Monday, January 17th, 2022

Tag: President

US charges Colombian man with conspiracy to kill Haiti’s president

Mario Palacios was extradited to the US from Panama on Tuesday, Colombian National Place said in a statement. Palacios was one of the few suspects that managed to flee the country after Moise’s assassination....

Opinion: This woman could topple the French President

Far-right perennial Marine Le Pen, Socialist Parisian Mayor Anne Hidalgo and conservative governor of the Paris region Valérie Pécresse each pose a unique challenge to the incumbent, President Emmanuel Macron. For the moment though,...

Biden tells Ukrainian president US ‘will respond decisively if Russia further invades’

Zelensky said in a tweet Sunday evening that the call with Biden underscored “the special nature of our relations.” He added, “Joint actions of Ukraine, United States and partners in keeping peace in Europe,...

Ashraf Ghani: Former Afghan President was given ‘no more than two minutes’ to get ready to flee Kabul

Ghani told BBC’s Radio 4 “Today” program that his national security adviser informed him he must leave and that the departure was “really sudden,” adding that it was “only when we took off, it...

Guaidó closer to control of Venezuela gold reserves after UK Supreme Court recognizes him, not Maduro, as President

Reversing a previous decision by the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court ruled that recognition of heads of state and government was solely the responsibility of the British government, which had recognized Guaidó as...

Suspects in assassination of Haiti's president say they're 'victims of a set up'

CNN’s Matt Rivers spoke with five of the Colombian suspects arrested in connection with the assassination of Haiti’s president, who say they were beaten and made to sign testimonies in a foreign language.

Tigrayan leadership withdraws rebel forces as regional president asks UN to help end conflict

In a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and UN Security Council President Abdou Abarry, dated Sunday and seen by CNN on Monday, Debretsion Gebremichael, the leader of Tigray’s region, said he had “ordered...

Men accused of killing Haiti’s president say they were set-up

CNN Exclusive: Port-au-Prince, Haiti — The smell of raw sewage and food waste permeates the air in the entrance to Haiti’s National Penitentiary in downtown Port-au-Prince. Its source is the exposed pipe that visitors...

Jacob Zuma: South Africa’s High Court orders former president to go back to jail

The 79-year old began medical parole in September, and is serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of court, after he ignored instructions to participate in a corruption inquiry. In the same month, South Africa’s...

President of California medical board tweets ‘terrifying’ encounter with anti-vaccine group

The Walnut Creek Police Department, located in California’s Bay Area, is investigating a recent incident involving several members of an anti-vaccine group who “followed and confronted” the president of the California medical board Kristina...