US President Joseph Biden said his country's banking system was safe in the aftermath of last week's collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, a California financial giant specialized in the technology sector. Biden insisted Monday that Americans can trust that the banking system is safe, and said he would seek to move forward with stronger regulations.Add your comment!
Brazilian Supreme Federal Court (STF) Justice Alexandre De Moraes insisted Monday that social media platforms should be likened to communication and advertising companies so that they can be held accountable.Add your comment!
Prime Ministers Anthony Albanese of Australia and Rishi Sunak of the United Kingdom joined US President Joseph Biden Monday at a San Diego naval base to discuss the terms under which the South Pacific Island will purchase nuclear-powered submarines as part of the AUKUS defense strategy to neutralize China's expansion in the region.Add your comment!
Paraguay's leftwing Concertación's presidential hopeful Efraín Alegre stressed this weekend that a person who is not willing to submit to a debate before the public opinion cannot aspire to be President. He made those remarks after candidate Santiago Peña of the ANR refused to discuss with him how he planned to rule the country if elected on April 30.Add your comment!
Chinese President Xi Jinping Sunday announced he had picked General Li Shangfu for the position of Defense Minister despite sanctions by the US Government against the newly-appointed official for approving arms purchases from Russia. Xi Jinping has kept Finance Minister Liu He and Central Bank Governor Yi Gang in their posts.Add your comment!
Prime Ministers Rishi Sunak of the United Kingdom and Anthony Albanese of Australia are to discuss Monday with US President Joseph Biden the so-called AUKUS defense pact in San Diego, California, which could culminate the delivery of nuclear submarines to the Royal Australian Navy. Britain, the US, and Australia announced the AUKUS plan in 2021 to counter China's growing military presence in the Indo-Pacific.10 comments
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega chose to sever diplomatic ties with the Vatican after Pope Francis dubbed the Sandinista regime as a Hitlerian dictatorship headed by a leader who would suffer from some sort of imbalance. The Pope also praised imprisoned Nicaraguan Bishop Rolando José Álvarez, a very serious man who wanted to give his testimony and did not accept exile.Add your comment!
Presidents Alberto Fernández of Argentina and Mario Abdo Benítez of Paraguay met Friday at the former's Olivos residence to discuss a broad bilateral and regional agenda, including the current situation of Mercosur and the challenges facing the bloc under Buenos Aires' pro-tempore presidency.
Brazil's Attorney General's Office (PGR) sent a note Friday to the Supreme Court (STF) expressing its opinion in favor of reinstating Ibaneis Rocha as Governor of the Federal District, Agencia Brasil reported. Rocha was removed by STF Justice Alexandre De Moraes for 90 days after Jan. 8 riots. The suspension thus ends on April 9.
Chilean President Gabriel Boric Font Friday announced a minor cabinet reshuffle that left many questions unanswered, except for the departure of Foreign Minister Antonia Urrejola, who had been involved in a scandal for using foul language against Argentina's Ambassador Rafael Bielsa which went viral and sealed her fate.