U.S.-France Dispute Divides Europe

A high European Union official made a plea on Tuesday to “pause and reset” the connection between the bloc and the United States as a diplomatic spat between France and the Biden administration has turn into a European challenge. “There is a growing feeling in Europe — and I say…

Bolsonaro’s Rejection of Covid Vaccine Creates Awkwardness in N.Y.

President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil kicked off the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday by defending the use of ineffective medication to deal with the coronavirus and by pushing again on criticism of his authorities’s environmental file. Brazil’s far-right president mentioned docs ought to have had extra leeway in administering…

U.N. General Assembly Is Major Test for Biden

President Biden delivered his debut deal with to the annual gathering of world leaders on the United Nations on Tuesday amid robust new doubts about his skill to vault the United States again right into a place of worldwide management after his predecessor’s promotion of “America First” isolationism. Speaking to…

Who’s Speaking at U.N. General Assembly, and Who Isn’t

Several distinguished leaders will ship in-person addresses at the U.N. General Assembly assembly on Tuesday, together with President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, an avowed Covid skeptic whose mismanagement of the pandemic threatens his political future. Mr. Bolsonaro additionally has created a stir by vowing to defy the assembly’s vaccination requirement.…

How Covid-19 is Affecting the U.N. General Assembly Meeting

Unlike in 2020, when the U.N. General Assembly session was performed virtually totally just about due to the pandemic, greater than 100 world leaders and different high-ranking representatives intend to ship their speeches in particular person this yr. But entry to the 16-acre United Nations complicated in Manhattan stays strictly…

Deported by U.S., Haitians Are in Shock: ‘I Don’t Know This Country’

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The Haitian migrants had executed properly for themselves. Since leaving their nation, many greater than a decade in the past, that they had constructed lives in Chile, Brazil, Panama. They had houses and automobiles. They had secure jobs as financial institution tellers, welders, mine supervisors, fuel station…

Haiti Protests Mass Deportation of Migrants to a Country in Crisis

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The Haitian authorities protested plans by the Biden administration to expel migrants from the United States en masse, arguing that Haiti is mired in a deep political and humanitarian disaster and doesn’t have the means to obtain 1000’s of homeless deportees. The head of Haiti’s nationwide migration…

Despite Censorship and Poor Internet, Cuban Podcasts are Booming

There has been little to giggle about in Cuba currently. But on a current episode of El Enjambre, a weekly podcast produced on the island, the three hosts have been howling on the newest type of censorship by the state-run telecommunications firm. “If you send a text message with the…

As Populists Decline, the Center-Left Sees Hints of a Comeback

A method of politics lengthy thought-about in decline is experiencing one thing of a reprieve, even seeing glimmers of a doable return. The gray-suited technocrats of the center-left are as soon as extra a critical drive, at the expense of each the institution conservatism that prevailed amongst Western democracies for…