G20 summit focuses on ending the pandemic and strengthening the economic recovery

The G20 summit took place virtually for the first time under the auspices of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia from November 21 – 22 with the theme Realizing Opportunities of the 21st Century for All. The G20 focused mainly on resolving the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic crisis. G20 leaders have committed to “leading the […]

The key points of the decriminalization of marijuana approved in Mexico’s upper chamber.

Mexico might be the third country after Uruguay and Canada to legalize the consumption of cannabis. Mexico’s Senate approved with 82 votes in favour, 18 against y seven abstentions the Law to Regulate the Consumption of Cannabis. Although the Chamber of Deputies (Lower Chamber) still needs to discuss and approve the decriminalization of recreational or […]

Post-COVID world needs ‘outrageously bold’ vision – Nobel winner Yunus

By Emma Batha Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus called on Wednesday for “outrageously bold” thinking to reshape post-COVID society, including the creation of a new type of bank to help millions of workers whose livelihoods have been hammered by the pandemic. The Bangladeshi economist, nicknamed “banker to the poor”, said the crisis presented an opportunity to […]

Tratado para prohibir las armas nucleares entrará en vigor tras el apoyo de 50 países

El tratado internacional de prohibición de las armas nucleares (TPNW) ha sido ratificado por 50 países y entrará en vigor el 22 de enero del 2021. La Organización de las Naciones Unidas informó que con la ratificación de Honduras, el tratado histórico basado en la resolución 71/258, permitirá que el instrumento en vigor después de […]

Biden podría abrir lento camino para reanudar exportaciones petróleo de Irán y Venezuela

Por Timothy Gardner, Marianna Parraga y Bozorgmehr Sharafedin WASHINGTON/CIUDAD DE MÉXICO/LONDRES, 21 oct (Reuters) – El prometido regreso a la diplomacia con Venezuela e Irán del aspirante demócrata a la presidencia de Estados Unidos, Joe Biden, podría abrir un camino para el retorno de las exportaciones de petróleo de estos países, aunque no antes de […]

Bolivia vote suggests pandemic may fuel populism in Latin America

By Marcelo Rochabrun and Cassandra Garrison LA PAZ/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – A landslide win by Bolivia’s socialist party at weekend elections may herald a year of dramatic shifts in Latin American politics as the painful economic impact of the pandemic discredits incumbents and fuels demand for change. Bolivia’s former economy minister Luis Arce won Sunday’s […]