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Coronavirus hoy en la Argentina y el mundo: minuto a minuto y las novedades del 18 de mayo

La cifra de muertes alrededor del mundo a causa de la pandemiade coronavirus superó las 312.000 personas y los contagiados ya son más de 4.700.000. Estados Unidos lidera el ranking de naciones con mayor cantidad de casos (más de 1.500.000) y de víctimas fatales (más de 88.000).En Europa, Italia -donde primero golpeó el Covid-19- ya no es el país con más fallecidos sino el Reino Unido. Allí, alrededor de 34.500 personas murieron por el virus. Por su parte, América se convirtió en el continente co...
Tags: Politics, News, Argentina, Honduras, Estados Unidos, En Europa Italia, América Latina Brasil, Agencias AFP AP Reuters


White House trade adviser: CDC let country down on testing

During an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press," White House trade adviser Peter Navarro criticized the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, saying the agency "let the country down" on coronavirus testing. CNN's Jeremy Diamond reports.
Tags: News, Nbc, Cdc, White House, Cnn, Stories, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Peter Navarro, Jeremy Diamond, Press White House


United States: Normalizing The Abnormal—Protecting Trade Secrets In A Post-COVID-19 World - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

On April 16, 2020, the White House issued its "Guidelines for Opening Up America Again," and several states have begun a slow process of emerging from the shutdown.
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Gobierno dominicano anuncia reactivación parcial de empresas y reducción de toque de queda por COVID-19

El gobierno de República Dominicana anunció este domingo la reactivación parcial de la economía y la reducción del toque de queda nocturno vigente desde el pasado 20 de marzo, en una flexibilización de las medidas para contener la pandemia.
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Senior CDC official rebukes White House trade adviser's criticism as tensions escalate over reopening strategy

A senior official from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday offered a pointed rebuke of White House trade adviser Peter Navarro's scathing criticism of the top health agency in the latest sign of growing tension between the CDC and the White House.
Tags: Cdc, White House, Cnn, Peter Navarro, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


El Gobierno y los acreedores acercan posiciones en la negociación por la deuda

La Argentina ingresó en una semana crucial para el futuro de la economía, en la cual el Gobierno y los principales acreedores intentarán terminar de acercar posiciones para cerrar un acuerdo por la deuda, bajo el acecho de un nuevo default. Cuatro fuentes oficiales indicaron que el acuerdo está más cerca, pero aún falta cerrar una brecha con los bonistas. "Están arrimando posiciones", describió uno de ellos, cercano al ministro de Economía.Martín Guzmán visitó, junto a otros ministros, al presid...
Tags: Politics, News, Argentina, Blackrock, Mauricio Macri, La Nacion, Alberto Fernández, Hans Humes, Martín Guzmán, Fondo Monetario Internacional FMI Envueltas, Greylock Capital


Coronavirus: la Ciudad define si vuelve a endurecer la cuarentena

El movimiento ascendente de la curva de contagios, sobre todo en geriátricos y villas, el comportamiento social y el uso del transporte público serán los factores que Horacio Rodríguez Larreta y su equipo de gobierno porteño analizarán, entre el miércoles y el viernes, para decidir la continuidad o no en la ciudad de las medidas de flexibilización de la cuarentena.El alarmante aumento de casos registrados en el Barrio 31 (donde ayer hubo una muerte) y la villa 1-11-14, más el parador de Retiro, ...
Tags: Politics, News, Argentina, Buenos Aires, Barrio, La Nacion, Alberto Fernández, Horacio Rodriguez Larreta, Axel Kicillof, Ayer el ministro de Salud, Daniel Gollán, Ramona Medina, Daniel Lipovetzky


El Gobierno consigue la unidad de los opositores

Casi al mismo tiempo en que en el Gobierno empezaban a ilusionarse con la división de la oposición, desde las propias filas oficialistas lograron el efecto contrario. El universo cambiemita ha vuelto a cohesionarse. A pesar de sus muchas diferencias. Como siempre, en la dosis está la cura o el veneno. El kirchnerismo suele entusiasmarse con los excesos.La reacción de los opositores es una, pero el origen del ánimo reunificador es multicausal.Una sucesión de hechos, manifestaciones y suspicacias,...
Tags: Politics, News, Buenos Aires, Medina, Cristina, Fernandez, Mauricio Macri, Mauricio, Vidal, Sergio Massa, Casa Rosada, Alberto Fernández, Cristina Kirchner, Corte Suprema, Horacio Rodriguez Larreta, Diego Santilli


Gobierno conciliador: avanza con la deuda y reflota el consejo económico

El Gobierno sabe que un default complicará aún más la salida de la recesión pospandemia. Pero, aun así, en el equipo económico ya descuentan que la Argentina entrará en default técnico a partir del viernes, que es cuando vence el plazo para pagar los US$503 millones correspondientes a los cupones de los bonos globales 2021, 2026 y 2046, que originalmente debieron cancelarse el 22 de abril pasado. La idea, de todas maneras, es seguir negociando. Nadie, afirman, tiene incentivos para retirarse de ...
Tags: Politics, News, US, Argentina, Buenos Aires, Tesoro, Blackrock, Guzman, Estados Unidos, SBA, La Nacion, Alberto Fernández, Banco Central, Martín Guzmán, Sergio Chodos, La Argentina


Cinco miembros de la Cruz Roja en Guatemala se contagian de COVID-19

Guatemala, 17 may (EFE).- La Cruz Roja en Guatemala informó este domingo que cinco de sus miembros "han dado positivo" a la prueba de COVID-19 y se encuentran bajo supervisión de las autoridades sanitarias del país en el que según fuentes oficiales ha muerto hasta la fecha 33 personas.
Tags: Politics, News, Guatemala, Cinco miembros de la Cruz Roja, EFE La Cruz Roja


Alberto Fernández y Cristina Kirchner arrancaron la campaña, en medio de la pandemia

Nadie puede negar que Alberto Fernández y Cristina Kirchner son muy astutos haciendo política. De hecho, con sus enjuagues, sumados a la disparada del dólar durante el ultimo año y medio del gobierno de Macri, terminaron ganando la elección.Hoy hace un año exacto que Cristina lo ungió. Y ahora ambos manejan el Gobierno casi con la suma de todo el poder del Estado. ¿Pero a qué están jugando ahora el Presidente y la Vicepresidenta?¿Debemos comprar lo que nos venden y creer que cada uno tiene proye...
Tags: Politics, News, Cristina, Ella, Alberto, Alberto Fernández, Cristina Kirchner, Corte Suprema, Horacio Rodriguez Larreta, Axel Kicillof, Máximo Kirchner, Felix Crous, Horacio Pietragalla, Jefe de Estado


Trump to travel to Michigan this week

President Donald Trump is expected to travel to Michigan to visit a Ford manufacturing plant, a White House spokesman and Ford both confirmed to CNN.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Ford, Michigan, Donald Trump, Trump


Residents of New York City urged to wear masks or face further shutdowns - as it happened

Cuomo takes Covid-19 nasal swab test on live TVPeter Navarro: Obama’s administration ‘was kumbaya of incompetence’Pelosi: Trump firing of Steve Linick could be ‘unlawful if it’s retaliation’US and UK ‘lead push against global patent pool for Covid-19 drugs’Coronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGet a fresh perspective on America – sign up to our First Thing newsletter 11.27pm BST Here’s a look at today’s biggest news items ... 11.13pm BST US senator Ben Sasse’...
Tags: UK, Obama, New York City, US, America, Barack Obama, US news, Ap, US politics, Infectious Diseases, Nebraska, Donald Trump, Cuomo, Trump, Ben Sasse, Sasse


Donald Trump cameo as Rory McIlroy clinches victory in Driving Relief skins match

President Trump does not usually forsake an opportunity to take aim at a critic, but when it came to Rory McIlroy playing in a charity skins game on Sunday, the leader of the free world decided to take the political equivalent of a lay-up. Trump’s contribution to the first male golf on live TV in more than two months had the potential to inject a huge dose of controversy to the much-heralded match that saw McIlroy win the bizarre nearest-the-pin finale on the first extra hole that was worth $1.1...
Tags: Florida, News, Nbc, White House, Sports, Rory Mcilroy, Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson, Donald Trump, Trump, Reilly, McIlroy, Rick Reilly, Mike Tirico, Tirico, Matthew Wolff


Donald Trump makes cameo as Rory McIlroy clinches victory in Driving Relief skins match

President Trump does not usually forsake an opportunity to take aim at a critic, but when it came to Rory McIlroy playing in a charity skins game on Sunday, the leader of the free world decided to take the political equivalent of a lay-up. Trump’s contribution to the first male golf on live TV in more than two months had the potential to inject a huge dose of controversy to the much-heralded match that saw McIlroy win the bizarre nearest-the-pin finale on the first extra hole that was worth $1.1...
Tags: Florida, News, Nbc, White House, Sports, Rory Mcilroy, Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson, Donald Trump, Trump, Reilly, McIlroy, Rick Reilly, Mike Tirico, Tirico, Matthew Wolff


Obama reminds us what a US president should sound like

Dean Obeidallah writes that Barack Obama's commencement speeches were a stark contrast to Donald Trump's almost daily message of pitting Americans against each other, his lack of empathy and his trademark philosophy of "It's all about me."
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Coronavirus live updates: Gov. Cuomo tested for coronavirus during press conference; White House aide says CDC 'let the country down';

A White House adviser said the CDC's botched coronavirus testing "let the country down." Gov. Andrew Cuomo takes COVID-19 test live. Sunday's news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Here’s how $2.3 trillion in stimulus money was doled out and what could be next

As Congress argues about a second stimulus package, here’s a look at how the $2.3 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act was divided up. The CARES Act became the largest economic stimulus bill in modern history, more than doubling the stimulus act passed in 2009 during the financial crisis. The CARES Act was signed into law on March 27. Now Congress is considering another stimulus package that could be even bigger. According to this CNBC/Change Research poll, 94% of Americans...
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CDC 'let the country down' on coronavirus testing: White House

The White House rebuked the top US health agency on Sunday, saying "it let the country down" on providing testing crucial to the battle against the coronavirus outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been under intense scrutiny since producing a faulty test for COVID-19 that caused weeks of delays in the US response. Critics have pointed out that it could simply have accepted kits made by the World Health Organization, which has been producing them since late January, inst...
Tags: News, Cdc, White House, US, World Health Organization, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


S. David Freeman, 94, Tireless Advocate for Clean Energy, Dies

A folksy but forceful “Green Cowboy,” he helped shape energy policy in the White House and at local utilities for seven decades.
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Obama reminds us how a president should sound

Former President Barack Obama delivered two online commencement addresses on Saturday that did more than offer words of inspiration for the graduates -- he reminded us of what a US President should sound like.
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Opinion: Obama reminds us what a president should sound like

Former President Barack Obama delivered two online commencement addresses on Saturday that did more than offer words of inspiration for the graduates -- he reminded us of what a US President should sound like.
Tags: News, Obama, US, Barack Obama, Stories


Trump accuses Obama of being 'grossly incompetent' after his coronavirus criticism

Former president rebuked Trump administration’s response to pandemic, which has killed almost 90,000 Americans so farDonald Trump has hit back at Barack Obama’s criticism of his administration’s handling of the coronavirus crisis, accusing the former US president of being “grossly incompetent” during his time in office. Related: Barack Obama attacks Trump administration's response to coronavirus pandemic Continue reading...
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How Many COVID-19 Deaths Are There?

Deborah Birx, the physician advising the White House’s coronavirus task force, gave voice to a real concern earlier this month. She told officials from the Centers for Disease Control that some of its numbers on mortality and case count could be inflated by up to 25 percent. “There is nothing from the CDC that I can trust,” the Washington Post reported Birx saying.We now know more about what she was talking about, since Colorado has become the first state to publish two different numbers. One nu...
Tags: News, Colorado, California, Washington Post, Cdc, White House, Cnn, Fox News, John Fund, National Review, Centers for Disease Control, Polis, Jared Polis, Cook County Ill, COVID, Deborah Birx


Coronavirus live news: daily death tolls fall in UK, Spain and Italy

Barack Obama attacks Trump’s virus response; Russia sees 9,709 new confirmed cases in past 24 hours; China reports five new Covid-19 casesSpain reports fewer than 100 deaths for first time in two monthsCovid-19 cases in Brazil surpass ItalyUS and UK ‘lead push against global patent pool for Covid-19 drugs’Coronavirus latest developments: at a glanceSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.20pm BST Nigeria has seized a British plane for defying a travel ban imposed as part of measures to curb the s...
Tags: UK, China, Russia, Nigeria, Barack Obama, Spain, Italy, Brazil, Trump, Reuters, Hadi Sirika, UK Spain, Jair Bolsonaro, Bolsonaro, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


UK to publish draft treaty in effort to reboot Brexit process

After ‘disappointing’ talks, UK fears coronavirus crisis has distracted EU leadersBritish negotiators fear Michel Barnier has been unable to get EU leaders to focus on Brexit trade and security talks as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, as Downing Street prepares to publish a draft treaty this week in an effort to reboot the process.David Frost, the UK’s chief negotiator, believes his EU counterpart recognises the need to budge on key issues, including fisheries, over which France, the Nethe...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, France, Eu, Spain, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Netherlands, Downing Street, Brexit, David Frost, Trade Policy, Michel Barnier


Trump accuses Obama of 'gross incompetence' – video

Donald Trump has given his first public response to Barack Obama’s criticism of the current administration’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. 'Look, he was an incompetent president, that’s all I can say. Grossly incompetent,' said Trump when asked about Obama's comments on SundayCoronavirus US live: Trump hits back at 'grossly incompetent' Obama after critical remarks Continue reading...
Tags: Obama, US, Barack Obama, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, Coronavirus outbreak


White House officials clash on whether the CDC 'let the country down' on testing, signaling continued tensions between the agency and Trump administration

The comments are the latest indication that the relationship between the White House and the CDC has soured.
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WH Adviser Navarro Throws CDC Under The Bus On COVID Response

WASHINGTON — One of President Donald Trump’s top economic advisers is criticizing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s early response to the coronavirus outbreak, saying it “let the country down” after initial delays with testing. White House trade adviser Peter Navarro declined to say when asked Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” whether Trump had confidence in the CDC to lead the U.S. pandemic response, saying that was a question for the president. But Navarro says the CDC “set us ba...
Tags: News, Nbc, Cdc, Washington, White House, Cbs, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Health And Human Services, Peter Navarro, Navarro, David Taintor, Alex Azar, Coronavirus, COVID-19



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