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A Brexit billionaire will go into exile from the UK to build his first vehicle
According to CNN, the richest man in Britain and a Brexit supporter, Jim Ratcliffe, has abandoned plans to build a new SUV in the UK, dealing another blow to an auto industry hurt by the country’s exit from the European Union and the pandemic.
The campaign team of the president-elect of the United States, Joe Biden, has revealed in a statement issued this Wednesday that his son, Hunter, is being investigated for possible tax crimes. President Donald Trump has spent months denouncing possible corruption by Biden’s son for his millionaire businesses in Ukraine and China when his father was vice president, and after.
The US responds to Zapatero: “The crisis in Venezuela was caused by Maduro”
US diplomacy has responded to recent criticism from Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero to the sanctions regime against the Chavista regime in Venezuela, saying that in reality the shortage and the economic and humanitarian crisis that the Caribbean country is suffering are due to the mismanagement and corruption of Nicolás Maduro and his subordinates. As the undersecretary of state for Ibero-America said this Wednesday, Michael Kozak, in a conversation with a group of journalists, “Former President Zapatero has a long relationship with Maduro and Venezuela, so I suppose we are not surprised that he continues in that line on his own.”
Russian Duma approves lifetime immunity for Putin
The Russian State Duma (Lower House of Parliament) approved today in third and final reading a law that grants lifetime immunity to those who held the position of head of state and also to the members of their families. The new rule will benefit the country’s current president, Vladimir Putin, who has been in power for more than 20 years, and Dmitry Medvedev, who led Russia between 2008 and 2012.
The OAS denounces that Sunday’s electoral fraud “consolidates the dictatorship in Venezuela”
Mexico Y Bolivia have remained, along with Cuba, as the last allies of Chavismo in the American continent after the attempt to Nicolas Maduro to gain full control of legislative power. Both countries were the only ones to vote this Wednesday against a resolution presented by Brazil in the Organization of American States (OAS) to “reject the fraudulent elections held in Venezuela on December 6, 2020, and not recognize its results, as they are neither free nor fair in accordance with the conditions established in international law. These elections suppose, says the permanent council of the OAS, “a consolidation of the dictatorship in Venezuela.”
The application to vote in the popular consultation of Guaidó, collapsed
Yadira González, 62, does not have internet in her home in La Pastora, an old neighborhood in the north of Caracas that surrounds the Miraflores Palace, but was able to vote in the popular consultation promoted by the opposition led by Juan Guaidó, thanks to the neighborhood command that visited her yesterday, thus facilitating their participation in these elections.
The EU and the United Kingdom will continue negotiating and set Sunday as the deadline
The European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom They will continue negotiating in the coming days in search of a post-Brexit agreement after verifying on Wednesday that their differences remain very large on key issues, and they agreed that Sunday is the deadline to make a “firm decision on the future of the negotiations ».