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Macron rallies rightwing forces for 2022 election fight

Macron rallies rightwing forces for 2022 election fight

With a new cabinet full of rightwing stalwarts, French President Emmanuel Macron is betting that his 2022 re-election hopes are best built on a conservative base that wants economic recovery to be the priority, analysts say.After his centrist party's rout in

Bolivia gets new economy minister in pre-poll shake up

Bolivia gets new economy minister in pre-poll shake up

Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez on Tuesday named former senator Oscar Ortiz as the Latin American country's new economy minister, just two months before elections.Ortiz replaced Jose Luis Parada, who has been economy minister since Anez was sworn in

Opposition candidate wins Dominican Republic presidential poll

Opposition candidate wins Dominican Republic presidential poll

Opposition candidate Luis Abinader swept to victory in the Dominican Republic's presidential election, early results showed Monday, ending 16 years of unbroken rule by the Caribbean nation's center-left PLD party after voters braved a worsening coronavirus o

Macron picks new interior minister in cabinet revamp

Macron picks new interior minister in cabinet revamp

President Emmanuel Macron Monday replaced his embattled interior minister and shuffled other cabinet positions as he seeks a "new path" to see France through its worst economic crisis since World War II and win re-election.Bruised by the drubbing of his ruli

Mexican president to talk trade with Trump as virus rages

Mexican president to talk trade with Trump as virus rages

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador heads to Washington on Wednesday to talk trade with Donald Trump, against the backdrop of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the US leader's bid for re-electionIt will be Lopez Obrador's first foreign visit aft

Supreme Court rules US states can punish 'faithless electors'

Supreme Court rules US states can punish 'faithless electors'

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that US states have the right to remove and punish members of the Electoral College for not backing the presidential candidate whom they pledged to support.The unanimous ruling, which comes ahead of November's election between P