Category Archives: Americas
Will there finally be free trade between Europe and the US?
On 13th February, Barack Obama, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso announced that both the US and the EU will prepare to launch negotiations on a so-called “Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership” to Read on! →
Venezuela: The future hangs on Chávez´s health
Since Hugo Chávez’s went to Havana in mid-December for an emergency operation, the 58-year-old Venezuelan president´s health status has turned into a storm of rumours, as uncertain as his fourth term in the presidential office.
USA: New York law marks the start of gun control
The NY SAFE legislation is the first law since the Sandy Hook shooting to tighten gun ownership, but it comes in the middle of a bitter political fight.
USA: Pressure mounts for Obama on gun control
Another shooting in the US has raised the question of gun control again, with pressure from both sides.