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( 3 mins read ) President Sebastian Pinera reshuffled his cabinet yesterday, 28 July. The widely expected reshuffle follows a heavy defeat for the government in recent votes to allow people to withdraw up to 10% of their savings from
( 3 mins read ) Yesterday, 22 July, the lower house voted in four new counselors to sit on the board of the National Electoral Institute (INE), which organizes federal elections and audits parties’ finances. The vote was required because
( 3 mins read ) President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) returns to Mexico today, 9 July, following his meeting yesterday with US President Donald Trump in Washington DC. AMLO, who made the trip ostensibly to mark the new United
( 5 mins read ) Arabic Putative candidates are stepping up their preparations for the 2021 presidential elections, but the outlook remains clouded by uncertainty. The campaign will take place against a backdrop of a deep recession, persistent fiscal imbalances,
( 4 mins read ) This week, the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement (USMCA) finally takes effect, while in parallel, the Covid-19 case count continues to climb in Mexico. In Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro’s efforts to head off a possible impeachment
( 3 mins read ) President Martin Vizcarra has won a political victory after private health facilities reached an agreement with the government over the costs of treating overflow patients from the public health system. The deal came shortly after
( 3 mins read ) Recent events highlight President Alberto Fernandez’s role as a balancing force between competing political factions and differing viewpoints. While there are positives to this situation, it is also true that the role of mediator-in-chief reflects
( 3 mins read ) The beginnings of a new Covid-19 strategy are becoming apparent as the government grapples with a rising case count. As of yesterday, 17 June, 4,757 new cases and 232 deaths were reported. With the addition
Alter eco de hoy: GPT-3: el impacto económico de la tecnología que "se está comiendo el mundo" http://www.lanacion.com.ar/2409609
Para algunos el 13 es yeta. Pero al menos no es martes. Aqui el link para escuchar el 13er episodio de La Economía en 3 minutos. Esta semana "La tasa y el dólar sucundún, sucundún"
Les voy a contar la increible historia de vida de uno de los mejores emprendedores que jamas tuvo la argentina: Wenceslao Casares.
Abro hilo (1/n)👇🏼
I feel like previous occupants of this position have a distinct tendency to go on to bigger and better things.
#JobOpening: News Assistant - Pentagon/Foreign Affairs, Asahi Shimbun #Japan http://shinpaideshou.com/2020/08/01/job-opening-news-assistant-pentagon-foreign-affairs/
Hotels aren't available for quarantine because of GoTo travel... thereby undoing one of the more effective interventions from the first wave.
As of today Okinawa has the highest rate of C19. Already exceeding hospital and hotel capacity. Can’t secure more hotel space because of tourist influx, many using GoTo subsidies
It's really the little things I've been nostalgic for during this increasingly long time away from Tokyo, like getting a スエット and a couple of onogiri at a combini after an early morning run.
Pocari Sweat is the best drink (and hangover cure) in the world, and its backstory is fascinating - I had no idea it was inspired by a doctor who drank from a pouch of IV solution to rehydrate himself after surgery 🤯https://cnn.it/39Lp1IG
Sankei's editorial does not hold back on criticizing Abe for going missing on Covid-19, calls for suspending the Go To travel campaign among other things.
Putin has signed into law an amendment that equates calls for the alienation of Russian territory with extremism. The implication is that anyone in Russia advocating Japan’s position in the territorial dispute over S Kurils is committing an extremist act. https://www.interfax-russia.ru/main/podpisan-zakon-o-priravnivanii-otchuzhdeniya-chasti-territorii-rf-k-ekstremizmu
I confess that I don't really understand why Abe and his government have been so non-chalant about what appears to be a second wave. Some hypotheses in no particular order:
Bill Maher hinted last night that Bari Weiss is going to sue NYT. The cancel culture debate isn’t going away soon.