Glenn Greenwald Says Brazil’s President Bolsonaro Is Trying to Silence Him

Famed journalist Glenn Greenwald on Tuesday reacted to the news that the Brazilian government has charged him with “cybercrimes” by railing against President Jair Bolsonaro’s regime and its attempts to silence the press. The New York Times reported on Tuesday morning that Brazilian prosecutors alleged that Greenwald was part of a “criminal organization” that hacked into […]

Going south – South Korea’s president curbs the power of prosecutors | Asia

Jan 16th 2020 SEOUL JEJU, AN ISLAND off South Korea’s southern coast, is known for its hiking trails, temperate climate and the tough old women who dive off its cliffs for abalone, a delicacy popular with the glitterati in Seoul, the faraway capital. It is also popular with political leaders in search of a spot […]

CNN Reveals Bernie Sanders Running For President Of Country With History Of Sexism

WASHINGTON—Calling their bombshell report incredibly damning, CNN revealed Thursday that Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders has been knowingly running a campaign to become president of a country with a long history of sexism. “This new evidence proves beyond a doubt that Bernie Sanders strongly wants to lead a nation that has repeatedly enabled, supported, and encouraged […]

Doesn’t Anybody Want To Be President?

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.), former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (Socialist, Vt.) during the Democratic presidential primary debate at Drake University on Tuesday in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images Six competitors took the stage at Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate at Iowa’s Drake University. But nobody wanted to compete. Given […]

Iran’s President Lashes Out at Europeans Over Crumbling Nuclear Deal

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Under growing pressure at home and abroad, Iranian leaders attempted on Wednesday to calm domestic anger over the downing of a passenger jet last week, while lashing out at European nations that have formally accused Iran of breaking the 2015 agreement to curb its nuclear program. In Tehran, President Hassan Rouhani criticized […]

New man, old problems – Guatemala’s new president, Alejandro Giammattei, outlines his plans | The Americas

Jan 9th 2020 GUATEMALA CITY ALEJANDRO GIAMMATTEI, who will become Guatemala’s president on January 14th, did not have an easy ride to the top. The 63-year-old developed multiple sclerosis in his youth and walks with forearm crutches. His only previous government job was a brief stint a dozen years ago as head of the country’s […]

Tsai win-win – In a blow to China, Taiwan’s president coasts to a second term | Asia

Jan 11th 2020 TAIPEI HER VICTORY was expected but not, perhaps, its margin. Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan’s president, won a second four-year term in a landslide on January 11th. She drew over 8m votes, more than any candidate has received in any of the seven direct elections held since 1996. Ms Tsai, Taiwan’s first female president, […]

Chile’s president tries to quell unrest

THE PROTESTS that have convulsed Chile have taken every conceivable form. They began when students in Santiago, the capital, started dodging metro fares, which had been raised by 30 pesos (four cents) at peak times to 830 pesos. Anger then began to express itself in arson and looting and spread to other cities. The government […]

Donald Trump becomes the first impeached president to run for re-election

CONGRESS CALLED what it did on December 18th “debating” a resolution to impeach Donald Trump. But there was more bluster than argument. No opinion was unaired, and no minds were changed. The vote that came shortly after 8pm was utterly predictable. Every Democrat save two—Jeff Van Drew, a freshman from New Jersey soon to switch […]

Fox News Condemns 2020 Election As Partisan Witch Hunt Orchestrated By Democrats To Unseat President

NEW YORK—Calling the running and nomination of a candidate a blatant abuse of power from the left, Fox News personality Tucker Carlson condemned the 2020 election Thursday as a partisan witch hunt orchestrated by Democrats to unseat President Trump. “This is nothing more than a Soviet-style democratic election,” said Carlson, adding that the timing of […]

Sudan’s Former President Omar al-Bashir Sentenced for Corruption

Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir was sentenced to two years in detention by a court in Khartoum after being convicted of money laundering and corruption. The 75-year-old Mr. Bashir has been in custody since April, after Sudan’s military generals ousted him following months of nationwide protests against his three-decade rule. He will serve the sentence in a […]

Alberto Fernández, Argentina’s new president, faces economic crisis

ALBERTO FERNANDÉZ began his term as Argentina’s president on December 10th in unorthodox fashion. He drove himself and his girlfriend, Fabiola Yáñez, to congress for the inauguration in their second-hand Toyota. But citizens had conventional causes for trepidation, as well as something to celebrate. Mauricio Macri, the outgoing president, was the first non-Peronist since 1983 […]

Trevor Noah Detects Some Tension Between Trump and France’s President

“And what a turn this relationship has taken. I mean, just last year Trump and Macron were giving each other friendship trees, remember that? And now Trump is offering to send him ISIS.” — TREVOR NOAH “It’s pretty dark that Trump would offer to send ISIS fighters to Macron as a gift, but I guess, […]

Leonardo DiCaprio Responds to Brazil’s President About Amazon Fires

The actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio said on Saturday that he was not going to let President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil get in the way of his support of the Amazon rainforest. Mr. DiCaprio released a statement after Mr. Bolsonaro falsely accused him of bankrolling fires recently set in the Amazon. “At this time of […]

How This Lifestyle Brand President Grew Into Her Leadership Role

The adjustment from a junior title to a top role did not come without growing pains. November 25, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars speaks with Julia Hunter, the president of lifestyle brand Jenni Kayne. After spending a few years in investment […]

Bolivia’s Former President Accepts Asylum Offer, Heads for Mexico

  Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard on Monday said his country decided to grant asylum “for humanitarian reasons, and given the urgent situation faced in Bolivia” after Mr. Morales made the request in a phone call. “It pains me to leave the country for political reasons but…I will be back soon with more force […]