Petro and Colombia’s Rule of Law

Petro and Colombia’s Rule of Law

Former M-19 rebel Gustavo Petro won Colombia’s runoff presidential election Sunday with 50.5% of the vote. His opponent, businessman Rodolfo Hernández, received 47.3%. The rest of the votes were either left intentionally blank or annulled by electoral authorities. With nearly half of all voters declining to endorse Mr. Petro, there is no mandate for radical … Read more

WH denies ‘blacklisting’ media but can’t explain lack of access to Biden events

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Thursday denied that President Biden’s press office is “blacklisting” reporters and news outlets when pressed by The Post on a mysterious pre-screening process in place for presidential events. Jean-Pierre said she didn’t know how the press office is picking reporters for indoor events where Biden often takes questions. … Read more

Biden: ‘I’m not being a wise guy’ by not taking blame for inflation

President Joe Biden said the blame for the 41-year high inflation rate could not be placed squarely on him during a sit-down Thursday with The Associated Press. ‘Isn’t it kind of interesting? If it’s my fault, why is it the case in every other major industrial country in the world that inflation is higher? You … Read more

Biden unhappy with officials saying US wants Ukraine to win

President Biden was reportedly unhappy with his secretaries of defense and state earlier this year after they publicly stated the US wanted Ukraine to defeat Russia in its brutal invasion that had begun months ago. Biden expressed his disapproval in a conference call with Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin following … Read more

Monica Lewinsky throws shade at Jennifer Aniston after the star’s ‘famous for doing nothing’ jibe

Monica Lewinsky has thrown some subtle shades at actress Jennifer Aniston after the Friends star criticized her as being ‘famous for doing nothing’ while blasting internet celebrities for ‘diluting’ Hollywood. Although Lewinsky, 48, has yet to issue a response to the 53-year-old’s claims, she made her feelings on the matter very clear when she ‘liked’ … Read more

Sarah Paulson and Monica Lewinsky attend Impeachment: American Crime Story FYC Event in Los Angeles

Sarah Paulson turned heads while attending an event for her series ‘Impeachment: American Crime Story’ at El Capitan Theater in Los Angeles on Friday. The actress, 47, dazzled in a plunging A-line long-sleeve pleated black gown that showcased her cleavage, and featured a silk panel at the waist, as she posed for photographers at the … Read more

US seeks full reset with Saudi Arabia, effectively moving on from the murder of Jamal Khashoggi

CNN – Senior US officials have conveyed to Saudi Arabia that the US is prepared to move forward with a “reset” of the relationship, and effectively move on from the 2018 murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in order to repair ties with the key Middle East ally. , senior US officials tell CNN. … Read more

Biden administration thanks Saudi Arabia and OPEC for increasing oil supply

The White House on Thursday thanked Saudi Arabia and OPEC for its bigger-than-expected oil release as high gas prices plague the US and President Joe Biden weighs a trip to Riyadh. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries decided to increase its output by more than 200,000 barrels a day, the Wall Street Journal reported. … Read more

GOP wants Janet Yellen gone after inflation failure admission

Conservative lawmakers and commentators have called for Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to be fired or resign after she admitted in an interview Tuesday evening that she was “wrong… about the path that inflation would take” – as annual price increases reach levels not seen in 40 years. . During a sitdown with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, … Read more

Simon Ateba, African reporter who hacked Psaki, says payments firm axed site’s subscription income

The African journalist who interrupted Jen Psaki’s final White House press briefing earlier this month says the financial processing company Stripe is cutting off his publication’s income. Today News Africa correspondent Simon Ateba provided The Post with copies of messages informing him that his website’s offer of a “lifetime” subscription – for $ 1,490 – … Read more