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Have Milei's first six months improved the Argentine economy?

When Javier Milei was campaigning last year to become the president of Argentina, he brandished a chainsaw to symbolise his determination to substantially cut public spending.

By Editors Desk

June 10, 2024

Americas

Mexico elects first woman president

Claudia Sheinbaum of the ruling Morena party is projected to have won between 58.3% and 60.7% of the vote, according to officials

By Editors Desk

June 3, 2024

Americas

Mexicans Are on the Verge of Electing Their First Female President

Claudia Sheinbaum is the front-runner in Mexico’s presidential race, but she is wrestling with the image that she could be a pawn of the current president.

By Editors Desk

May 30, 2024

Americas

Haiti's transitional council names Garry Conille as prime minister

Garry Conille was named Haiti’s new prime minister Tuesday evening, nearly a month after a coalition within a fractured transitional council had chosen someone else for the position.

By Editors Desk

May 29, 2024

Americas

Kenyan special forces police to arrive in Haiti to help combat gang violence

An advance group of Kenyan officers, part of a larger UN-backed ‘support mission’ to stabilize Haiti, landed in Port-au-Prince

By Editors Desk

May 22, 2024

Americas

US delegation travels to Turks and Caicos after 5 tourists detained over ammunition

The ammunition charge carries a minimum 12-year sentence in prison if convicted.

By Editors Desk

May 21, 2024

Americas

Former minister Jose Raul Mulino wins Panama presidential race

Jose Raul Mulino, the protege of a graft-convicted former head of state, was declared Panama's president-elect after elections Sunday.

By Editors Desk

May 6, 2024

Americas

South American state to sever ties with Israel

Colombian President Gustavo Petro has slammed the continued violence in Gaza, calling it “an extermination of an entire nation”

By Editors Desk

May 2, 2024

Americas

Haiti’s transitional council names new head

Haiti's transitional ruling council, which is leading the Caribbean nation following the resignation of its prime minister amid a wave of gang violence, chose politician Edgard Leblanc Fils as its head on Tuesday.

By Editors Desk

April 30, 2024

Americas

Ariel Henry resigns as Haiti's PM as transitional council takes power

Ariel Henry resigned Thursday as prime minister of Haiti, leaving the way clear for a new government to be formed in the Caribbean country, which has been wracked by gang violence that killed or injured more than 2,500 people from January to March.

By Editors Desk

April 25, 2024

Americas

US reimposes sanctions on Venezuela as Maduro continues opposition crackdown

The United States said Wednesday it will snap back sanctions on Venezuela's crucial oil industry after President Nicolas Maduro's government continued its repression of opponents.

By Editors Desk

April 18, 2024

Americas

France will help Brazil develop nuclear-powered submarines, Macron says

President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday that France would help Brazil develop nuclear technology for submarines, crucial assistance which has been a sensitive topic between the two nations.

By Editors Desk

March 27, 2024

Americas

Macron and Lula announce €1 billion investment plan for the Amazon

French President Emmanuel Macron kicked off a visit to Brazil Tuesday with the launch of a billion-euro Amazonian green investment plan alongside his counterpart Luiz Inacio

By Editors Desk

March 27, 2024

Americas

Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro thwarts main opposition candidates ahead of election

Socialist president clears the way for re-election in July vote

By Editors Desk

March 26, 2024

Americas

As Canadians try to escape Haiti, some feel their own government left them behind

Frustration with Canadian officials leads some to seek help from other organizations

By Editors Desk

March 25, 2024

Americas

Brazil's Bolsonaro indicted for first time over alleged falsification of his vaccination data

Released by the Supreme Court, Tuesday's indictment claimed that Bolsonaro and 16 others added false information to a health database to make it look like the then-president, his 12-year-old daughter and several others received the Covid-19 vaccine.

By Editors Desk

March 19, 2024

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