Economy

Canada increasingly convinced Trump will pull out of NAFTA

Canada increasingly convinced Trump will pull out of NAFTA

LONDON, Ontario – Canada is increasingly convinced that President Donald Trump will soon announce the United States intends to pull out of NAFTA, two government sources said on Wednesday, sending the Canadian and Mexican currencies lower and hurting stocks. The comments cast further doubt on prospects for talks to modernize the trilateral North American Free […]

Catalunha. Independentistas alcançam acordo para tentar nomeação de Puigdemont

Catalunha. Independentistas alcançam acordo para tentar nomeação de Puigdemont

O acordo prevê a análise de um processo jurídico que possibilite a investidura através da internet, visto que Puigdemont está ausente de Espanha, onde o espera uma ordem de detenção. O ex-presidente do governo autónomo da Catalunha, Carles Puigddemont, e a secretária-geral da Esquerda Republicana alcançaram um acordo para a constituição da Mesa do Parlamento […]

Unity vital to world’s future, UN chief says

Unity vital to world’s future, UN chief says

Global leaders speak of progress, integration and jobs in speeches UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for nations to walk the path of unity in 2018 to overcome the challenges facing world peace, as he joined global leaders in delivering New Year’s messages. “Unity is the path. Our future depends on it,” he said on […]

La UE fracasa en cerrar el acuerdo comercial con Mercosur este año

La UE fracasa en cerrar el acuerdo comercial con Mercosur este año

Bruselas confía en concluir tratados con México y con el gigante sudamericano en 2018. A la UE se le resisten los acuerdos comerciales con Latinoamérica. En plena euforia librecambista como contrapeso al proteccionismo de Donald Trump, Europa quiso aprovechar el vacío estadounidense para acelerar todos los tratados de libre comercio que tenía en la recámara. Los […]

US to make at least $285m cut to UN budget after vote on Jerusalem

US to make at least $285m cut to UN budget after vote on Jerusalem

The US government has announced significant cuts in its United Nations budget obligations for 2018-19 in what will be interpreted as a further ratcheting up of pressure from the Trump administration looking to bend decision-making at the international body to its will. In a statement released over the holiday, the US mission to the United Nations said […]

U.S. sanctions North Korean missile experts, Russia offers to mediate

U.S. sanctions North Korean missile experts, Russia offers to mediate

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW – The United States announced sanctions on two of North Korea’s most prominent officials behind its ballistic missile program on Tuesday, while Russia reiterated an offer to mediate to ease tension between Washington and Pyongyang. The new U.S. steps were the latest in a campaign aimed at forcing North Korea – which has defied […]

Germany: Brexit deal could be model for EU-Turkey ties

Germany: Brexit deal could be model for EU-Turkey ties

A smart Brexit agreement could be a model for other countries, such as Ukraine and Turkey, German FM Gabriel says. Germany’s foreign minister has said a successful Brexit deal could act as a framework for managing ties with other countries, including Turkey. Britain voted to leave the European Union in June 2016, becoming the first country to seek […]