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Tag: US General Elections 2016

  • Friday, November 11th 2016 - 10:43 UTC

    OAS Electoral mission highlights institutional strength of U.S. system despite polarization

    Ms Chinchilla said that at the end “of a passionate and controversial campaign, citizens were able to express their differences through institutional mechanisms”

    The Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States (EOM/OAS) to the general elections in the United States congratulated the winners – especially President-elect Donald Trump – and recognized the civic behavior of the citizens and the officials who participated in the process, in its presentation of the preliminary report on its work, which mentioned the strong points and opportunities for improvement in the process.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 17:22 UTC

    Macri congratulates Trump, hopes both presidents can work together for the people

    President Mauricio Macri congratulated Trump. Argentina wants the shortest transition possible

    The Argentine president posted his congratulations for Donald Trump as president-elect of the United States on his Twitter account. Malcorra wants quick transition. “I congratulate @realDonaldTrump on his triumph and I hope we can work together for the good of our peoples,” Macri said.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 17:02 UTC

    In Rome, Pepe Mujica cries “Help!” as Trump wins election

    Former Uruguayan President Jose Mujica wants to go to Mars after Trump's victory

    The former Uruguayan President came up with “a word that says it all: Help!” during a radio interview. Tabaré Vázquez to wait for official results to be released.Former Uruguayan President Jose Mujica, in Rome to attend the third World Meeting of Popular Movements made those remarks during a radio appearance. Mujica had expressed his preference for Hillary Clinton.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 15:42 UTC

    Preconceptions, misconceptions and experts that fail to see reality

    How could polls be so mistaken?

    Explaining the not so quite unexplainable. Donald Trump's victory by a convincing margin left all those so called analysts who had foreseen his defeat as inevitable trying to find out how they had so spectacularly misread the world. The role of mass media under fire.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 09:29 UTC

    Trump becomes US 45th president with support from white working class and rural voters

     CNN reported that Clinton called Trump to concede at about 1:40 a.m.. Trump clinched his stunning victory minutes earlier, after winning Wisconsin’s 10 electoral votes

    Donald John Trump has been projected as the winner of the presidential election, according to the Associated Press, after election returns showed that Trump had won stunning come-from-behind victories across a swath of contested states. Trump, 70, will be the 45th president of the United States. A real-estate developer and former reality-TV star,

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 09:02 UTC

    Close friends and loyalists considered for the Trump cabinet

    Rudy Giuliani for attorney general, Newt Gingrich for secretary of state, retired Lt. Gen Michael Flynn for defense secretary or national security adviser

    Now that Donald Trump will be moving to the White House next January, speculation about the names being considered for his cabinet have started to emerge. According to sources close to the winning team some of the names included are Rudy Giuliani for attorney general, Newt Gingrich for secretary of state, retired Lt. Gen Michael Flynn for defense secretary or national security adviser, Trump finance chairman Steve Mnuchin for Treasury secretary, and Republican National Committee finance chair Lew Eisenberg for commerce secretary.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 08:56 UTC

    Bill Clinton's inconvenient truth about the white working class expectations

    Clinton mentioning that, after inflation, 84% of the American people had not had a raise of 1 cent since the financial crash

    Bill Clinton once said the white working class had been left hopeless after six years of Barack Obama's administration. The former president was quoted in a speech published by Wikileaks as part of the website's release of Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta's emails.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 08:32 UTC

    Stock markets sink, Mexican peso plunges as Trump takes early lead

    Trump's victory causes tremblor all over the world

    The U.S. dollar sank and stock markets slammed into reverse in wild trade as investors faced the real possibility of a shock win by Republican Donald Trump that could upend the global political order. Major indexes in Asia fall by more than 2%.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 08:22 UTC

    Republicans retain control of the US House of Representatives

    The TV networks ABC and NBC both projected a Republican majority in the 435-seat chamber, which the party has controlled since 2010.

    The Republican Party has retained its majority in the US House of Representatives, projections suggest early Wednesday. The TV networks ABC and NBC both projected a Republican majority in the 435-seat chamber, which the party has controlled since 2010.

  • Tuesday, November 8th 2016 - 07:49 UTC

    A Trump victory could mean a brake for the Argentina/US dynamic relation, says Malcorra

    If on Tuesday people vote for a closed xenophobe model, this could generate a domino effect on other countries, pointed out Malcorra

    Under the administration of president Mauricio Macri, the relation between Argentina and the US has “entered a new dynamic phase” and somehow those close links could be affected if the Republican candidate wins on Tuesday, said foreign minister Susana Malcorra.

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