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  • Tuesday, February 27th 2024 - 10:54 UTC

    US endorses Guyana's stance on Essequibo but no military base

    Guyana's role on the UN Security Council is the reason for increasing diplomatic links, Thomas-Greenfield explained

    US Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Linda Thomas-Greenfield insisted Monday that her country supported Guyana's stance in the dispute over the oil-rich Essequibo region with Venezuela but denied that the President Joseph Biden administration was eyeing any military settlement in the region.

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  • Monday, February 26th 2024 - 10:54 UTC

    Trump tells Milei to “Make Argentina Great Again”

    The Argentine leader said next time he wished to see Trump back at the White House

    Despite previous announcements that their schedules would not match, Argentine President Javier Milei Saturday managed to have a brief encounter with former US head of state Donald Trump on the sides of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Maryland.

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  • Saturday, February 24th 2024 - 09:09 UTC

    Blinken meets with Milei at Casa Rosada

    Milei invited Blinken and his entourage to the historic balconies of the Government Palace alongside other members of the local cabinet

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken Friday conveyed to Argentine President Javier Milei the support of the Joseph Biden administration to the South American country's economic plan. Blinken described his meeting of nearly two hours as “incredibly positive” and highlighted Argentina's “extraordinary potential,” it was reported from Buenos Aires.

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  • Friday, February 23rd 2024 - 10:04 UTC

    Blinken says other issues need to be solved before tackling climate change

    Blinken was to arrive in Buenos Aires later this week for talks with President Javier Milei

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken insisted Thursday in Rio de Janeiro during a press conference at the G-20 convention of Foreign Ministers that multilateral organizations need to solve armed conflicts worldwide before moving on to other agendas such as climate change and social development.

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  • Monday, February 19th 2024 - 18:49 UTC

    US condemns Rwanda for supporting violence in neighboring Congo

    US called on Rwanda to immediately withdraw all of its military personnel from the DRC and remove surface-to-air missile systems.

    The United States in a Saturday statement on the violent situation caused by attacks on the civilian population in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, strongly condemned neighboring Rwanda for supporting a rebel group behind all the death and turmoil.

  • Saturday, February 17th 2024 - 11:17 UTC

    US and Uruguay deepen bilateral ties at annual meeting in Washington DC

    Next year's annual meeting will take place in Uruguay

    The United States and Uruguay held their second Annual Bilateral Inter-Ministerial Dialogue in Washington on Feb. 15, 2024. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Brian A. Nichols and a US delegation of six federal departments and agencies, welcomed Foreign Minister Omar Paganini and the Uruguayan delegation to Washington, D.C. Together, they agreed innovation and common purpose characterized the US-Uruguay relationship and the opportunities that lie ahead.

  • Saturday, February 17th 2024 - 10:24 UTC

    FBI asked to help Chubut in National Park fire case

    Governor Torres and Ambassador Stanley discussed US cooperation

    The Argentine province of Chubut has asked the US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) for help in the probe into the fires in the Los Alerces National Park, Governor Ignacio Torres announced after meeting with US Ambassador Marc Stanley. “We need to find those responsible as soon as possible, and that there is an exemplary measure in the courts,” said Torres about the catastrophe that has been ongoing since Jan. 25 in which some 8,000 hectares have already been burned down.

  • Saturday, February 17th 2024 - 10:18 UTC

    Blinken to tour Brazil and Argentina next week

    Blinken will be meeting with Lula and Milei to discuss global affairs

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is planning a trip to Brazil and Argentina next week, during which he will meet with local authorities to discuss regional matters in addition to participating in G20 engagements in Rio de Janeiro. In Buenos Aires, he will be welcomed by President Javier Milei, who will be traveling to the US the same week, it was also announced.

  • Thursday, February 15th 2024 - 10:00 UTC

    US-Uruguay holding key ministerial meeting in DC

    Omar Paganini will head the Uruguayan delegation

    The second US-Uruguay Annual Bilateral Inter-Ministerial Dialogue meeting is to take place Thursday in Washington, D.C. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Brian A. Nichols and Uruguayan Foreign Minister Omar Paganini will co-chair the dialogue.

  • Wednesday, February 14th 2024 - 10:59 UTC

    US VP Harris suggested to invoke the 25th Amendment and oust Biden

    Harris said there was no question about her capacity to lead if necessary

    West Virginia's Attorney General Patrick Morrisey Tuesday sent a note to US Vice President Kamala Harris asking her to invoke the Constitution's 25th Amendment and remove Joseph Biden from the Presidency citing health issues. The Republican Morrisey based his recommendation on a recent conclusion by Prosecutor Robert Hur, who chose not to file charges against the 81-year-old Biden for keeping classified documents at his home from his tenure as Vice President under Barack Obama (2009-2017). The Hur report described Biden as an “elderly man with a poor memory” and noted that the president had exhibited “diminished faculties” in public.

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