Americas Political News
United States, Mexico and Cuba aim to sign an agreement determining territorial water limits before US President-elect Donald Trump takes office on Jan. 20.
“We will have to focus carefully on unemployment. That is our main worry, and that requires economic growth,” President Michel Temer said.
MEXICO POLITICS: Enrique Pena Nieto Names New Geronimo Gutierrez US Ambassador, Seeks Unity Facing Trump
The government said that the new envoy to Washington would be Geronimo Gutierrez, who held senior posts in two previous Mexican administrations.
Venezuela jailed three anti-government politicians in what the opposition denounced a new crackdown on dissent in the economically struggling country.
New lands have not been demarcated for indigenous groups since August amid a push by lawmakers from Brazil’s rural areas to change the process, said former FUNAI president Marcio Santilli in comments echoed by campaigners.
Mexico’s Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said there is no way his country will pay for the wall that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to build.
“We will do everything necessary to make the gasoline adjustment affect families as little as possible,” President Enrique Pena Nieto said.
“To start the year, I have decided to raise salaries and pensions,” Venezuela’s socialist President Nicolas Maduro said on his weekly TV and radio program.
“I appreciate the support and trust the Radical Party is offering me. I certainly accept the invitation,” Alejandro Guillier of Radical Party said.
MEXICO POLITICS: Wanted! FBI Offers $20,000 Reward For Information to Identify Gunman Who Shot US Official in Guadalajara
Mexican security official said the victim was named Christopher Ashcraft. The U.S. embassy working closely with Mexican law enforcement on the matter.
At least 33 inmates have been killed in a gang massacre inside a Brazilian prison after 56 were killed and mutilated in a jail riot in a neighbouring state.
“Pinera and Guillier increased their position by 5 points with respect to last month, and the gap between them remained the same,” the pollster said.
Mexico’s president Enrique Pena Nieto said that he had tasked Videgaray with accelerating contacts and dialogue with the incoming Trump administration.
Mexicans overwhelmingly say they oppose the wall U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has promised to build along their northern border.
ARGENTINA POLITICS: Mauricio Macri’s government expects the telecom reform to help draw in $20 billion in investment over four years.
Joao Doria, a millionaire businessman who once hosted “The Apprentice Brazil,” took the oath of office in the country’s financial capital of Sao Paulo.
“We’re analyzing various alternatives. Without doubt one of them is that, but it has to be looked at case by case,” Peruvian president Pedro Kuczynski said.
Greece ambassador to Brazil Kyriakos Amiridis missing. Françoise his Brazilian wife reports him missing. Officer Sergio Moreira confesses killing Amiridis.