Annie Gowen

China and India are dangerously close to military conflict in the Himalayas

As nuclear posturing between North Korea and the United States rivets the world, a quieter conflict between India and China is playing out on a remote Himalayan ridge — with stakes just as high.
16/08/2017
Cancillería The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Relaciones Bilaterales Philip Rucker

Pence praises Argentina as a model partner while raising pressure on Venezuela

Vice President Pence celebrated Argentina as a model for a prosperous Latin America and vowed additional U.S. trade partnerships here Tuesday while also seeking to further isolate Venezuela and pressure its autocratic leader to reverse course and restore democracy there.
15/08/2017
Argentina The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Jill Colvin

Pence praises Argentina’s economic reforms

Vice President Mike Pence is praising Argentine President Mauricio Macri’s “bold reform agenda” during a visit to that country, calling Macri’s efforts to transform Argentina’s economy an “inspiration.”
15/08/2017
Argentina The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política

Argentina: Macri alliance bolstered by election

The surprising success of President Mauricio Macri's political coalition in key Argentine provinces in a primary election has strengthened its position heading into October's midterm legislative vote and given a boost to its pro-business economic reforms.
15/08/2017
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Nelson W. Cunningham

We should be deeply worried about NAFTA

The NAFTA renegotiations — long promised by President Trump — are about to start. We have never renegotiated a trade agreement before, and this is our largest and most important by far.
14/08/2017
Cancillería The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Politica Latinoamericana Jill Colvin

In Latin America, VP Pence threads needle on Venezuela

Vice President Mike Pence is demonstrating the delicate balancing act that has thus far defined his term, walking a line during a trip to Latin America between the region’s opposition to possible U.S. military intervention in Venezuela, and President Donald Trump’s surprising refusal to rule out that option.
14/08/2017
Argentina The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política

Argentina: Macri alliance bolstered by election

The surprising success of Argentine President Mauricio Macri’s political coalition in key provinces in a primary election strengthens its position in October’s midterm legislative vote.
14/08/2017
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Regional Anthony Faiola

In Venezuela, the economy may yet do what the opposition couldn’t

The autocratic government of President Nicolás Maduro is sharply intensifying its crackdown on dissent, issuing arrest warrants for rebellious mayors, targeting unfriendly politicians and menacing average citizens who speak their minds. Yet if it’s enemies of the state Maduro is after, one threat looms larger than any ­other.
11/08/2017
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Politica Latinoamericana Christopher Sabatini

It’s not just Venezuela. Elected governments don’t necessarily defend democracy or protect human rights

At Global Americans, we’ve recently researched the intersection of elected governments and Latin American foreign policy and found that elections do not necessarily result in respect for human rights.
09/08/2017
Argentina The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política

Argentina rights groups demand info on missing activist

Human rights groups demanded information Tuesday about the whereabouts of a missing activist who was last seen when Argentine border police evicted a group of Mapuche Indians from lands in Patagonia owned by Italian clothing company Benetton.
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