After going no contact for over a year, Presidents Joseph Biden of the United States and Xi Jinping of China met Wednesday in San Francisco on the sides of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit.
San Francisco is finalizing its arrangements for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit during which a key meeting between Presidents Joseph Biden of the United States and Xi Jinping of China is expected to take place on Nov. 15. Xi and Biden will get together to discuss a range of “potentially contentious” topics including the need for military-to-military dialogue.
Ana Cecilia Gervasi Monday turned in her resignation as Foreign Minister of Peru following strong criticism over a failed bilateral meeting between President Dina Boluarte and her US counterpart Joseph Biden during last week’s summit of leaders of the Americas in Washington DC.
US Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and Environment, José W. Fernández is on a South American tour with stops in Uruguay, Chile, and Paraguay to boost green energy developments in the region.
After meeting with his US colleague Joseph Biden on Friday in Washington DC, Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou has a busy agenda ahead of him Saturday back at home after the crisis sparked by the resignation of Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo, who was involved in a cover-up following the highly irregular issuance of a passport to wanted drug trafficker Sebastián Marset.
US President Joseph Biden pledged in Washington DC before a dozen leaders from Barbados, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru, and Uruguay to boost economic ties while standing up to China and other global competitors seeking their slice of regional businesses.
While US President Joseph Biden announced Monday he would be traveling to Israel this coming Wednesday to express his country's support in light of Hamas' attacks, his administration hinted sanctions against Venezuela would be eased if free and fair elections are held in 2024. Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro has forcefully expressed his support for the Palestinian cause and against Israel.
A last-minute temporary funding measure to prevent the US government from shutting down has been approved by the House of Representatives, it was reported in Washington DC. The measure does not include additional funding for Ukraine or border security, it was also explained.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Wednesday praised his US colleague Joseph Biden for supporting a strike by autoworkers in Detroit, just a week after both heads of state signed an understanding regarding the role of labor unions.
United States President Joe Biden flew to Detroit on Tuesday where he joined members of the striking United Auto Workers , UAW, union on the picket line. The visit is thought to have been the first time a US president has ever joined striking workers.