US President Joseph Biden has announced he wanted Republican lawyer Jerome Powell to stay at the helm of the United States Federal Reserve (Fed) for a second four-year term.
United States Senator for the cattle breeding state of Montana, Jon Tester has presented a bill to suspend beef imports from Brazil. The congressman alleges that the Brazilian authorities were slow to notify the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) about the two cases of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as “mad cow disease”, confirmed in September, and which led to an agreed ban con beef exports to China.
A joint operation is underway, to retrieve the wreck of an F-35B stealth jet after it crashed into the Mediterranean Sea last Wednesday. The US is now working with the UK to locate and retrieve the valuable aircraft - some experts suggesting a race is on with adversaries.
Voters in the town of Gouldsboro, the state of Maine on the US Atlantic coast have placed a moratorium on large-scale fish farms until at least the next boreal spring. The vote took place during a special town meeting.
Leaders of Canada, the United States and Mexico have achieved little to no progress after their first three-part Summit in Washington this week. Nevertheless, there were some coincidences regarding arms trafficking, migration and the recovery from the pandemic.
Irregularities in Nicaragua's recent elections after which President Daniel Ortega is to stay in office for yet another term while all of his political opponents are either in jail or exile have led the administration of US President Joseph Biden to take action.
US President Joseph Biden and his Chinese colleague Xi Jinping Monday held a virtual Summit during which they discussed world and bilateral issues.
Joseph Salazar, Chargé d'Affaires of the US Embassy in Asunción, Monday tweeted that his country has been, and will always continue to be, an ally of Paraguay.
The US Treasury Department and the United Kingdom announced new sanctions against members of the Nicaraguan government in retaliation for the controversial presidential elections held on 7 November.
The Presidents of China, Xi Jinping, and of the United States, Joseph Biden, are to hold a virtual Summit this coming Monday to discuss bilateral issues, particularly the case of Taiwan, an independent country still considered a rogue province by the Asian giant.