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06/04/2020
Política The Washington Times - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

As Trump faces heat on coronavirus response, Republicans try to elevate China’s role in domestic political debate

03/04 - 15:41 - For months, national Republicans hoping to wrest back control of the House this fall have targeted first-term Rep. Sean Casten (D-Ill.), hitting him on his vote to impeach President Trump, his criticism of the U.S. drone killing of an Iranian general and his opposition to a federal ban on fentanyl.
30/03/2020
Política The Washington Times - Estados Unidos Salud Tom Howell Jr.

Trump says next 30 days 'vital' in coronavirus fight: 'Our future is in our own hands'

19:11 - President Trump pleaded with Americans Monday to put their lives on hold for another 30 days, saying their behavior over the next month will make or break the country’s fight against the coronavirus.
18/03/2020
Economía The Washington Times - Estados Unidos Dave Boyer

Trump signs coronavirus relief bill hours after Senate approves measure

21:31 - President Trump signed a $105 billion bill Wednesday night to provide paid sick leave from the COVID-19 pandemic while the administration forged ahead with a $1.3 trillion plan to help out-of-work Americans and to rescue the cratering economy, as stocks sustained another massive sell-off that halted trading briefly for the fourth time in two weeks.
13/11/2019
Sr. Canciller The Washington Times - Estados Unidos Política

'Raging ten-alarm fire': Economic hardship sparks protesters' rage across Latin America

The black-market money changers and their cries of “cambio, cambio” resound along Buenos Aires’ famed Florida Street. Four years ago, President Mauricio Macri did away with the foreign currency controls imposed by his populist predecessor, only to reinstate them in what would turn out to be the final weeks of his presidency.
30/10/2019
Política The Washington Times - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Ben Hubbard y Eric Schmitt

Traicionados por Estados Unidos, los kurdos fueron clave para encontrar al jefe del Estado Islámico

La decisión de Donald Trump de retirar tropas de Siria rompió una alianza de cinco años y complicó los planes de captura de Abubaker al Bagdadi.
01/08/2019
Política The Washington Times - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Dave Boyer

Major non-NATO ally: Trump clears path for military partnership with Brazil

President Trump designated Brazil Wednesday night as a major non-NATO ally, paving the way for sharing military intelligence and privileged acquisition of military equipment.
02/05/2019
Política The Washington Times - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Carol D. Leonnig

Barr puts Trump’s actions in best light, despite ‘substantial evidence’ of obstruction cited by Mueller

It was one of the most dramatic cases of potential obstruction of justice laid out by federal investigators: President Trump directing the top White House lawyer to seek the removal of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III — and then later pushing him to deny the episode.
24/04/2019
Política The Washington Times - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Amie Ferris-Rotman

‘I have long dreamed of visiting’: Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for talks with Putin

Kim Jong Un arrived in Russia on Wednesday ahead of the North Korean leader’s first talks with Russian President Vladi­mir Putin, a meeting designed by both sides to send Washington the message that there are other players when it comes to dealing with North Korea’s nuclear program.
14/11/2018
Economía The Washington Times - Estados Unidos Energía David McHugh

Energy agency: Global oil supply jumps, sending prices lower

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - The International Energy Agency said Wednesday that global oil supplies are growing rapidly as Saudi Arabia, the United States and Russia pump more oil in response to fears of higher prices as a result of renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran.
05/07/2018
Política The Washington Times - Estados Unidos Politica Latinoamericana Joshua Goodman

Trump pushed top aides for Venezuela invasion, senior administration official says

04/07/18 - 19:10 - As a meeting last August in the Oval Office to discuss sanctions on Venezuela was concluding, President Donald Trump turned to his top aides and asked an unsettling question: With a fast unraveling Venezuela threatening regional security, why can’t the U.S. just simply invade the troubled country?
13/04/2018
Argentina The Washington Times - Estados Unidos Organismos Regionales

Pence to meet with 4 Latin American leaders during summit

Vice President Mike Pence plans to meet with four Latin American leaders during his weekend trip to Peru for an international summit where he is filling in for President Donald Trump.
30/01/2018
Política The Washington Times - Estados Unidos Refugiados Stephen Dinan

Administration re-starts refugee program for 11 high-risk countries

29/01/18 - 17:37 - The Trump administration has lifted its effective pause on refugees from 11 “high-risk” countries but is imposing stricter vetting, including in-depth interviews, for applicants from those nations, Homeland Security announced Monday.
05/12/2017
Argentina The Washington Times - Estados Unidos Economía Frederic Puglie

Trump’s ‘America first’ policy hits Argentine biodiesel producers, ‘good friend’ Macri

December 4, 2017 21:49 - To workers in this sleepy riverside town fueled by agriculture exports, President Trump’s promise to focus on “jobs, jobs, jobs” sounds more and more like he is coming for theirs.
06/09/2017
Política The Washington Times - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Dave Boyer

Trump says U.S. ‘won’t be putting up’ with North Korea’s actions

After a phone call with China’s president Wednesday, President Trump said the U.S. won’t tolerate North Korea’s nuclear weapons tests and missile launches.
17/08/2017
Economía The Washington Times - Estados Unidos Economía Regional Ben Wolfgang

Brazil may place tariff on U.S. ethanol

U.S. ethanol champions are bracing for the possibility that Brazil, the largest economy in Latin America, could soon land a devastating blow in what increasingly looks like an all-out global trade war over alternative fuels.
17/08/2017
Economía The Washington Times - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Ana Swanson

NAFTA talks are a major test for Trump — and they won’t be easy

The Trump administration began talks Wednesday to reform the 23-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement, a negotiation that could boost U.S. business and fulfill one of the president's primary campaign promises — or end up jeopardizing the North American economy.
07/08/2017
Argentina The Washington Times - Estados Unidos Política Frederic Puglie

Pope still carries political influence in Argentina, chafes President Macri ahead of elections

He has ditched the grandeur of the Vatican’s 16th century Apostolic Palace, driven up to the White House in a compact Fiat 500 and missed few opportunities to defy papal pomp and protocol. But his fellow Argentines know Pope Francis’ carefully crafted image of a humble servant belies a smooth operator who continues to be a key force in his homeland’s local politics.
04/08/2017
Argentina The Washington Times - Estados Unidos Política

Argentina court upholds closure of probe targeting president

A court in Argentina is upholding a decision to close a money-laundering investigation into President Mauricio Macri’s role in two offshore companies named in the massive leak of law firm documents known as the Panama Papers.
17/07/2017
Sr. Canciller The Washington Times - Estados Unidos Politica Latinoamericana Frederic Puglie

Maduro divides Venezuela’s neighbors in effort to save regime, socialist movement

During his 14 years in power, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez proved a master at prodding infighting amid his country’s pesky but fractured opposition — a “divide and conquer” strategy apparently not lost on his embattled successor, Nicolas Maduro.

The meeting itself, Mr. Moncada argued, amounted to “hostile and unfriendly” meddling in Venezuela’s internal affairs — an attitude that so incensed his Argentine counterpart, Jorge Faurie, that Mr. Faurie subtly linked Mr. Maduro’s regime to the infamous military junta that ruled his own country from 1976 to 1983.

“[Then-Venezuelan President Carlos Andres Perez told us] that we were not living in a democracy, that we ought not to have political prisoners, that people ought not to be tortured,” Mr. Faurie said. “And that was not meddling, but the defense of democracy.”

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