Punished for old practices, Sarkozy is the last political passion of the French – 01/03/2021 – World

With his Napoleonic haughtiness and his Italian humorist style, Nicolas Sarkozy has climbed all the steps of the Republic to the detriment of media blows, authoritarian outbursts and political betrayals. He started as mayor of Neuilly-sur-Seine, an affluent suburb of Paris, where he became known after negotiating alone, but living on a national channel, the … Read more

Fragmentation of votes and mistrust undermine governance in Ecuador – 03/01/2021 – Latinoamérica21

The recent Ecuadorian elections were one of the most marked in the country’s recent history. The fragmentation of the vote and institutional mistrust, present today more than ever, are obstacles to governance. However, in addition, the incompetence of the National Electoral Council and the rise of the indigenous movement are two of the most characteristic … Read more

Will conflicts in Latin America resurface after the pandemic? – 03/01/2021 – Latinoamérica21

At the end of 2019, young Chileans took to the streets for several days and fought vehemently, despite the strong crackdown on rifles. In various Latin American countries, social protests intensified which, although framed by specific demands, shared a deep dissatisfaction with the order of things. Most of them were led by non-traditional social sectors: … Read more

To applause and boos, Fernández opens the legislative year in Argentina with criticism from his predecessor – 03/01/2021 – World

With a speech that ignited polarization in Argentina, President Alberto Fernández opened this Monday (1st) the traditional opening session of the legislative year in Congress. The president blamed Mauricio Macri’s previous administration for the economic recession – the country fell 10% in 2020 – and for external and internal debts, as well as attacking the … Read more

Prince Philip transferred from London hospital after two weeks in hospital – 03/01/2021 – Worldwide

Prince Philip, 99, was moved to a new hospital in London on Monday (1st) to undergo testing for pre-existing heart disease and receive treatment for an infection. Queen Elizabeth’s second husband, Philip, was admitted to King Edward 7th Hospital two weeks ago to treat an unspecified infection unrelated to Covid-19. According to a statement from … Read more

Chief ousted by coup makes first appearance after record-breaking Myanmar deaths – 01/03/2021 – Worldwide

A month after being arrested and ousted by a military coup that plunged Myanmar into political, economic and diplomatic chaos, civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, State Councilor and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, made his first public appearance on Monday. hearing by videoconference. Suu Kyi, 75, appeared to be in good health when presented in … Read more

Legislative election result points to majority government in El Salvador and strengthens president – 01/03/2021 – Worldwide

Fireworks shook the dawn on Monday (1st) in San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador, when the preliminary results of the legislative elections in the country were published. With half of the votes counted, the newly established ruling party Nuevas Ideas emerged with 65% of the vote. If these figures are confirmed, President Nayib Bukele … Read more