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.Add your comment!
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is appealing for governments in Central America and Mexico to collaborate to address the immediate humanitarian needs of people on the move as unprecedented numbers of vulnerable migrants transit through the region, while also working on long-term solutions to tackle the drivers of migration.Add your comment!
The Government of the United States faces an imminent shutdown after 21 hard-line Republican representatives joined Democrats to halt by 232 votes to 198 a stopgap measure to fund the government for 30 days. In this scenario, it is almost certain that federal agencies will partially shut down starting this Sunday, Oct. 1.Add your comment!
The US State Department Thursday made available US$ 5 million in rewards for information leading to the arrest of those who murdered Ecuador's presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio last month in Quito. The State Department also offered up to US$ 1 million for clues leading to the identification of high-ranking members of the criminal group.1 comment
Authorities from Paraguay and the United States agreed in Asunción this week to extend until 2025 an agreement in place since 2019 to expedite the exchange, marketing, importation, and exportation of agricultural products.Add your comment!
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.Add your comment!
Uruguay's Interior Minister Luis Alberto Heber insisted Tuesday it would be a wise move to bring back the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to the South American country. Heber made those remarks days after the escape of many drug traffickers who had been granted house arrest.Add your comment!
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.Add your comment!
US President Joe Biden said on Monday that United States officially recognized two small Pacific nations. According to Biden, Washington has recognized the Cook Islands and Niue as sovereign and independent states and will establish diplomatic relations with both.Add your comment!
The Federal Reserve left its benchmark interest rate unchanged this week, pausing an aggressive inflation fight amid growing optimism that the United States can achieve normal price levels without falling into a recession.Add your comment!