Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen called the US president a conman, a cheat and a racist in explosive congressional testimony on Wednesday, saying he was ashamed of a decade of working for the real estate billionaire.
Jailed former Brazilian president Lula da Silva is expected to allow his Workers Party to announce running mate Fernando Haddad as its candidate, following the latest ruling from the Supreme Court. Lula had hoped the Justices would agree to an appeal for more time to switch the head of the Workers Party (PT) ticket after Brazil’s top electoral court last week banned him from running due to a corruption conviction and gave him 10 days to remove his name.
President Donald Trump will likely get to appoint a second judge to the Supreme Court, and his administration has already published a list of potential candidates for the bench. Trump told reporters Wednesday that his administration will begin our search for a new justice of the United States Supreme Court that will begin immediately.
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) on Monday partially lifted an injunction on President Donald J. Trump’s travel ban and thus allowed restrictions on citizens from certain predominantly Muslim countries to go into effect.
The government of President Cristina Fernandez awaits Judge Griesa's decision after the request to issue a stay on the ruling that orders Argentina to pay all the bondholders at the same time, Argentine Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich said in his daily press briefing at Government House on Tuesday.
The International Monetary Fund expressed “concern” on Thursday over the outcome of Argentina's 'vulture funds' case. The US Supreme Court is scheduled to consider on June 12 whether to hear Argentina's appeal of rulings requiring it to pay the holdout bondholders back in full.
The US Supreme Court agreed on Friday to consider a dispute over subpoenas in a case stemming from long-running litigation over Argentina's obligations to bond investors in the wake of its default on 100 billion dollars in sovereign debt in 2002.
The US Supreme Court was scheduled to meet behind closed doors on Monday to decide whether to hear a high-profile appeal by Argentina over its battle with hedge funds that refused to take part in two debt restructurings that sprang from the country's 2002 default.
Argentina bonds in dollars, protected by local legislation fell the most in four months after President Cristina Fernandez announced she’s sending a bill to Congress to reopen the debt swap so that holders of the 7% of pending non restructured debt can normalize their situation in similar conditions.
The former Panamanian leader, Manuel Noriega, has been extradited to France by the United States after spending more than 20 years in a prison there.