2022-05-19: News Headlines

Staff (2022-05-19). Mexico Talks to Restart as Venezuela's Government Meets With Opposition. orinocotribune.com Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard described the announcement of the talks as "very positive," and said that his country is "willing and ready to receive them." | Representatives from the delegations of the Venezuelan government and the so-called Unitary Platform, representing the radical sector of the opposition, reported on Tuesday, May 18, that they had held a meeting in México, reopening a new chapter in the complicated negotiations. | Attending the meeting were the president of the National Assembly (AN) of Venezuela, Jorge Rodríguez, representing the government, and Gerardo Blyde, for the Unitary Plat…

Staff (2022-05-19). Guatemala will not Attend Summit of the Americas—US Diplomatic Fiasco in the Making. orinocotribune.com This Tuesday, May 17, the president of Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei announced that he will not be participating in the Summit of the Americas, to be held from June 6 to 10 in the US city of Los Angeles. | "They're not going to invite me to the Summit anyway, I sent to say that I am not going to go (…) as long as I am president, this country deserves respect." Giammattei declared in the frame of the inauguration of a cultural event that the Embassy of Mexico installed in the Guatemalan municipality of Palencia. | Giammattei, a far-right politician, made the announcement after Washington—in clear interfe…



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