President Lenín Moreno said he would preside from Guayaquil after Quito descended into chaos. The violent reaction to his cuts in fuel subsidies has also significantly disrupted oil production.
Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno says he won’t budge on his plan to end “a perverse subsidy that was causing harm to the country.”
Mercedes Aráoz had accepted the interim presidency from lawmakers, who tried to suspend President Martín Vizcarra for dissolving Congress. But in a win for Vizcarra, Aráoz resigned just a day later.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he doesn’t want the money — unless it comes with an apology from French President Emmanuel Macron.
In a video, one of the negotiators of the 2016 peace agreement accused the government of betrayal. The leader of another guerrilla group embraced the announcement, saying, “Better late than never.”
In a video that has been viewed millions of times, the young black man has his hair cut by a team trainer so he can compete. The referee, who is white, has been accused of racist conduct before.
The U.S. Agency for International Development told grant recipients by email Saturday to start planning for the possibility that their funding could end by January 31.
Voters in Oregon and Washington will decide Tuesday whether to strip cities of their ability to tax sugary drinks, thanks to ballot initiatives backed by Big Soda.
China has a problem: it’s economy grew fast and that led to a trust problem. If someone doesn’t pay back a loan, there’s no real enforcement. But the solution might cause problems of its own.
Seth Frotman worked overseeing student loans for the government. He saw things that made him quit.