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Today’s latest international news Tuesday, January 4



If you want to be up to date with all last informative hours of today, ABC makes available to readers a summary with the best headlines of the Tuesday, January 4 that you cannot miss, like these:

Rogel Aguilera-Mederos, the young trucker pardoned at Christmas

The life of Rogel Aguilera-Mederos It has made a nearly 180 degree turn in just two weeks. If less than a month ago it was convicted by an American court To spend the rest of his life in prison, now, thanks to the Colorado governor’s pardon, he will be able to ask for parole in just five years.

Mexico is not a country for them: 3,462 women were murdered in 2021

The tragic level reached, from January to November 2021, which reflects the 3,462 women murdered It once again places Mexico in a scabrous percentage in which more than 10 women disappear a day.

Included in this deadly habitual trend, last year the Mesoamerican country reached 922 femicides, considered as murders for reasons of gender or sexist violence. The total figure is 0.32% less than in 2020 with an increase in femicides of 3.25% that left almost nine hundred dead two years ago. August was the most tragic month with 382 deaths, the highest digit on record.

Chaos grips the tripartite coalition of the German government

“Let’s stay united!”, Were the words with which he ended German Chancellor Olaf Scholz his speech to the nation at the end of the year. And although he was referring in the foreground to the German people, given the economic and political challenges they face, there was also in that call a veiled message to the partners of the government coalition, who have not yet served a month in office and it is already showing obvious signs of disagreement and lack of coordination. There is not a single topical issue where all three parties hold the same position. The green ministers of Foreign, Economy and Environment, Annalena Baerbock, Robert Habeck y Steffi Lemke, are outraged by the European Commission’s plan to label nuclear power and gas as sustainable. Chancellor Scholz, a Social Democrat, has limited himself to guaranteeing that he will remain faithful to the elimination of German nuclear energy, with the closure of the last three plants in December 2022, while one of his co-religionists, Ralf Stegner, set the networks on fire scial by stating on Twitter that nuclear power supporters “in terms of content and tone, are not inferior to vaccination opponents, coronavirus deniers and the far right.”

Silicon Valley entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes found guilty of fraud

The founder of the American biotech company Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, was found guilty of fraud this Monday in a California court, in a case that has exposed the business culture of Silicon Valley.

Hong Kong’s authoritarian push ends another independent newspaper

The list of independent media outlets in Hong Kong continues to shrink at an alarming rate, reflecting the irremediable authoritarian course of the territory. The portal ‘Citizen News’ has closed this morning, just five days after ‘Stand News’ did the same as a result of government harassment.

The Greens make climate a priority in the German G-7 presidency

Germany enters in 2022 at the helm of the rotating presidency of the G-7, the first great global challenge for the Social Democratic Chancellor Olaf Scholz and his tripartite, less than a month after they came to power. Russia will remain outside the forum of the seven powers (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, the United States, Japan and Canada), as has been the case since 2014, following the annexation of Crimea. Scholz has made it clear that a return to the G-8 format, G-7 plus Russia, “not on the agenda”. It has also been repeated these days by its Foreign Minister, the green Annalena Baerbock. Not only because the reason for the exclusion is still valid, but also because of the maximum tension between Moscow, Washington and the EU as a whole, who threaten to “respond forcefully” if Russia annexes more Ukrainian territory.

Pedro Rodríguez: Ukraine, Biden and the Capitol

In international politics, a simple well-managed calendar can be the equivalent of a weapon of mass destruction. This first week of January marks one year of the assault on the Capitol instigated by Donald Trump to reverse the result of the presidential elections won by Joe Biden in November 2019. Since then, the United States has waged an internal conflict over the essence of this long-lived republic and its role in the world.

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