After greeting his cabinet, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday “we are back” to the legislative body that he did not attend in 4 years, a period in which the opposition-controlled the National Assembly. In a special session of a parliament now controlled by chavismo, Maduro offered his first annual message in four years. Among the figures he gave during his speech, the poverty indicators managed by the State standout: 4% of extreme poverty and 17% of “general” poverty.1 comment
All air travelers arriving in the United States will need to present a negative coronavirus test, according to the latest announcement. Under the rules taking effect Jan. 26, travelers including U.S. citizens must show a negative test within three days of departure or documentation of recovery from COVID-19, under an order signed by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield.Add your comment!
Inflation in Brazil ended 2020 at 4,5% the stats agency IBGE revealed on Tuesday, above the central bank's target, with food prices rising, 14,1%, the most in two decades.1 comment
The senior officers of the United States Joint Chiefs of Staff condemned the deadly riot at the Capitol last week, saying it was a “direct assault” on the constitutional process and illegal, according to a memo sent to the entire military.Add your comment!
The economy of Peru, the world’s second largest copper producer, is expected to grow an annual average of 5.1% between 2021 and 2026, the economy ministry said on TuesdayAdd your comment!
Ireland is set to receive 1.05 billion Euros (US$ 1.28 billion) this year from a European Union fund for countries worst affected by Britain's exit from the European Union, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesday.1 comment
Mexican health authorities will make a decision this week on whether to authorize Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine after getting access to data on it, Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell said on Tuesday.Add your comment!
Chilean President Sebastian Piñera and his wife Cecilia Morel are to begin preventive quarantine after coming into close contact with a person later diagnosed to have COVID-19, the president's press office said on Tuesday.Add your comment!
President-elect Joe Biden anticipates three main issues of his starting time in office, cabinet nominations, Trump's impeachment proceedings, and coronavirus and economic aid.Add your comment!
The outgoing president Donald Trump administration has re-designated Cuba as a “state sponsor of terrorism” in a move that hits the Castro dynasty island with new sanctions shortly before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.Add your comment!